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juri, when this mortal frame decays,
kiri wery weakness dies,
ti ase ne p the skies
more atesi ars:
7 My lips shall dwell upon his praise,
And spread his name abroad:
The honours of their God.
[s. B. 269.] C. M. God moves in a mysterious way,
His wonders to perform;
the storm. 2 Deep in unfathomable mines
Of never failing skill,
And works his sovereign will.
The clouds ye so much dread
In blessings on your head.
But trust him for his grace:
He hides a smiling face.
Unfolding every hour:
But sweet will be the flower. 6 Blind unbelief is sure to err,
And scan his work in vain:
And he will make it plain.
L. M. o famine o'er the mournful field her desolating reign; g her blooming beauties yield, siell the fruitful grain:
2 Should lowing herds, and bleating sheep,
Around their famish'd master die;
While life deplores its last supply: 3 Amid the dark, the dreadful scene,
If I can say, The Lord is mine!
And glory dawn, though life decline. 4 The God of my salvation lives;
My nobler life he will sustain:
Nor shall my glorious hope be vain. 5 Thy presence, Lord, can cheer my heart,
Though every earthly comfort die:
And raise my sacred pleasures high. 6 Oh ! let me hear thy blissful voice
Inspiring life and joys divine: The barren desert shall rejoice: 'Tis paradise if thou art mine.
THE INCARNATION, ETC. OFFICES AND
CHARACTERS OF CHRIST.
Peace on earth, and mercy mild,
2 Christ, by highest heaven adored;
Christ, the everlasting Lord ;
Jesus, our Immanuel, here.
Hail, the Sun of Righteousness!
Born, to give immortal birth.
Fix in us thy humble home:
The Saviour promised long:
And every voice a song.
Exerts his sacred fire :
His holy breast inspire.
In Satan's bondage held:
The iron fetters yield.
4 He comes, from thickest films of vice
To clear the mental ray; And on the eyes oppress'd with night,
To pour celestial day.
The bleeding soul to cure;
To enrich the humble poor. 6 Our glad hosannas, Prince of Peace!
Thy welcome shall proclaim; And heaven's eternal arches ring
With thy beloved name.
Unto us a Son is given.
Power and majesty, and wear
Names most awful and most high. 3 Wonderful in counsel He,
The incarnate Deity:
King of kings, and Prince of Peace. 4 Come and worship at his feet,
Yield to Christ the homage meet:
7. COME, ye saints, this morn behold! Israel's Saviour-long foretold: Christ is born-Messiah comes ! Bear the tidings to your homes.