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HYMN 17. P. M.

Jesus glorified. Acte i, 10, 11. Heb. i. 5. HA

AIL the day that sees him rise,

Ravish'd from our wishful eyes !
Christ awhile to mortals given,
Reascends his native heaven ;
There the pompous triumph waits,
Lift your heads, eternal gates !
Wide unfold the radiant scene,

Take the King of glory in !
2 Him, though highest heaven receiveş,

Ştill he loves the earth he leaves ;
Though returning to his throne,
Still be calls mankind his own :
Still for us be intercedes,
Prevalent his death he pleads ;
Next himself prepares our place,

Harbinger of human race, 3 Master, (may we ever say)

Taken from our head to-day,
See thy faithful servant, see,
Ever gazing up to thee !
Grant, though parted from our sight,
High above yon azure height,
Grant our hearts may thither rise,

Following thee beyond the skies. 4 Ever upward let us move,

Wafted on the wings of love ;
Looking when our Lord shall come,
Longing, gasping after home;
There we shall with thee remain,
Partners of thine endless reign ;
There thy face unclouded see,
Find our heaven of heaven in thee. Wesley's Coll.

HYMN 18. P. M. Lift up your heads, ye everlasting doors! Psa. xxiv, 7--10.

NGELS, roll the rock away,

Death, yield up thy mighty prey :
See! he rises from the tomb,

Glowing with immortal bloom. Hallelujah.
2 'Tis the Saviour ! angels, raise

Fame's eternal trump of praise ;
Let the eartb's remotest bound

Hear the joy-inspiring sound. Hallelujah. 3 Now, ye saints, lift up your eyes,

Now to glory see him rise,
Io long triumph up the sky,

Up to waiting worlds on high. Hallelujah. 4 Heaven displays her portals wide,

Glorious Jesus, through them ride;
King of glory, mount thy throne,

Thy great Father's and thine owo. Hallelujah.
5 Praise him all ye beav'nly choirs,

Praise, and sweep your golden lyres ;
Shout, О earth, in rapturous song!

Let the strains, be sweet and strong Hallelujah. 6 Ev'ry oote with wonder swell,

Sin o'erthrown, and captiv'd hell :
Where is hell's once dreaded kiog?
Where, O death, thy mortal sting? Hallelujah.

Rippon's Coll.

HYMN 19. L. M.
Jesus exalted as a Prince and Saviour. Acts vi. 31. Isa. lxxx2.27.

Heb. ii. 8.
EYALTED Prince of life, we own

The royal honours of thy throne :
"Tis fix'd by God's almighty hand,
And seraphs bow at tby command.

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2 Exalted Saviour, we confess

The sov'reign triumphs of thy grace;
Where beams of gentle radiance shine,

And temper majesty divine.
3 Wide thy resistless sceptre sway,

Till all thine enemies obey :
Wide may thy cross its virtue prove,

And conquer millions by its love. 4 Mighty to vanquish, and forgive !

Thioe Israel shall repent and live ;
And loud proclaim thy healing breath,
Which works their life, who wrought thy death.

DODDRIDGE.
HYMN 20. L. M.
The Triumphs of the Exalted. Psa. cx. 1---4.
VHUS the eternal Father spake

To Christ the Son : “ Ascend and sit
At my right hand, till I shall make

Thy foes submissive at thy feet.
2 From Zion shall thy word proceed;

Thy word, the sceptre in thy hand,
Shall make the hearts of rebels bleed,

And bow their wills to thy command.
3 That day shall show thy power is great,

When saints shall flock with willing minds,
And sinners crowd thy temple gate,

Where holiness in beauty shines.” 4 O blessed pow'r! O glorious day!

What a large vict'ry shall ensue!
Aod cod verts, who tby grace obey,
Exceed the drops of morning dew.

HYMN 21. C. M.
The privilege of public worship. Ps. cxxxii.
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VHE Lord in Zion plac'd bis name,

His ark was settled there;
To Zion the whole nation came

To worship brice a year.

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2 But we have no such lengths to go,

Nor wander far abroad :
Where'er thy saigts assemble now,

There is a house for God.
3 Here, mighty God! accept our vows,

Here let thy praise be spread;
Bless the provisions of thy house,

And fill tby poor with bread.
4 Here let the Son of David reign ;

Let God's anointed shine;
Justice and truth bis court maintain,

With love and pow'r divine.

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Asking the way to Zion. Jer. 1. 5.
NQUIRE, ye pilgrims, for the way

That leads to Zion's bill;
And thither set your steady face,

With a determin'd will.
2 Tovite the strangers all around,

Your pious march to join ;
And spread the sentiments you feel

Or faith and love divine.
3 Come, let us to his temple baste,

Aod seek bis favour there; Before his footstool humbly bow,

And pour out fervent prayer.
4 Come, let us join our souls to God,

In everlasting bands ;
And seize the blessings he bestows

With eager hearts and hands. 5 Come, let us seal, without delay, The cov'pant of his

grace ; Nor shall the years of distant life

Its memory efface.

6 Tbus may our rising offspring bagte

To see their fathers' God;
Nor e'er forsake the happy path

Their youtbful feet bath trod.

DODDRIDGE.

How did my heart rejoice to hear

HYMN 23. C. M.
Attendance on Divine Worship. Ps. cxxii.
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My friends devoutly say,
In God's owo house let us appear,

And keep the solemn day.
2 My soul shall pray for Zion still,

While life or breath remains :
There my best friends, my kindred dwell,

There God my saviour reigns.
3 Peace be within this sacred place,

And joy a constant guest !
With holy gifts and heavenly grace
Be her attendants blest !

WATTS,

HYMN, 24. L. M. ·
The church the garden of God. Ps. xcii. 12, &c.

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In gardens planted by thy hand;
Let me within thy courts be seen,

Like a young cedar, fresh and green.
2)There grow thy saints in faith and love,
Blest with thine influence from above ;
Not Lebanon, with all its trees,

Yields such a comely sight as these.
3 The plants of grace shall ever live ;

Nature decays, but grace must thrive ;
Time, that dotb all things else impair,

Still makes them flourish strong and fair.
4 Laden with fruits of age, they show

The Lord is holy, just, and true ;
None that attená his courts sball find
A God unfaithful or unkind.

WATTS.

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