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Exceeding great and precious promises.
[Great Britain] : [publisher not identified], [early 20th century]
Physical Description:
1 box ; 9 x 13 x 4 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BS680 .E93 1900 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Collections of Bible verses such as these are commonly referred to as promise boxes. A Christian adherent would draw, read, and contemplate one verse each day.
Approximately 150 quotations from the Bible, each printed on small slips of paper rolled and inserted in a honeycomb pattern into a shallow box. The brown paperboard box is printed in red on the top (hinged) lid: "Exceeding great and precious promises"; "Thy words were found and I did eat them. Jer. 15,16."; and "Take one and replace."
Subject Terms:
Bible -- Prayers.
Families -- Prayers and devotions.
Promise boxes.
Devotional literature.

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