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T. 205.

Thy name we worship and adore To God, our help and sure abode, World without end for evermore: Whose gracious visitation Vouchsafe, O Lord, we humbly Renews his blessings every day, pray,

And takes our griefs and fears away, To keep us safe from sin this day: Give to our God the glory. O Lord have mercy on us all;

2. The heavenly hosts with awe Have mercy on us when we call:

show forth Thy mercy, Lord, to us dispense, According to our confidence:

The praise of their Creator: Lord, we have put our trust in thee, Whate’er exists in nature, (earth,

All creatures both in heaven and Confounded let us never be: Amen.

Ambrose. Speak their divine Original,

Impress'd most wisely on them all:

Give to our God the glory. MEET and right it is to sing,

3. What is created by our God At all times, in every place,

Enjoys his preservation; Glory to our heavenly King,

And he extends o'er all abroad To the God of truth and grace;

His fatherly compassion: Join we then with sweet accord,

Throughout the kingdomof his grace All in one thanksgiving join:

Prevail his truth and righteousness: Holy, holy, holy Lord !

Give to our God the glory. Never-ceasing praise be thine.

In my distress I rais'd with faith 2. Vying with the heavenly choir, To God my supplication; Who declare thy praise above,

My Saviour rescu'd me from death, We on eagle's wings aspire,

And gave me consolation; On the wings of faith and love : This makes me with both heart and Thee they sing, with glory crown'd;

voice We extol the slaughter'd Lamb:

Before the God of grace rejoice: Lower if our voices sound,

Give to our God the glory. Still our subject is the same. 5. The Lord hath ever to his flock 3. Father, God, thy love we praise, Kept without separation; Love, which gave thy Son to die:

He doth abide our shield and rock, Jesus, full of truth and grace,

Our peace and our salvation; Thee alike we glorify:

He leads us with a mother's care, Spirit, Comforter divine,

Protects from danger, guards from Praise by all to thee be giv'n,

Give to our God the glory. (fear: Till we in full chorus join, (heaven. 6. As long as I have breath in me When this earth is chang'd for I will sound forth his praises :

C. Wesley (ad.)

His precious saving name shall be

Exalted in all places : 556.*

T. 132.

My heart, with all thy strength adore ALL glory to the sovereign Good, The God of grace, the God of poper, And Father of compassion, And give him all the glory.

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# Who spread the lofty firmament *d starry skies around? (scend Who makes the dew and rain deTo fructify the ground:— % Who doth preserve our life and

* ease and safe abode 2 (health, Who doth secure our peace and our ever-gracious God. (wealth? | On thee, almighty Lord of hosts, opend our life and all; (coasts,

hou keepest watch around our Protecting great and small.

7. Thy chastisements are nought but love: When we our sins confess, We thy forgiveness richly prove; 'T is thy delight to bless.

8. Thou count'st thy children's sighs and tears, When they before thee mourn; No tear too mean to thee appears To put into thy urn.

9. Thou, when we sink oppress'd
Dost us with pity view, (with grief,
Administering thy kind relief,
And lasting comfort too.

10. Why need we mourn, as in despair, And grieve both day and night? On him we’ll cast our every care, Who gave us life and light.

11. Has he not tended us and fed,
Ev’n from our earliest days;
Our souls with loving-kindness led
Through many dangerous ways'

12. God never yet mistakes ho In his vast government: (m No, what he doth permit or aid Is bless'd in the event.

13. Then murmur not, but be ro To his most holy will; (sign, Peace, rest, and comfort thou wilt

My soul, in being still. (find, P. Gerhard. 558.* T. 195.

GOD reveals his presence;
Let us now adore him,
And with awe appear before him:

God is in his temple,
All in us keep silence,
And before him bow with rever-

ence:
Him alone—God we own ;

He's our Lord and Saviour: Praise shall our glad tongues emPraise his name for ever.

ploy, 2. God reveals his presence,

Praise o’erflow the grateful soul, Whom the angelic legions

While we vital breath enjoy, Serve with awe in heavenly re

While eternal ages roll. Holy, holy, holy,

(gions : 2. Thou art the eternal Light, Sing the hosts of heaven;

That shines in deepest night: Praise to God be ever given :

Wondering gaz’d the angelic train, Condescend-to attend

While thou bow'dst the heavens Graciously, O Jesus,

beneath, To our songs and praises.

God with God wast man with man, 3. O majestic Being,

Man to save from endless death. Were but soul and body

3. Thou for our griefs didst mourn, Thee to serve at all times ready:

Thou hast our sickness borne: Might we, like the angels

All our sins on thee were laid ; Who behold thy glory, (thee, Thou with unexampled grace

With abasement sink before all the mighty debt hast paid, And thro' grace-be always,

Due from Adam's helpless race. In our whole demeanour, To thy praise and honour.

4. Thou hast o'erthrown the foe,

God's kingdom fix'd below: 4. Grant us resi ation,

Conqueror of all adverse power, Hearts before thee bowed,

Thou heaven's gates hast open'd With thy peace divine endowed:

wide; As a tender flower

Thou thine own dost lead secure, Opens and inclineth (shineth;

And to life eternal guide.
To the cheering sun which
So may we-be from thee

5. Above the starry sky Rays of grace deriving,

Thou reign'st, enthron’d on high; And thereby be thriving.

