網頁圖片
PDF
ePub 版

S But ah, how far from mortal sight
The Lord of glory dwells!
A veil of interposing night
His radiant face conceals.
4 O could my longing spirit rise
On strong immortal wing,
And reach thy palace in the skies,
My Saviour and my King!

5 There thousands worship at thy feet,
And there (divine employ!)
The triumphs of thy love repeat,
In songs of endless joy.

6 Thy presence beams eternal day
O'er all the blissful place;

Who would not drop this load of clay, And die to see thy face?

HYMN LII.

The Excellency and Sufficiency of the Scrip

tures.

FATHER of mercies! in thy word

What endless glories shine!

For ever be thy name ador'd

For these celestial lines.

2 Here may the wretched sons of want Exhaustless riches find;

Riches above what earth can grant,
And lasting as the mind.

3 Here the fair tree of knowledge grows,
And yields a free repast,
Sublimer sweets than nature knows
Invite the longing taste.

4 Here the Redeemer's welcome voice
Spreads heavenly peace around;
And life, and everlasting joys
Attend the blissful sound.
50 may these heavenly pages be
My ever dear delight;
And still new beauties may I see,
And still increasing light.

6 Divine Instructor, gracious Lord,
Be thou for ever near;
Teach me to love thy sacred word,
And view my Saviour there.

HYMN LIII.

The Seasons crowned with Goodness.
Psalm lxv. 11.

TERNAL source of every joy!

Eely to raise our lips employ,

While in thy temple we appear,
To hail thee, Sov'reign of the year.
2 Wide as the wheels of nature roll,
Thy hand supports and guides the whole;
The sun is taught by thee to rise,
And darkness when to veil the skies.
3 The flow'ry spring, at thy command,
Perfumes the air, and paints the land;
The summer rays with rigour shine
To raise the corn and cheer the vine.
4 Thy hand in autumn richly pours
Through all our coast redundant stores;
And winters, soften'd by thy care,
No more the face of horror wear.

5 Seasons, and months, and weeks, and days
Demand successive songs of praise;
And be the grateful homage paid,
With morning light and evening shade.
6 Here in thy house let incense rise,
And circling sabbaths bless our eyes,
Till to those lofty heights we soar,
Where days and years revolve no more.

HYMN LIV.

A Funeral Thought.

HARK! from the tombs, a mournful sound, My ears attend the cry:

"Ye living men, come view the ground,
"Where you must shortly lie.'

2 "Princes, this clay must be your bed,
"In spite of all your towers!
"The tall, the wise, the reverend head
"Must lie as low as ours."

3 Great God! is this our certain doom?
And are we still secure?

Still walking downward to the tomb;
And yet prepare no more?

4 Grant us the power of quick'ning grace,
To fit our souls to fly;

Then when we drop this dying flesh,
We'll rise above the sky.

[merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small]

Chorus.

These thy God ordains to bless
The widow and the fatherless.

5 When thine olive plants increasing,
Pour their plenty o'er thy plain,
Grateful thou shalt take the blessing,
But not search the bough again.
Chorus. These, &c.

6 When thy favour'd vintage flowing,
Gladdens thy autumnal scene,
Own the bounteous hand bestowing,
But thy vines the poor shall gleam.
Chorus. These, &c.

7 Still we read thy word declaring
Mercy, Lord, thine own decree;
Mercy every sorrow sharing
-Warms the heart resembling thee.
8 Still the orphan and the stranger,
Still the widow owns thy care,
Screen'd by thee in every danger,
Heard by thee in every prayer.
Hallelujah. Amen.

HYMN LVI.

At the Ordination or Institution of a
Minister.

ATHER of mercies! in thy house
We pay out homage and our vows;

[blocks in formation]

HYMN LVII.
Prayer for Ministers.

ATHER of mercies! bow thine ear, Attentive to our earnest prayer; We plead for those who plead for thee, Successful pleaders may they be!

3 Hence sprang th' Apostle's honour'd name, 2 How great their work, how vast their charge!

Sacred beyond heroic fame;

Hence dictates the prophetic sage,
And hence the evangelic page.

