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4 Love reigns and triumphs here,

The gospel is its voice;
Let men of every clime draw near,

And all the world rejoice.

837 Psalm cxix. 158. L. M. DODDRIDGE 1 A

Dissolve in grief, my streaming eyes ; And thou, my heart, with anguish feel

Those evils which thou canst not heal. 2 See human nature sunk in shame;

See scandals poured on Jesus' name;
The Father wounded through the Son;

The world abused, the soul undone. 3 See the short course of vain delight

Closing in everlasting night;
In flames that no abatement know,

Though briny tears for ever flow.
4 My God, I feel the mournful scene,

And my heart bleeds for dying men:
While fain my pity would reclaim,

And snatch the firebrands from the flame. 5 But feeble my compassion proves,

And can but weep where most it loves :
Thine own all-saving arm employ,
And turn these drops of grief to joy.

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Psalm cil. 13.

L. M.
SOVEREIGN of worlds, display Thy

power;
Be this Thy Zion's favoured hour:
Bid the bright morning star arise,
And point the nations to the skies.

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Zech. iv. 10. 7's. C. WESLEY. YEE how great a flame aspires,

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Jesus' love the nations fires,

Sets the kingdoms on a blaze.
2 When He first the work begun,

Small and feeble was His day;
Now the word doth swiftly run,

Now it wins its widening way.
3 More and more it spreads and grows,

Ever mighty to prevail ;
Sin's strong holds it overthrows,

Shakes the trembling gates of hell. 4 Saw ye not the cloud arise,

Little as a human hand ?
Now it spreads along the skies,

Hangs o'er all the thirsty land.
5 Lo! the promise of a shower
Drops already from above;
But the Lord will shortly pour
All the Spirit of His love.

John iii. 16.

S. M.

T. SCALES.

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Of God to sinful men,
That He should spare our fallen race,

And lift them up again. 2 Yet for a world undone

So wondrous was His love,
He sent His own, His only Son,

Down from the courts above. 3 That Son He gave to die

In agony and shame,
That all may from perdition fly

Who trust His mighty name.

4 Love reigns and triumphs here,

The gospel is its voice ;
Let men of every clime draw near,

And all the world rejoice.

837

Psalm cxix. 158. L. M. DODDRIDGE 1 A

Dissolve in grief, my streaming eyes ; And thou, my heart, with anguish feel

Those evils which thou canst not heal. 2 See human nature sunk in shame;

See scandals poured on Jesus' name;
The Father wounded through the Son;

The world abused, the soul undone. 3 See the short course of vain delight

Closing in everlasting night;
In flames that no abatement know,

Though briny tears for ever flow.
4 My God, I feel the mournful scene,

And my heart bleeds for dying men:
While fain my pity would reclaim,

And snatch the firebrands from the flame. 5 But feeble my compassion proves,

And can but weep where most it loves :
Thine own all-saving arm employ,
And turn these drops of grief to joy.

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SOVEREIGN of worlds, display Thy

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power;
Be this Thy Zion's favoured hour:
Bid the bright morning star arise,
And point tho pations to the skies.

2 Set up Thy throne where Satan reigns,

On Afric's shoré, on India's plains,
On wilds and continents unknown;

And make the universe Thine own. 3 Speak, and the world shall hear Thy voice;

Speak, and the desert shall rejoice.
Scatter the gloom of heathen night,

And bid all nations hail the light.
4 Go, messengers of Christ, proclaim

Salvation through Immanuel's name:
To India's clime the tidings bear,
And plant the Rose of Sharon there.

839 Psalm IxXİV. 20—22. 9. M. WARDLAW.

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LORD our God, arise,

The cause of truth maintain:
And wide o'er all the peopled world

Extend its blessed reign.
2 Thou Prince of life, arise,

Nor let Thy glory cease;
Far spread the conquests of Thy grace,

And bless the earth with peace. 3 Thou Holy Ghost, arise,

Expand Thy quickening wing, And o'er a dark and ruined world

Let light and order spring. 4 All on the earth, arise,

To God the Saviour sing ;
From shore to shore, from earth to heaven,

Let echoing anthems ring.

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Gen. 1. 3. 6's & 49. MARRIOTT.
HOU whose almighty word
Chaos and darkness heard,

And took their flight;

Hear us, we humbly pray,
And where the gospel's day
Sheds not its glorious ray,

Let there be light!
2 Thou who didst come to bring,
On Thy redeeming wing,

Healing and sight,
Health to the sick in mind,
Sight to the inly blind,
O, now to all mankind

Let there be light! 3 Spirit of truth and love, Life-giving holy Dove,

Speed forth Thy flight;
Move on the water's face,
Bearing the lamp of grace,
And in earth's darkest place

Let there be light! 4 Blessed and holy Three, Glorious Trinity,

Grace, love, and might,
Boundless as ocean's tide,
Rolling in fullest pride,
O'er the world, far and wide,

Let there be light !

841 2 Cor. iv. 6. L. M. MONTGOMERY.

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66 ET there be light !" thus spake the

Word :
The Word was God; "and there was light!"
Still the creative voice is heard ;

A day is born from every night.
2 And every night shall turn to day,

While months, and years, and ages roll.
But we have seen a brighter ray
Dawn on the chaos of the soul

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