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at laid the cor-ner stone, And heaved its pil - lars one by one.
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2. Come as a Shepherd; guard and keep
This fold from hell, and earth, and sin; 1. The perfect world, by Adam trod,
Nourish the lambs, and feed the sheep, Was the first temple built by God;
The wounded heal, the lost bring in. His fiat laid the corner-stone,
3. Come as a Watchman; take thy stand And heaved its pillars one by one.
Upon thy tower amidst the sky,
And when the sword comes on the land 2. He hung its starry roof on high
Call us to fight, or warn to fly.
A band of pilgrims on their way,
That, safely walking at thy side, 3. The mountains in their places stood,
We fail not, faint not, turn, nor stray. The sea—the sky-and “all was good;" And when its first pure praises rang,
5. Come as a Teacher, sent from God, Tho "morning stars together sang."
Charged Ilis whole counsel to declare; Lift o'er our ranks the prophet's rod,
While we uphold thy hands with prayer. 4. Lord, 't is not ours to make the sea,
And earth, and sky, a house for Theo; 6. Come as a Messenger of peace,
Filled with the Spirit, fired with love; An humbler temple, “made with hands." Live to behold our large increase,
And diu to meet us all above. 5. We can not bid the morning star
MONTGOMERY. To sing how bright Thy glories are; But, Lord, if Thou wilt meet us here,
DOXOLOGY. L. M. Thy praise shall be the Christian's tear.
N. P. WILLIS.
O SAVING Victim! opening wide
The gates of Ileaven to man below! 939. L.M.
Our foes press on from every side
Thinc aid supply, Thy strengtlı bestow. 1. We bid thee welcome in the name
To Thy great name be endless praise, Of Jesus, our exalted Head
Immortal Godhead, One in Three! Come as a servant, so He came,
Oh, grant us endless length of days,
In our true native land, with Thee!
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1. O Thou, whose own vast temple stands, Builto - ver earth and sea, Ac-cept the
walls that human hands Have raised to worship Thee! Have raised to worship Thee!
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5. O holy trust! O endless rest!
Like the beloved John, 2. Lord, from Thine inmost glory send,
To lean upon the Saviour's breast,
And thus to journey on!
ALTERED FROM LONGFELLOW. Serenely by Thy side ! 3. May erring minds that worship hero
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Our steps, whate'er betide,
With watchful care their charge defend, 4. May faith grow firm, and love grow warm, And evil turn aside.
And pure devotion rise,
Sent by the King of kings,
And shade us with their wings.
3. Jehovah's charioteers surround; 1. The Saviour said, “Yet one thing more,
The ministerial choir
Encamp, where'er his heirs are found, Give all thou hast unto the poor,
And form our wall of fire.
4. Ten thousand offices unseen 2. Within this temple, Christ again
For us they gladly do,
Deliver in the furnace keen,
And safe escort us through.
5. But thronging round, with busiest love 3. Henceforth, beside him on his way
They guard the dying breast,
The lurking fiend far off remove,
And sing our souls to rest. "Dost Thou, dear Lord, approve ?"
6. And when our spirits we resign, 4. Near at the marriage feast shall be,
On outstretched wings they bear, To make the scene more fair;
And lodge us in the arms Divine,
And leave us ever there.
MISSIONARY HYMN. 78 & 6s.
DA L. Mason.
1. From Greenland's i-cy mountains, From India's cor-al strand, Where Af - ric's sun - - ny
1. FROM Greenland's icy mountains,
From India's coral strand,
Roll down their golden sand;
From many a palmy plain
Their land from error's chain.
4. Waft, waft, ye winds, his story,
And you, ye waters roll,
It spreads from pole to pole;
The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator,
In bliss returns to reign.
2. What though the spicy breezes
Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle;
And only man is vile:
The gifts of God are strown;
Bows down to wood and stone ! 3. Shall we, whose souls are lighted
With wisdom from on high,
The lamp of life deny ?
The joyful sound proclaim,
Has learned Messiah's name.
914. 75 & 6s. 1. Now be the gospel banner
In every land unfurl'd;
Re-echoed through the world:
Till every tribe and tongue,
And join the happy throng. 2. Yes, Thou shalt reign for ever,
O Jesus, King of kings!
Each ransomed captive sings:
The deserts learn Thy praise,
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1. Ye Christian heroes, go, proclaim Sal - va-tion thro' Immanuel's name ; To distant climes the
ti-dings bear, and plant the rose of Sha-ron there, and plant thc rose
Sha - ron there.
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With flaming zeal your breasts inspire;
And hush the tempest into peace. 3. And when your labors all are o'er,
Then we shall meet to part no more;
PRATT'S COLL. 916. L. M. 1. TRIUMPHANT Zion! lift thy head
From dust, and darkness, and the dead !
And gird thee with thy Saviour's strength! 2. Put all thy beauteous garments on,
And let thy excellence be known;
The world thy glories shall confess. 3. No more shall foes unclean invade,
And fill thy hallowed walls with dread;
Their victory and thy sorrows boast. 4. God, from on bigh, has heard thy prayer;
His hand thy ruins shall repair;
In all Thy plenitude of grace,
Descend on our apostate race.
2. Give tongues of fire, and hearts of love,
To preach the reconciling word;
Where'er the joyful sound is heard. 3. Be darkness, at Thy coming, light;
Confusion-order, in Thy path;
Bid mercy triumph over wrath. 4. Baptize the nations; far and nigh
The triumphs of the cross record;
Till every kindred call Him, Lord. 5. O Spirit of the Lord! prepare
All the round earth her God to meet
MONTGOMERY. 948. L. M. 1. Aru of the Lord ! awake, awake!
Put on Thy strength! the nations shake!
Triumphs of mercy wrought by Thec. 2. Say to the heathen, from Thy throno
“I am Jehovah-God alone!"
And cast their altars to the ground. 3. Almighty God! Thy grace proclaim
In every iand, of every name;
Oh! bring the tribes of Israel home. 4. Arm of the Lord! awake, awake!
Put on Thy strength! the nations shake!
back to God, And guides them safe · ly by his word To end - less day.
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Mercy and justice here combine, 2. Hail, Jesus! all victorious Lord !
Goodness and truth harmonious join,
T'invite you near.
Ye mortals, catch the sacred fire ;
Let both the Saviour's love proclaimIn endless day.
For ever worthy is the Lamb 3. Fight on, ye conquering souls, fight on,
Of endless praise.
951. L.M. And in His kingdom have a share,
1. Frou day to day, before our eyes, And crowns of glory over wear,
Grows and extends the work begun; In endless day.
When shall the new creation rise 4. There we shall in full chorus join,
O'er every land beneath the sun ? With saints and angels, all combine 2. When, in the sabbath of His love, To sing of His redeeming love,
Shall God from all His labors rest; When rolling years shall cease to move, And bending from His throne above, And this siiall be our theme above,
Again pronounce His creatures blest ? In endless day.
3. As sang the morning stars of old, MEDLEY.
Shouted the sons of God for joy ; 950. L.M.
His widening reign while we behold, 1. HARK, hark! the gospel trumpet sounds! Let praise and prayer our tongues emThro' earth and heaven the echo bounds!
ploy. Pardon and peace by Jesus' blood, 4. Till the redeemed in every clime, Sinners are reconciled to God
Yea, all that breathe, and move, and live, By grace divine.
To Christ, through every age of time, 2. Come, sinners, hear the joyful news,
The kingdom, power, and glory give. Nor longer dare tbo grace refuse ;