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Glow our hearts to find thee near,

And swell to make thee room;
Present with us thee we feel,

Come, O come, and in us be!
With us, in us, live and dwell

To all eternity

Mount Pleasant.] HYMN 418. C. M. 1

And each to each endear'd,
With confidence we seek thy face,

And know our pray’r is heard.
2 Still let us own our common Lord,

And bear thine easy yoke ;
A band of love, a threefold cord,

Which never can be broke. 3 Make us into one spirit drink;

Baptise into thy Name;
And let us always kindly think,

And sweetly speak the same. 4 Touch'd by the loadstone of thy love,

Let all our hearts agree;
And ever tow'rds each other move,

And ever move tow'rds thee. 5 To thee inseparably join'd,

Let all our spirits cleave;
O may we all the loving mind

That was in thee receive!
6 This is the bond of perfectness,

The spotless charity;
O let us (still we pray) possess

The mind that was in thee!
Grant this, and then from all below

Insensibly remove:

Our souls the change shall scarcely know,

Made perfect first in love! 8 With ease our souls through death shall glide

Into their paradise ;
And thence on wings of angels ride,

Triumphant through the skies. 9 Yet when the fullest joy is giv'n,

The same delight we prove, In earth, in paradise, in heav'n,

Our all in all is Love.

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Townhead.] HYMN 419. 4 lines s. 1 ESUS, Lord, we look to thee,

Let us in thy name agree ; Show thyself the Prince of Peace :

Bid our jars for ever cease. 2 By thy reconciling love,

Every stumbling-block remove;
Each to each unite, endear;

Come, and spread thy banner here. 3 Make us of one heart and mind,

Courteous, pitiful, and kind;
Lowly, meek in thought and word,

Altogether like our Lord.
4 Let us for each other care,

Each the other's burden bear:
To thy church the pattern give;

Show how true believers live.
5 Free from anger and from pride,

Let us thus in God abide ;
All the depths of love express,

All the heights of holiness.
6 Let us then with joy remove

To thy family above;

On the wings of angels fly;
Show how true believers die.

Middletown.] HYMN 420. 8 lines 7's.



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Christ to praise in hymns divine !
Give we all with one accord,
Glory to our common Lord ;
Hands, and hearts, and voices raise :
Sing as in the ancient days;
Antedate the joys above,

Celebrate the feast of love.
2 Strive we, in affection strive:

Let the purer flame revive;
Such as in the martyrs glow'd,
Dying champions for their God;
We like them may live and love ;
Call'd we are their joys to prove;
Say'd with them from future wrath ;

Partners of like precious faith. 3 Sing we then in Jesu's name,

Now as yesterday the same;
One in every time and place,
Full for all of truth and grace :
We for Christ, our Master, stand,
Lights in a benighted land:
We our dying Lord confess,

We are Jesu's witnesses.
4 Witnesses that Christ hath died :

We with him are crucify'd:
Christ hath burst the bands of death :
We his quick’ning Spirit breathe :
Christ is now gone up on high ;
Thither all our wishes ily:

Sits at God's right hand above;
There with him we reign in love!


1 COME, thou high and lofty Lord!

Lowly, meek, incarnate Word ;
Humbly stoop to earth again :
Come, and visit abject man!
Jesus, dear expected guest,
Thou art bidden to the feast:
For thyself our hearts prepare :

Come, and sit, and banquet there! 2 Jesus, we thy promise claim :

We are met in thy great name:
In the midst do thou appear,
Manifest thy presence here!
Sanctify us, Lord, and bless!
Breathe thy Spirit, give thy peace;
Thou thyself within us move:

Make our feast a feast of Love,
3 Let the fruits of grace abound;

Let us in thy bowels sound,
Faith, and love, and joy increase,
Temperance and gentleness ;
Plant in us thy humble mind,
Patient, pitiful, and kind :
Meek and lowly let us be,

Full of goodness, full of thee. 4 Make us all in thee complete ;

Make us all for glory meet;
Meet t' appear before thy sight,
Partners with the saints in light.
Call, O call us each by name,
To the marriage of the Lamb:
Let us lean upon thy breast,
Love be there our endless feast!


1 LET us join, ('tis God commands,)

Let us join our hearts and hands :
Help to gain our calling's hope :
Build we each the other up :
God his blessing shall dispense;
God shall crown his ordinance ;
Meet in his appointed ways;

Nourish us with social grace. 2 Let us then as brethren love,

Faithfully his gifts improve ;
Carry on the earnest strife,
Walk in holiness of life ;
Still forget the things behind,
Follow Christ in heart and mind :
Tow'rd the mark unwearied press,

Seize the crown of righteousness. 3 Plead we thus for faith alone,

Faith which by our works is shown:
God it is who justifies ;
Only faith the grace applies :
Active faith that lives within,
Conquers earth, and hell, and sin ;
Sanctifies, and makes us whole,

Forms the Saviour in the soul. 4 Let us for this faith contend;

Sure salvation is its end;
Heav'n already is begun,
Everlasting life is won.
Only let us persevere,
'Till we see our Lord appear ;
Never from the Rock remove,
Say'd by faith, which works by love.

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