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2 But when He came the second time,

He came in power and love,
Softer than gale at morning prime

Hover'd The Holy Dove.
3 And when the Spirit of our God

Came down His flock to find, A voice from heaven was heard abroad,

A rushing, mighty wind. 4 Nor doth the outward ear alone

At that high warning start; Conscience gives back th' appalling tone,

'Tis echoed in the heart.
5 It fills the Church of God: it fills

The sinful world around;
Only in stubborn hearts and wills

No place for it is found. 6 Come Lord, come Wisdom, Love, and

Power,
Open our ears to hear;
Let us not miss th' accepted hour,

Save, Lord, by love or fear.

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great,

Acts il. L, M. WATTS. 1

When the divine disciples met, Whilst on their heads the Spirit came, And sat like tongues of cloven flame. What gifts, what miracles He gave; And power to kill, and power to save; Furnish'd their tongues with wondrous

words, Instead of shields, and spears, and swords. 3 Thus arm'd, He sent the champions forth

From east to west, from south to north :
Go, and assert your Saviour's cause ;
Go, spread the mystery of His cross.

4 These weapons of the holy war,

Of what almighty force they are,
To make our stubborn passions bow,

And lay the proudest rebel low!
5 Nations, the learned and the rude,

Are by these heavenly arms subdued ;
While Satan rages at his loss,

And hates the doctrine of the cross.
6 Great King of grace, my heart subdue;

I would be led in triumph too,
A willing captive to my Lord,
And sing the victories of His word.

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John 1. 13. C. M.

WATTS 1 OT

Nor rites that God has given,
Nor will of man, nor blood, nor birth,

Can raise a soul to heaven,
2 The sovereign will of God alone

Creates us heirs of grace;
Born in the image of His Son,

A new peculiar race.
3 The Spirit, like some heavenly wind,

Breathes on the sons of flesh,
New-models all the carnal mind,

And forms the man afresh.
4 Our quicken'd souls awake, and rise

From the long sleep of death;
On heavenly things we fix our eyes,

And praise employs our breath. 438 Rom. viil. 14–16. C. M. Warts 1 THY should the children of a King

? Great Comforter, deseend and bring :

Some tokens of Thy grace.

2 Dost Thou not dwell in all the saints,

And seal them heirs of heaven ? When wilt Thou banish my complaints,

And shew my sins forgiven ?
3 Assure my conscience of her part

In the Redeemer's blood;
And bear Thy witness with my heart,

That I am born of God.
4 Thou art the earnest of His love,

The pledge of joys to come,
And Thy soft wings, celestial Dove,

Will safe convey me home.

THE HOLY TRINITY,

Psalm cxlv. 10.

L. M.

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Thy sovereign power we sound abroal, All nations bow before Thy throne,

And Thee the great Jehovah own. 2 Loud hallelujahs to Thy name

Angels and seraphim proclaim:
By all the powers and thrones in heaven,

Eternal praise to Thee is given. 3 O holy, holy, holy Lord !

Thou God of Hosts, by all adored ! Earth and the heavens are full of Thee,

Thy light, Thy power, Thy majesty. 4 Apostles join the glorious throng,

And swell the loud triumphant song:
Prophets and martyrs hear the sound,
And spread the hallelujah round.

5 Glory to Thee, O God Most High :

Father, we praise Thy majesty :
The Son, the Spirit, we adore ;
One Godhead, bless'd for evermore.

440 Rev. 1. 4, 5, 6. C. M. C. WESLEY.

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AIL! holy, holy, holy Lord !

Whom One in Three we know; By all Thy heavenly host ador'd,

By all Thy church below. 2 One undivided Trinity

With triumph we proclaim; The universe is full of Thee,

And speaks Thy glorious name. 3 Thee, Holy Father, we confess;

Thee, Holy Son, adore;
Thee, Spirit of all Holiness,

We worship evermore.
4 The incommunicable right,

Almighty God! receive,
Which angel-choirs, and saints in light,

And saints embodied, give. 5 Three Persons equally divine

We magnify and love;
And both the choirs ere long shall join,

To sing Thy praise above. 6 Hail! holy, holy, holy Lord !

Our heavenly song shall be,
Supreme, essential One, adored

In co-eternal Three !

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Isaiah vi. 3. 8 7's.

C. WESLEY. 1 HHX holy, holy Lord,

God the Father, and the Word,
God the Comforter, receive
Blessings more than we can give.

Join'd with those beyond the sky,
Singing to the Lord Most High,
Wo our hearts and voices raise,

Echoing Thine eternal praise. 2 One, inexplicably Three,

One, in simplest Unity,
God, incline Thy gracious ear,
Us, Thy lisping creatures, hear.
Thee while man the earth-born sings,
Angels shrink within their wings;
Prostrate Seraphim above

Breathe unutterable love.
3 Happy they who never rest,

With Thy heavenly presence bless'd ;
They the heights of glory see
Sound the depths of Deity.
Fain with them our souls would vie;
Sink as low, and mount as high ;
Fall o'erwhelm'd with love, or soar;
Shout, or silently adore.

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He holy, holy Lord!

Rey. iv. 8. 87's. MONTGOMERY. 1

God of Hosts, when heaven and earth Out of darkness, at Thy word, Issued into glorious birth; All Thy works around Thee stood, And Thine eye beheld them good, While they sang with sweet accord,

Holy, holy, holy Lord !
2 Holy, holy, holy !-Thee,

One Jehovah evermore,
Father, Son, and Spirit, we,
Dust and ashes, would adore.
Lightly by the world esteemid,
From that world by Thee redeem'd,
Sing we here with glad accord,
Holy, holy, holy Lord !

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