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Sing to the Lord of Light and Love

A noble song of praise;
Sing with rejoicing hosts above,

The joy that fills our days!

The travail of the world is long,

And long the blight of sin;
But Love, Almighty Love is strong,

And Love at last shall win!

His light outshining sun and star,

Outlasting Earth and Time,
Shall banish error's night afar

And bring the day sublime.

His love in triumph onward flows

As flows the mighty sea;
Victorious over all His foes,
Filling eternity!

HENRY NEHEMIAH DODGE.

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Heavenly Father, in whom we live, and move, and have our being, help us always to remember that Thou art the Vine and we are the branches; and that as the branch cannot live apart from the vine,

except we abide in Thee. Strengthen us, we beseech Thee, by Thy Spirit in the inner man, that we may be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Help us to have the same mind in us that was in Christ. Teach us to love as Thou dost love. Amen.

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GEORGE DUGAN.

It was only a drop of dew
That watered the heart of a rose;
But the rose bloomed out her gracious span,
A thing of beauty and praise for man,
In her fragrant garden close.

It was only the song of a bird
By her nest in the spreading tree;
But the song that burst from the tiny breast
Dispelled the gloom of a heart oppressed,
And set new gladness free.

It was only a tender thought
Of the Father's love and power;
But a heart with pain and woe oppressed
Through that loving thought found strength and rest,
And was healed that very hour.

MINNA MATHISON.

Our Father, we would thank Thee for this day when the whirling wheels of the factories and the roar of commerce are stilled and man turns aside to talk with Thee as friend with friend. In the holy hush of this Sabbath day, hinting of rest, as rest hints of heaven, may we rise into the dignity of the sons of God, and realize that no life, howsoever limited in its settings, is without its angel which doth ever behold the face of the Father which is in Heaven. May we see, then, the glorious possibilities of our seemingly obscure lives, and by faithfulness to the little we can do, may we glorify Thee.

Amen. C. SEYMOUR BULLOCK.

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16mo." Cloth.

White and gold. Limp morocco.

A helpful book for anyone. - Chicago Tribune.

Contains, only material that breathes of hope and joy and gladness. - New York Independent.

A beautiful year book offering a noble sentiment, a hopeful prayer for every day. — Louisville Courier Journal.

I want to thank you for your cheerful, encouraging book. It will help a great many people. - Dr. Edward Everett Hale.

The book is true to its title, and many will find in it a sure aid to help them face the day with a braver heart. - Westminster, Philadelphia.

A year: book worth owning. Every page has two or three messages of cheer from the words of great thinkers and a prayer by one who knows how to write for hearts that yearn to look upward and with hopefulness. Baltimore Sun.

Draws from more than two hundred authors for its quotations and from an equal number for its prayers. It has a page for each day of the year, and services for nine special days. A beautiful, helpful, uplifting volume, one of the best of its kind ever printed. - Springfield Republican.

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84 BEACON STREET, BOSTON

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