Songs of the free and hymns of Christian freedom (Google eBook)

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Isaac Knapp, Washington Street., 1836 - Social Science - 227 pages
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OCLC Number: 224924917
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Slavery -- United States -- Poetry.
Songs -- United States.
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Page 80 - AWAKE, my soul! stretch every nerve, And press with vigor on : A heavenly race demands thy zeal, And an immortal crown. 2...
Page 216 - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Page 83 - When we asunder part. It gives us inward pain ; But we shall still be joined in heart, And hope to meet again.
Page 53 - A noble army: men and boys, The matron and the maid ; Around the Saviour's throne rejoice, In robes of light arrayed. They climbed the steep ascent of heaven Through peril, toil, and pain : O God, to us may grace be given To follow in their train.
Page 202 - 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 94 - HAIL to the Lord's Anointed, Great David's greater Son ; Hail, in the time appointed, His reign on earth begun ; He comes to break oppression, To set the captive free, To take away transgression, And rule in equity.
Page 153 - People and realms of every tongue Dwell on His love with sweetest song ; And infant voices shall proclaim Their early blessings on His Name.
Page 82 - BLEST be the tie that binds Our hearts in Christian love ; The fellowship of kindred minds Is like to that above. 2 Before our Father's throne, We pour our ardent prayers ; Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one, Our comforts and our cares.
Page 137 - E'en through the awful gloom Which hovers o'er the tomb, That light of love our guiding star shall be : Our spirits shall not dread The shadowy way to tread, Friend, Guardian, Saviour ! which doth lead to Thee.
Page 80 - And an immortal crown. 2 A cloud of witnesses around Hold thee in full survey ; Forget the steps already trod, And onward urge thy way.

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