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Affliction, Death, Eternity 644-650

DoxoLOQiES Pages 918-926

Index of First Lines Pages 927-941



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TABLE OF HYMNS

FOR SUNDAYS, FESTIVALS, AND OTHER OCCASIONS.



1 Sunday in Advent,—

2

3

4



Christmas,

Sunday ajler Christmas,
Circumcision, New Year,



1 Sun. after Epiphany,
2



Septuagesima, -
Sexagesima, —



Quinquagesima,

Ash Wednesday, Lent, ■
Sundays in Lent.

1 Invocavit,

2 Reminiscere,

3 Oculi,

4 Laetare,

5 Judica,

6 PaXmarum,

Holy Week



Good Friday^ -
Easter Eve, —
Easter,



Sundays after Easter.

1 QuasiinodogenUi,

2 Misericordias,

3 Jubilate,



ACarUate

5 legate,

Ascension Day

Sunday after Ascension,
Whitsuiuiay,



110, 113-116, 580, 123-4, 36, 41, 310, 457, 595.
565-669, 570, 572-3, 162, 405, 361, 380, 543.

111, 117, 119, 122, 2, 24, 30, 32, 222-8, 260, 285.

112, 125-6, 120-1. 40, 31, 225, 397, 406, 438.
127-135, 405, 153, 7, 8, 9, 13, 513, 596-598.
114, 120, 126-7, 134, 227, 231, 435-7, 441, 444-5.
136, 213, 217, 221-4, 137-9, 538, 91-2, 86, 8.
140-8, 387-8, 86, 498, 632, 270, 145, 598-9.
528-9, 150-2, 219, 279, 43, 48, 457, 465.
505-6, 616, 148, 78, 220, 224-5, 295, 680-2, 599.
481-6, 644, 231, 86, 538, 229, 115, 217, 221-5, 619.
231, 235-6, 411, 418-19, 423, 589, 31, 46, 266, 632.
77, 219-20, 618, 103, 301, 125, 52, 101, 74, 690, 59.
145-8, 616, 24, 36, 40-1, 202, 233, 456, 599.
19, 20, 017, 344-50, 407, 96-107, 133,135. 301, 383, 602.
32, 308-17, 627, 53, 56, 244-57, 642, 450, 325, 25, 608.
97-109, 22-3, 620-23, 353-4, 867, 365, 868, 410, 443.
23,26,351-61,416,435,362-374,600-5,608,621-3,626,589.



488-90, 492, 374, 27, 316-16, 627, 274, 628-9.
25, 97-109, 126, 146, 168-63, 218, 366-74, 409, 419.
689, 2, 119-24, 191, 195-6, 206-9, 215-18, 389, 608.
344, 336, 620-3, 219, 226-8, 627, 313, 91, 490, 604.
176-6, 162, 368-74, 210-11, 867, 405, 410, 495, 881.
168, 214, 155, 207-8, 163-9, 218, 216, 627, 616, 619.
167-84, 328, 332, 339, 31, 99, 109, 866-74, 210, 213, 216,

217, 220, 231-2, 286, 436, 444-9, 606-9, 98.
174-84, 158-9, 163, 828, 867, 606, 609, 617-19, 623.
185-9, 379, 492, 542, 647, 549, 562-6.
190-8, 19, 33-40, 59, 68, 209, 462, 466, 661-4, 610-18.

195-6, 198, 202, 228, 97, 100, 164, 879, 443, 462.

230-5, 367, 287, 86, 387, 442, 486.

427, 463-6. 536, 203, 225, 228, 620-23, 234, 678^

648, 660.
31, 36, 60, 245-65, 395-7, 424, 451, 487, 615.
25-9, 170, 202, 211, 401, 367, 379, 66, 264, 618, 626.
199-204, 614-16, 206, 208, 213, 676, 584, 585.
236-9, 249-57, 204-8, 164, 170, 196, 42, 300.
240-58, 239, 290, 424, 624, 298, 602.



