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Christ, the risen Christ, victorious, A pardon bought with Jesus' blood.
Thee ? Love lives on, and Death is Or who has grace so rich and imf Up to Him let each affection
free? Daily rise, and round Him move mf O may this strange, this matchless cresOur whole lives. one resurrection
This godlike miracle of love,
f Fill the wide earth with grateful God is Life ; and God is Love.
praise, J. S. B. Monsell. And all the angelic hosts above. 59
fWho is a pardoning God like L.M., with refrain.
(free? f GREAT God of wonders! all Thy Or who has grace so rich and ways
S.M. More godlike and unrivalled shine. f GRACE, 'tis a charming sound, f Who is a pardoning God like Harmonious to the ear ; Thee ?
Heaven with the echo shall resound, Or who has grace so rich and And all the earth shall hear. mf Crimes of such horror to forgive, mf Grace first contrived the way Such guilty, daring worms to To save rebellious man ; spare,
And all the steps that grace display, This is Thy grand prerogative,
Which drew the wondrous plan. And none shall in the honour share.
mf Grace taught my wandering feet f Who is a pardoning God like
To tread the heavenly road ; Thee ?
And new supplies each hour I Or who has grace so rich and
While pressing on to God. mp Angels and men, resign your claim
To pity, mercy, love, and grace; f Grace all the work shall crown cresThese glories crown Jehovah's Through everlasting days :
It lays in heaven the topmost stone, With an incomparable blaze.
And well deserves the praise. f Who is a pardoning God like
P. Doddridge. Thee?
61 Or who has grace so rich and
C.M. mp In wonder lost, with trembling f Thy ceaseless, unexhausted love, joy
Unmerited and free, We take the pardon of our God Delights our evil to remove, rres Pardon for crimes of deepest dye, And help our misery.
mf Thou waitest to be gracious still ; f Throughout the universe it reigns, Thou dost with sinners bear ;
Unalterably sure ; [remains, That, saved, we may Thy goodness And while the truth of God feel,
The goodness must endure.
C. Wesley. mf Thy goodness and Thy truth to me,
C.M. To every soul, abound, A vast, unfathomable sea,
mf SALVATION! O the joyful sound !
'Tis pleasure to our ears ; Where all our thoughts are
A sovereign balm for every wound, drowned.
A cordial for our fears. mf Its streams the whole creation mp Buried in sorrow and in sin, reach,
At hell's dark door we lay ; So plenteous is the store ; cresBut we arise by grace Divine Enough for all, enough for each, To see a heavenly day. Enough for evermore.
f Salvation ! let the echo fly mf Faithful, O Lord, Thy mercies are, The spacious earth around, A rock that cannot move :
While all the armies of the sky A thousand promises declare
Conspire to raise the sound.
1.-HIS GODHEAD, PRAISE, AND GLORY. 63
C.M. p Sinners ! whose love can ne'er forget f ALL hail the power of Jesu's name! The wormwood and the gall, dim Let angels prostrate fall; cresGo-spread your trophies at His cres Bring forth the royal diadem,
feet, To crown Him Lord of all.
And crown Him Lord of all. nf Crown Him, ye martyrs of your f Let every kindred, every tribe, God,
On this terrestrial ball,
To Him all majesty ascribe, cresExtol the Stem-of-Jesse's rod,
And crown Him Lord of all ! f And crown Him Lord of all.
mf O that with yonder sacred throng mf Ye seed of Israel's chosen race,
We at His feet may fall ;
cresJoin in the everlasting song, cresHail Him Who saves you by His f
And crown Him Lord of all. grace,
E. Perronet, v. 5 altd. J. Rippon, f And crown Him Lord of all.
and v. 6 J. Rippon.
188.8.131.52.6.6.4. f GLORY to God on high ! Let praises fill the sky;
Praise ye His Name : Angels His Name adore, p Who all our sorrows bore; cresAnd saints cry evermore,
Worthy the Lamb ! s All they around the throne Cheerfully join in one,
Praising His Name; p
We who have felt His blood
Sealing our peace with God, cresSpread His dear fame abroad;
Worthy the Lamb!
Praise ye His Name :
We praise with one accord,
Praise ye His Name :
Worthy the Lamb! p Though we must change our place, Our souls will never cease
Praising His Name:
J. Allen. 65
C.M., double. f Jesus is God I The solid earth,
The ocean broad and bright,
The countless stars like golden dust,
That strew the skies at night, The wheeling storm, the dreadful
fire, The pleasant wholesome air, The summer's sun, the winter's
frost, His own creations were. f Jesus is God! The glorious bands
Of golden angels sing
Their Maker and their King.
