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never cease:

4 Fly abroad, thou mighty gospel;
Win and conquer
May thy lasting, wide dominions
Multiply, and still increase:
Sway thy sceptre,
Saviour, all the world around.

892.

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The missionary Angel.

1 ONWARD speed thy conquering flight;
Angel, onward speed;
Cast abroad thy radiant light,
Bid the shades recede;
Tread the idols in the dust,
Heathen fanes destroy,
Spread the gospel's holy trust,
Spread the gospel's joy.

S. F. SMITH.

2 Onward speed thy conquering flight;
Angel, onward haste;
Quickly on each mountain's height
Be thy standard placed;
Let thy blissful tidings float
Far o'er vale and hill,
Till the sweetly-echoing note
Every bosom thrill.

3 Onward speed thy conquering flight;
Angel, onward fly;

Long has been the reign of night;
Bring the morning nigh:
'Tis to thee the heathen lift

Their imploring wail;
Bear them Heaven's holy gift,
Ere their courage fail.

4 Onward speed thy conquering flight;
Angel, onward speed;
Morning bursts upon our sight-
"Tis the time decreed:
Jesus now his kingdom takes,
Thrones and empires fall,
And the joyous song awakes,
"God is all in all."

893.

78.
Report of the Watchman.

1 WATCHMAN! tell us of the night,
What its signs of promise are.
Traveller! o'er yon mountain's height,
See that glory-beaming star.

2 Watchman! does its beauteous ray
Aught of hope or joy foretell?
Traveller! yes; it brings the day,
Promised day of Israel.

3 Watchman! tell us of the night; Higher yet that star ascends. Traveller! blessedness and light,

BOWRING.

Peace and truth, its course portends.

4 Watchman! will its beams alone

Gild the spot that gave them birth?
Traveller! ages are its own;

See, it bursts o'er all the earth.

5 Watchman! tell us of the night,

For the morning seems to dawn.
Traveller! darkness takes its flight;

Doubt and terror are withdrawn.

894.

6 Watchman! let thy wanderings cease;
Hie thee to thy quiet home.
Traveller! lo! the Prince of Peace,
Lo! the Son of God, is come.

C. M.

Returning to Zion.

1 DAUGHTER of Zion, from the dust Exalt thy fallen head;

Again in thy Redeemer trust;

He calls thee from the dead.

MONTGOMERY.

2 Awake, awake; put on thy strength, Thy beautiful array;

The day of freedom dawns at length,
The Lord's appointed day.

3 Rebuild thy walls, thy bounds enlarge,
And send thy heralds forth;

Say to the south, "Give up thy charge,"
And, "Keep not back, O north."

4 They come! they come! thine exiled bands,
Where'er they rest or roam,
Have heard thy voice in distant lands,
And hasten to their home.

5 Thus, though the universe shall burn,
And God his works destroy,
With songs thy ransomed shall return,
And everlasting joy.

895.

C. M.

Zion's Prospects.

1 LET Zion and her sons rejoice;
Behold the promised hour;

Her God hath heard her mourning voice,
And comes t' exalt his power.

2 Her dust and ruins, that remain,
Are precious in his eyes;
These ruins shall be built again,
And all that dust shall rise.

3 The Lord will raise Jerusalem,
And stand in glory there;
All nations bow before his name,
And kings attend with fear.

WATTS.

4 He sits, a Sovereign, on his throne,
With pity in his eyes;

He hears the dying prisoners' groan,
And sees their sighs arise.

5 He frees the soul condemned to death;
Nor, when his saints complain,
Shall it be said that praying breath
Was ever spent in vain.

6 This shall be known when we are dead,
And left on long record,

That ages yet unborn may read,
And praise and trust the Lord.

896.

L. M.

Zion encouraged.

1 ZION, awake; thy strength renew;
Put on thy robes of beauteous hue;
Church of our God, arise and shine,
Bright with the beams of truth divine.

897.

2 Soon shall thy radiance stream afar,
Wide as the heathen nations are ;
Gentiles and kings thy light shall view;
All shall admire and love thee too.

PRATT'S COL.

H. M.

Zion's Prosperity.

1 O ZION, tune thy voice,

And raise thy hands on high;
Tell all the earth thy joys,
And boast salvation nigh;
Cheerful in God, While rays divine
Arise and shine, Stream far abroad.

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2 He gilds thy mourning face

With beams that cannot fade;
His all-resplendent grace

He pours around thy head,
The nations round With lustre new
Thy form shall view, | Divinely crowned.

3 In honor to his name,
Reflect that sacred light,
And loud that grace proclaim

Which makes thy darkness bright;
Pursue his praise, In worlds above
Till sovereign love The glory raise.

4 There, on his holy hill,

A brighter Sun shall rise,
And with his radiance fill

Those fairer, purer skies;
While, round his throne, | In nobler spheres
Ten thousand stars
His influence own.

898.

C. M.

Prayer for the Enlargement of the Church.

1 SHINE, mighty God, on Zion shine,
With beams of heavenly grace;
Reveal thy power through every land,
And show thy smiling face.

2 When shall thy name, from shore to shore,
Sound through the earth abroad,
And distant nations know and love
Their Saviour and their God?

3 Sing to the Lord, ye distant lands.;
Sing loud, with joyful voice;
Let every tongue exalt his praise,
And every heart rejoice.

899.

WATTS.

C. M.'

The Glory of the latter Day.

1 BEHOLD, the mountain of the Lord,
In latter days, shall rise
Above the mountains and the hills,
And draw the wondering eyes.
2 To this the joyful nations round,

All tribes and tongues, shall flow:
"Up to the hill of God," they say,
"And to his house, we'll go."

4 No strife shall vex Messiah's reign, Or mar the peaceful years;

LOGAN.

3 The beam that shines on Zion's hill
Shall lighten every land:

The King who reigns in Zion's towers
Shall all the world command.

To ploughshares men shall beat their swords,
To pruning-hooks their spears.

5 Come, then, O, come from every land,
To worship at his shrine;

And, walking in the light of God,
With holy beauty shine.

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