The Changed Cross and Other Religious Poems

The Changed Cross and Other Religious Poems

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...every fear; My spirit seems in heaven to stay; And e'en the penitential tear Is wiped away. Lord! till I reach that blissful shore, No privilege so dear shall be, As thus my inmost soul to pour In prayer to Thee. V V Is night. With Thee alone is day From out the torrent's troubled drift, Above the storm--our prayers we lift--Thy will be done! The flesh may fail, the heart may faint, But who are we, to make complaint, Or dare to plead, in times like these, The weakness of our love of ease? We take with solemn thankfulness Our burden up, nor ask it less; And count it joy that even wo THY WILL BE DO&E. All our way Thy will be done! 136 TRY WILL BE DONE. May suffer, serve, or wait for Thee, Whose will be done! Though dim, as yet, in tint and line, We trace Thy picture's wise design, And thank Thee that bur age supplies Its dark relief of sacrifice--Thy will be done! And if, in our unworthiness, Thy sacrificial wine we press; If, from Thy ordeal's heated bars, Our feet are seamed with crimson scars; Thy will be done! If, for the age to come, this hour Of trial hath vicarious power; And, blest by Thee, our present pain Be Liberty's eternal gain, Thy will be done! Strike! Thou the Master, we Thy keys. The anthem of the destinies! The minor of Thy loftier strain, Our hearts shall breathe the old refrain-Thy will be done! BYMS OF TRUST. 187 BYMX OF TRUST. OLOVE Divine! that stooped to share Our sharpest pang, our bitterest tear, On Thee we cast each earth-born care; We smile at pain while Thou art near! Though long the weary way we tread, And sorrows crown each lingering year, No path we shun, no darkness dread, Our hearts still whispering, Thou art near! When drooping pleasure turns to grief, And trembling faith is changed to fear, The...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964926
  • 9781236964922