A Hymnal: Chiefly from the Book of Praise by Roundell Palmer

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Macmillan, 1868 - Hymns, English - 339 pages

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Page 48 - In a believer's ear ! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear ! 2 It makes the wounded spirit whole, And calms the troubled breast ; 'Tis manna to the hungry soul, And to the weary rest. S Dear Name ! the rock on which I build, My shield and
Page 40 - Angels adore Him, in slumber reclining. Maker and Monarch and Saviour of all. 3 Say, shall we yield Him, in costly devotion, Odours of Edom and offerings divine ? Gems of the mountain, and pearls of the ocean, Myrrh. from the forest, or gold from the mine? 4 Vainly we offer each ample oblation
Page 107 - our devotion dies. 4 Dear Lord, and shall we ever lie At this poor dying rate? Our love so faint, so cold to Thee, And Thine to us so great? 5 Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove, With all Thy quickening powers! Come, shed abroad a Saviour's love, And that shall kindle ours. Isaac
Page 43 - the Saviour comes, Jl The Saviour promised long; Let every heart prepare a throne, And every voice a song ! 2 He comes, the prisoners to release In Satan's bondage held; The gates of brass before Him burst, The iron fetters yield. 8 He comes, from thickest films of vice To clear the mental ray, And on the
Page 195 - Blood, So freely spilt for me! 2 A heart resign'd, submissive, meek, My dear Redeemer's throne ; Where only Christ is heard to speak, Where Jesus reigns alone. 3 A humble, lowly, contrite heart, Believing, true, and clean : Which neither life nor death can part Prom Him that dwells within : 4 A heart in every thought
Page 48 - I bring ! 5 Weak is the effort of my heart. And cold my warmest thought ; But, when I see Thee as Thou art, I'll praise Thee as I ought. 6 Till then, I would Thy love proclaim With every fleeting breath ; And may the music of Thy Name Refresh my soul in death! John Newton, 1779.
Page 13 - spread the truth from pole to pole. S What, though in solemn silence all Move round the dark terrestrial ball; What, though no real voice or sound Amidst their radiant orbs be found; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing as they shine. "The
Page 222 - 3 Though in the paths of death I tread, With gloomy horrors overspread, My steadfast heart shall fear no ill. For Thou, O Lord, art with me still; Thy friendly crook shall give me aid, And guide me through the dreadful shade. 4 Though in a bare and
Page 242 - Strong Deliverer! Strong Deliverer! Be Thou still my Strength and Shield! Lead me all my journey through; 3 When I tread the verge of Jordan, Bid my anxious fears subside: Death of death, and Hell's Destruction, Land me safe on Canaan's side; Songs of praises, Songs of praises, I will ever give to Thee! William Williams, 1774.
Page 40 - Dawn on our darkness and lend us Thine aid ! Star of the East, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid! 2 Cold on His cradle the dew-drops are shining; Low lies His head with the beasts of the stall j Angels adore Him, in slumber reclining.

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