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Christ will provide our souls with grace

He bought a large supply.

5 [Let us indulge a cheerful frame,
For joy becomes a feast!

We love the mem'ry of his name,
More than the wine we taste.]


HYMN 25. C. M.

Swanwick. [*]

Divine Glories and Graces.

H Great God how bright they shine!

[OW are thy glories here display'd,

While at thy word, we break the bread,
And pour the flowing wine!

e 2 Here thy revenging justice stands,
And pleads his dreadful cause;

o Here saving mercy spreads her hands, Like Jesus on the cross.

-3 Thy saints attend, with ev'ry grace,
On this great sacrifice;

And love appears with cheerful face,
And faith with fixed eyes.

e 4 Our hope in waiting posture sits,
To heav'n directs her sight;

o Here ev'ry warmer passion meets, And warmer pow'rs unite.

o 5 Zeal and revenge perform their part, And rising sin destroy;

e Repentance comes with aching heartYet not forbids the joy.

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6 Dear Saviour, change our faith to sight, Let sin for ever die;

o Then shall our souls be all delight, And ev'ry tear be dry.


CANNOT persuade myself to put a full Period to these Divine Hymns, until I have addressed a special Song of Glory to God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Though the Latin name of it, Gloria Patri, be retained in the English Nation from the Roman Church; and though there may be some Excesses of superstitious Honour paid to the words of it, which may have wrought some unhappy prejudices in weaker Christians; yet I believe it still to be one of the noblest parts of Christian Worship. The subject of it is the doctrine of the Trinity, which is that peculiar Glory of the Divine Nature, that our Lord Jesus Christ has so clearly revealed unto Men, and is so necessary to

true Christianity. The Action is Praise; which is one of the most complete and exalted Parts of heavenly worship. I have cast the Song into a Variety of Forms, and have fitted it, by a plain Version, or a larger Paraphrase, to be sung either alone, or at the conclusion of another Hymn.-I have also added a few Hosannas, or Ascriptions of Salvation to Christ, in the same Manner, and for the same End.


To the ever Blessed Trinity, God the Father, Son, and Spirit.


HYMN 26. 1st. L. M.


Weldon. [*]

LESS'D be the Father and his love,
To which celestial source we owe

Rivers of endless joy above,

And rills of comfort here below.

• 2 Glory to thee, great Son of God,
e From whose dear wounded body rolls
A precious stream of vital blood-
Pardon and life for dying souls!

-3 We give thee, sacred Spirit, praise,
Who in our hearts of sin and wo,
o Mak'st living springs of grace arise,
• And into boundless glory flow.

g 4 Thus God the Father, God the Son, And God the Spirit, we adore ;


That sea of life and love unknown,
Without a bottom or a shore.

HYMN 27. 1st. C. M. Bethlehem. [*]


GLORY to God the Father's name

Who from our sinful race,

Chose out his fav'rites to proclaim
The honours of his grace.

2 Glory to God the Son be paid-
Who dwelt in humble clay;

p And, to redeem us from the dead,
Gave his own life away.

-3 Glory to God the Spirit give-
From whose almighty pow'r,
Our souls their heav'nly birth derive,
And bless the happy hour.

g 4 Glory to God who reigns above,
Th' eternal Three in One,

Who by the wonders of his love,
Has made his nature known.

HYMN 28. 1st. S. M. St. Thomas'. [*]

1 [ET God the Father live Forever on our tongues: Sinners from his first love derive The ground of all their songs. 2 Ye saints, employ your breath In honour of his Son;

Who bought your souls from hell and death,
By offering up his own.

3 Give to the Spirit praise

Of an immortal strain;

Whose light and power, and grace conveys
Salvation down to men.

4 While God the Comforter
Reveals our pardon'd sin,

O may the blood and water bear
The same record within!

5 To the great One in Three,
That seals this grace in heaven,
The Father, Son, and Spirit, be
Eternal glory given.]


HYMN 29. 2d. L. M.

GLORY to God the Trinity,

Whose name has mysteries unknown:

In essence One, in persons Three ;

A social nature, yet alone.

2 When all our noblest pow'rs are join'd, The honours of thy name to raise ;

Thy glories overmatch our mind,

And angels faint beneath the praise.

HYMN 30. 2d. C. M.

1T Who calls our souls from death,
HE God of mercy be ador'd,

Who saves by his redeeming word,
And new creating breath.

2 To praise the Father and the Son,
And Spirit, all divine-

The One in Three, and Three in One-
Let saints and angels join.



HYMN 31. 2d. S. M.

ET God the Maker's Name, Have honour, love, and fear; To God the Saviour, pay the same, And God the Comforter.

2 Father of lights above,
Thy mercy we adore;
The Son of thy eternal love,
And Spirit of thy pow'r.

HYMN 32. 3d. L. M.
NO God the Father, God the Son,

Be honour, praise, and glory giv'n,
By all on earth, and all in heav'n.



LL glory to the wondrous name, Father of mercy, God of love: Thus we exalt the Lord, the Lamb; And thus we praise the heav'nly Dove.

HYMN 34. 3d. C. M.

N and Spirit be ador'd;

OW let the Father, and the Son,

Where there are works to make him known, Or saints to love the Lord.


HONOUR to the Almighty Three,

And everlasting One;

All glory to the Father be,
The Spirit, and the Son.

HYMN 36. 3d. S. M.

Yand saints that dwell below,

E angels round the throne,

Worship the Father, love the Son,
And bless the Spirit too.


HYMN 37.


IVE to the Father praise,
Give glory to the Son:

And to the Spirit of his grace
Be equal honour done.

HYMN 38. H. M. Allerton. [*]

Song of Praise to the Blessed Trinity. 1 GIVE immortal praise

To God the Father's love,

For all my comforts here,
And better hopes above;

o He sent his own



Eternal Son

e To die for sins,

That man had done.

2 To God the Son belongs
Immortal glory too;

Who bought us with his blood
From everlasting wo:

o And now he lives,

• And now he reigns,

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And sees the fruit
Of all his pains.

3 To God the Spirit's name
Immortal worship give,
Whose new creating pow'r
Makes the dead sinner live:

o His work completes


The great design,

4 Almighty God, to thee
Be endless honour done;
The undivided Three,
And the mysterious One.

e Where reason fails,
With all her pow'rs-

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And fills the soul
With joy divine.

o There faith prevails, And love adores.

HYMN 39. H. M. Bethesda. [*]

1 [T Before the world began

Him who chose us first,

To Him who bore the curse

To save rebellious man;

To Him who form'd

Our hearts anew,

Is endless praise

And glory due.

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