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Ps. cxxxii.

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5 So with them our hearts we raise, The Dead in Christ."

Share their work and join their praise; 2 Yea, the dead in Christ have still

Rendering worship, thanks, and love, Part in all our joy and ill;

To the Trinity above. Keeping all our steps in view,

Rev. John Mason Neale. 1844. Guiding them, it may be, too. 3 We, by enemies distrest,

Brotherly Love.

924 They, in Paradise at rest; We the captives, they the freed,

I 'T is a pleasant thing to see

Brethren in the Lord agree, We and they are one indeed.

Children of a God of love 4 One in all we seek or shun;

Live as they shall live above, One, because our Lord is One;

Acting each a Christian part,
One in heart, and one in love:

One in lip, and one in heart.
We below, and they above.
Rev. John Mason Neale. (1818—1866.) 1844. 2 As the precious ointment, shed ·

Upon Aaron's hallowed head,
The Saints on Earth all one.
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(Second part of the preceeding hymn.)

Downward through his garinents stole, I THOSE whom many a land divides,

Spreading odor o'er the whole; Many mountains, many tides,

So from our High Priest above

To His Church flows heavenly love. Have they with each other part? Have they fellowship in heart?

3 Gently as the dews distil 2 Each to each may be unknown,

Down on Zion's holy hill, Wide apart their lots be thrown;

Dropping gladness where they fall, Differing tongues their lips may speak, Brightening and refreshing all; One be strong, and one be weak:

Such is Christian union, shed 3 Yet in sacrament and prayer

Through the members from the Head. Each with other hath a share;

4 Where divine affection lives, Hath a share in tear and sigh,

There the Lord His blessing gives, Watch, and fast, and litany.

There His will on earth is done; 4 With each other join they here

There His heaven is half begun. In affliction, doubt, and fear;

Lord, our great example prove, That hereafter they may be

Teach us all like Thee to love. Joined, O Lord, in bliss with Thee.

Rev. Henry Francis Lyte. (1793-1847.) 1834.

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925 Brotherly Love. 2 Before our Father's throne

We pour our ardent prayers; Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one,

Our comforts and our cares. 3 We share our mutual woes;

Our mutual burdens bear; And often for each other flows

The sympathizing tear. 4. When we asunder part,

It gives us inward pain;
But we shall still be joined in heart,

And hope to meet again. 5 This glorious hope revives

Our courage by the way;
While each in expectation lives,

And longs to see the day. 6 From sorrow, toil, and pain,

And sin we shall be free;
And perfect love and friendship reign
Through all eternity.

Rev. John Fawcett. (1739–1817.) 1772. 926

Grateful Commemoration. 1 For all thy saints, O Lord,

Who strove in Thee to live,
Who followed Thee, obeyed, adored,

Our grateful hymn receive. 2 For all Thy saints, O Lord,

Accept our thankful cry,
Who counted Thee their great reward,

And strove in Thee to die.

3 They all in life and death,

With Thee, their Lord, in view,
Learned from Thy Holy Spirit's breath

To suffer and to do.
4. For this Thy name we bless,

And humbly pray that we
May follow them in holiness,
And live and die in Thee.

Bp. Richard Mant. (1776—1848.) 1837. ab. 927 Cross and Crown 1 O WHAT, if we are Christ's,

Is earthly shame or loss?
Bright shall the crown of glory be,

When we have borne the cross. 2 Keen was the trial once,

Bitter the cup of woe,
When martyred saints, baptized in blood,

Christ's sufferings shared below. 3 Bright is their glory now,

Boundless their joy above,
Where, on the bosom of their God,

They rest in perfect love.
14 Lord, may that grace be ours,

Like them in faith to bear
All that of sorrow, grief, or pain

May be our portion here. 5 Enough, if Thou at last

The word of blessing give,
And let us rest beneath Thy feet,
Where saints and angels live.

Rev. Sir Henry Williams Baker. (1821–) 3852

SARUM. 10.

Joseph Barnby. 1868.

1. For all the saints, who from their labors rest, Who Thee by faith before the world confest,

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The Fellowship of all the Saints.
2 Thou wast their Rock, their Fortress and their Light;

Thou, Lord, their Captain in the well-fought fight;
Thou, in the darkness drear, their Light of light.

Alleluia.
3 O may Thy soldiers, faithful, true, and bold,

Fight as the saints who nobly fought of old,
And win with them the victors' crown of gold.

Alleluia.
4 O blest Communion, fellowship divine!

We feebly struggle, they in glory shine;
Yet all are one in Thee, for all are Thine.

Alleluia.
5 And when the strife is fierce, the warfare long,

Steals on the ear the distant triumph-song,
And hearts are brave again, and arms are strong.

Alleluia.
6 The golden evening brightens in the west;

Soon, soon to faithful warriors comes the rest;
Sweet is the calm of Paradise the blest.

