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Sing to my God a grateful song. A cheerful song of sacred praise.
3 Praise God, from whom all blessings 2 But all the notes wbich mortals krow,

Are weak, and languishing, and low;
Praise him, all creatures here below; Far, far above our humbie songs,
Praise him above, ye angelic host; The thene demands immortal tongues.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. 3 Yet whilst around his board we meet,
HYMN XLVI.

And worship at his sacred feet;

O let our warm affections move, Poraphrase' of the 100th Psalm.

In glad returns of grateful love.

4 Yes, Lord, we adore, Know that the Lord is God alone; And whilst we taste the bread and wine, He can create, and he destroy.

Desire to feed on joys divine. 2 His sov'reign power, without our aid, 5 Let faith our feeble senses aid, Made us of clay, and form'd us men; To see thy wondrous love display'd; And when, like wand'ring sheep, we Thy broken tesh, thy bleeding veins, stray'd,

Thy dreadful agonizing pains. He brought us to his fold again. 6 Let humble penitential woe, 3 We are his people, we his care, With painful pleasing anguish flow; Our souls, and all our mortal frame; And thy forgiving love impart, What lasting honours shall we rear, Life, hope, and joy to every heart, Almighty Maker, to thy name? 4 We'll crowd thy gates with thankful

HYMN XLIX.
songs,

The Lord's Day.
High as the heaven our voices raise;
And earth, with her ten thousand WELCOME, sweet day of rest,

the Shall fill thy courts with sounding

Welcome to this reviving breast,

And these rejoicing eyes. praise. 6 Wide as the world thy command,

2 The King himself comes near

To feast his saints to-day; Vast as eternity thy love;

Here we may sit, and see him here, Firm as a rock thy truth must stand,

And jove, and praise, and pray.
When rolling years shall cease to move. 3 One day amidst the place
HYMN XLVII.

Where Jesus is within,
Praise to the Redeemer. Is better than ten thousand days
TOAwake the sacred song
TO our Redeemer's glorious name of pleasure and of sin.

4 My willing soul would stay O may his love immortal flame!) In such a frame as this,

Tune every Heart and tongue. Till it is call'd to soar away 2 His love, what mortal thought can To everlasting bliss.

reach? What mortal tongue display?

HYMN L. Imagination's utmost stretch

Preparations for religious Worship.
In wonder dies away.
3 He left his radiant throne on high, FAR

VAR from my thoughts, vain world.
Left the bright realms of bliss,
And came to earth to bleed and die! Let my religious hours alone;

From fresh and sense I would be free.
Was ever love like this?
4 Dear Lord, while we adoring pay

And bold communion, Lord, with ther. Our humble thanks to thee;

2 My heart grows warm with holy fire, May every heart with rapture say,

And kindles with a pure desire, • The Saviour died for me.'

To see thy grace, to taste thy love, 5 O may the sweet, the blissful theme

And feel thine influence from above. Fill every heart and tongue;

3 When I can say that God is mine, Till strangers love thy charming name, I tread the world beneath my feet,

When I can see thy glories shine,
And join the sacred song.

And all that men call rich and greal.
HYMN XLVIII.

+ Send comfort down from thy right
Communion with Christ.

hand, To 10 Jesus, our exalted Lord, To cheer me in this barren land; That nane, in heaven and earth And in thy temple let me know dored,

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HYMN LI.

12 Wide as the wheels of nature roll, Thine Eyes shall see the King in his Thy hand supports and guides the Beauty. Isaiah, xxxiii. 17.

whole:
HOULD nature's charms to please the sun is taught by thee to rise,

And darkness when to veil the skies.
In sweet assemblage join,

8 The flowery spring, at thy command, All nature's charms would droopand die, Perfumes the air, and paints the land;

Jesus, compared with twine. The sumuner rays with vigour shine 2. Vain were her fairest beains display'd, To raise the corn and cheer the vine.

And vajn her blooming store; 4 Thy hand in autumn richly pours Her brightness languishes to shade, Through all our coast redundant stores; Her beauty is no more.

