Ye denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you; and killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead. (Acts 3:14‑15)
He hath appointed a day, in the which He will judge the world in righteousness by that Man whom He hath ordained; whereof He hath given assurance unto all men, in that He hath raised Him from the dead. (Acts 17:31)
And now we see Thee risen, Who once for us hast died, Seated above the highest heaven: The Father’s glorified.
It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. (Lam. 3:27)
Blessed is the man whom Thou chastenest, O Lord, and teachest him out of Thy law; that Thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity. (Psa. 94:12‑13)
For rapture of love is linked With the pain or fear of loss, And the hand that takes the crown Must ache with many a cross; Yet he who has never a conflict Has never a victor’s palm, And only the toilers know The sweetness of rest and calm.
The world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished: but the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men. (2 Peter 3:6‑7)
Thou art the same, and Thy years shall have no end. (Psa. 102:27)
While created things are wasting, Still our God abides the same; All His words are everlasting; All His works His love proclaim; Sing we praises to His name.
Oh the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are His judgments, and His ways past finding out! (Rom. 11:33)
The unsearchable riches of Christ. (Eph. 3:8)
Father, we worship Thee, our God! What rich, unfathomable grace, On us, in Christ, hast Thou bestowed! Children of wrath (our nature’s place), Now ransomed and with Him made one, Glories around unbounded shine; The fullness of our God alone The limit is of grace divine!
Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto Him with psalms. (Psa. 95:2)
I will praise Thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify Thy name forevermore. (Psa. 86:12)
Worship, and thanks, and blessing, And strength ascribe to Jesus! The Lord alone defends His own, When earth or hell oppresses; Omnipotent Redeemer! Our ransomed souls adore Thee; Our Savior Thou, we own it now, And give to Thee the glory.
Praise the Lord, call upon His name, declare His doings among the people, make mention that His name is exalted. (Isa. 12:4)
Blessing, and honor, and glory, and power, be unto Him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb forever and ever. (Rev. 5:13)
To Him that saved us from the world, And washed us in His blood, Called us to share His glorious throne, As kings and priests to God: To Him let every tongue be praise, And every heart be love! All grateful honors paid on earth, And nobler songs above.
In much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. (Eccl. 1:18)
The wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. (James 3:17)
God’s heavenly fruits will not grow In nature’s barren soil; All we can boast, till Christ we know, Is vanity and toil; But where the Lord has planted grace And made His glories known, These fruits of heavenly joy and peace Are found, and there alone.