Church Chorals and Choir Studies

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Clark, Austin, & Smith, 1850 - Chorales - 200 pages

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Page 33 - His sovereign power, without our aid, Made us of clay, and formed us men; And when, like wandering sheep, we strayed, He brought us to his fold again.
Page 20 - My lips with shame my sins confess Against thy law, against thy grace : Lord, should thy judgment grow severe, I am condemned, but thou art clear. 5 Should sudden vengeance seize my breath, I must pronounce thee just in death; And if my soul were sent to hell, Thy righteous law approves it well.
Page 59 - Hark ! Hark ! to God the chorus breaks From every host, from every gem ; But one alone the Saviour speaks: It is the Star of Bethlehem...
Page 67 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ, Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy.
Page 78 - So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame ; So purer light shall mark the road, That leads me to the Lamb.
Page 33 - We'll crowd thy gates with thankful songs, High as the heavens our voices raise ; And earth with her ten thousand tongues Shall fill thy courts with sounding praise.
Page 112 - Twere vain the ocean depths to sound, Or pierce to either pole. 2 The world can never give The bliss for which we sigh ; 'Tis not the whole of life to live, Nor all of death to die.
Page 160 - LOVE divine, all love 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.
Page 57 - No rude alarms of raging foes; No cares to break the long repose; No midnight shade, no clouded sun, But sacred, high, eternal noon.
Page 80 - Alas! I knew not what I did, But now my tears are vain; "Where shall my trembling soul be hid? For I the Lord have slain. 6 A second look He gave, which said, " I freely all forgive; This blood is for thy ransom paid ; I die, that thou mayst live.

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