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5 Our thoughts are lost in rev’rend awe ;

We love, and we adore ;
The holy angels never saw

So much of God before.
BO may I bear some humble part

In ibat immortal song;
Wonder and joy shall tune my heart,
And love command my tongue.

WATTS.
HYMN 86. C. M.
The glad Tidings of Salvation. Luke i. 72, 73, 74. Heb. iii. 13.

Acts. X. 42.

-Oh
'Tis pleasure to our ears ;
A sovereigo balın for ev'ry wound,

A cordial for our fears.
2 Bury'd in sorrow and in sin,

At hell's dark door we lay ;
But we arise, by grace divine

To see a heav'oly day.
3 Salvation !-let the echo fly

The spacious earth around;
While all the armies of the sky,
Conspire to raise the sound.

WATTS.

HYMN 87. P. M.
God's love eternal and unchangeable. Psa. xlii. 11. Isa. liv. 9, 10.

Tit. iii. 5.
O MY distrastful heart !

How small thy faith appears !
But greater, Lord, thou art

Than all my doubts and fears.
Did Jesus once upon me shine ?
Tben Jesus is forever mine,
Unchangeable bis will,

Though dark may be my frame;
His loving heart is still

Eternally the same:

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My soul through many changes goes;

His love no variation knows.
3 Thou, Lord, wilt carry on,

And perfectly perform
The work thou hast begun

lo me a sinful worm :
Midst all my fears, and sin, and woe,

Thy spirit will not let me go 4 The bowels of thy grace

At first did freely move :
I still shall see thy face,

And feel that God is love.
Myself into thine arms I cast;
Lord, save, O save, my soul at last. L. H.CZ

HYMN 88. L. M.
The Loving Kindness of the Lord Jesus. Ps. XIxvi. 7, 8, 9. Ixiii.

3. Ixxvi. 15.
AWAKE, my soul, in joyful lays,

And sing thy great Redeemer's praise ;
He justly claims a song from me ;

His loving kindness, O how free! 2 He saw me ruim'd in the fall,

Yet lov'd me notwithstanding all !
He sav'd me from my lost estate ;

His loving kindness. O bow great!
3 Though num'rous hosts of mighty foes,

Though earth, and bell, my way oppose,
He safely leads my soul along;

His loving kindness, O how strong ! 4 When trouble, like a gloomy cloud,

Has gather'd thick, and thunder'd loud,
He near my soul has always stood;

His loving kindness, O how good ! 5 Soon shall I pass the gloomy vale,

Soon all my mortal pow'rs must fail;
Ob! may my last expiring breath,
His loving kindness sing, in death.

6 Then let me mount and soar away,

To the bright world of endless day;
And sing, with rapture and surprise,
His loving kindness, in the skies. RIPPON's Coll.

HYMN 89. L. M.
The Hope which is the Anchor of the Soul. 1 Peter i. 13. Psa.

Ixxxiv. 12. Rom. vii. 24, 25. Heb. vi. 19.
O GOD, my Sun, thy blissful rays

Irradiate, warm, and guide my heart !
How dark, how mournful are my days,

If thine enlivening beams deparı!
2 Scarce through the shades, a glimpse of day

Appears to these desiring eyes ;
But shall my drooping spirit say,

“ The cheerful morn will never rise ?" 3 O let me pot despairing mouro,

Though gloomy darkness spreads the sky;
My glorious Sun will yet return,

And night with all its horrors fly. 4 O, for the bright, the joyful day,

When hope shall in assurance die!
So tapers
lose their feeble

ray
Beneath the Sun's refulgent eye.

RIPPON's Coll. HYMN 90. L, M. Hoping. Micah vii. 8, 9. Psa. xliii..5 Prov. xiii. 12. Rom. ir.

18, 19, 20. CHY

? Why beaves my heart the anxious sigh! Can sov'reign goodness be unkind ?

Am I not safe if God be nigh? 2 He holds all nature in his hand :

That gracious hand on which I live,
Does life, and time, and death command,

And has immortal joys to give.
3 'Tis he supports this fainting frame,

On bim alone my hopes recline ;

WHY sinks my weak, desponding mind ?

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NOW

The wond'rous glories of his name,

How wide they spread! how bright they shine! 4 Infinite wisdom ! boundless power!

Uochanging faithfulness and love!
Here let me trust, while I adore,
Nor from my refuge e'er remove. MRS. STEELE.

HYMN 91. S, M.
Rejoicing in the Hope set before us. James v. 11. Ps. cxxxi. 3.

Hab. iii. 17, 18.
TOW let our voices join

To form a sacred song;
Ye pilgrims, in Jehovah's ways,

With music pass along.
2

How strait the path appears,

How open and how fair !
No lurking gins t'entrap our feet;

No fierce destroyer there. 3 But flow'rs of paradise

In rich profusion spring;
The Sup of glory gilds the path,

And dear companions sing. 4 See Salem's golden spires

In beauteous prospect rise ;
And brighter crowns than mortals wear

Which sparkle through the skies.
5

All honour to his name,

Who marks the shining way;
To him, who leads the wand'rers on
To realms of endless day.

DODDRIDGE.

CHILD

HYMN 92. P. M.

Praise. Ps. vii. 17. xiii. 6. cxxxv. 3.
YHILDREN of the heavenly King,

As we journey, sweetly sing ;
Sing your Saviour's worthy praise,
Glorious in his works and ways !

2 Ye are trav'lling home to God,

In the ways the Fathers trod;
They are bappy now,

and

ye Soon their happiness sball see. 3 0, ye banished seed, be glad!

Christ our Advocate is made!
Us to save, our flesh assumes,

Brother to our souls becomes.
4 Shout, ye little flock and bless’d,

You op Jesus' throne shall rest :
There

your seat is now prepar’d, There your kingdom and reward. 5 Fear not, brethren, joyful stand

On the borders of your land :
Jesus Christ, your Father's Son,

Bids you, undismay'd, go on. 6 Lord, obediently we go,

Gladly leaving all below;
Only thou our leader be,
And we still will follow thee.

CENNICK.

HYMN 93. C. M.
Christ precious to them that believe. Gal. iv. 26. Rom. X. 11.

1 Peter ji. 7.
JA
ESUS! I love thy charming name,

'Tis music to mine ear ;
Fain would I sound it out so loud,

That earth and beaven might hear.
Yes, thou art precious to my soul,

My transport and my trust;
Jewels to thee are gaudy toys,

And gold is sordid dust.
3 All my capacious powers can wish,

In thee doth richly meet ;
Nor to my eyes is light so dear,
Nor friendship half so sweet.

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