Family and Social Melodies: A Collection of Choice Tunes and Hymns, Especially Adapted to Family and Social Devotion

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Carlton & Phillips, 1853 - Hymns, English - 224 pages
 

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Page 22 - FAR from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and tumult far ; From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and praise agree, And seem by thy sweet bounty made, For those who follow thee.
Page 212 - Be ye sure that the Lord he is | God ; || it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves : we are his people, | and the | sheep of "his | pasture.
Page 30 - A thousand ages, in Thy sight, Are like an evening gone ; Short as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun.
Page 8 - Prayer is the burden of a sigh, The falling of a tear, The upward glancing of an eye, When none but God is near.
Page 79 - BLEST be the tie that binds Our hearts in Christian love ; The fellowship of kindred minds Is like to that above. 2 Before our Father's throne We pour our ardent prayers ; Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one. Our comforts and our cares. 3 We share our mutual woes, Our mutual burdens bear ; And often for each other flows The sympathizing tear.
Page 77 - Beyond this vale of tears There is a life above, Unmeasured by the flight of years; And all that life is love.
Page 6 - COME, let us join our cheerful songs With angels round the throne ! Ten thousand thousand are their tongues, But all their joys are one. 2 "Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry, " To be exalted thus ; " " Worthy the Lamb," our lips reply,
Page 98 - AWAKE, my soul, and with the sun Thy daily stage of duty run ; Shake off dull sloth, and joyful rise To pay thy morning sacrifice.
Page 27 - Sweet fields beyond the swelling flood Stand dressed in living green, So to the Jews old Canaan stood, While Jordan rolled between.
Page 117 - BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne, Ye nations bow with sacred joy ; Know that the Lord is God alone, He can create, and he destroy.

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