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2 Put all thy beauteous garments on,

HYMN 32 S. M. And let thy excellence be kuown :

1 WELCOME, sweet day of resty Deck'd in the rohes of righteousness, That saw the LORD arise ; The world thy glories shall confess. Welcome to this reviving breast, 3 No more shall foes unclean invade, And these rejoicing eyes. And fill thy hallow'd walls with dread; No more shall hell's insulling host

2 The King hinself comes near

To feast his saints to-day;
Their victory and thy sorrows boast.

Here may we sit, and see him here,
4 God from on high has heard thy prayer, Ard love, and praise, and pray
His hand thy ruins shall repair;
Nor will thy watchful Monarch cease

3 One day amidst the place

Where Jesus is within, 'To guard thee in'eternal peace.

Is better than ten thousand days

Of pleasure and of sín.
VI. FESTIVALS AND FASTS.

4 My willing soul would stay.
THE LORD'S DAY.

In such a frame as this,
HYMN 30. I]. 4.

Till it is call'd to soar away

To everlasting baiss.
| AWAKE, ye saints, awake,
An bail this sacred day;

HYMN 33. L. M.
In loftiest songs of praise
Your joyful homage pay:

1 ANOTHER six days' work is done,

Another Lord's day has beguan;
Welcome the day that God hath bless'd,
The type of heaven's eternal rest.

Return, nay soul, enjoy thy rest,

Improve the hours thy God hath bleel 2 On this auspicions morn 'The Lord of Life arose;

2 This day may our devotions rise, He burst the hars of weath,

As grateful incense, to the skies;

And heaven that sweet repose bestow,
And vanquish'd all our foes :
And now he pleads our cause abore,

Which none but they who feel it knop! And reaps the fruits of all his love. 3 This peaceful calm within the breast i All hail, triunphant Lord!

Is the sure pledge of heavenly rest,

Which for the Church of God remains; Heaven with hosannas rings,

The end of cares, the end of pains.
And earth, in humbler strains,
Thy praise responsive sings :

4 In holy duties, let the day, Worthy the Lamb that once was slain, In holy pleasures, pass away; Through endless years to live and reign. How sweet, a Sabbath thus to spend, ( Great King, gird on thy sword,

In hope of one that ne'er shall end!
Ascend thy conquiring car;

HYMN 34. JI. 3.
While justice, truth, and love,
Maintain thy glorious wal :

I GREAT God! this sacred day of thing

Demands the soul's collected powers; This day let sinners own thy sway, And rebels cast their arins away!

Gladly we now to thee resign

These solemn, consecrated hours:
HYMN 31. C.M.

O inay our souls adoring own
I TINS is the day the LORD hath made,

The grace that calls us to ty throne! Let young and old rejoice:

2 All-seeing God! thy piercing eye To him be vows and hoinage paid,

Can every secret thought explore, Whose service is our choice.

May worldly cares our bosoms hy, 2 This is the temple of the LORD:

And, where thou art, intrude no more. Hove dreadful is this place!

O may thy grace our spirits move, With meekness let us hear his word And sx our minds on things above! With rey'rence seek his face.

3 Thy Spirit's powerful aid impart, 3 This is the homage he requires ;

And bid thy word, with life divine The voice of praise and prayer;

Engage the ear, and warm the heart. The soul's affections, bopes, desires,

Then shall the day indeed be thine;

Then shall our souls adoring own Ourselves and all we are.

The grace that calls us to thy throne. 4 While rich and poor for mercy call Propitious from the skies,

HYMN 35.

11. _ The LORD, the maker of them all, I IN loud exalted strains, Accepts the sacrifice.

The King of glory praise; 8 Well pleasell, through JESUS CHRIST O'er heaven and earth he reigns,

From sin he grants release; [his Son, 'Through everlasting days: According to their faith 'l'is done, But Zion, with his presence bless'de He bids them go in peace.

Is his delight, his chosen route

20 King of glory! come,

13 While I hearken to thy law, And with thy favor crown

Fill my soul with humble awe, This temple as thy home,

Till thy Gospel bring to me This people as thy own.

Life and immortality, Beneath this roof vouchsafe to show

4 While thy ministers proclaim How God can dwell with men below.

Peace and pardon in thy name, Now let thine ear attend

Through their voice, by faith, may I Our supplicating cries;

Hear thee speaking from on high. Now let our praise ascend,

5 From thy house when I return, Accepted to the skies :

May my heart within me burn; Now let thy Gospel's joyful sound

And at evening let me say, Spread its celestial influence round.

