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Kor be is goott, supremely good, and kind are all his ways.
2 All nature owns bis guardian care, in him we live and move;
But nobler henefits declare the wonders of his love.
3 He gave bis Son, his only Son, to ransom rehel worms;
Tis here he makes his goodness known in its diviner forms.
4 To this dear refuge, Lord, we come, *tis here our hope relies;
A safe defence, a peaceful home,
when storms of trouble rise. 5 Thine eye heholds, with kind regard,
the souls who trust in thee; Their bumble hope thou wilt reward,
with bliss divinely free. JB Great God, to thy Almighty love,
what honours shall we raise! Not all the angelic songs above
can render equal praise.
AWAKE, my soul, and with the sun
2 Kedeem thy misnent tune that's past;
3 Let alt thy converse be sincere.
4 Wake, and lift up thyself, my heart,
5 I wake. I wake, ye heavenly choir;
6 May I like you in God delight,
7 Glory to thee, who safe hast kept,
8 Lord, I my vows to thee renew;
9 Direct, control, suggest this day,
That all my powers, with all their might, In thy sole glory may unite.
10 Praise God, from whom all blessings
GLORY to thee, my God, ibis night,
2 Forgive me, Lord, for thy dear Son, The ilfc tliat I this day have done; That with the world, myself, and thee. 1, ere I sleep, at peace may he.
3 Teach me to live, that i may dread
4 O may my soul on thee repose,
And with sweet sleep mine eyelids close Sleep, that may me more vigorous make, To serve my God, when I awake.
5 When in the night I sleepless lie,
My soul with heavenly thoughts supply:
6 Let my blest guardian, while I sleep, Close to my bed his vigils keep; Divine love into me instil,
Stop all the avenues of ill.
7 Tho't to tho't with my soul converse, Celestial joys to me rehearse;
And in my stead, all the night long,
8 Praise God, from whom allblessing*
BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne,
2 His sovereign power, without our aid, Made us of clay, and form'd us men; And when like wandering sheep we
3 We are his people, we his care,
4 We'll crowd thy gates with thankfu'
songs, High as the heaven our voices raise; And earth,with her ten thousand tongue*, Shall fill thy courts with sounding praise*
5 Wide as the world is thy command. Vast as eternity thy love;
Firm as a rock thy truth mnst stand.
TO our Redeemer's glorious name
2 His love, what mortal tho' t can reach? what mortal tongue display.'
Imagination's utmost stretch in wonder dies away.
3 He left his radiant throne on high, left the bright realms of bliss,
And came to earth to blood and die! was ever love I1ke this?
4 Dear Lord, whde we adoring pay our humble thanks to thee;
May every heart with rapture say, u The Saviour died for me."
5 O may the sweet, the blissful theme
Till strangers love thy charming name,
TO Jesus, our exalted Lord,
4 Yes, Lord, we love and we adore,
5 Let faith our feeble senses aid,
6 Let humble penitential woe,
WELCOM E, sweet day of rest,
and these rejoicing eyes. 2 The King himself comes near
to feast his saints to-day; Here may we sit, and see him here,
and love, and praise, and pray. * One day amidst the place
where Jesus is within, Ts better than ten thousand days
of pleasure and of sin. 4 My willing soul would stay
in such a frame as this, Till it is call'd to soar away to everlasting bliss.
FAR, from my thoughts, vain world, be
From flesh and sense I would be free, And hold communion, Lord, with thee.
2 My heart grows warm with holy fire. And kindles with a pure desire,
To see thy grace, to taste thy Lore,
3 When X can say that God is mine,
1 tread the world l*neath my feet, And all that men call rich and great.
4 Send comfort down from thy righ
hand, To cheer me in this barren land \ And in thy temple let me know The joys that from thy presence flow. HYMN 51. Thine Eyes shall see the King in his beauty. Isaiah xXXiU. 17.
SHOULD nature's charms,to pleasethe in sweet assemblage join, [eyr
All nature's charms would droop and ih>. Jesus, compared with thine.
