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Heaven in Song: Comprising the Gems of All Ages on the Better Land (Classic ...
Henry C. Fish
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angels bear beauty behold blessed blest bliss breast breath bright calm cease Christ clouds comes crown dark dear death divine doth dream dwell earth earthly endless eternal eyes face fair faith Father fear feet flow flowers forever friends gates give glad glorious glory golden grace grief hand happy hast hath hear heart heaven heavenly holy hope hour immortal Jesus King Lamb land lead leaves life's light living look Lord meet mortal never night o'er once pain pass peace pleasure praise pure rest rise river round saints Saviour shine shore sighs sight sing skies smile song soon sorrow soul sound spirit stand stars stream sweet tears tell thee Thine things thou thought throne toil voice wait watch weary weep wings
Page 440 - RISE, my soul, and stretch thy wings^ Thy better portion trace; Rise from transitory things, Towards heaven thy native place : Sun and moon and stars decay ; Time shall soon this earth remove : Rise, my soul, and haste away, To seats prepared above.
Page 245 - GLORIOUS things of thee are spoken, Zion, city of our God ! He whose word cannot be broken, Formed thee for his own abode : On the Rock of Ages founded — What can shake thy sure repose? With salvation's walls surrounded, Thou may'st smile at all thy foes.
Page 428 - Where loyal hearts and true Stand ever in the light, All rapture through and through, In God's most holy sight.
Page 336 - No sooner had the Almighty ceased, but all The multitude of angels, with a shout Loud as from numbers without number, sweet As from blest voices, uttering joy...
Page 124 - Jerusalem, my happy home, My soul still pants for thee ; Then shall my labours have an end, When I thy joys shall see.
Page 646 - I dare not choose my lot; I would not, if I might: Choose Thou for me, my God, So shall I walk aright.
Page 140 - He by Himself hath sworn, I on His oath depend ; I shall, on eagles' wings up-borne, To heaven ascend : I shall behold His face, I shall His power adore, And sing the wonders of His grace For evermore.
Page 325 - And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.
Page xvii - HEAR what God, the Lord, hath spoken : O my people, faint and few, Comfortless, afflicted, broken, Fair abodes I build for you : Scenes of heartfelt tribulation Shall no more perplex your ways ; You shall name your walls salvation, And your gates shall all be praise.
Page 285 - There's one with ringlets of sunny gold, And eyes, the reflection of heaven's own blue; He crossed in the twilight gray and cold, And the pale mist hid him from mortal view. We saw not the angels who met him there; The gates of the city we could not see: Over the river, over the river, My brother stands waiting to welcome me!