Musical Leaves for Sabbath Schools: Composed of Musical Leaves Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4, with an Addition of One Hundred Popular Hymns

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Philip Phillips, 1867 - Hymns - 104 pages
 

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Page 65 - The morning light is breaking; The darkness disappears ! The sons of earth are waking To penitential tears; Each breeze that sweeps the ocean Brings tidings from afar. Of nations in commotion, Prepared for Zion's war. 2...
Page 80 - For her my tears shall fall ; For her my prayers ascend ; To her my cares and toils be given, Till toils and cares shall end.
Page 4 - Rest comes sure and soon ; Give every flying minute Something to keep in store ; Work, for the night is coming, When man works no more.
Page 74 - His grace. 2 Much of my time has run to waste, And I perhaps am near my home ; But He forgives my follies past, And gives me strength for days to come. 3 I lay my body down to sleep ; Peace is the pillow for my head, While well-appointed angels keep Their watchful stations round my bed.
Page 74 - It is the blood-bought mercy-seat. 3. There is a scene where spirits blend, Where friend holds fellowship with friend : Though sundered far, by faith they meet Around one common mercy-seat. 4. Ah ! whither could we flee for aid, When tempted, desolate, dismayed, Or how the hosts of hell defeat, Had suffering saints no mercy-seat ? 5. There, there on eagles...
Page 73 - Lo ! such the child whose early feet The paths of peace have trod, Whose secret heart, with influence sweet, Is upward drawn to God.
Page 23 - Waft, waft, ye winds, his story, And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole ; Till o'er our ransomed nature The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator, In bliss returns to reign.
Page 78 - Glory to the new-born KINO. Amen Christmas. Hymn 48. (SECOND TuNE). X "Glory to GOD in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men." HARK I the herald angels sing Glory to the new-born KING, Peace on earth, and mercy mild, GOD and sinners reconciled.
Page 23 - What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile : In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ; The heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone...
Page 28 - I'm constrained to be! Let that grace now, like a fetter, Bind my wandering heart to Thee: Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it, Prone to leave the God I love; Here's my heart, O take and seal it, Seal it for Thy courts above.

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