Wesleyan Hymnology: Or, A Companion to the Wesleyan Hymn Book: Comprising Remarks, Critical, Explanatory and Cautionary, Designed to Promote the More Profitable Use of the Volume
Thomas Riley, 1845 - 282 страници
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Страница 235 - The shepherds on the lawn Or ere the point of dawn Sat simply chatting in a rustic row; Full little thought they then That the mighty Pan Was kindly come to live with them below; Perhaps their loves, or else their sheep, Was all that did their silly thoughts so busy keep.
Страница 58 - A heart resigned, submissive, meek, My great Redeemer's throne, Where only Christ is heard to speak. Where Jesus reigns alone ; 3 A humble, lowly, contrite heart, Believing, true, and clean, Which neither life nor death can part From Him that dwells within ; 4 A heart in every thought renewed, And full of love divine, Perfect and right and pure and good, A copy, Lord, of Thine...
Страница 27 - Faith, mighty, faith, the promise sees, And looks to that alone ; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries,— It shall be done...
Страница 15 - Lo ! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas I stand, Secure, insensible ; A point of time, a moment's space, Removes me to that heavenly place, Or shuts me up in hell.
Страница 244 - We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but above all, for thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory.
Страница 238 - Jacob selah lift up your heads O ye gates and be ye lifted up ye everlasting doors and the King of glory shall come in...
Страница 12 - Faith lends its realizing light; The clouds disperse, the shadows fly; The Invisible appears in sight, And God is seen by mortal eye.
Страница 58 - Thy nature, gracious Lord, impart; Come quickly from above, Write thy new name upon my heart, Thy new, best name of Love.
Страница 28 - Could we but climb where Moses stood, And view the landscape o'er, — Not Jordan's stream, nor death's cold flood, Should fright us from the shore.