Loving words of caution, counsel and consolation, in poetry and prose

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Page 90 - While life's dark maze I tread, And griefs around me spread, Be Thou my guide ; Bid darkness turn to day, Wipe sorrow's tears away, Nor let me ever stray From Thee aside.
Page 60 - I fear no foe with thee at hand to bless; Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness. Where is death's sting? where, grave, thy victory? I triumph still, if thou abide with me. Hold...
Page 53 - The voice at midnight came, He started up to hear ; A mortal arrow pierced his frame — He fell, but felt no fear.
Page 89 - My faith looks up to thee, Thou Lamb of Calvary ; Saviour divine, Now hear me while I pray ; Take all my guilt away ; Oh, let me, from this day, Be wholly thine.
Page 59 - Swift to its close ebbs out life's little day ; Earth's joys grow dim, its glories pass away : Change and decay in all around I see ; 0 Thou Who changest not, abide with me.
Page 58 - He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much : and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
Page 60 - I need thy presence every passing hour; What but thy grace can foil the tempter's power? Who, like thyself, my guide and stay can be? Through cloud and sunshine, Lord, abide with me.
Page 75 - To Him who sitteth on the throne, And to the Lamb for ever.
Page 29 - There is a secret in the ways of God, With His own children, which none others know, That sweetens all He does : and if such peace, While under His afflicting hand, we find, What will it be to see Him as He is ? And...
Page 13 - Do something — do it soon — with all thy might ; An angel's wing would droop if long at rest, And God himself, inactive, were no longer blest.

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