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2 Light of them that sit in darkness !
Rise and shine, thy blessings bring; Light to lighten all the Gentiles! Rise with healing in thy wing !
To thy brighiness Let all kings and nations come. 3 May the heathen, now adoring
Idol-gods of wood and stone, Come, and, worshipping before him, Serve the living God alone;
Let thy glory
Speak the word; - at thy command,
Lord, be with them
Because thy grace abounds ?
all his wounds ?
Nor let it e'er be said,
Should raise them from the dead.
Since Christ has made us free,
To call them sons of God!
That we should be unknown;
God's everlasting Son.
How great we must be made;
We shall be like our Head.
May trials well endure,
Ås Christ the Lord is pure,
I share a filial part,
To rest upon my heart. 6 We would no longer lie
Like slaves beneath the throne; Our faith shall • Abba, Father,' cry,
And thou the kindred own.
WATTS. Punishment without Rejection. Ps. 89. 1 'YET (saith the Lord) if David's race
The children of my Son Should break my laws, abuse my grace, And tempt mine anger down,
3 O happy souls! O glorious state
Of overflowing grace;
And see his lovely face!
Call me a child of thine,
To form my heart divine.
And make my comforts strong;
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Whose heart no guilty thoughts employ!
And conscience whispers peace and joy. 2 Pure rectitude's unerring way
His heaven-conducted steps pursue ;
Unstained his soul, and bright his view. 3 By God's almighty arm sustained,
True virtue soon or late shall rise;
And share the iriumph of the skies. 4 But fools, to sacred wisdom blind,
Who vice's tempting call obey,