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187 1 saw the dead, small and great,
.-, 12. 1 MREAT God, what do we see and hear!
The end of things created!
On clouds of glory seated;
Prepare, my soul, to meet Him. 2 The dead in Christ shall first arise,
At the last trumpet's sounding; Caught up to meet Him in the skies;
With joy their Lord surrounding: No gloomy fears their souls dismay; His presence sheds eternal day
On those prepared to meet Him. 3 Great Judge! to Thee our prayers we
pour, In deep abasement bending; [hour, Oshield us through that last dread
Thy wondrous love extending:
And thus prepare to meet Thee.
C.M. 188 The former things are passed
away.-Rev. 21, 4.
And the old rolling skies. 2 From the high heavenwhere God resides,
That holy, happy place,
Adorned with shining grace. 3 The God of glory down to men
Removes His blest abode;
And He the loving God. 4 His own kind hand shall wipe the tears
From every weeping eye;
L.M. 189 The Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven.- 2 Thess. 1, 7.
, When heaven and earth shall pass
away, What power shall be the sinner's stay?
How shall he meet that dreadful day? 2 When, shrivelling like a parched scroll,
The flaming heavens together roll,
When mantojudgmentwakes from clay,
L.M. 190 The glorious appearing of the great
and 1 Now COW to the Lord, that makes us know
The wonders of His dying love,
And strains of nobler praise above. 2 'Twas He that cleansed our foulest sins
And washed us in His richest blood : Tis He that makes us priests and kings,
And brings us rebels near to God. 3 To Jesus, our atoning Priest,
To Jesus, our immortal King,
And every tongue His glory sing. 4 Behold!onflying clouds He comes, [own;
All heaven and earth their Sovereign
Triumphant gather round His throne. 5 The unbelieving world shall wail,
While we rejoice to see the day;
S.M. 191 For God shati bring every work
into judgment,-Ecc. 12, 14, I AND will the Judge descend?
And must ?
His all-discerning eyes ?
2 How will my heart endure
The terrors of that day, When earth and heaven before His face,
Astonished, shrink away?
The mansions of the dead;
What welcome tidings spread. 4 Ye sinners, seek His grace,
Whose wrath ye cannot bear; Fly to the shelter of His cross,
And find salvation there.
By which the Saviour bled,
. 192 He cometh to judge the earth. -
Ps. 96, 13. 1 WHEN Thou, my righteous Judge,
come To fetch Thy ransomed people home,
Shall I among them stand? Shall such a worthless worm as I, Who sometimes am afraid to die,
Be found at Thy right hand ?
Though vilest of them all:
When Thou for them shalt call ?
In this, the accepted day;
Nor let me fall, I pray. 4 Let me among Thy saints be found Whene'er the archangel's trump shall
To see Thy smiling face; (sound, Then loudest of the crowd I'll sing, While heaven's resounding mansions
193 Watch, for ye know not what hour
your Lord doth come.-Matt 24, 42. 1 YEY E virgin souls, arise,
With all the dead awake;
Oil in your vessels take:
Behold your heavenly Bridegroom nigh. 2 He comes, He comes, to call
The nations to His bar,
Who meet for glory are:
Go forth with joy to meet your Lord. 3 Go, meet Him in the sky;
Your everlasting Friend;
With all His saints ascend;
To see, without a veil, His face. 4 Ye, that have here received
The unction from above,
And thirsted for His love:
Shall soon the saints receive,
In glorious joy to live;
188.8.131.52. 194 Let us therefore come boldly unto
the throne of grace.-Heb, 4. 10. · ,
ORD of mercy and of might, Maker, Teacher, Infinite,
Jesus, hear and save. 2 Great Creator, Saviour mild,
Humbled to a mortal child,
Jesus, hear and save,
3 Throned above celestial things,
Borne aloft on angels' wings,
Jesus, hear and save. # Soon to come to earth again,
Judge of angels and of men,
Jesus, hear and save!
THE DOMINION OF CHRIST.
L.M. 195 They shall fear Thee through
out all generations.-Ps. 72, 5. 1 GI REAT God, whose universal sway The known and unknown worlds
Extend His power, exalt His throne. 2 Thy sceptre well becomes His hands:
All heaven submits to His commands:
Till hours, and years, and time be past. 3 As rain on meadows newly mown,
So shall He send His influence down:
Like heavenly dew on thirsty hills.
The shades of overspreading death,
And deserts blossom at the sight.
Drest in the robes of joy and praise;
S.M. 196 Yet have I set my King upon my
hill of , 1 WI
CHAT though the people rage,
And kings with counsels vain,