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From sin and sorrow set us free,

And make us temples worthy Thee ! 2 Chase from our minds th' infernal foe,

And peace, the fruit of love, bestow;
And lest our feet should haply stray,
Protect and guide us in the way :
Make us eternal truth receive,

And practise all that we believe. 3 Immortal honour, endless fame,

Attend the Almighty Father's name ;
The Saviour Son be glorified,
Who for lost man's redemption died ;
And equal adoration be,
Eternal Comforter, to Thee !


: At a Funeral.

O.M. BENEATH our feet, and o'er our head,

Is equal warning given ; Beneath us lie the countless dead,

Above us is the heaven ! 2 Death rides on every passing breeze,

He lurks in every flower ; Each season has its own disease,

Its peril every hour! 3 Turn, mortal, turn! thy danger know;

Where'er thy foot can tread,
The earth rings hollow from below,

And warns thee of her dead !
4 Turn, sinner, turn! thy soul apply

To truths divinely given ;
The bones that underneath thee lie

Shall live for hell or heaven.


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Psalm CIV.

O WORSHIP the King, all glorious

O gratefully sing His power and His love ;
Our Shield and Defender, the Ancient of

Pavilioned in splendour, and girded with

praise. 2 () tell of His might; O sing of His grace ; Whose robe is the light, whose canopy

space : His chariots of wrath the deep thunder

clouds form, And dark is His path on the wings of the

storm. 3 This earth, with its store of wonders

untold, Almighty, Thy power hath founded of old ; Hath 'stablished it fast by a changeless

decree, And round it hath cast, like a mantle,

the sea. 4 Thy bountiful care what tongue can recite,

It breathes in the air, it shines in the light ;
It streams from the hills, it descends to the

plain, And sweetly distils in the dew and the rain. 5 Frail children of dust, and feeble as frail,

In Thee do we trust, nor find Thee to fail ;
Thy mercies how tender, how sure to the end;
Our Maker, Defender, Redeemer, and


79. “We Praise Thee, O God.L.M. WE Thee, O Triune God, adore !

'Acknowledging Thy wondrous might! Whilst earth around, from shore to shore,

Proclaims it thro' each day and night. 2 To Thee, aloud, archangel's cry!

The heavens and all the powers therein ! Thrice Holy Lord, Thou King on high,

O’er cherub and o'er seraphim ! 3 Apostles, Prophets, Martyrs, sing

In realms above their joyful praise, And endless Hallelujahs ring

Thro' blissful and unnumbered days. 4 O Christ! Thou King of Glory, save

Thy ransomed heritage below ; O govern us, we humbly crave,

And raise us from this world of woe. 5 We pray Thee, keep each contrite soul

Secure from sin, by sovereign grace ; And when the last day's thunders roll,

Vouchsafe Thy mercy to our race.

80. A Prayer.

O LORD, Thou hast enlarg’d our bounds,

Here in Thy name once more we meet ;
Let praise and prayer, in joyful sounds,
Now rise before Thy mercy-seat.
Let praise ascend for sins forgiven,
And prayer from hearts that look to heaven,

To hail their Lord's appearing.

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2 O Lord, let all Thy mercies flow

On those who worship in this place ;
Let all the love of Jesus know,
The riches of His saving grace.
Let every wounded conscience feel
His mighty power to bless and heal;

And long for His appearing.
3 O let the Spirit's sovereign voice

Apply Thy word to every heart;
Awake, alarm, revive, rejoice,
Each soul, 'till all shall bear their part
In these Thy services of love ;
Then join the glorious hosts above,

That herald Christ's appearing. 81. Christ the best Friend. ONE there is above all others,

Well deserves the name of Friend;
His is love beyond a brother's,

Costly, free, and knows no end !
They who once His kindness prove,

Find it everlasting love.
2 Which of all our friends, to save us,

Could, or would, have shed His blood;
But our Jesus died to have us

Reconcil'd in Him to God :
This was boundless love indeed !

Jesus is a friend in need !
3 When He lived on earth abased,

Friend of sinners was His name;
Now above all glory raised,

He rejoices in the same:
Still He calls them brethren, friends ;
And to all their wants attends.

4 Oh, for grace our hearts to soften ;

Teach us, Lord, at length to love ; We, alas ! forget too often

What a friend we have above : But, when home our souls are brought, We will love Thee as we ought.


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Confidence in God.
WHEN I can read my title clear

To mansions in the skies,
I bid farewell to every fear,

And wipe my weeping eyes.
2 Should earth against my soul engage,

And hellish darts be hurld,
Then I can smile at Satan's rage,

And face a frowhing world.
3 Let cares like a wild deluge come,

And storms of sorrow fall,
May I but safely reach my home,

My God, my heaven, my all!
4 There shall I bathe my weary soul

In seas of heavenly rest, And not a wave of trouble roll

Across my peaceful breast. 83. Christ a Refuge in Distress. 6,8. O GOD! my heart within me faints,

And pours in sighs her deep complaints; Yet many a thought shall linger still, By Carmel's height, and Tabor's rill ; The Olive Mount my Saviour trod, The rocks that saw and owned their God.

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