Hymns for the Children of the Church
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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ... ever, Thou wilt intercede. Saints their Crowns of Glory Cast before Thy feet, Throngs of holy Angels Offer incense sweet; Yet our feeble praises Thou wilt not despise, Heavenward they are rising, With Thy Sacrifice. Friend of little children, Hear Thy children's prayer, Take Thy lambs, Good Shepherd, To Thy tender care: Guide us, guard us, feed us, While on earth w? live. And our souls in dying To Thine arms receive. Amen, HAIL to Thee! true Body, sprung From the Virgin Mary's womb! The same that on the Cross was hung, And bore for man the bitter doom! Thou whose Side was pierced, and flower'-Both with water, and with blood! Mayest Thou, dearest Lord, be given, In death's hour to be my food. Son of Mary, Jesu blest! Sweetest, gentlest, holiest! Amen. 93 BEHOLD the Lamb of God! O come ye Angels all, In deep devotion fall His Throne before: The Victim veiled on earth in love, Unveiled, enthroned in Heaven above, Let all adore! Behold the Lamb of God! Drop down ye glorious skies, He died the Sacrifice, For man once lost; Yet lo! for evermore He lives, And to His Church Himself He gives, Incarnate Host! Behold the Lamb of God! All hail, Eternal Word, The Universal Lord To sinners given! Bestowing grace and every good. Feeding us with celestial food, Manna from Heaven! Behold the Lamb of God! O Thou for sinners slain, Let it not be in vain, That Thou hast bled; But plead the Sacrifice Divine, That makes the Father's Face to shine On quick and dead. Behold the Lamb of God! Saints wrapped in blissful rest, Souls waiting to be blest Join in the song; Which we in Christ's dear Church below, Even through trouble, toil, or woe, Love to prolong. Behold the Lamb of God! Worthy is He alone, To sit upon the Throne, Of God above! One with the Ancient of...
- 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
- 13 Sep 2013
- United States
- black & white illustrations