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For all the mercies of the day,

I bless tby providence.
2 Lord, in the day, thou art about

The path wherein I tread;
And in the night when I lie down,

Thou art about my bed.
3 Give me this night to rest my head,

From cares an business free;
And hold communion ou my bed,

With my own heart and thee. 4 Fain would i dedicate to thee

The remnant of my days:
Grant me assisting grace, O Lord,
To speak, and live thy praise.

Hymn 244. P. M.
I call to remembrance my song in the night: 1

commune with mine own heart. Psa. lxxvii. 6.

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No one ever ask'd in vain,
Be this night about my bed,

Every evil thought restrain :
Lay thy hand upon my soul,

God of my unguarded hours!
All my enemies control,

Heil, and eartb, and nature's powers. 2 0 thou jealous God, come down,

God of spotless purity;
Claim and seize me for thine owng.

Consecrate my beart to thee:

Under thy protection take;

Songs in the night season give;
Let me sleep to thee, and wake;

Let me die to thee, aud ,live. *3 Let me of thy life partake,

Thy own holiness impart;
O that I may sweetly wake

With my Saviour in my heart.
O that I may koow thee mine!

O that I may thce receive!
Only live the life divine !
Only to thy glory live.

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,


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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,
Let me to righteousness awake,

And pray that I do more may fali. 3 O never suffer me to sleep

Secure within the verge of hell;
But still my watchful spirit keep,

In lowly awe and loviug zeal. 4 Attended by thy sacred dread,

And wise from evil to depart,
Let me from strength to strength proceed,

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,

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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:
All my desires and hopes beside,

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;
But he forgives my follies past,

And gives me strength for days to come. 3 I lay my hody down to sleep,

Peace is the pillow for my head;
While well-appointed angels keep

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 :
Teach me to die, that so I may
Rise glorious at the judgment-dar.

Keep me,

3 O let my soul on thee repose!

And may sweet sleep miñe eyelids close;
Sleep that sball me more vig rous make,
To serve my God when I awake.

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.

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For wbom was made whatever is;
Who hath entrusted to our care

A candidate for glorious bliss.
2 Poor worms of earth, to thee we cry

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,
Who, blindly fupr, their cbiidren-rear,

In ten pers far as hell from the

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