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3 No more let sins and sorrows grow,
Nor thorns infest the ground;
Far as the curse is found.
And makes the nations prove The glories of his righteousness,
And wonders of his love.
Let all the nations fear;
And saints be humble there. 2 Jesus the Saviour reigns,
Let earth adore its Lord;
Swift to fulfil his word. 3 In Zion is his throne,
His honours are divine; His church shall make his wonders known,
For there his glories shine. 4 How holy is his name !
How terrible his praise !
In all his works of grace.
And near the Father sit;
And make thy foes submit.
2 What wonders shall thy gospel do !
Thy converts shall surpass
And own thy sov'reign grace.
Nor changes what he swore;
“ When Aaron is no more.
“ That king of high degree;
“ Was but a type of thee.” 5 Jesus our Priest for ever lives,
To plead for us above;
The blessings of his love.
And his high throne maintain ;
Who dare oppose his reign.
383. A Vision of the Kingdom of Christ amo
Men. Rev. xxi. 1-4. (C. M.) ILO
0, what a glorious sight appears,
To our believing eyes!
And the old rolling skies. 2 From the third heay'n where God resides,
That holy, happy place,
Adorn’d with shining grace.
3 Attending angels shout for joy,
And the bright armies sing,
“Of your descending King.
“ Removes bis blest abode; “ Men, the dear objects of his grace,
“ And he the loving God. 5 “ His own soft hand shall wipe the tears
“ From every weeping eye, “ And pains, and groans,
and griefs, and fears, “ And death itself shall die.” 6 How long, dear Saviour, O how long
Shall this bright hour delay!
And bring the welcome day.
84. The Personal Glories and Government of
Christ. (C. M.) 1 ’LL speak the honours of my King,
His form divinely fair ; None of the sons of mortal race
May with the Lord compare.
Upon thy lips is shed;
Hath crown'd thy sacred head.
Ride with majestic sway;
4 Thy throne, O God, for ever stands;
Thy word of grace shall prove
To rule the saints by love.
But mercy is thy choice;
With most peculiar joys.
385. The Kingdom of Christ. Zech. ix. 9. (P. 1 REYour God and King adore ;
Mortals, give thanks and sing,
And triumph evermore:
Rejoice aloud, ye saints, rejoice.
The God of truth and love;
He took his seat above :
His kingdom cannot fail,
Are to our Jesus given :
Jesus the judge shall come,
To their eternal home :
386. Christ's everlasting Kingdom. Rev. v. 6–10.
(P.M.) How glorious the Lamb is seen on the throne!
His labours are o'er, his conquests are won:
To Jesus's hand,
For ever to stand.
up to his arm, his honour, his word ;
His Godhead adore ;
And joy evermore!
387. For a Display of Divine Power. Isa. li. 9.
(L. M.) 1 ARM of the Lord, awake, awake,
Thine own immortal strength put on! With terror cloth’d, hell's kingdom sbake,
And cast thy foes with fury down !
It wants not now the power to save: