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605. 7s. M. WILLARD's Col.

Peacemakers are Children of God.
1 Lo, they come from east and west;

Come to enjoy the heavenly rest :
North and south, in bliss complete,

Round the eternal altar meet. 2 Countless host ! how great! how blest !

Wondrous joy, and peace, and rest!
What shall fit us, Lord, for this?

Fit our souls for heavenly bliss ? 3 Peace on earth, and peace alone;

Peace, which makes all churches one;
Peace, the fruit of Christian love,
Fits the soul for peace above.

WATTS.

606.

C. M. Death of Kindred improved. 1 Must friends and kindred drop and die?

Must helpers be withdrawn? While sorrow, with a weeping eye,

Counts up our comforts gone?
2 Be thou our comfort, mighty God,

Our helper and our friend;
Nor leave us, in this dangerous road,

Till all our trials end.
30 may our feet pursue the way

Our pious fathers led !
While love and holy zeal obey

The counsels of the dead.

4 Let us be weaned from all below;

Let hope our grief dispel;
Death will invite our souls to go

Where our best kindred dwell.

607. C. M. CowPER.

Walking with God.
1 O FOR a closer walk with God,

A calm and heavenly frame,
A light to shine upon the road

That leads me to the Lamb !

2 What peaceful hours I once enjoyed ! How sweet their

memory

still ! But they have left an aching void

The world can never fill.

3 Return, O holy Dove, return,

Sweet messenger of rest;
I hate the sins that made thee mourn,

And drove thee from my breast. 4 The dearest idol I have known,

Whate'er that idol be,
Help me to tear it from thy throne,

And worship only thee. 5 So shall my walk be close with God,

Calm and serene my frame;
So purer light shall mark the road

That leads me to the Lamb.

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608. C. M. WATTS.

Victory over Death. 1 O FOR an overcoming faith,

To cheer my dying hours,
To triumph o'er the monster Death,

And all his frightful powers !
2 Joyful, with all the strength I have,

My quivering lips should sing, “Where is thy boasted victory, grave?

And where the monster's sting?" 3 Now to the God of victory

Immortal thanks be paid, Who makes us conquerors while we die,

Through Christ, our living Head.

609, 8 & 7s. M.

BICKERSTETH.

Closing Hymn. 1 ISRAEL's Shepherd, guide me, feed me,

Through my pilgrimage below,
And beside the waters lead me,

Where thy flock rejoicing go.
2 Lord, thy guardian presence ever,

Meekly kneeling, I implore;
I have found thee, and would never,

Never wander from thee more.

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SUPPLEMENTARY HYMNS,

ADDED BY REV. R. C. WATERSTON.

610. C. M. CHAPEL HYMNS.

Supplication. 1 Be thou, O God, by night, by day,

My Guide, my Guard from sin, My Life, my Trust, my Light Divine,

To keep me pure within ;-
2 Pure as the air, when day's first light

A cloudless sky illumes,
And active as the lark, that soars

Till heaven shines round its plumes. 3 So may my soul, upon the wings

Of faith, unwearied rise,
Till at the gate of heaven it sings,

Midst light from paradise.

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L. M. GILMAN.

The Sabbath.
1 WE bless thee for this sacred day,

Thou who hast every blessing given,
Which sends the dreams of earth away,
And yields a glimpse of opening heaven.

2 Lord, may thy truth upon the heart

Now fall, and dwell as heavenly dew, And flowers of grace in freshness start,

Where once the weeds of error grew. 3 We would our prayers with fervor bring,

And lay them at thy sacred throne, And render praise, Ó, Heavenly King, To thee, who praise canst claim alone.

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612. L. M. H. WARE, JR.

The Truth as it is in Jesus.
1 Great God, the followers of thy Son,

We bow before thy mercy-seat,
To worship thee, the Holy One,

And pour our wishes at thy feet.
2 0, grant thy blessing here to-day!

0, give thy people joy and peace ! The tokens of thy love display,

And favor that shall never cease.
3 We seek the truth that Jesus brought;

His path of light we long to tread;
Here be his holy doctrines taught,

And here their purest influence shed. 4 May faith and hope and love abound;

Our sins and errors be forgiven;
And we, in thy great day, be found
Children of God, and heirs of heaven.

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