As Powers Of Good

As Powers Of Good so Wonderfully Hide us,
we face the future boldly, come what may;
at dawn or dusk our GOD Is Still Beside us,
To Whom we trust, completely, each new day.

Yet still old torments cause consternation;
through days of fear and grief we have despaired.
O, Give our tortured souls, Lord, Your Salvation:
The Healing You Have Promised And Prepared.

Then Offer us the cup of desolation,
brimfull of bitterness, and we will stand
and drink with Thanks, in spite of trepidation,
from such a dearly Loved And Gracious Hand.

Yet should You Bring us back to Share the gladness
of this bright world, Your Sunshine breaking through,
we would remember times of pain and sadness
and offer up the whole of Life to You.

As evening falls, the candles we have lighted
will point us through the darkness to Your Light;
we long to be with Loved ones, reunited;
we know Your Love Outshines the darkest night.
As silence deepens, Let us hear the chorus
that harmonizes earth’s discordant days,
poured out from the unseen that lies before us:
Your Children’s soaring song of endless Praise.

By Powers Of Good So Faithfully Surrounded,
Secure And Comforted in spite of fear,
we Live each day With You Lord, unconfounded,
and go With You to meet the coming year.

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As Pants the Hart For Cooling Streams

As pants the hart for cooling streams,
When heated in the chase,
So longs my soul, O GOD, for Thee
And Thy Refreshing Grace.

For Thee, my GOD, The Living GOD,
My thirsty soul doth pine;
O, when shall I behold Thy Face,
Thou Majesty Divine?

Why restless, why cast down, my soul?
Hope still; and thou shalt sing
The Praise of Him Who Is thy GOD,
Thy health’s Eternal Spring.

To FATHER, Son, and HOLY GHOST,
The GOD Whom we adore,
Be Glory as it was, is now,
And shall be evermore.

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As Now Thy Children Lowly Kneel

As now Thy Children lowly kneel,
And all for Mercy pray,
O FATHER, Make us truly feel
The solemn words we say.

Teach us to hate the power of sin,
Which parts our souls from Thee;
Help us to make our Life within
What Thou Wilt Love to See.

Teach us to trust The Lamb Of GOD,
Who Takes our sins away;
Help us to choose The Path He Trod,
And so Thy Will obey.

Teach us to keep Thy Holy Laws
Because we trust Thy Love;
Help us to Rise, when JESUS Draws
To Better Joys above.

O Teach us more our sins to fear
And more Thy Word to Love:
Help us on earth the cross to bear
And win The Crown Above.

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As Now The Sun’s Declining Rays

As now the sun’s declining rays
At eventide descend,
So life’s brief day is sinking down
To its appointed end.

Lord, on The Cross Thine Arms were stretched,
To draw Thy People nigh;
O Grant us then That Cross to Love,
And In Those Arms to die.

All Glory to The FATHER Be,
All Glory to The Son,
All Glory, HOLY GHOST, to Thee,
While endless ages run.

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As A Tree Beside The Water

As a tree beside the water,
Has The Savior Planted me;
All my fruit shall be in season,
I shall Live Eternally.

Refrain

I shall not be moved,
I shall not be moved,
Anchored to The Rock Of Ages,
I shall not be moved.

Though the tempest rage around me,
Through the storm my Lord I see,
Pointing upward to that Haven,
Where my loved ones wait for me.

Refrain

When by grief my heart is broken,
And the sunshine steals away,
Then His Grace, in Mercy Given,
Changes darkness into day.

Refrain

When at last I stand before Him,
Oh, what Joy it will afford,
Just to see the sinner ransomed,
And behold my Sovereign Lord.

Refrain

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Around The Throne Of GOD In Heaven

Around The Throne Of GOD In Heaven,
Thousands of Children stand,
Children whose sins are All Forgiven,
A holy, happy band.

Refrain
Singing, “Glory, Glory,
Glory Be to GOD On High.”

In flowing robes of spotless white
See everyone arrayed;
Dwelling In Everlasting Light
And Joys that never fade.

Refrain

What brought them to the world Above,
That Heaven so bright and fair,
Where all is Peace, and Joy, and Love;
How came those Children there?

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Because The Savior Shed His Blood
To Wash Away their sin;
Bathed In That Pure And Precious Flood,
Behold them white and Clean.

Refrain

On earth they sought The Savior’s Grace,
On earth they Loved His Name;
So now they see His Blessèd Face,
And stand before The Lamb,

Refrain

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Around The Throne Of GOD A Band

Around The Throne Of GOD a Band
Of bright and glorious Angels stand;
Sweet harps within their hands they hold,
And on their heads are crowns of gold.

Some wait around Him ready still
To sing His Praise and do His Will,
And some, when He Commands them go
To guard His Servants here below.

Lord, Give Thine Angels every day
Command to guard us on our way,
And Bid them every evening keep
Their watch around us while we sleep.

So shall no wicked thing draw near
To do us harm or cause us fear;
And we shall dwell, when life is past,
With Angels ’round Thy Throne at last!

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Arms Of Love

I sing a simple song of Love,
To my Savior, to my JESUS.
I’m grateful for the Things You’ve Done,
My Loving Savior, oh Precious JESUS.
My heart is glad that You’ve Called me Your Own.
And there’s no place I’d rather be

Than in Your Arms Of Love.
In Your Arms Of Love,
Holding me still, Holding me near,
In Your Arms Of Love.

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Arms Length Away

If I had to live one day without You
I know that it’s something I could not do.
Accustomed to talking to You every day,
You’re never more than an arm’s length away.

Chorus
Lord, Guide my feet down life’s narrow way,
And Open my heart to Your Love each day.
And Lord, let my eyes from You never stray,
And never be more than an arm’s length away.

You Took me in like a child from the cold.
You Warmed my heart with a Love untold.
I walk in Your Footprints, I try every day
To never be more than an arm’s length away.

Chorus
Lord, Guide my feet down life’s narrow way,
And Open my heart to Your Love each day.
And Lord, let my eyes from You never stray,
And never be more than an arm’s length away.

Repeat slowly…

Lord, Guide my feet down life’s narrow way,
And Open my heart to Your Love each day.
And Lord, let my eyes from You never stray,
And never be more than an arm’s length away.

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Thanksgiving

We thank Thee, Lord, for Life and breath,
Provided us so free;
For at Thy Hand we Live and move—
Our all must come from Thee.

Refrain:
We thank Thee, Blessed Master,
With mortal tongue below;
But when we gain that Heav’nly Plane,
Eternal thanks shall flow.

For food, dear Lord, we raise to Thee
Our song of Thankful Praise—
For Giving us that Living Bread
Which Gladdens all our days.

We thank Thee, Lord, for raiment, too,
For slumber in the night,
For clothing our immortal souls
In shining robes of white.

We thank Thee, Lord, for Thy Dear Son,
For Thy unfailing Grace;
We thank Thee for The Hope to see
Our Savior face to Face

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