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SELECTED FOR THE USE OF THE PARISH CHURCHES
The Psalms and Hymns contained in this volume have been selected by the united labours of the Clergy of the Parish of Islington, from various approved Collections.
The Editors cannot but express their obligation to the Rev. H. F. LYTE, for permitting them to enrich their Selection with several Psalms extracted from his original Versions of the Psalms of David *.
It has been the endeavour of the Editors to give the Hymns in their original forms: though it has been difficult, and often impossible, to ascertain the authentic versions, amidst the numerous varieties which have appeared. In a few cases, also, alterations, which appeared to have been so generally adopted as to have acquired the character of established emendations, have been admitted. .
A systematic arrangement of the Hymns has been adopted, together with Titles and appropriate Texts for each Hymn, in the hope of assisting those who desire to “sing with the understanding:” (1 Cor. xiv. 15.)
The Editors humbly trust and pray that the Collection thus prepared by them, for the use of their Congregations, may be blessed by the Great Head of the Church, as a means of animating and leading the adoration of His worshippers; and of thus advancing the edification of that “ Church which He purchased with His own blood.”
* « The Spirit of the Psalms, or the Psalms of David adapted to Christian Worship, by the Rev. H. F. Lyte, M.A., Minister of Lower Brixham."
INDEX OF FIRST LINES.
Page ALAS, and did my Saviour bleed? 118 Christian Brethren, ere we part, 273 All hail the power of Jesus' name, 150 Christians! the glorious hope ye 185 All hail, victorious Lord........ 69 Christ is our Corner stone...... 257 All praise to thee, my God, this 242 “ Christ the Lord is risen to day,"125 All people that on earth do dwell, 58 Christ, whose glory fills the skies, 155 Almighty Father ! God of grace! 235 Come gracious Spirit, heavenly 142 Almighty God, in humble prayer 221 Come Holy Ghost, descend from 251 Almighty God! thy word is cast 267 Come Holy Chost, our souls in 137 Almighty Maker of my frame.. 24 Come Holy Spirit, come! ...... 140 And dost thou say, “ Ask what 220 | Come Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove 141 And now, my soul, another year 239 Come, let our voice ascend, ... 195 Angels, from the realms of glory 116 | Come, let us join our cheerful.. 171 Approach, my soul, the inercy- 215 Come, let us join our friends ... 186 Arise, O King of Grace, arise .. 82 Come, let us to the Lord our God 207 Arise, ye saints, arise ! ....... 2016 Come, sound His praise abroad 55 Arm of the Lord ! awake, awake! 180 Come thou Fount of every bless- 174 Asham'd of Jesus ! Can it be?.. 175 Come thou long-expected Jesus, 111 As pants the hart for cooling ... 26 Come, ye that love the Lord. .. 197 As the sun's enliv'ning eye... 189 Come, ye weary sinners, come, 145 As when the weary trav'ller ... 245 Come, ye who love the Lord, . 129 Awake, and sing the song..... 168 Come, ye sinners, poor & wretc- 143 Awake,my soul, and with the sun 241 Could I, O Lord, so faithless be, 88 Awake, my soul, stretch every 203 Creator Spirit, by whose aid ... 140 Awake our souls, away our fears 203 Awake, ye saints, and raise your 239 Awake, ye saints, awake....... 255 | Day of Judgment, day of wonders 133
Dearer, Lord, thy statutes far.. 74 B
Dismiss us with thy blessing, Lor. 272 Before Jehovah's awful throne.. 59 Dread Jehovah! God of nations ! 235 Before thy mercy-seat, O Lord, 268
E Behold the morning sun .... 12 Behold the throne of grace!.. 164 Eternal God, we look to thee ... 218 Beset with snares on every hand, 223 Bless'd be the Father and his love, 101 Bless'd be the dear uniting love, 187 Far from my heavenly home... 86 Bless'd be the power, who gave us 176 Father, I bless thy gentle hand, 77 Blest are the souls that hear and 49 Father, in all our comforts here, 109 Blest be the Lord, our strength 90 Father, I sing thy wondrous grace 39 Blest be the wisdom and the power 166 Father of Heaven! whose love, 103 Blest is the man, for ever blest, 20 Father of Lights, we sing thy .. 36 Blest is the man who knows the 70 Father of mercies, bow thine ear, 264 Blest Spirit, one with God above, 137 | Father of mereies, in thy word. . 267 Blow ye the trumpet, blow .... 168 Father of mercies, let our songs, 107 Bread of heaven! on thee I feed, 254 Father of mercies, send thy grace 192 Bread of the world, in mercy bro. 254 Father, Son, and Holy Ghost 104 Brethren, come our Saviour bids 253 Father! whate'er of earthly bliss, 225 Brethren, let us join to bless ... 156 For mercies countless as the san. 106 Bright and joyful is the morn.. 115 From all that dwell below the sk. 73 By angels in heaven, Dox. V .... 274 From Egypt lately come ...... 201
From Greenland's icy mountains, 184
Cast down, discourag'd & distres. 27