7 Thine is the kingdom, thine the pow'r Thy kingdom come; thy will be O'er angels, and o'er men ;

done The glory too for evermore

Always in heav'n and earth the Is thine; Amen, Amen!

same ;

Give us this day our daily bread; 200.

Forgive our sins, as we forgive; OUR Father, who in heaven art, Into temptation do not lead,

Hallow'd be thy most blessed name; But full release from evil give.

T. 166.

XI. Of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 201. T. 22.

That gracious sound well-pleas'd he


fabroad, BEFORE the heav'ns were stretch'd

And owns Immanuel for his name. From everlasting was the Word ; 5 A cheerful confidence I feel, With God he was, the Word was God, My well-plac'd hopes with joy I see,

And must divinely be ador'd, My bosom glows with heav'nly zeal 2 By his own pow'r were allthings made;

To worship him who dy'd for me. By him supported all things stand; 6 As man he pities my complaint, He is the whole creation's Head, His pow'r and truth are all divine; And angels fly at his command. He will not fail, he cannot faint,

Salvation's sure and must be mine. 3 Mortals with joy beheld his face, Th' eternal Father's only Son;

203.* T. 172. How full of truth, how full of grace Was Christ in whom the Godhead THY majesty how vast it is ! shone !

And how immense the glory, 4 Archangels left their high abode, Which thou, O Jesus, dost possess ! To learn new myst'ries here & tell

Both heav'n and earth adore thee. The love of our descending God, The numberless heavenly hosts laud The glories of Immanuel.

thy name

Thy glory & might are transcendent; 202. T. 22.

Ten thousands of angels thy praises

shall bless the Lord of all,

Upon thee gladly dependent.
My praise ascend to his abode:
Thee, Saviour, by that name I call,

5 The Father's Equal, God the Son,

With him thou ever reignest; The great, supreme, the mighty God!

Thou art partaker of his throne, 2 Without beginning or decline,

And all things thou sustainest. Object of faith, and not of sense ;

Both angels and men view their Maker Eternal ages saw him shine,

as man, He shines eternal


With joy that is past all expression; 3 As much, when in the manger laid, O happy, unspeakably happy who can Almighty Ruler of the sky,

Find in him life and salvation ! As when the six days work he made

3 This myst'ry ev'ry throne and pow'r Fill'd all the morning-stars with joy. Admires with adoration ; 4. Of all the crowns Jehovah bears, Th’angelic choirs for evermore Salvation is his dearest claim;

Extol his incarnation :

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T. 341. down, With accents melodious him praising;

WORTHY, O Lord, art thou, Unto the Lamb slain, and to him on

That ev'ry knee should bow, the throne,

Ev'ry tongue to thee confess; They render glory unceasing.

Universal nature join,

Strong and mighty thee to bless, 4 The church on earth in humble

Gracious, merciful, benign!
Exalteth Christ our Saviour; [strain,
She sings, “ The Lamb for us was slain,

2 Hail your dread Lord and ours, Our foe is cast for ever;

Dominions, thrones and pow'rs! For Christ hath redeem'd us by his Source of pow'r he rules alone: precious blood

Veil your faces, prostrate fall, Out of ev'ry nation and kindred,

Cast your crowns before his throne, And made us thereby kings and priests

Hail the Cause, the Lord of all! unto God,

3 Justice and truth maintain To him thanksgiving be render'd.” Thy everlasting reign; 5 When Christ shall come, in majesty,

One with thine almighty Sire, With all his bright attendance,

Partner of an equal throne ; And as the Judge in equity

King of kings, let all conspire On men pass final sentence: (dread,

Gratefully thy sway to own. Then shall all his enemies quaking with 4 Jesus, thou art my King, Wish mountains and rocks them to To me thy succor bring. cover;

Christ the mighty One art thou, The ransom'd with gladness will lift Help for all on thee is laid :: up their head,

This thy promise claim I now, And live with Jesus for ever.

Send me down the promis’d aid.

5 Triumph and reign in me,
T. 14.

And spread thy victory:
O THE delights, the heav'nly joys, Sin, and death, and hell control,
The glories of the place,

Pride and self, and ev'ry foe;
Where Jesus sheds the brightest beams All subdue, thro' all my soul,
Of his o’erflowing grace!

