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4 Honor to the almighty Three,

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And everlasting Ones
All glory to the Father be,

THAT peace which God alone reveals:
The Spirit, and the Son.

And by his word of grace imparts,

Which only the believer feels, 179. T. 68.

Direct, & keep, & cheer our hearts : HOLY Trinity!

And may the holy Three in One,

The Father, Word, and Comforter,
We confess with joy,

Pour an abundant blessing down
That our life and whole salvation
Flow from God's blest incarnation,

On ev'ry soul assembled here !
And his death for us

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On the shameful cross:

[his favor, 2 Had we angels' tongues

THE LORD bless and keep thee in
With seraphic songs,

As his chosen property
Bowing hearts and knees before thee, The Lord make his face shine on thee
Triune God! we would adore thee,

ever,
In the highest strain,

And unto thee gracious be;
For the Lamb once slain.

The Lord lift his countenance most

gracious
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WITH thy presence, Lord, our Head And his peace on the bestow :
and Saviour,

Amen, Amen! Be it so!
Bless us all, we humbly pray;

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Our dear heav'nly Father's love & favor
Be our comfort ev'ry day;

YE angels round the throne,
May the Holy Ghost in each proceeding And men that dwell below,
Favor us with his most gracious leading: Worship the Father, love the Son,
Thus we shall be truly blest,

And bless the Spirit too.
Both in labor and in rest.

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T. 58. WITH grateful hearts wehumbly praise
THAT our Lord's views with us may Our heav'nly Father for his grace,
be attain'd,

Our Saviour who for sinners bled,
We now commend ourselves, with The Holy Ghost by whom we're led.

faith unfeign'd,
To the Father's blessing, to the Son's

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favor,

THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
The holy Spirit's guidance now and The love of God so highly prizid,
ever,
The angels' guard. The Holy Ghost's communion, be

With all of us most sensibly.
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T. 167.

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MAY the grace of Christ our Saviour,

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And the Father's boundless love,

NOW sing, thou happy church of God,
With the Holy Spirit's favor,

His favor'd congregation,
Rest upon us from above! Redeem'd with Jesus' precious blood
Thus
may
abide in union

From ev'ry tribe and nation:
With each other in the Lord ; Most holy, blessed Trinity,
And
possess,
in sweet communion,

For the Lamb slain, all praise to thee
Joys which earth cannot afford.

Both now and ever! Amen.
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X. Of our Heavenly Father, 189. T. 22,

T. 22. Our

heav'nly Father is not known' THOU hast the world so greatly loved, To us, but in the Son alone;

Father, that thou by mercy mov'd
His mercy, love, and boundless grace Didst give thy well-beloved Son,
We see display'd in Jesus' face. By death for all our sins t'atone,
20 God! how dreadful was thy name, 2 That he all who in him believe,
Until the God-man Jesus came!

Might in thy family receive;
We cannot love nor honor thee, His sacrifice so great, so dear,
Unless the Son hath made us free. Thou all-sufficient didst declare.
3.0 love, no human tongue can tell! 3 As children we are own’d by thee,
O love divine, unsearchable !

Since Christ.our Brother deign'd to be;
The Father gave his only Son

We feel thy kind, paternal heart For guilty sinners to atone.

To us who have in him a part.
4 Can
any
ill distress my heart,

4 The whole salvation of thy Son,
Since God with his own Son did part? And all his merits make our own;
Whate'er I want can't be deny'd,
Since Christ for me was crucify'd.

Yea, grant us richly, for his sake,
Of heav'nly blessings to partake.

5 Thou art our Father and our God,
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T. 14.

Since Christassum'd our flesh and blood;
BEHOLD what love the Father hath Therefore in thee our trust we place,
On guilty men bestow'd,

And give thee never-ceasing praise.
That we who children are of wrath,
Should children be of God!

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THEE, O my God and King,
His love in Christ doth shine! My Father, thee I sing,
Tis like himself-th' eternal God! Hear well-pleas'd the joyous sound,
Past knowledge! all divine !

Praise from earth and heav'n receive: 3 Behold! for fallen, guilty man,

Lost, I now in Christ am found,
The Lord of glory dies ;

Dead, by faith in Christ I live,
Lays down his life, us to redeem, 2 Father, behold thy son,
A precious sacrifice!