And wuters, soften'd by thy care, 3 But ah, how far from mortal sight No more the face of horror wear. The Lord of glory dwells !

5 Seasons, and months, and weeks, and A veil of interposing night

days His radiant face conceals,

Demand successive songs of praise; 4 O could my longing spirit rise And be the grateful homage paid, On strong immortal wing,

With morning light and evening shade.
And reach thy palace in the skies, 6 llere in thy bouse let incense rise,
My Saviour and my King!

And circling sabbaths biess our eyes, 5 There thousands worship at thy feet, Till to those lofty heights we soar,

And there (divine employ!) Where days and years revolve no more.
The triumphs of thy love repeat,

HYMN LIV.
In songs of endless joy.
6 Thy presence beams eternal day

A Funeral Thought.
O'er all the bussful place; HA

TARK! from the tombs, a mournful
Who would not drop this load of clay,

sound,
And die to see thy face?

My ears, attend the cry:
HYMN LII.

| Ye living men, come view the ground The Excellency and Sufficiency of the

Where you must shortly lie.
Scriptures.

12 Princes, this clay must be your bed, ATHER of mercies! in thy word

In spite of all your towers !
The tall, the wise, the reverend head

Must lie as low as ours.'
For ever be thy name adored
For these celestial lines.

3 Great God! is this our certain doom? 2 Here may the wretcher sons of want

And are we still secure?
Exhaustless riches find;

Still walking downward to the tomb',
Riches above what earth can grant,

And yet prepare no more!
And lasting as the mind.

4 Grant us the power of quickening • Here the fair tree of knowledge grows,

grace,
Ard yields a free repast,

To fit our souls to fly;
Sublimer sweets than pature knows

Then when we drop this dying flesh,
Invite the longing taste.

We'il rise above the sky.
4 Here the Redeemer's welcome voice

HYMN LV.
Spreads heavenly peace around;

A Charity Hymn.
And life, and everlasting joys

Attend the blissful sound.
5 O may these heavenly pages be

Thou, in glory unconfined,
My ever dear delighi;

Deign'st 10 make thy hun ble dwelling
And still new beauties may I see,

With the poor of humble mind.
And still increasing light.

2 As thy love, through all creation,
6 Divine Instructor, gracious Lord,

Beani's like thy cillusive light;
Be thou for ever near;

So the scound and humblestation
Teach me to love thy sacred word,

Shrinks before thine equal sight.
And view my Saviour there.

3 Thus thy care, for all providing,

Warm'd thy faithful prophet's tongue,
HYMN LIII.

Who, the lot of all deciding,
The Seasons crowned with Goodness. To thy chosen Israel sung:
Psalm Ixv. 11.

4 When thine harvest yields thee plea-
TERNAL every joy! sure,
While in thy temple we appear, To the poor belongs the treasure
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And worship at his sacred feet;

O let our warm affections more,
Poraphrase' of the 100th Psalm.

In glad returns of grateful love.
E FORE Jehovah's awful throne, 4 Yes, Lord, we love, and we adore,
Know that the Lord is God alone; And whilst we taste the bread and wine,
He can create, and he destroy.

Desire to feed on joys divine. 2 His sov'reign power, without our aid, 5 Let faith our feeble senses aid, Made us of clay, and form'd us men; To see thy wondrous love display'd; And when, like wand'ring sheep, we Thy broken tiesh, thy bleeding veins, stray'd,

Thy dreadful agonizing pains. He brought us to his fold again. 6 Let humble penitential woe, 3 We are his people, we his care, With painful pleasing anguish flow; Our souls, and all our mortal frame; And thy forgiving love impart, What lasting honours shall we rear, Life, hope, and joy to every heart, Almighty Maker, to thy name? 4 We'll crowd thy gates with thankful

HYMN XLIX.
songs,

The Lord's Day.
High as the heaven our voices raise;
And earth, with her
teine thousánd W That saw the Lord arise;

, rest, tongues,

Welcome to this reviving breast, Shall fill thy courts with sounding

And these rejoicing eyes. praise.

