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O let us find the Ancient Way,

Our wond'ring Foes to move, And force the Heathen World to say,

" See how these Chriftians love !"

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Η Υ Μ Ν XXII.
The Communion of Saints.

PART 1.
YOME, and let us sweetly join,

Chrift to praise in Hymns divine;
Give we all with one accord,
Glory to our common Lord;
Strive we, in Affection strive,
Let the purer Flame revive,
Such as in the Martyrs głow'd,
Dying Champions for their God.
Sing we then in Jesu's Name,
Now, as Yesterday the fame :
One in ev'ry Age and Place,
Full of Love, of Truth, and Grace!
Christ is now gone up on high,
(Thither may our Wishes tly ;)
Sits at God's Right-Hand above,
There with him we reign in Love !

HY MN XXIII.

PART II. P up,

ARTNERS of a glorious Hope, Jointly let us rise and fing, Christ our Prophct, Priest, and King.

Monuments of Jesu's Grace, Speak we by our Lives his Praise, Walk in him we have receiv'd, Shew we've not in vain believ'd. While we walk with God in Light, God our Hearts doth ftill unite; Dearest Fellowship we prove, Fellowship of Jesu's Love : Sweetly each with each combin'd, In the Bonds of Duty join'd, Feels the cleansing Blood apply'd, Daily feels that Chrift hath dy’d. Still, O Lord, my Faith increase, Cleanse from all Únrighteousness; Thee, th' unholy cannot see ; Make, O make us meet for thee ! Ev'ry vile Affection kill, Free our Souls from ev'ry Ill, Conquer ev'ry inbred Sin, Write thy Law of Love within. Hence may all our Actions flow, Love the Proof that Christ we know, Mutual Love the Token be, Lord, that we belong to thee! Love thy Image, Love impart, Stamp it fully

on each Heart; Only Love to us be giv'n, Lord, we ask no other Heay'n.

H Y M N XXIV.

PART III.
ATHER, Son, and Spirit, hear
Faith's effectual fervent Prayer ;

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Hear, and our Petitions scal,
Let us now the Answer feel;
Mystically one with thee,
Transcript of the Trinity :
Thee let all our Nature own,
One in Three, and Three in One.
Build us in one Body up,
Callid in one high Calling's Hopc;
One the Spirit whom we claim,
One the pure baptismal Flame,
One the Faith, and common Lord,
One the Father lives ador'd,
Over, thro', and in us all,
God incomprehensible.
One with God, the Source of Bliss,
Ground of our Communion this;
Life of all that live below,
Let thy Emanations flow;
Rise eternal in our Heart :
Thou our only Eden art ;
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
Be to us what Adam loft.

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HY MN XXV.

PART IV.
USBAND of thy Church below,

Chrift, if thee our Lord we know,
Unto thee betroth'd in Love,
Always faithful let us prove ;
Never rob thee of our Heart,
Never give the Creature part !
Only thou possess the Whole,
Take our Body, Spirit, Soul.

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Stedfast let us cleave to thee,
Love the Mystic Union be!
Union to the World unknown,
Join'd to God, in Spirit one !
Wait we 'till the Spouse shall come,
'Till the Lamb shall take us Home,
For his Heav'n the Bride prepare,
Solemnize our Nuptials there.
Let it hence to all be known,
Thou art with thy Father one ;
One with himn in us be fhew'd,
Very God of very God;
Sent our Spirits to unite,
Sent to make us Sons of Light,
Sent that we his Grace may prove,
All the Riches of his Love,

H Y M N XXVI.

PART V.
HRIST, from whom all Blessings flow,

Hcar us, who thy Nature share,
Who thy inystic Body are ;
Join us, in one Spirit join,
Let us still receive of thine,
Still for more on thee we call,
Thee who fillest all in all.
Move, and actuate, and guide,
Diverse Gifts to each divide;
Plac'd according to thy Will,
Let us all our Works fulfil ;
Never from our Office move,
Needful to the others prove,

Use the Grace on each bestow'd,
Temper'd by the blessed God.

Many are we now and one,
We who Jesus have put on;
There is neither Bond nor Free,
Male nor Female, Lord, in thee.
Love like Death, hath all destroy'd,
Render'd all Distinctions void ;
Names and Sects, and Parties fall,
Thou, O Chrift, art all in all !

H Y M N XXVII.

PART VI.

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ING of Saints to whom are giv'n

All in Earth, and all in Heav'n, Reconcil'd thro' thee alone, Join'd and gather'd into one: Heirs of Glory, Sons of Grace, Lo! to thee our Hopes we raise, Raise and fix our Hopes on thee, Full of Immortality, Absent in our Flesh from Home, We are to Mount Sion come : Heaven is our Soul's Abode, City of the living God; Enter'd there our Seats we claim In the new Jerusalem ; Join the countless Angel Quire, Greet the First-born Sons of Fire.

We our Elder-Brethren meet,
We are made with them to fit;

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