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3 Sleep, sleep for ever, guilty thoughts !

Let fires of vengeance die;
And, purged from sin, may I behold

A Ĝod of purity !

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1 Before Jehovah's awful throne,

Ye nations, bow with sacred joy ;
Know that the Lord is God alone;

He can create, and He destroy.
2 His sovereign power, without our aid,

Made us of clay, and formed us men;
And when like wandering sheep we strayed,

He brought us to His fold again. 3 We are His people, we His care,

Our souls and all our mortal frame;
What lasting honours shall we rear,

Almighty Maker, to Thy name? 4 We'll crowd Thy gates with thankful songs;

High as the heavens our voices raise;
And earth, with her ten thousand tongues,

Shall fill Thy courts with sounding praise. 5 Wide as the world is Thy command;

Vast as eternity Thy love;
Firm as a rock Thy truth shall stand,
When rolling years shall cease to move !

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1 Holy, holy, holy Lord!

Be Thy glorious named adored;
Lord ! Thy mercies never fail :

Hail, celestial goodness, hail!
2 Though unworthy, Lord, thine ear!

Yet our hallelujahs hear;
Purer praise we hope to bring,

When around Thy throne we sing. 3 While on earth ordained to stay,

Guide our footsteps in Thy way;
Then on high we 'll joyful raise

Songs of everlasting praise.
4 Lord! Thy mercies never fail;

Hail, celestial goodness, hail !
Holy, holy, holy Lord !
Be Thy glorious named adored.

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1 Eternal Source of light and thought !

Be all beneath Thyself forgot,
Whilst Thee, great parent-mind, we own,

In prostrate homage round Thy throne. 2 Whilst in themselves our souls survey

Of Thee some faint reflected ray,
They wondering to their Father rise;
His power how vast! His thoughts how wise !

3 O may we live before Thy face,

The willing subjects of Thy grace ;
And through each path of duty move,
With filial awe, and filial love !

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1 Awake, my soul, and with the sun

Thy daily stage of duty run;
Shake off dull sloth, and joyful rise

To pay thy morning sacrifice.
2 By influence of the light divine,

Let thine own light to others shine;
Reflect all heaven's propitious rays,

In ardent love and cheerful praise. 3 Lord, I my vows to Thee renew,

Disperse my sins as morning dew,
Guard my first springs of thought and will,

And with Thyself my spirit fill.
4 Direct, control, suggest, this day,

All I design to do or say;
That all my powers, with all their might,

In Thy sole glory may unite.
5 All praise to Thee, who safe hast kept,

And hast refreshed me while I slept:
Grant, Lord, when I from death shall wake,
I
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of endless life partake!

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1 Children of the heavenly King !

As ye journey, sweetly sing;
Sing your Maker's worthy praise,

Glorious in His works and ways ! 2 We are travelling home to God,

In the way the fathers trod :
They are happy now, and we

Soon their happiness shall see.
3 Fear not, brethren; lo! we stand

On the borders of our land :
Jesus, from its summit won,

Bids you undismayed go on. 4 Lord ! obediently we 'll go,

Gladly leaving all below:
Only Thou our Leader be,
And we still will follow Thee.

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1 Eternal Source of life and light!

Supremely good and wise !
To Thee we bring our grateful vows,

To Thee we lift our eyes. 2 Our dark and erring minds illume,

With Truth's celestial rays; Inspire our hearts with sacred love,

And tune our lips to praise.

3 Conduct us safely by Thy grace,

Through life's perplexing road; And place us, when that journey 's o'er,

In Heaven, Thy blest abode.

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1 Glory be to God on high,

God, whose glory fills the sky;
Peace on earth to man forgiven,

Man, the well-beloved of heaven!
2 Favoured mortals ! raise the song ;

Endless thanks to God belong :
Hearts o’erflowing with His praise,

Join the hymns your voices raise! 3 Call the tribes of beings round,

From creation's utmost bound;
Where the Godhead stands confessed,

There be solemn praise addressed. 4 Mark the wonders of His hand !

Power, no empire can withstand ;
Wisdom, angels' glorious theme;

Goodness, one eternal stream.
5 Awful Being! from Thy throne

Send Thy promised blessings down: Let Thy light, Thy truth, Thy peace, Bid our raging passions cease!

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