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down,
With accents melodious him praising;

WORTHY, O Lord, art thou,
Unto the Lamb slain, and to him on

That ev'ry knee should bow,
the throne,

Ev'ry tongue to thee confess;
They tender glory unceasing.

Universal nature join, 4 The church on earth in humble

Strong and mighty thee to bless,

Gracious, merciful, benign!
Exalteth Christ our Saviour ; [strain,
She sings, "The Lamb for us was slain,

2 Hail your dread Lord and ours,
Our foe is cast for ever;

Dominions, thrones and pow'rs ! For Christ hath redeem'd us by his Source of pow'r he rules alone : precious blood

Veil your faces, prostrate fall,
Out of ev'ry nation and kindred,

Cast your crowns before his throne,

Hail the Cause, the Lord of all ! And made us thereby kings and priests. unto God,

3 Justice and truth maintain To him thanksgiving be render'd.” Thy everlasting reign;

One with thine almighty Sire,
5 When Christ shall come, in majesty,

Partner of an equal throne ;
With all his bright attendance,

King of kings, let all conspire
And as the Judge in equity

Gratefully thy sway to own.
On men pass final sentence: (dread,
Then shall all his enemies quaking with 4 Jesus, thou art my King,
Wish mountains and rocks them to To me thy succor bring.

Christ the mighty One art thou,
cover;
The ransom'd with gladness will lift Help for all

on thee is laid:
up their head,

This thy promise claim I now,
And live with Jesus for ever.

Send me down the promis'd aid,

5 Triumph and reign in me,
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And spread thy victory:
O THE delights, the heav'nly joys, Sin, and death, and hell control,
The glories of the place,

Pride and self, and ev'ry foe

e;
Where Jesus sheds the brightest beams All subdue, thro' all my soul,
Of his o'erflowing grace!

Conqu'ring and to conquer go.
2 Sweet majesty and awful love
Sit smiling on his brow,

THOU reign'st above on heaven's
And all the glorious ranks above

throne, At humble distance bow..

The Father's Equal, God the Son; 3 Princes tò his imperial name The Holy Ghost to us displays

Bend their bright sceptres down: Thy majesty and boundless grace, Dominions, thrones, and pow'rs rejoice and in the Scriptures clearly doth ex. To see him wear the crown.

plain,

That thou, Lord, madest, and redeem. 4 Upon that dear majestic head

That cruel thorns did wound,
See what immortal glories shine 2. With awe and reverence 'fore thee,
And circle it around !

And at thy name we bow the knee, 5 This is the Man, th' exalted Man, As all in earth and heaven join, Whom we'unseen adore;

T' extol thy majesty divine,
But when our eyes shall see his face, And thee, to God the Father's glory,call

Our hearts shall love him more, The great Jehovah, mighty Lord of all,

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12 He laid his glory by, JESUS, my Lord, my God!

And dreadful pains endur'd,

That rebels, such as you and I, The God

supreme The Lord of hosts whose precious blood

From wrath might be secur'd. Is sprinkled on my heart.

3 Upon the cross he dy'd,

Our debt of sin to pay; 2 Jehovah is thy name;

The blood and water from his side.
And thro' thy blood apply'd,
Convinc'd and certify'd I am,

Wash guilt and sin

away. There is no God beside.

4 And now he pleading stands

For us, before the throne; 3 Soon as the Spirit shows,

And answers all the law's demands
That precious blood of thine,

With what himself hath done.
The happy, pardon'd sinner knows
It is the blood divine.

5 He sees us willing slaves

To sin, and Satan's pow'r; 4 Yea only he, who feels:

But with an outstretch'd arm, he saves, My Saviour for me dy'd,”

In his appointed hour.
Is certain that the Godhead dwells,
In Jesus crucify'd.

6 The Holy Ghost he sends

Our stubborn souls to move,

To make his enemies his friends,
T. 58.

And
OUR gracious God be praised ever-7 The love of sin departs,

conquer them by love.
more,
That Jesus Christ, who all our sorrows soon as his voice invites our hearts

The life of grace takes place, bore,

To rise and seek his face.
To our hearts so clearly is manifested,
That with conviction 'tis by us attested 8 The world and Satan

rage,
That he is God.

