Hymns for Social Worship: Selected from Watts, Doddridge, Newton, Cowper, Steele, and Others

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American Tract Society, 1840 - Hymns, English - 468 pages
 

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Page 50 - To you, in David's town, this day, Is born of David's line, The Saviour, who is Christ, the Lord, And this shall be the sign : 4 "The heavenly Babe you there shall find, To human view displayed, All meanly wrapped in swathing bands, And in a manger laid.
Page 431 - The world recedes: it disappears! Heaven opens on my eyes! my ears With sounds seraphic ring: Lend, lend your wings! I mount! I fly! O Grave! where is thy Victory? O Death! where is thy Sting.
Page 82 - Our souls can neither fly nor go To reach eternal joys. 3 In vain we tune our formal songs, In vain we strive to rise ; Hosannas languish on our tongues, And our devotion dies.
Page 363 - GLORIOUS things of thee are spoken, Zion, city of our God ; He whose word cannot be broken Formed thee for his own abode ; On the Rock of Ages founded, What can shake thy sure repose ? With salvation's walls surrounded, Thou mays't smile at all thy foes.
Page 66 - My faith looks up to Thee, Thou Lamb of Calvary, Saviour Divine: Now hear me while I pray, Take all my guilt away, O let me from this day Be wholly Thine.
Page 34 - Before Jehovah's awful throne Ye nations bow with sacred joy; Know that the Lord is God alone ; He can create, and he destroy. 2 His sovereign power, without our aid, Made...
Page 224 - CHILDREN of the heavenly King, As ye journey, sweetly sing ; Sing your Saviour's worthy praise, Glorious in his works and ways. 2 Ye are...
Page 62 - Jesus, Lover of my soul, Let me to Thy bosom fly, While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still is high! Hide me, O my Saviour, hide, Till the storm of life is past; Safe into the haven guide; O receive my soul at last!
Page 357 - ... 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 193 - Weak is the effort of my heart, And cold my warmest thought; But when I see Thee as Thou art, I'll praise Thee as I ought. 6 Till then I would Thy love proclaim With every fleeting breath : And may the music of Thy Name Refresh my soul in death ! 1 017 [~i fio"!

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