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Nor slow to swell the gladness
Of Thy salvation's day,
Numb. 24. 17.
Chase all our griefs away.
And own Thee as their King.
To the bright world above,
In memory of Thy love.
The air, the earth, the sea,
And calls aloud for Thee.
grace and peace Divine;
E. DENNY. 1848.
L.M. 1218 L, I am with you alway.—Matt. 28. 20. 1 EAD of the Church and Lord of all,
Hear from Thy throne our suppliant call: We come,
promised grace to seek, Of which, aforetime, Thou didst speak.
2 “Lo, I am with you”—that sweet word,
Lord Jesus, meekly be it heard,
On our weak souls, this favoured hour! 3 Without Thy presence, King of saints,
Our purpose fails, our spirit faints;
Ere we can yield Thee service true. 4 Thy consecrating might we ask ;
Or vain the toil, unblest the task:
Love's holiest effort wrought for Thee. 5 “Lo, I am with you ; even so,
Thy joy our strength we fearless go :
JOSEPH TRITTON. 1880.
L.M. 1219 The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit Thou at
My right hand.-Ps. 110. 1.
And spread Thy glories all abroad;
And be Thou known the gracious God. 2 Let millions bow before Thy seat,
Let humble mourners see Thy face,
Subdued by Thy victorious grace.
Become the kingdoms of the Lord !
B. BEDDOME. 1810.
1220 How amiable are Thy tabernacles, O Lord of
Hosts !--Ps. 84. 1.
From noise and trouble free!
Of souls that pray to Thee!
The dry and barren ground,
Where springs and showers abound.
With joy and gladsome cheer;
In Zion do appear.
Gives grace and glory bright:
JOHN MILTON. 1640.
L.M. 1221 O come, let us sing unto the Lord.—Ps. 95. 1. 1 O
Loud thanks to our Almighty King, For we our voices high should raise
When our salvation's rock we praise. 2 Into His presence let us haste,
To thank Him for His favours past;
3 For God, the Lord, enthroned in state,
Is with unrivalled glory great ;
He made the sea, He fixed the land. 4 O let us to His courts repair,
And bow with adoration there;
Before the Lord our Maker fall.
The flock of His rich pasture we;
TATE AND BRADY. 1696.
1222 come, let us Worship and bow down.
Ps. 95. 6. 1
WORSHIP the Lord in the beauty of
holiness! Bow down before Him, His glory proclaim; With gold of obedience, and incense of lowli
Kneel and adore Him, the Lord is His name ! 2 Low at His feet lay thy burden of carefulness,
High on His heart He will bear it for thee, Comfort thy sorrows and answer thy prayer
Guiding thy steps as may best for thee be. 3 Fear not to enter His courts in the slenderness
Of the poor wealth thou wouldst reckon as
thine. Truth in its beauty, and love in its tenderness,
These are the offerings to lay on His shrine.
4 These, though we bring them in trembling
and fearfulness, He will accept for the name that is dear, Mornings of joy give for evenings of tearfulness,
(fear. Trust for our trembling, and hope for our 5 ( worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness !
Bow down before Him, His glory proclaim ; With gold of obedience, and incense of lowli
ness, Kneel and adore Him, the Lord is His Name.
J. S. B. MONSELL. 1865. 1223
1 Kings 8. 22—54.
To Thy goodness flee,
All their load on Thee :
On Thy name shall call;
At Thy feet shall fall :
In heaven, Thy dwelling-place on high.
Lifts his soul above;
To his Father's love;
Stoops to seek Thy face;
To Thy throne of grace;