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5 He gives the conquest to the weak,
Supports the fainting heart; And courage in the evil hour
His heav'nly aids impart.
And youthful vigour cease;.
In strength shall stůl increase.
The path of life divine;
With growing brightness shine.
On wings of faith and love;
Isaiah lvii. 15. 1 THUS speaks the High and Lofty One;
My throne is fix'd on high; There, through eternity, I hear
The praises of the sky:
The humble, hallow'd cell ;
'Tis my delight to dwell.
The sad in spirit cheers,
The contrite sinner rears.
While they on earth remain; And they, exalted, dwell with me, With me for ever reign.
Habakkuk iii. 17-19.
No oil the olive yield;
And by his grace be heald.
Or parch'd by scorching beam ;
14 (O M.)
Stiil in the Lord shall be my trust,
His mercy is supreme.
And round the empty stall;
There God is all in all.
Nay, triumph in his love;
St. John xiv. 6.
From sin and death we flee;
Must scek him, Lord, by thee.
True wisdoin can impart; Thou only canst inform the mind
And purify the heart.
Proclaims thy conqu’ring arm,
Nor death nor hell shall harm.
Grant us that way to know,
Philippians ii. 12, 13. 1 HEIRS of unending lise,
While yet we sojourn here, O let us our salvation work
With trembling and with 2 God will support our hearts
With might before unknown;
The strength is all his own.
3 'Tis he that works to will,
'Tis he that works to do; His is the pow'r by which we act, His be the glory too!
Ephesians v, 14–17.
Wake, and o'er thy fully weep;
Jesus waits his light to shed.
See the bright and living path:
Leave thy folly, seek the skies.
From this hour redeem thy time;
Evil is the mortal day.
Calld of Jesus, learn his will:
Hebrews xii. 1, 2. 1 LO! what a cloud of witnesses
Encompass us around;
But now with glory crown'd.
Strive in the Christian race;
Their holy footsteps trace. 3 Behold a witness nobler still,
Who trod affliction's path, Jesus, the author, finisher,
Rewarder of our faith;
And mov'd by pitying love,
And now he reigns above.
Press we, to God's right hand! There, with the Saviour and his saints Triumphantly to stand.
N. B. The metre marks, affixed to the preceding Hymns, have reference to a division of the metres, founded on the nature of the verse, into four classes, marked—I, IL, M. IV. Cheras I. includes common, long, and short metres, marked-C. M., L. M., 8. M. Class II. includes the other lambick metres, eight in number, marked 1. 1., II. 2., IL 3.9
II. 4., &c., which may be uamed; Tico, one; Two, two; Two, three ; &c. Class II. includes the Trochaick metres, being five in number, marked—III. 1., II. lng
III. 3., &c. which may be named; Three, one; Three, two ; &C. Class IV. includes the metres consisting chiefly of triplets, being five in number, mark:
ed—IV. 1., IV. 2., IV.3., &c. and may be named; Four, one; Four, two ; &
The God whom we adore,
And shall be evermore.
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,
The God whom earth and heav'n adore,
Ard Spirit, glory be,
To all eternity
And saints on earth adore;
And suff’ring saints on earth adore;
When time itself shall be no more.
And Spirit, ever bless'd,
It was, is now,
And shall be so
II. 6. Eternal praise be given,
And songs of highest worth, By all the hosts of heaven,
And all the saints on earth, To God, supreme confessed,
To Christ, his only Son,
Supreme o'er earth and heaven,
Be highest glory given,
To God the Father, God the Son,
Ere time had yet its course begun: