"Until the Day Break ": And Other Hymns and Poems Left Behind

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1890 - Christian poetry - 283 pages
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Page 40 - DEJOICE and be glad! The Redeemer has come ! Go look on His cradle, His cross, and His tomb. Sound His praises, tell the Story, of Him who was slain. Sound His praises, tell with gladness He liveth again.
Page 131 - Long days and nights upon this restless bed, Of daily, nightly weariness and pain! — 'Yet Thou art here, my ever-gracious Lord, Thy well-known voice speaks not to me in vain; ' In Me ye shall have peace !' " The darkness seemeth long, and even the light No respite brings with it; no soothing rest For this worn frame ; yet in the midst of all Thy love revives. Father, Thy will is best.
Page 285 - ... first time to the story of the Gospel and of the Cross. We lived to see that chief and all his tribe sitting in the school of Christ. And there is perhaps not an island in these southern seas, amongst all those won for Christ, where similar acts of heroism on the part of converts cannot be recited.
Page 133 - Father, the flesh is weak ; fain would I rise Above its weakness into things unseen. Lift Thou me up ; give me the open ear To hear the voice that speaketh from within :— ' In Me ye shall have peace ! ' Father, the hour is come ; the hour when I Shall with these fading eyes behold Thy face ; And drink in all the fulness of Thy love — Till then, oh speak to me Thy words of grace : — ' In Me ye shall have peace 1 ' " WILLIAM DIOKS0N, Whose well-known hymn, "Childhood's Years are Passing O'er...
Page 44 - ... shall wake on that fair morn of morns, After whose dawning never night returns, And with whose glory day eternal burns, I shall be satisfied ! When I shall see Thy glory face to face, When in Thine arms Thou wilt Thy child embrace, When Thou shalt open all Thy stores of grace, I shall be satisfied ! When I shall meet with those whom I have loved, Clasp in my eager arms the long removed, When I shall find how faithful Thou hast proved, I shall be satisfied!
Page 114 - But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels.
Page 44 - Delivered from all weakness and all pain, I shall be satisfied. When I shall gaze upon the face of Him Who for me died, with eye no longer dim, And praise Him in the everlasting hymn, I shall be satisfied. When I shall call to mind the long, long past, With clouds, and storms, and shadows overcast. And know that I am saved and blest at last, I shall be satisfied. When every enemy shall disappear, The unbelief, the darkness, and the fear, When Thou shalt smooth the brow and wipe the tear, I shall...
Page 239 - Blessed be God, our God, alone, Our God, the Everlasting One, Who spake the word, and it was done...
Page 41 - Rejoice and be glad ! for our King is on high, He pleadeth for us on His throne in the sky. 7 Rejoice and be glad ! for He cometh again : He cometh in glory, the Lamb that was slain.
Page 41 - Redemption is finished, the price hath been paid. 4 Rejoice and be glad ! now the pardon is free ! The Just for the unjust has died on the tree.

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