Light At Evening Time; A Book Of Support & Comfort For The Aged

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byJohn Stanford Holme

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... » THE FINISHING OF THE TEMPLE. Suppose, then, the period arrived when the scaffolding is struck down and the rubbish moved away; that is, suppose this earth, which was the stage for its erection, now moved from beneath it, and the wicked, the refuse of mankind, cast far away out of sight. Conceive that you see nothing but the building. Lo! it stands high in view, for the admiration of the surrounding universe. "Walk about Zion, and go round about her; tell the towers thereof; mark ye well her bulwarks; consider her palaces, that ye may tell it to the generation following." What is her foundation? The Rock of Ages! Who is her inhabitant? Her inhabitant is God! Not a flaw nor a blemish is to be seen; every stone is in its proper place, and all contributing to the beauty of the whole! No want of symmetry in the general outline plan, nothing imperfect in the execution of each part. Behold, it stands an eternal monument to the glory of God--of his power, and wisdom, and grace! It is all bright and glorious, wherever you take your view of it; radiating in every part with the beamings of divine glory! Her light is like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper! It is a temple of souls! Every stone is a living soul -- blood-bought spirit! Every one is a chosen warrior, who has fought his battle in his days, and has conquered! They have come out of great tribulation to be stones for this building. Affliction gave them their polish, and the cement which unites them is love.--H. Martyn. MY TONG UE SHALL SPEAK OF THY PRAISE. The middle, we may observe, and the safest, and the fairest, and the most conspicuous places in cities are usually deputed for the erection of statues and monuments dedicated to the memory of worthy men, who have nobly deserved of the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... » THE FINISHING OF THE TEMPLE. Suppose, then, the period arrived when the scaffolding is struck down and the rubbish moved a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217505767

ISBN - 13:9780217505765

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