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Table of Hymns for Sundays, Festivals, and other (Xx^asions.



IHnity Sunday, -



- 259-63, 65, 280, 310, 3t9, 8, 9, 18, 33, 34, 64, 625-6.

1 Sunday after TrinUy,% 91, 100, 263, 869, 387, 418, 461, 457, 463, 465, 685.

2 I344-6O, 340, 621-2, 66, 221, 224, 404, 414, 646.

8 Sunday afier 2Wni<y,'99-108, 230-1, 620-28, 77, 145, 210, 220, 866, 867.



4

5

G

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

Harvegt Festival,

Reformation,

Thanksffiving, —

Day of Humiliation,

Apostles* and Saints'

j)ays^

MUsion Services^

Oorner'Stone Laying^ —
Oiurch OonsecreUionf —
BurialSt



403-10, 9, 10, 78, 125, 388, 392, 899, 428, 474, 572.

433, 434, 447, 148, 147, 31, 250, 268, 299, 801, 304. 307.

|387, 389, 392-3, 896-7, 401, 403, 327, 888, 404, 409. '

344, 336, 349, 501-2, 504, 97, 99, 859, 382, 15, 26.

385, 396-7, 441, 450, 468, 472-3, 399, 626, 618. !

457, 463, 460, 565, 567, 572-3, 393, 110, 96-7, 72.

249-61, 143, 145, 148, 151, 155, 135, 124, 121, 114, 22.

23, 26, 27, 28, 356-7, 471, 47.3, 196, 198, 201-4.
■I 103, 105-6, 108, 217, 220, 223, 243, 257, 352, 354, 368.
. 404-10, 447, 474-8, 31, 60, 77, 103, 366. 369, 372.
-367, 358-9, 361, 863, 368, 371, 215, 217, 223-4, 410.

84-6, 88, 90-1, 17, 431-2, 492, 499, 604, 604.

195-8, 186-9, 202, 209, 212, 233, 479-92, 543-51.

35, 34, 39, 151-3, 226, 229, 368, 389, 392, 395, 472.

97-9, 69, 77, 406, 408, 410, 276, 278, 280, 478, 213-31.

353-62, 364-70, 95, 99, 106, 108, 55, 25, 27, 29.

344-9, 119, 235, 380, 885, 359, 366, 372, 569, ^71.

480, 486, 489, 411, 419, 424-«, 462-3, 268, 274, 448.

73-7, 368, 385, 399, 444, 150, 156, 31, 21, 565..

375-7, 383, 887-91, 393, 450, 468, 470, 500, 536.

538, 543, 547-50, 561, 187, 453-6, 195-6, 198, 228.

543, 572, 568, 548, 551, 647, 541, 98, 422-3, 427, 440.

569, 565, 568, 566, 570, 572, 573, 576, 578, 581-8.

580, 573, 567, 570, 560, 550, 453-8, 463, 465, 617.

501-4, 589, 616, 625, 631.

267-75, 629, 632, 628, 680.

1, 493-4, 689-90, 500, 618, 626, 108.

495-97, 172, 351, 251, 356-7, 600-8.

285, 282-84, 682-6, 91, 67, 44, 648.

295-307, 228-290, 266-7, 271, 476-7, 695, 630-2, 147.

291, 264, 633-4, 628.

292-4, 269, 266-7, 634-35.

562-60, 664, 541-2, 644-50, 574-79, 581-88, 284.



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Be filled with the Spirit; speaking to yourselves
IN Psalms, and Hymns, and spiritual Songs, singing

AND MAKING MELODY IN YOUR HEART TO THE LORD.

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PEAISE AND THANKSQIVINa

1 Psalm 100. L. M.

1 DEPORE Jehovah's awful throne,
D Ye nations, bow with sacred joy:
Know that the Lord is God alone,

He can create, and He destroy.

2 His sovereign power, without our aid.

Made us of clay, and formed us men ;
And when like wandering sheep we strayed.
He brought us to His fold again.

