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The new Jerusalem comes down,
Adorn'd with shining grace.
And the bright armies sing,
Of your defcending King. +
The God of glory down to men
And he, the loving God.
From ev'ry weeping eye,
And death itself shall die."
Shall this bright hour delay ? Fly swifter round ye wheels of time, And bring the welcome day. HYMN CXXXII. [MADAN'S COLL.]
Kingdom of Christ over all. REJOICE, the Lord is King,
Your God and King adore ; Mortals give thanks, and
fing, And triumph ever more ! Lift up the heart, lift up the voice,
Rejoice aloud, ye faints, rejoice. 2 Rejoice, the Saviour reigns,
The God of truth and love ;
Lift up the heart, lift up the voice,
Rejoice aloud, ye fainits, rejoice. 4. His kingdom cannot fail,
He rules o'er earth, and heav'n;
Rejoice aloud, ye faints, rejoice, 4. He all his foes shall quell,
Shall all our fins destroy ;
Rejoice aloud, ye faints, rejoice. 5 Rejoice in glorious hope,
Jesus the judge shall come,
Sin. 1 BE
EHOLD the fin atoning Lamb,
With wonder, gratitude, and love i To take away our guilt and shame, See him defcending from above, Our fins and grief on him were laid ; He meekly bore the mighty load; Our ransom price.he fully paid, In groans, and tears, in sweat, and blood.
3 To fave a guilty world he dies ;
Sioners, behold the bleeding Lamb !
And hope for mercy in his name.
He can the richelt bleflings give;
He bids the dying finner live.
Where else can helpless finners go ?
From all my wretchedaefs and woe. HYMN CXXXIV. L. M. [JAMES REĻLY.]
Light of the World.
, The glory of the Lord appears ; No more in darkness may we roam,
Expos'd to guilt and many fears.
Beams forih in rightness all divine ;
Whilst we in perfect beauty shine.
On us, in Christ the heav'nly man,
Whilf we admire the gracious plan. 4 What e'er we loft, we here regain ;
The end of all our toil is come,
There in onr nature greatly bleft,
HYMN CXXXV. P. M.
P. M. JAMES RELLr.] Maker of all Things anew. ! WHEN favour’d John bekeld
The visions of the Lord,
And what his love should bring to pass. 2 Thus fpake the fov'reign Lord,
Whilft on his throne he Tas
Write thou these words, for they are true.?. 3 When God had thus declar'd
The secret of his will,
And said, “Behold, the work is done : 4 For I the Alpha am,
And the Omega too ;
HYMN CXXXVI. P. M. [H0W ARD'S COLL.]
Ofices of Christ. SAGES of ancient letter'd times !
In ev'ry age and diff'rent climes, For wisdom fam'd among mankind, Withdraw your thinly fcatter'd rays : Before the broad o'er pow'ring blaze,
Of the supreme eternal mind.
By feers fucceeding feers foretold,
And immortality reveal'd. 3
Filld with his Father's strength he taught ;
Fierce demons Ihrink to shades below. 4 O works of pow'r, O works of love,
Ethereal embassage to prove,
Priest, High Priest.
Supplying Aaron's place,