Matthew 14:23

It is the quiet evening time, the sun is in the west,And earth enrobed in purple glow awaits her nightly rest;The shadows of the mountain peaks are lengthening o’er the sea,And the flowerets close their eyelids on the shore of Galilee.The multitude are gone away, their restless hum doth cease,The birds have hushed their music, […]

Only for One

I have a smile my friends to greet, Hearty and pleasant for all I meet, I have a smile my friends to greet, Hearty and pleasant for all I meet, Hidden from none: But I have a smile that they do not know, Lit by a deeper, tenderer glow, And I keep it bright in […]

I Could Not Do Without Thee

I could not do without Thee, O Saviour of the lost, I could not do without Thee, O Saviour of the lost, Whose precious blood redeemed me At such tremendous cost: Thy righteousness, Thy pardon, Thy sacrifice, must be My only hope and comfort, My glory and my plea. I could not do without Thee, […]

They Say There Is a Hollow

They say there is a hollow, safe and still, A point of coolness and repose From "The Thoughts of God" They say there is a hollow, safe and still, A point of coolness and repose Within the centre of a flame, where life might dwell Unharmed and unconsumed, as in a luminous shell, Which the […]

August on the Mountains

There is sultry gloom on the mountain's brow      And a sultry glow beneath; There is sultry gloom on the mountain's brow      And a sultry glow beneath; Oh, for a breeze from the western sea, Soft and reviving, sweet and free, Over the shadowless hill and lea,      Over the barren heath.   There […]

April

O the wealth of pearly blossom! O the woodland's emerald gleam! O the welcome, welcome sunshine on the diamond-sparkling stream! O the wealth of pearly blossom! O the woodland's emerald gleam! O the welcome, welcome sunshine on the diamond-sparkling stream! O the carol from the hawthorn, and the trill from dazzling blue! O the glory […]