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HYMN. 172. P. M.
EJOICE, the Lord is King;

Your Gud and King adore.
Mortals, give thanks and sing,

And triumph evermore!
Lift up your hearts, lift up your voice,

Rejoice aloud, ye saints, rejoice. 2. Rejoice, the Saviour reigns ;

He reigns in truth and love. When he had wash'd our stains,

He took his seat above. Lift up your hearts &c. 3. His kingdom cannot fail;

He rules o’er earth and heav'n ; The keys of death and hell

Are to our Jesus givin. Lift up &c. 4. He all his foes shall quell,

Shall all our sins destroy ; And ev'ry bosom swell

With pure seraphic joy.
Lift up &c.
5. Rejoice in glorious hope:

Jesus, the Judge, shall come,
And take his servants up

To their eternal home.
We soon shall hear th' archangel's voice ;
The trump of God shall sound, rejoice!

HYMN 178. C. M.
the delights, the heav'nly joys,

The glories of the place,
Where Jesus sheds the brightest beams

Of his o’erflowing grace! 2. Princes to his imperial name

Bend their bright sceptres down; Dominions, thrones, and powrs rejoice,

To see him wear the crown. 3. Archangels sound his lofty praise,

Thro ev'ry heav'nly street;

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And lay their highest honours down,

Submissive, at his feet. 4. While angels shout and praise their King,

Let mortals learn their strains. Let all the earth his honours sing;

O'er all the earth he reigns. 5. Now to the Lamb that once was slain,

Be endless blessings paid; Salvation, glory, joy,

remain For ever on thy head! 6. Thou hast redeem'd our souls with blood,

Hast set the pris'ners free,
Hast made us kings and priests to God,
And we shall reign with thee.

HYMN 174. P. M.
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0! he comes, from heav'n descending,

Sent to judge both quick and dead. 'Midst ten thousand saints and angels, See our great exalted Head.

Hallelujah!
Welcome, welcome, Son of God!
2. Full of awful expectation,

All before the Judge appear.
Truth and justice go before him ;
Now the joyful sentence hear.

Hallelujah!
Welcome, welcome, Judge divine ?
3." Come, ye blessed of my Father;

Enter into life and joy.
Banish all your fear and sorrow;
Endless praise be your employ”.

Hallelujah
Welcome, welcome to the skies!
4. Now at once they rise to glory;

Jesus brings them to the King. There, with all the hosts of heaven, They eternal anthems sing.

Hallelujah! Boundless glory to the Lamb !

X. KINGDOM AND CHURCH OF

CHRIST.

HYMN 175. L. M. Effusion of the Spirit on the day of Pentecost. 1. GREAT was the day, the joy was great,

; While on their heads the spirit came,

And sat like tongues of cloven flame. 2. What gifts, what miracles he gave !

And pow'r to kill, and pow'r to save !
Furnish'd their tongues with wondrous words,

Instead of shields, and spears, and swords. 3. Nations, the learned and the rude,

Were by these heav'nly arms subdu'd.
The heathens saw thy glory, Lord!

And, wond'ring, bless'd thy gracious word. 4. Come the great day, the glorious hour,

When all shall feel thy saving pow'r,
And the whole race of man confcss
The beauty of thy holiness!

HYMN 176 s. M. 1. MAKER, and soy'reign Lord.

Of heav'n, and earth, and seas !
Thy providence confirms thy word,

And answers thy decrees. 2. Why did the Gentiles rage,

And Jews, with one accord,
Bend all their counsels to destroy

Th' anointed of the Lord ? 3. Rulers and kings agree

To form a vain design ;
Against the Lord their pow'rs unite,

Against bis Christ they join. 4. The Lord derides their rage,

And will support his throne.

He, that hath rais'd him from the dead,

Hath own'd him for his Son. 5. He asks, and God bestows

A large inheritance.
Far as the earth's remotest end,
His kingdom shall advance.

· HYMN 177. L. M.
1.
JESUS shall reign, where'er the sun

Does his successive journies run;
His Kingdom stretch from shore to shore,

'Till moons shall wax and wane no more. 2. People and realms of ev'ry tongue

Dwell on his love with grateful song;
And with united hearts proclaim,

That grace and truth by Jesus came. 3. Blessings abound where'er he reigns;

The pris'ner leaps to lose his chains;
The weary find eternal rest,

And all the sons of want are blest,
4. Where he displays his healing pow'r,

The sting of death is known no more.
In him the sons of Adam boast
More blessings, than their father lost.

HYMN 178. L. M.
1. THUS God, th' eternal Father, spake

To Christ his Son: “ Ascend and sit “At my right hand, 'till I shall make

Thy foes submissive at thy feet. 2.“ From Zion shall thy word proceed;

Thy word, the sceptre in thy hand, “ Shall make the hearts of rebels bleed,

“ And bow their wills to thy command. 3." That day shall show thy pow'r is great,

“When saints shall flook with willing minds, “ And sinners crowd thy temple gate,

“Where holiness in beauty shines.” 4. O blessed pow'r! O glorious day!

What a large vict'ry shall ensue

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And converts, who thy grace obey,
Exceed the drops of inorning dew.

HYMN 179. L. M. 1. !

The known and unknown worlds obey ; Extend the kingdom of thy Son,

'Till ev'ry land his laws shall own.
3. They form to righteousness the mind,

To all that's candid, gentle, kind;
Inspire with love the hunan breast,

And stormy passions sooth to rest. 3. As gentle rain on parching ground,

His gospel sheds its influence round;
Its grace on fainting souls distils,

Like heav'nly dew on thirsty bills. 4. The heathen lands that lie beneath

The shades of darkness and of death,
Revive at its first dawning light,

And deserts blossom at the sight.
5. The saints shall flourish in his days,

Dress'd in the robes of joy and praise ;
Peace, like a river, from his throne,
Shall flow to nations yet unknown.

HYMN 180. C. M.
1. GREAT God.! the nations of the earth

Are by creation thine ;
And in thy works, by all beheld,

Thy radiant glories shine.
2. But, Lord, thy greater love has sent

Thy gospel to mankind,
Unveiling what rich stores of grace

Are treasur'd in thy mind. 3. Lord ! when shall these glad tidings spread

The spacious earth around,
Till ev'ry tribe, and ev'ry soul

Shall hear the joyful sound ? 4.0 when shall Afric's sable sons

Enjoy the heav'nly word,
And vassals long-enslav'd become

The freemen of the Lord ?

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