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Signs tfthi coming of the Son of Mm in Glory.
'T'H' Apostles ask our Lord what Signs portend
fesi'd, Circled with glitt'ring Hosts, and Myriads of the Bless'd.
15. There shall be signs in the sun, and m the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring;
16. Mcns hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the garth : fir the sowers of heaven shall be shaken.
17. And then they shall see the Son of man earning in a cloud with sower and great glory,
Christ's Agany. He is strengthen d If
•HTWas dead of Night and thro' the solemn' x Shade,
The Moon a faint and doubtful glimm'ring)
made, When in the Garden Jesus kneel'd and pray'd —O Father! O, if possible it be, (Unbounded Might! what is not so to Thee ?) Remove this Cup, this bitter Cup away, But since 'tis thine to order, mine t'obey, Father, thy Will be done, still did he pray; While faint, large Sweats, as in the doubtful Strife Betwixt encroaching Death and lab'ring Life; As watry Mists the Sun, enwrapt him round, Then roll'd in sanguine Drops upon the Ground, When loe, a heavnly Watcher cleaves the Air, As Lightning swift, as Love or Mercy, fair; Descending from the Chariot of a Cloud, Where kneel'd our Saviour, thrice he lowly
bow'd; Then his opprefe'd Humanity sustains, And strengthens him against approaching greater
CII. St. L p K E Chap. XXII. Ver. 41, to 44.
41. He kneeled down and frayed.
41. Saying-, Father, if thou be witting, remove this cup from me: nevertheless, not my will, but thine be done.
43. And there appeared an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him.
44. And being in an agony, lie prayed more earnestly: and his Jweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
Our Saviour carried first to Pilate, thch to Herod.
s\ U R Lord betray'd, the Crowd to Pilate bring, And plead he sought to make himself a King;
Herded with factious Galilean Jews,
And Tribute unto Qxsar did refuse.
Examin'd, when no Cause of Death he found.
The Governour to Herod sends him bound.
Receiv'd with Joy, the Tyrant hop'd that He
Some long expected Miracles shou'd lee:
He mounts the Judgment-Seat, and there pros' noune'd his Doom.