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ALLELUIA. No. 1.
ment | of His | power.
2 Praise Him for His mighty | acts;
Praise Him according to His excel-lent | greatness.
3 Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet:
Praise Him with the psaltery. and harp.
4 Praise Him with the | timbrel • and dance:
Praise Him with stringed | instru- | ments and organs.
5 Praise Him upon the loud – | cymbals:
Praise Him upon the high-- | sounding | cymbals.
6 Let every thing that hath breath | praise the Lord: Praise | ye — | the
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
As it was in the beginning, is now, and | ever | shall be,
Before the Administration of the Sacrament.
989 I And they brought young children to Him, that | He should | touch them;
And His disciples re- | bu-ked | those that | brought them. 2 But when Jesus saw it He was much dis- | pleased ; And said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto Me, and forbid
them not, for of such • is the kingdom of God. 3 Verily, I say | un-to | you; Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child he / shall
not | enter · there- | in. 4 And He took them up | in His / arms;
Put His hands upon them and i bles-sed | them.
After the Administration of the Sacrament.
1 Then will I sprinkle clean | water · up- | on you,
And | ye shall | be | clean : 2 A new heart also will I i give you,
And a new spirit will I put with in you: 3 And I will take away the stony heart | out of your | flesh,
And I will give you'a | heart of | flesh : 4 And I will put my | Spirit with-) in you,
And ye shall | keep my I judgments,' and do them. 5 I will pour my Spirit up- on thy | seed,
And my | blessing · up-1 on thine | offspring : 6 And they shall spring up as among the grass,
As willows | by the | water- | courses.
And to all that are afar off, even as many as the | Lord our | God shall | call.
Let | angels prostrate | fall ;
And I crown Him | Lord of | all.
And, as they tune it, fall
And | crown Him | Lord of | all.
Who | fixed this floating | ball;
And | crown Him | Lord of all !
Who | from His altar | call;
And | crown Him | Lord of all !
Ye ransomed of the fall,
And crown Him | Lord of all !
Whom | David, Lord, did call;
And | crown Him | Lord of | all !
The wormwood and the gall,
And crown Him Lord of all !
That bound the Saviour's call,
The crowned | Lord of all !
THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM.
992 1 When marshalled on the nightly plain, 1 JESUS, Thy Blood and Righteousness
The glittering host be- | stud the I sky, My beauty are, my | glorious | dress; One star alone of all the train,
'Midst flaming worlds, in these arCan fix the sinner's wandering eye.
rayed, Hark! hark! to God the chorus breaks With joy shall | I lift | up my | head. From every host, from / every | gem;
Bold shall I stand in Thy great day, But one alone the Saviour speaks, For who aught to my | charge shall | It is the Star—the Star of Bethle- lay? hem.
Fully absolved through these I am,
From sin and fear, from guilt and 2 Once on the raging seas I rode,
shame. The storm was loud, the night was dark,
2 When from the dust of death I rise The ocean yawned, and rudely blowed To claim my mansion in the skiesThe wind that tossed my founder- E'en then, this shall be all my plea: ing | bark.
Jesus hath | lived, hath | died for | Deep horror then my vitals froze; Death-struck, I ceased the tide to Thus Abraham, the Friend of God, | stem,
Thus all heaven's armies | bought with When suddenly a star arose,
| blood, It was the | Star—the | Star of | Beth- Saviour of Sinners Thee proclaim; lehem.
Sinners, of whom the chief I | am. 3 It was my guide, my light, my all; 3 This spotless robe the same appears, It bade my dark forebodings | When ruined nature | sinks in cease ;
years ; And through the storm, and danger's No age can change its glorious hue, thrall,
The robe of Christ is | ever | new. It led me to the port of peace. Oh, let the dead now hear Thy voice ! Now safely moored, my perils o'er, Bid, Lord, Thy mourning | ones reI'll sing first--in night's diadem,
joice ; Forever and for evermore,
Their beauty this, their glorious dress, The | Star—the | Star of Bethlehem ! Jesus, the Lord our | Righteousness.
As the Lord cometh down in the / pomp of His | ire ;
And the heavens with the burden of Godhead are | bowed.
The hosts of the angels that wait on their Lord;
And all who the palm-wreath of victo-ry | wear.
Lo, the depths of the stone-covered charnels are stirred !
The vast generations of man | are come i forth.
Where the Lamb and the white-vested | elders are | met ;
And the doom of eternity | hangs on His word.
Creator, on us Thy sad children, ' with love!
Upborne in the air by the legions of light;
The hosts of the nations stand | waiting a- | round.
The life-roll, the death-roll, of names ne'er re- | vealed,
To the right and the left, on the Throne's either side.
The elect of His love and the sheep of His hand;