The New Jerusalem: A Hymn of the Olden Time

Johnstone & Hunter, 1852 - 115页


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第21页 - For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children. But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.
第xxxiii页 - Now, as they walked in this land, they had more rejoicing than in parts more remote from the kingdom to which they were bound ; and drawing near to the city, they had yet a more perfect view thereof. It was...
第72页 - But timorous mortals start and shrink To cross this narrow sea, And linger, shivering on the brink, And fear to launch away.
第xvi页 - Would God I were in thee ! Would God my woes were at an end, Thy joys that I might see...
第52页 - A land of sacred liberty, And endless rest : There milk and honey flow, And oil and wine abound, And trees of life for ever grow, With Mercy crown'd. There dwells the Lord our King, The Lord our Righteousness, Triumphant o'er the world and sin, The Prince of Peace ! On Sion's sacred height His kingdom still maintains...
第ix页 - Jerusalem, my happy home, When shall I come to thee ? When shall my sorrows have an end, Thy joys when shall I see...
第72页 - THERE is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign, Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain. 2 There everlasting spring abides, And never-withering flowers : Death, like a narrow sea, divides This heavenly land from ours. 3 Sweet fields beyond the swelling flood Stand dressed in living green; So to the Jews old Canaan stood, While Jordan rolled between.
第107页 - Garments behind them in the River, for though they went in with them, they came out without them. They therefore went up here with much agility and speed, though the foundation upon which the City was framed was higher than the Clouds. They therefore went up through the Regions of the Air, sweetly talking as they went, being comforted, because they safely got over the River, and had such glorious Companions to attend them.
第71页 - No cloud those blissful regions know, For ever bright and fair ; For sin, the source of mortal woe, Can never enter there.
第71页 - FAR from these narrow scenes of night Unbounded glories rise, And realms of infinite delight, Unknown to mortal eyes. 2 Fair distant land; could mortal eyes But half its joys explore, How would our spirits long to rise, And dwell on earth no more.