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INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

I. INTRODUCTION AND CLOSE OF WORSHIP.
For the introduction of worship, 1 to 20. For the Christian Sabbath, 21 to
28. For the close of worship, 29 to 34.

II. MORNING AND EVENING HYMNS.
For the morning, 35 to 45. Morning or evening, 46 to 50. Evening, 51
to 58.

III. GENERAL PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING.
Presence of God invoked, 59. Praise to the only true God, 60. Thanks.
giving and holiness, 62. God adored in his works, 61, 63. Universal praise,
64 to 80. Praise due from men, 81, 82. Te Deum, 83. Praise to the Lord
of nature, 84, 85. Praise for preserving grace, 86. "Glory in the highest, 87.

IV. ATTRIBUTES AND PROVIDENCE OF GOD.
Existence of God, 88. God incomprehensible, 89, 98. Unity of God, 90,
91. Greatness, power and sovereignty of God, 92 tó 97. God invisible, 99.
Eternity and immutability of God, 100 to 105. Omnipresence and om.
niscience of God, 106 to 111. Goodness, mercy and compassion of God, 112 to
127. Holiness of God, 128 to 130. Faithfulness of God, 131, 132. Attributes
of God our confidence, 133. Perfections and providence of God, 134 to 136.
Providence and grace unsearchable, 137. Mercies of God our trust, 138 to
142. Mysteries of Providence, 143.' Care of Providence, 144 to 146. Provi.
dence in our afflictions, 147 to 152. Blessing of God always needful, 153 to
155. God our shepherd, 156 to 163. The constant help of Providence, 164
to 171. Distinguished goodness of Providence to man, 172. Divine protece
tion and retribution, 173 to 181.

V. THE SCRIPTURES.
The books of nature and scripture, 182, 183. Excellence and power of
God's word, 184 to 194. Divine instruction implored, 191, 192. Searching
the scriptures, 195. Light of the world, 196, 198. Prophecy and inspiration,
197. Heavenly bread, 199. Divine teachings, 200, 201. Seed of the word,
202, 203. Supplication for a blessing on the word, 204.

VI. CHRIST AND CHRISTIANITY.
Message of John the Baptist, 205, 206. Christ's coming, 207 to 212.
Christ's nativity, 213 to 216. Christ's manifestation to the Gentiles, 217 to
225. Christ the Sun of Righteousness, 226. Sufferings and death of Christ,
227 to 231. Resurrection of Christ, 232 to 236. Death, resurrection and
ascension of Christ, 237, 238. Christ's miracles, 239. Precepts and example
of Christ, 240 to 246. Christ's invitations, 247 to 249. Glorying in Jesus,
250, 251.' Coming and influences of the holy Spirit, 252 to 254. Gospel
invitations, 255. Character and success of the gospel, 256 to 265. Christian
pilgrims, 266. Songs of the Redeemed, 267. Communion of saints, 262
Final acceptance of the righteous, 269.

VII. THE CHRISTIAN LIFE.
Christian life, race and warfare, 270 to 274. Christian riches, 275, 276.
Christian wisdom, 277 to 281. Christian watchfulness and activity, 282 to
286. Virtue imperishable, 287. Safety and happiness of obedience and a
good conscience, 288 to 298. The Christian Israel, 299. Resolution and
example, 300., Courage and fortitude, 301 to 307. Christian ambition, 303.
Sincerity and self-examination, 308, 309. Steadiness of principle, 310.
Charitable judgment, 311. Moderation, 312. Peace and love, 313 10 315.
Christian unity, 316, 317. Communion with and Christ, 319.

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God and contentment, 320, 321. Holiness and grace, 322. Dependence and
trust, 323, 324. Love to God, obedience, trust and submission, 325 to 329.
Retirement and meditation, 330, 331. Living in Christ, 332. Meekness and
humility, 333 to 337. Christian patience, 338. Liberality and charity, 339,
340. Zeal, 341. Faith and works, 342 to 348.

VIII. CONFESSION AND PENITENCE.
Sins confessed and mourned, 349. Inconstancy lamented, 350. Human
frailty, 351. Seeking forgiveness and a clean heart, 352 to 356. Seeking
divine aid, 357. Amidst temptation, 358. Hope reviving, 359. Seeking grace
and refuge, 360, 361. Preparation of heart, 362, 363. Return and pardon,
364 to 372. Freedom from sin in heaven, 373.

