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I have waited, saith God, these three years; I have missed of fruit these three years; it hath been a cumber-ground these three years; cut it down.
When God comes the next year, he finds him still as he was, a barren, fruitless cumber-ground.
"It is a cumber-ground," saith the Father; "One year longer," prays the Son:
Of what complexion thou art I cannot certainly divine; but the parable tells thee that the cumber-ground must be cut down.
At last it is cut down as a cumber-ground and burnt.
'Thou hast been a cumber-ground long already, and wilt thou continue so still?
The Holy war, made by King Shaddai upon Diabolus, for the regaining of the metropolis of the world; or, the losing and taking again of the town of Mansoul
The cumber-ground must to the wood-pile, and thence to the fire.
O thou cumber-ground, God expects fruit, God will come seeking fruit shortly.
A cumber-ground professor is not only a provocation to God,
The church, and a profession, are the best of places for the upright, but the worst in the world for the cumber-ground.
Gammerstang commented on the word cumber-ground
Someone who takes up space.
January 9, 2018