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104 I.

He gives us all things, and withholds

No real good from upright souls.
Let songs of honor be addressed ; 4 O God, our King, whose sovereign
His mercy firm for ever stands ;

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Give him the thanks his love demands. The glorious hosts of heaven obey,

And devils at thy presence flee:
2 Who knows the wonders of thy ways? Blest is the man that trusts in thee.

Who shall fulfil thy boundless praise ?
Blest are the souls that fear thee still,
And pay their duty to thy will. 106

II. 3 Remember what thy mercy did

For Jacob's race, thy chosen seed; 0 Twow, whose hand the kingdom
And with the same salvation bless
The meanest suppliant of thy grace.

Whom earth, and hell, and heaven

To help thy chosen sons appear,
4 O! may I see thy tribes rejoice, And show thy power and glory here.

And aid their triumphs with my voice ! 2 O haste, with every gift inspired,
This is my glory, Lord, to be
Joined to thy saints, and near to thee.

With glory, truth, and grace attired.
Thou Star of heaven's eternal morn;

Thou Sun, whom beams divine adorn!
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3 Assert the honor of thy name ; (shame; VREAT God, attend while Zion sings O'erwhelm thy foes with fear and springs;

Nor let their souls forever die.
To spend one day with thee on earth,
Exceeds a thousand days of mirth.

4 Saints shall be glad before thy face,

And grow in love, and truth,and grace ; 2 God is our sun, he makes our day; Thy church shall blossom in thy sight,

God is our shield, he guards our way And yield her fruits of pure delight.
From all th' assaults of hell and sin, 5 O hither, then, thy footsteps bend;
From foes without and foes within.

Swift as a roe, from hills descend; 3 All needful grace will God bestow, Mild as the sabbath's cheerfui ray,

And crown that grace with glory too : Till life unfolds eternal day!

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Nor will thy watchful monarch cease ,

To guard thee in eternal peace.
Girded with majesty and might:
The world, created by his hands,

Still on its first foundation stands. FOR SOCIAL AND PRIVATE WORSHIP. 2 But ere this spacious world was made, Or had its first foundation laid,

110 Thy throne eternal ages stood, Thyself the ever-living God.

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My Refuge, my almighty Friend3 Like floods the angry nations rise, And can my soul from thee depart,

And aim their rage against the skies ; On whom alone my hopes depend ? Vain floods that aim their rage so high! 2 Whither, ah! whither shall I go, At thy rebuke the billows die.

A wretched wanderer from my Lord ? 4 For ever shall thy throne endure; Can this dark world of sin and woe

Thy promise stands for ever sure ; One glimpse of happiness afford ?
And everlasting holiness,
Becomes the dwellings of thy grace.

3 Eternal life thy words impart :

On these my fainting spirit lives;

Here sweeter comforts cheer my heart, 108 II.

Than all the round of nature gives. JEHO MA reigns; his throne is high, 4 let farth's alluring ons combine ; His glory shines with beams so bright, One smile, one blissful smile of thine,

No mortal can sustain the sight. My dearest Lord, outweighs them all. 2 His terrors keep the world in awe; 15 Low at thy feet my soul would lie;

His justice guards his holy law; Here safety dwells, and peace divine; His love reveals a smiling face, Still let me live beneath thine eye,

His truth and promise seal the grace. For life, eternal life, is thine. 3 Thro' all his works his wisdom shines, And baffles Satan's deep designs;

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His power is sovereign to fulfil
The noblest counsels of his will.

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A mortal man ashamed of thce ? 4 And will this glorious Lord descend Ashamed of thee, whom angels praise,

To be my Father and my friend? Whose glories shine thro' endless days.
Then let my songs with angels join ; 2 Ashamed of Jesus! sooner far
Heaven is secure, if God is mine.

Let evening blush to own a star;

He sheds the beams of light divine 109 II.

O'er this benighted soul of mine.

