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Drowns my spirit, draws my breath?

HYMN 194. 11. 7.
Tell me, my soul, can this be death?

11 GREAT God, what do I see and hear 3 The world recedes, it disappears!

The end of things created!
Heaven opens on my eyes! my ears

The Judge of man I see appear,
With sounds seraphic ring!

On clouds of glory seated :
Lend, lend your wings! I mount! I fy! The trumpet sounds; the graves restore
O grave, where is thy victory!

The dead which they containi'd before;
O death, where is thy sting!

Prepare, my soul, to meet Him.

112 The dead in CHRIST shall first arise XII. JUDGMENT.

At the last trumpet's sounding,

Caught up to meet him in the skies,
HYMN 192. C. M.

With joy their LORD surrounding:
1 WHEN, rising from the bed of death, No gloomy fears their souls dismay,
O'erwhelm'd with guilt and fear,

His presence sheds eternal day
I see my Maker, face to face;

On those prepared to meet Him.
Oh! how shall I appear!

3 But sinners, fill'd with guilty fears,
2 If yet, while pardon may be found,

Behold his wrath prevailing;
And mercy may be sought,

For they shall rise, and find their tears
My heart with inward horror shrinks, | And sighs are unavailing:
And trembles at the thought-

The day of grace is past and gone; 3 When thou, O LORD, shalt stand dis

Trembling they stand before the throne, closed

All unprepared to meet Him.
In majesty severe,

4 Great God, what do I see and hear! And sit in judgment on my soul,

The end of things created!
Oh! how shall I appear!

The Judge of man I see appear, 4 But thou hast told the troubled mind,

On clouds of glory seated :
Who does ber sins lament,

Beneath His cross I view the day
That faith in CHRIST'S atoning blood

When heaven and earth shall pass away, Shall endless wo prevent.

And thus prepare to meet Him. 5 Then never shall my soul despair

HYMN 195. III. 1.
Her pardon to procure,
Who knows thine only Son has died

SL Luke xii. 24-27.
To make that pardon sure.

1 SEEK, my soul, the narrow gate,

Enter ere it be too late;
HYMN 193. S. M.

Many ask to enter there, 1 AND will the Judge descend?

When too late to offer prayer. And must the dead arise?

2 God from mercy's seat shall rise, And not a single soul escape

And for ever bar the skies: His all-discerning eyes?

Then, though sinners cry without, 2 And from His righteous lips

He will say, “I know you not." Shall this dread sentence sound;

3 Mournfully will they exclaim; And through the num'rous guilty throng “ LORD! we have profess'd thy name; Spread black despair around

« We have eat with thee, and heard 3 “ Depart from me, accursed,

"Heavenly teaching in thy word.” “ To everlasting flame,

4 Vain, alas! will be their plea, " For rebel angels first prepared,

Workers of iniquity; “Where mery never came."

Sad their everlasting lot; 4 How will my heart endure

CHRIST will say, "I know you not."
The terrors of that day:
When earth and heaven before His face
Astonish'd shrink away? .

XII. ETERNITY. 5 But, ere the trumpet shakes

HYMN 196, S. M.
The inansions of the dead,
Hark, from the Gospel's cheering sound. 1 OH! where shall rest be found!
What joyful tidings spread!

Rest for the weary soul : 6 Ye sinners, seek His grace,

'T were vain the ocean's depths to sound Whose wrath ye cannot bear

Or pierce to either pole. Fly to the shelter of his cross,

2 The world can never give And find salvation there.

The bliss for which we sigh: 7 So shall that curse remove,

'T is not the whole of life to live, By which the Saviour bled;

Nor all of death to die. And the last awful day shall pour

3 Beyond this vale of tears His blessings on your head.

There is a life above,

love,

Onmeasured by the flight of years | And endless honors to his name
And all that life is love.

Employ their tuneful tongues. 4 There is a death, whose pang

16 LORD, tune our hearts to praise and Outlasts the fleeting breath: Oh! what eternal horrors bang

Our feeble notes inspire; Around the second death!

Till, in thy blissful courts above, 6 LORD Gon of truth and grace,

We join the angelic choir.
Teach us that death to shun,
Lest we be driven from thy face,

HYMN 199. C. M.
For evermore undoue.

1 THERE is a land of pure delight, HYMN 197. C. M.

Where saints immortal reign;

Eternal day excludes the night, 2 Corinthians iv. 18.

And pleasures banish pain. 1 HOW long shall earth's alluring toys Detain our hearts and eyes,

2 There everlasting spring abides, Regardless of immortal joyce,

And never-fading flowers; And strangers to the skies!

