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5 Who doth preserve our life and Still his name by you be praised, health,
Who are seed to Abra'm raised, Our ease and safe abode ?
Spread bis acts in ev'ry nation, Who doth secure our peace and wealth? Give him praises, give him thanks and Our ever gracious God.
adoration ! 6 On thee, almighty Lord of hosts, 2 Yea, with joy ourselves addressing Depends our life and all,
To our gracious, heav'nly Father, Thou keepest watch around our coasts, we'll proclaim
Protectest great and small. His great mercy without ceasing, 7 Thy chastisements are nought butlove; Join with angels to exalt his glorious When we our sins confess,
name; We thy forgiveness richly prove: They, adoring on their faces, 'Tis thy delight to bless.
With thrice " Holy" sing his praises, 8 Thou count'st thy children's sighs We too will extol the name and tears,
Of our God, and of the Lamb; And know'st well why they mourn,
Be his glory ever sounded, No tear too mean to thee appears
And his works which are unbounded! To put into thy urn.
We his ransom'd congregation
Thank and praise him, for our blessed 9 Thou, when we are oppress'd with
destination. grief, Dost us with pity view,
3 To the throne go, undismayed, Administring thy kind relief,
Go with boldness, and approach the And lasting comfort too.
mercy-seat, 10 Why need we mourn, as in despair, Since from God in Christ displayed, And grieve both day and night?
Nought but goodness, grace and faOn him we'll cast our ev'ry care,
vor you can meet; Who gave us life and light.
Full of love, he longs to bless us, 11 Hath he not, from our earliest days, Yea, to give his flesh and blood
And is ready to embrace us; Us nourish'd and maintain'd ?
To us, as our highest good; Safe guarded us in all our ways,
To his table we're invited, In dangers prov'd our Friend?
And thro' grace with him united, 12 God never yet mistakes hath made
So that nought which may
await us In his vast government's
Can from Jesus, and his love e'er sepaNo, what he doth permit or aid
rate us. Is blest in the event.
4 He hath now his Godhead's treasure 13 Then murmur not, but be resign'd
To the needy open’d, and hath stores To his most holy will;
enough, Peace, rest and comfort thou wilt find
Therefore 'tis his sov'reign pleasure, My soul, in being still.
That no sinner, that not one should
stand aloof; T. 277
Each may take, as were he named, Now unite to render praises Grace for grace, nor stand ashamed,
ToJehovah, to our God, and magnify Hungry souls who bat believe, His greut name in all your places, Of his fulness may receive;
Yehis people,ye whóare his property; And this fulness never ceaseth, For his goodness, love and favor Our enjoyment still increaseth ; To his children last for ever;
Hence we drink, in richest measure, He is full of truth and grace,
From life's fountain, draughts of inexPard’ning all our trespasses ;
5 These our falt'ring lays, dear Sa- As a tender flower viour,
Opens and inclineth Which, tho' feeble, yet our grateful To the cheering sun which shineth: hearts express,
So may we-be from thee Condescend t accept in favor, Rays of grace deriving, Till in glory we shall see thee face and thereby be thriving. to face;
5 Lord, come dwell within as, Then for all thy works our praises While on earth we tarry ; Shall resound in heav'nly places ;
Make us thy blest sanctuary. There we shall to thee our King O vouchsafe thy presence, Joyful hallelujahs sing :
Draw unto us nearer,
And reveal thyself still clearer.
Thus we in all places
559.* T. 341. THOU, Jesus, art our King !
Thy ceaseless praise we sing: GOD reveals his presence !
Praise shall our glad tongues employ, Let us now adore him,
Praise o'erflow the grateful soul, And with awe appear before him ; While we vital breath enjoy, God is in his temple,
While eternal ages
roll. All in us keep silence, And before him bow with rev'rence;
2 Thou art th' eternal Light, Him alonę,—God we own:
And shin'st in deepest night: He's our Lord and Saviour;
Wond'ring gaz'd th' angelic train, Praise his name for ever.
While thou bow'dst the heav'ns be
neath, 2 God reveals his presence,
Taking thy abode with man, Whom th' angelic legions
Man to save from endless death. Serve with awe in heav'nly regions. Holy, Holy, Holy !
3 Thou for our griefs didst mouro,
Thou hast our sickness borne:
All our sins on thee were laid;
Thou with unexampled grace Graciously, O Jesus!
All the mighty debt hast paid, To our songs and praises.
Due from Adam's helpless race. 3 O majestic Being !
4 Thou hast o'erthrown the foe; Were but soul and body
God's kingdom fix'd below: Thee to serve at all times ready. Conqu’ror of all adverse pow'r, Might we, like the angels
Thou heav'n'sgates hastopen'dwide, Who behold thy glory,
Thou thine own dost lead secure, Deep abased sink before thee,
And to life eternal guide, And thro' grace,-be always,
5 Above the starry sky In our whole demeanor,
Thou reign'st enthron'd on high! To thy praise and honor.
Prostrate at thy feet we fall: 4. Grart us resignation,
Pow'r supreme to thee is giv'n, Hearts before thee bowed,
As the righteous Judge of all, With thy peace divine endowed: Sons of earth and hosts of heav'n,
6 The mighty seraphs join, They join with us his goodness to reAnd in thy praise combine;
hearse, All their choirs thy glories sing, His glorious name be prais'd through
Who shall dare with thee to vie, out the universe !