2 Vain were her fairest beams display'! and vain her blooming stce;
Her brightness languishes to shade, her beauty is no more.
3 But ah, how far from mortal sight the Lord of glory dwells'
A veil of interposing night his radiant face conceals.
4 O could my longing spirit rise on strong immortal wing,
And reach thy palace in the skies, my Saviour and my King!
5 There thousands worship at thy fee" and there (divine employ ,)
The triumphs of thy love repeat, in songs of endless joy.
6 Thy presence beams eternal day o'erall the blissful place;
Who would not drop this load of clay, and die to see thv face *
HYMN 52. The Excellency and Stn'Jiritncy nf t'^
FATHER of mercies! in thy word what endless glory shines , For ever be thy name adored for these celestial lines.
2 Here mny the wretched sons of warn eihausttess riches find;
Riches above what earth can grant, and! tasting as the mind.
3 Here the fair tree of Knowledge grci , and yields a free repast \
Sublimer sweett than nature knows invite the longing taste.
4 Here the Redeemer's welcome vote spreads heavenly peace around;
And life and everlasting joys attend the blissful sound.
5 0 may these heavenly pages be my ever dear delight;
And still new beauties miry I see. and still increasing light.
6 Divine Instructor, gracious Lord,
be thou forever near; Teach me to love thy sacred word. aud view mv Saviour there.
The Seasons crowned witn Goodness.
Psalm lxv. 11.
ETERNAL source of every joy I
4 Thy hand in autumn richly pours Through at) our coasts redundant stores; And winters, soften'd by thy care,
No more the face of horror wear.
5 Seasons, aad months, and weeks, and
days, Demand successive songs of praise; And he the grateful homage paid, With morning light and evening shade.
6 Here in thy house let incense rise,
HARK! from the tombs, a mournful my ears, attend the cry: [sound, '■ Ye living men, come view the ground '* where you must shortly"lie.
2 "Princes, this clay must be your bed, "in spile of all your towers!
"The tall, the wise, the reverend head t' must tie as low as ours."
3 Great God! is this our certain doom? and are we still secure?
Still walking downward to the tomb; and yet prepare no more?
4 Grattt us the power of quickening
grace, to fit our souls to fly; Then, when we drop this dying flesh, we'll rise above the sky. HYMN 55. A Charity Hymn.
LORD of life, oil praise excelling, thou, in glory unconnned, DeignV to make thy humble dwelling with the poor of humble mind.
2 As thy love, through all creation, heams like thy diffusive light;
So the scorn'd and humble station shrinks hefore thine equal sight.
3 Thus thy care, for all providing, warm'd thy faithful prophet's tong-ie;
Who, the lot of all deciding, to thy chosen Israel sung
4 Wlien thine harvestyic/ustnee pleasure, thou the golden sheaf shalt bind;
To the poor helongs the treasure
5 When thine olive plants increasing,
Grateful thou shalt take the blessing but not search the bow again. Chorus. These, &c.
6 When thy favour'd vintage flowing, gladdens thy autumnal scene,
Own the bounteous hand hestowing, but thy vines the poor shall glean Chorus..' These, &.c.
7 Still we read thy word declaring mercy, Lord, thine own decree \
Mercy, every sorrow sharing, warms the heart resembling thee.
8 StlU the orphan and the stranger, still the widow owns thy care,
Screen'd by thee in every danger,
FATHER of mercies! in thy house
2 The Saviour, when to heaven he rose, In splendid triumph o'er his foes, Scatter'd his gifts on men helow,
And wide his royal bounties flow.
3 Hence sprang the Apostle's honour'd
4 In lower forms to bless our eyes,
5 From Christ their varied gifts ftmve. And fed by him, their graces live; Whilst guarded by his potent hand, Amidst the rage of hell they stand.
6 So shall the bright succession run Through all the courses of th sun, Whilst unborn churches, by their care, Shall rise and flourish large and fair.
