Hymns of the Church Universal

Hymns of the Church Universal

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...upsoaring From farthest quest comes back: thou art not there. Yet high above the limits of my seeing, And folded far within the inmost heart, And deep below the deeps of conscious being, Thy splendor shineth: there, O God! thou art. I cannot lose thee. Still in thee abiding, The end is clear, how wide soe'er I roam: The hand that holds the worlds my steps is guiding, And I must rest at last in thee, my home. Amen. Eliza Scudder. "/?'/: He giveth quietness, who then can make trouble f" 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 1 To sojourn in the world, and yet apart; To dwell with God, yet still with man to feel; To bear about forever in the heart The gladness which his Spirit doth reveal! Who shall make trouble? Not the evil minds Which like a shadow o'er creation lower; The soul which peace hath thus attuned finds How strong within doth reign the Calmer's power. 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. What shall make trouble? Not slow-wasting pain, Not the impending, certain stroke of death; These do but wear away, then snap the chain Which bound the spirit down to things beneath. Sarah J. Williams. ' In him we live, and move, and have our beingTM Father, thy wonders do not singly stand, Nor far removed where feet have seldom strayed: Around us ever lies the enchanted land, In marvels rich to thine own sons displayed. In finding thee are all things round us found; In losing thee are all things lost beside; Ears have we, but in vain sweet voices sound, And to our eyes...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236977750
  • 9781236977755