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3 But ah, how far from mortal sight

HYMN LIV.
The Lord of glory dwells!

A Funeral Thought.
A veil of interposing night
His radiant face conceals.

ARK! from the tombs, a mournful sound, 4 O could my longing spirit rise

My ears attend the cry; On strong immortal wing,

“ Ye living men, come view the ground, And reach thy palace in the skies,

“Where you must shortly lie." My Saviour and my King!

2 “Princes, this clay must be 5 There thousands worship at thy feet, “In spite of all your towers! And there (divine employ!)

“ The tall, the wise, the reverend head The triumphs of thy love repeat,

“ Must lie as low as ours." In songs of endless joy.

3 Great God! is this our certain doom? 6 Thy presence beams eternal day

And are we still secure?
O’er all the blissful place;

Still walking downward to the tomb;
Who would not drop this load of clay, And yet prepare no more?
And die to see thy face?

4 Grant us the power of quick’ning grace,

To fit our souls to fly ;
HYMN LII.

Then when we drop this dying flesh,
The Excellency and Sufficiency of the Scrip We'll rise above the sky.

tures. "ATHER of mercies! in thy word

HYMN LV.

For ever be thy name ador'd

A Charity Hymn.
For these celestial lines.
2 Here may the wretched sons of want
Exhaustless riches find;

Thou, in glory unconfin'd,
Riches above what earth can grant,

Deign'st to make thy humble dwelling,

With the poor of humble mind. And lasting as the mind. 3 Here the fair tree of knowledge grows,

2 As thy love, through all creation, And yields a free repast,

Beams like thy diffusive light;

So the scorn'd and humble station
Sublimer sweets than nature knows

Shrinks before thine equal sight.
Invite the longing taste.
Å Here the Redeemer's welcome voice

3 Thus thy care, for all providing,

Warm’d thy faithful prophet's tongue; Spreads heavenly peace around; And life, and everlasting joys

Who, the lot of all deciding, Attend the blissful sound.

To thy chosen Israel sung: 5 O may these heavenly pages be

4 When thine harvest yields thee pleasure, My ever dear delight;

Thou the golden sheaf shalt bind; And still new beauties may I see,

To the poor belongs the treasure And still increasing light.

Of the scatter'd ears behind. 6 Divine Instructor, gracious Lord,

Chorus Be thou for ever near;

These thy God ordains to bless Teach me to love thy sacred word,

The widow and the fatherless. And view my Saviour there.

15 When thine olive plants increasing,
HYMN LIII.

Pour their plenty o'er thy plain,
The Seasons crowned with Goodness. Grateful thou shalt take the blessing,
Psalm lxv. 11.

But not search the bough again.
TERNAL source of every joy!

Chorus. These, &c.

6 When thy favour'd vintage flowing, While in thy temple we appear,

Gladdens thy autumnal scene, To hail thee, Sov'reign of the year.

Own the bountcous hand bestowing, 2 Wide as the wheels of nature roll,

But thy vines the poor shall gleun.
Thy hand supports and guides the whole;
The sun is taught by thee to rise,

Chorus. These, &c.
And darkness when to veil the skies.

7 Still we read thy word declaring 3 The flow'ry spring, at thy command, Perfumes the air, and paints the land;

Mercy, Lord, thine own decree; The summer rays with rigour shine

Mercy every sorrow sharing

Warms the heart resembling thee. To raise the corn and cheer the vine. 4 Thy hand in autumn richly pours

8 Still the orphan and the stranger,

Still the widow owns thy care, Through all our coast redundant stores ;

Screen'd by thee in every danger, And winters, soften’d by thy care,

Heard by thee in every prayer. No more the face of horror wear. 5 Seasons, and months, and weeks, and days

Hallelujah. Amen. Demand successive songs of praise;

HYMN LVI.
And be the grateful homage paid,
With morning light and evening shade.
6 Here in thy house let incense rise,

At the Ordination or Institution of a

Minister.
And circling sabbaths bless our eyes,
Till to those lofty heights we soar,

ATHER of mercies! in thy house
Where days and years revolve no more.

We pay our homage and our vows;

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Whilst with a grateful heart we share

HYMN LVII. These pledges of our Saviour's care.

