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Memoir of William A. Porter, A. M: With Selections From His Writings ...
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Page 86 - For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, And that the tender branch thereof will not cease. Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, And the stock thereof die in the ground, Yet through the scent of water it will bud, And bring forth boughs like a plant.
Page 39 - These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
Page 31 - THERE is a fountain filled with blood, Drawn from Immanuel's veins ; And sinners, plunged beneath that flood, Lose all their guilty stains.
Page 51 - Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou might'st know me safe and warmly laid...
Page 85 - Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust; for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.
Page 84 - O that thou wouldest hide me in the grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me ! If a man die, shall he live again ? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.
Page 39 - Set thy house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live.
Page 101 - to be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord.