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2 O what a privilege is this,
That we obtain’d so rich a grace :
We're taught the path to endless day—

We're taught to read, to sing, and pray.

3 To God let highest praise be giv'n ;
Hark! how the echo sounds from heav'n :
Come, let us with the angels join—
Glory to God, good will to men.


4 Lord, thou hast said, in sacred page, That children are thy heritage: Accept them, bless them with thy grace,

Till they above behold thy face.

5 Let blessings in abundance flow On all around us here below ; May we our benefactors meet,

Around Jehovah's blissful seat.

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Hymn 145. C. M.

Sunday School.
1 Once more we keep the sacred day,
That saw the Saviour rise;
Once more we tune our infant song

To him that rules the skies.
Girls. .

2 What numbers vainly spend these hours, That are to Jesus due ; Children and parents, how they live! And how they perish too ! Boys. 3 But we, a happier few, are taught The ways of heav'nly truth;

We hail once more the plan of love
That pities wand'ring youth. ve,

4 Our foolish hearts are prone to err;
Too oft we find it so; -
O .# the God of grace forgive,
And better hearts bestow.” "

Boys. 5 Teach us the way, oie here, we, learn To read th holy word; - - Bless all the i. d instructions giv'n, And make us this: O Lord. *~ Both. * 6 Praise to our God, and thanks to those Who thus the poor befriend; "| While the rich benefit, we reap, ar

. On them the blessing send.

Hymn 146. S.M. - - Sunday School.

- Boys. ! Lond, in the days of youth, luay we in grace improve ; And learn the word of sacred truth, The Saviour's dying love! Girls. 2 Our moments haste away, With ev'ry heaving breath; And swiftly hastension the day, When we must sink in death. Boys. 3 While some are never taught The way of God with care; We bless the Lord that we are brought To this thine house of pray’r. Girls. 4 Lord, give us ears to hear, And hearts to understand;

In trouble may we find thee near—
A Saviour close at hand!

5 Through life's #, rugged road,
Thus far we’re kept by thee:
May heav'n at last be our abode,
Thy glory there to see.

Girls. 6 . Blest be our God who lives, And reigns with boundless sway; Richly our benefactor gives : We’ll praise him all the day. Both. 7 Beyond the azure sky, We'll praise thee more and more ; And through a long eternity, A God in Christ adore. Hal. Amen.

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1 BEhold the sons and heirs of God,
So dearly bought with Jesus' blood |
Are they not born to heavenly joys 2
And shall they stoop to earthly toys 2

2 Can laughter feed th’ immortal mind?
Were spirits of celestial kind
Made for a jest, for sport, for play,
To wear out time and waste the #y.

3 Doth vain discourse or empty mirth
Well suit the honours of their birth ?
Shall they be fond of gay attire,
Which children love, which fools admire 2

4 What if we wear the richest vest? -
Insects and birds are better drest;
This flesh, with all its gaudy forms,
Must drop to dust and feed the worms.

5 Lord, raise our hearts and passions high, -
Touch our vain souls with sacred fire,
Then, with a heav'n-directed eye,
We’ll pass these glitt'ring trifles by.

6 We’ll look on all the toys below,
With such disdain as angels do;
And wait the call that bids us rise, .
To mansions promis'd in the skies.

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1 ALL-seeing God, 'tis thine to know
The springs whence wrong opinions flow;
To judge from principles within,
When frailty errs, and when we sin.

2 Who among men, high Lord of all,
Thy servants to his bar may call ?
Decide of heresy, and shake
A brother o'er the flaming lake 2

3 Who with another's eye, can read 2
Or worship by another's creed 7
Believing thy command alone,
We humbly seek and use our own.

4 If wrong, forgive ; accept, if right,
Whilst faithful we obey our light;
And, cens’ring none, are zealous still
To follow as to learn thy will.

5 When shall our happy eyes behold
Thy people fashion’d in thy mould 2
And charity our lineage prove,
Deriv'd from thee, O God of love 2

Hymn 149. L. M.
Christian Fellowship. Acts i. 42.

1 YE diff'rent sects, who all declare,
“Lo, here is Christ, or Christ is there !”

Your stronger proofs divinely give,
And shew me where the christians live?

2 Your claim, alas ! ye cannot prove;
Ye want the genuine mark of love :
Thou, only thou, thine own canst know,
For sure thou hast a church below.

3 Scatter'd o'er all the earth they lie,
Till thou callest them with thine eye
Draw by the music of thy name,
And charm into a beauteous flame.

4 For this the pleading Spirit groans,
And cries in all thy banish’d ones;
Love, greatest of thy gifts, impart,
And make us of one mind and heart.

5 Join ev'ry soul that looks to thee,
In bonds of perfect charity:
Now, Lord, thy glorious fulness give,
And all in all for ever live.

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1 BLEss'd be the tie that binds Our hearts in christian love; The fellowship of kindred minds ls like to that above. 2 Before our fathers throne We pour our ardent prayers; Our fears, our hopes, our arms, are one, Our comforts and our cares. *3 We share our mutual woes, Our mutual burdens hear; And often for each other flows The sympathizing tear. 4. When we asunder part, It gives us inward pain;

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