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2. When once it enters to the mind,
2. “ I'll be a sun of righteousness It spreads such light abroad,
To the new heavens I make
None but the new-born heirs of grace
My glories shall partake.”
8. Mighty Redeemer I set me free And through the dangers of the night,
From my old state of sin;
O make my soul alive to thee,
Create new powers within. 4. The men that keep thy law with care, And meditate thy word,
4. Renew mine eyes, and form mine ears, Grow wiser than their teachers are,
And mould my heart afresh:
Give me new passions, joys, and fears, 6. Thy precepts make me truly wise ;
And turn the stone to flesh.
15. Far from the regions of the dead,
From sin, and earth, and hell; 6. Thy word is everlasting truth;
In the new world, that grace has made,
I would forever dwell.
Hope of Heaven. (Hy. 513. 349. God's Condescension. (Hy. 78. 1. THERE is a house not made with hands, 1. When the Eternal bows the skies,
Eternal, and on high;
And here my spirit waiting stands
Till God shall bid it fly. From towers of haughty kings. 2. He bids his awful chariot roll,
2. Shortly this prison of my clay
Must be dissolved and fall;
Then, O my soul, with joy obey
Thy heavenly Father's call.
Who forms thee fit for heaven,
And, as an earnest of the place,
Has his own Spirit given.
4. We walk by faith of joys to come; Ask Do account of his affairs,
Faith lives upon his word;
But while the body is our home,
We're absent from the Lord. 350. Renewing Grace. Uy. 224. 1. ATTEND, while God's exalted Son
6. "Tis pleasant to believe thy grace, Doth his own glories show ;
But we had rather see; "Behold, I sit upon my throne,
We would be absent from the flesh,
And present, Lord, with thee.
• The small notes are for the Organ. 352.
God's Wrath and Mercy. [Ps. 9. i./ 2. I ask no sheep for sacrifice, 1. With my wbole heart I'll raise my song,
Nor ballocks burnt with fire;
To hope and love, to pray and praise, . • Thy wonders I'll proclaim; ..." Thou, sovereign Judge of right and wrong,
Is all that I require. Wilt put my foes to shame.
3. Call upon me when trouble's near, 2. I'll sing thy majesty and grace:
My band shall set thee free; My God prepares his throne
Then shall thy thankful lips declare
The honor due to me.
4. The man that offers humble praise, 8. Then shall the Lord a refuge prove
He glorifies me best;
And those that tread my holy ways
Shall my salvation taste. And give the weary rest. 4. The men that know thy name will trust 354. God's Power and Goodness. [Ps. 66. i. In thine abundant grace:
1. Sing, all ye nations, to the Lord, For thou dost ne'er forsake the just,
Sing with a cheerful noise ; Who humbly seek thy face.
With melody of sound record 6. Sing praises to the righteous Lord,
His honors and your joys.
2. Say to the Power that shakes the sky, And doth his grace fulfill.
“How terrible art thou !
Sinners before thy presence fly,
Will rebel mortals dare
Provoke th’Eternal to the fight, I claim a right divine.
And tempt that dreadful war!
4. O bless our God, and never cease;
2. Thy hand my heart and reins possessed, Ye saints, fulfill his praise;
Where unborn nature grew;
And all my members drew. 5. Lord, thou hast proved our suffering souls, O.
3. Thine eye with nicest care surveyed To make our graces shine:
The growth of every part, So silver bears the burning coals,
Till the whole scheme, thy thoughts had laid, The metal to refine.
Was copied by thine art.
4. Heaven, earth, and sea, and fire, and wind, 6. Through watery deeps and fiery ways
Show me thy wondrous skill;
But I review myself, and find
Diviner wonders still.
5. Thine awful glorica round me shine ;
My flesh proclaims thy praise:
Lord, to thy works of nature join 1. Blest are the undefiled in heart,
Thy miracles of grace.
357. The Saints praising God. [PS. 149. But fly from every sin.
1. All ye that love the Lord, rejoice, Blest are the men that keep thy word,
And let your songs be new;
Amid the church, with cheerful voice,
2. The Jews, the people of his grace,
Shall their Redeemer sing; 8. Great is their peace who love thy law;
And Gentile nations join the praise,
While Zion owns her King.
3. The Lord takes pleasure in the just,
Whom sinners treat with scorn;
Salvation shall adorn.
