Personal Friendships of Jesus
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| › Preface - Personal Friendships
J. R. MILLER, D. D.
AUTHOR OF "SILENT TIMES," "MAKING THE MOST OF LIFE,"
"THINGS TO LIVE FOR," "BLESSING ...read|
| › Chapter 1 - The Humanheartedness of Jesus - O God, O kinsman loved, but not enough,
O man with eyes majestic after death,
Whose feet have toiled along our pathways rough,
Whose lips ...read|
| › Chapter 2 - Jesus and His Mother - Sleep, sleep, mine Holy One!
My flesh, my Lord!--what name? I do not know
A name that seemeth not too high or low,
Too far from me or heav ...read|
| › Chapter 3 - Jesus and His Forerunner - Where is the lore the Baptist taught,
The soul unswerving and the fearless tongue?
The much-enduring wisdom, sought
By lonely prayer the h ...read|
| › Chapter 4 - Jesus' Conditions of Friendship - But if himself he come to thee, and stand
And reach to thee himself the Holy Cup,
Pallid and royal, saying, "Drink with me,"
Wilt thou refus ...read|
| › Chapter 5 - Jesus Choosing His Friends - He seeks not thine, but thee, such as thou art,
For lo, his banner over thee is love.
CHRISTINA G. ROSSETTI.
If yo ...read|
| › Chapter 6 - Jesus and the Beloved Disciple - My Lord, my Love! in pleasant pain
How often have I said,
"Blessed that John who on thy breast
Laid down his head."
It was that contact ...read|
| › Chapter 7 - Jesus and Peter - "As the mighty poets take
Grief and pain to build their song,
Even so for every soul,
Whatsoe'er its lot may be,--
Building, as the heav ...read|
| › Chapter 8 - Jesus and Thomas - I have a life in Christ to live,
I have a death in Christ to die;
And must I wait till science give
All doubts a full reply?
Nay, rathe ...read|
| › Chapter 9 - Jesus' Unrequited Friendships - "Friend, my feet bleed.
Open thy door to me and comfort me."
I will not open; trouble me no more.
Go on thy way footsore;
I will not rise an ...read|
| › Chapter 10 - Jesus and the Bethany Sisters - Her eyes are homes of silent prayer,
Nor other thought her mind admits
But, he was dead, and there he sits,
And he that brought him back i ...read|
| › Chapter 11 - Jesus Comforting His Friends - Not all regret, the face will shine
Upon me while I muse alone;
And that dear voice, I once have known,
Still speak to me of me and mine:
| › Chapter 12 - Jesus and His Secret Friends - How many souls--his loved ones--
Dwell lonely and apart,
Hiding from all but One above
The fragrance of their heart.
| › Chapter 13 - Jesus' Farewell to His Friends - "What meaneth it that we should weep
More for our joys than for our fears,--
That we should sometimes smile at grief,
And look at pleasure ...read|
| › Chapter 14 - Jesus as a Friend - "Long, long centuries
Agone, One walked the earth, his life
A seeming failure;
Dying, he gave the world a gift
That will outlast ...read|
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