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God, as man to us related!
2 Most gracious Lord,-Eternal Word! The grateful sense thou hast created, Who flesh wast made, To praise excites me pow'rfully ; Our Saviour, Friend and Head: Rise, spirit of gladness, rise,
Thou Holy Lamb of God,
Thy blood, Exalt his sacrifice, Hallelujah! Thy pain and death, Preserve in faith In highest strain-To the Lamb slain, Thy church while here, Let heav'n and earth reply, Amet..
Till we 'fore thee appear. 4 Holy Spirit, we adore thee, 3 DearComforter !--Receiveour pray'r, And to thy name give praise and glory, Instruct us, Lord, For graciously directing us,
That we may know thy word, To seek pardon, peace and favor And thus in love and peace— Increase. With
God, thro' Jesus Christour Saviour, Oh may we all, -Both great and small, From whom alone salvation flows; Count all things loss o fill us with his love, (honor; Save Jesus and his cross. So that our walk may prove-To his And grant that'we-Continually
T. 58. May to thy voice obedient be.
LORD God, Abba Father,
Who didst to bless us 175.
Send thy own Son, our Lord, and call
We worship thee. O Father of mercy, be ever ador'd; Thy love was displayed in sending 2 God the Son, Redeemer,
Who by thy bleeding To ransom and bless us: thy goodness Hast sav'd.us sinners, and for us.art For sending in Jesụs salvation by grace.
Remember us. 2 Most merciful Saviour, who deign- 3 Holy Ghost, we praise thee, edst to die
That Christ's revealed Our curse to remove, and our pardon Unto our hearts and that by thee we're
Unto his day. Accept our thanksgiving, almighty to save,
4 Bless'd Three! who bear record Whoopenest heaven toall that believe.
In heav'nly places, 3 0 Spirit of wisdom, of love, and of Vouchsafe to hear our fervent pray'rs
For Jesus sake. pow'r, We prove thy blest inflụence, thy grace we adore:
178. Whose inward revealing applies our Our heav'nly Father, Source of love, Lord's blood,
To thee our hearts we raise; Attesting and sealing us children of Thy all-sustaining pow'r we prove,
And gladly sing thy praise. 176. T. 206.
2 Lord Jesus, thine wè wish to be, Father! hear-our humble pray’r: Made, and preserv'd,and sav'd by thee,
Our sacrifice receive; Us kindly own
To thee ourselves we givé. As children; 'since thy Son, Whom thou so graciously-And free 3. Come, Holy Ghost, the Saviour'slove Gav'st up to die,-Did satisfy
Shed in our hearts abroad; For Adam's race;
So shall we ever live and move, Procuring truth and grace.
And be with Christ in God.
4 Honor to the almighty Three,
183. T. 166. And everlasting Ones All glory to the Father be,
THAT peace which God alone reveals, The Spirit, and the Son.
And by his word of grace imparts,
Which only the believer feels, 179.
Direct, & keep, & cheer our hearts : HOLY Trinity!
may the holy Three in One, We confess with joy,
The Father, Word, and Comforter, That our life and whole salvation
Pour an abundant blessing down Flow from God's blest incarnation,
On ev'ry soul assembled here ! And his death for us
184. T. 185. On the shameful cross:
[his favor, 2 Had we angels' tongues
THE LORD bless and keep thee in With seraphic songs,
As his chosen property Bowing hearts and knees before thee, The Lord make his face shine on thee Triune God! we would adore thee,
ever, In the highest strain,
And unto thee gracious be; For the Lamb once slain.
The Lord lift his countenance most
gracious * 180.* T. 185. Upon thee, and be to thee propitious, WITH thy presence, Lord, our Head And his peace on thee bestow: and Saviour,
Amen, Amen! Be it so!
And bless the Spirit too.
186. T. 22. 181.* T. 58.
With grateful hearts wehumbly praise THAT our Lord's views with us may Our heav'nly Father for his grace, be attain'd,
Our Saviour who for sinners bled, We now commend ourselves, with The Holy Ghost by whom we're led.
faith unfeign'd, To the Father's blessing, to the Son's
T. 22. favor,
THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, The holy Spirit's guidance now and The love of God so highly priz’d, ever, The angels' guard. The Holy Ghost's communion, be
With all of us most sensibly. 182. T. 167.
NOW sing, thou happy church of God, With the Holy Spirit's favor,
His favor'd congregation, Rest upon us from above! Redeem'd with Jesus' precious blood Thus may we abide in union
From ev'ry tribe and nation: With each other in the Lord ; Most holy, blessed Trinity, And possess, in sweet communion, For the Lamb slain, all praise to thee Joys which earth cannot afford. Both now and ever! Amen.
