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MOUNT ZION. Ils & 8s.
1. The Lord is great! ye hosts of heaven, a-dore Him, And ye who tread this earthly ball;
In ho - ly songs re-joice a - loud before Him, And shout His praise who made you all.
1. O, WORSHIP the King all-glorious above,
DOXOLOGY. lls & 88. And gratefully sing His wonderful love Our Shield and Defender, tho Ancient of All praiso to the Father, all praise to the Son Days,
All praise to the Spirit, thrice blest, Pavilioned in splendor, and girded with The Holy, Eternal, Supreme Threo in One, praise.
Was, is, and shall be still addressed. * Sung to Lyons.
BETHESDA, H. M.
1. Angels! as-sist to sing The honors of your God ; Touch every tune-ful string,
And sound his name abroad : Come, pour the trembling notes along, And swell the grand, immortal song.
2. Let every creature join
To celebrate His name,
Assist th' exalted theme :
167. II. M. 1. ANGELS! assist to sing
The honors of your God;
And sound His name abroad:
Your joyful voices raise;
Your great Creator praise :
In solemn order, join
And speak His power divine :
The honors of our God;
And spread His praise abroad :
3. But oh! from human tongues
Should nobler praises flow;
With warm devotion glow :
My heart, my voice inspire;
The universal choir:
168. H. M. 1. To your Creator, God,
Your great Preserver, raise,
Your highest notes of praise : Let every voice proclaim His power, His name adore, and loud rejoice.
169. H. M. 1. In Zion's sacred gates,
Let hymns of praise begin,
In ceaseless beauty, shine:
The timbrel's softer sound,
His praises shall resound:
be his name a-dored : Thy mercy, Lord! Shall still en-dure , And ev-er sure Abides Thy word.
170. H. M.
1. GIVE thanks to God most high,
The universal Lord,
And be Ilis name adored:
2. How mighty is llis hand !
What wonders Ho hath done!
And spread the heavens alone:
3. He saw the nations lie
All perishing in sin;
The ruined world was in:
171. H. M. 1. IN sweet exalted strains,
The King of glory praise;
Through everlasting days:
Ilis throne of grace divine ;
And wide His glories shine :
B. FRANCIS 172. II. M. 1. The promises I sing,
Which sovereign love hath spoke;
His words of grace revoke:
When once the Judge appears;
That measure mortal years ;
Through my attentive ears,
And dissipate the spheres;
4. He sent His only Son
To save us from our woe,
And every hurtful foe:
5. Give thanks aloud to God,
To God, the heavenly King;
His works and glories sing:
WARD. L. M.
P 1. God is the ref- uge of his saints When storms of sharp distress in - vado; d
1. God is the refuge of His saints
When storms of sharp distress invade; Ere we can offer our complaints,
Behold Him present with His aid.
2. Let mountains from their seats be hurled
Down to the deep, and buried there, Convulsions shake the solid world
Our faith shall never yield to fear.
1. Up to the hills I lift mine eyes,
Th' eternal hills beyond the skies;
There my Almighty refuge lives.
That built the world, that spread the flood;
And the dark regions of the dead.
His morning smiles bless all the day:
3. Loud may the troubled ocean roar;
In sacred peace our souls abide; While every nation, every shore,
Trembles and dreads the swelling tide.
4. Israel, a name divinely blest,
May rise secure, securely rest;
4. There is a stream whose gentle flow
Supplies the city of our God,
And watering our divine abode.
5. That sacred stream, Thine holy word,
Our grief allays, our fear controls; Sweet peace Thy promises afford,
And give new strength to fainting souls.
5. No sun shall smite thy head by day;
Nor the pale moon with sickly ray
Dart his malignant fire so far.
Still thou shalt go, and still return,
Defends thy life from every snare.
And, in thy last departing hour,
6. Zion enjoys her Monarch's love,
Secure against a threatening hour;