Death, like a narrow sea, divides

This heavenly land from ours. 2 These transient scenes will soon decay, They fade upon the sight;

13 Bright fields, beyond the swelling flood, And quickly will their brightest day

Stand dress'd in living green; Be lost in endless night.

So to the Jews fair Canaan stood, Their brightost day, alas, how vain! "

While Jordan roll'd between. With conscious sighs we own;

4 But tim'rous mortals start, and shrink While clouds of sorrow, care, and pain, To cross the narrow sea; O'ersbade the smiling noon.

And linger, trembling on the brink, 4 0) could our thoughts and wishes fly

And fear to launch away. Above these gloomy shades,

5 Oh! could we make our doubts remove, To those bright worlds beyond the sky, These gloomy doubts that rise, Which sorrow ne'er invades !

And see the Canaan that we love 5 There joy, unseen by mortal eyes,

With faith's illumined eyes! Or reason's feeble ray,

16 Could we but climb where Moses stood, In ever-blooining prospects rise,

And view the landscape o'er, Unconscious of decay.

Not Jordan's streams, not death's cold 6 LORD, send a beam of light divine,

flood, To guide our upward aim !

Should fright us from the shore.
With one reviving touch of thine
Our languid hearts inflame."

HYMN 200. C. M. 7 Then shall, on faith's sublimest w 11 SHOULD nature's charms, to please the Our ardent wishes rise,

eye, To those bright scenes where pleasures In sweet assemblage join, spring

|All nature's charms would 'droop and die, Immortal in the skies.

JESUS, compared with thine.
HYMN 198. C. M.

12 Vain were her fairest beams display'd,

And vain her blooming store; COME, LORD, and warm each languid Her brightness languishes to shade, heart,

Her beauty is no more.
Inspire each lifeless tongue;
And let the joys of heaven impart

13 But, ah! how far from mortal sight Their influence to our song.

The LORD of glory dwells !

A veil of interposing night 2 Sorrow, and pain, and every care,

His radiant face conceals.
And discord there shall cease;
And perfect joy, and love sincere, 14 O could my longing spirit rise
Adorn the realms of peace. -

On strong immortal wing, 3 The soul from sin for ever free,

And reach ihy palace in the skies, Shall mourn its power no more;

My Saviour and my King! But, clothed in spotless purity,

15 There thousands worship at thy feet, Redeeming love adore.

And there, (divine employ!) 4 There, on a throne (how dazzling bright!) The

htt) The triumphs of thy love repeat The exalled Saviour shines;

In songs of endless joy. And beams ineffable delight

16 Thy presence beams eternal day On all the heavenly minds.

O'er all the blissful place; 6 There shall the followers of the Lamb Who would not drop this load of clay Join in immortal songs;

| And die to see thy face?

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HYMN 201. III. 1.

14 Lord our God! for these, thy bounties Rev. vii. 9, &c.

Hymns of gratitude we raise;

To thy Name, for ever glorious, 1 WHO are these in bright array?

Ever we address our praise !
This innumerable throng,
Round the altar, night and day

HYMN 204. C. M.
Tuning their triumphant song?

Proverbs iii. 13-17. “ Worthy is the Lamb once slaio, "Blessing, honor, glory, power,

11 OH! happy is the man who hears * Wisdum, riches, to obtain;

Religion's warning voice, "New dominion every hour.”

And who celestial wisdom makes

His early, only choice. 2 These through fiery trials trod;

2 Fer she has treasures greater far These from great affliction came; Now before the throne of God,

Than east or west untold; Seal'd with his eternal name:

More precious are her bright rewards Clad in raiment pure and white,

Than gems, or stores of gold. Victor palins in every hand,

3 Her right hand offers to the just Through their great Redeemer's might Immortal, happy days; More than conquerors they stand.

Her left, imperishable wealth, 3 Hunger, thirst, disease unknown,

And heavenly crowns displays. On immortal fruits they feed;

14 And, as her holy labors rise, Them the Lamb amidst the throne

So her rewards increase; Shall to living fountains lead;

Her ways are ways of pleasantness,
Joy and gladness banish sighs;

And all her paths are peace.
Perfect love dispels their fears,
And, for ever from their eyes

HYMN 205. L M.
God shall wipe away their tears.

Isaiah xl. 6-8.

11 THE morning flowers display their XIV. MISCELLANEOUS

sweets,

And gay their silken leaves unfold;
HYMN 202 C. M.

As careless of the noon-day heats,
Genesis xxviii. 20, 21.

And fearless of the evening cold.
I GOD of our fathers ! by whose hand 2 Nipp'd by the wind's unkindly blast,
Thy people still are blest,

Parch'd by the sun's more fervent ray, Be with us through our pilgrimage;

The momentary glories waste, Conduct us to our rest.

