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C. M. O come, let us worship. COME, let us join the hosts above,

; Remember our Creator's love,

And lisp our Father's praise. 9 His majesty will not despise

The day of feeble things
Grateful the songs of children nise,

And please the King of kings.
3 He loves to be remember'd thus,

And honour'd for his grace;
Out of the mouths of babes like us,

His wisdom perfects praise. 4 Glory to God, and praise, and power,

Honour and thanks be given! Children and cherubim adore

The Lord of earth and heaven. 2

C. M.
Christ's Invitation.

And, as in other days, he spreads

His Arias to take us in.

Our Saviour bide the children come;

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9 Forever blessed be his name;

No earthly love like bis!
O may it draw our hearts to him,

And to the world of bliss!
3 There may we come at last, to sing

In nobler strains his praise ;
And join the little ones, who stand
Before our Father's face.

S. M.
Come to Jesus.
COME to the mercy-seat-

Come to the place of prayer;
Come, little children, to His feet,

In whom ye live and are !
2 Come to your God in prayer-

Come to your Saviour now-
While youthful skies are bright and fair,

And health is on your brow. 3 Come in the name of Him

Who all your sorrows bore Wlu ever lives to pardon sin,

And will be sought by prayer.


C. M.
I am to live forser.
THE sun that lights the world shall fade,

The stars shall pass away;
But I, a child, inmortal male,

Shall witness their decay. ! Yes, I shall live when they are dead,

Though now so bright they shine; When earth, and all it holds, are fled,

Eternity is mine.

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3 For I shall never, never die,

While God himself remains;
But either live in heaven on high,

Or bound in hell in chains.
4 If heaven and hell ne'er pass away,

To Christ O let me flee;
If pain be hard for one short day,

What must forever be!

C. M. Thou, God, seest mo.

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Strikes through the shales of night,
And our most secret actions lie

All open to thy sight.
2 There's not a sin that we commit,

Nor wicked world we say,
But in thy dreadful book 'tis writ,

Against the judgment-day.
3 And must the crimes that I have done

Be read and publish'd there!
Be all exposed before the sun,

While men and angels hear!
4 Lord, at thy foot ashamed I lie;

Upward I dare not look ;
Pardon my sins before I die,

And blot them from thy book.

L. M.
Death approaches.
THERE is an hour when I must die,
A thousand children, young as I,

Are call'd by death to hear their doom. 2 Let me improve the hours I have,

Before the day of grace is fled ;
There's no repentance in the grave,

Nor pardon offer'd to the dead.




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3 Just as a tree cut down, that fell

To north or southward, there it lies;
So man departs to heaven or hell,

Fix'd in the state wherein he dies.

C. M.
Life a summer's day.
THIS life is but & summer's day

Of shadows and of light,
Its brightest sumbeams pass away,

And soon give place to night.
Fair childhood is the early dawn,

And youth the morning gay;
Manhood's the noon so quickly gone,

And age the evening ray.
2 This life was given us to preparo

For that which is to come;
O may I gain admittance there,

And find a heavenly home!
And will the Lord my sins forgive

Through his redeeming love,
And bid me to his glory live,
And write my name above

S. M.
Heaven and hell.
THERE is beyond the sky

And holy children, when they die,

Go to that world above.
2 There is a dreadful hell,

And everlasting pains;
There sinners must with devils dwell,

In darkness, fire, and chains.
3 Can such a child as I

Escape this awful end !
And may I hope, whene'er I die,

I shall to heaven Ascend !

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