Prayer for Ministers. 2 The Saviour, when to heaven he rose, ATHER of mercies ! bow thine ear, In splendid triumph o'er his foes,

Attentive to our earnest prayer ; Scatter'd his gifts on men below,

We plead for those who plead for thee, And wide his royal bounties flow.

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;

Do thou their anxious souls eplarge ; Hence dictates the prophetic sage,

Their best acquirements are our gain, And hence the evangelic page.

We share the blessings they obtain. 4 In lower forms to bless our eyes,

3 Clothe, then, with energy divine
Pastors from hence and Teachers rise; Their words, and let those words be thine;
Who, though with feebler rays they shine, To them thy sacred truth reveal,
Still mark a long extended line.

Suppress their fear, inflame their zeal. 5 From Christ their varied gifts derive, 4 Teach them to sow the precious seed, And, fed by him, their graces live;

Tench them thy chosen flock to feed; Whilst guarded by his potent hand,

Teach them immortal souls to gain? Amidst the rage of hell they stand.

Souls that will well reward their pain 6 So shall the bright succession run,

5 Let thronging multitudes around, Through all the courses of the sun;

Hear from their lips the joyful sound; Whilst unborn churches, by their care,

In humble strains thy grace implore,
Shall rise and flourish large and fair.

And feel thy new-ereating power.
7 Jesus, our Lord, their hearts shall know 6 Let sinners break their massy chains,
The spring whence all these blessings flow; Distressed souls forget their pains ;
Pastors and people shout his praise,

Let light through distant realms be spread,
'Through the long round of endless days. 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.

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ALPHABETICAL TABLE,
Showing where to find each Psalm or Hymn by its beginning.

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8 As pants the hart for cooling streams 19 No change of time shall ever shock At length, by certain proofs, 'tis plain 31 O all ye people, clap your hands

21 Behold, o God, how heathen hosts 35 0 come, loud anthems let us sing Bless God, my soul; thou Lord, alone 45 of mercy's never-failing spring

43 Bless God, ye servants that attend

60 God, who hast our troops dispers'd 26 Defend me, Lord, from shame 13 O God, my gracious God, to thee

26 Deliver me, O Lord, my God 25 O God, my heart is fully bent

49 Do thou, O God, in mercy help

24 O God, whose former mercies make 49 For ever bless'd be God the Lord 63 O God of hosts, the mighty Lord

37 For thee, O God, our constant praise 27 O God, to whoni revenge belongs

41 From lowest depths of foe

59 O Israel's Shepherd, Joseph's Guide 35 From my youth up, may Israel say, 59 O Lord, thou art my righteous Judge Give ear, thou Judge of all the earth 24 O Lord, my God, since I have plac'd 4 God in the great assembly stands 37 O Lord, my rock, to thee I cry.

13 God is our refuge in distress 21 O Lord, our fathers oft have told

20 God's temple crowns the holy mount 38 O Lord, to my relief draw near

30 Had not the Lord, may Israel say 58 O Lord, the Saviour and defence

40 Happy the man whose tender care 19 O Lord, I am not proud of heart

60 Have mercy, Lord, on me

23 O praise the Lord, and thou, my soul 64 Hear, O my people, to my law 33 O praise the Lord with hymns of joy

65 He's blest whose sins have pardon gain'd 14 O praise the Lord, for he is good

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He that has God his guardian made 400 praise the Lord with one consent
How good and pleasant must it be 41 O praise the Lord in that blest place 66
Hold not thy peace, O Lord our God 37 O praise ye the Lord

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How blest are they, who always keep 52 O render thanks, and bless the Lord 46
How blest is he, who ne'er consents
3 O render thanks to God above

47 How long wilt thou forget me, Lord GO 'twas a joyful sound to hear

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How many, Lord, of late are grown 30 thou, to whom all creatures bow
How vast must their advantage be 60 On thee, who dwell'st alove the skies 58
I'll celebrate thy praises, Lord

