The Eagle: Soaring to Heaven
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Proverbs 23:5
Will you set your eyes on that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
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On the Words, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all Things visible ...
... of the clouds [1086] , and hath bent down the heaven to the ... What man can behold the
eagle's lofty flight ... If then thou canst not discern the soaring of the most ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/lecture ix on the words.htm

Within the Veil
... Mine but to be simple; in the fields of heaven. All my sweet employ,. Loving and
delighting, as a child that singeth. With unbiden joy". As an eagle soaring. ...
/.../bevan/hymns of ter steegen suso and others/within the veil.htm

Life and Character of John
... Jesus, they were ready, like Elijah of old, to call consuming fire from heaven. ... not
weakness, and giving him for his symbol a bold eagle soaring with outspread ...
/.../history of the christian church volume i/section 41 life and character.htm

John Chapter x. 22-42
... The evangelist John himself looked to heaven and earth when wishing to speak of ... armies
above the heavens; he thought, and, like the eagle soaring beyond the ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate xlviii john chapter x.htm

John ii. 11
... nothing of earthly things, but were above them all; and like a sort of light-winged
eagle, soaring high by their works; reached [611] to heaven itself, and by ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily xxiii john ii 11.htm

... t count this time.' Well, he may not count it, and a kind heaven may not ... Canon
Wilberforce walking in the Isle of Skye, saw a magnificent eagle soaring upward. ...
// and reaping/chapter viii warning.htm

On the Feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist
... is likened unto a soaring eagle, wrote of him that "he bore witness to the light.".
Dear children, how could we praise this exalted prince of Heaven better, or ...
// inner way/sermon xi on the feast.htm

A Bundle of Myrrh
... come near to this mine of treasure, "seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living,
and kept close from the fowls of heaven." O for the soaring eagle wing of ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 10 1864/a bundle of myrrh.htm

Sovereignty of God in Administration
... At God's decree fire and brimstone descended from Heaven and the cities of the ... panther,
the untameable wolf, the fierce tiger; the high-soaring eagle and the ...
/.../pink/the sovereignty of god/chapter three sovereignty of god.htm

To his Father, when He had Entrusted to Him the Care of the Church ...
... as a park is better than and preferable to a tree, the whole heaven with its ... like
an eaglet, not quite vainly flying close to a mighty and high soaring eagle. ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/oration xii to his father.htm

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