A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the Congregation of St. Stephen's Church, Redditch

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the Congregation of St. Stephen's Church, Redditch

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...intercession, All we need, O Lord, supply. HYMN 4. For Advent. Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding; "Christ is nigh!" it seems to say, "Cast away the dreams of darkness, "O ye children of the day!" Waken'd hy the solemn warning, Let the earth-hound soul arise; Christ, her sun, all ill dispelling, Shines.upon the morning skies. Lo! the Lamb, so long expected. Comes with pardon down from heaven: Let us haste, with tears of sorrow. One and all to be forgiven. So when next He comes with glory, Wrapping all the earth in fear, M ay He with his mercy shield us! May He to forgive draw near! Honour, glory, virtue, merit, To the Father and the Son, With the everlasting Spirit, While eternal ages run. Amen. HYMN 5. For Advent Sunday. Hark, the glad sound! the Saviour comes; The Saviour promised long; Let every heart prepare a throne, And every voice a song. He comes, the prisoners to release, In Satan's bondage held; The gates of brass before him break; The iron fetters yield.... He comes, to bind the broken heart, To make the wounded whole; To preach glad tidings to the meek, And bless the contrite soul. Our glad hosannas, Prince of Peace! Thine advent shall proclaim; And earth and heaven shall join to sing The glories of thy name. a HYMN 6. For Advent Sunday. Hosanna to the living Lord! Hosanna to the incarnate Word! To Christ, Creator, Saviour, King, Let earth, let heaven, Hosanna sing! Hosanna, Lord! thine angels cry: Hosanna, Lord! thy saints reply; Above, beneath us, and around. The dead and living swell the sound. Oh, Saviour! with protecting care, Return to this thy house of prayer; Assembled in thy sacred name, Where we thy parting promise claim, But, chiefest, in our cleansed breast, Eternal! bid thy spirit rest, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236970179
  • 9781236970176