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C. M. BowRING.
Nature's Evening Hymn. 1 The heavenly spheres to thee, O God,
Attune their evening hymn;
In song of seraphim !
Unite to worship thee,
Space, time, eternity.
That beams with light and love;
Whose stars rejoice above,
That rise along the shore;
Of storm and ocean roar;
By spring's awakening hours;
Its earliest, loveliest flowers;
In glorious luxury given ;
Thy brightness back to heaven. 4 On all thou smil'st; and what is man
Before thy presence, Cod ?
To-morrow but a clod.
That clod shall mingle in the vale,
But, kindled, Lord, by thee,
To life, to liberty.
58. L. M.
Evening Hymn. 1 Thus far the Lord has led me on,
Thus far his power prolongs my days! And every evening shall make known
Some fresh memorial of his grace.
And I, perhaps, am near my home;
He gives me strength for days to come. 3 I lay my body down to sleep;
Peace is the pillow for my head:
bed. 4 Faith in his name forbids
my O may thy presence ne'er depart! And in the morning make me hear
Thy love and kindness in my heart. 5 Thus when the night of death shall come,
My flesh shall rest beneath the ground,
GENERAL PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING.
1 Come, thou Almighty King!
Help us to praise !
Ancient of days!
2 Come, thou all gracious Lord !
Our prayer attend !
On us descend !
3 Never from us depart;
Love and adore.
60. L. M BROWNE.
Praise to the only true God. Ps. 86. 1 ETERNAL God, almighty cause
Of earth and seas and worlds unknown;
All things depend on thee alone.
within itself possessed : Controlled by none are thy commands,
Thou in thyself alone art blessed. 3 Worship to thee alone belongs;
Worship to thee alone we give;
And to thy glory may we live. 4 Lord, spread thy name through heathen lands;
Their idol deities dethrone;
61. 10 & Ils. M. SPIRIT OF THE PSALMS.
Adoring Praise. Ps. 104. 1 Oh praise ye the Lord, his greatness proclaim;
Jehovah, our God, how awful thy name! How vast is thy power, thy glory how great; Lo, myriads of spirits thy mandates await! 2 Thy canopy's heaven, in splendor so bright;
Thy chariot the clouds, thy garment the light: The works of creation thy bidding perform; Thou ridest the whirlwind, directest the storm.
3 What wisdom is shown, what power displayed
In all that thy hand hath fashioned and made ! The earth full of riches, in beauty complete; The fathomless ocean, with wonders replete. 4 O thou, our great God, Redeemer and King,
With hearts full of love, to thee will we sing ; To life's latest moment our voices we 'll raise, And join the full chorus of blessing and praise.
62. L. M. TATE & BRADY.
Thanksgiving and Holiness. Ps. 106.
The fountain of eternal love;
Has stood, and shall forever last.
Not only vast, but numberless ?
His tribute of immortal praise ?
Who from thy judgments never stray;
But always practise what they know.
Thou to thy chosen dost afford :
Let thy salvation visit me.
Thy saints in full prosperity;