Star in the East: With Other Poems

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Taylor and Hessey, 1824 - Electronic book - 195 pages
 

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Page 57 - Bread of heaven, on thee we feed, For thy flesh is meat indeed: Ever let our souls be fed With this true and living bread. 2 Vine of heaven, thy blood supplies This blest cup of sacrifice: Lord, thy wounds our healing give; To thy cross we look and live. 3 Day by day with strength supplied, Through the life of him who died; Lord of life, O let us be Rooted, grafted, built on thee!
Page 25 - And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates ; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.
Page 62 - SHALL I FOLLOW HIM I SERVE? HOW shall I follow Him I serve ? How shall I copy Him I love ? Nor from those blessed footsteps swerve Which lead me to His seat above...
Page 113 - WHEN I can trust my all with God, In trial's fearful hour, Bow, all resigned, beneath his rod, And bless his sparing power, A joy springs up amid distress, A fountain in the wilderness. 2 O, to be brought to Jesus...
Page 52 - Oh, when His wisdom can mistake, His might decay, His love forsake, Then may His children cease to sing, The Lord Omnipotent is King.
Page 51 - The Lord Omnipotent is King. 2 The Lord is King ! who then shall dare Resist His will, distrust His care, Or murmur at His wise decrees, Or doubt His royal promises?
Page 60 - Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
Page 52 - One Lord, one empire, all secures : He reigns, — and life and death are yours. Through earth and heaven one song shall ring, The Lord Omnipotent is King.
Page 22 - His magnanimity accepted a tnist as full of danger as of glory; but in a city where his Saviour had been crowned with thorns, the devout pilgrim rejected the name and ensigns of royalty: and the founder of the kingdom of Jerusalem contented himself with the modest title of Defender and Baron of the Holy Sepulchre.
Page 93 - Blessed fold ! no foe can enter, And no friend departeth thence ; Jesus is their sun, their centre, And their shield Omnipotence...

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