IX. DEVOUT ASPIRATIONS AND AFFECTIONS.
The Lord's prayer, 374, 375. Habitual devotion, 376. Seeking the Divino
presence, influence and light, 377 to 389. Faith in Divine grace and power,
390. Living wholly to God, 391 to 393. Breathing after holiness, 394. "Lord,
remember me, 395. Seeking God for our guardian, 396. Seeking the know-
ledge of God, 397. Joy in God's presence, 398. God our eternal portion, 399.
Praising God in all changes, 400, 401. The soul panting for God, 402, 403.
Seeking help and direction from God, 404 to 408. For a holy life, 409. Liv.
ing, waters, 410, 411. Subjection to God, 412. Bread of life, 413. Holy
desires, 414. Living to God's glory, 415, 416. Thy kingdom come, 417.
Submission and resignation, 418 to 421. Safety in God, 422. Hope and
comfort in trouble, 423, 424 Peace and deliverance, 425 to 427. Fervent
gratitude, 428, 429. Living with God, 430. Heavenly aspirations and joys,
431 to 433. The saint's rest, 434.

X. LIFE, DEATH AND FUTURITY.
Redeeming time, 435. Journey of life, 436 to 439. Uncertainty of life,
440. Heaven and earth, 441. Our life in the charge of God, 442. Following
the pious dead, 443. Frailty and vanity of mortal life, 444 to 450. Death a
blessing to the righteous, 451. Triumphing over death, 452 to 454. Support
in affliction and death, 455 to 458. God the everlasting light, 459. "The
young cut off like flowers, 460. Comfort on the death of friends, 461, 462.
The pious dead are blessed, 463 to 466. Looking homeward, 467, 468
Preparation for heaven, 469. Immortal joys, 470. Reunion of friends, 471
Heavenly Jerusalem, 472. Holiness and happiness of heaven, 473 to 477.
Judgment and eternity, 478 to 484.

XI. MISCELLANEOUS.
Early religion, 485 to 488. For Sunday Schools, 489. Daily and nightly
devotion, 490. For a blessing with food, 491. Seasons of the year, 492 to
494. Rain, 495 to 497. For travellers, 498. For mariners, 499 to 501.
Missionaries, 502, 503. Restoration of Israel, 504. In time of trial, 505.
In times of distress and danger, 506. In times of scarcity, 507. Comfort in
sickness and death, 508. Formation and dignity of man, 509, 510. Old age
anticipated, 511. Memory of the past, 512. Åt parting, 513, 514. Death
of an infant, 515. The Saints in glory, 516.

XII. OCCASIONAL.
Hymns for communion, 517 to 523. Baptismal Hymns, 524 to 526. On
leaving an ancient church, 527. On laying the foundation stone of a church,
528. Dedication hymns, 529 to 533. Ordination hymns, 534, 535. For a
meeting of ministers, 536. For a charitable occasion, 537. Hymns for a
new year, 538 to 546. For the opening or closing year, 542, 546. Close of
the year, 547. Autumn warnings, 548. Thanks for the harvest, 549. For
return of health, 550. Thanksgiving for national prosperity, 551. For
national peace, 552. In time of war, 553, 554. Remembrance of our fathers,
555. Public humiliation, 556. For Saturday evening, 557. Death of minis-
ters, 558, 559. Funeral hymn, 560.

INDEX OF SUBJECTS
TO THE SUPPLEMENTARY HYMNS.

INTRODUCTION AND CLOSE OF WORSHIP.
Going to church, 561. Psalm before prayer, 566. Blessing of the Lord's
day, 567. Close, 609. Supplication, 610, 612, 613, 615, 616. Introductory
morning, 611 to 616. Introductory evening, 705 to 711. Close of worship,
711 to 726.

MORNING AND EVENING HYMNS.
Morning, 611 to 614. Evening, 705 to 712. Social evening meetings, 705
to 710.

ATTRIBUTES AND PROVIDENCE OF GOD.
Grateful and humble Praise, 564. The greatness of God, 565. Before
Prayer, 566. God everywhere, 618. The love of God, 620. God our Father,
621. God's Providence and Redemption, 622.

THE SCRIPTURES.
Light from the Scriptures, 623, 624. Progress of Gospel truth, 625. Truth,
626. Constant use of God's Word, 572.

CHRIST AND CHRISTIANITY.
The Saviour's mission, 630, 631. Love to Christ, 632, 634. The poor
way-faring man, 635. The love of Jesus, 636. Christ's death, 637. Chris-
tian pilgrim, 638. Christ glorified, 639. The cross of Christ, 640. The
Resurrection, 576, 641, 642. Reflections on Christ's death, 643. Abide with
us, 577. Salvation by Christ, 578. Remembering Christ, 644. Rejoicing in
Christ, 656. The way and the truth, 657. Jesus our Leader, 658. Follow.
ing Christ, 659. Ark of safety, 661.' The hope and the star, 662. Christ
and the church, 702. The church our delight and safety, 562.

CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE AND CHARACTER.
For a holy heart, 660. Joyful hope, 663. Swiftness of time, 664. Giving
an account, 665. The one thing needful, 666. Pardon, 667. The returning
Penitent, 663. Finding rest in Christ, 669. Steadfastness and watchfulness,
670. Desiring to love God, 671. Walking in the light, 672. The Kingdom
of God within, 673. He that walketh uprightly walketh surely, 674. The
Christian, 675. Holy fortitude, 690.

Devout ASPIRATIONS AND AFFECTIONS.
The soul panting for God, 569. Seeking aid from God, 570. The Univer-
sal Prayer, 571. What is prayer, 594. Trust in God, 575. Prayer, 599.
Walking with God, 607.

THE LORD'S SUPPER.
Communion, from 643 to 660.

LIFE, DEATH AND FUTURITY.
Sick bed devotion, 580. Man's mortality and God's eternity, 582. Dying
Christian to his soul, 585. Funeral Hymn, 602, 603. Peacemakers God's
children, 605. Death of kindred improved, 606. Last day, 604. Victory
over death, 608. Blessed are they that mourn, 677. In sickness, 678. Light
in darkness, 679. God our comfort, 630. Tribulation, 651. Resignation,
682. Heaven, 683. Peaceful death, 634. Death of children, 693 to 695.
Blessedness of the pious dead, 635. The redeemed in Heaven, 687. Reunion,
688.

MISCELLANEOUS.
Hope of the aged, 584. Prayer for prisoners, 583. Morning, 586. Night
at sea, 587. Midnight, 588. Hymns for children, 589, 590, 591, 592 and 593.
Sea-shore, 600. Sleep, 601.

OCCASIONAL.
Christmas hymn, 573, 574. Marriage hymn, 597. Domestic worship, 595.
Religious education of the young, 596, 598. Baptism, 691. The blessing of
schools, 692. Death of children, 693 to 695. The God of our Fathers, 696.
Christian teachers, 697. Progress of Freedom, 698. Christian charity, 699.
Active benevolence, 700. For a religious festival, 701. Dedication hymn,
703. Ordination hymn, 704.

INDEX OF PSALMS.

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292 57

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. 115, 116, 117
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275 61.
. 422 104.

61
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41 62

62
8
93, 598 63

38, 389, 392 111 63, 111, 134
11

130 65 • 4,495, 496, 540 112. 187, 289, 339, 340
15
293, 294, 295 67

263 116

149, 427, 428
94, 166 71

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64, 65, 66
19.
S 36, 96, 182, 163 72

222 118.

25
184, 185, 352

399
119

$ 188, 189, 190, 191
S 156, 157, 158, 159
23.

264

192, 290, 371, 394
160, 161, 162, 163 78

. 596 121.
24.

173, 174
296, 297
81
90 122

11, 561
25
120 84
7, 8, 9, 10125

178
27
142, 562
426,578 126

457
30
550

60 | 127 153, 154, 155
32
368, 369
97, 131, 221, 258 130

208, 365
33

324
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$ 101, 169, 444, 445 131. ...
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126, 175, 400
446,447, 541 132 .

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36
135, 180 91

50, 442 133. . .313, 314, 315
37
276, 430 92

24 134

490
38
455 93

104, 105 136 67, 68, 140, 141
39
437,438, 580 95

2, 14, 566

106, 107, 108
42. 402, 403, 569 96

223

109, 110
553 97
69 141

48
46
259, 552

. 210 145 92, 124, 125,565
48
265 99

128 | 146

70, 123
51
354, 355 100

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37, 494
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398 102.

102, 582 148 71, 72, 73, 74
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INTRODUCTORY ANTHEMS.

I. HABAKKUK ii. 20. The Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him.

II. PSALM iii. 8. SALVATION belongeth unto the Lord, and thy blessing is among thy people.

III. CHURCH COLLECT. LORD of all power and might, thou that art the Author, thou that art the Giver of all good things, graft in our hearts the love of thy name, increase in us true religion, nourish us in all goodness, and of thy great mercy keep us in the same, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

IV. Psalm cxix. 33, 35. Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes; make me to walk in the way of thy commandments for evermore.

V. CHURCH COLLECT. Grant, we beseech thee, merciful Lord, to thy faithful people, pardon and peace; that they may be cleansed from all their sins, and serve thee with a quiet mind, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen.

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