Another year is dawning

1 Another year is dawning: Dear Father, let it be, In working or in waiting, Another year with Thee; Another year of progress, Another year of praise, Another year of proving Thy presence all the days. 2 Another year of mercies, Of faithfulness and grace; Another year of gladness In the shining of Thy face; … Continue reading Another year is dawning

Grace! ’tis a charming sound

Grace! 'tis a charming sound, Harmonious to the ear! Heaven with the echo shall resound, And all the earth shall hear.   Grace first contrived the way To save rebellious man; And all the steps, that grace display, Which drew the wondrous plan.   Grace led my roving feet To tread the heavenly road; And … Continue reading Grace! ’tis a charming sound

Love divine, all loves excelling

Love divine, all loves excelling, Joy of heaven, to earth come down; Fix in us Thy humble dwelling; All Thy faithful mercies crown. Jesus, Thou art all compassion, Pure, unbounded love Thou art; Visit us with Thy salvation; Enter every trembling heart. Breathe, O breathe Thy loving Spirit Into every troubled breast! Let us all … Continue reading Love divine, all loves excelling

We sing the praise of Him Who died

We sing the praise of Him Who died, Of Him Who died upon the Cross: The sinner's hope let men deride: For this we count the world but loss. Inscribed upon the Cross we see In shining letters, God is love: He bears our sins upon the tree: He brings us mercy from above. The … Continue reading We sing the praise of Him Who died

Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I go

Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I go, My daily labour to pursue; Thee, only Thee, resolved to know In all I think, or speak, or do. The task Thy wisdom hath assigned O let me cheerfully fulfill; In all my works Thy presence find, And prove Thy good and perfect will. Thee may I … Continue reading Forth in Thy Name, O Lord, I go

A glory gilds the sacred page

The Spirit breathes upon the Word, And brings the truth to sight; Precepts and promises afford A sanctifying light, A glory gilds the sacred page, Majestic, like the sun: It gives a light to every age; It gives, but borrows none, The Hand that gave it still supplies The gracious light and heat: His truths … Continue reading A glory gilds the sacred page

I am coming to the cross

I am coming to the cross; I am poor, and weak, and blind; I am counting all but dross; I shall full salvation find. Refrain: I am trusting, Lord, in thee, Thou dear Lamb of Calvary; Humbly at thy cross I bow; Save me, Jesus, save me now. Long my heart has sighed for thee; … Continue reading I am coming to the cross

Praise to the Holiest in the height

Praise to the Holiest in the height And in the depth be praise; In all His words most wonderful, Most sure in all His ways. O loving wisdom of our God! When all was sin and shame, A second Adam to the fight And to the rescue came. O wisest love! that flesh and blood, … Continue reading Praise to the Holiest in the height

Amazing Love!

 The joy of redemption! And can it be, that I should gain An interest in the Saviour's blood? Died He for me, who caused His pain- For me, who Him to death pursued? Amazing love! how can it be That Thou, my God, should die for me? 'Tis mystery all! The Immortal dies! Who can … Continue reading Amazing Love!

In the Cross of Christ I glory

In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time; All the light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime. When the woes of life overtake me, Hopes deceive and fears annoy; Never shall the cross forsake me: Lo! it glows with peace and joy. When the sun of bliss is … Continue reading In the Cross of Christ I glory