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f Crown the Saviour, angels! crown C.M.

Him, mp The head that once was crowned Rich the trophies Jesus brings ; with thorns

In the seat of power enthrone Him, f Is crowned with glory now :

While the vault of heaven rings. A royal diadem adorns

Crown Him, crown Him : The mighty Victor's brow.

Crown the Saviour, King of f The highest place that heaven

kings! affords

P

Sinners in derision crowned Him, Is His, is His by right:

Mocking thus the Saviour's The King of kings, and Lord of

claim ; lords,

f Saints and angels crowd around And heaven's eternal Light.

Him, mf The joy of all who dwell above,

Own His title, praise His Name. The joy of all below

Crown Him, crown Him : To whom He manifests His love,

Spread abroad the Victor's fame. And grants His name to know :

f Hark, those bursts of acclamation! p To them the cross, with all its Hark, those loud triumphant shame,

chords ! cres With all its grace, is given;

Jesus takes the highest station : f Their name an everlasting name,

O what joy the sight affords ! Their joy the joy of heaven.

Crown Him, crown Him,

Kings of kings, and Lord of p They suffer with their Lord below;

lords ! f They reign with Him above ;

7. Kelly. mf Their profit and their joy, to know The mystery of His love. 172

C.M. The cross He bore is life and health, f O the delights, the heavenly joys, Though shame and death to The glories of the place Him;

[wealth, Where Jesus sheds the brightest f His people's hope, His people's

beams
Their everlasting theme.

Of His o'erflowing grace.
T. Kelly.

mf Sweet majesty and awful love 171

Sit smiling on His brow. 8.7.8.7.4.7.

And all the glorious ranks above f Look, ye saints, the sight is dim At humble distance bow.

glorious :
See the Man of Sorrows now,

Princes to His imperial Name From the fight returned victorious : Bend their bright sceptres down,

Every knee to Him shall bow. f Dominions, thrones, and powers f Crown Him, crown Him :

rejoice
Crowns become the Victor's brow. To see Him wear the crown.

Archangels sound His lofty praise

Through every heavenly street, And lay their highest honours

down dim Submissive at His feet. p His head, the dear majestic head,

That cruel thorns did wound, f See what immortal glories shine,

And circle it around.
This is the Man, th' exalted Man,

Whom we unseen adore ; ff But when our eyes behold His face, Our hearts shall love Him more.

1. Watts. 173

8.7.8.7., double. mf HAIL, Thou once despised Jesus,

Hail, Thou Galilean King !
Thou didst suffer to release us,

Thou didst free salvation bring : p Hail, Thou agonizing Saviour,

Bearer of our sin and shame ; cresBy Thy merits we find favour;

Life is given through Thy Name! mf Paschal Lamb, by God appointed,

All our sins were on Thee laid ; cresBy Almighty Love anointed,

Thou hast full atonement made : f All Thy people are forgiven

Through the virtue of Thy blood; Opened is the gate of heaven;[God. р Peace is made 'twixt man and Jesus, hail ! enthroned in glory,

There for ever to abide ;
All the heavenly hosts adore Thee,

Seated at Thy Father's side. cresThere for sinners Thou art pleading;

(pare; There Thou dost our place preEver for us interceding,

Till in glory we appear.

f Worship, honour, power, and bless

ing, Thou art worthy to receive ; Loudest praises, without ceasing,

Meet it is for us to give! .ff Help, ye bright angelic spirits,

Bring your sweetest, noblest lays; Help to sing our Saviour's merits, Help to chant Immanuel's praise!

J. Bakewell. 174

9.6.9.6.9.6.9.6. mp Oh, show me not my Saviour dying.

As on the Cross He bled, cresNor in the tomb, a Captive lying, f

For He has left the dead.
Then bid me not that form extended

For my Redeemer own, .f Who, to the highest heavens

ascended,

In glory fills the throne. p Weep not for Him at Calvary's

station !

Weep only for thy sins ; (res View where He lay with exulta

tion ; 'Tis there our hope begins. Yet stay not there, thy sorrow

feeding Amid the scenes He trod; Look up and see Him interceding

At the right hand of God. [ f Still in the shameful Cross I glory, dim Where Lis dear blood was spilt ; For there the great Propitiatory

Abolished all my guilt.
Yet what, ’mid conflict and tempta-

tion,

Shall strength and succour give? f He lives, the Captain of Salvation:

Therefore His servants live.]

By death, He death's dark king

defeated,

And overcame the grave; cres Rising, the triumph He completed,

He lives, He reigns to save. Heaven's happy myriads bow

before Him :

He comes, the Judge of men ;
ff These eyes shall see Him and adore

Him :
Lord Jesus ! own me then.

J. Conder. 175

8.7.8.7., double. mf COME, Thou long-expected Jesus,

Born to set Thy people free ;

From our fears and sins release us ;

Let us find our rest in Thee. f Israel's strength and consolation,

Hope of all the earth Thou art : Dear desire of every nation,

Joy of every longing heart. cresBorn Thy people to deliver ;

Born a child, and yet a King ;
Born to reign in us for ever ;
Now Thy gracious kingdom

bring ;
mf By Thine own Eternal Spirit,

Rule in all our hearts alone :
f By Thine all-sufficient merit,
Raise us to Thy glorious throne.

