Daily Archives: August 19, 2016

Poem – Extended on a Cursed Tree

Hymn XXIII  Extended on a cursed tree, Besmeared with dust, and sweat, and blood, See there, the king of glory see! Sinks and expires the Son of God.  Who, who, my Saviour, this hath done? Who could thy sacred body … Continue reading

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Poem – Behold The Saviour of Mankind

Hymn XXII  Behold the Saviour of mankind Nailed to the shameful tree! How vast the love that him inclined To bleed and die for thee!  Hark, how he groans! while nature shakes, And earth’s strong pillars bend; The temple’s veil … Continue reading

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Poem – Ye Simple Souls That Stray 

Hymn XXI Ye simple souls that strayFar from the path of peace, That lonely, unfrequented way To life and happiness, Why will ye folly love, And throng the downward road, And hate the wisdom from above, And mock the sons … Continue reading

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Poem – Weary Souls That Wander Wide

Hymn XX Weary souls, that wander wide From the central point of bliss, Turn to Jesus crucified, Fly to those dear wounds of his: Sink into the purple flood; Rise into the life of God!  Find in Christ the way … Continue reading

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Poem – O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing

Hymn I O for a thousand tongues to sing My great Redeemer’s praise, The glories of my God and King, The triumphs of his grace!  My gracious Master and my God, Assist me to proclaim, To spread through all the … Continue reading

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