Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship

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W. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, 1847 - English drama - 530 pages

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OCLC Number: 4245198
Subjects Hymns, English

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Page 265 - Gratitude. 1 WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I 'm lost In wonder, love, and praise. 2 Unnumbered comforts on my soul Thy tender care bestowed, Before my infant heart conceived From whom those comforts flowed. Thine arm, unseen, conveyed me safe, And led me up to
Page 14 - crowd thy gates, with thankful songs, High as the heaven our voices raise ; And Earth, with her ten thousand tongues, Shall fill thy courts with sounding praise. 5 Wide as the world is thy command ; Vast as eternity thy love ; Firm as a rock thy truth shall stand, When rolling years shall cease to move. 20.
Page 122 - 3 He comes, the prisoner to release, In Satan's bondage held ; The gates of brass before him burst, The iron fetters yield. 4 He comes, from thickest films of vice To clear the mental ray, And on the eyeballs of the blind To pour celestial day. 5 He comes, the broken heart to bind, And with
Page 516 - What sought they thus afar ? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war ? — They sought a faith's pure shrine ! Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod ! They have left unstained what there they found, — Freedom to worship God.
Page 14 - Jehovah is the sovereign God, The universal King. 2 Come, worship at his throne ; Come, bow before the Lord ; We are his work and not our own ; He formed us by his word. 3 To-day attend his voice, Nor dare provoke his rod ; Come, like the people of his choice, And own your gracious God.
Page 211 - Bid darkness turn to day, Wipe sorrow's tears away, Nor let me ever stray From thee aside. 3 When ends life's transient dream, When death's cold, sullen stream Shall o'er me roll, O Father, then in love Fear and distress remove, And bear me safe above, — A ransomed soul.
Page 35 - To seats prepared above. 2 Rivers to the ocean run, Nor stay in all their course ; Fire, ascending, seeks the sun ; Both speed them to their source. So a soul that 's born of God Pants to view his glorious face ; Upward tends to his abode, To rest in his embrace. CM
Page 66 - Of all this wondrous world we see ; Its glow by day, its smile by night, Are but reflections caught from thee. Where'er we turn, thy glories shine, And all things fair and bright are thine. 2 When day, with farewell beam, delays Among the opening clouds of even, And we can almost think we
Page 525 - 2 May thy rich grace impart Strength to my fainting heart, My zeal inspire; As thou hast died for me, O, may my love to thee Pure, warm, and changeless be — A living fire. 3 While life's dark maze T tread, And griefs around me spread, Be thou my guide
Page 252 - O LORD ! my best desires fulfil, And help me to resign Life, health, and comfort to thy will, And make thy pleasure mine. 2 Why should I shrink at thy command, Whose love forbids my fears ; Or tremble at thy gracious hand, That wipes away my tears ? 3 No ! let me rather freely yield

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