2 The King himself comes near 6 Wide as the world is thy command,

To feast his saints to-day; Vast as eternity thy love;

Here we may sit, and see him here, Firm as a rock thy truth must stand,

And love, and praise, and pray.
When rolling years shall cease to move.

S One day amidst the place
HYMN XLVII.

Where Jesus is within,
Praise to the Redeemer. Is better than ten thousand days
our Redeemer's glorious name of pleasure and of sin.
Awake the sacred song!

4 My willing soul would stay O may his love inmortal flame!) In such a frame as this,

Tune every heart and tongue. Till it is call'd to soar away 2 His love, what mortal thought can

To everlasting bliss. reach? What mortal tongue display?

HYMN L. Imagination's utmost stretch

Preparations for religious Worship. In wonder dies away. 3 He left his radiant throne on high, FA

VAR from my thoughts, vain world. Left the bright realms of bliss, And came to earth to bleed and die! Let my religious hours alone;

From fresh and sense I would be free. Was ever love like this? 4 Dear Lord, while we adoring pay

And hold communion, Lord, with thee. Our humble thanks to thee;

2 My heart grows warm with holy fire, May every heart with rapture say,

And kindles with a pure desire, The Saviour died for me.'

To see thy grace, to taste tby love, 5 O may the sweet, the blissful theme

And feel thine influence from above. Fill every heart and tongue;

S When I can say that God is mine, Till strangers love thy charming name, I tread the world beneath my feet,

When I can see thy glories shine, And join the sacred song.

And all that men call rich and great. HYMN XLVIII.

+ Send comfort down from thy right Communion with Christ.

hand,
TO Thesus, pour exalted Lord, To cheer me in this barren land;

That name, in hoaver and eartb And in thy temple let me know
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Who would not drop this load of clay, HARKO from the tombs, a mournful

HYMN LI.

12 Wide as the wheels of nature roll, Thine Eyes shall see the King in his Thy hand supports and guides the Beauty. Isaiah, xxxii. 17.

whole:

And darkness when to veil the skies.
In sweet assemblage join,

3 The flowery spring, at thy command, All nature's charms would droopand die, Perfumes the air, and paints the land; Jesus, compared with thine.

The summer rays with vigour shine 2 Vain were her fairest beains display'd, To raise the corn and cheer the vine.

And vajn her blooming store; 4 Thy hand in autumn richly pours Her brightness languishes to shade, Through all our coast redundant stores; Her beauty is no more.

And winters, soften'd by thy care, 3 But ah, how far from mortal sight No more the face of horror wear. The Lord of glory dwells !

5 Seasons, and months, and weeks, and A veil of interposing night

days His radiant face conceals.

Demand successive songs of praise; 4 O could my longing spirit rise And be the grateful homage paid, On strong immortal wing,

With morning light and evening shade. And reach thy palace in the skies, 6 Here in thy bouse let incense rise, My Saviour and my King!

And circling sabbaths bless our eyes, 3 There thousands worship at thy feet, Till to those losty heights we soar,

And there (divine employ!) Where days and years revolve no more. The triumphs of thy love repeat,

HYMN LIV. In songs of endless joy. 6 Thy presence beams eternal day

A Funeral Thought.

;
And die to see thy face?

My ears, attend the cry:
HYMN LII.

Ye living men, come view the ground The Excellency and Sufficiency of the

• Where you must shortly lie. Scriptures.

12 Princes, this clay must be your bed, NATHER of mercies! in thy word

In spite of all your towers !
The tall, the wise, the reverend head

Must lie as low as ours.'
For ever be thy name adored

3 Great God! is this our certain doom? For these celestial lines. 2 Here may the wretched sons of want still walking downward to the tomb,

And are we still secure? ¿ Exhaustless riches find; Riches above what earth can grant,

And yet prepare no more?

