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Let thine own arm salvation bring,
And be thou known the gracious God. 2 Let millions bow before thy seat,
Let humble mourners seek thy face ;
Subdued by thy victorious grace. 3 Oh! let the kingdoms of the world
Become the kingdoms of the Lord;
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Flow joyfully along?.
With one triumphant song,
And him, who once was slain,
In righteousness to reign ?
The sacred shout shall fly;
Shall echo the reply:
Shall send the chorus round,
A world by sin destroyed :
Move on the formless void.
Shall quell the deadly strife;
Produce the tree of life.
When nature rose to view,
What strains shall angel-harps employ,
When thou shalt all renew ? 4 And if the sons of God rejoice
To hear a Saviour's name,
To whom that Saviour came?
Assembling round the throne,
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Rejoicing in Christ's Reign.
To cheer the humble soul;
And spread from pole to pole.
And grow on earth again :
And o'er the nations reign.
The world shall hear his word;
In all thy plenitude of grace,
Descend on our apostate race.
To preach the reconciling word;
Where'er the joyful sound is heard. 3 Be darkness, at thy coming, light,
Confusion-order, in thy path;
Bid mercy triumph over wrath. 4 0 Spirit of the Lord! prepare
A sinful world their God to meet:
Breathe thou abroad, like morning-air,
Till hearts of stone begin to beat. 5 Baptize the nations; far and nigh
The triumphs of the cross record;
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Prayer for the Heathen.
Let the eye of pity gaze;
Lost in sin's bewildering maze;
On the face of all the earth!
Rise and shine—thy blessings bring;
Rise with healing in thy wing:
Let all kings and nations come. 3 Let the heathen, now adoring
Idol-gods of wood and stone,
Serve the living God alone :
Fill the earth, as floods the sea.
Speak the word; at thy command,
Spread thy name from land to land :
Always till time's latest end.
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Spread of the Gospel. 1 THY people, Lord ! who trust thy word,
And wait the smilings of thy face,
And plead the promise of thy grace. 2 Hast thou not said-thine only Son
Shall be a light to Gentile lands,
To open the benighted eyes,
And loose the wretched pris'ners' bands? 3 From land to land, from sea to sea,
That his dominion shall extend !
And every knee before him bend? 4 Now let the happy time appear
The time to favor Zion come;
And call the wandering exiles home.
8s, 7s and 4. 563. Success of the Gospel among the Heathen. 1 O'ER the gloomy hills of darkness,
Cheered by no celestial ray,
Bring the bright, the glorious day;
To the earth's remotest bound.
Grant them, Lord! the glorious light;
May the morning chase the night;
Freely purchased, win the day. 3 Fly abroad, thou mighty gospel!
Win and conquer, never cease;
Multiply and still increase;
Saviour ! all the world around.
Triumphs of the Gospel.
Led by Jacob's rising star ?
There to seek a peaceful home. 2 Lo! they gather like a cloud,
Or as doves their windows crowd:
3 Zion now no more shall sigh,
See her sun, without a cloud!
Kingdom of Christ among Men.
1 LO! what a glorious sight appears,
The earth and seas are passed away,
2 From the third heaven, where God resides,-
3 Attending angels shout for joy, And the bright armies sing,"Mortals! behold the sacred seat
Of your descending King.
"The God of glory, down to men,
5"His own soft hand shall wipe the tears
And pains, and groans, and griefs, and fears,
6 How long, dear Saviour! Oh! how long
Fly swifter round, ye wheels of time!
1 DAUGHTER of Zion! awake from thy sadness; Awake, for thy foes shall oppress thee no [ness;
Bright o'er thy hills dawns the day-star of glad.