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" Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun... "
The Methodist Magazine - Page 149
1818
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Learning to act [by G. Mogridge].

George Mogridge - 1799
...stedfastly gazed upon it ; gilding the heavens and the earth, and gladdening the spirit of the beholder. Oh "a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun," and for the heart to remember that " the Lord God is a sun and shield : the Lord will give grace and...
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Reflections for Every Day in the Year on the Works of God, and of ..., Volume 1

Christoph Christian Sturm - Devotional exercises - 1800
...disdains to watch over them and supply their wants ? What is there more pleasant than light ? " Truly the light is " sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes " to behold the sun." Its rays fill all the immense expanse of the heavens ; and, as long as day lasts, the eye is surrounded...
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The Theological, Philosophical and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William ...

William Jones - Theology - 1801
...examine them. We see and admire the light of the day ; and we may say with the wise man, " truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun." But this is the light of the eye: it is not the light of the mind : Christ is that light; and therefore...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 69

1869
...483. f Quintil. zi. B. 2. irony we have a striking illustration in Eccles. xi. 7 — 10: " Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun : but if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all ; yet let him remember the days of darkness...
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A Spiritual Treasury for the Children of God: Consisting of a ..., Volume 2

William Mason - Calendars - 1803
...glory of his work, Then were the disciples glad when they saw the Lord.... John xx. 20. " TRULY the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun."....Eccles. xi. 7. But , O how much more sweet and pleasant to see the light and behold the glory...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804
...there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, not wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun : but if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all ; yet let him remember the days of darkness,...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament, with Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton - Bible - 1805
...in prosperity and adversity, be always doing good, and depc?id upon God for the issue. 7 Truly the light [is] sweet ; and a pleasant [thing it is] for the eyes to behold the sun ; life and the -comforts of it are very 8 agreeable : But if a man live many years, [and] rejoice in...
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Sermons on Various Subjects: Evangelical, Devotional and Practical

Joseph Lathrop - Congregational churches - 1806 - 407 pages
...be in their foreheads." v 7. Here we need the vicissitudes of day and night for labor and rest. The light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun. The night, though favorable to repose, is, however, a gloomy season. The gloom we endeavor to dispel by...
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The Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory, Volume 1

Congregational churches - 1806
...risen and drest, he falls upon his knees and utters the following ejaculation : О God ! truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun. Enlighten my niind, that IW ay see my whole duty, and aid- me to p.ursua it all the day long. (The...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good. 7 ^f Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun : 8 But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all ; yet let him remember the days of darkness...
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