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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.

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District of New York, ss.

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the eleventh day of Decem
her, in the thirty-eighth year of the independence of the United
States of America, Peter Wilson, on behalf of the Minister, Eldern
and Deacons of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in the course of
New York, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the ide of
a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words and
figures following, to wit :
* The Psalms and Hymns, with the Catechism, Confession of Faith:

and Liturgy of the Reformed Dutch Church in North America
Sclected at the request of the General Synod. By John H. Living

ston, D.D.S.T.P.
" Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching
and admonishing one another in Psalms and Hymus and Spiritual
Songs, singing with grace in your hearts unto the Lord. "-Colili

.
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, intituled,
1. An

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

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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,

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TO FIND ANY PSALM, OR PART OF A PSALM, BY THE FIRST

LINE.

Again, my tongue thy silence break
Arise, o king of grace, arise
Awake, ye saints, to praise your king
All ye that love the Lord, rejoice
Blest is the man, for ever blest
Blest is the nation where the Lord
Behold the love, the gen'rous love
Behold the blest Redeemer comes
Behold! O God, what cruei foes
Plest are the souls that hear and know
Before Jehovah's awful throne
Behold! the stately cedar stands
Behold the sure foundation Stone
Blest are the undefil'd in heart
Behold thy waiting servant, Lord
Children in years and knowledge young

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by the Rev. Professor Livingston, agreeably to the ro-
quest of the General Synod in their last session, do ex-
press their high satisfaction and decided approbation of
the same. It is therefore resolved, That this selection
be forthwith published and introduced into public wor-
ship in all our Churches. And the General Synod re-
commend 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 Psalme and
Hymns, be also added to the new edition;—and

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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
By Babel's stream the captives sate

ALMIGHTY Ruler of the skies
Almighty God, appear and save
Are sinners now so senseless grown
Arise, my gracious God
Amid thy wrath remember love
As pants the hart for cooling streams
A word in season, spoke with pow'r
Are all the foes of Žion fools
Among th' assemblies of the great
And will the God of grace
Among the princes, earthly gods
Awake, my soul, with fervent praise

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Behold! the lofty sky
Behold! the morning sun

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Blest is the man whose bowels move

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Blest

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Come, sound his praise abroad

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Come, let our souls address the Lord
Consider all my sorrows,

Lord
David rejoic'd in God, bis strength,
Deep in our hearts let us record

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Early, my God, without delay
Exalt the Lord our God

How pleasing is thy voice
How long, eternal God, how long
How awful is thy chast'ning rod
How pleasant, how divinely fair
Hear what the Lord in vision said
He, that hath made his refuge God
He reigns; the Lord, the Saviour reigns
Hear me, o God, nor hide thy face
Happy is he that fears the Lord
How shall the young secure their hearts

In thee, great God, with songs of praise
Into thy hand, O God of truth
I waited patient for the Lord
It is the Lord our Saviour's hand
I love the Lord; be heard my cries
If God succeed not, all the cost
I love thy kingdom, Lord
I'll praise my Maker with my breath
Just are thy ways, and true thy word
Jesus, my Lord, doth condescend

Jesus, my Shepherd, lives
Give thanks to God; he reigns above.

Jesus, my God, my all in all
God of my mercy and my praise

Jehovah reigns: He dwells in light
Graal is the Lord, his works of might
Greal is the Lord, exalted high

How long, O Lord, shall I complain
How fast their guilt and sorrows rise

How many Ebenezers stand
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Fools in their hearts believe and say
Far as thy name is known

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From foes that round us rise

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Father, I sing thy wondrous grace
For ever shall my song record

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From age to age exalt his name
From all that dwell below the skies

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Father, I bless thy gentle hand

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

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God is our refuge in distress
Great is the Lord our God
God counts the sorrows of his saints
Great God, indulge my humble claim
Great God attend to my complaint

103 God of my childhood, and my youth

117 Great God, whose universal sway

110 God, my supporter, and my hope

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heart

132 Great Shepherd of thine Israel

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Great God attend, while Zion sings
God in his earthly temple lays
God
, from his cloudy cistern, pours

Judge me, O Lord, and prove my ways
Judges, who rule the world by laws
Jesus shall reign where'er the sun

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How did my heart rejoice to hear
Had not the Lord, may Israel say
Happy the city, where their sons
In anger, Lord, rebuke me not
I love the volume of thy word
I lift my soul to God
I will extol thee, Lord, on high

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In Judah, God of old was known

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Is there ambition in

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In Žion's sacred gates

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God of eternal love

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Joy to the world ; the Lord is come

Find immortal praise

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