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750. T. 151.1 Thy chosen servants call;
Reveal thy grace to heathen hearts, OH that the Lord's salvation
Thy grace extend to all. M. Taylor. Were out of Zion come; To heal his ancient nation,
753. To lead his outcasts home? Ilow long the holy city
JESUS shall reign where'er the sun Shall heathen feet profane? Doth his successive journeys run; Return, O Lord, in pity ;
His kingdom stretch from shore to Rebuild her walls again.
(more. 2. Let fall thy rod of terror,
Till moons shall wax and wane no Thy saving grace impart: 2. For him shall endless prayer he Roll back the vail of error,
(head: Release the fetter'd heart: And praises throng to crown his Let Israel, home returning, His name like sweet perfume shall Her lost Messiah see;
With every morning sacrifice. (rise Give oil of joy for mourning, 3. People and realms of every tongue And bind thy church to thee. Dwell on his love with sweetest song;
Lyte. And infant voices shall proclaim 751. T. 22. Their early blessings on his name. WHEN shall thine hour, dear 4. Blessings abound where'er he Jesus, come,
reigns, That Israel's sons shall be brought The prisoner leaps to lose his chains, When shall they in thy name confide, The weary find eternal rest, Whom once their fathers crucified? And all the sons of want are blest, 2. When shall that hour of grace Peculiar honours to our King;
5. Let every creature rise and bring appear,
(near; That rends their vailas Christ draws Angels descend with songs again, When shall they feel what Thomas And earth repeat the loud Amen.
(knelt ? When 'fore his wounded side he
T. 151. 3. Then, Father, all thy family Shall in thy house assembled be,
HAIL to the Lord's Anointed ! And bless the Lamb who once was
Great David's greater Son! slain;
(Amen. Hail, in the time appointed, Come soon, Lord Jesus, come:
His reign on earth begun!
To set the captive free; 752. T. 590. To take away transgression, LORD, to thy people aid dispense,
And rule in equity. Their shield and portion be, 2. He shall come down like showers And let their lives the world con Upon the fruitful earth : That they belong to thee: (vince And joy and hope, like flowers, To bear thy truth to distant parts, Spring in his path to birth:
Before him, on the mountains, From many an ancient river,
Shall peace, the herald, go: From many a palmy plain,
Their land from error's chain. 3. Arabia's desert-ranger
2. Shall we, whose souls are lighted To him shall bow the knee; With wisdom from on high, The Ethiopian stranger
Shall we to men benighted His glory come to see:
The lamp of life deny?
Salvation ! O salvation!
Has learn'd Messiah's pame. 4. Kings shall fall down before him, 3. Waft, waft, ye winds, his story, And gold and incense bring;
And you, ye waters, roll, All nations shall adore him, Till like a sea of glory,
His praise all people sing: It spreads from pole to pole; For he shall have dominion
Till o'er our ransom'd nature O’er river, sea, and shore,
The Lamb for sinners slain, Far as the eagle's pinion,
Redeemer, King, Creator, Or dove's light wing can soar. In bliss returns to reign. 6. For him shall prayer unceasing
Bishop Heber. And daily vows ascend; Ilis kingdom still increasing,
756. A kingdom without end : The mountain-dew shall nourish
BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne, A seed in weakness sown, (ish, Ye nations bow with sacred joy; Whose fruit shall spread and flour- Know that the Lord is God alone: And shake like Lebanon.
He can create and he destroy. 6. O'er every foe victorious,
2. His sovereign power, withont He on his throne shall rest;
(men; From age to age more glorious,
Made us of clay, and form'd us All blessing and all blest:
And when like wandering sheep The tide of time shall never
we stray'd, His covenant remove:
He brought us to his fold again. His name shall stand for ever, 3. Enter his gates with thankful His great, best name of love.
songs, J. Montgomery. And in his courts your voices raise:
Let earth, with her ten thousand 755. T. 151. tongues,
(praise. FROM Greenland's icy mountains,
Sound forth, almighty Lord, thy From India's coral strand, 4. Wide as the world is thy com. Where Afric's sunny fountains
mand, Roll down their golden sand; Vast as eternity thy love,
Firm as a rock thy truth shall |
(move. FROM all that dwell below the When rolling years shall cease to
Let the Creator's praise arise; 757.*
T. 90. Let the Redeemer's name be sung CHRIST JESUS is that precious Through every land, by every grain,
tongue. Which fell into the ground and 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord! Now since he or our sins was slain, Eternal truth attends thy word:
He doth no more alone abide, Thy praise shall sound from shore But for the travail of his soul
to shore, His seed appears from pole to pole. Till suns shall rise and set no more.
XXXVI. HOLY BAPTISM.
759. T. 590. | Thou saidst, “Preach pardon to the HEAVEN'S kingdom none shall of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost;”
Baptize them in the name (lost, But as a little child; (enter in
We now will do the same.
