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Kind-ly meet us, Lord, we pray, Grant us Thyre - viv - ing grace. A-MEN.
1. Be-gin, my tongue, some heav'nly theme, And speak some boundless thing:
2 Such was Thy truth and such Thy zeal, The desert Thy temptations knew,
Such deference to Thy Father's will, Thy conflict and Thy victory too.
More of Thy gracious image here; 3 Cold mountains and the midnight air Then God, the Judge, shall own my name Witnessed the fervor of Thy prayer; Among the followers of the Lamb.
Isaac Watts, 1709.
313 Hermas. 11s.
Rev. JOHN ELLERTON, 1876.
F. R. HAVERGAL.
1. “Welcome, hap-py morning,” age to age shall say; Hell to - day is vanquished, 2. Earth with joy con-fess-es, cloth-ing for her spring, All good gifts returned with 3. Months in due succession, days of length’ning light, Hours and passing moments 4. Mak er and Re-deem-er, life and health of all, Thou from heav'n beholding 5. Thou, of life the Au-thor, death did’st un-der-go, Tread the path of darkness, 6. Loose the hearts long prisoned, bound with Satan’schain; All that now is fall - en
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2 He who bore all pain and loss,
Now through Christendom it rings Comfortless, upon the cross,
That the Lamb is King of kings: Lives in glory now on high,
Hallelujah! Praise the Lord! Pleads for us, and hears our cry:
4 Now He bids us tell abroad Hallelujah! Praise the Lord!
How the lost may be restored,
How the penitent forgiven, 3 He who slumbered in the grave
How we, too, may enter heaven: Is exalted now to save;
Hallelujah! Praise the Lord! Bohemian Easter Hymn, 1831. C. Winkworth, 1858.