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L. M. The creation invited to praise God. TROM all that dwell below the skies, I Let the Creator's praise arise ; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2 Eternal are thy mercies, Lord; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound irom shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more. 3 Your lofty themes, ye mortals, bring; In songs of praise divinely sing; The great salvation loud proclaim, And shout for joy the Saviour's name. 4 In every land begin the song; To every land the strains belong : In cheerful gounds all voices raise, And fill the world with loudest praise. 12

S. M. The universal King. MOME, sound his praise abroad, Jehovah is the sov'reign God,

The universal King. 2 He forin'd the deeps unknown;

He gave the seas their bound; The wat'ry worlds are all his own,

And all the solid ground,
8 Come, worsbip at his throne,

Come, bow before the Lord
We are his works, and not our own,

He form'd us by his word. 4 To-day attend his voice,

Nor dare provoke his rod;
Come, like the people of his choice

And own your gracious God.

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4th P. M. 886, 886. The love of Jesus. TESUS, thou soul of all our joys,

voice, And all our strength exert,Vouchsafe the grace we humbly claim; Compose into a thankful frame,

And tune thy people's heart.
2. While in the heavenly work we join,
Thy glory be our whole design,

Thy glory, not our own :-
Still let us keep this end in view,
And still the pleasing task pursue,

To please our God alone.
3 Thee let us praise, our common Lord,
And sweetly join, with one accord,

Thy goodness to proclaim : Jesus, thyself in iis reveal, And all our faculties shall feel

Thy harmonizing name.
4 With calmly reverential joy,
Olet us all our lives employ

In setting forth thy love;
And raise in death our triumph higher,
And sing, with all the heavenly choir,

That endless song above, 14

S. M. Exhortation to praise and thanksgiving.

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Ye people of his choice;
Arise, and bless the Lord your God,

With heart, and soul, and voice. 2 Though high above all praise,

Above all blessing high,
Who would not fear his holy Name

And laud, and magnify!

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From bis own altar brought,
To touch our lips, our souls inspire,

And wing to leaven our thought.
4 God is our strength and song,

And his salvation ours;
Then be bis love in Christ proclaim'd

With all our ransom'd powers. 6 Arise, and bless the Lord;

The Lord your God adore;
Arise, and bless his glorious Name,

Henceforth, forever more. 15

Bth P. M. 4 linos 78. Let all the people praise Him. THANK and praise Jehovah's Name,

For his mercies, firm and sure,
From eternity the same,

To eternity endure.
2 Let the ransom'd thus rejoice,
Gather'd out of every land;
As the people of his choice,

Pluck'd from the destroyer's hand. 8 Let the elders praise the Lord,

Him let all the people praise, When they meet, with one accord,

In his courts on holy days. 4 Praise him, ye who know his love;

Praise him from the depths beneath; Praise him in the heights above;

Praise your Maker, all that breathe. 6 For his truth and mercy stand,

Past, and present, and to be, Like the years of his right hand, Like his own eternity

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L, M.

Grateful adoration.

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Ye nations bow with sacred joy; Know that the Lord is God alone,

He can create, and be destroy.
9 His sov'reign power, without our aid,

Made us of clay, and forni'd us men;
And when like wand'ring sheep. we stray'd,

He brought us to his fold again.
8 We'll crowd thy gates with thankful songs,

High as the heavens our voices raise; And earth, with her ten thousand tongues,

Shall fill thy courts with sounding praise. 4 Wide as the world is thy command;

Vast as eternity thy love;
Firm As' a rock thy truth shall stand,

When rolling years shall cease to move.
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L. M. The prosperity of the saints. 0.

RENDER thanks to God above,

The fountain of eternal love,
Whose mercy firm through ages past
Hath stood, and shall forever last.
9 Who can his mighty deeds express,
Not only vast, but nuinberless!
What mortal eloquence can raise
His tribute of immortal praise !
3 Extend to me that favour, Lord,
Thou to thy chosen dost afford;
When thou return'st to set them free,
Let thy salvation visit me.
4 0 may I worthy prove to see
Thy saints in full prosperity,
That I the joyful choir may join,
And count thy people's triumph mine!

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13th P. M. 10 10, 11 11.
Adoration for infinite love.
TE servants of God, your Master proclaim,

And publish abroad his wonderful name;
The name all-victorious of Jesus extol;
His kingdom is glorious; he rules over all.
2 God ruleth on high, almighty.to save;
And still he is nigh; his presence we have:
The great congregation his triumph shall sing,
Ascribing salvation to Jesus our king.
3 Salvation to God, who sits on the throne ;
Lit all cry aloud, and honour the Son :
The praises of Jesus the angels proclaim,
Fall down on their faces, and

worship the Lamb. 4 Then let us adore, and give him his right,All glory and power, and wisdom and might, All honour and blessing, with angels above, And thanks dever ceasing, for infinite love. 19

4th P. M. 886, 886.
The glory of His grace.
ET all on earth their voices raise,
And bless his holy Name:
His glory let the heathen know,
His wonders to the nations show,

His saving grace proclaim.
? He framed the globe ; he built the sky
He made the shining worlds on high,

And reigns in glory there :
His beams are majesty and light;
His beauties, how divinely brightl

His dwelling-place, how fair

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