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4. Eternal Shepherd, Who Thy flock

In Thy pure Font dost lave,
Where souls are cleans’d, and all their guilt

Buried as in a grave;-
5. Jesu, Who to the Cross wast nail'd,

Our countless debt to pay;
Jesu, Who gavest forth Thy Blood,

To wash our stains away;
6. O, from the wretched death of sin

Keep us, so shalt Thou be
The everlasting Paschal joy

Of all new-born in Thee.
7. Praise to the Father, and the Son

Who from the dead arose :
Praise to the blessed Comforter,

While age on ages flows. Alleluia.

HEBREWS, xiii. 20, 21.
68 FATHER of peace, and God of love,

We own Thy power to save,
That pow'r by which our Shepherd rose,

Victorious o'er the grave. 2. Him from the dead Thou brought'st again,

When, by His sacred Blood,
Confirm'd and seal'd for evermore,

Th' eternal Covnant stood.
3. O Thou, whose Spirit seal'd our souls,

Preserve them from all ill,
That our weak hearts no more may stray,

But keep Thy precepts still:
4. That to perfection's sacred height

We nearer still may rise;

And all we think, and all we do,

Be pleasing in Thine eyes.
5. To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

The God Whom we adore,
Be glory; as it was,

,
is

now,
And shall be evermore.

Alleluia !

Iscension Tide " While they beheld, He was taken up; and a cloud ro. ceived Him out of their sight."-Acts i. 9. 69 HAIL the Day that sees Him rise,

Alleluia ?
To His throne above the skies ;

Alleluia !
Christ, awhile to mortals giv'n,

Alleluia !
Enters now the highest Heav'n.

Alleluia! 2. There for Him high triumph waits,

Alleluia 1
Lift
your
heads eternal gates !

Alleluia !
Christ has vanquish'd death and sin,

Alleluia !
Take the King of glory in.

Alleluia ! 3. Lo! the heav'n its Lord receives,

Alleluia !
Yet He loves the earth He leaves :

Alleluia!
Though returning to His Throne,

Alleluia !
Still He calls mankind His own.

Alleluia !

4. Still for us He intercedes,

Alleluia !
His prevailing Death He pleads,

Alleluia !
Near Himself prepares our place,

Alleluia !
llarbinger of human race.

Alleluia ! 5. 0, though parted from our sight,

Alleluia!
Far above the starry height,

Alleluia
Grant our hearts may thither rise,

Alleluia !
Seeking Thee above the skies,

Alleluia !

" Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto Him."-1 S. Pet. iii. 22. 70 O THOU, eternal King most High,

Who didst the world redeem;
And, conqu’ring Death and Hell, receive

A dignity supreme. 2. Thou, through the starry orbs, didst now

To Thy blest throne ascend, Thenceforth to reign in soy'reign power,

And glory without end.
3. There, seated in Thy Majesty,

To Thee submissive bow
The heav'n of heav'ns, the spacious earth,

The depths of hell below.
4. There, waiting for Thy faithful souls,

Be Thou to us, O Lord,

Our peerless joy while here we stay,

In heav'n our great Reward.
5. Renew our strength, our sins forgive,

Our miseries efface,
And lift our souls aloft to Thee
By Thy celestial

grace.
6. So, when Thou shinest on the clouds

With Thy angelic train,
May we be sav'd from vengeance due,

And our lost crowns regain. Alleluia.

Now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to pat away sin by the Sacrifice of Himself."-Heb. ix. 26. 71 ( JESU, our Redemption!

Lov'd and desired with tears !
God, of all worlds Creator!

Man, in the close of years !
2. What wondrous pity moved Thee

To make our cause Thine own,
And suffer death's dread anguish,

For sinners to atone !
3. 0 Thou, Who, piercing Hades,

The captives didst unchain,
Who gloriously ascendedst

Thy Father's throne again!
4. Subdue our many evils,

By mercy all divine ;
And comfort with Thy presence

The hearts that for Thee pire.
5. Be Thou our joy, O Jesu !

In Whom our prize we see;

Always, through all the ages,

In Thee our glory be. Alleluia.

Whitsuntide. "When the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, He shall testify of Me."-S. John, xv. 26. 72 COME, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire,

And lighten with celestial fire.
Thou the anointing Spirit art,
Who dost Thy sev’nfold gifts impart.
Thy blessed Unction from above,
Is Comfort, Life, and Fire of love !
Enable with perpetual light
The dulness of our blinded sight.
Anoint and cheer our soiled face
With the abundance of Thy grace.
Keep far our foes, give peace at home:
Where Thou art Guide, no ill can come.
Teach us to know the Father, Son,
And Thee, of Both, to be but One;
That, through the ages all along,
This
may
be our endless

song;
Praise to Thy eternal merit,
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit ! Alleluia.

" And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them."-Acts, ii. 3. 73 HAIL the joyful Day's return,

Hail the Pentecostal morn,
Morn when our ascended Head
On His Church His Spirit shed.
Like to cloven tongues of flame
On the Twelve the Spirit came;

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