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illustrated.1833 Excerpt: ... THE EPISTLE AND GOSPEL. THE EMPIRE OF
THE LAMB. The vail, which hides the heavenly place, Withdrawn, the
West Apostle John Saw Michael and th' angelic race Contending with
th' apostate one, They triumphed: and his pride subdued. No more in
heaven is heard his name; While all the glorious multitude The
empire of the Lamb proclaim. "But woe to earth, for there awhile
"Must Satan reign, ere chained in hell; "He comes, the nations to
beguile, "And bid the saints of God rebel." Tempted and frail, they
seek to know Their rank in heaven; but Christ replies, "A little
infant best will show "The temper which obtains that prize.
"Stranger to malice, envy, pride; "In manners meek, from falsehood
"Secure upon life's stormy tide, "Obedience still its pole-star
sure. pure, For such the angels leave their thrones, "To guard them
from satanic harms; Such my eternal Father owns, "And, watchful for
their safety, arms." The EPISTLE and GOSPEL. THE BELOVED PHYSICIAN.
This day thy memory we commend, Beloved Physician faithful friend
Evangelist, in whose record, The words and wonders of the Lord
Reached many a land beyond the bound Thy long and painful travel
found. Thou didst the glorious toils partake, Of him, whom Jesus
called to wake A slumbering world, and to sustain Prison and
shipwreck, want and pain. And by thy master thou didst stand,
Unscathed by Nero's lifted brand. Thus, when the Gospel age was
young, Like lambs the hungry wolves among, The heralds of its
blessings bore The cross their Lord endured before, Dying received
the martyr's wreath, Bequeathed the martyr's pangs in death.
Beloved Physician in thy page, Alike the simple and the sage Shall
read of Bethlehem's angel choir, Of Dives in the lake of fire, Of
him who, on the cross, confessed His Saviour, and par...
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