2 Earth, ocean, and air

Upite to declare
The unspeakable worth of His name;

Creation He founded

In wisdom unbounded, Such wonders His glory proclaim. 3 But oh, the rich grace

To our perishing race, Salvation, the purchase of blood !

Lost sinners, believing,

Free pardon receiving, Become the blest children of God.

What wonders untold

Will redemption unfold
When heaven its myriads shall bring,

In body and spirit

Bright crowns to inherit
With Christ, the victorious King!


God commendeth His love toward us.

Rom. v. 8.

He pitied me,---my Saviour. My sins were great: His love was free;

He died for me,-my Saviour. Exalted by the Father's side,

He pleads for me,-my Saviour; A heavenly mansion He'll provide For all who love the Saviour. Cho.--Jesus, dear Jesus,

Thy name is sweet,-my Saviour, When shall I see Thee face to face,

My wondrous, blessed Saviour ? 2 To my weak steps He doth give heed;

He watcheth me,-my Saviour;
He helpeth me in ev'ry need,

He loveth me,-my Saviour.
He heareth, and doth answer send

To my poor prayer,-my Saviour;
And He will keep unto the end
The child that trusts his Saviour.


7.6. Christ taketh away the sins of the

world.-John i. 29. 1 LAY my sins on Jesus,

The spotless Lamb of God! He bears them all, and frees us

From the accursed load.
I bring my guilt to Jesus,

To wash away my stains
White in His blood most precious,

Till not a spot remains. 2 I lay my wants on Jesus,

Ail fulness dwells in Him; He heals all my diseases;

He doth my soul redeem. I bring my griefs to Jesus,

My burdens and my cares: He from them all releases,

He all my sorrow shares.

3 I rest my soul on Jesus,

This weary soul of mine; His right arm me embraces,

I on His breast recline. I love the name of Jesus,

Immanuel, Christ the Lord ! Like fragrance on the breezes,

His name abroad is poured. 4 I long to be like Jesus,

Meek, loving, lowly, mild ; I long to be like Jesus,

The Father's holy Child. I long to be with Jesus,

Amid the heavenly throng; To sing with saints His praises, To learn the angels' song.

H. BONAR. 1857.

Come unto Me... I will give you

Test.-Matt xi. 28.

HEARD the voice of Jesus say,

“Come unto Me, and rest: Lay down, poor weary one, lay down

Thy head upon My breast:
I came to Jesus as I was,

Weary, and worn, and sad;
I found in Him a resting place,

And He has made me glad.
2 I heard the voice of Jesus say,

Behold, I freely give
The living water: thirsty one,

Stoop down, and drink, and live:"
I came to Jesus, and I drank

Of that life-giving stream; My thirst was quenched, my soul revived,

And now I live in Him. 3 I heard the voice of Jesus say,

“I am this dark world's Light: Look unto Me, thy morn shall rise,

And all thy day bo bright:”
I looked to Jesus, and I found

In Him my radiant Sun;
So in the Light of light I live,
Till travelling days are done.

H. BONAR. 1850.

To lay hold on the hope set before us.

Heb. vi. 18.
TESUS! Lover of my soul,

Let me to Thy bosom fly,
While the raging waters roll,
While the tempest still is high :
Hide me, O my Saviour, hide,
Till the storm of life is past;
Safe into the haven guide:

Oh, receive my soul at last! 2 Other refuge have I none;

Hangs my helpless soul on Thee;
Leave, ah! leave me not alone,
Still support and comfort me.
All my trust on Thee is stayed ;
All my help from Thee I bring;
Cover my defenceless head
With the shadow of Thy wing.



I'll speak the honours of Thy name

With my last labouring breath; Then, speechless, clasp Thee in mine arms, The antidote of death.


2 I love to think of Jesus

When all is calm and still, When pure and holy feelings

My grateful bosom fill. I love to think of Jesus,

Whose mercy crowns my days. How just are all His counsels,

And true are all His ways!



O sing praises unto God, sing praises.

Ps. xlvi. 6.

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I SAVIOUR, blessed Saviour,

Listen whilst we sing, Hearts and voices raising

Praises to our King ; All we have to offer,

All we hope to be,
Body, soul, and spirit,

All we yield to Thee.
Cho.-Onward, upward, heavenward,

To our city bright,
Singing as we journey

Forward into light. 2 Nearer, ever nearer,

Christ, we draw to Thee; Deep in adoration,

Bending low the knee: Thou, for our redemption,

Cam'st on earth to die; Thou, that we might follow,

Hast gone up on high. { Onward, ever onward,

Journeying o'er the road Worn by saints before us,

Journeying on to God; Leaving all behind us,

May we hasten on, Backward never looking,

Till the prize is won.
1 Jesus, Lord, and Master,

At Thy sacred feet,
Here with hearts rejoicing,

See Thy children meet:
Often have we left Thee,

Often gone astray ; Keep us, mighty Saviour, In the narrow way.

G. TIIRING. 1862.

How once the King of glory

Came down on earth to dwell.
I am both weak and sinful,

But this I surely know,
The Lord came down to save me,

Because He loved me so.
Cho.- I love to hear the story

Which angel voices tell,
How once the King of glory
Came down on earth to dwell.

