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1. Head of the church triumphant, We joy-ful - ly adore Thee; Till Thou appear, Thy

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blest an-ti-ci - pation, And cry aloud, And give to God The praise of our salvation.

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1. Head of the church triumphant, We joyfully adore Thee;

Till Thou appear,

Thy members here
Shall sing like those in glory.
We lift our hearts and voices,
In blest anticipation,

And cry aloud,
And give to God
The praise of our salvation.

2. Thou dost conduct Thy people Through torrents of temptation;

Nor will we fear,

While Thou art near,
The fire of tribulation.
The world, with sin and Satan,
In vain our march opposes;

By Thee we will

Break through them all,
And sing the song of Moses.

2. While in affliction's furnace, And passing through the fire,

Thy love we praise,

That knows our days,
And ever brings us nigher.
We list our hands exulting
In Thine almighty favor;

The love divine,

That made us Thine,
Shall keep us Thine for ever.

4. Faith now beholds the glory To which Thou wilt restore us;

And earth despise,

For that high prize
Which Thou hast set before us.
And if Thou count us worthy,
We each, like dying Stephen,

Shall see Thee stand

At God's right hand,
To take us up to heaven.


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4. From sea to sea, from shore to shore,

May Jesus be adored ;
And earth, with all her millions, shout
Hosannas to the Lord.


910. C. M.

2. Awake, awake, put on thy strength,

Thy beautiful array;
The day of freedom dawns at length,

The Lord's appointed day.
3. Rebuild thy walls, thy bounds enlarge,

And send thy heralds forth ;
Say to the south-"Give up thy charge,

And keep not back, 0 north!" 4. They come, they come ;-Thine exiled

Where'er they rest or roam, (bands, Have heard Thy voice in distant lands,

And hasten to their home.
5. Thus, though the universe shall burn,

And God His works destroy,
With songs Thy ransomed shall return,
And everlasting joy.


909. C. M.
1. JESUS, immortal King! arise;

Rise and assert thy sway;
Till earth subdued, its tribute bring,

And distant lands obey. 2. Ride forth, victorious Conqueror1 ride,

Till all Thy foes submit;
And all the powers of hell resign

Their trophies at Thy feet.
3. Send forth Thy word, and let it fly

This spacious earth around;
Till every soul beneath the sun

Shall hear the joyful sound.

1. Alas, the utter emptiness!

What life has it to give ?
0, shall it God's own fire oppress?

Soul, wilt thou slightly live? 2. Thyself amid the silence clear,

The world far off and dim,
Thy vision free, the Bright One near,

Thyself alone with Him.
3. The silence thronged gloriously

With business how divine!
God's glory passing unto thee-

All heaven becoming thine.
4. The rapture, mighty, measureless,

In each eternal thing-
The mingling with Almightiness-

The dwelling by Life's Spring! 5. Thus sweetly live, thus greatly watch

Soul, be but inly bright!
All outer things must smile, must catch

Thy strong, transcendent light.
6. Near Thee no darkness dares abide,

Thou makest all things shine;
Soul, whom the Lord has glorified,

Is not all glory thine ?


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4. No longer hosts encountering hosts,

Their millions slain deplore;
They hang the trumpet in the hall,

And study war no more. 5. Come, then-oh come from every land,

To worship at Ilis shrine;
And, walking in the light of God,
With holy beauties shine.


912. C. M.

1. There is a little lonely fold,

Whose flock One Shepherd keeps, Through summer's heat and winter's cold,

With eye that never sleeps. 2. By evil beast, or burning sky,

Or damp of midnight air,
Not one in all that flock shall die

Beneath that Shepherd's care. 3. For if, unheeding or beguiled,

In danger's path they roam,
His pity follows through the wild,

And guards them safely home. 4. Oh, gentle Shepherd, still behold

Thy helpless charge in me;
And take a wanderer to Thy fold,
That trembling turns to Thee.


915. C. M.

1. The Lord of glory is my light,

And my salvation too;
God is my strength, nor will I fear

What all my foes can do.
2. One privilege my heart desires;

O grant me an abode
Among the churches of Thy saints,

The temples of my God!
3. There shall I offer my requests,

And see Thy beauty still;
Shall hear Thy messages of lovo,

And there inquiro Thy will. 4. When troubles rise, and storms appear,

There may His children hide;
God lias a strong pavilion, where

He makes my soul abide.
6. Now shall my head be lifted high

Above my foes around;
And songs of joy and victory
Within Thy temple sound.


