Original gospel hymns and poems

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Simpkin, Marshall, 1853 - Hymn writers - 360 pages
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Page xxxvii - He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.
Page xxi - His pity gave ere charity began. Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings lean'd to Virtue's side; But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt, for all. And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledg'd' offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reprov'd each dull delay, Allur'd to brighter worlds, and led the way.
Page 322 - Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there...
Page 296 - I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.
Page xxxvi - ... love I bear his Name, What was my gain I count my loss, My former pride I call my shame, And nail my glory to his cross. 3 Yes, and I must and will esteem All things but loss for Jesus' sake O may my soul be found in him, And of his righteousness partake.
Page 169 - WHAT cheering words are these ! Their sweetness who can tell? In time, and to eternal days, ' 'Tis with the righteous well.
Page 10 - TWAS with an everlasting love That God his own elect embraced; Before he made the worlds above, Or earth on her huge columns placed. 14 2 Long ere the sun's refulgent ray Primeval shades of darkness drove, They on his sacred bosom lay, Loved with an everlasting love.
Page 16 - This sacred tie forbids their fears; For all he is, or has, is theirs : With him, their Head, they stand or fall ; Their life, their surety, and their all.
Page 149 - Through fire and flood she goes, A weakling more than strong ; Vents in his bosom all her woes, And leaning moves along.
Page 15 - Hail, sacred union, firm and strong! How great the grace! how sweet the song! That worms of earth should ever be One with incarnate Deity!

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