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Heaven and earth must pass away :
Songs of praise shall crown that day;
God will make new heavens and earth:
Songs of praise shall hail their birth.
And shall man alone be dumb,
Till that glorious kingdom come?
No:-the Church delights to raise
Psalms, and hymns, and songs of praise.
Songs of praise then we will sing,
Praise to our Almighty King;
Praise to God,-.the Father, Son,
Holy Ghost,—the three in one.

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RAISE the Lord ! ye heavens adore him,

Praise him, Angels in the height; Sun and moon, rejoice before bim :

Praise him, all ye stars and light: Praise the Lord for he hath spoken,

Worlds bis mighty voice obey'd ! Laws, that never shall be broken,

For their guidance he bath made.
Praise the Lord ! for he his glorious :

Never shall his promise fail ;
God hath made his saints victorious,

Sin and death shall not prevail ;
Praise the God of our salvation,

Hosts on high his power proclaim; Heaven, and earth, and all creation,

Laud and magnify his name.

Hymn 66.

L. M. TASH us from all our sins, O God,

In thy dear Son's atoning blood ; Hear those who come before thy throne, Pleading his merits, his alone. Though we have griev'd thy spirit, Lord, His gracious presence still afford; And still salvation's joys impart, To heal the broken, contrite heart. A broken heart, O God, our King ! Is all the sacrifice we bring : Thou, God of Grace! wilt not despise A broken heart in sacrifice.

Hymn 67.

P. M. GREAT God; what do I see and hear!

The end of things created ! The judge of mankind doth appear,

On clouds of glory seated. The trumpet sounds! the graves restore The dead, which they contain'd before !

Prepare, my soul, to meet him,

The dead in Christ shall first arise,

At the last trumpet's sounding, Caught up to meet him in the skies,

With joy their Lord surrounding : No gloomy fears their souls dismay; His presence sheds eternal day

On those prepar'd to meet him.

But sinners, fill'd with guilty fears,

Behold his wrath prevailing; For they shall rise, and find their tears

And sighs are unavailing;
The day of grace is past and gone :
Trembling they stand before the throne,

All unprepared to meet him.
Great God ! what do I see and hear!

The end of things created !
The judge of mankind doth appear

On clouds of glory seated :
Beneath his cross I view the day,
When heaven and earth shall pass away,

And thus prepare to meet him.

Hymn 68. P. M. MAY

AY the grace of Christ our Saviour,

And the Father's boundless love, With the holy Spirit's favor

Rest upon us from above ! Thus may we abide in union

With each other and the Lord; And

possess in sweet communion, Joys which earth cannot afford.

Hymn 69. L. M. TO God your voice in anthems raise ;

Jehovah's awful name he bears ; In him rejoice, extol his praise,

Who rides upon the rolling spheres. For benefits each day bestow'd,

Be daily his great name ador'd, Who is our Saviour and our God,

Of life and death the Sovereigo Lord.

Hymn 70. P. M.
SING ye sons of men, O sing

Praise to heaven's Eternal King:
Raise to bim some new taught song,
Power and strength to God belong ;
Power and strength to God assign;
And before his hallowed shrine
Yield the homage, that his name
From the sons of men doth claim.

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grace, To us thy people ; let thy face Beam on us, that thy church may

shine In this dark world, with light divine.

That light divine, Oh, let it spread,
Till earth-born darkness shall have fled ;
And all the families of man
Have heard, great Lord, thy saving plan.

Let them with joy thy praises sing,
Earth's righteous Judge, and sov’reign King;
Illumin'd by thy holy word,
Let all the nations praise the Lord.
Then shall this barren world assume
New beauty, and the desert bloom ;
Our God shall richly bless us then,
And all men fear his name. Amen.

Hymn 72. L. M.'
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VE Lord is King! lift up thy voice,
O earth, and all

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heav'ns rejoice ! From world to world ihe joy shall ring: The Lord omnipotent is King. The Lord is King! who they shall dare Resist his will, distrust bis care ; Alike pervaded by his eye All parts of his dominion lie. The Lord is King! child of the dust, The judge of all the earth is just; Holy and true are all his ways: Let ev'ry creature speak his praise. He reigns! ye saints exalt your strains : Your God is King, your Father reigns; And he is at the Father's side, The Lord of love, the Crucified. Come, make your wants, your burdens known; He will present them at the throne, Nor can his wisdom e'er mistake, His might decay, his love forsake. One Lord, one empire, all secures : He reigns,—and life and death are yours; Through earth and heav'n his saiuts shall sing, The Lord omnipotent is King.

Hymn 73. P. M.
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READ of heav'n! on thee we feed,

For thy flesh is meat indeed :
Ever may our souls be fed
With this true and living bread;

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