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4 Waft, waft, ye winds, his story,

And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory,

It spreads from pole to pole ;
Till ofer our ransom'd nature,

The Lamb for sinners slain,
Redeemer, King, Creator,
In bliss returns to reign.

HYMN 139. L. M.

Prayer for Zion's increase. 1

Put on thy strength-the nations shake, And let the world, adoring, see

Triumphs of mercy wrought by thee. 2 Say to the heathen, from thy throne,

“I am Jehovah God alone :"
Thy voice their idols shall confound,

And cast their altars to the ground. 3 No more let human blood be spilt

Vain sacrifice for human guilt !
But to each conscience be applied,

The blood that flow'd from Jesus' side. 4 Almighty God, thy grace proclaim,

In ev'ry land, of ev'ry name;
Let adverse pow'rs before thee fall,
And crown the Saviour-LORD OF ALL.

HYMN 140. C. M.

The latter day glory. 1 EHOLD ! the mountain of the Lord,

BEH Datter dagushanttise

Above the mountains and the hills,

And draw the wond'ring eyes. 2 To this the joyful nations round,

All tribes and tongues, shall flow : “Up to the hill of God,” they say,

« And to his courts we'll go.'
3 The beams that shine on Zion's hill

Shall lighten ev'ry land :
The King who reigns in Zion's tow'rs,

Shall all the world command.
4 No longer hosts encount'ring hosts,

Their millions slain deplore : They hang the trumpet in the hall,

And study war no more. 5 Come then-Oh, come from ev'ry land,

To worship at his shrine : And walking in the light of God,

With holy beauties shine.

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Blessings of Christ's reig.. 1 AIL to the Lord's anointed !

: Hail in the time appointed,

His reign on earth begun ! He comes to break oppression,

To set the captive free: To take away transgression,

And rule in equity. 2 He comes, with succor speedy,

To those who suffer wrong ; To help the poor and needy,

And bid the weak be strong ; To give them songs for sighing,

Their darkness turn to light, Whose souls condemnd anddying,

Were precious in his sight.
3 He shall come down, like showers

Upon the fruitful earth,
And love and joy, like flowers,

Spring in his path to birth :
Before him on the mountains,

Shall peace the herald go, And righteousness in fountains

From hill to valley flow. 4 For him shall pray'r unceasing,

And daily vows ascend; His kingdom still increasing,

A kingdom without end :
The tide of time shall never

His covenant remove ;
His name shall stand forever;
That name to us is--Love.

HYMN 142. C. M.

The Prince of Peace. 1

Who taste the Saviour's grace :
Let heathens too proclaim his praise,

And crown him“ Prince of Peace." 2 Praise him, who laid his glory by,

For man's apostate race ;
Praise him, who stoop'd to bleed and die,

And crown him “ Prince of Peace.” 3 Ye nations, lay your weapons down,

Let war forever cease;
Immanuel for your Sov'reign own,

And crown him “ Prince of Peace.” 4 We soon shall reach the heav'nly shore,

To view his lovely face ;

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His name forever to adore,
And crown him “ Prince of Peace.”

HYMN 143. P. M. 8, 7, 4.

Longing for the spread of the Gospel. 1 'ER the gloomy hills of darkness; Cheer'd

by no celestial ray,
Sun of Righteousness, arising,
Bring the bright, the glorious day;

Send the gospel

To the earth's remotest bound.
2 Kingdoms wide that sit in darkness !

Grant them, Lord, the glorious light !
And from eastern coast to western,
May the morning chase the night;

And redemption,

Freely purchas'd, win the day. 3 Fly abroad, thou mighty gospel

Win and conquer, never cease ;
May thy lasting, wide dominions
Multiply and still increase;

Sway thy sceptre,
Saviour, all the world around.

HYMN 144. L. M.

