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Rejoice in the Lord alway, and again I say rejoice.'
I mfREJOICE and be glad ! the Redeemer has come !

Ø Go look on His cradle, (PP) His cross, and His tomb.
cres Sound His praises, tell the story of Him who was slain ;

Sound His praises, tell with gladness, He liveth again.
2 f Rejoice and be glad ! it is sunshine at last ;

The clouds have departed, the shadows are past.
3 Rejoice and be glad I for the blood has been shed ;

Redemption is finished, the price hath been paid.
4 s Rejoice and be glad ! now the pardon is free ;

The Just for the unjust has dicd on the tree.
5 f Rejoice and be glad ! for the Lamb that was slain

O'er death is triumphant, and liveth again.
6 s Rejoice and be glad ! for our King is on high,

He pleadeth for us on His throne in the sky.
7 f Rejoice and be glad for He cometh again :

He cometh in glory, the Lamb that was slain! Amen.

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477 We see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering

, " P WHO is He in yonder stall, 4 P Who is He that stands and weeps

At whose feet the shepherds fall ? At the grave where Lazarus skeeps ? Tis the Lord ! O wondrous story! 'Tis the Lord, the King of Glory !

5 PP Lo, at midnight, who is He At His feet we humbly fall ;

Prays in dark Gethsemane? es Crown Him, crown Hin, Lord of all !6 PP On the cross, lo ! who is He

Sheds His precious blood for me? Who is He in yonder cot, Bending to His toilsome lot?

7cres Who is He that from the grave

Comes to heal and help and save ? Who is He in deep distress, 8 mf Who is He that on yon throne Fasting in the wilderness?

Reigns as King of kings alone!

Amen

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mf WHEN mothers of Salem 3 mf How kind was our Saviour

Their children brought to Jesus, so bid those children welcome! The stern disciples drove them p But there are many thousands back

Who have never heard His And bade them depart;

name; p But Jesus saw them ere they fled, The Bible they have never read ; And sweetly smiled and kindly They know not that the Saviour said said,

[Me. f Suffer little children to come unto sres“ Suffer little children to come unto

Me." 2 mf For I will receive them

4 mf Oh, soon may the heathen
And fold them in My bosom;

Of every tribe and nation
I'll be a Shepherd to these lambs, Fulfil Thy blessed word,
Oh, drive them not away!

And cast their idols all away:
For if their hearts to Me they give, cres Oh, shine upon them from above,

They shall with Me in glory live : And show Thyself a God of love ; Suffer little children to come unto Teach the little children to come unto Me."

Thee. Amen.

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479 His compassions fail not; they are new every morning." I f OH, timely happy, timely wise, 5 mf We need not bid, for clóistered cell,

Hearts that with rísing morn arise ! Our neighbour ánd our work fare-
Eyes that the beam celestial view

well,
Which evermore makes all things new! Nor strive to wind ourselves too high

For sinful mán beneath the sky. 2 mf New every morning is the love

Our wakening and uprising prove, 6 mf The trivial round, the common task, Through sleep and darkness safely Will furnish áll we ought to ask, — brought,

[thought. Room to deny ourselves, a road fres Restored to life and power and Þ To bring us dáily nearer God. 3 mf New mercies, each returning day, 7if Seek we no more : content with these,

Hover around us while we pray ; Let present rápture, comfort, ease, p New perils past, new síns forgiven, As Heaven shall bid them, come and cres New thoughts of God, new hopes of go; heaven.

The secret, this, of rest below. mf If, on our daily course, our mind 8 p Only, O Lord, in Thý dear love, Be set to hallow all we find,

Fit us for perfect rest above; New treasures still, of countless price, cres And help us, this and every day, God will provide for sacrifice.

p Tolive more nearly as we pray. Amen

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481 dly voice shalt Thou hear in the morning, O Lord.' InfJESUS, Sun of Righteousness, 3mf Like the sun's reviving ray. Brightest beam of love divine,

May 'Thy love, with tender glow

All our coldness melt away,
Do Thou on our darkness shine,

Warm and cheer us forth to go,
And dispel with purest light cres Gladly serve Thce, and obey
All our night!

All the day!
As on drooping herb and flower 41f Oh, our only Hope and Guide,
Falls the soft refreshing dew,

Never leave us nor forsake; pas Let Thy Spirit's grace and power Keep us ever at Thy side

All our weary souls renew; eres Till th' eternal niorning break,
Showers of blessing over all

Moving on to Zion's hin,
P Softly fall !

Homeward still!
5mf Lead us all our days and years

In Thy strait and narrow way;
P Lead us through the vale of tears
cres To the land of perfect day,

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482 "Unto you that fear My name shall the Sun of Righteousness arise."

CHRIST, whose glory fills the skies, 2 p Dark and cheerless is the morn
Christ, the true, the only Light, Unaccompanied by Thee ;
Sun of Righteousness, arise,

Joyless is the day's return,
Triumph o'er the shades of night; Till Thy mercy's beams I see,
Day-spring from on high, be near; cres 'Till they inward light impart,
Day-star, in my heart appear.

Glad my eyes, and warm my heart 3 Visit, then, this soul of mine ;

Pierce the gloom of sin and grief ; cres Fill me, Radiancy divine ;

Scatter all my unbelief :

More and more Thyself display,
| Shining to the perfect day. 'Ainer.

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