Zionward, help on the way to the better land

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byGeorge Everard

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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.1873 Excerpt: ... Yeas, by year the Jewish pilgrims were wont to go up to Jerusalem from the various towns and villages of Judsea and Galilee. As their annual feasts came round they went up in bands and companies to the city of Zion, which they loved; and many a cheerful song did they chant along their way: the fifteen Psalms, from the 120th to the 134th, which are called songs of degrees or ascents, were especially used on these occasions. Thus they sang together: Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem! Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they still prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. They that trust in the Lord shall be as Mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. Unto Thee lift I up mine eyes, O Thou that dwellest in the heavens. We, like them, are on a journey Zionward: we have our pilgrimage to make to the dwellingplace of our God. And we too need to go forth along our way with a song of confidence and hope and gladness. And where shall we find one more suited for us than the words of the 123rd Psalm, which The Dawning Of Hope. 65 tell us whither we must turn for all strength and consolation? Let coming years bring to us what they may, let their days be bright with almost unmingled prosperity, or darkened by clouds of sorrow and bitter anguish, yet these words tell of One who will never fail us,--of a Friend and Helper who from His high and lofty throne regards with tenderest affection all those who make Him their Refuge and their Trust. "Unto Thee will I lift up mine eyes, 0 Thou that dwellest in the heavens." We may take these words as expressing the dawning of hope in the awakened soul. The Spirit awakens the sinner to see his true position. He is aroused to discover his imminent peril. Vario...

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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.1873 Excerpt: ... Yeas, by year the Jewish pilgrims were wont to go up to Jerusalem from the various towns and villages of Judsea and Galilee. As ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217143423

ISBN - 13:9780217143424

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