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Their early blessings on his name. 480 Kimbolton-p. 106.] L. M. ARM.inf the Lord, awake, awake!

Thine own immortal strength put on! With terror clothed, hell's kingdom shake,

And cast thy foes with fury down. 2 As in the ancient days appear!

The sacred annals speak thy fame; Be now omnipotently near,

To endless ages still the same. 3 By death and hell pursued in vain,

To thee the ransom'd seed shall come ; Shouting, their heavenly Sion gain,

And pass through death triumphant home. 4 The pain of life shall then be o'er,

The anguish and distracting care ; There sighing grief shall weep no more

And sin shall never enter there. 5 Where pure essential joy is found,

The Lord's redeem'd their heads shall raise, With everlasting gladness crown'd,

And fill'd with love, and lost in praise. 481 Kingswood-p. 277.] 12th P.M.76,76,78,76.

ESUS, from thy heavenly place,

Thy dwelling in the sky,
Fill our church with righteousness,

Our want of faith supply ;
Faith our strong protection be,

And godliness with all its power ;
'Stablish our posterity,
Till time shall be no more.

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2 Let the Spirit of grace o'erflow

Our re-converted land :
Let the least and greatest know,

And bow to thy command :
Wisdom, pure religious fear,

Our land's peculiar treasure prove ; Bless'd with piety sincere ;

Inspired with humble love. 482 Ascription—p. 229.] 7th P. M. 8 lines 7s. APPY soul, who sees the day,

of Thee, my Lord, (thou then wilt say :)

Thee will I for ever praise ; Though thy wrath against me burn'd,

Thou dost comfort me again;
All thy wrath aside is turn'd,

Thou hast blotted out my sin.
2 Me, behold! thy mercy spares ;

Jesus my salvation is ;
Hence, my doubts; away, my fears ;

Jesus is become my peace :
JAH, JEHOVAH, is my Lord,

Ever merciful and just;
I will lean upon his word ;

I will on his promise trust.
3 Strong I am, for he is strong;

Just in righteousness divine ;
He is my triumphal song ;

All he has, and is, is mine :
Mine ;-and yours, whoe'er believe ;

On his name whoe'er shall call,
Freely shall his

grace receive;
He is full of grace for all.
4 Therefore shall ye draw with joy

Water from salvation's well ;

Praise shall your glad tongues employ,

While his streaming grace ye feel. Each to each, ye then shall say,

“Sinners, call upon his name ; O rejoice to see his day ;

See it, and his praise proclaim !" 5 Glory to his name belongs,

Great, and marvellous, and high : Sing unto the Lord your songs,

Cry, to every nation, cry: Wondrous things the Lord hath done,

Excellent his name we find; This to all mankind is known;

Be it known to all mankind !
6 Sion, shout thy Lord and King,

Israel's HOLY ONE is HE !
Give him thanks, rejoice, and sing,

Great is he, and dwells in thee.
O the grace unsearchable !

While eternal ages roll, God delights in man to dwell,

Soul of each believing soul ! 483 Paris-p. 82.]

L. M. LORY to God, whose sovereign grace Call'd us to stand before his face,

And raised us into Abraham's sons. 2 The people that in darkness lay,

In sin and error's deadly shade, Have seen a glorious gospel-day,

In Jesus' lovely face display'd. 3 Thou only, Lord, the work hast done,

And bared thine arm in all our sight; Hast made the reprobates thine own,

And claim'd the outcasts as thy right.

4 Thy single arm, almighty Lord,

To us the great salvation brought ; Thy Word, thy all-creating Word,

That spake at first the world from naught. 5 For this the saints lift up their voice,

And ceaseless praise to thee is given; For this the hosts above rejoice

We raise the happiness of heaven. 6 For this, (no longer sons of night)

To thee our thankful hearts we give;
To thee, who call'dst us into light :

To thee we die, to thee we live.
484 Dorchester-p. 27.] C. M.
FATHER of me and all mankind,
Let every understanding mind

Unite to praise thy love!
2 To know thy nature and thy name,

One God in persons Three ; And glorify the great I AM,

Through all eternity. 3 Thy kingdom come, with power and grace,

To every heart of man:
Thy peace, and joy, and righteousness,

In all our bosoms reign.
4 Thy righteousness our sins keep down,

Thy peace our passions bind ; And let us, in thy joy unknown,

The first dominion find.
5 The righteousness that never ends,

But makes an end of sin ;
The joy that human thought transcends,

Into our souls bring in.

6 The kingdom of establish'd peace,

Which can no more remove;
The perfect power of godliness,
Th' omnipotence of love.

CHRISTMAS.

485 Portland-p. 251.) 10th P. M. 8 lines 8s.

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And peace upon earth be restored !
O Jesus, exalted on high,

Appear our omnipotent Lord!
Who meanly in Bethlehem born,

Didst stoop to redeem a lost race,
Once more to thy creatures return,

And reign in thy kingdom of grace.
2 When thou in our flesh didst appear,

All nature acknowledged thy birth;
Arose the acceptable year,

And heaven was open’d on earth ;
Receiving its Lord from above,

The world was united to bless
The Giver of concord and love,
The Prince and the Author of

peace.
3 O wouldst thou again be made known,

Again in thy Spirit descend,
And set up in each of thine own

A kingdom that never shall end
Thou only art able to bless,

And make the glad nations obey,
And bid the dire enmity cease,

And bow the whole world to thy sway!

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