The Chapel Hymnal: With Tunes

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Biglow & Main, 1882 - Gospel music - 224 pages
 

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Page 62 - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid ; Star of the East, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid. 2 Cold on his cradle the dew-drops are shining, Low lies his head with the beasts of the stall ; Angels adore him in slumber reclining, Maker and Monarch and Saviour of all.
Page 49 - Nothing in my hand I bring ; Simply to Thy Cross I cling ; Naked, come to Thee for dress ; Helpless, look to Thee for grace ; Foul, I to the Fountain fly ; Wash me, Saviour, or I die.
Page 62 - Brightest and best of the Sons of the morning! Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid! Star of the East, the horizon adorning, Guide where our Infant Redeemer is laid...
Page 47 - Just as I am, and waiting not To rid my soul of one dark blot, To Thee, whose Blood can cleanse each spot O Lamb of God, I come...
Page 51 - LO ! he comes with clouds descending, Once for favored sinners slain ! Thousand thousand saints attending, Swell the triumph of his train : Hallelujah ! Jesus comes, and comes to reign. 2 Every eye shall now behold him, Robed, in dreadful majesty ! Those who set at nought and sold him, Pierced and nailed him to the tree, Deeply wailing, Shall the true Messiah see...
Page 103 - WHY should the children of a King Go mourning all their days? Great Comforter ! descend, and bring Some tokens of thy grace. 2 Dost thou not dwell in all the saints, And seal the heirs of heaven ? When wilt thou banish my complaints, And show my sins forgiven ? 3 Assure my conscience of her part In the Redeemer's blood ; And bear thy witness with my heart That I am born of God.
Page 110 - Stand then in his great might, With all his strength endued; And take, to arm you for the fight, The panoply of God.
Page 193 - While the lambs thy bosom share, — 2 Now, these little ones receiving, Fold them in thy gracious arm ; There, we know— thy word believing, 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.
Page 32 - 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. 4 Holy, Holy, Holy ! Lord God Almighty...
Page 9 - Hold thou thy cross before my closing eyes; Shine through the gloom, and point me to the skies: Heaven's morning breaks, and earth's vain shadows flee; In life, in death, O Lord, abide with me!

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