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HYMN 100. C. M. [#]

Lord's Prayer.
1 Father in heaven, thy sacred name

In hallowed strains be sung ;
Thy kingdom spread o'er all the earth.

Thy praise fill every tongue.
2 By happy spirits round thy throne,

As thy commands are done,
So be thy perfect will obeyed

By all beneath the sun. 3 Our numerous wants are known to thee,

Who canst alone supply ;
O grant, each day, our daily bread,

Nor other good deny.
4 Forgive our sins, as we forgive

that others do ; Nor let temptations press around,

Lest we those sins renew.
5 Thou art our Safety and Defence,

When dangers threatening stand;
O turn aside impending ills

With thy almighty hand.
6 Thy sceptre all creation sways;

Thy power knows no control;
Thy matchless glory shall endure

While endless ages roll.

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HYMN 101. L. M. [6]

Penitent Prayer.
1 GREAT GOD, whose all-pervading eye

Sees every passion of my soul,
When sunk too low, or raised too high,

Teach me those passions to control. 2 Temper the fervours of my frame;

Be charity their constant spring;
And, 0, let no unhallowed flame

Pollute the sacrifice I bring. 3 Let peace with piety unite

To mend the bias of my will,
While hope and holy faith excite,

And wisdom regulates, my zeal :
4 That wisdom, which to meekness turns,-

Wisdom, descending from above;
And let my zeal, whene'er it burns,

Be kindled by the fire of love.



HYMN 102. C. M. [#]

Supplication. 1 To thee, O God, my prayer ascends,

But not for golden stores;

Nor covet I the brightest gems

Which deck the Eastern shores ; 2 Nor that deluding, empty joy

Men call a mighty name;
Nor greatness, with its pride and state,

My restless thoughts inflame; 3 Nor pleasure's fascinating charms

My fond desires allure ;
But nobler things than these, from thee,

My wishes would secure.
4 The faith and hope of joys to come

My best affections move, -
Thy light, thy favour, and thy smiles,

Thine everlasting love.

HYMN 103. C. M. [#]

Value of Knowledge.
& SHINE forth, eternal Source of light,

And make thy glories known ;
Fill our enlarged, adoring sight

With lustre all thy own. 2 Vain are the charms, and faint the rays,

The brightest creatures boast;
And all their grandeur and their praise

Are in thy presence lost.
3 To know the Author of our frame

Is our sublimest skill;
True science is to learn his name,

True life, to do his will.

4 For this I long, for this I pray ;

This let me still pursue,
Till visions of eternal day

Fix and complete the view.

HYMN 104. C. M. [b or #]

Prayer. 1 Now


the Lord of earth and skies Regard us when we call : 'Tis he who bids the vapours rise,

And showers abundant fall.
2 On thee, our God, we all depend

For life, and health, and food;
O make refreshing showers descend,
And crown the


with good. 3 The evil and the just partake

These bounties of thy hand;
Nor will a God of love forsake

This long-protected land. 4 Let grace come down like copious rain

On Zion's drooping field ;
So shall our souls revive again,

And fruit abundant yield.
5 Then smiling nature shall express

Her mighty Maker's praise,
And we, the children of thy grace,

Join her harmonious lays.

HYMN 105. L. M. [#]

Self-Government. 1 O THOU, whose scales the mountains weigh,

Whose will the raging seas obey,
Who canst the boisterous winds control,
Subdue the tumults of


soul. 2 May I with equal mind sustain

My lot of pleasure and of pain ;
May joys and sorrows gently flow,

Nor rise too high, nor sink too low.
3 Do thou my passions, Lord, restrain,

And in my soul unrivalled reign;
Then, with whatever loads oppressed,
Centred in thee, my soul shall rest.

HYMN 106. S. M. [#]

Aspiring after God.
1 My God, permit my tongue

This joy, to call thee mine;
And let my earnest cries prevail

To taste thy love divine :
2 For life, without thy love,

No relish can afford ;
No joy can be compared with this,

To serve and please the Lord.
3 To thee I'll lift my hands,

And praise thee while I live;
Not all that earth and sense can yield,

So pure a pleasure give.

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