Sion's melodies: being a collection of hymns, from various authors, adapted for public worship (Google eBook)

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S. Barbet, 1831 - Music - 273 pages
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Page 218 - EEP silence all created things, And wait your Maker's nod ; My soul stands trembling while she sings The honours of her God. 2 Life, death, and hell, and worlds unknown, Hang on his firm decree ; He sits on no precarious throne, Nor borrows leave to be. 3 Chain'd to his throne a volume lies, With all the fates of men ; With ev'ry angel's form and size, Drawn by th
Page 53 - HARK, the glad sound ! the Saviour comes ! The Saviour promised long ! Let every heart prepare a throne, And every voice a song. 2...
Page 17 - How happy are our ears, That hear this joyful sound, Which kings and prophets waited for, And sought, but never found...
Page 100 - There his triumphal chariot waits, And angels chant the solemn lay : Lift up your heads, ye heavenly gates, Ye everlasting doors, give way.
Page 153 - PLUNGED in a gulf of dark despair, We wretched sinners lay, Without one cheerful beam of hope, Or spark of glimmering day.
Page 108 - Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry, "To be exalted thus:" " Worthy the Lamb,
Page 170 - drooping faith, Our doubts and fears remove. And kindle in our breasts the flame Of never-dying love.
Page 104 - BEHOLD the glories of the Lamb, Amidst his Father's throne ! Prepare new honors for his name, And songs, before unknown. 2 Let elders worship at his feet, The church adore around ; With vials full of odors sweet, And harps of sweeter sound.
Page 242 - Let sinful sweets be all forgot, And earth grow less in our esteem ; Christ and His love fill every thought* And faith and hope be fixed on Him. 5 While He is absent from our sight, 'Tis to prepare our souls a place. That we may dwell in heavenly light, And live for ever near His face.
Page 213 - Tis his almighty love, His counsel and his care, Preserves us safe from sin and death, And every hurtful snare. 3 He will present our souls, Unblemished and complete, Before the glory of his face, With joys divinely great.

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