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We by none will be exceeded,
T. 14. While we laud this mystery;
A Wondrous change Christ with us And with wonder :/: God incarnate
The praise is his alone; (makes; glorify.
His own t'impart, our nature takes,
To raise us to his throne. 49. T. 22.
2 In servant's form, lo! he
appears, MAKER of all things, Lordour God, Our freedom to obtain; Now veild in feeble flesh and blood,
To show his love, our shame he bears, To reconcile and set us free
And glory thus we gain. From endless woe and misery;
53. 2 What heights, what depths of love
BOTH to the Seraph and the worm In thy blest incarnation shine ![divine Let heav'n and earth unite their lays
God's goodness doth abound,
He calms the sea, calls forth the storm To magnify thy boundless grace.
And fructifies the ground.
2 But yet his mercy to man's race
More richly was display'd; HOSANNA to the royal Son
He pity'd us in our distress, Of David's ancient line !
And therefore flesh was made. His natures two, his person one, Mysterious and divine.
3 That he as man might sympathise
With every grief we feel, 2 The root of David here we find,
And being made a sacrifice
With blood our pardon seal.
ALL hail, Immanuel, 3 Blest He that comes to wretched men
Eternal Word, all hail ! With peaceful news from heav'n!
O Jesus, sinners' friend, Hosannas in the highest strain
Whose mercy knows no end, To Christ the Lord be giv'n!
Love made thee condescend,
With men to make abode, 51. T. 155
And, veil'd in flesh and blood, CHRIST, the sov'reign Lord of all,
To bring us nigh to God; Was a Babe laid in a manger,
Thy sacred name we bless, A poor Stranger;
Full of truth and power; 'Midst the people styl’d his own Quite unknown;
55. T. . 586. Him our Lord and God we own.
I will rejoice in God my Saviour, 2 O thou Day-spring from on high ! And magnify this act of love; When we, lost in deepest wonder, I'm lost in wonder at his favor,[move, Duly ponder,
Which him to leave histhrone could On thy love in coming down
To take upon him human nature, From thy throne,
To suffer for his wretched creature, To save sinners from damnation ! Dire anguish, keenest pain, · For thy love and great compassion, And death-pangs to sustain, Thee we praise, thank and adore.
My soul to gain.
56.* T. 58.
t. 39. O Sing, all ye redeem'd from Adam's To Ged our Immanuel made flesh as
we are, Your Hallelujahs join, both great and Our Friend, our Redeemer, and Brosmall;
ther most dear, Praise ye God rejoicing, for our salva- Be honor and glory! Let with one action
cord This Child was born; this blest, divine All people say, Amen! Give praise to donation
Is God with us. the Lord.
IV. Of the Name of Jesus, and his Walk on Earth.
My Lord, my life, my way, my end,
Accept the praise I bring.
5 Weak are the efforts of my heart, With fear I hide my face ;
And cold my warmest thought; But when in human nature
But when I see thee as thou art, I see thy deep distress,
I'll praise thee as I ought. And low liness of heart,
6 Till then I would thy love proclaim I freely must confess
With ev'ry fleeting breath; That thou my Brother art.
And may thy saving Jesus' name
Refresh 2 Therefore I'll thee adore
my soul in death. With deep humiliation,
JESUS, I love thy charming name, But thy humanity,
'Tis music to my ear; Thy birth, thy life, and death, I gladly. would thy praises sound, Unite my soul to thee,
That earth and heav'n might hear. While here on earth I breathe. 2 Yes, thou art precious to my soul,
In thee is all my trust; 59. T. 14.
Jewels to me are gaudy toys, HOW sweet thenameof Jesus sounds
And gold is sordid dust. To a believer's ear!
3 Omay thy name still cheer my heart, It sooths his sorrows, heal's his wounds And shed its fragrance there ! And drives away his fear.
The noblest balm for all its wounds,
The cordial of its care, 2 It makes the wounded spirit whole, And calms the troubled breast;
4 I'll speak the honors of thy name, Tis manna to the hungry soul,
With my last lab'ring breath; And to the weary rest.
