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3 It died to sin, it died to cares,
But for a moment felt the rod :-
516. Č. M. CHRISTIAN PSALMIST.
The Saints in Glory. 1 How bright these glorious spirits shine!
Whence all their white array ? How came they to the blissful seats
Or everlasting day? 2 Lo! these are they from sufferings great
Who came to realms of light,
Those robes which shine so bright.
Before the throne on high,
The glories of the sky.
Nor suns with scorching ray;
Diffuse eternal day. 5 The Lamb which dwells amidst the throne
Shall o'er them still preside,
And all their footsteps guide. 6 'Mong pastures green he'll lead his flock,
Where living streams appear; And God the Lord from every eye
Shall wipe off every tear.
517. C. M. MONTGOMERY.
This do in remembrance of me.
In meek humility,
I will remember thee.
My bread from heaven shall be;
And thus remember thee. 3 Gethsemane can I forget ?
Or there thy conflict see,
And not remember thee?
And rest on Calvary,
I must remember thee:-
And all thy love to me;
Will I remember thee. 6 And when these failing tips grow dumb,
And mind and memory flee,
Jesus, remember me.
518. L. M.
Where our weak senses reach him not;
To thrust our Saviour from our thought. 2 He knows what wandering hearts we have,
Apt to forget his lovely face;
These kind memorials of his grace. 3 Let sinful sweets be all forgot,
And earth grow less in our esteem;
And faith and hope be fixed on him. 4 Whilst he is absent from our sight,
'Tis to prepare our souls a place,
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For thy flesh is meat indeed ;
With this true and living bread !
This blest cup of sacrifice;
3 Day by day with strength supplied,
Through the life of him who died;
520. C. M.
E. TAYLOR. Proper Dispositions for the Communion. 1 O HERE, if ever, God of love!
Let strife and hatred cease;
And every heart be peace.
Whose latest thoughts were ours,
Thy life of love hath been ;
Though thou no more art seen. 4. “Thy kingdom come;" we watch, we wait,
To hear thy cheering call,
And God be all in all.
521. L. M. WATTS.
The Lord's Supper instituted.
When powers of earth and hell arose
2 Before the mournful scene began,
He took the bread, and blessed, and brake: What love through all his actions ran!
What wondrous words of grace he spake ! 3 “This is my body, broke for sin;
Receive and eat the living food :
"'Tis the new covenant in my blood." 4. “Do this,” he cried, “till time shall end,
In memory of your dying Friend ;
The love of your departed Lord.” 5 Jesus! thy feast we celebrate;
We show thy death, we sing thy name,
522. C. M.
For Communicants. 1 YE followers of the Prince of Peace,
Who round his table draw ! Remember what his spirit was,
What his peculiar law.
Did all his actions guide;
Inspired by love, he died.
Like his be every mind :
And every action kind.