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for ever. D. xiv. 13.

534. The Rest of Heaven., 1085-7-7. For the Egyptians whnute

to , shall see them again no WHEN we pass thro' yonder river:

When we reach the further shore: There's an end of war for ever: 971 T

We shall see our foes no more, tui; All our conflicts then shall cease, i

Follow'd by eternal 2 After warfare, rest is pleasant ; l; si

O how sweet the prospect is !;!"
Though we toil and strive at present,

Let us not repine at this :
Toil and pain, and conflict past, et

All endear repose at last,
3 [When we enter yonder regions o13

When we touch the sacred shore: Blessed thought! no hostile legions,

Can alarm or trouble more : le Br'! Far beyond the reach of foes,

We shall dwell in sweet repose] 4 O that hope ! how bright! how glorious!

'Tis his people's blest reward..:' In the SAVIOUR's strength victorious,

They at length behold their LÖRD; In his kingdom they shall rest ::

In his love be freely blest. 5 [When the sight of war alarms us,

Let us call to miyd our friend , He who for the conflict ar

t arms us, -* Will be with us to the end :

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Tis enough, the war is his:
D&God our king and leader is.]

: 197171 535. The Redeemed in Glory, 847–7. These are they which came out of great tribulation, and

have washed their robes, and made them white in the
blood of the lamb, &c.--Rev. vii. 14.
SEE how many thousands yonder,

On the Saviour's glory gaze:
Fill'd with love, and joy, and wonder

While they celebrate his praise.
Jesus is their glorious thenie:

Ev'ry eye is fix'd on him.
2 These are they whose foul offences

Have been wash'd away with blood :
Blood that by its virtue cleanses,

Flowing from the Lamb of God:
Therefore do they now appear,

Praising and rejoicing there. 3 They were brought through tribulation,

In their way to yonder place :
Now with joy and exultation,

Tbeyi behold the Saviour's face:
They are sav'd from foes and fears;
Jesus wipes away their tears.
4 'Tis the Lamb himself that feeds them,

Theirs is heav'n's eternal store :
He to living fountains leads them

They shall thirst again no more:
Dwelling in the Saviour's light,
They shall serve hini day and night.

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5 [Where they dwell, with full enjoyment

There we hope, ere long to be :
Praise his people's sweet employment

Through a bright eternity:
Wbile we still remain on earth,

Let us praise our heav'nly birth.] 536. Saints come out of Tribulation.


REV. vii. 14, &c.
WHO are those array'd in white,

Brighter than the noon-day sun,
Foremost of the sons of light,

Nearest the eternal throne ?
These are they that bore the cross,

Nobly for their master stood,
Sufferers in his righteous cause,

Followers of their dying God! 2 Out of great distress they came,

Wash d their robes by faith below,
In the blood of yonder lamb;

Blood that washes white as snow.
Therefore are they vext the throne,

Serve their master day and night:
God resides among his own;

God doth in his saints delight. i? 3 [More than conquerors at last,

Now they find their trials o'er;
They have all their sufferings past,

Hunger now, and thirst, no more:

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No distressing heat they feel

Now from persecution's ray;
In a heavenly clime they dwell,

Region of eternal day.]
4 He that on the throne doth reign,

Them the Lamb sball always feed;
With the tree of life sustain,

To the living fountains lead :
He shall all their sorrows chase,

All their wants at once repiove,
Wipe the tears from every face,

Filling every soul with love !

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537. Saints in Glory. L. M.

Rev. vii. 14, &c.
Q. EXALTED high at God's right hand,

Nearer the throne, than cherubs stand;
With glory crowu'd in white array,

My wond'ring soul says, who are they? A. These are the saints belov'd of God,

Wash'd are their robes in Jesu's blood;
More spotless than the purest white,

They shine in uncreated light.
Q. Brighter than angels, lo, they shine!

Their glories great and all divine ;
Tell me their origin, and say
Their order what, and whence came


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A. Throʻ tribulation great they came,
They bore the cross, and scoro'd the

Within the living temple blest,

In God they dwell, and on him rest. Q. And does the cross thus prove their

gain ?

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And shall they thus for ever reign,
Seated on heavenly thrones, to praise

The wonders of redeeming grace ? A. Hunger they ne'er shall feel again,

Nor burning thirst shall they sustain ;
To wells of living water led,

By God the Lamb for ever fed.
Q. Unknown to mortal ears, they sing

The secret glories of their King:
Tell me the subject of their lays,

And whence their loud exalted praise? A. Jesus the Saviour is their theme;

They sing the wonders of his name,
To him ascribing pow'r and grace,

Dominion, and eternal praise. 538. The Glory of Christ displayed in

Heaven. C.M. That at the name of JESUS every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth.-Phil. ii. 10. O THE delight, the heavenly joys,

The glories of the place,
Where Jesus sheds the brightest beams

Of his o'erflowing grace!

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