Hallelujah, Or, Britain's Second Remembrancer; Bringing to Rembrance (in Praiseful and Penitential Hymns, Spiritual Songs, and Moral Odes, ) Meditatio

Hallelujah, Or, Britain's Second Remembrancer; Bringing to Rembrance (in Praiseful and Penitential Hymns, Spiritual Songs, and Moral Odes, ) Meditatio

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...as the 100th Psalm. HE AT Lord of time, great King of Heav'n! Since weekly Thou renew'st my days, To Thee shall daily thanks be given, And weekly sacrifice of praise: This day the Light, Time's eldest born, Her glorious beams did first display; And then the evening and the morn Obtained first the name of day. 2 The depth, with darkness black empall'd, That out of which the world was made, And which deep waters Thou hast call'd, Upon this day beginning had: And as upon this day it was On which creation was begun, So on this day Thy work of grace In ev'ry part was fully done. 3 For on this day Thy Christ arose, And victor over death became; This day He conquer'd all His foes, And put them to perpetual shame: Upon this day it pleased Thee Thy sacred Spirit down to send, That men with gifts might furnish'd be, Upon Thy gospel to attend. 4 This day, therefore, we set apart For holy rest and holy rites, And ev'ry sanctified heart To celebrate this day delights: No common works thereto belong, Except much need requireth so, Nor will we in a common song, Present the service which we owe. 5 Therefore, that now to Thee, O Lord! The fitter ofFring bring I may, Thus to Thine honour I record, And sing the blessings of this day: So let me sing, so mind them still, And all my life so thankful be; That when my course I shall fulfil, Thy grace may draw me up to Thee. 6 Discretion grant me so to know What Christian Sabbaths do require, And grace my duty so to do, That I may keep Thy law entire: Not doing what should not be done, Not things omitting which are due; Nor overburd'ning any one With Sabbath rites unjust or new. 7 Yea, let me rest my body so, That to my soul I do no wrongs; Nor in devotion heedless grow, What to my body's rest belongs: But both in soul...show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236528492
  • 9781236528490