For Christian Missionaries, ARK'D as the purpose of the skies, That heathen worlds the Lord shall know,

And warm'd with faith each bosom glow. 2 E'en now the hallow'd scenes appear,

E'en now unfolds the promis'd year,
Lo! distant shores thy heralds trace,

And bear the tidings of thy grace.
3 Midst burning climes and frozen plains,

Where heathen darkness brooding reigns,
Lord mark their steps, their fears subdue,

And nerve their arm, and clear their view. 4 When worn by toil, their spirits fail,

Bid them the glorious future hail :
Bid them the crown of life

survey,
And onward urge their conq’ring way.
5 So on the Indian's gloomy night,

The eastern star shall shed her light,
And Jesus' hallow'd reign control

The stormy passions of the soul.
6 So shall Messiah's influence cheer

His humble cot, which still is dear ;
And heav'niy hope his soul pervade,
Though life and time, and worlds shall fade.

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HYMN CXLV. CXLVI. CXLVIL, B. II.

Farewell to Missionaries.
1 O, messenger of love, and bear,

Upon thy gentle wing,
The song which seraphs love to hear,

And angels joy to sing.
2 Go, to the heart with sin opprest,

Ánd dry the sorr'wing tear ;
Extract the thorn that wounds the breast,

The drooping spirit cheer.
3 Go, say to Zion, “Jesus reigns"-

By his resistless pow'r,
He binds his enemies with chains ;

They fall to rise no more,
4 Tell how the Holy Spirit flies,

As he from heav'n descendsArrests his proudest enemies, And changes them to friends.

HYMN 146. P. M. 7.

The song of Jubilee. HALoud as mighty thunders roar,

! the , Or the fulness of the sea,

When it breaks upon the shore :Hallelujah! for the Lord,

God omnipotent, shall reign; Hallelujah ! let the word

Echo round the earth and main. 2 Hallelujah ! hark! the sound,

From the depth unto the skies, Wakes above, beneath, around,

All creation's harmonies :See Jehovah's banner furld,

Sheath'd his sword : he speaks : 'tis done, And the kingdoms of this world

Are the kingdoms of his Son. 3 He shall reign from pole to pole

With illimitable sway :
He shall reign, when like a scroll,

Yonder beav'ns have pass'd away :
Then the end ;-beneath his rod,

Man's last enemy shall fall ;
Hallelujah! Christ in God,
God in Christ, is all in all.

Occasional.
HYMN 147. P. M. 7.

New Year.
HILE with ceaseless course the sun

1 W Hasted through the former year,

Many souls their race have run,

Never more to meet us here. 2 Fix'd in an eternal state,

They have done with all below; We a little longer wait,

But how little-none can know. 3 As the winged arrow flies,

Speedily the mark to find;
As the lightning from the skies,
Darts,

and leaves no trace behind ; 4 Swiftly thus our fleeting days,

Bear us down life's rapid stream; Upwards, Lord, our spirits raise,

All below is but a dream. 5 Thanks for mercies past receive,

Pardon of our sins renew ; Teach us henceforth how to live,

With eternity in view. 6 Bless thy word to young and old,

Fill us with the Saviour's love; And when life's short tale is told, May we dwell with thee above.

'HYMN 148. L. M. Prayer for the children of the church. EAR Saviour, if these lambs should stray,

And, lur'd by worldly joys away,

Among the thoughtless crowd be found. 2 Remember still that they are thine,

That thy dear sacred name they bear, Think that the seal of love divine,

The sign of cov'nant grace they wear. 3 In all their erring, sinful years,

Oh, let them ne'er forgotten be ;
Remember all the pray’rs and tears,

Which made them consecrate to thee. 4 And when these lips no more can pray,

These eyes can weep for them no more,
Turn thou their feet from folly's way,
The wand'rers to thy fold restore.

HYMN 149. L. M.

Poor Children's appeal to Christians. 1

IN God's own house by silent night,

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And there by viewless angels kept,

Samuel tbe child securely slept. 2 A voice unknown the stillness broke,

“Samuel" it call'd, and thrice it spoke ;

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