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5 Restored in each whose faith relies

On Christ's atoning blood: 1 1
A faith that leads us to the skies,

That bears us home to God.


Hymn 297. 6-7's.

For Saturday Evening. SAFELY through another week,

God has brought us on our way: Let us now a blessing seek,

On the approaching Sabbath day: Day of all the week the best

Emblem of eternal rest. 2 Mercies multiplied each hour,

Gracious Lord, our praise demand: Guarded by thy mighty power,

Nourish'd by thy bounteous hand; Now from worldly care set free,

May we rest this night with thee. 3 When the morn shall bid us rise, to. May we feel thy presence near: May thy glory meet our eyes,

When we in thy house appear; And may all our Sabbaths prove Foretastes of the joys above. NEWTON.

HYMN 298. L.M.

Lord's Day Morning..
On! for a sweet and holy calm,

To rest upon our souls to-day:
That sacred peace, which, like a balm,

Takes all terrestrial cares away.

Lord's Day M rning
2 From the long labour of the week,“:

The toil of spirits ill at ease,
Gladly would we refreshment seeko

In such delightful hours as these. 3 The Christian Sabbath is design'

d an A spot by God in kindness given: The prospect mountain of the mind,...

Whence it may view the rest of heaven. de Come, Heavenly Spirit! light, and peace,

And every holy gift is thine;
Grant us this day thy rich increase,
And with new-kindled glory shine.
HYMN 299. S.M.

The same.
WELCOME, sweet day of rest,

That saw the Lord arise :
Welcome to this reviving breast,

And these rejoicing eyes.
2 The king himself comes near,

And feasts his saints to-day:
Here we may sit, and sce him here;

And love, and praise, and pray.
3 One day amidst the place,

Where my dear Lord has been,
Is sweeter than ten thousand days

Of pleasurable sin.
My willing soul would stay

In such a frame as this ;
And sit and sing herself away
To everlasting bliss.

HYMN 300. L.M. 1

The same.
AWAKE, my heart! my soul, arise!"
This is the day believers prize;
Improve this Sabbath then with caro
Another may not be thy share.

Lord's Day Morning.

2 Oh! solemn thought! Lord, give me power,

Wisely to fill up every hour;
Oh, for the wings of faith and love,

To bear my heart and soul above! 3 Jesus, assist: nor let me fail

To worship thee within the veil:
To glorify thy matchless grace,

To see the beauties of thy face.
4 Be with me in thy house to-day,

And tune my heart to praise and pray:
Like dew command thy word to fall,

Refreshing, quickening, saving all.
6 Call forth my thoughts, and let them rove

O’er the green pastures of thy love;
Oh, let not sin prevent my rest,
Nor keep me from my Saviour's breast.
HYMN 301. 4-7's.

The same.
To thy temple I repair:
Lord, I love to worship there,
When within the veil I meet

Christ upon the mercy-seat.
2 Thou through him art reconciled:

I, through him, become thy child;
Abba, Father, give me grace

In thy courts to seek thy face.
3 While thy glorious praise is sung,

Touch my lips, unloose my tongue,
That my joyful soul may bless

Christ the Lord, my righteousness.
4 While the prayers of saints ascend,

God of Love! to mine attend;
Hear me, for thy Spirit pleads

Hear, for Jesus intercedes.
5 While I hearken to thy law,

Fill my soul with humble awe!
Till thy gospel bring to me
Life and immortality.

Lord's Day Morning.
6 While thy ministers proclaim to

Peace and pardon in thy name;' 1
Through their voice, hy faith, may bir

Hear thee speaking from on high.
7 From thy house when I return; <m.
May my heart within me burn;
And at evening let me say,
I have walked with God to-day.


The same.
ANOTHER six days' work is done,
Another Sabbath is begun; u 5
Return, my soul, enjoy thy rest;

Improve the day thy God has bless'd..
2 Come, bless the Lord, whose love assign's

So sweet a rest to wearied minds :.
Provides an ante-taste of heaven,

And gives this day the food of seven. :
3 Oh, that our thoughts and thanks may rise,
As grateful incense to the skies;
And draw from heaven that sweet repose,

Which none but he that feels it knows.“ 4 This heavenly calm within the breast

Is the dear pledge of glorious rest,
Which for the church of God remains :

The end of cares, the end of pains, ad 5 In holy duties, let the day, ' '

In holy pleasures, pass away;
How sweet, a Sabbath thus to spend,
In hope of one that ne'er shall end !

Hymn 303. L.M.

The same.
ONE Sabbath more to us is given;

Oh, help us, Lord, to keep this one.
Like to thy worshippers in heaven,
Who cast their crowns before thy throno.

Lord's Day Evening.

2 Oh, fill our souls with heavenly love,

And warm our hearts with sacred fire ; Descend from heaven, immortal Dove,

And with thy grace our souls inspire. 3 Oh, take us on thy balmy wings,

And bear us far above the skies : To join the notes that Gabriel sings,

And lose ourselves in sweet surprise.
YamL. HYMN 304. L.M.

The same.
LORD of the Sabbath, hear our vows,
On this thy day, in this thy house,
And own, as grateful sacrifice,

The songs which from our hearts arise. 2 Thy earthly Sabbaths, Lord, we love ;

But there's a nobler rest above;
To that our lab'ring souls aspire,
With ardent pangs of strong desire.
3 No more fatigue, no more distress,

Nor sin, nor hell, shall reach the place; V No groans to mingle with the songs,

Which warble from immortal tongues. 4 No rude alarms of raging foes :

No cares to break the long repose,
No midnight shade, no clouded sun,

But sacred, high, eternal noon. 6 O long-expected day, begin;

Dawn on these realms of woe and sin;
Fain would we leave this weary road,
And sleep in death, to rest with God.


HYMN 305. C.M.

Lord's Day Evening.
Frequent the day of God returns,

To shed its quickening beams;
And yet how slow devotion burns,

How languid are its flames !


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