Parish Psalmody: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship: Containing Dr. Watts's Versification of the Psalms of David, Entire, a Large Portion of Dr. Watts's Hymns, and Psalms and Hymns by Other Authors, Selected and Original

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Perkins & Purves, 1844 - Bible - 708 pages
 

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Page 336 - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us thine aid : Star of the East, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid...
Page 615 - HOW blest the righteous when he dies ! When sinks a weary soul to rest, How mildly beam the closing eyes, How gently heaves the expiring breast! 2 So fades a summer cloud away, So sinks the gale when storms are o'er : So gently shuts the eye of day, So dies a wave along the shore.
Page 63 - T^HE spacious firmament on high, With all the blue ethereal sky, And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great Original proclaim. The unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an Almighty Hand.
Page 514 - It can bring with it nothing But he will bear us through; Who gives the lilies clothing, Will clothe his people too : Beneath the spreading heavens No creature but is fed ; And he who feeds the ravens Will give his children bread.
Page 227 - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Page 278 - I'LL praise my Maker with my breath ; And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers : My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures.
Page 185 - And talk of all thy truth at night. 2 Sweet is the day of sacred rest, No mortal cares shall seize my breast ; O may my heart in tune be found, Like David's harp, of solemn sound. 3 My heart shall triumph in my Lord, And bless his works, and bless his word ; Thy works of grace, how bright they shine ! How deep thy counsels! how divine!
Page 341 - It is finished" — hear him cry ; Learn of Jesus Christ to die. 4. Early hasten to the tomb, Where they laid His breathless clay ; All is solitude and gloom, — Who hath taken Him away ? Christ is risen ; He meets our eyes ; Saviour, teach us so to rise.
Page 367 - E there is above all others, Well deserves the name of Friend : His is love beyond a brother's, Costly, free, and knows no end : They who once His kindness prove, Find it everlasting Love.
Page 572 - YE servants of the Lord, Each in his office wait, Observant of His heavenly word, And watchful at His gate. 2 Let all your lamps be bright, And trim the golden flame ; Gird up your loins, as in His sight, For awful is His Name. 3 Watch...

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