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2 He who can shake the worlds He made,

Or with His word, or with His rod,
His goodness, how amazing great!

How condescending is our God! 3 He over-rules all mortal things,

And manages our mean affairs;
On humble souls the King of kings

Bestows His counsels and His cares. 4 Our sorrows and our tears we pour

Into the bosom of our God;
He hears us in the mournful hour,

And helps us bear the heavy load. 5 O could our thankful hearts devise

A tribute equal to Thy grace, Tothethird heaven our songs should rise, And teach the golden harps Thy praise.

C.M. 5 He is faithful that promised.—Heb.

10, 23. 1 BEGIN, my tongue, some heavenly

theme And speak some boundless thing; The mighty works, the mightier name,

Of our eternal King. 2 Tell of His wondrous faithfulness,

And sound His power abroad; Sing the sweet promise of His grace,

And the performing God.
3 Proclaim salvation from the Lord

Hor wretched dying men:
His hand has writ the sacred word

With an immortal pen.
4 Engraved as in eternal brass

The mighty promise shines,
Nor can the powers of darkness raze

Those everlasting lines.
5 His every word of grace is strong

As that which built the skies; The voice that rolls the stars along

Speaks all the promises. 6 O might I hear Thy heavenly tongue

But whisper, "Thou art mine!" Those gentle words should raise my song

To notes almost divine.

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C.M. 6 One generation shall praise Thy works

to another.-Ps. 145, 4.
LONG as I live I'll bless Thy name,

My , my ;
My work and joy shall be the same

In the bright world above.
2 Great is the Lord, His power unknown,

And let His praise be great;
I'll sing the honours of Thy throne,

Thy works of grace repeat.
3 Thy grace shall dwell upon my tongue;

And while my lips rejoice,
The men that hear my sacred song

Shall join their cheerful voice.
4 Fathers to sons shall teach Thy name,

And children learn Thy ways; Ages to come Thy truth proclaim,

And nations sound Thy praise. 5 Thy glorious deeds of ancient date

Shall through the world be known; Thine arm of power, Thy heavenly

With public splendour shown.
6 The world is managed by Thy hands,

Thy saints are ruled by love;
And Thine eternal kingdom stands,
Though rocks and hills remove.

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L.M. 7 I will praise Thy name for ever and

ever.-Ps. 145, 2. 1 My ,

Shall fill the remnant of my days;
Thy grace employ my humble tongue,
Till death and glory raise my song.
2 The wings of every hour shall bear
Some thankful tribute to Thine ear;
And every setting sun shall see

New works of duty done for Thee.
3 Thy righteousness shall be my theme,

Thy bounty flows an endless stream;
Thy works with sovereign glory shine,
And speak Thy majesty divine.

4 Let distant times and nations raise

The long succession of Thy praise;
And unborn ages make the song

The joyful labour of their tongue. 5 But who can speak Thy wondrous deeds?

Thy greatness all our thoughts exceeds!
Vast and unsearchable Thy ways,
Vast and immortal be Thy praise!

L.M. 8 His mercy endureth for ever. - Ps,

138, 1. I

Mercy and truth are all His ways: Wonders of grace to God belong,

Repeat His mercies in your song.
2 Give to the Lord of Hosts renown;

The King of kings with glory crown:
His mercies ever shall endure, (more.

When lords and kings are known no 3 He built the earth, He spread the sky,

And fixed the starry lights on high:
Wonders of grace to God belong,
Repeat His mercies in your song.
4 He fills the sun with morning light;

He bids the moon direct the night:
His mercies ever shall endure,
When suns and moons shall shine no

5 Israel He freed from Pharaoh's hand,

And brought them to the promised land; Wonders of grace to God belong,

Repeat His mercies in your song. 6 He saw the Gentiles dead in sin,

And felt His pity move within:
His mercies ever shall endure,

When death and sin shall reign nomore. 7 He sent His Son with power to save

From guilt, and darkness, and the grave; Wonders of grace to God belong,

Repeat His mercies in your song. 8 Thro' this vain world He guides our feet,

And leads us to His heavenly seat;
His mercies ever shall endure,
When this vain world shall be no more. 9 They which are of faith, the same are

the children of Abraham.--Gal. 3, 7. 1 TIF THE God of Abraham praise,

Who reigns enthroned above;
Ancient of everlasting days,

And God of love.
Jehovah, great I AM!

By earth and heaven confest :
We bow and own the sacred name,

For ever blest.
2 The God of Abraham praise,

At whose supreme command
From earth we rise, and seek the joys

At His right hand.
We all on earth forsake,

Its wisdom, fame, and power ;
And Him our only portion make,

Our shield and tower.
3 The God of Abraham praise,

Whose all-sufficient grace
Shall guide us through the wilderness,

To see His face.
He is our faithful friend ;

He is our gracious God;
And He will save us to the end,

Through Jesus' blood.
4 He by Himself hath sworn,-

We on His oath depend, -
We shall on eagle-wing upborne,

To heaven ascend ;
We shall behold His face,

We shall His power adore,
And sing the wonders of His grace

For evermore.
5 The whole triumphant host

Give thanks to God on high :
Hail, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost !

They ever cry.
Hail, Abraham's God and ours!

We join the heavenly lays,
And celebrate with all our powers

His endless praise.

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C.M. 10 How excellent is Thy loving-kina

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WE Lord is rich and merciful,

Our God is very kind;
O come to Him, come now to Him,

With a believing mind.
2 The Lord is great and powerful,

Our God is very high;
O trust in Him, trust now in Him.

And have security.
3 The Lord is wise and wonderful,

As all the ages tell;
O learn of Him, learn now of Him,

That all He does is well.
4 And“ in His light we shall see light,"

Thereby to work and live; And He shall be to us a rest

When evening hours arrive,


11 Thou art the same, and Thy, years


shall have no end.-Ps. 102, 27. 1

Jehovah filled His throne; Ere man was formed, or angels made,

The Maker lived alone.
2 While like a tide our minutes flow,

The present and the past,
He fills His own immortal now,

And sees our ages waste.
3 The sea and sky must perish too,

And vast destruction come; The earth and heavens, how old they

And wait their fiery doom!
4 But let the sea shrink all away,

And flame melt down the skies;
Our God shall live an endless day,

When all creation dies. 5 His boundless years can ne'er decrease

But still maintain their prime; Eternity's His dwelling-place,

And Ever is His time.

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