Charles H. Spurgeon · Hymns · Poetry

When the world my heart is rending…

When the world my heart is rending, With its heaviest storms of care, My glad thoughts to heaven ascending, Find a refuge from despair. Faiths bright vision shall sustain me Till life’s pilgrimage is past; Fears may vex and troubles pain me, I shall reach my home at last. – Unknown (Excerpt from Morning &… Continue reading When the world my heart is rending…

Choice Gleanings · Hymns

In the Secret of His Presence, How My Soul Delights to Hide!

In the secret of His presence   How my soul delights to hide! Oh, how precious are the lessons   Which I learn at Jesus’ side! Earthly cares can never vex me,   Neither trials lay me low; For when Satan comes to tempt me,   To the secret place I go. When my soul is faint and thirsty,… Continue reading In the Secret of His Presence, How My Soul Delights to Hide!

Hymns · John Yates

Faith is the Victory

Encamped along the hills of light, Ye Christian soldiers, rise. And press the battle ere the night Shall veil the glowing skies. Against the foe in vales below Let all our strength be hurled. Faith is the victory, we know, That overcomes the world. Faith is the victory! Faith is the victory! O glorious victory,… Continue reading Faith is the Victory

Hymns · John Newton · Poetry

Jewels from John Newton

I asked the Lord, that I might grow In faith, and love, and every grace; Might more of His salvation know, And seek more earnestly His face.  – John Newton Advertisements

Augustus Toplady · Hymns

Rock Of Ages

Rock of ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in thee; Let the water and the blood, From thy wounded side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure, Save from wrath and make me pure. Could my tears forever flow, Could my zeal no langour know, These for sin could not atone, Thou… Continue reading Rock Of Ages

Emma Bevan · Hymns · Poetry

God in Heaven Hath a Treasure

Earthen vessels, marred, unsightly, But the treasure as of old; Fresh from glory, gleaming brightly, Heaven’s undimmed, unchanging gold. God’s own hand the vessel filling, From the glory above; Longing hearts forever stilling With those riches of His love. Thus through earthen vessels only, Shining forth in ceaseless grace; Reaching weary hearts and lonely, Beams… Continue reading God in Heaven Hath a Treasure