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6. Then let us adore
And give him his right;
CCCLXXXIX. The saithsul atfive Minister.
z. Let all your lamps be bright,
3. Watch, 'tis your Lord's command;
Mark the first fignal of His hand,
4. O happy servant he,
In fuch a posture found
5. Christ shall the banquet spread
And raife that fav'rite servant's head
CCCXC. Youth and Judgment. 1. \T E fons of Adam, vain and young, JL Indulge your eyes, indulge your tongue; Taste the delights your fouls defire, . And give a loose to all your fire!
2. Purfue the pleafures you defign,
And chear your hearts with, fongs and wine;
3. God from on high beholds your thoughts,
4. The vengeance to your follies due, Should strike your hearts with terror thro'. How will ye stand besore his face,
Or answer for his injur'd grace }
5. Almighty God, turn osf their eyes
And let the thunder of thy word
CCCXCI. Temptation. 1. '\T E tempted fouls reflect
\ Whose name'tis ye prosess; Your master's lot ye must expect, Temptations more or less.
a. Dream not of faith fo clear, As shuts all doubtings out; Re nember how the Dev'l could dare To tempt ev'n Christ to doubt3 »' If thou'rt the fon of God, (O what an IF was there!) "Those stones here speak them into food "And make that fonship clear."
4. View that amazing scene I
To shake a tree fo found, fo green}
5. But here's cur point of rest;
Our Our captain stood the fiery test, And we shall stand thro' Him. § CCCXCII. The Creator praised. 2—8 and 6 twice. i \T E works of God, on Him alone, X In earth his footstool, healfci his thJfene, Be all your praife bestow'd; Whose hand the beauteous fabric made, Whose eye the finish'd work furvey'd, And faw that all was good.
2. Ye angels, that with loud acclaim, Admirmg view'd the new-born frame,
And hail'd th' eternal king; Again proclaim your maker's praife, Again your thankful voices raise,
And facred anthems fing.
3. Ye fons of men, His praise difplay. Who ftamp'd His image on your clay,
And gave it power to move; Ye that in Christian confines dwell, From age to age fuccessive tell
The wonders of his love.
4. And ye, your thankful voices jam, That oft at Salem's facr«i shrine
Besore His altars kneel Where thron'd in Majesty He dwells, And from the mystic cloud reveals
The dictates of his will.
5- Ye spirits of the just and good, That, eager for thebless'd abode,
To heav'nly manfions foar'd; O let your fongs His praise difplay, 'Till heav'n itself shall melt away,
And time mall be no more.
6 Praise Him, ye meek and humble train, Ye faints, whom his decrees ordain The boundless bliss to share -,
O praise Him 'till ye take your way
§ CCCXCIII. DiaLgue as Angels and M*t.
1. A. "VT'E worms of earth our G 0 D admire,
3. A. As gods we did in glory shine,
Besore the world began:
4. A. He cloath'd us in these robes of light,
The shadow of his Son:
5. A. Spirits like Him he made us be,
A pure setherial flame:
6. A. We see Him on his dazzling throne,
Crowns He to us imparts: M. To us the king of kings comes down, ( And reigns within our hearts.
7. A- Pure as He did at first create,
We angels never sell:
8. A. When others finn'd, we faithful prov'd,
His love preserv'd us wus;
O • M *
M. Yet own that we are more belov'd,
9. A. Worms of the earth, to you we own ,
[6- Long may the King, our sov'reign, live,
•> CCCXCV. God tht Creator.
$ CCCXCIV. Thanksgiving for ViSory.
i.'yiON rejoice, and Judab ting . / j TheLoRd sits on his throne; Let Britain own the heavenly King, And make his glories known.
2. The great, the wicked, and the proud,
From their high seats are hurl'd; Jehovah rides upon a cloud, I And thunders thro' the world.
3. He reigns upon th' eternal hills,
Distributes mortal crowns,
4. Navies that rule the ocean wide
Are vanquifh'd by his Breath!
5. Let tyrants make no more pretence
To vex our happy land;
i. ry ION thy great Creator praife;
a. His hand, how wide it spread the sky!
3 -His glories blaze all nature round,
4. Insinite strength and equal lkill
Shine through the worlds abroad;
5. But still the wonders of his grace
Our softer passions move;
, CCCXCVI. Scruples removed.
1. A N D shall I let Him go?
The streams of living water flow,
2. Because He hides his face,
But leave the channels of his grace,
$. Get Thee behind me, herd,
4. Jesus hath spoke the word,
5- He bids me eat the-bread,
He bids me drink the wine;
No other motive, Lord, I need,
6. I chearfully comply
With what my Lord doth fay;
7. His will is good and just;
If Jesus bid me lick the dust,
8. Because He faith, Do this,
This I will always do:
X CCCXCVH. The Penitent pardoned. i."\T7HEN Christ, at Simon's table Vy plac'd,
His facred doctrine taught;
Whom love had thither brought. ^
X. She, with devotion, kisi'd His seet,
3. 'Twas love these fun'ral tears prepar'd,
Besore her Lord was dead;
Besore His wounds had bled.
4. Her faith the virtue of His blood
Apply'd, besore 'twas spilt;
'And expiate her guilt.
5- The Saviour's sympathizing heart
6. Thus ev'ry soul fucceeds, that bows
. The motions of Thy sov'reign grace,
Lord, let no sin controul; Forgiving glances irom Thy eyes Will ravi/h ev'ry soul.
%. These faithful pledges of Thy love
Declare thee still the fame:
For these memorials of Thy cross
We praife Thy facred name.
$ CCCXCVIII. the worthy Communicant.
i. A MEETNESS, Lord, thou dost re2X. Al l merit I difclaim; [quire, The graces of Thy Spirit grant,
To make a congru'us frame.
2. Knowledge Ch R I S T's history reports, • s Tells what these symbpls mean;
Faith ratisies, approves, applauds
Repentance views a Saviour pierc'd,
With broken,- bleeding heart; Love, him adores, and weeping cries,
"My Lord, my God Thou art." The brethren, Charity cements,
And gives the kifs of peace;
The joys that never cease.
And calls them all its own;
Nothing shall take its crown.
Adorn me with each grace, then I
A welcome guest shall be:
While here I seast with Thee.
% CCCXCIX. Seeking Christ.
. 'nr^ IS not a dead external sign
In Jesus I desire.
I seek the Crucify'd;
. Swift as, their rising Lord to sind,