The Psalms of David: Imitated in the Language of the New Testament, and Applied to the Christian State and Worship
J.F. and C. Rivington, 1789 - Bible - 320 pages
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Page 175 - 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 157 - WHY should we start and fear to die ! What timorous worms we mortals are ! Death is the gate of endless joy, And yet we dread to enter there.
Page 277 - IS there ambition in my heart ! Search gracious God, and see ; Or do I act a haughty part ? Lord, I appeal to Thee. 2 I charge my thoughts, be humble still, And all my carriage mild ; Content, my Father, with Thy will, And quiet as a child. 3 The patient soul, the lowly mind Shall have a large reward : Let saints in sorrow lie resigned, And trust a faithful Lord.
Page 309 - He sends his word, and melts the snow; The fields no longer mourn : He calls the warmer gales to blow, And bids the spring return. 6 The changing wind, the flying cloud, Obey his mighty word : With songs and honors sounding loud, Praise ye the sovereign Lord.
Page 49 - 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. 3 Sun, moon, and stars convey thy praise Round the whole earth, and never stand; So when thy truth began its race, It touched and glanced on every land.
Page 141 - And melt mine eyes to tears. 5 But drops of grief can ne'er repay The debt of love I owe : Here, Lord, I give myself away, — 'Tis all that I can do.
Page 174 - LORD of the worlds above, How pleasant and how fair The dwellings of Thy love, Thy earthly temples, are ! To Thine abode My heart aspires With warm desires To see my God.
Page 276 - But thou hast built thy throne of grace, Free to dispense thy pardons there; That sinners may approach thy face, And hope and love, as well as fear.
Page 61 - The Lord is just and kind, The meek shall learn his ways, And every humble sinner find The methods of his grace. 6 For his own goodness' sake He saves my soul from shame : He pardons, though my guilt be great, Through my Redeemer's name.
Page xxxvi - From everlasting was the Word; With God he was; the Word was God; And must divinely be adored. 2 By his own power were all things made; By him supported all things stand; He is the whole creation's Head, And angels fly at his command. 3...