The Story of the Hymns; Or, Hymns that Have a History: An Account of the Origin of Hymns of Personal Religious Experience

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American Tract Society, 1875 - 295 páginas

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Página 60 - Give me a calm, a thankful heart, From every murmur free; The blessings of thy grace impart, And make me live to thee. 3 Let the sweet hope that thou art mine My life and death attend; Thy presence through my journey shine, And crown my journey's end.
Página 202 - And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night because the sun was set ; and he took of the stones of that place, and put them for his pillows, and lay down in that place to sleep.
Página 263 - O Lord, save thy people: and bless thine heritage. Govern them : and lift them up for ever. Day by day: we magnify thee; And we worship thy Name: ever, world without end. Vouchsafe, O Lord: to keep us this day without sin. O Lord, have mercy upon us: have mercy upon us. O Lord, let thy mercy be upon us: as our trust is in thee. O Lord, in thee have I trusted: let me never be confounded.
Página 214 - Abide with me; fast falls the eventide; The darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide, When other helpers fail, and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me.
Página 130 - In every joy that crowns my days, In every pain I bear, My heart shall find delight in praise, Or seek relief in prayer.
Página 135 - As the winged arrow flies Speedily the mark to find ; As the lightning from the skies Darts, and leaves no trace behind ; Swiftly thus our fleeting days Bear us down life's rapid stream : Upward, Lord ! our spirits raise ; All below is but a dream. 3 Thanks for mercies past receive , Pardon of our sins renew ; Teach us, henceforth, how to live With eternity in view...
Página 123 - Jesus' blood; Give every burdened soul release, And bid us all depart in peace. 644 8s, 7s & 4s. T ORD, dismiss us with thy blessing, •*-* Fill our hearts with joy and peace; Let us each, thy love possessing, Triumph in redeeming grace ; O refresh us, : Travelling through this wilderness.
Página 196 - I long to be like Jesus, Meek, loving, lowly, mild; I long to be like Jesus, The Father's holy child ; I long to be with Jesus, Amid the heavenly throng, To sing with saints His praises, To learn the angels
Página 222 - A thousand ages in thy sight are like an evening gone, short as the watch that ends the night before the rising sun. 5 Time, like an ever-rolling stream, bears all its sons away; they fly forgotten, as a dream dies at the opening day.
Página 16 - A MIGHTY fortress is our God, A bulwark never failing ; Our helper he amid the flood Of mortal ills prevailing. For still our ancient foe Doth seek to work us woe, His craft and power are great, And, armed with cruel hate, On earth is not his equal.

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