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4 Since thou hast been my help,
To thee my spirit flies;
My cheerful hope relies.
My soul in safety keeps;
And he supports my steps.
HYMN 107. L. M. [#]
Prayer for Blessings.
The springs of happiness arise,
And bless the mansions of the skies. 2 We, the productions of thy power,
And pensioners upon thy love,
And wait thy blessings from above. 3 Protect the young from every snare,
And let thy staff support the old ;
Have all their heritage in gold.
Give to the mourners heavenly day ; Sustain the strong; and quick revive
The withering plants from their decay. HYMN 108. 10s. M. [#]
Divine Light implored. 1 O THOU, whose power o'er moving worlds pre
sides, Whose voice created, and whose wisdom guides, On darkling man, in pure effulgence shine,
And cheer the clouded mind with light divine. 2 'Tis thine alone to calm the pious breast
With silent confidence and holy rest :
Path, Motive, Guide, Original, and End.
PRAYER AND PUBLIC WORSHIP.
HYMN 109. H. M. [#]
Delight in Public Worship.
How pleasant and how fair
Thine earthly temples, are !
Where God appoints to hear !
O happy men that pay
Their constant service there !
Through this dark vale of tears,
Till each in heaven appears :
HYMN 110. C. M. [#]
Close of Service. 1 Come, all ye saints that love the Lord,
With melody divine,
And all in concert join.
To earth's remotest bounds;
In symphony of sounds.
Be banished from the mind ;
We'll trust the Lord is kind.
And every tear be dry; We'll travel through Immanuel's ground
To fairer worlds on high.
HYMN 111. L. M. [#]
Opening of Service.
Thy suppliants bow with holy fear;
Invoke thy sacred presence here. 2 Kind Source of light, thy blessing grant;
Bestow on us thy cheering rays;
And thus inspire our hearts to praise. 3 Send thy good Spirit from above,
To dissipate the darksome gloom;
To these desiring bosoms come. 4 Give to thy word successful course,
And spread the triumphs of thy name ; May truth exhibit all her force,
And put the lying lip to shame. 5 And, while we worship at thy feet,
Where prostrate angels do adore,
To sing thy grace, and speak thy power.
HYMN 112. - L. M. [#]
God's Assistance in Worship. 1 GRANT us a visit, dearest Lord, In gentle streams of
2 Thy branches bend, thou living Vine,
Clusters of fruit to us impart : O may our joys be all divine,
May heavenly love fill every heart ! 3 In unity may we abound,
Thy wisdom with our zeal combine,
And keep the golden path divine. 4 O may our worship, Lord, to-day,
Accepted be in Jesus' name; Whether we preach, or sing, or pray,
May love be all the sacred flame.
HYMN 113. C. M. [#]
Prayer. 1 O Thou, whose power the mountains formed, And made the sea its bed :
1; Who sat the raging waves their bound,
And all their caverns hid ;
The seas thy power confess;
Wilt thou thy band extend,
Their lofty summits bend.
May thy rich grace abound,