STILL for thy loving-kindness, Lord,
1 STILL for thy loving-kindness, Lord,
I in thy temple wait;
I look to find thee in thy word,
Or at thy table meet.
2 Here, in thine own appointed ways,
I wait to learn thy will;
Silent I stand before thy face,
And hear thee say, "Be still!"
3 "Be still! and know that I am God!" -
'Tis all I live to know;
To feel the virt ...read
STILL Lord, I languish for thy grace;
8s & 6s.
1 STILL Lord, I languish for thy grace;
Reveal the beauties of thy face,
The middle wall remove;
Appear, and banish my complaint,
Come, and supply my only want,
Fill all my soul with love.
2 O conquer this rebellious will!
Willing thou art and ready still,
Thy help is always nigh;
The hardness from my heart remove
And give me ...read
STUPENDOUS height of heavenly love,
6-8s. Luke i. 78.
1 STUPENDOUS height of heavenly love,
Of pitying tenderness divine!
It brought the Saviour from above,
It caused the springing day to shine;
The Sun of righteousness to appear,
And gild our gloomy hemisphere.
2 God did in Christ himself reveal,
To chase our darkness by his light,
Our sin and ignorance dispel,
Direct o ...read
STUPENDOUS love of God most high!
8s & 6s. Matthew xi. 28.
1 STUPENDOUS love of God most high!
He comes to meet us from the sky
In mildest majesty;
Full of unutterable grace,
He calls the weary burdened race,
"Come all for help to me."
2 Tired with the greatness of my way,
From him I would no longer stray,
But rest in Jesus have;
Weary of sin, from sin would cease,
SUMMONED my labour to renew,
1 SUMMONED my labour to renew,
And glad to act my part,
Lord, in thy name my work I do,
And with a single heart.
2 End of my every action thou,
In all things thee I see:
Accept my hallowed labour now,
I do it unto thee.
3 Whate'er the Father views as thine,
He views with gracious eyes;
Jesus, this mean oblation join
To thy g ...read
SURROUNDED by a host of foes,
1 SURROUNDED by a host of foes,
Stormed by a host of foes within,
Nor swift to flee, nor strong to oppose,
Single, against hell, earth, and sin,
Single, yet undismayed, I am;
I dare believe in Jesu's name.
2 What though a thousand hosts engage,
A thousand worlds, my soul to shake?
I have a shield shall quell their rage,
And driv ...read
SWEET is the memory of thy grace,
1 SWEET is the memory of thy grace,
My God, my heavenly King:
Let age to age thy righteousness
In sounds of glory sing.
2 God reigns on high, but not confines
His bounty to the skies:
Through the whole earth his goodness shines,
And every want supplies.
3 With longing eyes the creatures wait
On thee for daily food;
Thy liberal ...read
SWEET is the work, my God, my King,
1 SWEET is the work, my God, my King,
To praise thy name, give thanks, and sing;
To show thy love by morning light,
And talk of all thy truth at night.
2 Sweet is the day of sacred rest,
No mortal cares disturb my breast:
O may my heart in tune be found,
Like David's harp of solemn sound!
3 My heart shall triumph in the Lord,
TALK with us, Lord, thyself reveal,
1 TALK with us, Lord, thyself reveal,
While here o'er earth we rove;
Speak to our hearts, and let us feel
The kindling of thy love.
2 With thee conversing, we forget
All time, and toil, and care;
Labour is rest, and pain is sweet,
If thou, my God, art here.
3 Here then, my God, vouchsafe to stay,
And bid my heart rejoice;
TERRIBLE thought! shall I alone,
1 TERRIBLE thought! shall I alone,
Who may be saved shall I
Of all, alas! whom I have known,
Through sin for ever die?
2 While all my old companions dear,
With whom I once did live,
Joyful at God's right hand appear,
A blessing to receive;
3 Shall I - amidst a ghastly band,
Dragged to the judgment-seat -
Far on the left with ...read
THAT health of soul I gasp to know
L.M. "Heal me, O Lord," Jeremiah xvii, 14.
