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254. C. M. Dr. Watts. Christ's first and second Coming. Ps. xcvi.
ING to the Lord, ye distant lands,
Ye tribes of ev'ry tongue;
A new and nobler song.
God's owu almighty Son
And grace surrounds his throne.
The nations as their God;
And bid the world draw near,
255. L. M. Dr. Watts. Christ reigning in Heaven, and coming to
Judgment. Ps. xevii. 1-5. - He reigns, the Lord, the Saviour reigns!
: Let the whole earth in songs rejoice,
And distant islands join their voice.
Shakes the wide earth, and cleaves the tombs;
The mountains melt, the seas retire.
256. P. M. Dr. Doddridge. The Triumph of Christ. Psalm xlv. 3, 4. 1 OUD to the Prince of heav'n
Your cheerful voices raise;
And mil his courts with praise.'
With conscious worth,
He sallies forth.
Ascend thy shining car,
Before his wheels,
And sink, ye hills!
And injur'd righteousness,
Thou in their cause
Dispense thy laws.
Millions of foes shall fall,
The world shall know,
Tbine arm can do!
Bend thy triumphant way,
My heart ihy throne,
To thee alone!
837. L. M. Steele. The exalted Saviour.
And join the blissful choir above There our exalted Saviour reigns,
And there they sing his wondrous love. & While seraphs tune th' immortal song,
O may we feel the sacred name:
L And every heart, and every tongue
Adore the Saviour's glorious name. 3 Jesus, who once upon ihe tree,
In agonizing pains expir'd;
How bright! how lovely! how admir'd! 4 Jesus, who died that we might live,
Died in the wretched traitor's place: O what returns can mortals give,
For such immeasurable grace? 5 Were universal nature ours,
And art with all her boasted store; Nature and art, with all their pow'rs,
Would still confess the offer poor. 6 Yet though for bounty so divine!
We ne'er can equal honours raise;
258. L: M. Mr. John Fawcett.
The Kingdom of Jesus Christ. 1 ET men on earth, and angels bring
: Let sinners own his sev'reign sway,
And ev'ry land his will obey; 2 0'er worlds below and worlds above, Ile rules by wisdom, pow'r, and love;
Ile curbs his foes, and guards his friends;
And makes his kingly glory known:
The pow'r of his almighty hand. 4 The saints shall reign with Christ their bead,
When gloomy death himself is dead;
259. Mr. Madan's Collection.
EJOICE, the Lord is King,
In triumph evermore!
2 Rejoice, the Saviour reigns,
The Lord of truth and love;
He took his seat above:
He rules o’er earth and heav'n;
Are to our Jesus given:
Shall all our sins destroy,
With pure seraphic joy:
Jesas, the judge, shall come
To their eternal home :
260. S. M. Dr. Watts. Christ's Kingdom and Majesty. Psalm xcix. * J !
ESUS the Saviour reigns,
And saints be hunble there. 9 Jesus the Saviour reigns;
Let earth adore its Lord !
Swift to fulfil his word. 3 In Zion is his throne,
His honours are divine;
For there his glories shine. 4 How holy is his name!
How terrible his praise!
261. C. M. Dr. Watts. Christ's Kingdom and Priesthood. Psalm cm 1
JESUS, our Lord, ascend thy throne,
And make thy foes submit,
What wonders shali thy gospel do!
Thy converts shall surpass
And owu thy sov’reign grace.
« Eternal shall thy priesthood be,
“When Aaron is no more.
“ That king of high degree
“ Was but a type of thee." 5
Jesus our priest for ever lives
To plead for us above:
The blessings of his love.
And his high throne maintain;
262. L. M. Dr. Watts.
Rev. xi. 15.
Kings of the earth, with glad accord,
Give up your kingdoms to the Lord. & Almighty God! thy power assume,
Who wast, and art, and art to come:
For ever live, for ever reign!
263. L. M. Dr. Doddridge. Wisdom, Riglareousness, Sanctification, and Redemption in Christ. 1 Cor. i. 30, 31.
y God, assist me, while I raise