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My Saviour sees the tears I shed,
For Jesus wept o'er Laznis dead.

4 And Oh! when I have safely past
Through every conflict, but tl e last,—
Still, still unchanging, watch beside
My painful bed,—for thou hast died;
< Then point to realms of cloudless day,

> And wipe my latest tear away.

189

HYMN 189, L. M., 6 Lines.

Hope of Heaven through Christ.

m 1 A ND art thou, gracious Master! gone,
-£*• A mansion to prepare for me?
Shall I behold thee on thy throne,

< And there for ever dwell with thee?
Then, let the world approve or blame,

f I '11 triumph in thy glorious name.

mf 2 What transport, Lord! shall fill my heart, mp "When thou my worthless name shalt own!

< "When I shall see thee as thou art,

> And know, as I myself am known! — From sin, and fear, and sorrow free,

> My soul shall find its rest in thee.

190

HYMN 190, 7s.

Christ, our Hope.

m 1 pHRIST, of all my hopes the ground,-
vJ Christ, the spring of all my joy!
Still in thee let me be found,
Still for thee my powers employ.

2 Let thy love my heart inflame;

Keep thy fear before my sight;
Be thy praise my highest aim;
Be thy smile my chief delight.

3 Fountain of overflowing grace!

Freely from thy fullness give:
Till I close mv earthly race,
Be it "Christ for me to live!"

mf 4 Firmly trusting in thy blood,

Nothing shall my heart confound; < Safely I shall pass the flood,

/ Safely reach Immanuel's ground.

5 When I touch the blessed shore,
Back the closing waves shall roll;

< Death's dark stream shall never more
f Part from thee my ravished soul.

mf 6 Thus,—Oh! thus, an entrance give To the land of cloudless sky;

< Having known it, "Christ to live," / Let me know it, "gain to die."

191

HYMN 191, 8s and 7s.

Jesus, exalted to the Throne.

f 1 TESUS! hail! enthroned in glory,
0 There for ever to abide;
Air the heavenly host adore thee,
Seated at thy Father's side.

•— 2 There for sinners thou art pleading,

There thou dost our place prepare; < Ever for us interceding,

mf Till in glory we appear.

8 Worship, honor, power, and blessing, Thou art worthy to receive; / Loudest praises, without ceasing,

Meet it is for us to give.

4 Help, ye bright angelic spirits!

Bring your sweetest, noblest lays;
Help to sing our Saviour's merits,—
Help to chan'■* inimanuel's praise.

192

HYMN 192, L. M.

Christ* the Lord of Angels.

mf 1 H RE AT God! to what a glorious height
\J Hast thou advanced the Lord, thy Son!
Angels, in all their robes of light,
Are made the servants of his throne.

m 2 Before his feet their armies wait,

< And swift as flames of fire they move,

— To manage his affairs of state,

O In works of vengeance, or of love.

\ m 3 Now they are sent to guide our feet,

* < Up to the gates of thine abode,

| —. Through all the dangers that we meet,

| In traveling o'er the heavenly road. j:

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mp 4 Lord! when we leave this mortal ground,

< And thou shalt bid us rise and come,— > Send thy beloved angels down,

mp Safe to conduct our spirits home.

-| Q Q HYMN 193, L. M.

lt/O The Way to Heaven.

m 1 TESUS, my all, to heaven is gone,—-
J He whom I fix my hopes upon;
His track I see, and I '11 pursue
The narrow way, till him I view.

mp 2 This is the way I long have sought,
And mourned.because I found it noc;

< Till late I heard my Saviour say,— mf "Come hither, soul! I am the way."

3 Lo! glad I come, and thou, blest Lamb I — Shalt take me to thee as I am;

My sinful self to thee I give—
Nothing but love shall I receive.

mf 4 Then will I tell to sinners round,

What a dear Saviour I have found;

< I '11 point to thy redeeming blood,

/ And say,—" Behold the way to God!"

194

HYMN 194, S. M.

Christfs Intercession.

m 1 VES, the Eedeemer 's gone,
1 T' appear before our God;
To sprinkle o'er the flaming throne,
With his atoning blood.

2 No fiery vengeance now,

No burning wrath, comes down;
If justice calls for sinners' blood,
The Saviour shows his own.

mp 3 Before his Father's eye

Our humble suit he moves;
The Father lays his thunder by,
p And looks, and smiles, and loves.

mf 4 Now may our joyful tongues
Our Maker's honors sing;
Jesus, the priest, receives our songs,
And bears them to the King,

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mp 5 We bow before bis face,

< And sound bis glories bigb: / Hosanna to -the God of grace, mf Who lays bis thunder by.

6 On eartb tby mercy reigns, And triumpbs all above: mp But, Lord! bow weak our mortal strains,

< To speak immortal love!

195

HYMN 195, L. M.

The Dominion of Christ.

mf 1 XJAIL to tbe Prince of life and peace,

H Wbo bolds the keys of deatb and bell!
The boundless world unseen is bis,
And sovereign power becomes him welL

p 2 In shame and anguish once he died; —

< But now be lives for evermore:

— Bow down, ye saints! around bis seat,

< And, all ye angel-bands! adore.

f" 3 Live—live for ever, glorious Lord!

To quell tby foes, and guard thy friends;
"While all thy chosen tribes rejoice,
That thy dominion never ends.

— 4 Worthy thy hand to bold tbe keys,

Guided by wisdom and by love;
Worthy to rule o'er mortal life,

< O'er worlds below, and worlds above.

/" 5 For ever reign, victorious King!

Wide through the earth thy name be known!
And call my longing soul to sing
Sublimer anthems near thy throne.

196

HYMN 196, H. M.

Our High-Priest in Heaven.

mp .1 'FH' atoning work is done,—
i- The victim's blood is shed;
And Jesus now is gone
His people's cause to plead:

— He stands in heaven, their great High-Prie

And bears their names upon his breast.

2 No temple made with hands
His place of service is;

In heaven itself he stands,—
A heavenly priesthood his:

In him the shadows of the law

Are all fulfilled, and now withdraw.
8 And, though awhile he be
Hid from the eyes of men,

His people look to see

Their great High-Priest again: mf In brightest glory he will come,

And take his waiting people home.

197

HYMN 197, C. M.

Our great High-Priest.

J mf 1 HOME, let us join our songs of praise

\ \J To our ascended Priest;

J He entered heaven, with all our names

\ > Engraven on his breast.

\ p 2 Below, he washed our guilt away,

j By his atoning blood;

{ — Now he appears before the throne,

\ And pleads our cause with God.

| 8 Clothed with our nature still, he knowb

; mp The weakness of our frame,

; — And how to shield us from the foes

t Whom he himself o'ercame.

i 4 Nor time, nor distance, e'er shall quench

J The fervors of his love;

j For us he died in kindness here,

J And intercedes above.

J 5 Oh! may we ne'er forget his grace,

* Nor blush to hear his name;

I < Still may our hearts hold fast his faith,

\ f Our lips his praise proclaim.

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\ -i qn HYMN 198, C. M.

$ I %J © Breathing after the Holy Spirit.

I i» 1 HOME, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove!

| \J With (all thy quickening powers,

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