2 I know my blessed Saviour

Was once a child like me, To show how pure and holy

His little ones might be ; And if I try to follow

IIis footsteps here below, He never will forget me,

Because He loves me so.

3 To sing His love and mercy

My sweetest songs I'll raise ; And though I cannot see Him,

I know He hears my praise;
For He has kindly promised

That even I may go
To sing among His angels,
Because He loves me so.



52 Thou knowest that I love Thee.

John xxi. 15.

LOVE the name of Jesus,

I ,

And with their loud hosannas

The heavenly portals ring. To Him my all confiding,

In Him my joy complete, I learn with Christian meekness My duty at His feet. Oho. - I love the name of Jesus,

The sweetest name,

The name the angels sing.

Angels, His love adore,
Who all our sorrows bore;
And saints cry evermore:

Worthy the Lamb!

2 All they around the throne
Cheerfully join in one,

Praising His name;
We, who have felt His blood
Sealing our peace with God,
Sound His dear fame abroad:

Worthy the Lamb

2 For the beauty of each hour

Of the day and of the night,
Hill and vale and tree and flower,
Sun and moon and stars of light:
Christ, our God, to Thee we raise

This, our sacrifice of praise. 3 For the joy of human love,

Brother, sister, parent, child,
Friends on earth, and friends above;
For all gentle thoughts and mild:
Christ, our God, to Thee we raise

This our sacrifice of praise.
4 For each perfect gift of Thine

To our race so freely given,
Graces, human and divino,
Flowers of earth, and buds of heaven:
Christ, our God, to Thee we raise

This, our sacrifice of praise.
5 For Thy Church that evermore

Lifteth holy hands above,
Off'ring up on every shore
Its pure sacrifice of love :
Christ, our God, to Thee we raise
This, our sacrifice of praise.


To whom pertaineth the glory.

Rom, ix. 4.

3 Join, all the ransomed race,
Our Lord and God to bless;

Praise ye His name:
In Him we will rejoice,
Making a cheerful noise,
Shouting with heart and voice,

Worthy the Lamb!

iGllet earth to heaven reply,

4 Though we must change our place,
Yet shall we never cease

Praising His name;
To Him our tribute bring,
Hail Him our gracious King,
And, without ceasing, sing,
Worthy the Lamb !


Praise ye His name.




6 Holy Spirit! keep us The Spirit of truth is come; He will

Safe from sins which lie

Hidden by some pleasure
guide you. - John xyi. 13.

From our youthful eye.
OLY Spirit! hear us;
Help us while we sing ;

7 Holy Spirit! help us Breathe into the music

Daily by Thy might, Of the praise we bring.

What is wrong to conquer,

And to choose the right. 2 Holy Spirit! prompt us

When we kneel to pray :
Nearer come, and teach us

78. What we ought to say.

I will put My Spirit within you.

Ezek. xxxvi. 27.
3 Holy Spirit ! shine Thou,
On the Book we read;


TOLY Spirit, Truth Divine,
Gild its holy pages

Dawn upon this soul of mine; With the light we need.

Word of God and inward Light,

Wake my spirit, clear my sight. 4 Holy Spirit! give us Each a lowly mind;

2 Holy Spirit, Love Divine!

Glow within this heart of mine: Make us more like Jesus,

Kindle every high desire, Gentle, pure, and kind.

Perish self in Thy pure fire. 5 Holy Spirit ! brighten

3 Holy Spirit, Power Divine ! Little deeds of toil:

Fill and nerve this will of mine; And our playful pastimes

By Thee may I strongly live, Let no folly spoil.

Bravely bear, and nobly strive

COME Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire,

4 Holy Spirit, Right Divine!

4 Silent Spirit, dwell with me, King within my conscience reign;

I myself would quiet beBe my Lord, and I shall be

Silent as the growing blade Firmly bound, for ever free.

Which through earth its way has made,

Silently, like morning light, 5 Holy Spirit, Peace Divine!

Putting mists and chills to flight.
Still this restless heart of mine ;
Speak to calm this tossing sea,

5 Mighty Spirit, dwell with me, Stayed in Thy tranquillity.

I myself would mighty be

Mighty so as to prevail, 6 Holy Spirit, Joy Divine!

When, unaided, man must fail; Gladden Thou this heart of mine;

Ever, by a mighty hope, In the desert ways I'll sing,

Pressing on and bearing up. Spring, 0 Well, for ever spring! 8. LONGFELLOW. 1860. 6 Holy Spirit, dwell with me,

I myself would holy be ;

Separate from sin, I would 66

Choose and cherish all things good,
He shall teach you all things.

And whatever I can be,
John xiv. 28.

Give to Him, who gave me Thee.

T. T. LYNCH. 1856. Let'us Souroe of the old prophetic fire,


C.M. Fountain of light and love.

