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3 God, thy God, will now restore thee;

He Himself appears thy friend ;
All thy foes shall flee before thee;
Here their boasts and triumphs end :

Great deliverance
Zion's King vouchsafes to send !

4 Enemies no more shall trouble ;

All thy wrongs shall be redress'd ;
For thy shame thou shalt have double,
In Thy Maker's favour bless'd ;

All thy conflicts
End in everlasting rest !


T. Kelly.

St. Andrew's Day.

O JESUS, Source of holiness!

In whom Thy servants live,
All glory for Thy Saints to Thee,

Saviour of men, we give.


All glory for Thy chosen band,

To whom the charge was given,
To publish peace from land to land,

And point the way to heaven.

3 All glory for Saint Andrew's faith,

Who sought Thy low abode,
And, warmed by love, his brother led

To Thee, the Lamb of God.

4 For him we bless and praise Thy name,

And humbly pray that we,
Strong in Thy faith, may follow him,

As he, Lord, followed Thee.
5 To Thee, O Father; Son, to Thee,

To Thee, O Spirit Blest,
Through endless ages glory be

By all Thy Church addrest. Amen.

St. Thomas's Day.

225 I O THOU, Who didst, with love untold,

Thy doubting servant chide,
And bad'st the eye of sense behold

Thy wounded Hands and Side.


Grant us, like him, with heartfelt awe,

To own Thee God and Lord,
And from his hour of darkness draw

A fuller faith's reward.

3 And while that wondrous record now

Of unbelief we hear,
Oh ! let us only lowlier bow

In self-distrusting fear;

4 And pray that we may never dare

Thy Spirit so to grieve;
But at the last their blessing share

Who see not, yet believe !

5 Our Lord and God, Eternal Son,

To Thee all glory be,
With Father, Spirit, Three in One,

Through all eternity. Amen.



WE walk by faith, and not by sight;

No gracious words we hear
From Him who spoke as never man;

But we believe Him near.

2 We may not touch His Hands and Side,

Nor follow where He trod;
But in His promise we rejoice,

“My Lord and God.

And cry

3 Help Thou, O Lord, our unbelief:

And may our faith abound,
To call on Thee when Thou art near,

And seek where Thou art found:

4 That when our life of faith is done,

In realms of clearer light,
We may behold Thee as Thou art

With full and endless sight.

* To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

The God Whom we adore,
Be glory, as it was,


And shall be evermore. Amen.

H. Alford.


The Spoiler fierce is lying low,

The vanquisher is vanquished,
And he who breathed forth death, is now

Himself in noblest triumph led.

2 The ravening wolf of Benjamin

At early morn went forth to slay ;
But with the sheep, when eve comes in,

He shall in peace divide the prey.

3 Her foe is now the Church's rock,

A wolf no more, a lamb is he;
Himself he yieldeth for the flock :

O Jesu, nought is hard with Thee !

4 Thy voice, O Lord, the mountain shakes,

And all the trees that grow thereon ;
From Thee it goeth forth, and breaks

The cedars of proud Lebanon.

5 Good Shepherd, keep us as of old,

The foe confound, the flock defend;
And, if we wander from Thy fold,

Again to Thee our bosoms bend.

6 To God, the Three in One, be praise

Supreme, and honour infinite;
Who to His glory's living rays,
Hath called us from the dead of night.





great Apostle, called by grace, Weaned from all works beside, Preached the same faith he once abhorred

And Christ whom he denied.


In perils and in troubles oft,

His toilsome life he past ;
But He who turned his heart at first,

Upheld him to the last.

3 A chosen vessel of His will,

He fought the fight of faith,
And gained the crown of righteousness,

Obedient unto death.

4 Thus, Lord of grace, to all Thy will

Obedient may we be,
And follow meekly in his steps,

E’en as he followed Thee.

5* To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

The God Whom we adore,
Be glory; as it was, is now,
And shall be evermore. Amen.

H. Alford.

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