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HYMN 21. C. M.
A Vision of the Kingdom of Chrisi among
Men. Rev. xxi, 1, 2, 3, 4.
• 3 Bless’d he, who comes to wretched men
With peaceful news from heav'n! 16 Hosannas, of the highest strain,
To Christ the Lord be giv’n! - Let mortals ne'er refuse to take
Th' Hosauna on their tongues; o Lest rocks and stones should rise, and Their silence into songs.
[break DEVIZES. ARUNDEL.
To our believing eyes! & The earth and seas are pass’d away,
And the old rolling skies! 0 2 From the third heav'n where God re
That holy, happy place, (sides, The New Jerusalem comes down,
Adorn’d with shining grace. -3 Attending angels shout for joy;
And the bright armies sing,
“Of your descending King.
“Removes his bless'd abode; e “Men, the dear objects of his grace,
“And he their loving God.
HYMN 18. C. M. Blessed are the Dead that die in the
Lord. Rev. xiv, 15. 1 TEAR what the voice from lieav'n
proclaims, For all the pious dead! a Sweet is the savour of their names,
And soft their sleeping bed. -2 They die in Jesus, and are bless'd; e How kind their slumbers are! ---From suff’rings, and from sins releas'd,
And freed from ev'ry snare.
o 3 Far from this world of toil and strife,
They're present with the Lord; g The labours of their mortal life End in a large reward.
5 "His own soft hand shall wipe the “From ev'ry weeping eye;
[tears, “And pains, and groans, and griets, and
“And death itself shall die." (fears, --6 How long, dear Saviour. O how long,
Shall this bright hour delay? u Fly swifter round, ye wheels of time, And bring the welcome day
HYMN 25. 1. M.
A Vision of the Lamb. Rev. v. 6, 7, 8, 9.
HYMN 19. C. M. The Song of Simeon; or, Death made
desirable. Luke i, 27, &c.
ORD, at thy temple we appear,
A As happy Simeon came;
O make our joys the same! o 2 With what divine and vast delight,
The good old man was fill’d;
He clasp'd the holy Child. e 3 “Now I can leave this world, he cry'd,
“Behold thy servant dies;
“And close my peaceful eyes. 04 “This is the light prepar'd to shine,
“Upon the Gentile lands; “Thine Israel's glory, and their hope,
“To break their slavish bands.”
0 1 LL mortal vanities, be gone!
Nor tempt my eyes, nor tire my e Behold, amidst th' eternal throne, (ears; A vision of the Lamb appears!
Fall wo: shipping before the Lamb;
5 The joy, the shout, the harmony o Flies o'er the everlasting bills; o “Worthy art thou alone,” they cry,
"To read the book, to loose the seals."
-5 Jesus, the vision of thy face
Hath overpow’ring charms' Scarce shall I feel death's cold embrace,
If Christ be in my arms. 6 Then, while ve hear my heart-strings
How sweet my minutes roll! [break, A mortal paleness on my cheek, And glory in my soul!
BARBX. ST. ANN's.
HYMN 39. C. M.
God's tender care of his Church. Isa.
xlix, 13, 14, &c.
o 1 YOW shall my inward joys arise,
And burst into a song; Almighty love inspires my heart,
And pleasures tune my tongue. -2 God on his thirsty Sion's hill
Some mercy-drops has thrown; e And solemn oaths have bound his love,
To shower salvation down.
Assurance of Heaven; or, a Saint prepared to die. 2 Tim. iv, 6, 7, 8, 18. EATH may dissolve my body now,
And bear my spirit home!
Nor my salvation come? * 2 With heav'nly weapons, I have fought
The battles of the Lord;
And wait the sure reward.] -3 God has laid up in heav'n, for me,
A crown which cannot fade; e The righteous Judge, at that great day,
Shall place it on my head. -4 Nor hath the King of grace decreed
This prize for me alone;
Th' appearance of his Son.
From ev'ry ill design;
This feeble soul of mine.
e 3 Why do we then indulge our fears,
Suspicions, and complaints? -Is he a God? and shall his grace,
Grow weary of his saints?
a 4 Can a kind woman e'er forget
The infant of her womb? And, 'moogst a thousand tender tho'ts,
Her suckling have no roora?
-5 “Yet,” saith the Lord, “should nature
HYMN 49. C. M.
b1'EHAT happy men, or angels,
these, That all their robes are spctless white? Whence did this glorious troop arrive,
At the pure realmıs of heav'nly light?' e 2 From tort'ring racks, and burning
fires, And seas of their own blood, they came: But nobler blood has wash'd their robes,
Flowing from Christ the dying Lamb. g S Now they approach th' Almighty
throne, With loud hosannas night and day; Sweet anthems to the great Three-One,
Measure their bless'd eternity. 0 4 No more shall hunger pain their souls;
He bids their parching thirst be gone;
The Works of Moses and of the Lamb.
Rev. xv, 3. Is 2 YHRIST has done more than Mo
And taught our lips to singa
'The Egyptian host was drown'd;
And guilt no more is found.