7 Jesus our Lord, their hearts shall know, The spring whence all these blessings
flow; Pastors and people shout his praise, Through the long round of endless days', HYMN 57. Prayer for Ministers.
FATHER of mercies! bow tliine ea/, Attentive to our earnest prayer, We plead for those who plead for thee, S'Accessful pleaders may they be
2 How great their work, how vast their
charge! llo thou their anxious souls enlarge; Their hest acquirements are our gain, We share the blessings they obtain. 9 Clothe, then, with energy divine, Their words,and let those words be thine; To them thv sacred truth reveal, Suppress their fear, inflame their zeal. 4 Teach them to sow the precious seed, Teach them thy chosen flock to feed;
IT Whentver the Hymns are used at the celebration of divine service, a certain port'w or portions of the Psalms of David in metre shall also be sung.
END OF THE HYMNS.
Teacli them immortal soms to gain Souls that will well reward their pain.
5 Let thronging multitudes around,
6 Let sinners break their mossy chains,
AN ALPHABETICAL TABLE,
Chowing where to find each Psalm or Hymn by its beginning.
Page. Against all those that s«-ive with me 319 As pants the hart for cooling streams 323 At length, by certain proofs, 'tis plain 336 Vehold, O God, how heathen hosts 341 Bless God, my soul; thou, Lord, alone 352 IHess God, ye servants, that attend 369 Defend ine, Lord, from shame 317
Deliver me, O Lord, my God 330
Do thou. 0 God, in mercy help 329
For ever bless'd be God the Lord 372 For thee, 0 God, our constant praise 332 From lowest depths of woe 368
From my youth up, may Israel soy 368 Give eari thou Judge of all the earth 328 God in the great assembly stands 342 God is our refuge In distress 325
God's temple crowns the holy mount 344 Had not the Lord, may Israel say 367 Happy the man whose lender care 323 Have mercy, Lord, on me 327
Hear, O my people, to my law 339
He's blest whose sins have pardon
He that has God his guardian made 347 Hold not thy peace, O Lord our God 343 How blest are they who always keep 360 How blest is he, who ne'er consents 305 How good and pleasant must it he 347 How long wilt thou forget me, Lord 309 How many, Lord, of late are grown 305 How vast must their advantage be 369 I'll celebrate thy praises, Lord 316
In deep distress I oft have cry'd 366 In Judah the Almighty's known 333 Xn thee I put my steadfostttust 335
In vain, O man of lawless might 327 I waited meekly for the Lord 322
Jehovah reigns; let all the earth 349
Paw Jehovah reigns, let therefore all !M0 Judge me, O Lord, for I the paths 3i j Just Judge of heaven, against my foes 33 Let all the just to God, with joy 311 Let ail the listening world attend 326 Let all the lands, with shouts of joy S33 Let David, Lord, a constant place 36! Let God, the God of battle, rise 333 Lord, hear the voice of my complaint 30b Lord, hear my cry, regard my prayer 351 Lord, hear my prayer, and to my cry 3TJ Lord, bear the voice of my complaint 35i Lord, let thy just decrees the king 33d Lord, not to us, we claim no share 339 Lord, save me, for thy glorious name .'o Lord, thou bast granted to thy land 344 Lord, who's the happy man that may 305 My crafty foe with flattering art 33d My God,my God,why leav'st thou me 51 i My soul for help on God relies SCi
My soui,in*pired with sacred love 35: My soul with grateful tho'isoflove 35J No change of time shall ever shock S:r O all ye people clap your hands SL: O come, loud anthems let us sing 3* Of mercy's never-failing spring S>' O God, who hast our troops dispersed S* O God, my gracious God, to thee 35 0 God, my heart is fully bent *'
0 God, whose former mercies make J" 0 God of hosts, the mighty Lord H O God, to whom revenge belongs 3* O Israel's Shepherd, Joseph's Guide y O Lord, thou art my righteous Judge * 0 Lord, my God,since I have placed *' O Lord, my rock, to thee I cry S'