4 In lower forms to bless our eyes,
Pastors from hence and Teachers rise;
Who, though with feebler rays they shine,
Still mark a long extended line.

5 From Christ their varied gifts derive,
And, fed by him, their graces live;
Whilst guarded by his potent hand,
Amidst the rage of hell they stand.
6 So shall the bright succession run,
Through all the courses of the sun;
Whilst unborn churches, by their care,
Shall rise and flourish large and fair.
7 Jesus, our Lord, their hearts shall know
The spring whence all these blessings flow;
Pastors and people shout his praise,
Through the long round of endless days.

Do thou their anxious souls enlarge;
Their best acquirements are our gain,
We share the blessings they obtain.
3 Clothe, then, with energy divine
Their words, and let those words be thine;
To them thy sacred truth reveal,
Suppress their fear, inflame their zeal.
4 Teach them to sow the precious seed,
Teach them thy chosen flock to feed;
Teach them immortal souls to gain—/
Souls that will well reward their pain.
5 Let thronging multitudes around,
Hear from their lips the joyful sound;
In humble strains thy grace implore,
And feel thy new-creating power.
6 Let sinners break their massy chains,
Distressed souls forget their pains;

Let light through distant realms be spread, | And Zion rear her drooping head.

¶ Whenever the Hymns are used at the celebration of divine service, a certain portion or portions of the Psalms of David in metre shall also be sung.

END OF THE HYMNS

1

AN

ALPHABETICAL TABLE,

Showing where to find each Psalm or Hymn by its beginning".

PSALMS.

Page.

AGAINST all those that with me thoughts love

As pants
At length, by certain proofs, 'tis plain
Behold, O God, how heathen hosts
Bless God, my soul; thou Lord, alone
Bless God, ye servants that attend
Defend me, Lord, from shame
Deliver me, O Lord, my God
Do thou, O God, in mercy help
For ever bless'd be God the Lord
For thee, O God, our constant praise
From lowest depths of foe

the hart for cooling streams 19 No change of time shall ever shock

From my youth up, may Israel say
Give ear, thou Judge of all the earth
God in the great assembly stands
God is our refuge in distress
God's temple crowns the holy mount
Had not the Lord, may Israel say
Happy the man whose tender care
Have mercy, Lord, on me
Hear, O my people, to my law
He's blest whose sins have pardon gain'd
He that has God his guardian made
How good and pleasant must it be
Hold not thy peace, O Lord our God
How blest are they, who always keep
How blest is he, who ne'er consents
How long wilt thou forget me, Lord
How many, Lord, of late are grown
How vast must their advantage be
I'll celebrate thy praises, Lord
In deep distress I oft have cry'd
In Judah the Almighty's known
In thee I put my steadfast trust
In vain, O man of lawless might
I waited meekly for the Lord
Jehovah reigns, let all the earth
Jehovah reigns; let therefore all
Judge me, O Lord, for 1 the paths
Just Judge of heaven, against my foes
Let all the just to God, with joy
Let all the lands, with shouts of joy
Let all the list'ning world attend
Let David, Lord, a constant place
Let God, the God of battle, rise
Lord, hear my cry, regard my prayer
Lord, hear my prayer, and to my cry
Lord, hear the voice of my complaint
Lord, hear the voice of my complaint
Lord, let thy just decrees the king
Lord, not to us, we claim no share
Lord, save me, for thy glorious name
Lord, thou hast granted to thy land
Lord, who's the happy man that may
My crafty foe, with flatt'ring art
My God, my God, why leav'st thou me
My soul for help on God relies
My soul, inspir'd with sacred love

31

O all ye people, clap your hands
35 come, loud anthems let us sing
45 Of merey's never-failing spring

