Thoughts in verse on sacred subjects, and hymns

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 Excerpt: ...126 Stand, therefore, having your feet shod, Sfc. "Stand, therefore, having your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace."--Eph. vi., 15. The very sound Breathes peace around! These heaven-wrought sandals, where can they be found? The feet are torn With many a thorn, Till, without money bought, this panoply be worn. The art divine, Their braid to twine, Lies hid in hallowed oracles divine; It will be taught, When meekly sought; It charms the observer's eye to see the texture wrought. For colours bright, With heaven's own light, Glow on these sandals, each disposed aright; Stand, therefore, having your feet shod, fyc. 127 Its cloth of gold Will wax not old, But, year by year, new tints, new lustre will unfold. Still bright, still new; Though strange, 'tis true, They last unfaded life's long journey through: Where'er they tread A light is shed; They strengthen, while they adorn, the footsteps heavenward led. Through brake and briar, Through flood and mire, These sandals pass unsoiled, still, still ascending higher: The pathway trod By feet thus shod Leads safely, swiftly home, to glory and to God. 128 The path of the just. THE PATH OF THE JUST. "The path of the just ia as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day." I View an upward path of light, Winding round many a beauteous height, And rising, rising still; Till that resplendent spot be gained, By mortal footstep ne'er attained; Zion's celestial hill. Those who from thence the prospect hail, First drop mortality's dark veil, And angel robes put on; We, who have loved to track their way, Just view them catch the ethereal ray; But while we gaze, they're gone. On Psalm xlvi., 4. 129 Still they have left a golden line Of heavenly radiance, which will s...

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