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GRANT, Lord, that with thy direc

tion: “Love each other,” we comply, Aiming with unfeigned affection Thy love to exemplify: Let our mutual love be glowing; Thus will all men plainly see, That we, as on one stem growing, Living branches are in thee. 2. 0 that such may be our union, As thine with the Father is, And not one of our communion E'er forsake the path of bliss: May our light 'fore men with

brightness, From thy light reflected, shine; Thus the world will bear us witness, That we, Lord, are truly thine.

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HOW pleasant is love's harmony,
When brethren truly dwell
Together in heart's unity,
And cordial friendship feel.
2. Lord Jesus, in that very night,
Ere thou didst bleed and die,
Thou didst with thy disciples urge
Love’s ever-sacred tie. -
3. Remind thy little flock, too apt
Among themselves to jar,
That all thy members' unity
Was ev’n thy dying care.
4. May we this testament fulfil,
One mind and spirit be,
And love with unremitting zeal

Each other fervently. Z.

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|In one another's peace delight,

And so fulfil his word 2. When each can feel his brother's sigh, And with him bear a part; When sorrow flows from eye to eye, And joy from heart to heart;

3. When free from envy, scorn, and Our wishes all above, (pride,

Each can a brother's failings hide, And show a brother's love;

4. When love, in one delightful stream, Through every bosom flows: When union sweet, and fond esteem, In every action glows. 5. Love is the golden chain, that binds The happy souls above;

And he's an heir of heaven tha

His spirit fill'd with love. (finds

Swaine. 413. T. 582.

BLEST is the tie that binds Our hearts in christian love:

The fellowship of kindred minds Is like to that above.

2. Before our Father's throne We pour our ardent prayers; Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one, Our comforts and our cares.

3. We share our mutual woes; Our mutual burdens bear; And often for each other flows

The sympathizing tear.

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