4 In loud hallelujahs they sing,

And harmony echoes his praise ;
When lo! the celestial King

Pours out the full light of his face :
The joy neither angel nor saint

Can bear, so ineffably great ;
But lo! the whole company faint,

And heaven is found-at his feet.


602 Clarke-p. 149.] 1st P. M. 6 lines 83.

UN of unclouded righteousness,


A sad benighted world to bless,

Which now in sin and error lies, Wrapp'd in Egyptian night profound, With chains of hellish darkness bound. 2 The smoke of the infernal cave,

Which half the Christian world o'erspread, Disperse, thou heavenly Light, and save

The souls by that impostor led,
The Arab thief, as Satan bold,
Who quite destroy'd thy Asian fold.
3 O might the blood of sprinkling cry

For those who spurn the sprinkled blood ! Assert thy glorious Deity!

Stretch out thy arm, thou triune God!
The Unitarian fiend expel,
And chase his doctrine back to hell.
4 Come, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

Thou Three in One, and One in Three,
Resume thy own, for ages lost,

Finish the dire apostacy ;. Thy universal claim maintain, And Lord of the creation reign!


603 Piymouth Dock-p.148.] Ist P.M. 6 lines 8s.

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Hast ransom'd every soul of man,
Why is the grace so long delay'd ?

Why unfulfill'd the saving plan?
The bliss for Adam's race design'd,
When will it reach to all mankind ?
2 Art thou the God of Jews alone,

And not the God of Gentiles too?
To Gentiles make thy goodness known;

Thy judgments to the nations show;
Awake them by the gospel call;
Light of the world, illumine all !
3 The servile progeny of Ham

Seize as the purchase of thy blood ;
Let all the heathen know thy name :

From idols to the living God
The dark Americans convert,
And shine in every pagan heart !
4 As lightning launch'd from east to west,

The coming of thy kingdom be ;
To thee, by angel hosts confess’d,

Bow every soul and every knee :
Thy glory let all flesh behold!

And then fill up thy heavenly fold.
604 Roberts—p. 158.] 1st P. M. 6 lines 8s.

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Again in human darkness shine!
Arise resplendent from afar !

Assert thy royalty divine !
Thy sway o'er all the earth maintain,
And now begin thy glorious reign.

2 Thy kingdom, Lord, we long to see:

Thy sceptre o'er the nations shake;
T' erect that final monarchy,

Edom for thy possession take :
Take (for thou didst their ransom find)
The purchased souls of all mankind.
3 Now let thy chosen ones appear,

And valiantly the truth maintain !
Dispread thy gracious kingdom here;

Fly on the rebel sons of men :
Seize them with faith divinely bold,
And force the world into thy fold !


605 Luton-p. 74.) L. M.

LORD, our God, we bless thee now,

To thee our souls and bodies bow :
With humblest awe fall down before
Thy throne, and joyfully adore.
God of our ancestors, we praise
The Father, Son, and Spirit of grace!
One glorious God, in persons three !

Our God to all eternity!
606 Old Hundred-p. 87.]

L. M. PRAISE God, from whom all blessings flow,

; Praise him above, ye heavenly host, Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

607 Chinap. 7.]

C. M.
The Christian Soldier.


A follower of the Lamb? And shall I fear to own his cause,

Or blush to speak his name? 2 Must I be carried to the skies

On flowery beds of ease ; While others fought to win the prize,

And sail'd through bloody seas? 3 Are there no foes for me to face?

Must I not stem the flood ?
Is this vile world a friend to grace,

To help me on to God? 4 Sure I must fight, if I would reign;

Increase my courage, Lord ;
I'll bear the toil, endure the pain,

Supported by thy word. 5 Thy saints in all this glorious war

Shall conquer, though they die ; They see the triumph from afar,

By faith they bring it nigh. 6 When that illustrious day shall rise,

And all thy armies shine In robes of victory through the skies,

The glory shall be thine.

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