It was only after the twelve o'clock break and a searching cross-examination of Nestie that the school could believe in the goodness of Providence, and felt like the Children of Israel on the other bank of the Red Sea. Some were for celebrating their independence in the North Meadow and treating Mr.
We are here to-night, Mr. Moderator, to consider the spiritual welfare of the church, and of one especial soul connected with the church. This soul is is far from grace; it is in a lost condition; a stranger to God, an alien from the commonwealth of Israel. But that is not all. No. It is ah spreading its own disease of sin in the vitals of the church.
Arnold did not without reluctance enter into religious controversy, but when once entered he did his best to make order and reason prevail there. His attitude is well stated in an early essay not since reprinted: "And you are masters in Israel, and know not these things; and you require a voice from the world of literature to tell them to you!
Only say yes or no are you coming with us into winter-quarters?" "God of Israel! what is to become of all my property?" "But, mind you," continued the captain, not heeding the interruption, "if you do not choose voluntarily to come with us, I shall have the Hansa, by my orders, removed to a place of safety.
So one of the Psalmists, hundreds of years after the time that Israel was led through the wilderness, sang: 'There did we' of this present generation 'rejoice in Him. What has been, is, and will be, for Thou art 'the same yesterday, and to-day, and for ever. We have not a God that lurks in darkness, but one that has come into the light.
The first book of Chronicles begins with a genealogy from Adam, through all the tribes of Israel and Judah; and the remainder is the same history which is contained in the books of Kings, with little or no variation, till the separation of the ten tribes: From that period it proceeds with the history of the kingdom of Judah alone, and gives, therefore, a more regular and clear account of the affairs of Judah, than the book of Kings.
Israel was at this period being drawn, for the first time, into the currents created by the strife of the mammoth empires of Assyria and Egypt, in whose maelstrom she at length went down. Public affairs were becoming matters of international relationship.
Outside of this great and absorbing subject her mind occupied itself almost entirely with that well-known but most harmless of the crazes, the theory that we Anglo-Saxons are the progeny of the ten lost Tribes of Israel.
We'll see she gets all she wants. He gave me the child at once and said in a very soft voice: 'You are most generous! "verily I have not found so great a faith, no not in Israel!" You're sure you don't mind? 'Not at all! I answered him, 'You'll come back for her to-morrow, of course. He smiled and said 'Oh yes, of course! To-morrow!
Thou shalt see I have not lived fourteen centuries for nothing; that in a hunt for vengeance I have not lost my cunning. I will give them till thou hast twice run thy course; then, if they bring her not, they will find the God they worship once more the Lord God of Israel." Syama returned. "Thou art a faithful man, Syama, and I love thee.