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For calm. Germany, II. Calm Soul of all things! make it mine To feel, amid the city's jar, That there abides a peace of thine Man did not make, and cannot mar! The will to neither strive nor cry, The power to feel with others, give! Calm, calm me more! nor let me die Before I have begun to live.
Thou my daily task shalt give;
121. Unknown morrows.
Webb, 54. Set free from present sorrow,
We cheerfully can say, “E'en let the unknown morrow
Bring with it what it may.” It can bring with it nothing
But he will bear us through: Who gives the lilies clothing,
Will clothe his people too.
No creature but is fed;
Will give his children bread.
His praise shall.tune my voice; For, while in him confiding,
I cannot but rejoice.
123. In thy hand.
Entirely to thy care.
Whatever they may be,
As best may seem to thee.
His child a needless tear.
I'll always trust in thee;
W. CO WPER,
122. Day by day. Noyes, 38.
Day by day the manna fell:
124. Labor! wait!
Joy, 66. Every day hath toil and trouble,
Every heart hath care:
And thy brother's share.
Heavy to thee prove: God shall fill thy mouth with gladness,
And thy heart with love.
Let thy spirit be
Labor! wait! thy Master perished
Ere his task was done:
Life hath but begun.
Gather round thee here,
Fill thy heart with fear,-
When the night is gone,
When thy work is done.
125. Awake our souls! Ward, 18.
127. Providence. Arlington, 19. God moves in a mysterious way
His wonders to perform;
And rides upon the storm.
The clouds ye so much dread
In blessings on your head.
But trust him for his grace;
He hides a smiling face. Blind unbelief is sure to err,
And scan his work in vain; God is his own interpreter,
And he will make it plain.
Laban, 33. Give to the winds thy fears!
Hope and be undismayed!
God shall lift up thy head.
Soon end in joyous day.
And all things serve his might;
His path, unsullied light.
How gentle God's commands!
How kind his precepts are! “Come cast your burdens on the Lord,
And trust his constant care."
Shall guide his children well.
Press down your weary mind? Haste to your heavenly Father's face,
And sweet refreshment find.
Led. Simeon, 30. Sweet is the solace of thy love,
My Heavenly Friend, to me, While through the hidden way of faith
I journey home to thee,
As a dear child to be.
I hush my hastened breath,
Thy loving Spirit saith ;
From every kind of death.
To weigh against thy will!
Thy covenant fulfil;
I find thee with me still.
I would awhile abide,
My heart be satisfied,
Stay calmly at thy side.
129. On the deep. Arlington, 19. Thy way is in the deep, O Lord!
E’en there we'll go with thee:
And walk upon the sea.
Why do we doubt him so?
The way our feet shall go.
Drear moment of delay;
And safe we're borne away.
Thy victory how sure!
God-speed. Simeon, 30. Go not far from me, O my God,
Whom all my times obey;
But go not thou away, -
Deal with me as it may!
And flesh and heart give way,
With passive trust I stay, -
The darkness shines like day!
With peaceful heart will say, Thy loving-kindness hath a charge
No waves can wrest away: Then let the storm that speeds me home
Deal with me as it may !
ANNA L, WARING.
132. I look to thee. Horeb, 64 I look to thee in every need,
And never look in vain;
And all is well again;
Disheartened by its load,
I sink beside the road ;-
ANNA L WARING,
Enough, that blessings undeserved
Have marked my erring track; That, whereso'er my feet have swerved,
Thy chastening turned me back;
Of love is understood,
Bright with eternal good;
Which opens into light,
Beyond the Father's sight.
I look, in hope or fear;
God's blessing, now and here.
St. Agnes, 31. 133. Love of God.
Arlington, 19. Thou Grace Divine, encircling all,
A shoreless, soundless sea,
O Love of God most free!
One soft hand blinds our eyes,
O Love of God most wise!
And wander wide and long,
O Love of God most strong!
The toil-worn frame and mind,
O Love of God most kind!
Our souls are strong and free
O Love of God! to thee.
135. Thy will be done. Jerome, 65.
Father, thy will be done!
Father, thy will be done! Thy will be done! Though shrouded o'er Our path with gloom, one comfort, one Is ours,—to breathe, while we adore,
Father, thy will be done!
134. All as God wills. Balerma, 21. All as God wills! who wisely heeds
To give or to withhold,
Than all my prayers have told.
136. My Shepherd. Portuguese, 60. The Lord is my Shepherd, no want shall
I know; I feed in green pastures, safe folded I rest: He leadeth my soul where the still waters
flow, Restores me when wandering, redeems
He doth give his joy to all : He becomes an infant small; He becomes a man of woe; He doth feel the sorrow too.
Through the valley and shadow of death
though I stray, Since thou art my Guardian, no evil I fear; Thy rod shall defend me, thy staff be my
stay; No harm can befall, with my Comforter
near. In the midst of affliction my table is
spread; With blessings unmeasured my cup run
neth o'er; As a king well-beloved thou crownest my
head: O what shall I ask of thy providence more? Let goodness and mercy, my bountiful
God, Still follow my steps till I meet thee
above; 'T is the courts of a Temple thus far I
have trod, And the way leadeth ever to mansions of love.
138. The Comforter. Milton, 15.
The Father. Conant, 36. Can I see another's woe And not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief And not seek for kind relief? And can he who smiles on all Hear the wren, with sorrows small, Hear the small bird's grief and care, Hear the woes that infants bear;And not sit beside the nest, Pouring pity in their breast? And not sit both night and day, Wiping all our tears away. O no! it can never be! Never, never can it be! Think' not thou canst breathe a sigh, And thy Maker is not, by.
139. My all in all.
Milton, 15. O God! my all in all thou art; My rest in toil, my ease in pain; The healing of my broken heart; In strife my peace; in loss my gain: From hurt and grief and sin and shame, I hide me, Father, in thy name. In want, my plentiful supply; In weakness, my almighty power; In bonds, my perfect liberty ; My light in sorrow's darkest hour; My swift redemption when I fall; My life in death; my all in all !