“I have walk'd with God to-day." 4 Here may the list'ning throng, Imbibe thy truth and love;

HYMN 39. L. M.
Here Christians join the song

After Sermon.
Of seraphim above:
Till all who humbly seek thy face,

1 ALMIGHTY Father! bless the word, Rejoice in thy abounding grace.

Which, through thy grace, we now have

heard ; HYMN 36. L M.

O may the precious seed take root, 1 FAR from my thoughts, vain world, be Spring up, and bear abundant fruit! gone;

2 We praise thee for the means of grace, Let my religious hours alone:

Thus in thy courts to seek thy face: From flesh and sense I would be free, Grant, LORD! that we who worship here And hold communion, LORD, with thee.

May all, at length, in heaven appear. 2 My heart grows warm with holy fire, And kindles with a pure desire

HYMN 40. III. 5. To see thy, grace, to taste thy love, I LORD! dismiss us with thy blessing, And feel thine influence from above.

Fill our hearts with joy and peace. 3 When I can say that God is mine, Let us each, thy love possessing, When I can see thy glories shine,

Triumph in redeeining grace I'll tread the world beneath my feet,

O refresh us And all that men call rich and great.

Trav’ling through this wilderness. 4 Send comfort down from thy right hand, 2 Thanks we give, and adoration, To cheer me in this barren land;

For the Gospel's joyful sound; And in thy temple let me know

May the fruits of thy salvation The joys that from thy presence flow. In our hearts and lives abound • HYMN 37. L. M.

May thy presence

With us evermore be found! 1 MY opening eyes with rapture see

The dawn of thy returning day, My thoughts, O God, ascend to thee, While thus my early vows I pay.

HYMN 41. C, M. 2 I yield my heart to thee alone,

1 HARK! the glad sound, the Savious Nor would receive another guest; Eternal King! erect thy throne,

The Saviour promised long!
And reign sole monarch, in my breast. Let every heart prepare a throne,
S O bid this trifling world retire,

And every voice a song.
And drive each carnal thought away; 2 On him the SPIRIT, largely pour'd,
Nor let me feel one vain desire,

Exerts buis sacred fire; One sinful thought, through all the day. Wisdom and might, and zeal and love, 4 Then, to thy courts when I repair, His holy breast inspire.

My soul shall rise on joyful wing, 3 He comes, the prisoners to release,
The wonders of thy love declare,

In Satan's bondage held ;
And join the strains which angels sing.

The gates of brass before him burst,
HYMN 38. III. 1.

The iron fetters yield.
I TO thy temple I repair;

4 He comes, from thickest films of vice LORD, I love to worship there;

To clear the mental ray; While thy glorious praise is sung,

And on the eyes oppress'd with night, Touch my lips, unloose my tongue.

To pour celestial day. 2 While the prayers of saints ascend, 5 He comes, the broken heart to bind, God of love, to mine attend;

The bleeding soul to cure, Hear me, for thy Spirit pleads;

And with the treasures of his grace, Hear, for Jesus intercedes.

T'enrich the humble poor.

ADVENT.

comes,

CHRISTMAS.

S Our glad Hosannas, Prince of peace,

For lo! the incarnate Saviour comes, Thy welcome shall proclaim;

With news of joy from heaven!
And heaven's eternal arches ring
With thy beloved wame.

4 Mercy and truth, with sweet accord,

His rising beams adorn;
HYMN 42 III. S.

Let heaven and carth in concert sing, I HAIL, thou long-expected Jesus, The promised child is born!"

Born to set thy people free! From our sins and fears release us,

5 Glory to God, in highest strains, Let us find our rest in thee.

By highest worlds is paid;

Be glory, then, by us proclaim'd, 2 Israel's strength and consolation,

And by our lives display'd;
Hope of all the saints, thou art;
Long desired of every nation,

6 Till we attain those blissful realms, Joy of every waiting heart.

Where now our Saviour reigns

To rival these celestial choirs 8 Born thy people to deliver,

In their immortal strains !
Born a child, yet God our King,
Born to reign in us for ever,

HYMN 45. III. 1.
Now thy gracious kingdom bring.

I HARK! the herald angels sing 4 By thire own eternal Spirit

Glory to the new-born King;. Rule in all our hearts alone;

Peace on earth, and mercy mild; By thine all-sufficient merit

God and sinners reconciled! Raise us to thy glorious throne.

2 Joyful all ye nations rise,

Join the triumphs of the skies ;
HYMN 43. C. M.

With the angelic hosts proclaim

Christ is born in Bethlehem !
Luke ii. 8-15.
WHILE shepherds watch'd their flocks

3 CHRIST, by highest heaven adored, by night,

CHRIST, the everlasting LORD

Late in time behold him come
All seated on the ground,
The angel of the LCRD came down,

Offspring of the virgin's womb
And glory shone around.

