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- Till thy own power shall stand confess'd,
And make Jerusalem a praise?
3 For this, a lowly suppliant crowd,
Here in thy sacred temple wait :
-For this we lift our voices loud,

And call, and knock at mercy's gate.
• 4 Look down, O God, with pitying eye,

And view the desolations round;
e See what wide realms in darkness lie,
-And hurl their idols to the ground.
0 5 Loud let the gospel trumpet blow,

And call the nations from afar;
Let all the Isles their Saviour know,
And earth's remotest ends draw near. DoÐDRIDGE.

HYMN 181. L. M. Blendon. [b*]

Prayer for Zion's Increase. Isa. li, 9. d1 A RM of the Lord, awake, awake!

A Put on thy strength-the nations shake! - And let the world, adoring, see

Triumphs of mercy wrought by thee.

2 Say to the heathen from thy throne, d“I am Jehovah God alone !" -Thy voice their idols shall confound,

And cast their altars to the ground. e 3 No more let human blood be spilt

Vain sacrifice for human guilt!

But to each conscience be applied
. The blood that flow'd from Jesus' gide.
04 Arm of the Lord, thy power extend,

Let Mahomet's impostures end;
Break superstition's Papal chain,

And the proud scoffer's rage restrain. 0 5 Let Zion's time of favour come ;

O bring the tribes of Israel home:
Apd let our wondering eyes behold,
Gentiles and Jews in Christ's one fold.
g 6 Almighty God, thy grace proclaim,

In every land of every name;
Let adverse powers before thee fall,
And crown the Saviour_LORD OY AL. Miss. Colu


HYMN 182. L. M. Leeds. [*]
Longing for the promised Spread of the Gospel. Dan. i1, 46

1 DIXERT thy power, thy rights maintain,
- D Insulted-everlasting King !
-The influence of thy crown increase,

And strangers to thy footstool bring.
e 2 We long to see that happy time,

That dear, expected, blessed day!
o When countless myriads of our race

The second Adam shall obey.
-3 The prophecies must be fulfillid,

Tho' earth and hell should dare oppose ;
The STONE cut from the mountain's side,
Tho' unobserv'd, to empire grows.
4 Soon shall the blended Image fall,
Brass, silver, iron, gold, and clay ;
And superstition's gloomy reign,
To light and liberty give way.

5 In one sweet symphony of praise,
o Gentile and Jew shall then unite ;

And Infidelity asham'd,
Sink in the abyss of endless night.
6 Soon Afric's long enslaved sons,
Shall join with Europe's polish'd race,
To celebrate, in different tongues,

The glories of redeeming grace.
& From east to west, from north to south,

Emmanuel's kingdom shall extend ;
And every man, in every face,
Shall meet a brother and a friend. VOKE.

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HYMN 183. C. M. Mitcham. [*] Prayer for the Success of Missions. Ps. lxxii, 7, 8. 1 T ORD, send thy word, and let it fly,

1 Arm'd with thy Spirit's power;
o Ten thousand shall confess its sway,

And bless the saving hour. .
o 2 Beneath the influence of thy grace,

The barren wastes shall rise.
With sudden greens, and fruits array'd
& A blooming Paradise.

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-3 True holiness shall strike its root,

In each regen’rate heart;
Shall in a growth divine arise,

And heav'nly fruits impart.
& 4 Peace, with her olives crown'd, shall stretch

Her wings from shore to shore ;
No trump shall rouse the rage of war,

Nor murd'rous cannon roar.
-5 Lord, for those days we wait—those days

Are in thy word foretold; o Fly swifter, sun, and stars, and bring

This promis'd age of gold. e 6 Amen-with joy divine, let earth's

Unnumber'd myriads cry; g Amen--with joy divine, let heav'n's Unnumber'd choirs reply.

