The Glory-Land

The Glory-Land

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: victory; the cross will have merged in the crown, and the harp, and the white robe; and the song of the Lamb, sung in weakness here so often, will then be sung with a clear voice and unfaltering lips, as we take our stand amid heaven's choristers. A Father's love, a Saviour's presence, will ensure perfect happiness and unsullied bliss, for has He not said, "I and my Father are one," and also, "In My Father's house are many mansions; I go to prepare a place for you, ... that where I am ye may be also"? 0 Why should I fear to close my sight On the dim, dark scenes of the dismal night, When I know I shall open my eyes to see The light that shall never depart from me? The peace that prevails in my soul is given As a cheering beam from the joys of heaven; And angels are waiting my spirit to guide To the home prepared on the other side. The sweet airs breathe from the golden strand, And sounds are borne from the better land, And the golden city appears afar, Where Jesus is, and the loved ones are. They come, they come I I can sweetly feel The mystic influence over me steal; They come, they come! and I lie at rest On the strength and love of the angels' breast. A glimpse of glory is sweetly given Ere the soul departs for the joys of heaven; And a taste of the bliss is partaken ere The spirit enjoys its fulness there. They come, they come! 0 cannot you hear? How beautiful now is the light, and clear! How soft the air 1 What sounds are given! The silence of earth is the welcome of heaven I CHAPTER VI. Heaven (continued). There's a land where they hunger and thirst no more, Unknown are all sorrow and sin; No storms ever visit its beautiful shore, Or blight its fair flowers within. The waters of life flow in music along The...
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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801555
  • 9781236801555