4 Veil'd in flesh the GODHEAD see.

Hail the incarnate Deity, 2“ Fear not,” said he, for mighty dread Had seized their troubled mind;

Pleased, as man, with man to dwell * Glad tidings of great joy I bring

Jesus, now EMANUEL! "To you, and all mankind.

5 Risen with healing in his wings, 3" To you, in David's own, this day

Light and life to all he brings ;

Hail the Sun of Righteousness, “Is born, of David'y line, "The Saviour, who is Christ the LORD, Hail the heaven-born Prince of peace. “And this shall be the sign:

HYMN 46. 4 "The heavenly babe you there shall find,

Chorus. " To human view display'd, “All meanly wrapt in swathing bands,

SHOUT the glad tidings, exultingly sing; “And in a manger laid."

Jerusalem triumphs, Messiah is King 5 Thus spake the seraph, and forthwith 1 Zion! the marvellous story be telling, Appeard a shining throng

The Son of the Highest, how lowly his Of angels, praising God, who thus

birth! Address'd their joyful song:

The brightest archangel in glory excelling, 6 " All glory, be to God on high,

He stoops to redeem thee, he reigns upon “ And to the earth be peace;

earth. “Good will, henceforth, from heaven to men,

Chorus. "Begin and never cease.”

Shout the glad tidings, exultingly sing; HYMN 44. C. M.

Jerusalem triumphs, Messiah is King. I WHILE angels thus, O LORD, rejoice, 12 Tell how he cometh, from nation to Shall men no anthem raise?

nation, O may we lose these useless tongues, The heart-cheering news let the earlite When we forget to praise!

echo round; 2 Then let us swell responsive notes,

How free to the faithful he offers salvation, And join the heavenly throng;

How his people with joy everlasting are

crown'd. For angels no such love have known As we, to wake their song.

Chorus. 8 Good-will to sinful dust is shown, Shout the glad tidings, exultingly sing; And peace on earth is given ;

Jerusalem triumphs, Messiah W King.

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Mortals ! your homage be gratefully 18 But lo! the gracious Saviour pleados bringing,

“The barren fig-tree spare, And sweet let the gladsome hosanna “ Another year in mercy wait,

“ It yet may bloom and bear : se angels! the full hallelujah be singing, 4 “But if my culture prove in vain, One chorus resound through the earth “And still no fruit be found, and the skies:

“I plead no more; destroy the tree, Chorus.

"And root it from thy ground." Shout the glad tidings, exultingly sirig,

NEW-YEAR.
Jerusalem triumphs, Messiah is King.

HYMN 50. L.M.
HYMN 47 C. M.
Isaiah ix. 2-7.

1 THE GOD of life, whose constant car

With blessings crowns each opening gent 1 THE race that long in darkness pined Have seen a glorious light;

My scanty span doth still prolong,

And wakes anew mine annual song. The people

now behold the dawn, Who dwelt in death and night.

2 How many precious souls are fed 2 To hail thy rising, Sun of life!

To the vast regions of the dead, The gathering nations come,

Since to this day the changing sun Joyous as when the reapers bear

Through his last yearly period run! Their harvest treasures home.

3 We yet survive; but who can say, 3 For thou our burden hast removed;

* Or through this year, or month, or day, The oppressor's reign is broke;

“1 shall retain this vital breath, Thy fiery conflict with the foe

“ Thus far, at least, in league with death Has burst his cruel yoke.

4 That breath is thine, eternal God 4 To us the promised Child is born ;

'Tis thine to fix my soul's abode; To us the Son is given;

It holds its life from thee alone, Him shall the tribes of earth obey, On earth, or in the world unknown. And all the hosts of heaven.

5 To thee our spirits we resign, 6 His name shall be the Prince of Peace, Make them and own them still as thine; For evermore adored;

So shall they live secure from fear, The Wonderful, the Counsellor,

Though death should blast the rising yest The mighty God, and LORD.

6 Thy children panting to be gone, 6 His power increasing still shall spread, May bid the tide of time roll on, His reign no end shall know;

To land them on that happy shore, Justice shall guard his throne above, Where years and death are known no word And peace abound below.

7 No more fatigue, no more distress,
Nor sin, nor hell, shall reach that place;

No groans, to mingle with the songs
HYMN 48. C. M.

Resounding from immortal tongues :
I TIME hastens on; ye longing saints, 8 No more alarms from ghostly foes;
Now raise your voices high;

No cares to break the long repose; And magnify that sovereign love

No midnight shade, no clouded sun, Which shows salvation nigh.

But sacred, high, eternal noon. 2 As time departs salvation comes, 9 O, long expected year! begin; Each moment brings it near :

Dawn on this world of wo and sin; Then welcome each declining day; Fain would we leave this weary road, Welcome each closing year.

