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SELECTION OF HYMNS,
THE VARIOUS SERVICES
THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
FOR THE USE OF THE CHURCHES
IN THE PARISH OF BURY.
“Sing ye praises with understanding.”—Ps. xlvii. 7.
PRINTED BY J. AND T. CROMPTON, FLEET-STREET.
FOR THE LORD'S DAY.
Thy daily stage of duty run ;
To pay thy morning sacrifice.
And with the angels bear thy part;
High glory to the eternal King.
And hast refresh'd me while I slept; Grant, Lord, when I from death shallwake,
I may of endless life partake.
Scatter my sins as morning dew;
5 Direct, control, suggest this day,
All I design, or do, or say;
In thy sole glory may unite.
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
For the Morning of the Sabbath. (4. 8 & 2. 6.)
Eternal God and King;
And heart-felt tributes bring.
It may our hearts explore; Attended by thy powerful grace, Let it each guilty spot erase,
And may we sin no more. 3 Then shall we hope, when Thou dost come To fix our everlasting doom,
To hear these joyful words, Go, join the heavenly choir, and sing 'Eternal praises to our King,
‘Jehovah, Lord of lords."
Morning Hymn of Praise.
1 O Come, let us, with one accord,
Lift up our voice and praise the Lord;
2 Let universal nature raise
A cheerful voice to give Him praise ;
3 For by His word the heavens were made,
The earth's foundation also laid ;
Which through all ages firmly stand. 4 Wherefore let heaven and earth agree
To sing His praise in unity ;
For God's blessing on the means of grace. (6.8.) 1 GREAT GOD! this sacred day of thine
Demands the soul's collected powers;
These solemn consecrated hours;