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L. M.

Glory and Grace in Christ.
1 NOW to the Lord a noble song;
Awake, my soul, awake, my tongue;
Hosanna to the eternal name,
And all his boundless love proclaim.

2 See where it shines in Jesus' face,
The brightest image of his grace;
God in the person of his Son
Has all his mightiest works outdone.

3 The spacious earth and spreading flood
Proclaim the wise and powerful God;
And thy rich glories from afar
Sparkle in every rolling star.

4 But in his looks a glory stands,-
The noblest labor of thine hands;
The pleasing lustre of his eyes
Outshines the wonders of the skies.



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5 Grace! 'tis a sweet, a charming theme;
My thoughts rejoice at Jesus' name;
Ye angels, dwell upon the sound;
Ye heavens, reflect it to the ground.

S. M.
Salvation by Grace.

1 GRACE! 'tis a charming sound,
Harmonious to my ear;

Heaven with the echo shall resound,

And all the earth shall hear.


2 Grace first contrived a way
To save rebellious man;
And all the steps that grace display,
Which drew the wondrous plan.

3 Grace taught my wandering feet
To tread the heavenly road;
And new supplies each hour I meet,
While pressing on to God.

4 Grace all the work shall crown,
Through everlasting days;
It lays in heaven the topmost stone,
And well deserves the praise.


L. M.

Salvation by Christ.

1 AND is salvation brought so near,
Where sinful men expiring lie?
Triumph, my soul, the sound to hear,
And shout it joyous to the sky.


2 I ask not, who to heaven shall scale,

That Christ, the Savior, thence may come; Or who earth's inmost depths assail, To bring him from the dreary tomb.

3 From heaven, on wings of love, he flew,
And conqueror from the tomb he sprung;
My heart believes the witness true,
And dictates to my faithful tongue.

4 I sing salvation brought so near,

No more on earth expiring lie;
I teach the world my joys to hear,
And shout them to the echoing sky.


L. M.

Salvation by Christ. Ps. 85.

1 SALVATION is forever nigh

The souls that fear and trust the Lord; And grace, descending from on high, Fresh hopes of glory shall afford.


2 Now truth and honor shall abound,
Religion dwell on earth again,
And heavenly influence bless the ground,
In our Redeemer's gentle reign.

3 His righteousness is gone before,
To give us free access to God;
Our wandering feet shall stray no more,
But mark his steps, and keep the road.


H. M.

Blessing God for spiritual Blessings in Christ.
1 LOUD be thy name adored,
Thy titles spread abroad,
Of Christ, our glorious Lord,
The Father and the God:
Through such a Son,
Thy church's Head,
Thine honors spread
O'er worlds unknown.

2 Ten thousand gifts of love


From thee through him descend,

And bear our souls above

To joys that never end:


To heaven they soar,
Sustained by God,
And through the road
His arm adore.

3 Ten thousand songs of praise
Shall by the Savior rise,
And through eternal days
Shall echo round the skies:
New shouts we'll give,
And loud proclaim
The honored name
By which we live.

C. M.
Example of Christ.

1 BEHOLD, where in a mortal form
Appears each grace divine!

The virtues, all in Jesus met,
With mildest radiance shine.


2 To spread the rays of heavenly light,
To give the mourner joy,

To preach glad tidings to the poor,
Was his divine employ.

3 'Midst keen reproach and cruel scorn,
Patient and meek he stood;
His foes, ungrateful, sought his life;
He labored for their good.

4 In the last hour of deep distress, Before his Father's throne, With soul resigned, he bowed, and said, "Thy will, not mine, be done!"

5 Be Christ our Pattern and our Guide!
His image may we bear!

O, may we tread his holy steps,
His joy and glory share!


L. M.

The Example of Christ.

1 AND is the gospel peace and love?
Such let our conversation be—
The serpent blended with the dove,
Wisdom and meek simplicity.


2 Whene'er the angry passions rise,

And tempt our thoughts or tongues to strife, To Jesus let us lift our eyes,

Bright Pattern of the Christian life.

3 O, how benevolent and kind!

How mild! how ready to forgive! Be this the temper of our mind,

And these the rules by which we live.

4 To do his heavenly Father's will Was his employment and delight; Humility and holy zeal

Shone through his life, divinely bright.

5 Dispensing good where'er he came,
The labors of his life were love;
O, if we love the Savior's name,
Let his divine example move.


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