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t IJCVIIL The Sight os God and Chrill in titav-.n.
1 - T"NESCEND from Jieav'n, immortal JL/ dove,
Stoop down and take us on Thy wings,
2- Beyond! beyond this lower sky,
3-0 for a fight, a pleafing fight
<. Adoring faints around Him stand,
5-0 what amazing joys they seel,
6. When shall the day, dear Loin, appear,
LXIX. The Backstider return id
i. TTVESERTER to the camp return,
2' Thine is a fad, a dang'rous case,
Mercy thou'lt fird, tho' very base
3. The father's prodigal came home,
The house was open yet;
4. Sinners are fav'd by Je S U's blood,
How vile -o e'er they be:
5. Not bought by works of righteousness
Which any man has done;
% LXX. Peter's Love to Christ.
1. T^O not I loveThee, OmyLoRD? JLJ' Behold my heart and see; Would I no; turn each idol out,
That dares to rival Thee?
2. Hast Thou a lamb in all Thy flock,
I would disdain to seed ) Hast Thou a foe, besore whose face v I sear Thy cause to plead?
3. Would not mine ardent spirit vie
With angels round the throne.
f. Would not my heart pour forth its blood
5. Thou know'st I love Thee, gracious Lo R •' But O I I long to foar
Far from the sphere of mortal joys, And learn to love Thee more.
LXXI. An Evening Song. READ Sov'reign, let my ev'ning fong
Assist the osPr ngs of my tongue'
2. Thro' all the dangers of the day,.
Thy hand was still my guard; And still to drive my wants away Thy mercy stood prepare!.]
3. Perpetual Westmgs from above
Iiiccmpass me around; ,
But O how sew returns of love
4. What have I done sor Him that dy'd,
To fave my wretched foul?
Fast as my minutes roll?
5. Lord, with this guilty heart of mine,
To Thy dear cross I flee,
6. Sprinkled asreth with pard'ning blood,
I lay me down to rift;
§ LXXH. the Daj -f JuSgmint.
1. I,' 'ER long the awesul day will come, X_> When Jesus shall appearAnd from His mouth, their final doom
Both good and.bad shall hear.
2. He'll come, in all His glories drest,
And take the judgment-seat;
Whilst round Him myriads of the blest
Th' archangel thall the trumpet found,
The quick and dead shall hear;
All fummons to His bar.
And fill each fimner's heart!
"Ye curs'd from Me depart."
But faints triumphant lift their eyes,
"Come, ye belov'd, aloud He cries,
"Come now, and with ycur Saviouj "And in His glory share." [reign;
This faid, they rife and join his Train,
And thence in pomp the judge attend,
Up to the world of praife; And in celestial strains commend
His justice and His grace.
t LXXIII. Asking the Way to Sion.
ENQUIRE, ye pilgrims for the way
. Invite the strangers all around,
. O come, and to His temple haste,
And seek His favor there, Besore His footstool humbly bow And pour your servent pray'r I
4. O come
4 O come and join your souls to God,
§ LXXIV. God exalted above all Praise,
1. r?TERNAL Fow'r! whose high abode
2. Thy dazling beauties Gabriel sings.
3. Lord, what shall earth and alhes do?
4. Earth from afar has heard the fame,
Leave all our soaring thoughts behind!
5. God is in heav'n, and men below;
% LXXV. Honour to Magistrates.
i. T? TERNAL sovereign of the <ky,
Our sirst obedience owe.
2. Out souls adore Thy throne fupreme,
For magistrates of meaner name,
i. T? TERNAL source of ev'ry joy! Hy Well may thy praife our lips employ, \\4hile in thy temple we appear:
Thy goodness crowns the circling year.
2. Wide as the earth and planets roll, Thy hand fupports and chears the whole; By thee the .fun is taught to rise.
And darkness when to veil the skies.
3 The flow'ry spring at thy command,-
4. Seasons and months and wt-eks and days
5.Q may our more harmonious tongues(
LXXVII. Faith of Things unseen.
1. TT^AITH is the brightest evidence JP Of things beyond our sight; Breaks through the clouds of flesti and sense,
And dwells in heav'nly light.
2. It sets times past in present view,
Brings distant prospects home; Of things a thoufand years ago, i
Or thoufand years to come.
3. By faith we know the worlds were made
By God's almighty word;
4. The want of sight faith well fupplies,
She makes heav'n's gates appear;
5. Chearsul we tread the desart thro',
While faith transmits a ray s
X LXXVIII. DAight in Worship.
And in sweet murmurs by their side,
4. Haste then, but with a smiling face,
5. Blest Jesus, what delicious fare!
6. Hail great Immanuel, ail divine,
In Thee thy Fath E R's glories shine!
7. LORD, what a heav'n of saving grace
S. When I can fay, my God is mine,
9. While fuch a scene of facred joys
A long, an everlasting day.
i0. Well, we shall quickly pass the night,
[ii. There shall we drink full draughts of
i2. Send comsorts down from Thy tight-hand,
I LXXIX. The promised Land.
3. There pain and sickness never come,
And gries no more complains; Health triumphs in immortal bloom, And endless pleafure reigns!
4. No cloud those blifsful regions know;
For ever bright and fair!
5-There no alternate night is-known,
F$ LXXX.^ Secret Devotion.
With ev'ry morning's dawning ray,
4 So shall the fun in smiles arise,
§ LXXXI. Holiness and Grace manifested in
i. TT^ATHER, how wide thy glory shines! JC How high thy wonders rise! Known through the earth by thoufand signs;
By thoufand thro' the skies.
2. Those mighty orbs proclaim thy pow'r,
And an the wings of ev'ry hour.
3. But when we view the great design
Where vengeance and compassion join
4. Here the whole Deity is known;
Which of the glories brightest shone,
5. Now the full glcrie? of the Lamb
Bright Serafbs learn Immanuett name,
6. O may I bear some humble part
Wunder and joy shall tune my heart,
§ LXXXH. i