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In Thee we move: all things of Thee

Are full, Thou source and life of all ; Thou vast unfathomable sea !

(Fall prostrate, lost in wonder fall, Ye sons of men, for God is man !) All may we lose, so Thee we gain.

As flowers their opening leaves display,

And glad drink in the solar fire, So may we catch Thy every ray,

So may Thy influence us inspire ; Thou beam of the eternal beam, Thou purging fire, Thou quickening flame.

GERHARD TERSTEEGEN, Translated by John Wesley.

489.—Public Worship.

JEREMIAH xxix. 13. 1X verses out of sixteen, admirably

selected, and turning a long, diffuse composition into an effective Hymn.

As a specimen of what has been omitted we subjoin the last double stanza of the original :

'Stablish, Lord, our hearts with grace,
Give us an abiding peace;
Then though floods around us flow,
Though winds from all quarters blow,
Built upon Thyself the Rock,
We endure the mighty shock ;
We are over and above

Conquerors through Thy matchless love." We have restored the original reading in one or two places where the hymn-books have generally altered it. Dr. Rogers gives the whole in Lyra Britannica.

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Ye people of His choice ; Stand up and bless the Lord your God,

With heart and soul and voice.

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