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2 Israel's strength and consolation,

Hope of all the saints thou art; Dear desire of every nation,

Joy of every longing heart. 3. Born thy people to deliver ;

Born a child, and yet a king; Born to reigo in us for ever,

Now thy gracious kingdom bring : 4 By thine own eternal spirit,

Rule in all our hearts alone ; By thine all-sufficient merit,

Raise us to thy glorious throne.

HART.

HYMN 7. O. M. Desire of all nations. Hag. ii. 7. Job. xiv. 15. Isa. XXVI. 8. IN NFINITE excellence is thine,

Thou lovely Prince of Grace ; Thioe uncreated beauties shine

With never-fading rays.
2 Sinners, from earth's remotest end,

Come bending at thy feet :
To Thee their pray’rs and vows ascend,

In Tbee their wishes meet.
3 Thy name, as precious ointment shed,

Delights the church around;
Sweetly the sacred odour's spread

Through all Immanuel's ground. 4 Millions of happy spirits live

On thioe exhaustless store ;
From Thee they all their bliss receive,

And still Thou givest more.
5 Thou art their triumph, and their joy ;

They find their all in Thee :
Thy glories will their tongues employ
Tbrough all eternity.

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HYMN 8. L. M.

Universal Praise. Ps. Ixvi. 4. Rev. v. 13.

FRO
"ROM all that dwell below the skies

Let the Creator's praise arise :
Let the Redeemer's name be sung

Through ev'ry land, by ev'ry tongue. 2 Eternal are thy mercies, Lord

;
Eternal truth attends thy word :
Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore,
Till suns shall rise to set no more.

WATTS.

HYMN 9. C. M.

Fountain opened. Zec. xiii. 1. Psa. xxxvi. 9. Isa. xli. 18.
THE
VHERE is a fountain fill'd with blood,

Drawn from Immanuel's veins ;
And sinners plung'd beneath that flood,

Lose all their guilty stains.
2 The dying thief rejoic'd to see

That fountain in his day ;
O may I there, though vile as be,

Wash all my sins away!
3 Dear, dying Lamb, thy precious blood

Sball never lose its power,
Till all the ransom'd church of God

Be sav'd, to sin no more.
4 E'er since, by faith, I saw the stream,

Thy flowing wounds supply, Redeeming love has been my theme,

And shall be till I die. 3 But when this lisping, stamm'riog tongue Lies silent in the

grave, Then, in a cobler, sweeter song, I'll sing thy pow'r to save.

Cowper.

HYMN 10. L. M.

King of Nations. Psa. xlvii. 6, 7. lxxii. 10---14.

Does his successive journies rud ;
His kingdom stretch from sbore to shore,

Till moons sball wax and wane no more.
2 Bebold the islands with their kings,

And Europe her best tribute brings ;
From north to south the prioces meet,
To

pay their homage at his feet.
3 Tbere Persia, glorious to behold,

There India sbines in eastern gold ;
And barb'rous nations at his word

Submit, aod bow, and owo their Lord.
4 For him shall endless pray'r be made,

And praises throng to crown his head ;
His name like sweet perfume shall rise

With ev'ry morning sacrifice.
5 People and realms of ev'ry tongue

Dwell on his love with sweetest song:
And infant voices shall proclaim

Their early blessings on his name.
6 Blessings abound where'er be reigns,

The pris'ner leaps to loose his chains ;
The
weary

find eternal rest,
And all the soos of want are blest.
7 Where he displays his healing power,

Death and the curse are known no more ;
Io him the tribes of Adam boast

More blessings than their father lost.
8 Let ev'ry creature rise and bring

Peculiar honours to their King ;
Angels descend with songs agaio,
And earth repeat the long Amen.

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HYMN 11. L. M.
Rain of Heaven. Psa. lxxii. 6. Isa. lv. 10, 11.
AS

S show'rs on meadows newly mown,

Jesus shall shed his blessings down;
Crown'd with whose life-infusing drops,

Earth shall renew her blissful crops. 2 Lands, that beneath a burning sky,

Have long been desolate and dry,
Th' effusions of his love sball share,

And sudden greens and herbage wear. 3 The dews and rains, in all their store,

Drenching the pastures o'er and o'er,
Are not so copious as that grace

Which sauctifies and saves our race. 4 As, io soft silence veroal show'rs

Descend, and cheer the fainting flow'rs;
So, in the secrecy of love,

Falls the sweet influence from above. 5 That heavenly influence let me fiod

Io holy silence of the mind,
While ev'ry grace maintains its bloom,

Diffusing wide its rich perfume.
6 Nor let these blessings be confin'd

To me, but pour'd on all mankind,
Till earth's wild wastes in verdure rise,
Eden bless our eyes.

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HYMN 12. S. M.
Salvation, Righteousness and Strength. Isa.xlix. 6. lix. 16, 17.

xxvi. 4. Ps.lxxi. 15, 16.
THE Lord on high proclaims

His Godhead from his throne ;
Mercy and justice are the names

By which I will be koown. 2 Ye dying souls, that sit

In darkness and distress,
Look from the borders of the pit

To my recov'ring grace.'

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3 Sioners shall hear the sound ;

Their thankful tongues shall own
Our righteousness and strength is found

In thee, O Lord, alone. 4 In thee shall Israel trust,

And see their guilt forgivn;
God will pronounce the singers just,

And take the saints to heav'n.

WATTS.

HYMN 13. C. M. Offices of Christ prophetically described. Isa. xxix. 18, 24. xl. 45. HA

ARK the glad sound! the Saviour comes,

The Saviour promis'd long!
Let ev'ry heart prepare a throne,

And ev'ry voice a song.
2 On him the spirit, largely pour'd,

Exerts its sacred fire;
Wisdom and might, and zeal and love,

His holy breast inspire.
3 He comes, the pris'ners to release,

In satan's bondage held :
The gates of brass before him burst,

The iron fetters yield.
4 He comes, from thickest films of vice

To clear the mental ray;
And on the eye, oppress'd with night,
To
pour

celestial day.
5 He comes, the broken heart to bind,

The bleeding soul to cure ;
And with the treasures of his grace,

T'enrich the humble poor.
6 Our glad hosannas, Prince of Peace,

Thy welcome shall proclaim;
And Heaven's eternal arches ring
With thy beloved name.

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