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The Morning Light, Enlarged: a choice collection of new and old songs for Sunday schools, Prayer Meetings, Praise Meetings, Conference Meetings, and the Home Circle

Editor: S. W. Straub
Publisher: S. W. Straub, Chicago, Ill., 1882
Language: English
Notes: Numbering is by page number
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3Wide the gates of morning open[Wide the gates of morning open]
4Come, join our throng today[Come, join our throng today]
5O'er the hills the sun is setting[O'er the hills the sun is setting]
6Trav'ler on the road of sin and sorrow[Trav'ler on the road of sin and sorrow]
7All is well, life's journey o'er[All is well, life's journey o'er]
8Beautiful home in heav'n afar[Beautiful home in heav'n afar]
9Oh, welcome, welcome Sabbath day[Oh, welcome, welcome Sabbath day]
10"God is good," the dancing sunbeams["God is good," the dancing sunbeams]
11Hark! I hear angelic voices[Hark! I hear angelic voices]
12Salvation! hark the joyful sound[Salvation! hark the joyful sound]
13Oh, little children freely give[Oh, little children freely give]
14Wreck'd upon life's stormy sea[Wreck'd upon life's stormy sea]
15O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good[O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good]
16Savior, take my hand in thine[Savior, take my hand in thine]
17Go thy way[Go thy way]
18Who can speak such matchless words[Who can speak such matchless words]
19I know I am a little child[I know I am a little child]
20We're sailing to a better land[We're sailing to a better land]
21I am a little gleaner[I am a little gleaner]
22When I am tired and sleepy[When I am tired and sleepy]
23Onward, Christian soldiers[Onward, Christian soldiers]
24Take Christ on board thy little ship[Take Christ on board thy little ship]
25Canst thou count the stars that twinkle[Canst thou count the stars that twinkle]
26He is my Shepherd, I his sheep[He is my Shepherd, I his sheep]
27Oh, give me a heart full of love[Oh, give me a heart full of love]
28Jesus loves the little child[Jesus loves the little child]
29Our Savior has gone over there![Our Savior has gone over there!]
30Have you not heard the beautiful story[Have you not heard the beautiful story]
31Lo, how the wrath of the wind and the sea[Lo, how the wrath of the wind and the sea]
32I will not go doubting along my life's way[I will not go doubting along my life's way]
33Do not wait for joys to come[Do not wait for joys to come]
34Oh, watch you well by daylight![Oh, watch you well by daylight!]
35For me the glorious sun returns[For me the glorious sun returns]
36O where are the reapers that garner in[O where are the reapers that garner in]
37Oh, my Father, rough and steep[Oh, my Father, rough and steep]
38Teach me, O God, to know thy will[Teach me, O God, to know thy will]
39Cheerfully gladly we're marching along[Cheerfully gladly we're marching along]
40'Tis Jesus when the burden'd hand is sinking 'neath its load['Tis Jesus when the burden'd hand is sinking 'neath its load]
41There's a wideness in God's mercy[There's a wideness in God's mercy]
42Tempt me not to do the wrong[Tempt me not to do the wrong]
43Jesus, I my cross have taken[Jesus, I my cross have taken]
44Joy, the Lord is ris'n today[Joy, the Lord is ris'n today]
45To the golden shore we're going[To the golden shore we're going]
46Come away to my garner, the Master hath said[Come away to my garner, the Master hath said]
47O blessed Redeemer[O blessed Redeemer]
48There's a light in the Bible for me[There's a light in the Bible for me]
49Come join the army of the cross[Come join the army of the cross]
50O sower, dost thou sow good seed?[O sower, dost thou sow good seed?]
51There is a narrow way that leads[There is a narrow way that leads]
52When gathered storms are breaking[When gathered storms are breaking]
53When the day of life is brightest[When the day of life is brightest]
54A brighter day is drawing near[A brighter day is drawing near]
55Christ is a shepherd and we are his sheep[Christ is a shepherd and we are his sheep]
56Forward, forward for the right[Forward, forward for the right]
57Jesus my Savior, come I to thee[Jesus my Savior, come I to thee]
58There's a work for you boys[There's a work for you boys]
59Happy time, again we're here[Happy time, again we're here]
60There is love, true love, and the heart grows warm[There is love, true love, and the heart grows warm]
61We are a band of workers[We are a band of workers]
62I love thee, blessed Savior[I love thee, blessed Savior]
63God, make my life a little light[God, make my life a little light]
64Soul, is the conflict deep'ning?[Soul, is the conflict deep'ning?]
65One sweetly solemn thought[One sweetly solemn thought]
66Great prince of heaven, Lord divine[Great prince of heaven, Lord divine]
67Would you know your Father[Would you know your Father]
68When we grow weary and the way[When we grow weary and the way]
69The happy Christmas comes once more[The happy Christmas comes once more]
70We are marching homeward with the blest[We are marching homeward with the blest]
71Let ev'ry voice for gladness sing[Let ev'ry voice for gladness sing]
72Work for some good be it ever so slowly[Work for some good be it ever so slowly]
73Far away from home I'm wand'ring[Far away from home I'm wand'ring]
74Our Father gave the life we own[Our Father gave the life we own]
75What a strange and wondrous story[What a strange and wondrous story]
76Often weary and worn on the pathway below[Often weary and worn on the pathway below]
77'Tis sweet to hear the Sabbath bell['Tis sweet to hear the Sabbath bell]
78God of nations, let salvation[God of nations, let salvation]
79Can a little child like me[Can a little child like me]
80Hail, gracious morn whose light[Hail, gracious morn whose light]
81When the Savior had arisen[When the Savior had arisen]
82Unfurl your temp'rance banner[Unfurl your temp'rance banner]
83E'er the good Shepherd is keeping[E'er the good Shepherd is keeping]
84Sailing down life's winding river[Sailing down life's winding river]
85Sing thy first song to God[Sing thy first song to God]
86aList! list! 'tis the angels singing[List! list! 'tis the angels singing]
86bShow me, O Lord, whate'er of sin[Show me, O Lord, whate'er of sin]
88aNo, not despairingly[No, not despairingly]
88bPraise the Lord of love and meekness[Praise the Lord of love and meekness]
89Dearest Lord Jesus[Dearest Lord Jesus]
90Brave Christian soldiers, gallantly marching[Brave Christian soldiers, gallantly marching]
91I've two little hands to work for Jesus[I've two little hands to work for Jesus]
92'Tis a beautiful world, with its valleys['Tis a beautiful world, with its valleys]
93In the shadow of the rock let me rest[In the shadow of the rock let me rest]
94Father, once more let grateful praise[Father, once more let grateful praise]
95Art tired and weary, pilgrim?[Art tired and weary, pilgrim?]
96There shall dawn a glorious morning[There shall dawn a glorious morning]
97God has kept us thro' the week[God has kept us thro' the week]
98I love the cause of Temp'rance[I love the cause of Temp'rance]
99Something for Jesus! oh, what shall it be[Something for Jesus! oh, what shall it be]
100O Christian, weary, sad and faint[O Christian, weary, sad and faint]
101One sweet flower has drooped and faded[One sweet flower has drooped and faded]

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