Honey on the rod: or a comfortable contemplation for one in affliction

with sundry poems on several subjects. [B]y the unworthiest of the servants of the Lord Jesus Christ, Elizabeth Major by Elizabeth Major

Publisher: printed by Tho: Maxey, in Thames-street, near Baynards-Castle in London

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Subjects:

  • Sin -- Early works to 1800,
  • Mercy -- Early works to 1800,
  • Christian life -- Early works to 1800
  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHoney on the rod, Comfortable contemplation for one in affliction, Sin and mercy briefly discovered, Vail taken a little from before both, Sin and mercy briefly discovered: or The vail taken a little from before both
    GenreEarly works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1916:17
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[20], 160, [8], 161-192, 191-212 p
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15418491M

The prophet had reason to fear that the roll would be an unpleasant morsel and a sorry dish to make a meal of, but it proved to be in his mouth as honey for sweetness. Note, if we readily obey even the most difficult commands, we shall find that comfort in the reflection which will make us abundant amends for all the hardships we meet with in. Two seas do not meet and interfere with one another; but one stream of water on the surface is running in one direction, and another below in an opposite direction. Now, the Christian is like that. On the surface there is a stream of heaviness rolling with dark waves; but down in the depths there is a strong under-current of great rejoicing. I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of His wrath. Lamentations The Man that hath seen affliction. He is not simply a man who has seen affliction, one among many similar sufferers; he is the man, the well-known victim, one preeminent in distress even in the midst of a nation full of misery. As it will be comfortable.   As we become more comfortable interrogating the Scripture with the 5W'S & H questions, we will become more adept at meditation. THE HAND ILLUSTRATION. The hand illustration is a good demonstration of how to grab hold of the Word (and let it grab hold of you!). Pick up your Bible and try to hold it with one finger, two fingers, etc.

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Honey on the rod: or a comfortable contemplation for one in affliction: with sundry poems on several subjects. [B]y the unworthiest of the servants of the Lord Jesus Christ, Elizabeth Major.

Preface by the general editors --Introductory note --Honey on the rod: Or a comfortable contemplation for one in affliction; With sundry poems on several subjects --Appendix: Transcriptions of the final three pages of text.

Series Title: Early modern Englishwoman., Series 2, Part 2 ;, Printed writings,6. Other Titles: Honey on the rod. EM published her devotional collection, Honey on the Rod; or, A Comfortable Contemplation for One in Affliction.

It is not known when, where, or how EM. Seuss's Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks) Dr.

Seuss Hardcover $ $ 93 $ $   Excerpts taken, adapted and condensed from, "Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod" or, "The Silent Soul with Sovereign Antidotes" Written by, Thomas Brooks,London.

"I was silent; I would not open my mouth, for You are the one who has done this!" --Psalm "The Lord is in his Holy Temple—let all the earth keep silence before.

Sweeter than honey to my mouth!" (Psalm ). These are the words which David spoke in his affliction. The rod sweetened the Word: 'It is my delight, my joy, a nest of sweetnesses.' "The full soul loathes the honey-comb"; when we are crammed with creature comforts, we nauseate many times the very Word itself; "but to the hungry soul every.

Lecture 20 - Responses to Suffering and Evil: Lamentations and Wisdom Literature Overview. This lecture begins with the Book of Lamentations, a short book of dirges that laments the destruction of Jerusalem and moves on to introduce the third and final section of the Hebrew Bible.

Nestled in the age of Shakespeare and Milton is the literary stalwart George Herbert, poet and Church of England clergyman. Herbert's poetry would influence fellow poets such as Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Thomas Traherne, and then in later centuries Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, T.

Eliot, W. Auden, Elizabeth Bishop, Anthony. The cup of affliction is a bitter cup, and even that which afterwards yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness, yet, for the present, is not joyous, but grievous, Heb.

Job complains, Thou writest bitter things against me, Job. (4.) She owns the affliction to come from God as a controversy: The Lord hath testified against me.

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The Book of Revelation closes with the Bright and Morning Star, which is a figure of Christ at His coming to take the church out of the world. The Rapture is the hope of the New Testament, just as the revelation of Christ was the hope of the Old Testament.

