The Freemason's Hymnal: A Collection of Original and Selected Hymns, Odes and Songs for the Use of Lodges, Chapters and Commanderies (Google eBook)

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Southwestern Book and Publishing Company, 1871 - Freemasonry - 72 pages
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Page 18 - I have no pleasure in them; while the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain : in the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened...
Page 58 - I show you a mystery : we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump : for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed...
Page 43 - The days of our age are threescore years and ten ; and though men be so strong that they come to fourscore years, yet is their strength then but labour and sorrow ; so soon passeth it away, and we are gone.
Page 37 - How precious is the book divine, By inspiration given ! Bright as a lamp its doctrines shine, To guide our souls to heaven. 2 It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts, In this dark vale of tears ; Life, light, and joy it still imparts, And quells our rising fears. B This lamp, through all the tedious night Of life, shall guide our way; Till we behold the clearer light Of an eternal day.
Page 57 - The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
Page 52 - Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased ; 17 For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away : his glory shall not descend after him.
Page 47 - Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was, And the spirit shall return to God who gave it.
Page 18 - ... also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets...
Page 45 - Jesus, hear our humble prayer ! Tender Shepherd of thy sheep ! Let thy mercy and thy care All our souls in safety keep'.
Page 26 - Thou art gone to the grave ; we no longer behold thee, Nor tread the rough paths of the world by thy side; But the wide arms of mercy are spread to enfold thee, And sinners may hope, since the Saviour hath died. 3. Thou art gone to the grave...

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