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1. God the Lord a King remaineth,

Robed in His own glorious light;
God hath robed Him, and He reigneth-
He hath girded Him with might :

Hallelujah!
God is King in depth and height.
2. Lord! the water-floods have lifted,
Ocean-floods have raised their

roar,
Now they pause where they have drifted,
Now they burst upon the shore :

Hallelujah!
From the ocean's sounding store.
3. With all tones of waters blending

Glorious is the breaking deep;
Glorious, beauteous without ending,
God who reigns on heaven's high steep.

Hallelujah!
Songs of ocean never sleep.
4. Lord! the words Thy lips are telling

Are the perfect verity;
Of Thine high, eternal dwelling
Holiness shall inmate be:

Hallelujah!
Pure is all that lives with Thee.

OXFORD PSALTER,

302.

L. M.

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1. That day of wrath! that dreadful day,

When heaven and earth shall pass away!
What
power

shall be the sinner's stay ? How shall he meet that dreadful day? 2. When, shrivelling like a parched scroll,

The flaming heavens together roll;
When, louder yet, and yet more dread,
Swells the high trump that wakes the dead.

3. O, on that day, that dreadful day,

When man to judgment wakes from clay,
Be thou, O God, the sinner's stay,
Though heaven and earth shall pass away.

SIR WALTER SCOTT.

303.

L. M. 1. God of eternity, from Thee

Did infant Time its being draw; Moments, and days, and months, and years,

Revolve, by Thine unvaried law. 2. Silent and slow, they glide away;

Steady and strong the current flows,
Lost in eternity's wide sea-

The boundless gulf from whence it rose. 3. With 'it the thoughtless sons of men

Before the rapid stream are borne
On to that eyerlasting home,

Whence not one soul can e'er return. 4. Great Source of wisdom, teach my heart

To know the price of every hour,
That time may bear me on to joys
Beyond its measure and its power.

DODDRIDGE. 304.

L. M.
1. BEHOLD a Stranger at the door!

He gently knocks, has knocked before;
Has waited long-is waiting still;

You treat no other friend so ill. 2. Oh! lovely attitude—He stands

With melting heart, and loaded hands;
Oh! matchless kindness—and He shows

This matchless kindness to His foes! 3. But will He prove a friend indeed?

He will—the very Friend you need;
The Friend of sinners—yes, 't is He,
With garments dyed on Calvary.

4. Rise, touched with gratitude divine,

Turn out His enemy and thine,
That soul-destroying monster, sin-

And let the heavenly Stranger in. 5. Admit Him, ere His anger burn

His feet, departed, ne'er return;
Admit Him-or the hour's at hand,
You 'll at His door rejected stand.

GREGG,

305.

L. M.
1. “ COME hither, all ye weary souls !

Ye heavy-laden sinners! come!
I'll give you rest from all your toils,

· And raise you to My heavenly home. 2. “ They shall find rest who learn of Me

I'm of a meek and lowly mind;
But passion rages like the sea,

And pride is restless as the wind.
3. “Blessed is the man, whose shoulders take

My yoke, and bear it with delight;
My yoke is easy to his neck,

My grace shall make the burden light. 4. Jesus! we come at Thy command;

With faith, and hope, and humble zeal,
Resign our spirits to Thy hand,

To mold and guide us at Thy will.

WATTS.

306.

L. M.
1. Come, children, drink the balmy dew,

For Christ hath shed His blood for you,
That blood can cleanse the vilest soul-

O see the purple torrent roll! 2. Behold the Lamb on Calvary,

He sighs, and groans, and dies for thee;
The rocks are rent, the sleeping dead
Awake because their Jesus bled.

3. Behold the body in the tomb,

The soldiers watching in the gloom;
But angels come, at dawn of day,

And bear the Lord of life away.
4. Behold Him rise from Olive's brow,

The clouds His form are hiding now;
He's gone to stand before the throne,
And
pray

forever for His own.
5. Yet see the sign among the stars,

One like the Son of Man appears :
Now all the tribes of Israel mourn,

To see the Crucified return.
6. Come, sinner, drink the balmy dew,

And let that blood avail for you,
Then say when His bright hour you see, ,
“ It is my Lord, He comes for me."

307.

L.M.
1. Come, weary souls! with sins distress'd,

Come, and accept the promised rest;
The Saviour's gracious call obey,

And cast your gloomy fears away.
2. Here mercy's boundless ocean flows,

To cleanse your guilt and heal your woes ;
Pardon, and life, and endless peace

How rich the gift, how free the grace! 3. Dear Saviour ! let Thy powerful love

Confirm our faith-our fears remove;
Oh! sweetly reign in every breast,
And guide us to eternal rest.

MRS. STEELE.

308.

L. M.
1. LIFE is the time to serve the Lord,

The time to insure the great reward ;
And while the lamp holds out to burn,
The vilest sinner may return.

2. The living know that they must die;

But all the dead forgotten lie;
Their memory and their sense are gone,

Alike unknowing and unknown.
3. Their hatred, and their love, is lost,
Their
envy

buried in the dust;
They have no share in all that's done
Beneath the circuit of the sun.

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4. Then what my thoughts design to do,

My hands, with all your might pursue,
Since no device, nor work, is found,

Nor faith, nor hope, beneath the ground.
5. There are no acts of pardon passed

In the cold grave to which we haste;
But darkness, death, and long despair
Reign in eternal silence there.

WATTS,

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1. WHILE life prolongs its precious light,

Mercy is found, and peace is given;
But soon, ah soon, approaching night

Shall blot out every hope of heaven. 2. Soon, borne on time's most rapid wing,

Shall death command you to the grave,
Before His bar your spirits bring,

And none be found to hear or save.

3. In that lone land of deep despair,

No Sabbath's heavenly light shall rise
No God regard your bitter prayer,

No Saviour call you to the skies. 4. Silence, and solitude, and gloom,

In those forgetful realms appear;
Deep sorrows fill the dismal tomb,

And hope shall never enter there.

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