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DUNCAN.
The Spiritual Coronation.
1 All hail the power of Jesus' name!

Let angels prostrate fall;
Bring forth the royal diadem,

And crown hin Lord of all.
2 Ye chosen seed of Israel's race,-

A remnant weak and small,
Hail him, who saves you by his grace,

And crown him Lord of all.
3 Let every kindred, every tribe,

On this terrestrial ball,
To him all majesty ascribe,

And crown him Lord of all.
4 O, that, with yonder sacred throng,

We at his feet may fall;
We'll join the everlasting song,

And crown him Lord of all.

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DODDRIDGE
Attraction of the Cross.
1 Behold th' amazing sight,

The Saviour lifted high !
Behold the Father's chief delight

Expire in agony !
2 For whom, for whom, my heart,

Were all these sorrows borne ?
Why did he feel that piercing smart,

And meet that cruel scorn?
3 For love of us he bled,

And all in torture died; 'Twas love that bowed his fainting head, And oped his gushing side.

4 In him our hearts unite,

Nor share his grief alone,
But from his cross pursue their flight

To his triumphant throne.
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-MILMAR
They shall look on Him whom they pierced."
1 BOUND upon the accursed tree,

Faint and bleeding, who is he?
By the cheek so pale and wan,
By the crown of twisted thorn,
By the side so deeply pierced,
By the baffled, burning thirst,
By the drooping death-dewed brow,

Son of man! 'tis thou! 'tis thou !
2 Bound upon the accursed tree,

Sad and dying, who is he?
By the last and bitter cry,
Life breathed out in agony:
By the lifeless body laid
In the chamber of the dead :
Crucified ! we know thee now;

Son of man! 'tis thou ! 'tis thou!
3 Bound upon the accursed tree,
Dread and awful, who is he?
prayer

for them that slew,
“ Lord! they know not what they do;"
By the sealed and guarded cave,
By the spoiled and empty grave,
By that clear, immortal brow,
Son of God! 'tis thou! 'tis thou'

By the

BEDDOME.

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Following Christ.
1 In duties and in sufferings too,

My Lord I fain would trace,
As he hath done, so would I do,

Sustained by heavenly grace.

2 Inflamed with zeal, 't was his delight

To do his Father's will ;
May the same zeal my soul excite

His precepts to fulfii.
3 Meekness, humility and love

Through all his conduct shine ;
O, may my whole deportment prove

A copy, Lord, of thine.

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FURNESS
Jesus our Leader.
1 FEEBLE, helpless, how shall I

Learn to live and learn to die?
Who, O God, my guide shall be ?

Who shall lead thy child to thee ?
2 Blesséd Father, gracious One,

Thou hast sent thy holy Son;
He will give the light I need,

He my trembling steps will lead.
3 Thus in deed, and thought, and word,

Led by Jesus Christ the Lord,
In my weakness, thus shall I

Learn to live and learn to die.
4 Learn to live in peace and love,

Like the perfect ones above;
Learn to die without a fear,
Feeling thee, my Father, near.

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H. BALLOU. Christ's Example in Forgiving. 1 Teaci us to feel as Jesus prayed,

When on the cross he bleeding hung; When all his foes their wrath displayed, And with their spite his bosom stung.

2 For such a heart and such a love,

O Lord, we raise our prayer to thee;
O pour thy Spirit from above,

That we may like our Saviour be.

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ANONYMOUS God's Servunt. 1 Tuus saith the Lord who built the heavens,

And bade the planets roll,
Who peopled all the climes of earth,

And formed the human soul:
2 “Behold my Servant; see him risc

Exalted in my might;
Him have I chosen, and in him

I place supreme delight.
3 “ On him, in rich effusion poured,

My spirit shall descend;
My truth and judgment he shall show

To earth's remotest end.
4 “ The progress of his zeal and

power
Shall never know decline,
Till foreign lands and distant isles

Receive the law divine."

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Mason. The Image of the Invisible God. 1 Thou, Lord ! by mortal eyes unseen,

And by thịne offspring here unknowa, To manifest thyself to men,

Hast set thine image in thy Son. 2 Though Jews, who granted not his claim, Contemptuous turned away

their face, Yet those who trusted in his name Beheld in him thy truth and grace.

3 O thou ! at whose almighty word

Fair light at first from darkness shone, Teach us to know our glorious Lord,

And trace the Father in the Son.

4 While we, thine image there displayed,

With love and admiration view,
Form us in likeness to our Head,

That we may bear thine image too.

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1 SEE what a living stone

The builders did refuse;
Yet God hath built his church thereon,

In spite of envious Jews.
2 The work, O Lord, is thine,

And wondrous in our eyes ;
This day declares it all divine,

This day did Jesus rise.
3 This is the glorious day

That our Redeemer made;
Let us rejoice, and sing, and pray-

Let all the church be glad.

4 Hosanna to the king

Of David's royal blood !
Bless him, ye saints : he comes to bring
Salvation from your

God.
5 We bless thy holy word,

Which all this grace displays ;
And offer on thine altar, Lord,
Our sacrifice of praise.

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