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3 Jesus is worthy to receive
Honor and power divine;
And blessings, more than we can give,
Be, Lord, forever thine.
4 Let all that dwell above the sky,
And air, and earth, and seas,
Conspire to list thy glories high,
And speak thine endless praise.
5 The whole creation join in one,
To bless the sacred name
Of him that sits upon the throne,
And to adore the Lamb'.
241. L. M.
Universal Praise to Christ.
1 WoRTHy the Lamb of boundless sway,
In earth and heaven the Lord of all;
Ye J. rulers, powers, obey,
And low before his sceptre fall.
2 Riches, and all that decks the great,
From worlds unnumbered hither bring;
The tribute pour before his feet,
And own the honors of your king.
3 From heaven, from earth, loud bursts of praise His mighty blessings shall proclaim, *:::: that earth to glory raise, And fils creation with his name.
242. 8s 7s & 4s M. KELLEy.
Every Knee bowing to Christ.
1 Look! ye saints —the sight how glorious:
See the man of sorrows now
From the fight returned victorious 5
Every knee to him shall bow:
Crown him crown him : —
Crowns become the victor's brow
* Hark!—those bursts of acclamation—
Hark!—those loud, triumphant chords—
Jesus takes the highest station;
Oh, what joy the sight affords!
Crown him crown him
King of kings, and Lord of lords.
Christ eralted as Prince and Savior.
1 EXALTED Prince of life, we own
The royal honors of thy throne:
'Tis fixed by God's almighty hand,
And seraphs bow at thy command.
3 Exalted Savior, we confess
The sovereign triumphs of thy grace,
Where beams of gentle radiance shine,
And temper majesty divine.
3 Wide thy resistless sceptre sway,
Till all thine enemies i.
Wide may thy cross its virtue prove,
2 Join, all ye ransomed race,
Our holy Lord to bless;
Praise ye his name;
In him we will rejoice,
And make a joyful noise,
Shouting with heart and voice,
Worthy the Lamb'.
3 What though we change our place,
Yet we shall never cease
Praising his name;
To him our songs we bring,
Hail him our gracious King,
And without ceasing sing,
Worthy the Lamb'
Various JNames and Offices of Christ.
1 Join all the glorious names
Of wisdom, love, and power, |
That ever mortals knew, -
That angels ever bore —
All are too mean to speak his worth,
Too mean to set my Savior forth.
2 Great Prophet of my God,
My tongue would bless thy name:
By thee the joyful news
Of our salvation came —
The joyful news of sins forgiven,
Of death subdued, and peace with heaven.
3 Be thou my Counsellor,
My patron and my guide,
And through this desert land
Still keep me near thy side.
O let my feet ne'er run astray,
Nor rove nor seek the crooked way.
4 I love my Shepherd's voice,
His watchful eyes shall keep
wandering soul among
The thousands of his sheep;
He feeds his flock, he calls their names,
His bosom bears the tender lambs.
5 My Master and my Lord, ,
y Conqueror and my King,
Thy sceptre, and thy sword,
Thy reigning grace, I sing.
Thine is the power; behold, fit
In willing bonds beneath thy feet.
246. L. M. S. STREETER. The Same.
A KING shall reign in righteousness,
And all the kindred nations bless;
He's King of Salem, King of peace,
Nor shalf his spreading kingdom cease.
2 In him the naked soul shall find
A hiding-place from chilling wind;
Qr, when the raging tempests beat,
A. “o warm, a safe retreat.
3 In burning sands and thirsty ground,
He like a river shall be o
Or lofty rock, beneath whose shade
The weary traveller rests his head.
4 The dimness gone, all eyes shall see
His glory, grace, and majesty;
All ears shall hearken, and obtain
The words of life from Christ the Lamb.
247. C. M. ANoNYMoUs.
Christ the Way, the Truth, and the Life.
1 THou art the Way—to thee alone
From sin and death we flee;
And he who would the Father seek,
Must seek him, Lord, by thee.
2 Thou art the Truth—thy word alone
True wisdom can impart;
Thou only canst inform the mind,
And purify the heart.
3 Thou art the Life — the rending tomb
Proclaims thy conquering arm,
And those who put their trust in thee
Nor death nor hell shall harm.
4 Thou art the Way, the Truth, the Life;
Grant us that way to know,
That truth to keep, that life to taste,
Whose joys eternal flow.
1 THou art the Way—and he who sighs
Amid this starless waste of woe
To find a pathway to the skies,
A light from heaven's eternal glow-