But he their pow'r controls;

His wisdom, love and truth engage 20 blessed truth which with deep

Protection for our souls.
awe'is heard,
Truth worthy evermore to be rever'd : 9 Tho' press’d, we need not yield,

But shall prevail at length,
To the man Christ Jesus, a nameisgiven
Above all names; all knees in earth For Jesus is our Sun and Shield,
and heaven 'Fore him must bow.

Our Righteousness and Strength. 3 of this great truth we boldly witness 10 Assur'd that Christ our King

Will put our foes to flight, bear,

We on the field of battle sing, And to mankind this doctrine will de

And triumph while we fight. clare, That he, who to save us assum'd our

nature And suffer'd on the cross, is the Crea- HOSANNA to the Son tor Of heav'n and earth.

Of David, and of God,

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And seal'd it with his blood.'
PREPARE a thankful songs 2 To Christ, th' anointed King,
To the Redeemer's name!

Be endless blessings giv'n;
His praises should employ each tongue, Let the whole earth bis glory sing,
And ev'ry heart inflame.

Who made our peace with heav'n.

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1 3 Highest King and Priest,

Prophet, Lord, and Christ!
ALL glory to the Saviour's name!

Thy dear sceptre is embraced
Let angels prostrate fall;

By mę at thy feet abased:
Bring forth the royal diadem,

I choose Mary's seat
And crown him Lord of all.

At thy holy feet.
2 Ye saints in glory, who with joy 4 Nigh to thee draw me,
Have left this earthly ball,

Give me faith on thee
Your most triumphant songs employ,' To depend, and daily bolder
Extol the Lord of all.

Cast all mis’ry on thy shoulder,
3 Children of God, who walk by faith,

Which I feel in me;
Ye ransom'd from the fall,

Draw me nigh to thee.
Show forth your dear Redeemer's death, 5 Grant me steadiness,
Confess him Lord of all,

Lord, to run my race,
4 Let ev'ry tribe, and ev'ry tongue

Foll'wing thee with love most tender,
That hear the Saviour's call, So that Satan may not hinder
Unite in one harmonious

Me by craft or force;

song, And hail him Lord of all!

Further thou 'my course.

6 By thy Spirit's light,
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Me instruct aright,
That I watch and

pray

with fervor, THOU Maker of each creature, Trusting thee, my soul's Preserver: The Father's arm and might,

Love unfeign'd, O Lord,
Thou rulest o'er all nature,

Unto me afford.
In thy own name and right.

7 Give me courage good,
May we in ev'ry station

That my wealth and blood
Enjoy thy great salvation,

I for thee could spend, my Saviour,
And simply follow thee.

Hating world and sin for ever ;
2 Lord, let us be increasing

Since for me, my God,
In love and knowledge too;

Thou didst shed thy blood.
That we, on thee believing,

8 When I hence depart,
In spirit serve thee so,

Strengthen thou my heart,
As in our hearts to savor

And into thy realms convey me,
Thy matchless grace and favor, In thy righteousness array me,
And always for thee thirst.

That at thy right-hand

Joyful I may stand.
T. 68.
JESUS, who with thee

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Can compared be?
Source of rest and consolation, THE blessed names of Jesus Christ
Life and light, and full salvation :

impart

(trite heart: Son of God, with thee

Strength and rich comfort to the conNone compar'd can be !

As King, he over those the rule doth 2 Life ! thou dyd'st for me,

bear,

[are. From all misery

Who in his kingdom faithful subjects And distress me to deliver,

2 He is the Rock, on him we build And from death to save for ever:

most, sure, I am by thy blood

And thus ʼmidst raging tempests are Reconcild to God,

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The Corner-stone, he of the church is Thou dost our cause before thy Father nam'd.

[fram'd. plead, In whom the building's fitly join'd and As Advocate, and for us intercede. 3 As Leader, he before his people 10 To thee, the Mercy-seat, we may goes,

draw nigh, And constant victry gains o’er all his And confidently on thy name rely: foes :

As Lamb, thou didst become a sacrifice He is our High-priest, having no com- For us, and pay in blood our ransompeer,

[are. price. Our names upon his breasť engraven 11 As Bridegroom of the soul, the 4. Our only Master, who instructs us church thy bride right;

[Prophet's light: To thee, who purchas'd her, is close To know God's will we need this

ally's.

sake, Our Counsellor he is; if we believe As Head, thy body thou wilt ne'er forHis words, nor flesh, nor world can us But of each member special notice take. deceive.

