Sacred Poetry, Consisting of Psalms and Hymns Selected from the Best Authors, with Variations and Additions
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adore almighty angels appear bear Behold bless blest breath bright cheerful Christ command Common Metre dark death delight divine dust dwell earth eternal ev'ry eyes face faith Father fear feet flow foes friends give glorious glory grace hand happy hast head hear heart heav'n heav'nly holy honours hope hour humble HYMN immortal Jesus join kind King land light live Long Metre Lord mind mortal nature never night o'er pain peace pow'r praise proclaim PSALM race raise reigns rejoice rest rich righteousness rise round sacred saints salvation Saviour seek shine Short sing sinners sins skies song sons soul sound sov'reign speak Spirit spread stand STEELE strength thee thine thou thoughts thousand throne thy grace thy name thy word tongue trust truth voice wait WATTS Whilst wonders
Page 227 - To you, in David's town, this day, Is born, of David's line, The Saviour, who is Christ, the Lord, And this shall be the sign : — 4 " The heavenly babe you there shall find, To human view displayed, All meanly wrapped in swathing bands, And in a manger laid.
Page 30 - THE heavens declare thy glory Lord ; In every star thy wisdom shines ; But when our eyes behold thy word, We read thy name in fairer lines. 2 The rolling sun, the changing light, And nights and days thy power confess ; But the blest volume thou hast writ, Reveals thy justice and thy grace.
Page 34 - 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 10 - Are there no foes for me to face ? Must I not stem the flood ? Is this vile world a friend to grace, To help me on to God...
Page 70 - Let strangers walk around The city where we dwell, Compass and view thy holy ground, And mark the building well : 4 The orders of thy house, The worship of thy court, The cheerful songs, the solemn vows ; And make a fair report. 5 How decent and how wise ! How glorious to behold ! Beyond the pomp that charms the eyes, And rites adorned with gold.
Page 75 - HAPPY the heart where graces reign, Where love inspires the breast ; Love is the brightest of the train, And strengthens all the rest. 2 Knowledge, alas ! 'tis all in vain, And all in vain our fear ; Our stubborn sins will fight and reign If love be absent there.
Page 30 - BLESS'D be the everlasting God, The Father of our Lord ; Be his abounding mercy prais'd, His majesty ador'd. 2 When from the dead he rais'd his Son, And call'd him to the sky, He gave our souls a lively hope That they should never die.
Page 197 - Mercy and truth are all his ways: Wonders of grace to God belong; Repeat his mercies in your song.
Page 215 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ ; Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy.
Page 135 - He formed the deeps unknown ; He gave the seas their bound ; The watery worlds are all his own, And all the solid ground. 3 Come, worship at his throne, Come, bow before the Lord ; We are his works, and not our own ; He formed us by his word. 4 To-day attend his voice, Nor dare provoke his rod ; Come, like the people of his choice, And own your gracious God.