A Book of Metrical Hymns, Arranged According to the Services of the Church of England, by a Clergyman

A Book of Metrical Hymns, Arranged According to the Services of the Church of England, by a Clergyman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...to see The brethren join in love to Thee; On Thee alone their heart relies, Their only strength Thy grace supplies. How sweet within Thy holy place With one accord to sing Thy grace; Besieging Thine attentive ear With all the force of fervent prayer. Oh, may we love the house of God, Of peace and joy the blest abode; Oh, may no angry strife destroy That sacred peace, that holy joy. The world without may rage, but we Will only cling more close to Thee; With hearts to Thee more wholly given, More wean'd from earth, more fix'd on heaven. Lord, pour upon us from above The sacred gift of mutual love; Each other's burdens may we bear, And heavenly joys hereafter share. 138. Cheist, Whose glory fills the sties, Christ, the true, the only Light, Sun of righteousness, arise, Triumph o'er the shades of night: Day Spring from on high, draw near; Day Star, in our hearts appear. Dark and cheerless is the morn, Lord, if it be reft of Thee; Joyless is the day's return, Till Thy mercies' beams we see; Till they pour their gladd'ning light Thro' the darkness of our night. Visit, then, these souls of Thine, Pierce the gloom of sin and grief; Fill us, Lord, with light divine; Scatter all our unbelief; More and more Thyself display, Shining to the perfect day. Father, glory be to Thee, Glory to the blessed Son, Glory to the Spirit be, Glory to the Three in One, As it was, is now, shall be "Unto all eternity. 139. As call'd and sent of Thee, O Lord, So come the preachers of Thy word, In one unbroken, hallow'd line, That all the glory may be Thine. By Them Thou spread'st Thy cheering light Where darkly brooded error's night, And guid'st our feet to realms of peace Where life, and pleasures never cease. Lord, from Thy word, the Church's law, Still may they...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815475
  • 9781236815477