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61, 62, 90, 117, 140, 141, 194, 195, 203, 219.- Providential
goodness, protection, and guidance.- Providence and grace,
42, 43, 96, 495, 496 : the fearful encouraged, 496 : Jehovah a
Shepherd, 73_-75, 106, 107 : refuge in Go, 41, 42, 50, 51, 53,
6264, 161, 162, 210-212, 497, 498 : prayer for protection
and guidance, 79, 80, 121, 122, 204, 210, 498_500: praise for,
88, 89, 91, 92, 93, 98, 133, 134, 188-191, 196, 231, 237.-Bless-
edness of fearing and obeying God, and of the merciful,
194, 195: safety of trusting in God, 216, 217.-Scripture char.
acters and eramples, 501.-Periods of human life.-Youth
admonished of the judgment, 502: to remember their Creator,
502, 503 : to obey his word, 205 : asking for divine guidance,
210, 503 : prayer for the young, 503, 501: pleasure of instruct
ing the, 504 : parting with earthly joys, 505: their danger,
508 : world contrasted with heaven, 506 : religion the support
of life, 507: human frailty, 97, 9, 156, 153-161, 178, 179, 239,
507 : flight of time, 507 : and misspent, 508 : the periud lo pre
pare for eternity, 509, 510 : reflections on past generations,
510: work while it is day, 511: trust in God in old age, 137,
512.-Death.-Meditation on death, 512: death and ju Ignient
appointed to all, 513: admonition to prepare for, 513, 514 :
prayer for support in death, 511: preparation for, 158-160,
514: hope in Christ a support in, 515 : victory over, 516:
peaceful death of the righteous, 517: the dying Christian to his
soul, 517: submission on the death of friends, 518: hope of re-
surrection, 59, 61, 154, 158_161, 518.-Resurrection and judg.
ment, 519: Christ's second coming, 110, 111, 519–521: the
judgment anticipated, 522, 523 : welcomed by the rignteous,
170, 524.-Future slate.--Banishment from God intolerable,
524 : reward and punishment, 525: eternity anticipared, 525
holiness of heaven, 526 : treasure in, 526 : glories of, 526 : rest
of, 527 : heavenly Jerusalem, 528: the saints in glory, 5:28,
529: martyrs glorified, 530.
VARIOUS OCCASIONS.-Public fasting -Pardon implored
for national sins, 103, 530 : national judgments deprecated,
121, 531.-Thanksgivings.-Providential goodness of Godi,
72-76, 531-533 : blessings of providence and grace, 533
God acknowledged in national blessings, 71, 104, 121, 122, 534,
535 : national praise and prayer, 535: national gratitude and
holiness prayed for, 535 : praise for sparing mercy, 536. [See
262—266, 495, 496.]-Lord's supper, 300—338, 439–444.
Monthly concert for prayer, 40, 67, 93, 107–110, 130_-132,
138, 139, 153, 154, 168, 169, 172-174, 175–177, 192, 193, 195,
197, 198, 229, 230, 313_316, 461–487.-Meeling for char'
irable objects, 536_510: general charities, 536, 537 : missiona-
ry meetings, 481-483: for the poor, 337, 538 : Sabbath schools,
539; widows and orphans, 100, 510.-Dedication of a house
for worship, 222, 541–543.-Ordination and installatior, 463,
464.-Funerals,' 512 516, 511–547.-Beginning and end of
the year, 548–551.-The seasons, 126, 127, 551-554.--Morna
ing and evening, 41–43, 236, 555—552 Sabbath morning, 43,
-45, 445–450: Sabbath evening, 461, 462.
GENERAL ASCRIPTIONS OF PRAISE, 119, 120, 175—177,
186—192, 195, 197, 198, 224, 228, 237, 248, 562 569.
DOXOLOGIES, 249, 569.
ANTIEMS, CHANTS, &c., 570—576.
FIRST PART. L. M. Ralston
The Righteous and the Wickcd.
HAPPY the man, whose cautious feet
Shun the broad way, where sinners go;
Who hates the place where atheists meet,
And fears to talk as scoffers do ;-
2 Who loves temploy his morning light
Among the statutes of the Lord ;
And spends the wakeful hours of night,
With pleasure pondering o'er the word
B 3 He, like a plant by gentle streams,
Shall flourish in immortal green;
And heaven will shine, with kindest beams,
On every work his hands begin.
