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1119 3d P. M. 4 68 & 2 88.

Parting ;-10 meet again.
JESUS, accept the praise

That to thy Name belongs ;
Matter of all our lays,

Subject of all our songs;
Througli thee we now together came,
And part exulting in th; Name.
2 In flesh we part awhile,

But still in spirit join'd,
To embrace the happy toil

Thou hast to ench assign'd;
And while we do thy blessed will,
We bear our heaven about us still
3 O let us thus go on

In all thy pleasant ways,
And, arnı'd with patience, run

With joy the appointed race :
Keep us and every seeking soul,
Till all attain the heavenly goal.
4 There we shall meet again,

When all our toils are o'er,
And death, and grief, and pain,

And parting are no more :
We shall with all our brethren rise,
And see thee in the faming skies.
50 happy, happy day,

That calls thy exiles home;
The heavens shall pass away,

The earth receive its doom :
Earth we shall view, and heaven, destroy'd,
And shout above the fiery void.

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6 Acoording to his word,

His oath, to sinners given,
We look to see restored

The ruin'd earth and heaven;
In a new world his truth to prove,
A world of righteousness and love.
7 Then let us wait the sound

That shall our souls release,
And labour to be found

or him in spotless peace : In perfect holiness renew'd, Adorn'd with Christ, and ineet for God, '1120

C. M. Separated, but inseparable. COD of all consolation, take

The glory of thy grace;
Thy gifts to thee we render back

In ceaseless songs of praise. 2 Through thee we now together camo,

In singleness of heart;
We met, o Jesus, in thy Name,

And in thy Name we part.
3 We part in body, not in mind;

Our ininds continue one;
And each to each in Jesus join'd,

We hand in hand go on.
4 Subsists as in us all one soul;

No power can make us twnin; And mountains rise, and oceans roll,

To sever us in vain. 5 Present we still in spirit are,

And intimately nigh; While on the wings of faith and prayer

We to each other fly.

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CLOSE OF WORSHIP

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6. Our life is hid with Christ in God;

Our Life shall soon appear,
And shed his glory all abroad

On all his members here.
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C. M.
United,-though separated,
DIEST be the dear uniting love,
D. That will not let us part:
Our bodies may far off remove,

We still are one in henrt.
2 Join'd in one spirit to our Head,

Where he appoints we go;
And still in Jesus' footsteps tread,

And show his praise below,
3 O may we ever walk in him,

And nothing know beside,
Nothing desire, nothing esteem,

But Jesus crucified.
4Closer and closer let us cleave
- To his beloved embrace ;
Expect his fulness to receive,

And grace to answer grace.
5 Partakers of the Saviour's grace,

The same in mind and heart,
Nor joy, nor grief, nor time, nor place,

Nör lite, nur death can part.
6 Then let us hasten to the day

Which shall our flesh restore ;
When death shall all be done away,

And bodies purt no more.
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5th P. M. 4 lines 78.
Tribute of praise 'at parting.
CA
CHRISTIANS, brethren, ere we part,

Every voice and every beart
Join, and to our Father raise
One last hymn of grateful praise.

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5th P. M. 4 lines is. For a general blessing. NOW..may He who from the dead

Brought the Shepherd of the sheep, Jesus Christ, our King and Head,

All our souls in safety keep. 2 May he teach us to fulfil

What is pleasing in his sight; Make us perfect in his will,

And preserve us day and night. 3 To that great Redeemer'e praise,

Who the cov'nant seal'd with blood, Let our hearts and voices raise

Loud thanksgivings to our God. 1126

8th P. M. 87, 87, 47.
For the Spirit's influences.
CO
OME, thou soul-transforming Spirit;

Bless the sower and the seed;
Let each heart thy grace inherit;
Raise the weak, -the hungry feed;

From the Gospel
Now supply thy people's need.
2 O may all enjry the blessing,

Which thy word 's design'd to give;
Let us all, thy love possessing,
Joyfully the truth receive,

And forever
• To thy praise and glory live.
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8th P. M. 87, 87, 41.
For the fulness of peace and joy.
ORD, dismiss us with thy blessing;
Let us each, thy love possessing,
Triumph in redeeming grace;

o refresh us,
Travelling through this wilderness,

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