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We laid them but to ripen there
Till the last glorious morn.

Come then, Lord Jesus, come! 3 The serpent's brood increase,

The powers of hell grow bold. The conflict thickens, faith is low,

And love is waxing cold; How long, O Lord our God,

Holy, and true, and good, Wilt thou not judge thy suffering church, Her sighs, and tears, and blood ?

Come then, Lord Jesus, come! 4 We long to hear thy voice,

To see thee face to face,
To share thy crown and glory then,

As now we share thy grace;
Should not the loving bride

The absent bridegroom mourn? Should she not wear the weeds of grief Until her Lord return?

Come then, Lord Jesus, come! 5 The whole creation groans

And waits to hear that voice, That shall restore her loveliness,

And make her wastes rejoice; Come, Lord, and wipe away

The curse, the sin, the stain,

And make this blighted world of ours
Thine own fair world again.

Come then, Lord Jesus, come!

392.

THE LORD'S SUPPER.

C. M.

Glencairn-Burton-Prestwich.
1 The King of heaven his table spreads,

And dainties crown the board;
Not paradise with all its joys

Could such delight afford.
2 Pardon and peace to dying men,

And endless life are given,
And the rich blood that Jesus shed,

To raise the soul to heaven. 3 Ye hungry poor, that long have strayed

In sin's dark mazes, come;
Come from the hedges and highways,

And grace shall find you room. 4 Millions of souls in glory now

Were fed and feasted here;
And millions more, still on the way,

Around the board appear.
5 Yet is his house and heart so large,

That millions more may come,
Nor could the wide assembling world

O’erfill the spacious room.

We laid them but to ripen there
Till the last glorious morn.

Come then, Lord Jesus, come! 3 The serpent's brood increase,

The powers of hell grow bold.
The conflict thickens, faith is low,

And love is waxing cold;
How long, O Lord our God,

Holy, and true, and good,
Wilt thou not judge thy suffering church,
Her sighs, and tears, and blood ?

Come then, Lord Jesus, come! 4 We long to hear thy voice,

To see thee face to face,
To share thy crown and glory then,

As now we share thy grace;
Should not the loving bride

The absent bridegroom mourn?
Should she not wear the weeds of grief
Until her Lord return?

Come then, Lord Jesus, come! 5 The whole creation groans

And waits to hear that voice, That shall restore her loveliness,

And make her wastes rejoice; Come, Lord, and wipe away

The curse, the sin, the stain,

Send thy victorious word abroad,

And bring the strangers home. 6 We long to see the truth prevail;

That all the chosen race May with one voice, and heart, and soul,

Sing thy redeeming grace.

394.

COMMUNION WITH CHRIST. S. M.

TVatchman-Carlisle--St. Clair. 1 Jesus invites his saints

To meet around his board;
Here pardoned sinners meet and hold

Communion with their Lord. 2 Here we survey that love

Which spoke in every breath, Which crowned each action of his life,

And triumphed in his death. 3 Here let our hearts unite,

His glorious name to raise:
And holy joy fill every mind,

And every voice be praise. 395. “REMEMBER ME."

C.M.
Harrington-Solomon-Messiah.
1 According to thy gracious word,

In meek humility,
This will I do, my dying Lord,

I will remember thee.

2 Gethsemane can I forget?

Or there thy conflict see,
Thine agony and bloody sweat,

And not remember thee?
3 When to the cross I turn mine eyes,

And rest on Calvary,
O Lamb of God, my sacrifice!

I must remember thee:
4 Remember thee, and all thy pains,

And all thy love to me;
Yea, while a breath, a pulse remains,

Will I remember thee. 5 And when these failing lips grow dumi),

And mind and memory flee,
When thou shalt in thy kingdom come,

Jesus, remember me. 396.

MORNING HYMN. Doversdale-Morning Hymn-Calcott. 1 Awake, my soul, and with the sun

The daily stage of duty run.
Shake off dull sloth, and joyful rise,
To

pay the morning sacrifice.
2 Thy precious time, misspent, redeem;

Each present day, thy last esteem;
Improve thy talent with due care;
For the great day thyself prepare.

L.M.

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