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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
The meanest souls instruction find,

None but the new-born heirs of grace
And raise their thoughts to God.

My glories shall partake.”
& 'Tis like the sun, a heavenly light
That guides us all the day;

8. Mighty Redeemer I set me free And through the dangers of the night,

From my old state of sin;
A lamp to lead our way.

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:
And better know the Lord.

Give me new passions, joys, and fears, 6. Thy precepts make me truly wise ;

And turn the stone to flesh.
I hate the sinners' road;
I hate my own vain thoughts that rise,

15. Far from the regions of the dead,
But love thy law, my God.

From sin, and earth, and hell; 6. Thy word is everlasting truth;

In the new world, that grace has made,
How pure is every page!

I would forever dwell.
That holy book shall guide our youth,
And well support our age.

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;
To visit earthly things,

And here my spirit waiting stands
With scorn divine he turns his eyes

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;
Far downward from the skies,
To visit every humble soul,

Then, O my soul, with joy obey

Thy heavenly Father's call.
With pleasure in his eyes.
8. Why should the Lord, who reigns above, 3. 'Tis he, by his almighty grace,
Disdain so lofty kings?

Who forms thee fit for heaven,
And why bestow such looks of love

And, as an earnest of the place,
Upon such worthless things ?

Has his own Spirit given.
4. Mortals, be dumb;-what creature dares
Dispute his awful will ?

4. We walk by faith of joys to come; Ask Do account of his affairs,

Faith lives upon his word;
But tremble and be still.

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,
Creating all things new.

And present, Lord, with thee.

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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
To judge the world in righteousness,

The honor due to me.
And make his vengeance known.

4. The man that offers humble praise, 8. Then shall the Lord a refuge prove

He glorifies me best;
For all the poor oppressed;

And those that tread my holy ways
To save the people of his love,

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.
Who dwelis on Zion's bill,
Who executes his threatening word,

2. Say to the Power that shakes the sky, And doth his grace fulfill.

“How terrible art thou !

Sinners before thy presence fly,
The acceptable Sacrifice. [Ps. 50. vi. Or at thy feet they bow."
1. Thus saith the Lord, -The spacious fields, 3. He rules by his resistless might:
And focks and herds are mine;

Will rebel mortals dare
O'er all the cattle of the hills

Provoke th’Eternal to the fight, I claim a right divine.

And tempt that dreadful war!

353.

The acceptable

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;
He keeps our life, maintains our peace, Thy wisdom all my features traced,
And guides our doubtful ways.

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;
We march at thy command;

But I review myself, and find
Led to possess the proinised place

Diviner wonders still.
By thine unerring band.

5. Thine awful glorica round me shine ;

My flesh proclaims thy praise:
Saints alone blessed. [Ps. 119. i.

Lord, to thy works of nature join 1. Blest are the undefiled in heart,

Thy miracles of grace.
Whose ways are right and clean;
Who never from thy law depart,

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;
And practice thy commands;

Amid the church, with cheerful voice,
With their whole beart they seek the Lord, His later wonders show.
And serve thee with their hands.

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,
How firm their souls abide!
Nor cnn a bold temptation draw

While Zion owns her King.
Their steady feet aside.

3. The Lord takes pleasure in the just,

Whom sinners treat with scorn;
4. Then shall my heart have inward joy, The meek, that lie despised in dust,
And keep my face from shame,

Salvation shall adorn.
When all thy statutes I obey,
And honor all thy name.

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,
And those that leave thy ways

For God shall raise the dead.
Shall see salvation from afar,
But never taste thy grace.

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.

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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;
Attend him rising through the sky,

Your various instruments employ,
With trumpets' joyful sound.

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:
Let knowledge lead the song:

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;
And Gentiles taste his grace.

When his salvation is our theme,
6. These western climes are all the Lord's, Exalted be our voice.
Here Abraham's God is known;

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.
How mean their natures seem,
Those gods on high, and gods below,

1. UNSHAKEN as the sacred bill,
When once compared with him.

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.
Lies in his spacious hand;
He fixed the sea what bounds to keep,

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.
Come, kneel before his face;
O may the creatures of his power

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.
And waits for your request;

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,
To my almighty God:

Shall smite his followers too.
He has my heart, and he my tongue,
To spread his name abroad.

363.

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 !
His counsels never change the scheme

Tinged with a blue of heavenly die,
That his first thought designed.

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;
What shall we do to make us wise,

Our souls with vast amazement fill,
But learn to read thy name?

And speak the builder God.
6. To fear thy power, to trust thy grace, | 6. But still the wonders of thy grace
Is our divinest skill ;

Our softer passions move;
And he's the wisest of our race

Pity divine in Jesus' face
Who best obeys thy will

We see, adore, and love

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