The Comforter whom I will send

unto you.-John xv. 26. 2 Come, Holy Ghost (for moved by Thee

1 The prophets wrote and spoke); COWE

YOME, Holy Ghost, the Comforter, Unlock the truth, Thyselt the key,

Whom Jesus sends from heaven, Unseal the sacred book.

O comfort us, Thy children, here,

And show our sins forgiven. 3 Expand Thy wings, celestial Dove, · Brood o'er our nature's night;

2 0 come, and in our hearts reside, On our disordered spirits move,

Let them Thy temples prove; And let there now be light.

Nor let our sinfulness and pride

Provoke Thee to remove: 4 God, through Himself, we then shall If Thou within us shine,

(know, 3 But with Thy gracious power descend, And sound, with all Thy saints below,

And all our sins subdue; The depths of love divine.

O bid us to Thy sceptre bend,

And form our souls anew.

4 Where God the Spirit is a guest,

All graces there abound, He hath given us of His Spirit. Love, joy, and peace make calm the breast, 1 John iv. 13.

And thanks and praise resound.

ROWLAND HILL. 1810. 1 RACIOUS Spirit, dwell with me, And with words that help and heal,

69 Would Thy life in mine reveal;

If I depart, I will send Him unto you. And with actions bold and meek,

Johntxvi. 7. Would for Christ, my Saviour, speak.

1 OUR blest Redeemer,

ere. He breathed 2 Truthful Spirit, dwell with me, I myself would truthful be;

A Guide, a Comforter bequeathed And with wisdom kind and clear,

With us to dwell. Let Thy life in mine appear; *And with actions brotherly,

2 IIe came in semblance of a dove, Speak my Lord's sincerity.

With sheltering wings outspread,

The holy balm of peace and love 3 Tender Spirit, dwell with me,

On each to shed.
I myself would tender be;
Shut my heart up like a flower,

3 He came in tongues of living flame In temptation's darksome hour;

To teach, convince, subdue; Open it when shines the Sun,

All powerful as the wind He cameAnd His love by fragrance own.

As viewless too.

4 He came sweet influence to impart,

A gracious, willing Guest,
Where He can find one humble heart

Wherein to rest.

6 And every virtue we possess,

And every victory won,
And every thought of holiness,

Are His alone.
7 Spirit of purity and grace,

Our weakness, pitying, see:
O make our hearts 'l'hy dwelling-place,
And worthier Thee.


5 And His that gentle voice we hear,

Soft as the breath of even,
That checks each thought, that calms

And speaks of heaven. (each fear,

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3 Holy, Holy, Holy! though the darknes. 8.7.4. Unto Him that loved us be glory ...

hide Thee, for ever.--Rev. i. 5, 6.

Though the eye of sinful man Thy

glory may not see; 1 GLORY be to God the Father,

Only Thou art holy, there is none beside I Glory be to God the Son,

Thee Glory be to God the Spirit,

Perfect in power, in love and purity. Great Jehovah, Three in One;

Glory, glory,
While eternal ages run!.

4 Holy, Holy, Holy ! Lord God Almighty!

All Thy works shall praise Thy Name 2 Glory be to Him who loved us,

in earth, and sky, and sea ! Washed us from each spot and stain ; Holy, Holy, Holy ! Merciful and Mighty Glory be to Him who bought us,

God in 'Three Persons, Blessed Trinity. Made us kings with Him to reign;

R. HEBER. 1827. Glory, glory, To the Lamb that once was slain ! 3 Glory to the King of angels,

8.7.4. Glory to the Church's King,

God blessed for ever, Amen. Glory to the King of nations,

Rom. ix. 5. Heaven and earth your praises bring;

1 Glory, glory,


YOD Almighty, in Thy temple; To the King of Glory bring !

Low before Thy Throne we bow,

From Thy dwelling-place in glory 4 Glory, blessing, praise eternal !

Hear our supplications now, Thus the choir of angels sings;

While we offer
Honour, riches, power, dominion !

Earnest prayer and solemn vow.
Thus its praise creation brings;
Glory, glory,

2 Christ our Saviour, Thou who carest Glory to the King of kings!

For the youngest of Thy fold,
H. BONAR. 1860. Give us now Thy heavenly blessing,

As Thou didst in days of old,

Priceless treasure,
Holy, holy, holy ! Lord God Richer far than gems or gold.

Almighty !--Rev. iv. 8.
HOLY, Holy,

Holy !. Lord God 3 God the Holy Ghost, be near us,
Almighty !

Ever dwell our hearts within; Gratefully adoring, our song shall rise Keep them pure, and brave, and earnest, to Thee!

Give us grace to conquer sin,
Holy, Holy, Holy , Merciful and Mighty !

And, through Jesus,
God in Three Persons, Blessed Trinity ! Heaven's eternal crown to win.
2 Holy, Holy, Holy ! all the saints adore

4 Holy Trinity, defend us Casting down their golden crowns

In a world with evil rife, around the glassy sea ;

Let Thine Angel-guards surround us, Cherubim and Seraphim falling down

In each sore and bitter strife, before Thee,

Oh, preserve us Who wert, and art, and evermore shall

Unto everlasting life! Amen.

R. I. BAYNES. 1871.



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