Supplemental Hymns; Collected for the Use of St. Philip's Church [London]
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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...take our places, And ' our place knows us no more.' But the work that we have builded, Oft with bleeding hands and tears, And in error and in anguish, Will not perish with our years. It will be at last made perfect In the universal plan, It will help to crown the labours Of the toiling hosts of man. It will last and shine transfigured In the final reign of Right, It will merge into the splendours Of the City of the Light. F. ADLER. FATHER, to Thee we look in all our sorrow, Thou art the fountain whence our healing flows; Dark though the night, joy cometh with the morrow; _ ' Safely they rest who on thy love repose. When fond hopes fail, and skies are dark before us, . When the vain cares that vex our life inerease, --_ ' Comes with its calm the-thought that Thou art o'er us, And we grow quiet, folded in thy peace. Nought shall afiright us on thy goodness leaning, Low in the heart faith singeth still her song; Chastened by pain we learn life's deeper meaning, And in our weakness Thou dost make us strong. Patient, O heart, though heavy be thy sorro-ws, Be not cast down, disquieted in vain; Yet shalt thou praise Him when these darkened furrows, I Where now He ploweth, wave with golden grain. ' F. L HOSMER. O THoU whose Spirit witness bears Within our spirits free That We thy children are and heirs Of thine eternity, --Here may this simple-faith sublime O'er-arch us like the sky; Secure below the drift of time Its firm foundations lie. Our thought o'erflows each written scroll, Our oreeds, they rise' and fall; The life of God within the soul Lives and outlasts them all. Here may that witness clearer grow Each waiting heart within, The way of filial duty show And glad obedience win. Here be...
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