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Nor let our souls in error stray.
From sin and ill (forever join'd)
Deliver us, and all mankind.
For thine's the kingdom, glory, pow'r,
From age to age, forevermore.”
THE GREAT JUBILEE,
Of which the Jubilee under the Law was a Figure.
Pruclicim'd by types and prophecies of old !
Trijay of Heav'n's eternal Jubilee,
Ordain'd of God to sei poor capives free!
Great day, for which all other days were made !
Whici: God well pleas'-i foresaw, when he survey'd
Mira bi rebellion, run'd, lost, undone,
Redeeii'a, resi r'd , Jesus Chirst, his Son.
God, refigur’d by the law,
A.d vificha thephers at a distance saw:
The grandes finy sceres I would proclaim,
If Gol veuretuch my li, s with heav'niy flame:
To me, Gin, tne learned's tongue impart ;
Direct my fiwicy, and inspire my heart.
Fix'd by the Great Eternal's firm decree,
Thy care is wrapt in a 'ful mystery :
So far remote that day, conceai'u from view
Its hidden periods, ard its won'lers too,
'That men iinpously traduce, blasphenie,
And count th’ Importani Bay a tictiaus dranı:
me, Faith, Hope, Charity, divine,
I prize your aid, lei all your virtue shine,
Teach nie that hidden period to expiore;
When sin, and pain, and death shall be no more.
When Christ shall over all his foes prevail,
And spoil the powers of darkness, dea-a and hell.
Then shali Creation own nis sovereign sway,
And ev'ry creature willingly obey.
Each knee shall bow, and ev'ry tongue shall swear,
While heav'n and earth his right to reign declare.
To all mankind it shall be testified,
In that due time the Saviour for them died,
All things in him shall then reheaded bo,
All own him Lord, and now the suppliant knee,
All reconcil'd to God, his love shall know,
Whether in heav’n above, or earth below.
The YEAR OF JUBILEE shall then become,
And all the Saviour purchas'd shall come home.
The Mediator shall no more complain,
That he hath labor’d, spoke, or died in vain ;
The travail of his soul with joy shall see,
And satisfied eternally shall be.
The TRUMPET of the JUBILEE shall sound;
Jesus shall be with endless glory crown'd;
And through the great Jehov AH's wide domain,
Not one shall rise against his glorious reign ;
But all from sin and death, and bondage free,
Shall praise his name to all eternity.
When all are thus obedient to his call,
Christ will resign, and God be ALL IN ALL.
Here stop my soul : no further seek to go ;
What God reveals is quite enough to know.
The Triumphs of Hell shall make way, and be. come the foundation for the Triumphs of Grace.
Dr. HUNTER. . And there shall be no more curse.
A Rosethe happrenainear,
No evil shall remain ?
Delightful news! My King appear ;
To day begin thy reign.-
Here is my hand-my heart-my all
Enlist me, now inclin'd;
Receive me, if for me that call
Eternal Love design'd.
Stain'd as I am by sin unclean,
Heal, heal me thus defil'den
Ah! will not Grace the more be seen?
LORD! am I not thy child ?
Let there be no more curse in me,
Begin my heaven below;
Eternal Love I long to see
O'tis too much for flesh and blood !
Moses-thy type-declar'd :
O'tis enough that thou art good;
Return till l'in prepar’d.
Events are in thy hands alone ;
Content--I'll wait resign'd.
Unbounded goodness fills thy throne
Reflect it through my mind!
So, as a river many a shore,
Enriches in its course ;
And runs into the sea' to pour
New tribute to its source.
Honor-if honor thou'lt bestow,
I'll render back as thine-
Should Troubles fill my cup with woe,
Still Hope should not repine.
Each time thy servants to thine house
Repair, with them I'd meet ;
Venture with them to pay my vows,
And share their heav'nly treat.
Nor would I feed on bread alone,
Though hallow'd bread I prizes
Symbols most sacred can't atone,
Sublimer sense must rise,
Him must I see, and hear and taste,
And handle, and admire ;
Love and enjoy--who, when embracid,
Leaves more and more desire.
TO I MM A NU E L.
Soul of my soul !-Bone as my bone,
Endure me thus to call ;
Rise thou and shine ! - shine on thy throne,
Victorious over all,
Earth! hear your Sov'reign's gracious voice :
Hear, heaven! --Proclaim your King ;
IMMANUEL reigns !--And thus, my choice!
MESSIAH! -Thee I sing.
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A Serious Address to the Youth in Phil.
adelphia, upon the Worth of the Soul. 21
The Evidences of Christianity, consider-
ed : Or, A short and easy Method
with the Deists.
The Designs and Extent of the Death of
E. W. 75
An Interesting Fact, interwoven with
useful historical information.
An Address from a Friend to Christiani.
ty, to his Brethren,
Chap. I. The Benevolence of God. 119
II. An Address to God, as our-
Father, Friend, Creator and Re-
III. Shewing that Christ died for
sinners, for us who believe in
him, for his sheep, &c.
IV. The Universality of the Death
V. Equally plain it is, that he
VII. All things being given into
the hands of Christ; he shall
subdue, bring into subjection,
reconcile & restore all things. 140
VIII. Those who are in the state of
the dead, are not exempted
from the redeeming love and
power of Christ.
IX. The Gospel is therefore good
news to all ; & the invitations
are directed to all, &c.
X. Exhortations to Praise God,&c. 155-
XI. The Universal Kingdom of
of Christ on earth, in the Mil.
XII. The character and portion of
the First fruits, or those who
believe in time, and obey the
gospel in this life : Intermix-
ed with exhortations to them,
and threatenings to those that
obey not God.
Future Happiness. A Sermon from St.
Mark, xi 30. And in the world to
come, Eternal Life.
E. W. 175
New-Testament Passages, pointing to-
wards Universal Salvation. F. L.
A Contrast. Adam and Christ.
The Worth of Religion in a dying Hour. 212
The Philadelphian Church, in London. 217
The Young Preacher's Monitor. J. L. 218
A Word or two to Unbelievers, and the
Scorners of Moses, in particular. R.C. 222
Prince Eugene's Prayer,