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5 For love like this, I let my song,
The true immortal seed;
And all our land o'erspread;
Shail mightily prevail, -
And shake the gates of hell, 2 Its energy exert
In the believing soul;
And sanctify the whole;
In pure consummate love,
And give us thrones above.
Dispel the shades of night;
The healing beams of light. 2 Thy word, O Lord, with friendly aid,
Restores our wand 'ring feet; Converts the sorrows of the mind
To joys divinely sweet.
In all their radiant blaze;
The glories of thy grace.
COMMUNION OF SAINTS.
To form one world agree,
Compse one family.
His wisdom and his might,
One fellowship of mind,
Their bliss and glory find.
Thy statutes are their song,
Thy praises they prolong.
Of that thrice happy whole;
Its life from thee, the soul.
Are one in Christ their Head.
2 Among the saints on earth
Let mutual love be found; Heirs of the same inheritance,
With mutual blessings crown'd. 3. Thus will the church below
Resemble that above;
And every heart is love. 693
Love the test of discipleship. UR God is love; and all his saints
. , His image bear below: The heart with love to God inspired,
With love to man will glow.
Can live in enmity;
As we are loved by thee.
With mutual love inflame.
See how true Christians love; And glorify our Saviour's grace,
And seek that grace to prove. 694
Sweet communion. LEST are the sons of peace, Whose kind designs to serye and please
Through all their actions run. 2 Blest is thz pious house
Where zeal and friendship meet; Their songs of praise, their mingled vows,
Make their communion sweet.
8 Thus on the heavenly hills
The saints are blest above,
And all the air is love.
Is spotless charity;
The mind that was in thee.
Insensibly remove :
Made perfect first in love.
Into their paradise;
Triumphant through the skies.
The same delight we prove;
Our all in all is love.
7th P. M. 8 lines 18.
God, from whom all blessings flow;
Publish we big praise below:
We are met in Jesus' name;
Foll’wers of the bleeding Lamb.
How to make our calling sure:
Build we each the other up;
Pray we for our faith's increase; Solid comfort, settled bope,
Constant joy, and lasting peace. 8 More and more let love abound:
Let is never, never rest, Till we are in Jesus found,
of our paradise possess'd :He removes the flaming sword,
Calls us back, from Éden driven; To his image here restored,
Soon he takes us up to heaven. 697
The all-endearing grace. 2 Then shall the world, admiring, view
The gather'd flock at rest; And own the Son divinely true,
The saints divinely blest. 698
L.M. One fold and one shepherd. CIVER of peace and unity, U Send down thy mild, pacific Dove; We all shall then in one agree,
And breathe the spirit of thy love. 2 We all shall think and speak the same
Delightful lesson of thy grace: One undivided Christ proclain,
And jointly glory in thy praise. 3 O let us take a softer mould,
Blended and gather'd into thee; Inder one Shepherd make one fold,
Where all is love and harmony.