T. 146. 7 The church thro' all her bounds With thy high praise resounds :
Now let us praise the Lord The confessors fearless here
With body, soul and spirit, Boldly praise their heav'nly King; Who doth such wondrous things Children's feebler voices there
Beyond our sense and merit; To thy name hosannas sing.
Who from our mother's womb
And earliest infancy 8 'Midst danger's blackest frown,
Hath done great things for us, Thee hosts of martyrs own:
Praise him eternally! Pain and shame alike they dare,
Firmly trusting in their God; 2 O gracious God, bestow Glorying thy cross to bear,
On us while here remaining, Sealing thus their faith with blood. An ever-cheerful mind, 9 Arise, exert thy pow'r
Thy peace be ever reigning : Thou glorious Conqueror!
Preserve us in true faith Help us to obtain the prize,
And christian holiness : Help us well to close opir race;
That when we go from hence That with thee, above the skies,
may behold thy face. Endless joys we may possess. 560.*
Appear; Before the world was form'd we were Who by thy blood ordain'd
Brought'st us to God: By him to happiness, and life which Thee we confess :/: hath no end.
The Lord our Righteousness. :
So sure's thy blood 3 By all the saints around his throne, Of sinners poor; :||:
The highest Good
Till death shall be no more. :/:
* Heb, i. 2.
563.* T. 9.
5 As ground, when parch'd with sum
mer's heat, TILL permitted hence to go,
Gladly drinks in the welcome show'r, To behold my Saviour,
So may we list’ning at his feet, Whom ev'n here by faith I know, Receive his words, and feel his pow'r: There in peace
May nothing in our hearts remain,
But this great truth, “ the Lamb was 2 Till on joys I once shall feast
slain!" Without intermission, Of which here a partial taste
565. Is my blest fruition :
ADORED be the Lamb of God, 3 Till that time, mine eyes I'll raise
That he upon
the cross Unto him in spirit;
To God, by his most precious blood,
All praise be given to him, that we
When he his love to us reveald,
And thus our pardon seal’d.
2 To be his priests and witnesses
Is now our happy lot,
To Jesus who us bought,
We now, like Mary, wish to sit
Waiting with lamps prepar'd and drest prove.
3 Meanwhile his promises we trust, 2 The Lamb was slain! both day and And join our grateful lays, night
In concert with the ransom'd host, Th' angelic choirs his praises sing ; To sing redeeming grace. To him enthron'd above all height, While they who round his throneappear : Heav'n's hosts celestial anthems The wonders of his love declare, bring;
And sing, “The Lamb for us was slain"; While here poor sinners join the song, Our hearts reply, Amen! And praise him with a stamm'ring
T. 132. tongue.
SING praises unto God on high 3 Gladly our own poor works we leave,
To him who us created ; For him despise, wealth, pleasure, sing praises to the Lord, so nigh fame,
To sinful man related.
Rejoicing Hallelujah sing,
And gracious Meditator. His name be by us all ador’d.
2 He calls us brethren, not asham'd 4 Thro' him alone we live, for he To bear our human nature !
Hath drowned our transgressions all Yea, heirs of life we now are nam'd, In love's unfathomable sea;
Joint heirs with our Creator ! Fall prostrate, lost in wonder fall, He ever lives our cause to plead, Ye sinners, for the Lamb was slain, Grants help in ev'ry time of need, Who dy'd that we miglit life regain. Praise to his name for ever!
567. T. 39.
We thy little flock adore
Thee, our Lord, for evermore ! YE servants of God, your great Mas. Evermore show us thy love, ter proclaim,
Till we join the choirs above! And publish abroad his most excellent
name; The name all victorious of Jesus ex
569. T. 22. tol, His kingdom is glorious, He rules over BLESS, O my soul, the God of grace! all.
His favours claim thy highest praise ;
How can the wonders he hath wrought 2 God ruleth in heaven, almighty to Be lost in silence, and forgot ?
save, And yet he is with us, his
2 'Twas he, my soul, that sent his presence we
To die for crimes which thou hast The great congregation his triumphs
done; Ascribing salvation to Jesus,'our King. The hourly follies of our lives.
He paid the ransom, and forgives 3 Salvation be brought unto God on 3 Our youth decay'd his pow'r rethe throne,
pairs, Let all sing rejoicing, and honor the His mercy crowns our growing years ;
He satisfies our souls with good, The praises of Jesus the angels pro- And filleth us with heav'nly food.
claim, Fall down on their faces, and worship 4 Letthe whole earth his pow'r confess, the Lamb.
Let all mankind adore his grace;
Let us with all our powers sing 4 Then let us adore him and give him Praise to our Saviour, God and King. All glory, and power, and wisdom, and might,
570. T, 14. And honor, and blessing, with angels above,
COME let us join our cheerful songs And thanks never ceasing for infinite With angels round the throne ; love.
Ten thousand thousands are their
But all their joys are one. 568. T. 11.
2 “Worthy the Lamb that dy’d," BRETHREN, let us join to bless
they cry, Jesus Christ, our joy and peace;
- To be exalted thus;" Let our praise to him be giv'n, Worthy the Lamb," our hearts reply, Who is Lord of earth and heav'n.
« For he was slain for us.” 2 Jesus, lo! to thee we bow,
3 Jesus is worthy to receive Thou art Lord, and only Thou;
Honor and pow'r divine; Thou the woman's promis'd Seed,
And blessings more than we can give, Glory of thy church, and Head.
Be, Lord, for ever thine. 3 Thee the angels ceaseless sing, 4. The whole creation join in one, Thee we praise, our Priest and King;
To bless the sacred name
And to adore the Lamb.