Psalm xxxi

My spirit on thy care,       Blest Saviour, I recline;

Psalm cxxxix

Omniscient God, Thine eye divine       My inmost soul can see;

Jehovah-Jireh

When earthly joys glide swift away, When hopes and comforts flee, When earthly joys glide swift away,       When hopes and comforts flee, When foes beset, and friends betray,       I turn, my God, to Thee! Thy nature, Lord, no change can know;       Thy promise still is sure; And ills can ne'er so hopeless […]

Far From My Heavenly Home

Far from my heavenly home, Far from my Father’s breast, Far from my heavenly home, Far from my Father’s breast, Fainting I cry, blest Spirit, come And speed me to my rest. My spirit homeward turns And fain would thither flee; My heart, O Zion, droops and yearns, When I remember thee. To thee, to […]

Declining Days

        Why do I sigh to find Life's evening shadows gathering round my way?         Why do I sigh to find Life's evening shadows gathering round my way? The keen eye dimming, and the buoyant mind         Unhinging day by day?         Is it the natural dread Of that stern lot, which all who live […]

Abide with Me

Abide with me! Fast falls the eventide; The darkness thickens. Lord, with me abide Abide with us: for it is towards evening, and the day is far spent. — Luke xxiv.29 Abide with me! Fast falls the eventide; The darkness thickens. Lord, with me abide When other helpers fail, and comforts flee, Help of the […]