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There is a triumph-robe on high,

For bloodless fields of victory. 2. A martyr he who daily dies,

Himself with Christ who crucifies,
Who sheds o'er sin the holy tear,

In loving, penitential fear.
3. Lord, grant us so to Thee to turn,

That we to die through life may learn;
And thus, beyond brief life, with Thee

May see a glad eternity!
4. O Father, that we ask be done,

Through Jesus Christ Thine only Son ;
Who, with the Holy Ghost and Thee,
Doth live and reign eternally. Amen.

“ Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you wiil perform it until the day of Jesus Christ."- Phil. i. 6. 92 Lo

OVE divine, all love excelling,

Joy of Heaven, to earth come down ; Fix in us Thy humble dwelling,

Be Thou all our bliss and crown. 2. Jesu, Thou art endless pity,

Pure, unbounded Love Thou art;
Visit Thine own chosen city ;

Enter ev'ry longing heart.
3. Finish, Lord, Thy new creation ;

Pure, unspotted may we be;
Bring us to secured salvation,

Rooted and built up in Thee ;-
4. Till our crowns before Thee casting,

At Thy throne in heaven we fall,

Filled with glory everlasting,

God alone our all in all. Amen.

“The Gentiles shall come to Thy light, and Kings to the brightness of Thy rising.”—Isa. lx. 3. 93 ONLY Light of those whose dwelling

Borders on the shades of death;
Jesu, now the gloom dispelling,

Scatter ev'ry cloud beneath :
Still we wait for Thine appearing;

Life and joy Thy beams impart,
Chasing all our doubts, and cheering

Ev'ry meek and contrite heart. 2. Show Thy power in ev'ry nation,

Q Thou Prince of peace and love !
Give the knowledge of salvation ;

Fix our hearts on things above :
By Thine all-sufficient merit

Ev'ry captive soul release ;
By the presence of Thy Spirit
Guide us to Thy perfect peace.


“For we must all appear before the judgment-seat of Christ, that every one may receive the things done in his body."-2 Cor. v. 10. 94 THOU Judge of quick and dead,

Before Whose bar severe,
With holy joy, or guilty dread,

We all must soon appear ; 2. Our ransomed souls prepare

For that most awful day,
Incline our hearts to watchful care,

And teach us how to pray;

3. To pray, and wait the hour,

That dreadful hour unknown,
When robed in Majesty and Power,

Thou shalt from heaven come down. 4. 0, may we all be found

Obedient to Thy word,
Still watching for the trumpet's sound,

And looking for our Lord. 5. Jesu, Eternal Son,

To Thee all glory be,
With Father, Spirit, Three in One,

Through all eternity. Amen.

THE TRANSFIGURATION. And was transfigured before them: and His face did shine as the sun, and His raiment was white as the light."S. Matt. xvii. 2. 95 How tenderly, how patiently,

Jesu! Thou winnest souls to Thee; Now for our sakes as God reveald,

Now in deep lowliness conceal'd.
2. By the same Voice Which Jesus owns,

We too are all adopted sons ;
The glory which in Him we see

Is pledged to us eternally.
3. What hear we from the cloud above ?

What on the mount doth Jesus prove?
Shadows and types are past and gone, ,

The Truth itself remains alone. 4. Obedient to the Father's will,

The world's atonement to fulfil,
Once more He lays His glory by,
Returning to mortality,

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5. O Christ, Whom now on earth we see

Through faith's dark glass imperfectly,
Grant us, when freed from earth's alloy, ,

To see Thee face to face with joy ! 6. The soul's dark gloom, O Lord, dispel,

And fit us in Thy Light to dwell :
Hear us who pray, O Father, Son,
And Holy Spirit, Three in One! Amen.

HOSEA, vi. 1-4.
96 COME, let us to the Lord our God

With contrite hearts return;
Our God is gracious, nor will leave

The desolate to mourn.
2. His voice commands the tempest forth,

And stills the stormy wave;
And though His Arm be strong to smite,

'Tis also strong to save.
3. Long hath the night of sorrow reign'd,

The dawn shall bring us light;
God shall appear, and we shall rise

With gladness in His sight.
4. Our hearts, if God we seek to know,

Shall know Him and rejoice;
His coming like the morn shall be,

Like morning songs His voice. 5. As dew upon the tender herb,

Diffusing fragrance round;
As show'rs that usher in the spring,

And cheer the thirsty ground ;
6. So shall His presence bless our souls,

And shed a joyful light;


That hallowed morn shall chase away

The sorrows of the night. Amen.

REVELATIONS, i. 5-9. 97 To Him That loved the souls of men,

And wash'd us from our stain ; And made us kings and priests to God,

With Him in heaven to reign.
2. To Him let ev'ry tongue be praise,

And ev'ry heart be love;
All gratefuľ honours paid on earth,

And nobler songs above.
3. Behold, on flying clouds He comes,

His saints shall bless the day;
While all that pierc'd Him sadly mourn:

In anguish and dismay.
4. I am the First, and I the Last;

Time centres all in Me;
Th’ Almighty God, Who was, and is,

And evermore shall be. Amen.

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