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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship

Editor: Joseph Banvard
Publisher: John Putnam, Boston, 1849
Language: English
Notes: Tunes are in the back of the hymnal.
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101Tell me, wanderer, wildly rovingPage Scan
102Sinner, art thou [are you] still secure [sincere]Page Scan
103Sinner, what hast thou [has earth] to showPage Scan
104Now is the accepted timePage Scan
105Weep for the lost, thy Savior weptPage Scan
106Mighty Redeemer, set me freePage Scan
107O thou who hearest when sinners cryPage Scan
108Alas, and did my Savior bleed? And did my Sovereign die?Page Scan
109Just as I am, without one plea, But [Save] that thy bloodPage Scan
110How oft, alas, this [our] wretched [sinful] [wicked] heartPage Scan
111A broken heart, my God, my KingPage Scan
112Jesus, full of all compassionPage Scan
113O God of mercy, hear my [our] callPage Scan
114Dear Savior, prostrate at thy feetPage Scan
115Show pity Lord, O Lord, forgivePage Scan
116O for that tenderness of heartPage Scan
117Thy kingdom, Lord, I seekPage Scan
118Lord, hear a burdened sinner mournPage Scan
119Lord, help me to repent, with sin foreverPage Scan
120Bleeding hearts, defiled by sinPage Scan
121O that my load of sin were [was] gonePage Scan
122Jesus, thou art the sinner's friendPage Scan
123We would see Jesus, does not he bidPage Scan
124If I perish, I will goPage Scan
125Ye trembling souls, confession makePage Scan
126Dear Savior, When my thoughts recall The wonders of thy gracePage Scan
127Savior, hear us, through Thy meritPage Scan
128Sovereign Ruler, Lord of allPage Scan
129Ye dying sons of menPage Scan
130Sinners, obey the gospel wordPage Scan
131Ho, everyone that thirsteth, come to the watersPage Scan
132Come hither, all ye [you] weary soulsPage Scan
133Ye wretched, hungry, starving poor Behold a royal feastPage Scan
134What heavenly music do I [we] hearPage Scan
135Come, 'tis Jesus' invitation Now to anxious souls addressedPage Scan
136O what amazing words of grace Are in the gospel foundPage Scan
137Sinners, hear the mighty SaviorPage Scan
138Is there no hope, O sinner, pausePage Scan
139Sinner [sinners] turn, why will ye [you] diePage Scan
140Behold the gift of God, Sinner [sinners] adore his namePage Scan
141How sweetly flowed the gospel's soundPage Scan
142Now is the day of gracePage Scan
143There is a fountain filled with bloodPage Scan
144Sinners, behold the Lamb of GodPage Scan
145Behold a stranger at the doorPage Scan
146Mourning sinner, come to JesusPage Scan
147O blessed souls are theyPage Scan
148All ye, who feel distressed for sinPage Scan
149The Savior calls, let every ear attendPage Scan
150Come, weay sinner, in whose breastPage Scan
151Sinner [sinners], will you [ye] scorn [slight] the messagePage Scan
152Hear, O sinner, mercy hails [calls] youPage Scan
153And will the Lord thus condescendPage Scan
154Come to Calvary's holy mountain, Sinners ruined by the fallPage Scan
155Inquiring souls, who long to findPage Scan
156Come ye [you] sinners, poor and wretched [needy], Weak and woundedPage Scan
157Would you win a soul to GodPage Scan
158Come, ye weary sinners, oppressedPage Scan
159Behold the ark of God, behold the open doorPage Scan
160Hark, the gospel trumpet's sounding, Sinners, hearPage Scan
161Religion bids all sin departPage Scan
162'Tis religion that can give sweetest pleasuresPage Scan
163Teach us, O Lord, the great concernPage Scan
164So let our lips and lives expressPage Scan
165Happy the man who finds the gracePage Scan
166Happy the souls to Jesus joinedPage Scan
167Religion's dictates can assuagePage Scan
168Religion is the chief concernPage Scan
169The voice of wisdom cries soulPage Scan
170There is a path that leads to God, All others go astrayPage Scan
171How happy is the Christian's state [mind]Page Scan
172How happy [happy's] every child of grace, who [that] feels [knows] his sins forgivenPage Scan
173O happy Christian, who can boastPage Scan
174O happy day that fixed [seals] [stays] my choicePage Scan
175When marshalled on the nightly [mighty] plainPage Scan
176Jesus, to thy celestial lightPage Scan
177I send the joys of earth awayPage Scan
178In all my Lord's appointed waysPage Scan
179Lord, I am thine, entirely thine, Purchased and saved by blood divinePage Scan
180Yes, I will be forever thinePage Scan
181I love to think of that blest hourPage Scan
182O Savior, welcome to my heart, Possess thy humble thronePage Scan
183Awaked by Sinai's awful soundPage Scan
184When God revealed his gracious namePage Scan
185How happy are they, Who the [their] Savior [Jesus] obeyPage Scan
186O why should sinful men belowPage Scan
187O how divine how sweet the joyPage Scan
188Who can describe the joys that risePage Scan
189Let worldly minds the world pursuePage Scan
190Lord, thou hast won, at length I yieldPage Scan
191Farewell, dear friends, I may not stayPage Scan
192Savior, visit Thy [our] plantation, grant us Lord, a gracious rainPage Scan
193Sinners are bending low at the thronePage Scan
194O Lord, thy work revive, In Zion's gloomy hourPage Scan
195Hear, gracious Sovereign, from thy thronePage Scan
196Holy Ghost, dispel [disperse] our sadnessPage Scan
197Hail, sweetest, dearest, tie that bindsPage Scan
198Come, Lord, in mercy come againPage Scan
199Rejoice, for Christ the Savior reignsPage Scan
200Who can forbear to singPage Scan

[This hymnal has not been proofed - data may be incomplete or incorrect]
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