A Book of Uncommon Prayers, Literary, Biographical, Historical

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L.S. Virtue, 1898 - Prayers - 227 pages
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Page 115 - the fallen, cheer the faint, Heal the sick and lead the blind ! Just and holy is Thy Name ; I am all unrighteousness ; False and full of sin I am, Thou art full of truth and grace. Plenteous grace with Thee is found, Grace to cover all my sin ; Let the healing streams abound ; Make and keep me
Page 54 - Deliver me, 0 Lord, from mine enemies ; I flee unto Thee to hide me. Teach me to do Thy will for Thou art my God ; Thy Spirit is good, lead me into the land of uprightness. Quicken me, 0 Lord, for Thy name's sake, for Thy righteousness sake, bring my soul out of trouble.
Page 111 - go Through this day's life or death. This day, be bread and peace my lot; All else beneath the sun, Thou knowest if best bestowed or not; And let Thy will be done. To Thee, whose temple is all space, Whose altar earth, sea, skies, One chorus let all being raise, All
Page 111 - denied, Or aught Thy goodness lent. Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see : That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me. Mean though I am, not wholly so, Since quickened by Thy breath ; Oh, lead me
Page 119 - vanish'd too ; Oh ! who would bear life's stormy doom, Did not Thy wing of love Come, brightly wafting through the gloom, Our Peace-branch from above ? Then sorrow, touch'd by Thee, grows bright, With more than rapture's ray, As darkness shows us worlds of light We never saw by day
Page 82 - t Wilt Thou forgive that sin, through which I run, And do run still, though still I do deplore ? When Thou hast done, Thou hast not done, For I have more. Wilt Thou forgive that sin which I have won Others to sin, and made my sin their door
Page 163 - Vouchsafe the continuance of Thy blessing to those who may come under instruction, granting them in this world knowledge of Thy truth, and in the world to come life everlasting, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 116 - THE RESIGNATION. 0 God, whose thunder shakes the sky, Whose eye this atom globe surveys, To Thee, my only rock, I fly, Thy mercy in Thy justice praise. The mystic mazes of Thy will, The shadows of celestial light, Are past the pow'r of human skill— But what th
Page 42 - Grant us to be like-minded, one towards another, according to Christ Jesus, that we may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
Page 134 - if true, they have their reward hereafter; and if there be no hereafter, they can be but with the infidel in his eternal sleep, having had the assistance of an exalted hope through life, without subsequent disappointment, since (at the worst of them) out of nothing nothing can arise; not even sorrow. . . . "But

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