LENTEN PILGRIMAGE Gunerius C. Lee 1871-1943

‘Tis well that Christians meet in LentA pilgrimage afar to make.To view again that world eventIn which they have so much at stake.To see the figure of the LordStretched out and nailed through hands and feet—Then pity flows with one accordFrom each sad heart with every beat. But fierce agony of soul,The spirit’s strife with […]

A LITTLE BIRD I AM Madame Guyon

      A little bird I am      Shut from the fields of air;Yet in my cage I sit and sing      To Him who placed me there;Well pleased a presoner to be,Because my God, it pleases Thee.       Naught have I else to do;      I sing the […]

Listen, Oh, Listen

Listen, oh, listen, my Father, all holy,       Humble and sorrowful, owning my sin, Hear me confess in my penitence lowly       How in my weakness temptation came in.   Pity me now, for, my Father, no sorrow       Weighs on my soul like the pain that I know, […]

Looking This Way J. W. Van DeVenter

J. W. Van DeVenter   Over the river faces I see, Fair as the morning, looking for me; Free from their sorrow, grief, and despair, Waiting and watching patiently there.   Looking this way, yes looking this way, Loved ones are waiting, looking this way; Fair as the morning, bright as the day, Dear ones […]