To sleep in death, and rest with Goá 3 Not many years their course shall run, Not many mornings rise,

HYMN 51. C. M. Ere all its glories stand reveal'd

1 AS o'er the past my memory strays To our transported eyes.

Why heaves the secret sigh?
HYMN 49, C. M.

"T is that I mourn departed days,

Still unprepared to die.
St. Luke xiil. 6-9.
I SEE, in the vineyard of the LORD,

2 The world and worldly things beloved A barren fig-tree stands;

My anxious thoughts employ'd; No fruit it yields, no blossom bears,

And time unhallow'd, unimproved, Though planted by His hands.

Presents a fearful void. ? From year to year the tree He views, s Yet, holy Father, wild despair And still no frut is found;

Chase from tay lab'ring breast; Then “Cut it down," the LORD commands, Thy grace it is which prompts the prayel " Why cumbers it the ground?

That grace can do the rest.

END OF THE YEAR.

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4 My life's brief remnant all be thine! He comes to break oppression, And when thy sure decree

To set the captive free, Bids me this fleeting breath resign, To take away transgression, O speed my soul to Thee.

And rule in equity.

2 He comes with succor speedy
EPIPHANY.

To those who suffer wrong,
HYMN 52. S. M.

To help the poor and needy,

And bid the weak be strong,
Isaiah lii. 7-10.

To give them songs for sighing,
I HOW beauteous are their feet

'Their darkness turn to light, Who stand on Zion's bill:

Whose souls, condemn'd and dying
Who bring salvation on their tongues, · Were precious in his sight.
And words of peace reveal!

3 He shall descend like showers How charming is their voice:

Upon the fruitful earth; How sweet their tidings are ! • Zion, behold thy Saviour-King,

And love and joy, like flowers,

Spring in his path to birth : “He reigns and triumphs here.”

Before him, on the mountains, 3 How happy are our ears

Srall peace, the herald, go;
That hear this joyful sound,

And righteousness, in fountains,
Which kings and prophets waited for, Frora hill to valley flow.
And sought, but never found.

4 To him shall prayer unceasing, 4 How blessed are our eyes

And daily vows, ascend; That see this heavenly light!

His kingdom still increasing, Prophets and kings desired it long

A kingdom without end : But died without the sight.

The tide of time shall never 5 The Watchmen join their voice,

Ilis covenant remove; And tumeful notes employ;

His name shall stand for ever; Jerusalem breaks forth in songs,

That nanie to uz is Love. And deserts learn the joy.

HYMN 55. C. M. 6 The Lord makes bare his arm

Isaiah ii. 2-5.
Through all the earth abroad :
Let every nation now behold

1 O’ER mountain tops the mount of GOD Their Saviour and their God.

In latter days shall rise,

Above the summits of the hills,
HYMN 53. II. 5.

And draw the wond'ring eyes.
Isaiah lx. &c.

2 To this the joyful nations round, I RISE, crown'd with light, Imperial Sa

All tribes and tongues, shall dow; lem rise!

Up to the mount of Gon, they 'll say, Exal: thy tow'ıing head and lift thine eyes! And to his house we 'N go. Sec heaven its sparkling portals wide dis- 3 The beams that shine from Zion's hill play,

Shall lighten every land;
And break upon thee in a fluod of day! The King who reigns in Salem's towery

Shall all the world command.
2 See a long race thy spacious courts adorn,
See future sons and daughters yet unborn, 4 Among the nations he shall judge,
In crowding ranks on every side arise, His judatients truth shall guide;
Demanding life, impatient for the skies! His scertre shall protect the just,
S See barb'reus nations at thy gates attend,

And crush the sinner's pride.
Walk in thy light, and in iny temple bend! 15 por peaceful implements shall men
See thy bright altars throng'd with pros-

Exchange their swords and spears;
trate kings,

Nor shall they study war again While every land ite joyous tribute brings ! Throughout those happy years. 4 The seas shall waste, the skies to smule 6 Come, O ge house of Jacob! come decay,

(away; To worship at His shrine; Rocks fall' to dust, and mountains melt And, walking in the light of God, But fix'd his word, his saving power re- With holy graces shine. loajos;

(reigns. Th7, mom shall last, thy own Messiah HYMN 54. II. 6.

HYMN 56. SII 1.
Psalm lxxii.

Litany.
I HAIL to the Lord's Anointed, 1 SAVIOUR, when in dust, to thes
Oreat David's greater son ;

Low we bow the adoring knoe;
Hail in the time appointed,

When, repentant, to the skies
His reign on earth begun!

Scarce we lift our stres ming eyu
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