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3 They go from strength to strength,
Through this dark vale of tears,
Till each in heaven appears :
When God seur king | Sur. Willing feet.
| Than shine in courts.
SEVENTH PART. H. M. Newbury. 1 TO spend one sacred day
Where God and saints abide,
Than thousand days beside:
Our light, and our defence :
We draw our blessings thence:
His hand no good withholds
From pure and upright souls:
Whose spirit trusts
FIRST PART. L. M. Ralston.
Quickening Grace implored.
Thou hast reversed our heavy doom:
And brought his wandering captives homo. 2 Thou hast begun to set us free,
And made thy fiercest wrath'abate:
And thy salvation be complete. 3 Revive our dying graces, Lord,
And let thy saints in thee rejoice:
4 We wait to hear what God will say,
He'll speak—and give his people peace;
Lest his returning wrath increase.
SECOND PART. L. M. Uxbridge.
Salvation through Christ. 11 SALVATION is forever nigh
The souls who fear and trust the Lord ;
Fresh hopes of glory shall afford.
Since Christ, the Lord, came down from By his obedience, so complete,
Justice is pleased—and peace is given.
To give us free access to God;
But mark his steps, and keep the road. 85
THIRD PART. H. M. Acton. 1 JESUS, the Saviour's nigh
To those who fear his name;
Let all his church proclaim!
To all thy church display:
And spread the gospel day:
Fourth PART. H. M. Acton, 1 THE Lord his blessing pours
Around our favored land;
Descends at his command:
2 His righteousness alone
Prepares his wondrous way:
In realms of endless day!
Adore his grace.
86 First Part. L. M. Old Hundred.
The Creator only worthy to be worshipped. 1 ETERNAL God-almighty cause
Of earth, and sea, and worlds unknown; All things are subject to thy laws,
All things depend on thee alone.
Of all, within itself, possessed;
Thou, from thyself alone, art blest.
To thee alone, our homage pay ;
Deny their claims-renounce their sway.
Their idol deities dethrone;
And reign, as thou art—God alone.
86 SECOND PART. L. M. Winchester.
1 THOU great Instructer, lest 1 stray, P Oh teach my erring feet thy way!
Thy truth, with ever fresh delight,
Shall guide iny doubtful steps aright.
And wander o'er the world's wide field !
Unite them all to fear thy name.
With all their powers, shall raise the song :
THIRD PART. C. M. London. 1 AMONG the princes, earthly gods,
There's none hath power divine ;
Nor are their works like thine.
Their offerings round thy throne;
For thou art God alone.
Teach me thine heavenly ways,
In God my Father's praise.
86 Fourth Part. S. M. Aylesbury.
Prayer for divine Help.
Oh bow thine ear to me,
Without a help-but thee!
Which loves and trusts thy grace;
The hopes on thee I place!
Let mercy hear my cries,
My daily prayers arise ! mf 4 Oh bid my heart rejoice,
And every fear control;
To thee I lift my soul !
FIFTH PART. 78. Lincoln. 1 THOU, Jehovah, God o'er all!
Idol gods to thee shall fall :
2 Formed by thy creative hand,
Let the nations round thee stand;
And adore the Saviour's grace.
Round the world thy wonders shine:
FIRST PART. L. M. Sterling. The Church the Dwelling-Place of God. "GOD in his earthly temple lays
Foundation for his heavenly praise;
2 His mercy visits every house
That pay their night and morning vows;
Where churches meet to praise and pray.
SECOND PART. H. M. Murray. 1 FIXED on the sacred hills,
Its firm foundations rest:
With all his glory blest !
Thy name shall spread around;
His wonders there abound: