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5 Who doth preserve our life and health,

Our ease and safe abode ?

Still his name by you be praised,
Who are seed to Abra'm raised,
Spread his acts in ev'ry nation,

Who doth secure our peace and wealth? Give him praises, give him thanks and

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They, adoring on their faces,
With thrice" Holy" sing his praises,
We too will extol the name
Of our God, and of the Lamb;
Be his glory ever sounded,

And his works which are unbounded!
We his ransom'd congregation
Thank and praise him, for our blessed

3 To the throne go undismayed,

Go with boldness, and approach the mercy-seat,

Since from God in Christ displayed, Nought but goodness, grace and favor you can meet;

Full of love, he longs to bless us,
Yea, to give his flesh and blood
And is ready to embrace us;
To us, as our highest good;
To his table we're invited,
And thro' grace with him united,
So that nought which may await us
Can from Jesus, and his love e'er sepa-

rate us.

4 He hath now his Godhead's treasure To the needy open'd, and hath stores enough,

Therefore 'tis his sov'reign pleasure, That no sinner, that not one should stand aloof;

Each may take, as were he named,
Grace for grace, nor stand ashamed,
Hungry souls who but believe,
Of his fulness may receive;
And this fulness never ceaseth,
Our enjoyment still increaseth;
Hence we drink, in richest measure,
From life's fountain, draughts of inex
hausted pleasure.

5 These our falt'ring lays, dear Sa- | As a tender flower

Opens and inclineth

viour, Which, tho' feeble, yet our grateful To the cheering sun which shineth:

hearts express,
Condescend t' accept in favor,
Till in glory we shall see thee face
to face;

Then for all thy works our praises
Shall resound in heav'nly places;
There we shall to thee our King
Joyful hallelujahs sing:
May from ev'ry thing in nature
Praise be given to the Creator,
And our lives and whole demeanor
To Jehovah, to our God give praise
and honor.

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2 God reveals his

Whom th' angelic legions
Serve with awe in heav'nly regions.
Holy, Holy, Holy!

Sing the hosts of heaven;
Praise to God be ever given!
Condescend-to attend
Graciously, O Jesus!
To our songs and praises.

3 O majestic Being!
Were but soul and body
Thee to serve at all times ready.
Might we, like the angels
Who behold thy glory,
Deep abased sink before thee,
And thro' grace,—be always,
In our whole demeanor,
To thy praise and honor.
4. Grant us resignation,
Hearts before thee bowed,
With thy peace divine endowed:

So may we-be from thee
Rays of grace deriving,
And thereby be thriving.

5 Lord, come dwell within us,
While on earth we tarry;
Make us thy blest sanctuary.
O vouchsafe thy presence,
Draw unto us nearer,
And reveal thyself still clearer.
Us direct, and protect;
Thus we in all places
Shall show forth thy praises.

559.* T. 341.

THOU, Jesus, art our King!
Thy ceaseless praise we sing:
Praise shall our glad tongues employ,
Praise o'erflow the grateful soul,
While we vital breath enjoy,

While eternal ages roll.

2 Thou art th' eternal Light, And shin'st in deepest night: Wond'ring gaz'd th' angelic train, While thou bow'dst the heav'ns be neath,

Taking thy abode with man,

Man to save from endless death.

3 Thou for our griefs didst mourn,
Thou hast our sickness borne:
All our sins on thee were laid;

Thou with unexampled grace
All the mighty debt hast paid,
Due from Adam's helpless race.
4 Thou hast o'erthrown the foe;
God's kingdom fix'd below:
Conqu'ror of all adverse pow'r,
Thou heav'n's gates hast open'd wide,
Thou thine own dost lead secure,
And to life eternal guide.
5 Above the starry sky

Thou reign'st enthron'd on high!
Prostrate at thy feet we fall:

Pow'r supreme to thee is giv'n,
As the righteous Judge of all,
Sons of earth and hosts of heav'n,

6 The mighty seraphs join, -And in thy praise combine; All their choirs thy glories sing,

Who shall dare with thee to vie, Mighty Lord, eternal King,

Sov'reign both of earth and sky!

7 The church thro' all her bounds With thy high praise resounds: The confessors fearless here Boldly praise their heav'nly King; Children's feebler voices there

To thy name hosannas sing.

