Poems

Poems


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A note I sought to write, to exhort therewith But what shall I write, what shall I say to my fellowlabourers? A man I but am, and what in the future lies I cannot see But this I pray for, yea this is my plea That you ever remember the Lord that has been your guide He that is a covert, in which from the storms you may hide
A Note to my Fellows
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And for what cause were these words so urgent? Why the haste and fervent manner of their proclamation? "for" says the angel "the hour of His judgment is come" Yea the hour that shall tell for salvation or condemnation
Message of the First Angel
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Riches or poverty, whatever life may afford This one thing I've learnt of You my God You are ever the same, though circumstances change Still the same in every age
In Every Season
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With me shall the Saviour think of the travail of His soul and be satisfied? Shall He be able to say, "by My blood, My Father, by My blood the sinner is covered"? Or shall it be that for me in vain He died?
The Judge now sits on the throne
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What sayest Thou? they sought the verdict to attain But judge and jury they had already been For the Scriptures they knew well, they knew what sayeth the law But mercy in its pages it's seems they never saw
Where Hath Mercy Gone?
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O how long shall it be before we see Him? He who died, our souls to redeem When shall we enter that glorious city Wherein dwells no iniquity How long until we can stand on Zion's hill With all them that have done Thy will?
The Christian's hope
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If they learnt from Eve, then they would see, Yea they would see, that joy in not found in gifts, but in the great Giver Than would they seek to from earth's shackles to be free
The Father Calls for you
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Strangers and pilgrims are we in a desert land Seeking a City with sure foundations Whose Builder and Maker is God And wherein shall enter the heirs of salvation
A Better Sacrifice
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Rain, i would love to hear your gentle showers. Whose dew makes glad the trees and flowers Where are the thunders that tell your coming near? Or the dark clouds that tell of coming blessings from on high?
Dew of Heaven
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Oh respite sweet Oh delight of mine That calls aside the weary soul His works to resign That says to man Let now thy labour cease And take hold of heaven's gift And know its accompanying peace
Sabbath's Message
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Their cries now have stilled No longer is heard the voice of dissent No longer do we hear the voice of protest Yet the struggle remains the same
Their Cries Now Have Stilled
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But try he must – he has resolved Little may be the harvest of his endeavours But so long as souls can be saved
I Tried
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Oh how incessant is the plague of sin?! Oh great the evil! As a sword upon the land it minds not who it slays So from the battle I shall not flee For too precious is Your heritage for me to allow such a possibility
Awoken by a Dream
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The heart of the Father is that of the Son For their hearts beat as one. He yet still pleads with you and me. Won't you consider the love I have for you?
Heart of the Infinite
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Looking I saw little glory was to be seen in them Without the sun the clouds dark did appear Yea for now they busk not in the sun's rays And were it not for the stars, they could from sight disappear
As to the clouds I looked
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O what love is this that I perceive? Though for His love, cruelty he did receive Still He loved them, who could such a love story conceive! Though it be told, few are willing to believe
Undying love
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What do you do when darkness and uncertainty are before you? When doubt beside you whispers in your ears Then one seeks the goal to put aside and find silence Then again it comes to mind, and on its heels one's own fears
What does one do?
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Oh hear that sweet sweet name, Jesus the Prince of life, the Prince of peace, the Lord of lords Oh how I thank Him for the price He paid
Yes that's His name
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Be still and know, the Father Himself loves you His heart of love is moved by your grief And aglow with the joy of heaven He would that you should be Yea eagerly He seeks to you to bring relief
Be Still and Know
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Thou hast been my comfort in the night I cannot I cannot succeed in my own might But O what a glorious view is before my sight! He who died for my salvation still in mercy does delight
A Sinner's Plea