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as From dust and darkness and the Let midnight be ashamed of noon; dead;

'Tis midnight with my soul, till he, Though humbled long, awake at length, Bright Morning Star, bid darkness tlee. And gird thee with thy Saviour's 4 Ashamed of Jesus! that dear friend strength.

On whom my hopes of heaven depend, 2 Put all thy beauteous garments on,

No, when I blush, be this my shame, And let thy various charms be known: That I no more revere his name. Then, decked in robes of righteousness, 5 Ashamed of Jesus ! yes, I may,

The world thy glories shall confess. When I've no guilt to wash away, 3 No more shall foes unclean invade, No tear to wipe, no good to crave,

And fill thy hallowed walls with dread; No fears to quell, no soul to save. No more shall hell's insulting host 6 Till then-nor is my boasting vain

Their vict'ry and thy sorrows boast. Till then, I boast a Saviour slain : 4 God, from on high, has heard thy And O may this my glory be,

His hand thy ruin shall repair; (pray'r; That Christ is not ashamed of me.

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112 I.

Hast deigned a mortal form to wear,

A mortal's painful lot to bear. EHOLD the sin-atoning Lamb,

4 When thou didst hang upon the tree, To take away our guilt and shame,

The quaking earth acknowledged thee; See him descending from above!

When thou didst there yield up thy breath,

(death. 2 Our sins and griefs on him were laid; The world grew dark as shades of

He meekly bore the mighty load;
Our ransom-price he fully paid, [blood. 5 Now in the Father's glory high,
In groans and tears, in sweat and

Great Conqu'ror, never more to die,

Us by thy mighty power defend, 3 Pardon and peace through him abound; Andreign through ages without end!

He can the richest blessings give;
Salvation in his name is found,
He bids the dying sinner live.

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I. 4 Jesus, our Lord, we look to thee; Where else can helpless sinners go?

REAT God,indulge my humble claim; Thy boundless love shall set us free From all our wretchedness and woe.

The glories that compose thy name

Stand all engaged to make me blest. 113 I.

2 Thou great and good, thou just and

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CHRIST!our King, Creator, Lord! Thou art my Father, and my God;

Saviour of all who trust thy word ! And I am thine, by sacred ties, [blood. To them who seek thee ever near, Thy son, thy servant, bought with Now to our praises bend an ear.

|3 With early feet I love t'appear 2 In thy dear cross a grace is found Among thy saints, and seek thy face;

It flows from every streaming wound- oft have I seen thy glory there,
Whose power our inbred sin controls, And felt the power of sovereign grace.
Breaks the firm bond, and froes our
souls.

4 I'll lift my hands, I'll raise my voice,

While I have breath to pray or praise ; 3 Thou didst create the stars of night; This work shall make my heart rejoice,

Yet thou hast veiled in flesh thy light- And bless the remnant of my days.

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115 II.

The summer rays with vigor shine, HEE we adore, eternal Lord!

To raise the corn, and cheer the vine. THET We praise thy name with one ac- 4 Thy hand, in autumn, richly pours, cord;

Thro' all our coasts, redundant stores: Thy saints, who here thy goodness see,

And winters, softened by thy care, Through all the world do worship thee. No more the face of horror wear. 2 To thee aloud all angels cry, [high: 5 Seasons and months and weeks and The heavens and all the powers on

days, Thee, holy, holy, holy King,

Demand successive songs of praise; Lord God of hosts, they ever sing.

And be the grateful homage paid, 3 Th' apostles join the glorious throng;

With morning light and evening shade. The prophets swell th' immortal song;

6 Here in thy house let incense rise, The martyrs' noble army raise

And circling Sabbaths bless our eyes, Eternal anthems to thy praise.

Till to those lofty heights we soar, 4 From day to day, O Lord, do we

Where days and years revolve no more. Highly exalt and honor thee!

FOR SOCIAL AND PRIVATE WORSHIP, Thy name we worship and adore,

World without end, for evermore! 118 116 II.

