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To-day he rose and left the dead,

And Satan's empire fell;
To-day the saints his triumph spread,

And all his wonders tell i

Hosanna to th' anointed King,

To David's holy Son!
Help us, O Lord ! descend, and bring

Salvation from thy throne.

Blest is the Lord, who comes to men :A

With messages of grace; Who comes in God his Father's name, '. 1

To save our sinful race,"13 '

Hosanna in the highest strains

it. The church on earth can raise ; .,' in The highest heav'ns, in which he reigns, i

Shall give him nobler praise. ;!.!..

'90. Sabbath. . TO-DAY God bids the faithful rest,

To-day he show'rs his grace;' • Seek ye my face,' the Lord hath said :"..

Lord, we will seek thy 'face. Come, let us leave the things of earth, T

With God's assembly join; .:^. Lo! heay'n descends to welcome man " MI!

To taste the things divine! | it?...

We come, dear Saviour; lo! we come, i

Lord of our life and soul;
We come diseas'd, and faint, and sick;

Be pleas'd to make us whole, siis

O may we please our God to-day,...

May that be all our care !
Give, Lord, thy.grace, lest evil thoughts

Should mingle in our pray’r.

Amidst th' assembly of thy saints,

Let us be faithful found;.
And let us join in humble pray'r,;

And in thy praise abound..'s,
Let thy good Spirit help our souls ,

With faith thy word to hear; . '
Be with us in thy temple, Lord, ; ;

And let us find thee near. 1!.

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91. Easter Day. The Sun of Righteousness appears, : , .

To set in blood no more:
Adore the scatt'rer of your fears, . .,

Your rising. Sun adore ! ';

The saints, when he resign'd his breath,

Unclos'd their sleeping eyes; mirai He breaks again the bands of death,

Again the dead arise ! ,

Alone the dreadful race he ran,

Alone the wine-press trod;
He dy'd and suffer'd as a man:

He rises as a God!
In vain the stone, the watch, the seal,

Forbid an early rise,
To him who breaks the gates of hell,

And opens Paradise,

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92. The Resurrection.
Yes, the Redeemer rose; i
The Saviour left the dead; i.
And o'er our hellish foes
High rais'd his conquering head:

In wild dismayi
The guards around.
Fall to the ground, ..

And sink away. y si
Lo! the angelic bands ! !!
In full assembly meet,
To wait his high commands,
And worship at his feet;

Joyful they come,', : .
And wing their way *
From realms of day,

To Jesus' tomb. , inson el
Then back to heav'n they fly;*!!
The joyful news to bear: "":'

One day amidst the place
Where my dear God hath beeny
Is sweeter than ten thousand days :

Of pleasurable sin.

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My willing soul would stay,.:.

In such a frame as this,
And sit and sing herself away , :

To everlasting bliss.


CHRIST: it ,

95. Christ our Wisdom, &c.
Bury'd in shadows of the night,
We lie 'till Christ restores the light;
Wisdom descends to heal the blind,
And chase the darkness of the mind.'

Our guilty souls are drown'd in tears, i
'Till his atoning blood appears : , ...,
Then we awake from deep distress,
And sing, The Lord our righteousness!""

Our very frame is mix'd with sin ::
His Spirit makes our nature clean!
Such virtues from his suff'rings flow,
At once to cleanse and pardon too.

Jesus beholds where Satan reigns,
Binding his slaves. in heavy chains:
He sets the pris'ners free, and breaks
The iron bondage from our neckş. ,

Poor helpless worms in thee possess
Grace, wisdom, pow'r, and righteousness;
Thou art our mighty all, and we
Give our whole selves, O Lord, to thee.


Christ All in All.

Holy Jesus, lovely Lamb,
Thine, and only thine, I am ;)
Take my body, spirit, soul,
Only thou possess the whole. *

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Thou my one thing needful be,
Let me ever cleave to thee;
Let me choose the better part,
Let me give thee all my heart. -

Fairer than the sons of men,
Do not let me turn again,

urn again, ...

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