3 We are His people, we His care,

Our souls and all our mortal frame :
What lasting honors shall we rear.
Almighty Maker, to Thy Name?

4 We'll crowd Thy gates with thankfiil songs,

High a& the heavens our voices raise ;
And Earth, with her ten thousand tongues,
Shall fill Ihy courts with sounding praise.

5 Wide as the world is Thy command,

Vast as eternity Thy Love ;
Firm as a rock Thy truth must stand.
When rolling years shall cease to move.

/•ooe Wattt. 1719. a.
29 I 449

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450 WORSHIP IN GENERAL.

2 Psalm 146. L. P. M.

1 T'LL praise my Maker whilst IVe breath ;
X And when my voice is lost in death,

Praise shall employ my nobler powers :
My days of praise shall ne'er be past,
While life and thought and being last,

Or immortality endures.

2 Happy the man whose hopes rely
On IsraeFs God, Who made the sky.

And earth, and seas, with all their train ;
His truth for ever stands secure ;
He saves the opprest, He feeds the poor ;

And none shall find His promise vain.

3 The Lord gives eyesight to the blind ;
The Lord supports the sinking mind ;

He sends the laboring conscience peace ;
He helps the stranger in distress.
The widow and the fatherless.

And grants the prisoner sweet release.

4 I'll praise Him while He lends me breath ;
And when my voice is lost in death.

Praise shall employ my nobler powers :
My days of praise shall ne'er be past,
Wnile life and thought and being last,

Or immortality endures. W(at$, 1719. o.

3 Psalm 95. a M.

1 /^OME sound His praise abroad,
\J And hymns of glory sing !
Jehovah is the sovereign God,

The universal King.

2 He formed the deeps unknown ;

He gave the seas their bound ;
The watery worlds are all His own,
And all the solid ground.

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3 Come, worship at His throne ;

Come, bow before the Lord.
We are His work, and not our own,
He formed us by His word.

4 To-day attend His voice.

Nor dare provoke His rod ;
Come, like the people of His choice.

And own your gracious God. watu. 1719,

4 FsALM 147. / L. M.

1 "pRAISE ye the Lord : 'tis good to raise
L Our hearts and voices in His praise :
His nature and His works invite

To make this duty our delight.

2 The Lord builds up Jerusalem,
And gathers nations to His Name :
His mercy melts the stubborn soul.
And makes the broken spirit whole.

3 Great is our Lord, and great His might,
And all His glories infinite ;

He crowns the meek, rewards the just,
And treads the wicked to the dust.

4 His saints are lovely in His sight ;
He views His children with delight :
He sees their hope, He knows their fear.
And finds and loves His image there.

Watts. 1719. 0,

5 Psalm 145. C. M.

1 T ONG as I live, I'll bless Thy Name,
Jj God of eternal love !

My work and joy shall be the same,
In the bright world above.

2 Great is the Lord, His power unknown
• And let His praise be great :

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452 WORSHIP IN GENERAL.

I'll sing the honors of Thy throne,
Thy works of grace repeat.

3 Fathers to sons shall teach Thy Name,

And children learn Thy ways ;
Ages to come Thy truth proclaim,
And nations sound Thy praise.

4 Thy glorious deeds of ancient date

Shall through the world be known :
Thine arm of power, Thy heavenly state,
With public splendor shown.

5 The world is managed by Thy hands,

Thy saints are ruled by love ;
And Thine eternal kingdom stands,
Though rocks and huls remove.

WatU. 1719. a.

6 Psalm 145. L. M.

1 IITY God, my King, Thy various praise
IVl Shall fill the remnant of my days :
Thy grace employ my humble tongue.
Till death and glory raise the song.

2 The wings of every hour shall bear
Some thankful tribute to Thine ear ;
And every setting sun shall see
New works of duty done for Thee.

3 But who can speak Thy wondrous deeds ?
Thy greatness all our thoughts exceeds ;
Vast and unsearchable Thy ways,

Vast and immortal be Thy praise.

