The Brick Church Hymns: Designed for the Use of Social Prayer Meetings and Families, Selected from the Most Approved Authors
H.C. Sleight, 1823 - Presbyterian Church - 170 pages
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Page 135 - Hark! They whisper: Angels say, Sister Spirit, come away. What is this absorbs me quite, Steals my senses, shuts my sight, Drowns my spirits, draws my breath?
Page 160 - LORD of the worlds above, How pleasant and how fair The dwellings of thy love, Thine earthly temples are ! To thine abode My heart aspires, With warm desires To see my God.
Page 170 - 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.
Page 8 - Come, Thou Fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing Thy grace; Streams of mercy, never ceasing, Call for songs of loudest praise.
Page 91 - Let cares, like a wild deluge, come, And storms of sorrow fall ; May I but safely reach my home, My God, my heaven, my all...
Page 69 - BLEST be the tie that binds Our hearts in Christian love ; The fellowship of kindred minds Is like to that above. 2 Before our Father's throne We pour our ardent prayers ; Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one. Our comforts and our cares. 3 We share our mutual woes, Our mutual burdens bear ; And often for each other flows The sympathizing tear.
Page 6 - Thus might I hide my blushing face, While His dear cross appears ; Dissolve my heart in thankfulness, And melt my eyes to tears. 5 But drops of grief can ne'er repay The debt of love I owe ; Here, Lord, I give myself away, 'Tis all that I can do.
Page 162 - Jesus' blood; Give every burdened soul release, And bid us all depart in peace. 644 8s, 7s & 4s. T ORD, dismiss us with thy blessing, •*-* Fill our hearts with joy and peace; Let us each, thy love possessing, Triumph in redeeming grace ; O refresh us, : Travelling through this wilderness.
Page 121 - Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take, The clouds ye so much dread Are big with mercy, and shall break In blessings on your head...
Page 132 - Prayer is the burden of a sigh, The falling of a tear, The upward glancing of an eye, When none but God is near.