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3. The weak are strong, the fearful bold,
The dumb shall sing in aotbems sweet;
Their God, and worship at his feet. 4 Celestial streams shall gently flow,
The wilderness shall joyful be:
And gladness spring from ev'ry tree.''
; The lion shall no anger show,
But, with the calf, shall tamely seed.
Old pride shall die, and meekoess reign :
HYMN 43. L. M.
Rom. i. 20.
And bow the reverential knee ;
The God of nature they shall see. 2 Bebold the stars with brilliant light,
And planets which in order move !
And testify a God of love.
Enliven all things here below;
Proclain a God that made them so. 4 Survey the whole capacious earth,
The sea and land, rocks, bills, and plains ; The God of pature
them birth, And by his law the whole maintains. 5 Behold the trees in verdure rise !
God's wisdom sbines in all their leaves :
Behold the birds that mount the skies,
And fish that fill the mighty seas ! 6 In them is seen a God of pow'r,
From whom all life and being came :
HYMN 44. C. M.
A threefold cord is not easily broken.
With everlasting might;
And beans celestial light.
His vast, mysterious plan ;
His boundless nature scan.
A pleotitude for thee.
And love and pow'r agree ;
Can never broken be.
And strike the golden lyre ; Angels, attune your golden harps, And sound his praises higher.
BEHOLD the brilliant
HYMN 45. S. M.
And shine unto the west !
Tbe teeming earth, the fruitful trees,
Attune their voice to praise.
Begin their morning lay;
Welcome the king of day.
Nor creeping things more mean,
With his enliv'ning beam. 5
So shall God's only Son,
In lucid beams of grace ;
And all the nations bless.
The vernal warblers sing ;
Thro’earth, shall louder riog.
HYMN 16. P. M.
Characters of Christ.
Spread thy boundless love abroad.
Fill the world with truth and grace. 2 Sun of righteousness ! arise !
Send thy light around the skies.
Feed our souls with living bread. 3 Leader of the halt and blind !
Raise to life the sinking miod.
Grace to ev'ry soul impart. 4 Op'ner of the sealed book !
Cause the world therein to look.
5 Raiser of the dead to life!
Save the world from war and strile.
Prosecute th' eternal plan. 6 Op'ner of the prison door!
Captive souls to light restore.
HYMN 47. C. M.
Lo, what a speaking lustre shines
Io all the works of God; His wisdom writ in fairest lines,
His pow'r declar'd abroad.
Express his glorious skill;
The night attends his will.
One all-extending voice
Which bids the earth rejoice.
Great source of blissful light,
He sheds effulgence bright!
Which renovates the soul ;
Tbat makes the wounded whole. 6 Nor sball its moral light grow dim,
Or erer fade away ;
HYMN 48. L. M.
God is Love.
I surely know that God is love.
His promises of grace I prove ;
For Scripture saith that “ God is Love." 3 What gentle streams of pleasure roll!
What quick’ning from the mystic Dove !
divine fills all my soul, And I cap shout.65
God is Love." 4 Now heav’oly courage I'll put on,
For far away my fear is drove ;
HYMN 49. S. M.
Christ fairer than men. Ps. xlv. 1, 2.
Impart thy holy fire,
Wbile I attude my lyre.
With pleasure to indite ; The grace
and glory of the Lamb,
Than all the sons of men,
My everlasting Friend.
grace ; That thou might plent'ously afford
To souls in keen distress.