Watt». 1719.

4 Te Deum Laudamus, L. M.

1 rpHEE we adore, eternal Lord !

X We praise Thy Name with one accord.
Thy saints, who here Thy goodness see.
Through all the world do worship Thee.

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2 To Thee aloud all angels cry,

The heavens and all the powers on high :
Thee, holy, holy, holy King,
Lord God of hosts, they ever sing.

3 The apostles join the glorious throng ;
The prophets swell the immortal song ;
Thy martyrs' noble army raise
Eternal anthems to Thy praise.

4 Prom day to day, O Lord, do we
Highly exalt and honor Thee !
Thy Name we worship and adore.
World without end, for evermore !

6 Vouchsafe, O Lord, we humbly pray,
To keep us safe from sin this day ;
Have mercy, Lord ! we trust in Thee ;
O, let us ne'er confounded be !

Tr. John Gambold. 1754.
Thamaa CoUerUl. 1810. a.

8 Gloria in Excdsis, C. M.

1 rpO God be glory, peace on earth,
X To all mankind good will !

We bless, we praise, we worship Thee,
And glorify Thee still :

2 And thanks for Thy great glory give,

That fills our souls with light ;
O Lord, our heavenly King, the God
And Father of all might !

3 And Thou, begotten Son of God,

Before all time begun ;
O Jesus Christ, Thou Lamb of God,
The Father's only Son :

4 Have mercy. Thou that tak'st the sins

Of all the world away !
Have mercy, Saviour of mankind,
And hear us when we pray !

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5 O Thou, Who sitt'st at God's right hand.

Upon the Father's throne,
Have mercy on us, Thou, O Christ,
Who art the Holy One !

6 Thou only, with the Holy Ghost,

Whom earth and heaven adore.
In glory of the Father, art
Most high for evermore.

Nahum Ibie. Tr. 1703. a.

9 ^tt^n Gott in der Hoh' sey Ehr. Iambic. 8.7.8.8.7»

1 A LL glory be to God on high,
A. Who hath our race befriended !
To us no harm shall now come nigh,

The strife at last is ended ;
God showeth His good will to men,
And peace shall reign on earth again ;

O, thank Him for His goodness.

2 We praise, we worship Thee, we trust,

And give Thee thanks for ever,
O Father, that Thy rule is just.

And wise, and changes never :
Thy boundless power o'er all things reigns.
Thou dost whate'er Thy will ordains ;

Well for us that Thou rulest!

3 O Jesus Christ, our God and Lord,

Son of Thy Heavenly Father,
O Thou Who hast our peace restored

And the lost sheep dost gather,
Thou Lamb of God, to Thee on high
From out our depths we sinners cry,

Have mercy on us, Jesus !

4 O Holy Ghost, Thou precious Gift,

Thou Comforter unfailing,
O'er Satan's snares our souls uplift,
And let Thy power availing

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Avert our woes and calm our dread :
For us the Saviour's Blood was shed ;
We trust in Thee to save us !

Mcholas DeciuB {Von Hofe). 1620.
Mis$ Winkworth, Tr. 1862. a.

10 Sey Lob und Ehr dem hochsten GuL Iambic, 8.7.8.8.7.

1 QING praise to God .Who reigns above,
lO The God of all creation,

The God of power, the God of love,

The God of our salvation.
With healing balm my soul He fills,
And every faithless murmur stills ;

To God all praise and glory !

2 The angel host, O King of kings,

Thy praise for ever telling,
In earth and sky all living things,

Beneath Thy shadow dwelling,
Adore the wisdom which could span.
And power which formed Creation's plan ;

To God all praise and glory !

3 I cried to God in my distress,

His mercy heard me calling ;
My Saviour saw my helplessness,

And kept my feet from falling ;
For this. Lord, praise and thanks to Thee I
Praise God Most High, praise God with me !

To God all praise and glory !

