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Hymns for Public Worship

Author: George W. Briggs
Publisher: Andrews, Prentiss & Studley, Boston, 1845
Language: English
Notes: Hymns 583, 584, 585 are not available.
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1To prayer, to prayer! when the morning breaksPage Scan
2Father of mercies, when the day is dawningPage Scan
3Forth from the dark and stormy skyPage Scan
4O thou, whose power o'er moving worlds presidesPage Scan
5Come to the house of prayerPage Scan
6When, as returns this joyful dayPage Scan
7Rich day of holy thoughtful rest!Page Scan
8To thine altars I repairPage Scan
9God in his earthly temples laysPage Scan
10The heaven of heavens cannot containPage Scan
11With reverence let the saints appearPage Scan
12Lo! God is here; let us adorePage Scan
13When before thy throne we kneelPage Scan
14O God! whose dread and dazzling browPage Scan
15O bless the Lord, my soul!Page Scan
16Father! thy paternal carePage Scan
17Let us with a gladsome mindPage Scan
18Glory be to God on high!Page Scan
19As the good shepherd gently leadsPage Scan
20Lift your voice, and joyful singPage Scan
21Praise to God; O, let us raisePage Scan
22Thou who dwell'st in light above!Page Scan
23Our heavenly Father, hearPage Scan
24Behold yon bright arrayPage Scan
25Welcome, sweet day of restPage Scan
26Come, ye that love the LordPage Scan
27Lord of the worlds abovePage Scan
28Sweet is the work, my God, my King!Page Scan
29Sweet is the work, O LordPage Scan
30Our God, where'er thy people meetPage Scan
31The offerings to thy throne which risePage Scan
32Eternal Source of light, and lifePage Scan
33Shed down, O Lord! a heavenly rayPage Scan
34Lord, we come before thee nowPage Scan
35Long have I sat beneath the soundPage Scan
36Great God! thine attributes divinePage Scan
37Father adored in worlds above!Page Scan
38With all our hearts, with all our powersPage Scan
39All ye nations praise the LordPage Scan
40Israel's Shepherd, guide me, feed mePage Scan
41May the grace of Christ, our SaviourPage Scan
42Eternal Source of life and thoughtPage Scan
43Children of the heavenly KingPage Scan
44O thou whose mercy bends the skiesPage Scan
45Lord, by every heart and tonguePage Scan
46One general song of praise arisePage Scan
47From all that dwell below the skiesPage Scan
48Praise, O praise the name divinePage Scan
49Praise to thee, thou great Creator!Page Scan
50Thy name, Almighty Lord!Page Scan
51Thou art the First, and thou the LastPage Scan
52'T is God the spirit leadsPage Scan
53O wondrous depth of grace divinePage Scan
54Eternal Spirit, God of Truth!Page Scan
55Thy presence, ever-living GodPage Scan
56Father, supply my every needPage Scan
57Thou God of Truth, if we have erredPage Scan
58The peace which God bestowsPage Scan
59Lord! dismiss us with thy blessingPage Scan
60Soul! celestial in thy birthPage Scan
61The Spirit in our heartsPage Scan
62Come, said Jesus' sacred voicePage Scan
63Come unto me, all ye that mournPage Scan
64Ye thirsting souls! ye starving poorPage Scan
65The voice of God comes to the heedless earPage Scan
66The voice of free grace cries, "escape to the mountain:"Page Scan
67Sinners, turn, why will ye die?Page Scan
68Come, then, ye wanderers, to your GodPage Scan
69Return, O wanderer - now returnPage Scan
70Come, wandering sheep! O come!Page Scan
71Brother, hast thou wandered farPage Scan
72Pilgrim, burthened with thy sinPage Scan
73Voyager on life's troubled seaPage Scan
74Now is the accepted time!Page Scan
75Tomorrow, Lord! is thinePage Scan
76Ah! like the weary dovePage Scan
77Acquaint thee, O mortal, acquaint thee with GodPage Scan
78God of mercy! God of love!Page Scan
79O Thou, whose mercy hearsPage Scan
80Loosed from my God, and far removedPage Scan
81My Father bids me comePage Scan
82O why did I my Saviour leavePage Scan
83Back to the world we've faithless turnedPage Scan
84O Father, full of truth and gracePage Scan
85When shall thy love constrainPage Scan
86Show pity, Lord! O Lord, forgivePage Scan
87Forgive us for thy mercy's sakePage Scan
88My Father, God of Peace!Page Scan
89O thou, the wretched's sure retreatPage Scan
90Now for thy glory's sakePage Scan
91Were not the sinful Mary's tearsPage Scan
92Thou that with pallid cheekPage Scan
93Sweet is the friendly voicePage Scan
94Peace, troubled soul, whose plaintive moanPage Scan
95O Father, full of grace,Page Scan
96"Go in Peace!" O blest dismissionPage Scan
97The traveller, lost in nightPage Scan
98How blessed is man, O God!Page Scan
99When God revealed his gracious namePage Scan
100How can a sinner knowPage Scan

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