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For all the mercies of the day,
I bless tby providence.
The path wherein I tread;
Thou art about my bed.
From cares an business free;
With my own heart and thee. 4 Fain would i dedicate to thee
The remnant of my days:
Hymn 244. P. M.
commune with mine own heart. Psa. lxxvii. 6.
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No one ever ask'd in vain,
Every evil thought restrain :
God of my unguarded hours!
Heil, and eartb, and nature's powers. 2 0 thou jealous God, come down,
God of spotless purity;
Consecrate my beart to thee:
Under thy protection take;
Songs in the night season give;
Let me die to thee, aud ,live. *3 Let me of thy life partake,
Thy own holiness impart;
With my Saviour in my heart.
O that I may thce receive!
Hymn 245. L. M. Mine eyes prevent the right watches, that I might ycditate in thy word. Psa. cxix. 148.
PATHER, to thee I lift mine eyes,
Before the morning watch I rise,
And wait to taste how good thou art. 2 0 from my soul this slumber shake;
Warn’d by thy Spirit's inward call,
And pray that I do more may fali. 3 O never suffer me to sleep
Secure within the verge of hell;
In lowly awe and loviug zeal. 4 Attended by thy sacred dread,
And wise from evil to depart,
And rise in purity of beart.
Hymn 246. L. M. O Gud, thou art my God. Psalm Ixiii. 8. O GOD, my God, my all thou art!
Ere shines the dawn of rising day, Thy gracious light within my heart,
Thy alt-eoliv'ning power display. 2 Thy rame, () God, upon my bed,
Dwells on my lips, and tres my thoughts With rembling awe in midnight shade, I mouse on all thy havds have wrought.
Hymn 247. L. M.. So will I sing praise to thy name for ever, that I
may daily perform my rows. Psalm lxi. 8. 1 OD of the morning, at whose voice,
And like a giant doth rejoice,
To run his journey through the skies, 2 From the fair chambers of the east,
The circuit of his course begins, And without weariness or rest,
Round the whole world he flies and shines, 3 O like the sun may I fulfil,
Th' appointed duties of the day, With ready mind and active will,
March on and keep my heavenly way: 4 Give me thy counsel for my guide,
And then receive me to thy bliss:
Are faint and coid compar'd with this.
Hymn 248. L. M. And he called the name of it Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hạth the Lord helped us.
1 Sam. vii. 12 TI VHUS far the Lord hatb led me on,
Thus far his power prolougs my days; And every ev'ning shall make known
Some fresh memorial of his grace. 2 Much of my time has run to waste,
And I perhaps am near my home;
And gives me strength for days to come. 3 I lay my hody down to sleep,
Peace is the pillow for my head;
Their watchful stations round my bed. 4 Thus when the night of death shall come,
My flesh shall rest beneath the ground, And wait thy voice to rouse my tonib, With sweet salvation in the sound.
Hymn 249. L. M. Keep me as the apple of thine eye ; hide me un
der the shadow of thy wings. Psa. xvi. 8. 1 G LORY to thee, my God, this night, For all the blessings of the light;
O keep me, King of kings, Beneath thy blest Almighty wings. 2 Teach me to live, that I may dread
The grave as little as my bed :
3 O let my soul on thee repose!
And may sweet sleep miñe eyelids close;
SOCIAL AND FAMILY WORSHIP. For I know him, that he will command his chil
dren, and his houschold after him, and they
shall kcep the way of the Lord. Gen. xviji, 19. A devout man and one that feared God with
all his house--and prayed to God alway. Acts X. 2.
Hyinn 250. L. M. Train up a child in the way he should go.
Prov. xxii. 6.
For wbom was made whatever is;
A candidate for glorious bliss.
For grace to guide what grace has given ; We ask for wisdom frodi ou high,
To train our infants up for beaven. 3 We tremble at the danger near,
And crowds of wretched parents see,
In ten pers far as hell from the