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Praise and adore that boundless love,
Which brings salvation nigh.
Each moment brings it near;
Gladly each closing year.
Few future mornings rise ; Ere all its glories stand revealed
To our admiring eyes. .. s 4 Ye wheels of nature, speed your course :
Ye mortal powers, decay: Fast as ye bring the night of death, Ye bring eternal day. . . Pratt's Col. HYMN 371. S. M. Olmutz. [*]
Exhortation to Praise and Thanksgiving. u 1 STAND up and bless the Lord,
w Ye people of his choice: Stand up and bless the Lord your God,
With heart and soul and voice.
Above all blessing high,
And laud, and magnify ?
From his own altar brought,
And wing to heaven our thought. b 4 There with benign regard
Our hymns he deigns to hear; Though unrevealed to mortal sense,
The spirit feels him near. u 5 God is our strength and song,
And his salvation ours; 'Then be his love in Christ proclaimed
With all our ransomed powers.
The Lord your God adore;
Henceforth, for evermore. : Montgomery.
Come and help us. g 1 UTARK! what mean those lamentations,
Rolling sadly through the sky ? 'Tis the cry of heathen nations
“Come and help us, or we die!"
2 Hear the heathens' sad complaining,
Christians! hear their dying cry: And, the love of Christ constraining,
Haste to help them, ere they die. Cawood. HYMN 373. 8,7 & 4. Tamworth.
Prayer for the Heathen. p10'ER the realms of pagan darkness,
Let the eye of pity gaze; See the kindreds of the people, Lost in sin's bewildering maze :
On the face of all the earth. s 2 Light of them who sit in error!
Rise and shine, thy blessings bring; Light, to lighten all the Gentiles! Rise with healing in thy wing:
To thy brightnessLet all kings and nations come. ---3 Let the heathen, now adoring
Idol-gods of wood and stone, Come, and, worshipping before him, Serve the living God alone.
Let thy glory
Fill the earth as floods the sea.
Speak the word! at thy command,
Lord! be with them
Always, till time's latest end! HYMN 374. L.M. Angels' Hymn. [b or *]
The Gathering of the Gentiles. 01 THE heathen perish : day by day,
I Thousands on thousands pass away! O Christians! to their rescue fly,
Preach Jesus to them ere they die.
Yea, life itself, that they may live ;
And what for him will ye not do?
Call in the south, wake up the north ;
HYMN 375. & 6. Missionary Hymn. [*]
Come over and help us.
Ľ From India's coral straud,
Roll down their golden sand,
From many a palmy plain,
Their land from error's chain.
Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle,
And only man is vile
The gifts of God are strown;
Bows down to wood and stone.
With wisdom from on high,
The lamp of life deny ? s Salvation ! O Salvation !
The joyful sound proclaim,
Has learned Messiah's name.
And you, ye waters, roll,
It spreads from pole to poie;
The Lamb for sinners slain,
In bliss returns to reign. Bishop Heber.
HYMN 376. L. M. Winchelsea. [*] u1 SOVEREIGN of worlds! display thy
3 Speak! and the world shall hear thy voice,
HYMN 377. P: M. Haddam. [*]
Increase of the Church.
Nu In all thy saving might:
To spread thy glorious light:
That all the earth thy truth-may know. u 2 Put forth thy glorious power!
The nations then will see,
In converts born of thee:
HYMN 378. C. M. Westmoreland. [*]
Prayer for the Reign of Christ.
J Rise and assert thy sway,
And distant lands obey.
Till all thy foes submit,
Their trophies at thy feet!
This spacious earth around; Till every soul beneath the sun
Shall hear the joyful sound ! -4 Oh may the great Redeemer's name
Through every clime be known! And heathen gods, like Dagon, fall,
And Jesus reign alone.
May Jesus be adored!
Pratt's Col. HYMN 379. P. M. Haddam. [*]
Prayer for the Coming of the Kingdom of God. 81 DISE, Sun of Glory, rise !
N And chase those shades of night
And hide the sacred light:
And bring the bright millennial day. -2 Send now thy Spirit down
On all the nations, Lord!
The preaching of thy word :
Among our fallen race,
The temple of thy grace;
HYMN 380. H. M. Darwell's. [*]
Prayer for the Conpersion of the World.
D And Lord of all below,
Thy power and mercy show :
Thy Spirit give | And praise the Lord. - 2 Few be the years that roll,
Ere all shall worship thee;
Soon let the Saviour see:
For the Influence of the Spirit on the Word.
In all the fulness of thy grace,