Gospel Hymns Nos. 1 to 6

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Ira David Sankey
Biglow & Main Company, 1894 - Hymns, English - 688 pages
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This is the book to look for if you like 19th century gospel songs. Many of the good ones are in here. Also, check out Ira Sankey, "My Life and the Story of the Gospel Hymns," a companion to this book (also listed in this library). Read full review

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Page 615 - Stand up!— stand up for Jesus! The strife will not be long; This day, the noise of battle, The next, the victor's song: To him that overcometh, A crown of life shall be ; He with the King of glory Shall reign eternally ! No.
Page 405 - ... weak, but thou art mighty, Hold me with thy powerful hand : Bread of heaven, Feed me, till I want no more.
Page 4 - For why? the Lord our God is good, His mercy is for ever sure ; His truth at all times firmly stood, And shall from age to age endure.
Page 531 - New graces ever gaining From this our day of rest, We reach the rest remaining To spirits of the blest : To Holy Ghost be praises, To Father and to Son ; The Church her voice upraises To thee, blest Three in One.
Page 494 - Are there no foes for me to face ? Must I not stem the flood ? Is this vile world a friend to grace, To help me on to God...
Page 615 - See heathen nations bending Before the God we love, And thousand hearts ascending In gratitude above : While sinners, now confessing, The gospel call obey. And seek the Saviour's blessing, A nation In a day.
Page 336 - If our love were but more simple, We should take him at his word ; And our lives would be all sunshine In the sweetness of our Lord.
Page 674 - And an immortal crown. 2 A cloud of witnesses around Hold thee in full survey ; Forget the steps already trod, And onward urge thy way.
Page 615 - It can bring with it nothing, But he will bear us through ; Who gives the lilies clothing, Will clothe his people too : Beneath the spreading heavens, No creature but is fed ; And he who feeds the ravens, Will give his children bread.
Page 690 - All glory be to God on high, And to the earth be peace; Good-will henceforth from heaven to men Begin and never cease.

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