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Quiet Talks on John's Gospel By S. D. Gordon Characters: 874

Updated: 2017-11-30 00:05

The Lover Wooing

A Group of Pictures Illustrating How the Wooing Was Done, and How the Lover Was Received

"Still with unhurrying chase,

And unperturbed pace,

Deliberate speed, majestic instancy

Came the following Feet,

And a Voice above their beat-

Naught shelters thee, who will not shelter Me.'"

-"The Hound of Heaven."

"O thou hope of Israel, the Saviour thereof in the time of trouble, why shouldst thou be

as a sojourner in the land, and as a wayfaring man that spreadeth his tent for a night?"-Jeremiah xiv. 8.

He came unto his own home, and they who were his own kinsfolk received him not into the house, but left him standing outside in the cold and dark of the winter's night. But as many as did receive him he received into his home, and gave each a seat in the inner circle at the hearthfire of God.-John i. II, 12. Free translation.

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