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HYMN 8.-C. M. [*]
The safety and protection of the church.

Isa. xxvi. 1-6.
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Zion, the glory of the earth,

And beauty of the land !
2 Bulwarks of mighty grace defend

The city where we dwell; n,
The walls, of strong salvation made

Defy th' assaults or hell.
3 Lift up the everlasting gates,

The doors wide open fling;
Enter, ye nations that obey

The statutes of our King.
4 Here shall you taste unmingled joys,

And live in perfect peace ;
You that have known Jehovah's nam

And veniur'di on his grace.
5 Trust in the Lord, forever trust,
And banish all your fears,

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Their lofty heads shall bol,
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In that rejoicing hour;
The ruins of her walls shall spread
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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.

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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,
" Wrought back as hell before;
“And dy' sink beneath the sea,

be found no more. 8 Dear God!

Are everlution should o'erspread
Deep as ourd pow'rs-again,
And brshall bedew our souls

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;
And from the treasures of his grace,

Bestow a softer mind.
9 There shall his sacred Spirit dwell,

And deep engrave his law;
And ev'ry motion of our souls

To swift obedience draw.
10 Thus will he pour salvation down,

And we shall render praise ;
We the dear people of his love,

And be our God of grace.

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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!
Who bring salvation on their tongues,

And words of peace reveal!
2 How charming is their voice!

How sweet the tidings are
56 Zion behold thy Saviour King,

" He reigns and triuniphs here!"
How happy are our ears,

That hear this joyful sound,
Which kings and prophets waited fjk,

And sought, but never found !
Å How blessed are our eyes,

That see this lieavenly liglit; Proplets and kings desir'd it long,

But dy'd without the sight!

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The watchmen join their voice,

And tuneful notes employ; Jerusalem breaks forth in songs,

And deserts learn the joy.
6 The Lord makes bare his armi

Through all the earth abroad :
Let ev'ry nation now behold

Their Saviour and their God.

HYMN 11.-L. M. [*]
The humble enlightened, and carnal reason hum-

bled; or, the sovereignty of grace. Luke x

21, 22.

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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

of grace.
8 “But all this glory lies concea"d

From men of prudence and of might;
The prince of darkness blinds their eyes.

And their own pride resists the light.
“ Father, 'tis thus, because thy will
“ Chose and ordaind it should be so;
""Tis thy delighit tabase the proud,

And lay the baughty scorner low,
5 "There's none can know tbe Father right,

But those who learn it from the Sou;
or can the Son be well receiv'il,
*t where the Father makes him known

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6 “ Then let our souls adore our God,

“That deals his graces as he please ;
“ Nor gives to mortals an account
" Or of his actions, or decrees.

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HYMN 12.-C. M. Free grace in rerealing Christ. Luke x. 21. ESUS, the man of constant grief,

mourner all his days;
His spirit once rejoic'd aloud,

And turn'd his joy to praise :
“ Father, I thank thy wondrous love,

* That hath reveal'd thy Son
i. To men unlearned; and to babes

• Has made thy gospel known.
8“ The myst'ries of redeeming grace

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,
And orders all his works of grace
By his own sovereign will.
HYMN 13.-L. M.

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,

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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!
What sliall his name or titles le ?
• The.WON DERFUL the CounsEBLOB !"

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