A Discourse Delivered at the Funeral of Rev. Thomas Savage: In Bedford, N.H., July 8, 1866

Press of William H. Fisk, 1866 - 20 pagina's

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Pagina 16 - I've seen around me fall, Like leaves in wintry weather, I feel like one Who treads alone Some banquet hall deserted, Whose lights are fled, Whose garlands dead, And all but he departed.
Pagina 16 - Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it.
Pagina 5 - Labor and sorrow cease ; And, life's long warfare closed at last, His soul is found in peace. Soldier of Christ, well done ! Praise be thy new employ ; And, while eternal ages run, Rest in thy Saviour's joy.
Pagina 16 - Thou crownest the year with thy goodness ; and thy paths drop fatness. They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks ; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.
Pagina 20 - Looked on us all, and loving them the most, Straightway relieved them from life's weary load. They are not lost ; they are within the door That shuts out loss, and every hurtful thing, With angels bright, and loved ones gone before, In their Redeemer's presence evermore, And God himself their Lord, and Judge, and King. And this we call a "loss...
Pagina 19 - Remember the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet present with you ; that they might be read by all who came to look at his corpse, and by which he, being dead, still spake.
Pagina 17 - Thou shalt remember all the ways which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldst keep his commandments or no,
Pagina 12 - The excellency of the power is of God, and not of man.
Pagina 7 - Savage found here a large congregation—a people united and well taught in the doctrines of the Cross, but having little of that ardor and demonstrative piety which they have since exhibited. The Sabbath School was then in a forming state.
Pagina 17 - Joys that were my heart awaking, Hopes and fears are with the past. Earthly visions now are darkling, And the city's golden glow Gleams before me, pure and sparkling In the distance — let me go...

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