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14 L 0, He comes, with clouds descending,

Once for favour'd sinners slain,
Thousand thousand saints, attending,
Swell the triumph of his train !

Jesus comes, and comes to reign.
2 Every eye shall now behold him,

Rob'd in dreadful majesty ;
They who set at nought, and sold Him,
Pierc'd and nail'd Him to the tree,

Deeply wailing,
Shall the great Messiah see.
3 Now redemption, long expected,

See in solemn pomp appear !
All his saints, by man rejected,
Now shall meet Him in the air.

See the day of God appear!

4 Yea! Amen! let all adore Thee,

High on Thine exalted throne;
Saviour, take the power and glory,
Claim the kingdom for Thine own!

O come quickly!
Hallelujah! come, Lord, come!


AND will the Judge descend,

* And must the dead arise: And not a single soul escape

His all-discerning eyes?

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How will my heart endure

The terrors of that day,
When earth and heaven before his face

Astonish'd, shrink away?
But ere that trumpet shakes

The mansions of the dead;
Hark, from the Gospel's gentle voice,
What joyful tidings bread:
Ye sinners, seek his grace,

Whose wrath ye cannot bear ;
Fly to the shelter of his cross,

And seek salvation there.

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COME, Thou long-expected Jesus,

Born to set Thy people frée;
From our fears and sins release us,

Let us find our rest in Thee!
Israel's strength and consolation,

Hope of all the earth Thou art,
Dear desire of every nation,

Joy of every longing heart.
2 Born Thy people to deliver ;

Born a child, and yet a King;
Born to reign in us for ever;

Now Thy gracious kingdom bring !
By Thine own Eternal Spirit

Rule in all our hearts alone;
By Thine all-sufficient merit

Raise us to Thy glorious throne !

17 REJOICE, the Lord is King,

10 Your Lord and King adore ;
Mortals, give thanks and sing,

And triumph evermore :
Lift up your hearts, lift up your voice ;

Rejoice, again I say, rejoice. 2 Jesus the Saviour reigns,

The God of truth and love;
When He had purged our stains,

He took his seat above :
Lift up your hearts, lift up your voice;

Rejoice, again I say, rejoice. 3 His kingdom cannot fail;

He rules o'er earth and heaven;
The keys of death and hell

To Christ the Lord are given:
Lift up your hearts, lift up your voice;

Rejoice, again I say, rejoice.
4 He sits at God's right hand,

Till all his foes submit,
And bow to his command,

And fall beneath his feet:
Lift up your hearts, lift up your voice ;
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice.

18. JESUS, immortal King, display

Thine arm of strength, and win the day;
Now let Thy foes astonish'd flee,
And leave a conquer'd world to Thee.

2 Gird on Thy thigh Thy conqu’ring sword,

Victorious King, most mighty Lord :
Finish the work Thou hast begun,

And let Thy will on earth be done.
3 Hark, how the hosts triumphant sing,

The Lord omnipotent is King.
Let all his saints rejoice at this :
The kingdoms of the world are his.

CHRISTMAS. 19 W HILE watchful shepherds kept their

Amidst the silent night,
The angel of the Lord came down

Before their troubl’d sight.
2 “Fear not,” he said ; “ for, lo, to you

“I bring a joyful word;
" This day is born in Bethlehem,

"A Saviour, Christ the Lord!
3“ Go, see the babe, not like a prince

In costly pomp array'd;
“ But meanly wrapt in swaddling clothes,

“ And in a manger laid.”
4. While thus he spake, around him shone

A glorious heav'nly throng
Of angels praising God, and this

The burden of their song:
5 All glory be to God on high ;

“On earth be love and peace ;
“Good-will, henceforth, from God to men

“ Begin, and never cease."

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