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448. Longing for the House of God. L.M.
How amiable are thy tabernacles, O LORD of Hosts, &c.
HOW pleasant, how divinely fair, O LORD of Hosts, thy dwellings are! With long desire my spirit faints, T To meet th' assemblies of thy samts. 2 My flesh would rest in thine abode; s My panting heart cries out for GOD: My God! my King! why should I be Afar from all my joys and thee?
3 Blest are the saints who sit on high, &
4 [Blest are the souls that find a place
6 Cheerful they walk in growing strength Till all shall meet in heav'n at length; Till all before thy throne appear, W And join in nobler worship there'r
448. 2. The Pleasantness of Praising
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GOD; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
PSALM CXlvii. 1.
COME, ye that love the SAVIOUR'S ! And joy to make it known; [name, The Sov'reign of your hearts proclaim, And bow before his throne.
2 Behold your King, your SAVIOUR
And tell the wond'ring nations round
3 [Infinite power and boundless grace In him unite their rays;
You that have e'er beheld his face, 9 Can you forbear his praise ?]
4 When in his earthly courts we view
5 And shall we long and wish in vain?
60-lappy period! glorious day!!
ST AT LOG 449. The Presence of God implored. C. M.
famed gid ani og lliw 5'N O GOD, thou art my GoD; early will I seek theer my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee, &c. to see thy power and thy glory.-PSALM Ixiii. 1, 2. #Q J2I
O LORD, our languid souls inspire, Thy presence now display,¦ að As thou hast giv'n a place for prayer, So give us hearts to pray.
ow being $ 2 Show us some token of thy love,r Our fainting hope to raise; And pour thy blessings from above, That we may render praise.
3 Within these walls let holy peace, And love, and concord dwell;13 Here give the troubled conscience ease, The wounded spirit heal. 1979]] &
4 May we in faith receive thy word,
5 And may the Gospel's joyful sound,
450. The Presence of the Lord implored. C.M.
We will go into his tabernacles; we will worship at his footstool.Arise, O LORD, into thy rest; thou, and thesark of thy strength.-PSALM CXxxii. 7, 8. 21 met
ARISE, O King of grace, arise,
Lo! thy church waits with longing eyes; 197 Now be it own'd and blest.
2 Enter with all thy glorious train,
All that the ark did once contain
3 Here, mighty GoD, accept our vows, Here let thy praise be spread; Bless the provisions of thy house, he And fill thy poor with bread.
4 Here let the Son of David reign
5 Here let him hold a lasting throne:
451. The Privilege of Public Worship.
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Blessed are they that dwell in thy house: they will be still praising thee.-PSALM lxxxiv. 4.
O HAPPY they who know the Lord,
2 To them, in each distressing hour,
3 [He help'd his saints in ancient days, Who trusted in his name;
And we can witness to his praise,
4 Wand'ring in sin, our souls he found, And bid us seek his face; OH Gave us to hear the gospel-sound, And taste the gospel-grace.]
5 Oft in his house his glory shines,
6 His presence sweetens all our cares,