Christian Singers of Germany, Issue 39

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Macmillan &Company, 1869 - Biography & Autobiography - 340 pages

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Page 181 - Who from our mother's arms Hath blessed us on our way With countless gifts of love, And still is ours to-day. 2 O may this bounteous God Through all our life be near us, With ever joyful hearts And blessed peace to cheer us ; And keep us in His grace, And guide us when perplexed, And free us from all ills In this world and the next.
Page 7 - How did I weep in Thy Hymns and Canticles, touched to the quick by the voices of Thy sweet-attuned Church! The voices flowed into mine ears, and the Truth distilled into my heart, whence the affections of my devotion overflowed, and tears ran down, and happy was I therein.
Page 7 - Valentiman, a child, persecuted Thy servant Ambrose, in favour of her heresy, to which she was seduced by the Arians. The devout people kept watch in the Church, ready to die with their Bishop Thy servant.
Page 181 - Now thank we all our GoD, With heart, and hands, and voices, Who wondrous things hath done, In Whom His world rejoices ; Who from our mother's arms Hath blessed us on our way With countless gifts of love, And still is ours to-day.
Page 111 - Doom'd is his ancient sway ; A word can overthrow him. Still shall they leave that Word His might, And yet no thanks shall merit ; Still is He with us in the fight, By His good gifts and Spirit. E'en should they take our life, Goods, honour, children, wife— Though all of these be gone, Yet nothing have they won, God's kingdom ours abideth ! LUTHER.
Page 175 - Why shouldst thou fill to-day with sorrow About to-morrow, My heart ? One watches all with care most true, Doubt not that He will give thee too Thy part. Only be steadfast, never waver, Nor seek earth's favour, But rest : Thou knowest what God wills must be For all His creatures, so for thee, The best.
Page 110 - If there were as many devils in Worms as there are tiles on the housetops I would go.
Page 140 - We have no refuge, none on earth to aid us, Save Thee, O Father, who Thine own hast made us; But Thy dear presence will not leave them lonely, Who seek Thee only.
Page 140 - Let holy thoughts be ours when sleep o'ertakes us, Our earliest thoughts be Thine when morning. wakes us; All day serve Thee, in all that we are doing Thy praise pursuing. 4. As Thy beloved, soothe the sick and weeping Bid Thou the prisoner lose his griefs in sleep-' ing: Widows and orphans, we to Thee commend them, Do Thou befriend them.
Page 140 - Master, o'er us ; In soul and body Thou from harm defend us Thine angels send us.

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