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$ Who doth preserve our life and Still his name by you be praised,
Who are seed to Abra'm raised,
Spread his acts in ev'ry nation,
To our gracious, heav'nly Father,
His great mercy without ceasing,
When we our sins confess,
With thrice “Holy" sing his praises,
We too will extol the name
Of our God, and of the Lamb;
Be his glory ever sounded,
And his works which are unbounded!
We his ransom'd congregation
3 To the throne go undismayed,
Go with boldness, and approach the And lasting comfort too.
mercy-seat, 10 Why need we mourn, as in despair, Since from God in Christ displayed, And grieve both day and night?
Nought but goodness, grace and faOn him we'll cast our ev'ry care,
vor you can meet; Who gave us life and light.
Full of love, he longs to bless us,
And is ready to embrace us;
To us, as our highest good;
To his table we're invited,
And thro' grace with him united,
So that nought which may await as In his vast government;
Can from Jesus, and his love e'er sepa No, what he doth permit or aid
rate 'us. Is blest in the event. 13 Then murmur not, but be resign'a " He hath now his Godhead's treasure To his most holy will;
To the needy open'd, and hath stores Peace, rest and comfort thou wilt find Therefore 'tis his sov’reign pleasure,
enough, My soul, in being still.
That no sinner, that not one should
take, as were lie named, NOW unite to render praises Grace for grace, nor stand ashamed,
ToJehovah, to our God, and magnify Hungry souls who but believe,
Yehis people, ye who are his property; And this fulness never ceaseth,
Hence we drink, in richest measure,
From life's fountain, draughts of inex, Pard'ning all our trespasses;
5 These our falt'ring lays, dear Sa- As a tender flower viour,
Opens and inclineth Which, tho' feeble, yet our grateful to the cheering sun which shineth: hearts express,
So may we-be from thee Condescend t accept in favor, Rays of grace deriving, Till in glory we shall see thee face and thereby be thriving.
to face; Then for all thy works our praises
5 Lord, come dwell within as,
While on earth we tarry ;
Draw unto us nearer,
And reveal thyself still clearer.
Us direct, and protect'; And our lives and whole demeanor
Thus we in all places To Jehovah, to our God give praise Shall show forth thy praises. and honor.
THOU, Jesus, art our King !
Thy ceaseless praise we sing : GOD reveals his presence!
Praise shall our glad tongues employ,
Praise o'erflow the grateful soul,
While eternal ages roll.
2 Thou 'art th' eternal Light, Him alone, God we own:
And shin'st in deepest night: He's our Lord and Saviour;
Wond'ring gaz'd th' angelic train, Praise his name for ever.
While thou bow'dst the heav'ns ben.
neath, 2 God reveals his presence,
Taking thy abode with man,
Man to save from endless death.
3 Thou for our griefs didst mourn, Sing the hosts of heaven;
Thou hast our sickness borne: Praise to God be ever given!
All our sins on thee were laid; Condescend-to attend
Thou with unexampled grace Graciously, O Jesus !
All the mighty debt hast paid, To our songs and praises.
Due from Adam's helpless race. 3 Q majestic Being !
4 Thou hast o'erthrown the foe; Were but soul and body
God's kingdom fix'd below: Thee to serve at all times ready,
Conqu'ror of all adverse pow'r, Might we, like the angels
Thou heav'n'sgates hastopen'dwide, Who behold thy glory,
Thou thine own dost lead secure, Deep abased sink before thee,
And to life eternal guide, And thro' grace,-be always,
5 Above the starry sky In our whole demeanor,
Thou reign'st enthron'd on high! To thy praise and honor.
Prostrate at thy feet we fall: 4. Grant us resignation,
Pow'r supreme to thee is giv'n,
As the righteous Judge of all,
6 The mighty seraphs join, They join with us his goodness to reAnd in thy praise combine;
Who shall dare with thee to vię, out the universe!
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Now let us praise the Lord
With body, soul and spirit,
Beyond our sense and merit;
Who from our mother's womb
And earliest infancy
Praise him eternally!
Firmly trusting in their God; 2 O gracious God, bestow
On us while here remaining,
Thy peace be ever reigning :
Preserve us in true faith
And christian holiness :
That when we go from hence
We may behold thy face.
ALMIGHTY Lord ! :ll:
: , kindred;
Who by thy blood
Brought'st us to God :
The Lord our Righteousness. :fl:
Both life and pow'r,
So sure's thy blood
The highest Good
Till death shall be no more. :11:
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5 As ground, when parch'd with sum
• mer's heat, TILL permitted hence to go,
Gladly drinks in the welcome showr,
So may we list'ning at his feet,
May nothing in our hearts remain, 2 Till on joys I once shall feast
But this great truth, “ the Lamb was Without intermission,
slain!" Of which here a partial taste
565. T. 159 Is my blest fruition :
ADORED be the Lamb of God, 3 Till that time, mine eyes I'll raise
That he upon
the Unto him in spirit;
To God, by his most precious blood,
All praise be given to him, that we
When he his love to us reveald,
And thus our pardon seal'd.
2 To be his priests and witnesses With grateful hearts his mercy own, To sing in songs of endless praise
Is now our happy lot, May all within us evermore,
To Jesus who us bought,
now, like Mary, wish to sit
Waiting with lamps prepar’d and drest prove.
3. Meanwhile his promises we trust,
In concert with the ransom'd host,
And sing, “The Lamb for us was slain";
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SING praises unto God on high 3 Gladlyour own poor works we leave,
To him who us created ;
To sinful man related.
Rejoicing Hallelujah sing,
And gracious Meditator. His name be by us all ador'd.
2 He calls us brethren, not asham'd 4. Thro' him alone we live, for kie To bear our human nature !
Hath drowned our transgressions all Yea, heirs of life we now are nam’d, In love's unfathomable sea'; '
Joint heirs with our Creator ! Fall prostrate, lost in wonder fall, He ever lives our cause to plead, Ye sinners, for the Lamb was slain, Grants help in ev'ry time of need, Who dy'd that we might life regain. Praise to his name for ever!
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We thy little flock adore
Thee, our Lord, for evermore!
Till we join the choirs above!
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His favours claim thy highest praise; all.
How can the wonders he hath wrought 2 God ruleth in heaven, almighty to Be lost in silence, and forgot ? save,
2 'Twas he, my soul, that sent his And yet he is with us, his presence we
He paid the ransom, and forgives
He satisfies our souls with good,
Let all mankind adore his grace; the Lamb.
Let us with all our powers sing
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COME let us join our cheerful songs And thanks never ceasing for infinite With angels round the throne; love:
Ten thousand thousands are their
But all their joys are one..
Worthy the Lamb that dy'd,"
« To be exalted thus;".
“ Worthy the Lamb," our hearts reply, Who is Lord of earth and heav'n.
“ For he was slain for us." 2 Jesus, lo! to thee we bow,
3 Jesus is worthy to receive
Honor and pow'r divine;
And blessings more than we can give,
4 The whole creation join in one,
To bless the sacred name
And to adore the Lamb.