Book of Common Praise; Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book, Suited to the Special Seasons of the Christian Year, and Other Occasions of Public Worship

Book of Common Praise; Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book, Suited to the Special Seasons of the Christian Year, and Other Occasions of Public Worship

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...He beset, With weapon and'net, Arrayed in death-strife? In God are help and life: He is our sword and armor. By our own might we naught can do; To trust it were sure losing; For us must fight the Right and True, The Man of God's own choosing. Dost ask for His name? Christ Jesus we claim; The Lord God of hosts; The only God: vain boasts Of others fall before Him. 3 What though the troops of Satan filled The world with hostile forces? E'en then our fears should all be stilled: In God are our resources. The world aud its King No terrors can bring: Their threats are no worth: Their doom is now gone forth: A single word can quell them. 4 God's word through all shall have free sway, And ask no man's permission: The Spirit and His gifts convey Strength to defy perdition. The body to kill, Wife, children, at will, The wicked have power; Yet lasts it but an hour! The kingdom's ours for ever! 5 To Father, Son and Holy Ghost, For ever be outpouring One chorus from the heavenly host And saints on earth adoring! That chorus resound To earth's utmost hound, . And spread from shore to shore, Like stormy ocean's loar, Through endless ages rolling. 37O (Second Tune.) 1 Fkom my own works at last I cease, For God alone can give me peace; Fruitless niy toil, and vain my care, Of my own strength I must despair. 2 Lord, I despair myself to heal, I see my sin, but cannot feel True sorrow, till Thy Spirit show My unbelief, the source of woe. 3 'Tis Thine alone to change the heart, Thou only canst good gifts impart; I therefore will my heart resign To Thee; oh, cleanse and seal it Thine. 4 With humble faith on Thee I call, My Light, my Life, my Lord, my all; I wait, O Lord, to hear Thee say, "My blood hath washed thy sins away." 6 Speak, gracious Lord, my...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236527070
  • 9781236527073