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And seeking Thee, their hearts inflame
To seek Thee more and more.
Thee may we love alone;
The image of Thine own. Amen.
“For My memorial is sweeter than honey, and Mine inheritance than the honey comb They that eat Me shall yet be hungry, and they that drink Me shall yet be thirsty." Ecclus. xxiv, 20, 21. *33 O JESU, Thou the Glory art
Of angel worlds above;
Entrancing it with love.
Who eat Thee, hunger still;
Which none but Thou can fill. 3. Jesu, in mercy hear the sighs
Which unto Thee we send;
Our Life, our Hope, our End !
Illume the soul's abyss ;
And fill the world with bliss. 5. O blessed Jesu, Who Thyself
To loving hearts hast shown,
* For an Evening Service..
“ Neither is there salvation in any other; for there is none other Name under heaven given among men whereby we must be saved "-Acts, iv. 12. 34 JESUS! Name of wondrous Love,
Name all other names above!
Bow in deep humility !
With the gracious tidings told
When the Angel calmed her fear. 3. Only Name beneath the heav'n,
That to mortal man is giv'n,
Bursts his fetters and is sav'd!
Human Name of God above!
Helpless, 0 our God, to Thee! 5. All who dwell beneath the sky,
Praise the Name of God most high;
“ He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm."--S. Matt. viii, 26. 35 THE Twelve were mute with awe and dread,
And baffled in their skill;
To wind and waves, “ Be still !"
Fled from the troubled sky;
The raging billows knew their Lord,
And fell beneath His eye.
Be present still to save;
Rebuke the rising wave.
When Death rides o'er the sea,
May safety come from Thee.
And bid the storm be still. 6. To Thee, in glory manifest,
Thou Lord of winds and sea,
High laud for ever be! Amen.
“ The harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels.
The Son of Man shall send forth His angels, and they shall gather out of His kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity."-S. Matt. xiii. 39-41,
36 THE angel comes, he comes to reap
The harvest of the Lord;
Wide waves his flaming sword.
The fire of vengeance bound?
Chok'd the fair crop around.
3. And who are they reserv'd in store
God's treasure-house to fill ?
Amid surrounding ill.
The fiery wrath to flee;
O gather us to Thee.
All glory now be giv'n;
The First in earth and heav'n! Amen..
Septuagesima. “I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God; for true and righteous are His judgments;
And again they said, Alleluia.”_Rev, xix. 1-3.. 37 ALLELUIA, song of sweetness,
Voice of joy, eternal lay;
Of the Choirs in Heavenly day,..
In the House of God alway. 2. Alleluia, Salem, Mother,
'Tis thy song of gladness deep;:
Strain so joyous ne'er can sleep;
weep... 3. Alleluia we deserve not
Here to chant for evermore;
Bid us now for grief give o'er ;
When our sins we must deplore. 4. Trinity of endless glory,
Hear Thy people as they cry;
In our Home beyond the sky,
Singing everlastingly. Amen.
“All have sinned and come short of the glory of God.”Rom. iii. 23. 38 MAKER of earth, to Thee alone
Perpetual rest belongs,
May pour their endless songs. 2. But we, a sinless race no more,
And doom'd to toil and pain -
Echo the heav'nly strain? 3. Father, Whose promise binds Thee still
To heal the suppliant throng,
That banish us so long ;
Upon Thy love and care,
The song of heav'n to share. 5. Thy new creation, Lord, direct,
Till fixed above secure;
O cleanse it, Spirit pure. Amen.