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H W honourable is the place
HYMN 8.-C. M. [*]
Isa. xxvi. 1-6.
And beauty of the land !
The city where we dwell; n,
Defy th' assaults or hell.
The doors wide open fling;
The statutes of our King.
And live in perfect peace ;
And veniur'di on his grace.
eal ! Strength in the Lord Jeho Eternal as his years.
are6 What though the rebels dw
His arm shall bring then r King,
Their lofty heads shall bol,
Low as the caverns of the hs here !"
HYMN 9.-C. M. [*] The promises of the covenant of grace. Isa. lv.
1, 2. Zech. xiii. 1. Mic. vii. 19. Ezek. Xxxvi. 25, &c.
N vain we lavish out our lives
The choicest blessings earth can yield 4 Vill starve a hungry mind. “H:
2, and the Lord shall feed our souls Gith more substantial meat,
such as saints in glory love, 5 " Iith such as angels eat.
God will ev'ry want supply, "Snd fill our hearts with peace ;
e gives by cov'nant and by oath 6 [The riches of his grace.
me, and he'll cleanse our spotted souis, And wash away our stains,
the dear fountain that his Son 7 “Come! from his dying veins.
“In robukall vanish all away,
be found no more. 8 Dear God!
Are everlution should o'erspread
urilying rain.) 9 The !
Ceart, that flinty, stubborn thing,
wat terrors cannot move, dat scars no theat'nings of liis wrath,
Shall be dissolv'd by love.
8 Or he can take the fint away,
That would not be retin'd;
Bestow a softer mind.
And deep engrave his law;
To swift obedience draw.
And we shall render praise ;
And be our God of grace.
HYMN 10.-S. M. [*] The blessedness of gospel times ; or, the revea
lation of Christ to Jews and Gentiles. Isa
v.2, 7--10. Matt. xiii. 16, 17. 1
beauteous are their feet,
Who stand on Zion's hill!
And words of peace reveal!
How sweet the tidings are
" He reigns and triuniphs here!"
That hear this joyful sound,
And sought, but never found !
That see this lieavenly liglit; Proplets and kings desir'd it long,
But dy'd without the sight!
The watchmen join their voice,
And tuneful notes employ; Jerusalem breaks forth in songs,
And deserts learn the joy.
Through all the earth abroad :
Their Saviour and their God.
HYMN 11.-L. M. [*]
bled; or, the sovereignty of grace. Luke x
THERE was an hour when Cbrist rejoic'd,
Father, I thank thee, mighty God, “ Lord of the earth, and heavens, and seas. 2 "I'thank thy sovereign power and love,
* That crowns my doctrine with success; *" And makes the babes in knowledge learn The heights, and breadths, and lengths
From men of prudence and of might;
And their own pride resists the light.
“And lay the baughty scorner low,
But those who learn it from the Sou;
6 “ Then let our souls adore our God,
“That deals his graces as he please ;
HYMN 12.-C. M. Free grace in rerealing Christ. Luke x. 21. ESUS, the man of constant grief,
mourner all his days;
And turn'd his joy to praise :
* That hath reveal'd thy Son
• Has made thy gospel known.
Are hidden froin the wise : “While pride and carnal reas'nings join
“ To swell and blind their eyes." * Thus dotb the Lord of heaven and earth
His great decrees fulfil,
1* The Son of God incarnate; or, the titles and
kingdom of Christ. Isa. ix. 2, 6, 7. 1 THE lands that long in darkness lay,
Nations that sat in death's cold shade
Are bless'd with beams divinely bright. * 2 The virgin's promis'd Son is born;
Behold th' expected child appear!