Monthly Archives: October 2012

Not Here As To The Prophet’s Eye

Not here, as to the prophet’s eye, The Lord upon His throne appears; Nor seraphim responsive cry, “Holy! thrice holy!” in our ears: Yet God is present in this place, Veiled in serener majesty; So full of glory, truth and … Continue reading

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Be Joyful, Mary, Heavenly Queen!

Be joyful, Mary, heav’nly Queen, Gaude, Maria!* Now let thine eyes with gladness beam, Alleluia! Laetare, O Maria!** Whom thou didst bear by heaven’s grace, Gaude, Maria!* Did all our guilt and sin efface, Alleluia! Laetare, O Maria!** The Lord … Continue reading

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There Is A Fountain Filled With Blood

There is a fountain filled with blood drawn from Emmanuel’s veins; And sinners plunged beneath that flood lose all their guilty stains. Lose all their guilty stains, lose all their guilty stains; And sinners plunged beneath that flood lose all … Continue reading

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It Is Well With My Soul

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, It is well, it is well, with my soul. Refrain: It is well, with my soul, It … Continue reading

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My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less

My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness. I dare not trust the sweetest frame, But wholly trust in Jesus’ name. Refrain: On Christ the solid rock I stand, All other ground is sinking sand; All … Continue reading

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