4 Thus all my gladsome way along,

I'll sing aloud Thy praises,
That men may hear the grateful song

My voice unwearied raises :
Be joyful in the Lord, my heart !
Both soul and body, bear your part I

To God all praise and glory !

John Jacob Schuelz. 1673.
Frances Elizabeth Cox, Tr. 1864. a

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456 WORSHIP IN GENERAL.

11 Nun dcmket aUe GoU, 6.7. D.

1 VrOW thank we all our God,

ll With heart and hands and voices,
Who wondrous things hath done,

In whom His earth rejoices ;
Who from our mother's arms

Hath blessed us on our way
With countless gifts of love,

And still is ours to-day.

2 O may this bounteous God
Through all our life be near us,

With ever joyfiil hearts
And blessed peace to cheer us ;

And keep us in His grace,
And guide us when perplexed,

And free us from all ills.
In this world and the next.

3 All praise and thanks to God
The Father now be given.

The Son, and Him who reigns
With them in highest heaven ;

The One eternal God,
Whom earth and heaven adore ;

For thus it was, is now,
And shall be evermore ! MarUn Rinkart. 1644.

Jfiw Winkworth, Tr. 1868. a.

12 78.

1 TTOLY, holy, holy Lord!

XI Be Thy glorious Name adored.
Lord, Thy mercies never fail :
Hail, celestial Groodness, hail !

2 Though unworthv. Lord, Thine ear
Deign our humble songs to hear.
Purer praise we hope to bring,
When around Thy throne we sing.

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3 There no tongue shall silent be ;
All shall join in harmony ;

That through heaven's capacious round
Praise to Thee may ever sound.

4 Lord, Thy mercies never fail :
Hail celestial Goodness, hail !
Holy, holy, holy Lord !

Be Thy glorious Name adored.

Betyantin WiUianu. 1778. a.

13 7s.

1 QONGS of praise the angels sang,
O Heaven with hallelujahs rang.
When Jehovah's work begun,
When He spake and it was done.

2 Songs of praise awoke the mom,
When the Prince of Peace was born ;
Songs of praise arose, when He
Captive led captivity.

3 Heaven and earth must pass away :
Songs of praise shall crown that day :
God will make new heavens and earth ;
Songs of praise shall hail their birth.

4 And shall man alone be dumb,
Till that glorious kingdom come ?
No ; — ^the Church delights to raise
Psalms, and hymns, and songs of praise.

5 Saints below with heart and voice.
Still in songs of praise rejoice ; *
Learning here, by faith and love.
Songs 01 praise to sing above.

6 Borne upon their latest breath.
Songs of praise shall conquer death ;
Then, amidst eternal joy.

Songs of praise their powers employ.

Jamea Montgcmery. 1819.

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14 8.7.

1 TIflGHTY God, while angels bless Thee,
Ifl May a mortal lisp Thy Name ?
Lord of men, as well as angels,

Thou art every creature's theme.

2 Lord of every land and nation,

Ancient of eternal days !
Sounded through the wide creation
Be Thy just and lawful praise.

3 For the grandeur of Thy nature,

Grand beyond a seraph's thought ;
For created works of power,

Works with skill and kindness wrought ;

4 For Thy Providence, that governs

Through Thine empire's wide domain
Wings an angel, guides a sparrow :
Blessed be Thy gentle reign.

5 But thy rich, Thy free Redemption,

Dark through brightness all along —
Thought is poor, and poor expression :
Who dare sing that awful song !

6 From the highest throne in glory

To the Cross of deepest woe !
All to ransom guilty captives !
Flow, my praise, for ever flow.

15 C. M.

1 WHAT shall I render to my God

fV For all His gifts to me ?
Sing, heaven and earth, rejoice and praise
His glorious majesty.

2 O let me praise Thee while I live,

And praise Thee when I die.

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And praise Thee when I rise again,
And to eternity.

3 Mysterious depths of endless love
Our admiration raise :
My God, Thy Name exalted is

Far above all our praise. john Maton. i683.

