A Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship

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John Relly Beard
John Green, 1837 - Hymns, English - 373 pages
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Page 107 - COME, said Jesus' sacred voice, Come, and make my paths your choice, I will guide you to your home ; Weary pilgrim, hither come...
Page 53 - HAIL to the Sabbath day ! The day divinely given, When men to God their homage pay, And earth draws near to heaven. 2 Lord, in this sacred hour, Within thy courts we bend, And bless thy love, and own thy power, Our Father and our Friend. 3 But thou art not alone In courts by mortals trod ; Nor only is the day thine own When man draws near to God. 4 Thy temple is the arch Of yon unmeasured sky ; Thy Sabbath, the stupendous march Of grand eternity. 5 Lord, may that holier day Dawn on thy servants'...
Page 244 - THOU, whose own vast temple stands, Built over earth and sea, Accept the walls that human hands Have raised to worship thee. 2 Lord, from thine inmost glory send, Within these courts to bide, The peace that dwelleth, without end, Serenely by thy side. 3 May erring minds that worship here Be taught the better way, And they who mourn, and they who fear...
Page 166 - See where rebellious passions rage, And fierce desires and lusts engage ; The meanest foe of all the train Has thousands and ten thousands slain. 4 Thou tread'st upon enchanted ground ; Perils and snares beset thee round ; Beware of all ; guard every part ; But most, the traitor in thy heart.
Page 53 - What rites, what honors shall he pay ? How spread his Sovereign's praise abroad ? 2 From marble domes, and gilded spires, Shall curling clouds of incense rise ? And gems, and gold, and garlands deck The costly pomp of sacrifice...
Page 140 - The winds breathe low; the withering leaf Scarce whispers from the tree : So gently flows the parting breath When good men cease to be.
Page 48 - From every place below the skies, The grateful song, the fervent prayer — The incense of the heart — may rise To heaven, and find acceptance there.
Page 338 - ... shall meet, Shall meet to part no more ; And with celestial welcome greet, On an immortal shore. 2...
Page 321 - So fades a summer cloud away; So sinks the gale when storms are o'er; So gently shuts the eye of day; So dies a wave along the shore.
Page 41 - Then breathest, o'er the naked scene, Spring gales, and life, and tender green. 4 Yet deem we not that thus alone • Thy mercy and thy love are shown ; For we have learned, with higher praise, And holier names, to speak thy ways.

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