WIFT as declining shadows pass, to song And, transient as the withering grass,

Amid our youthful hopes we die. Hosanna to tň' eternal Name, And all his boundless love proclaim. 2 But thou, our Saviour, shalt endure,

Thy years unchanged, eternal Lord ! 2 See where it shines in Jesus' face,

Thy grace through every age is sure, The brightest image of his grace; And firm the promise of thy word. God, in the person of his Son,

Has all his mightiest works outdone. 119 8 The spacious earth, and spreading WHEN marshalled on the nightly

Proclaim the wise and powerful God;. The glittering hosts bestud the sky, And thy rich glories from afar

One star alone of all the train, Sparkle in every rolling star.

Can fix the sinner's wandering eye. 4 But in his looks a glory stands,

2 Hark! hark! to God the chorus breaks, The noblest labor of thine hands;

From every host, from every gem; The pleasing lustre of his eyes

But one alone the Saviour speaks : Outshines the wonders of the skies.

It is the Star of Bethlehem. 5 O! may I live to reach the place 3 Once on the raging seas I rode : [dark; Where he unveils his lovely face !

The storm was loud, the night was Where all his beauties you behold,

The ocean yawned, and rudely blowed And sing his name to harps of gold.

The wind that tossed my foundering

bark. 117 II.

4 Deep horror then my vitals froze; ETERN "TERNAL source of every joy, Death-struck, I ceased the tide to stem;

Well may thy praise our lips em-When suddenly a star arose ! While in thy temple we appear, (ploy, It was the star of Bethlehem.

To hail thee, Sovereign of the year. 5 It was my guide, my light, my all; 2 Wide as the wheels of nature roll, It bade my dark forebodings cease; Thy hand supports and guides the And through the storm, and danger's whole;

It led me to the port of peace. (thrall, The sun is taught by thee to rise, 6 Now safely moored, my perils o'er, And darkness when to veil the skies.

I'll sing, first in night's diadem, 3 The flowery spring at thy command, For ever and for evermore,

Perfumes the air, adorns the land; The Star-the Star of Bethlehem !

UXBRIDGE. L. M.

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120 I.

13 Sun, moon, and stars convey thy praise

Round the whole earth, and never NORGIVENESS! 'tis a joyful sound

So when thy truth began its race, [stand,

It touched and glanced on every land. Publish the bliss the world around;

4 Nor shall thy spreading gospel rest, Ye seraphs, shout it from the sky. Till thro' the world thy truth has run ;

Till Christ has all the nations blest, 2 'Tis the rich gift of love divine, 'Tis full, effacing every crime:

That see the light or feel the sun. Unbounded shall its glories shine, 5 Great Sun of Righteousness, arise, And feel no change by changing time. Bless the dark world with heavenly

Thy gospel makes the simple wise,[light; 3 For this stupendous love of heaven, Thy laws are pure, thy judgments What grateful honors shall we show?

right. Where much transgression is forgiven, Let love with equal ardor glow.

6 Thy noblest wonders here we view,

In souls renewed and sins forgiven; 4 By this inspired, let all our days

Lord, cleanse my sins, my soul renew, With every heavenly grace be crown'd; And make thyword my guide to heav'n. Let truth and goodness, prayer and In all abide, in all abound.

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Thy goodness in full glory shines : 121 I.

Thy truth shall break thro' every cloud

That veils and darkens thy designs. THE heavens declare thy glory, Lord; 2 For ever firm thy justice stands,

As mountains their foundations keep; But when our eyes behold thy word, Wise are the wonders of thy hands,

We read thy name in fairer lines. Thy judgments are a mighty deep. 2 The rolling sun, the changing light, 3 My God, how excellent thy grace!

And nights and days thy power con Whence all our hope and comfort But the blest volume thou hast writ, [fess; The sons of Adam in distress (springs;

Reveals thy justice and thy grace. Fly to the shadow of thy wings.

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