Pietas privata, the book of private devotion, with an intr. essay on prayer

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Page 198 - O Thou, by whom we come to God ! The Life, the Truth, the Way; The path of prayer Thyself hast trod : Lord, teach us how to pray.
Page 209 - 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 215 - Love and grief my heart dividing, With my tears his feet I'll bathe, Constant still in faith abiding, Life deriving from his death; May I still enjoy this feeling: In all need to Jesus go; Prove his wounds each day more healing, And himself more deeply know.
Page 218 - The friends, who in our sunshine live, When winter comes, are flown; And he who has but tears to give, Must weep those tears alone. But Thou wilt heal that broken heart, Which, like the plants that throw Their fragrance from the wounded part, Breathes sweetness out of woe.
Page 25 - For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.
Page 205 - Thee will I love, my Joy, my Crown, Thee will I love, my Lord, my God ; Thee will I love, beneath thy frown, Or smile, thy sceptre, or thy rod ; What though my flesh and heart decay ; Thee shall I love in endless day ! 55.
Page 207 - There, if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh, with what peace, and joy, and love, She communes with her God...
Page 208 - Where is the blessedness I knew, When first I saw the Lord? Where is the soul-refreshing view Of Jesus and his word? 3 What peaceful hours I once enjoyed ! How sweet their memory still ! But they have left an aching void The world can never fill.
Page 192 - O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments...
Page 160 - HEAR my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee: hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble. Incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.

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