13 Praise ye the Lord; our God to praise 50 In deep distress I oft have cry'd

58 Preserve me, Lord, from crafty foes 62 In Judah the Almighty's known 33 Protect me from my cruel foes

7 In thee I put my steadfast trust 30 Resolv'd to watch o'er all my ways

18 In vain, O man of lawless might

25 Save me, O God, from waves that roll 29 I waited meekly for the Lord

18 Since I have plac'd my trust in God 6 Jehovah reigns, let all the earth

42 Since godly men decay, O Lord Jehovah reigns ; let therefore all 43 Sing to the Lord a new made song

42 Judge me, O Lord, for I the paths 12 Sing to the Lord a new made song

43 Just Judge of heaven, against my foes 19 Speak, O ye judges of the earth

25 Let all the just to God, with joy

14 Sure wicked fools must needs suppose 7 Let all the lands, with shouts of joy 27 |That man is blest who stands in awe

50 Let all the list’ning world attend

22 Thee I will bless, my God and King 64 Let David, Lord, a constant place 60 T'he heavens declare thy glory, Lord Let God, the God of battle, rise

28 The king, O Lord, with songs of praise 10 Lord, hear my cry, regard my prayer 26 The Lord hath spoke, the mighty God 22 Lord, hear my prayer, and to my cry 63 The Lord himself, the mighty Lord 11 Lord, hear the voice of my complaint 4 The Lord, the only God, is great

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Lord, hear the voice of my complaint 27 The Lord to thy request attend
Lord, let thy just decrees the king 30 The Lord unto my Lord thus spake, 50
Lord, not to us, we claim no share 51 The man is blest that fears the Lord 5.9
Lord, save me, for thy glorious name 23 The spacious earth is all the Lord's

11 Lord, thou hast granted to thy land 38 The wicked fools must sure suppose

23 Lord, who's the happy man that may 7 Through all the changing scenes of life 15 My crafty foe, with Matt'ring art 16 Though wicked men grow rich or great 17 My God, my God, why leav'st thou me 10 Thou, Lord, by strictest search hast known 62 My soul for help on God relies

26 Thy chast’ning wrath, O Lord, restrain. 17 My soul, inspir'd with sacred love 44 | Thy dreadful anger; Lord, restrain

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25 We build with fruitless cost, unless 59 Thy mercies, Lord, shall be my song 39 When I pour out my soul in prayer 44 Thy presence why withdraw'st thou, Lord 5 When Israel, by th' Almighty led 51 To bless thy chosen race

28/ When Sion's God her sons recallid 59 To celebrate thy praise, O Lord

5 When we, our weary limbs to rest 61 To God, in whom I trust

11 Who place on Sion's God their trust 58 To God I cry'd, who to my help

33 While I the King's loud praise rehearse 20 To God, our never-failing strength

36 Whom should I fear, since God to me 19 To God the mighty Lord

61 With cheerful notes, let all the earth 52 To God, with mournful voice

63 With glory clad, with strength array'd 41 To God your grateful voices raise 48 With my whole heart, my God and King 61 To my complaint, O Lord my God 38 With restless and ungovern'd rage To my just plea and sad complaint 7 With one consent let all the earth

43 To Sion's bill I lift my eyes 58 Why hast thou cast us off, O God

32 To thee, my God and Saviour, I 38 Ye boundless realms of joy

65 To thee, o God, we render praise 32 Ye princes, that in might excel

18 To thee, O Lord, my cries ascend 63 Ye saints and servants of the Lord

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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 68 Lord, for the just thou dost provide
Awake, my soul, and with the sun 75 Lord of life, all praise excelling
Before Jehovah's awful throne

76 My God, and is thy table spread
Christ from the dead is rais'd, and made 67 My God, since thou hast rais'd me up
Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come 67 Now may the God of grace and power
Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove 68 O that my load of sin were gone
Come, Lord, and warm each languid heart 74 O thou that hear'st when sinners cry
Come, we that love the Lord

74 Our Lord is risen from the dead Eternal source of every joy

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

77 Should rature's charms to please the eye Father of mercies! in thy house

77 The God of life, whose constant care Father of mercies ! bow thine ear

78 The Lord my pasture shall prepare
from whence these direful omens round 67 The spacious firmament on high
God of the seas! thine awful voice 70 Thou, God, all glory, honour, power
Go forth, ye heralds, in my name

71 To our Redeemer's glorious name
Go preach my Gospel, saith the Lord 72 To Jesus, our exalted Lord
Glory to thee, my God, this night 75 Welcome, sweet day of rest
Hark the glad sound, the Saviour comes 72 When all thy mercies, O my God
Hark! from the tombs, a mournful sound 77 When dangers, woes, or death are nigh
Hear what the voice from heaven declares 71 When, rising from the bed of death
He's come! let every knee be bent 68 When we are rais'd from deep distress
He dies! the friend of sinners dies

