Hymns for Schools: With Appropriate Selections from Scripture and Tunes Suited to the Metres of the Hymns

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E.C. & J. Biddle, 1852 - Hymns, English - 270 pages
 

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Page 53 - I'll cheerful leave, And find my heaven in thee. CM Wachuaett. Princeton. Longing for a closer Walk with God. 1 OH ! for a closer walk with God, A calm and heavenly frame : A light, to shine upon the road That leads me to the Lamb.
Page 54 - So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame ; So purer light shall mark the road That leads me to the Lamb.
Page 170 - FROM every stormy wind that blows, From every swelling tide of woes, There is a calm, a sure retreat : "Tis found beneath the mercy-seat. 2 There is a place where Jesus sheds The oil of gladness on our heads ; A place than all besides more sweet : It is the blood-bought mercy-seat.
Page 255 - Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed ; Teach me to die, that so I may Rise glorious at the awful day.
Page 29 - THE heavens declare thy glory Lord ; In every star thy wisdom shines ; But when our eyes behold thy word, We read thy name in fairer lines. 2 The rolling sun, the changing light, And nights and days thy power confess ; But the blest volume thou hast writ, Reveals thy justice and thy grace.
Page 43 - HAIL to the Lord's Anointed, Great David's greater Son ; Hail, in the time appointed, His reign on earth begun ; He comes to break oppression, To set the captive free, To take away transgression, And rule in equity.
Page 222 - When the woes of life o'ertake me, Hopes deceive and fears annoy, Never shall the cross forsake me, Lo ! it glows with peace and joy.
Page 140 - MY God, the spring of all my joys, The life of my delights, The glory of my brightest days, And comfort of my nights : — 2 In darkest shades, if thou appear, My dawning is begun; Thou art my soul's bright morning star, And thou my rising sun.
Page 140 - Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; The labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; The flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Page 255 - THUS far the Lord has led me on, Thus far his power prolongs my days ! And every evening shall make known Some fresh memorial of his grace. 2 Much of my time has run to waste, And I, perhaps, am near my home...

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