0 Lord, our fathers oft have told *O Lord, to my relief draw near 9
Page. O Lord, tlie Saviour and defence 346 O Lord, I am not proud of heart 368 On thee, who dwell'st above the skies 367 O praise the Lord, for he is good 360 O praise the Lord, with one consent 369 O praise the Lord, and thou, my soul 373 O praise the Lord with hymns of joy 374 O praise ye the Lord 375
O praise the Lord in that blest place 375 O render thanks, and bless the Lord 353 O render thanks to God above 354
O 'twas ajoyful sound to bear 366
O thou, to whom all creatures bow 307 Praise ye the Lord; our God to praise 358 Preserve me, Lord, from crafty foes 37i Protect me from my cruel foes 309
Resotv' d to watch o'er all my ways 322 .Save me, O Ged, from waves that roll 334 Since I have placed my trust in God 308 Since godly men decay, 0 Lord 303
Sing to the Lord a new-made song 349 Sing to the Lord a new-made song 349 Speak, O ye judges of the earth 329
Sure wicked fools must needs suppose 309 That man is blest who stands in awe 358 Thee I will bless, my God and King 373 The heavens declare thy glory. Lord 312 The king,0 Lord, with songs of praise 312 The Lord hath spoke, the mighty God 326 The Lord himself, the mighty Lord Si 4 The Lord, the only God, is great 325 The Lord to thy request attend 312
The Lord unto my Lord thus spake 358 The man is blest that fears the Lord 367 The spacious earth is all the Lord's 314 The wicked fools must sure suppose 328 Though wicked men grow rich or
Thou, Lord, by strictest search hast
Thro1 all the changing scenes of life 318
Page Thy chastening wrath, 0 Lord, restrain 321 Thy dreadful anger, Lord, restrain 306 Thy mercy, Lord, to me extend 329 Thy mercies, Lord, shall be my song 345 Thy presence why withdrawal thou,
To bless thy chosen race 333
To celebrate thy praise, 0 Lord 307
To God,in whom I trust 314
To God I cry'd, who to my help 338 To God, our never-failing strength 342 To God your grateful voices raise 355 To God the mighty Lord 369
To God, with mournful voice 372
To my complaint, O Lord my God 344 To my just plea and sad complaint 310 To Ston's hill I lift my eyes 366
To thee, my God and Saviour, I 315
To thee, O God, we render praise 333 To thee, O Lord, my cries ascend 371 We build with fruitless cost, unless 367 When I pour out my soul in prayer 350 When Israel, by the Almighty led 359 When Sion's God her sous recall'd 367 When we, our weary limbs to rest 370 While I the King's loud praise rehearse 324 Who place on Sion's God their trust 367 Whom should I fear, since God to me 315 Why hast thou cast us off, O God 337 With cheerful notes let all the earth 360 With glory clad, with strength ar
With my whole heart, my God and
With restless and ungovern'd rage 305 With one consent let all the earth 350 Ve boundless realms of joy 374
Ye princes, that in might excel 316
Ye saints and servants of the Lord 358
Page. Alas, what hourly dangers rise 383
All-glorious God, what hvmns of
And are we now brought near to God 377 Awake, my soul, and with the sun 385 Before Jehovah's awful throne 385
Christ from the dead is raised, and
Come, Holy Ghost! Creator, come 376 Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove 377 Come, Lord, and warm each languid
Come, we that love the. Lord 384
Eternal source of every joy 387
far from my thoughts, vain world.,
be gone 386
Father of mercies! in thy word 386
Tage. Father of men-ie;: in Iby bouw 387 Father of mercies! bow thine ear 387 From whence these direful omens
God of the sea?! thine awful voice 379 Go forth, ye heralds, in my name 381 Go preach my Gospel,snith the Lord SHi Glory to thee, my God, this night 38oHark the glad sound, the Saviour
Hark! from the tombs, a mournful
Hear what the voice from heaven
He's come! let every knee be bent 377 He dies! the Friend ofsinnersdics 382 How bcarU'^'LJ are then- feet 382