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THE SON OF GOD.
The Son of God who came from heaven
2. By actions holy and serene
He won his Father's love; And though superior far to men, Was harmless as the dove.
3. He raised the dying from the bed,
He made the tombs give up their dead,
4. From labouring hard to do the will
But friends and parents warmly still
5. He knew that when his days were done His mother's joy was past;
But gave her to a faithful son
6. They nailed him to the cross, and there Deep insult on him threw,
And yet "Forgive them" was his prayer, "They know not what they do."
7. No wonder darkness reigned around
THE rose is sweet, but it is surrounded with thorns; the spring is pleasant, but it is soon past; the rainbow is glorious, but it vanisheth away; life is good, but it is quickly swallowed up in death.
There is a place of rest for the righteous; in that land there is light without any cloud, and flowers that never fade. Myriads of happy souls are there, singing praises to God.
This country is Heaven: it is the country of those that are good; and nothing that is wicked must inhabit there. This earth is pleasant, for it is God's earth, and it is filled with delightful things.
But that country is better: there we shall not grieve any more, nor be sick any more, nor do wrong any more. In that country there are no quarrels, all love one another with dear love.
When our friends die, and are laid in the cold ground, we see them here no more; but there we shall embrace them, and never be parted from them again. There we shall see all the good men whom we read of.
There we shall see Jesus, who is gone before us to that happy place; there we shall behold the glory of the high God.
THE Lord our God is one Lord. In him we live, and move, and have our being. The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.
He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see? he that teacheth men knowledge, shall he not know?
The darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
God is love and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
Live in peace, and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Great is the Lord, and of great power.
There is one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. Fear God and give glory to him. God created man in his own image.
(God created man's mind in some respects like himself" God is a spirit,"—that is, he is a mind.)
God saw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good.
Jesus Christ was the Son of God. He says of himself, "I am the way, the truth, and the life."
"I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life."
The sun gives light to our eyes, and shows to us whatever surrounds us. Jesus Christ gives light to our minds.-The light of the mind is knowledge-Christ has given us the best knowledge; the knowledge of God's will; the knowledge of what we must do in this life, and what we may expect in another.
He has shown us, that "God will render to every man according to his deeds;" which means, that God will make the good happy, and the bad miserable.
Let all the earth fear the Lord: let all the inhabitants of the earth stand in awe of him.
Fear the Lord and serve him in truth, with all your heart, for consider how great things he hath done for you.
Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart.
Bless the Lord, oh my soul, and forget not all his benefits.
I trust in the mercy of God for ever.
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Thou Lord art good, and ready to forgive. As a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
Honour thy father and thy mother. Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing to the Lord.
A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother.
Let us love one another; for love is of God. Love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous(courteous means polite.)
Love your enemies; bless them that curse you; do good to them that hate you; and pray for them who despitefully use you. If thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink.
If ye forgive men their trespasses, (trespasses mean faults, or sins,) your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Render unto all their dues.
He that walketh uprightly, walketh surely(walketh uprightly, means in this place, acteth honestly.)
Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
Comfort the feeble minded, be patient towards all men.
Blessed is he that considereth the poor. Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. All things, whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them. Be content with such things as ye have. He that walketh with wise men shall be wise, but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. Wisdom's ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Thou shalt not steal.
Thou shalt not covet.