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2 Be the harp no longer mute;
Sound the trumpet, touch the lute, Wake to life each tuneful string,
Bring the pipe, the timbrel bring. 3 All who vital breath enjoy,
In His praise that breath employ; And in one great chorus join ;
Praise, O praise the name divine! & Praise the name of God most high !
Praise Him, all below the sky!
God hath set us all our parts:
His hosannas here below,
Deem not that the song would cease:
Ere His name shall be unbless'd. 3 Art thou silent, church of God ?
Thou that wast redeem'd by blood ?
Raise on high thy ransom-song,
Or, elsewhere--Thy praise secure. 4 Waken into sounds divine
E'en the pavement of Thy shrine,
Psalm cxlviii. 1, 2. L.M. * BOThoh rather of Eternity:
OTH heaven and earth do worship Thee, With splendour from Thy glory spread,
Are heaven and earth replenished. 2 To Thee all angels loudly cry,
The heavens and all the powers on high,
The prophets' fellowship, praise Thee. 3 The noble and victorious host
Of martyrs make of Thee their boast;
Throughout the earth exalts Thy praise. 4 From day to day, O Lord, do we
Highly exalt and honour Thee;
World without end for evermore.
To keep us safe from sin this day :
L. M. 1
, TWe praise Thy name with one accord ; Thy saints, who here Thy goodness see,
Through all the world do worship Thce. 2 To Thee aloud all angels cry,
And ceaseless raise their songs on high ; Cherub and seraph, height o'er height,
The heavens and all the powers of light. 3 The apostles join the glorious throng ;
The prophets swell the immortal song,
Eternal anthems to Thy praise. 4 Thee, Holy, Holy, Holy King ;
Thee, the Lord God of Hosts they sing ; Through earth below, and heaven above, Resound Thy glory and Thy love,
209 Eccles. v. 2. L. M. WATTS. 1 TERNAL Power, whose high abode
Infinite leagues beyond the bounds,
Where stars revolve their little rounds. 2 Lord, how can earth and ashes raise
A tribute equal to Thy praise ?
The Great, the Holy, and the High.
And men have learnt to lisp Thy name: But O the glories of Thy mind
Leave all our soaring thoughts behind. 4 God is in heaven, and men below:
Be short our tunes, our words be few;
Genesis xxxl, 42. 188.8.131.52. OLIVER 1 \HE God of Abraham praise,
Who reigns enthron'd above;
And God of love.
By earth and heaven confess'd :
For ever bless'd.
At whose supreme command
At His right hand.
Its wisdom, fame, and power;
Our shield and tower.
Whose all-sufficient graco
To see His face.
He is our gracious God;
Through Jesus' blood.
We on His oath depend,
To heaven ascend :
We shall His power adore,
Give thanks to God on high :
They ever cry.