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And every power find sweet employ
In that eternal world of joy.

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C.M. S. WESLEY, JUN. L In Concert withbalho blese,

ORD of the Sabbath, Thee we praise, Who, joyful, in harmonious lays

Employ an endless rest.
2 Thus, Lord, while we remember Thee,

We blest and pious grow;
By hymns of praise we learn to be

Triumphant here below.
8 On this glad day a brighter scene

Of glory was displayed,
By God, the eternal Word, than when

This universe was made.
4 HE RISES, who mankind has bought,

With grief and pain extreme; 'Twas great to speak a world from nought;

'Twas greater to redeem ! 5 “May we, throughout this day of Thine,

Be in Thy Spirit, Lord,
Spirit of humble fear divine

That trembles at Thy word;
6 “Spirit of faith our hearts to raise,

And fix on things above;
Spirit of sacrifice and praise,

Of holiness and love."

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S.M.

WATTS.
WELCOME, sweet day of rest,
Welcome to this reviving breast,
And these rejoicing eyes !
The King Himself comes near,
And feasts His saints to-day;
Here we may sit and see Him here,

And love, and praise, and pray.

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C. ELLIOT.
Theaterglorious Sun of Righteousness,
Shine on us now, to heal and bless,
With brighter beams than e'er before.
2 Shine on Thy work of grace within,

On each celestial blossom there;
Destroy each bitter root of sin,

And make Thy garden fresh and fair. 3 Shine on Thy pure eternal word,

Its mysteries to our souls reveal;
And whether read, remembered, heard,

O let it quicken, strengthen, heal.
4 Shine on the temples of Thy grace;

With righteousness Thy priests be clad;
Unveil the brightness of Thy face;

And make Thy chosen people glad. 5 Shine, till Thy glorious beams shall chase

The brooding cloud from every eye!
Till every earthly dwelling-place
Shall hail the Day-spring from on high!
6 Shine on, shine on, Eternal Sun!
Pour richer floods of life and light;
Till that bright Sabbath be begun,-

That glorious day which knows no night. 78

C.M.

WATTS.
Psalm v.
LORD Voin the morning. Thou shalt hear
To Thee will I direct my prayer,

To Thee lift up mine eye :-
2 Up to the hills, where Christ is gone,

To plead for all His saints,
Presenting at His Father's throne

Our songs and our complaints.

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