The Works of the Rev. H. Scougal: Containing the Life of God in the Soul of Man; with Nine Other Discourses on Important Subjects, to which is Added, Sermon Preached at the Authors Funeral by George Gairden, and a Preface by Bishop Burnet
Ogle, Duncan, and Company, 1822 - 291 pages
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Page 194 - But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement of our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.
Page 158 - Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased. I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
Page 185 - O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings ! and ye would not...
Page 201 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? May I not wash in them, and be clean?
Page 154 - Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the furrows thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof.
Page 152 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun...
Page 151 - Thou makest him to have dominion of the works of thy hands : and thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet; 7 All sheep and oxen : yea, and the beasts of the field; 8 The fowls of the air, and the fishes of the sea : and whatsoever walketh through the paths of the seas.
Page 154 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble. They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit's end.