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HYMN XLVII. Praise to the Redeemer. 0 our Redeemer's glorious name Awake the sacred song ! O may his love (immortal flame :) Tune every heart and tongue. 2 His love, what mortal thought can reach? What mortal tongue display 2 Imagination’s utmost stretch In wonder dies away. 3 He left his radiant throme on high, Left the bright realms of bliss, And came to earth to bleed and die! Was ever love like this? 4 Dear Lord, while we adoring pay Our humble thanks to thee; 1May every heart with rapture say, * The Saviour died for me.’ 5 O may the sweet, the blissful theme Fill every heart and tongue; Till strangers love thy charming name, And join the sacred song.
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hymin LI. Thine Eyes shall see the King in his , Beauty. Isaiah, xxxiii. 17. HOULD nature's charms to please the eye, In sweet assemblage join, All mature's charms would droop and die, Jesus, compared with thine. 2 Vain were her fairest beams display'd, And vain her blooming store; Her brightness languishes to shade, Her beauty is no more. 3 But ah, how far from mortal sight The Lord of glory dwells! A veil of interposing might His radiant face conceals. 3 O could my longing spirit rise On strong immortal wing, And reach thy palace in the skies, My Saviour and my King! 5 There thousands worship at thy feet, And there (divine employ!) The triumphs of thy love repeat, In songs of endless joy. . 5 Thy presence beams eternal day O'er all the blissful place; Who would not drop this load of clay, And die to see thy face :
HYMN LII. The Excellency and Sufficiency of the | Scriptures. ATHER of mercies! in thy word What endless glory shines: For ever be thy mame adored | For these celestial lines. 2 Here may the wretched sons of want | Exhaustless riches find ; Riches above what earth can grant, | And lasting as the mind. 3 Here the fair tree of knowledge grows, | And yields a free repast, Sublimer sweets than nature knows Invite the longing taste. ! Here the Redeemer's welcome voice Spreads heavenly peace around; And life, and everlasting joys Attend the blissful sound. 5 O may these heavenly pages be My ever dear delight; And still new beauties may I see, - And still increasing light. 3 Divine Instructor, gracious Lord, Be thou for ever near;. Teach me to love thy sacred word, And view my Saviour there. HYMN LIII. The Seasons crowned with Goodness. . Psalm lxv. 11. Eğ. source of every joy! Well may thy praise our lips employ, While in thy temple we appear, I'e hail thee, sov’reign of the year.
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A Funeral Thought. HAR#. from the tombs, a mournful sound, My ears, attend the cry: ‘Ye living men, come view the ground “Where you must shortly lie. 2 * Princes, this clay must be your bed, * In spite of all your towers: “The tall, the wise, the reverend head “Must lie as low as ours.” 3 Great God! is this our certain doom? And are we still secure? Still walking downward to the tomb; And yet o no more? 4 Grant us the power of quickening grace, To fit our souls to fly; Then when we drop this dying flesh, We'll rise above the sky.
Chorus. These thy God ordains to bless The widow and the fatherless. & When thine olive plants increasing, Pour their plenty oerthy plain, Grateful thou shalt take the blessing, But not search the bow again. Chorus. These, &c. 6 When thy favonrod vintage flowing, Gladdens thy autumiual scene, Own the bounteous haird bestowing, But thy vines the poor shall glean. Chorus. These, &c. 7 Still we read thy word declaring Mercy, Lord, thine own decree; Mercy, every sorrow sharing, Warms the heart resembling thee. 8 Still the orphan and the stranger, Still the widow owns thy care, Screen’d by thee in every danger, Heard by thee in every prayer. Hallelujah. Amen.
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* Whenever the Hymns are used at the celebration of divine service, a certain tions of the Psalms of David in metre shall also be sung. .
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hovah reigns, let all the earth 51 hovah reigns; let therefore all 52 dge me, O Lord, for I the paths 14 st Judge of heaven, against my
foes - 23 tall the just to God, with joy 17 tail the listening worid attend 25 it all the lands, with shouts of joy 33 t David, Lord, a constant place 72 tgod, the God of battle rise 33 rd, hear the voice of my complaint 4 rd, hear my cry, regard my prayer 31
rd, hear my prayer, and to my cry 76
O God, who hast our troops dispersed 30
O Lord, my rock, to thee I cry 15
On thee, who dwell'st above the skies 71
O render thanks to God above 56
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praise 6: Preserve me, Lord, from crafty foes 75 Protect me from my cruel foes 8
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