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Christ, the risen Christ, victorious, A pardon bought with Jesus' blood.
Earth and hell hath captive led. if Who is a pardoning God like
Welcome story! [dead.

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

grace,
To the life of life above;

This godlike miracle of love,
Their glad story,

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.

Thee ?

(free? f GREAT God of wonders! all Thy Or who has grace so rich and ways

S. Daries.
Are matchless, godlike, and divine ;
But the fair glories of Thy grace

60

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 ?

[free?

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 ?

[free?

And new supplies each hour I Or who has grace so rich and

meet,

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?

[free ?

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.

name

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.
And all Thy grace declare.

C. Wesley. mf Thy goodness and Thy truth to me, 62

C.M. To every soul, abound,

mf SALVATION! O the joyful sound ! A vast, unfathomable sea,

'Tis pleasure to our ears ; Where all our thoughts are

A sovereign balm for every wou 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.
Thy constancy of love.

I. Watts.

II.
The Lord Jesus Cbrist.

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 cresBring forth the royal diadem,

feet, f To crown Him Lord of all.

f

And crown Him Lord of all. nf Crown Him, ye martyrs of your f Let every kindred, every tribe, God,

On this terrestrial ball,
Who from His altar call;

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 ;
Ye ransomed of the fall,

cresJoin in the everlasting song,

And crown Him Lord of all, cresHail Him Who saves you by His grace,

E. Perronet, v. 5 altd. J. Rippon, And crown Him Lord of all.

and v. 6 J. Rippon.

84

6.6.4.6.6.6,1. į 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 !
f 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!
[f To Him our hearts we raise,
None else shall have our praise ;

Praise ye His Name :
Him our exalted Lord,
Him as below adored,

We praise with one accord,
ff Worthy the Lamb!]
f Join all the ransomed race
Our Lord and God to bless,

Praise ye His Name :
In Him we will rejoice,
Making a cheerful noise,

And say with heart and voice,
off

Worthy the Lamb!
p Though we must change our place,
Our souls will never cease

Praising His Name:
To Him we'll tribute bring,
Laud Him our gracious King,

And, without ceasing, sing,
ff
Worthy the Lamb!

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
Songs of adoring praise to Him,

Their Maker and their King.
He was true God in Bethlehem's

crib,
On Calvary's cross true God;
He Who in heaven eternal reigned,

In time on earth abode.
f Jesus is God i Oh could I now

But compass land and sea,
To teach and tell this single truth,

How happy should I be !
Oh, had I but an angel's voice

I would proclaim so loud!
Jesus, the good, the beautiful,

Is everlasting God !
mp Jesus is God I Let sorrow come,

And pain, and every ill ; cresAll are worth while, for all are

means

res

His glory to fulfil.
Worth while a thousand years of

To speak one little word, [life, f If by that “I believe” we owu

The Godhead of our Lord.

F. W. Faber, v. 4, 1. 7 altd.

66

L.M. f Go, worship at Immanuel's feet;

See, in His face what wonders meet;
Earth is too narrow to express
His worth, His glory, or His grace!

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 [ While Thee, by Whom were all And shines nd 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

voices sing

[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, I. Watts. 68

L.M. 67

10.10.7.

f JESUS, Thou everlasting King, $ 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. .ff

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

love. strain,

[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 ye Nor let our faith forsake its hold, thus rejoice

[ful voice, Nor comfort sink, nor love grow cresTo ronder to the Lord, with thank cold. f An endless Alleluia.

mf Let every moment as it flies, 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 if

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, (end, 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 ;
L.M.

And since I knew Thy graces first, s 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

For some surprising sin, [ness, Worthy to rise and live and reign At His Almighty Father's side.

cresl’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

s Though He was charged with mad

Shall Thy salvation sing. ness here.

f Awake, awake, my tuneful powers ; mf All riches are His native right,

With this delightful song 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

1. 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;

cross.

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