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2 Lord of the Sea !-the silent hour,
And deep, dull calm, confess thy power;
Display a good and sovereign mind. 3 Lord of the Sea !—the seaman keep
From all the dangers of the deep!
0! in thy mercy be thou near!
The sailor resis in slumbers calm,
His solid consolations be!
Of care and sorrow, woe and strife !
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Let the eye of pity gaze;
2 Light of them that sit in darkness !
Rise and shine, thy blessings bring; Light to lighten all the Gentiles ! Rise with healing in thy wing;
To thy brightness Let all kings and nations come. 3 May the heathen, now adoring
Idol-gods of wood and stone, Come, and, worshipping before him, Serve the living God alone:
Let thy glory
Speak the word at thy command,
Lord, be with them
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From India's coral strand,
Roll down their golden sand :
From many a palmy plain,
Their land from error's chain. 2 What though the spicy breezes
Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle;
And only man is vile;
In vain with lavish kindness
The gifts of God are strown;.
Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted
By wisdom from on high,
The lamp of life deny?
The joyful sound proclaim,
Has learnt Messialı's name.
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MONTGOMERY. Restoration of Israel. 1 DAUGHTER of Zion, from the dust
Exalt thy fallen head; Again in thy Redeemer trust,
He calls thee from the dead.
2 Awake, awake! put on thy strength,
Thy beautiful array;
The Lord's appointed day.
And send thy heralds forth ;
And keep not back, 0 north!"
Where'er they rest or roan,
And hasten to their home.
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Relying on God in Time of Trial.
To us that ask, impart;
Of our own treacherous heart. 2 In spite of our resolves, we fear
Our own infirmity,
And cry, O God, to thee!
Our only strength thou art !
And greater than our heari. 4 If on thy promised grace alone
We faithfully depend,
And kcep them to the end.
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In Times of Distress and Danger. 1 Oh God that madest the earth and sky,
The darkness and the day, Give ear to this thy family,
And help us when we pray! For wide the waves of bitterness Around our vessel
roar, And heavy grows the pilot's heart, To view the rocky shore !
2 The cross our Master bore for us,
For hiin we fain would bear;
And courage to despair !
Our sinking faith renew!
Oh send his patience too!
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Faith in God in Times of Scarcity.
Extend her desolating reign,
Nor autumn swell the fruitful grain; 2 Should lowing herds, and bleating sheep,
Around their famished master die;
While life deplores its last supply; 3 Amid the dark, the deathful scene,
If I can say, The Lord is mine!
And glory dawn, though life declinc. 4 The God of my salvation lives;
My nobler life he will sustain;