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Season after Trinity. “ Ye have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in My Name, He nay give it you."-S. John xv. 16. 80 HOLY Jesu, in Whose Name
Thou hast bid Thy servants claim
Draw we near the Father's throne. 2. Son of Man, Thy love availed
To remove what sin entailed;
For Thy brethren intercede.
Sharer of Thy Father's might,
For Thy blessing, Lord of all !
Thine own arm salvation wrought.
To Thy Home in heaven above! 5. Praise and honour without end
God the Father's Name attend ;
God the Son be glorified,
“And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night.”—Exod. xiii. 21. 81 GUIDE us, 0 Thou great Redeemer,
Pilgrims through this barren land';
Lord of mercy, Grant us in Thy strength to stand ! 2. Open Thou the living fountain,
Whence the healing waters flow;
Lord of mercy, Lead us on through joy and woe! 3. On the brink of death's dark river,
Bid our fearful hearts be still ;
Lord of mercy
“And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light." - Rev. xxii. 5. 82 SEAT of Light, Celestial Salem,
Vision dear, whence peace doth spring, Brighter than the heart can image,
Mansion of the Highest King ;
O how glorious are the praises
Which of thee the prophets sing ! 2. Thou with beauteous stones and polish'd
Wondrously art rear'd on high ;
And with gold thy streets may vie. 3. There for ever and for ever
Alleluia is out-pour'd:
Is the feast-day of the Lord;
That within thy walls is stor’d.
Dims the brightness of the air;
From the Sun of suns is there;
There unknown are toil and care. 5. O how glorious and resplendent,
Fragile body, shalt thou be,
Full of health, and strong, and free,
That shall last eternally!
Laud and honour to the Son,
Ever Three and ever One;
“And He carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God.”- Rev. xxi. 10. 83 JERUSALEM, my happy Home,
Name ever dear to me,
Thy joys when shall I see? 2. When shall these eyes thy glorious walls,
And gates of pearl behold,
Ånd streets of purest gold ?
Or feel at death dismay,
And realms of endless day?
In glorious majesty;
I onward press to see,
Shall round my Saviour stand,
Shall join the glorious band. 6. Jerusalem, my happy Home,
My soul still pants for thee;
When once thy joys I see. Amen.
“And her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal.”-Rev. xxi. 11. 84 To thee, O dear, dear Country,
Mine eyes their vigils keep:
Thy happy name, they weep;
The mention of thy glory,
Is unction to the breast,
And love, and life, and rest. 2. O one and only mansion !
O Paradise of joy !
And smiles have no alloy;
All plants are great and small; Ezek. xlvii.
The hyssop of the wall.
Thy streets with em'ralds blaze;
With amethyst unpriced;
The Corner-Stone is Christ. 4. Thou hast no shore, fair ocean !
Thou hast no end, bright day !
To pilgrims far away!
Is raised thy holy tower;
And thine the golden dower. Amen.
“ The throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and His servants shall serve Him."-Rev. xxii. 3.
85 JERUSALEM the golden,
With milk and honey blest !