Gleams on the font, a selection of hymns and poems illustrating the services of baptism and confirmation

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W. Skeffington, 1861 - 284 páginas

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Página 177 - A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
Página 160 - They rest not day and night, saying. Holy, holy, [PM holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come" TJTOLY, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty! Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee: Holy, holy, holy!
Página 78 - These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almighty ! thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair : thyself how wondrous then ! Unspeakable ! who sitt'st above these Heavens To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works ; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Página 103 - The eclipse of Nature spreads my pall, The majesty of darkness shall Receive my parting ghost! This spirit shall return to Him Who gave its heavenly spark; Yet think not, Sun, it shall be dim When thou thyself art dark! No! it shall live again, and shine In bliss unknown to beams of thine, By Him recalled to breath, Who captive led captivity, Who robbed the grave of victory, And took the sting from death!
Página 57 - O RENDER thanks to God above, The fountain of eternal love ; Whose mercy firm through ages past Has stood, and shall for ever last.
Página 216 - A sacred burden is this life ye bear, Look on it, lift it, bear it solemnly ; Stand up, and walk beneath it steadfastly ; Fail not for sorrow, falter not for sin, But onward, upward, till the goal ye win ; — God guard ye, and God guide ye on your way, Young pilgrim-warriors, who set forth to-day.
Página 233 - A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone, Short as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun.
Página 160 - Holy, holy, holy! though the darkness hide thee, Though the eye of sinful man thy glory \ may not see; Only thou art holy; there is none beside thee, Perfect in power, in love and purity.
Página 131 - Only there secure from harm. 3 Never, from thy pasture roving, Let them be the lion's prey ; Let thy tenderness, so loving, Keep them all life's dangerous way.
Página 29 - Christ is a path, if any be misled ; He is a robe, if any naked be ; If any chance to hunger he is bread ; If any be a bondman, he is free. If any be but weak, how strong is he ? * Christ f Repentance.

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