Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Mostly Collected from Various Authors

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General Books LLC, 2013 - 52 páginas
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1772 edition. Excerpt: ...speak the thing they mean ' .;.' No No slanders dwell upon his tongue: He hates to do his neighbour wrong. (3 Scarce will he trust an ill report, Nor vent it to his neighbour's hurt: Sinners of state he can despise But saints are honour'd in his eyes.) (4. Firm to his word he ever stood, And always makes his promise good: Nor dares to change the things he swears, Whatever pain or loss he bears.) 5 He never deals in bribing gold, And mourns that justice should be fold: While others gripe and grind the poor, Sweet charity attends his door, 6 He loves his enemies, and prays For those curse him to his face: And doth to all men still the fame, That he would hope, or wish, from them. 7 Yet, when his holiest works are done-His foul depends on Christ alone: This is the man thy face shall see And dwell for ever, Lord, with thee. N 3 CLXI. CLXI. Courage in Death, and l Hope of the Resurrection. i HE Lord Jehovah is my fong, JL His arm is my almighty prop: Be glad, my heart, rejoice my tongue, My dying flesh shall rest in hope. 2 Tho' in the dust I lay my head, Yet, gracious God, thou wilt not leave My foul for ever with the dead, Nor lose thy children in the grave.. 3 My flesh shall thy sirst call obey, Shake off the dust, and rise on high: Then shalt thou lead the wondrous way, Up to thy throne above the sky. 4 The streams of endless pleasure flow: And full discov'ries of thy grace (Which we but tasted here below) Spread' heav'nly joys thro' all the place. CLXIf. Support and Counsel from God, without Merit. Psal. xvi; i, 8. AVE me, O Lord, from ev'ry foe, In thee my trust I place j Tho' Tho' all the good that I can do, Can ne'er deserve thy grace. 2 Yet if my God prolong my breath, The saints may prosit by't, The saints the glory of the earth, The...

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