Bible Lessons on Christian Life and Faith: Prepared for the Sunday School of First Church

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Press of John Wilson and Son, 1883 - Bible - 77 pages

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Page 65 - JOY to the world ; -the Lord is come : Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room, And heaven and nature sing. 2 Joy to the earth; the Saviour reigns: Let men their songs employ ; While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains, Repeat the sounding joy.
Page 18 - Are there no foes for me to face ? Must I not stem the flood ? Is this vile world a friend to grace, To help me on to God ? 4 Sure I must fight, if I would reign ; Increase my courage, Lord ! I'1l bear the toil, endure the pain, Supported by thy word.
Page 17 - A CHARGE to keep I have A God to glorify, A never-dying soul to save, And fit it for the sky...
Page 42 - LORD of the worlds above, How pleasant and how fair The dwellings of Thy love, Thine earthly temples are ! To Thine abode my heart aspires, With warm desires, to see my God.
Page 46 - Give to the winds thy fears ; Hope, and be undismayed; God hears thy sighs and counts thy tears, God shall lift up thy head. Through waves and clouds and storms He gently clears thy way; Wait thou His time, so shall this night Soon end in joyous day.
Page 63 - It came upon the midnight clear, That glorious song of old, From angels bending near the earth, To touch their harps of gold : "Peace on the earth, goodwill to men, From heaven's all-gracious King!
Page 63 - Hark! The herald angels sing Glory to the newborn King Peace on earth and mercy mild God and sinners reconciled...
Page 39 - Prayer is the simplest form of speech That infant lips can try : Prayer the sublimest strains that reach The Majesty on high. 4 Prayer is the Christian's vital breath, The Christian's native air ; His watchword at the gates of death ; He enters heaven with prayer. 5 Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice, Returning from his ways ; While angels in their songs rejoice, And cry—
Page 48 - He comes the broken heart to bind ; The bleeding soul to cure ; And, with the treasures of his grace, To enrich the humble poor.
Page 23 - SOME murmur, when their sky is clear And wholly bright to view, If one small speck of dark appear In their great heaven of blue. And some with thankful love are filled, If but one streak of light, One ray of God's good mercy gild The darkness of their night.

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