Hymns for Mothers and Children; Compiled by the Author of "Violet," "Daisy," & C

Hymns for Mothers and Children; Compiled by the Author of "Violet," "Daisy," & C

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...life in man, Might yet have drunk them all. Then wherefore, wherefore were they made, And dyed with rainbow light, All fashioned with supremest grace, Upspringing day and night? Springing in valleys green and low, And on the mountains high; And in the silent wilderness, Where no man passes by? 129 130 CHILDREN IN CHURCH. Our outward life requires them not, Then wherefore had they birth? To minister delight to man; To beautify the earth; To comfort man, -to whisper hope Whene'er his faith is dim; For whoso careth for the flowers, Will care much more for him!, MARY How1'r'r. CHILDREN IN CHURCH. WHEN to the house of God we go, To hear his word and sing his love, We ought to worship him below, As saints and angels do above. They stand before his presence now, And praise him better far than we, ---Who only at his footstool bow, And love him whom we cannot see. But God is present everywhere, And watches all our thoughts and ways: He marks who humbly join in prayer, And who sincerely sing his praise. SEEKING con. 131 The triflers, too, his eye can see, Who only seem to take a part; They move the lip and bend the knee, But do not seek him with the heart. 0, may we never trifle so, Nor lose the days our God has given; But learn, by Sabbaths here below, To spend eternity in heaven. SUNDAY-SCHOOL lI'M.'s. SEEKING GOD. WE come in childhood's innocence, We come, as children, free! We offer up, 0 God! our hearts In trusting love to thee. Well may we bend, in solemn joy, At thy bright courts above, --Well may the grateful child rejoice In such a Father's love. In joy we wake, in peace we sleep, Safe from all midnight harms, Not folded in an angel's wings, But in a Father's arms. 132 THE nnsr orrnnme. We come not as the mighty...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236806344
  • 9781236806345