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Here thy waiting people see,

Much of heav'n, and much of thee.
2 From thy gracious presence flows

Bliss, that softens all our woes,
While thy Spirit's holy fire

Warms cur hearts with pure desire.
3 Here we supplicate thy throne,

Here thou mak'st thy glories known;
Here we learn thy righteous ways,

Taste thy love, and sing thy praise.
4 Thus with festive songs of joy,

We our happy lives employ;
Love, and long to love thee more,
Till from earth to heaven we soar.

Hymn 9. L. M.

Weary Souls Invited to Rest.
1 Come, weary souls, with sin distress'd,

Come and accept the promis'd rest;
The Saviour's gracious call obey,

And cast your gloomy fears away.
2 Oppress'd with guilt, a painful load,
O come, and spread your woes to God;

l; Divine compassion, mighty love,

Will all the painful load remove.
3 Here mercy's boundless ocean flows,

To cleanse your guilt, and heal your woes;
Pardon and life and endless peace,

How rich the gift, how free the grace! 4 Lord, we accept with thankful heart,

The hope thy gracious words impart;
We come with trembling, yet rejoice,

And bless the kind inviting voice.
5 Great Saviour, let thy powerful love

Confirm our faith, our fears remove;

May that sweet influence in each breast,
Prepare us for thy heavenly rest.

Hymn 10. L. M.

Christ the Wisdom of God. 1 Happy the man who finds the grace,

The blessing of God's chosen race,
The wisdom coming from above,

The faith that sweetly works by love. 2 Happy beyond description he,

Who knows, “ The Saviour died for me,"
The gift unspeakable obtains,

And heavenly understanding gains. 3 Wisdom divine ! who tells the price

Of wisdom's costly merchandize !
Wisdom to silver we prefer,

And gold is dross compar'd to her. 4 Her bands are fill'd with length of days,

True riches and immortal praise,
Riches of Christ on all bestow'd,

And honour that descends from God. 5 To purest joys she all invites,

Chaste, holy, spiritual delights :
Her ways are ways of pleasantness,

And all her flowery paths are peace. 6 Happy the man who wisdom gains,

Thrice happy_who his guest retains ;
He owns and shall forever own,
Wisdom, and Christ, and heav'n are one.

Hymn 11. C. M.

Universal Praise.


1 Praise ye the Lord, y' immortal choir,

That fills the realms above :

Praise him who form'd you of his fire,

And feeds you with his love.
2 Shine to his praise ye chrystal skies,

The floor of his abode;
Or veil in shades your thousand eyes,

Before your brighter God.
-3 Thou restless globe of golden light,

Whose beams create our days,
Join with the silver green of night,

To own your borrow'd rays.
4 Winds, ye shall bear his name aloud,

Through the ethereal blue;
For when his chariot is a cloud,

He makes his wheels of you. 5 Thunder and hail, and fires and storms,

The troops of his command,
Appear in all your dreadful forms,

And speak his awful hand.


6 Shout to the Lord, ye surging seas,

In your eternal roar;
Let wave to wave resound his praise,

And shore reply to shore.
7 While monsters sporting on the flood,

In scaly silver shine,
Speak terribly their maker, God,

And lash the foaming brine.
8 But gentler things shall tune his name

To softer notes than these ;
Young zephyrs breathing o'er the stream,

Or whisp'ring through the trees.
9 Wave your tall heads ye lofty pines,

To him that bids you grow;
Sweet clusters bend the fruitful vines
On ev'ry thankful hough.

10 Let the shrill birds his honors raise,

And climb the morning sky;
While grov'ling beasts attempt his praise

In hoarser harmony. 11 Thus while the meaner creatures sing,

Ye mortals take the sound;
Echo the glories of your king

Through all the nations round.

Hymn 12. C. M.

Praise to the Creator. 1 Hail, Father whose creating call,

Unnumber'd worlds attend,
Jehovah, comprehending all,

Whom none can comprehend : 2 In light unsearchable enthron'd,

Which angels dimly see,
The fountain of the Godhead own'd,

And foremost of the three.
3 From thee, through an eternal now,

The Son thine offspring flow'd
And everlasting Father thou,

As everlasting God.
4 Nor quite display'd to worlds above,

Nor quite on earth conceald: By wond'rous unexhausted love,

To mortal man reveald. 5 Supreme and all-sufficient God,

When nature shall expire, -- And worlds created by thy nod,

Shall perish by thy fire.
6 Thy name, Jehovah be adord

By creatures without end,
Whom none but thy essential Word

And Spirit comprehend:

Hymn 13. C. M.

[Tune, Cambridge.]

The Attributes of God.
1 Father, how wide thy glory shines !

How bright thy wonders rise !
Known through the earth by thousand signs,

By thousands through the skies.
2 Those mighty orbs proclaim thy pow'r,

Those motions speak thy skill;
And on the wings of every hour

We read thy patience still.
3 But when we view thy great design,

To save rebellious worms,
Where vengeance and compassion join,

In their divinest forms ;
4 Here the whole Deity is known;

Nor dares the creature guess
Which of the glories brightest shown,

The justice or the grace.
5 Now the full glories of the Lamb

Adorn the heav'nly plains;
Bright seraphs learn Immanuels name,

And try their choicest strains.
6 may I bear some humble part

In that immortal song!
Wonder and joy shall tune my heart,
And love command my tongue.

Hymn 14.

L. M.

Praise to God.
1 O God, my God, my all thou art,

Ere shines the dawn of rising day
Thy sov'reign light within my heart,
Íhine all enli'ning pow'r display,

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