The evangelical hymn-book compiled by J. H. Rutherford

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1853
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Page 51 - To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, The God whom heaven's triumphant host, And suffering saints on earth adore; Be glory as in ages past, As now it is, and so shall last When time itself shall be no more.
Page 132 - Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son, The ill that I this day have done ; That with the world, myself, and Thee, I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
Page 70 - Shepherd. 1 nrtlTOU, whom my soul admires above All earthly joy, and earthly love, Tell me, dear Shepherd, let me know Where doth thy sweetest pasture grow? !2 Where is the shadow -of that rock, That from the sun defends thy flock ? Fain would I" feed among thy sheep, Among them rest, among them sleep.
Page 34 - O'er every foe victorious, He on his throne shall rest, From age to age more glorious, All-blessing and all-blest : The tide of time shall never His covenant remove ; His name shall stand for ever ; That name to us is — Love.
Page 137 - Where the saints of all ages in harmony meet, Their Saviour and brethren transported to greet, While the anthems of rapture unceasingly roll, , And the smile of the Lord is the feast of the soul ? 65 3f tuouia not liur 3Uuap.
Page 60 - Contented now upon my thigh I halt, till life's short journey end; All helplessness, all weakness, I On thee alone for strength depend, Nor have I power from thee to move; Thy nature and thy name is Love.
Page 69 - Thou a lamb in all Thy flock I would disdain to feed? Hast Thou a foe before whose face I fear Thy cause to plead ? 5 Would not my heart pour forth its blood In honor of Thy Name, And challenge the cold hand of death To damp th
Page 79 - The pure celestial fire to impart, Kindle a flame of sacred love On the mean altar of my heart. 2 There let it for Thy glory burn With inextinguishable blaze, And, trembling, to its source return In humble prayer and fervent praise. 3 Jesus ! confirm my heart's desire To work, and speak, and think for Thee ; Still let me guard the holy fire, And still stir up Thy gift in me ; 4 Ready for all Thy perfect will, My acts of...
Page 44 - WHAT equal honours shall we bring To thee, O Lord our God, the Lamb, When all the notes that angels sing Are far inferior to thy name ! 2 Worthy is he that once was slain, The Prince of Peace that groaned and died, Worthy to rise.
Page 132 - Angel-guards from thee surround us, We are safe if thou art nigh. 2 Though the night be dark and dreary, Darkness cannot hide from thee; Thou art He who, never weary, Watchest where thy people be. Should swift death this night o'ertake us, And our couch become our tomb ; May the morn, in heaven awake us, Clad in light and deathless bloom.

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