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Introduction

The Holy Scripture

GOD: HIS BEING AND PERFECTIONS.

GOD IN CREATION.

GOD: IN PROVIDENCE.

IN REDEMPTION.

CHRIST: THE NATIVITY.

CHRIST: THE NATIVITY.

LIFE AND MINISTRY.

CHRIST: SUFFERINGS.

THE CRUCIFIXION.

BURIAL AND RESURRECTION.

THE ASCENSION.

THE CORONATION.

MEDIATORIAL REIGN.

Of his kingdom there shall be no end.—Luke 1:33.

All nations shall serve him.—Psalm 72:11.

Give the King thy judgments.—Psalm 72:1.

My heart is inditing a good matter.—Psalm 45:1.

I know that my Redeemer liveth.—Job 19:25.

Let the whole earth be filled with his glory.—Psalm 72:19.

The Lord is King.

He humbled himself.—Phil. 2:8.

His promises are yea and amen.

Let all the angels of God worship him.—Heb. 1:6.

He hath the keys of hell and of death.—Rev. 1:18.

My Redeemer liveth.—Job 19:25.

No other name.—Acts 4:12.

Excellency of the knowledge of Christ.

Lord, to whom shall we go?—John 6:68.

Christ the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

A very present help in trouble.—Psalm 46:1.

Christ all and in all.

Prophet, Priest, and King.

He is precious.—1 Peter 2:7.

Christ a merciful High Priest

The bright and morning star.—Rev. 22:16.

They shall speak of the glory, etc.—Psalm 145:11.

Thou dear Bedeemer, dying Lamb.

Offices of Christ.

A merciful and faithful High Priest.—Heb. 2:17.

Children’s Hymn.

Consider the High Priest, etc.—Heb. 3:1.

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain.—Rev. 5:12.

Christ—all in all.

He died for our sins.—1 Cor. 15:3.

The Name above every name.

He suffered, the Just for the unjust.—1 Pet. 3:18.

Remember me.

An unchangeable priesthood.—Heb. 7:24.

He is Lord of all.—Acts 10:36.

Grace is poured into thy lips.—Psalm 45:2.

Rise, Lord, let thine enemies be scattered.—Num. 10:35.

The shadow of a great rock, etc.—Isaiah 32:2.

Ye are complete in him.—Col. 2:10.

The true and living Way.

Blessed are all they, etc.—Psalm 2:12.

Chief among ten thousand.

Altogether lovely.

I looked—and there was none to help.—Isaiah 63:5.

A fountain for sin.—Zech. 13:1.

He shall save his people from their sins.—Matt. 1:21.

The Reign of Christ.

Thou hast put all things under his feet.—Heb. 2:8.

The only foundation.

All we like sheep have gone astray.—Isaiah. 53:6.

Seen of angels.—1 Tim. 3:16.

And they sung a new song.—Rev. 14:3.

And that rock was Christ.—1 Cor. 10:4.

A covert from the storm.—Isaiah 4:6.

Friend of sinners.

The Rock that is higher than I.

I am Alpha and Omega.

THE GOSPEL—THE PROCLAMATION.

INVITATIONS.

Haste thee; escape thither.—Gen. 19:22.

The night cometh.—John 9:4.

Come unto me.—Matt. 11:28.

To-day, if you will hear his voice.—Heb. 4:7.

An evening expostulation.

Inviting.

One thing needful.

The broad and the narrow way.—Matt. 7:13, 14.

Ecclesiastes 9:10.

Come, for all things are now ready.—Luke 14:17.

Hear and your soul shall live.—Isaiah 55:3.

For there is no difference.—Rom. 10:12.

Let him return unto the Lord.—Isaiah 55:7.

Incline your ear, and come.—Isaiah 55:3.

Let him that is athirst, come.—Rev. 22:17.

That whoso believeth might not perish.—John 3:15.

Come to the Ark.—Gen. 7:1.

He that cometh to me shall never hunger.—John 6:35.

In this mountain shall the Lord, etc.—Isaiah 25:6.

None excluded.

Draw nigh to God, etc.—James 4:8.

Now is the accepted time.—2 Cor. 6:2.

Now is the day of salvation.—2 Cor. 6:2.

Give me thy heart.—Prov. 23:26.

Where shall the ungodly, etc.—1 Pet. 4:18.

The gospel call.

Boast not thyself of to-morrow.—Prov. 27:1.

Come and welcome.

Turn ye; for why will ye die?—Ezekiel 18:31.

What could have been done, etc.—Isaiah 5:4.

Earnest entreaty.

Fullness of Christ.

Flee from the wrath to come.—Matt. 3:7.

My peace I give unto you.—John 14:27.

The night is past.—1 John 2:8.

The pearl of great price.—Matt. 13:46.

