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4 ’T was the same love that spread the feast,
That sweetly forced us in ;
And perished in our sin.
Constrain the earth to come ;
And bring the strangers home.
That all the chosen race
Sing thy redeeming grace.
HYMN 484, C. M.
Remembering Christ. af 1
And owns the grateful tie;
To feel a friend is nigh;
The gratitude, we owe
Our more than orphan's woe?
Those pangs he would not flee,
“ Meet and remember me !"
Our sinful hearts to share!
But his recorded there.
HYMN 485, L. M.
The presence of Christ desired.
Let my religious hours alone:
I wait a visit, Lord! from thee.
And kindles with a pure desire;
dol 3 Blest Saviour! what delicious fare
How sweet thine entertainments are !
Redeeming grace, and dying love. f" 4 Hail, great Immanuel, all-divine !
In thee thy Father's glories shine;
HYMN 486, C. M. 486
Remembering Christ. 1
ACCORDING to thy gracious word, P
This will I do, my dying Lord !
I will remember thee.
My bread from heaven shall be;
And thus remember thee.
Or there thy conflict see,
Thine agony and bloody sweat,>
And not remember thee? P 4 When to the cross I turn mine eyes,
And rest on Calvary,
O Lamb of God, my sacrifice ! >
I must remember thee :af 5 Remember thee, and all thy pains,
And all thy love to me!
Yea, while a breath, a pulse remains, mf Will I remember thee. 6 And, when these failing lips grow dumb,
And mind and mem’ry flee,-
Jesus! remember me.
HYMN 487, 78. 487
The Sabbath in the Sanctuary.
God has bronght us on our way ;.
Waiting in his courts to-day ;-
Emblem of eternal rest.
Through the dear Redeemer's name,
Take away our sin and shame;
May we rest, this day, in thee.
Let us feel thy presence near;
While we in thy house appear ;
Of our everlasting feast.
Conquer sinners—comfort saints ;
Bring relief from all complaints :
HYMN 488, S. M. 488
The Lord's Day and public Worship.
That saw the Lord arise!
And these rejoicing eyes !
And feasts his saints to-day ;
And love, and praise, and pray.
Where my dear God hath been,
Is sweeter than ten thousand days
Of pleasurable sin.
In sucli a frame as this, -
To everlasting bliss.
HYMN 489, H. M. 489
Lord! make these moments blest;
I soar to reach immortal joys. mf 2 Now may the King descend,
And fill his throne of grace;
While saints address thy face :
And learn to know and fear the Lord.
With all thy quickening powers ;
And bless the sacred hours;
Then shall my soul new life obtain, mf Nor Sabbathis be bestowed in vain.
HYMN 490, C. M. 490
Dawn of the Sabbath.
Awakes the kindling ray,
Dispels the darkness of the night, mf And pours increasing day. mp 2 Oh! what a night was that, which wrapt
A sinful world in gloom !
Triumphant from the tomb !
And loud hosannas sung;
And praise on every tongue.
4 Ten thousand thousand lips shall join
To hail this welcome morn,
To nations yet unborn.
f" 1 A"
HYMN 491, H. M.
Morning of the Lord's Day.
And hail this sacred day;
Your joyful homage pay;
The type of heaven's eternal rest.
The Lord of life arose,
And vanquished all our foes ;
And reaps the fruit of all his love. f" 3 All hail! triumphant Lord !
Heaven with hosannas rings;
And earth, in humbler strains, mf Thy praise responsive sings ;
" Worthy the Lamb that once was slain,
Througli endless years, to live and reign!”
Ascend tly conquering car;
Maintain the glorious war:
HYMN 492, L. M. 492
Morning of the Lord's Day.
Morning of hope, and joy, and love, –
Pledge of the endless rest above!
Who, from the dead, hath brought his Son; Hope to the lost was then restored,
And everlasting glory won.