Daily Treasure

Redeemed by the Blood of Christ

Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, ~ But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot.

~ 1 Pet 1:18-19

Our sins and griefs on him were laid;
He meekly bore the mighty load:
Our ransom price he fully paid,
By offering up himself to God.

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Saints Shall Be with Christ

Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory.

~ John 17:24

Oh then shall the veil be remov’d,
And round me thy brightness be pour’d:
I shall meet Him whom absent I lov’d,
I shall see Him whom unseen I ador’d!

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Of Being Ever with Christ

Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. ~ 1 Thess 4:17

Oh, who can tell what joy shall beam
On all the ransom’d race,
When they shall join the hallow’d strains
And see the Saviour’s face!

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Of Support in the Hour of Death

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

~ Ps 23:4

When the vale of death appears,
(Faint and cold this mortal clay,)
Kind Forerunner, soothe my fears,
Light me through the darksome way:
Break the shadows,
Usher in eternal day.

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Of the End of His Warfare

The time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.

~ 2 Tim 4:6-7

Oh most delightful hour by man
Experienced here below,
The hour that terminates his span
Of conflict and of woe!

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Of the Completion of the Work of Grace

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.

~ Phil 1:6

He will complete the work begun,
He will his own defend;
Will give me strength my course to run,
And love me to the end.

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Deliverance from Temptation

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations.

~ 2 Pet 2:9

What though fierce and strong temptations
Press around thee on the way,
And thy sinful inclinations
Often cause thee great dismay!
Look to Jesus,
Thou through him shalt gain the day.

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Temptation to Be Resisted

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

~ Eph 6:12

From strength to strength go on,
Wrestle, and fight, and pray;
Tread all the powers of darkness down,
And win the well-fought day.