Look unto me and be saved.—Isaiah 45:22.

We are on the ocean sailing.

He that hath ears let him hear.—Matt. 13:9.

The gospel invitation.

The voice of mercy.

The alarm.

If any man thirst, let him come unto me.—John 7:37.

Sinner, come.

Will you go?

The Spirit and the Bride say come.—Rev. 22:17.

The garment of praise, etc.—Isaiah 61:3.

To-day.

Come.

Early piety.

The year of jubilee.

The land of promise.

Awake thou that sleepest.

Repent and turn.—Ezekiel 18:30.

Delay not.

The Eden above.

The voice of free grace.

The wandering sinner, etc.

The harvest is past, etc.—Jer. 8:20.

Entreaty.

FAITH AND REPENTANCE.

BAPTISM.

REMISSION OF SINS.

SPIRIT OF ADOPTION.

THE HOPE OF ETERNAL LIFE.

THE CHURCH—DIVINE CONSTITUTION.

OFFICERS.

LOVE, UNITY AND FELLOWSHIP.

THE LORD’S SUPPER.

PRAYER AND SOCIAL MEETINGS.

ITS GROWTH AND FUTURE TRIUMPHS.

PUBLIC WORSHIP—THE LORD’S DAY.

GRATITUDE AND PRAISE.

OPENING HYMNS.

CLOSING HYMNS.

THE NEW LIFE—TRUST AND JOY.

ASPIRATIONS.

TEMPTATIONS AND CONFLICTS.

When I would do good, evil is present.—Rom. 7:21.

We are more than conquerors.—Rom. 8:37.

Put on the whole armor of God.—Eph. 6:11.

Let us go forth without the camp.—Heb. 13:13.

A pillar of cloud by day, etc.—Exodus 13:21.

Fight the good fight of faith.—Tim. 6:12.

Psalm 3d.

The Lord is nigh to all that call on him.—Psalm 145:18.

I have considered the days of old.—Psalm 77:5.

Why art thou cast down.—Psalm 42:5.

We walk by faith.—2 Cor. 5:7.

I press toward the mark.—Phil. 3:14.

Lord, save us; we perish.—Matt. 8:25.

Where is the blessedness ye spake of.—Gal. 4:15.

Love—which passeth knowledge.—Eph. 3:19.

So run that ye may obtain.—1 Cor. 9:24.

O! it will be glorious.

O Lord, remember me.

Endure hardness as a good soldier.—2 Tim. 2:3.

Overcoming.

With all boldness.—Phil. 1:20.

Run with patience.—Heb. 12:1.

Mighty through God.—2 Cor. 10:4.

Return to me, and I will return to you.—Mal. 3:7.

Help thou mine unbelief.—Mark 9:24.

Watch and pray.—Mark 13:33.

When shall I come and appear before God.—Psalm 42:2.

Let me not wander from thy commandments.—Psalm 119:10.

Ever with the Lord.—1 Thess. 4:17.

The fashion of this world, etc.—1 Cor. 7:31.

Watch!

Occupy till I come.—Luke 19:13.

To him that overcometh.—Rev. 2:7.

Go forth to glorious war.

Be strong in the Lord.—Eph. 6:10.

Therefore will not we fear.—Psalm 46:2.

Reaching forth.—Phil. 3:13.

If we confess our sins.—1 John 1:9.

That they go forward.—Ex. 14:15.

Let us not sleep, as do others.—1 Thess. 5:6.

Forgetting the things that are behind.—Phil. 3:13.

Here we have no continuing city.—Heb. 13:14.

He leadeth me in the paths, etc.—Psalm 23:3.

Beyond this vale of sorrow.

Luke 11:27.

Hope thou in God.—Psalm 42:5

Under clouds.

You are not of the world.—John 15:19.

Whereas I was blind, now I see.—John. 9:25.

He that shall endure unto the end.—Matt. 24:13.

Be thou faithful unto death.—Rev. 2:10.

Some great thing!—2 Kings 5:13.

Psalm 91.

SUBMISSION AND DELIVERANCE.

RELAPSE AND RECOVERY.

SYMPATHIES AND ACTIVITIES.

PRIVATE DEVOTIONS.

AFFLICTIONS.

The things that are unseen are eternal.—2 Cor. 4:18.

Blessed are they that mourn.—Matt. 5:4.

Let not the water-flood overflow me.—Psalm 69:15.

God only is my rock.—Psalm 62:2.

Heb. 4:15.

The refiner’s fire.—Mal. 3:3.

Touched with the feeling of, etc.—Heb. 4:15.

I was brought low, and he helped me.—Psalm 116:6.

O Lord, save me, and I shall be saved.—Jer. 17:14.

Thou rulest the raging of the sea.—Psalm 89:9.

