The Northern Harp part 2 - online book

Forest Melodies - Christian Inspirational & Sacred Songs

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Easter Hymns

Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
psalm xcr, 11.                   337
O winter! thou hast hours of bliss,
And hours for sober thought; Lessons of wisdom, love, and truth, -
Which summer knoweth not.
Feb. 1849.
" For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways."
Young disciple, dost thou fear Dangers lurking in thy path ?
Are the skies that spread above thee, Sullen with impending wrath ?
Is thy way like desert sands,
Scorch'd beneath thy feet and dry ?
Are the flowers of hope, so blooming, Wither'd 'neath a cheerless sky ?
Hear this promise, rich and sweet, Sounding from the sacred wordó
How thy dark, desponding spirit By its music should be stirr'd:
" God shall send his angels forth, All commission'd, from the sky;
In their might they shall defend thee, In their arms shall bear thee high !"
O! poor soul,ólook up and see,
Through the mist that veils thy sight, 22
Previous Contents Next

E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III