Under the Surface

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James Nisbet, 1874 - Christian poetry, English - 336 pages
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Page 88 - LORD, speak to me, that I may speak in living echoes of thy tone; as thou hast sought, so let me seek thy erring children lost and lone.
Page 161 - STANDING at the portal Of the opening year, Words of comfort meet us, Hushing every fear. Spoken through the silence By our Father's voice, Tender, strong, and faithful, Making us rejoice. Onward, then, and fear not, Children of the Day ! For His word shall never, Never pass away...
Page 89 - O teach me, Lord, that I may teach The precious things Thou dost impart ; And wing my words, that they may reach The hidden depths of many a heart. O give Thine own sweet rest to me, That I may speak with soothing power A word in season, as from Thee, To weary ones, in needful hour.
Page 80 - Thou art coming ; we are waiting With a hope that cannot fail, Asking not the day or hour, Resting on Thy word of power, Anchored safe within the veil. Time appointed may be long, But the vision must be sure ; Certainty shall make us strong, Joyful patience can endure.
Page 75 - O bringer of salvation, Who wondrously hast wrought, Thyself the revelation Of love beyond our thought ; We worship Thee, we bless Thee, To Thee, 0 Christ, we sing ; We praise Thee, and confess Thee Our gracious Lord and King.
Page 78 - THOU art coming, O my Saviour ! Thou art coming, O my King ! In Thy beauty all-resplendent, In Thy glory all-transcendent ; Well may we rejoice and sing...
Page 260 - If we could but hear them singing As they are singing now, If we could but see the radiance Of the crown on each dear brow; There would be no sigh to smother, No hidden tear to flow, As we listen in the starlight To the
Page 80 - O the joy to see Thee reigning, Thee, my own beloved Lord ! Every tongue Thy Name confessing] Worship, honour, glory, blessing Brought to Thee with one accord, Thee, my Master, and my Friend, Vindicated and enthroned, Unto earth's remotest end Glorified, adored, and owned I BIELBY, 217 JB LlTLER.
Page 99 - And when the men of that place had knowledge of him, they sent out into all that country round about, and brought unto him all that were diseased, and besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment; and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.
Page 18 - THE ills we see,— The mysteries of sorrow deep and long, The dark enigmas of permitted wrong, — Have all one key : This strange, sad world is but our Father's school ; All chance and change His love shall grandly overrule.

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