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And shews from whence the fprings of love,

In endless currents flow.
2 Christ, whom the boundless hear'n adores,

Whom angels long to see ;
Quitted with joy those blissful fiores,

Ambassador to me!
3 To me, a worm, a sinful clod,

A rebel and forlorn ;
A foe, a traitor to my God,

And of a traitor born.
4 To me, who never fought his grace,

Who mock'd his facred word;
Who never knew, or lov'd his face,

And all his will abhor'd.
s Yet this redeeming angel came,

So vile a worm to bless ;
He took, with gladness, all my blame,

And gave his righteousness.
60! that my fanguid heart might glow,

With ardor all divine ;
And for more love than Seraphs know,
Like burning Seraphs shine.
HYMN XLVII. L.M. ENEBDRAM.]

Mefiah.
I

LORY to God who reigns above,
Ye faints and angels, if ye can,
Declare the love of God to man.
0! what can more his love commend !
His dear, his only Son to send !

, love;

That mán, condemn'd to die, might live,

And God be glorious to forgive. 3 Mefliah's come-with joy behold

The days, by prophets long foretold :
Judah, thy royal sceptre's broke,

And time fill proves what Jacob fpoke. 4 Daniel, thy weeks are all expir'd,

The time prophetic feals requir'd ;
Cut off for fins, but not his own,

Thy prince Melliah did atone.
Ś Thy famous temple, Solomon

Is by the latter far outthone :
It wanted not thy glitt'ring store,

Meffiah's presence grac'd it more. 6 We see the prophecies full'a

In Jesus, that most wond'rous child:
His birth, his life, his death combine
To
prove

his character divine,
HYMN XLVIII. L. M. [RICHARDS.)

Mighty God.
HAIL

AIL, mighty, true and living God,

Ancient of everlasting days;
Saviour of man, who shed it thy blood,

01 teach us, worthily to praise.
Ź Cloth'd with falvation, clad in zeal ;

Arm'd with the vengeance of a God ;
That power which long had bruis'd the beela

Beneath thy pierced feet was trod :
3 Spoil'd of his goods, the goods he held.

In chains of darkness, guile and fraud

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The nature which by him rebell?d,

Now forms thy great, thy just reward. 4

Who shall hold back the Saviour's prey
Or keep the captives of his blood ?
Not earth, nor hell. More Itrong than they,
Chrift conquers, as the mighty God.
HYMN XLIX. L.M. (JAMES RELET.)

The only perfect.
I COULD I of all perfeaion boalt

,
As pure as that which Adam loft,
I'd facrifice it to thy blood,

My Chrift, my all, my only good. 2 Were I as Abram (trong in faith,

And boldly stedfast unto death å
I'd bid my faithfulness adieu,

And Jesus only faithful view.
3 If I more meek than Moses were;

Quite free from anger, strife, or fear;
Yet this I gladly would despise,

And Jesus' meekness only prize. 4

Was I as Job submidlive still,
Patient, relign'd in ev'ry ill ;
Yet all should fade before his cross,

Compar'd with him, it is but dross. 5 If I was wise as Solomon,

Like him with zeal and ardor shone ;
Like him I'd vain and foolish fee

My wisdom, zeal, yea all, but thee, 6 Had I an angel's purity,

this I would deny i

Yea even

Nor good confefs in name, or thing,
But Christ my Lord, my life, my King.
HYMN L. C.M. [RICHARDS.]

Prince of Peace. i JESUS, thou Prince, thon King of peace,

And king of glory too ;
O be thy blessed name ador'd,

By Gentile and by Jew.
2 For Ifr'el's tribes; for us, O Lord,

Eternal peace is made,
Our pardon's feal'd; 'tis feal'd with blood,

The blood of Christ, our head :
3 Nor ours alone; the head of many
Of ev'ry man art thou:
For ey’ry mar., 'twas thine to die : -
The world to thee fall bow.

HYMN LI. Ć. M. [WATTS.]

Prophet, Prieji and King.
WE E bless the Prophet of the Lord,

Who comes with truth and grace ;
Jesus, thy spirit and thy word,

Shall lead us in thy ways.
2 We rev'rence our high priest above,

Who offer'd up his blood' ;
And lives to carry on his love,

By pleading with our God.
3 We honor our exalted King ;

How fweet are his commands !
He guards our fouls from hell and ling
By his almighty hands.

1. M.

4 Horanna to his glorious name,

Who faves by diff'rent ways:
His mercy lays a fou'reign claim,
To our immortal praise.
HYMN LII. [Ripron's coil.)

Rain of Heaveu.
· AS ,

Jesus shall shed his bleffings down, Crown'd with whose life infofing drops,

Earth shall renew her blissful crops, & Lands that beneath a burning sky,

Have long been desolate and dry,
Th’ effusions of his love fhall share,

And sudden greens and her bage wear, 3 The dews and rains, in all their store,

Drenching the pastures o'er and o'er,
Are not so copious as that grace,

Which fanctifies and saves our race. 4 As in soft filence vernal show'rs

Descend, and cheer the fainting dow'rs,
So in the secrecy of love,

Falls the sweet infl'ence from above, 5 That bear'nly infl'ence let me find,

In holy silence of the mind;
While ev'ry grace maintains its bloom,

Diffusing wide its rich perfume,
6 Nor let thefe blefings be confin'd

To me, but pour'd on all mankind,
Till earth's wild waffes in verdure rife,
And a young Eden bless our eyes.

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