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We wish you, in his name,

Beyond your hopes, success;
Nor doubt but He who sends you forth

Will your endeavours bless.

160 W HERE, where is Zion's helper ?

V. Our fathers' God, our Father,
Her foes insulting scatter ;

Her scatter'd children gather;
2 Jerusalem lies prostrate,

Her walls and bulwarks broken;
Gone is her ancient glory,

We see no ancient token:
3 Where, where is Zion's helper?

Arm of the Lord outstretched,
That smotest in Thine anger,

Awake and shield the wretched :
4 Jerusalem Thy chosen

Remember in her sadness :
And for her days of weeping

Renew her days of gladness :
5 She sits a captive widow,

Bereft, forlorn, forsaken:
Thrown down her holy altars,

Her priests, her princes taken:
6 Arm of the Lord outstretched,

Regard her desolation;
Revive, restore, recover,
And grant her Thy salvation.

161 FROM Greenland's icy mountains,

1 From India's coral strand,
Where Afric's sunny fountains

Roll down their golden sand, -
From many an ancient river,

From many a palmy plain,-
They call us to deliver

Their land from error's chain.
2 What though the spicy breezes

Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle,-
Though every prospect pleases,

And only man is vile,
In vain with lavish kindness

The gifts of God are strown;
The heathen in his blindness

Bows down to wood and stone.
3 Can we, whose souls are lighted

With wisdom from on high,-
Can we to men benighted

The lamp of life deny ?
Salvation ! O salvation !

The joyful sound proclaim,
Till each remotest nation

Has learnt Messiah's name.
4 Waft, waft, ye winds, his story,

And you, ye waters, roll,
Till, like a sea of glory,

It spreads from pole to pole ;
Till o'er our ransom'd nature

The Lamb for sinners slain,
Redeemer, King, Creator,

In bliss returns to reign.

162 YES, we trust the day is breaking,

Joyful times are near at hand;
God, the Mighty God, is speaking,
By his Word, in every land :

Mark his progress!
Darkness flies at his command.
2 While the foe becomes more daring,

While he enters like a flood,
God, the Saviour, is preparing
Means to spread his truth abroad:

Every language
Soon shall tell the love of God!
3 God of Jacob, high and glorious,

Let Thy people see Thy hand;
Make the Gospel soon victorious
Through the world in every land !

Perish idols,
At Jehovah's dread command !

163 ZION'S King shall reign victorious,

All the earth shall own his sway :
He will make his kingdom glorious, .

He will reign through endless day.
2 Mighty King, thine arm revealing,

Now Thy glorious cause maintain ;
Bring the nations help and healing,

Make them subject to Thy reign.
3 Thou art God, who would not fear Thee ?

Who, that knows Thy glorious pow'r ? O that all the world might hear Thee,

And be slaves of sin no more,

164 JESUS, immortal King, arise,

Assume, assert Thy sway,
Till earth subdued its tribute brings,

And distant lands obey.

2 Ride forth, victorious Conqueror, ride,

Till all Thy foes submit,
And all the powers of hell resign

Their trophies at Thy feet.

3 Send forth Thy Word, and let it fly

This spacious earth around, .
Till every soul beneath the sun

Shall hear the joyful sound.

4 O may the great Redeemer's name

Through every clime be known, And heathen gods, like Dagon, fall,

And Jesus reign alone!

5 From sea to sea, from shore to shore,

May Jesus be adored,
And earth, with all her millions, shout

Hosannas to the Lord !

165 ON the mountain's top appearing,

Lo, the sacred Herald stands,
Welcome news to Zion bearing-
Zion long in hostile lands!

Mourning captive!
God himself will loose thy bands.

2 Has thy night been long and mournful?

Have thy friends unfaithful prov'd ?
Have thy foes been proud and scornful,
By thy sighs and tears unmov'd ?

Cease thy mourning!
Zion still is well belov'd.

3 God, thy God, will now restore thee;

He himself appears thy friend;
All thy foes shall flee before thee;
Here their boasts and triumphs end :

Great deliv'rance
Zion's King vouchsafes to send.

4 Enemies no more shall trouble,

All thy wrongs shall be redress'd ;
For thy shame thou shalt have double,
In thy Maker's favours bless'd :

All thy conflicts
End in everlasting rest.

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THINE, Jesus, is the name

Our souls shall still adore ;
The name of life, and love, and peace,

And strength, and saving power;

Live, and for ever may

Thy throne establish'd be;
Till all consenting hearts and tongues

Unite in praising Thee.

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