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1N which his official visitAtions ARE held,
AND EMBODYING, IT is HOPED,
The GREAT DOCTRINES OF CHRISTIANITY
HELD, FoRTH IN His official charges,

is witH PERMission Dedicated,

As A SMAll TokEN of UNFEIGNED REspect,

BY THE COMPILER.

INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

-aeoPAGE Psalms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–83 Advent and Christmas........... 84–87 Epiphany ..................... - 87

Lent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ...... 88–90 Good-Friday........ . . . . . . . . . . . 90–95 Easter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95-98

Ascension ..................... 99-103 Whit-Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 104–109 Trinity-Sunday ................ 109–112 Sabbath—Worship ........... 113–126 Baptism. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126-128 Lord's Supper ................. 128-135 Morning and Evening ........... 136–139 New-Year..................... 139-142 Harvest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - 142 Death and Judgment. . . . . . . . . . . . 143-148 On Passages of Scripture ... . . . . . 148–210 Doxologies and Hosannas........ 210–21 l

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HAPPY the man whose cautious feet Shun the broad way that sinners go; Who hates the place where atheists meet, And fears to talk as scoffers do.

He loves to employ his morning light
Among the statutes of the Lord;
And spends the wakeful hours of night,
With pleasure pond'ring o'er his word.
He, like a plant by gentle streams,
Shall flourish in immortal green;
And Heav'n will shine with kindest beams
On ev'ry work his hands begin.

But sinners find their counsels crost,
As chaff before the tempest flies;
So shall their hopes be blown and lost,
When the last trumpet shakes the skies.

In vain the rebel seeks to stand
In judgment with the pious race:
The dreadful Judge, with stern command,
Divides him to a diff'rent place.
“Straight is the way my saints have trod;
“I bless'd the path, and drew it plain:
“But you would choose the crooked road,
“And down it leads to endless pain.”

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WHY did the nations join to slay
The Lord's anointed Son?

Why did they cast his laws away,
And tread his gospel down 2

The Lord, that sits above the skies,
Derides their rage below;

He speaks with vengeance in his eyes,
And strikes their spirits through.

“I call him my eternal Son,
“And raise him from the dead;
“I make my holy hill his throne,
“And wide his kingdom spread.
“Ask me, my Son, and then enjoy
“The utmost heathen lands:
“Thy rod of iron shall destroy
“The rebel that withstands.”

Be wise, ye rulers of the earth,
Obey th’ anointed Lord;
Adore the King of heav'nly birth,
And tremble at his word.
With humble love address his throne;
For, if he frown, ye die:
Those are secure, and those alone,
Who on his grace rely.

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IN vain the erring world inquires
For some substantial good:

While earth confines their low desires,
They live on airy food.

Not all the bliss which earth bestows
Can fill the craving mind:

Its highest joys have mingled woes,
And leave a sting behind.
8 Begone, ye gilded vanities;
I seek some solid good:
To real bliss my wishes rise,
The favour of my God.

4 Grant, O my God, this one request:
Oh! be thy grace alone
My ample portion—here I rest,
For heaven is in the boon.

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1 LoRD, in the morning thou shalt hear y voice ascending high; To thee will I direct my prayer, To thee lift up mine eye: 2 Up to the hills, where Christ is gone To plead for all his saints, Presenting at his Father's throne Our songs and our complaints.

3 Thou art a God, before whose sight
The wicked shall not stand :
Sinners shall ne'er be thy delight,
Nor dwell at thy right hand.

4. But to thy house will I resort,

To taste thy mercies there;
I will frequent thy holy court,

And worship in thy fear.

5 O may thy Spirit guide my feet In ways of righteousness!

Make every path of duty straight

And plain before my face.

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