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When heav'n and earth shall pass &. is au Who knows thine only Son has died And thus prepare to meet him. [way, To make that pardon sure.
HYMN 195. (III. 1.)
St. Luke xiii. 24-27.
EEK, my soul, the narrow gate,
Enter ere it be too late;
Many ask to enter there
When too late to offer pray'r.
2 God from mercy's seat shall rise, Shall this dread sentence sound;
And for ever bar the skies:
Spread black despair around? He will say, “I know you not."
3 Mournfully will they exclaim To everlasting flame,
Lord! we have profess'd thy name; Secure tre 5) 2! For rebel angels first prepard,
We have eat with thee, and heard Where mercy never came."
Heav'nly teaching in thy word. 5 Cheer's 10 How will my heart endure
4 Vain, alas! will be their plea,
Workers of iniquity;
Christ will say, “ I know you not."
HYMN 196. (S. M.)
WHERE shall rest be found, 0
Rest for the weary soul ?-
'Twere vain the ocean's depths to And let a Fly to the shelter of his cross,
Or pierce to either pole.
2 The world can never give
The bliss for which we sigh:
'Tis not the whole of life to live,
Nor all of death to die.
3 Beyond this vale of tears
There is a life above,
And all that life is love.
Outlasts the fleeting breath:
5 Lord God of truth and grace,
At the last trumpet's sounding, Lest we be driven from thy face,
HYMN 197. (C. M.)
2 Cor. iv. 18.
Detain our hearts
Regardless of immortal joys,
And strangers to the skies!
2 These transient scenes will soon de.
Be lost in endless night. ( Great God, what do I see and hear! 3 Their brightest day, alas, how vain! The end of things created!
With conscious sighs we own; The Judge of man I see appear,
While clouds of sorrow, care, and pain,
O'ershade the smiling noon.
Ijat is the
The world read
O death, where
HoWelang shal hearth's alluring toys
COME Lord, and warm each languid
4 O could our thoughts and wishes fly 5 0, could we make our doubts remove Above these gloomy shades,
Those gloomy doubts that rise ; To those bright worlds beyond the sky, And see the Canaan that we love, Which sorrow ne'er invades!
With faith's illumind eyes; 5 There, joys, unseen by mortal eyes, 6 Could we but climb where Moses stood, Or reason's feeble ray,
And view the landscape o'er; In ever blooming prospects rise, Not Jordan's streams, nor death's cold Unconscious of decay.
fiood, 6 Lord, send a beam of light divine, Should fright us from the shore. To guide our upward aim;
HYMN 200. (C. M.) With one reviving touch of thine
HOULD nature's charms, to please Our languid hearts inflame! 7 Then shall, on faith's sublimest wing, all nature's charms would droop and Our ardent wishes rise
Jesus, compard with thine. [die, To those bright scenes where pleasures Immortal in the skies.
? Vain were her fairest beams display'd, [spring
And vain her blooming store; HYMN 198. (C. M.) Her brightness languishes to shade,
Her beauty is no more. heart,
3 Bnt, ah! how far from mortal sight Inspire each lifeless tongue;
The Lord of glory dwells! And let the joys of heav'n impart
A. veil of interposing night Their influence to our song.
His radiant face conceals. 2 Sorrow, and pain, and ev'ry care, 1/4 O could my longing spirit rise And discord there shall cease;
On strong immortal wing, And perfect joy, and love sincere,
And reach thy palace in the skies, Adorn the realms of peace.
My Saviour and my King! 3 The soul, from sin for ever free,
5 There, thousands worship at thy feet, Shall mourn its pow'r no more ; And there, divine employ! But, cloth'd in spotless purity, The triumphs of thy love repeat Redeeming love adore.
