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Compass and view thy holy ground,
And mark the building well :
4 The orders of thy house,
The worship of thy court;
And make a fair report.
How glorious to behold!
And rites adorn'd with gold.
6 The God we worship now,
Will guide us till we die;
And ours above the sky.
The last Judgment.
HE God of glory sends his fummons forth,
Calls the fouth nations and awakes the north: From eaft to weft, the fov'reign orders spread, Thro' diftant worlds, and regions of the dead. The trumpet founds; hell trembles; beav'n rejoices :
Lift up your heads, ye faints, with chearful voices. 2 No more shall Atheists mock his long delay;
His vengeance Nceps no more: Behold the day! Behold the judge descends! his guards are nigh! Tempests and fire attend him down the sky!
When God appears, all nature fall adore him :
“ Heav'n, earth and hell, draw near : let all things
“ To hear my justice, and the finner's doom ; “ Butgather first my saints,"? (the judge commands) “ Bring them, ye angels, from their distant lands." When Cbrift returns, 'wake ev'ry chearful pasion : And fout, ye faints! he comes for your salvatron.
« Behold my cov'nant stands for ever good; “ Seal'd by th' eternal sacrifice in blood, “ And fign'd with all their names, (the Greek, the
Jew) “ That paid, the antient worship, or the new." There's no distinction here, join ALL your voices; And raise your heads, ye faints, for heaven rejoices.
fons, " Come my redeem'd, poffefs the joys prepar'd • E're time began, 'tis
divine reward.” When CHRIST returns, 'wake ev'ry chearful paffrono And shout ye faints, he comes for your salvation.
PAUSE the FIRST.
6 " I am the Saviour, I th' Almighty God :
My juft, eternal sentence, and declare
When GOD appears, all nature fall adore him :
7 “ Stand forth, thou bold blasphemer, and prophane;
“ Now feel my wrath, nor call my threat’nings vain
8 “ Not for the want of goats or bullocks slain
“ Do I condemn thee: Bulls and goats are vain
“ If I were hungry, would I ask the food ?
10 “Can I be flatter'd with thy cringing bows?
ss Thy solemn chatt'rings, and fantastic vows ?
P A USE the SECOND. 11 “ Unthinking wretch ! how couldst thou hope to
please “ A God, a spirit, with such toys as these ? " While with my grace and statutes on thy tongue, “ Thou lov'st deceit, and doft thy brother wrong." Judgments proceeds; hell trembles; heaven rejoices; Lift up your beads, ye faints, with chearful voices.
12 “ In vain to pious forms, thy zeal pretends;
“ Thieves and adult'rers are thy chosen friends : " While the false fatt'rer at my altar waits, • His harden'd roul divine instruction hates." God is the judge of hearts; no fair disguises, Can screen the guilty when bis vengeance rifes.
13“ Silent I waited with long-suff'ring love:
“ But didst thou hope that I should ne'er reprove ? « And cherish such an impious thought within, “ That the All-Holy would indulge thy fin?" See God appears; all nations join t'adore him; Judgment proceeds, and finners fall before him.
Behold my terrors now; my thunders roll,
Now, like a lion, shall my vengeance tear
E PIPHONE M A.
Sinners, awake betimes; ye fools, be wise :
Awake before this dreadfal morning rise :
for your salvation.
CLXXX. Praise for
for Protection, Grace and Truth. Pfalm. lvii.
Of boundless love, and grace unknown; Hide me beneath thy spreading wings,
Till the dark cloud is overblown.
2. Up to the heav'ns I send my cry; .
The Lord will my desires perform ;. He sends his angel from the sky,
And saves me from the threat'ning storm.
3 Be thou ezalted O my God,
Above the heav'ns where angels dwell : Thy pow'r on earth be known abroad,
And land to land thy wonders tell.
4. My heart is fix’d; my fong shall raise
Immortal honours to thy name : Awake, my tongue, to found his praise : : My tongue, the glory of my frame.