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"Lo, this is our God." i mfLO, God, our God has come !
The sons of men to bless.
cres God with us now descends to dwell, To us a Son is given ;
f God in our flesh, Immanuel. Bless, bless the glorious morn!
3 f Praise ye the Word made flesh! cres Oh, happy, lowly, lofty birth,
True God, true man is He. s Now God, our God, has come to
Praise ye the Christ of God! earth!
To Him all glory be. (slain ! 2 mf Rejoice, our God has come ! cres Praise ye the Lamb that once was In love and lowliness,
f Praise ye the King who comes to The Son of God has come
reign ! Amen.
Este's PSALTER, 1592.
42 "Behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people." WHILE humble shepherds watched 4mf“The heavenly Babe you there shall their flocks
To human view displayed, (find In Bethlehem's plains by night, dim All meanly wrapped in swaddlingAnangel sent from heaven appeared, And in a manger laid." [bands,
cres And filled the plains with light 5 mf Thus spake the seraph ; and forthi. 2/ "Fear not," he said (p for sudden
Appeared a shining throng Had seized their troubled mind), Of angels, praising God; and thus "Glad tidings of great joy I bring
Addressed their joyful song : To you, and all mankind.
of "All glory be to God on high, 319 To you, in David's town this day P And to the earth be peace ;
Is born, of David's line, [Lord; cres Good-will is shown by Heaven to The Saviour, who is Christ the
men, And this shall be the sign :
f And never more shall cease."
II.-HIS NAMES AND TITLES.
A. R. REINAGLE.
Thy name is as ointment poured forth." imf HOW sweet the name of Jesus sounds 4 f Jesus, my Shepherd, Husband, In a believer's ear!
Friend, p It soothes his sorrows, heals his My Prophet, Priest, and King, cres And drives away his fear. (wounds, My Lord, my Life, my Way, my End,
Accept the praise I bring. 2 p It makes the wounded spirit whole,
And calms the troubled breast; 5mf Weak is the effort of my heart, 'Tis manna to the hungry soul,
And cold my warmest thought ; And to the weary rest.
cres But, when I see Thee as Thou art,
I'll praise Thee as I ought. 3mf Dear name! the rock on which I build,
6 mf Till then I would Thy love proclaim My shield and hiding-place,
With every fleeting breath ;
And may the music of Thy name
“I'c are complete in Him." Ip JESUS, my Saviour, look on me, Thy cross a hiding-place imparts : For I am weary and opprest ;
di: Thou art my Peace. I come to cast myself on Thee : Thou art my Rest.
5 Vain is all human help for me;
I dare not trust an earthly prop; 2 p Look down on me, for I am weak ; cres My sole reliance is on 'Thee : I feel the toilsome journey's length ;
Thou art my Hope. Thine aid omnipotent I seek : cres Thou art my Strength.
6 pp Standing alone on Jordan's brink,
In that tremendous, latest strife, 3 I am bewildered on my way; cres Thou wilt not suffer me to sink : Dark and tempestuous is the night ;
Thou art my Life. cres Oh, send Thou forth some cheering f Thou art my Liglit. ray ? 7mf Thou wilt my every want supply
Even to the end, whate'er befali 4m/When Satan flings his fiery darts, cres Through life, in death, eternally,
I look to Thee; my terrors cease ; f Thou art my All. Amen.
"I am ... the bright and morning star." I mf HOW brightly shines the Morning 3mf Aid me, my God, to sing Thy praise, Star !
Thine ageless love, Thy matchless What ray divine springs from afar ! InChristour Lord appearing.(grace,
God's glory there is shining. [night, When such a gift God gave for thee, Bright Beam of God! which scatters When such a brother true is He, And guides the wandering soul aright cres Why still, my soul, be fearing ? Which after truth is pining.
Choose Him, know Him,
Best, and nearest,
To befriend thee
'Gainst all foes who may offend thee, Dry our tears, and end our dying.
4 f To Him who conquered death and 2 mf My comfort here, my joy above, To Him let joyous anthems sweV [hell,
Man's Son, Son of the Father's love, Throughout heaven's great forever.
Enthroned in highest heaven, cres Praise to the Lamb that once was cres With my whole heart Thy praise I slain ! sing :
Glory to Him who bore our pain
f Earth and heaven,
Join your voices,
Till the world with praise rejoices. Thee, my portion, to inherit