Isaac Watts, His Life and Writings, His Homes and Friends

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Religious Tract Society, 1875 - 348 páginas
 

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Página 104 - Then I can smile at Satan's rage, And face a frowning world. 3 Let cares like a wild deluge come, And storms of sorrow fall ; May I but safely reach my home, My God, my heaven, my all : 4 There shall I bathe my weary soul, In seas of heavenly rest, And not a wave of trouble roll Across my peaceful breast.
Página 163 - Our vows, our prayers, we now present Before thy throne of grace : God of our fathers! be the God Of their succeeding race.
Página 241 - These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them and embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
Página 117 - A thousand ages in Thy sight Are like an evening gone, Short as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun.
Página 165 - Our glorious Leader claims our praise, For his own pattern given • While the long cloud of witnesses Show the same path to heaven.
Página 72 - The Ram, the Bull, the Heavenly Twins And next the Crab, the Lion shines, the Virgin and the Scales, The Scorpion, Archer and Sea-Goat, the Man that holds the Watering Pot, And Fish with Glittering Tails.
Página 117 - Our God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Be Thou our guard while troubles last, And our eternal home.
Página 165 - Give me the wings of faith to rise Within the veil, and see The saints above, how great their joys, How bright their glories be. 2 Once they were mourning here below, And wet their couch with tears; They wrestled hard, as we do now, With sins, and doubts, and fears.
Página 116 - LET children hear the mighty deeds Which God performed of old ; Which in our younger years we saw, And which our fathers told. 2 He bids us make his glories known, His works of power and grace ; And we'll convey his wonders down Through every rising race. 3 Our lips shall tell them to our sons, And they again to theirs, That generations yet unborn May teach them to their heirs. 4 Thus...
Página 116 - God, our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, And our eternal home! 2 Under the shadow of Thy throne Thy saints' have dwelt secure; Sufficient is Thine arm alone, And our defence is sure.

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