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4 Thy grace shall dwell upon my heart,

And shed its fragrance there;
The noblest balm of all its wounds,

The cordial of its care.
5 I'll speak the honours of thy name

With iny last labouring breath; And dying, clasp thee in my arms,

The antidote of death.


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Praise. Psa. xliv. 8. lxvii. 7. cxxxvi. 1---4.
MIGHTY God, while angels bless thee,

May an infant lisp thy name?
Lord of men, as well as angels,

Thou art ev'ry creature's theme. Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Amen. 2 Lord of ev'ry land and nation,

Ancient of eternal days!
Sounded through the wide creation

Be thy just and lawful praise.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Amen.
3 For the grandeur of thy nature,

Grand beyond a seraph's thought,
For created works of power,

Works with skill and kindness wrought, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Amen. 4 For thy providence, that governs

Through thine empire's wide domain ;
Wings an angel, guides a sparrow,

Blessed he thy gentle reign.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Amen.
$ But thy rich, thy free redeoption,

Dark through brightness all along ;
Thought is poor, and poor expression,

Who dare sing that awful song ?
Hallelujah, Hallelujab, Hullelujah, Amen.



6 Brightness of the Father's glory,

Sball thy praise unutter'd lie?
Fly, my tongue, such guilty silence !

Siog the Lord who came to die.
Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Amen. ROBINSON.

HYMN 95. L. M.
Thanksgiving. Psa. XXV. 8. ciii. 8---10. cxlv. 14, 15.

sons of men, with joy record

The various wonders of the Lord ;
And let his power and goodness sound

Through all your tribes, the earth around. 2 Let the high heavens your songs invite,

Those spacious fields of brilliant light,
Where sun, and moon, and planets roll,

And stars, that glow from pole to pole. 3 Sing, earth, in verdant robes array'd,

Its herbs and flow'rs, its fruits and shade :
Peopled with life of various forms,

Of fish, and lowl, and beasts, and worms. 4 View the broad sea's majestic plains,

And think how wide its Maker reigos :
That band remotest nations joins,

And on each wave his goodness shines. 5 But, O! that brighter world ahove,

Where lives and reigns incarnate love !
God's only Son, in flesh array’d,

For man, a bleeding victim made.
6 Thither, my soul, with rapture soar;

There, in the land of praise, adore ;
The theme demands an angel's lay,
Demands an everlasting day. DODDRIDGE.

HYMN 96. C. M.
At Charity Lectures. Matt. v. 42. Prov. xi. 25. 1 Cor. xvi. 14.
FATHER of mercies ! send thy grace,

All pow'rful from above,
To form, in our obedient souls,

The image of thy love,


2 0, may our sympathizing breasts

That gen'rous pleasure know,
Kindly to share io others' joy,

for others' woe!
3 Wheo the most helpless sons of grief

In low distress are laid,
Soft be our hearts their pains to feel,

And swift our hands to aid. 4 So Jesus look'd op dying man,

When thron'd above the skies;
Aod midst il' embraces of his God,

He felt compassion rise.
5 On wings of love the Saviour flew,

To raise us from the ground;
And shed the richest of his blood,

A balm for ev'ry wound.


HYMN 97. C. M.

At the Dedication of Children. 1 Cor. vii. 14. Matt. xix. 18,

14, 15.

NEE Israel's gentle Shepherd stand

With all-engaging charms !
Hark, how he calls the tender lambs,

And folds them in his arms !
2 “ Permit them to approach," he cries,

“ Nor scorn their humble name ; For 'twas to bless such souls as these,

The Lord of angels came.'
3 We bring them, Lord, in thankful hands,

And yield them up to thee ;
Joyful that we ourselves are tbine,

Thine let our offspring be.
4 Ye little flock, with pleasure hear;

Ye children, seek his face ;
And fly with transport to receive

The blessings of his grace.

3 If orphans they are left behind,

Thy guardian care we trust :
That care shall heal our bleediog hearts,
If weeping o'er their dust.


HYMN 98. C. M.


At the Dedication of Children. Matt. xviii. 3, 10. Gen. xvii. 7.

Rom. xv. 8. Mark x. 14.
COW large the promise ! how divine,

To Abrah’m and his seed !
" I'll be a God to tbee and thine,

Supplying all their need."
2 The words of his extensive love

From age to age endure ;
The angel of the cov'dant proves,

And seals, the blessing sure.
3 Jesus the ancient faith confirms,

To our great fathers given ;
He takes young children to his arms,

And call them heirs of heaven. 4 Our God, how faithful are his

His love endures the same ;
Nor from the promise of bis grace,
Biots out the children's name.


ways !

HYMN 99. P. M.
New-Year's Day. Gen. ix. 22. Psa. Ixv. 11. lxxiv. 16.
COME, thou Fount of every blessing,


heart to sing thy grace !
Streams of mercy, never ceasing,

Call for songs of loudest praise :
Teach me some melodious sonnet,

Sung by flaming tongues above :
Praise the mount-o, fix me on it;

Mount of God's unchanging love. 2 Herr I raise


Hither by thy help I'ın come ;

And I hope by thy good pleasure,

Safely to arrive at home :
Jesus sought me when a stranger

Wand’ring from the fold of God;
He, to save my soul from danger,

Interpos'd with precious blood.
3 O! to grace how great a debtor

Daily I'm constrain'd to be!
Let that grace, Lord, like a fetter,

Bind my wand'ring heart to thee!
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it;

Prone to leave the God I love-
Here's my heart, Lord, take and seal it;
Seal it from thy courts above. ROBINSON.
HYMN 100. C. M.

Gospel Invitation.
ET ev'ry mortal ear attend,

And ev'ry heart rejoice ;
The trumpet of the gospel sounds

With an inviting voice,
2 Rivers of love and mercy here

In a rich ocean join;
Salvation in abundance flows,

Like floods of milk and wine. 3 The happy gates of gospel grace

Stand open night and day ;
Lord, we are come to seek supplies,
And drive our wants away.

HYMN 101. L. M.

The Messiah.
FROM Jesse's root a Branch did rise,

Whose fragrance fills the lofty skies ;
Which spreads its leaves from pole to pole,

A healing halm for every soul. 2 The sick, the weak, the halt, and blind,

Ia bim do aid and comfort find,

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