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3. Lo! on the right, amid my fears, | 3. When tempests rock the groaning bark, No aid, no advocate appears;
O hide them safe in Jesus' ark; No friendly refuge here I find,
When in the tempting port they ride, No generous pity cheers my mind.
O keep them safe at Jesus' side.
4. If life's wide ocean smile or roar, 4. O God, regard my earnest prayer,
Still guide them to the heavenly shore; Else shall I sink in deep despair:
And grant their dust in Christ may sleer, Let all my foes, too strong for me,
Abroad, at home, or in the deep. Own my almighty Friend in thee! 5. Enlarge my soul, imprisoned round; 112... Family Religion. (Uy. 654.
Then shall my praise thy name resound;
1. Father of all, thy care we bless, To view thy grace and join my song
Which crowns our families with peace;
They have been, and are still sustained. 110. In Temptation. (Hy. 407.
2. To God, most worthy to be praised, 1. The billows swell, the winds are high,
Be our domestic altars raised; Clouds overcast my wintry sky;
Who, Lord of heaven, scorns not to dwell Out of the depths to thee I call;
With saints in their obscurest cell. My fears are great, my strength is small. 3. To thee may each united house.
Morning and night, present its vows: 2. O Lord, the pilot's part perform,
Our servants there, and rising race, And guide and guard me through the
Be taught thy precepts, and thy grace.
While pleased and thankful, we remove, 3. Amid the roaring of the sea,
To join the family above.
113. Is all that saves me from despair.
Self-Examination. [Hy. 662.
1. What image does my spirit bear? 4. Though tempest-tossed, and half a wreek, Is Jesus formed and living there!
My Saviour through the floods I seek; Say, do his lineaments divine
In thought, and word, and action, shine i Force back my shattered bark again.
2. Searcher of hearts, O search me still;
The secrets of my soul reveal; 111. For Mariners. [Hy. 634. My fears remove; let me appear
To God, and my own conscience, clear. 1. WHILE o'er the deep thy servants sail, Send thou, O Lord, the prosperous gale;
3. Scatter the clouds, which o'er my head And on their hearts, where'er they go,
Thick glooms of dubious terrors spread; O let thy Spirit's wind but blow.'
Lead me into celestial day,
And to myself, myself display. 2. If on the morning's wings they fly, 14. May I at thy blest world arrive, They will not pass beyond thine eye;
Where Christ through all my soul shall live, The wanderer's prayer thou bend'st to bear, And give full proof that he is there, And faith exults to know thee near.
Without one gloomy doubt or fear!
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise him, all creatures here be - low;
Praise him a - bove, ye heavenly
host; Praise Father, Son, and Ho - ly Ghost.
Thy knowledge, Oh, how deep! how high! . 1. KINGDOMS and thrones to God belong;
My soul, with all the powers I boast, Crown him, ye nations, in your song;
Is in the boundless prospect lost. His wondrous names and powers rehearse;
His honors shall enrich your verse. 5. O may these thoughts possess my breast, 2. He shakes the heavens with loud alarms ; Where'er I rove, where'er I resti How terrible is God in arms!
Nor let my weaker passions dare In Israel are his mercies known,
Consent to sin, for God is there. Israel is his peculiar throne. 3. Proclaim him King, pronounce him blest;
116. Walking by Faith. [ly. $18. He's your defence, your joy, your rest; 11. 'Tis by the faith of joys to come, When terrors rise, and nations faint,
We walk through deserts dark as night; God is the strength of every saint.
Till we arrive at heaven, our home, 115.
Faith is our guide, and faith our light. God all-seeing. [Ps. 139. i. 1. Lord, thou hast searched and seen me through: 2.7
and soon me through. 2. The want of sight she well supplies, Thine eye commands, with piercing view,
She makes the pearly gates appear; My rising and my resting hours,
Far into distant worlds she pries, My heart and flesh with all their powers.
