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WORTHY, O Lord, art thou,
That ev'ry knee should bow,
Ev'ry tongue to thee confess;
Universal nature join, 4 The church on earth in humble
Strong and mighty thee to bless,
Gracious, merciful, benign!
2 Hail your dread Lord and ours,
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,
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,
Partner of an equal throne ;
King of kings, let all conspire
Gratefully thy sway to own.
Christ the mighty One art thou,
on thee is laid:
This thy promise claim I now,
Send me down the promis'd aid,
5 Triumph and reign in me,
And spread thy victory:
Pride and self, and ev'ry foe
Conqu'ring and to conquer go.
THOU reign'st above on heaven's
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.
That thou, Lord, madest, and redeem. 4 Upon that dear majestic head
That cruel thorns did wound,
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,
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.
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
With what himself hath done.
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.
6 The Holy Ghost he sends
Our stubborn souls to move,
To make his enemies his friends,
conquer them by love.
The life of grace takes place, bore,
To rise and seek his face.
But he their pow'r controls;
His wisdom, love and truth engage 20 blessed truth which with deep
Protection for our souls.
But shall prevail at length,
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.'
Be endless blessings giv'n;
Who made our peace with heav'n.
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1 3 Highest King and Priest,
Prophet, Lord, and Christ!
Thy dear sceptre is embraced
By mę at thy feet abased:
I choose Mary's seat
At thy holy feet.
Give me faith on thee
Cast all mis’ry on thy shoulder,
Which I feel in me;
Draw me nigh to thee.
Lord, to run my race,
Foll'wing thee with love most tender,
Me by craft or force;
song, And hail him Lord of all!
Further thou 'my course.
6 By thy Spirit's light,
Me instruct aright,
with fervor, THOU Maker of each creature, Trusting thee, my soul's Preserver: The Father's arm and might,
Love unfeign'd, O Lord,
Unto me afford.
7 Give me courage good,
That my wealth and blood
I for thee could spend, my Saviour,
Hating world and sin for ever ;
Since for me, my God,
Thou didst shed thy blood.
8 When I hence depart,
Strengthen thou my heart,
And into thy realms convey me,
That at thy right-hand
Joyful I may stand.
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(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,
[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,
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
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 !
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
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.
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,
3 Of life the Fountain thou !
Kept by thy almighty hand,
Saviour, who shall pluck me thence ?
Faith supports, by faith I stand,
By the faith thou dost dispense.
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COME, worship at Immanuel's feet; From thee I'll never part.
Behold in him what wonders meet!
Words are too feeble to express
His worth, his glory, or his grace.
2 Christ is our Head; each member Kindly in thy bosom bear.
And owns the vital pow'r he gives:
The saints below, and saints above,
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:
But thesweetstreams that from him flow,
5 He is the Sun of Righteousness,
Diffusing light, and joy, and peace :
What healing in his beams appears,
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,
When we behold him face to face. tibi
XII. Of the Holy Ghost, and his Gifts and Operations.
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And teach thy flock in truth to call
On God, the Father of us all :
From all strange doctrines us preserve,
No other masters may we serve,
But Christ, who is our only Saviour !
Hallelujah ! : le
Hallelujah! :// Help us, with watchfulness and pray'r, K