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4 We'll crowd Thy gates with thankful songs,

High as the heavens our voices raise;
And earth, with her ten thousand tongues,

Shall fill Thy courts with sounding praise. 5 Wide as the world is Thy command:

Vast as eternity Thy love;
Firm as a rock Thy truth must stand,

When rolling years shall cease to move.

WATTS.

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12 10, 12 10, Irregular. WORSHIP the Lord in the beauty of 10

holiness! Bow down before Him, His glory proclaim; With gold of obedience and incense of lowli

ness,

Kneel and adore Him, the Lord is His name. 2 Low at His feet lay thy burden of carefulness;

High on His heart He will bear it for thee, Comfort thy sorrows, and answer thy prayer

fulness,

Guiding thy steps as may best for thee be. 3 Fear not to enter His courts in the slenderness

Of the poor wealth thou wouldst reckon as

thine; Truth in its beauty, and love in its tenderness,

These are the offerings to lay on His shrine. 4 These, though we bring them in trembling and

fearfulness, He will accept for the name that is dear; Mornings of joy give for evenings of tearful

ness, Trust for our trembling, and hope for our

fear.

5 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness!

Bow down before Him, His glory proclaim; With gold of obedience and incense of lowli

ness, Kneel and adore Him-the Lord is His name.

J. S. B. MONSELL.

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Y die,
Close, close around Him gather;

Ye cannot come too nigh.
Draw near, by Him invited,

Made bold by His own might,
By His own smile delighted,
With His own presence bright.

2 Throw every power and passion

Into each song, each prayer;
Bring a free, full oblation !

Let all your strength be there!
With utmost rapture greet Him !

Your inmost souls outpour!
Spirit to spirit meet Him;

Within the veil adore !

3 Thou openest, Lord ! we enter;

Thou callest; lo! we come.
Within the veil we venture,

And find our Lord at home.
Here, nigh to Thee we tarry;

Here, close we wait on Thee,
And when we go to glory,

"Twill be Thy face to see.

T. H. GILL.

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In all your dignity divine; Before your Father ye appear: Beneath your Saviour's smile

ye shine. 2 He made you priests, He made you kings :

These robes He wrought, these crowns He

wove; He gave you all these glorious things

Himself, the great High Priest above. 3 Come, gladsome in the robes He wrought!

Come, glorious with the crowns He wove! Ne'er from your high estate be brought

Ne'er from His full embrace remove ! 4 Yield up to no usurping priest,

One gift that cost the Lord so dear : Enjoy the fulness of His feast !

Make at His table gladsome cheer. 5 In all your dignity appear

While ye show forth its awful price:
O priests of God, draw near, draw near!

Make of yourselves sweet sacrifice. 6 Your bodies yield, your store present,

Your souls bestow, your spirits bring. All odorous with the incense lent

By the High Priest's one offering.

T. H. GILL.

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Ye of the Saviour sought,
Whose sins lle hath removed,

Whose raiment He hath wrought;

Ye who have known

The Spirit's might;
On whom hath shone

The Spirit's light! 2 Ye people of the Lord

Who in His love abide;
Your treasure do not hoard,
Your gladness do not hide !

Together, bring

Your costly store!
Together, sing!

Together, soar! 3 Glad heart, repeat to heart

The story of thy peace : Each dear delight impart ! Each dear delight increase!

Thy foes o'erthrown,

Thy sins forgiven,
Thy darkness gone,

Thy fetters riven ! 4 Tell of that saving hour;

Tell of His smiling face !
Tell of His quickening power;
Tell of His strengthening grace!

Souls loved so well,

Come near! Come near! O hear and tell !

O tell and hear ! 5 In love, together meet;

For joy, together sing;
With mingled voices greet
Each triumph of your King;

The Lord's dear praise

Together, speak;
The Lord's right ways
Together, seek!

6 In linkéd praise and prayer

Your heaven on earth begin :
Together, glimpses fair
Of hastening glory win:

From strength to strength

Together, go!
In heaven at length

Together, glow!

T. H. GILL.

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S.M. 1 STAND up and bless the Lord,

Ye people of His choice;
Stand up and bless the Lord your God,

With heart and soul and voice. 2 Though high above all praise,

Above all blessing high,
Who would not fear His holy name,

And laud and magnify? 3 Oh for the living flame

From His own altar brought,
To touch our lips, our minds inspire,

And wing to heaven our thought ! 4 There, with benign regard,

Our hymns He deigns to hear:
Though unrevealed to mortal sense,

The spirit feels Him near.
5 God is our strength and song,

And His salvation ours;
Then be His love in Christ proclaimed

With all our ransomed powers. 6 Stand up and bless the Lord;

The Lord your God adore;
Stand up and bless His glorious name,

Henceforth for evermore.

MONTGOMERY,

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