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7 Yes and before we rise,
To that immortal state,
The thoughts of such amazing bliss,
Should constant joys create. s

8 The men of grace have found, \
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Celestial fruits on earthly ground,
From faith and hope may grow.

9 The hill of Zion yields,
A thousand sacred sweets,
Before we reach the heav'nly fields,
Or walk the golden streets.

10 Then let our songs abound,
And ev’ry tear be dry; [ground
We're marching, through Immanuel's
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To: seems a voice in every gale,
A tongue in every opening flower,
Which tells, O Lord, the wondorous tale
Of thy indulgence, love and power.

2 The birds that rise on quivering wings,

- Appear to him their Maker's praise And all the mingling sounds of spring, Te thee a general paean raise.

3 And shall my voice, great God alone,
Be mute, midst nature’s loud acclaim?
No, let my heart with answering tone,
Breathe forth, in praise, thy holy name.

4 All nature's debt is small to mine, Thou bads’t her being bounded be,

But matchless proof of love divine!

Thou gav'st immortal life to me.

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Of joy be bright on every brow;
Lct songs swell out o'er hil and stream,
And banners wave in gladness now.

2 For Bunker's height no more is red,

Nor Monmouth's plains with heroes strown;

Peace o'er our land her wings hath spread
And Freedom claims it as her own-

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& Great God! through whom the weak are strong, The simple wise, the trampled free, Thy temple gates to-day we throng, To raise our grateful hymns to Thee.

4 Yet, Lord, though slavery's chain is rent
The baser thrall of sin remains;
And many a knee to her is bent,
And willing millions wear her chains.

5 O be her eruel bondage riven,
And our Redeemer's reign succeed;
Thus grant us, Lord, the peace of heaven
And let our land be “free indeed.”

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O preach my Gospel, saith the Lord, G Bid the world my grace receive, He shall he sav'd that trusts my word; He shall be damn'd that wont believe.

2 I'll make your great commission known
And ye shall prove my Gospel true,
By all the works that I have done,
By all the wonders ye shall do.

to Teach all the nations my-commands;
“I'm with you till the world shall end,
All pow'r is trusted in my hands,
..I can destroy, and 1 defend.”

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ESUS shall reign where'er the sun,
Does his successive journeys run;
His kingdom spreads from shore to
shore,
Till moons shall wax and wane no more.

2. From north to south the princes meet, To pay their homage at his feet; While western empires own their Lord And savage tribes attend his word.

8 To him shall endless pray’r be made, And endless praises crown his head; His name like sweet perfume shall rise With ev'ry morning sacrifice.

* People and realms of ev'ry tongue, Dwell on his love with sweetest song. And insant voices shall proclaim, Their early blessings on his name.

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So rejoice, lift up your eyes
And send your fears away,
Nows from the regions of the skies—
A Saviour's born to-day.

2 “Jesus, the God whom angels fear,
Comes down to dwell with you;
To day he makes his entrance here,
But not as monarchs do.

3 “No gold, nor swaddling bands,
Nor royal shining things;
A manger for his cradle stands,
And holds the King of Kings.

4 “Go shepherds, where the infant lies,
And see his humble throne;
With tears of joy in all your eyes
Go, shepherds, kiss the Son.”

5 Thus Gabriel sang, and stright around
The heav'nly armies throng;
They tune their harps to lofty sound
And thus eonclude the song.

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