Alleluia.
7 But lo, there breaks a yet more glorious day;

The saints triumphant rise in bright array;
The King of Glory passes on His way.

Alleluia.
8 From earth's wide bounds, from ocean's farthest coast,

Through gates of pearl streams in the countless host,
Singing to Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

Alleluia.
Rev. William Walsham How. (1823–) 1854-

MENDEBRAS. 7, 6.

German Melody. Arr. by Lowell Mason. (1793—1872.) 1839

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To be His holy bride; With His own blood He bought her, And for her life He died.

Christ the Corner-Stone. 929

Eph. ii. 20. 2 Elect from every nation,

Yet one o'er all the earth, Her charter of salvation

One Lord, one faith, one birth; One holy Name she blesses,

Partakes one holy food, And to one hope she presses,

With every grace endued. 3 Though with a scornful wonder,

Men see her sore opprest,
By schisms rent asunder,

By heresies distrest;
Yet saints their watch are keeping,

Their cry goes up, “How long?”
And soon the night of weeping

Shall be the morn of song. 4 'Mid toil and tribulation,

And tumult of her war, She waits the consummation

of peace for evermore; Till with the vision glorious

Her longing eyes are blest, And the great Church victorious

Shall be the Church at rest. 5 Yet she on earth hath union

With God the Three in One, And mystic sweet communion

With those whose rest is won:
O happy ones and holy!

Lord, give us grace that we
Like them, the meek and lowly,
On high may dwell with Thee.
Rev. Samuel John Stone. 1866. ab. and sl. alt.

"And there shall be one Fold and one Shepherd." 930

John X. 16.
I AND is the time approaching,

By prophets long foretold,
When all shall dwell together,

One Shepherd and one fold?
Shall every idol perish,

To moles and bats be thrown,
And every prayer be offered

To God in Christ alone ?
2 Shall Jew and Gentile, meeting

From many a distant shore,
Around one altar kneeling,

One common Lord adore?
Shall all that now divides us

Remove and pass away,
Like shadows of the morning

Before the blaze of day?
3 Shall all that now unites us

More sweet and lasting prove,
A closer bond of union,

In a blest land of love?
Shah war be learned no longer,

Shall strife and tumult cease,
All earth His blessed kingdom,

The Lord and Prince of Peace?
4 O long-expected dawning,

Come with thy cheering ray:
When shall the morning brighten,

The shadows flee away?
O sweet anticipation,

It cheers the watchers on,
To pray, and hope, and labor,
Till the dark night be gone.

Miss Jane Borthwick. 1863

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"The Day which the Lord hath made." 931

Ps. cxviii. 24.
2 On thee, at the creation,

The light first had its birth ;
On thee, for our salvation,

Christ rose from depths of earth;
On thee our Lord, victorious,

The Spirit sent from heaven,
And thus on thee, most glorious,

A triple light was given. 3 To-day on weary nations

The heavenly manna falls;
To holy convocations

The silver trumpet calls,
Where gospel light is glowing

With pure and radiant beams,
And living water flowing

With soul-refreshing streams. 4 New graces ever gaining

From this our day of rest,
We reach the rest remaining

To spirits of the blest;
To Holy Ghost be praises,

To Father, and to Son;
The Church her voice upraises

To Thee, blest Three in One. Bp. Christopher Wordsworth. (1807–) 1862. ab. and alt. 932

Delighting in God's Day.
i Thy holy day's returning

Our hearts exult to see ;
And with devotion burning,

Ascend, O God, to Thee.
To-day with purest pleasure,

Our thoughts from earth withdraw;
We search for heavenly treasure,

We learn Thy holy law.

2 We join to sing Thy praises,

Lord of the Sabbath day;
Each voice in gladness raises

Its loudest, sweetest lay.
Thy richest mercies sharing,

Inspire us with Thy love,
By grace our souls preparing
For nobler praise above.

Rev. Ray Palmer. (1808–) 1874 933 'Αναστάσεως ημέρα. 1 The day of resurrection,

Earth, tell it out abroad :
The Passover of gladness,

The Passover of God.
From death to life eternal,

From earth unto the sky,
Our Christ hath brought us over,

With hymns of victory.
2 Our hearts be pure from evil,

That we may see aright
The Lord in rays eternal

Of resurrection-light;
And, listening to His accents,

May hear, so calm and plain,
His own All hail !” and, hearing,

May raise the victor-strain.
3 Now let the heavens be joyful;

Let earth her song begin;
Let the round world keep triumph,

And all that is therein;
Invisible and visible,

Their notes let all things blend,
For Christ the Lord hath risen,
Our Joy that hath no end.

John of Damascus. C. 780.)
Tr. by Rev. John Mason Neale. (1818—1866.) 1862

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