72 When I can read my title clear How beauteous are their feet

72 While angels thus, O Lord, rejoice How oft, alas! this wretched heart 73 While shepherds watch'd their flocks by How long, thou faithful God, shall I 73 night How helpless guilty nature lies

73/Ye humble souls, approach your God

74 55 70 77 68 71 70 73 73 72 70 67 76 68 70 69 68 76 76 76 69 71 69 71 75 67

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To find Psalms suited to particular Subjects and Occasions,
DORATION of God, Psalms 8, 65, 95, 96 and 145.CHURCH built on Jesus Christ, Psalm 118, ver. 22, &c.
(See Praise.)

gathered and settled, Psalm 132.
ADORATION of the second person in the Trinity,

its beauty, worship and order, Psalms 48 and
Psalm 47.

122.
ADVENT, Psalms proper for, 18, verse 8, &c. 50, 89. CHURCH, the birth place of Saints, Psalm 37.
96, 97, 98, and 146, verse 6, &c.

safety and joy in it, Psalm 27, verse 4, &c.
AFFLICTED, prayer of, Psalms 13, 42, 94, 102, 119, Psalms 48 and 84
ver 81, &c. ane Psalm 143.

CHURCH, destruction of its enemies, Psalm 76.
AFFLICTID, comforts of, Psalm 119, verse 49, &c.

Gentiles gathered into it, Psalms 45 and 47.
complaint of, Psalms 42, 77, 102, 114,

God defends it and fights for it, Psalm 20,
verse 81, &c. and Psalm 143

46, 125 and 135.
AFFLICTED, Psalm proper for, 119.

CHURCH, Christ's love to it, Psalm 45.
AFFLICTIONS, benefits of, Psalm 94, verses 12, 13

-, God's presence in it, and delight in i Psalms
ale 14, Psalm 119, verses 65, 66, 67, 68, 71 and 75. 34 and 132.
AFFLICTIONS, deliverance from them celebrated, CHURCH the garden of the Lord, Psalm 92, ver. 12, &c.
Psalms 34 and 107.

the spouse of Christ, Psalın 45.
AGED SAINT, prayer of, Psalm 71, verses 17 and 18.

-, its increase, Psalm 67.
ALMS GIVING, Psalm 41, ver. 1, 2 & 3, and Psalm 112.

in affliction, Psalms 44, 80, and 89, verse
ANGELS guard the righteous, Psalm 34, ver. 7, and 38, &c.
Psalm 91, ver. 11 and 12.

CHURCH comforted, Psalm 125.
ANGELS called on to praise the Lord, Psalm 103, verses - the honour and safety of a nation, Psalm

48.
19, 20 and 21.

its festivals joyfully attended, Psalm 122.
ASCENSION, Psalms 24, 47 and 68, verses 18, &c. COMFORT and support in God, Psalm 4, Psalm 16, verse
ASH-WEDNESDAY, Psalms proper for, 51 and 130. 5, &c. Psalms 32, 34, 46, and 94, verse 12, &c.
(See Penitential.)

COMFORT and support in God from a view of his
ASSISTA. CE from God, Psalms 138 and 144.

past mercies, Psalm 77, verse 10, &c.
ATHEISM, practical, punishment denounced against, COMFORT and support in sadness, prayed for, Psalms
Psalm 14.

102 and 142.
ATHEISM, prevalence of, lamented, Psalms 10 and 12. COMFORT and support of God's spirit prayed for,
ATTRIBUTES of God, Psalm 36, verse 5, &c. Psalms Psalms 42, 43 and 51.
111, 145, 146 and 147

COMMUNION of Saints, Psalm 16, verses 4 and 5,
BLESSING of God on temporal business and comforts, Psalm 133.
Psalm 127.

COMPLAINT of absence from public worship, Psalm 42.
BLESSINGS of a family, Psalm 128.

- of sickness, Psalm 6.
BLESSINGS, temporal, promised, Psalm 144, verse 12

of temptation and spiritual affliction,
to the end

Psalm 42.
BLESSINGS, promised to the righteous, Psalms 1, 32, COMPLAINT, of the prevalence of impiety and wick-
122 and 128.

edness, Psalms 10 and 19.
BLOOD of Christ, cleansing from sin, prefigured by the COMPLAINT of quarrelsodie neighbours, Psalm 11.
ceremonies of the lan, Psalm 51.

of heavy affictions in mind and body,
BROTHERLY love, Psalm 133

Psalms 102 and 143.
CARE of God over his Saints, Psalm 34.

