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Hymn LX. Long Metro.

The Influences of the Divine Spirit.

And sing the wonders of thy grace

! Thy power conveys the blesings down

From God the Father and his Son. 2 Enlighten'd by thy heavenly ray,

Our thades and darkness turn to day ;
Thy inward teachings make us know

Our danger and our refuge too.
3 Thy gentle infiuence works within,

And breaks the chains of reigning sin ;
Doth our imperious luits subdue,

And forms our wretched hearts anew.
4 The troubled conscience knows thy voice,

It makes the broken heart rejoice ;
Thy words allay the stormy wind,
And calm the furges of the mind.

WATTS. Hymn LXI. Common Metre. [*]

Creating Wisdom
TERNAL Wisdom ! thee we praise,

Thee, all thy creatures fing;
With thy great naine, rocks, hills and seas

And heaven's high arches ring
2 Thy hand, how wide it spread the fay!

How glorious to behold!
Ting'd with a blue of heavenly dye,

And starr'd with sparkling gold.
3
There dost thou make the globes of light

Their endless circles run;
There, the pale planets rule the night,

And day obsys the sun.

4 The roaring winds stand ready there,

Thy orders to obey:
With spreading wings, they sweep the air,

To make thy chariot way.
5 The rolling mountains of the deep

Obferve thy strong command;
Thy breath can raise the billows steep,

Or fink them to the fand.
6 Thy glories blaze all nature round,

And strike our feeble sight,
Through skies and seas and solid ground,

With terror and delight.
7 Infinite strength and equal fkill

Shine through the worlds abroad ;
Our fouls with vast amazement fill,
And speak the builder, God.

WAT73.

Hymn LXII. Long Metre. .

Chris exalted a Prince and a Saviour.

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The royal honours of thy throne; "Tis fix'd by God's almighty hand,

And seraphs bow at thy command. 2 Exalted Saviour, we confess

The sovereign triumphs of thy grace ;
Where beams of gentle radiance shine,

And temper majeity divine.
3 Wide thy resistless sceptre sway,
*Till all thy enemies obey;
Wide may thy cross its virtue prove,

And conquer millions by thy love. 4. Mighty to vanquish and forgive !

Thine Ifrael llall repent and live ;

And loud proclaim thy healing breath,
Which gives them life, who wrought thy death.

DODDRIDCE.
Hymn LXIII. Common Metre. [mor b]

Walking by Faith.

FAITH is the brighteft evidence

It pierces through the veil of senfe;

And dwells in heav'nly light. It lets time, past in present view,

Brings distant prospects home;
Of things a thousand years ago,

Or thousand years to come.
By faith we know the world was made

By God's almighty word ;
We know the heavens and earth shall fade,

And be again restord.
Abrah'm obey'd the Lord's command,

From his own country driven ;
By faith he fought a promis'd land,

But found his rest in heaven.
$ Thus through life's pilgrimage we stray,

The promise in our eye ;
By faith we walk the narrow way,
That leads to joy on high.

Altered from WATTS. Hymn LXIV. Long Metre.

Long Metre. [* or b]
Preparation for religious Worfoip.
AR from my thoughts,vain world, be gone,
Let

hours alone ;
From flesh and fense I would be free,
And hold communion, Lord, with thee,

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2 My heart grows warm with holy fire,

And kindles with a pure desire
To see thy grace, to taste thy love,

And feel thine influence from above. 3 When I can say that God is mine i

When I can see thy glories shine ;
I tread the world beneath my feet,
And all that men call rich and great.
Send comfort down from thy right hand,
To cheer me in this barren land!
And in thy temple let me know
The joys that from thy prefence flow.

Altered from WATTS,

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hymn LXV. Common Metre.

The Success of the Gospel.
ATHER, is not thy promise fure

To thy exalted Son
That through the nations of the earth

Thy word of life shall run !
2 " Ask and receive the heathen lands

For thine inheritance,
And to the world's remotest ends

Thy empire shall advance."
3 Haft thou not faid, the blinded Jews

Shall their Redeemer own ?
Whilst Gentiles to his standard crowd,

And bow before his throne ? 4 Are not all kingdoms, tribes and tongues,

Beneath the arch of heaven,
To the dominion of thy Son,

Without exception, given ? 5 From east to west, from north to fouth,

Then be his name ador'd;

Let earth with all its millions shout
Hosanna to the Lord.

RIPPON's Collection.

Hymn LXVI. Common Metre. [xor b]

The Lord's Prayer.

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Thou great and good alone!
Thy children form'd and bless'd by thee,

Approach thy facred throne.
2 Thy name in hallow'd strains be sung !

We join the solemn praise ; To thy great name, with heart and tongue,

Our cheerful homage raise.
3 Thy righteous, mild and equal reign,

Let every being own ;
And in our minds, thy work divine,

Erect thy gracious throne.
4 As angels, round thy feat above,

Thy blest commands fulfil ;
So may thy creatures, here below,

Perform thy heav'nly will.
s On thee, we day by day depend,

Our daily wants supply ;
And feed with truth and virtue pure,

Our souls which never die.
6 Extend thy grace to every fault,

And let thy love forgive ; Teach us divine forgiveness too,

Nor let resentment live,
7 Where tempting snares beset the way,

Permit us not to tread;
Avert the threat'ning evil near,

From our unguarded head.

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