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History of the Scottish Metrical Psalms: With an Account of the Paraphrases ...
John West Macmeeken
No preview available - 2016
agus altered by Cameron appear appointed Ballates Book of Psalms Church of Scotland comfort committee congregation copies death doth Doxology Edinburgh edition English Father fear foes Francis Rous Gaelic Generall Assemblie Glasgow gloir glory grace gude halie hath heart heavens holy honour House Iesus Christ John labours Lesmahagow Logan London Lord Maister Majestie meeter mercy metaphrase metre Metrical Psalms minister nixt pairtis pastures Philip Nevill praise Prayer vpon Presbyteries printed printer privilegio Psalm XXIII:—From Psalmody Psalms of David Psalter quha quhilk Reformation revised Robert Robert Lowrie Robert Pont Rous sacred sall Scottish Scripture Shepherd shew sing Sone Sonne soul spirit Sternhold sung Synod of Argyle thee thereof thine Thomas Thomas Sternhold thou art thou hast thy rod translation tunes tyme unto verse vnto Watts whole William wyfis Zachary Boyd
Page 60 - 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 191 - 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 213 - The LORD'S my shepherd, I'll not want. He makes me down to lie In pastures green : he leadeth me The quiet waters by.
Page 190 - LORD of the worlds above, How pleasant and how fair The dwellings of thy love, Thine earthly temples, are ! To thine abode my heart aspires, With warm desires to see my God.
Page 60 - Declares the glories of thy name ; There thy rich works of wonder shine : A thousand starry beauties there, A thousand radiant marks appear Of boundless power, and skill divine. 2 From night to day, from day to night, The dawning and the dying light, Lectures of heavenly wisdom read : With silent eloquence they raise Our thoughts to our Creator's praise, And neither sound nor language need. 3 Yet their divine instructions run Far as the...
Page 60 - Behold the lofty sky Declares its maker God, And all his starry works on high Proclaim his power abroad. 2 The darkness and the light Still keep their course the same; While night to day, and day to night Divinely teach his name.
Page 86 - Now with triumphal palms they stand Before the throne on high, And serve the God they love, amidst The glories of the sky.
Page 191 - They go from strength to strength, Through this dark vale of tears, Till each arrives at length, Till each in heaven appears...