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E. J. HOPKINS, Mus. Doc.
(See also “St. Gabriel,” No. 138.) 280
“I live by the faith of the Son of God."
And griefs around me spread,
Be Thou my Guide;
Wipe sorrow's tears away, cres Oh, let me from this day
dim Nor let me ever stray Be wholly Thine !
p From Thee aside. 2mf May Thy rich grace impart 4 P When ends life's transient dream, Strength to my fainting heart,
When death's cold, sullen stream My zeal inspire ;
Shall o'er me roll, P As Thou hast died for me,
cres Biest Saviour, then, in love, cres Oh, may my love to Thee
Fear and distrust remove ; Pure, warm, and changeless be,
Oh, bear me safe above, f A living fire !
f A ransomed soul | Amen.
III. - PEACE AND HOPE.
281 “Behold what manner of doze the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should imf BEHOLD the amazing gift of love Though what we shall hereafter be The Father hath bestowed
Is hid from mortal eyes.
4mf Our souls, we know, when He appears,
Shall bear His image bright ; 3p Concealed as yet this honour lies, For all His glory, full disclosed, By this dark world unknown,
Shall open to our sight. O A world that knew not when Hecame,
5 f A hope so great, and so divine, Even God's eternal Son.
May trials well endure, szmf High is the rank we now possess ; And purge the soul from sense and sin, But higher we shall rise ;
As Christ Himself is pure. Amen. BELGRAVE.
WILLIAM HORSLEY, Mus. Bac.
282 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which, according to
, . f BLEST be the everlasting God, 3 mf To an inheritance divine The Father of our Lord !
He taught our hearts to rise ;
Unfading, in the skies. mf When from the dead He raised His Son, 4mf Saints by the power of God are kept And called Him to the sky,
Till the salvation come ; tres He gave our souls a lively hope
We walk by faith as strangers here, That they should never die.
f But Christ shall call us home. Amen
Le 284 "The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in Ilim.”
Of every precious thing. (made And the fear that sends me to Thy.
No hand but Thine shall fill; mf I have a heritage of joy
That yet I must not see ;
cres Is keeping it for me. (mine 2 mf I thirst for springs of heavenly life, 4 mf My heart is resting, O my God, And here all day they rise ;
My heart is in Thy care ;
f Resounding everywhere.
Ten thousand voices say, cres "Glory to Thee for all the grace cres And the music of their glad "Amen" dim I have not tasted yet ;
f Will never die away. Amen.
“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee."
Å The blood of Jesus whispers peace within.
Ô To do the will of Jesus, this is rest.
Ñ On Jesus' bosom nought but calm is found.
f Jesus has vanquished death and all its powers.