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Heaven's triumphant choir shall sing,
While the ransomed nations fall
At the footstool of their King :
Then shall saints and seraphim,
Harps and voices, swell one hymn,
Blending in sublime accord,
Holy, holy, holy Lord!

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1 TO Grateful anthems let us raise.

Eph. v. 19.
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Holy joy, our souls possessing,

Swells the tribute of our praise. 2 Glory to the Almighty Father,

Fountain of Eternal Love,
Who, His wandering sheep to gather,

Sent a Saviour from above.
3 To the Son all praise be given,

Who, with love unknown before,
Left the bright abode of heaven,

And our sins and sorrows bore. 4 Equal strains of warm devotion

Let the Spirit's praise employ ;
Author of each holy motion;

Source of wisdom, peace, and joy.
8 Thus while our glad hearts ascending

Glorify Jehovah's name,
Heavenly songs with ours are blending;

There the theme is still the same,

1 John ll. 1, 2. 7'8. C. WESLEY. 1 YLORY be to God on high,

God whose glory fills the sky;
Peace on earth to man forgiven,
Man, the well-beloved of heaven.

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2 Sovereign Father, heavenly King,

Thee we now presume to sing ;
Glad, Thine attributes confess,

Glorious all, and numberless.
3 Hail, by all Thy works adored !

Hail, the everlasting Lord !
Thee with thankful hearts we prove

God of power, and God of love. 4 Christ, our Lord and God

we own, Christ, the Father's only Son, Lamb of God for sinners slain,

Saviour of offending man.
5 Bow Thine ear, in mercy bow,

Hear, the world's Atonement, Thou !
Jesus, in Thy name we pray,

Take, O take our sins away! 6 Powerful Advocate with God,

Justify us by Thy blood;
Bow Thine ear, in mercy bow,

Hear, the world's Atonement, Thon! 7 Hear, for Thou, O Christ, alone

Art with Thy great Father one ;
One the Holy Ghost with Thee;
One supreme, Eternal THREE.

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L. M. HEBER THOU whom neither time nor space

Can circle in, unseen, unknown, Nor faith in boldest flight can trace,

Save through Thy Spirit, and Thy Son: 2 And Thou that from Thy bright abode,

To us in mortal weakness shewn,
Did'st graft the manhood into God,
Eternal, co-eternal Son:

3 And Thou whose unction from on high

By comfort, light, and love is known,
Who with the Parent Deity,

Dread Spirit, art for ever one: 4 Great First and Last, Thy blessing give;

And grant us faith, Thy gift alone,
To love and praise Thee while we live,
And do whate'er Thou wouldst have done,

Matt. xxviii. 19. D.L.M. C. WESLEY.*

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1 VATHER of all, whose powerful voice

Call'd forth this universal frame; Whose mercies over all rejoice, Through endless ages still the same; Thou by Thy word upholdest all ; Thy bounteous love to all is shewed; Thou hear'st Thine every creature's call,

And fillest every mouth with good. 2 Eternal, spotless Lamb of God,

Before the world's foundations slain,
Sprinkle us ever with Thy blood,
O cleanse, and keep us ever clean.
On Thee we cast our care; we live
Through Thee, who know'st our every need;
O feed us with Thy grace, and give
Our souls this day the living bread.

3 Spirit of grace, and health, and power,

Fountain of light and love below;
Abroad Thy healing influence shower,
O'er all the nations let it flow:
Inflame our hearts with perfect love,
In us the work of faith fulfil;
So not heaven's host shall swifter move,
Than we on earth, to do Thy will.

4 Blessing and honour,

praise and love,
Co-equal, co-eternal Three,
In earth below, and heaven above,
By all Thy works, be paid to Thee.
Thrice Holy, Thine the kingdom is,
The power omnipotent is Thine ;
And when created nature dies,
Thy never-ceasing glories shine.

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John v. 23. 7.6. C. WESLEY EET and right it is to sing

1

Glory to our heavenly King,

The God of truth and grace.
Join we, then, with sweet accord,

All in one thanksgiving join ;
Holy, holy, holy Lord,

Eternal praise be Thine.
2 Thee, the first-born sons of light,

In choral symphonies,
Praise by day, day without night,

And never, never cease ;
Angels and archangels, all

Praise the mystic Three in One ; Sing, and stop, and gaze, and fall

O'erwhelm'd before Thy throne. 3 Vying with that happy choir,

Who chant Thy praise above, We on eagles' wings aspire,

The wings of faith ar love : Thee they sing with glory crown'd;

We extol th' atoning Lamb: Lower if our voices sound,

Our theme is still the same. 4 Father, God, Thy love we praise,

Which gave Thy Son to die; Jesus, full of truth and grace,

Alike we glorify ;

Spirit, Comforter divine,

Praise by all to Thee be given, Till we in full chorus join,

And earth is turn'd to heaven. 448

Rev. vii. 11, 12. S. M. 1 W Give thanks to God on high ;

Let earth repeat the joyful song,

And echo to the sky.
2 Father, in whom we live,

In whom we are and move;
The glory, power, and praise receive

Of Thine eternal love. 3 Incarnate Deity,

Let all the ransom'd race
Render in thanks their lives to Thee,

For Thy redeeming grace. 4 Spirit of holiness,

Let all Thy saints adore Thy sacred energy, and bless

Thy heart-renewing power. 5 Eternal, glorious Lord,

Let all the saints above,
Let all the sons of men record,

And celebrate Thy love.

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WATTS.

1 Peter i. 2. L. M. LESS'D be the Father and His love,

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Rivers of endless joys above,

And rills of comfort here below.
2 Glory to Thee, great Son of God,

From whose dear wounded body rolls
A precious stream of vital blood,
Pardon and life for dying souls.

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