Gospel Hymns

Paperback | May 15, 2012

byT. Salwey

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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. 1847 Excerpt: ...hear with fearing Greater woes than Zion's doom; Fire and torment without ending, Worms that feed and never die; Cries from hell's dark vault ascending, Which shall never reach the sky; Whilst thine own, of Heaven possest, In glory live and endless rest. No. 66. W$t ILast passober. St. Luke, xxii. 7--22. The evening sun was shining bright On Zion's holy tower, And column and altars bathed in light Greeted the weary pilgrim's sight. Who had come from many a shore, And many a town and country far, The solemn passover to share, At the appointed hour. The Lamb unblemished has been slain, The blood been duly shed; And sprinkled there, where many a stain Upon the altar did remain; It told of faith not dead In Moses' law; which yet aright Was only seen by faith's clear sight, When Christ on Calvary bled. Oh! had that gazing crowd but known Who worshipped on that day, That in that Passover was shown. The last that Moses' law would own, Which now was done away; How had they gazed with strong desire, And some, perchance, had asked with ire, Where then is now our stay? Their stay and hope they soon should see, Though now they knew Him not; Hanging upon the accursed tree, On the blood-stained hill of Calvary, The Lamb without a spot; The Passover, whose blood alone The sin of man could e'er atone, And save from hell's dark lot. But, now with his own chosen few, He too that feast must eat, The last on earth; until anew, Whilst angels stand around to view, Again in Heaven they meet; Then shall the feast of love be spread, On heavenly food shall they be fed,, And He his own shall greet. Meantime, lest here their soul should pine, Through want of heavenly food; Still should they feed on things divine, Should see, through faith, in bread and wine, His body and his blood; Th...

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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. 1847 Excerpt: ...hear with fearing Greater woes than Zion's doom; Fire and torment without ending, Worms that feed and never die; Cries from hell...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217216633

ISBN - 13:9780217216630

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