8 'Midst danger's blackest frown, Thee hosts of martyrs own: Pain and shame alike they dare, Firmly trusting in their God; Glorying thy cross to bear, Sealing thus their faith with blood. 9 Arise, exert thy pow'r Thou glorious Conqueror! Help us to obtain the prize, Help us well to close our race; That with thee, above the skies, Endless joys we may possess. 560.*

T. 101.

THANKSGIVING, honor, praise

and might, Unto the slaughter'd Lamb be render'd, Who brought us to his kingdom's light, And bought us from all tongues and


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561.* *

T. 146. Now let us praise the Lord With body, soul and spirit, Who doth such wondrous things Beyond our sense and merit; Who from our mother's womb And earliest infancy Hath done great things for us, Praise him eternally!

2 O gracious God, bestow On us while here remaining, An ever-cheerful mind,

Thy peace be ever reigning: Preserve us in true faith

And christian holiness: That when we go from hence We may behold thy face.

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ALMIGHTY Lord! :||:

Eternal Word,
Creation's Head,

By whom : the worlds were made,
Which in heav'n's spacious sphere :||:
Who by thy blood
Brought'st us to God:
Thee we confess :||:

The Lord our Righteousness. :||:
2 Sure as thou liv'st, :||:
To all things giv'st
Both life and pow'r,
Supporting :||: them each hour;
Jehovah, great I AM, :||:
And Lamb:

So sure's thy blood
The highest Good
Of sinners poor; :||:
Till death shall be no more. :||:

*Heb. i. 2.

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THE Lamb was slain! let us adore. With grateful hearts his mercy own, May all within us evermore

In silence at his feet fall down; Serve without dread, with rev'rence love

15 As ground, when parch'd with summer's heat,

Gladly drinks in the welcome show'r, So may we list'ning at his feet, Receive his words, and feel his pow't: May nothing in our hearts remain, But this great truth," the Lamb was slain!"

565. T. 159.

ADORED be the Lamb of God,
That he upon the cross

To God, by his most precious blood,
Hath reconciled us.

All praise be given to him, that we
Were born the day of grace to see,
When he his love to us reveal'd,
And thus our pardon seal'd.
2 To be his priests and witnesses
Is now our happy lot,
To sing in songs of endless praise
To Jesus who us bought,
now, like Mary, wish to sit
In spirit list'ning at his feet,

The Lord, whose boundless grace we Waiting with lamps prepar'd and drest

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For Jesus' marriage-feast.

3 Meanwhile his promises we trust, And join our grateful lays, In concert with the ransom'd host,

To sing redeeming grace. While they who round his throneappear The wonders of his love declare, And sing, "The Lamb for us was slain"; Our hearts reply, Amen!

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The name all victorious of Jesus extol,

We thy little flock adore Evermore show us thy love, Thee, our Lord, for evermore !

Till we join the choirs above!

569. T. 22.

His kingdom is glorious, He rules over BLESS, O my soul, the God of grace!


2 God ruleth in heaven, almighty to


And yet he is with us, his presence we have;

The great congregation his triumphs shall sing, Ascribing salvation to Jesus, our King. 3 Salvation be brought unto God on the throne,

Let all sing rejoicing, and honor the Son;

His favours claim thy highest praise; How can the wonders he hath wrought Be lost in silence, and forgot?

2 'Twas he, my soul, that sent his Son


To die for crimes which thou hast
The hourly follies of our lives.
He paid the ransom, and forgives

3 Our youth decay'd his pow'r repairs,

His mercy crowns our growing years; He satisfies our souls with good, The praises of Jesus the angels pro-And filleth us with heav'nly food.


Fall down on their faces, and worship

the Lamb.

4 Then let us adore him and give him his right,

All glory, and power, and wisdom, and might,

And honor, and blessing, with angels above,

And thanks never ceasing for infinite love.

568. T. 11. BRETHREN, let us join to bless Jesus Christ, our joy and peace; Let our praise to him be giv❜n, Who is Lord of earth and heav'n. 2 Jesus, lo! to thee we bow, Thou art Lord, and only Thou ; Thou the woman's promis'd Seed, Glory of thy church, and Head.

3 Thee the angels ceaseless sing,
Thee we praise, our Priest and King ;
Worthy is thy name of praise,
Full of glory, full of grace.

4 Let the whole earth his pow'r confess,
Let all mankind adore his grace;
Let us with all our powers sing
Praise to our Saviour, God and King.

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