Lyra Messianica; hymns and verses on the life of Christ, ancient and modern with other poems

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9781236106537: Lyra Messianica; hymns and verses on the life of Christ, ancient and modern with other poems
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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. 1864 Excerpt: ...He trod. For our King this emblem lowly Bore with honour, made it holy, On the Brows Divine it jlood; Be with glory crowned of God, In this helmet He arrayed Him, Met the ancient Fiend, and laid him, Therein triumphed on the Wood. Helmet unto him that fighteth, Wreath of bays when victory lighteth, Mitre for the Priejlly brow; Firjl it was of thorns enwoven, Then, on that Divine Head proven, Touched Him, and is golden now. Yea, the virtue of Christ's Pajfion Twined it in a nobler fajhion, Changed each prickly jpur to gold: Pierced with many jins and jbrrows, Heir to endlejs death, man borrows Eaje for thorns, and wealth untold. Crown compact of ills tormenting To the jinner unrepenting Thorny is it, rough with pain; When the way of truth he learneth Straight to virgin gold it turneth, While the heart grows pure again. Jesu, in Thy Love jland near us, Help in our own fight, and cheer us, Lavijh Thy victorious Aid; So, we pray Thee, jhape our Spirit That the glory we inherit Of the Crown that cannot fade. NLY jlay of man's Salvation, Tree of Life and Tree of Good; Altar of the One Oblation, Red with all its cleanjing Flood; Ages' firjl and lajl luflration Of the jpotlejs Firjlling's Blood. Bethel's jlair, to Heaven ajcending, Drawing all the nations nigh, Earth's four regions comprehending, Ere they Jet it deep and high, Breadth and height to all extending, High and broad againjl the jky. Not of earth, nor man's revealing, Crojs, thy lengthened jhadows fell; Thine the Wood the waters healing Cajl on Marah's bitter well; Thine the Staff, the jlreams unhealing Pent within the rocky cell. Thou the Life-mark from the dwelling Where the Pajchal lintels bled, All the deathful jword repelling, As the Angel onward fled; Thine the only Life-drops, welling 'Twixt the l...

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