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[ 3 Praise him, ye who know his love;

Praise him, from the depths beneath;
Praise him in the heights above;

Praise your Maker, all that breathe!

118 FIRST PART. L. M. Rothwch

Exaltation of the divine Saviour.
" 1 ALL power and grace to God belong;

He is my strength-and he my song:
He comes, my Saviour—from his throne,

He comes to bring salvation down. 2 Lo! rising from the tents of men,

The voice of joy resounds again:
His saints with him the triumph claim,
And shout salvation to his name.
3 His own right hard its strength displays,
In acts of valor and of

grace:
The cross, the tomb, the throne, declare

How vast his power and glory are.
4 For us he conquers-though he dies:

Behold the mighty Saviour rise!
His saints with him the triumph claim,
And shout salvation to his name.

118 Second Part. C. M. Lutzen.

Christ the Author of Salvation. 11 1 LO, what a glorious corner stone

The builders did refuse !
Yet God hath built his church thereon,

In spite of envious Jews.
2 Great God, the work is all divine,

The wonder of our eyes !
This is the day, that proves it thine,

This day did Jesus rise.
3 Sinners, rejoice--and saints, be glad;

The Saviour's name be blest ;
Let endless honors on his head,

With joy, and glory, rest.

4 In God's own name, he comes to bring

Salvation to our race:
Oh let the church address her King,

With holy songs of praise.

118 THIRD PART. C. M. Colchester

Celebration of Christ's Resurrection.
1 THIS is the day the Lord hath made,

He calls the hours his own ;
Let heaven rejoice–let earth be glad,

And praise surround his throne.
2 To-day he rose, and left the dead,

And Satan's empire fell;
To-day the saints his triumph spread,

And all his wonders tell.
3 Hosanna to the anointed King,

To David's holy Son;
Help us, O Lord—descend and bring

Salvation from thy throne.
4 Blest be the Lord—who comes to men

With messages of grace;
Who comes, in God his Father's name,

To save our sinful race.
i 5 Hosanna in the highest strains,

The church on earth can raise;
The highest heavens, in which he reigns,

Shall give him nobler praise.

118 Fourth Part. C. M. Arlington

Thankful Acknowledgment of divine Aid. 11 1 THE Lord appears my helper now,

Nor is my faith afraid
Of what the sons of earth can do,

Since he affords me aid.
mp 2 'Tis safer, Lord, to trust in thee,

And have my God my friend,
Than trust in men of high degree,
And on their truth depend.

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3 'Tis through the Lord, my heart is strong,

In him my lips rejoice;
While his salvation is my song,

How cheerful is my voice!
> 4 Joy to the saints, and peace belongs-

The Lord protects their days:
Let Zion tune immortal songs

To his almighty grace. 118 Fifth Part. C. M. Dedham. 1 LORD, thou hast heard thy servants cry,

And rescued from the grave;
Now shall we live-for none can die,

Whom God resolves to save.
2 Thy praise, more constant than before,

Shall fill our daily breath; ?

Thy hand, that hath chastised us sore,

Defends us still from death.
3 Open the gates of Zion now,

For we will worship there;
To thine own house, with joy we'll go,

Thy mercy to declare.
4 Here, with th' assembly of thy saints,

Our cheerful voice we raise;

Here we have told thee our complaints-

And here we speak thy praise.

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Sixth Part. C. M. St. Ann's.

Christ the Foundation of his Church. 11 1 BEHOLD the sure foundation stone,

Which God in Zion lays,
To build our heavenly hopes upon,

And his eternal praise.
2 Chosen of God-to sinners dear-

Let saints adore the name;
They trust their whole salvation here,

Nor shall they suffer shame.
3 The foolish builders, scribe and priest,

Reject it with disdain;
Yet on this rock the church shall rest,

And envy rage in vain.

4 What though the gates of hell withstood,

Yet must this building rise:
'Tis thy own work, almighty God,

And wondrous in our eyes. 118 SEVENTH PART. S. M. St. Thomas.

First Choir.

Second Choir.

First Choir.

III SEE what a living stone

The builders did refuse ;-
Yet God hath built his church thereon,

In spite of envious Jews.
2 The scribe and angry priest

Reject thine only Son:-
Yet on this rock shall Zion rest,
As the chief corner-stone.

Congregation.
[ 3 The work, O Lord, is thine,

And wondrous in our eyes ;
This day declares it all divine,

This day did Jesus rise.

Second Choir.

First Choir.

14 TI the glorious day
That our Redeemer made :-

Second Choir.
Let us rejoice-and sing-and pray-

Let all the church be glad.

First Choir.

Second Choir.

5 Hosanna to the King,

Of David's royal blood :-
Bless him, ye saints-he comes to bring

Salvation from your God.
6 We bless thine holy word,

Which all this grace displays;
And offer on thine altar, Lorů,

Our sacrifice of praise.

Congregation.

118 Eighth PART. 88 & 7s. Sicilian Hymn.

Praise to Christ, the Author of Salvation.
1 CROWN his head with endless blessing,

Who, in God the Father's name,
With compassion never ceasing,

Comes, salvation to proclaim!

2 Lo! Jehovah, we adore thee!

Thee, our Saviour !-thee, our God!
From thy throne, let beams of glory

Shine through all the world abroad.
3 Jesus, thee our Saviour hailing,

Thée our God in praise we own;
Highest honors, never failing,

Rise eternal round thy throne.
4 Now, ye saints, his power confessing,

In your grateful strains adore ;
For his mercy, never ceasing,
Flows, and flows for evermore.

Hallelujah, Amen.

119 First Part. L. M. Windham.

Departures from God deplored. Af 1 WE all

, O Lord, have gone astray,
And wandered from thy heavenly way:
The wilds of sin our feet have trod,

Far from the paths of thee our God.
2 Hear us, great Shepherd of thy sheep!

Our wanderings heal- our footsteps keep:
We seek thy sheltering fold again ;

Nor shall we seek thee, Lord, in vain.
3 Teach us to know and love thy way;

And grant, to life's remotest day,
By thine unerring guidance led,
Our willing feet thy paths may tread.

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119 SECOND PART. C. M. Medford.

The Blessedness of fearing and obeying God. 11 1 BLEST are the undefiled in heart,

Whose ways are right and clean ;
Who never from thy law depart,

But fly from every sin.
2 Blest are the men, that keep thy word,

And practise thy commands;
With their whole heart they seek thee, Lord,
And serve thee with their hands.

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