Hymns for the Retreat; Alphabetically Arranged

Hymns for the Retreat; Alphabetically Arranged

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...This life's tempestuous sea: Soon shall we reach the peaceful shore Of blest eternity. 133. C. M. Watts. 1 Lord, when I count thy mercies o'er, They strike me with surprise; Not all the sands that spread the shore To equal numbers rise. 2 My flesh with fear and wonder stands, The product of thy skill; And hourly blessings from thy hands Thy thoughts of love reveal. 3 These on my heart by night I keep; How kind, how dear to me J O may the hour that ends my sleep, Still find my thoughts with thee. 134. C. M. Steele. 1 Lord, when our raptured thought surveys Creation's beauties o'er, All nature joins to teach thy praise, And bid our souls adore. 2 Where'er we turn our gazing eyes, Thy radient footsteps shine; Ten thousand pleasing wonders rise, And speak their source divine. 3 Thy wisdom, power, and goodness, Lord, In all thy works appear: And O, let man thy praise record--Man, thy distinguished care! 4 From thee the breath of life he drew; That breath thy power maintains; Thy tender mercy, ever new, His brittle frame sustains. 5 Yet nobler favors claim his praise, Of reason's light possessed; By revelation's brighter rays Still more divinely blessed. 135. 8s. & 7s. C. Wesley. 1 Love divine, all love excelling, Joy of heaven, to earth come down, Fix in us thy humble dwelling, All thy faithful mercies crown: Jesus, thou art all compassion; Pure, unchanging love thou art; Visit us with thy salvation, Enter every trembling heart. Come, thou mighty to deliver, Let us all thy grace receive; Suddenly return, and never, Never more thy temples leave: Thee we would be always blessing, Serve thee as thy hosts above; Bless and praise thee without ceasing, Glory in thy perfect love. 3 Finish, Lord, thy new creation; Pure and spotless let us be; Let...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837940
  • 9781236837943