A selection of Psalms and hymns, adapted to public worship, by F. Parry

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Frederick Parry
1832
 

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Page 25 - 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. 2 Happy the man whose hopes rely On Israel's God : he made the sky, And earth and seas with all their train , His
Page 31 - believer's ear ! It sooths his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear. 2 It makes the wounded spirit whole, And calms the troubled breast; 'Tis manna to the hungry soul, And to the weary, rest. 3 Jesus ! the rock on which I build ; My shield and hiding-place ; My never failing treasury,
Page 22 - 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. PSALM 118.
Page 32 - Weak is the effort of my heart. And cold my warmest thought ; But when I see thee as thou art, I'll praise thee as I ought. 7 Till then I would thy love proclaim With every fleeting breath ; And may the music of thy name Refresh my soul in death. HYMN
Page 44 - 4 Mild he lays his glory by, Born, that man no more may die, Born to raise the sons of earth, Born to give them second birth. 5 Let us then with angels sing, Glory to the new-born King ; Glory in the highest heaven, Peace on earth and man forgiven. HYMN
Page 93 - 5 The dearest idol I have known, Whate'er that idol be, Help me to tear it from thy throne, And worship only thee. 6 So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame ; So purer light shall mark the road, That leads me to the
Page 138 - of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign ; Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain. 2 There everlasting spring abides, And never-fading flowers ; Death, like a narrow sea, divides This heavenly land from ours. 3 But timorous mortals start and shrink To cross this narrow sea, And linger,
Page 101 - 7 Nor prayer is made on earth alone; The Holy Spirit pleads ; And Jesus on the eternal throne, For mourners intercedes. 8 O thou, by whom we come to God, The life, the truth, the way ; The path of prayer thyself hath trod : Lord, teach us how to pray. HYMN
Page 50 - flow mingling down ! Did e'er such love and sorrow meet, Or thorns compose so rich a crown ? 4 Were the whole realm of nature mine, That were a present far too small ; Love so amazing, so divine, Demands my soul, my life, my all. HYMN
Page 134 - do we mourn departing friends Or shake at Death's alarms ? 'Tis but the voice that Jesus sends To call them to his arms. 2 Why should we tremble to convey Their bodies to the tomb ? There the Redeemer's body lay, And left a long perfume. 3 The graves of all his saints he bless'd, And

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