In songs of endless joy. 4 There, on a throne how dazzling 6 Thy presence beams eternal day
Th'exalted Saviour shines; [bright! who would not drop this load of clay,
And die to see thy face? 5 There shall the followers of the Lamb
HYMN 201. (III. 1.) Join in immortal songs;
Revelation vii. 9, &c. And endless honours to his Name
THO are these in bright array? Employ their tuneful tongues.. 6 Lord, tune our hearts to praise and Round the altar, night and day
Our feeble notes inspire; (love, Tuning their triumphant song ?-Till in thy blissful courts above “Worthy is the Lamb, once slain, We join the angelic choir.
Blessing, honour, glory, pow'r,
Wisdom, riches, to obtain,
dominion ev'ry hour."
2 These through fiery trials-trod,
These from great affliction came : Eternal day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain.
Now, before the throne of God,
Seal'd with his eternal name, 2 There, everlasting spring abides, Clad in raiment pure and white, And never fading flow'rs ;
Victor palms in ev'ry hand, Death, like a narrow sea, divides
Through their great Redeemer's might This heav'nly land from ours.
More than conquerors they stand. 3 Bright fields beyond the swelling flood 3 Hunger, thirst, disease unknown, Stand dress'd in living green;
On immortal fruits they feed; So to the Jews fair Canaan stood,
Them the Lamb amidst the throne
Shall to living fountains lead:
Perfect love dispels their
fears ; And linger, trembling, on the brink, And for ever from their eyes And fear to launch away.
God shall wipe a way their tears.
W This innumerable throng
The morning flow'rs display their GoPay people there are prestose hand
Isaiah xl. 6-8.
And gay their silken leaves unfold;
And fearless of the ev'ning cold:
2 Nipp'd by the wind's unkindly blast, Conduct us to our rest.
Parch'd by the sun's more fervent
The short-liv'd beauties die away.
When youthits pride of beauty shows;
And sweeter than the op’ning rose 1 And at our Father's lov'd abode
4 But, worn by slowly rolling years, Our souls arrive in peace.
Or broke by sickness in a day,
The short-liv'd beauties die away.
shall ; HYMN 203. (III. 3.),
Revive with ever-during bloom, 1 Chroniclcs xxix. 10-13.
Safe from diseases and decline. B Thou,
our Father, and our Lord! LESS'D be thou, the God of Israel, 6 Let sickness blast, and death devour,
If heav'n shall recompense our pains
Perish the grass, and fade the flow'r, Bless'd thy majesty for ever!
If firm the word of God remains. Ever be thy name ador'd!
HYMN 206. 2 Thine, O Lord, are pow'r and great.
Isaiah xl. 27-31.
Despairing of relief, (soul,
As if the Lord o'erlook'd thy cares, Over all thy boundless throne.
Or pitied not thy grief? 3 Riches come of thee, and honour,
2 Hast thou not known, hast thou not Pow'r and might to thee belong; That firm remains on high [heard, Thine it is to make us prosper, The everlasting throne of Him
Only thine to make us strong. Who made the earth and sky ?
Hymns of gratitude we raise; In sorrows evil day?
Grow weary or decay?
4 Supremne in wisdom as in pow'r Proverbs iii. 13–17.
The Rock of ages stands;
Thou canst not search his mind, nor Religion's warning voice,
The working of his hands. (trace And who celestial wisdom makes 5 He gives the conquest to the weak, His early, only choice.
Supports the fainting heart;
And courage in the evil hour
His heav'nly aids impart.
And youthful vigour cease;.
But those who wait upon the Lord
In 'strength shall still increase.
And heav'nly crowns displays. The path of life divine;' (tread 4 And as her holy labours rise,
With growing ardour onward move, So her rewards increase;
With growing brightness shine.
8 On eagles' wings they mount, they And all her paths are peace. Perfect for opt> Her ways are ways of pleasantness,
On wings of faith ard love; [soar 1 God stall
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Till, past the sphere of earth and sin, 4 Thou art the way, the truth, the Mar
Grant us that way to know,
That truth to keep, that life to win,
Whose joys eternal flow.
HYMN 210. (S. M.)
