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Who on earth can conceive

How happy we live In the palace of God, the great King ?

What a concert of praise,

When our Jesus's grace The whole heavenly company fing? 5

What a rapturous song,

When the glorify'd throng In the spirit of harmony join ?

Join all the glad choirs,

Hearts, voices, and lyres,
And the burden is mercy divine.
6 Hallelujah they cry

To the King of the sky,
To the great everlasting I AM ;

To the Lamb that was Dain,

And liveth again, Hallelujah to God and the Lamb. 7

The Lamb on the throne,

Lo! he dwells with his own,
And to rivers of pleasure he leads :

With his mercy's full blaze,

With the light of his face, Our beatity'd spirits he feeds, 8 Our foreheads proclaim

His ineffable name:
Our bodies his glory display:

A day without night

We feaft in his fight,
And eternity seems as a day!

HYMN CCV.
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ISU, great Shepherd of the Sheep,

To thee for help we fly :
Thy little flock in safety keep !

For O the wolf is nigh !

Jesu,

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2 He comes of hellish malice full,

To scatter, tear, and say:
He reizes every straggling soul,

As his own lawful prey.
3 Us into thy protection take,

And gather with thy arm !
Unless the fold we firft forsake,

The wolf can never harm.
4 We laugh to scorn his cruel pow'r,

While by our Shepherd's fide :
The sheep he never can devour,

Unless he first divide.
5 O do not suffer him to part

The souls that here agree!
But make us of one mind and heart,

And keep us one in thee ! 6 Together let us sweetly live!

Together let us die!
And each a starry crown receive,

And reign above the sky.

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TRY

RY US, O God, and search the ground

Of ev'ry finful heart; Whate'er of fin in us is found,

O bid it all depart! 2 When to the right or left we stray,

Leave us not comfortless ; But guide our feet into the way

Of everlasting peace. 3 Help us to help each other, Lord,

Each other's cross to bear : Let each his friendly aid afford,

And feel his brother's care.

4. Help us to build each other up,

Our little stock improve;
Increase our faith, confirm our hope,

And perfect us in love.
5 Up into thee, our living Head,

Let us in all things grow,
Till thou hast made us free indeed,

And spotless here below. 6 Then, when the mighty work is wrought,

Receive thy ready bride;
Give us in heaven a happy lot

With all the sanctify'd.

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HYMN CCVII.

1 Jesu, united by thy grace,

And each to each endear'd,
With confidence we seek thy face,

And now our pray'r is heard.
2 Still let us own our common Lord,

And bear thine eafy yoke,
A band of love, a three-fold cord,

Which never can be broke.
3 Make us into one spirit drink;

Baptize into thy name;
And let us always kindly think,

And sweetly speak the same.
4 Touch'd by the loadstone of thy love,

Let all our hearts agree;
And ever tow'rds each other move,

And ever move tow'rds thee.
5 To thee inseparably join'd

Let all our spirits cleave ;
O may we all the loving mind

That was in thee receive!

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6 This is the bond of perfectness,

Thy spotless charity;
O let us ftill, we pray, posless

The mind that was in thee!
7 Grant this, and then from all below

Insensibly remove;
Our souls their change fhall scarcely know,

Made perfect first in love.
8 With ease our souls thro' death shall glide

Into their paradise ;
And thence on wings of angels ride

Triumphant thro' the skies.
9 Yet when the fullest joy is giving

The same delight we prove,
In earth, in paradise, in heav'n,

Our All in All is love.

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HYMN CCVIII.
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ATHER of our dying Lord,

Remember us for good,
O fulfil his faithful word,

And hear his speaking blood ?
Give us that for which he prays;

Father, glorify thy Son ;
Shew his truth, and pow'r, and grace,

And send the Promise down.
2 True and faithful Witness, thou,

O Christ, the Spirit give !
Haft thou not receiv'd him now,

That we might now receive?
Art thou not our living Head ?

Life to all thy limbs impart :'
Shed thy love, thy Spirit shed

In ev'ry waiting heart.

3 Holy Ghost, the Comforter,

The gift of Jesus come : Glows our heart to find thee near,

And swells to make thee room ;
Present with us thee we feel,

Come, O come, and in us be !
With us, in us, live and dwell

To all eternity.

HYMN CCIX. * Jesu, Lord, we look to thee,

Let us in thy same agree ;
Shew thyself the Prince of Peace ;

Bid our jars for ever cease. 2 By thy reconciling love,

Ev'ry tumbling-block resnove,
Each to each unite, endear,

Come and spread thy banner here ! Ŝ Make us of one heart and mind,

Courteous, pitiful, and kind;
Lowly, meek in thought and word,

Altogether like our Lord. 4 Let us

each for other care,
Each the other's burden bear;
To thy church the pattern give,

Shew how true believers live.
Ś Free from anger and from pride,

Let us thus in God abide ;
All the depths of love express,

All the heights of holiness! 6 Let us then with joy remove

To the family above :
On the wings of angels fly;
Shew how true believers die,

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