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HYMN 4. 88, 78, 4s. Lo

0, he comes, with clouds descending, Thousand thousand saints attending Swell the triumph of his train;

Hallelujah!
God appears on earth to reign.

2.

Every eye shall now behold him,

Robed in dreadful majesty;
Those who set at nought and sold him,
Pierced, and nailed him to the tree,

Deeply wailing,
Shall the true Messiah see.

3.

Every island, sea, and mountain,

Heaven and earth, shall flee away:
All who hate him must, confounded,
Hear the trump proclaim the day;

Come to judgment,
Come to judgment, come away.

4.

Now redemption, long expected,

See in solemn pomp appear;
All his saints, by men rejected,
Now shall meet him in the air:

Hallelujah!
See the day of God appear.

5.

Yea, Amen; let all adore thee,

High on thine eternal throne: Saviour, take the power and glory; Claim the kingdom for thine own.

O come quickly! Hallelujah! Come, Lord, come!

CHRISTMAS.

HYMN 5. 78.
ARK! the herald angels sing,

Glory to the new-born King;
Peace on earth, and mercy mild;
God and sinners reconciled.

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2.

Joyful all ye nations rise,
Join the triumph of the skies;
With th' angelic host proclaim,
Christ is born in Bethlehem!

3.

Christ, by highest heaven adored,
Christ, the everlasting Lord,
In th' appointed time has come;
Every heart now make him room.

Veil'd in flesh, the Godhead see:
Hail th' incarnate Deity,

Pleased, as man, with man to dwell;
Jesus, now Emmanuel.

5.

Risen with healing in his wings,
Light and life to all he brings;
Hail the Sun of Righteousness!
Hail the heaven-born Prince of Peace!

HYMN 6. H. M.
Chorus.

,
Jerusalem triumphs, Messiah is King!

1.

Sion, the marvellous story be telling,
The Son of the Highest, how lowly his

birth! The brightest archangel in glory excel

ling, He stoops to redeem thee, he reigns

upon earth!

Chorus. Shout the glad tidings, exultingly sing; Jerusalem triumphs, Messiah is King!

2.

Tell how he cometh; from nation to na

tion, The heart-cheering news let the earth echo round;

How freely he giveth his finished salva

tion, How his people with joy everlasting are crowned.

Chorus. Shout the glad tidings, exultingly sing; Jerusalem triumphs, Messiah is King!

3.

Mortals, your homage be gratefully bring

ing, And sweet let the gladsome hosanna

arise; Ye angels, the full Hallelujah be singing; One chorus resound through the earth and the skies:

Chorus. Shout the glad tidings, exultingly sing; Jerusalem triumphs, Messiah is King!

HYMN 7. 88, 78, 4s. ANGELS, from the realms of glory,

Wing your flight o'er all the earth;
Ye, who sang creation's story,
Now proclaim Messiah's birth;

Come and worship,
Worship Christ, the new-born King.

Shepherds, in the field abiding,
Watching o'er your flocks by night,

God with man is now residing;
Yonder shines the infant light:

Come and worship,
Worship Christ, the new-born King.

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Sages, leave your contemplations,

Brighter visions beam afar: See the great Desire of nations; Ye have seen his natal star:

Come and worship, Worship Christ, the new-born King.

Saints, before the Saviour bending,

Waiting long in hope and fear, Suddenly, the Lord, descending, In mid-heaven shall appear:

Come and worship, Worship Christ, the new-born King.

HYMN 8. C. M.
WALE shepherds watched their flocks

All seated on the ground,
The angel of the Lord came down,

And glory shone around.

2.

“Fear not,” said he, for mighty dread

Had seized their troubled mind; “Glad tidings of great joy I bring To you, and all mankind.

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