Conqu'ring and to conquer go. 2 Sweet majesty and awful love

206.* Sit smiling on his brow, And all the glorious ranks above

THOU reign'st above on heaven's At humble distance bow.


The Father's Equal, God the Son; 3 Princes to his imperial name The Holy Ghost to us displays

Bend their bright sceptres down: Thy majesty and boundless grace, Dominions, thrones, and pow'rs rejoice And in the Scriptures clearly doth exTo see him wear the crown.

plain, 4 Upon that dear majestic head

That thou, Lord, madest, and redeemThat cruel thorns did wound,

edst man. See what immortal glories shine 2 With awe and reverence 'fore thee, And circle it around !

And at thy name we bow the knee, 5 This is the Man, th' exalted Man, As all in earth and heaven join, Whom we unseen adore;

Textol thy majesty divine, But when our eyes shall see his face, Andthee, to God the Father's glory, call

Our hearts shall love him more. The great Jehovah, mighty Lord of all.

T. 97

208. *

T. 595

2 He laid his glory by, JESUS, my Lord, my God!

And dreadful pains endur'd, The God supreme thou art,

That rebels, such as you and I, The Lord of hosts whose precious blood

From wrath might be secur'd. Is sprinkled on my heart.

3 Upon the cross he dy'd,

Our debt of sin to pay; 2 Jehovah is thy name;

The blood and water from his side And thro' thy blood apply'd, Convinc'd and certify'd I am,

Wash guilt and sin away. There is no God beside.

4 And now he pleading stands

For us, before the throne; 3 Soon as the Spirit shows

And answers all the law's demands That precious blood of thine,

With what himself hath done.
The happy, pardon'd sinner knows
It is the blood divine.

5 He sees us willing slaves

To sin, and Satan's pow'r; 4 Yea only he, who feels:

But with an outstretch'd arm, he saves, "My Saviour for me dy'd,"

In his appointed hour.
Is certain that the Godhead dwells
In Jesus crucify'd.

6 The Holy Ghost he sends

Our stubborn souls to move,
T. 58.

To make his enemies his friends,

And conquer them by love. OUR gracious God be praised ever-7 The love of sin departs,

more, That Jesus Christ, who all our sorrows soon as his voice invites our hearts

The life of grace takes place, bore,

To rise and seek his face.
To our hearts so clearly is manifested,
That with conviction 'tis by us attested 8 The world and Satan rage,

That he is God. But he their pow'r controls;

His wisdom, love and truth engage 20 blessed truth which with deep

Protection for our souls. awe is heard, Truth worthy evermore to be reverd:9 Tho' press’d, we need not yield,

But shall prevail at length,
To the man Christ Jesus, a name is given
Above all names; all knees in earth For Jesus is our Sun and Shield,
and heaven 'Fore him must bow.

Our Righteousness and Strength. 3 of this great truth we boldly witness 10 Assur'd that Christ our King

Will put our foes to flight, bear,

We on the field of battle sing, And to mankind this ctrine will de

And triumph while we fight, clare, That he, who to save us assum'd our nature

210. And suffer'd on the cross, is the Crea- HOSANNA to the Son tor Of heav'n and earth.

Of David, and of God,

Who brought the news of pardon down, 209. T. 595.

And seal'd it with his blood. PREPARE a thankful song 2 To Christ, th' anointed King, To the Redeemer's name!

Be endless blessings giv'n; His praises should employ each tongue, Let the whole earth his glory sing, And ev'ry heart inflame.

Who made our peace with heav'n.

T. 595

211. T. 14.

3 Highest King and Priest,

Prophet, Lord, and Christ! ALL glory to the Saviour's name !

Thy dear sceptre is embraced Let angels prostrate fall;

By me at thy feet abased: Bring forth the royal diadem,

I choose Mary's seat And crown him Lord of all.

At thy holy feet. 2 Ye saints in glory, who with joy 4 Nigh to thee draw me, Have left this earthly ball,

Give me faith on thee Your most triumphant songs employ, To depend, and daily bolder Extol the Lord of all.

Cast all mis'ry on thy shoulder, 3 Children of God, who walk by faith,

Which I feel in me; Ye ransom'd from the fall,

Drow me nigh to thee. Show forth your dear Redeemer's death, 5 Grant me steadiness, Confess him Lord of all.

