Isaac Sharp: An Apostle of the Nineteenth Century

Headley Brothers, 1898 - 297 pagina's

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Pagina 32 - Far and wide, though all unknowing, Pants for thee each mortal breast ; Human tears for thee are flowing, Human hearts in thee would rest, Thirsting, as for dews of even, As the new-mown grass for rain ; Thee they seek, as God of heaven, Thee, as man, for sinners slain.
Pagina 97 - We lose what on ourselves we spend, We have as treasure without end Whatever, Lord, to Thee we lend, Who givest all.
Pagina 200 - That quickens only where thou say'st it may : Unless Thou show to us thine own true way No man can find it: Father ! Thou must lead. Do Thou, then, breathe those thoughts into my mind By which such virtue may in me be bred That in thy holy footsteps I may tread; The fetters of my tongue do Thou unbind, That I may have the power to sing of thee, And sound thy praises everlastingly.
Pagina 91 - Peace shall follow battle, Night shall end in day. 4 "Well I know thy trouble, 0 My servant true ; Thou art very weary, 1 was weary too ; But that toil shall make thee Some day all Mine own, And the end of sorrow Shall be near My throne.
Pagina 175 - What mean ye to weep, and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Pagina 14 - For the beauty of each hour Of the day and of the night, Hill and vale, and tree and flower, Sun and moon and stars of light, Christ, our God, to Thee we raise This our sacrifice of praise.
Pagina 197 - Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you, "but rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.
Pagina 103 - With willing heart and longing eyes, To watch before Thy gate, Ready to run the weary race, To bear the heavy weight ; No voice of thunder to expect, But follow calm and still, For love can easily divine The One Beloved's will.
Pagina 181 - Thrice blest is he to whom is given The instinct that can tell That God is on the field when He Is most invisible.
Pagina 52 - And evermore beside him on his way The unseen Christ shall move, That he may lean upon his arm and say, " Dost thou, dear Lord, approve?

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