History of the Scottish Metrical Psalms: With an Account of the Paraphrases and Hymns, and of the Music of the Old Psalter

M'Culloch & Company, printers, 1872 - 227 páginas

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Página 60 - THE heavens declare thy glory Lord ; In every star thy wisdom shines ; But when our eyes behold thy word, We read thy name in fairer lines. 2 The rolling sun, the changing light, And nights and days thy power confess ; But the blest volume thou hast writ, Reveals thy justice and thy grace.
Página 87 - Jesus my God, I know his name, His name is all my trust, Nor will he put my soul to shame, Nor let my hope be lost.
Página 191 - O happy souls that pray Where God appoints to hear ! O happy men that pay Their constant service there ! They praise thee still, And happy they That love the way To Zion's hill.
Página 213 - The LORD'S my shepherd, I'll not want. He makes me down to lie In pastures green : he leadeth me The quiet waters by.
Página 190 - LORD of the worlds above, How pleasant and how fair The dwellings of thy love, Thine earthly temples, are ! To thine abode my heart aspires, With warm desires to see my God.
Página 60 - Declares the glories of thy name ; There thy rich works of wonder shine : A thousand starry beauties there, A thousand radiant marks appear Of boundless power, and skill divine. 2 From night to day, from day to night, The dawning and the dying light, Lectures of heavenly wisdom read : With silent eloquence they raise Our thoughts to our Creator's praise, And neither sound nor language need. 3 Yet their divine instructions run Far as the...
Página 60 - Behold the lofty sky Declares its maker God, And all his starry works on high Proclaim his power abroad. 2 The darkness and the light Still keep their course the same; While night to day, and day to night Divinely teach his name.
Página 86 - Now with triumphal palms they stand Before the throne on high, And serve the God they love, amidst The glories of the sky.
Página 191 - They go from strength to strength, Through this dark vale of tears, Till each arrives at length, Till each in heaven appears...
Página 218 - A new Version of the Psalms of David, fitted to the Tunes used in Churches...

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