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!

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