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By thine own eternal Spirit,
70. The Transfiguration of Christ. M att. xvii. 4.
TTTHEN at this distance, Lord, we trace
With thee, in the obscurest cell,
Away, ye dreams of mortal joy!
On Tabor thus his servants view'd
Yet still our elevated eyes,
That mount how bright! those forms how fair
0 t y. Miracles in the Life, Death, and Resurrect
of Christ. (L. M.)
1 T> EHOLD, the blind their sight receive!
2 Thus doth th' eternal Spirit own,
3 He dies! the heav'ns in mourning stood;
Behold the Lord ascending high,
4 Hence and for ever from my heart,
KINGDOM OF CHRIST, &c.
,JoO. The Messiah's Coming and Kingdom. (C. i
1 T OY to the world, the Lord is come!
Let ev'ry heart prepare him room,
2 Joy to the earth, the Saviour reigns!
Let men their songs employ;
3 No more let sins and sorrows grow,
Nor thorns infest the ground;
4 He rules the world with truth and grace,
And makes the nations prove The glories of his righteousness, And wonders of his love.
51. Christ's Kingdom and Majesty. (S. M.)
1 TTHE God Jehovah reigns,
* Jesus the Saviour reigns,
3 In Zion is his throne,
P How holy is his name!
82. Christ's Kingdom and Priesthood. (C. M.)
1 TESUS, our Lord, ascend thy throne,
2 What wonders shall thy gospel do!
Thy converts shall surpass
3 God hath pronounc'd a firm decree,
Nor changes what he swore;
4 " Melchisedek, that wond'rous priest,
"That king of high degree;
5 Jesus our Priest for ever lives,
To plead for us above;
6 God shall exalt his glorious head,
And his high throne maintain;
\>8t3. A Vision of the Kingdom of Christ am Men. Bav. xxi. 1—4. (C. M.)
1 T O, what a glorious sight appears,
'£ From the third heav'n where God resides.
3 Attending angels shout for joy,
And the bright armies sing, "Mortals, behold the sacred seat "Of your descending King.
4 " The God of glory, down to men
"Removes his blest abode; "Men, the dear objects of his grace, "And he the loving God.
5 " His own soft hand shall wipe the tears
"From every weeping eye, "And pains, and groans, and griefs, and fears, "And death itself shall die."
6 How long, dear Saviour, O how long
Shall this bright hour delay!
84. The Personal Glories and Government of Christ. (C.M.)
1 T'ljj speak the honours of my King,
None of the sons of mortal race
2 Sweet is thy speech, and heavenly grace
Upon thy lips is shed;
3 Gird on thy sword, victorious Prince,
Ride with majestic sway;