The Children's Praise Book

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J. Nisbet, 1872 - Children's songs - 100 pages
 

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Page 89 - I HEARD the voice of Jesus say, ' Come unto Me and rest ; Lay down, thou weary one, lay down Thy head upon My breast.' I came to Jesus as I was, Weary, and worn, and sad ; I found in Him a resting-place, And He has made me glad. 2 I heard the voice of Jesus say, ' Behold, I freely give The living water ; thirsty one, Stoop down, and drink, and live.
Page 89 - I heard the voice of Jesus say I am this dark world's light; Look unto Me, thy morn shall rise, And all thy day be bright.
Page 119 - Could my zeal no respite know, Could my tears for ever flow, All for sin could not atone ; Thou must save, and thou alone.
Page 119 - ROCK of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee ! Let the water and the blood, From Thy riven side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure, Cleanse me from its guilt and power.
Page 94 - Heaven is my home ; Earth is a desert drear, Heaven is my home ; Danger and sorrow stand Round me on every hand ; Heaven is my Father-land, Heaven is my home.
Page 14 - THERE IS A HAPPY LAND" THERE is a happy land, Far, far away, Where saints in glory stand, Bright, bright as day. Oh, how they sweetly sing, Worthy is our Saviour King! Loud let his praises ring, — Praise, praise for aye!
Page 12 - What brought them to that world above ? That heaven so bright and fair, Where all is peace, and joy, and love ; How came those children there ? Singing, Glory, glory.
Page 33 - 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 28 - I THINK when I read that sweet story of old, When Jesus was here among men, How he called little children as lambs to his fold, I should like to have been with them then.
Page 29 - Yet still to His footstool in prayer I may go, • And ask for a share in His love ; And if I thus earnestly seek Him below, I shall see Him and hear Him above...

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