4 When thro' the desert Israel went,
With manpa they were fed; Our Lord invites us to his flesh,
And calls it living bread. e 5 Moses beheld the promis'd land,
Yet never reach'd the place: o But Christ shall bring his foll’wers home.
To see his Father's face.
1-5_0 Be ev'ry vale exalted high,
4 Our souls he washes in his blood, Sink ev'ry mountain low;
As water makes the body clean; e The proud mặst stoop, and humble souls And the good Spirit from onr God Shall his salvation know.
Descends, like purifying rain.
Shall join in sweet accord; [land, And seal our cor oant with the Lord;
In heav'n our solemn vows record!
Batu. QUERCY. 08 Behold the morning Star arise,
Ye that in darkness sit:
HYMN 54. L. M.
Electing Grace; or, Saints beloved in
Cunist. Eph. i, 3, &c.
1 TESUS, we bless thy Father's name; HYMN 51. S. M.
Thy God and ours is one, the same;
What heav'nly blessings from his thronę Preserving Grace. Jude 24, 25. Flow down to sinners through his Sour! 1
2 “Christ be my first elect,” he said; Our Saviour, and our King,
Then chose our souls in Christ ourHead, Let all the saints below the skies
Before he gave the mountains birth, Their humble praises bring.
Or laid foundations for the earth. 2 'Tis his almighty love,
3 Thus did eternal love begin, His counsel and his care,
To raise us up from death and sin; Preserves us safe from sin and death, Our characters were then decreed; And ev'ry hurtful snare.
Blameless in love, a holy seed. 3 He will present our souls,
4 Predestinated to be sons, Unblemish'd and complete,
Born by degrees, but whose at once;
A new regenerated race,
the glory of his grace. 4 Then all the chosen seed
o 5 With Christ, our Lord, we share a Shall meet around the throne;
In the affections of his heart; (part Shall bless the conduct of his grace, Nor shall our souls be thence remov'd, And make his wonders known. 'Till he forgets his first belov'd.
QUERCY. LEEDS. 5 To our Redeemer God
Wisdom with pow'r belongs;
HYMN 56. C. M.
DOVER. The Song of Moses and the Lamh; or,
Babylon falling. Rev. xv, 3, and xvis
19, and xvïi, 6. HYMN 52. L. M.
/E sing the glories of thy love, Baptism. Matth. xxvää, 19. Acts ii. 38.
We sound thy dreadful name;
The Christian church unites the song 1 TWAS the commission of our Lord, Of Moses and the Lamb.
Go teach the nations, and baptize:
Of vengeance, and of grace? [works,
Thou King of saints, Almighty Lord, 2 He sits upon th' eternal hills,
How just and true thy ways!
3 Who dares refuse to fear thy name, To bless the distant christian lands.
Or worship at thy throne!
Thy judgments speak thy holiness, 3 “Repent, and be baptiz’d,” he saith, Througlı all the nations known. “For the remission of your sins;" And thus our sense assists our faith, * Great Babylon, that rules the eartli, Ind shews us what his gospel means.
Drunk with the martyrs' bloodl;
3 Conceir'd in sin (O wretched state)
Before we draw our breath,
Iniquity and death. 4 How strong in our degen'rate blood
The oid corruption reigns! And mingling with the crooked food, Wanders through all our veins!
Sco --- Yet, mighty God, thy wondrous love,
Can make our nature clean; While Christ and grace prevail above
The tempter, death, and sin.
-2 'Twas he, who cleans'd our foulest
sins, And wash'd us in his richest blood; · 'Tis he, who makes us priests and kings, And brings us rebels near to God.
08 The Second Adam shall restore
The ruins of the first;
03 To Jesus, our atoning Priest,
To Jesus, our superior King,
And ev'ry tongue his glory sing. e 4 Behold, on flying clouds he comes,
And ev'ry eye shall see him move! e Tho’ with our sins we peirc'd him once, o Then he displays his pard’ning love. e 5 The unbelieving world shall wail, o While we rejoice to see the day:
Come, Lord, nor let thy promise fail, Nor let thy chariot long delay.
HYMN 59. L. M.
HYMN 62. C. M.
Babylon fullen. Rev. xviii, 20, 21. 1 N Gabriel's hand a mighty stone
Lies a fair type of Babylon: “Prophets rejoice, and all ye saints; “God shall avenge your long com
plaints." 2 He said, and dreadful as he stood, o He sunk the millstone in the fiood: oThus terribly shall Babel fall, "Thus--and no more be found at all.”
HYMN 60. L. M. The l'irgin Mary's Song; Or, the Promised Messiah burn. Luke i, 46, &c.
UR Souls shall magnify the Lord,
In God the Saviour we rejoice;
1 COME let us join our cheerful songs,
With angels round the throne; o Ten tiousand thousand
their But all their joys are one. [tongues, 2 Worthy the Lamb, that died, ther To be exalted thus:
[ery Worthy the Lamb, our lips reply,
For he was slain for us.