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Hymn 34. s. M.
Christ our wisdom and righteousness.
OW heavy is the night
That hangs upon our eyes,
"Till Christ with his reviving light Over our souls arise!
2. Our guilty spirits dread
To meet the wrath of heav'n;
3. Unholy and impure
Are all our thoughts and ways;
4. The pow'rs of hell agree
3. Lord, we adore thy ways,
To bring us near to God,
Thy sov'reign pow'r, thy healing grace,
Hymn 35. L. M.
The example of Christ.
Y dear Redeemer, and my Lord! I read my duty in thy word: But in thy life the law appears,
Drawn out in living characters.
2. Such was thy truth, and such thy zeal, Such def'rence to thy Father's will, Thy love and meekness so divine,
I would transcribe and make them mine. 3. Cold mountains, and the midnight air Witness'd the fervor of thy pray'r:
The desert thy temptations knew,
4. Be thou my pattern; make me bear
Hymn 36. c. M.
God reconciled in Christ.
4. But if Immanuel's face appear,
5. While Jews on their own law rely,
I love th' incarnate mystery,
Hymn 37. L. M.
Christ appearing to his Church. Sol. Song i. 8, 9,
10, 11, 12, 13.
HE voice of my beloved sounds
O'er hills of guilt, and seas of grief,
He leaps, he flies, to my relief.
2. Now through the veil of flesh I see,
5. "Th' immortal vine, of heav'nly root,
Hymn 38. L. M.
The coronation of Christ, and espousals of the church! Sol. Song iii. 2.
.. TESUS, thou everlasting King!
Accept the tribute which we bring,
2. Let ev'ry act of worship be
Like our espousals, Lord, to thee;
3. The gladness of that happy day!
The king of grace shall fill the throne,
Hymn 39. L. M.
Glory and grace in the person of Christ.
Awake, my soul; awake, my tongue. Hosanna to th' eternal name,
And all his boundless love proclaim.
4. But in his looks a glory stands,
5. Grace! 'tis a sweet, a charming theme;
5. O may I live to reach the place
Hymn 40. L. M.
Christ's Humiliation and exaltation, Rev. v. 12. THAT equal honours shall we bring
To thee, O Lord our God, the Lamb. When all the notes that angels sing,
Are far inferior to thy name!
2. Worthy is he that once was slain,
The Prince of Peace that groan'd and died, Worthy to rise, and live and reign
At his Almighty Father's side.
3. Pow'r and dominion are his due,
Who stood condemn'd at Pilate's bar; Wisdom belongs to Jesus too,
Though he was charg'd with madness here.
4. All riches are his native right,
Yet he sustain❜d amazing loss;
To him ascribe eternal might,
Who left his weakness on the cross.
5. Honour immortal must be paid,
6. Blessings forever on the Lamb,
Who bore the curse for wretched men: Let angels sound his sacred name,
And every creature say, Amen.
Hymn 41. L. M.
Miracles in the life, death, and resurrection of Christ.
EHOLD, the blind their sight receive!
Behold, the dead awake, and live;