Sion's melodies: being a collection of hymns, from various authors, adapted for public worship
S. Barbet, 1831 - Music - 273 pages
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adore almighty angels behold bless blest bliss blood divine bright bring celestial cheering Christ cov'nant crown dear death delight divine dwell e'er earth eternal ev'ry heart everlasting everlasting love everlasting song eyes face faith Father fear feet finish'd flesh foes Free grace giv'n guilt hail hallow'd hear heav'n heav'nly hell Holy Holy Spirit hope Hosanna host Immanuel immortal Jehovah Jehovah's Jesus joyful King of kings Lamb light live Lord is ris'n lyre mercy mercy seat mighty ne'er o'er peace pow'r precious blood proclaim ransom'd redeem'd redeeming reign rejoice righteousness rise sacred saints salvation Saviour Saviour bleed seraphs sheep Shepherd shew shine sinners sins skies song souls sov'reign grace sweet sweetest TESUS thee theme thine thou art thro thy glories thy glorious thy Gospel thy grace thy love thy name thy throne thy word tongues triumphant triumphs truth Twas voice wond'rous wonders
Page 218 - EEP silence — all created things, And wait your Maker's nod ; My soul stands trembling while she sings The honours of her God. 2 Life, death, and hell, and worlds unknown, Hang on his firm decree ; He sits on no precarious throne, Nor borrows leave — to be. 3 Chain'd to his throne a volume lies, With all the fates of men ; With ev'ry angel's form and size, Drawn by th
Page 17 - How happy are our ears, That hear this joyful sound, Which kings and prophets waited for, And sought, but never found...
Page 100 - There his triumphal chariot waits, And angels chant the solemn lay : Lift up your heads, ye heavenly gates, Ye everlasting doors, give way.
Page 153 - PLUNGED in a gulf of dark despair, We wretched sinners lay, Without one cheerful beam of hope, Or spark of glimmering day.
Page 108 - Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry, "To be exalted thus:" " Worthy the Lamb,
Page 170 - drooping faith, Our doubts and fears remove. And kindle in our breasts the flame Of never-dying love.
Page 104 - BEHOLD the glories of the Lamb, Amidst his Father's throne ! Prepare new honors for his name, And songs, before unknown. 2 Let elders worship at his feet, The church adore around ; With vials full of odors sweet, And harps of sweeter sound.
Page 242 - Let sinful sweets be all forgot, And earth grow less in our esteem ; Christ and His love fill every thought* And faith and hope be fixed on Him. 5 While He is absent from our sight, 'Tis to prepare our souls a place. That we may dwell in heavenly light, And live for ever near His face.