The Christian Journal, and Literary Register, Volume 9

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T. & J. Swords, 1825

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Page 82 - Fellowship 1 Blest be the tie that binds Our hearts in Christian love : The fellowship of kindred minds Is like to that above. 2 Before oar Father's throne We pour our ardent prayers ; Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one, Our comforts and our cares. 3 We share our
Page 155 - shall break In blessings on your head. 4 Judge not the Lord by feeble sense, But trust him for his grace; Behind a frowning Providence He hides a smiling face. 5 His purposes will ripen fast, Unfolding every hour : The bud may have a bitter taste, But sweet will be the flow'r. 6
Page 40 - raise us from the death of sin unto the life of righteousness, that when we shall depart this life, we may rest in him ; and that at the general resurrection in the last day, we may be found acceptable in his sight, and receive that blessing, which his well-beloved Son shall then pronounce to all
Page 39 - Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.
Page 166 - 1 Lord ! dismiss us with thy blessing, Fill our hearts with joy and peace; Let us each, thy love possessing, Triumph in redeeming grace ; О refresh us Traveling through this wilderness ! 2 Thanks we give, and adoration, For the gospel's joyful sound; May the fruits
Page 372 - that the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves, if God, peradventure, will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth.
Page 153 - It is not lawful for any man to take upon him the office of public preaching, or ministering the sacraments in the congregation, before he be lawfully called and sent to execute the same. And those we ought to judge lawfully called and sent, which be called and chosen to this
Page 81 - tis a charming sound, Harmonious to the ear; Heav'n with the echo shall resound, And all the earth shall hear. 2 Grace first contriv'da way To save rebellious man ; And all the means that grace display Which drew the wondrous plan. 3 Grace guides my wand'ring feet To tread the heav'nly
Page 157 - depths to sound, Or pierce to either pole. 2 The world can never give The bliss for which we sigh : 'Tis not the whole of life to live, Nor all of death to die. 3 Beyond this vale of tears There is a life above, Unmeasur'd by the flight of years— And all that life is love* 4 There is a death,
Page 157 - 1 As, when the weary travller gains The height of some commanding hill, His heart revives, if; o'er the plains, He sees his home, though distant still : 2 So when the Christian pilgrim views, By faith, his mansion in the skies, The sight his feinting strength renews. And wings his speed to reach the prize

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