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5 Hands that are clean, and hearts sincere,
He never will despise;
To costly sacrifice.
20. C. M. JERVIS.
Homage and Devotion. 1 With sacred joy we lift our eyes
To those bright realms above, That glorious temple in the skies,
Where dwells eternal love.
2 Before the awful throne we bow
Of heaven's Almighty King: Here we present the solemn vow,
And hymns of praise we sing.
Our filial duty pay:
Conducts to endless day. 4 While in thy house of prayer we kneel
With trust and holy fear,
And lend a gracious ear.
And tune our lips to sing;
The sacrifice we bring.
21. L. M. STENNETT.
The Christian Sabbath Morning. 1 ANOTHER six days' work is done,
Another Sabbath is begun;
Improve the day that God hath blessed. 2 0 that our thoughts and thanks may rise,
As grateful incense, to the skies;
Which none but he that feels it knows. 3 This heavenly calm, within the breast,
Is the dear pledge of glorious rest,
The end of cares, the end of pains. 4 In holy duties, let the day,
In holy pleasures, pass away;
L. M. DODDRIDGE.
The eternal Sabbath.
On this thy day, in this thy house;
The songs which from thy churches rise. 2 Thine earthly Sabbaths, Lord, we love;
But there's a nobler rest above;
3 No more fatigue, no more distress;
Nor sin nor death shall reach the place;
Which warble from immortal tongues. 4 No rude alarms of raging foes;
No cares to break the long repose;
But sacred, high, eternal noon. 5 O long expected day, begin;
Dawn on these realms of woe and sin;
23. C. M.
Of earth and folly born!
From this celestial morn.
2 To-morrow will be time enough
To feel your harsh control;
The sabbath of my soul.
Let fires of vengeance die;
A God of purity!
24. S. M. SPIRIT OF THE PSALMS. The day of Rest. Morning or Evening. Ps. 92. 1 SWEET is the task, O Lord,
Thy glorious acts to sing,
And grateful offerings bring. 2 Sweet, at the dawning hour,
Thy boundless love to tell; And when the night-wind shuts the flower,
Still on the theme to dwell.
3 Sweet, on this day of rest,
To join in heart and voice With those who love and serve thee best,
And in thy name rejoice.
4 To songs of praise and joy
Be every Sabbath given,
Eternally in heaven.
25. C. M. SPIRIT OF THE PSALMS.
For the Morning of the Lord's Day. Ps. 118. 1 This is the day the Lord hath made:
O earth, rejoice and sing;
Hosanna to our King!
That stone has now become
Of Zion's heavenly dome.
3 Christ is that stone, rejected once,
And numbered with the slain; Now raised in glory, o'er his church
Eternally to reign. 4 This is the day the Lord hath made :
() earth, rejoice and sing; With songs of triumph hail the morn,
Hosanna to our King!
26. S. M.
That saw the Lord arise;
And these rejoicing eyes !
And feasts his saints to-day;
And love, and praise, and pray. 3 One day amidst the place
Where my dear Lord hath been,
Of pleasurable sin.
In such a frame as this,
To everlasting bliss.