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.&i . An Hymn/or Ascensio N-d A. Y.,,, t.
\& us sing a new Song unto our God, and to the Lamb \ and let us say, Thou hast been put to Death, and hast redeemed to God, by thy Blood, of all Tribes, Languages, People and Nations: Thou hast made us Kings and Priests to our God, and we (hall reign for ever.
Worthy is the Lamb, who has been put to Death, to receive Power, Riches, WiGlom, Strength and Glory, for ever and ever. „
Let all the Creatures that are in Heaven and upon Earth, give Praise and Honour to Him that sits upon the Throne, and to the
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Now is come the Salvation and Kingdom of our God, and of his Christ, if God be for us, who can be against us? He who has not spared his own Son, but has deliver'd Him up to the Death, for us all, How shall He not give all Things with Him ?. ''1.
Who (hall bring an Accusation against the Elect of God? God is He that justifies, who shall condemn? Christ is He rbat is dead,and moreover, raised again, who is sat on the Right-hand of God, and has made Request for us. . ,'
To Him that has loved us, and that has wafted us from our Sins by his Blood, and hath made us Kings and Priests prtto God his Father, to Him be Powsr, and plory^ and Might, for ever and ever. ^Ame/i- ..'>.'": -.'"" "-h . I „.' ':.::.; v;! ''..'-'.,';
Glory be to the Father, &c.
Jn Hyvbnfor Ascension Day.
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THE Lord hath said to my Lord, Sit thou on my Right-hand, till I make thine Enemies thy Footstool. The Lord shall stretch out from Sion, the Scepter of thy Strength, saying, Reign Thou in the midst of thine Enemies.
The Lord hath sworn, and He will not alter, Thou art a Priest for ever after the Order of Melchisedeck.
O ye People, clap.your Hands, shout forth Cries of Joy to God with the Voice of Triumph. The Lord is gone up with a Cry^of Toy: The Lord is gone up with a Song of Victory. -J:
- -Lift -np your H«ads, O ye Gates, and be ye lifted up ye everlasting Doors, and thcKing'bf Glory shall come in. Who is the King of Glory? Jt isfWie'Lord, strong and mighty, He is the King of Glory. . ';" Stag Psalms unto God, and to our King, sing Psalms, for He is the 'King over all the Earth: The Lord rules over the Nations, He• is seated on the Throne of his Holiness \ let all Men bow down before Him, and let all the Angels of God adore Him. ",'. .; ''
O God, thy Throne endures for ever and ever, the Scepter of thy Kingdom isa Scepter of Rigbtewfoefs: T^ouhast loy^Ri^eousAn Hymn for the Day before, a»d the Day after Ascension. 6j
ness, and hated Iniquity •, wherefore God, even thy God, has anointed Thee with the Oil of Gladness above thy Fellows.
Lord, Thou art gone up on high, Thou hast led Captivity cap ptive \ Thou hast taken Gifts to distribute among Men.
Thou art gone into the House of thy Father, to prepare Mansions for us j Thou art entred into Heaven as our Fore-runner •, Thou (halt come down from thence as thy Apostles law Thee go up^ and Thoushalt take us with Thee, to the end that where Thou art we may •be also.
Who shall bring an Accusation against the Elect of God? God is He that justifies, Who shall-condemn? Christ is He that is dead, and risen again, who is also at the Right-hand of Godx and intercedes for us. .'.'•.
Glory be to the Father, &r.
FTpH E Lord reigns, let the People tremble: He is seated among
| the Cherubims. Let the Earth be shaken, He is raised above all the Earth, He is gone -up above all the Heavens.
God, who is the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, has powerfully raised Him, and given Him a Name which is above every Name, to the end that at the Name of Jesus, every Knee may bow in Heaven,, upon Earth, and under the Earth, and that every Tongue may confess, that Jesus Christ is the Lord, to the Glory of God the Father. .
All Power has been given to Him in Heaven and upon Earth.
God has put all Things under his Feet, and has made Him above all Things, to be Head of the Church.
Let us rejoice before our Ring, let us adore Him, and let us give Him Honour and Glory.
We have Liberty to enter into the holy Places through the Blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that He hath consecrated fog us, through the Vale, that is to say, his Flesh.
Let us draw near with a true Heart, in full Assurance of Faithx having our Hearts sprinkled from an evil Conscience, and our Bodies washed with pure Water: Let us therefore come boldly unto the Throne of Grace, that we may pbtain Maryland find Grape to helj^ in Time of need*.
Glory be to the Father j &c~
64 ^» Hymn for the September Communion.
An Hymn for Pentecost, or Whitsuntide.
LE T us bless God, let us celebrate his Goodness, let us present our selves before Him with Hymns and Shouts of Joy.
We give Thee Thanks, O God, who art the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, forasmuch as after having raised thy Son, and lifted Him •up into Glory, Thou hast: received Gifts to distribute'them to Men.
