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3 Then shall Israel, long dispersed,

Mourning seek the Lord their God, Look on Him whom once they piercèd.

Own and kiss the chastening rod. 4 Mighty King, Thine arm revealing,

Now Thy glorious cause maintain; Bring the nations help and healing,

Make them subject to Thy reign.
[Second Hymn.]
202 COUNDS the trumpet from afar:

Soldiers of the holy war,
7s. Rise : for you your Captain waits ;

Rise, the foe is at the gates.
2 Arm ! the conflict has begun;

Fight! the battle must be won ;
Lift the banner to the sky,

Wave its blazing folds on high.
3 Banner of the blessed tree,

Round its glory gather ye:
Warriors of the crown and cross,

What is earthly gain or loss ?
4 Life with death, and death with life,

Closes now in deadly strife;
Help us with Thy shield and sword,

King and Captain, mighty Lord.
5 King of glory, Thou alone,

King of kings, Thy name we own;
With Thy banner overhead,
Not ten thousand foes we dread.
6 Spare not toil, nor blood, nor pain,

Not a stroke descends in vain;
Wounded, still no foot we yield

On this ancient battle-field.
✓ More than conquerors even now,

With the war-sweat on our brow,
Onward o'er the well-marked road,

March we, as the host of God.
8 Royal is the sword we wield,

Royal is our battle-field,
Royal is our victory,
Royal shall our triumph bo.

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DEBTOR to mercy alone, 305 A Of covenant mercy I sing; P. M. Nor fear, with Thy righteousness on,

My person and offering to bring.
2 The terrors of law and of God,

With me can have nothing to do;
My Saviour's obedience and blood

Hide all my transgressions from view. 3 The work which His goodness began,

The arm of His strength will complete ;
His promise is Yea and Amen,

And never was forfeited yet.
4 Things future, nor things that are now,

Not all things below nor above,
Can make Him His purpose forego,

Or sever my soul from His love.
5 My name from the palms of His hands

Eternity will not erase ;
Impressed on His heart it remains

In marks of indelible grace.
6 Yea, I to the end shall endure,

As sure as the earnest is given;
More happy, but not more secure,

The glorified spirits in heaven.

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MIND at perfect peace with God;

O what a word is this :
A sinner reconciled through blood;

This, this indeed is peace.

5 Thou on my head in early youth didst

smile, And though rebellious and perverse mean

while, Thou hast not left me, oft as I left Thee : On to the close, O Lord, abide with me. 6 I need Thy presence every passing hour: What but Thy grace can foil the tempter's

power? Who like Thyself my guide and stay can be? Through cloud and sunshine, O abide with


✓ I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless ;

Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness:
Where is death's sting? where, grave, thy

I triumph still, if Thou abide with me.
8 Hold Thou Thy cross before my closing

eyes; Shine through the gloom, and point me to

the skies : Heaven's morning breaks, and earth’s vain

shadows flee; In life and death, O Lord, abide with me.

ALL praise to Thee, my God, this night,

A For all the blessings of the light; L. M. Keep me, O keep me, King of kings,

Beneath Thine own almighty wings.
2 Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son,

The ill that I this day have done;
That with the world, myself, and Thee,

I, ere I sleep, at peace may be.
3 Teach me to live, that I may dread

The grave as little as my bed ;
To die, that this vile body may
Rise glorious at the awful day.

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