16 CM.

1 T17HILE Thee I seek, protecting Power !

f T Be my vain wishes stilled ;

And may this consecrated hour

With better hopes be filled.

2 Thy Love the powers of thought bestowed;

To Thee my thoughts would soar.
Thy mercy o'er my life has flowed :
That mercy I adore.

3 In each event of life, how clear

Thy ruling Hand I see !
Each blessing to my soul more dear,
Because conferred by Thee.

4 In every joy that crowns my days,

In every pain I bear,
My heart shall find delight in praise,
Or seek relief in prayer.

5 When gladness wings my favored hour.

Thy Ix)ve my thoughts shall fill :
Resigned, when storms of sorrow lower,
My soul shall meet Thy will.

6 My lifted eye, without a tear.

The gathering storm shall see ;
My steadfast heart shall know no fear :
That heart shall rest on Thee !

Helen Maria WUluinu. 1788.

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17 CM.

1 TI7HEN all Thy mercies, O my God,

VV My rising soul surveys,
Transported with the view, Fm lost
In wonder, love, and praise.

2 Ten thousand thousand precious gifts

My daily thanks employ ;
Nor is the least a cheerful heart
That tastes those gifts with joy.

3 Through every period of my life

Thy goodness I'll pursue ;
And aft;er death, in distant worlds.
The glorious theme renew.

4 When nature fails, and day and night

Divide Thy works no more.
My ever grateful heart, O Lord,
Thy mercy shall adore.

5 Through all eternity to thee

A joyful song I'll raise ;

But oh ! eternity's too short

To utter all Thy praise.

Joseph Addi»on. 1712.

18 7s.

1 pLORYbetoGodonhigh,

Vj God, whose glory fills the sky :
Peace on earth to man forgiven,
Man, the well-beloved of Heaven.

2 Sovereign Father, heavenly King,
Thee we now presume to sing ;
Glad Thine attributes confess.
Glorious all, and numberless.

3 Hail, by all Thy works adored !
Hail, the everlasting Lord !

Thee with thankful hearts we prove,
Lord of power, and God of love.

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4 Christ our Lord and God we own,
Christ, the Father's only Son ;
Lamb of God, for sinners slain,
Saviour of offending man !

5 Bow Thine ear, in mercy bow.
Hear, the world's Atonement Thou !
Jesus, in Thy Name we pray.
Take, O take our sins away !

6 Hear, for Thou, O Christ, alone.
Art with Thy great Father One ;
One the Holy Ghost with Thee ;
One supreme, eternal Three.

OkarUB WetlUy. 1739. a.
X9 Oantemus Cuncti,

1 npHE strain upraise of joy and praise,

X Alleluia.

2 To the glory of their King

Shall the ransomed people sing, Alleluia.

3 And the choirs that dwell on high

Shall re-echo through the sky, Alleluia.

4 They through the fields of Paradise that roam.
The blessed ones, repeat through that bright home,

Alleluia.

5 The planets glittering on their heavenly way,
The shinning constellations, join, and say

Alleluia.

6 Ye clouds, that onward sweep.

Ye winds, on pinions light,
Ye thunders, echoing loud and deep.

Ye lightnings, wildly bright.
In sweet consent unite your Alleluia.

7 Ye floods and ocean billows.

Ye storms and winter snow,

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Ye days of cloudless beauty,

Hoar frost and summer glow,
Ye groves that wave in spring,
And glorious forests, sing Alleluia.

8 First let the birds, with painted plumage gay,
Exalt their great Creator's praise, and say

Alleluia.

9 Then let the beasts of earth with varying strain,
Join in Creation's Hymn, and cry again.

Alleluia.

10 Here let the mountains thunder forth sonorous,

Alleluia.
There let the valleys sing in gentler chorus.

Alleluia.

11 Thou jubilant abyss of ocean, cry Alleluia.
Ye tracts of earth and continents, reply

Alleluia.

12 To Grod, who all creation made,

The frequent hymn be duly paid : Alleluia.