Prostrate at thy feet we fall :

Power supreme to thee is girin, 5. Lord, come dwell within us,

As the righteous Judge of ali, While on earth we tarry :

Sons of earth and hosts of heaven. Make us thy blest sanctuary : O vouchsafe thy presence,

6. The seraphim in light Draw unto us nearer,

To sound thy praise unite; And reveal thyself still clearer: All their choirs thy glories sing: Us direct-and protect;

Who shall dare with thee to vie, Thus we in all places

Mighty Lord, eternal King, Shall show forth thy praises. Sovereign both of earth and sky?

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7. The venerable train, 559.*

Patriarchs, first-born of men, T. 341.

And the Apostles of the Lamb, THOU, Jesus, art our King; By whose strength they faithful Thy ceaseless praise we sing : prov'd,

Join to extol his sacred name Blessing and honour to our King, Whom in life and death they Till he in glory shall appear. lov'd.

4. Hail, Lamb once slain, thy pre8. The church, thro' all her bounds, cious blood

(God, With thy high praise resounds: Hath brought us sinners nigh to The confessors fearless here

Worthy art thou alone: Boldly praise their heavenly King: Accept, O Lord, Ancient of days, Children's feebler voices there Thy universal church's praise, To thy name hosannas sing. Here and around thy glorious

throne. 9. 'Midst danger's blackest frown Thee hosts of martyrs own:

561.*

T. 101. Pain and shame alike they dare,

THANKSGIVING, honor, praise, Firmly trusting in their God;

and might

(derd, Glorying thy cross to bear, (blood.

Unto the Lamb of God be renSealing thus their faith with who brought us to his kingdom's 10. Arise, exert thy power,

light,

(kindred; Thou glorious Conqueror:

From every nation, tongue, and Help us to obtain the prize, Before the world was form’d we

Help us well to close our race; were ordain'd (hath no end. That with thee above the skies By him to happiness and life which Endless joys we may possess. 2. To him who ever doth abide,

J. Angelus.

Be ceaseless songs of praise repeated

(bride, 560. T. 79. By the whole Church, his chosen JESUS, the whole creation's Head,

Here or in heavenly mansions Lord of the living and the dead,

seated,

(name, Endless thy glories shine:

The angelic hosts exalt his saving Thy blood-bought church in mercy

And we with all created beings do

the same. own;

(throne, The church assembled round thy 3. By all the saints around his Or pilgrims here; we all are thine. throne,

(heaven, 2. Pilgrims on earth, we here may With shouts of glory, to God's Son,

And all the angelic choirs in rest,

(nest,

Our King and Shepherd, praise The sparrow here hath found á

be given: Thine altars, O Lord God:

(rehearse; For all thy blessings and thy care, His glorious name

They join with us his goodness to Our gratitude in praise and prayer

be prais'd Shall still ascend to thine abode.

throughout the universe.

J. Neander. 3. Ye spirits of the just above, With Christ now perfected in love,

562.* Once our companions here; NOW let us praise the Lord In higher strains join us to sing With body, soul, and spirit,

T. 146.

T. 9.

Who doth such wondrous things 2. The Lamb was slain! both day Beyond our sense and merit;

and night Who from our mother's womb The angelic choirs his praises sing; And earliest infancy,

To him, enthron'd above all height, Hath done great things for us; Heaven's hosts their poblest anPraise him eternally.

thems bring;

(song, 2. O gracious God, bestow

While here poor sinners join the On us, while here remaining,

And praise him with a stammering An ever-cheerful mind;

tongue. Thy peace be ever reigning: 3. Gladly our own poor works we Preserve us in true faith

leave,

(fame, And Christian holiness;

For him despise wealth, pleasure, That when we go from hence To him our souls and bodies give, We may behold thy face.

His death doth our affections claim: M. Rinkhart. Henceforth we own him as our Lord, 563.*

His name be by us all ador'd. TILL permitted hence to go,

4. Thro' him alone we live, for he To behold my Saviour,

Hath drowned our transgressions al? Whom ev'n here by faith to know, In love's unfathomable sea: I enjoy the favour:

Fall prostrate, lost in wonder fall, 2. Till to heaven I go in peace,

Ye sinners, for the Lamb was slain;

He died that we might life regain. Where no sin assaileth, Sorrows,sighs, and tears must cease, 5. As ground, when parch’d with Love alone prevaileth :

summer's heat, 3. Till the day when I shall tread Gladly drinks in the welcome showThose celestial mountains,

So may we, listening at his feet, Where the Lamb himself will lead

Receive his word and feel his power: Me to living fountains :

May nothing in our hearts remain

,

(er,

But this great truth, “ The Lamb 4. Till that time mine eyes I'll raise was slain."

J. Wesley Unto him in spirit, And my feeble tongue shall praise

565. My Redeemer's merit.

ADORED be the Lamb of God, 564.

That he upon the cross

To God, by his most precious blood, THE Lamb was slain! let us adore, Hath reconciled us: With grateful hearts his mercy own; All praise be given to him, that we May all within us evermore Were born the day of grace to see, In silence at his feet fall down; When he his love to us reveald, Serve without dread, with reverence And thus our pardon seal'd.

love The Lord, whose boundless grace 2. To be his priests and witnesses we prove.

Is now our happy lot,

T. 159.

T. 90.

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