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of maps, charts, and hooks, to the authors and proprietors of'such co pies, during the times therein mentioned" and also to an act, enti iled' "An act supplementary to an act, entitled, "An act for the en couragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints,
Of the General Synod of the Reformed Dutch Church in
North America, held at Albany, June, 1812.
A revision of the Pealms and Hymns now in use in the Dutch Church, having been requested and referred to the General Sýnod, by the Particular Synod of New York; and it being desirable that our selection of Psalms and Hymns should be improved and enlarged:
Resolved, That the Synod request the Rev.Dr. Living. ston to make a selection of Psalms and Hymns agreea. bly to the views expressed upon this subject; and they appoint the Rev. James V. C. Romeyn, James S. Cannon, Peter Steddiford and John Schureman, a committee to whom Dr. Livingston will submit the selection; båt for the greater security in a work of such impor
it is resolved, that after it is adopted by the committee, it shall be reported to the General Synod and obtain their ultimate approbation before it be published.
District of New York, ss.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the eleventh day of Decem
and Liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America
act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies
bis vlcts and Proceedings of the General Synod of the Re
formed Dutch Church, held at an extraordinary session, at New York, October, 1813. The committee to whom Professor Livingston was requested to submit his selection of Psalms and Hymns, reported : That he had accomplished the work assigned him; that they have examined the same, and judge it to be a judicious and excellent selection; that they ac
books, to the authors and
THERON RUDD, Clerk of the New York District.
cordingly recommend it to the General Synod for their ultimate approbation, and suggest the propriety of having it immediately published and introduced into all our Churches.
The General Synod having received the report of the committee appointed upon the subject of the Psalms and Hymns, and having inspected the selection made by the Rev. Professor Livingston, agreeably to the request of the General Synod in their last session, do express their high satisfaction and decided approbation of the same. It is therefore resolved, That this selection be forthwith published and introduced into public worship in all our Churches. And the General Synod recommend the same to all families and individuals within their communion, to be adopted instead of the book which has hitherto been in use. It is further resolved, That the Catechism, Articles of Faith, and what has formerly been published with the book of Psalms and
Jus a Hymns, be also added to the new edition ;-and he copyright of the book be secured for the express and sole benefit of such students as may attend our theological lectures, and may need pecuniary assistance.
Resolved, That the Rev. Dr. Livingston be requested to superintend the publication of the first Edition of the new Psalm Book, and when published that he affix his name thereto,
TO FIND ANY PSALM, OR PART OF A PSALM, BY THE FIRST
Again, my tongue thy silence break
he copyright of the book be secured for the express and sole benefit of such students as may attend our theological lectures, and may need pecuniary assistance.
Resolved, That the Rev. Dr. Livingston be requested to superintend the publication of the first Edition of tho new Psalm Book, and when published that he afix his
are the sons of peace
ALMIGHTY Ruler of the skies
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Behold! the lofty sky
Blest is the man whose bowels move
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Come, sound his praise abroad
Gina thanks to God, most high
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Early, my God, without delay
How pleasing is thy voice
In thee, great God, with songs of praise
Jesus, my Shepherd, lives
Jesus, my God, my all in all
Jehovah reigns: He dwells in light
How long, O Lord, shall I complain
How many Ebenezers stand
215 Firm and unmov'd are they
092 For ever blessed be the Lord
249 Give to the Lord, ye sons of fame
47 God of my life, look gently down
103 God of my childhood, and my youth
117 Great God, whose universal sway
110 God, my supporter, and my hope
132 Great Shepherd of thine Israel
Judge me, O Lord, and prove my ways
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How did my heart rejoice to hear
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In Judah, God of old was known
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Is there ambition in
In Žion's sacred gates
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God of eternal love
Joy to the world ; the Lord is come
Find immortal praise