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    Edward Osler (Author)
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. 1837 Excerpt: ...but with a sure and steadfast hope fixed on heaven. On the other, pleasures without satisfaction, and a future without hope. Short is the day of enjoyment to the most prosperous sinner: fearful the judgment that awaits him in the evening. How are they brought into desolation in a moment: and cast down to sudden destruction! The situation of Sodom was even as the garden of the Lord. Its wealth and pleasantness tempted Lot from his duty. But worldly prosperity is no mark of God's favour. Its cup of guilt was even then full, though the people knew and cared not. One last warning of chastisement and mercy was given, in their captivity and deliverance by Abraham: but it was in vain. In the very hour that judgment should be executed, and when the angels of justice were within their walls, they were openly rioting in the most abominable vice. They had lived in thoughtless and wicked pleasure, and judgment overtook them in the midst of it. 'They did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded: but the same day that Lot went out of Sodom, it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.' XII. The Lord! in Him I put my trust: Why should I faint and flee away, When guilt conspires against the just: Though truth and peace from earth decay. The Lord is in his holy place: His righteous throne is fixed on high: The thoughts and ways of all our race His searching eyes severely try. From all the trials of the good, Glory, and strength, and peace shall flow: But, like an overwhelming flood, The wicked shall his vengeance know I Snares, and destruction, storm, and fire, The portion of their cup shall be: For God doth righteousness require, And only truth his face shall see. Psalm XL XIII. i Lord, how I love thy holy law, And ...
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  • PDF | 130 pages
  • Edward Osler (Author)
  • RareBooksClub.com (14 May 2012)
  • English
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  • Fiction

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