In Christ I am thine own.. 4 Now doth our Lord, the Son of God, Stranger long to thee and rest, Who for us liv'd and dy'd,

See the prodigal is come : See of the travail of his soul,

Open wide thy arms and breast, And is well satisfy'd,

Take the

weary

wand'rer home. 5 Peace and good-will are now to man

3. Thine

eye

observ'd from far, Most gloriously display'd,

Thy pity view'd me near : And life eternal we obtain

Me thy bowels yearn'd to see, From God, in Christ our Head. Me thy mercy ran to find, 6 O let us then repeat the theme,

Empty, poor, and void of thee,
Which always sounds above;

Hungry, sick, and faint, and blind.
And ever sing, with joyful hearts, 4 Thou on my neck didst fall,
The wonders of his love!

Thy kiss forgave me all:

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trust;

For ihou my

Still the gracious words I hear,

O grant that we may all our days
Words that made the Saviour mine, Live to exalt redeeming grace.
Haste, for him the robe prepare,
His be righteousness divine !"

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T. 580. O, SANCTIFY us by thy truth we
Rejoice, my soul, God cares for thee, pray,
Trust to his word assuredly,

Chrisi's glorious brightness in our
However things may go;

hearts display, Thy heav'nly Father, for Christ's sake, We to thy protection ourselves surrenOf thy concerns will notice take,

der,

With filial confidence and love most And mercy freely to thee show,

tender,

O Lord our God. thee ,

2 Mygriefs & cares to thee well known,
to be; My God, I cast on thee alone,
In thee is all

my
Since thou dost govern, I'll be still, DRAW me, O Father, to the Son,
Into thy hands resign my will,

That he

may

draw me unto thee; 7, And thank thee prostrate in the dust.

Thy Spirit render me his own,
;
3 I confidently do believe,

And rule without control in me;
Me, thy poor child, thou wilt not leave, Shed in my heart thy love abroad,
Father art :

And keep me in thy peace, O God! God

, Fill thou my soul with love and faith, blood Thus I am rich in life and death;

199. T. 14. ace, And from thy love nought shall me

FATHER of all, almighty Lord !
part,

Our Father, and our God!
T. 90.

Since Jesus Christ th' eternal Word,

Assum'd our fesh and blood.
BE of good cheer in all your wants,

And stedfast on God's word rely; 2 Let all with love and filial fear
He who the greatest favors grants,

Thy sacred name adore;
The smallest never will deny:

O may thy kingdom soon appear,
If God could give his Son for us,

And spread the world all o'er.
What can he then to us refuse?

3 Help us thy pleasure to fulfil,

As done by heav'nly pow'rs;
T. 132.

Accomplish in us all thy will,

And let that will be ours.
WHEN Christ, who sav'd us by his

His follwers calld together, [blood, 4 Our souls and bodies feed, we pray,
His farewell was;
" I

With food which thou see'st best; go

to God,
To mine, and to

We ask our portion for the day,
Father;"
your

And leave to thee the rest,
Therefore, believing in the Son,
With filial love we humbly own 5 Let mercy pardon all our crimes,
Thee, God, our God and Father. Which justice must condemn;

As some have wrong'd us many times, 196.* T. 96.

And we would pardon them. di

DEAR heav'nly Father, we adore 6 Let not temptation us befall,
And thank thee for the dreadful pain

While here our race we run;
Thy Son, when he our sorrows bore, But rescue and defend us all
For our redemption did sustain.

From sin, and th' evil onea

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7 Thineis the kingdom, thine the pow'r | Thy kingdom come; thy will be O'er angels, and o'er men ;

done The glory too for evermore

Always in heav'n and earth the Is thine; Amen, Amen!

same; 200. T. 166.

Give us this day our daily bread;

Forgive our sins, as we forgive; OUR Father, who in heaven art, Into temptation do not lead,

Hallow'd be thy most blessed name; But full release from evil give.