4. Saints should be joyful in their King,
E'en on a dying bed; 6. Vile as the dross the wicked are;
And like the souls in glory sing,
For God shall raise the dead.
6. Then his high praise shall fill their tonguen,
Their hand shall wield the sword;
And vengeance sball attend their songs, 356. Han wonderfully maic. [PS. 193
The vengeance of the Lord. 1. WHEN I with pleasing wonder stand, 6. When Christ the judgment-seat ascends, And all my frame survey,
And bids the world appear, Lord, 't is thy work; I own thy hand
Thrones are prepared for all his friends, Thus built my humble clay.
Who humbly loved him here.
Where there are works to make him known, or saints to love the Lord.
358. Christ ascending and reigning. [Ps. 47. 359. For the Sabbath-day. [Ps. 81. ii. 1. O for a shout of sacred joy
1. To God, our strength, your voice, aloud, To God the sovereign King!
In strains of glory raise; Let every land their tongues employ, High to Jehovah, Jacob's God, And hymns of triumph sing.
Exalt the notes of praise. 2. Jesus, our God, ascends on high;
2. With psalms of honor and of joy, His heavenly guards around
Let all his temples ring;
Your various instruments employ,
And songs of triumph sing. 8. While angels shout and praise their King,
ir Kino ! 3. Now let the gospel trumpet blow, Let mortals learns their strains;
On his appointed feast, Let all the earth his honors sing;
And teach his waiting church to know O'er all the earth he reigns.
The Sabbath's sacred rest. 4. Rehearse his praise with awe profound,
4. This was the statute of the Lord
To Israel's favored race:
And yet his courts preserve his word, Nor mock him with a solemu sound
And there we wait his grace. Upon a thoughtless tongue. 6. In Israel stood his ancient throne, 360. A Psalm before Prayer. [Ps. 95. i. He loved that chosen race;
1. Sing to the Lord Jehovah's name, But now he calls the world his own,
And in his strength rejoice;
When his salvation is our theme,
2. With tbanks approach his awful sight, While powers and princes, shields and And psalms of honor sing: swords,
The Lord's a God of boundless might, Submit before his throne.
The wbole creation's King.
S. Let princes hear, let angels know,
The Saints' Safety. [Ps. 125. i.
1. UNSHAKEN as the sacred bill,
And fixed as mountains be,
Firm as a rock, the soul sball rest, . 4. Earth, with its caverns dark and deep,
That leans, O Lord, on thee.
2. Not walls, nor hills, could guard so well And where the hills must stand.
Old Salem's happy ground,
As those eternal arms of love, 5. Come, and with bumble souls adore,
That every saint surround.
3. While tyrants are a smarting scourge, Be children of bis grace!
To drive them near to God,
Divine compassion still allays 6. Now is the time; he bends his ear,
The fury of the rod.
4. Deal gently, Lord, with souls sincero, . Come, lest he rouse his wrath, and swear,
And lead them safely on “ Ye shall not see my rest."
To the bright gates of paradise,
Where Christ, their Lord, is gone. 361. God's Wisdom in his works. [Ps. II. 1. 6. But if we trace those crooked ways
Which the old serpent drew, 1. Songs of immortal praise belong
The wrath that drove him first to hell,
Shall smite his followers too.
Creating Wisdom. (Dy. 64. 2. How great the works his band hath wrought,
1. ETERNAL Wisdom, thee we praise! How glorious in our sight!
Thee the creation sings! And men in every age have sought
With thy loved name, rocks, hills, and seas, His wonders with delight.
And heaven's high palace rings. 8. How most exact is nature's frame!
2. Thy band, how wide it spread the skyi How wise th' eternal mind!
How glorious to behold !
Tinged with a blue of heavenly die,
And starred with sparkling gold. 4. When he redeemed bis chosen sons, 3. Thy glories blaze all nature round, He fixed his covenant sure;
And strike the gazing sight, The orders that his lips pronounce
Through skies, and seas, and solid ground, To endless years endure.
With terror and delight. 6. Nature and time, and earth and skies, 4. Infinite strength, and equal skill, Thy heavenly skill proclaim:
Shine through the worlds abroad;
Our souls with vast amazement fill,
And speak the builder God.
Our softer passions move;
Pity divine in Jesus' face
We see, adore, and love