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Identifier: christianheralds18unse
Title: Christian herald and signs of our times
Year: 1895 (1890s)
Publisher: [New York, The Christian Herald]
Contributing Library: Christian Herald Association
Digitizing Sponsor: Tisch Library, Tufts University

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rtu- ; nities for extending in usefulness are limitedonly by the resources at its disposal. WHEN WRITING TO THIS OFFICEIn order to secure the promptest attention for yourcommunications, please bear in mind that the businessi of The Christian Herald is divided into the follow-ing three departments, and that communications in-tended for anyone of these departments should nevercontain matters of interest to any other department:Subscription Department in which only new subscriptions or renewals are handled.Address Department where all changes or rec-tifications of name, address or date are made.Complaint Department in which only com-plaints of irregular delivery receive attention.Communications to two or throe departments eachwritten on a separate sheet, may be enclosed, 1 tn one envelope, but eaeh separate sheet should have reference only to one of these departments.* Always address the envelope THE CHRISTIAN HERALD, Bible House, New York. THE CHRISTIAN HERALD AND SIGNS OF OUR TIMES. 57

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T GODS GRAIN. HE page bears but a single line ; And yet the gentlest, truest friendWho ever mingled tears with mine. With her sweet hand the sentence pennedI scan in puzzle and in pain,—Our Lord is gathering in his grain ! Within my sight two graves were heaped. But vesterdav, with cruel clods ;The sharp and sudden scythe that reaped In my home-meadow—was it Gods?The blast that swept mv lilied plain,His way of gathering in his grain ? Mans reckoning is not thine, dear Lord ! From grapes unripe who wrings the wine?With flowing corn whose bams are stored ? In summers prime we strip the vine;In autumn pile the mighty wain,And gather fully ripened grain.Gods grain,—she wrote, and then.—His With tactful skill the truth is phrased [own;His chosen seed, in weakness sown, To be in strength immortal raised.Who early sows, with latter rain.Knows when to gather in his grain. From frosts that blight; from droughts thatThe very life-blood from the roots; [draw From canker-worm; from tempes

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