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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
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.
1 PRAISE, O praise the Name divine!
Praise it at the hallow'd shrine!
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!
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!
In Satan's bondage held;
The iron fetters yield.
To clear the mental ray,
To pour celestial day.
in Advent. 4 He comes the broken heart to bind,
The bleeding soul to cure,
To bless the humble poor.
Thy welcome shall proclaim; -
With thy beloved name.
8. 7. 4.
Christ's second coming.
Dan. vii, 9, 10, 13, 14. 1 Thess. iv, 16, 17.
1 Lo! He comes with clouds descending,
Once for favour'd sinners slain;
Jesus comes, and comes to reign. 2 Ev'ry eye shall now behold Him,
Rob' in dreadful majesty:
See in solemn pomp appear;
See the day of God appear.
High on thine eternal throne;
O come quickly!
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;
That hides the Saviour's face;
Will all be quickly put to flight. 2 Ye saints lift up your heads,
Salvation draweth nigh;
Its radiance through the sky;