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And, to effect this glorious change,

Did Jesus shed his blood ? ? O for a song of ardent praise,

To bear our souls above:
What should allay our lively lope,

Or damp our flaming love?
3 Then let us join the heavenly choirs,

To praise our heavenly King : O may that love which spread this board,

Inspire us while we sing : 4 “Glory to God in highest strains, And to the earth be

peace; Good-will from heaven to men is come,

And let it never cease."

3 Be wise as serpents, where you go,

But harmless as the peaceful dove; And let your heaven-taught conduct show

That ye're commission'd from aboro 4 Freely from me ye have received,

Freely, in love, to others give;
Thus slall your doctrines be believed,

And, by your labours, sinners live.

HYUN 96. L. M. TJesus, our exalted Lorul

, That Name in heaven and earth aclored, Fain would our hearts and voices raise

A cheerful song of sacred praise.
2 But all the notes which mortals know,

Are weak, and languishing, and low;
Far, far above our humble songs,

The theme demands immortal tongries. 3 Yet whilst around his board we meet.

And worship at his sacred feet,
O let our warm affections move,

In glad returns of grateful love.
4 Yes, Lord, we love, and we adore,

But long to know and love thee more;
And, whilst we taste the bread and wine,

Desire to feed on joys divine
5 Let faith our feeble senses ail,

To see thy wondrous love display'l;
Thy broken fleshı, thy bleeding veins,

Thy dreadful agonizing pains. 6. Let humble, penitential woe,

With painful, pleasing ang islı flow;
And thy forgiving love impart
Life, hope, and joy to every heart.

HYMN 98. L. M. St. Mark xvi. 15, &c., and St. Matt. xxvii. 18, &c, 66

10,
“Bid the whole earth my grace

receive :
Explain to them my sacred word,

Bid them believe, obey, and live 2 “I'll make my great commission known,

And ye shall prove my Gospel true,
By all the works that I have done,

And all the wonders ye shall do.
3 “Go, leal the sick, go, raise the dead ,

Go cast out clevils in my Name;
Nor let my prophets be afraid,
Though Greeks reproaclı, and Jews blas-

pheme.
4 “While thus ye follow my commands,

I'm with you till the world shall end: All power is trusted in my hands,

I can destroy, and can defend." 5 Ile spake, and light shone round his head;

On a bright cloud to heaven he rode: They to the farthest nation spread

The grace of their ascended God.

IIYMN 99. L. M. TH THE Saviour, when to heaven he rose,

In splendid triumph o'er his foes, Scatter'd his gifts on men below,

And wide lis royal bounties flow. 2 Hence sprang the Apostle's honour'd name,

Sacred beyond heroic fame;
Hence dictates the Prophetic sage,

And hence the Evangelic page.
3 In lower forms, to bless our eyes,

Pastors from lience and Teachers rise; Who, though with feebler rays they shine,

Still mark a long-extended line:
4 From Christ their varied gifts derive,

And, fed by him, their graces live;
Whilst, guarded by his potent hand,

Amidst the rage of hell they stand, 5 So shall the bright Succession run

Through all the courses of the sun;

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Whilst unborn churches, by their care,

MISSIONS. Shall rise and flourish, large and fair.

HY WIN 102. L. M. 6 Jesus, our Lord, their hearts shall know, The spring whence all these blessings flow; JE

ESUS shall reign where'er the sun

Does his successive journeys run; Pastors and people shout his praise,

His kingdom spread from shore to shore Through the long round of endless days.

Till moons shall wax and wane no more. HYMN 100. L. M.

2 To lim shall endless prayer be made,

And praises throng to crown his head, FATHER of mercies, bow thine ear, His Name like sweet perfume shall rise Attentive to our earnest prayer;

With every morning sacrifice.
We plead for those who plead for thee,
Successful pleaders may they be.

3 People and realms, of every tongue,

Dwell on his love with sweetest song, ? How great their work, how vast their

And infant voices shall proclaim
charge;

Their early blessings on his Name.
Do thou their anxious souls enlarge:
Their best acquirements are our gain;

4 Blessings abound where'er lie reigns ; We share the blessings they obtain.

The prisoner leaps to burst liis chains,

The weary find eternal rest, 3 Clothe, then, with energy divine,

And all the sons of want are blest,
Their words, and let those words be tline;
To them thy sacred truth reveal,

5 Where he displays his healing power, Suppress their fear, inflame their zcal.

Death and the curse are known no more :

In him the tribes of Adam boast
Teach them to sow the precious seed,

More blessings than their father lost
Teach ihiem thy chosen flock to feed;
Teach them immortal souls to gain, 6 Let every creature rise, and bring.
Souls that will well reward their pain.

Peculiar honours to our King:

Angels descend with songs again,
í Let thronging multitudes around,
Hear from their lips the joyful sound;

And earth repeat the loud Amen.
In luumble strains thy grace implore,
And feel thy new-creating power.

IIYMN 103. L. M.

