Hymns on Various Passages of Scripture

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Marcus Moses, 1853 - Bible - 765 pages
 

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OCLC Number: 12000913
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Hymns, English.
Bible -- Paraphrases, English.
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Page 509 - It makes the coward spirit brave, And nerves the feeble arm for fight ; It takes its terror from the grave, And gilds the bed of death with light. 5 The balm of life, the cure of woe, The measure and the pledge of love, The sinner's refuge here below, The angels
Page 460 - ON the mountain's top appearing, Lo ! the sacred herald stands, Welcome news to Zion bearing, — Zion, long in hostile lands : Mourning captive, God himself will loose thy bands.
Page 235 - We've no abiding city here, — We seek a city out of sight: Zion its name, the Lord is there, It shines with everlasting light.
Page 337 - HOW sweet to leave the world awhile, And seek the presence of our Lord ! Dear Saviour ! on thy people smile, And come, according to thy word. 2 From busy scenes we now retreat, That we may here converse with thee : Ah ! Lord ! behold us at thy feet ; — Let this the " gate of heaven
Page 488 - ES ! we trust the day is breaking ; Joyful times are near at hand ; God — the mighty God is speaking By his Word, in every land ; When he chooses, Darkness flies at his command. 2 While the foe becomes more daring, While he enters like a flood...
Page 508 - WE sing the praise of Him who died — Of Him who died upon the cross ; The sinner's hope let men deride, For this we count the world but loss. 2 Inscribed upon the cross we see, In shining letters, " God is love ; " He bears our sins upon the tree, He brings us mercy from above.
Page 119 - Though the world in arms combine ; Happy Zion, What a favored lot is thine ! 2. Every human tie may perish ; Friend to friend unfaithful prove; Mothers cease their own to cherish; Heaven and earth at last remove ; But no changes Can attend Jehovah's love. 3. In the furnace God may prove thee, Thence to bring thee forth more bright, But can never cease to love thee; Thou art precious in His sight ; God is with thee — God, thine everlasting light.
Page 43 - And heaven's eternal Light. 3 The joy of all who dwell above ; The joy of all below, To whom He manifests His love And grants His Name to know. 4 To them the cross with all its shame, With all its grace is given ; Their name, an everlasting name. Their joy, the joy of heaven.
Page 39 - Sinners in derision crowned Him, Mocking thus the Saviour's claim ; Saints and angels crowd around Him, Own His title, praise His name : Crown Him, crown Him ; Spread abroad the victor's fame.
Page 235 - We've no abiding city here." Then let us live as pilgrims do ; Let not the world our rest appear, But let us haste from all below. 4

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