Memoirs of John Frederic Oberlin: Pastor of Waldbach, in the Ban de la Roche. Compiled from Authentic Sources, Chiefly French and German
L. Loomis, 1832 - 246 pages
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Page 119 - At the end of every seven years, in the solemnity of the year of release, in the feast of tabernacles, when all Israel is come to appear before the Lord thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing.
Page 189 - Thou'rt present, Lord, in every place ; And wheresoe'er my lot may be, Still shall my spirit cleave to Thee ; To Thee, my God, to Thee. 4 Renouncing every worldly thing, Safe 'neath the covert of Thy wing, My sweetest thought henceforth shall be That all I want, I find in Thee ; In Thee, my God, in Thee.
Page 118 - And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord's: it is holy unto the Lord.
Page 177 - Happy art thou, O Israel : who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency ! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee ; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
Page 242 - Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men : For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
Page 81 - Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.
Page 32 - This day do I, with the utmost solemnity, surrender myself to thee. I renounce all former lords that have had dominion over me ; and I consecrate to thee all that I am, and all that I have, — the faculties of my mind, the members of my body, my worldly possessions, my time, and my influence over others, to be all used entirely for thy glory, and resolutely employed in obedience to thy commands, as long as thou...
Page 224 - 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 183 - The children of this world marry, and are given in marriage ; but they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage ; neither can they die any more; for they are equal unto the angels of God in heaven ; and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.
Page 120 - And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shall not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shall thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest. 19:10 'And thou shall not glean thy vineyard, neither shall thou gather (every) grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I (am) the Lord your God...