Covenant Hymns, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs

Covenant Hymns, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ... But now, most gracious God, thy love Hath taught us better things; Our all is given us from above, From thee salvation springs. 5 We own the sole Almighty cause, Eternal love divine, By which our Jesus died for us, By which we're ever thine, 191. Gal. ii. 16. VAIN are the hopes the sons of men On their own works have built; Their hearts by nature all unclean, Their actions full of guilt. 2 Silent let Jew and Gentile stand, Without one boasting word; And, humbled low, confess their guilt Before their righteous Lord. 3 No hope can on the law be built, Of justifying grace; The law, that shows the sinner's guilt, Condemns him to his face. 4 Jesus! how glorious shines thy grace To sinners taught to trust And claim by faith thy righteousness, Which makes the sinner just. 192. Acts xxvi. 9--18. THE thought of grace, so precious now, Had once no charms, or none for me; My haughty mind disdained to bow, A debtor then I scorned to be. 2 But oh! that grace, despised so long, How rich it is; it came to me; 'Tis now the subject of my song, And while I live, I trust shall be. 3 Of grace abounding, here I'll sing; 'Tis meet I should as one forgiven; Of grace abounding, grace the spring, Of hope on earth, and joy in heaven. 4 And when I reach yon glorious place, Where sinners saved shall sin no more, I hope to sing triumphant grace, And taste of bliss unknown before. 193. 1 Cor. iv. 7. HOW helpless guilty nature lies, Unconscious of her load! The heart, unchanged, can never rise To happiness and God. 2 The will perverse, the passions blind, In paths of ruin stray; Reason, debased, can never find The safe--the narrow way. 3 Can aught beneath a power divine, The stubborn will subdue? 'Tis thine, eternal Spirit, thine To form the heart anew. 4 'Tis more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236872886
  • 9781236872883