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3 O come, let us together sing,

The triumph of our heavenly King:
The Lord is risen to die no more ;
O earth, O heaven! your God adore.

Hallelujah!

A. T. Russell. First Sunday after Easter.

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1 Christ the Lord is risen again !

Christ has broken every chain !
Hark, the Angels shout for joy,
Singing evermore on high,

Hallelujah! 2 He who gave for us His life,

Who for us endured the strife,
Is our Paschal Lamb to-day;
We too sing for joy, and say:

Hallelujah! 3 He who bore all pain and loss

Comfortless upon the Cross
Lives in glory now on high,
Pleads for us and hears our cry :

Hallelujah! 4. He who slumbered in the grave

Is exalted now to save;
Now through Christendom it rings
That the Lamb is King of kings.

Hallelujah! 5 Now He bids us tell abroad

How the lost may be restored,
How the penitent forgiven,
How we too may enter heaven.

Hallelujah

6 Thou, our Paschal Lamb indeed,

Christ, to-day Thy people feed ;
Take our sins and guilt away,
That we all may sing for aye, -

Hallelujah!
R. Brethren. C. Winkworth. (tr.)

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ESUS lives ! no longer now

Can thy terrors, Death, appal us;
Jesus lives! and this we know
Thou, O grave, canst not enthral us.

Hallelujah! 2 Jesus lives ! henceforth is death

But the gate of life immortal ;
This shall calm our trembling breath,
When we pass its gloomy portal.

Hallelujah!

3 Jesus lives ! for us He died ;

Then, alone to Jesus living,
Pure in heart may we abide,
Glory to our Saviour giving.

Hallelujah!

4 Jesus lives ! our hearts know well

Nought from us His love shall sever ;
Life, nor death, nor powers of hell
Tear us from His keeping ever.

Hallelujah! 5 Jesus lives ! to Him the Throne

Far above all power is given ;
May we go where He is gone,
Rest and reign with Him in heaven.

Hallelujah!

6 Praise the Father, praise the Son,

Who to us new life hath given :
Praise the Spirit—Three in One-
All in earth, and all in heaven.

Hallelujah!

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1 COME, and let us drink of that New River,

Not from barren rock divinely poured,
But the Fount of Life that is for ever

From the sepulchre of Christ the Lord.

2

All the world hath bright illumination,-
Heaven, and earth, and things beneath the

earth :
'Tis the festival of all creation :

Christ hath risen, who gave creation birth.

3 Yesterday with Thee in burial lying,

Now to-day with Thee arisen I rise ;
Yesterday the partner of Thy dying,
With Thyself upraise me to the skies.

Amen.
St. John Damascene. 7. M. Neale. (tr.)

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JESUS, the Shepherd of the sheep,
Thy little flock in safety keep,
The flock for which Thou cam'st from Heaven,
The flock for which Thy life was given.

2 Thou saw'st them wandering far from Thee

Secure, as if from danger free;
Thy love did all their wanderings trace,
And brought them to a wealthy place.

3 O guard Thy sheep from beasts of prey,

guide them that they never stray ;
Cherish the young, sustain the old,
Let none be feeble in Thy fold !

4 Secure them from the scorching beam,

And lead them to the living stream ;
In verdant pastures let them lie,
And watch them with a Shepherd's eye!

5 O may Thy sheep discern Thy voice,

And in its sacred sound rejoice ;
From strangers may they ever flee,
And know no other guide but Thee !

6 Lord, bring Thy sheep that wander yet,

And let the number be complete :
Then let Thy flock from earth remove,
And occupy the fold above. Amen.

T. Kelly.

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SAVIOUR, we would be Thy sheep,

Know Thy voice and follow Thee;
Deign our wandering souls to keep,

Then alone we safe can be.

2

Put us forth, that we may feed

In the pastures of Thy grace,
By refreshing waters, lead

To some sweet and sacred place. 3 Saviour, we would follow Thee

Wheresoever Thou wilt call;
Whether dark or bright it be,

Whatsoever may befal. 4 Through earth's bleak and rugged ways,

May we ever hear Thy voice ;
Then in danger we shall praise,

And in sorrow shall rejoice. 5 Never, Lord, from us depart;

Still defend us, keep, and guide,
Till we reach where now Thou art,

There for ever to abide. Amen.

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į LORD, be Thou our strength in weakness;

Thou art ever strong to save,

Conqueror o'er the Cross and grave :
Grant us to endure with meekness.

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