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2 Let them his great Name extol in the dance;

With timbrel and harp his praises express; Who always takes pleasure his saints to

advance, And with his salvation the humble to bless.

3 With glory adorn'd, his people shall sing To God, who their beds with safety does

shield; Their mouths fill'd with praises of Him their

great King; Whilst a two-edged sword their right hand

shall wield.

4 By angels in heaven of ev'ry degree,

And saints upon earth, all praise be addrest To God in Three Persons, one God ever blest; As it has been, now is, and always shall be.

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1 PRAISE, O praise the Name divine!

Praise it at the hallow'd shrine!
Let the firmament on high
To its Maker's praise reply!

2 Let the organ in his praise Learn its loudest notes to raise, And the cymbal's varying sound From the vaulted roof rebound!

3 All, who vital breath enjoy,

In his praise that breath employ; And in one great chorus join! Praise, O praise the Name divine!

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C. M. Christ's first coming.

Matt. xxi, 9. Luke iv, 18. 1 HARK, the glad sound! the Saviour comes

The Saviour promis'd long! Let ev'ry heart prepare a throne,

And ev'ry voice a song!
2 He comes! the pris'ners to release,

In Satan's bondage held;
The gates of brass before Him burst,

The iron fetters yield.
3 He comes! from thickest films of vice

To clear the mental ray,
And on the eye-balls of the blind

To pour celestial day.

in Advent. 4 He comes the broken heart to bind,

The bleeding soul to cure,
And with the treasures of his grace

To bless the humble poor.
5 Our glad hosannas, Prince of Peace!

Thy welcome shall proclaim; -
And heaven's eternal arches ring

With thy beloved name.

8. 7. 4.

Christ's second coming.

Dan. vii, 9, 10, 13, 14. 1 Thess. iv, 16, 17.

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1 Lo! He comes with clouds descending,

Once for favour'd sinners slain;
Thousand, thousand saints attending,
Swell the triumph of his train;


Jesus comes, and comes to reign. 2 Ev'ry eye shall now behold Him,

Rob' in dreadful majesty:
They, who set at nought, and sold Him,
Pierc'd and nail'd Him to the tree,

Deeply wailing,
Shall the great Messiah see.

in Advent.
3 Now redemption, long expected,

See in solemn pomp appear;
All his saints, by man rejected,
Rise to meet Him in the air.


See the day of God appear.
4 Yea, Amen! let all adore Thee,

High on thine eternal throne;
Saviour, take the power and glory,
Claim the kingdoms for thine own.

O come quickly!
Hallelujah! Come, Lord, come!

148th, Christ's advent approaching. Luke xxi, 28. Rom. xiii, 12. 1 Thess. iv, 16. 1 The night is now far spent,

And day comes on apace;
The veil will soon be rent,

That hides the Saviour's face;
The clouds, that now obstruct our sight,

Will all be quickly put to flight. 2 Ye saints lift up your heads,

Salvation draweth nigh;
See where the morning spreads

Its radiance through the sky;
O let the sight your spirits cheer;
The Lord himself will soon appear.

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