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Come Unto Me and I Will Give You Rest!
Isaiah Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else…. Isaiah ,3 For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him…. Isaiah Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price…. Matthew For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers. Genesis And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; …. Job Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward. Matthew Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
In Matthew Matthew Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. How wonderful is God that He wants us to come to Him and lay our burdens down. They were brought before the King of Babylon. But, if you do not worship, you shall be cast immediately into the midst of a burning fiery furnace. Of course they would not bend to the king. They chose to obey God no matter what. They answered and said to the king, True, O king.
His education was obtained at the High School, and the University of his native city. He was ordained to the ministry, in , and since then has been pastor at Kelso. In , he joined the Free Church of Scotland. His reputation as a religious writer was first gained on the publication of the "Kelso Tracts," of which he was the author. He has also written many other prose works, some of which have had a very large circulation. Nor is he less favorably known as a religious poet and hymn-writer. The three series of "Hymns of Faith and Hope," have passed through several editions.
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In his beloved Galilee, that familiar, favored home region of Jesus, the Son of God performed not only his first recorded miracle but went on to perform many great miracles that surely must have astonished and awed the people of Galilee who saw them. He healed a leper, cured the servant of a centurion, stilled a tempest, cast out devils, healed a paralytic, opened the eyes of the blind, and restored a young woman to life who had died. Most of the people of his home region would not truly believe.
It's hymn He also wrote a less known hymn found in this hymnal but with equally impacting words. It is number under the category of "comfort in trials. The words touch me where I need to be touched most. The melody is both sad and hopeful at the same time. It is as if this very delightful hymn takes us on a spirit filled journey that never ends Horatius Bonar loved to doodle as he wrote his hymns.