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Teach us henceforth how to live
With eternity in view :
6 Bless thy word to young and old,

Fill us with a Saviour's love;
That when life's short tale is told,
We may dwell with Thee above.

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HYMN XIII. L. M.
1 FROM all the guilt of former sins,

Lord, may thy mercy set us free;
And may the year which now begins,
Begin and end in serving Thee.

2 Give us, great God, a heart to pray; Give us new strength to conquer sin: Let all old things be done away,

And plant new holiness within.
3 Send down thy Spirit from above,

That we may love and serve Thee more;
And they may learn to serve and love,
Who never servd or lov'd before.

HYMN XIV. C. M. 1 REMARK, my soul, the narrow bounds

Of the revolving year;
How swift the weeks complete their

rounds,
How short the months appear.

2 So fast eternity comes on,

And that important day, When all that mortal life has done,

God's judgment shall survey. 3 Yet like an idle tale we pass

The swift advancing year:
And study artful ways t' increase

The speed of its career.

4 Waken, O God, my trifling heart,

Its great concern to see;
That I may act the christian part,
And give the year to Thee,

oponom HYMN XV. C. M. 1 God of our life! thy various praise

Let mortal voices sound:
Thy hạnd revolves our fleeting days

And brings the seasons round. 2 In every scene of life, thy care,

In every age, we see;
And constant as thy favours are o

So let our praises be.
3 Still may thy love, in every scene,

In every age, appear;
And let the same compassion deign
To bless the opening year.

4 If mercy smile, let mercy bring

Our wandering souls to God: And in affliction we will sing

If Thou wilt bless the rod.

Epiphany.

HYMN XVI. P. M.
1 O’er the realms of pagan darkness,

Let the eye of pity gaze;
See the kindreds of the people,

Lost in sins bewilder'd maze:

· Darkness brooding On the face of all the earth.

2 Light of them that sit in darkness!

Rise and shine, thy blessings bring : Light, to lighten all the Gentiles ! Rise with healing in thy wing:

To thy brightness Let all kings and nations come. 3 May the heathen, now adoring

Idol-gods of wood and stone,
Come, and, worshipping before Him,
Serve the living God alone:

Let thy glory
Fill the earth as floods the sea.

4 Thou, to whom all power is given,

Speak the word ;-at thy command,
Let the company of preachers
Spread thy name from land to land :

Lord be with them,
Alway, to the end of time.

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HYMN XVII. S. M. 1 With heart and lips unfeign'd,

We praise Thee for thy word; We bless Thee for the joyful sound

Of our Redemption, Lord. 2 Like as the kindly rain

Returns not back to heav'n, But cheers, and fruitful makes the earth,

The end for which 'twas giv'n. 3 So let thy holy word

Accomplish thy design; Sow seeds of truth in ev'ry heart, · And consecrate us thine,

Lent.

HYMN XVIII. 7s.
1 By thy birth and early years,
By thy human griefs and fears ;
By thy fasting and distress
In the lonely wilderness;

By thy victry in the hour
Of the subtle tempter's pow'r;
Jesus, look with pitying eye,

Hear our solemn litany.
2 By the purple robe of scorn,

By thy cross for sinners borne;
By thy, triumph o'er the grave;
By thy pow'r from death to save;
Mighty God, ascended Lord !
To thy throne in heav'n restor'd,
Prince and Saviour! hear the cry
Of our solemn litany.

HYMN XIX. L. M. 1 WHEN gath’ring clouds around I view,

And days are dark, and friends are few;
On Him I lean, who not in vain
Experienc'd ev'ry human pain:
He sees my griefs, allays my fears,

And counts and treasures up my tears. 2 If aught should tempt my soul to stray,

From heav'nly wisdom's narrow way;
To fly the good I would pursue,
Or do the thing I would not do;
Still, He who felt temptation's pow'r,

Shall guard me in that dang'rous hour. 3 When vexing thoughts within me rise,

And sore dismay'd my spirit dies;

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