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Come, almighty to deliver,

Let us all thy life receive,
Graciously come down, and never,

Never more thy temples leave.

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L. M.

P PONT. Universal Worship. 10 Thou, to whom, in ancient time,

The lyre of Hebrew bards was strung, Whom kings adored in song sublime,

And prophets praised with glowing tongue 2 Not now on Zion's height alone

Thy favored worshipper may dwell, Nor where, at sultry noon, thy Son,

Sat weary, by the Patriarch's well. 3 From every place below the skies,

The grateful song, the fervent prayer-
The incense of the heart— may rise

To Heaven, and find acceptance there. 4 To thee shall age, with snowy hair,

And strength and beauty bend the knee, And childhood lisp, with reverent air,

Its praises and its prayers to thee. 5 ( Thou, to whom, in ancient time,

The lyre of prophet-bards was strung,
To thee, at last, in every clime

Shall temples rise, and praise be sung.

PRESBYTERIAN OL

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Prayer for special Favor.
1 WITHIN thy house, O Lord, our God

In glory now appear;
Make this a place of thine abode,

And shed thy blessings here.

2 When we thy mercy-seat surround,

Thy Spirit, Lord, impart ;
And let thy gospel's joyful sound

With power reach every heart.
3 Here let the blind their sight obtain

Here give the mourners rest;
Let Jesus here triumphant reign,

Enthroned in every breast.
4 Here let the voice of sacred joy

And humł le prayer arise,
Till higher strains our tongues employ

In realms beyond the skies.

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C. M.

WIT.
Daily and nightly Devotion.
1 Ye that obey the immortal King,

Attend his holy place ;
Bow to the glories of his name,

And sing his wondrous grace.
2 Lift up your hands by morning light,

And raise your thanks on high ;
Send your admiring thoughts, by night,

Above the starry sky.
3 The God of Zion cheer your hearts

With rays of quickening grace :
'Tis he that spreads the heavens abroad,

Whose presence fills the place.

MONTGOMERY

S. M.
The Delight of Worship.
1 GLAD was my heart to hear

My old companions say
Come, in the house of God appear,
For 't is a holy day.

2 Our willing feet shall stand

Within thy temple-door ;
While young and old in many a band

Shall throng the sacred floor.
3 Within these walls may peace

And harmony be found.
Zion, in all thy palaces,

Prosperity abound !
4 For friends and brethren dear,

Our prayer shall never cease
Oft as they meet for worship here,

God send his people peace !

E. TAYLOR.

20.

S. M.
Call to the House of Prayer.
1 COME to the house of prayer,

O ye afflicted, come :
The God of peace shall meet you there

He makes that house his home. 2 Come to the house of praise,

Ye who are happy now;
In sweet accord your voices raise,

In kindred homage bow. 3 Ye aged, hither come,

For ye have felt his love :
Soon shall your trembling tongues be dumb

Your lips forget to move.
4 Ye young, before his throne,

Come, bow ; your voices raise,
Let not your hearts his praise disown

Who gives the power to praise. 5 Thou, whose benignant eye

In mercy looks on all —
Who see'st the tear of misery,
And hear'st the mourner's call --

6 Up to thy dwelling-place

Bear our frail spirits on,
Till they outstrip time's tardy pace,

And heaven on earth be won.

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H. M.
Delight in Public Worship.
I LORD of the worlds above,

How pleasant and how fair
The dwellings of thy love,

Thine earthly temples, are !
To thine abode my heart aspires,
With warm desires to see my God.
2 O happy souls that pray

Where God appoints to hear !
O happy men that pay

Their constant service there !
They praise thee still; and happy they
Who love the way to Zion's hill.
3 They go from strength to strength,

Throughout these mortal years,
Till each arrives at length,

Till each in heaven appears :
O glorious seat, when God, our King,
Shall thither bring our willing feet!

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HAMMOND
A Blessing humbly requested.
1 LORD, we come before thee now;

At thy feet we humbly bow;
O, do not our suit disdain ;

Shall we seek thee, Lord, in vain ?
2 In thine own appointed way,

Now we seek thee ; here we stay;
Lord, from hence we would not go,
Till a blessing thou bestow.

3 Comfort those who weep and mourn ;

Let the time of joy return;
Those that are cast down, lift up;
Make them strong in faith and hope.
4 Grant that all may seek and find

Thee a God supremely kind;
Heal the sick ; the captive free;

Let us all rejoice in thee. 23.

L. M. . ANONYMOUI.
For Opening or Close of Service.
1 The presence, gracious God, afford;

Prepare us to receive thy word;
Now let thy voice engage our ear,

And faith be mixed with what we hear. 2 Distracting thoughts and cares remove,

And fix our hearts and hopes above;
With food divine may we be fed,

And satisfied with living bread.
3 To us the sacred word apply
With sovereign power and energy ;
And may we, in thy faith and fear,

Reduce to practice what we hear.
4 Father, in us thy Son reveal ; ,

Teach us to know and do thy wili;
Thy saving power and love display,

And guide us to the realms of day.
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L. M. 61.

HEBER
Seeking Refuge.
1 Forth from the dark and stormy sky,

Lord, to thine altar's shade we fly;
Forth froni the world, its hope and fear
Father, we seek thy shelter here:
Weary and weak, thy grace we pray;
Turn not, O Lord, thy guests away.

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