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7 Let all our pow'rs be join'd

His glorious name to raise : Pleasure and love fill ev'ry mind,

And ev'ry voice be praise.

HYMN 30. First Part. C. M. Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many. 1 JESUS, in thee our eyes behold

A thousand glories Than the rich gems and polish'd gold,

The sons of Aaron wore.
2 Fresh blood, as constant as the day

Was on their altar spilt ;
But thy one off'ring takes away

Forever all our guilt.
3 Once, in the circuit of a year,

With blood, but not his own,
Aaron within the veil appears,

Before the golden throne. 4 But Christ, by his own pow'rful blood,

Ascends above the skies;
And, in the presence of our God,
Shows his own sacrifice.
HYMN 30. Second Part. P. M.

Christ our High Priest.
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A GOOD high-priest is come,

Supplying Aaron's place,
And taking up his room,
Dispensing life and grace:
The law by Aaron's priesthood came,
But grace and truth by Jesus' name.
2 My Lord a priest is made,

As sware the mighty God,
To Israel and his seed,
Ordain'd to offer blood :

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For sinners, who his mercy seek;
A priest, as was Melchizedec.
3 He once temptations knew,

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Of ev'ry sort and kind,
That he might succour show,

To ev'ry tempted mind :
He once for us was sacrific'd,
And only once for us he dy'd.
4. I other priests disclaim,

And laws and off'rings too,
None but the bleeding Lamb

The mighty work can do :
He shall have all the praise : for he
Hath lov'd, and liv'd, and died for me,
HYMN 30. Third Part. C. M,

The Communicant.
1 OW sweet and awful is the place,

With Christ within the doors ; While everlasting love displays

The choicest of her stores! 2 Here ev'ry bowel of our God

With soft compassion rolls;
Here peace and pardon bought with blood,

Is food for dying souls.
3 While all our hearts, and all our songs,

Join to admire the feast;
Each of us cries with thankful tongues,

“ Lord, why was I a guest ?
4 4. " Why was I made to hear thy voice,

“ And enter while there's room ; « When thousands make a wretched choice,

« And rather starve than come ?” 'Twas the same love, that spread the feast,

That sweetly forc'd us in ;

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Else we had still refus'd to taste,

And perish'd in our sin.
6 Pity the hypocrites, O Lord,

Direct them how to come ;
Teach them to know and fear thy word,

And bring the strangers home.
7 We long to see thy churches full ;

That all the chosen race
May with one voice, and heart, and soul,
Sing thy redeeming grace.

HYMN 31. First Part. L. M.

Jesus hath the key of the kingdom of heaven.
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VITH what delight I raise my eyes,

And view the courts where Jesus dwells!
Jesus, who reigns above the skies,

And here below his grace reveals.
2 Of God's own house the sacred key

Is borne by that majestic hand ;
Mansions and treasures there I see

Subjected all to his command,
3 He shuts, and worlds might strive in vain

The mighty obstacle to move;
He looses all their bars again,

And who shall shut the gates of love!
4 Fix'd in omnipotence, he bears

The glories of his Father's name ;
Sustains his people's weighty cares,

Thro' ev'ry changing age the same.
5 My little all I here suspend,

Where the whole weight of heav'n is hung
Secure I rest on such a friend,
And into raptures wake my tongue.

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HYMN 31. Second Part. C. M.

The Bible. FATHER of mercies, in thy word

! Forever be thy name ador'd

For these celestial lines !
2 Here may the wretched sons of want

Exhaustless riches find;
Riches, above what earth can grant,

And lasting as the mind.
3 Here the fair tree of knowledge grows,

And yields a sweet repast; Sublimer sweets, than nature knows,

Invite the longing taste. 4 Here springs of consolation rise

To cheer the fainting mind; And thirsty souls receive supplies,

And sweet refreshment find. 5 Here the Redeemer's welcome voice

Spreads heav'nly peace around ; And life and everlasting joys

Attend the blissful sound ! 6 O may these heav'nly pages

be My ever dear delight; And still new beauties may I see,

And still increasing light !
7 Divine instructor, gracious Lord,

Be thou forever near ;
Teach me to love thy sacred word,
And view my Saviour there !
HYMN 31. Third Part. L. M.

The commission.
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“Bid the whole earth my grace receive;

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“ He shall be sav'd, that trusts my word ;

" And he condemn’d that won't believe. 2 “ I'll make your great commission known, “ And ye shall prove my gospel true; “ By all the works, that I have done, “ By all the wonders, ye shall do. 3“ Go heal the sick, go raise the dead,

- Go cast out deyils in my name ; “ Nor let my prophets be afraid,

“ Tho'Grecks reproach, and Jews blaspheme. 4 “ Teach all the nations my commands,

“ I'm with you, till the world shall end; “ All pow'r is trusted in my hands,

“I can destroy, and can defend.” 5 He spake, and light shone round his head,

On a bright cloud to heav'n he rode ;
They to the farthest nations spread
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grace of their ascended God.

HYMN 31. Fourth Part. L. M.
The Gospel is the power of God to salvation.
| HAT shall the dying sinner do,

That seeks relief for all his woe? Where shall the guilty conscience find

Ease for the torment of the mind ?
2 How shall we get our crimes forgiv'n,

Or form our nature fit for heav'n?
Can souls, all o'er defil'd with sin,

Make their own pow'rs and passions clean ? 3 In vain we search, in vain we try,

Till Jesus brings his gospel nigh;
'Tis there that pow'r and glory dwell,

That save rebellious souls from hell. 4 This is the pillar of our hope,

That bears our fainting spirits up ;

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