A Manual for Use at Funerals: Consisting of Scripture Readings, Poems, and Prose Selections from Various Sources

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G. H. Ellis, 1892 - Funeral service - 230 pages

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Page 36 - LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle ? who shall dwell in thy holy hill ? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.
Page 20 - And He said unto her : What wilt thou ? She saith unto Him : Grant that these my two sons may sit, the one on Thy right hand, and the other on the left, in Thy kingdom.
Page 71 - ... also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail; because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets...
Page 57 - Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee : for whither thou goest, I will go ; and where thou lodgest I will lodge : thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: " Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried; the Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.
Page 31 - It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
Page 145 - OH yet we trust that somehow good Will be the final goal of ill, To pangs of nature, sins of will, Defects of doubt, and taints of blood; That nothing walks with aimless feet; That not one life shall be destroy'd, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile complete...
Page 62 - Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is : For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green ; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Page 13 - LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.
Page 10 - But the souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, And there shall no torment touch them. In the sight of the unwise they seemed to die : And their departure is taken for misery, And their going from us to be utter destruction ; But they are in peace.
Page 4 - The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven. As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy : and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly. And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.

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