The short-lived beauties die away. 2 Through each perplexing path of life 13 So blooms the human face divine, Our wandring footsteps guide;

1 When youth its pride of beauty shows; Give us each day our daily bread,

Fairer than spring the colors shine, And raiment fit provide.

And sweeter than the opening rose. 3 O spread thy shelt'ring wings around,

14 But, worn by slowly rolling years, Till all our wand'rings cease,

Or broke by sickness in a day, And, at our Father's loved abode

The fading glory disappears, Our souls arrive in peace.

The short-lived beauties die away. 4 Such blessings from thy gracious hand 5 Yet these, new rising from the tomb, Our hunble prayers implore;

With lustre brighter far shall shine; And thou, the LORD, shalt be our GOD,

on the Lord, shall be our Gon. - Revive with ever-during bloom. And portion evermore.

Safe from diseases and decline.

6 Let sickness blast, and death devour, HYMN 203. III. 3.

If heaven shall recompense our pains, 1 Chronicles xxix. 10-13.

Perish the grass, and fade the flower, 1 BLESS'D be thou, the God of Israel, If firm the word of God remains.

Thou, our Father, and our LORD! Bless'd thy majesty for ever!

· HYMN 206. C. M. A Ever be thy name adored!

Isaiah xl. 27-31. ? Thine, O LORD, are power and great-1 WHY mournest thou, my anxious soul, ness,

Despairing of relief, Glory, vict'ry, are thine own;

As if the LORD O'erlook'd thy cares, All is thine in earth and heaven,

Or pitied not thy grief? Over all thy boundless throne.

2 Hast thou not known, hast thou not 3 Riches come of thee, and honor;

heard, Power and might to thee belong;

That firm remains on high, Thine it is to make us prosper,

The everlasting throne of Him Only thine to make us strong, I

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Onmeasured by the flight of years And endless honors to his name
And all tnat life is love.

| Employ their luneful tongues.
4 There is a death, whose pang

16 LORN, tune our hearts to praise and Outlasts the fleeting breath:

love,
Oh! what eternal horrors bang

Our feeble notes inspire;
Around the second death!

Till, in thy blissful courts above,
5 LORD Gon of truth and grace,

We join the angelic choir.
Teach us that death to shun,
Lest we be driven from thy face,

HYMN 199. C. M.
For evermore undone.

11 THERE is a land of pure delight, HYMN 197. C.M.

Where saints immortal reign;

Eternal day excludes the night,
2 Corinthians iv. 18.

And pleasures banish pain.
1 HOW long shall earth's alluring to
Detain our hearts and eyes,

2 There everlasting spring abides,
Regardless of immortal jogs,

And never-fading flowers;
And strangers to the skies!

Death, like a narrow sea, divides

This heavenly land from ours.
2 These transient scenes will soon decay,
They fade upon the sight;

3 Bright fields, beyond the swelling flood, And quickly will their brightest day

Stand dress'd in living green;
Be lost in endless night.

So to the Jews fair Canaan stood,
Their brightost day, alas, how vain !

While Jordan rolld between.
With conscious sighs we own;

4 But tim'rous mortals start, and shrink While clouds of sorrow, care, and pain,

To cross the narrow sea;
O'ershade the smiling noon.

And linger, trembling on the brink,
4 O could our thoughts and wishes fly

And fear to launch away.
Ahove these gloomy shades,

15 Oh! could we make our doubts remove,
To those brighi worlds beyond the sky, These gloomy doubts that rise,
Which sorrow ne'er invades!

And see the Canaan that we love
5 There joys unseen by mortal eyes,

With faith's illumined eyes!
Or reason's feeble ray,

16 Gould we but climb where Moses stood, In ever-blooining prospects rise,

And view the landscape o'er,
Unconscious of decay,

Not Jordan's streams, not death's cold 6 LORD, send a beam of light divine,

flood,
To guide our upward aim!

Should fright us from the shore.
With one reviving touch of thine
Our languid hearts inflame.

HYMN 200. C. M.
7 Then shall, on faith's sublimest wing, 1 SHOULD nature's charms, to please the
Our ardent wishes rise,

eye,
To those bright scenes where pleasures In sweet assemblage join,
spring

All nature's charms would 'droop and die,
Immortal in the skies,

JESUS, compared with thine.
HYMN 198. C. M.

12 Vain were her fairest beams display'd,

And vain her blooming store;
COME, LORD, and warm each languid | Her brightness languishes to shade,

heart,
Inspire each lifeless tongue;

Her beauty is no more.
And let the joys of heaven impart

3 But, ah! how far from mortal sight Their influence to our song.

The LORD of glory dwells !