12 As Shepherd, thou thy sheep dost 5 Of all the feeble he the Strength re

richly feed, mains,

Protect from harm, and to green pasAs Hero in the fight he conquest gains:

tures lead : Him Everlasting father,* all must own; O Bread of life, whereby alone we live, As Prince of peace, he to his church is Thro' thee we everlasting life receive. known.

* Isaiah, ix. 6. 13 O living Fountain, he who drinks 6 As Lord, none dare his sov'reign Shall thirst no more to all eternity.

of thee will control; He is thy Lord, be joyful, O my soul !

Thou art the Vine, and we the branHis name is Wonderful, who can reveal

fruit His thoughts divine, immense, un- Deriving juice from thee, we searchable !

can bear.

14 Our All in all, sole Source of peace 7 He is the Life, by whom all things and rest, subsist;

Thyself to each more clearly manifest: The Way, which cannot ev'n by fools o thou who art unchangeably the same, be miss'd;

Grant us to prove the virtue of thy The Truth, in which we may confide; name!

(of night. Which shines resplendent in the shades

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T. 341. 8 The Word, by whom all things at O Day-spring from on high! first were made,

In mercy hear my cry: Who even now to life can raise the see the travail of thy soul, dead:

Saviour, and be satisfy'd; He's our Redeemer, who hath shed Rule in me without control, his blood,

May I ever thine abide.
The world to save, and reconcile to
God.

2 Jesus, who art the Tree

of immortality, 9 Thee, gracious Lord, our Saviour Feed this tender branch of thine; we confess,

By thy influence I shall thrive ; Since we're partakers of thy saving Thou the true, the heav'nly Vine! grace:

Grafted into thee I live,

ches are,

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3 Of life the Fountain thou !
I know, I feel it now.

Kept by thy almighty hand,
Faint and dead no more I droop ;

Saviour, who shall pluck me thence ?
Thou reviv'st me, thy supplies

Faith supports, by faith I stand,

By the faith thou dost dispense.
Ev'ry moment springing up,
Unto life eternal rise.

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4 Thou the good Shepherd art;

COME, worship at Immanuel's feet; From thee I'll never part.

Behold in him what wonders meet!
Thou my Keeper and my Guide,

Words are too feeble to express
Watch me still with tender care ;

His worth, his glory, or his grace.
Gently lead me by thy side,

2 Christ is our Head; each member Kindly in thy bosom bear.

lives, sale

And owns the vital pow'r he gives:
5 Thou art my daily Bread !
There

The saints below, and saints above,
O Christ, thou art my

Head! tale. Countless benefits on me,

Join'd by his Spirit, and his love.

3 He is the Vine; his heav'nly root des As thy body's member flow;

Nourish'd I, and fed by thee, Supplies each branch with life and Up to thee in all things grow.

fruit : pä

O may a lasting union join 6 Prophet, to me reveal

My soul, as branch, to Christ the Vine! luce Thy Father's perfect will.

4. He is the Rock; how firm he proves ! Never mortal spake like thee;

The Rock of ages never moves:
Lord, may I by thee be taught,
May I listen eagerly

But thesweetstreams that from him flow,
To thy words, with comfort fraught. Attend us all the desert through.

5 He is the Sun of Righteousness,
7 High-priest, on thee I call,
Thy blood aton'd for all.

Diffusing light, and joy, and peace :
Thou dost still in heav'n above

What healing in his beams appears,
As the Lamb once slain appear;

To chase our clouds and dry our tears! There remember me in love,

6 Yet faintly to us mortals here: Plead for me a sinner there.

His glory, grace and worth appear; 8 Jesus, thou art my King,

His beauties we shall clearly trace,
Praises to thee I sing.

When we behold him face to face. tibi

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XII. Of the Holy Ghost, and his Gifts and Operations.

2 Thou Light divine ! most gracious T. 203

Lord!
COME, Holy Ghost! come, Lord Revive us by thy holy word,

And teach thy flock in truth to call
our God!

On God, the Father of us all :
And shed thy heav'nly gifts abroad

From all strange doctrines us preserve,
On us, and unto ev'ry heart

No other masters may we serve,
True faith and fervent love impart.
O Lord, who by thy heav'nly light,

But Christ, who is our only Saviour !
Hastcall'd thy church from sinful night, In him we will confide for ever.
Out of all nations, tribes and places;

Hallelujah ! : le
To thee we render thanks and praises. 3 O Holy Ghost ! kind Comforter !

Hallelujah! :// Help us, with watchfulness and pray'r, K

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