4 Grant us the power of quickening And lasting as the mind. Here the fairtree of knowledge grows,

grace,
Ar.d yields a free repast,

To fit our souls to fly;
Sublimer sweets than nature knows

Then when we drop this dying flesh,
Invite the longing taste.

We'll rise above the sky.
4 Here the Redeemer's welcome voice

HYMN LV.
Spreads heavenly peace around;

A Charity Hymn.
And life, and everlasting joys
Attend the blissful sound.

,

. Thou, in glory unconfined,
5 O may these heavenly pages be
My ever dear delight;

Deign'st to make thy hun ble dwelling
And still new beauties may I see,

With the poor of humble mind.
And still increasing light.

2 As thy love, through all creation,
6 Divine Instructor, gracious Lord,

Beams like thy difíusive light;
Be thou for ever near;

So the scorn'd and humble station
Teach me to love thy sacred word,

Shrinks before thine equal sight.
And view my Saviour there.

3 Thus thy care, for all providing,

Warm'di thy faithful prophet's tongue,
HYMN LIII.

Who, the lot of all deciding,
The Seasons crowned with Goodness. To thy chosen Israel sung:
Psalm Ixv. 11.

4 When thine harvest yields thee pleaEWell may thy praise our lips employ,

sure,

Theu the golden sheaf shalt bind,
While in thy temple we appear,

To the poor belongs the treasure
To hail thee, sov'reign of the year. Of the scatter'd ears behind.

FA

Chorus.

15 From Christ their varied gifts derive These thy God ordains to bless And, fed by him, their graces live;

The widow and the fatherless. Whilst guarded by his potent band, 5 When thine olive plants increasing, Amidst the rage of hell they stand.

Pour their plenty o'er thy plain, 6 So shall the bright succession rin, Grateful thou shalt take the blessing, Through all the courses of the sun; But not search the bow again. Whilst unborn churches, by their care, Chorus. These, &c.

Shall rise and flourish large and fair. 6 When thy favour'd vintage flowing, 7 Jesus, our Lord, their hearts shall Gladdens thy autumnal scene,

know Own the bounteous hand bestowing, The spring whence all these blessing But thy vines the poor sball glean,

flow; Chorus. These, &c.

Pastors and people shout his praise, 7 Still we read thy word declaring Through the long round of endless days

Mercy, Lord, thine own decree; Mercy, every sorrow sharing,

HYMN LVII. Warms the heart resembling thee."

Prayer for Ministers. 8 Still the orphan and the stranger, VATHER of mercies! bow thine ear, Still the widow owns thy care,

Attentive to our earnest prayer; Screen'd by thee in every danger, Heard by thee in every prayer.

We plead for those who plead for thee, Halldujuh. Amen.

Successful pleaders may they be!

2 How great their work, how vast their HYMN LVI.

charge!

Do thou their anxious souls enlarge; At the Ordination or Institution of a Tbeir best acquirements are our gain, Minister.

We share the blessings they obtain. CATHER of mercies ! in thy house 3 Clothe, then, with energy divine,

We pay our homage and our vows; Their words, and let those words be Whilst with a grateful heart we share

thine; These pledges of our Saviour's care. To them thy sacred truth reveal, 2 The Saviour, when to heaven he rose, Suppress their fear, inflame their zeal.' In splendid triumph o'er his foes, 4 Teach them to sow the precious seed, Scatter'd his gifts on men below, Teach them thy chosen flock to feed; And wide his royal bounties flow. Teach thein immortal souls to gain 3 Hence sprang the Apostle's honour'a Souls that will well reward their pair, name,

5 Let thronging multitudes around, Sacred beyond heroic fame;

Hear from their lips the joyful sound; Herce dictates the prophetic sage, In humble strains thy grace implore, And hence the evangelic page.

And feel thy new-creating power. 4 ir lower forms, to bless our eyes,

6 Let sinners break their massy chains Pastors from hence and Teachers rise; Distressed souls forget their pains; Wto, though with feebler rays they Let light through distant 'realms be shine,

spread, & mark a long extended line. And Zion rear her drooping head.

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