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1184.

t 11s. 1. Ou Saviour, whose mercy, severe in its kindness, Hath chastened my wanderings, and guided my

way, Adored be the

power that hath pitied my blindness, And weaned me from phantoms that smiled to

betray. 2. Enchanted with all that was dazzling and fair,

I followed the rainbow-I caught at the toy; And still in displeasure Thy goodness was there,

Disappointing the hope, and defeating the joy. 3. The blossom blushed bright, but a worm was below; The moonlight shone fair, there was blight in the

beam; Sweet whispered the breeze, but it whispered of

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And bitterness flowed in the soft, flowing stream. 4. So, cured of my folly, yet cured but in part,

I turned to the refuge Thy pity displayed;
And still did this eager and credulous heart
Weave visions of promise, that bloomed but to

fade. 5. I thought that the course of the pilgrim to heaven Would be bright as the summer, and glad as the

morn; Thou show'dst me the path, it was dark and uneven,

All rugged with rock, and all tangled with thorn. 6. I dreamed of celestial rewards and renown,

I grasped at the triumph that blesses the brave; I asked for the palm branch, the robe, and the crown, I asked, and Thou show'dst me a cross and a

grave!
7. Subdued and instructed, at length to Thy will,

My hopes, and my wishes, my all I resign;
O give me a heart that can wait and be still,

Nor know of a wish or a pleasure but Thine.

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8. There are mansions exempted from sin and from

woe, But they stand in a region by mortals untrod, There are rivers of joy-but they roll not below,

There is rest—but it dwells in the presence of God.

GRANT.

1185.

12s.

1. The voice of free grace cries, Escape to the moun

tain,

For Adam's lost race Christ hath opened a fountain;
For sin and uncleanness, and every transgression,
His blood flows most freely in streams of salvation.

Hallelujah to the Lamb, who hath purchased

our pardon, We'll praise Him again, when we pass over

Jordan. 2. Ye souls that are wounded ! O flee to the Saviour;

He calls you in mercy—'t is infinite favor;
Your sins are increasing-escape to the mountain-
His blood can remove them—it flows from the

fountain.

Hallelujah to the Lamb, etc. 3. O Jesus! ride onward, triumphantly glorious, O’er sin, death, and hell, Thou art more than vic

torious; Thy name is the theme of the great congregation, While angels and men raise the shout of salvation.

Hallelujah to the Lamb, etc. 4. With joy shall we stand, when escaped to the shore; With harps in our hands, we'll praise Him the

more; We'll range the sweet plains on the banks of the

river, And sing of salvation forever and ever!

Hallelujah to the Lamb, etc.

THORNBY.

1186.

12s. 1. Thou art gone to the grave! but we will not de

plore thee, Though sorrows and darkness encompass the

tomb; The Saviour hath passed through its portals before

thee, And the lamp of His love is thy guide through

the gloom. 2. Thou art gone to the grave! we no longer behold

thee, Nor tread the rough paths of the world by thy

side;

But the wide arms of mercy are spread to enfold thee,

And sinners may die, for the Sinless hath died. 3. Thou art gone to the grave! and, its mansions for

saking,
What though thy weak spirit in fear lingered long:
The sunshine of Paradise beamed on thy waking,
And the sound which thou hearest was the ser-

aphim's song. 4. Thou art gone to the grave! but we will not de

plore thee,
For God was thy ransom, thy Guardian, and

Guide:
He gave thee, He took thee, and He will restore

And death hath no sting, for the Saviour hath died.

thee;

HEBER.

1187.

8s, 7s & 4s.
1. Lo! He cometh-countless trumpets

Wake to life the slumbering dead;
'Mid ten thousand saints and angels
See their great exalted Head.

Hallelujah! -
Welcome, welcome Son of God.

2. Full of joyful expectation,

Saints behold the Judge appear;
Truth and justice go before Him-
Now the joyful sentence hear;

Hallelujah!
Welcome, welcome, Judge divine !
3. “Come, ye blessed of my Father!

Enter into life and joy;
Banish all your fears and sorrows;
Endless praise be your employ;"

Hallelujah!-
Welcome, welcome to the skies.

1188.

85 & 7s.
1. BROTHÉR! rest from sin and sorrow;

Death is o'er and life is won;
On thy slumber dawns no morrow;

Rest; thine earthly race is run.
2. Brother, wake! the night is waning;

Endless day is round thee poured;
Enter thou the rest remaining

For the people of the Lord.
3. Brother, wake! for He who loved thee,

He who died that thou mightst live;
He who graciously approved thee,

Waits thy crown of joy to give.
4. Fare thee well! though woe is blending

With the tones of earthly love,
Triumph high and joy unending
Wait thee in the realms above.

BAP. MEMORIAL. 1189.

88, 73 & 4s.
1. Lo! the mighty God appearing— .

From on high Jehovah speaks!
Eastern lands the summons hearing,
O’er the west His thunder breaks;

Earth beholds Him;
Universal nature shakes.

2. Zion, all its light unfolding,

God in glory shall display;
Lo! He comes-nor silence holding,
Fire and clouds prepare His way,

Tempests round Him
Hasten on the dreadful day.
3. To the heavens His voice ascending,

To the earth beneath He cries;
“Souls immortal now descending,
Let the sleeping dust arise !

Rise to judgment;
Let My throne adorn the skies.
4. “Gather first My saints around Me,

Those who to My covenant stood;
Those who humbly sought and found Me,
Through the dying Saviour's blood;

Blest Redeemer!
Dearest sacrifice to God !"
5. Now the heavens on high adore Him,

And His righteousness declare;
Sinners perish from before Him,
But His saints His mercies share;

Just His judgment !
God, Himself the Judge, is there.

W. GOODE,

1190.

88 & 7s.
1. GREAT Redeemer, Friend of sinners,

Thou hast wondrous power to save;
Grant me grace, and still protect me,

Over life's tempestuous wave.
2. May my soul, with sacred transport,

View the dawn while yet afar;
And, until the sun arises,

Lead me by the Morning Star.
3. See the happy spirits waiting

On the banks beyond the stream;
Sweet responses still repeating,

Jesus, Jesus is their theme.

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