A Choice Selection of Evangelical Hymns; For the Use of the English Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York

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General Books, Mar 6, 2012 - 96 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1806 Excerpt: ...joys she all invites, Chaste, holy, spiritual delights; Her ways are ways of pleasantness, And and all her flow'ry paths are peace. 6. Happy the man who wisdom gains; Thrice happy who his guest retains; He owns, and shall for ever own, Wisdom, and Christ, and heav'n are one. Hymn 311. p. M. 1. T ET earth and heav'n agree, JLi Angels and men be join'd, To celebrate with me The Saviour of mankind: T' adore the all-atoning Lamb, And bless the sound of Jesu's name. 2. Jesus! transporting sound! The joy of earth and heav'n; No other help is found, No other name is giv'n, By which we can salvation have, But Jesus came the world to save. 3. Jesus! harmonious name! It charms the host above; They evermore proclaim, And wonder at his love: 'Tis all their happiness to gaze, 'Tis heav'n to see our Jesu's face. 4. His name the sinner hears, And is from sin set free; 5Tis music in his ears; 'Tis life and victory: New songs do now his lips employ, And dances his glad heart for joy. 5. Stung by the scorpion sin, My poor expiring soul The balmy sound drinks in, And is at once made whole: See there! my Lord upon the tree! I hear, I feel, he dy'd for me. 6. O unexampled love! O all-redeeming grace! How swiftly didst thou move '.. To save a fallen race. What shall I do to make it known, What thou for all mankind hast done? Hymn 312. e. M. 1. r"T, HY ceaseless, unexhausted love, JL Unmerited and free, Delights our evil to remove, And help our misery. S. Thou waitest to be gracious still I Thou dost with sinners bear, That sav'd, we may thy goodness feel, And all thy grace declare. 3. Thy goodness and thy truth, to me, To ev'ry soul abound; A vast unfathomable sea, Where all our thoughts are drown'd. 4. Its streams the whole creation reach, So plent'ous is the stce; Enough f...

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