A veil of interposing night
2 Sorrow, and pain, and every care,
And discord there shall cease ;

His radiant face conceals.
And perfect joy, and love sincere,

4 O could my longing spirit rise
Adorn the realms of peace.

On strong immortal wing,
3 The soul from sin for ever free,

And reach ihy palace in the skies,
Shall mourn its power no more;

My Saviour and my King!
But, clothed in spotless purity,

15 There thousands worship at thy feet, Redeeining love adore.

And there, (divine employ!)
4 There, on a thrcne (how dazzling bright!) [The triumphs of thy love repeat
The exalted Saviour shines;

In songs of endless joy.
And beams ineffable delight

16 Thy presence beams eternal day
On all the heavenly minds.

O'er all the blissful place;
6 There shall the followers of the Lamb Who wonld not drop this load of clay
Join in immortal songs;

And die to see thy face?

HYMN 201. III. 1.

14 Lord our God! for these, thy bounties Rev. vii. 9, &c.

Hymns of gratitude we raise;

To thy Name, for ever glorious,
I WHO are these in bright array ?

Ever we address our praise !
This innumerable throng,
Round the altar, night and day

HYMN 204. C. M.
Tuning their triumphant song ?

Proverbs iii. 13-17. “ Worthy is the Lamb once slain, "Blessing, honor, glory, power,

11 OH! happy is the man who hears “ Wisdom, riches, to obtain;

Religion's warning voice, "New dominion every hour."

And who celestial wisdom makes

His early, only choice. 2 These through fiery trials trod; These from great affliction came;

2 For she has treasures greater far Now before the throne of God,

Than east or west unfold; Seal'd with his eternal name:

More precious are her bright rewards Clad in raiment pure and white,

Than gems, or stores of gold. Victor palms in every hand,

3 Her right hand offers to the just Through their great Redeemer's might | Immortal, happy days; More than conquerors they stand.

Her left, imperishable wealth, 3 Hunger, thirst, disease unknown,

And heavenly crowns displays. On immortal fruits they feed;

4 And, as her holy labors rise, Them the Lamb amidst the throne

So her rewards increase; Shall to living fountains lead:

Her ways are ways of pleasantness,
Joy and gladness banish sighs;

And all her paths are peace.
Perfect love dispels their fears;
And, for ever from their eyes

HYMN 205. L. M.
God shall wipe away their tears.

Isaiah xl. 6-8.

11 THE morning flowers display their XIV. MISCELLANEOUS

sweets,

And gay their silken leaves unfold:
HYMN 202. C. M.

As careless of the noon-day heats,
Genesis xxviii. 20, 21.

And fearless of the evening cold. 1 GOD of our fathers! by whose hand 12 Nipp'd by the wind's unkindly blast, Thy people still are blest,

Parch'd by the sun's more fervent ray, Be with us through our pilgrimage;

The momentary glories waste, Conduct us to our rest.

The short-lived beauties die away. 2 Through each perplexing path of life

13 So blooms the human face divine, Our wand'ring footsteps guide;

When youth its pride of beauty shows; Give us each day our daily bread,

Fairer than spring the colors shine, And caiment fit provide.

And sweeter than the opening rose. 3 O spread thy shelt'ring wings around,

14 But, worn by slowly rolling years, Till all our wand'rings cease,

Or broke by sickness in a day, And, at our Father's loved abode

The fading glory disappears, Our souls arrive in peace.

The short-lived beauties die away. 4 Such blessings from thy gracious hand 15 Yet these, new rising from the tomb. Our huinble prayers implore;

With lustre brighter far shall shine; And thou, the LORD, shall be our GOD, - | Revive with ever-during bloom, And portion evermore.

Safe from diseases and decline.

1 6 Let sickness blast, and death devour, HYMN 203. III. 3.

If heaven shall recompense our pains 1 Chronicles xxix. 10-13

Perish the grass, and fade the flower, 1 BLESS'D be thou, the God of Israel, If firm the word of God remains. Thou, our Father, and our LORD!

- HYMN 206. C. M. Bless'd thy majesty for ever!

A Ever be thy name adored!

Isaiah xl. 27-31. 2 Thine, O LORD, are power and great-1 WHY mournest thou, my anxious soul, ness,

Despairing of relief, Glory, vict'ry, are thine own;

As if ihe LORD o'erlook'd thy cares, All is thine in earth and heaven,

Or pitied not thy grief? Over all thy boundless throne.

2 Hast thou not known, hast thou nof 3 Riches come of thee, and honor;

heard, Power and might to thee belong;

That firm remains on high, Thine it is to make us prosper,

The everlasting throne of Him Only thine to make us strong, I

Who inade the earth and sky!

14 But, weeter than the colo, beauty,

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