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21st P. M. 66, 84, 66, 84. Continued.- Pressing toward the mark. THOUGH
GH nature's strength decay,
At His command;
With Jesus in iny view;
Mly way pursue.
2 The goodly land I see,
With peace and plenty blest;
And endless rest.
And oil and wine abound;
With mercy crown'd.
3 There dwells the Lord onir King,
The Lord our Righteousness,
The Prince of Peace;
His kingdon still maintains ;
4 He keeps his own secure;
He gnards them by bis side;
His spotless bride;
With strening of sacred blies,
He still supplies,
5 Before the great Three One
They all exulting stand,
Through all their land:
And swell the growing fame; And sing, in songs which never end,
The wondrous Name.
21st P. M. 66, 84, 66, 84.
And evermore shall be ;
We worship thee.
2 Before the Saviour's face
The ransom'd nations bow;
Forever new :
They kindle to a flame!
The slaughter'd Lamb.
3 The whole triumphant host
Give thanks to God on high ;
They ever cry:
(I join the heavenly lays,)
And endless praise,
The saints in countless myriads stand;
7th P. M. 8 lines 79. The spirits of the just made perfect. VHO are these array'd in white,
Brighter than the noon-day sun!
Nearest the eternal throne
Nobly for their Master stood;
Foll'wers of the dying God.
Wasb'd their robes, by faith, below,
Blood that washes white As snow;
Serve their Muker day and night.
God doth in his saints delight.
27th P. M. 4 lines 11e. 'I toould not live alray. I
WOULD not live alway: I ask not to stay
Where storm after storni rises dark o'er the way
10th P. M. 8 lines 8g Having a desire to depart. I LONG to behold in array
With glory and light from above;
His beauty of holiest love:
Where Jesus hath fix'd his abode;
And fly to the mountain of God! 2 With him I on Zion shall stand,
Fur Jesús hath spoken the word; The breadth of Immanuel's land
Survey by the light of my Lord. But when, on thiy bosom reelinea,
Thy face I am strengthen'd to see, My fulness of rapture I find,-
My heaven of heavens in thee.
3 How happy the people that dwell
Secure in the city above!
No sickness or borrow shall prove.
Forgiveness and holiness give;
And then to the city receive.
10tlı P. M. 8. lines 8s. --And to be with Christ, which is far better. 0
WHEN shall we sweetly remove,
O when shall we enter our rest,
The mother of spirits distress'd ;
Where sorrow and death are no more,
And cherub and seraph adore
2 But angels themselves cannot tell
The joys of that holiest place,
The light of his heavenly face :
The sight beatific they prove;
Enjoying the beams of his love.
8 Thou know'st in the spirit of prayer
We long thy appearing to see,
But longing to triumph with thee :
'Tis better in thee to be gone, And see thee in glory appear;
And rise to a share in thy throne.