Psalm crvii. 6 Let sinners break their massy chains, Distressed souls forget their pains ; FRO

ROVI all that dwell below the skies, Let light throngh distant realms be spread,

Let the Creator's praise arise; And Sion rear her drooping head.

Jehovalı’s glorious Name be sung

Througli every land, by every tonguo. CONSECRATION OF A CHURCH. 2 Eternal are thy mercies, Lord, HYMN 101. L. M.

And trutlı eternal is tlıy Word:

Thiy praise shall sound from shore to shore A

Till suns shall rise and set no moro
On earth establish thine abode ?
Then look propitious from thy throne,
And take this temple for thine own.

HYMN 104. L. M.
2 Thiese walls we to thine honour raise,
Long may they cclio in thy praise ;

In all thy plenitude of grace, And thou, descending, fill the place Where'er the foot of man hathi trod With the rich tokens of thy grace.

Descend on our apostate race. 3 Here may the great Recleemer reign, 2 Give tongues of fire and licarts of love With all the graces of his train;

To preach the reconciling word ; While power

divine his word attends, Give power and unction from above, To conquer foes and cheer luis friends, Where'er the joyful sound is heard. 4 And in the last decisive day,

3 Be darkness, at ilıy coming, light; When God the nations shall

survey,

Confusion, order, in thy path ; May it before the world appear,

Souls without strength inspire with might Thousands were born for glory here. Bid mercy triumph over wrath.

O SPIRIT of the living God,

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4 Convert the nations; far and nigh

The triumphs of the cross record ,
The Name of Jesus glorify.
Till every people call him Lord.

HYMN 105. II. 1. for Missions to the Nero Settlements in the

United States. WHEN, Lord,

to this our western land, Led by thy providential hand, Our wandering fathers came, Their ancient homes, their friends in youth, Sent forth the lieralds of thay trutlı,

To keep them in thy Name.
2 Then, through our solitary coast,
The desert features soon were lost;

Thy temples there arose ;
Our shores, as culture made them fair,
Were hallow'd by thy rites, by prayer,

And blossom’d as the rose.
3. And O, may we repay this debt
To regions solitary yet,

Within our spreading land:
There, brethren, from our common home,
Still westwardl, like our fathers, roam;

Still guided by thy hand.
Saviour, we own this debt of love:
O shed tly spirit from above,

To move each Christian breast;
Till heralds shall thy truth proclaim,
And temples rise to fix thy Name,
Through all our desert west.
IIYMN 106. C. M.

Isaiah xxxv. 2.
ON Sion, and on Lebanon,

On Carmel's blooming height,
On Sharon's fertile plains, once shone

The glory, pure and bright:
2 From thence its mild and cheering ray

Stream'd forth from land to land;
And empires now behold its day;

And still its beams expand.
3 Its brightest splenclours, carting west,

Our happy shores illume;
Our farther regions, once unblest,

Now like a garden bloom:
4 But alı, our deserts deep and wild

See not this heavenly light;
No sacred beams, no radiance mild,

Dispel their dreary night.
5 Thou, who didst lighten Sion's lill,

On Carmel wlio didst shine,
Our deserts let ihy glory fill,
Thy excellence divine.

3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted

With wisdom from on high;
Shall we to men benighted

The lamp of life deny?.
Salvation, oh, salvation,

The joyful sound proclaim,
Till each remotest nation

Has learnt Messiah's Name.

4 Waft, waft, ye winds, his story.

And you, ye waters, roll,
Till, like a sea of glory,

It spreads from pole to pole :
Till o'er our ransom'd nature,

The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator,

In bliss returns to reign.

HYMN 108. L. M.

For the Jeus. D Ꭰ ISOWN'D of heaven, by man oppress'd

Outcasts from Sion's hallow'd ground, Wherefore should Israel's sons, once bless'd.

Still roam the scorning world around ? 2 Lord, visit thy forsaken race,

Back to thy fold the wanderers bring, Teach them to seek thy slighted grace,

And hail in Christ their promis'd King. 3 The veil of darkness rend in twain,

Which hides their Shiloh's glorious light The sever'd olive branch again

Firm to its parent-stock unite.

GLO

& Hail, glorious day, expected long!

Congregation. When Jew and Greek one prayer shall

Great God, accept their infant songs;

To thee alone their praise belongs. pour;

Both. With eager feet one temple throng,

5 Lord, bid this work of love With grateful praise one God adore

Be crown'd with meet success;
HYMN 109. IV. 1.

May thousands yet unborn
Rev. xv. 3, 4.

This institution bless :
HOW
COW wondrous and great

Thus shall the praise resound to chee,
Thy works, God of praise;

Now, and through all eternity.
How just, King of saints,
And true are thy ways:

HYMN 111. III. 1.
() who shall not fear thee,

LLORY 10 the Father give.
And honour thy Name:

God in whom we move and live;
Thou only art holy,

Children's prayers he deigns to hear, Thou only supreme.