13 This is the strain, the eternal strain, the Lord

of all things loves ; Alleluia.

This is the song, the heavenly song, that Christ

Himself approves : Alleluia.

14 Wherefore we sing, both heart and voice awaking.

Alleluia.
And children's voices echo, answer making.

Alleluia.

15 Now from all men be outpoured
Alleluia to the Lord ;

With Alleluia evermore
The Son and Spirit we adore.

16 Praise be done to the Three in One.
Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

John Ma$(m NtaUt Tr. 1851.

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PETITION. 463

20 AUeluiOy dtdce Carmen, 8.7.4.7.

1 A LLELUIA ! best and sweetest
xjL Of the hymns of praise above !
Alleluia! thou repeatest,

Angel host, these not^ of love.

This ye utter,
While your golden harps ye move.

2 Alleluia ! Church victorious,

Join the concert of the sky !
Alleluia I bright and glorious,

lift, ye saints, this strain on high I

We, poor exiles.
Join not yet your melody.

3 Alleluia ! strains of gladness

Suit not souls with anguish torn :
Alleluia ! sounds of sadness
Best become our state forlorn :

Our offences
We with bitter tears must mourn.

4 But our earnest supplication.

Holy God, we raise to Thee :
Visit us with Thv salvation,
Make us all Thy joy^ to see !

Alleluia !
Ours at length this strain shall be.

John Chandler^ IV. 1837.



PETITION.

21 splendor PcdemcB Gtorioe, L. M.

1 f\ JESUS, Lord of heavenly grace,
U Thou Brightness of Thy Father's face.
Thou Fountain of eternal light,
Whose beams disperse the shades of night !

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464 • WORSHIP IN GENERAL.

2 Come, holy Sun of heavenly love,
Send down Thy radiance from above ;
And to our inmost hearts convey
The Holy Spirit's cloudless ray.

3 And we the Father's help will claim,
And sing the Father's glorious Name :
His powerftil succor we implore,
That we may stand, to fall no more.

4 May He our actions deign to bless,
And loose the bonds of wickedness ;
From sudden falls our feet defend,
And guide us safely to the end.

6 May faith, deep rooted in the soul.
The flesh subdue, the mind control :
May guile depart, and discord cease,
And all within be joy and peace.

6 O hallowed thus be every day!
Let meekness be our morning ray,
And faithful love our noonday light,
And hope our sunset, calm and bright.

7 O Christ, with each returning morn,
Thine image to our hearts is borne :

may we ever clearly see

Our Saviour and our God in Thee !

Ambro9e. d. 397.

John Oumdier, Tr. 1837. «.

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1 T ORD, remove the veil away,
Jj Let us see Thyself to-day !
Thou Who camest from on high,
For our sins to bleed and die.
Help us now to cast aside

All that would our hearts divide ;
With the Father and the Son
Let Thy living Church be one.

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PETITION. 466

2 O, from earthly cares set free,
Let us find our rest in Thee !
May our cares and conflicts cease
In the calm of Sabbath peace,
That Thy people here below
Something of the bliss may know.
Something of the rest and love.
In the Sabbath home above !

3 Lord, Thy sinful child prepare
For a place and portion there!
Give my soul the spotless dress
Of Thy perfect Righteousness :
Then at length, a welcome guest,
I shall enter to the feast,
Earthly cares and sorrows o'er,
Joys to last for evermore.

Frederich GotOUb Klopttoek. 1709.
Jane BortJtwick^ Tr. 18d2.

23 '^^^ ^^ ^^^ ^^^) Ehrenkonig. 8.7.4.7.

1 TJERE behold me, as I cast me

Xl 'Neath Thy throne, O glorious King I
Sorrrows thronging, childlike longing.

Son of Man, to Thee I bring.
Let me find Thee !

Me, a poor and worthless thing.

2 Look upon me, Lord, I pray Thee,

Let Thy Spirit dwell in mine ;
Thou hast sought me. Thou hast bought me,



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