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HYMN 162. P. M.
1 HOW charming. O how charming,
Is the radiant band of music, music, music,
Shout, shout! the great Messiah is come to reign. 2 Gabriel descending, Gabriel descending, Brings the joyful news, 0 joyful, joyful, joyful,
oyful Brings the joyful news of our Redeemer's birth, The great Messiah's come to earth: Good will to men I now proclaim, Good will to men I now proclaim, The Saviour's born in Bethlehem, Good will to men I now proclaim,
Shout, shout! the King of glory is cume to reign. 3 See his star arising, see his star arising! In the eastern sky, now rising, rising, rising,
Shout, shout! the King of glory is come to reign. & Shepherds adore him, wise men nave found him,
Glory be to God, O glory. glory, glory, glory,
Shout, shout I the King of glory is come to reign.
5 Jews and Gentiles join in concert,
him, praise him, praise him,
Shout, shout! the King or glory is come to reign.
Shout, shout! the King of glory is come to reign 7 Reign, reign, sweet Jesus, reign within and
round us, By the Holy Spirit, holy, holy, holy, holy, By the Holy Spirit keep us in the way, That we may shout as we sing and pray: With all the saints that have gone hume, With all the saints that have gone home Unite to sing redeeming love, With all the saints that have gone home To sing, to sing hallelujahs around the throne.
IIYMN 163. P. M. HILE shepherds in Jewry were guarding Promiscuously seated, estranged from sleep, An angel from heaven presented to view, And thus he accosted the trembling few: "Dispel all your sorrows, and banish your fears,
For Jesus your Saviour in Jewry appears. 2“Though Adam the first in rebellion was found,
Forbidden to tarry on ballowed ground;
W their sheep
Then shepherds be tranquil, this instant arise,
Go visit your Saviour, and see where he lies, 3“ A token I leave you, whereby you may find, This wonderful stranger this friend, to mankind; A manger his cradle, the stall is abode, The oxen are near him, beholding your God. Then shepherds be humble, be meek, and lie low,
For Jesus your Saviour's abundantly so." 4 This wonderful story no socner was heard,
Than thousands of angels from glory appeared; They join'd in a concert, and this was ticir
theme, “ All glory to God, and good will towards men: Then shepherds strike in, join your voice to the
“Hosanna," the wondering shepherds replied:
child: Theu make proclamation, divulge it abroad, That both Jews and Gentiles may hear from
their God. Ye preachers be faithful, your duty discharge, Be fervent and zealous, your promise is large; Fear not to declare the whole counsel of God; Like comets you'll biaze while you travel the
road: Go make proclamation, declare it abroaa. Tell the gentle and siinple to come to the Lord.
HYMN 164. P. M. 2 FROM GROM the regions of love, lo! an angel de
scended, And told the strange news how the babe was
Go, shepherds, and visit this wonderful stranger, With wonder and joy see your Lord in a manger.
Hallelujah to the Lamb,
Who has purchased our pardon,
When we pass over Jordan. 2 Glad tidings I bring to you and each nation ;
Glad tidings of joy now behold your salvation : When sudden a multitude raise their glad voices,
And shout the Redeemer while heaven rejoices. 3 Now glory to God in the highest is given,
Now glory to God is re-echo'd through heaven ; Around the whole earth let us tell the glad story,
And sing of his love, his salvation and glory. 4 Enraptured I burn with delight and desire,
A love so divine sets my soul all on fire; Around the bright throne now hosannas are
ringing, Oh, when shall I join them, and be ever singing 5 Triumphantly ride in thy chariot victorious,
And conquer with love, oh Jesus, all glorious! Thy banner unfurl, bid the nations surrender, And own thee their Saviour, their King and
HYMN 165. P. M. ] Joyful news the angels bring:
! God himself in earth hath entered, Jesus is the new born King.
Hail, all glory, hail, all glory,
Let the whole creation sing
See the glory shining round,
By the shepherds, doth resound. 3 Fear not, shepherds, saith the angel
Banish sorrow from your eyes i
For in Bethlehem's coarse manger,
See Jehovah! see Jehovah !
Veil'd in clay below the skies. 4 Haste away, ye eastern sages,
See! the star proclaims your Gode
Rachel mourning, Rachel mourning,
he destroyed. 5 Sinners rage, each saint rejoices,
At the great Redeemer's birth, Angels join their cheerful voices, “Good will to men, and peace on earth :"
Glory in the Saviour's birth. 6 Let all people have salvation,
Saith the heralds froni above;
Spread his name where'er ye rove. 7 Jesus, spread thy gospel glory,
Save poor dying souls from hell ;
Jlaste, ye heralds ! haste, ye heralds !
HYMN 166. P. M. FAREWEL,1,, my dear brethren, the time is That we must be parted from this social band; Our several engagements now call us away ; Sur parting is needful, and we must obey.