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6 Because when we forsook Thy ways,

Nor kept Thy holy will,
Thou wert not the avenging Judge,

But gracious Father still :
Because we have forgot Thee, Lord,

But Thou hast not forgot ; Because we have forsaken Thee,

But Thou forsakest not:

6 Because, O Lord, Thou lovedst us

With everlasting love;
Because Thou sent'st Thy Son to die,

That we might live above;
Because, when we were heirs of wrath,

Thou gav'st the hopes of heaven;
We love

because we much have sinn'd, And much have been forgiven.



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Rev. v. 13. C. M. TOPLADY. TE sing to Thee, Thou Son of God,


We praise Thee, Son of Man, whose blood

Redeemed our fallen race.
2 Thee we acknowledge God and Lord,

The Lamb for sinners slain :
Who art by heaven and earth adored,

Worthy o'er both to reign.
3 To Thee all angels cry aloud,

Through heaven's extended coasts; Hail, holy, holy, holy Lord

of glory and of hosts !

4 The prophets' goodly fellowship,

In radiant garments dress'd,
Praise Thee, Thou Son of God, and reap

The fulness of Thy rest.
5 The apostles' glorious company

Thy righteous praise proclaim: The martyred army glorify

Thine everlasting name. 6 Throughout the world Thy churches join

To call on Thee, their Head, Brightness of Majesty Divine,

Who every power hast made.
7 Among their number, Lord, we love

To sing Thy precious blood.
Reign here, and in the worlds above,

Thou holy Lamb of God!



2 Cor. iv. 6. L. M. WATTS 1

to the Lord a noble song ! Awake, my soul; awake, my tongue; Hosanna to th' Eternal Name,

And all His boundless love proclaim. 2 See where it shines in Jesus' face,

The brightest image of His grace;
God, in the person of His Son,

Has all His mightiest works outdone.
3 The spacious earth and spreading flood

Proclaim the wise and powerful God:
And Thy rich glories from afar

Sparkle in every rolling star.
4 But in His looks a glory stands,

The noblest labour of Thy hands;
The pleasing lustre of His eyes
Outshines the wonders of the skies.

5 Grace ! 'tis a sweet, a charming theme;

My thoughts rejoice at Jesus' name :
Ye angels, dwell upon the sound,

Ye heavens, reflect it to the ground. 6 O may I live to reach the place

Where He unveils His lovely face;
Where all His beauties you behold,
And sing His name to harps of gold.

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1 THAT equal honours shall we bring

When all the notes that angels sing

Are far inferior to Thy name ? 2 Worthy is He who once was slain,

The Prince of Peace who groaned and died; Worthy to rise, and live, and reign

At His Almighty Father's side.
3 Power and dominion are His due

Who stood condemn'd at Pilate's bar;
Wisdom belongs to Jesus too,

Though He was charg'd with madness here. 4 All riches are His native right,

Yet He sustained amazing loss;
To Him ascribe eternal might

Who left His weakness on the cross. 5 Honour immortal must be paid,

Instead of scandal and of scorn ;
While glory shines around His head,

And a bright crown without a thorn. 6 Blessings for ever on the Lamh,

Who bore the curse for wretched men:
Let angels sound His sacred name,
And every creature say, Amen.

Tithe Father's only Son,

Heb. i. 3. CONDER. HOU art the Everlasting Word,


God manifestly seen and heard,

And Heaven's Beloved One. Worthy, O Lamb of God, art Thou,

That every knee to Thee should bow. 2 In Thee most perfectly expressed,

The Father's glories sbine : of the full Deity possessed,

Eternally Divine.
Worthy, O Lamb of God, art Thou,

That every knee to Thee should bow. 3 True image of the Infinite,

Whose essence is concealed ; Brightness of uncreated light;

The heart of God revealed. Worthy, O Lamb of God, art Thou,

That every knee to Thee should bow. 4 Yet, loving Thee, on whom His love

Ineffable doth rest,
Thy glorious worshippers above,

As One with Thee, are bless'd.
Worthy, O Lamb of God, art Thou,

That every knee to Thee should bow. 5 Throughout the universe of bliss,

The centre Thou, and sun.
Th'eternal theme of praise is this,

To Heaven's Beloved One:
Worthy, O Lamb of God, art Thou,
That every knee to Thee should bow.


Phil. ii. 6. L. M. WATTS. RIGHT King of glory, dreadful God!

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To Thee we lift an humble thought,
And worship at Thine awful feet.

2 Thy power bath form’d, Thy wisdom sways,

All nature with a sovereign word;
And the bright world of stars obeys

The will of their superior Lord.
3 A thousand seraphs strong and bright

Stand round the glorious Deity ;
But who amongst the sons of light

Pretends comparison with Thee ? 4 Yet there is One of human frame,

Jesus, arrayed in flesh and blood,
Thinks it no robbery to claim

A full equality with God.
6 Then let the name of Christ our King

With equal honours be adored ;
His praise let every angel sing,
And all the nations own their Lord.


Heb. i. 3. 8.7. ROBINSON. 1 MS

[IGHTY God, while angels.bless Thee,

May a mortal lisp Thy name?
Lord of men as well as angels,

Thou art every creature's theme. 2 Lord of every land and nation,

Ancient of eternal days,
Sounded through the wide creation

Be Thy just and lawful praise. 3 For the grandeur of Thy nature,

Grand beyond a seraph's thought; For created works of power,—

Works with skill and kindness wrought; 4 For Thy providence that governs

Through Thine empire's wide domain, Wings an angel, guides a sparrow;

Blessed be Thy gentle reign.

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