The Parish Church Hymnal, Ed. by R.M. Taylor

The Parish Church Hymnal, Ed. by R.M. Taylor

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...I sink To slumber in the grave, In death's dark vale, be Thou my Trust To succour and to save. That so, through Him who bled and died, And rose again for me, "The grave, and gates of death" may prove A passage home to Thee, Amen. 42. "I am the bright and morning Star."--Rev. xxii, 16. OME, Thou Bright and Morning Star, Light of Light, without beginning, Shine upon us from afar, That we may be kept from sinning; Drive away by Thy clear light, Our dark night. As the soft refreshing dew Falls on drooping herb and flower, Let Thy Spirit shed anew Life on every wearied power; Bless Thy flock from Thy rich store, Evermore. Let Thy love's pure fire destroy All our earthly taint and leaven, Kindling love and holy joy With Thy dawning eastern heaven: Let us truly rise ere yet Life hath set. Ah! Thou Day-Star from on high, Grant that at Thy next appearing, We, who in the grave do lie, May arise, Thy summons hearing; And rejoice in our new life, Far from strife. Light us to those heavenly spheres, Sun of Grace, in glory shrouded; Lead us through this vale of tears, To the land where days unclouded, Purest joy and perfect peace Never cease. Amen. 43. "Through the tender mercies of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us."--Luke, i, 78. fAYSPRING of eternity! Hide no more Thy radiant dawning! Light from Light's exhaustless sea, Shine on us afresh this morning! And dispel with glorious might All our night. Let Thy mercies' morning dew Rouse our conscience from its blindness; Gladden life's dry plains anew With the rivers of Thy kindness; Water daily us Thy flock From The Rock. Let the glow of love destroy Cold obedience faintly given, Wake our hearts to love and joy With the flushing eastern heaven; Let...
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236928040
  • 9781236928047