A selection of Psalms and hymns, adapted in portions, for every Sunday and festival of the Church of England, by a layman

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Page 203 - While 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. What though in solemn silence all Move round the dark terrestrial ball, What though nor voice, nor minstrel sound Among their radiant orbs be found.
Page 17 - Hail the heav'n-born Prince of Peace ! Hail the Sun of righteousness ! Light and life to all He brings, Ris'n with healing on His wings ! 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 ! c
Page 67 - COMB, let us join our cheerful songs With angels round the throne ; Ten thousand thousand are their tongues ; But all their joys are one. " Worthy the Lamb that died !" they cry, " To be exalted thus ;" "Worthy the Lamb," our lips reply, " For he was slain for us !" Lord ! Thou art worthy to receive Honour and pow'r divine ; And
Page 216 - 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. They go from strength to strength, Through this dark vale of tears, Till each arrives at length— Till each in
Page 33 - Can we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Can we, to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation ! oh, salvation ! The joyful sound proclaim, Till each remotest nation Has learnt Messiah's name ! Waft, waft ye winds, His story, Till o'er our ransom'd nature,
Page 27 - HYMN. GLORY to Thee, my God, this night, For all the blessings of the light; Keep me, O keep me, King of kings, Under Thine own Almighty wings ! Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son, The ill that I this day have done 3
Page 123 - Holy Ghost! our souls inspire, And lighten with celestial fire; Thou the anointing Spirit art, Who dost Thy seven-fold gifts impart! Thy blessed unction from above Is comfort, life, and fire of love ! Enable with perpetual light The darkness of our bounded sight: Anoint and cheer our soiled face)
Page 161 - and earth ; Songs of praise shall hail their birth. And shall man alone be dumb Till that glorious kingdom come ? No ;—the Church delights to raise Psalms, and hymns, and songs of praise. Saints below, with heart and voice, Still in songs of praise rejoice ; Learning here, by faith and love, Songs of praise to sing above.
Page 21 - ON DIVINE WORSHIP. BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne, Ye nations bow with sacred joy; Know that the Lord is God alone, He can create, and He destroy ! His sov'reign pow'r without our aid, Made us of clay, and form'd us men ; And when like
Page 27 - That with the world, myself, and Thee, I, ere I sleep, at peace may be. Teach me to live that I may dread The grave as little as my bed ; Teach me to die, that so I may With joy behold the judgment day. O may my soul on Thee repose ! And let sweet sleep my eye-lids close ! Sleep that

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