60 O God, who hast our troops dispers❜d
13 O God, my gracious God, to thee
25 O God, my heart is fully bent
24 O God, whose former mercies make
63 O God of hosts, the mighty Lord
27 O God, to whom revenge belongs
59 O Israel's Shepherd, Joseph's Guide
59 O Lord, thou art my righteous Judge
24 O Lord, my God, since I have plac'd
37 O Lord, my rock, to thee I cry
21 O Lord, our fathers oft have told
38 O Lord, to my relief draw near
58 O Lord, the Saviour and defence
19 O Lord, I am not proud of heart
23 O praise the Lord, and thou, my soul
33 O praise the Lord with hymns of joy
14 O praise the Lord, for he is good
40 O praise the Lord with one consent
410 praise the Lord in that blest place
37 O praise ye the Lord

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

46

47

58

5

58

50

62

7

18

29

52 O render thanks, and bless the Lord
30 render thanks to God above
60 'twas a joyful sound to hear
30 thou, to whom all creatures bow
60 On thee, who dwell'st above the skies
13 Praise ye the Lord; our God to praise
58 Preserve me, Lord, from crafty foes
33 Protect me from my cruel foes
30 Resolv'd to watch o'er all my ways
25 Save me, O God, from waves that roll
18 Since I have plac'd my trust in God
42 Since godly men decay, O Lord
43 Sing to the Lord a new made song
12 Sing to the Lord a new made song
19 Speak, O ye judges of the earth
14 Sure wicked fools must needs suppose
27 That man is blest who stands in awe
22 Thee I will bless, my God and King
60 The heavens declare thy glory, Lord
28 The king, O Lord, with songs of praise
26 The Lord hath spoke, the mighty God
63 The Lord himself, the mighty Lord
4 The Lord, the only God, is great
27 The Lord to thy request attend
30 The Lord unto my Lord thus spake
51 The man is blest that fears the Lord
23 The spacious earth is all the Lord's
38 The wicked fools must sure suppose
7 Through all the changing scenes of life
16 Though wicked men grow rich or great
10 Thou, Lord, by strictest search hast known 62
26 Thy chast'ning wrath, O Lord, restrain
44 Thy dreadful anger, Lord, restrain

42

43 25

7

50

64

9 10

22

11

21

9

50

5.9

11

23

15

17

17

Page.

Thy mercy, Lord, to me extend
Thy mercies, Lord, shall be my song
Thy presence why withdraw'st thou, Lord
To bless thy chosen race
To celebrate thy praise, O Lord
To God, in whom I trust
To God I cry'd, who to my help
To God, our never-failing strength
To God the mighty Lord
To God, with mournful voice
To God your grateful voices raise
To my complaint, O Lord my God
To my just plea and sad complaint
To Sion's hill I lift my eyes
To thee, my God and Saviour, I
To thee, O God, we render praise
To thee, O Lord, my cries ascend

[ocr errors]

Page.

59

44

25 We build with fruitless cost, unless
39 When I pour out my soul in prayer
5 When Israel, by th' Almighty led
28 When Sion's God her sons recall'd
5 When we, our weary limbs to rest
11 Who place on Sion's God their trust
33 While I the King's loud praise rehearse
56 Whom should I fear, since God to me
61 With cheerful notes, let all the earth
63 With glory clad, with strength array'd
48 With my whole heart, my God and King
38 With restless and ungovern'd rage
7 With one consent let all the earth
58 Why hast thou cast us off, O God
38 Ye boundless realms of joy
32 Ye princes, that in might excel
63 Ye saints and servants of the Lord

51

59

61

58

20 19

52

41

61

3

43

32

65

18

51

ALAS, what hourly dangers rise

HYMNS.

Page.