HYMN 184. C. M. Canterbury. [*]

Prayer for Missionaries.
1 MYREAT God, the nations of the earth

UT Are by creation thine ;
And in thy works, by all beheld,

Thy radiant glories shine.
o 2 But, Lord, thy greater love has sent

Thy gospel to mankind; .
Unveiling what rich stores of grace

Are treasur'd in thy mind.
g 3 Lord, when shall these glad tidings spread

The spacious earth around; • Till every tribe and every soul

Shall hear the joyful sound.
p 4 O when shall Afric's sable sons

Enjoy the heavenly word ?
And vassals long enslav'd become

The freemen of the Lord!
e 5 When shall th' untutora Heathen tribes,

A dark bewilder'd race,
Sit down at our Emmanuel's feet,

And learn and see his grace?
6 Haste, sovereign Mercy, and transform .

Their cruelty to love:
Soften the tiger to the lamb,

The vulture to a dove.

7 Smile, Lord, on each divine attempt,

To spread the gospel's rays! g And build, on sin's demolish'd throne,

The temples of thy praise.


HYMN 185. 10s. Walworth. *1

Prayer for the Latter Day Glory. 1 T ORD of all worlds, incline thy bounteous ear,

u Thy children's voice, in tender mercy hear, Bear thy blest promise, fix'd as hills, in mind, And shed renewing grace on lost mankind : O let thy Spirit like soft dews descend; Thy gospel run to earth's remotest end. 2 Let Zion's walls before thee ceaseless stand, Dear as thine eye, and graven on thy hand; From earth's far region's Jacob's sons restore, Oppress'd by man, and scourg'd by thee, no more ; Enrich'd with gold, adorn'd with heavenly grace, Truth their sole guide, and all their pleasure praise, 3 Then Satan's kingdom shall from earth retire, Dead forms dissolve, and furious zeal expire, The Beast's fell throne shall darkness dire surround, Mohammed's empire tumble to the ground; The dreams of Infidels in smoke decay, And all the foes of heaven shall fleet away. 4 In barren wilds shall living waters spring, Fair temples rise, and songs of transport ring; The savage mind with sweet affection warm, And light and love the yielding bosom charm: From sin's oblivious sleep the soul arise, And grace and goodness, show'r from balmy skies. 5 Then shall mankind no more in darkness mourn, Then happy nations in a day be born; From east to wset thy glorious Name be one, And one pure worship hail th’ eternal Son: Remotest realms one spotless faith unite, And o'er all regions beam the Gospel's light. 6 Then shall thy saints exult with joy divine ; Their virtues quicken, and their lives refine ; Their souls improve, their songs more grateful rise, And sweeter incense cheer the morning skies: Heaven o'er the world unfold a brighter day, And Jesus spread his reign from sea to sea. DWIGHT. SELEOT.


HYMN 186. C. M. Bethlehem. [*]

Zion exalted above the Hills. Isa. xxii, 4. 1 0'ER mountain tops the mount of God,

0 In latter days shall riseAbove the summit of the hills,

And draw the wondering eyes. 0 2 To this the joyful nations round,

All tribes and tongues shall flow; Up to the mount of God, they say,

And to his house we'll go.
3 The beamr that shine from Zion's hill,

Shall lighten every land;
The King who reigns in Salem's tow'rs,

Shall the whole world command.
e 4 Among the nations he shall judge,

His judgments truth shall guide; o His sceptre shall protect the just,

And crush the sinner's pride.
¢ 5 No war shall rage, no hostile feuds

Disturb those peaceful years ;
To ploughshares men shall beat their swords,

To pruning-hooks their spears.
o 6 Come then, O house of Jacob, come,

And worship at his shrine ; & And, walking in the light of God, With holy beauties shine.

Scotch PARAPHRASR HYMN 187. L. M. Castle Street. [*] Millennium. Isa. xi, 5—9. Rev. xx, 4.-10. 1 T OOK up, my soul, with glad surprise,

U Towards the joyful, coming day; When Jesus shall descend the skies,

And form a bright, a glorious day. 6. Nations shall in a day be born,

And swift, like doves, to Jesus fly; - The saints shall know no clouds return,

Nor sorrows mingled with their joy. b 3 The lion and the lamb shall feed

Together, in his peaceful reign; -And Zion, blest with heavenly bread,

of pinching wants no more complain.

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