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Christian

HYMNS

ADAPTED TO THE

WORSHIP OF GOD OUR SAVIOUR,

IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE DEVOTION.

COMPILED

FROM THE MOST APPROVED ANCIENT AND MODERN AUTHORS,

FOR THE

Central Universalist Society,

IN BULFINCH STREET....CITY OF BOSTON,

By a Committee, appointed for the purpose.

"Sing unto the Lord, all the earth; shew forth from day to day His Salya-
tion."-1 Chron. xvi. 23,

"It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto the
Dame, Most High."-Psalm xcii.

WITH AN APPENDIX.

Boston :
CHARLES CROCKER, PRINTER.

1823.

BV
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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT:

District Clerk's Office. BE E IT REMEMBERED, that on the fifteenth day of April, A. D. 1823, in

the forty-seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America, SAMUEL GRAY, as Chairman of the Committee of the Central Universalist Society in Boston, of the said District, bas deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit :

Christian Hymns, adapted to the Worship of God our Saviour. in Public and Private Devotion. Compiled from the most approved Ancient and Modern Authors, for the Central Universalist Society, in Bulfinch Strett, City of Boston, By a Committee, appointed for the purpose.

"Sing unto the Lord, all the earth ; shew forth from day to day His Salva. Tation."-1 Chron xvi. 23.

" It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, o Most High."-Psalm xcii.

-With an Appendix.

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned :" and also to an act entitled, “An act supplementary to an act, entitled, An act for the encouragement of learning; by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the anthors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical, and other prints."

JOHN W. DAVIS, Clerk of the District of Massachusetts

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INDEX TO THE FIRST LINES, &c.

A DEBTOR to mercy alone

Toplady

Affliction is a stormy deep

Cotton

Again our weekly labours end

Stennet

Again the cheerful beams of day

Walis

Again the Lord of life and light Mrs. Barbauld

A glory gilds the sacred page

Cowper

All angels bless'd above

Proud

All glorious God! what hymns of praise Epis.

Psalmody

All hail ! mysterious King

Doddridge

All hail, victorious Saviour, hail

do.

All hail! redeeming Lord

Wesley's Coll.

All hail, the power of Jesus' name Rippon's Col.

All ye Gentiles, praise the Lord Montgomery

Almighty goodness, power divine

Mrs. Steele

Aloud we sing the wond'rous grace

And must this body die

Wails

And is this heaven, and am I there

And can we ask a better aid

Proud

And is the gospel peace and love

Mrs. Steele

And will the eternal King

Doddridge

And will the great eternal God

Angels, roll the rock away

Rippon's Cou.

Another fleeting day is gone

Collyer's Col.

Are not thy mercies sovereign still

Waits

Arise, and hail the happy day

Howard's Coll.

Arise, my soul arise

As showers on meadows newly mown

Rippon's Coll.

As the hart with eager looks

Montgomery

As shepherds in Jewry were guarding

As we advance in wisdom's ways

Array'd in clouds of golden light

T. Moore

At anchor laid, remote from home

At the portals of thy house

J. Taylor

Awake, awake, the sacred song

Mrs. Steele

Awake, and sing the song

Wesley's Coll.

Awake, my soul, in joyful lays

Rippon's Coll.

Awake, my soul, stretch every nerve Doddridge

Awake, our souls, and bless his name

do.

Awake, each soul, and with the sun Bp. Ken.

Awake, our drowsy souls

Rippon's Coll.

Awake, ye saints, and raise your eyes Doddridge

BEFORE the rosy dawn of day

Walls

Before Jehovah's awful throne

Watts

Begin, my soul, the exalted lay B. Willians' Coll.

Begin, my tongue, some heavenly theme Watts

Begin the high, celestial strain

Mrs. Rowe

Behold that splendour, hear Knapp's Psalmody
Behold, the blind their sight receive

Watts

Behold, the amazing sight

Doddridge

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