Amazing Grace: 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

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Kregel Publications, May 1, 2002 - Religion - 400 pages
An inspiring daily devotional based on 366 great hymns of the faith. Contains a portion of the hymn itself along with suggested Scripture readings, meditations, and practical applications.

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Contents

January
10
February
41
March
70
April
101
May
131
June
162
July
192
August
223
October
284
November
315
December
345
Acknowledgments
376
Hymn Index
379
Songwriter and Source Index
383
Scripture Index
387
Composer Index
392

September
254

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Page 159 - BEAUTIFUL for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America ! America ! God shed His grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea...
Page 172 - I HEARD the voice of Jesus say, " Come unto Me and rest ; Lay down, thou weary one, lay down Thy head upon My breast." I came to Jesus as I was, Weary, and worn, and sad, I found in Him a resting-place, And He has made me glad. I heard the voice of Jesus say, "Behold, I freely give The living water, — thirsty one, Stoop down, and drink, and live.
Page 172 - I heard the voice of Jesus say, 'Behold, I freely give The living water, thirsty one; Stoop down, and drink, and live:' I came to Jesus, and I drank Of that life-giving stream; My thirst was quenched, my soul revived, And now I live in him. 3 I heard the voice of Jesus say, 'I am this dark world's Light; Look unto me, thy morn shall rise, And all thy day be bright...
Page 18 - Prayer is the burden of a sigh, The falling of a tear ; The upward glancing of an eye, When none but God is near.
Page 129 - COME, let us join our cheerful songs With angels round the throne ; Ten thousand thousand are their tongues, But all their joys are one. "Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry> "To be exalted thus;" "Worthy the Lamb," our lips reply,
Page 14 - HOW firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord, Is laid for your faith in his excellent word ! What more can he say than to you he hath said, You who unto Jesus for refuge have fled...
Page 161 - My native country, thee, — Land of the noble free, — Thy name I love : I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills ; My heart with rapture thrills Like that above.
Page 156 - Come, thou incarnate Word, Gird on thy mighty sword; Our prayer attend. Come, and thy people bless, And give thy word success; Spirit of holiness, On us descend.
Page 47 - Plenteous grace with Thee is found, Grace to cover all my sin; Let the healing streams abound; Make and keep me pure within. Thou of life the fountain art, Freely let me take of Thee; Spring Thou up within my heart! Rise to all eternity!

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