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To glorify GOD in Sufferings and in Death.
ITH joy", the faints of the moft High g On earth did fuffer pain and lofs: Like them we ought to glorify
Our God, and bear the hallow'd crofs".
2 O may we glory in the fame,
Have fuffer'd gladly for thy name:
For the Salvation of the Perfecuted, and their Perfecutors.
LMIGHTY God of fov'reign pow'r!
And in temptation's trying hour
2 For finnersd hunt us up and down;
They drive us to and fro,
To defert lands or caves unknown,
(u) Heb. x. 34. (x) Gal. vi. 14. (a) Eph. ii. 16. (d) Mic. vii. 2.
(v) Dan. vii. 25.
(w) Luke xiv. 27. (z) Rev. ii. 10. (c) Gen. xvii. I.
3 Brothers in Chrift, who love most dear,
4 For thou her number afcertains,
Let our fierce hunters feel thy rod,
That they may know that thou art God,
God is a Defence to the Righteous, but he Rebukes the Wicked.
GOD is a fure defence' to those
Who in his name do truft: He faves from all combined foes Who feek to flay the juft.
2 At his rebukes the wicked flee,
3 Sing, therefore, ye redeem'd, with joy
For ever all your pow'rs employ,
(e) Matt. xvi. 18. (h) Jer. xxiii. 1, (k) Luke xiii. 17.
(f) Matt. x. 30.
(g) Ifa. xlvi. 13. (j) Pfal. xxxix. II.
On Chrift Metaphorically Reprefented as the BREAD
Joyful tidings for mankind!
Of types, for Chrift is come we find,-
2 Why should we long or fret for these
That can't the burthen'd confcience eafe
3 Lo fhadows" are wax'd old and vain,
But Chrift the fubftance° doth remain
4 We eat his flesh", we drink his blood,
5 Through him, we with the Father find
6 Hence love is cold, true joy is fled,
(1) Rom. vi. 14.-Gal. iii. 23, 24, 25.-iv. 4. Heb. vii. 19. (n) Col. ii. 17.-Heb. x. 1. (p) John vi. 53, --- 56. (q) Rom. v. 1, &c.
See the note, page 193 and 194.
(m) Gal. iii. 21. (0) Heb. x. 34.
7 For this we therefore pray, O Lord, We afk it in his name':
Our trust is also in thy word,
8 Thine arms are open while we pray,
The Church Militant exulting in GOD.
ATHER of Spirits bright! What glorious beams of light Still fhine on all thy church below? "Tis thy peculiar care", (Moft beautiful and fair) Which hell can never overthrow!
2 Supported by thy love,
We climb to realms above,
And tread the world beneath our feet!
Until we all our foes defeat!
3 Though floods and forms arife,
(r) John xiv. 13, 14.-xv. 7. (f)1 John ii. 25. (t) 2 Cor. iv. 6. (u) Matt. vi. 25,---34.-1 Eph. v. 25.-1 Pɛt. v. 7. (v) Matt. xvi. 18. (x) 1 Cor. xv. 57.-1 John v. 4. (y) 1 Sam. xvii.
(s) Heb. xii. 9. Cor. iii. 16.(w) Ifa. lix. 19. 4,
4 Soon death and hell fhall own
Proclamation and Exhortation,
whom we find
2 Serve him, ye nations all,
3 Loudly, in folemn lays,
Make the earth ring!
(z) 1 Cor. vi. 2, 3.1 Thef. iv. 14. (a) Rom. v.
1. (b) Zech. iv. (d) Pfal. v. 2.(g) Pfal. xliv. 4. 12.-xcv. 3.-Ifa. xliii. 15. (h) Rev. xv. 3.