A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byJonathan Peele Dabney

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1828 Excerpt: ... 4 For this let us unceasing pray, This all our powers pursue; Till visions of eternal day Break on our raptured view. 155. L. M. Faith in the Invisible God. Heh. xi. 27. 1 Eternal and Almighty king! Thy peerless splendors none can bear; But darkness veils seraphic eyes, When God with all his glory's there. 2 Yet faith can pierce the awful gloom, The great Invisible can see; And with its tremblings mingle joy, In fixed regards, great God! to thee. 3 Then every tempting form of sin, Awed by thy presence, disappears; And all the glowing raptured soul The likeness it contemplates, wears. 4 O ever conscious to my heart! Witness to its supreme desire: Behold it presseth on to thee, For it hath caught the heavenly fire. 5 This one petition would it urge--To bear thee ever in its sight; In life, in death, in worlds unknown, Its only portion and delight! 156. L. M. Imitation of God. 1 Great God! thy peerless excellence Let all created natures own: Deep on our minds impress the sense Of glories which are thine alone. 2 Let these our admiration raise, And fill us with religious awe: Tune all our hearts and tongues to praise, And bend us to thy holy law. 3 But, where we may resemble thee, And in thy godlike nature share, Thine humble followers let us be, And somewhat of thy likeness bear. 4 Pure may we be, averse from sin, Just, holy, merciful, and true; And let thine image, formed within, Shine out in all we speak and do. 157. S. M. God's Parental Character. 1 My Father!--cheering name! O may I call thee mine 1 Give me with humble hope to claim A portion so divine. 2 This can my fears control, And bid my sorrows fly; What real harm can reach my soul Beneath my father's eye? 3 Whate'er thy will denies, I calmly would resign; For thou art just, and good, and wise' O ben...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1828 Excerpt: ... 4 For this let us unceasing pray, This all our powers pursue; Till visions of eternal day Break on our raptured view. 155. L. M....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217157130

ISBN - 13:9780217157131

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