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3 God, thy God, will now restore thee,
He himself appears thy Friend;
Here their boasts and triumphs end :
Zion's King will quickly send.
All thy warfare now is past,
Peace and joy are come at last:
End in everlasting rest.
HYMN 534, 78. 534
The Messengers of God.
Like the beams of morning, iy;
Wave the banner cross on high.
Gleams along the morning skies,
And the “ Star of Jacob" rise.
In the bosom of the deep,
And th' oppressed for ever weep.
Pour the living light of heaven;
Bid him hope to be forgiven.
Open on the palmy east,
Spread the gospel's richest feast.
Visit every soil and sea:
Christ, whose love is full and free.
HYMN 535, C. M. 535
Promised Aid. mf 1 go, and the Saviour's grace proclaim,
U Ýe favored men of God!
Go, publish, through Immanuel's name,
Salvation bought with blood.
Through regions dark as death?
Perils beset your path ?
And armed with power divine;
And on your labors shine.
Will recompense your pains;
Shall mountains sink to plains.
But plead your Master's cause;
Shall bow before his cross.
HYMN 536, C. M. 536
Designation of a Missionary.
FATHER of mercies! condescend
To thy paternal care.
His various efforts bless;
On him thy Holy Spirit pour,
Supply his every need;
But bold in word and deed.
Uphold him, by thy grace;
Till he shall end his race.
Gathered from heathen lands, mf A crown of life may he obtain,
From his Redeemer's hands.
HYMN 537, L, M,
1 Q --messenger of peace and love!
U To nations plunged in shades of night;
Like angels sent from fields above, mf Be thine to shed celestial light.
2 Go, to the hungry food impart; тр
To paths of peace the wanderer guide,
Where streams of living waters glide.
From Bethlehem's plains, resplendent shine, And, piercing through the gloom afar, *
Shed heavenly light and love divine. 4 To India's various castes, proclaim
The gospel's soft, but powerful voice;
And, at the blest Redeemer's name, mf
Let ocean's lonely isles rejoice.
Messiah yet shall reign supreme;
His praise--the universal theme.
HYMN 538, S. M. 538
Prayer for Israel,
To call the Hebrews home;
Let all the wanderers come.
The fugitives remain,
Thy holy mount to gain.
There let them all be seen,
In soul and body clean.
Let all the nations meet;
Thy family complete.
mf 1 YEST=my native land! I love thee;
HYMN 539, 8s, 7s and 4.
! I ;
Can I bid you all farewell?
Can I leave you, тр
Far in heathen lands to dwell ? mf 2 Home!-thy joys are passing lovely,
Joys no stranger heart can tell;
Can I-can I say--Farewell ?
Can I leave thee, mp
Far in heathen lands to dwell?
Holy days and Sabbath bell,
Can I say a last farewell?
Can I leave you, P mp
Far in heathen lands to dwell ? mif 4 Yes! I hasten fronı you gladly,
From the scenes I love so well;
Lovely native land !-farewell !
Far in heathen.lands to dwell
On the mountains let me tell,
To redeem a world from hell!
Far in heathen lands to dwell.
Let the winds my canvass swell:
While I go far hence to dwell :
Native land !--Farewell!Farewell!
HYMN 540, L. M.
ARKED as the purpose of the skies,
That heathen lands the Lord shall know,
And warm with faith each bosom glow.
E'en now unfolds the promised year :
And bear the tidings of thy grace.
Where pagan darkness brooding reigns,
And nerve their arm, and clear their view. 4 When, worn by toil, their spirits fail,
Bid them the glorious future hail;
SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL.
HYMN 541, L. M.
Prayer for the Millennium. af 1
We lift our eyes to seek thy face;
On contrite souls bestow thy grace.
A world o’erwhelmed in guilt and tears, Where deathless souls in ruin lie,
And no kind voice dispels their fears ! mf 3 Lord! arm thy truth with power diviné,
Its conquests spread from shore to shore, Till suns and stars forget to shine,
And earth and skies shall be no more. f" 4 Oh! rise, ye ransomed captives! rise,
Peal the loud anthem here below;
And heaven with new-born rapture glow.
HYMN 542, C. M.
Returning to Zion.