2. Be present with us, Lord our Is heaven theirs, none shall forbid
Tho' water fails from sin (God; A child to come to him :
To cleanse, yet thy atoning blood Who shall forbid the water-flood
Can wash this infant clean: A babe to overstream ?
Accept this child we now baptize 2. O Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, His soul be precious in thine eyes,
And here present to thee;
Now and eternally.
T. 22. We now baptize a little child Into the Saviour's death;
BURIED in baptism with our Lord, 'Tis his command, and we perform We rise with him, to life restor’d; This solemn act in faith.
Not the bare life in Adam lost,
Schlicht. But richer far, for more it cost. 760. T. 590. 2. Christ by his blood aton'd for sin;
This precious blood can wash us LORD Jesus, from thy pierced side
clean, Both blood and water stream'd,
And he arrays us in the dress A cleansing laver to provide
Of his unspotted righteousness. For man, from sin redeem'd:
762. T. 582. 4. Thy faithful servant may he
Girded with truth divine; (prove, OUR baptism first declares
A sharer in thy dying love, That we must cleansed be,
A follower of thine. Then shows that Christ to all God's Dispenses purity. (leirs 5. Lord, plant us all into thy death,
That we thy life may prove; 2. Water the body laves; And, if 't is done by faith,
Partakers of thy cross beneath, The blood of Jesus surely saves
And of thy crown above.
Beck. The sinful soul from death. 3. Baptiz'd into his death,
765. We rise to life divine ;
THOU who in the days of thy flesh The Holy Spirit works the faith, And water is the sign.
didst receive (ing didst give,
The children, and to them thy bless763. T. 14. Most gracious Redeemer, thy favour
bestow (bless him now. FATHER of Jesus Christ our Lord, On him we present thee; we pray,
(In him our Father too,) O bless, we pray with one accord, 2. Receive him, 0 Christ, as a lamb
thou hadst lost, The work we have to do.
And think what a price his redemp2. Jesus, as water well applied
tion hath cost: Will make the body clean;
Thy name on his forehead, thy seal So in the fountain of thy side
on his breast, (impress'd. Wash thou this soul from sin.
Be by thee, our Shepherd and Bishop 3. O Holy Ghost, with power apply 3. Vouchsafe to be present, thou The Saviour's cleansing blood;
Father ador'd ; (ciful Lord; Own thou this babe, and testify,
And thou our Redeemer and merThis is a child of God.
J. Hart. O Holy Ghost, come with thy unc764.
tion and fire, (inspire.
And all with thy love and salvation JESUS, we lift our souls to thee,
J. Cennick. Thy powerful Spirit breathe; And let this little infant be
766. Baptiz’d into thy death. O BLEST Redeemer, in thy side 2. O let tbine unction on him rest; Upon the cross was made a wound,
Thy grace his soul renew; The fount, in which we're purified, And write within his tender breast, Wherein our sin and guilt are Thy name and nature too.
drown'd. 3. If thou shouldst quickly end his 2. Water and blood in streams ran days,
thence, His place with thee prepare; And on the earth were freely spilt; Or, if thou lengthen out his race, Water, to sanctify and cleanse; Continue still thy care.
Blood, to atone for heinous guilt.
3. This wondrous grace to place in 2. Rejoice, ye contrite hearts; view,
The blood which Jesus spilt, Baptismal waters were design'd, While we with water you baptize, In which thou, Lord, wast buried Will wash away your guilt. too,
3. While with repenting tears To thy great Father's will resign'd.
Your sins you now deplore, 4. Thus penitents who die to sin,
Christ with his blood will blot them With thee are buried in thy grave;
Remember them no more. (out, Thus quicken’d to a life divine,
4. Ye who in Christ believe, Their souls a resurrection have.
And to his sceptre bow, 5. And thoʻtheir bodies turn to dust, Sing your Redeemer's love, and tell This holy symbol doth assure,
What he hath done for you. The resurrection of the just 5. Unspotted robes you wear, Shall render them all bright and Your sighs to songs are turn'd; pure.
Stennet. Garments of praise adorn you now,
Who late in ashes mourn'd. 767.
6. Ye with your Lord are ris'n, COME, lowly souls, that mouru,
Aspire to things above: Depress’d with grief and shame, Mansions for you he now prepares, Wash in your Saviour's cleansing
In realms of light and love. And call upon his name. (blood,
XXXVII. THE HOLY COMMUNION
768.* T. 107. At each returning celebration, LORD Jesus, who before thy pas
We show thy death for our salva
tion. sion, Distress'd and sorrowful to death, 3. Assurance of our pardon sealed To us the fruits of thy oblation Is in this sacrament renew'd: In thy last supper didst bequeath; The soul with peace and joy is Accept our praise, thou bounteous filled, Giver
With thy atoning blood bedew'd; Of life to every true believer. That stream from all defilement 2. As oft as we enjoy this blessing, And life abundantly dispenses.
cleanses, Each sacred token doth declare Thy dying love, all thoughts sur- | 4. That bond of love, that mystic passing;
union, And while we thee in memory By which to thee, our Head, we're bear