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He shall reign, when, like a scroll,
Yunder heavens have passed away ;
Then the end ;-beneath his rod,
Man's last enemy shall fall;
Hallelujah!-Christ in God,
God in Christ, is all in all.

L. M. 549.

Prayer for Zion.
1 INDULGENT Sovereign of the skies!

And wilt thou bow thy gracious ear ?
While feeble mortals raise their cries,

Wilt thou, the great Jehovah, hear } 2 How shall thy servants give thee rest,

Till Zion's mouldering walls thou raise ? Till thine own power shall stand confessed,

And make Jerusalem a praise ?
3 Look down, O God! with pitying eye,

And view the desolations round;
See, what wide realms in darkness lie,

What scenes of wo and crime abound! 4 Loud let the gospel-trumpet blow,

And call the nations from afar;
Let all the isles their Saviour know,

And earth's remotest ends draw near.

C. M.
550.' Prayer for the Reign of Christ.
1 JESUS, immortal King! arise;

Rise and assert thy sway ;
Till earth, subdued, its tribute bring,

And distant lands obey.
2 Ride forth, victorious Conqueror ! ride,

Till all thy foes submit;
And all the powers of hell resign

Their trophies at thy feet.
3 Send forth thy word, and let it fly,

This spacious earth around;
Till every soul beneath the sun

Shall hear the joyful sound.
4 From sea to sea, from shore to shore,

May Jesus be adored ;

And earth, with all her millions, shout,--
Hosannas to the Lord.

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The State of the Heathen.
1 FROM Greenland's icy mountains,
From India's coral strand,
Where Afric's sunny fountains

Roll down their golden sand;
From many an ancient river,

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From many a palmy plain,
They call us to deliver

Their land from error's chain.
2 What though the spicy breezes
Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle,-
Though every prospect pleases,

And only man is vile ?-
In vain with lavish kindness

The gifts of God are strown
The heathen, in his blindness,

Bows down to wood and stone.

3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted
With wisdom from on high,-
Shall we, to men benighted,
The lamp of life deny ?
Salvation! O Salvation!-

The joyful sound proclaim,
Till earth's remotest nation

Has learned 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 ransomed nature,
The Lamb for sinners slain,
Redeemer, King, Creator,

In bliss returns to reign.
L. M.

552.

Zion encouraged.

1 ZION! awake, thy strength renew,
Put on thy robes of beauteous hue;
And let th' admiring world behold
The king's fair daughter clothed in gold.

2 Church of our God! arise and shine,

Bright with the beams of truth divine ::
Then shall thy radiance stream afar,

Wide as the heathen nations are.
3 Gentiles and kings thy light shall view;

All shall admire and love thee too;-
Shall come, like clouds across the sky,
Or doves that to their windows fly.

C. M. 553.

Prayer for Missionaries.
1 GREAT God! the nations of the earth

Are by creation thine;
And in thy works, from nature's birth,

Thy radiant glories shine.
2 But, Lord ! thy greater love hath sent

Thy gospel io our race;
Unveiling ihy divine intent

Of rich redeeming grace.
3 Soon may these gracious tidings roll

The spacious earth around,
Till every tribe and every soul

Shall hear the joyful sound.
4 Then, to her sable sons conveyed,

Shall Afric learn thy word,
And vassals, long-enslaved, become

The freemen of the Lord. 5 When shall the scattered wanderers meet,

That now in darkness rove,
And gathered round Immanuel's feet,

Sing of his saving love ?
6 O Lord! each faithful effort own,

To spread the gospel-rays ;
And rear, on sin's demolished throne,
The temples of thy praise.

H. M. 554. Prophecy fulfilled. 1 ALL hail! incarnate God!

The wondrous things foretold
or thee, in sacred writ,
With joy our eyes behold;

Still doth thine arm new trophies wear,
And monuments of glory rear.

2 Oh! haste, victorious Prince!
That glorious happy day,
When souls, like drops of dew,

Shall own thy gentle sway:
Oh! may it bless our longing eyes,
And bear our shouts beyond the skies.

3 All hail! triumphant Lord! Eternal be thy reign;

Behold the nations wait

To wear thy gentle chain:
When earth and time are known no more,
Thy throne shall stand for ever sure.

L. M.

555.

Triumph of the Gospel.

1 ARM of the Lord! awake, awake!
Put on thy strength-the nations shake,
And let the world, adoring, see
Triumphs of mercy wrought by thee.

2 Say to the heathen, from thy throne,-
"I am Jehovah-God alone!"
Thy voice their idols shall confound,
And cast their altars to the ground.

3 Almighty God! thy grace proclaim,
In every land of every name;
Let Zion's time of favor come;
Oh! bring the tribes of Israel home.

4 Arm of the Lord! awake, awake!

Put on thy strength-the nations shake;
Let hostile powers before thee fall,
And crown the Saviour-Lord of all.

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The Day-Spring.

556.

1 CHRISTIAN! see-the orient morning
Breaks along the heathen sky;
Lo! th' expected day is dawning-
Glorious day-spring from on high:
Hallelujah!-

Hail the day-spring from on high!

2 Heathen at the sight are singing;
Morning wakes the tuneful lays;
Precious offerings they are bringing-
First-fruits of more perfect praise:
Hallelujah!--

Hail the day-spring from on high!
3 Zion's Sun!-salvation beaming,-
Gilding now the radiant hills,-
Rise and shine, till brighter gleamings
All the world thy glory fills:
Hallelujah!-

Hail the day-spring from on high!

4 Lord of every tribe and nation!

Spread thy truth from pole to pole;
Spread the light of thy salvation,
Till it shine on every soul:
Hallelujah!--

Hail the day-spring from on high!
L. M.

557.

Christ's Coming to reign.

1 JESUS! thy church with longing eyes
For thine expected coming waits:
When will the promised light arise,
And glory beam on Zion's gates ?

2 E'en now, when tempests round us fall, And wintry clouds o'ercast the sky, Thy words with pleasure we recall,

And deem that our redemption 's nigh.

3 Oh! come and reign o'er every land;
Let Satan from his throne be hurled,-
All nations bow to thy command,
And grace revive a dying world.

4 Teach us in watchfulness and prayer, To wait for thine appointed hour; And fit us, by thy grace, to share

The triumphs of thy conquering power.
L. M.

558.

The coming Reign of Christ.

1 ASCEND thy throne, almighty King! And spread thy glories all abroad;

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