The Epworth hymnal: containing standard hymns of the church, songs for the Sunday-school, songs for social services, songs for the home circle, songs for special occasions, Volumes 1-2 (Google eBook)

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Hunt & Eaton, 1885 - Music
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Page 7 - Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness : for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Page 108 - I'd be Nearer my God to Thee, Nearer to Thee. 3 There let the way appear Steps unto heaven; All that Thou sendest me, In mercy given; Angels to beckon me Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee.
Page 70 - HOW sweet the Name of Jesus sounds In a believer's ear ! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear. 2 It makes the wounded spirit whole, And calms the troubled breast ; 'Tis manna to the hungry soul, And to the weary rest.
Page 37 - Holy, holy, holy ! though the darkness hide thee, Though the eye of sinful man thy glory may not see, Only thou art holy ; there is none beside thee Perfect in power, in love, and purity. 4 Holy, holy, holy ! Lord God Almighty! All thy works shall praise thy name, in earth, and sky, and sea : Holy, holy, holy ! merciful and mighty ! God in Three Persons, blessed Trinity...
Page 130 - FATHER, whate'er of earthly bliss Thy sovereign will denies, Accepted at thy throne of grace, Let this petition rise ! 2 Give me a calm, a thankful heart, From every murmur free ; The blessings of thy grace impart, And make me live to thee. 3 Let the sweet hope that thou art mine My life and death attend ; Thy presence through my journey shine, And crown my journey's end.
Page 63 - He shall come down like showers Upon the fruitful earth, And love, and joy, like flowers, Spring in his path to birth: Before him, on the mountains, Shall peace the herald go, And righteousness in fountains From hill to valley flow.
Page 76 - Dear, dying Lamb, Thy precious blood Shall never lose its power, Till all the ransomed Church of God Be saved to sin no more.
Page 122 - I heard the voice of Jesus say, " I am this dark world's Light ; Look unto Me, thy morn shall rise, And all thy day be bright." I looked to Jesus, and I found In Him my Star, my Sun ; And in that Light of life I'll walk Till travelling days are done ! H.
Page 142 - Thou, O Christ, art all I want; More than all in Thee I find; Raise the fallen, cheer the faint, Heal the sick, and lead the blind.
Page 125 - While life's dark maze I tread, And griefs around me spread, 'Be Thou my Guide; Bid darkness turn to day, Wipe sorrow's tears away, Nor let me ever stray From Thee aside.

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