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2 Exalt the Lamb of God,

The all-atoning Lamb:
Redemption by His blood

Through all the world proclaim,
The year of Jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners, home. 3 Ye who have sold for nought

Your heritage above,
Shall have it back unbought,

The gift of Jesus' love.
The year of Jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners, home. 4 Ye slaves of sin and hell,

Your liberty receive;
And safe in Jesus dwell,

And bless'd in Jesus live.
The year of Jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners, home. 5 The gospel trumpet hear,

The news of heavenly grace :
Ye happy souls, draw near ;

Behold your Saviour's face.
The year of Jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners, home. 6 Jesus, our great High Priest,

Hath full atonement made :
Ye weary spirits, rest;

Ye mourning souls, be glad :
The year of Jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.

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Isaiah lviii. 1. 8.7.4. KELLY.
1 EN of God, go take your stations ;
Go proclaim among the nations
Joyful news of heavenly birth.

Bear the tidings
Of the Saviour's matchless worth.

2 Of His gospel not ashamed,

As the power of God to save,
Go where Christ was never named:
Publish freedom to the slave;

Blessed freedom,
Such as Zion's children have.
3 When exposed to fearful dangers,

Jesus will His own defend :
Borne afar 'midst foes and strangers,
Jesus will appear your friend;

And His presence
Shall be with you to the end.

MORELL

849 Acts xvil. 9, 10. C. M.

Go and thresa viento sonce proclaim,

1

Ýe favoured of God :
Go publish, through Immanuel's name,

Salvation bought with blood. 2 What though your arduous track may lie

Through regions dark as death; What though, your faith and zeal to try,

Perils beset your path ;-
3 Yet with determined courage go,

And armed with power divine:
Your God will needful strength bestow,

And on your labours shine.
4 He who has called you to the war

Will recompense your pains: Before Messiah's conquering car

Shall mountains sink to plains. 5 Shrink not, though earth and hell oppose,

But plead your Master's cause ; Assured that e'en your mightiest focs Shall bow before His cross.

850 John iv. 36. Guimations plunged in shades of night.

L. M.

BALFOUR. 1 messenger of

Like angels sent from fields above,

Be thine to shed celestial light. 2 On barren rock and desert isle,

Go, bid the Rose of Sharon bloom,
Till arid wastes around thee smile,

Rich as the dews from morning's womb. 3 Go, bid the bright and morning Star From Bethlehem's plains resplendent

shine,
And, piercing through the gloom afar,

Shed heavenly light and love divine. 4 From North to South, from East to West,

Messiah yet shall reign supreme:
His name by every tongue confess'd;

His praise, the universal theme.
5 Then faint not in the day of toil,

When harvest waits the reaper's hand.
Go, gather in the glorious spoil,

And joyous in His presence stand. 6 Thy love a rich reward shall find,

From Him who sits enthroned on high;
For they who turn the erring mind
Shall shine like stars above the sky.

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Mark xvi, 15. 1 O, ye messengers of God;

UT Like the beams of morning, fly! Take the wonder-working rod;

Wave the Banner-Cross on high. 2 Where the aspirant minaret

Gleams along the morning skies,
Wave it till the crescent set,
And the “Star of Jacob” rise,

3 Go to many a tropic isle,

In the bosom of the deep,
Where the skies for ever smile,

And the oppressed for ever weep. 4. O'er the negro's night of care

Pour the living light of heaven:
Chase away his wild despair;

Bid him hope to be forgiven.
5 Where the golden gates of day

Open on the palmy East,
Wide the bleeding Cross display,

Spread the gospel's richest feast. 6 Sound aloud Jehovah's call;

Visit every soil and sea,
Preach the Cross of Christ to all,
Christ whose love is full and free.

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Acts xvi. 9. 8.7. CAWOOD. ARK! what mean those lamentations,

1

Tis the cry of heathen nations,

“Come and help us, or we die.” 2 Hear the heathens' sad complaining ;

Christians, hear their dying cry: And, the love of Christ constraining,

Join to help them ere they die.

THE JEWS.

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Rom. xi. 23.

L. M. 1

Still roam the scorning world around, Disowned of heaven, by man oppress'd, Outcasts from Zion's hallowed ground ?

2 O God of Israel, view their race;

Back to Thy fold the wanderers bring
Teach them to seek Thy slighted grace,

To hail in Christ their promised King. 3 The veil of darkness rend in twain,

Which hides their Shiloh's glorious light. The severed olive-branch again

Back to its parent stock unite.
4 While Judah views his birthright gone,

With contrite shame his bosom move,
The Saviour he denied-to own,

The Lord he crucified-to love. 5 Haste, glorious day, expected long, When Jew and Greek one prayer shall

raise, With eager feet one temple throng, One God with grateful rapture praise.

854 Isaiah lil. 1. C. M. MONTGOMERY. DExalt thy fallen

head;

1

AUGHTER of Zion, from the dust

Again in thy Redeemer trust,

He calls thee from the dead.
2 Awake, awake, put on thy strength,

Thy beautiful array:
The day of freedom dawns at length,

The Lord's appointed day.
3 Rebuild thy walls, thy bounds enlarge,

And send thy heralds forth; Say to the South,-“Give up thy charge,

And keep not back, O North !" 4 They come, they come !-thine exiled

bands, Where'er they rest or roam, Have heard thy voice in distant lands,

And hasten to their home.

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