4 But sinners find their counsels crossed ;
As chaff before the tempest flies,
So shall their hopes be blown and lost,
When the last trumpet shakes the skies. 1 SECOND PART. C. M. Dedham.
BLEST is the man, who shuns the place,
Where sinners love to meet;
Who fears to tread their wicked ways,
And hates the scoffer's seat:
2 But in the statutes of the Lord
Has placed his chief delight;
By day, he reads or hears the word,
And meditates by night.
mf 3 He, like a plant of generous kind,
By living waters set,
Safe from the storm and blasting wind,
Enjoys a peaceful state
mf 4 Green as the leaf, and ever fair,
Shall his profession shine;
While fruits of holiness appear,
Like clusters on the vine.
5 Not so the impious and unjust :
What vain designs they form!
Their hopes are blown away like dust,
Or chaff, before the storm.
6 Sinners in judgment shall not stand
Among the sons of grace,
When Christ, the Judge, at his right hand mf Appoints his saints a place. 1 THIRD Part. S. M. Bladenburg.
THE man is ever blest,
Who shuns the sinner's ways;
Among their councils never stands,
Nor takes the scorner's place :-
2 But makes the law of God
His study and delight,
Amidst the labors of the day,
And watches of the night. mf 3 He, like a tree, shall thrive,
With waters near the root;
Fresh as the leaf, his name shall live;
His works are heavenly fruit. р
4 Not so th' ungodly race;
They no such blessings find:
Their hopes shall flee like empty chaff,
Before the driving wind.
FOURTH Part. 79. Norwich.
OJI how blest the man,
Impious counsel shuns to hear ,
Who nor loves nor treads the way,
Where the sons of folly stray :
2 But, impressed with sacred awe,
Meditates, great Gori, thy law :
This by day his fixed employ,
This by night his constant joy
mf 3 Like the tree, that's taught to grow
Where the streams refreshing flow,
He his fruitful branch shall spread,
Prosperous, he no leaf shall shed. р
4 See, ah! see, a different fate
God's obdurate foes await!
See them, to his wrath consigned,
< Fly like chaff before the wind.
5 When thy Judge, O earth, shall come,
And to each assign his doom ;
Say-shall then the impious band
With the just assembled stand?
mf 6 These, th' Almighty-these alone
Objects of his love shall own ;
While his vengeance who defy, Len Whelmed in endless ruin lie.
First Part. C. M. Marlow. Christ exalted and his Enemies warned. WHY did the nations join to slay
Why did they cast his laws away,
And tread his Gospel down?
2 The Lord, who sits above the skies,
Derides their rage below;
He speaks, with vengeance in his eyes,
And strikes their spirits through. mf 3 “I call him my eternal Son,
"knd raise him from the dead;
“ I make my holy hill his throne,
f “ And wide his kingdom spread."
P 4 Be wise, ye rulers of the earth,
Ohey th' anointed Lord;
Adore the King of heavenly birth,
And tremble at his word.
SECOND PART. C. M. Patmos,
ATTEND, () earth, when God declares
His uncontrolled decree :-
“Thou art my Son-this day, my heir,
“ Have I begotten thee.
2 “ Ask--and receive thy full demands
6 Thine shall the heathen be ; < "The utmost limits of the lands
“ Shall be possessed by thee.” р 3 Learn, then, ye princes—and give ear,
Ye judges of the earth; mf Worship the Lord with holy fear, Rejoice with awful mirth.
THIRD PART. S. M. Dover.
THE Lord ascends on high,
And asks to rule the earth;
The merit of his blood he pleads,
And pleads his heavenly birth.
2 He asks and God bestows
A large inheritance:
Far as the world's remotest ends,
His kingdom shall advance.
3 The nations that rebel
Must feel bis iron rod : f He'll vindicate those honors well,
Which he received from God. mp 4 Be wise, ye rulers, now,
And worship at his throne: With trembling joy, ye people, bow f To God's exalted Son. mp 5 If once his wrath arise,
Ye perish on the place: f But blessed is the soul that flies
For refuge to his grace. 2 Fourth Part.
H. M. Murray. mf JESUS, the Saviour, reigns !
On Zion is his throne:
The Lord's decree sustains
His own begotten Son: < Up from the grave f And mount the skies, He bids him rise, With power to save.
2 His kingdom is complete,
This day exalts his name: