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And, walking in the light of God,
AVith holy beauties shine.

All praise to God, the Father, Son,

And Holy Ghost, to thee, As in the ages gone, is now

And shall for ever be. Amen.

7. L. M.

When Christ the Lord would come on earth, His messenger before Him went,

The greatest born of mortal birth,

And charged with words of deep intent.

The least of all that here attend
Hath honour greater far than he:

He was the bridegroom's joyful friend,
His body and His spouse are we.

A higher race, the sons of light,

Of water and the Spirit born; He the last star of parting night,

And we the children of the morn.

And, as he boldly spake Thy word,

And joyed to hear the Bridegroom's voice,

Thus may Thy pastors teach, O Lord!
And thus Thy hearing Church rejoice.

To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

The God whom heaven and earth adore,

Be glory from the Angel Host,
And ransomed man, for evermore. Amen.

8. 8-7.

Come, Thou long-expected Jesus,

Born to set Thy people free; From our fears and sins release us,

Let us find our rest in Thee.

Israel's strength and consolation,
Hope of all the earth Thou art;

Dear desire of every nation,
Joy of every longing heart.

Born Thy people to deliver,
Born a child, and yet a King;

Born to reign in us for ever,

Now Thy gracious Kingdom bring.

By Thine own eternal Spirit,

Rule in all our hearts alone; By Thine all-sufficient merit,

Raise us to Thy glorious throne. Amen.

9. C. M.

Light of the lonely pilgrim's heart!

Star of the coming day!
Arise, and, with Thy morning beams,

Chase all our griefs away.

Come, blessed Lord! bid every shore

And answering island sing The praises of Thy royal name,

And own Thee as their King.

Bid the whole earth, responsive now

To the bright world above, Break forth in rapturous strains of joy,

In memory of Thy love.

Lord, Lord, Thy fair creation groans—
The earth, the air, the sea—

In unison with all our hearts,
And calls aloud for Thee.

Thine was the cross, with all its fruits

Of grace and peace divine:
Be Thine the crown of glory now,

The palm of victory Thine! Amen.

10. S. M.

Come, Lord, and tarry not:
Bring the long-look'il-for day,

O, why these years of waiting here,
These ages of delay?

Come, for Thy saints still wait;

Daily ascends their sigh;
The Spirit and the Bride say, Come,

Dost Thou not hear the cry?

Come, for creation groans

Impatient of Thy stay; Worn out with these long years of ill.

These ages of delay.

Come, for Thy Israel pines

An exile from Thy fold:
O, call to mind Thy faithful word,

And bless them as of old.

Come, in Thy glorious might,

Come with the iron rod, Scattering Thy foes before Thy face,

Most mighty Son of God.

Come, and make all things new,

Build up this ruin'd earth, Eestore our faded Paradise,

Creation's second birth.

Come, and begin Thy reign

Of everlasting peace, Come take the kingdom to Thyself, Great King of righteousness. Amen.

11. 8-7.

Light of those whose dreary dwelling

Borders on the shades of death! Come, and all Thy love revealing

Dissipate the clouds beneath.

The new heaven and earth's Creator

In our deepest darkness rise, Scattering all the night of nature,

Pouring day upon our eyes.

Still we wait for Thine appearing,

Life and joy Thy beams impart; Chasing all our fears, and cheering

Every poor benighted heart. Come, and manifest the favour

God hath for our ransomed race: Come, Thou universal Saviour,

Manifest Thy wondrous grace.

Save us in Thy great compassion,

O Thou mild, pacific Prince! Give the knowledge of salvation,

Give the pardon of our sins. By Thy all-restoring merit

Every burdened one release, Every weary wandering spirit

Guide into Thy perfect peace. Amen.

12. 7-6.

How long, O Lord our Saviour,
Wilt Thou remain away?

Our hearts are growing weary
Of Thy so long delay;

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