The mystery of suffering, 6 lectures

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Page 17 - They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave. Therefore they say unto God, "Depart from us ; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. "What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Page 9 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me ; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me : because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 11 - And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept; and they rent every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven. So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.
Page 15 - I should have been as though I had not been; I should have been carried from the womb to the grave.
Page 16 - His children are far from safety, And they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.
Page 13 - If thou wert pure and upright ; Surely now he would awake for thee, And make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous.
Page 42 - I forget. We have heard from hidden places What love scarce lives and hears : We have seen on fervent faces The pallor of strange tears : We have trod the wine-vat's treasure, Whence, ripe to steam and stain, Foams round the feet of pleasure The blood-red must of pain.
Page 15 - What is man, that he should be clean ? and he which is born of a woman, that he should be righteous? 15 Behold, he putteth no trust in his saints; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight.
Page 20 - Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering ; and my servant Job shall pray for you : for him will I accept : lest I deal with you after your folly, in that ye have not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my servant Job.

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