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O THOU, BEFORE WHOSE PRESENCE.
REV. SAMUEL JOHN STONE, (1839- ) 1889.
2. Fierce is our subtle
3. So hast Thou wrought a
O Thou before whose presence Naught e vil may come in,
Yet who dost look in
cy Down on this world of
num - ber De spoil the pleasant land; thank Thee, And for the things to
е ter nal Shall close this battle hour:
Rev. John Bacchus Dykes, (1823-1876) 1875.
no - ble
pur - rose To set the
0 give us sin-bound free, All they who war against them, In strife so keen and long, For bright hope is uplifting Faint hands and fee ble knees, Till all who prayed and strug-gled To set their breth-ren
And Christ-like tender pit - y To seek the lost for Thee.
LUCIUS M. SARGENT.
1. Bondage and death
4. Spare, Lord, the thought-less,
BONDAGE AND DEATH THE CUP CONTAINS.
"Hamburg." L. M.
bro ken more
heart shall deem
Arr. by Lowell Mason, (1792-1872) 1824.
ron chains, Compared with those that chafe the
ute bring, For hap-pier home and
band freed! The or - phan clasps a
chains to bind His weak-er brother
REV. WILLIAM BENGO COLLYER, (1782-1854) 1812. 1 Return, O wanderer, return,
And seek an injured Father's face; Those warm desires, that in thee burn Were kindled by reclaiming grace.
2 Return, O wanderer, return,
And seek a Father's melting heart; His pitying eyes thy grief discern,
His hand shall heal thine inward smart.
Softer than silk are What count-less thou sands The wife re- gains
Το live, by for
RETURN, O WANDERER, RETURN.
3 Return, O wanderer, return,
Thy Savior bids thy spirit live; Go to His bleeding feet, and learn How freely Jesus can forgive.
4 Return, O wanderer, return,
And wipe away the falling tear: 'Tis God who says, "No longer mourn." 'Tis mercy's voice invites thee near.
1. Lord, teach
LORD, TEACH US THE LESSON OF LOVING.
E. C. Zartman, (1857
us the les son of lov
ing, The ver y first giv ing; For this is the
For this we most earnest-ly pray.