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is very far off."
I know no other stand,
p In Immanuel's land. p Dark, dark hath been the midnight;
mf But dayspring is at hand, 4mf The bride eyes not her garment, res And glory-glory dwelleth
But her dear bridegroom's face: p In Immanuel's land.
I will not gaze at glory,
But on my King of grace;
Not at the crown He gifteth,
But on His pierced hand:
P Of Immanuel's land. res There to an ocean fulness His mercy doth expand,
5 mf With mercy and with judgment f And glory-glory dwelleth
My web of time He wove, p In Immanuel's land.
p And aye the dews of sorrow
Were lustred by His love; f Oh, I am my Belovėd's,
mf I'll bless the hand that guided, And my Beloved's mine!
I'll bless the heart that planned, P He brings a poor vile sinner
cres When throned where glory dwelleth, Into His "house of wine;"
f In Immanuel's land. Amen.
“I saw a new heaven and a new earth." nf FROM heaven the New Jerusalem 3 p His gracious hand shall wipe the tear
All worthy of her Lord: [comes From every weeping eye; (fears, See all things now at last renewed, And pains and groans, and griefs and And Paradise restored !
And death itself, shall die. mf The God of glory down to men 4 cres Oh, may we stand before the Lamb Removes His blest abode;
When earth and seas are fled, Hedwells with men; His people, they, And hear the Judge pronounce our And He, His people's God.
f With blessings on our head! [name,
413 'His servants shall serve Him, and they shall sec His face. Imf THERE is a blessed home
3 P O joy, all joys beyond !
To see the Lamb who died,
And count each sacred wound
In hands and feet and side ; wres Where faith is lost in sight,
cres To give to Him the praise And patient hope is crowned,
Of every triumph won, f And everlasting light
f And sing through endless days Its glory throws around.
The great things He hath done. 2° There is a land of peace ;
4mf Look up, ye saints of God, Good angels know it well ;
Nor fear to tread below cres Glad songs that never cease
dim The path your Saviour trod Within its portals swell ;
p Of daily toil and woe: s Around its glorious throne
Wait but a little while
In uncomplaining love,
cres His own most gracious smile
f Shall welcome you above. Amen.
Rev. J. B. Dykes, Mus. Doc.
A - men.
(See also " Burton Agnes," No. 50.) 414 “The Lord, thy God, bringeth thee into a good land." Ä F THERE is a land of pure delight, 4 p But timorous mortals start, and shrink Where saints immortal reign;
To cross this narrow sea,
And linger, shivering on the brink,
And fear to launch away. f There everlasting spring abides, 5 mf Oh, could we make our doubts
And never-withering flowers ; p Death, like a narrow sea, divides
Those gloomy doubts that rise – This heavenly land from ours. cres And see the Canaan that we love
With unbeclouded eyes ; mf Sweet fields beyond the swelling flood
6 mf Could webutclimb where Moses stood, Stand dressed in living green ;
And view the landscape o'er, (flood So to the Jews old Canaan stood, f Not Jordan's stream, nor death's cold While Jordan rolled between.
Should fright us from the shore.