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ONFERENCE AND PRAYER MEETINGS,
An D FOR
SOCIAL AND PRIVATE DEVOTION.
“Praise ye the Lord.”
DO W E R : PUBLISHED BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE FREEWILL BAPTIST con NECTION.
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1836, by W.M. BRUR, Agent of “The Trustees of the F. W. B. Connection,” in the Clerk’s Office of the District
The Trustees have been induced to publish this work by the urgent call of our denomination for a collection of Hymns peculiarly adapted to Conference and Prayer Meetings. How far they have succeeded in meeting the necessity for a collection of Hymns of this kind, must be determined by that public to which this selection is now submitted.
Should this work prove a means of facilitating the of. ferings of praise and devotion, and in cherishing and elevating the piety of Christians, and of conveying truth to the hearts and understandings of the unconverted—of adding to the declarative glory of God, then will the objects and desires of the publishers be accomplished.
Dover, Dec. 1836.
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2 Must I be carried to the skies,
While others fought to win the prize,
3 Are there no foes for me to face?
Is this vain world a friend to grace,
4 Sure I must fight, if I would reign :
I’ll bear the toil, endure the pain,
5 Thy saints, in all.this glorious war,
They view the triumph from afar,