74 How long shall earth's alluring toys

All glorious God, what hymns of praise 70 Life is the time to serve the Lord

And are we now brought near to God
Awake, my soul, and with the sun
Before Jehovah's awful throne
Christ from the dead is rais'd, and made
Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come
Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove
Come, Lord, and warm each languid heart
Come, we that love the Lord
Eternal source of every joy

68 Lord, for the just thou dost provide
75 Lord of life, all praise excelling
76 My God, and is thy table spread
67 My God, since thou hast rais'd me up
67 Now may the God of grace and power
68 O that my load of sin were gone
74 0 thou that hear'st when sinners cry
74 Our Lord is risen from the dead
77 Salvation doth to God belong

Far from my thoughts, vain world, be gone 76 Since Christ our Passover is slain

Father of mercies! in thy word
Father of mercies! in thy house
Father of mercies! bow thine ear
From whence these direful omens round
God of the seas! thine awful voice
Go forth, ye heralds, in my name
Go preach my Gospel, saith the Lord
Glory to thee, my God, this night
Hark the glad sound, the Saviour comes
Hark! from the tombs, a mournful sound
Hear what the voice from heaven declares
He's come! let every knee be bent
He dies! the friend of sinners dies
How beauteous are their feet
How oft, alas! this wretched heart
How long, thou faithful God, shall I
How helpless guilty nature lies

77 Should nature's charms to please the eye
77 The God of life, whose constant care
78 The Lord my pasture shall prepare
67 The spacious firmament on high
70 Thou, God, all glory, honour, power
71 To our Redeemer's glorious name
72 To Jesus, our exalted Lord
75 Welcome, sweet day of rest
72 When all thy mercies, O my God
77 When dangers, woes, or death are nigh
71 When, rising from the bed of death
68 When we are rais'd from deep distress
72 When I can read my title clear
72 While angels thus, O Lord, rejoice
73 While shepherds watch'd their flocks by
73 night

73 Ye humble souls, approach your God

[blocks in formation]

76

68

70

69

68

76

76

76

69

71

69

71

75

67

67

75

To find Psalms suited to particular Subjects and Occasions.

ADORATION of God, Psalms 6, 65, 95, 96 and 145. CHURCH built on Jesus Christ, Psalm 115, ver. 22, &c.

ADORATION of the second person in the Trinity,
Psalm 47.

ADVENT, Psalms proper for, 18, verse 8, &c. 50, 89.
96, 97, 98, and 146, verse 6, &c.
AFFLICTED, prayer of, Psalms 13, 42, 94, 102, 119,
ver. 81, &c. and Psalm 143.
AFFLICTED, comforts of, Psalm 119, verse 49, &c.
-, complaint of, Psalms 42, 77, 102, 114,
verse 81, &c. and Psalm 143
AFFLICTED, Psalm proper for, 119.
AFFLICTIONS, benefits of, Psalm 94, verses 12, 13
and 14, Psalm 119, verses 65, 66, 67, 68, 71 and 75.
AFFLICTIONS, deliverance from them celebrated,
Psalms 34 and 107.

AGED SAINT, prayer of, Psalm 71, verses 17 and 18.
ALMS GIVING, Psalm 41, ver. 1, 2 & 3, and Psalm 112.
ANGELS guard the righteous, Psalm 34, ver. 7, and
Psalm 91, ver. 11 and 12.

ANGELS called on to praise the Lord, Psalm 103, verses
19, 20 and 21.

ASCENSION, Psalms 24, 47 and 68, verses 18, &c.
ASH-WEDNESDAY, Psalms proper for, 51 and 130.
(See Penitential.)

ASSISTANCE from God, Psalms 138 and 144.
ATHEISM, practical, punishment denounced against,
Psalm 14.

ATHEISM, prevalence of, lamented, Psalms 10 and 12.
ATTRIBUTES of God, Psalm 36, verse 5, &c. Psalms
111, 145, 146 and 147.

BLESSING of God on temporal business and comforts,
Psalm 127.

BLESSINGS of a family, Psalm 128.
BLESSINGS, temporal, promised, Psalm 144, verse 12
to the end

BLESSINGS, promised to the righteous, Psalms 1, 32,
122 and 128.

BLOOD of Christ, cleansing from sin, prefigured by the
ceremonies of the law, Psalm 51.
BROTHERLY love, Psalm 133

CARE of God over his Saints, Psalm 34.
CHARITY to the poor. (See Alms giving.)
CHARITABLE man, blessings promised to, Psalm 41,
verses 1, 2 and 3.

