A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion

A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...a brother and a friend! 4 This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all. 280. S. M. JOHKS. i O! Know ye not that ye The temple are of God 1 Revere the earth-built shrine, where He Should find a meet abode! 2 Immortal man, keep pure Thyself, that mystic shrine; Let hate of all that's dark endure, And love of all divine. 3 Let saintly thoughts be shown In act by saintly things; Like glories through the temple thrown, From cherub's curtained wings. 4 Let life, a holy stream, Its fountain holy show; Reflecting, with a softened gleam, Heaven's purity below. 1 Blest are the pure in heart, For they shall see our God; The secret of the Lord is theirs; Their soul is His abode. 2 Still to the lowly soul God doth Himself impart, And for His temple and His throne Doth choose the pure in heart. 282. 10s. M. Anonymous. "if He Giveth Quiet, Who Can Make Trouble!" i Quiet from God! how beautiful to keep This treasure, the All-merciful hath given; To feel, when we awake and when we sleep, Its incense round us, like a breath from heaven! 2 To sojourn in the world, and yet apart; To dwell with God, and still with man to feel; To bear about forever in the heart The gladness which His spirit doth reveal! 3 Who shall make trouble, then? Not evil minds, Which like a shadow o'er creation lower; The soul which peace hath thus attuned finds How strong within doth reign the palmer's power. 4 What shall make trouble? Not the holy thought Of the departed; that will be a part Of those undying things His peace hath wrought Into a world of beauty in the heart. 6 What shall make trouble? Not slow-wasting pain, Nor even the threatening, certain stroke of death; These do but...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236587111
  • 9781236587114