COMPASSION of God, Psalms 103 and 145, verse 9
CHARITY to the poor. (See Alms giving.).

to the end
CHARITABLE mail, blessings promised to, Psalm 41, CONFESSION of sin, repentance, and pardon, Psalms
verses 1, 2 and 3

32, 38, 51, 130 and 143.
CHILDREN, comforts of, Psalm 127, verses 3, 4 and 5. CONFIRMATION, Psalms proper for, 19. verse 7,

instructed in God's law, Psa. 78, ver. 6, &c. 25, verse 7, &c. 34, ver, 11, &c. 51, ver. 9, 8cc.
&c. Psa. 119, ver. 9. &c.

119, ver. 9, &c. ver. 33, &c. ver. 103, &c.
CHRIST, the true David, Psalms 35 and 89. (See Da- CONSCIENCE, its guilt relieved, Psalms 32 and 130.
vid.)

CONSECRATION of a Church, Psalm 132, verse 7, &c.
CHRIST, covenant made with him typified by David, (See Office of Consecration.)
Psalm 89.

CONTENTION, complained of, Psalm 120.
CHRIST, divinity of, Psalm 45, verse 6, &c. Psalms 47 CONTRITION, an act of, Psalms 25 and 51.
and 110

CONVERSE with God, Psalm 63.
CHRIST, his incarnation, Psalm 40, verse 6, &c. CONVERSION of Jews and Gentiles, Psalms 87, 96,

, David in the person of, describes his sorrows 106 and 126
and the malice and pers cution of his enemies, and CORRUPTION of manners general, Psalms 11 and 12,
prays for deliverance, Psalms 22, 35, 41 and 55.

COUNSEL and support from God, Psalms 16 and 119.
CHRÍST, his death and sufferings set forth in the person COURAGE in death, Psal. 16.

of David, Psalms 22 35, 40, 41, 55 and 69. COVENANT made with Christ in the person of David,
CHRIST, his resurrection predicted, Psa. 2, Psa. 16, ver Psalm 89.

9, &c. Psa. 69, ver. 29, &c Psa. 118, ver. 22, &c CREATION and Providence, Psalms 33, 104, 135, 136,
CHRIST, his ascension celebrated, Psalms 24, 47, 68, &c. 147 and 148.

his exaltation in his human nature to his CREATURES, no trust in them, and God all sufficient,
Mediatorial Kingdom. Psalm 2, verse '7 to the end, Psalm 33, verse 12 to the end, Psalms 62 and 146.
Psalms 8, 21, 72, 89, 119, 118 and 132

CREATURES praising God, Psalm 148
CHRIST, his glorification in his human nature, Psalm 8 DAVID, in his sufferings, deliverances, kingdom, &c. a

his love to his Church celebrated, Psalm 45. type of Christ, Psalms 2, 18, 21, 22, 35, 40, 44, 45,
-, his love to his enemies, Psalm 35, verse 11, &c 55, 69, 72, 89, 109, 110, 118 and 132. (See Christ.)

his glory and power, Psalm 45, verse 2, &c. DEATH, courage in, Psalm 16, and Psalm 23, ver. 4, &c.

his kingdom among the Gentiles, Psalms 72,87, DEATH, deliverance from, Psalms 31 and 118.
110 and 132

of Christ, Psalms 22 and 69.
CHRIST, a Priest and King, Psalm 110.

of saints and sinners, Psalms 37 and 49.
's our strength and righteousness, Psalm 71, the effect of sin, Psalm 90
verses 14, 15 and 16.

DEFENCE and salvation in God, Psalms 3, 18, 61 and
CHRIST, his first and second coming, Psalms 50, 96, 97 121.
and 98.

DELAYING sinners warned, Psalm 95, verse 7, &c.
CHRISTMAS day, Psa. 45, Psa. 85, three last verses, DELIGHT in God, Psalms 18, 42, 63, 73 and 84.
Psa. 89, 110 and 132.

DELIVERANCE begun and perfected, Psalm 85.
CHURCH, established by God, Psalm 14.

from despair, Psalm 18.

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