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Hymn 217. C. M. Nevertheless I am not ashamed. 2 Tim. i. 12 1 ''M not asham'd to own idy Lord, Maintain the honour of his word,
The glory of his cross.
His name is all my trust;
Nor let iny hope be lost.
And he can well secure
Till the decisive hour.
Before bis Father's face;
Hymn 218. P. M. 1 HEPHERD of souls, the great, the good,
Who on thy servant's side hast stood,
The flock receiv'd from thee.
Thy most distinguish'd care;
Preserve for ever there.
ON THE SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL
of our God. Isa. lii, 10.
them that dwell on the earth, and to every na-
Hymn 219. L. M.
Isaiah lxii. 1.
Of every soul that cleaves to thee,
Their eager hopes thy house to see.
Till thou art in thy church ador'd,
And count them worthy of their Lord, 3 We too the joyful sound have heard,
That God is coming to bis place;
Our Lord his ruin'd church shall raise. 4 For this our willing soul shall go,
Ånd lowly at bis footstool lie,
There for a glorious temple cry.
l'by praise their happy lives employ; The saints in thee their all possess,
And shout the sons of God for joy.
Renew'd and sanctifed by grace,
The pillars shall no inore remove;
Hymn 220. P. M.
dhe of ?
Sets the kingdoms in a blaze :
Kindled in some bearts it is:
All partake the glorious bliss !"
Small and feeble was his day :
Now it winds its wid'ning way:
Ever mighty to prevail;
Shakes the trembling gates of hell.
He the door hath open'd wide :
Jesu's word is glorified !
He alone the work bath wrought;
4 Saw ye not the cloud arise,
Little as a humav hand ?
Hangs o'er all the thirsty land.
Drops already from above;
All the Spirit of his love!
Thou shalt arise and have mercy upon Zion;
for the time to farour her is come. Psalm cii. 13. 1 VOR
His grace and glory to display ;
Whoe'er the gospel call obey 2 Zion, he saith, my rest shall be;
The faithful shall my presence feel : I long for all who lorg for me,
And will in them for ever dwel). 3 I will increase their grácious store;
My Zion every moment feed,
And fill their souls with living bread. . With garments of salvation deck
Her priests, and clothe with robes of praise. Her saints their joy aloud shall speak,
And shout my all-sufficient grace.
Hymn 222. S. M. The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord and of his Christ. Rev. xi. 15. 1 JESUS, the Conqu’ror reigns,
In glorious strength array'd: His kingdom over all inaintains,
And bids the earth be glad. 2 Ye sons of men, rejoice
In Jesu's mighty love:
To him who rules above. 3 Extol his kingly pow'r;
Kiss the exalted Son,
High on bis Father's throne. 4 Our Advocate with God,
He undertakes our cause, And spreads through all the earth abroad, The vict'ry of bis cross.
Hymn 223. L. M. A sk of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for
thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. Psa. ii. 8.
Let all earth's sous thy mercy, prove,
Let all thy bleeding face adore! 2 The triumphs of tby love display:
Io every heart reign thou alone,