The Christian Psalmist: Or, Hymns Selected and Original. With an Introductory Essay

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Collins, 1832 - Hymns, English - 456 pages
 

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Page 376 - That trembles in the breast. 2 Prayer is the burden of a sigh ; The falling of a tear ; The upward glancing of an eye When none but God is near.
Page 236 - Thrice holy Fount, thrice holy Fire, Our hearts with heavenly love inspire; Come, and Thy sacred unction bring To sanctify us while we sing.
Page 121 - TEACH me, my God and King, In all things thee to see, And what I do in any thing, To do it as for thee...
Page 52 - The unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an Almighty hand. Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth...
Page 64 - Thine eye commands with piercing view My rising and my resting hours, My heart and flesh, with all their powers. 2 My thoughts, before they are my own, Are to my God distinctly known ; He knows the words I mean to speak, Ere from my opening lips they break. 3 Within thy circling power I stand, On every side I find thy hand : Awake, asleep, at home, abroad, I am surrounded still with God.
Page 166 - LOVE divine, all love excelling, Joy of heaven, to earth come down, Fix in us Thy humble dwelling, All Thy faithful mercies crown ! Jesus, Thou art all compassion, Pure, unbounded love, Thou art ! Visit us with Thy salvation, Enter every trembling heart.
Page 142 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ ; Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy.
Page 382 - Sages, leave your contemplations, Brighter visions beam afar, Seek the great Desire of nations ; Ye have seen his natal star ; Come and worship, Worship Christ the new-born King.
Page 88 - Zion, behold thy Saviour King ! He reigns and triumphs here." 3 How happy are our ears, That hear this joyful sound, Which kings and prophets waited for, And sought, but never found...
Page 415 - SERVANT of God, well done ! Rest from thy loved employ : The battle fought, the victory won, Enter thy Master's joy. The voice at midnight came, He started up to hear ; A mortal arrow pierced his frame — He fell, but felt no fear.

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