Acts 14:22.

When the waves arise, thou stillest them.—Psalm 89:9.

Songs in the night.—Job. 35:10.

God is my portion for ever.—Psalm 73:26.

God is the strength of my heart.—Psalm 73:26.

The Lord will strengthen him, etc.—Psalm 41:3.

The sorrows of death compassed me.—Psalm 116:3.

Christ our Refuge.—Heb. 6:18.

Entire submission.

Out of the depths.—Psalm 130:1.

One thing have I desired.—Psalm 27:4.

Thou hast loosed my bonds.—Psalm 116:16.

Whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth.—Heb. 12:6.

Lead me to the Rock, etc.—Psalm 61:2.

The bow in the cloud.

God dealeth with you as with sons.—Heb. 12:7.

The inward man is renewed, etc.—2 Cor. 4:16.

Perfect peace in Christ.—Isaiah 26:3.

One for evermore with thee.

Correct me, but with judgment.—Jer. 10:24.

Affliction cometh not forth of the dust.—Job 5:6.

All thy waves and thy billows, etc.—Psalm 42:7.

Afterward.—Heb. 12:11.

In the night his song shall be with me.—Psalm 42:8.

Thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.—Psalm 41:3.

When he hath tried me, etc.—Job. 23:10.

I was sick, and ye visited me.—Matt. 25; 36.

I sought him whom my soul loveth.—Canticles 3:1.

Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing.—2 Cor. 6:10.

All my springs are in thee.—Psalm 87:7.

Canticles 4:16.

PRESENT AND FUTURE: LIFE AND DEATH.

Soon will the storm of life be o’er.

The glory of man is as the flower, etc.—1 Pet. 1:24.

Death of parents.

They are not lost, but gone before.

Them which sleep in Jesus.—1 Thess. 4:14.

Let me die the death of the righteous.—Num. 23:10.

Death of an infant.

Death of an infant.

The early dead.

Death is the gate of endless joy.

The small and great are there.—Job 3:19.

That I may know how frail I am.—Psalm 39:4.

Make me to know mine end.—Psalm 39:4.

I will fear no evil.—Psalm 23:4.

On the death of an infant.

Blossom of being; seen and gone.

Unvail thy bosom, faithful tomb.

I am now ready to be offered.—2 Tim. 4:6.

As a tale that is told.—Psalm 90:9.

A desire to depart.—Phil. 1:23.

And Moses went up to the top of Pisgah.—Deut. 34:1.

What is your life?

Weep not.

Why do we mourn departing friends.

I will cause the sun to go down at noon.—Amos 8:9.

Sorrow not.—1 Thess. 4:13.

John 14.

They desire a better country.—Heb. 11:16.

Death of a child.

Victory over death.—1 Cor. 15:55.

Remember them, etc.—Heb. 13:7.

Sighing for rest.

Whoso believeth in me shall never die.—John 11:26.

Your fathers, where are they?—Zech. 1:5.

Far from my heavenly home.

Go to thy rest, fair child.

At midnight there was a cry made.—Matt. 25:6.

The valley of the shadow of death.—Psalm 23:4.

The spirit shall return to, etc.—Eccl. 12:7.

A soldier of renown.

Suffer little children to come unto me.—Matt. 19:14.

Homeward.

Sister, thou wast mild and lovely.

Blessed are the dead, etc.—Rev. 14:13.

What is your life? It is even a vapor.—James 4:14.

Death of an aged pilgrim.

Prayer for support in death.

Time is winging us away.

His eye was not dim, etc.—Deut. 34:7.

Death of a missionary.

All is well.

Present with the Lord.—2 Cor. 5:8.

There remaineth a rest.—Heb. 4:9.

Forsake me not, etc.—Psalm 71:9.

All the rivers run into the sea.—Eccl. l:7.

As a dream, when one awaketh.—Psalm 73:20.

Friend after friend departs.

Weep not for me.

Mortality swallowed up of life.—2 Cor. 5:4.

The burial of the dead.

Go to thy rest in peace.

He died at his post.

Farewell to a friend departed.

Heavenly prospect.

Vanity of vanities.—Eccl. 12:8.

SECOND ADVENT.

THE RESURRECTION.

FINAL JUDGMENT.

HEAVEN.

HOME—THE FAMILY.

MORNING HYMNS.

EVENING HYMNS.

YOUTH AND AGE.

TIMES AND SEASONS—SEED-TIME AND HARVEST.

OLD AND NEW YEAR.

THANKSGIVING.

FASTS.

MISSIONARY ASSEMBLIES.

THE SEA.

MARRIAGE HYMNS.

DEDICATORY.

MISCELLANEOUS.

Contents

INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

INDEX OF FIRST LINES.

Indexes

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