Lyra Apostolica

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Appleton, 1844 - Religious poetry, English - 262 pages

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Contents

Apostasy
110
Conversion
111
112
113
LET US DEPART 114 Profanation HENCE 115 Athanasian Creed
115
Burial Service
116
Length of Prayers
117
A Remnant
118
CAPTIVITY 119 Science 120 Protestantism
120
Conservatism
121
The Witness
122
JEREMIAH 123 The Patriot 124 The Ruler of the Nations
124
124
125
The Herald of
126
The Comforter
127
PROFANENESS 128 Autumn 129 Samuel
129
Sacred Seasons
130
Sacred Places
131
Uzzah and ObedEdom
132
The Powers that
133
SACRILEGE 134 Suppression of Irish Sees 135 Withholding of Tithes
135
JUDGMENT 136 Sight against Faith 137 Prosperity
137
Faith against Sight
138
TRADE 139 Tyre
139
England
140
United States
141
THE AGE 142 Religion of the Majority 143 National Property
143
National Degradation
144
Prospects of the Church
145
CHAMPIONS 146 The Watchman OF THE TRUTH 147 The Creed 148 Spoliation
148
Church and King
149
Oxford
150
Fire part 1 151 Nadab and Abihu 152 Burning at Taberah
152
Korah Dathan and Abiram
153
Elijah and the Messengers of Ahaziah
154
Fire part 2 155 The Samaritans spared 156 Julian
156
The Fall of Babylon
157
Divine Wrath
158
THE EXCHANGE 159 Farewell to Feudalism 160 Revival of the Priesthood
160
COMMUNE PON 161 Calling TIFICUM 162 Tokens
162
Seals
163
Gifts
164
Arms
165
PATIENCE 166 The Aflicted Church 167 The Backward Church
167
The Gathering of the Church
168
The Church in Prayer
169
The Church in Bondage
170
170
171
DISAPPOINT 172 Rome MENT 173 The Cruel Church
173
The Good Samaritan
174
Forebodings
175
Moses seeing the Land XLV WAITING FOR 177 Israel CHRIST
176
Separation
178
The New Jerusalem
179
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Page 197 - Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, That there may be meat in mine house, And prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, If I will not open you the windows of heaven, And pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
Page 46 - LEAD, Kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom, Lead Thou me on ! The night is dark, and I am far from home — Lead Thou me on ! Keep Thou my feet ; I do not ask to see The distant scene, — one step enough for me.
Page 69 - Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.
Page 113 - But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord, and went down to Joppa ; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord.
Page 33 - And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie : but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.
Page 91 - And Aaron shall burn thereon sweet incense every morning : when he dresseth the lamps, he shall burn incense upon it. And when Aaron lighteth the lamps at even, he shall burn incense upon it, a perpetual incense before the LORD throughout your generations.
Page 81 - WEEP not for me ; — Be blithe as wont, nor tinge with gloom The stream of love that circles home, Light hearts and free ! Joy in the gifts Heaven's bounty lends ; Nor miss my face, dear friends ! I still am near ; — Watching the smiles I prized on earth, Your converse mild, your blameless mirth ; Now too I hear Of whisper'd sounds the tale complete, Low prayers, and musings sweet.
Page 44 - Yet, Lord, in memory's fondest place I shrine those seasons sad, When looking up I saw Thy face In kind austereness clad. I would not miss one sigh or tear, Heart-pang or throbbing brow ; Sweet was the chastisement severe, And sweet its memory now.
Page 124 - Him God raised up the third day, and showed him openly; not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.
Page 234 - Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut, where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

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