A sweet savor of Christ.@2 Corinthians 2:15
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William C. Martin (1864-1915)

William C. Martin, in Songs of Grace and Truth, edited by E. L. Hyde (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack, 1899), number 4.

C. Austin Miles (🔊 pdf nwc).

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C. Austin Miles (1868-1946)

To Jesus every day I find my heart is closer drawn,
He’s fairer than the glory of the gold and purple dawn;
He’s all my fancy pictures in its fairest dreams, and more,
Each day He grows still sweeter than He was the day before.

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The half cannot be fancied this side the golden shore;
O there He’ll be still sweeter than He ever was before.

His glory broke upon me when I saw Him from afar,
He’s fairer than the lily, brighter than the morning star;
He fills and satisfies my longing spirit o’er and o’er,
Each day He grows still sweeter than He was the day before.

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My heart is sometimes heavy, but He comes with sweet relief,
He folds me to His bosom when I droop with blighting grief;
I love the Christ who all my burdens in His body bore,
Each day He grows still sweeter than He was the day before.

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