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86 THIRD PART. C. M. London.

AMONG the princes, earthly gods,

There's none hath power divine;
Nor is their nature, inighty Lord,

Nor are their works like thine.
2 The nations thou hast made shall bring

Their offerings round thy throne j
For thou alone dost wondrous things,

For thou art God alone.
P 3 Lord, I would walk with holy feet,

Teach me thine heavenly ways,
< And all my wandering thoughts unite

In God my Father's praise.

86 Fourth Part. S. M. Aylesbury.

Prayer for divine Help.
MY God, my prayer attend !

Oh bow thine ear to me,
Without a hope-without a friend,

Without a help-but thee!
2 Oh guard my soul around,

Which loves and trusts thy grace;
Nor let the powers of hell confound

The hopes on thee I place!
3 Thy mercy I entreat-

Let mercy hear my cries,
While, humbly waiting at thy seat,

My daily prayers arise ! mf 4 Oh bid my heart rejoice,

And every fear control; > Since a my throne, with

suppliant voice, To thee I lift my soul !


Fifth PART. 73. Lincoln
THOU, Jehovah, God n'er all!
Idol gods to thee shall fall :
None thy wondrous works can share;
None with thee in might compare.

2 Formed by thy creative hand,
Let the nations round thee stand;
Prostrate at thy throne confess,
And adore the Saviour's grace.
3 Great in power-thine arm divine
Round the world thy wonders shine:
Bid the world thy glories own-
Thou art God-and thou alone!




FIRST PART. L. M. Sterling
The Church the Droelling-Place of God.
YOD in his earthly temple lays

Foundation for his heavenly praise ;
He likes the tents of Jacob well,

But still in Zion loves to dwell.
P 2 His merey visits every house

That pay their night and morning vows;
But makes a more delightful stay,
Where churches meet to praise and pray.
3 What glories were described of old !
What wonders are of Zion told !
Thou city of our God below,
Thy fame shall all the nations know.

87 SECOND PART. H. M. Murray.

FIXED on the sacred hills,

Its firm foundations rest:
The Lord his temple fills,

With all his glory blest!

He waits where'er his saints adore, mp 2 Oh Zion, sacred place!

Thy name shall spread around;
The city of his grace,

His wonders there abound: < Thy glories shall thy God declare,

And earth thy fange resound afar'


THIRD PART. 88 & 7s. Sicilian Hymn.
GLORIOUS things of thee are spoken,

Zion, city of our God;
He, whose word can ne'er be broken,

Chose thee for his own abode.
2 Lord, thy church is still thy dwelling,

Still is precious in thy sight;
Judah's temple far excelling,

Beaming with the gospel's light.
3 On the rock of ages founded,

What can shake her sure repose ?
With salvation's wall surrounded,

he can smile at all her foes.
4 Glorious things of thee are spoken,

Zion, city of our God ;
He, whose word can ne'er be broken,

Chose thee for his own abode.

88 FIRST PART. L. M. Windham.

Resurrection from the Grave.
Forever moulder in the grave?

Canst thou forget thy glorious work,
mf Thy promise, and thy power to save?

2 In those dark, silent realms of night

Shall peace and hope no more arise ?
No future morning light the tomb,
Nor day-star gild the darksome skies!

3 Cease-cease, ye vain desponding fears :

When Christ, our Lord, from darkness sprang,
Death, the last foe, was captive led,

And heaven with praise and wonder rang. mll 4 Faith sees the bright, eternal doors

Unfold to make his children way;
They shall be clothed with endless life,

And shine in everlasting day.
5 The trump shall sound-the dead shall wake!

From the cold tomb the slumberers spring !
[ Through heaven, with joy, their myriads rise,

And hail their Saviour, and their King.

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88 SECOND PART. L. M. Windham.

Sinners invited to immediate Repentance.
Af WHILE life prolongs its precious light,

Mercy is found-and peace is given;
But soon-ah soon! approaching night

Shall blot out every hope of heaven.
2 While God invites-how blest the day.

How sweet the gospel's charming sound! mf Come, sinners, haste-oh, haste away,

While yet a pardoning God is found. mp 3 Soon, borne on time's most rapid wing,

Shall death command you to the grave;
Before his bar your spirits bring,

And none be found to hear, or save.
4 In that lone land of deep despair,

No Sabbath's heavenly light shall rise ;
No God regard your bitter prayer,

No Saviour call you to the skies.
5 Now God invites—how blessed the day!

How sweet the gospel's charming sound! mf Come, sinners, haste-oh,

haste away, While yet a pardoning God is found.


88 THIRD PART. s. M. Boxford. Aff YE sinners, fear the Lord,

While yet 'tis called to-day;
Soon will the awful voice of death

Command your souls away.
2 Soon will the harvest close,

The summer soon be o'er;

And soon your injured, angry God, Len Will hear your prayers no more.

3 Then while 'tis called to-day,

Oh hear the gospel's sound; mf Come, sinner, haste-oh haste away,

While pardon may be found.




Frailty of Man,

How frail our life-how short the date !
Where is the man that draws his breath,
Safe from disease-secure from death?
2 Lord, while we see whole nations die,

Distressed with gloomy fears, we cry, “ Must death forever rage and reign?

Or hast thou made mankind in vain ?
3 Where is thy promise to the just ?
Are not thy servants turned to dust?"
But faith forbids these mournful sighs,
And sees the sleeping dust arise.
4 That glorious hour-that dreadful day,
Wipes the reproach of saints away,
And clears the honor of thy word :-
Awake, our souls, and bless the Lord.

89 Second Part. L. M. Ellehthorpe.

The Faithfulness of God.
FOREVER shall my song record
The truth and mercy of the Lord ;
Mercy and truth forever stand,
Like heaven, established by his hand.
2 Jesus, our prophet and our priest !
Thy children shall be ever blest :
Thou art our King-thy glorious throne

Shall stand to ages yet unknown.
f 3 Then let the church rejoice, and sing

Jesus, her Saviour, and her King;
Angels above his wonders silow,
And saints declare his works below.

89 THIRD PART. C. M. Colchester.

MY never-ceasing song shall show

The mercies of the Lord;
And make succeeding ages know

How faithful is his word.

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