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3 And when before Thy throne I stand,

And wait Thy judgment's dread command,

Do Thou my strong supporter be,
.And save the soul that trusts in Thee.
4 Thou, SAVIOUR, for my sins hast died,

Thy grace alone my strength supplied ;
Then cast me not, O LORD, away -
But save me in the JUDGMENT DAY. *

65. Heaven seen by faith. (L. M.) 1 As when the weary traveller gains

The height of some commanding hill,
His heart revives, if o'er the plains

He sees his home, though distant still; 2 So, when the Christian pilgrim views

By faith his mansion in the skies,
The sight his fainting strength renews,

And wings his speed to reach the prize. 3 The hope of heav'n his spirit cheers,

No more he grieves for sorrows past;
Nor any future trial fears,

So he may safe arrive at last.
4 O LORD! on Thee our hopes we stay

To lead us on to Thine abode;
Assurd Thy love will far o'erpay

Our utmost toil upon the road.


66. Morning Hymn. (L. M.)
1 AWAKE, my soul, and with the sun

Thy daily stage of duty run ;
Shake off dull sloth, and early rise,

To pay thy morning sacrifice.
2 Redeem thy mispent moments past,

And live this day as if thy last;
Thy talents to improve take care,
For the great day thyself prepare.

3 Let all thy converse be sincere,

Thy conscience as the noon-day clear;
For God's all-seeing eye surveys

Thy secret thought, thy works, and ways. 4 All praise to Thee, whose arm has kept,

Whose care refresh'd me while I slept:
When from the sleep of death I wake,
May I of endless life partake.

5 Direct, control, suggest this day,

All I design, or do, or say ;
That all my powers with all their might
In Thy sole glory may unite,

6 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

Praise Him, all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heav'nly host, . Praise FATHER, Son, and Holy GHOST.

67. A morning Hymn. (D. C. M.) My voice shalt thou hear in the morning.– Psal. v. 3. i To Thee, O LORD, with dawning light

My thankful voice I'll raise,
Thy mighty power to celebrate,

Thy holy name to praise :
For Thou, in helpless hour of night,

Hast compassed my bed,
And now, refresh'd with peaceful sleep,

Thou liftest up my head. 2 Grant me, O God, Thy quick’ning grace,

Through this and every day;
That, guided and upheld by Thee,

My feet may never stray.
Increase my faith, increase my hope,

Increase my zeal and love ;
And fix my heart's affections all

On Christ and things above.
3 And when, life's labours o'er, I sink

To slumber in the grave,
In death's dark vale be Thou my trust,

To succour and to save:
That so through Him, who bled and died,

And rose again for me,
“ The grave and gate of death” may prove

A passage home to Thee.

68. Evening Hymn. (L. M.)
i Glory to Thee, my God, this night,

For all the blessings of the light:
Keep me, o keep me, King of kings,
Under Thine own Almighty wings.

2 Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son,

The ills that I this day have done ; . That with the world, myself, and Thee,

I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
3 Teach me to live, that I may dread

The grave as little as my bed ;
Teach me to die, that so I may

With joy behold the judgment-day. 4 Lord! let my soul for ever share

The bliss of Thy paternal care;
'Tis heav'n on earth, 'tis heav'n above,

To see Thy face, and sing Thy love. 5 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

Praise Him, all creatures here below; -
Praise Him above, ye heav'nly host,
Praise FATHER, Son, and Holy Ghost.

: 69. Evening Hymn. (L. M.) i Creator of the starry frame,

Light of the souls who trust in Thee, · JESUS ! Redeemer of mankind,

To Thee we call on bended knee.
2 Thou, when the tempter's arts prevail'd,

Didst hasten down on wings of love,
To shield and save a ruin’d world

With health and peace from heav'n above. 3 Exalted now, Thy glorious pow'r

Extends through all immensity; . And saints in heav'n, and fiends in hell,

Bow at Thy name with trembling knee.

4 To Thee, O JUDGE of all, we look,

Grant us Thy heav'nly help, we pray; Guide us in life, and guard in death,

And shield us in the judgment day._ 5 For Thine the glory is and pow'r,

Eternal SIRE, Eternal Son;
Eternal SPIRIT, Thine the praise, — -

The One in Three, the Three in One,

70. Praise to our Creator. — Psal. C. (L. M.) 1 BEFORE JEHOVAH's awful throne,'

Ye nations bow, with sacred joy ! Know that the Lord is God alone!

He can create, and He destroy. 2 His sov'reign pow'r without our aid,

Made us of clay, and form'd us men; : And, when like wand'ring sheep we stray'd,

He brought us to His fold again. 3 We'll crowd His gates with thankful songs,

High as the heav'ns our voices raise; And earth, with her ten thousand tongues,

Shall fill His courts with sounding praise, 4 Wide as the world is His command;

Vast as eternity His love ;
Firm as a rock His truth shall stand,

When rolling years shall cease to move.


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71. For Divine guidance. — Psal. cxix. (C. M.)
1 O that the LORD would guide my ways

To keep His statutes still!
O that my God would grant me grace

To know and do His will !

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