C. Wesley.

18.HIS SECOND ADVENT AND JUDGMENT. 176 L.M., with refrain.

mf O come, Thou Key of David, come, mf O COME, O come, Emmanuel,

And open wide our heavenly home; And ransom captive Israel,

Make safe the way that leads on p That mourns in lonely exile here, high, Until the Son of God appear.

And close the path to misery. .f Rejoice, rejoice : Emmanuel f Rejoice, rejoice : Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel.

Shall come to thee, O Israel. (mp0 come, Thou Rod of Jesse, free

mf 0 come, O come, Thou Lord of Thine own from Satan's tyranny; might, From depths of hell Thy people Who to Thy tribes, on Sinai's height, save,

[grave. In ancient times didst give the law cresAnd give them victory o'er the

In cloud, and majesty, and awe. .ff Rejoice, rejoice: Emmanuel

f Rejoice, rejoice : Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel.]

Shall come to thee, O Israel. mf 0 come, Thou Day-spring, come

Latin, 12th century, tr. by J. M. Neale, and cheer

altd. by Compilers of Hymns Our spirits by Thine advent here ;

Ancient and Modern." Disperse the gloomy clouds of night,

[flight. 177 And death's dark shadows put to

6.6.6.6., double. ff Rejoice. rejoice : Emmanuel if LIFT up your heads, rejoice, Shall come to thee, O Israel.

Redemption draweth nigh,

dimNow breathes a softer air,

Now shines a milder sky; cresThe early trees put forth

Their new and tender leaf : dimHushed is the moaning wind

That told of winter's grief.

mf But when He cometh back once more,

(throne; There shall be set the great white cresAnd earth and heaven shall flee

before The face of Him that sits thereon. mp O Son of God, in glory crowned,

The Judge ordained of quick and

dead ;

f Lift up your heads, rejoice,

Redemption draweth nigh ; mf Now mount the laden clouds,

Now flames the darkening sky ;
The early scattered drops
Descend with heavy fall,
And to the waiting earth
The hidden thunders call.

f Lift up your beads, rejoice,

Redemption draweth nigh; mf 0, note the varying signs

Of earth, and air, and sky;

The God of Glory comes, dimIn gentleness and might,

To comfort and alarm, cresTo succour and to smite.

mf He comes the wide world's King,

He comes the true heart's Friend, cresNew gladness to begin,

And ancient wrong to end ;
He comes to fill with light

The weary waiting eye:
f Lift up your heads, rejoice,
Redemption draweth nigh.

T. T. Lynch. 178

L.M. mf WHEN Christ came down on earth

of old,
He took our nature poor and low;
He wore no form of angel mould,
But shared our weakness and our

woe.

O Son of Man, so pitying found

For all the tears Thy people shed. mp Be with us in that awful hour, And by Thy crown and by Thy

grave, By all Thy love, and all Thy power, cresIn that great day of judgment save.

C. Frances Alexander. 179

8.7.8.7.4.7. f Lo! He comes with clouds descend

ing, Once for favoured sinners slain : Thousand thousand saints attending

Swell the triumph of His train : off

Hallelujah! God appears, on earth to reign! mp Every eye shall now behold Him,

Robed in dreadful majesty ; p Those who set at nought and sold Him,

[tree, Pierced and nailed Him to the PP

Deeply wailing, Shall the true Messiah see. mp Every island, sea, and mountain,

Heaven and earth shall flee away; p All who hate Him must, con

founded, Hear the trump proclaim the

day ; if

Come to judgment ! Come to judgment, come away!

own :

all ;

f Now Redemption, long expected, mp O quickly come, true Light of ali See in solemn pomp appear!

For gloomy night broods o'er our All His saints, by man rejected,

way ; Now shall meet Him in the air. And weakly souls begin to fall Hallelujah!

With weary watching for the day : See the day of God appear !

cres quickly come : for round Thy

throne f Yea, Amen! let all adore Thee,

No eye is blind, no night is known. High on Thine eternal throne : Saviour, take the power and glory,

L. Tuttiett. Claim the kingdom for Thine

181

8.7.8.7.8.8.7. O, come quickly,

mf GREAT God, what do I see and Hallelujah / come, Lord, come!

hear ? Variation by M. Madan from The end of things created : C. Wesley, and J. Cennick. The Judge of all men doth appear,

On clouds of glory seated ! 180

f The trumpet sounds, the graves 88.88.88.

restore mp O QUICKLY come, dread Judge of

The dead which they contained

before ; For, awful thougn Thine advent be, i dim Prepare, my soul, to meet Him. All shadows from the truth will mf The dead in Christ shall first arise,

fall, And falsehood die, in sight of cresCaught up to meet Him in the

At the last trumpet's sounding ; Thee : cres0 quickly come: for doubt and

skies, fear

With joy their Lord surrounding: Like clouds dissolve when Thou art

No gloomy fears their souls dismay;
His presence sheds eternal day

On those prepared to meet Him. mp O quickly come, great King of all ; Reign all around us, and within ;

mf Far over space, through distant Let sin no more our souls enthral,

spheres, Let pain and sorrow die with sin :

The lightnings are prevailing ; creso quickly come: for Thou alone

The ungodly rise, but all their Canst make Thy scattered people

tears

And sighs are unavailing : one.

р

The day of grace is past and gone, mp quickly come, true Life of all ;

Trembling they stand before His For death is mighty all around ;

throne, On every home His shadows fall,

All unprepared to meet Him. On every heart His mark is found : creso quickly come:

for grief and pain mf Great God, what do I see and hear? Can never cloud Thy glorious reign.

The end of things created :

f

near.

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