Poems: Principally on Sacred Subjects

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James Nisbet, 1826 - Religious poetry, English - 155 pages
 

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Page 154 - God; we acknowledge thee to be the Lord. All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting. To thee, all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein. To thee, Cherubim and Seraphim continually do cry, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth; Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory.
Page 154 - Yes ; we are about to join with Angels and Archangels, and all the company of Heaven, in singing the.
Page 151 - counted he his life dear unto himself, so that he might finish his course with joy, and the ministry, which he had received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Page 144 - It is indeed the will of God," replied the pope; "and let this memorable word, the inspiration surely of the Holy Spirit, be for ever adopted as your cry of battle, to animate the devotion and courage of the champions of Christ. His cross is the symbol of your salvation; wear it, a red, a bloody cross, as an external mark, on your breasts or shoulders, as a pledge of your sacred and irrevocable engagement.
Page 141 - It is truly a curious and an interesting fact, that, during a period of little more than two thousand years, Hebrews, Assyrians, Romans, Moslems, and Christians, have been successively in possession of the rocky mountains of Palestine ; yet the olive still vindicates its parental soil, and is found, at this day, upon the same spot which was called by the Hebrew writers, "mount Olivet," and "the mount of Olives," eleven centuries before the Christian era.
Page 153 - Son Jesus Christ's sake, forgive me all that is past. And, O blessed Advocate, who art able to save them for ever who come unto God by Thee, seeing Thou ever livest to make intercession for us, I put my cause into thy hands: let thy power defend me...
Page 141 - It is truly a curious and interesting fact, that, during a period of little more than two thousand years, Hebrews, Assyrians, Romans, Moslems, and Christians, have been successively in possession of the rocky mountains of Palestine; yet the olive still vindicates its paternal soil, and is found, at this day, upon the same spot which was called, by the Hebrew writers, " Mount Olivet," and " the Mount of Olives," eleven centuries before the Christian aera.
Page 150 - the spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind," and he was not ashamed of the testimony of his Lord.
Page 150 - Closely confined, and treated like felons, — the jailors strictly charged to treat them with every mark of contumely, and admit no person within the walls of their prison, to see them or converse with them
Page 143 - Christians of those days, who affirm that it was in the mouths of all men, and was not denied even by the atheists themselves ; and " if it seem yet incredible to any one...

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