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God, 398: providence and grace, 399: the fearful
encouraged, 400 : refuge in God, 401, 402: prayer for

the Christian temper, 403.
YOUTH.-Youth invited to Christ, 404: admonished

to remember their Creator, 405, 406 : asking for divine
guidance, 407—459: prayer for, 410, 411: pleasure of

instructing, 412.
TIME.-Flight of time, 413, 414, 422, 423 : misspent

time and privileges lamented, 415: stream of life,
416, 423: permanent peace and friendship in heaven
only, 417 : exhortation to work while it is day, 418,
419 : the new year, 419 : brevity of human life, 420 :
praise for sparing mercy, 421, 424: new year, 419,
425, 425: reilections at the end of the year, 425, 426 :

salvation approaching, 427, 428.
DEATH.-- Preparation for death, 429: peaceful death

of the righteous, 430, 431, 434, 435, 436: recovery
from sickness, 432: fear of the grave removed by
Christ, 433: death the gate to joy and glory, 434: a
warning from the grave, 437: house appointed for all

living, 438.
JUDGMENT.-Awful glory of the judgment, 439 :

Christ's second coming, 440, 441: the judginent an-
ticipated, 442, 443, 444 : banishment from God intol-
erable, 445 : reward and punishment, 446 : the sin-

ner's doom anticipated, 447.
HEAVEN.—Holiness of heaven, 448: the heavenly

rest, 297, 449, 451 : longing for heaven, 296, 297, 450,
451: hope of heaven by Christ, 289 : heavenly joy on

earth, 290, 291, 297.
MORNING AND EVENING.–Morning hymns, 453—
459: evening hymns, 450--472: hymns for morning

or evening, 452, 473, 474.
ASCRIPTIONS OF PRAISE.-General praise to God,

475–487: humble adoration and praise, 475, 476:
exhortation to universal praise, 477–187: praise for a
revival, 488: for the deliverance and glory of the

church, 489.
DOXOLOGIES, pagos 295, 296.

HYMNS.

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THE HOLY SCRIPTURES.

C. M.
Revelation welcomed.

1 HAIL, sacred truth! whose piercing rays

Dispel the shades of night; Diffusing o'er the mental world,

The healing beams of light. 2 Jesus, thy word, with friendly aid,

Restores our wandering feet;, Converts the sorrows of the mind

To joys divinely sweet.
3 Oh! send thy light and truth abroad,

In all their radiant blaze;
And bid th' admiring world adore
The glories of thy grace.

C. M. 2

The Bible the Light of the World,
HOW precious is the book divine,

By inspiration given!
Bright as a lamp, its doctrines shine,

To guide our souls to heaven.
2 It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts,

In this dark vale of tears;
Life, light, and joy it still imparts,

And quells our rising fears. 3 This lamp, through all the tedious night Of life, shall guide our way;

Till we behold the clearer light
Of an eternal day.

C. M. 3

The Bible suited to the Wants of Mankind, FATHER of mercies, in thy word

What endless glory shines ! Forever be thy name adored

For these celestial lines.
2 Here may the wretched sons of want

Exhaustless riches find;
Riches, above what earth can grant,

And lasting as the mind.
3 Here springs of consolation rise,

To cheer the fainting mind; And thirsty souls receive supplies,

And sweet refreshment find. 4 Here the Redeemer's welcome voice

Spreads heavenly peace around; And life, and everlasting joys

Attend the blissful sound.
5 Oh! may these heavenly pages be

My ever dear delight,
And still new beauties may I see,

And still increasing light.
6 Divine Instructer, gracious Lord,

Be thou forever near;
Teach me to love thy sacred word,

And view my Saviour there. 4

C. M.
OPPRESSED with guilt, and full of fears,

I come to thee, my Lord;
While not a ray of hope appears,

But in thy holy word,

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