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6 The glory of the Lord display d
Shall all mankind together view,
His own almighty hand shall do.
L. M. 548.
Spread of the Gospel. 1 BRIGHT as the sun's meridian blaze,
Vast as the blessings he conveys, Wide as his reign from pole to pole,
And permanent as his control.
Then sin and hell's terrific gloom
The dawn of an eternal day.
Learn the blest knowledge of thy law:
Fall from his throne to rise no more.' + Then shall thy lofty praise resound
On Afric's shores—thro’India's ground;
Shall stretch their eager arms to thee. 5 Then shall the Jew and Gentile meet
In pure devotion at thy feet:
Her fulness and her glory too.
This heavenly light, this truth divine;
L. M. 549.
Missionary Exertions; or, Christ proclaimed to the World. Is. lxii. 10-12. GO O through the gales ('tis God commands Workers with God, the charge obey,
Remove whate'er his work withstands,
Prepare, prepare his people's way. 2 Lift up for all mankind to see
T'he standard of their Saviour God,
T'he cross all stain'd with hallow'd blood. 3 Sion, thy suffering Prince behold,
Thy Saviour and Salvation too,
Cloth'd in a vest of bloody hue.
prepares his people's hearts,
Enrpties the full, the emptied fills. 5 lle fills whom first he hath prepard,
With him all needful grace is given, Himself is here their great reward, Their future and their present hearents
P. M. 550.
Farewell to Missionaries.
Go, proclaim 'Redeeming blood;
Tell the heathen,
May the Spirit seal the word,
Still our hearts are warm and trues In our pray’rs to heav'n ascending, Brethren-we'll remember you:
Heav'n preserve you, Safely all your journey through. 4 When your mission here is finish'u,
And your work on earth is done, May your souls, by grace replenish'h, Find acceptance thro’ the Son;
'T'hence admittel, Dwell for ever near his throne. 5 Loud hosannas now resounding,
Make the heavenly arches ring:
While, with rapture,
C. M. 551. The Missionaries' farewell. 1 K INDRED, and frienils, and native land
How shall we say farewell?
How will our bosoms swell!
And tender ties we know;
To Him that hids us go.
The gushing tear-irop' starts;
Shall glow within our hearts. 4 The sighs we breathe for precious souls,
Where IIe is yet unknown,
Or to the buirning zone. 5 With the warm wish our bosoms swell,
Our glowing pow'rs expand; Farewell—then we can say,–Farewell, Our friends, our native land!
S. M. 552.0
· Ordination anel departure of Missionanci
His sov'reign voice obey:
And peace attend your way.
Will needful strength bestow;
With sacred courage go.
And hell in vain oppose;
In spite of all his foes.
And tell his matchless grace To the most guilty and deprav'il
Of Adam's num'rous race.
The most divine success;
Will your endeavours tless,
L. M. 553.
Prayer for Israel. "FATHER of faithful Abra’m, hear
Our earnest suit for Abra’m's seed, Justly they claim the softest pray’r
From those adopted in their stead. 2 Outcast from thee, and -scatter'd wide
Thro' ev'ry nation under heav'n, Rejecting whom they crucified,
Unsav'd, unpity'd, unforgiv'n.
For ever cast ihy own away?
4 Come then, thou great Deliv’rer, come,
The veil from Jacob's heart remove;
L. M. 554. Pleading for the Conversion of the Je zout * SHEPHERD of Israel, thou didst lead
Thy chosen flock the desert through, And from between the cherubim
Thy mercy and thy favour show. 2 And though their sins provoked thee oft,
To give them to their foes a prey, Yet didst thou, for thy mercy sake
As often turn thy wrath away. 3 But, ah! they fill'd the measure up
of all their aggravated guilt, When on the hill of Calvary
The blood of thine own Son they spilt. $ And now for ages they have been
Cast out and banish'd from thy sight, Wandering through all the earth, as those
In whom thou hast no more deligh.. 5 Yet is thy word of promise sure,
That they shall be again restor'd, And with the gentile church unite
To worship and to serve the Lord. 6 Our faith in expectation waits,
To see that glorious morning rise,
P. M. 555. For meetings of theological students or of
ministers. BAND of brethren, who are given To the Lamb of Calvary,