Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Christian Devotion in Public and Private. Selected from the Best Authors, with Variations and Additions
Thomas & Andrews and West, 1801 - Bible - 262 pages
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adore almighty angels appear bear Behold bleſs bleſſings bleſt blood breath bright bring cheerful Chriſt command Common Metre death delight divine dwell earth eternal eyes face faints faith Father fear feet fhall flow foes forever foul give glorious glory goodneſs grace grateful hand happy head hear heart heaven heavenly holy honours hope hour humble Hymn immortal Jeſus join kind King known land light live Long Metre Lord mercy mighty mind mortal nature never night o'er pain peace Plalm praiſe prayer proclaim Pſalm race raiſe reigns rejoice reſt riſe round Saviour ſee ſhall ſhine ſkies ſong ſoul Spirit ſpread ſtand ſtill thee theſe thine thoſe thou thoughts thouſand throne thy grace thy name thy word tongue truſt truth voice wait WATTS Whilſt whoſe wonders
Page 42 - This is my body, broke for sin ; Receive and eat the living food ;' Then took the cup, and blessed the wine : ' 'Tis the new covenant in my blood.' 4 ' Do this,' he cried, ' till time shall end, In memory of your dying Friend ; Meet at my table, and record The love of your departed Lord.
Page 111 - With warm desires To see my God. 2 O happy souls that pray, Where God appoints to hear ! O happy men, that pay Their constant service there ! They praise thee still ; And happy they That love the way To Zion's hill.
Page 49 - If I am right, thy grace impart, Still in the right to stay; If I am wrong, oh teach my heart To find that better way...
Page 217 - See from His head, His hands, His feet, Sorrow and love flow mingled down ! Did e'er such love and sorrow meet, Or thorns compose so rich a crown...
Page 235 - For he is good, supremely good, And kind are all his ways. . 2 All nature owns his guardian care, « In him we live and move ; But nobler benefits declare The wonders of his love. 3 He gave his Son, his only Son, To ransom rebel worms ; 'Tis here he makes his goodness known In its diviner forms.
Page 30 - COME, let us join our cheerful songs With angels round the throne ; Ten thousand thousand are their tongues, But all their joys are one. 2 " Worthy the Lamb that died," they cry, " To be exalted thus ;" "Worthy the Lamb," our lips reply,
Page 108 - To fill an empty mind. 3 Eternal Wisdom has prepared A soul-reviving feast, And bids your longing appetites The rich provision taste. 4 Ho ! ye that pant for living streams, And pine away and die ; Here you may quench your raging thirst With springs that never dry. 5 Rivers of love and mercy here In a rich ocean join ; Salvation in abundance flows, Like floods of milk and wine.
Page 39 - so the Saviour cried, And meekly bowed his head and died: 'Tis finished ! yes, the race is run ; The battle fought ; the victory won. 2 'Tis finished...
Page 131 - JOY to the world ! the Lord is come ; Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare him room, And heaven and nature sing.
Page 128 - And let my God, my Saviour, go ? 3. Call me away from flesh and sense ; One sovereign word can draw me thence ; I would obey the voice divine, And all inferior joys resign.