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3 God, thy God, will now restore thee,

He himself appears thy Friend;
All thy foes shall flee before thee,

Here their boasts and triumphs end :
Great deliverance

Zion's King will quickly send.
4 Peace and joy shall now attend thee,

All thy warfare now is past,
God, thy Saviour, shall defend thee,

Peace and joy are come at last:
All thy conflicts

End in everlasting rest.



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HYMN 534, 78. 534

The Messengers of God.
Gotye messengers of God!

Like the beams of morning, iy;
Take the wonder-working rod,

Wave the banner cross on high.
2 Where the towering minaret

Gleams along the morning skies,
Wave it till the crescent set,

And the “ Star of Jacob" rise.
3 Go to many a tropic isle,

In the bosom of the deep,
Where the skies for ever smile,

And th' oppressed for ever weep.
4 O'er the negro's night of care

Pour the living light of heaven;
Chase away the fiend despair,

Bid him hope to be forgiven.
5 Where the golden gates of day

Open on the palmy east,
Wide the bleeding cross display,

Spread the gospel's richest feast.
6 Circumnavigate the ball,

Visit every soil and sea:
Preach the cross of Christ to all,-

Christ, whose love is full and free.

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HYMN 535, C. M. 535

Promised Aid. mf 1 go, and the Saviour's grace proclaim,

U Ýe favored men of God!

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Go, publish, through Immanuel's name,

Salvation bought with blood.
2 What, hough your arduous path-way lie

Through regions dark as death?
What, though, your faith and zeal to try,

Perils beset your path ?
3 Yet, with determined courage, go,

And armed with power divine;
Your God will needful strength bestow,

And on your labors shine.
4 He, who has called you to the war,

Will recompense your pains;
Before Messiah's conquering car,

Shall mountains sink to plains.
5 Shrink not, though earth and hell oppose,

But plead your Master's cause;
Assured that e'en your mightiest foes

Shall bow before his cross.

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HYMN 536, C. M. 536

Designation of a Missionary.

FATHER of mercies! condescend
While this our brother we commend

To thy paternal care.
2 Before him set an open door;

His various efforts bless;

On him thy Holy Spirit pour,
mf And crown him with success.
8 Endow him with a heavenly mind;

Supply his every need;
Make him in spirit meek, resigned,

But bold in word and deed.
4 In every tempting, trying hour,

Uphold him, by thy grace;
And guard him, by thy mighty power,

Till he shall end his race.
5 Then, followed by a numerous train,

Gathered from heathen lands, mf A crown of life may he obtain,

From his Redeemer's hands.

HYMN 537, L, M,
Commission to the Gentiles.



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,
And lead the thirsty, panting heart,

Where streams of living waters glide.
3 Go, bid the bright and morning star,

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.
5 From north to south, from east to west,

Messiah yet shall reign supreme;
His name, by every tongue, confessed -

His praise--the universal theme.




HYMN 538, S. M. 538

Prayer for Israel,
1 ORD! send thy servants forth

To call the Hebrews home;
From east, and west, and south, and north,

Let all the wanderers come.
2 Where'er, in lands unknown,

The fugitives remain,
Bid every creature help them on,

Thy holy mount to gain.
8 An offering to the Lord,

There let them all be seen,
Sprinkled with water and with blood,

In soul and body clean.
4 With Israel's myriads sealed,

Let all the nations meet;
And show the mystéry fulfilled,

Thy family complete.

mf 1 YEST=my native land! I love thee;



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HYMN 539, 8s, 7s and 4.
The Missionary's Farewell.

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Friends, connections, happy country!

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;
Happy home!-t is sure I love thee!

Can I-can I say--Farewell ?

Can I leave thee, mp

Far in heathen lands to dwell?
3 Scenes of sacred peace and pleasure,

Holy days and Sabbath bell,
mf Richest, brightest, sweetest treasure !

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;
Far away, ye billows! bear me;

Lovely native land !-farewell !
Pleased I leave thée,

Far in heathen.lands to dwell
5 In the deserts let me labor,

On the mountains let me tell,
How he died--the blessed Saviour-..

To redeem a world from hell!
Let me hasten,

Far in heathen lands to dwell.
6 Bear me on, thou restless ocean!

Let the winds my canvass swell:
Heaves my heart with warm emotion,

While I go far hence to dwell :
Glad I bid thee,

Native land !--Farewell!Farewell!


HYMN 540, L. M.
Missionaries remembered.



ARKED as the purpose of the skies,
This promise meets our anxious eyes,



That heathen lands the Lord shall know,

And warm with faith each bosom glow.
2 E'en now tae hallowed scenes appear;

E'en now unfolds the promised year :
Lo! distant shores thy heralds trace,

And bear the tidings of thy grace.
3 Mid burning climes and frozen plains,

Where pagan darkness brooding reigns,
Lord ! mark their steps, their fears subdue,

And nerve their arm, and clear their view. 4 When, worn by toil, their spirits fail,

Bid them the glorious future hail;
Bid them the crown of life survey,
And onward urge their conquering way.

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HYMN 541, L. M.

Prayer for the Millennium. af 1

ESUS! we bow before thy throne,

We lift our eyes to seek thy face;
To bleeding hearts thy love make known,

On contrite souls bestow thy grace.
2 See, spread beneath thy gracious eye,

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;
Let earth reflect it to the skies,

And heaven with new-born rapture glow.


HYMN 542, C. M.

Returning to Zion.
AUGHTER of Zion! from the dust
Exalt thy fallen head;

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