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Mr. Cowper's Hymns, without any other alteration whatever than the occasional omission of a whole verse.

The present enlarged Edition of the Appendix is enriched by many of the beautiful compositions of Mr. Kelly and Mr. Montgomery, to whom, and to my other esteemed friends who have favored me with original pieces, I take this opportunity of returning my sincere thanks.

The general arrangement of the work, it is hoped, will be found simple, comprehensive, and useful. Under that part which relates to the Christian life, I have united an alphabetical with a natural order of subjects, which may facilitate the selection of Hymns on particular topics. Attention, also, has been paid to the introduction of a moderate variety of those metres in which Dr. Watts's Psalms and Hymns are generally considered deficient.

May He, who is glorified in the praises of his people, smile on this humble attempt to assist their devotions, whether in the public assembly, around the domestic altar, or in the retirement of the closet. And may the promised Era soon arrive, when the whole Earth shall become the Temple of Jehovah, in which all nations shall unite in the Songs of Zion, and every heart, in sweetest harmony, ascribe“ Blessing and honor, and glory, and power, unto Him that sitteth upon

the throne, and unto the Lamb, for ever and ever.” Amen.

those who may peruse them merely for the sake of the poetry: yet I think many of them will stand the test of a critical examination, and appear at least equal to other compositions of the like kind: and I am persuaded they will all be delightful and beneficial to those who desire to have their devotions enlivened, their souls filled with divine love, and who are ambitious to live up to the rules of the gospel; and that they will, through the influences of the Holy Ghost, spread a spirit of fervent piety in such congregations where they may be introduced.”

ARRANGEMENT

OF

SUBJECTS.

Hymns. 1 - 27

PUBLIC WORSHIP.

THE ATTRIBUTES, WORD, Works, PROVIDENCE, AND Charac

TERS OF GOD

28-68

THE MEDIATION OF CHRIST.
His Birth .....

Life and Ministry....
Sufferings and Death ....
Resurrection and Ascension
Kingdom and Reign ...
Offices and Characters
Second Advent..

69— 71 72-76 77-82 83-92 93—103 104-132 133-136

THE INFLUENCES OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.....

137–146 THE BLESSINGS OF THE GOSPEL, ADDRESSES to Sinners, The VANITY OF THE WORLD....

147THE CHRISTIAN LIFE; including Doctrines, not placed under more

general heads, Experience and Duties; alphabetically arranged. Awakening, Contrition, Conversion

179—190 Atonement, Acceptance, Justification.

191–196 Adoption.

197—199 Affliction .......

200—203 Backsliding and Recovery..

209-217 Care and Contentment.

218–225 Conflict and Temptation..

226-22 Consolation and Support.

230—237 Confidence and Trust ......

238-243 Courage, Fortitude, and Zeal.

244-252 Compassion and Charity

253–254 Communion with God...

255-261 Covenant of Grace..

262-265 Church of Christ.....

266-274 Dedication to God.....

275–286 Dependence on God.

287

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Diligence and Watchfulness...
Deliverance from Distress ...
Equity, Justice, and Liberality
Example and Influence
Faith ....
Fear of God..
Forbearance.
Family Religion
Grace, Pardon, and Salvation...
Happiness .
Holiness, Obedience, Religion
Hope
Humility, Meekness, and Simplicity..
Joy and Rejoicing...
Knowledge and Liberty.
Life and Light divine.
Love to God and Christ.
Love to Mankind.....
Meditation and Retirement.
Moderation
Peace.
Promises and Privileges.
Patience, Resignation, Submission
Prayer..
Praise....
Pilgrimage.
Perseverance
Prospect of Death and Heaven

Hymns. 288-293 294-295 296–297 298-300 301-312 313-314 315 316 317-326 327-334 335-344 345-347 348-350 351-354 355-358 359_366 367-373 374-379 380-381 382 383–386 387-391 392-399 400_411 412—444 445–457 458-465 466-479

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HYMNS.

PUBLIC WORSHIP.

1. P.M.-“ My house shall be called a house of prayer for all people."

Isa. lvi. 6, 7. Matt. xxi. 13. Eph. ii. 19. 1 GREAT Father of mankind,

We bless that wondrous grace,
Which could for Gentiles find
Within thy courts a place.
How kind the care

Our God displays

For us to raise

A house of prayer!
2 Though once estranged far,

We now approach the throne,
For Jesus brings us near,
And makes our cause his own:
Strangers no more,

To thee we come,

And find our home,

And rest secure.
3 To thee our souls we join,

And love thy sacred name;
No more our own, but thine,
We triumph in thy claim;
Our Father-king,

Thy covenant grace

Our souls embrace,
Thy titles sing

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4 May all the nations throng

To worship in thy house; And thou attend the song, And smile upon their vows; Indulgent still,

Till earth conspire

To join the choir
On Zion's hill.

2.

C.M.- Asking the way to Zion, in order to joining in covenant with

God. Jer. 1. 5.
1 ENQUIRE, ye pilgrims, for the way

That leads to Zion's hill,
And thither set your steady face,

With a determin'd will.
2 Invite the strangers all around,

Your pious march to join,
And spread the sentiments you feel

Of faith and love divine.
3 Come, let us to his temple haste,

And seek his favour there; Before his footstool humbly bow,

And pour out fervent prayer.
4 Come, let us join our souls to God,

In everlasting bands,
And seize the blessings he bestows,

With eager hearts and hands. 5 Come, let us seal, without delay,

The covenant of his grace;
Nor shall the years of distant life

Its memory efface.
6 Thus may our rising offspring haste

To seek their fathers' God; Nor e'er forsake the happy path

Their youthful feet have trod.

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