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Ő Through every scene of life and death,
His promise is our trust;
HYMN 521, s. M. 521
The Pastor's Death.
Soul of the just, set free!
Thy bright example be!
Language of light and power,
Marked thee, till life's last hour.
Go, take with saints thy place;
A sinner saved by grace. 4 Lord Jesus! to thy hands mp
Our pastor we resign;
We were not his, but thine.
And, when the members die,
To thee we lift our eye.
We gather round our Rock;
HYMN 522, S. M. 522
The Death of an aged Minister.
Rest from thy loved employ :
Enter thy Master's joy."
He started up to hear;
He fell - but felt no fear.
It found him on the field,
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A veteran slumbering on his arms,
Beneath his red-cross shield.
Labor and sorrow cease;
His soul is found in peace.
Praise be thy new employ;
Rest in thy Saviour's joy!
HYMN 523, 75. 523
Inquiring of a Watchman.
What its signs of promise are?
See that glory-beaming star:
Aught of hope or joy foretell ?
Promised day of Israel.
Higher yet that star ascends ;
Peace and truth, its course portends :
Gild the spot that gave them birth ?
See! it bursts o'er all the earth.
For the morning seems to dawn;
Doubt and terror are withdrawn:
Hie thee to thy quiet home; my"
Traveler! lo! the Prince of peace,
Lo! the Son of God is come!
HYMN 524, H. M. 524
In all thy saving might;
To spread thy glorious light:
That all the earth thy truth may know. 2 Put forth thy glorious power !
The nations then will see,
In converts born of thee;
HYMN 525, 8s and 7s. 525
The Heathen crying for Help. тр 1
, Rolling sadly through the sky ? 'T is the cry of heathen nations,
“Come and help us, or we die !"
Christians! hear their dying cry ;
HYMN 526, 78 and 6s. 526
The Gospel Banner. s" 1
In every land, unfurled;
Re-echoed through the world ;
Till every tribe and tongue,
And join the happy throng.
Of earth and hell combine ?
Shall soon resplendent shine :
Immanuel, Prince of peace !
Thy empire still increase.
3 Yes,—thou shalt reign for ever,
O Jesus, King of kings!
Each ransomed captive sings:
The deserts learn thy praise,
HYMN 527, L. M. 527
Before thy face, dread King! we stand;
Has called thy people from afar.
The truth for which the martyrs bled;
The thunder of thy praise to roll.
Our hopes revive, our courage raise;
The single eye, the faithful heart.
Recall the wandering spirits home;
HYMN 528, L. M. 528
The Heralds pointing out the Way. mf 1 OW let our faith, with joy, survey
Sure earnest of the rising sun.
A chosen consecrated band,
The emblem of the cross display, f" And cry aloud, ,-“Behold the way!
Where Israel's God delights to dwell;
And calls the sacred place his own.
Spare not, but lift your voices high;
Convey the sound from shore to shore,
And bid the captive sigh no more. f" 5 Auspicious dawn! thy rising ray,
With joy, we view, and hail the day:
And fill the world with purest light. 529
HYMN 529, L. M.
The Heralds of Christ. s 1 YAPTAIN of thine exalted host !
Display thy glorious banner high ; The summons send, from coast to coast,
And call a numerous army nigh.
Proclaim the great sabbatic day;
Spoil Satan of his wished-for prey.
The peaceful blessings of thy reign;
HYMN 530, s. M. 530
His sovereign voice obey ;
And peace attend your way.
Will needful strength bestow;
With sacred courage go.
Go, tell his matchless grace; < Proclaim salvation, full and free,
To Adam's guilty race.
And hell in vain oppose;
HYMN 531, 8s, 78 and 4. 531
Departure of Missionaries.
Darkness reigns o'er all the earth :