Lord, to run my race, 4 Let ev'ry tribe, and ev'ry tongue

Follwing thee with love most tender, That hear the Saviour's call,

So that Satan may not hinder Unite in one harmonious


Me by craft or force; And hail him Lord of all !

Further thou my course.

6 By thy Spirit's light,
T. 125.

Me instruct aright,

That I watch and pray with fervor, THOU Maker of each creature, Trusting thee, my soul's Preserver:

The Father's arm and might, Love unfeign'd, O Lord, Thou rulest o'er all nature,

Unto me afford. In thy own name and right.

7 Give me courage good, May we in ev'ry station



wealth and blood Enjoy thy great salvation,

I for thee could spend, my Saviour, And simply follow thee.

Hating world and sin for ever; 2 Lord, let us be increasing

Since for me, my God, In love and knowledge too;

Thou didst shed thy blood. That we, on thee believing,

8 When I hence depart, In spirit serve thee so,

Strengthen thou my heart, As in our hearts to savor

And into thy realms convey me, Thy matchless grace and favor,

In thy righteousness array me, And always for thee thirst.

That at thy right-hand

Joyful I may stand. 213.* JESUS, who with thee

214. Can compared be?

T. 583. Source of rest and consolation, THE blessed names of Jesus Christ Life and light, and full salvation: impart

trite heart: Son of God, with thee

Strength and rich comfort to the conNone compar'd can be !

As King, he over those the rule doth 2 Life! thou dyd'st for me,


[are. From all misery

Who in his kingdom faithful subjects And distress me to deliver,

2 He is the Rock, on him we build And from death to save for ever:

most sure, I am by thy blood

And thus 'midst raging tempests are Reconcild to God.

secure ;

T. 68.


The Corner-stone, he of the chureh is Thou dost our cause before thy Father nam'd.


plead, In whom the building's fitly join'd and As Advocate, and for us intercede. 3 As Leader, he before his people 10 To thee, the Mercy-seat, we may goes,

draw nigh, And constant vict'ry gains o'er all his And confidently on thy name rely:

As Lamb, thou didst become a sacrifice He is our High-priest, having no com. For us, and pay in blood our ransompeer,


price. Our names upon his breast engraven 11 As Bridegroom of the soul, the 4 Our only Master, who instructs us church thy bride right;

[Prophet's light: To thee, who purchas'd her, is close To know God's wilī we need this ally'd.

sake, Our Counsellor he is ; if we believe As Head, thy body thou wilt ne'er forHis words, nor flesh, nor world can us But of each member special notice take. deceive.

12 As Shepherd, thou thy sheep dost 5 Of all the feeble he the Strength re.

richly feed, mains,

Protect from harm, and to green pasAs Hero in the fight he conquest gains:

tures lead : Him Everlasting father,* all must own; O Bread of life, whereby alone we live, As Prince of peace, he to his church is Thro’ thee we everlasting life receive. known.

* Isaiah, ix. 6. 13 O living Fountain, he who drinks

of thee 6 As Lord, none dare his sov’reign Shall thirst no more to all éternity. will control;

Thou art the Vine, and we the branHe is thy Lord, be joyful, O my

soul ! His name is Wonderful, who can reveal Deriving juice from thee, we fruit His thoughts divine, immense, unsearchable!

14 Our All in all, sole Source of peace 7 He is the Life, by whom all things

and rest, subsist;

Thyself to each more clearly manifest : The Way, which cannot ev'n by fools o thou who art unchangeably the same, be miss'd;

Grant us to prove the virtue of thy The Truth, in which we may confide;

[of night, Which shines resplendent in the shades

215. T. 341. 8 The Word, by whom all things at O Day-spring from on high! first were made,


my cry: Who even now to life can raise the See the travail of thy soul, dead :

Saviour, and be satisfy'd, He's our Redeemer, who hath shed Rule in me without control, his blood,

May I ever thine abide.
The world to save, and reconcile to

2 Jesus, who art the Tree

of immortality, ,9 Thee, gracious Lord, our Saviour Feed this tender branch of thine ; we confess,

By thy influence I shall thrive ; Since we're partakers of thy saving Thou the true, the heav'nly Vine! grace:

Grafted into thee I live,

ches are,

can bear.


the Light

In mercy

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