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The Angels' Song

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Author: F. Anstey (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,181 / 66 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.6
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,479
Added to site: 2007.04.11
mnybks.net#: 16523
Genre: Religion
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of another, graciously interposed, saying, "Deliver from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom." Then, blessed Son of God, thou didst step forward to say, And I am that ransom! From that day heaven was happier. It found a new joy. Angels tuned their golden harps to higher strains; and now, these blessed spirits, above the mean jealousies of earth's elder brothers, whenever they see Christ born anew in a soul--a sinner born again, called, converted, apparelled in Jesus' righteousness, rejoicing in His arms, or even weeping at His feet, wake up the old, grand birth-song, singing, "Glory to God in the highest!" "There is joy," said Jesus, "in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth--joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance."


PART II.

No man hath seen God at any time; so saith the Scriptures. He

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