X. Of our Heavenly Father. 189. T. 22,
T. 22. Our heav'nly Father is not known THOU hast the world so greatly lov’d, To us, but in the Son alone;
Father, that thou by mercy mov'd His mercy, love, and boundless grace Didst give thy well-beloved Son, We see display'd in Jesus' face. By death for all our sins t'atone, 20. God! how dreadful was thy name, 2 That he all who in him believe, Until the God-man Jesus came! Might in thy family receive; We cannot love nor honor thee, His sacrifice so great, so dear, Unless the Son hath made us free. Thou all-sufficient didst declare. 3.0 love, no human tongue can tell! 3 As children we are own’d by thee, O love divine, unsearchable ! Since Christ our Brother deign'd to be; The Father gave his
We feel thy kind, paternal heart
To us who have in him a part.
Yea, grant us richly, for his sake,
5 Thou art our Father and our God, 190. T. 14.
Since Christ assum'd our flesh and blood; BEHOLD what love the Father hath Therefore in thee our trust we place, On guilty men bestow'd,
And give thee never-ceasing praise.
192. T. 341. 2 O how beyond expression great
THEE, O my God and King,
Praise from earth and heav'n receive: 3 Behold! for fallen, guilty man,
Lost, I now in Christ am found,
Dead, by faith in Christ I live,
In Christ I am thine own.
See the prodigal is come: See of the travail of his soul,
Open wide thy arms and breast, And is well satisfy'd.
wand'rer home. 5 Peace and good-will are now to man
observ'd from far, Most gloriously display'd,
Thy pity view'd me near : And life eternal we obtain
Me thy bowels yearn’d to see, From God, in Christ our Head. Me thy mercy ran to find, 6 O let us then repeat the theme,
Empty, poor, and void of thee,
Hungry, sick, and faint, and blind.
Thy kiss forgave me all:
Still the gracious words I hear, O grant that we may all our days
Words that made the Saviour mine, Live to exalt redeeming grace.
T. 580. O, SANCTIFY us by thy truth we
Christ's glorious brightness in our
hearts display, Thy heav'nly Father, for Christ's sake, We to thy protection ourselves surrenOf thy concerns will notice take,
der, And mercy freely to thee show.
With filial confidence and love most tender,
O Lord our God. 2 Mygriefs & cares to thee well known, toteh My God, I cast on thee alone,
In thee is all my trust;
draw me unto thee; And thank thee prostrate in the dust.
Thy Spirit render me his own, i 3 I confidently do believe,
And rule without control in me;
And keep me in thy peace, O God !
Our Father, and our God!
Assum'd our flesh and blood.
And stedfast on God's word rely; 2 Let all with love and filial fear
Thy sacred name adore;
O may thy kingdom soon appear,
And spread the world all o'er.
3 Help us thy pleasure to fulfil,
As done by heav'nly pow'rs;
Accomplish in us all thy will,
And let that will be ours.
His follwers call together, [blood, 4 Our souls and bodies feed, we pray,
With food which thou see'st best;
We ask our portion for the day,
And leave to thee the rest.
Which justice must condemn;
As some have wrong'd us many times, 196.* T. 96.
And we would pardon them.
7 Thineis the kingdom, thine the pow'r Thy kingdom come; thy will be more O'er angels, and o'er men;
done The glory too for evermore
Always in heav'n and earth the Is thine; Amen, Amen!
Give us this day our daily bread; 200.
Forgive our sins, as we forgive; Mayo OUR Father, who in heaven art, Into temptation do not lead, Hallow'd be thy most blessed name; But full release from evil give.
OS le tal
XI. Of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
prec 201. T. 22.
That gracious sound well-pleas'd he
And owns Immanuel for his name. BEFORE the heav'ns were stretch'd
Tchin From everlasting was the Word ; 5 A cheerful confidence I feel, With God he was, the Word was God, My well-plac'd hopes with joy I see, And must divinely be ador'd. My bosom glows with heav'nly zeal
blast 2 By his own pow'r were all things made;
To worship him who dy'd for me. By him supported all things stand; 6 As man he pities my complaint, He is the whole creation's Head, His pow'r and truth are all divine; And angels fly at his command. He will not fail, he cannot faint,
Salvation's sure and must be mine. 3 Mortals with joy beheld his face,
Th'eternal Father's only Son ;
And Was Christ in whom the Godhead THY majesty how vast it is! shone !
And how immense the glory, 4 Archangels left their high abode; Which thou, O Jesus, dost possess !
Both heav'n and earth adore thee.
191 To learn new myst'ries here & tell The love of our descending God, The numberless heavenly hosts land The glories of Immanuel.
Thy glory & might are transcendent; 202. T. 22.
Ten thousands of angels thy praises
proclaim, My song shall bless the Lord of all,
Upon thee gladly dependent..
5 The Father's Equal, God the Son,
With him thou ever reignest; The great, supreme, themighty God!
Thou art partaker of his throne, 2 Without beginning or decline,
And all things thou sustainest. Object of faith, and not of sense ;
Both angels and men view their Maker Eternal ages saw him shine,
as man, He shines eternal
With joy that is past all expression; 3 As much, when in the manger laid, happy, unspeakably happy who can Almighty Ruler of the sky,
Find in him life and salvation !
3 This mystry ev'ry throne and pow's
Admires with adoration ; 4 Of all the crowns Jehovah bears, Th' angelic choirs for evermore Salvation is his dearest claim.;
Extol his incarnation :