Songs from the Hearts of Women: One Hundred Famous Hymns and Their Writers

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A.C. McClurg, 1903 - Electronic book - 271 pages

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Page 124 - In the beauty of the lilies, Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me ; As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free...
Page 87 - OF all the thoughts of God that are Borne inward unto souls afar, Along the Psalmist's music deep. Now tell me if that any is> For gift or grace, surpassing this, — " He giveth his beloved sleep...
Page 149 - He died that we might be forgiven, he died to make us good, that we might go at last to heaven, saved by his precious blood. 4 There was no other good enough to pay the price of sin; he only could unlock the gate of heaven, and let us in.
Page 204 - Take my hands and let them move At the impulse of Thy love. Take my feet and let them be Swift and beautiful for Thee.
Page 123 - Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible, swift sword. His truth is marching on.
Page 104 - My Jesus, as thou wilt ! All shall be well for me ; Each changing future scene I gladly trust with thee : « Straight to my home above I travel calmly on, And sing, in life or death, My Lord, thy will be done ! 993.
Page 133 - Wherever he may guide me, No want shall turn me back ; My Shepherd is beside me, And nothing can I lack. His wisdom ever waketh, His sight is never dim, He knows the way he taketh, And I will walk with him.
Page 165 - For one thing only, Lord, dear Lord, I plead, Lead me aright — Though strength should falter, and though heart should bleed— Through Peace to Light. I do not ask, O Lord, that thou shouldst shed Full radiance here; Give but a ray of peace, that I may tread Without a fear. I do not ask my cross to understand, My way to see; Better in darkness just to feel Thy hand And follow Thee.
Page 127 - Thine for ever ! Thou our Guide, All our wants by Thee supplied, All our sins by Thee forgiven, Lead us, Lord, from earth to heaven.
Page 70 - I'd be Nearer, my God, to thee, Nearer to thee ! •3. There let the way appear, Steps unto heaven ; All that thou sendest me, In mercy given; Angels to beckon me Nearer, my God, to thee, Nearer to thee ! 4.

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