At a Glance (So Far)
Anne’s House of Dreams (2)
Rilla of Ingleside (45)
The Blue Castle (6)
Jane of Lantern Hill (20)
Index to This Page (So Far)
The Books of the Old Testament
1 Samuel (1)
2 Samuel (1)
2 Kings (1)
Song of Solomon
The Books of the New Testament
1 Corinthians (1)
2 Corinthians (1)
2 Timothy (1)
1 John (1)
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)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 34 (“without form and void”). See also Jeremiah 4:23.
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 Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me. (42:36)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 25 (“Joseph is not and Simeon is not; and ye will take Benjamin away”).
And take your father and your households, and come unto me: and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and ye shall eat the fat of the land. (45:18)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 18 (“live on the fat of the land”).
Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. (1:8)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 21 (“so race-of-Josephy”).
Ye shall no more give the people straw to make brick, as heretofore: let them go and gather straw for themselves. (5:7)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 27 (“make bricks without straw”).
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”).
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. (20:8)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 28 (“the third commandment”).
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. (20:12)
The Blue Castle, chapter 11 (“the Ten Commandments . . . the fifth”).
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. (20:16)
The Blue Castle, chapter 11 (“the ninth”).
Honour thy father and thy mother as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. (5:16)
The Blue Castle, chapter 11 (“the Ten Commandments . . . the fifth”).
Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour. (5:20)
The Blue Castle, chapter 11 (“the ninth”).
He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye. (32:10)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 18 (“the apple of her eye”).
Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. (10:12)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon and thou, moon, in the vale of Ajalon’”).
And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried; the LORD do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me. (1:16–17)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘Wither thou goest I will go; and where thou lodgest I will lodge; thy people shall be my people and thy God my God; where thou diest will I die and there will I be buried; the Lord do so to me and more also if aught but death part thee and me’”).
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”).
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”).
Run now, I pray thee, to meet her, and say unto her, Is it will with thee? is it well with thy husband? is it well with the child? And she answered, It is well. (4:26)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 21 (“It is well with the child”).
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”).
The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at his reproof. (26:11)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 22 (“The pillars of heaven tremble and are astonished at His reproof”).
When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy? (38:7)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“When all the morning stars sang together”).
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”).
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘Here shall thy proud waves be stayed’ . . . ‘so far and 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”).
Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightiest still the enemy and the avenger. (8:2)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings’”).
The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage. (16:6)
Anne’s House of Dreams, chapter 2 (“Her lines had fallen in pleasant places”).
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”).
For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. (30:5)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 19 (“‘joy came in the morning’”).
For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. (90:4)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘A thousand years in thy sight is but as yesterday when it is past and as a watch in the night’”).
Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together (98:8)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 22 (“And all the hills will be joyful together”).
I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert. (102:6)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 20 (“Jane and I are both owls of the desert and pelicans of the wilderness”).
As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country. (25:25)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘As cold water to a thirsty soul so is good news from a far country’”).
A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards. (29:11)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘A fool uttereth all his mind’”).
Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: (30:8)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘Give me neither poverty nor riches’ . . . the prayer of Agar, son of Jakeh”).
She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. (31:27)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 20 (“She looketh well to the ways of her household and eateth not the bread of idleness”).
And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of musick shall be brought low. (12:4)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘All the daughters of music shall be brought low’”).
Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions. (7:29)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 26 (“‘many inventions’”).
Song of Solomon
And they shall fight against thee; but they shall not prevail against thee; for I am with thee, saith the LORD, to deliver thee. (1:19)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 27 (“‘And they shall fight against thee but they shall not prevail against thee, for I am with thee, saith the Lord of Hosts, to deliver thee’”).
I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light. (4:23)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 34 (“without form and void”). See also Genesis 1:2 above.
Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. (6:16)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘Ask for the old paths and walk therein and ye shall find rest’”).
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”).
Because of the wrath of the LORD it shall not be inhabited, but it shall be wholly desolate: every one that goeth by Babylon shall be astonished, and hiss at all her plagues. (50:13)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 21 (“the world is not left wholly desolate”).
Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire. (3:12)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 17 (“to purge the garner”). See also Luke 3:17.
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)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 10 (“We are told to love our enemies”). See also Luke 6:27.
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)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 2 (“Father says I toil not neither do I spin. Therefore, I must be a lily of the field”).
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 9 (“Even Rilla here, my ‘lily of the field’”).
And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved. (10:22)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 28 (“‘He that endureth to the end shall be saved’”).
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness. (23:27)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 20 (“You whited sepulchre!”).
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. (23:38)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 25 (“‘our house is left us desolate’”). See also Luke 13:35.
For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath. (25:29)
The Blue Castle, chapter 8 (“To him that hath shall be given and from him that hath not shall be taken even that which he hath”).
Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable. (3:17)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 17 (“to purge the garner”). See also Matthew 3:12.
But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, (6:27)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 10 (“We are told to love our enemies”). See also Matthew 5:44.
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not see me, until the time come when ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord. (13:35)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 25 (“‘our house is left us desolate’”). See also Matthew 23:38.
Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. (17:21)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 26 (“the ‘kingdom of heaven is within you’”).
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. (8:32)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free’”).
And they say unto her Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him. (20:13)
Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 23 (“‘They have taken away my lord and I know not where they have laid him’”).
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. (8:28)
Anne’s House of Dreams, chapter 3 (“Everything works together for good”).
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil. (13:4–5)
The Blue Castle, chapter 11 (“what dear old Shakespeare says—that charity thinketh no evil”).
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”).
To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, and to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel. (12:23–24)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 27 (“the spirits of all just men made perfect”).
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”).
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. (4:8)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 1 (“God is love”).