Sacred Poetry:: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Christian Devotion, in Publick and Private
John Clarke, Jedidiah Morse, William Ellery Channing
Thomas Wells, no. 3 Hanover-Street. Lincoln & Edmands, printers., 1820 - Bible - 500 pages
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adore almighty angels appear bear Behold bless blest breath bright cheerful Christ command Common Metre dark death delight divine dust dwell earth eternal ev'ry eyes face faith Father fear feet flow foes give glorious glory grace hand happy hast head hear heart heav'n heav'nly holy honours hope hour humble HYMN immortal Jesus JMetre join kind King land light live Long Metre Lord mind mortal nature never night o'er pain peace pow'r praise proclaim PSALM race raise reigns rejoice rest rich righteousness rise round sacred saints salvation Saviour seek shine Short sing sinners sins skies song sons soul sound sov’reign speak Spirit spread stand STEELE strength thee thine thou thoughts thousand throne thy grace thy name thy word tongue trust truth voice wait WATTs Whilst
Page 225 - To you, in David's town, this day, Is born, of David's line, The Saviour, who is Christ, the Lord, And this shall be the sign : — 4 " The heavenly babe you there shall find, To human view displayed, All meanly wrapped in swathing bands, And in a manger laid.
Page 30 - 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.
Page 225 - All glory be to God on high ! And to the earth be peace ; Good-will henceforth from heaven to men Begin, and never cease...
Page 81 - How happy are our ears, That hear this joyful sound, Which kings and prophets waited for, And sought, but never found...
Page 92 - I'M not ashamed to own my Lord, Or to defend his cause ; Maintain the honor of his word, The glory of his cross. 2 Jesus, my God ! — I know his name — His name is all my trust ; Nor will he put my soul to shame, Nor let my hope be lost. 3 Firm as his throne — his promise stands, And he can well secure What I've committed to his hands, Till the decisive hour. 4 Then will he own my worthless name Before his Father's face, And in the new Jerusalem Appoint my soul a place.
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 195 - BLEST are the sons of peace, Whose hearts and hopes are one ; Whose kind designs to serve and please Through all their actions run. 2 Blest is the pious house Where zeal and friendship meet ; Their songs of praise, their mingled vows, Make their communion sweet.
Page 213 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ ; Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy.
Page 251 - Chase from our minds the infernal foe, And peace, the fruit of love, bestow ; And, lest our feet should step astray, Protect and guide us in the way.