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2 Ye blessed souls at rest,
Who ran this earthly race, And now, from sin released,
Behold your Saviour's face, God's praises sound, as in His light With sweet delight ye do abound.
66 (DOWNS) C. M.
'1 What shall I render to my God
Copyright, 1895. by The Trustees of the Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work
(See also DARWALL'S 148th, No. 62)
4 My soul, bear thou thy part,
2 How much is mercy Thy delight,
at God's right hand,
John H. Gower, 1895
Sing thou the songs of love:
3 Ye saints who toil below,
Adore your heavenly King,
Some joyful anthem sing;
Rev. Richard Baxter, 1681: recast by Rev. Richard R. Chope, 1857
3 How happy all Thy servants are!
My life, which Thou hast made Thy care,
4 Here in Thy courts I leave my vow,
Psalm cxvi. Rev. Isaac Watts, 1719
Shine up on us, Saviour, shine,
And Thy saving health ex- tend
68 LEIGHTON S. M.
1 How charm-ing is the place Where my Re-deem-er God
Un to earth's re- mot - est end.
Fill Thy Church with light Di - vine;
2 Here, on the mercy-seat,
With radiant glory crowned, Our joyful eyes behold Him sit, And smile on all around.
(See also MORNINGTON, No. 154)
3 To Him their prayers and cries
His face, And sheds His love a - broad.
Henry W. Greatorex, 1849
4 To them His sovereign will
And in return accepts, with smiles,
5 Give me, O Lord, a place
Within Thy blest abode, Among the children of Thy grace, The servants of my God.
Rev. Samuel Stennett, 1787
3 We would sing as in the rays
70 (GORTON) S. M.
Thou hast vouchsafed to bless,
With fruits of holiness.
Copyright, 1895, by The Trustees of the Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath-School Work
2 Show us, Lord, the goal of life,
And give us heart to run;
Breathe the peace that follows strife,
2 Here faith and hope and love Reign in sweet bond allied; There, when this little day is o'er,
Shall love alone abide.
John H. Gower, 1895: alt.
3 O love, O truth, O light! Light never to decay!
At the Close of Service
Come to urge our old re-quest. AMEN.
For ever Thy delight:
4 We would pray as those who stand
Rev. Thomas T. Lynch, 1855
O rest from thousand labors past!
4 Here, amid cares and tears,
Bearing the seed we come;
5 Give, mighty Lord Divine,
The fruits Thyself dost love;
GORTON S. M.
2 With Thee when dawn comes in And calls me back to care, Each day returning to begin
With Thee, my God, in prayer.
3 With Thee amid the crowd
That throngs the busy mart,
By day, by night; at home, a broad, I would be still with Thee. A - MEN.
Arr. from Hans G. Nägeli, by Lowell Mason, 1845
(See also ABER, No. 228)
1 Lord of the hearts of men,
I would de sire
6 With Thee, in Thee, by faith
By day, by night, in life, in death,
4 With Thee when day is done,
And evening calms the mind; The setting as the rising sun
With Thee my heart would find.
5 With Thee when darkness brings
to age, Thy chosen saints With fruits of ho - li- ness.
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