The Second Series Tracts

The Second Series Tracts

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...3 Oft when death's awful, gloomy vale, Affrighted nature dreads to see. What thoughts would then my heart assail, Did I not hope, O Lord, in thee I 4 But I can never, never sink, My faith a wreck can never be; Boldly I stand on Jordan's brink, And sing, " My hope, O Lo'd '- in thee!" 18. The Better Part. 1 Lord, I cannot let thee go, Till a blessing thou bestow: Do not turn away thy face, Mine's an urgent, pressing case. t Dost thou ask me who I am? Ah! my Lord, thou know'st my name; Yet the question gives a plea To support my suit with thee. 3 Thou didst once a wretch behold, In rebellion blindly bold, Scorn thy grace, thy power defy; That poor rebel, Lord, was I. 4 Once a sinner near despair. Sought thy mercy-seat by pnyer j Mercy heard, and set him free; Lord, that mercy came to me. 1 Beset with mares on ev'ry haul, In life's uncertain path I stand: Saviour divine! diffuse thy light To guide my doubtful footsteps lignt 2 Engage this roving treach'roiu heart To fix on M try's better part, To scorn the trifles of a day. For joys that none can lake away. 3 Then let the wildest storms arise; Lt tempests mingle earth and skies; No fatal shipwreck shall 1 fear, But all my treasures with me bear. 4 If thou, my Jesus! still be nigh, Cheerful I live, and joyful i!ic; Secure when mortal comforts flee, To find ten thousand worlds in thee. 19. The Sea. 1 I- for a time the air he calm, Serene and smooth the sea appears, And shows no danger to alarm The inexperienc'd landsman's fears: 2 But if the tempest once arise, The faithless water swells and raves;.is billows, foaming to the skies, Disclose a thousand threat'ning graves. 3 My untry'd heart thus seem'd to me (So little of myself I knew) Smooth as the calm unruffled sea, But, ah! H...show more

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  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236651308
  • 9781236651303