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He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness rather than light; indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long. Prayer and Contemplation Tagged with Book of Lamentations, Christianity, God, Jeremiah, Jerusalem, From Honey Out of the Rock. I see honey upon the top of every twig, I see the rod is but a rosemary branch, I have sugar with my gall, and wine with my wormwood; therefore be silent, O my soul!' And this general conclusion, that all should be for good, had this blessed eject upon the church—Lam.

'He sits alone, and keeps silence, because he has borne it upon him.'. Genesis - And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.

Silently to kiss the rod, and the hand that whips with it, is the noblest way of clearing the Lord of all injustice. The Babylonish captivity was the sorest, the heaviest affliction that ever God inflicted upon any people under heaven; witness that 1Samuel 12; and Daniel&c.

The following traditions from the Prophet are the most to the purpose that I have seen.—The Jinn are of various shapes; having the forms of serpents, scorpions, lions, wolves, jackals, &c.

71—The Jinn are of three kinds; one on the land; one in the sea; and one in the air. 72 The Jinn consist of forty troops; each troop consisting of six.

Luther could not understand some Psalms until he was afflicted; the Christ-cross is no letter in the book, and yet, says he, it has taught one more than all the letters in the book. Afflictions are a golden key by which the Lord opens the rich treasure of his word to his people's souls; and this in some measure, through grace, my soul has.

The cup of affliction is a bitter cup, and even that which afterwards yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness, yet, for the present, is not joyous, but grievous, Heb.

Job complains, Thou writest bitter things against me, Job (4.) She owns the affliction to come from God as a controversy: The Lord hath testified against me. The cup of affliction is a bitter cup, and even that which afterwards yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness, yet, for the present, is not joyous, but grievous, Hebrews Job complains, Thou writest bitter things against me, Job (4.) She owns the affliction to come from God as a controversy: The Lord hath testified against me.

Comfort definition, to soothe, console, or reassure; bring cheer to: They tried to comfort her after her loss.

See more. Was the word of God sweeter to Job than his necessary food, and to David than honey and the honeycomb, and was it the joy and rejoicing of Jeremiah's heart; how blessed a day will that be when we shall fully enjoy the Lord of this word, and shall no more need these written precepts and promises, nor read any book but the face of the glorious God.

Thus the contemplation of beauty will lead us into communion with God, which should be one of man’s greatest quests. “This is the life above all others which man should live, in the contemplation of beauty absolute,” says Socrates in the Symposium, or, in other words, “This is the life above all others which man should live, in the.

One ounce more, and the back had broken, but that ounce never came; one breath more and the ship that even then staggered before the gale would have been driven to the bottom of the sea, but that breath of wind did not come.

There is always a restraining of affliction, even in the hour of severest trial. One day 8 hours on the stream or more if the fishing is good. Lunch and beverages/snacks and equipment supplied.

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Honey. The Hebrew debash in the first place applied to the product of the bee, to which exclusively we give the name of honey. All travellers agree in describing Palestine as a land "flowing with milk and honey," bees being abundant even in the remote parts of the wilderness, where they deposit their honey in the crevices of rocks or in hollow trees.

Excerpts taken, adapted and condensed from, “Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod” or, “The Silent Soul with Sovereign Antidotes” Written by, Thomas Brooks,London. First, and that more generally, afflictions shall work for the good of the saint. ‘It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young.’ –Lamentations 3: A gracious soul secretly concludes—as stars.

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In the first book, Lark Rise, Flora’s alter-ego, Laura, is the oldest daughter in. Hebrews chap verses 5 to We have been attempting to answer a very important question. And that question is, why do bad things happen to God’s people? Why do bad things happen to God’s p.In the work of reformation under the rod, we must have reference to Him that useth the rod, go to God, and set ourselves to amend what is amiss, as under the eye of God.

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"Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations."- 1Pe THIS VERSE TO A WORLDLY MAN looks amazingly like a contradiction; and even to a Christian man, when he understands it best, it will.