A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors: Intended to be an Appendix to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns

S.C. Ustick, 1807 - 632 páginas

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Página cccix - See! the streams of living waters, Springing from eternal love, , Well supply thy sons and daughters, And all fear of want remove: Who can faint while such a river Ever flows their thirst t' assuage ? Grace which, like the Lord the giver, Never fails from age to age.
Página xcii - So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame ; So purer light shall mark the road, That leads me to the Lamb.
Página cxxii - CHRIST, the Lord, is risen to-day, Sons of men and angels say ; Raise your joys and triumphs high ; Sing, ye heavens, — and earth, reply. 2 Love's redeeming work is done ; Fought the fight, the battle won : Lo!
Página ccclix - I'm constrained to be ! Let that grace, Lord, like a fetter, Bind my wandering heart to Thee : Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it ; Prone to leave the God I love ; Here's my heart, oh take and seal it, Seal it from Thy courts above.
Página cclxxix - ORD, we come before thee now, ." At thy feet we humbly bow; O ! do not our suit disdain; Shall we seek thee, Lord, in vain? 2 Lord, on thee our souls depend ; In compassion, now descend ; Fill our hearts with thy rich grace; Tune our lips to sing thy praise. 3 In thine own appointed way, Now we seek thee. here we stay; Lord, we know not how to go, Till a blessing thou bestow.
Página cccxxi - THOU only Sovereign of my heart, My Refuge, my almighty Friend — And can my soul from thee depart, On whom alone my hopes depend ! 2 Whither, ah ! whither shall I go, A wretched wanderer from my Lord ? Can this dark world of sin and woe One glimpse of happiness afford...
Página cccxvii - How pay the mighty debt ? 2 High on a throne of radiant light Dost thou exalted shine ; What can my poverty bestow, When all the worlds are thine ? 3 But thou hast brethren here below, The partners of thy grace, And wilt confess their humble names Before thy Father's face. 4 In them thou may'st be clothed and fed, And visited and cheered : And in their accents of distress My Saviour's voice is heard.
Página cl - Ye chosen seed of Israel's race, Ye ransomed from the fall, Hail him who saves you by his grace, And crown him Lord of all. 3 Sinners, whose love can ne'er forget The wormwood and the gall; Go. spread your trophies at his feet, And crown him Lord of all.
Página ccclxi - Their union with thy favor crown, And bless the nuptial bands. 3 With gifts of grace their hearts endow, Of all rich dowries best; Their substance bless, and peace bestow, To sweeten all the rest. 4 In purest love their souls unite, That they, with Christian care, May make domestic burdens light, By taking mutual share.
Página cxcii - Ye are travelling home to God, In the way the fathers trod ; They are happy now — and ye Soon their happiness shall see. 3 Shout, ye little flock, and blest ; You on Jesus' throne shall rest : There your seat is now prepared — There your kingdom and reward.

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