In time on earth abode.
But compass land and sea,
How happy should I be !
I would proclaim so loud !
Is everlasting God !
And pain, and every ill ; cresAll are worth while, for all are
means His glory to fulfil. Worth while a thousand years of
To speak one little word, [life, f If by that “I believe” we own
The Godhead of our Lord.
F. W. Faber, v. 4, 1. 7 altd.
L.M. f Go, worship at Immanuel's feet;
See, in His face what wonders meet;
mf The whole creation can afford mf There, in one grand acclaim, for
But some faint shadows of my Lord;: ever ring [of your King, Nature, to make His beauties (resThe strains which tell the honour known,
An endless Alleluia. Must mingle colours not her own.
[p This is the rest for weary ones mf Oh! let me climb those higher skies brought back, [none shall lack, Where storms and darkness never cresThis is the food and drink which rise ! [abroad, f
An endless Alleluia. There He displays His powers ff While Thee, by Whom were all And shines and reigns, th' incar
things made, we praise [lays, nate God.
For ever, and tell out in sweetest mf Nor earth, nor seas, nor sun, nor
An endless Alleluia !] stars,
f Almighty Christ, to Thee our Nor heaven His full resemblance
[bring bears :
Glory for evermore ; to Thee we His beauties we can never trace,
An endless Allelnia, f Till we behold Him face to face.
Latin, 5th century (?), tr. by J. Ellerton, 68
f Jesus, Thou everlasting King, f SING Alleluia forth in duteous Accept the tribute which we bring ; praise,
[raise Accept the well-deserved renown, cres0 citizens of heaven, and sweetly
And wear our praises as Thy crown. f
An endless Alleluia. f Ye next who stand before th: mf Let every act of worship be
Like our espousals, Lord, to Thee ; Eternal Light, [height
Like the dear hour when from cresIn hymning choirs re-echo to the
above f An endless Alleluia.
We first received Thy pledge of f The Holy City shall take up your
[wake again if The gladness of that happy day, cresAnd, with glad songs resounding, Our hearts would wish it long to ff An endless Alleluia.
stay : f In blissful answering strains Nor let our faith forsake its hold, thus rejoice
[ful voice, Nor comfort sink, nor love grow cresTo render to the Lord, with thank
cold. An endless Alleluia.
mf Let every moment as it iies, mf Ye who have gained at length Increase Thy praise, improve our your palms in bliss, [still be this, joys,
(Name cres Victorious ones, your chant shall f Till we are raised to sing Thy ff
An endless Alleluia. At the great supper of the Lamb.
mf O that the months would roll away, 70
C.M. And bring that coronation day ! cresThe King of Grace shall fill the 'f My Saviour, my Almighty Friend, throne,
When I begin Thy praise, send, f With all His Father's glories on.
Where will the growing numbers
The numbers of Thy grace ? 1. Watts.
mf Thou art my everlasting trust, 69
Thy goodness I adore ;
And since I knew Thy graces first, I WHAT equal honours shall we bring
I speak Thy glories more. To Thee, O Lord our God, the Lamb, When all the notes that angels sing mf My feet shall travel all the length Are far inferior to Thy Name?
Of the celestial road, (strength,
f And march with courage in Thy f Worthy is He that once was slain, To see my Father, God. The Prince of Peace that groaned and died ;
p When I am filled with sore distress Worthy to rise and live and reign
For some surprising sin, [ness, At His Almighty Father's side.
cresI'll plead Thy perfect righteous
And mention none but Thine. f Power and dominion are His due Who stood condemned at Pilate's mf How will my lips rejoice to tell
The victories of my King! [hell, bar; Wisdom belongs to Jesus too,
cres My soul, redeemed from sin and Though He was charged with mad
s Shall Thy salvation sing. ness here.
f Awake, awake, my tuneful powers ;
With this delightful song mf All riches are His native right, Yet He sustained amazing loss ;
I'll entertain the darkest hours, f To Him ascribe eternal might,
Nor think the season long. Who left His weakness on the
I. Watts. 71
6.5., 8 lines. f Honour immortal must be paid,
mf SAVIOUR, Blessed Saviour, Instead of scandal and of scorn ;
Listen while we sing ; While glory shines around His
Hearts and voices raising head,
Praises to our King. And a bright crown without a
cres All we have we offer, thorn.
All we hope to be, f Blessings for ever on the Lamb,
Body, soul, and spirit, Who bore the curse for wretched
All we yield to Thee. men ;
P Farther, ever farther Let angels sound His sacred Name,
From Thy wounded Side, · And every creature say, Amen.
Heedlessly we wandered, 1. Watts.
Wandered far and wide ;