• “When human reason has exhausted every possibility, the children can go to their Father and receive all they need.…For only when you have become utterly dependent upon prayer and faith, only when all human possibilities have been exhausted, can you begin to reckon that God will intervene and work His miracles.” – Basilea Schlink

Onward and Upward by Charlotte Elliot

My soul followeth hard after Thee."— Psa/m Ixiii 8. 

I LOOK to Thee ! I hope in Thee ! 

I glory in Thy name ! 
I make Thy righteousness my plea, 

Thou all-atoning Lamb ! 
Methinks e'en death yfiW welcome be, 
That I, through death, may pass to Thee. 

Though now but " darkly through a glass " 

Thy beauty I behold, 
E'en the faint image I can trace 

Fills me with joy untold; 
May I but catch one glimpse of Thee, 
None, none beside I ask to see. 

" Thou art my portion," saith' my soul. 

My all in earth or heaven ; 
None but Thyself can make me whole, 

No name but Thine is given 
At which the gates of pearl fly wide — 
The passport of the justified. 

I know Thy voice — I strive to keep 

Thy Word within my heart; 
Though the most worthless of Thy sheep, 

Still Thou my Shepherd art; 
Firm as a rock that word shall stand, 
None, none shall pluck me from Thy hand. 

"Without repentance are Thy gifts;" 
This thought my hope sustains. 

In deep distress my soul uplifts, 
When sin the victory gains ; 

My faith, though weak, shall never fail ; 

Thy prayer shall e'en for me prevail. 

When I Thy glory shall behold, 

And see Thee face to face, 
Sheltered in Thy celestial fold, 

"A sinner saved by grace," 
What will it be Thy love to adore, 
Assured I shall " go out no more ?"

 

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