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212 "Where two or three are gathered together in My Name, there am I

in the midst of them."-St. Matt. xviii. 20.

1 GREAT Shepherd of Thy people, hear !

Thy presence now display:
As Thou hast given a place for prayer,

So give us hearts to pray.

2 Within these walls let holy peace,

And love and concord dwell :
Here give the troubled conscience ease,

The wounded spirit heal.

3 May we in faith receive Thy word,

In faith present our prayers ;
And in the presence of our Lord

Unbosom all our cares.

4 The hearing ear, the seeing eye,

The contrite heart bestow ;
And shine upon us from on hign,

That we in grace may grow. Amen.

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N.D.--The chord enclosed in brackets to be omitted in second verse.

(ANNIVERSARY OF DEDICATION.) 314 Glory and honour are in His presence ; strength and gladness

are in His place.—1 Chron. xvi. 27.
FI HOLY, Holy, Holy, to Thee our vows we pay,

With Eucharist and canticle, on this our festal day :
For Thee, O Lord Almighty, high praise in Sion waits ;
Glad city of the King most high, lift up, lift up thy gates !

Holy, Holy, Holy, to Thee our vows we pay,

With Eucharist and canticle, on this our festal day!
2 Thyself the Master Builder, oh! build us up in Thee,

A temple pure and beautiful, where Thou wilt deign to be,
Precious, elect, compacted, Thyself the Corner-stone,
And full of love and graces sweet which Thou dost give alone.

For Thee, O Lord Almighty, high praise in Sion waits,

Glad city of the King most high, lift up, lift up thy gates !
3 0 Comforter most blessed, Thou source of Life and Light,

The Bride to-day is glorious in raiment fair and white ;
Bring back the sheep that wander, raise up the souls that fall,
Give joy for tears to penitents, and robes of praise to all !

Holy, Holy, Holy, to Thee our vows we pay,
With Eucharist and canticle, on this our festal day!

4 Vouchsafe us, Lord, hereafter, to see Thee face to face,

In peaceful glad Jerusalem, thrice holy happy place;
When Sacrament and Temple shall never more be known,
When Thou art Temple, Sacrifice, and Priest upon the throne !

For Thee, O Lord Almighty, high praise in Sion waits,
Glad city of the King most high, lift up, lift up thy gatest. . Amen.,' ;

Also the following :-
BLESSED City, Heavenly Salem (338). LORD of the worlds above (423).
CHRIST is our Corner-stone (344).

Oh, happy feet that tread (469). . Lo, God is here, let us adore (415). PLEASANT are Thy courts above" (483).

We love the place, O God (540).

CONSECRATION OF A BURIAL GROUND. ST. PHILIP.

8.8.8.8 ; 8.8.

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Pi O Thou in whom Thy saints repose, And Faith of heavenly comfort tell :

When life's brief conflict finds its close: No thought of ill, no footstep rude Behold us met before Thy face

Profane the sacred solitude. To hallow this their resting-place: Safeare the souls whom Thoudost keep; 4 Here when Thy mourners shall repair

And safely here their dust shall sleep.. In lonely grief and trembling prayer, . 2 Thouknowest, Lord, for Thou hast wept

Lift Thou sad hearts and streaming cyes

To those fair glades of Paradise, ---, Beside the tomb where Lazarus slept,

Where safe within the guarded gate What tears must flow, what hearts

Thy ransomed souls in patience wait. must bleed, When here we sow the precious seed; . Thou still rememb'rest on Thy Throne M 5 And when the Valley, thick with corn, Thy garden grave and sealed stone.

Shall laugh to see Thy Harvest Morn,

Here may the Angel-reapers find 3 Bid then Thy hosts encamp around Full many a sheaf for Thee to bind, This chosen spot of holy ground :

And in Thy golden garner store Herelet calm Hope with Memory dwell, Our fruit of tears for evermore. Amen.

Also the following : Brief life is here our portion (341). God of the living, in whose eyes (245). God hat! two families of love (371). The saints on carth. and those above (515).

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Thou hast created all things, and for Thy pleasure they are and

were created.- Rev. iv, 11.

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