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Took our nature and our place,

Lived and died to save our race.
4 Sing we too the Spirit's love ;-

With our stubborn hearts he strove,
Chased the mists of sins away,

Turned our night to glorious day.
5 Great the joy, the union sweet,

When the saints in glory meet!
Where the theme is still the same;
Where they praise Jehovah's name.

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HYMN 228, 78. 228

Communion with the Triune God.
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Lord! we love to worship here,
When, within the veil, we meet

Thee upon thy mercy-seat.
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Touch our lips, and loose our tongue ;
Then our joyful souls shall bless

Thee, the Lord, our righteousness.
3 While to thee our prayers ascend,

Let thine ear in love attend;
Hear us, for thy Spirit pleads;

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4 While thy word is heard with awe,

And we tremble at thy law,

Let the gospel's wondrous love mf Every doubt and fear remove.

5 While thy ministers proclaim

Peace and pardon through thy name, mf In their voices, let us own

Jesus, speaking from the throne.
6 From thy house when we return,

Let our hearts within us burn;
That, at evening, we may say,
“We have walked with God to-day.”

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HYMN 229, 8s and 78. 229

Praise to Father, Son and Spirit. mf i ,

Grateful anthems let us raise;

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Holy joy, our souls possessing,

Swells the tribute of our praise.
2 Glory to th' almighty Father,

Fountain of eternal love,
Who, his wandering sheep to gather,

Sent a Saviour from above. mf 3 To the Son all praise be given,

Who, with love unknown before,
Left the bright abode of heaven,

And our sins and sorrows bore.
4 Equal strains of warm devotion

Let the Spirit's praise employ;
Author of each pure emotion,

Source of wisdom, peace, and joy.
5 Thus,our joyful hearts ascending,

Glorify Jehovah's name;
Heavenly songs with ours are blending,

There, the theme is still the same.

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HYMN 280, 8. M. 230

The Father, Son and Holy Ghost, mf i WHILE all the angel throng:

Give thanks to God on high,
Let earth repeat the joyful song,

And echo to the sky.
2 Father! in whom we live,

In whom we are and move,-
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Of thine eternal love. 3 Incarnate Deity!

Let all the ransomed race mf Render in thanks their lives to thee,

For thy redeeming grace. 4 Spirit of holiness!

Let all thy saints adore mf Thy sacred energy, and bless

Thy heart-renewing power.
5 Eternal, glorious Lord !

Let all the saints above,
Let all the sons of men record,

And celebrate thy love.

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HYMN 231, 8s and 6s, Peculiar. 231

Hallelujah to the Triune God. f" 1 SING--Hallelujahd praise the Lord !

with cheerful
Exalt our God with one accord,

And in his name rejoice :
Ne'er cease to sing, thou ransomed host !
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
Till, in the realms of endless light,

Your praises shall unite.
2 There we, to all eternity,

Shall join th' angelic lays,
And sing, in perfect harmony,

To God our Saviour's praise ;
He hath redeemed us by his blood,
And made us kings and priests to God:
For us—for us the Lamb was slain, -
Praise ye the Lord !-Amen.

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ALARMING.

The Alarm.

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HYMN 232, 78 and 6s, Peculiar, aff 1 SINNER! stop..Oh! stop and think,

Before you farther go
Will you sport upon the brink

Of everlasting woe ?
On the verge of ruin stop ;-

Now the friendly warning take;
Stay your footsteps, ere you drop

Into the burning lake.
2 Say—have you an arm like God,

That you his will oppose ?
Fear you not that iron rod

With which he breaks his foes ?
Can you stand in that dread day,

Which his justice shall proclaim,
When the earth shall melt away,

Like wax before the flame?

3 Ghastly death will quickly come,

And drag you to his bar;
Then you 'll hear your awful doom,

And sink in deep despair!
All your sins will round you crowd;

You will mark their crimson dye,
Each for vengeance crying loud,

And then-no refuge nigh!

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HYMN 233, L. M. 233

The Sinner exhorted. aff 1

VINNER! Oh! why so thoughtless grown?

Why in such fearful haste to die?
Why speed thy flight to worlds unknown,-

Regardless of thy destiny?
2 Wilt thou defy the wrath of God,

Led on by sin's delusive dreams?
Madly despise the Saviour's blood,

And force thy passage to the flames ?
3 Sinner! Oh! lift thy thoughts above,

And hear the Lord of life unfold mf The glories of his dying love

For ever telling, yet untold !

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HYMN 234, 75. 234

The Sinner warned.
1
HASTE, O sinner! to be wise,

Stay not for the morrow's sun;
Wisdom warns thee, from the skies,

All the paths of death to shun.
2 Haste, and mercy now implore ;

Stay not for the morrow's sun;
Thy probation may be o'er,

Ere this evening's work is done.
3 Haste, O sinner! now return;

Stay not for the morrow's sun;
Lest thy lamp should cease to burn,

Ere salvation's work is done.
4 Haste, while yet thou canst be blest;

Stay not for the morrow's sun;
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Death may thy poor soul arrest,

Ere the morrow is begun.

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HYMN 235, Uls. 235

Danger of Delay.
1
DELA
ELAY not, delay not; O sinner draw near,

The waters of life are now flowing for thee;
No price is demanded, the Saviour is here,

Redemption is purchased, salvation is free. 2 Delay not, delay not; why longer abuse

The love and compassion of Jesus, thy God?
A fountain is opened, - how canst thou refuse
To wash, and be cleansed in his pard'ning

blood ?
3 Delay not, delay not; O sinner! to come,

For mercy still lingers and calls thee to-day;
Her voice is not heard in the vale of the tomb;

Her message, unheeded, will soon pass away. 4 Delay not, delay not; the Spirit of grace, Long grieved and resisted, may take its sad

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To sink in the gloom of eternity's night.

HYMN 236, L. M. 236

One Thing needful. ato i spares,

HY will ye waste, on trifling cares,
While, in the various range of thought,

The one thing needful is forgot?
2 Shall God invite you from above ?

Shall Jesus urge his dying love ?
Shall troubled conscience give you pain,

And all these pleas unite in vain ?
3 Not so your eyes will always view

Those objects which you now pursue ;
Not so will heaven and hell appear,

When death's decisive hour is near.
4 Almighty God! thy grace impart;

Fix deep conviction on each heart:
Nor let us waste, on trifling cares,
That life which thy compassion spares.

HYMN 237, C. M. 237

Exhortation to Repentance.
1 REPENT! the voice celestial cries ;

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