And brings eternal glories near. 2. My thoughts, before they are my own,
3. Cheerful we tread the desert through, Are to my God distinctly known;
While faith inspires a heavenly ray, He knows the words I mean to speak, Though lions roar, and tempests blow, Ere from my opening lips they break.
And rocks and dangers fill the way. 3. Within thy circling power I stand ; 4. So Abra'm by divine command On every side I find thy hand:
Left his own house to walk with God; Awake, asleep, at home, abroad,
His faith beheld the promised land, I am surrounded still with God.
And fired his zoal along the road.
Hy. 361. i 3. And while we pass this vale of tears,
We'll make our joys and sorrows known; 1 No more, my God! I boast no more We'll share each other's hopes and fears, Of all the duties I have done;
And count our brother's cares our own. I quit the hopes I held before,
4. Once more our welcome we repeat; To trust the merits of thy Son.
Receive assurance of our love; .. Now, for the love I bear his name,
O may we all together meet
Around the throne of God above !
120. Public Thanksgiving. [Hy. 617. $. Yes, and I must, and will, esteem
1. Great God, beneath whose piercing eye All things but loss for Jesus' sake;
The earth's extended kingdoms lie; O may my soul be found in him,
Whose favoring smile upholds them all, And of his righteousness partake.
Whose anger smites them, and they fall;—
2. Thy kindness to our fathers shown, 4. The best obedience of my hands
Their children's children long shall own; Dares not appear before thy throne;
To thee, with grateful hearts, shall raise But faith can answer thy demands,
The tribute of exulting praise.
3. Upheld by thine unfuiling aid,
Secure the paths of life we tread; 118. Death of the Righteous. [lly. 481. And, freely as the vital air,
Thy first and noblest bounties share. 1. How blest the righteous when he dies! When sinks his weary soul to rest,
4. Great God, our guardian, guide, and friend! How mildly beam the closing eyes,
O still thy sheltering arm extend; How gently heaves th’expiring breast !
Preserved by thee for ages past,
For ages let thy kindness last! 2. So fades a summer cloud away; So sinks the gale when storms are o'er; | 121.
(Hy. 623. So gently shuts the eye of day; So dies a wave along the shore.
1. UNVAIL thy bosom, faithful tomb,
Take this new treasure to thy trust; %. Triumphant smiles the victor's brow, And give these sacred relics room,
Fanned by some guardian angel's wing: To seek a slumber in the dust. O gravel where is thy victory now,
2. Nor pain, nor grief, nor anxious fear And where, 0 death, is now thy sting!
Invade thy bounds: no mortal woes
Can reach the peaceful sleeper here, 119. Welcome to Fellowship. lly. 574.
While angels watch the soft repose.
3. So Jesus slept ;-God's dying Son 1. COME in, thou blesséd of our God,
Passed through the grave, and blessed the In Jesus' name we bid thee come;
bed; No more thy feet shall roam abroad, Rest here, blest saint, till from his throne
Henceforth a brother,-welcome home. I The morning break, and pierce the shade. 2. Those joys which earth cannot afford, | 4. Break from his throne, illustrious morn; We'll seek in fellowship to prove,
Attend, ( earth! his sovereign word; Joined in one spirit to our Lord,
Restore thy trust-a glorious form-
Called to ascend and meet the Lord.
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise him, all creatures here be - low;
Praise him a - bove, ye heavenly host ; Praise Fa-ther, Son, and Ho - ly Ghost.
God's Providence. Ps. 147. i. 3. Lord God of hosts! O, may our praise 1. Praise ye the Lord! 'tis good to raise
Thy courts with grateful incense fill:
Still may we stand before thy face, Our hearts and voices in his praise;
Still hear and do thy sovereign will. His nature and his works invite To make this duty our delight.
124. The Lord reigneth. ly. 100. 2. The Lord builds up Jerusalem,
1. The Lord is King! lift up thy voice, And gathers nations to his name;
O earth, and all ye heavens, rejoice! His meroy melts the stubborn soul,
From world to world the joy shall ring : And makes the broken spirit whole.
