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Hymn 31 part 2

The Christian’s hidden life. Col. 3:3. O happy soul that lives on high While men lie grov’lling here His hopes […]

Hymn 156

Presumption and despair; or, Satan’s various temptations. I hate the tempter and his charms, I hate his flatt’ring breath; The […]

Hymn 76

Christ dwells in heaven, but visits on earth. SS 6:1-3,12. When strangers stand and hear me tell What beauties in […]

Psalm 118

v.22-27 S. M. An hosanna for the Lord’s day; or, A new song of salvation by Christ. See what a […]

Psalm 143

Complaint of heavy afflictions in mind and body. My righteous Judge, my gracious God, Hear when I spread my hands […]

Hymn 99

Stones made children of Abraham. Matt. 3:9. Vain are the hopes that rebels place Upon their birth and blood, Descended […]

Psalm 45

The glory of Christ. My Savior and my King, Thy beauties are divine; Thy lips with blessings overflow, And every […]

Psalm 97 part 2

v.6-9 L. M. Christ’s incarnation. The Lord is come; the heav’ns proclaim His birth; the nations learn his name; An […]

Psalm 36

v.5-9 L. M. The perfections and providence of God. High in the heav’ns, eternal God, Thy goodness in full glory […]

Psalm 94 part 2

v.16-23 C. M. God our support and comfort. Who will arise and plead my right Against my num’rous foes, While […]

Psalm 126

Surprising deliverance. When God restored our captive state, Joy was our song, and grace our theme; The grace beyond our […]

Hymn 46 part 1

God glorious, and sinners saved. Rom. 1:30; 5:8,9; 1 Pet. 3:22. Father, how wide thy glories shine! How high thy […]

Hymn 154

Self-righteousness insufficient. “Where are the mourners,” saith the Lord, “That wait and tremble at my word, That walk in darkness […]

Psalm 147 part 2

Summer and winter. A Song for Great Britain. O Britain, praise thy mighty God, And make his honors known abroad, […]

Hymn 4 part 2

The inward witness to Christianity. 1 Jn. 5:10. Questions and doubts be heard no more, Let Christ and joy be […]

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