1. A MOTHER may forgetful be,

For human love is frail;
But Thy Creator's love thee,

O Zion! can not fail.

2. No! thy dear name engraven standa,

In characters of love,
On thy almighty Father's hands;

And never shall remove.

3. Before His ever watchful eye

Thy mournful state appears, And every groan, and every sigh,

Divine compassion hears.

913. C. M.

1. O WHERE are kings and empires now

of old that went and came? But IIoly Church is praying yet, A thousand years the same.

4. O Zion! learn to doubt no more,

Be every fear suppressed;
Unchanging truth, and love, and power,
Dwell in thy Saviour's breast.


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916. C. M.
2. While all our hearts, and all our songs,

Join to admire the feast,
Each of us cries, with thankful tongues,-

"Lord, why was I a guest ?
3. "Why was I made to hear Thy voice,

And enter while there 's room,
When thousands make a wretched choice,

And rather starve than come ?" 4. 'Twas the same love that spread the feast,

That sweetly drew us in;
Else we had still refused to taste,

And perished in our sin.
5. Pity the nations, O our God !

Constrain the earth to come;
Send Thy victorious word abroad,

And bring the strangers home.

4. Remember Thee-Thy death, Thy shame,

Our sinful hearts to share !
O memory! leave no other namo
But His recorded there.

NOEL. 918. C. M. 1. LORD, may the spirit of this feast

The earnest of Thy love-
Maintain a dwelling in our breast,

Until we meet above.
2. The healing sense of pardoned sin,

The hope that never tires,
The strength a pilgrim's race to win,

The joy that heaven inspires.
3. Still may their light our duties traco

In lines of hallowed flame,
Like that upon the prophet's face,

When from the mount ho came. 4. But if no more with kindred dear

The broken bread we share,
Nor at the banquet-board appear

To breathe the grateful prayer ;5. Forget us not; -- when on the bed

Of dire disease we waste,
Or to the chambers of the dead,

And bar of judgment haste.
6. Forget not,—Thou who bore the woo

Of Calvary's fatal tree, --
Those who within these courts below
Have thus remembered Thee.



917. C. M.
1. If human kindness meets return,

And owns the grateful tie;
If tender thoughts within us burn,

To feel a friend is nigh ;-
2. O, shall not warmer accents tell

The gratitude we owe
To Him, who died, our fears to quell

Who bore our guilt and woe!
3. While yet in anguish He surveyed

Those pangs He would not flee,
What love His latest words displayed, -

“ Meet and remember me !"

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Then He closed, in solemn order,

Wondrously, His life of woe.
3. Lo! o'er ancient forms departing,

Newer rites of grace prevail;
Faith for all defects supplying,

Where the feeble senses fail. 4. To the everlasting Father,

Through the Son who reigns on high Be salvation, honor, blessing,

Might, and endless majesty.


919. 78.
1. MANY centuries have fled

Since our Saviour broke the bread,
And this sacred feast ordain'd,
Ever by His church retain'd:
Those His body who discern,

Thus shall meet till His return.
2. Through the church's long eclipse,

When, from priest or pastor's lips,
Truth divine was never heard, -
'Mid the famine of the word,
Still these symbols witness gavo

To His love who died to save.
3. All who bear the Saviour's name,

Here their common faith proclaim;
Though diverse in tongue or rite,
Here, one body we unite;
Breaking thus one mystic bread,

Members of one common head.
4. Come, the blessed emblems share,

Which the Saviour's death declare;
Come, on truth immortal feed;
For His flesh is meat indeed:
Saviour! witness with the sign,
That our ransomed souls are Thine.


921. C. M.*
1. How condescending and how kind

Was God's eternal Son!
Our misery reached His heavenly mind

And pity brought Him down.
2. He sunk beneath our heavy woes,

To raise us to His throne;
There's ne'er a gift His hand bestows,

But cost His heart a groan.
3. This was compassion, like a God,

That when the Saviour knew
The price of pardon was His blood,

His pity ne'er withdrew. 4. Now, though He reigns exalted high,

His love is still as great;
Well He remembers Calvary,

Nor lets His saints forget.
5. Here let our hearts begin to melt,

While we His death record,
And, with our joy for pardoned guilt,
Mourn that we pierced the Lord.

Sung to Dundee.

920. 88 & 7s.*
1. On the night of that last supper,

Seated with His chosen band,
Christ, as food to all His brethren,

Gives Himself with His own hand. 2. He, as man with man conversing, Staid the seeds of truth to sow;

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