The spirit of the Psalms, or, A compressed version of select portions of the Psalms [chiefly by H. Auber].

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Harriet Auber
1829
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Page 141 - 3 Mild He lays His glory by, Born that man no more may die; Born to raise the sons of earth, Born to give them second birth. 4 Hail the Heaven-born Prince of Peace ! Hail the Sun of Righteousness ! Light and life to all He brings, Risen with healing on His wings.
Page 138 - 1 PRAISE the Lord, ye Heavens, adore Him, Praise Him, Angels, in the height; Sun and moon, rejoice before Him, Praise Him, all ye stars of light. 2 Praise the Lord, for He hath spoken, Worlds His mighty voice obey'd; Laws that never shall be broken, For their guidance He hath made. 3 Praise the
Page 93 - 100. WATTS. 1 BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne, Ye nations, bow with sacred joy ; Know that the Lord is God alone, He can create, and He destroy. 2 His sov'reign power, without our aid, Made us of clay, and form'd us men; And when
Page 154 - 1 AWAKE, my soul, and with the sun Thy daily course of duty run ; Shake off dull sloth, and early rise, To pay thy morning sacrifice. 2 Glory to Thee, who safe hast kept, And hast refresh'd me, while I slept: Grant, Lord, when I from death awake, I may of endless life partake.
Page 22 - fertile vales and dewy meads My weary wand'ring steps He leads ; Where peaceful rivers, soft and slow, Amidst the verdant landscape flow. 3 Though in the paths of death I tread, With gloomy horrors overspread, My steadfast heart shall fear no ill, For Thou, O Lord, art with me still; Thy friendly hand shall give me aid, And guide me through the dreadful shade.
Page 147 - 1 OUR blest Redeemer, ere He breathed His tender last farewell, A Guide, a Comforter, bequeathed With us to dwell. 2 He came in semblance of a dove, With sheltering wings outspread.; The holy balm of peace and love On earth to shed. 3
Page 17 - land The work of an Almighty hand. 2 Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth ; Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole. PSALM 19.
Page 94 - the earth To God their cheerful voices raise; Glad homage pay, with sacred mirth, And sing before Him songs of praise. 2 Convinced that He is God alone, From whom both we and all proceed; We, whom He chooses for his own, The flock that He
Page 109 - His truth and mercy stand, Past, and present, and to be; Like the years of His right hand, Like His own eternity. 3 Praise Him, ye who know his love, Praise Him from the depths beneath ; Praise Him in the heights above, Praise your Maker, all that breathe.
Page 140 - of vice To clear the mental ray; And on the eye-balls of the blind To pour celestial day. 4- He comes the broken heart to bind, The wounded soul to cure, And, with the treasures of His grace,

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