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ci In Zion let us all appear,
“And keep the solemn day." 2. I love her gates, I love the road:
The Church adorn'd with grace
To show his milder face.
And joy a constant guest!
Be her attendants blest.
While life or breath remains; There
my best friends, my kindred dwell;. There God, my Saviour, reigns.
Hymn 362. P. M. 1.
OW pleas'd and blest was I,
To hear the people cry, " Come, let us seek our God to-day:"
Yes, with a cheerful zeal
We haste to Zion's hill,
Adorn'd with wond'rous grace,
In thee we all appear
To pray, and praise and hear The sacred gospel's joyful sound.
Hymn 363. C. M. li
E that obey th’immortal King,
Attend his holy place; Bow to the glories of his pow'r,
And bless his wondrous grace. 2. Lift up your hands by morning light,
And send your souls on high;
Raise your admiring thoughts by night
Above the starry sky.
With rays of quickening grace:
And rules the swelling seas.
Hymn 364. L.M.
While in his
Or stand attending at his gate.
To praise his name is sweet employ: Israel he chose of old, and still
His church is his peculiar joy.
Hymn 365. c. M. 1. A your King
Your sweetest passions raise,
Increasing with the praise.
Are his divine employ:
His treasure and his joy.
Serve him with faith and fear;
And claims thine honours here.
Hymn 366. s. u.
LOVE thy Zion, Lord,
With thy own precious blood.
2. I love thy church, O God!
Her walls before thee stand,
And graven on thy hand. 3. If e'er to bless thy sons
My voice or hands deny,
This voice in silence die. 4. If e'er my heart forget
Her welfare, or her woe,
And ev'ry grief o'erflow. 5. For her my tears shall fall;
For her my pray’rs ascend;
"Till toils and cares shall end.. 6. Beyond my highest joy
I prize her heav'nly ways,
Her hymns of love and praise.
Hymn 367. c. M.
To heav'n your joy and wonder raise,
For there his glory dwells. 2. Let all your sacred passions move, While
rehearse his deeds; But the great work of saving love
Your highest praise exceeds.
Proclaim your Maker ble$t;
Your souls shall praise him best.
Hymn 368. P. M. 1. JN Zion's sacred gates IM
Let hymns of praise begin, Where acts of faith and love With ceaseless beauty shine. While God is there, while God is known,
Before his throne with songs appear. 2. His wondrous acts demand,
His wisdom and his grace,
Where'er his pow'r his works proclaim. 3. The trumpet's martial voice,
The timbrel's softer sound,
Hymn 369. c. m
G Are by creation thine;
And in thy works by all beheld,
Thy radiant glories shine.
Thy gospel to mankind,
Are treasur'd in thy mind. 3. Lord, when shall these glad tidings spread
The spacious earth around,
Shail hear the joyful sound ?
4. O when shall Afric's sable sons
Enjoy the heav'nly word,
The freemen of the Lord ?
A dark, bewilder'd race,
Their cruelty to love;
The vulture to a dove.
To spread the gospel's rays,
The temples of thy praise.
Hymn 370. L.M.
The apostles commission.
66 And ye
“ Bid the whole earth my grace receive; " He shall be sav'd, that trusts my word; 66 And he condemn'd that won't believe. 2.“ I'll make your great commission known,
shall prove my gospel true, By all the works that I have done, “ By all the wonders ye shall do. 66 Go, heal the sick, go raise the dead, « Go, cast out devils in my name : “ Nor let my prophets be afraid,
« Tho Greeks reproach, and Jews blaspheme. 4.“ Teach all the nations my commands,
“ I'm with you till the world shall end;