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Their Joy shall bear their Spirits up,
Thro' their ReDEEMER's Name :
His Righteousness exalts their Hopes,
Nor Satan * dares condemn.
The LORD our Glory and Defence,
Strength and Salvation gives :
Ifrael, thy King for ever reigns,
Thy God for ever lives.
H Y M N CVII.
First and second Adam.
EEP in the Duft, before thy Throne,
; Great God! we own th’ unhappy Name, Whence sprung our Nature and our Shame.
But whilst our Spirits fill'd with Awe,
Behold the Terrors of thy Law :
We fing the Honours of thy Grace,
That sent to save our ruin'd Race.
We fing thine everlasting Son
Who jo n’d our Nature to his own :
Adam the second from the Dust, I
Raises the Ruins of the First.
Where Sin did reign, and Death abound,
There have the Sons of Adam found
Ahounding Life ; 7 here glorious Grace
Reigns thro the LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS !
* Rom. viii. 34: I Cor. xv. 22. + Rom. v. 20.
# Jer, xxjii. 6.
H Y M N CVIII,
Longing for the House of God.
PSA L M lxxxiv.
ORD of the Worlds above,
How pleasant and how fair,
The Dwellings of thy Love,
Thine earthly Temples are !
To his Abode,
My Soul aspire,
With warm Defire,
To see thy Gov.
O happy Souls that pray,
Where God appoints to hear !
O happy Men that pay
Their constant Service there !
They praise CHRIST (till ;
And happy they
That love the Way
To Zion's Hill!
They go from Strength to Strength,
Through this dark Vale of Tears ;
'Till each arrives at length,
Till each in Heav'n appears.
O glorious Seat
of God our King !
LORD, thither bring
Our willing Feet !
The LORD his People loves :
His Hand no Good withholds
From those his Heart approves,
From * praying + humble Souls,
Thrice happy he,
O God of Hofts,
Whofe Spirit trusts
Alone in Thee !
H Y M N CIX.
JESUS CHRIST, our Joy and Peace,
Let our Praise to Him be giv'n,
High at God's Right-hand in Hear'n !
Master, see! to Thee we bow,
Thou art LORD, and only Thou ;
Thou the blessed Virgin's Seed,
Glory of thy Church, and Head.
Thee the Angels ceaseless fing,
Thee we praise, our Priest, our King ;
Worthy is thy Name of Praise,
Full of Glory; full of Grace.
Thou hast the glad Tidings brought
Of Salvation by Thee wrought ;
Wrought for all thy Church! and we
Worship in their Company.
V. We, thy little Flock, adore 'Thee, the Lord for evermore! Ever with us, shew thy Love, 'Till we join with those above!
H Y M N CX.
Praise to CHRIST.
HALL thou once-despised. Jesus :
Who didst suffer to release us,
Who didst free Salvation bring!
Hail thou universal SAVIOUR, W.
Who hast borne our Sin and Shame,
By whose Merits we find Favour,
Life is giv’n thro’ thy Name!
Paschal Lamb by God apppointed,
All our Sins were on Thee laid !
By Almighty Love appointed,
Thou hast full Atonement made :
Ev'ry + Sin may be forgiv'n
Thro' the Virtue of thy Blood,
Open'd is the Ga'e of Heav'n, $
Peace is made 'twixt Man and God.
Jesus Hail ! enthron'u in Glory,
There forever to abide !
All the heav'nly Hosts adore Thee
Seated at thy FATHER's Side :
* If. liii. 6. + John i. 7.
§ Heb. X. 20.
There for Sinners I Thou art pleading ť
“ Spare them yet another Year"Thou for Saints art interceding $ Till in Glory they appear.
Worship, Honour, Pow'r, and Bleffing,
CHRIST is worthy to receive-
Loudeft Praises without ceasing
Meet it is for us to give ! Help ye bright angelic Spirits,
Bring your sweetest, noblest Lays, Help to sing our JESU's Merits,
Help, to chaunt IMMANUEL's Praise.
A NOT HER
YOME, let us all unite to praise
The Saviour of Mankind,
Our thankful Hearts, in solemn Lays,
Be with our Voices join'd.
But how shall Duft his Worth declare,
When Angels try in vain,
Their * Faces veil when they appear
Before the SON OF Man !
O LORD we cannot silent be,
By Love we are constrain'd
To offer our best Thanks to Thee -
Our SAVIOUR and our Friend !
I If. liii. 12, latter Part. t. John ii. 1. #Luke xiii. 8.
Heb. vii. 25.
* If. vi. 2.