CHILDREN, comforts of, Psalm 127, verses 3, 4 and 5.
instructed in God's law, Psa. 78, ver. 6,
&c. Psa. 119, ver. 9. &c.
CHRIST, the true David, Psalms 35 and 89. (See Da-
vid.)
CHRIST, covenant made with him typified by David,
Psalm 89.

CHRIST, divinity of, Psalm 45, verse 6, &c. Psalms 47
and 110.

[ocr errors]

CHRIST, his incarnation, Psalm 40, verse 6, &c.
David in the person of, describes his sorrows
and the malice and pers cution of his enemies, and
prays for deliverance, Psalms 22, 35, 41 and 55.
CHRIST, his death and sufferings set forth in the person
of David, Psalms 22. 35, 40, 41, 55 and 69.
CHRIST, his resurrection predicted, Psa. 2, Psa. 16, ver
9, &c. Psa. 69, ver. 29, &c Psa. 118, ver. 22, &c
CHRIST, his ascension celebrated, Psalms 24, 47, 68, &c.
his exaltation in his human nature to his
Mediatorial Kingdom. Psalm 2, verse 7 to the end,
Psalms 8, 21, 72, 89, 110, 118 and 132
CHRIST, his glorification in his human nature, Psalm 8.
his love to his Church celebrated, Psalm 45.
his love to his enemies, Psalm 35, verse 11, &c.
his glory and power, Psalm 45, verse 2, &c.
his kingdom among the Gentiles, Psalms 72,87,

110 and 132

[merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small]

122.

gathered and settled, Psalm 132.

its beauty, worship and order, Psalms 48 and

[merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

Psalm 42.

of temptation and spiritual affliction,

COMPLAINT, of the prevalence of impiety and wick-
edness, Psalms 10 and 12.
COMPLAINT of quarrelsome neighbours, Psalm 11.
of heavy afflictions in mind and body,
Psalms 102 and 143.
COMPASSION of God, Psalms 103 and 145, verse 9
to the end

CONFESSION of sin, repentance, and pardon, Psalms
32, 38, 51, 130 and 143.
CONFIRMATION, Psalms proper for, 19. verse 7,
&c. 25, verse 7, &c. 34, ver. 11, &c. 51, ver. 9, &c.
119, ver. 9, &c. ver. 33, &c. ver. 103, &c.
CONSCIENCE, its guilt relieved, Psalms 32 and 130.
CONSECRATION of a Church, Psalm 132, verse 7, &c.
(See Office of Consecration.)

CONTENTION, complained of, Psalm 120.
CONTRITION, an act of, Psalms 25 and 51.
CONVERSE with God, Psalm 63.
CONVERSION of Jews and Gentiles, Psalms 87, 96,
106 and 126

CORRUPTION of manners general, Psalms 11 and 12,
COUNSEL and support from God, Psalms 16 and 119.
COURAGE in death, Psalm 16.
COVENANT made with Christ in the person of David,
Psalm 89.

CREATION and Providence, Psalms 33, 104, 135, 136,
147 and 148.
CREATURES, no trust in them, and God all sufficient,
Psalm 33, verse 12 to the end, Psalms 62 and 146.
CREATURES praising God, Psalm 148
DAVID, in his sufferings, deliverances, kingdom, &c. a
type of Christ, Psalms 2, 18, 21, 22, 35, 40, 44, 45,
55, 69, 72, 89, 109, 110, 118 and 132. (See Christ.)
DEATH, courage in, Psalm 16, and Psalm 23, ver. 4, &c.
DEATH, deliverance from, Psalms 31 and 118.
of Christ, Psalms 22 and 69.

of saints and sinners, Psalms 37 and 49.
the effect of sin, Psalm 90
DEFENCE and salvation in God, Psalms 3, 18, 61 and
121.

DELAYING sinners warned, Psalm 95, verse 7, &c.
DELIGHT in God, Psalms 18, 42, 63, 73 and 84.
DELIVERANCE begun and perfected, Psalm 85.
from despair, Psalm 18.

« 上一頁繼續 »