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Make we mention of his love,
Pablish we his praise below:
We are met in Jesu's name;
Foli'wers of the bleeding Lamb. 2 Let us then sweet counsel take,
How to make our calling supe;
Past the reach of hell secure;
Pray we for our faith's increase;
Constant joy, and lasting peace. 3 More and moro let love abound:
Let us pever, never rest,
Of our paradise possest :
Calls us back, from Eden driven:
Hymn 137. S. M.
PART FIRST. 1 AVIOUR of sinful men,
Thy goodness we proclaim, Which brings us here to meet again,
And triumph in thy name. 2 Thy mighty name hath been
Our safeguard and our tow'r,
Hath sav'd us from the world and sin,
And the accuser's power. 3 Jesus, take a}l the praise,
That still on earth we live;
And innocently grieve! 4 We sball from sinners flee,
When perfected in love; And haste to better conipany, Who wait for us above.
Hymn 138. S. M. And willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. 2 Cor. v. 8.
PART SECOND. ? A
Our friends that went before, We soon in paradise shall find,
And meet to part no more. 2 There all our griefs are spent,
There all our sorrows end; We cannot there the fall lament
of a departed friend! 3 No slightest touch of pain,
Nor sorrow's least alloy, Can violate our rest, or stain
Our purity of joy: 4 In that eternal day
No clouds or tempests rise; There gushing tears are wip'd away
For erer from our eyes,
Hymn 139. P. M. Through much tribulation. Acts xiv. 22. 1 ESUS, to thee our hearts we lift,
With thanks for thy continued gist,
That still thy gracious name we know; Retain our sense of sins forgiven,
And wait for all our ioward heaven. 2 What mighty troubles hast thou shorn
Thy feeble, tempted followers bere! We have through fire and water gone;
Put saw thee on the floods appear; But felt thee present in the flame,
And shouted our Deliverer's name. 3 Thou who bast kept us to this hour,
O keep us faithful to the end!
Our Jesus shall from beaven descend,
Hymn 140. S. M.
Might feel after him and find him. Acts xvii, 27. 'J
CESUS, we look to thee,
Thy promis'd presence claim: Thou in the midst of us shalt be,
Assembled in thy name. 2 Thy name salvation is,
Which here we come to provej: 3
Thy naine is life, and health, and peace,
And everlasting love.
Or selfishness we meet,
And worldly thoughts forget.
Which thou hast freely given;
That we may meet in heaven.
But I thyself reveal!
The mighty comfort feel!
The inbred sin remove!
Hymn 141. C. M. Receive ye the Holy Ghost. John xx. 22. 1 AVIOUR, with us assembled bere,
Come, and thyself reveal!
Let us thy presence feel.
And these dry boues shall live:
* The Holy Ghost receive!"
3. Cause us the record to receive!
Speak, and the tokens show : “O be not faithless, but believe “In me, who died for you!"
Hymn 142. P. M. Tro are better than one. Eccl. iv. 9. WO are better far than one,
For counsel or for fight;
Or serve his God aright?
Each to love provoke his friend,
of his commands,
To him who falls alone!
To help his weak ness on:
We each other's burdens bear, Never need our footsteps slip,
Upheld by mutual prayer. 3 O that all of us might prove
The fellowship of saints!
What every member wants !
Feel our sins on earth forgiven, Rise, in his whole image rise,
And meet our Head in heaven.