poetry

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By Grace I stand

C. Austin Miles (1868-1946) in 1911 wrote words and music to the familiar hymn, “Dwelling in Beulah Land.” He was prolific in his writing of 398 hymns, including the music to 8. We have retained the tune with the entire chorus, although the title and much of the song was written to reflect doctrine for …

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Stream of Christ

This is the Lord’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes (Psalm 118:23) Though I have all spiritual blessings, they appear to multiply (Ephesians 1:3) No longer constrained by the grip of mortal flesh (Romans 8:6) In this life and continuum, I have unutterable rest (2 Thessalonians 3:16) No height. What depth? I disregard all …

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Christ Ablaze

Infinite God, nothing outlasts your throne.  Through times past, but now, and ages to come, You preserve the gathered righteous alum. By Your sure Word, the hungry soul You hone.  Bewildered, I live to make Your name known. To Thy Gospel I willingly succumb. Sanctified under the cloud of Your thumb.  Understanding the will that …

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