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3 Pather, I see thy sun arise :"igre!
To cheer thy friends and enemies; , ;
Thy bounty both alike befriends.
And cheerful feed an hungry foe. " S
For all the crimes which I have done;
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The Divine Perfections celebrated, Ps. lxxxix. cxlv. -
V! Thy mercy shall for ever sing;
What name among the saints divine, ;,
Thy sov’reignty, great God, contest?
With endless majesty has crown'd; i
And faith unsully'd vests thee round! i 4 The heaven above and earth below, .,
Thee, Lord, their great possessor know:.. "By thee, this orb to being rose, '.
And all that nature's bounds inclose. :. 5 From thee, amid the aërial space,
The north and south assume their place; "Tis thine the ocean's rage to guide,
And calm at will its swelling tide. noi , 6 O bless'd the tribes, whose willing ear :
Awakes the festal shout to hear;
Who thankful see, where'er they trend,
Thy favouring beams around them spread. 7 How shall they joy, from day to day,
Thy boundless mercy, to display,
With holy confidence record!
Let man's whole race aloud proclaim : ,
26 : L. M. Rothwell 174. Chard 175.
in God exalted above all Praise. eise, di I ETERNAL Power! whose high abode !
U Becomes the grandeur of a God;
Where stars revolve their little rounds, 2. The lowest step around thy seat'.'",
Rises too high for Gabriel's feet;" :?
To reach thine height with wond'ring eyes.
The Great, the Holy, and the High'!". 4 Earth from afar has heard thy fame,
And worms have learnt to lisp thy name;
Leave all our soaring thoughts behind. 5 God is in heaven, but man below; ..
Be short our tunes; our words be few;
DR. WATTS'S LYRICS.
CREATION AND PROVIDENCE." 27 L. M. Rochford 22. Wells 102. ;
A Summary View of the Creation, Gen.i.
To him who dwells above the skies;
Who form’d the mighty universe. ::.
At once sprang up the cheering light : ,,
Beauty awoke, and spoke the God." 3 The word he gavė, th' obedient sun.!!
Began his glorious race to run :
To glide along th’ ethereal way. '
Then speaks the whole divinely good. 5 But, to complete the wondrous plan,
From earth and dust he fashions mani,
The Maker's image stands confest:
Form thou my heart and soul anew; 'Here bid thy purest light to shine, And beauty glow with charms divine !! !
's, . .; NEEDHAM. 28 C. M. Crowle 3. New York 33. The Creation of Man; or, God the Searcher of the Heart,
Psalm cxxxix. " 1 LORD! thy pervading knowledge strikes
Through nature's inmost gloom,.
A slumberer in the womb., il
Stupendontemplatione when the
2 Thea will I honour, for I stand )
À volume of thy skill;!
My contemplations fill!!
Of entity began;
Thy rich embroid'ry ran:
My structure, in thy book, :
The future embryo took.
Thàt from thy love descend !
Where would their numbers end ? 6 Not ocean's countless sands exceed
The blessings of the skies; . ..
With morning splendours rise.'
My Aesh proclaims thy praise : '
Thy miracles of gracę. ::
A Song to Creating Wisdom. ;! - 41
And heaven's high palace rings. 2 Thy hand how wide it spreads the sky! .
How glorious to behold!
And starr'd with sparkling gold.si 3'Thy glories blaze all nature round,
And strike the gazing sight, ...
Thro’ skies, and seas, and solid ground, in
With terror and delight.
Shine thro the worlds abroad,
And speak the builder God. i sa
We see, adore, and love. WATTS'S 'LYRICS.
30 L. M. Martin's Lane 67. - Langdon 217,
God's Goodness to the Children of Men, Ps. cvii. 31. *
1 The various wonders of the Lord;!'
Thro' all your tribes the earth around. "
Those spacious fields of brilliant light;.."
And stars that glow from pole to pole.".'
Its herbs and flowers, its fruit and shade ;
Of fish, and fowl, and beasts, and worms.
And think how wide its Maker reigns; .
And on each wave his goodness shines. Ai
Where lives and reigns incarnate love!
For man a bleeding victim made. ...,
There, in the land of praise, adore; ... t.