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Who lay'st thy temple's starry beams
Unshaken on the mighty deep ;

2 Conduct us o'er the trackless waste
That spurns the print of human feet,
But where thy presence may be traced
In every wind and wave we meet!

3 And as the liquid plains we rove,
Should stormy winds resistless blow,
O save us from the flash above 1
O spare us from the gulf below !

4 But teach us, – more than all the rest, —
To bow submissive to thy will,
In all thy tender mercies blest
In all thy judgments, patient still !

5 That when life's weary voyage is past,
By favouring gales or tempests driven,
Our steadfast barks may gain at last
Their wished for port — their port in heaven.

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1 REviving sleep! thy sheltering wing
Is o'er the couch of labour spread;
Sweet minister, unearthly thing,
That hovers round the tired one's head.

2 As calm and cold as mortal clay
When life is fled, earth soundly sleeps;
When evening veils the eye of day,
And darkness rules the ocean deeps.

3 But, lighted 'neath heaven's temple arch,
Ten thousand stars are shining round, -
And all on their imposing march,
Thy everlasting praise resound.

4 O then thy spirit, Lord, anew
Enkindles strength in sleeping men;
It falls as falls the evening dew,
And life's sad waste repairs again.

5 Be nature's gentle slumbers mine;
And lead me gently to the last;
Until I hear thy voice divine,
“Awake! for death's dark night is past.’

92. C. M. BP. HEBER.

.# Vision of Jerusalem.

1 JERUsALEM, Jerusalem! enthroned once on high, Thou favoured home of God on earth, thou heaven below the sky, Now brought to bondage with thy sons, a curse and grief to See Jerusalem, Jerusalem! our tears shall flow for thee.

2 Oh hadst thou known thy day of grace, and flocked beneath the wing

Of him who called thee lovingly, thine own anointed King,

Then had the tribes of all the world gone up thy pomp to

See And glory dwelt within thy gates, and all thy sons been free

3 “And who art thou that mournest me P’ replied the ruin

gray “And first not rather that thyself may prove a castaway? I am a dried and abject branch, my place is given to thee;. But wo to every barren graft of thy wild olive trees

4 “Our day of grace is sunk in night, our time of mercy spent, For heavy was my children's crime, and strange their punishment; Yet gaze not idly on our fall, but, sinner, warned be, Who spared not his chosen seed, may send his wrath on thee!

5 “Our day of grace is sunk in night, thy noon is in its prime;
Oh turn and seek thy Saviour's face in this accepted time !
So Gentile, may Jerusalem a lesson prove to thee,
And in the new Jerusalem thy home for ever be!”

93. - C. M. WEs LEY.
Self Dedication.

1 LoRD, in the strength of grace,
With a glad heart and free,

Myself, my residue of days,
I consecrate to thee.

2 Thy ransomed servant I
Restore to thee thine own;

And from this moment live or die,
To serve my God alone.

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I cannot bear thine absence, Lord, - - I praised the earth in beauty seen, - - It is the Lord our Father's hand, - - I waited patient for the Lord, - - -

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, enthroned once on high,

Leader of faithful souls and guide, - - Let children hear the mighty deeds, - - Lord, as the evening shades arise, - - Lord, in the strength of grace, - - - Lord, may I ne'er in youth be led, - - Lord, teach a little child to pray, - - Lord, that I may learn of thee, - - - Lord, thou wilt hear me when I pray, - Lord, 'tis a pleasant thing to stand, - - Lord, we are blind, poor mortals blind, -

May I, throughout this day of thine, - -

Mighty God, another day, - - - - • .

My God, all nature owns thy sway, - - My God, I now from sleep awake, - - My God was with me all this night, - -

Not to the mount that burned with fire, - Now may the Spirit's holy fire, - -

O for an overcoming faith, - - - - O from the world’s vile slavery, * T - Oft as I look upon the road, - - - -

O God, I thank thee that the night, - - O God! my God, my all thou art, - -

Oh God, my sins are manifold, - - - O God of yonder starry frame, - - - O King of earth, and air, and sea, • , -

Oh Lord, turn not thy face away, - - Once more, my soul, the rising day, . - O that thy statutes, every hour, - - - O thou, by long experience tried, - - Oh thou, who bid'st these ocean streams, - O thou, whose wise, paternal love, - -

O, when the hours of life are past, - -

Peace be to this habitation, - - -

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