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2 Let great Jehovah be adored, The eternal, all-sufficient Lord,
He through the world Most High confessed, By whom 't was formed, and is possessed.
3 Awake, our noblest powers, to bless
4 Through every age his gracious ear
5 What unbelieving heart shall dare
In whispers to suggest a fear,
While still he owns his ancient name ?
6 To thee our souls in faith arise,
1 THE heavens invite mine
2 My warmer spirits move,
Beyond those crystal vaults, And all their sparkling balls; They 're but the porches to thy courts, And paintings on thy walls.
4 Vain world, farewell to you;
ITS COURSE AND END.
1 By cool Siloam's shady rill
2 Lo, such the child whose early feet
3 By cool Siloam's shady rill The lily must decay;
The rose that blooms beneath the hill
4 And soon, too soon, the wintry hour Of man's maturer age
Will shake the soul with sorrow's power, And stormy passion's rage!
5 O Thou, who giv'st us life and breath, We seek thy grace alone,
In childhood, manhood, age, and death, To keep us still thine own!
"Remember thy Creator."
1 TRULY the light of morn is sweet,
2 Rejoice, O child of mortal birth!
In all the pride of youth rejoice;
3 And O remember, ere the day,
The evil day, of grief shall come,
"Remember thy Creator in the days of thy youth."
1 IN the soft season of thy youth,
2 Remember thy Creator, God;
3 He shall defend and guide thy course
Till thou art landed on the shore
4 Then seek the Lord betimes, and choose The path of heavenly truth;
The earth affords no lovelier sight
1 O, IN the morn of life, when youth
And shines in all the fairest charms
2 Deep in thy soul, before its powers
3 Ere yet the shades of sorrow cloud
4 Ere yet thy heart the woes of age,
And sadly muse on former joys,