The Berwick Hymnal by Arnold Whitaker OxfordThe Berwick Hymnal by Arnold Whitaker Oxford

The Berwick Hymnal

byArnold Whitaker Oxford

Paperback | February 4, 2012

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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. 1888. Excerpt: ... And anxious hearts have pondered here The mystery of life, And prayed the eternal Light to clear Their doubts, and aid their strife. From humble tenements-around Came up the pensive train, And in the church a blessing found, That filled their homes again. For faith, and peace, and mighty love, That from the Godhead flow, Showed them the life of heaven above Springs from the life below. They live with God, their homes are dust; Yet here their children pray, And in this fleeting life-time trust To find the narrow way. On him who by the altar stands, On him thy blessing fall; Speak through his lips thy pure commands, Thou Heart, that lovest all. R. W. Emerson. 458 Dedication Hymn. L.M. O God, accept the gift we bring, This house of prayer at last complete; Now as a grateful offering We gladly lay it at thy feet. All was thine own ere it was ours, And since 'tis ours, 'tis thine the more, For we are thine, and all our powers, O Thou, our Life, whom we adore. Long be these walls a loving home, Where rich and poor shall brothers be; Where strife and envy may not come; Where all may dwell in charity. Long be this spot a sacred place, Where burdened hearts shall meet to pray, Look upward to a Father's face, And find their burdens melt away. This church we dedicate to Light, To Light of Truth and Light of Love, To Hope, to Faith, to Prayer, to Right, To man on earth, to God above. As shines the lighthouse by the sea To guide the sailor on his way, So may this church a beacon be To light man onward toward the day. J. T. Sunderland. J Dedication Hymn. 8s. To Light, that shines in stars and souls, To Law, that rounds the world with calm, To Love, whose equal triumph rolls Through martyr's prayer and angel's psalm,--We wed these walls with unseen bands, In holier shri...
Title:The Berwick HymnalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217887473

ISBN - 13:9780217887472