St. Giles', Edinburgh: Church, College, and Cathedral, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

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W. & R. Chambers, 1889 - Edinburgh. St. Giles's church - 423 pages

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Page 406 - The glorious company of the apostles praise thee. The goodly fellowship of the prophets praise thee. The noble army of martyrs praise thee. The holy Church throughout all the world doth acknowledge thee: the Father of an infinite majesty; thine honourable, true and only Son; also the Holy Ghost the Comforter.
Page 406 - WE praise thee, O God; we acknowledge thee to be the Lord. All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting. To thee, all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein. To thee, Cherubim and Seraphim continually do cry, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth; Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory.
Page 406 - When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers. Thou sittest at the right hand of God in the glory of the Father. We believe that thou shalt come to be our Judge. We therefore pray thee help thy servants whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood.
Page 411 - O GOD of Bethel ! by whose hand Thy people still are fed ; Who, through this weary pilgrimage, Hast all our fathers led : 2 Our vows, our prayers, we now present Before thy throne of grace : God of our fathers! be the God Of their succeeding race.
Page 405 - Sing to the Lord with cheerful voice; Him serve with fear, his praise forth tell, Come ye before him and rejoice. 2 The Lord, ye know, is God indeed, Without our aid he did us make ; We are his flock, he doth us feed, And for his sheep he doth us take. 3 O enter then his gates with praise, Approach with joy his courts unto; Praise, laud, and bless his name always, For it is seemly so to do.
Page 411 - THE peace of God, which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of His Son Jesus Christ our Lord : And the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you and remain with you always.
Page 407 - CHRIST is made the sure Foundation, Christ the Head and Corner-stone, Chosen of the Lord and precious, Binding all the Church in one, Holy Zion's help for ever, And her confidence alone.
Page 74 - Douglas blood, With mitre sheen, and rocquet white, Yet show'd his meek and thoughtful eye But little pride of prelacy ; More pleased that, in a barbarous age, He gave rude Scotland Virgil's page, Than that beneath his rule he held The bishopric of fair Dunkeld.
Page 407 - To this temple, where we call Thee. Come, O Lord of hosts, to-day : With Thy wonted loving-kindness Hear Thy servants as they pray, And Thy fullest benediction Shed within its walls alway.
Page 135 - The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world Comfort thyself: what comfort is in me?

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