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To praise awake your tuneful string,
And to the solemn organ sing;
Let all whom life and breath inspire
Attend and join the blissful choir.

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This is the day the Lord hath made;

He calls the hours his own:
Let heaven rejoice, let earth be glad,
And praise surround the throne.

Adore him in the highest strains

The church on earth can raise : The highest heavens in which he reigns

Shall give him nobler praise.

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Come, pay the worship God requires,
Inflamed with chaste and holy fires :
When love coelestial warms the breast,
Our homage and our vows are blest.

When piety and truth refined
Possess the temple of the mind,
With grateful flames the altars glow,
And God will visit man below.

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O how delightful is the road
That guides us to thy temple, Lord !
With joy we visit thine abode,
And seek the treasures of thy word.

O heavenly treasures! glorious light!
From antient sages long conceal’d;
Till Christ restored the feeble sight,
And God's unchanging word reveald.

6. P. M.


How may earth and heaven unite?
How shall man with angels join?
What link harmonious may be found
Discordant natures to combine ?

Swell the pealing organ's notes !
Breathe your souls in raptures high !
In praises men with angels join!
Music's the language of the sky.

7. L. M.


1. ETERNAL source of life and thought, Be all beneath thyself forgot! Whilst thee, great parent-mind, we own, In prostrate homage round thy throne.

O may we live before thy face
The willing subjects of thy grace,
And through each path of duty move
With filial awe and filial love!

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FROM all that dwell below the skies
Let the Creator's praise arise !
O let his glorious name be sung
Through every land, by every tongue !

Eternal are thy mercies, Lord;
Eternal truth attends thy word ;
Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore
Till suns shall rise and set no more.


9. L. M.

Lo, God is here! him day and night
Th' united choirs of angels sing :
To him, enthroned above all height,
Heaven's host their noblest praises bring.

Lo, God is here! let us adore,
And humbly bow before his face:
Let all within us feel his power,
Let all within us seek his


L. M.



PRAISE ye the Lord, exalt his name,
While in his holy courts ye wait,
Ye saints that to his house belong,
Or stand attending at his gate.




the Lord; the Lord is good;
To praise his name is sweet employ;
Israel he chose of old, and still
His church is his peculiar joy.

HALLELUIA-praise the Lord.


11. P. M. Happy hours ! all hours excelling

When, from worldly thoughts withdrawn, Joyful we approach the dwelling

Which the smiles, of heaven adorn. Peace and hope and zeal combining,

O'er the soul sweet influence shed, And, from earthly cares refining,

Bless the heavenly path we tread.

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1. Welcome, sweet day of rest

Which saw the Saviour rise; Welcome to this reviving breast

And these rejoicing eyes.

One day amidst the place

In which our God hath been
Is sweeter than ten thousand days

Of pleasurable sin.

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Praise, O praise the name divine;
Praise it at the hallow'd shrine :
Let the firmament on high
To its Maker's praise reply.

Let his acts and power supreme
To your songs suggest a theme:
Let the organ in his praise
Learn its loudest note to raise.

All who vital breath enjoy,
In his praise that breath employ,
And in one great chorus join!
Praise, O praise the name divine !

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1. O FOR a shout of sacred joy

To God the sovereign king! Let every land their tongues employ,

And hymns of triumph sing.

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