A tribute of gratitude from a humbled sinner, on being permitted to enter his eighty-second year, in two letters [signed A.G.].

1837 - 80 pàgines

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Pàgina xvi - Weak is the effort of my heart, And cold my warmest thought ; But when I see Thee as Thou art, I'll praise Thee as I ought.
Pàgina xvi - HOW sweet the Name of Jesus sounds In a believer's ear ! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear. 2 It makes the wounded spirit whole, And calms the troubled breast ; 'Tis manna to the hungry soul, And to the weary rest.
Pàgina 51 - I'm constrain'd to be : Let that grace, Lord, like a fetter, Bind my wandering heart to thee : Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it; Prone to leave the God I love — Here's my heart, O take and seal it '• Seal it from thy courts above.
Pàgina 24 - I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king?
Pàgina 151 - To Jesus, the crown of my hope, My soul is in haste to be gone ; Oh bear me, ye cherubim, up, And waft me away to His throne...
Pàgina 64 - When all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys ; Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise : ' O how shall words with equal warmth The gratitude declare That glows within my ravish'd heart?
Pàgina 166 - BLESS the LORD, O my soul : And all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, 0 my soul, And forget not all his benefits : Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; Who healeth all thy diseases; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction ; Who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies ; Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things ; So that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.
Pàgina 116 - The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou nearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth ; so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
Pàgina 149 - Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God.
Pàgina 143 - Alas! I knew not what I did; But now my tears are vain; Where shall my trembling soul be hid? For I the Lord have slain. A second look he gave, which said, "I freely all forgive; This blood is for thy ransom paid, I die, that thou may'st live.

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