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4 Those characters shall fair abide,

Our everlasting trust,
When gems, and monuments, and crowns

Are moulder'd down to dust.
5 So, gracious Saviour! on my breast,

May thy dear name be worn,
A sacred ornament and guard,

To endless ages borne !

65c. M. High Priest, or true Aaron.

NEWTON.

S EE Aaron, God's anointed priest,

Within the vail appear;
In robes of mystic meaning drest,

Presenting Israel's pray'r.
2 With the atoning blood he stands

Before the mercy-seat;
And clouds of incense from his hands,

Arise with odour sweet.3 Through him the eye of faith discerns,

A greater priest than he,
Thus Jesus pleads above the skies,

For you, my fricnds, and me.

4. The blood, which as a priest he bears

For sinner's, is his own;
The incense of his pray’rs and tears

Perfum's the holy throne.

5 In him my weary soul has rest,

Though I am weak and vile;
I read my name upon his breast,

And see the Father smile.

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LOD with us! O glorious name!

Let it shine in endless fame;
God and man in Christ unite ;-
O mysterious depth and height!

2 God with us ! amazing love,

Brought him from his courts above;
Now, ye saints, his grace admire;
Swell the song with holy fire.

3 God with us ! O, wondrous grace !

Let us see him face to face ;
That we may Immanuel sing,
As we ought, our God and King.

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6. 8. Immanuel Exalted.

Anon.

WHEN Jesus first at heaven’s com

mand, Descended from his azure throne, Attending Angels join'd his praise, : Who claim'd the kingdoms for his own.

HailImmanuel! Immanuel we'll adore,

And sound his name from shore to shore. 2 Girt with omnipotence and grace, The pow'rs of darkness trembling stood To bear the dire decree, and feel The vengeance of a mighty God.,

Hail, &c. 3 Not with'the sword that warriors wear, But with a sceptre dipt in blood, He bends the nations to obey : Aud rules them by the love of God.

Hail, &c.
4 Ride on and prosper, King of Kings,

Till all the powr's of hell resiga
Their dreadful trophies at thy feet,
And endless glory shall be thine.

Hail, &c.

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C. M.

Jesus.

DODDRIDGE.

1

JI
ESUS, I love thy charming name,

'Tis music to my ear;
Fain would I sound it out so loud,

That earth and beav'n night hear.

2 Yes; thou art precious to my soul,

My transport, and my trust, Jewels to thee are gaudy toys,

And gold is sordid dust.

3 All my capacious pow’rs can wish,

In thee most richly meet; Nor to my eyes is life so dear,

Nor friendship half so sweet.

4 O may thy grace still cheer my heart,

And shed its fragrance there; The noblest balm of all its wounds,

The cordial of its care.

5 I'll speak the honours of thy name,

With my last fainting breath ; When speechless, clasp thee in my arms,

My joy in life and death.

6 Till then I would thy love proclaim,

With ev'ry fleeting breath ;
And may the music of thy name

Refresh my soul in death.

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C. M.

The same.

NEWTON.

1 HOW sweet the name of Jesus sounds

Iv a believer's ear,
It sooths his sorrows, heals his wounds,

And drives away his fear.

2 It makes the wounded spirit whole,

And calms the troubled breast; 'Tis manna to the hungry soul,

And to the weary, rest.

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3 Dear name! the rock on which I build,

My shield and hiding place;
My never failing treasury fillid

With boundless stores of grace.

4 Jesus! my shepherd, husband, friend,

My prophet, priest, and king,
My Lord, my life, my way, my end,

Accept the praise I bring,

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