Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Christian Devotion in Public and Private
Thomas & Andrews and West & Greenleaf, 1801 - Bible - 494 pages
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Page 239 - For he is good, supremely good, And kind are all his ways. . 2 All nature owns his guardian care, « In him we live and move ; But nobler benefits declare The wonders of his love. 3 He gave his Son, his only Son, To ransom rebel worms ; 'Tis here he makes his goodness known In its diviner forms.
Page 115 - With warm desires To see my God. 2 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 132 - And let my God, my Saviour go? 3 Call me away from flesh and sense, One sovereign word can draw me thence; I would obey the voice divine, And all inferior joys resign.
Page 178 - O send thy Spirit down to write Thy law upon my heart! Nor let my tongue indulge deceit, Nor act the liar's part.
Page 229 - In every joy that crowns my days, In every pain I bear, My heart shall find delight in praise, Or seek relief in prayer.
Page 109 - The honours of her God. 2 Life, death, and hell, and worlds unknown Hang on his firm decree : He sits on no precarious throne, Nor borrows leave to be.
Page 112 - To fill an empty mind. 3 Eternal Wisdom has prepared A soul-reviving feast, And bids your longing appetites The rich provision taste. 4 Ho ! ye that pant for living streams, And pine away and die ; Here you may quench your raging thirst With springs that never dry. 5 Rivers of love and mercy here In a rich ocean join ; Salvation in abundance flows, Like floods of milk and wine.
Page 137 - JOY to the world ! the Lord is come ; Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare him room, And heaven and nature sing.
Page 68 - GREAT God, the nations of the earth Are by creation Thine ; And in Thy works, by all beheld, Thy radiant glories shine. 2 But, Lord, Thy greater love has sent Thy gospel to mankind ; Unveiling what rich stores of grace Are treasured in Thy mind. 3 Lord, when shall these glad tidings spread The spacious earth around, Till every tribe, and every soul, Shall hear the joyful sound? 4...
Page 138 - BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne, Ye nations bow with sacred joy ; Know that the Lord is God alone, He can create, and he destroy.