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7 Come, ye redeem'd, your tribute bring,

With songs of harmony; While on the road to glory sing,

This is the Jubilee.


11s. DRUMMOND. Prepare ye the way of the Lord. 1 A VOICE from the desert comes awful and

shrill; The Lord is advancing ! prepare ye the way! The word of Jehovah he comes to fulfil, And o'er the dark world pour the splendour

of day. 2 Bring down the proud mountain, though

towering to heaven, And be the low valley exalted on high: The rough path and crooked be made smooth

and even, For, Zion! your King, your Redeemer is nigh. 3 The beams of salvation his progress illume;

The lone drearywilderness sings of her Lord; The rose and the myrtle there suddenlybloom And the olive of peace spreads its branches

abroad. 93. L. M. DABALL'S COLL

Nativity of Christ,
1 WAKE, O my soul, and hail the morn,

For into us a Saviour's born;
See, how the angels wing their way,

To usher in the glorions day!
2 Hark! what sweet music---what a song-

Sounds from the bright, celestial throng! Sweet song-whose melting sounds inpart

Joy to each raptured, listening heart. 3 Come, join the angels in the sky,

Glory to God, who reigns on high
Let peace and love on earth abound,
While time revolves and years roll round.

94. C. M. MEALEY.
1 MORTALS, awake, with angels join,

And chant the solemn lay;
Joy, love, and gratitude, combine

To hail th' auspicious day.
2 In heav'n the rapt'rous song began,

And sweet seraphic fire
Through all the shining legions ran,

And strung and tund the lyre.
3 Swift through the vast expanse it flew,

And loud the echo roll'd;
The theme, the song, the joy, was new,

'Twas more than heav'n could hold, 4 Hark! the cherubic armies shout,

And glory leads the song ; Good will and peace are heard throughout

Th' harmonious heav'nly throng. 5 Hail Prince of Life! for ever hail,

Redeemer, brother, friend ! Though earth, and time, and life should fall,

Thy praise shall never end. 95. 8s & 78. CAYWOOD. 1 HARK !-what mean those holy voices,

Sweetly sounding through the skies ; Lo! the angelic host rejoices;

Heavenly hallelujahs rise. 2 Hear them tell the wondrous story,

Hear them chant in hymns of joy, “Glory in the highest-glory!

Glory be to God most high! 3 Peace on earth-good-will from heaven,

Reaching far as man is found.” "Souls redeemed, and sins forgiven"

Loud our golden harps shall sound. 4 Christ is born, the great Anointed ;

Heaven and earth his praises sing ! Oh receive whom God appointed.

For your Prophet, Priest, and King. 5 Haste, ye mortals, to adore him;

Learn his name and taste his joy ;


Till in heaven ye sing before him,
Glory be to God most high!

S. M.

WATTS. 1 BEHOLD!the grace appears,

The blessing promised long; Angels announce the Saviour near,

In this triumphant song: 2 “Glory to God on high,

And heavenly peace on earth; Good-will to men-to angels joy,

At the Redeemer's birth !" 3 In worship so divine

Let men employ their tongues; With the celestial host we join,

And loud repeat their songs 4 Glory to God on high,

And heavenly peace on earth; Good-will to men—to angels joy,

At our Redeemer's birth!" 97. S. M. ANONYMOUS. 1 WE come with joyful song,

To hail this happy morn:
Glad tidings from an angel's tongue,

"This day is Jesus born!"
2 What transports doth his name

To sinful men afford !
His glorious titles we proclaim-

A Saviour-Christ-the Lord ! 3 Glory to God on high,

All hail the happy morn:
We join the anthems of the sky-

And sing—"The Saviour's born !” 98. C. M. DODDRIDGE. 1 HARK! the glad sound! the Saviour comes,

The Saviour proinised long !
Let every heart prepare a throne,

And every voice a song.
2 He comes--the prisoner to release,

In Satan's bondage held:

The gates of brass before him burst,'

The iron fetters yield.
3 He comes from thickest films of vice

To clear the mental ray;
And on the eyes oppressed with night,

To pour celestial day,
4 He comes-the broken heart to bind,

The bleeding soul to cure;
And, with the treasures of his grace,

T'enrich the humble poor. 99. H. M. SALISBURY COLL.

1 HARK! what celestial sounds,

What music fills the air !
Soft warbling to the morn,

It strikes the ravished ear:
Now all is still, In tuneful notes,
Now wild it fioats Loud, sweet, and shrill

2 Th' angelic hosts descend,

With harmony divine:
See how from heaven they bend

And in full chorus join.
Fear not, say they, Jesus, your king
Great joy we bring: Is born to-day.

3 He comes, your souls to save

From death's eternal gloom ;
To realms of bliss and light

He lifts you from the toinb.
Your voices raise, Your songs unite
With sons of light,

Of endless praise.
Glory to God on high!
Ye mortals, spread the sound,
And let your raptures fly

To earth's remotest bound.
For peace on earth, To man is given,
From God in heaven, At Jesus' birth.
1 BEHOLD my servant; see him rise

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

I place supreme delight.

2 On him, in rich effusion poured,

My Spirit shall descend;
My truths and judgment he shall show

To earth's remotest end.
3 Gentle and still shall be his voice;

No threats from him proceed;
The smoking flax shall he not quench,

Nor break the bruised reed.
4 The feeble spark to flames he 'll raise ;

The weak will not despise; Judgment he shall bring forth to truth,

And make the fallen rise.
6 The progress of his zeal and power

Shall never know decline,
Till foreign lands and distant isles

Receive the law divine.



The Baptism of Jesus.
I SEE from on high a light divine

On Jesus' head descend;
And hear the sacred voice of heaven,

That bids us all attend.
2 “This is my well-beloved Son,"

Proclaimed the voice divine;
"Hear him,” his heavenly Father said,

For all his words are mine." 3 His mission thus confirmed from heaven,

The great Messiah came,
And heavenly wisdom taught to man,

In God his Father's name. 4 The path of heavenly peace he showed,

That leads to bliss on high,
Where all his faithful followers here,

Shall live, no more to die.
5 O may we then who own him Lord,

And his loved name profess,
By all our words and actions prove
That we his mind possess !

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