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Honour and Praise due to Christ.

4 Though we must change our place,
Yet shall we never cease

Praising his name:
To him we'll tribute bring;
Hail him our gracious King;
And, without ceasing, sing,

Worthy the Lamb!

HYMN 202. 4-7's. Christ our Protector and Guide. Now with one consent we sing, Glory to our God and King; All our hearts and voices raise,

To proclaim the Saviour's praise. 3 While in him we live and move,

He defends us by his love;
Wandering through the desert land.

He upholds us by his hand.
3 He, in every time and place,
Manifests his guardian grace;
Every day and every hour,

Shields us by his constant power.
4 While we see each other's face,
Gladly we unite to bless
Him that leads us by his love

To his blissful throne above.
5 May we walk with God below,

In his likeness daily grow;
Till our joyful spirits rise
To behold him in the skies.

HYMN 203. C.M. Honour and Praise due to Christ. To thee, my Saviour, and my Lord,

A lofty song I'll raise : While love inspires my glowing heart,

And forms my lips to praise.

Praise to the Holy Spirit.

2 Worthy for ever is the Lamb,

That bore our sins away:
But oh! what tribute can we give ?

What equal honours pay?
3 Millions of saints thy grace proclaim,

In noblest strains above;
But not an angel's tongue can tell

The wonders of thy love. 4 Bless'd seraphs sing thy matchless lovo,

And shout thy high renown;
Archangels, at thy sacred feet,

Lay their bright glories down.
5 Reign, mighty Prince! for ever reign,

Till death himself be dead;
And let eternal ages shower

Their blessings on thy head.
6 Thus will I sing, till nature fails;

Till sense and language die;
And then resume the pleasing theme,

In happier worlds on high.


HYMN 204. 6-8's.

Praise to the Holy Spirit
CREATOR, Spirit, by whose aid
The world's foundations first were laid,
Come visit every pious mind;
Come pour thy joys upon mankind;
From sin and sorrow set us free,
And make us temples worthy thee.
2 Thou strength of his Almighty hand,

Whose pow'r does beav'n and earth command:

The Triune God.

Thrice holy fount! thrice holy fire!
Our hearts with holy love inspire :
Come, and thy sacred unction bring,

To sanctify us while we sing.
3 Plenteous of grace, descend from high,

Rich in thy seven-fold energy ;
Give us thyself, that we may see
The Father and the Son by Thee;
Make us eternal truths receive,
And practise all that we believe.
Immortal honour, endless fame,
Attend the Almighty Father's name!
Let God the Son be glorified,
Who for lost man's redemption died;
And equal adoration be,
Eternal Spirit I paid to Thee! DRYDEN.


Hymn 205. S.M.

The Triune God.
FATHER, in whom we live,

In whom we are and move,
The glory, power, and praise receive,

Of thy creating love :
Let all the angel-throng

Give thanks to God on high ;
While earth repeats the joyful song,

And echoes through the sky.
Incarnate Deity,

Let all the ransom'd race,
Render in thanks their lives to thce,

For thy redeeming grace:
The grace to sinners show'd,

Ye heavenly choirs, proclaim;
And cry, Salvation to our God!

Salvation to the Lamb !

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The Godhead glorified.
Spirit of holiness,

Let all thy saints adore
Thy sacred energy, and bless

Thy heart-renewing power:
Not angel-tongues can tell

Thy love's ecstatic height,
The glorious joy unspeakable,

The beatific sight.
Eternal Triune Lord,

Let all the hosts above,
Let all the sons of men record

And dwell upon thy love:
When heaven and earth are filed

Before thy glorious face,
Sing, all the saints thy love has made,

Thy everlasting praise! C. WESLEY.

Hymn 206. 7's & 6's.

The Godhead glorified. Meet and right it is to sing,

In every time and place, Glory to our heavenly King,

The God of truth and grace: Join we then with sweet accord, All in one thanksgiving join; Holy, holy, holy Lord,

Eternal praise be thine ! 2 Vieing with the happy choir.

Who chant thy praise above,
We on eagles' wings aspire,

The wings of faith and love :
Thee they sing, with glory crown'd;
We extol the slaughter'd Lamb;
Lower if our voices sound,

Our subject is the same.
3 Father, God, thy love we praise,

Which gave thy Son to die; Jesus, full of truth and grace,

Alike we glorify:


Spirit, Comforter divine,
Praise by all to thee be given,
Till we in full chorus join,
And earth is turn'd to heaven.

HYMN 207. C.M.

The Knowledge of God desired.
The wisdom own'd by all thy sons,

To me, O God, impart;
The knowledge of thy holy ones,

The understanding heart.
2 Thy name, O holy Father, tell

To one who would believe;
To me thy only Son reveal,
· Thy Holy Spirit give.
3 'Tis life, eternal life, to know

The heavenly Persons mine;
Father, and Son, and Spirit, bestow

That precious faith divine. 4 A Trinity in Unity

My soul shall then adore;
And love, and praise, and worship thee,
Jehovah, evermore.

HYMN 208. C.M.

A TROUSAND oracles divine,

Their common beams unite,
That sinners may with angels join,

To worship God aright.
2 To praise a Trinity, adored

By all the hosts above;
And one thrice holy God and Lord,

Through endless ages love.
3 Triumphant host I they never cease

To laud and magnify
The triune God of holiness,

Whose glory fills the sky:

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