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2. Go into ev'ry nation, go,
Speak to their trembling hearts, and cry, Glad tidings unto all we show;
Jerusalem, thy God is nigh. , 3. Hark! in the wilderness a cry:
A voice that loudly calls, Prepare! Prepare your hearts, for God is nigh,
And means to make his entrance there! 4. The Lord your God shall quickly come:
Sinners repent, the call obey:
Ye desert souls, prepare his way.
Whate'er obstructs, obstructs in vain : The vale shall rise, the mountain fall,
Crooked be straight, and rugged plain. 6. The glory of the Lord display'd
Shall all mankind together view : And what his mouth in truth hath said,
His own almighty hand shall do.
Hymn 378. 1. M. * Baptism. Matth. xxviii, 19. Acts ii. 38. 1. 'MTWAS the commission of our Lord :
I Go teach the nations and baptize."
With grace and pardon in his hands,
3. “ Repent and be baptiz'd,” he saith,
For the remission of your sins;”.
And shews us what his gospel means. 4. Our souls he washes in his blood,
As water makes our bodies clean;
Descends like purifying rain,
And seal our cov'nant with the Lord;
Hymn 379. c. M. ELESTIAL Dove, descend from high, U And on the water brood : Come, with thy quick’ning pow'r apply
The water and the blood.
To give his word a seal;
Exceeds the figure still.
And our request renew:
The work we have to do.
Hymn 380, s. M.
1 1 Pour'd out a double flood;
And pardon'd by the blood. 2. Calid from above, I rise,
And wash away my sin;
Can make the foulest clean.
3. It runs divinely clear,
A fountain deep and wide ;
In my Redeemer's side.
Hymn 381. L. M. 1. M OME, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
U Honour the means ordain'd by thee! Make good our apostolic boast,
And own thy glorious ministry... 2. Father, in these reveal thy Son;
In these for whom we seek thy face. The hidden mystery make known,
The inward pure baptizing.grace. 3. Jesus, with us thou always art:
Effectuate the sacred sign: The gift unspeakable impart,
And bless the ordinance divine. 4. Eternal Spirit, descend from high,
Baptizer of our spirits thou! The sacramental seal apply,
And witness with the water now..
Hymn 382. L. M. The Lord's Supper instituted. 1. Cor. xi. 23,&c. 1. TWAS on that dark, that doleful night,
1 When pow’rs of earth and hell arose Against the Son of God's delight,
And friends betray'd him to his foes. 2. Before the mournful scene began He took the bread, and bless'd, and brake;
What love through all his actions ran!
What wondrous words of grace he spake.
“ In mem'ry of your dying friend :
Hymn 383. s. M.
x. 16, 17.
To mcet around his board;
Communion with their Lord.
He bids us drink his blood :
Of our eternal God..
Maintain our fainting breath,
And int’rest in his death.
Christ and his members one; .
And He the first-born Son.
Of the same broken bread;
But Jesus is the head.
6. Let all our pow'rs be join'd,
His glorious name to raise: Pleasure and love fill ev'ry mind, · And ev'ry voice be praise,
Hymn 384. P. v. 1. TN that sad memorable night,
I When Jesus was for us betray'd;
He took and bless'd and brake the bread,
And thus his love's intent express'd. 2.“ Take, eat, this is my body givin,
6 To purchase life and peace for you, « Pardon and holiness and heav'n :
“Do this, my dying love to shew, 6 Accept your precious legacy,
“ And thus my friends remember me."'* 3. He took into his hands. the cup, i To crown the sacramental feast. And full of kind concern look'd up,
And gave to them what he had blest;; « And drink ye all of this,” he said, 6 In solemn mem'ry of the dead.” 4. “ This is my blood, which seals the new
“ Eternal cov'nant of my grace;. « My blood so freely shed for you,
"For you, and all the sinful race:
“ My blood, that speaks your sins forgiv'ng . • And justifies your claim to heav'n.
Hymn 385. P. M.
1 By earthly matter fed,
And eat immortal bread?