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4 From pain and sorrow free

Are all who dwell therein ;
Bright city! thither would I flee,

Far from the reach of sin.
5 There shall the chosen race

Spend an unending day ;
The Sun of Righteousness shall chase

All gloominess away.
6 When earth's dim scenes are o'er,

And desert life shall cease,
O may we reach that happy shore,

Ånd conflict change for peace !
325
Heaven.

L.M. 1 It hath not fully yet appeared

What blessedness to saints is given;
No

eye hath seen, nor ear hath heard, Nor heart conceived, the joys of heaven. 2 In heaven itself, and there alone,

The joys of heaven are understood ;
Where saints shall know as they are known,

And shall behold the face of God. 3 A sight of Him His people fills

With transports never known before ;
They feel no wants, they fear no ills,

And sin and sorrow are no more.
326 The Griefless Clime.
1 THERE is a glorious world above,

Where sorrow is unknown;
A city bright, a land of love,

Formed for the saints alone.

C.M.

2 There gates of pearl, and streets of gold,

Will meet their wondering sight;
And music sweet, and bliss untold,

Will fill them with delight.
3 There happy spirits sigh no more ;

All tears are wiped away ;
The Saviour's name they now adore

Through one eternal day.
4 There pilgrims meet from every land,

Their toils and troubles o'er;
And friends, in one delightful band,

Are joined to part no more. 327 Children in Heaven.

C.M. 1 YES ; there are little ones in heaven,

Who once were here below;
Their bodies died, but Christ has given

Their souls release from woe.
2 And now they see His lovely face

Who washed them from their sin ; They sing His free unbounded grace,

Which took young children in. 3 They needed cleansing in His blood —

The Lamb on Calvary slain ; Nor young nor old can go to God

Unless they're born again. 328

Heaven.
Tune: 'There is a happy land.'
1 THERE is a peaceful clime,

A land of love ;
Beyond the griefs of time,

In heaven above :

P.M.

There shine Immanuel's rays
Unto everlasting days ;
There seraphs shout His praise,

And feel His love.
2 And in that blissful place,

At His right hand,
Saints see their Saviour's face,

A ransomed band :
He found them here below,
Made them feel their sin and woe ;
Now His sweet love they know

In that fair land.
3 Now freē from sin above,

They sing His grace ;
'Twas all of His own love

They sought His face :
O with what joy they tell
Jesus saved their souls from hell,
That they with Him might dwell

'In that bright place!
4 Lord, to my soul reveal

Thy love divine !
I would for ever dwell

In heaven with Thine !
Ne'er let this throbbing heart
Hear that solemn word-Depart!
The joy of heaven Thou art-

Jesus, be mine!
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Heaven Holy.

C.M. 1 HEAVEN is a holy, happy place,

Where saints and angels dwell ;

They see with joy their Maker's face,

They love His service well.
2 They love each other, and delight

Each other's bliss to share ;
In sweetest songs they all unite,

Not one is silent there. 3 They praise the Lord, their heavenly King,

In many a holy strain ;
The praises of the Lamb they sing,

The Lanıb for sinners slain. 330

Rev. vii. 9-17. 7's double. 1 Who are those in bright array,

This innumerable throng,
Round the altar night and day,
Tuning their triumphant song ?-
Worthy is the Lamb once slain,
Blessing, honour, glory, power,
Wisdom, riches, to obtain,

New dominion every hour.'
2 These through fiery trials trod ;

These through great afflictions came;
Now before the throne of God,
Sealed with His eternal name,
Clad in raiment pure and white,
Victor palms in ev'ry hand,
Through their great Redeemer's might,

More than conquerors they stand. 3 They, before diseased, unknown,

On immortal fruits now feed;
Them the Lamb amidst the throne
Shall to living fountains lead.

P.M.

Joy and gladness banish sighs ;
Perfect love dispels their fears,
And for ever from their eyes

God shall wipe away all tears.
331 Glory of Heaven.
1 AROUND the throne of God in heaven

Thousands of children stand ; Children whose sins are all forgiven, A holy, happy band,

Singing, Glory, glory, glory! 2 What brought them to that world above,

That heaven so bright and fair, · Where all is peace, and joy, and love ? How came those children there?

Singing, etc.
3 Because the Saviour shed His blood

To wash away their sin ;
Bathed in that pure and precious flood,
Behold them white and clean ;

Singing, etc. 4 On earth they sought their Saviour's grace,

On earth they loved His name ; And now they see His blessèd face, And stand before the Lamb;

Singing, etc. 332 Praise of Heaven. 1 THERE is a glorious world of light

Above the starry sky, Where saints departed, clothed in white,

Adore the Lord most high.

C.M.

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