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L. M.
1 THINE earthly Sabbaths, Lord, we love,

But there's a nobler rest above;
To that our longing souls aspire,

With cheerful hope and strong desire.
2 No more fatigue, no more distress,

Nor sin nor death shall reach the place;

shall mingle with the songs
Tbat warble from immortal tongues.
3 No rude alarms of raging foes,

No cares to break the long repose,
No midnight shade, no clouded sun,

But sacred, high, eternal noon.
4 O long-expected day, begin!

Dawn on these realms of woe and sin;
Fain would we leave this weary road,
And sleep in death to rest with Gors
Ephesians, 3: 19.

L. M,
1 Come, gracious Lord, descend anở (well,

By faith and love, in every brease,
Then shall we know, and taste, and feel

The joys that cannot be exprescd.
2 Come, fill our hearts with inward strength,
Make our enlargéd souls possess,

learn the height, and breadth, and length
Of thine eternal love and grace.
3 Now to the God whose power can do

More than our thoughts and wishes know,
Be everlasting honors done,
By all the church, through Christ his lov.

L. M.
1 My opening eyes with rapture see

The dawn of thy returning day;
My thoughts, O God, asceud i thee,
While thus my early vows



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2 Ob, bid this trifling world retire,

And drive each carnal thought away ;
Nor let me feel one vain desires

One sinful thought through all the day.
3 Then, to thy courts when I repair,

My soul shall rise on joyful wing,
The wonders of thy love declare,
And join the strains which angels sing.


L, M. 1 Sweet is the light of Sabbath eve,

And soft the sunbeams lingering there;
For these blest hours the world I leave,

Wafted on wings of faith and prayer.
2 The time how lovely and how still ;

Peace shines and smiles on all below;
The plain, the stream, the wood, the hill,

All fair with evening's setting glow.
3 Season of rest! the tranquil soul

Feels the sweet calm, and melts to love;
And while these sacred moments roll,

Faith sees the smiling heaven above.
4 Nor will our days of toil be long;

Our pilgrimage will soon be trod;
And we shall join the ceaseless song,
The endless Sabbath of our God.


Psalm 92

L, M. i SWEET is the work, my God, my King,

To praise thy name, give thanks, and sing;
To show thy love by morning light,

And talk of all thy truth at night.
2 Sweet is the day of sacred rest ;

No mortal care sball seize my breast;
Oh, may my heart in tune be found,
Like David's harp of solemn sound!

3 My heart shall triumph in my Lord,

And bless his works and bless his word ;
Thy works of grace, how bright they shine!

How deep thy counsels ! how divine !
4 Lord, I shall share a glorious part,

When grace hath well refined my heart,
And fresh supplies of joy are shed,

Like holy oil to cheer my head.
5 Then shall I see, and hear, and know

All I desired or wished below;
And every power find sweet employ,
In that eternal world of joy.


Psalm 84.

L. M. 1 How pleasant, how divinely fair,

O Lord of hosts, thy dwellings are !
With long desire my spirit faints,

To meet th' assemblies of thy saints.
2 Blest are the saints who sit on high

Around thy throne of majesty ;
Thy brightest glories shine above,

And all their work is praise and love.
8 Blest are the souls that find a place

Within the temple of thy grace ;
There they behold thy gentler rays,
And seek thy face, and learn thy praise.
Blest are the men whose hearts are set
To find the way to Zion's gate ;
God is their strength, and thro' the road

They lean upon their helper, God.
Ő Cheerfulthey walk with growing strength,

Till all shall meet in heaven at length;
Till all before thy face appear,
And join in nobler worship there.

L. M. 1 ANOTHER six days' work is done,

Another Sabbath is begun;
Return, my soul! enjoy thy rest,

Improve the day thy God has blessed.
2 Oh, that our tho'ts and thanks may rise,

As grateful incense to the skies;
And draw, from heaven, that sweet repose,

Which none, but he that feels it, knows.
3 This heavenly calm, within the breast,

Is the dear pledge of glorious rest,
Which for the church of God remains

The end of cares, the end of pains.
4 In holy duties, let the day,

In holy pleasures, pass away;
How sweet a Sabbath thus to spend,
In hope of one that ne'er shall end.


Psalm 5.

L. M | AWAKE, my soul, and with the sun

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

To pay thy morning sacrifice.
2. Awake, lift up thyself, my heart,

And with the angels bear thy part,
Who all night long unwearied sing

High praises to theternal King.
3 Glory to thee, who safe hast kept,

And hast refreshed me while I slept;
Grant, Lord, when I from death shall

I may of endless life partake.
4 Lord, I my vows to thee renew :

Scatter my love as morning dew;
Guard my first springs of thought and will,
And with thyself my spirit fill.

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.

Psalm 84.


L. M. 1 GREAT God! attend, while Zion sings

The joy that from thy presence springs ;
To spend one day with thee on earth

Exceeds a thousand days of mirth.
2 Might I enjoy the meanest place

Within thy house, O God of grace !
Not tents of ease, nor thrones of power,

Should tempt my feet to leave thy door,
3 God is our sun, he makes our day;

God is our shield, he guards our way
From all the assaults of hell and sing

From foes without, and foes within.
4 All needful grace will God bestow,

And crown that grace with glory, too ;
He gives us all things, and with holds

No real good from upright souls.
5 O God, our King, whose sovereign sway

The glorious hosts of heaven obey,
Display thy grace, exert thy power,
Till all on earth thy name adore !

Psalm 57


L. M 1 ETERNAL God, celestial King !

Exalted be thy glorious name;
Let hosts in heaven thy praises sing,

And saints on earth thy love proclaim.
2 My heart is fixed on thee, my God!

I rest my hope on thee alone ;
I'll spread thy sacred truths abroad,
To all mankind thy love make known.

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