The Lord omnipotent is King. 3. He formed the stars, those heavenly flames; 2. The Lord is King! who then shall dare
He counts their numbers, calls their names: Resist big will, distrust his care
Holy and true are all his ways:
Let every creature speak his praise. 4. Great is our Lord, and great his might,
3. The Lord is King ! exalt your strains, And all his glories infinite:
Ye saints, your God, your Father reigns; He crowns the meek, rewards the just,
One Lord, one empire, all secures : And treads the wicked to the dust.
He reigns, and life and death are yours. 123.
Uv 18 | 4. Oh, when his wisdom can mistake,
His might decay, his love forsake, 1. Lo, God is here!-let us adore !
Then may his children cease to sing,
125. The Christian Warfare. [ly. 346. 2. Lo, God is here !-him day and night 1. AWAKE, my soul! lift up thine eyes; United choirs of angels sing:
See where thy foes against thee rise,
In long array, a numerous host;
2 See where rebellious passions rage, 128.
(Hy. 496. And fierce desires and lusts engage;
1. The day of wrath! that dreadful day, The meanest foe of all the train
When heaven and earth shall pass away! Has thousands and ten thousands slain.
What power shall be the sinner's stay? 3. Thou treadest on enchanted ground;
How shall he meet that dreadful day! Perils and snares beset thee round;
2. When, shriveling like a parchéd scroll, Beware of all, guard every part,
The flaming heavens together roll, But most the traitor in thy heart.
And louder yet, and yet more dread, 4. Put on the armor, from above,
Swells the high trump that wakes the dead ! Of heavenly truth and heavenly love,
| 3. O, on that day, that wrathful day, The terror and the charm repel,
When man to judgment wakes from clay, And powers of earth and powers of hell.
Be thou, O Christ, the sinner's stay,
Though heaven and earth shall pass away. 126. Glorying in God. [Hy. 392.
129. Christ's second Coming. Hy, 502. 1. The righteous Lord, supremely great, Maintains his universal state;
1. The Lord will come; the earth shall quake; Oer all the earth his power extends;
The hills their ancient seats forsake ; All heaven before his footstool bends.
And, withering, from the vault of night,
The stars withdraw their feeble light. 2. Yet justice still with power presides; And mercy all his empire guides;
2. The Lord will come; but not the same Mercy and truth are his delight,
As once in lowly form he came,And saints are lovely in his sight.
A quiet Lamb to slaughter led,
The bruised, the suffering, and the dead. 3. No more, ye wise! your wisdom boast;
3. The Lord will come; a dreadful form, No more, ye strong! your valor trust; No more, ye rich! survey your store,
With wreath of flame, and robe of storm, Elate with heaps of shining ore!
On cherub wings, and wings of wind,
Anointed Judge of human kind. 4. Glory, ye saints, in this alone,
4. Then sinners to the rocks shall call, That God, your God, to you is known;
And bid the mountains on them fall; That you have owned his sovereign sway, And faith, victorious o'er the tomb, That you have felt his cheering ray.
Shall sing for joy,—“ The Lord is come !" 6. All else, which we our treasure call, May in one fatal moment fall;
[Hy. 607. But what their happiness can move, 1. Thy footsteps, Lord, with joy we trace, Whom God, the blesséd, deigns to love ?
And mark the conquests of thy grace :
Complete the work thou hast begun, 127. Zion comforted. [Hy. 435. And let thy will on earth be done. 1. Ziox, awake! behold the day!
2. Then shall contending nations rest, Put on thy beautiful array!
For love shall reign in every breast; Church of our God, arise and shine,
Weapons for war designed shall cease, Bright with the beams of truth divine.
Or then be implements of peace. 2. Soon shall thy radiance stream afar, 3. Hark, how the hosts triumphant sing, Wide as the heathen nations are;
“ The Lord omnipotent is King !" Gentiles and kings thy light shall view; Earth's utmost parts to him belong; All shall admire and love thee too.
Arise, ye saints, and join the song i