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5 Thou shalt the paths of life display,
Which to thy presence
Warts and Tate varied.
HYMN 57. C. M.
The transforming vision of God.
Afford superior joy
Or mortal hopes employ.
My brightest joys decline ; And eartb's gay trifles oft ensnare
This wand'ring heart of mine,
Unsatisfy'd I stray ;
With thy enliv’oing ray.
And every cloud remove ; Transform my powers, and fit my
soul For happier scenes above. 5 Lord, raise my faith, my hope, my heart,
To those transporting joys; Then shall I scorn each little spare,
Which this vaip world employs. 6 Then, though I sink in death's cold sleep,
To life I shall awake; And, in the likeness of my God, or heav'nly bliss partake. MRS. STEELE.
HYMN 58. O. M.
Which that alone can fill ;
Their great Creator's skill. 9 The dawn of each returning day
Fresh beams of knowledge brings ; And from the dark returns of oigbt,
Divine instruction springs. 3 Their powerful langnage to no realm
Or region is confio'd ; 'Tis nature's voice, and understood
Alike by all mankind. 4 Their doctrine does its sacred sense
Through earth's extent display, Whose bright conteots the circling sun
Does round the world convey. 5 No bridegroom, on bis nuptial day,
Has such a cheerful face ; No giapt does like him rejoice
To ruo bis glorious race.
His restless course he goes ;
HYMN 59. L. M.
every star thy wisdom shines ; But when our eyes behold thy word,
We read thy name in fairer lines.
And nights and days thy power confess;
3 Sun, moon and stars convey thy praise
Through the whole earth, and never stand
It touch'd and glanc'd on every land. 4 Nor shall thy spreading gospel rest,
Till ihrough the world thy truth has run ;
That see the light or feel the sun. 5 Great Sun of righteousness, arise ;
Bless the dark world with beavenly light;
Thy laws are pure, thy judgments right. 6 Thy noblest wonders here we view,
In souls renew' and sins forgiven ;
HYMN 60. S. M.
Begins his glorious way,
And life and light convey.
It spreads diviner light;
And gives the blind their sight. 3 How perfect is thy word !
And all thy judgments just ! For ever sure thy promise, Lord,
And we securely trust. 4 My gracious God, how plain
Are thy directions given ! O may I pever read in vain,
But find the path to heaven ! 5 I hear thy word with love ;
O help me to obey !
Send thy good Spirit from above,
To guide me, lest I stray. 6 Whilst with my heart and tongue
I spread thy praise abroad ; Accept the worship and the song,
My Saviour and my God.
HYMN 61. L. M.
The exaltation of Christ. Ps. xxi.
Rais'd to the throne by special grace ;
Fulfils the triumph and the praise. 2 How great is the Messiah's joy
Io the salvation of thy band !
And giv'n the world to his command. 3 Thy goodness grants whate'er he will,
Nor doth the least withbold;
And crowns of glory, not of gold. 4 Honour and majesty divine
Around his sacred temples shine;
HYMN 62. C. M.
Obedience to God due from all Men.
ET all the various tribes of men
To God their boinage pay; And distant nations of the eartb,
One sovereign Lord obey. 2 'Tis bis; prerogative supreme
O'er subject kings to reign ; 'Tis just that he should rule the world,
Who does the world sustain.
Ž The rich, whom he with plenty feeds,
His goodness shall confess;
Their bouoteous patron bless. 4 With humble confidence to God
Let all for aid repair ;
Will make them still his care.
Devoted to his name,
HYMN 62, S. M.
I shall be well supply'd;
What can I want beside ?
Aod full salvation flows. 3
If e'er I go astray,
He doth my soul reclaim ;
For his most boly name.
I cannot yield to fear ;
My God is with me there. 5 In sight of all my foes,
He does my table spread ;
And joy exalts my head. 6 The bounties of his love
Shall crown my future days ;