1 THAT health of soul I gasp to know
Which only Jesus can bestow,
Jesus, thy sovereign skill display,
And take this seed of sin away;
The original infirmity,
O were it now expelled by thee,
Who didst my every pain endure,
And die thyself to effect my cure!
2 The world with feeble saints agree ...read
THE Church in her militant state
1 THE Church in her militant state
Is weary, and cannot forbear;
The saints in an agony wait
To see him again in the air;
The Spirit invites, in the bride,
Her heavenly Lord to descend,
And place her, enthroned at his side,
In glory that never shall end.
2 The news of his coming I hear,
And join in the catholic cry,
O Jesus, in ...read
THE day of Christ, the day of God,
L.M. Philippians i. 10; Peter iii. 12.
1 THE day of Christ, the day of God,
We humbly hope with joy to see,
Washed in the sanctifying blood
Of an expiring Deity,
Who did for us his life resign;
There is no other God but one;
For all the plenitude divine
Resides in the eternal Son.
2 Spotless, sincere, without offence,
O may we to his d ...read
THE earth with all her fulness own
L.M. Psalm xxiv.
1 THE earth with all her fulness own
Jehovah for her sovereign Lord;
The countless myriads of her sons
Rose into being at his word.
2 His word did out of nothing call
The world, and founded all that is;
Launched on the floods this solid ball,
And fixed it in the floating seas.
3 But who shall quit this low abode,
THE foe behind, the deep before,
1 THE foe behind, the deep before,
Our hosts have dared and passed the sea:
And Pharaoh's warriors strew the shore,
And Israel's ransomed tribes are free.
2 Lift up, lift up your voices now!
The whole wide world rejoices now!
The Lord hath triumphed gloriously!
The Lord shall reign victoriously!
3 Happy morrow,
THE God of Abraham praise,
6 6 8 4, 6 6 8 4. Genesis xv. 1.
1 THE God of Abraham praise,
Who reigns enthroned above,
Ancient of everlasting days,
And God of love:
Jehovah, Great I AM,
By earth and heaven confest;
I bow and bless the sacred name,
For ever blest.
2 The God of Abraham praise,
At whose supreme command
From earth I rise, and seek the joys;
At his r ...read
THE great archangel's trump shall sound,
1 THE great archangel's trump shall sound,
(While twice ten thousand thunders roar)
Tear up the graves, and cleave the ground,
And make the greedy sea restore.
2 The greedy sea shall yield her dead,
The earth no more her slain conceal;
Sinners shall lift their guilty head,
And shrink to see a yawning hell.
3 But we, who now our ...read
THE harvest of my joys is passed,
6-8s. Jeremiah viii. 20.
1 THE harvest of my joys is passed,
The summer of my comforts fled,
Yet am I unredeemed at last,
And sink unsaved among the dead,
If on the margin of the grave
Thou canst not in a moment save.
2 Destroy me not by thy delay;
Delay is endless death to me!
But the last moment of my day
Is as a thousand years to th ...read
THE heathen perish; day by day,
L.M. Christian responsibility.
1 THE heathen perish; day by day,
Thousands on thousands pass away
O Christians, to their rescue fly;
Preach Jesus to them ere they die.
2 Wealth, labour, talents, freely give,
Yea, life itself, that they may live;
What hath your Saviour done for yon!
And what for him will ye not do?
3 Thou Spirit of th ...read
THE heavens declare thy glory, Lord,
1 THE heavens declare thy glory, Lord,
In every star thy wisdom shines;
But when our eyes behold thy word,
We read thy name in fairer lines.
2 The rolling sun, the changing light,
And night and day, thy power confess;
But the blest volume thou hast writ
Reveals thy justice and thy grace.
3 Sun, moon, and stars convey thy praise ...read