Imatges de pÓgina

Transported far into the deep,

And in the ocean drown'd.

4 Who then shall live, and face the throne, And face the Judge severe?

When heaven and earth are fled and gone,
O where shall I appear?

5 Now, only now, against that hour,
We may a place provide;
Beyond the grave, beyond the power
Of hell, our spirits hide :

6 Firm in the all-destroying shock,
May view the final scene;
For, lo! the everlasting Rock
Is cleft to take us in.

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'B The Rock that rent in twain;

OY faith we find the place above,

Beneath the shade of dying love,
And in the cleft remain.

2 Jesus, to thy dear wounds we flee;
We sink into thy side;
Assur'd that all who trust in thee,
Shall evermore abide.

Then let the thund'ring trumpet sound;
The latest lightnings glare;
The mountains melt; the solid ground
Dissolve as liquid air:

4 The huge celestial bodies roll,
Amidst the general fire;

And shrivel as a parchment scroll,
And all in smoke expire!

5 Yet still the Lord, the Saviour, reigns,
When nature is destroy'd ;
And no created thing remains,
Throughout the flaming void.

6 Sublime upon his azure throne,
He speaks the Almighty Word:
His fiat is obey'd! 'tis done;
And paradise restor❜d.

7 So be it! let this system end,
This ruinous earth and skies;
The New Jerusalem descend,
The New Creation rise.

8 Thy power omnipotent assume;
Thy brightest majesty!


And when thou dost in glory come,
My Lord, remember me!

HYMN 65. 6 lines 4-6's & 2-8's.

Ywith all the dead awake!

E virgin souls arise;

Unto salvation wise,

Oil in your vessels take: Upstarting at the midnight cry, "Behold the heavenly Bridegroom nigh." 2 He comes, he comes, to call

The nations to his bar;

And raise to glory all

Who fit for glory are;
Made ready for your full reward,

Go forth with joy to meet your Lord.

3 Go meet him in the sky,

Your everlasting friend:

Your Head to glorify,

With all his saints ascend:
Ye pure in heart, obtain the grace
To see, without a veil, his face!
4Ye that have here receiv'd

The Unction from above;

And in his Spirit liv'd,
Obedient to his love:

Jesus shall claim you for his bride:
Rejoice with all the sanctified!
5 The everlasting doors

Shall soon the saints receive;
Above yon angel powers
In glorious joy to live;

Far from a world of grief and sin,
With God eternally shut in.
6 Then let us wait to hear

The trumpet's welcome sound; To see our Lord appear,

Watching let us be found;

When Jesus doth the heavens bow,
Be found-as Lord, thou find'st us now!

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Thousand, thousand saints attending, Swell the triumph of his train: Hallelujah! God appears on earth to reign. 2 Every eye shall now behold him, Rob'd in dreadful majesty :

Those who set at nought and sold him, Pierc'd and nail'd him to the tree; Deeply wailing, shall the true Messiah see. 3 The dear tokens of his passion,

Still his dazzling body bears;
Cause of endless exultation

To his ransom'd worshippers;


With what rapture gaze we on those glorious

4 Yea! Amen! let all adore thee,

High on thy eternal throne;
Saviour, take the power and glory;
Claim the kingdom for thine own!

Jah! Jehovah! everlastingGod! comedown.


5. Describing Heaven.

HYMN 67. 6 lines 2-6's & 4-7's.

HOW weak the thoughts and vain,

Of self-deluded men!

Men who, fix'd to earth alone,

Think their houses shall endure;
Fondly call their lands their own,
To their distant heirs secure.

2 How happy then are we,

Who build, O Lord, on thee!
What can our foundation shock P
Though the shatter'd earth remove;
Stands our city on a rock,

On the rock of heavenly Love.

3 A house we call our own,

Which cannot be o'erthrown:
In the general ruin sure,
Storms and earthquakes it defies;
Built immovably secure;

Built eternal in the skies.

4 High on Immanuel's land,
We see the fabric stand;
From a tottering world remove,
To our stedfast mansion there:
Our inheritance above

Cannot pass from heir to heir.

5 Those amaranthine bowers
(Unalienably ours,)

Bloom, our infinite reward;
Rise, our permanent abode ;
From the founded world prepar'd;
Purchas'd by the Blood of God.

60 might we quickly find
The place for us design'd!
See the long-expected day

Of our full redemption here!
Let the shadows flee away;
Let the new-made world appear!

7 High on thy great white throne,
O King of Saints, come down!
In the New Jerusalem,

Now triumphantly descend;
Let the final trump proclaim

Joys begun which ne'er shall end.. v

HYMN 68. 6 lines, A-8's & 2-6's.

'Hieron every & xious thought, OW happy is the pilgrim's lot;

From worldly hope and fear!
Confin'd to neither court nor cell,
His soul disdains on earth to dwell,
He only sojourns here.

2 This happiness in part is mine,
Already sav'd from low design,
From every creature-love;
Blest with the scorn of finite good,
My soul is lighten'd of its load,
And seeks the things above.

3 The things eternal I pursue;
A happiness beyond the view
Of those that basely pant

For things by nature felt and seen;
Their honours, wealth, and pleasures mean,
I neither have nor want.

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