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P A Ꭱ Ꭲ VI. Songs selected from the Minor Prophets. An introduction, containing fome obfervations on tlic Miror Prophet and their writings,

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1. Jonah 2. 1,–10. Jonah's prayer out of the file's belly,
2. Hab. 3. 2—19. A prayer of liabakkuk, the prophel, upon
Sigionoth,

62 3. Zeph. 3. 14,— 20. Israel excited to sing praises for their salvatie and restoration,

62 4. Zech. 9. 9,- 12. The church exhorted to sing and rejoice fi

the coming of Christ, and his peaceable kingdom, 62 5. 13. 1. The fountain of purification opened,

6: 14. 7. Chrill's sufferings and glory,

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Β Ο Ο Κ. ΙΙ. New-TESTAMENT Songs; or, Songs upon several fele

pallages of the New Teliament.

4.

PART I. Songs felelled from the Four Evangelisis. An Introduclion, thewing the utility of cnlarging our psalmody, 6. Song

1. Luke 2. 7. 16. A presatory poem on the Babe in the manger, 2. Mat. 5. 3,--12. The eight beatitudes,

6: 6. 9, --13. The Lord's praver,

6 11. 25, 25. Chrilt's adarcis to God; or, the sovereign

of grace's benefits, in Christ's thanksgiving to t

Father, 27, 28, 29. Chrill's address to man; or, his invitati to inners,

6: 6. Luke 1, 46,-55. The song of Mary,

6. 68,---79. The song of Zacharias,

6: 8. 8,-14. Christ's nativity celebrated; or, the first gor

nous of our Saviour's birth, by an angel to the shepher in Bethlchem; together with the song of a numero company of ange's thereupon,

64 2. 9,---32. The fons of Simeon, having the babe Jel

63 4. 16,--23. Christ's freaching, office, and commission, 61 15. 13,—24. The returning prodigal,

63 12.

14. 16,-24. The gospel fcast, and the price of it, 13. John 1, 1. 3. 14. The deity and humanity of Chrift; or, ti God-man,

i 3. 16, 17, 18. Believers saved, unbelievers damned, 64 S

6. 35. Christ present to faith, upon the gospel-table, an

in the facramental supper,

7.

9.

in his arms,

JO.

II.

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The introduction, pointing out how apposite the Epistles are

for divine hymns,

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1. Rom. 5. 12. 21. Ruin by sin, relief by Christ,

ib.

8. 33,-39. The believer's security in Christ; or, the grounds

of faith's assurance about the believer's unchangeable

happy state,

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3. 11. 337–36. The unsearchable depths of divine wisdom

and sovereignty, in the rejection of the Jews, and calling

of the Gentiles,

647

16. 25, 26, 27. The apostle's doxology for the revelation

of Christ by the gospel: or, a song of praise to the

power
and wisdom of God,

648

5. I Cor. 1. 24. The glory of God in Christ,

ib.

6.

30. Christ's fourfold name, suited to the lioner's need, 649

7.

13. 1,-13. The excellency and preference of love, 650

8. 15. 54,-58. The song of triumph over death and the

grave,

652

9. Gal. 6. 14. The world crucified by the cross of Christ,

653

10. Eph. 1. 3,-7. A doxology, or song of praise, for electing, regene-

rating, and redeeming grace, and all spiritual blessings

in Christ,

ib.

II. 3. 19, 20, 21. The apostle's fong, or doxology; or, a song

to the love and power of God,

654

12. Phil. 2. 59–11. Christ's deep humiliation, and high exaltation, ib.

13.

3. 7, 8, 9. Justification by faith alone in Chrift's righteous-

ness

655

14. 1 Tim. 1. 15, 16, 17. Paul's doxology, or thanksgiving for fav.

ing mercy,

656

15.

ib.

3. 16. The great gospel-mystery,

16. 5. 16. A song of praise to God, as a powerful, immortal,

and invisible Being,

657

17. 2 Tim. 4. 7, 8. 16, 17, 18. Paul's departing song,

658

18. Heb. 6. 17, 18, 19. The steady promile; or, the fure ground
of the believer's faith,

ib.

19. 13. 20, 21. A song to the God of peace and grace,

659

20. 1 Pet. 1. 3, 4, 5. A song of praise to God, for regeneration to

a lively hope of eternal life,

660

21. 5. 8,–11. A doxolgy prefaced with a precept and a prayer;

* or, the devil defeated by faith, well fixed and furnished, 661

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N T S. Song

Page 22. 2 Pet. 3. 18. Growth in grace, with a doxology,

661 23. 1 John 2. 15, 16. The world's three great temptations,

662 24. Jude ver. 24, 25. The apostle Jude's doxology; or, a song of

praise for the ground and hope of perseverance and
perfection,

ib.
PART III.
Songs selected from the Revelation.
The introduction, sewing what suitable matter this book contains
for psalmody.

663 1. Rev. 1. 59–8. A song to the Redeemer,

50 1,-10. The song of the church to the Lamb, upon
the opening of the scaled book,

ib.
Il, 12. The song of the angels and church together, 665
13, 14. The song of all the creatures,

666
7. 10,--17. The song of saints and angels, after the sealing

of the servants of God; also, the happiness of faithful
sufferers for Christ,

667 6.

11. 15,--18. The song of the saints and angels, after the

founding of the seventh trumpet: or, the kingdom
of Christ, and the day of judgment,

668 7. 12. 77–12. The church's song upon the devil's being van

quifhed; or, upon Michael's war with the dragon, 669 14. 13. A song .concerning the blessedness of the dead that die in the Lord,

670 9. 15. 2, 3, 4. The song of Moses and the Lamb; or, Babylon falling,

ib.
18. 20, 21. A song on Babylon's being fallen,
19. 1,-4. The triumphant song of saints and angels,
for the fall of Babylon,

ib.
59--9. The epithalamium ; or, marriage song,
13.
21. 1,-9. The new heaven and the new earth,

673 14.

22-27. Heaven a glorious and holy state, 674 15.

22. 20. The church's prayer for Christ's second coming, ib.

21. The conclusion; or, ending prayer: or, the apostle's

benediction, TABLE of the Miscellaneous Poems. An elegiac poem to the memory of Mr. James Cuthbert,

681 An elegy on the death of Mr. Patrick Plenderlieth.

693 A funeral poem to the memory of Mr. Alexander Hamilton, 698 Scripture authorities for subjecting unto, and praying for civil magistrates,

707 A monumental inscription on Mr. Henry Erskine,

710 on Mr. Boston,

ib. An epitaph on Mr. John Hunter,

ib. on Mr. Wilson,

712 on Mr. Ballantine,

ib. An inscription on the grave-stone of provoft Brown,

713 A facred ode on Margaret Dewar,

714

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THE

POETICAL

WORKS

Ꭱ Ꮶ

OF

THE LATE REVEREND AND LEARNED

MR. RALPH ERSKINE:

CONSISTING OF

1. The Gospel - Sonnets: I III. SCRIPTURE SONGs, upon

or, SPIRITUAL SONGS. In some Select Passages of the Six Parts.

Old and New Testaments.

In Two Books. II. A PARAPHRASE, or Expli.

catory Poem, upon the Song of Solomon. In Eight IV. MISCELLANEOUS POEMS, Chapters.

on different Subjects.

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