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2 Oh! haste the day-the glorious hour,
And barbarous nations fear his name:
SECOND PART. C. M. Marlow. rll1 SING to the Lord, ye distant lands,
Ye tribes of every tongue;
A new and noble song.
God's own almighty Son;
And grace surrounds his throne.
The islands of the sea;-
Prepare the Lord his way.
The nations, as their God;
And send his truth abroad.
And bid the world draw near,
THIRD PART. S. M. St. Thomas. 1 I SING praises to our God,
And bless his sacred name:
From day to day proclaim.
The glories of his throne;
Through all the earth be known.
Nor hear-nor see-nor move:
fr 4 Then let our songs arise,
In new exalted strains;
The Lord, the Saviour reigns !
FIRST PART. L. M. Monmouth.
Sing to his name in lofty strains;
And in his praise exalt their voice.
But grace and truth support his throne:
Justice is their eternal ground.
Shakes the wide earth-and cleaves the
The mountains melt—the seas retire. p114 His enemies, with sore dismay,
Fly from the sight—and shun the day:
And sing--for your redemption's nigh. 97 SECOND PART. L. M. Arnheim. 11 THE Lord is come-the heavens proclaim
His birth-the nations learn his name:
Of eastern sages to their God.
Go, worship where the Saviour lies :
Those gods on high, and gods below.
And their own worshippers confound,
And earth confess her sovereign king. 97
THIRD PART. L. M. Uxbridge. 1 TH' ALMIGHTY reigns-exalted high
O'er all the earth-o'er all the sky;
2 Immortal light-and joys unknowil,
Are for the saints in darkness sown:
And the bright harvest bless our eyes.
The sacred honors of the Lord;
97 Fourth PART. L. M. Timsbury. f 1 JEHOVAH reigns—let all the earth
In his just government rejoice;
In his applause unite their voice.
His dazzling glory shroud in state;
And fixed by his pavilion wait.
97th Ps. Thune.
[Repeat the first stanza.)
FIFTH PART. C. M. Medford. "11 LET earth, with every isle and sea,
Rejoice--the Saviour reigns!
And mountains melt to plains.
And makes the valleys rise;
The haughty sinner dies.
Made the Redeemer known;
And angels guard his throne. 97
Sixth PART. C. M. Lutzen. 1 1 THE heavens his righteousness declare,
And angels hail his birth :
Around th' admiring earth.
Th’incarnate God adore:
And all who trust your power.
1113 Zion with holy triumph hears,
The church proclaims her joys;
And praise her lips employs.
FIRST Part. C. M.
Glorious and joyful Reign of God the Saviour. i i To our almighty Maker, God,
New honors be addressed;
And makes the nations blest.
2 He spake the word to Abraham first,
His truth fulfils the grace ;
And learn his righteousness.
With all her different tongues,
In melody and songs.
SECOND PART. C. M.
11 JOY to the world—the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King ;
And heaven and nature sing.
Let men their songs employ;
Repeat the sounding joy.
Nor thorns infest the ground;
Far as the curse is found.
4 He rules the world with truth and grace,
And makes the nations prove
And wonders of his love.
f111 TO God address the joyful psalm,
Who wondrous things hath done;
The victory have won.
Hath made his mercy known;
His justice shall be shown.
And man's full ransom paid ;
In awful pomp arrayed. f 4 He comes with power-he quits the skies,
To punish and reward;
To praise the sovereign Lord.
FOURTH PART. C. M.
11 1 SING to the Lord a new-made song,
Who wondrous things has done ;
The conquest he has won.
Displayed his saving might,
In all the heathens' sight.
Have ever mindful been;
Of Israel's God have seen.
ft 4 Let all the people of the earth
Their cheerful voices raise;