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35 S. M.
Claiming the promise.
SUS, we look to thee, * •] Thy promised presence claim; Thou in the midst of us shalt be,
Assembled in thy name:
2 Thy name salvation is,
Thy name is life, and health, and peace,
3 Not in the name of pride
From nature's paths we turn aside,
4 We meet the grace to take,
We meet on earth for o dear sake,
5 Present we know thou art,
Now, Lord, let every bounding heart
6 Q may thy quick'ning voice
And bid our inmost souls rejoice,
O's God is here! let us adore,
* Boing of beings! may our praise
37 S. M. The presence and grace of Jesus,
() THOU who art the light
Of all thy saints below,
That we may worship thee aright,
9 Our rising world obey'd
And all the heavenly host are sway'd
8 Yet all things made anew
When the Eternal Word we view
40, be thou present now,
While at thy footstool, Lord, we bow.
5Then shall we live to thee, -
38 C. M.
4 blessing on the word.
O. more we come before our God;
8 May we receive the word we hear,
And keep the precious treasure there,
4 To seek thee, all our hearts dispose;
And let the seed thy servant sows,
39 C. M. God’s service delightful.
ITH joy we hail the sacred day,
Which God has call?d his own;
With joy the summons we obe
2 % chosen temple, Lord, how fairl
To breathe the humble, fervent prayer,
3 Spirit of grace! O deign to dwell
With pure devotion glow. o
4 Pet Peace within her walls be found—
To spread with holy zeal around,
3 Heavenward our every wish aspires, - For all thy mercy's store; The sole return thy love requires, Is that we ask for more.
- 4 For more we ask; we open then
o 5 Qome, Holy Ghost, the Saviour's love
- Shed in our hearts abroad;
So, shall we ever live, and move, a