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HYMN 41, L. M.
And views the nations from afar,
And tell how large his bounties are.
And manages our mean affairs :
Bestows his counsels and his care.
Into the bosom of our God;
And helps us bear the heavy load.
A tribute equal to thy grace,
And teach the golden harps thy praise.
HYMN 42, s. M.
Stand up, and bless the Lord your God,
With heart, and soul, and voice.
Above all blessing high,
And laud, and magnify? mf 3 Oh! for the living flame
From his own altar brought,
And wing to heaven our thought !
And his salvatiori ours;
Then be his love in Christ proclaimed, <
With all our ransomed powers. f" 5 Stand up, and bless the Lord,
The Lord, your God, adore;
Henceforth, for evermore.
HYMN 43, L. M. 43
Men not comparable with God.
Contend with their Creator, God?
More holy, wise, or just, than he ?
Of all the spirits round his throne
Are neither holy, just, nor wise.
Who spring from dust, and dwell in clay i
We faint, and vanish like the moth.
How frail are we-how glorious thou!
No more the sons of earth shall dare, f
With an eternal God, compare.
HYMN 44, L. M. 44
Praise to God.
To him, who earth's foundation laid;
Sway the creation, as he please. mf 2 Praise to the goodness of the Lord,
Who rules his people by his word;
He sets his kindest promises. mf 3 Whence, then, should doubts and fears arise) ? P
Why trickling sorrows drown our eyes ?
The comforts that our Maker gives. mf' 4 Oh! for a strong, a lasting faith,
To credit what the Almighty saith ;
And call the joys of heaven our own.
And all the wheels of nature break,
HYMN 45, C. M. 45
Goodness of God seen in his Works.
To thee our songs we raise;
Invites us to thy praise.
Fresh wonders strike our view;
With transports ever new.
And decks the smiling face of morn,
With rays of cheerful light.
Thy varied love we see;
Through all thy works to thee.
HYMN 46, L. M. 46
Wisdom and Knowledge of God. f" 1
To him, who gave thee power to sing;
The source of wisdom and of love.
A depth, where all our thoughts are drowned;
He gives to all those heavenly flames.
Ten thousand thousand charms unfold;
To speak his wisdom all-divine.
Its wonders, -Oh! what thought can trace!
HYMN 47, C. M. 47
Sovereignty and Dominion of God.
And wait your Maker's nod;
The honors of her God.
Hang on his firm decree;
Nor borrows leave to be.
With all the fates of men,
Drawn by th' eternal pen.
And makes his counsels shine;
Fulfills some deep design.
My fate, with curious eyes,
What gloomy lines are writ for me, <
Or what bright scenes may rise.
Oh! may I find my name,
Beneath my Lord, the Lamb.
HYMN 48, H, M. 48
Faithfulness of God. mf 1 THE promises I sing,
Which sovereign love hath spoke;
His words of grace revoke:
And steadfast still;
Not Zion's hill
When once the Judge appears;
That ineasure mortal years ;
But still the same,
In radiant lines,
The promise shines
Through my attentive ears,
And dissipate the spheres;
Of that dread scene,
I stand serene, f Thy word, my rock.
HYMN 49, C. M. 49
The Glories of Redemption. f
How high thy wonders rise !
By thousand through the skies.
Their motions speak thy skill;
We read thy patience still.
3 But, when we view thy strange design P
To save rebellious worms,
Where vengeance and compassion join mp
In their divinest forms,
Nor dares a creature guess, --
The justice, or the grace.
Adorn the heavenly plains;
And try their choicest strains. mp 6 Oh! may I bear some humble part,
In that immortal song;
And love command my tongue.
HYMN 50, S. M.
1 THE Lord on high proclaims
His Godhead from his throne;