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XI. Of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

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That gracious sound well-pleas'd he

hears, [abroad,

And owns Immanuel for his name. BEFORE the heav'ns were stretch'd

Tube From everlasting was the Word ; 5 A cheerful confidence I feel, With God he was, the Word was God, My well-plac'd hopes with joy I see,

And must divinely be ador'd. My bosom glows with heav'nly zeal 2 By his own pow'r were all things made;

To worship him who dy'd for me. By him supported all things stand; 6 As man he pities my complaint, He is the whole creation's Head, His pow'r and truth are all divine ; And angels fly at his command. He will not fail, he cannot faint,

Salvation's sure and must be mine. 3 Mortals with joy beheld his face,

Th' eternal Father's only Son; How full of truth, how full of grace

T. 172. Was Christ in whom the Godhead THY majesty how vast it is! shone!

And how immense the glory, 4 Archangels left their high abode, Which thou, O Jesus, dost possess ! To learn new myst'ries here & tell

Both heav'n and earth adore thee. The love of our descending God, The numberless heavenly hosts land te

Of The glories of Immanuel.

thy name
Thy glory & might are transcendent;

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T. 22.

Ten thousands of angels thy praises
My

proclaim,
song
shall bless the Lord of all,

Upon thee gladly dependent.
My praise ascend to his abode:
Thee, Saviour, by that name I call,
5 The Father's Equal, God the Son,

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With him thou ever reignest;
The great, supreme, themighty God!

B Thou art partaker of his throne, 2 Without beginning or decline,

And all things thou sustainest. Object of faith, and not of sense ;

T Both angels and men view their Maker Eternal ages saw him shine,

as man, He shines eternal

ages
hence.

With joy that is past all expression; 3 As much, when in the manger laid, happy, unspeakably happy who can Almighty Ruler of the sky,

Find in him life and salvation ! As when the six days work he made

3 This myst'ry ev'ry throne and pow'r Fillid all the morning-stars with joy. Admires with adoration; 4. Of all the crowns Jehovah bears, Th' angelic choirs for evermore Salvation is his dearest claim;

Extol his incarnation :

The

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The angels and elders before him fall

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down,
Withaccents melodious him praising;

WORTHY, O Lord, art thou,
Unto the Lamb slain, and to him on Ev'ry tongue to thee consess;

That ev'ry knee should bow,
the throne,

Universal nature join,
They render glory unceasing.

Strong and mighty thee to bless,
4 The church on earth in humble

Gracious, merciful, benign!
Exalteth Christ our Saviour; (strain,

your

dread Lord and ours,
She sings, " The Lamb for us was slain,
Our foe is cast for ever;

Dominions, thrones and pow'rs!
For Christ hath redeem'd us by his Source of pow's he rules alone:

Veil your faces, prostrate fall,
precious blood
Out of ev'ry nation and kindred,

Cast your crowns before his throne,
And made us thereby kings and priests,

Hail the Cause, the Lord of all!
unto God,

3 Justice and truth maintain
To him thanksgiving be renderd.” Thy everlasting reign ;
5 When Christ shall come, in majesty, One with thine almighty Sire,

Partner of an equal throne ;
With all his bright attendance,
And as the Judge in equity

King of kings, let all conspire
On men pass final sentence: (dread,

Gratefully thy sway to own,
Then shall all his enemies quaking with 4 Jesus, thou art my King,
Wish mountains and rocks them to To me thy succor bring.
cover;

Christ the mighty One art thou,
The ransom'd with gladness will lift Help for all

on thee is laid ::
up their head,

This thy promise claim I now,
And live with Jesus for ever.

Send me down the promisid aid,

5 Triumph and reign in me,
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T. 14.

And spread thy victory:
O THE delights, the heav'nly joys, Sin, and death, and hell control,
The glories of the place,

Pride and self, and ev'ry foe;
Where Jesus sheds the brightest beams All subdue, thro' all my soul,
Of his o'erflowing grace!

Conqu’ring and to conquer go.
2 Sweet majesty and awful love

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Sit smiling on his brow,
And all the glorious ranks above

THOU reign'st above on heaven's
At humble distance bow.

throne,

The Father's Equal, God the Son; 3 Princes to his imperial name The Holy Ghost to us displays

Bend their bright sceptres down: Thy majesty and boundless grace, Dominions, thrones, and pow'rs rejoice And in the Scriptures clearly doth ex, To see him wear the crown.

plain,
4 Upon that dear majestic head

That thou, Lord, madest, and redeem.
That cruel thorns did wound,
See what immortal glories shine 2 With awe and reverence 'fore thee,
And circle it around !

And at thy name we bow the knee, 5 This is the Man, th' exalted Man, As all in earth and heaven join, Whom we unseen adore;

T' extol thy majesty divine,
But when our eyes shall see his face, And thee, to God the Father's glory, call

Our hearts shall love him more, The great Jehovah, mighty Lord of all,

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