Philippians ii. 12, 13
HERS of unending life
While yci we sojourn here, 2 Yel, looking down, I visit oft
U let us our salvation work The humble, liallow'd cell ;
With trembling and with fear. And, with the penitent who mour,
12 God will support our hearts "Tis my delight to du'ell.
With might before unknown: > My presence hcals the wounded heart, The work to be periora'd is oun, The sad in spirit cheers;
The strength is all his own. My presence, froni the bed of dust,
3 'Tis he that works in will, The contrite sinner rears.
'Tis he that works to do; Il dwell with all iny bumble saints
His is the power by which we ach,
His be the glory lou:
HYMN 211. (III. 1.)
Ephesians v. 14-17.
SUINNEB! rouse thee from thy slecp.
Jesus waits his light to sned. Yet will I trust me iu iny God, 2 Wake from sleep, arise from deatha Yea, bend rejoicing to his rou, See the bright and living path: And by his grace be leaid.
Watchful tread that path; be wise, 2 Though fields, ip verdure-once array'd, Leave thy folly, seek the skies. By whirlwinde dapulale be laid, 3 Leave thy folly, cease from crime,
Or parch'd by scorching beam; From this hour redeem thy time; Still in the Lord shall be my trust,
Life secure without delay, My joy; for, though his frown is just,
Evil is the mortal day. His mercy is suprenie. 3 Though from the fold the flock decay, Called
of Jesus, learn his will:
4 Be not blind and foolish stil, Though herds lie famish'd o'er the Ica Jesus
calls from death and night, And round the empty stall;
Jesus waits to shed his light.
Hebrews xii. ], 2.
0! what a cloud of witnesses I yet will hope, and calmly rest, Nay, triumph in his love;
Men once like us with suff'ring tried, My ling'ring soul, my tardy seet,
But now with glory crown'd:
Strive in the Christian race;
(C. M.) And, freed from ev'ry weight of sin, St. John xiv. 6.
Their holy footsteps trace. CHOU art the way to thee alone 13 Behold a witness nobler stil,
From sin and death we flee; Who trod affliction's path, And he who would the Father seek, Jesus, the author, finisher, Must seek him, Lord, by thee.
Rewarder of our faith: 9 Thou art the truth thy word alone 14 He, for the joy before him set, True wisdom can impart;
And inov'd by pitying love, Thou only canst inform the mind Endur'd the cross, despis'd the samo And purify the heart.
And now he reigns above. Thou art the life-the rending tomb 5 Thither, forgetting things behind,
Proclaims thy conqu'ring arm, Press we, to God's right hand ! And those who put their trust in thee There, with the Saviour and his saini Nor death nor hell shall harm.
Triumphantly to stand.
In God my strength, howe'er distrest, L Encompass us around;
N. B. The metre marks, affixed to the preceding psalms and hymns, have feference to a division of
the metres, founded on the nature of the verse, into four classes, marked-I. II. III. IV. Class I. includes common, long, and short metres, marked-C.M., L. M., S. M. Class II. includes the other Iambic metres, eight in number, marked-II. 1,
II. 2, II. 3, II. 4, &c. which may be named ; Two, one; Two, two; Two,
three, &c. Class III. includes the Trochaic metres, being five in number, marked-III. 1,
IH. 2, III. 3, &c. which may be named; Thrce, one; Three, two, fc. Class IV. includes the metres consisting chiefly of triplets, being five in num.
ber, marked-IV. 1, IV. 2, IV. 3, &c. and may be named; Four, one; Four two, &c
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To God the Father, Son,
And Spirit, ever bless'd,
Eternal Three in One,
All worship be address'd;
It was, is now,
And shall be so
To God the Holy Spirit, Three in One
Be praise from all on earth and all in To God the Father, Son,
As was, and is, and ever shall be giv'n.
And songs of highest worth,
By all the hosts of heaven,
And all the saints on earth,
To God, supreme confessed,
To Christ, his only Son,
Eternal Three in One.
Supreme o'er earth and heaven,
Eternal Three in One confess'd,
Be highest glory given,
By all in earth and heaven.
Be everlasting glory giv'n
And God the Spirit; equal Three
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