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4 Yea, Amen ! let all adore Thée,
High on Thine eternal throne :
O come quickly,
Rev. 1. 5-7. L. M. WATTS. 1
The wonders of His dying love, Be humble honours paid below,
And strains of nobler praise above. 2 'Twas He that cleansed our foulest sins,
And washed us in His richest blood; "Tis He that makes us priests and kings,
And brings us rebels near to God. 3 To Jesus, our atoning Priest,
To Jesus, our superior King,
And every tongue His glory sing. 4 Behold, on flying clouds
He comes, And every eye shall see Him move; Though with our sins we pierced Him once,
Then He displays His pardoning love. 5 The unbelieving world shall wail,
While we rejoice to see the day :
389 Matt. XXV. 33. 8.8.6. RIPPON'S SEL.
1 THEN Thou, my righteous Judge,
shalt come, To fetch Thy ransomed people home,
Shall I among them stand ? Shall such a worthless worm as I, Who sometimes am afraid to die,
Be found at Thy right hand ?
2 Blest Saviour, grant it by Thy grace:
In this th' accepted day.
Nor let me fall, I pray. 3 Among Thy saints let me be found, Whene'er the archangel's trump shall
sound, And see Thy smiling face: Then with what rapture shall I sing, While heaven's resounding mansions ring
With shouts of sovereign grace! 390 Rev. XX, 11, 12. 220.127.116.11.8.8.7. LUTHER. 1 YREAT God, what do I see and hear? Behold the Judge of man appear,
On clouds of glory seated.
Prepare, my soul, to meet Him. 2 The dead in Christ shall first arise,
At the last trumpet's sounding;
With joy their Lord surrounding :
On those prepared to meet Him.
The end of things created :
On clouds of glory seated :
And thus prepare to meet Him.
Rev. vi. 17. L. M. SCOTT, 1
, When heaven and earth shall pass away, What power shall be the sinner's stay?
Whom shall he trust that dreadful day? 2 When, shrivelling like a parched scroll,
The flaming heavens together roll ;
Swells the bigh trump that wakes the dead; 3 Oh, on that day, that wrathful day,
When man to judgment wakes from clay, Be Thou, O Christ, the sinner's stay, Though heaven and earth shall pass away.
392 Psalm Ixxxv. 10–13. C. M. MILTON*. THR Forester came, and not be slow;
footsteps cannot : Before Him righteousness shall go,
His royal harbinger.
Shall bud and blossom then;
Look down on mortal men. 3 Rise, Lord, judge Thou the earth in might,
This longing earth redress;
The nations all possess.
Shall come, and all shall frame
And glorify Thy name.
By Thy strong hand are done : Thou in Thine everlasting seat
Remainest God alone.
Shall the banner'd cross display,
When His coming shall be nigh,
Who shall all things judge and try; 3 When the trumpet's thrilling tone,
Through the tombs of ages gone,
Summons all before the throne.
And creation, at the blast,
Rise to answer for the past.
And the writing shall be read,
Which shall judge the quick and dead. 6 What shall wretched I then plead ?
Who for me shall intercede,
When the righteous scarce is freed ? 7 King of dreadful Majesty,
Saving souls in mercy free,
Fount of Pity, save Thou me! 8 Nought of Thee my prayers can claim,
Save in Thy free mercy's name;
Save me from the deathless flame. 9 Leave me not my Saviour; me
For whose soul Thy course was run,
Lest I be that day undone.
When, from ashes rising, move
11 Spare, Thou God of mercy, then:
Lord all pitying, Jesus bless'd,
THE HOLY SPIRIT-HIS WORSHIP.
Heb. ix. 14.
CREATOR: Spirit, by whose aid
The world's foundations first were laid, Come, visit every humble mind; Come, pour Thy joys on human kind : From sin and sorrow set us free,
And make us temples worthy Thee. 2 Thou Strength of His Almighty hand, Whose power does heaven and earth com
To sanctify us while we sing.
Rich in Thy seven-fold energy.
And practise all that we believe. 4 Immortal honour, endless fame,
Attend the Almighty Father's name!