Dialogues of the Early Church

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byHenry Hayman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1851 Excerpt: ... I I 106 DIALOGUES OF THE EARLY CHURCH. Con. Ah, we were not exiles, then. Meme. Perchance we are nearer God, now. See, the sun is glowing in the waves. O Lord, to Thee we sing Beneath the evening star, O Christ, Thou art our king, And we Thy people are. In prayer we met Thee, Lord, And now in peace we part, With grace anew out-poured On every faithful heart. Thou earnest to redeem By water and by blood--Hast washed us with Thy stream: Hast fed--Thyself our food. The sun hath sunk--'tis night, The stars may not be dim; They keep their vigil bright Till burn the east with him. Our feeble ray we pour, O steadfast may we shine, Till Thou shalt dawn once more To make all glory Thine! Thou hast heard the whole, lady. Con. I have often heard thee speak of Him of whom, or rather to whom, thou didst sing. I thought He had been dead? Meme. He was dead and is alive for evermore, Amen; and hath the keys of hell and of death. Con. It is wonderful how many now are called by His name. If I had known Him, I think I could have loved Him well, for all confess that He was a good man, and that His death was unjust. Meme. 0 love Him now, for He is loving thee! Con. How knowest thou that? Meme. He gave His life for all, being God, and only becoming Man that He might die. Such is the love our souls need; such is the true Rock. Before thou didst ever hear His name, He loved thee; all the while thou hast known and despised it, He hath loved thee; and if thou, lady, wilt turn and love Him, that same love of His will be thine for ever. Lady, for ever is a long journey that hath no end; thy soul is on the way even now. The love of L. Memmius will last thee but one stage. The love of Christ will be as endless as the way; without it, thou must wander cold, and weary, and restless, but s...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1851 Excerpt: ... I I 106 DIALOGUES OF THE EARLY CHURCH. Con. Ah, we were not exiles, then. Meme. Perchance we are nearer God, now. See, the sun i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217465641

ISBN - 13:9780217465649

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