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gations, " that they cannot procure our HymnBooks,” will be stopped.
We exhort you to sing with the spirit and with the understanding also: and thus may the high praises of GOD be set up from East to West, from North to South: and we shall be happily instrumental in leading the devotion of thousands, and shall rejoice to join you in time and eternity. ,
Your faithful Pastors in Christ,
COLLECTION OF HYMNS.
AWAKENING AND INVITING
Melody.] HYMN 1. C. M.
FOR a thousand tongues to sing
My great Redeemer's praise ! The glories of my God and King, ,
The triumphs of his.grace!
Assist me to proclaim,
The honours of thy Name. 3 Jesus!-the Name that charms our fears,
That bids our sorrows cease; 'Tis music in the sinner's ears,
'Tis life, and health, and peace.
He sets the pris'ner free;
His blood avail'd for me.
New life the dead receive;
The humble poor believe.
FOR THE USE OF THE
PRINCIPALLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE
REV. JOHN WESLEY, M. A.
LATE FELLOW OF LINCOLN COLLEGE, OXFORD.
I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live : I will sing praise unto my
I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
PUBLISHED BY N. BANGS, AND T. MASON, FOR THE
Southern District of New York, ss.
E IT REMEMBERED, That on the thirtieth day of October,
in the forty sixth year of the Independence of the United States of America, N. Bangs, and T. Mason, of the said District, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the. words and figures following, to wit:
" A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church,
principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, M. A. late Fellow "of Lincoln College, Oxford. I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live; I " will sing praise unto my God while I have my being. Psal. 104. 33. I will “sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also. 1 Cor. "* 14. 15."
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts. and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time thereira mentioned." And also to an act entitled, “ An Act supplementary to an Act entitled, An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
G'L THOMPSON, Clerk of the Southern District of New-York.