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HYMN 2. C. M.

The Lord's day morning.

1 AGAIN the Lord of life and light
Awakes the kindling ray ;
Unfeals the eyelids of the morn,
And pours increasing day.

2 O what a night was that which wrapt
The heathen world in gloom!
O what a fun which broke this day,
Triumphant from the tomb !

3 This day be grateful homage paid,
And loud hofannas fung;
Let gladnefs dwell in ev'ry heart,
And praise on ev'ry tongue.

4 Ten thousand diff'ring lips fhall join
To hail this welcome morn ;
Which scatters bleffings from its wings
To nations yet unborn.

5 Jefus, the friend of human kind.
Was crucified and flain !

Behold, the tomb its prey reftores!
Behold he lives again!

6 And while his conqu'ring chariot wheels
Afcend the lofty fkies,
Broken beneath his powerful crofs,
Death's iron fceptre lies.

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The facrifice of the heart...

1 WHEN, as returns this folemn day, Man comes to meet his maker, God,


What rights, what honours fhall he pay How spread his fov'reign's praise abroad? 2 From marble domes and gilded fpires Shall curling clouds of incenfe rife? And gems, and gold, and garlands deck The coftly pomp of facrifice?

3 Vain, finful man! creation's lord,
Thy golden off'rings well may fpare:
But give thy heart, and thou shalt find,
Here dwells a God who heareth prayer.

HYMN 4. C. M.

The fabbath of the foul.

1 SLEEP, fleep to-day, tormenting cares, Of earth and folly born!

Ye fhall not dim the light that streams
From this celeftial morn.

2 To-morrow will be time enough
To feel your harsh control;
Ye fhall not violate, this day,
The fabbath of the foul.

3 Sleep, fleep for ever, guilty thoughts!
Let fires of vengeance die ;

And, purg'd from fin, may we behold
A God of purity!

HYMN 5. L. M.

The houfe of God.

1 LO, God is here! let us adore, And humbly bow before his face :

Let all within us feel his pow'r,
Let all within us feek his grace.
2 Lo, God is here! him day and night
Th' united choirs of angels fing:
To him, enthron'd above all height,
Heav'n's hoft their noblest praises bring.
3 Being of beings! may our praise
Thy courts with grateful fragrance fill :
Still may we ftand before thy face,
Still hear and do thy fov'reign will.

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1 BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne
Ye nations bow with facred joy:
Know that the LORD is God alone;
He can create, and he destroy.

2 His pow'rful word, which all things made,
Gave life to clay, and form'd us men:
And when like wand'ring fheep we ftray'd,
He brought us to his fold again.

3 We are his people, we his care,
Our fouls and all our mortal frame :
What lafting honours can we rear,
Almighty Maker, to thy name?

4 We'll crowd thy gates with thankful fongs;
High as the heav'ns our voices raise ;
And earth, with her ten thoufand tongues,
Shall fill thy courts with founding praise.

5 Wide as the world is thy command;
Vaft as eternity thy love;

Firm as a rock thy truth will ftand,
When rolling years shall cease to move.

HYMN 7. L. M.

Veni Creator.

1 OH! fource of uncreated light!

By whom the worlds were rais'd from night :
Come, vifit ev'ry pious mind;
Come, pour thy joys on human kind.

2 Plenteous in grace, descend from high,
Rich in thy matchless energy:

From fin and forrow fet us free,
And make us temples worthy thee.
3 Cleanse and refine our earthly parts:
Inflame and fanctify our hearts,
Our frailties help, our vice control,
Submit the fenfes to the foul.

4 Thrice holy fount ! thrice holy fire!
Our hearts, with heavenly love inspire;
Make us eternal truths receive,
Aid us to live as we believe.


5 Chafe from our path each noxious foe,
And peace, the fruit of love, bestow
And, left our feet should step astray,
Protect and guide us in our way.

HYMN 8. 61. L. M.

Before or after fermon.

1 WHILE here as wand'ring sheep we stray, Teach us, O teach us, Lord, thy way!

Difpofe our hearts, with willing awe, To love thy word, and keep thy law; That, by thy guiding precepts led, Our feet the paths of truth may tread. 2 Great fource of light, to all below! Teach us thy holy will to know: Teach us to read thy word aright, And make it our fupreme delight; That, purg'd from vain defires, our mind In thee its only good may find. 3 Maker, Inftructor, Judge of all, O hear us, when on thee we call ! To us, all-bounteous Lord, dispense Thy grace, and guiding influence! Preferve us in thy holy ways,

And teach our hearts to speak thy praise !

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The acceptable worshipper.

1 WHO fhall tow'rds thy chofen feat
Turn, O Lord, his favour'd feet?
Who fhall at thine altar bend?
Who fhall Sion's hill afcend?
Who, great God, a welcome guest,
On thy holy mountain reft ?

2 He, whofe heart thy love has warm'd
He, whose will to thine conform'd
Bids his life unfullied run;


He, whose word and thought are one ;
Who, from fin's contagion free,

Lifts his willing foul to thee.

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