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Before the glory of his face,
With joys divinely great. 4. Then all the chosen seed
Shall meet around the throne, Shall bless the conduct of his grace,
And make his wonders known. 5. To our Redeemer-God,
Wisdom and pow'r belongs,
And everlasting songs.
Hymn 9. L.M.
Isaiah lvii. 15, 16.
1 “I sit upon my holy throne; 6 My name is God, I dwell on high,
“ And fill my own eternity.
« On earth I have a mansion too;
“ And humble soul will I depart. 3. “ The broken spirit I revive,
“ I bid the mourning sinner live,
And ease the sorrows of the mind. 4.“ When I contend against their sin,
“ I make them know how vile they've been ;“ But should my wrath forever smoke,
“ Their souls would sink beneath my stroke." 5. O may thy pard'ning grace be nigh,
Lest we should faint, despair and die!
Hymn 10. c. M.
The goodness of God. Nahum i. 7. 1. VE humble souls, approach your God,
I With songs of sacred praise, For he is good, immensely good,
And kind are all his ways. 2. All nature owns his guardian care,
In him we live and move; But nobler benefits declare
The wonders of his love. 3. He gave his Son, his only Son,
To ransom rebel worms; "Tis here he makes his goodness known
In its diviner forms. 4. To this dear refuge, Lord, we come,
'Tis here our hope relies; A safe defence, a peaceful home,
When storms of trouble rise.
The souls who trust in thee;
With bliss divinely free.
What honours shall we raise? Not all the raptur'd songs above,
Can render equal praise.
Hymn 11. c. M.
The wisdom of God in his works. 1. CONGS of immortal praise belong
D To my almighty God :
To spread his name abroad. 2. How great the works his hand hath wrought!
How glorious in our sight!
And men in ev'ry age have sought
His wonders with delight. 3. How most exact is nature's frame!
How-wise th’ Eternal mind! His counsels never change the scheme,
That his first thoughts design'd.
He fix'd his cov'nant sure:
To endless year's endure.
Thy heav'nly skill proclaim: What shall we do to make us wise,
But learn to read thy name?
Is our divinest skill;
Who best obeys thy will.
Hymn 12. c. M.
God is every where:
LA In vain my soul would try
The notice of thine eye.
And secrets of my breast. 3. My thoughts lie open to thee, Lord,
Before they're form’d within ; * And ere my lips pronounce the word,
Thou knowst the sense I mean. 4. O wondrous knowledge, deep and high!
Where can a creature hide ?
Within thy circling arms I lie,
Beset on ev'ry side.
And like a bulwark prove,
Hymn 13. C.M.
W And all my frame survey, Lord 'tis thy work; I own, thy hand,
Thus built my humble clay.
Where unborn nature grew; .
And all my members drew.
The growth of ev'ry part: 'Till the whole scheme thy thoughts had laid
Was copied by thine art. 4. Heav'n, earth, and sea, and fire, and wind,
Shew me thy wondrous skill;
Diviner wonders still.
My flesh proclaims thy praise ;
Thy miracles of grace.
Hymn 14. C. M.
Creating wisdom. 1. TERNAL Wisdom, thee we praise,
L Thee the Creation sings,
And heav'n's high palace rings.
2. Thy glories blaze all nature round;
And strike the gazing sight ...Through skies, and seas, and solid ground,
With terror and delight.
une through the worlds abroad;
And speak the builder God.
Our softer passions move;
We see, adore, and love.
Hymn 15. C.M.
The Infinite. TAY names how infinite they be! • 1 Great Everlasting One:
less thy might and majesty, nd unconfin'd thy throne. glories shine of wond'rous size, la Wond'rous large thy grace;
tal day breaks from thine eyes,
"Gabriel veils his face. 3. Thine esa
essence is a vast abyss,
ch angels cannot sound, ocean of infinities,
Fe all our thoughts are drown'd.
S can ascend above the sky,
Chy name our spirit fills,
A, The mystries of creatio
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