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Song of Solomon
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And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. (1:2)
And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed. (2:25)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 10 (“the Eden secret of being naked and unashamed”).
And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty and nine years: and he died. (5:27)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 14 (“an epic on the life of Methuselah”).
And Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept. (29:11)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 16 (“lifted up his voice and wept”).
And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp before Pihahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over against Baalzephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea. For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, They are entangled in the land, the wilderness hath shut them in. And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, that he shall follow after them; and I will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the Egyptians may know that I am the Lord. And they did so. (14:1–4)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 2 (“the fourteenth chapter of Exodus”).
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. (20:12)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 12 (“a meek and obedient daughter whose days should be long in the land”).
So they sent and gathered together all the lords of the Philistines, and said, Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it go again to his own place, that it slay us not, and our people: for there was a deadly destruction throughout all the city; the hand of God was very heavy there. (5:11)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 34 (“gone to his own place”).
But now thy kingdom shall not continue: the LORD hath sought him a man after his own heart, and the LORD hath commanded him to be captain over his people, because thou hast not kept that which the LORD commanded thee. (13:14)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 14 (“a girl after my own heart”).
And let it be, when thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt bestir thyself: for then shall the LORD go out before thee, to smite the host of the Philistines. (5:24)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 5 (“The Sound of a Going”).
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate! (23:15)
And David longed, and said, Oh that one would give me drink of the water of the well of Bethlehem, that is at the gate! (11:17)
Yet all this availeth me nothing, so long as I see Mordecai the Jew sitting at the king’s gate. (5:13)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 16 (“his protests availed him nothing”).
Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me. (38:3)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 9 (“gird up our loins”).
And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and here shall thy proud waves be stayed? (38:11)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 8 (“thus far – no further”).
Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes. (42:6)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 4 (“Everything had turned to dust and ashes”).
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. (23:4)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 7 (“the valley of the shadow”).
In his hand are the deep places of the earth: the strength of the hills is his also. (95:4)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 15 (“the ‘strength of the hills’”).
Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my beloved, and be thou like a roe or a young hart upon the mountains of Bether. (2:17)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 15 (“Until the Day Break”).
Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean. (52:1)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 14 (“put on thy beautiful garments and let’s be on our way”).
I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light. (4:23)
In those days they shall say no more, The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children’s teeth are set on edge. (31:29)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 3 (“The very teeth of her soul were set on edge”).
Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision: for the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision. (3:14)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 14 (“The Valley of Decision”).
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; (5:44)
After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Given us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. (6:9–13)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 2 (“When she had finished, grandmother and Aunt Gertrude would bow their heads and repeat the Lord’s Prayer”).
Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin. (6:28)
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet. (10:14)
Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes. (11:21)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 17 (“repent in sackcloth and ashes”).
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city. (6:11)
But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, (6:27)
And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them. (9:5)
How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter. (12:4)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 3 (“things not lawful to be uttered”).
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. (3:2)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 1 (“It does not do … to set your affections too much on a man”).
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. (4:2)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 3 (“season in and season out”).
And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission. (9:22)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 5 (“Without shedding of blood there is no remission of sins”).
Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever. (13:8)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 15 (“the same yesterday, today and for ever”).
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. (4:8)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 1 (“God is love”).