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HYMN 237. C. M. St. Ann's. [*]
Almighty Power and Majesty of God. ui THE Lord our God is clothed with
1 The winds obey his will; [might, He speaks, and in his heavenly height,
The rolling sun stands still.
With threatening aspect roar!
And chains you to the shore.
Without his high behest, p Ye shall not, in the mountain pine,
Disturb the sparrow's nest.. 4 His voice sublime is heard afar,
In distant peals it dies;
And sweeps the bowling skies.
Ye monarchs, wait his nod,
To celebrate our God. H. K. White. HYMN 238. C. M. Canterbury. [b]
The Fall and its Effects. p 1 VVHEN Adam sinned, through all his
V The dire contagion spread ; (race Sickness and death, and deep disgrace
Sprang from our fallen head.
To earth and sense confined;
Yet to our misery blind.
Our moral beauty's gone :
O sin, what hast thou done?
maze ofense contin we fly
_And draw our souls to thee :
Where ruined souls can flee. Beddome.
Justice glorified in the Display of Mercy.
That formed the vast stupendous plan; Where all divine perfections meet
To reconcile rebellious man g 2 There wisdom shines in fullest blazën
And justice all her right maintains p Astonished angels stoop to gaze;
While mercy o'er the guilty reigns.
The chosen sons of Adam's race.
Surround our gracious Father's throne;
HYMN 240. y's. Evening Hymn. [*] p 1 W ATCHMAN! tell us of the night;
What its signs of promise are.-
Aught of hope or joy foretell ?-
Promised day of Israel. i 2 Watchman! tell us of the night, · Higher yet that star ascends.Traveller! blessedness and light,
Peace and truth its course portends !-
Gild the spot that gave them birth ?
For the morning seems to dawn.
Doubt and terror are withdrawn. Watchman! let thy wanderings cease,
Hie thee to thy quiet home. g Traveller! lo! the Prince of Peace,
Lo! the Son of God is come. Bowring. HYMN 241. L. M. Atlantic I*]
Star of Bethlehem, : e 1 W HEN marshalled on the nightly plain,
W The glittering host bestud the sky; One star alone of all the train,
Can fix the sinner's wandering eye.
From every host, from every gem;
It is the Star of Bethlehem,
The storm was loud, the night was dark,
The wind that tossed my foundering bark. a 4 Deep horror then my vitals froze;
Death-struck, I ceased the tide to stem; s When suddenly a star arose,
It was the star of Bethlehem.
It bade my dark foreboding cease;
It led me to the port of peace.
I'll sing, first in night's diadem,
The Star !--the Star of Bethlehem! 7. K White HYMN 242.8 & 7. Sicilian Hymn. [*]
Song of the Angels at Bethlehem. p1 HTARK, what mean those holy voices,
II Sweetly sounding through the skies? s Lo! the angelic host rejoices;
Heavenly hallelujahs rise. 2 Listen to the wondrous story,
Which they chant in hymns of joy ; g “Glory in the highest, glory!
Glory be to God most high.” e 3 “Peace on earth, good will from heaven,
Reaching far as man is found :
Heaven and earth his praises siņģ!
s 5 "Hasten, mortals, to adore him;
Learn his name, and taste his joy; • Till in heaven ye sing before him,
Glory be to God most high!" Cawood.
m Nativity of Christ. Luke ii, 14.
11 And chant the solemn lay: Joy, love, and gratitude, combine
To hail th’ auspicious day.
And sweet seraphic fire
And swept the sounding lyre.
To each angelic tongue :
And loud the echo rung.
The pealing anthem ran;
To bear the news to man.
And glory leads the song : .
Of all the heavenly throng.
“Glory to God on high!"
Jesus is born to die. .
Good Tidings of great Joy to all People.
A Wing your flight o'er all the earth;
Come and worship-
Watching, o'er your flocks by night; God with man is now, residing, Yonder shines the infant-light.
Medley. Marthe hori hedefrops are
--3 Sages ! leave your contemplations;
Watching long in hope and fear,
Doomed for guilt to endless pains,
Epiphany. s 1 R RIGHTEST and best of the sons of
D the morning, Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid : Star of the east, the horizon adorning,
Guide where our Infant Redeemer is laid. p 2 Cold on his cradle the dew-drops are shining,
Low lies his head with the beasts of the stall;
Angels adore him in slumber reclining, g Maker, and Monarch, and Saviour of all. b 3 Say, shall we yield him, in costly devotion,
Odours of Edom, and offerings divine,
Dearer to God are the prayers of the poor. 8 5 Brightest and best of the sons of the morning,
Dawn on our darkness, and lend us thine aid;
The Teaching of Jesus. p1TTOW sweetly flowed the gospel's. sound
11. From "lips of gentleness and grace,