Poetry Sweet is the dew that falls betimes, And drops upon the leafy limes; Sweet Hermon’s fragrant air: Sweet is the lily’s silver bell, And sweet the wakeful tapers smell That watch for early prayer. Sweet the young nurse, with love intense, Which smiles o’er sleeping innocence; Sweet when the lost arrive; Sweet the musician’sContinue reading “Adoration”

Bless The Lord, O My Soul!

Psalm 103: 1-5 IN this psalm we find the Psalmist standing at the golden altar with his harp in his hand, recounting all his mercies. This psalm teaches us adoration. Adoration is not thanksgiving; it is silent wonder. I once saw a striking instance of this in a sick one, who said to me, ‘IContinue reading “Bless The Lord, O My Soul!”

Adore and Tremble for Our God

Hymn Adore and tremble, for our God Is a consuming fire! His jealous eyes His wrath inflame, And raise His vengeance higher. Almighty vengeance, how it burns! How bright His fury glows! Vast magazines of plagues and storms Lie treasured for his foes. Those heaps of wrath, by slow degrees, Are forced into a flame;Continue reading “Adore and Tremble for Our God”