Children's songs delighit his ear 2 To nations long dark

2 Glory to the Son we bring, Thy light shall be shown;

Clirist our Prophet, Priest, and King; Their worship and vows

Children, raise your sweetest strain
Shall come to thy throne:

To the Lamb, for he was slain.
Tly truth and thy judgments

3 Glory to the Holy Ghost,
Shall spread all abroad,

He reclaims the sinner lost;
Till eartlı’s every people

Children's minds may lie inspire,
Confess thee their God.

Touch their tongues with holy fire.

4 Glory in the highest be FOR SUNDAY AND CHARITY SCHOOLS.

To the blessed Trinity,
HYMN 110. II. 4.

For the Gospel from above,
Children and Congregation.

For the word that “God is love"
Children.
OME let our voiccs join

HYMN 112. C. M.
In one glad song of praise;

WE

HIEN Jesus left his heavenly tlırone, To God, the God of love,

He chose an humble birth;
Our grateful hearts we raise:

Like us unhonour'd and unknown,
Congregation.

He came to dwell on earth:
To God alone your praise belongs ;

2 Like liim, may we be found below. His love demands

your
earliest
songs.

In wisdom's patlıs of peace ;
Children.

Like him, in grace and knowledge grow ? Now we are taught to read

As years and strength increase.
The book of life divine;
Where our Redeemer's love,

3 Sweet were his words and kind his look, And brightest glories shine:

When mothers round him press'd;

Their infants in his arms he took,
Congregation.
To God alone the praise is due,

And on his bosom bless'd:
Who sends his word to us and you. 4 Safe from the world's alluring liarms,
Children.

Beneath his watchful eye, 3 Within these hallow'd walls,

O, thus encircled in l.is arms,
Our wandering feet are brought :

May we for ever lie.
Where prayer and praise ascend,
And lieavenly truths are taught:

HYMN 113. L. M.
Congregation,

LORD, how delightful 'tis to see
To God alone your offerings bring;

A whole assembly worship thee: Here in his church his praises sing.

At once they sing, at once they pray; Children.

They hear of heaven, and learn the way For blessings such as these,

2 I have been there, and still waid g(), Our gratitude receive;

'Tis like a little heaven below; Lord, here accept'our hearts,

Not all that earth and sin can say, 'Tis all that we can give:

Shall tempt me to forget tliis day:

COME

3 U write apon my memory, Lord,

The text and doctrine of thy word;
That I may break thy laws no more,

But love thee better than before. 4 With thoughts of Christ and things divine,

Fill up this sinful heart of mine;
That hoping pardon through his blood,
I may lie down and wake with God.

In the fair fertile fields above

To ample harvests grow. 3 The mite my willing hands can give.

At Jesus' feet I lay ;
Grace shall the humble gift receive,

Abounding grace repay.

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CHIARITABLE OCCASIONS.

HYVIN 115. C. M. BLEST is the man whose softening heart

Feels all another's pain ;
To whom the supplicating eye'

Is never raised in vain : 2 Whose breast responds with generous

warmti,

stranger's woe to feel; Who weeps in pity o'er the wound

Ile wants the power to heal. 3 To gentle offices of love

Ilis feet are never slow; He views, through mercy's melting eye,

A brother in a foe 4 To lim protection shall be shown ;

And mercy, from above, Descend on those who thus fulfil

The Christian law of love.

HYMN 117. III. 3. LORD of life, all praise excelling,

Thou, in glory unconfined, Deign'st to make thy humble dwelling

With the poor of humble mind 2 As thy love, through all creation,

Beams like thy diffusive light;
So the high and humble station

Both are equal in thy sight.
3 Thus thy care, for all providing

Warm’d thy faithful prophet's tongue, Who, the lot of all deciding,

To thy chosen Israel sung: 4 When thy harvest yields thee pleasure,

Thou the golden sheaf shalt bind;
To the poor belongs the treasure

Of the scatter'd ears behind :
Chorus. These thy God ordains to bless

The widow and the fatherless. 5 When thine olive-plants increasing

Pour their plenty o'er thy plain,
Grateful, thou shalt take the blessing,
But not search the bough again:

Chorus. These, &c. o When thy favour'd vintage flowing,

Gladdens thine autumnal scene,
Own the bounteous hand bestowing,
But thy vines the poor shall glean.

Chorus. These, &c. 7 Still we read thy word declaring

Mercy, Lord, thine own decree;
Mercy, every sorrow sharing,

Warms the heart resembling thee,
Still the orphan and the stranger,

Still the widow owns thy care;
Screen’d by thee in every danger,
Ileard by thee in every prayer.

Hallelujah, Amen.

RICI

HYMN 116. C. M.
ICII are the joys which cannot dio,

With God laid up in store ; Treasures beyond the changing sky,

Brighter than golden ore. 2 The seeds which piety and love Have scatter’ıl here below,

TO BE USED AT SEA

HYMN 118. L. M. G D of the seas, thine awful voice

Bids all the rolling waves rejoice; And one soft word of thy command Can sink thein silent on the sand

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