Shaker Music: Original Inspirational Hymns and Songs Illustrative of the Resurrection Life and Testimony of the Shakers

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W.A. Pond, 1884 - Hymns, English - 250 pages
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Page 160 - In ev'-ry land and clime,. Then let us join this no - ble band, And seek the joy, the hope, . So stand the mer- its of this love In its di-vin - i - ty.
Page 74 - Dying, that in resurrection, Grand and true the soul may rise, Noble type of God-like image Wrought through perfect sacrifice. Life is in the Christian's triumph, When from sin and bondage free, Lo, the prince of darkness cometh, And can find no place in me.
Page 165 - Upward, step f upward. Hold the ranks, let no one fall. Fiercely the bat -tie upward, Loy - al hearts, with heav'n in view. Who greater love can upward, Bound for truth, at - tain the height. Grandly the prospect the glorious weapon, ning of the kingdom?
Page 83 - Oh, what a glorious destiny, Awaits the human soul ! Beyond a brief mortality, Where higher powers control. And step by step, a starry way Will mark its progress on; Rejoicing in unclouded day, Where perfect victory's won.
Page 95 - And the Bridegroom now appeareth, With his Bride in raiment white, Hear ye what the Spirit sayeth, Come receive the truth, the light. 4 Not in measured form 'tis given, Nor in dogmas of the past, Word of life flows down from heaven, Void of priestly cant or caste.
Page 39 - Be suit, ye fierce tempests that rock the great sea! Your strength is as weakness, compared with the, power Of those who from bondage have set themselves free!
Page 2 - ... for what they are — the simple offering, of a simple people. We claim that the words and music, are not all of Earth, nor all of Heaven : simply inspirational gifts, appropriate to, and illustrative of. the life and testimony of Believers in Christ's First and Second Appearing, which find continual use in their sacred worship; wherein are seen Virgins rejoicing in the dance, both men and women together.
Page 183 - In ev - er - lasting day. bear, Till with the ransomed num - ber, The crown of peace I'll wear.
Page 88 - Prophecy of human weal ; Swords shall be to ploughshares beaten, Spears to pruning hooks of steel ; Then as time with budding glory Brings the coming years' increase, Men shall march to fields of labor, Learningthere the arts of peace.

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