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And therefore now we thank our God,
And praise thy glorious name.

6. Thy glorious name, and nature’s power. hou dost to us make known ; And all the Deity is ours, Through thy incarnate Son.

Old Hundred.] HYMN 212. L. M.

l TERNAL Power, whose high abode Becomes the grandeur of a God; Infinite lengths, beyond the bounds Where stars revolve their little rounds.

2 Thee while the first archangel sings,
He hides his face behind his wings:
And ranks of shining thrones around
Fall worshipping, and spread the ground.

3 Lord, what shall earth and ashes do?
We would adore our Maker too !
From sin and dust to thee we cry,
The Great, the Holy, and the High!

4 Earth from afar hath heard thy fame,
And worms have learnt to lisp thy name:
But O! the glories of thy mind
Leave all our soaring thoughts behind

5 God is in heaven, and men below:
Be short our tunes; our words be few '
A solemn reverence checks our songs,
And praise sits silent on our tongues.

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1 H%. holy, holy Lord,
God the Father, and the Word,
God the Comforter, receive
Blessings more than we can give :

Mixt with those beyond the sky, Chanters to the Lord most high, We our hearts and voices raise, Echoing thy eternal praise. 2 One, inexplicably three, One, in simplest unity: God, incline thy gracious ear, Us thy lisping creatures hear: Thee while dust and ashes sings, Angels shrink within their wings; Prostrate seraphim above Breath unutterable love. 3 Happy they who never rest, With thy heavenly presence blest: They the heights of glory see, Sound the depths of #. Fain with them our souls would vie; Sink as low, and mount as high; Fall, o'erwhelm'd with love, or soar; Shout, or silently adore:

China.] HYMN 214. C. M.

t AIL! holy, holy, holy Lord! Whom 3. in Three we know ; By all thy heavenly host ador’d, By all thy church below. 2 One undivided Trinity, With triumph we proclaim; Thy universe is full of thee, And speaks thy glorious name. 3 Thee, holy Father, we confess; Thee, holy Son, adore: Thee, Spirit of Truth and Holiness, We worship evermore. * The incommunicable right, Almighty God, receive! R 2 *.

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Which angel-choirs, and saints in light. And saints embodied give.

5 Three Persons equally divine
We magnify and love:
And both the choirs ere long shall join,
To sing thy praise above.

6 Hail! holy, holy, holy Lord,
(Our heavenly song shall be,)
Supreme, Essential One, ador'd
In co-eternal Three

Suffolk.] HYMN 215. C. M. 1 THOUSAND oracles divine

Their common beams unite;
That sinners may with angels join
To worship God aright:
2 To praise a Trinity ador'd
By all the hosts above;
And one thrice holy God and Lord
Through endless ages love.

3 Triumphant host! they never cease
To laud and magnify -
The Triune God of Holiness,
Whose glory fills the sky.

4 Whose glory to this earth extends,
When God himself imparts,
And the whole Trinity descends
Into our faithful hearts.

5 By faith the upper choir we meet,
And challenge them to sing
Jehovah, on his shining seat,
Our Maker and our King.

6 But God made flesh, is wholly ours, And asks our noblest strain;

The Father of celestial powers,
The Friend of earth-born man!

7 Ye seraphs, nearest to the throne,
With rapturous amaze
On us, poor ransom'd worms, look down.
For heaven's superior praise

8 The King, whose glorious face ye see,
For us his crown resign'd;
That fulness of the Deity,
He died for all mankind

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1 OME, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
Whom one all-perfect God we own,
Restorer of thy image lost,
Thy various offices make known :
Display, our fallen souls to raise,
Thy whole economy of grace.
2 Jehovah, in three Persons, come,
And draw, and sprinkle us, and seal,
Poor, guilty, dying worms, in whom
Thou dost eternal life reveal;
The knowledge of thyself bestow,
And all thy glorious goodness show.
3 Soon as our pardon'd hearts believe,
That thou art pure, essential love;
The proof we in ourselves receive
Of the Three Witnesses above;
Sure, as the saints around thy throne,
That Father, Word, and Spirit are One.
4 O that we now, in love renew’d
Might blameless in thy sight appear;
Wake we in thy similitude,
Stamp'd with the Triune character; .
Flesh, spirit, soul, to thee resign;
And live and die entirely thine!

Shireland.] HYMN 217. S. M. 1 ALL-CREATING God!

At whose supreme decree Our body rose, a breathing clod, Our souls sprang forth from thee:

2 For this thou hast design'd,
And form'd us man for this;
To know, and love thyself, and find
In thee our endless bliss.

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1 Y soul, through my Redeemer's care,
|L Sav'd from the second death, I feel:
My eyes from tears of dark despair,
My feet from falling into hell.

2 Wherefore to him my feet shall run;
My eyes on his perfections gaze;
My soul shall live for God alone,
And all within me shout his praise.

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1. IN that sad memorable night, When Jesus was for us betray'd, He left his death-recording rite,

He took, and bless'd, and brake the bread:

And gave his own their last bequest,
And thus his love's intent exprest:

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