FOREVER WITH THE LORD Octavius Winslow

      Forever with the Lord!       Amen; so let it be, Life from the dead is in that word,     ‘Tis immortality.       Here in the body pent,     Absent from Him I roam, Yet nightly pitch my moving tent     A day’s march nearer home. […]

A SWARM OF FLYS

Fly from self, and fly from sn,Fly the world’s tumultuous din;Fly its pleasures, fly its cares,Fly its freindhsip, fly its snares.Fly the sinner’s hast’ning doom,Fly and ‘scape the wrath to come.Fly to Jesus, He’s the road,Fly throu Him alone to God.Fly to mercy’s gracious seat,Fly, ’tis sorrow’s last retreat;Fly to Christ in deepest grief,Fly, and […]

FOLLOWIN’ FATHER HOME

Years ago, when I       Was jest a little lad,An’ after school hours used to work       Around the farm with dad,I used to be so weared out      When eventide was come,That I got kinder anxious-like      About the journey home;But dad, he used to lead the way,An’ once in […]