Thou hast sent thy Holy Spirit to thy Apostles, to the end that they might speak divers Tongues, and that healing of Diseases, Signs and Wonders might be wrought in thy Name. Thou hast given Strength to the Word of thy Servants: Thou halt established thy .Kingdom, and lightned and converted the World by their Means.
The Kingdoms of the Earth, the People, and the Nations have heard them, and have been reduced to the Obedience of our Lord and of his Christ, and He shall reign for ever and ever.
We give Thee Thanks, Lord God Almighty, who art, who wast, and who shall be, forasmuch as Thou hast displayed thy great Power, and for that Thou art entred into thy Kingdom.
Because we are thy Children, Thou hast sent the Spirit of thy Son into our Hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
'Tis that Spirit which testifies to our Spirit, that we are the Children of God.
Tis that Spirit that comforts us in our Weaknesses, which himself prays for Hs, and which makes us groan after the Redemption of our'Body, and the Glory of the Children of God.
'Tis that Spirit which is the Earnest of our Inheritance, and by which we have been sealed for the Day of Redemption. O Lord, we praise Thee for so precious a Gist.
Glory be to the Father, &c.
An Hymn for the September Communion.
LET us celebrate the Lord, for He is good, for his Mercy eu-
The Lord is our Strength, and the Subject of our Hymns: He is our Redeemer: This is the Day the Lord hath made, come let us rejoice and be glad therein.
The Lord hath done marvelous Things, He bas remembred his
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the end that whosoever believes in Him, should not perish, but have everlasting Use. . /'
He has given us the Bread of Heaven, which giveth Life to the
Let us praise Him, let us celebrate Him, let us bless his Name.
Let us give Thanks to our God and Father, who has made us to partake of the Inheritance of the Saints in Light.
Salvation is of our God* who fits upon the Throne, and of the Lamb. Ameen- Amen
Praise, Glory, Wisdom, Thanks, Honour, Power, and Might, to our God for ever and ever.
Praise our God ye his Servants, both Small and Great.
The Lord our God Almighty, is entred into his Kingdom, and we shall reign with Him for ever and ever.
Let us rejoice and be glad, and give Glory to Him, for the Marriage of the Lamb is come, and his Wife hath made herj self ready: Happy are those that are called to the Marriage Feast of the Lamb.
We shall be filled, O God, with the Fatness of thy House, and wo ftall drink of the Rivers of thy Pleasures.;
Glory be to the Father, &c
The Angelical HYMN, or Song of the AN G E L S]
Whkb is to be read upon all F E S T I V A L S. «
C1 LO R Y be to God on high, and in Earth Peace, Good-will to* J .wards Men. ''.*.•*
We praise Thee, we glorifie Thee, we give Thanks for all thy great Benefits, and for thy great Glory, O Lord God, Heavenly King, the Father Almighty.
O Lord, the only begotten Son Jesus Christ, and thou Holy Spirit: O Lord, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the Sins 6f the World, have Mercy upon us. Thou that takest away the Sins of the World, hear us.
Thoa that fittest at the Right-hand of God, have Mercy upon us.
(.(. An Hymn to he said at the C O'm Munion.
For Thou only art holy, Thon only art the Lord, Thon on!v> O Christ, with the Hoi)- Ghost, art most high in the Glory of God the Father. Ame$.
Glory be to the Father, &c.
A*i Hymn so -le /aid at the TtMe of the Communion at the .Holy Supper.:
LI FT up your Hearts on high: We lift up our Hearts unto the / Lord. i .!
Let us give Thanks unto the Lord our God.
It is just, it is reasonable, it is our Duty, and a most useful Thing; that at all Tiroes, and in all Places, we fbqnli give Thanks unto Thee^ O Lord God, holy Father, everlasting God.
Here foUows the froper Preface, or Praises, adatted to each Grcuni'
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'"FecanTe Thon didst give Jesus Christ thine only Son, to be borst as at this Time for us, who by the Operation of the Holy Ghost, was made very Man, °f the Substance. 0/ she Virgin Mary"his Mother, an4 thitf 'without Spotof SUytojpialejusi'cIwa froqj altS^ii.: Therefdrc with Angels* &o% .-. . * . '.'•
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Through"Jfesiis Christ, who died for oiir Offences, anc! rose again for our Justification: We praise Thee for the glorious Resurrection of our Saviour ;, For H,e is the very Lambrwhicji was offerecLfor uvand bath taken away the Sin of the World'y-who by tiis Death, riata d«stroy'd Death, and by his rising to Life again, ha'th"'restored to-'us everlasting life : Therefore witij Artgek, &«.
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.. Tfirough onr Lowi Jesus Chtist^* Waster bis most glorious Resurrection, manifestly appeared tb.all his .AjxJsttes, and hvtBetrSkht ascended up into HeaVea, to ihe^nd that?.where He is, thidicr might we also ascend and reign with Hiir* in Glory: Therefore with lagels, &c.