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or given permission to make extracts from their works. I have taken considerable pains to communicate with the Authors of Hymns in which any right of property could be supposed to exist : and I trust that the omission will be overlooked, should any such have been unintentionally inserted for which the writer's leave has not been obtained. Many beautiful and valued hymns have been necessarily omitted for want of room.
The labour of compilation will be amply repaid, if any find in this little volume a portion of that enjoyment and comfort which I have myself had in bringing together these songs of Zion, the perusal of which has often attuned my heart to praise.
THE LAMB OF GOD WORSHIPPED BY ALL THE
"OME let us join our cheerful songs
Ten thousand thousand are their tongues,
But all their joys are one.
“ To be exalted thus ;"
“For He was slain for us. 3 Jesus is worthy to receive
Honour and power divine;
Be, Lord, for ever Thine.
And air, and earth, and seas,
And speak Thine endless praise.
5 The whole creation join in one
To bless the sacred name
Supported by His staff and rod,
My road is safe and pleasant too. 2 I travel through a desert wide,
Where many round me blindly stray ;
13 3 Though snares and dangers throng my path,
And earth and hell my course withstand ;
Guarded by His Almighty hand. 4 The wilderness affords no food,
But God for my support prepares ;
And frees my soul from wants and cares. 5 With Him sweet converse I maintain,
Great as He is, I dare be free ;
And He reveals His love to me.
my feeble spirit faints; At once my soul revives and sings, And yields no more to sad complaints.
I pity all that worldlings talk,
Of pleasures that will quickly end ;
d, in vie
Still by constant mercy fed,
Give me, Lord, my daily bread.
Daily strength for daily needs ;
Take the manna of to-day.
Day by day to Thee I'd live :
With reverence and with fear;
We may, we must draw near.
Oh, grant us power to pray ;
Lord, meet us by the way.
In weakness, want, and woe;