Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley Volume 10

Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...peace To live, of holiness possess'd, To die into eternal rest. 293. Take My yoke upon you, and learn of Me, S-v.--xi. 29. Lord, I fain would learn of Thee Meekness and humility; In Thy gentleness of mind In Thy lowliness of heart Rest mine inmost soul shall find, Rest that never can depart. 294. When Thou the bond of sin hast broke, Thine easy, light, and pleasant yoke I cheerfully receive; By the new, sacred load I bear Disburden'd now from every care Beneath Thy cross I live. 2 Redeem'd from passion's tyranny, If Thou implant Thy mind in me, If Thou Thy Spirit impart, I learn the wisdom from above, The meek simplicity of love, Thy lowliness of heart. 3 Then, then the true repose I find Of quiet humble souls reclined On their Redeemer's breast, Like them from my own actings cease, And gain in Thee the perfect peace, The everlasting rest. CHAPTER XII. 295. His disciples were an hungered.--xii. 1. i By miracle the crowd He fed, But let His own disciples need; Present they their great Master see, Yet feel the deepest poverty: And shall a plaintive sinner faint, As left in indigence and want, When Christ doth us relief afford, As quite forsaken of his Lord? 2 What if we pine for want of bread When first we in His footsteps tread, Better to share our Lord's distress, Than plenty with the world possess: Thankful the honour I receive, Saviour, the needy life to live, Sweet fellowship with Thee to prove, And have no riches but Thy love. 296. If ye had known what this mcaneth, I will, &-v.--xii. 7. i How few that saying understand Or practically know, Mercy is the supreme command, We first should mercy show: The smiles of God we cannot gain By outward sacrifice; But genuine charity to man He never will despise. 2 Our alms and works of righteousness, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236542320
  • 9781236542328