When speechless, thou shalt be my
My joy in life and death. [hope, 3 Jesus! the Rock on which I build, My Shield and hiding-place,
* T. 58. My never-failing treas'ry filld SACRED name of Jesus, With boundless stores of grace.
So great and holy, 4 Jesus
my Shepherd Saviour, Friend, That all our tongues can never praise My Prophet, Priest, and King;
As thou deserv'st.
2 Holy name of Jesus,
2 God with us, :/: Though men blaspheme thee,
in human frame; I will
adore, whene'er I hear or name In his name rejoice with gladness, thee,
With gratitude. Since to save lost man he came; 3 Precious name of Jesus,
None need sink in hopeless sadness,
For Immanuel is now with us,
God with us. :ll:
63. T. 11. 4 Cheering name of Jesus,
JESUS is our highest good,
And his saving name adore.
2 Jesus, when stern justice said, In thee obtains a treasure which " Man his life hath forfeited, abideth,
And never fails. “Vengeance follows by decree," 6 Saving name of Jesus,
Cry'd, “ Inflict it all on me." In which salvation
3 Jesus gives us life and peace, Ispreach'd to ev'ry kindred, tongueand Faith, and love, and holiness;
nation, Might all thee praise ! Ev'ry blessing, great or small, 7 Faithful name of Jesus,
Jesus for us purchas'd all. In thee I've trusted,
4 Jesus therefore let us own, And of thy faithfulness on earth have Jesus we'll exalt alone,
boasted, And shall in heav'n. Jesus hath our sins forgiv'n, 8 Blessed name of Jesus,
Jesus' blood procur'd us heav'n. How efficacious
64. T. 14 To save to sanctify and to preserve us! Thee we adore. My God a man ! a man indeed,
An infant truly poor ; 9 Jesus, blessed Jesus, Name so revered
Born, for a sinful race to bleed,
Salvation to procure. By all believers; they can ne'er be wearied In praising thee. 2 Who can describe the loveliness
Which was, blest Child, in thee? 10 Name for ever sacred, For ever precious;
Thy whole deportment heav'nly grace,
And true humility. Let all within us echo Jesus, Jesus !
For evermore. 3 According to th' appointed plan
My infant Saviour grew, 62. T. 119
In favor both with God and man,
In years and stature too. Source of life and happiness ;
4 My Saviour learned Joseph's trade, In this name true consolation
Wascall'da carpenter, (Mark 6. 3.) Mourning sinners may possess ; And therefore, that he earn'd his bread, Here is found complete salvation:
We justly may infer.
5 Often oppress'd with human care, D
He to his Father sighs,
JESUS' name, :ll:
Or spends the night in fervent pray'r, 6 In thy righteousness array'd
Let us triumph and be glad;
Let us walk with thee in white, 6 Again, as Teacher of Mankind
Let us see thy face in light.
T. 14. To preach the saving word !
IMMANUEL's meritorious tears 7 To comfort men was his delight,
Assuage our ev'ry pain, To help them in distress;
His bitter suff'rings, cries and pray'rs, He ready was, by day and night,
Our fav'rite theme remain. To pardon, heal and bless.
2 When Jesus' suff'ring life we trace, 8 Oft he was hungry, spent and sad, In ev'ry scene we find, In his own world a guest,
That he a man of sorrows was, And of his own no place he had, Though of unspotted mind. His weary head to rest.
3 Allthey who weeping now go forth, 9 Ah, might my heart a mirror be, And bear the precious seed, Reflecting Jesus' grace,
May in our Saviour's walk on earth That all, who my behaviour see,
Pattern and comfort read. May soine resemblance trace.
4 Among the evils of the fall 10 Grant me that meek and lowly mind, This the most dreadful is of all,
Which soul and body grieve, Thou hast on earth display'd,
That sin to us doth cleave. Which in thy holy life I find, My Paltern, Lord and Head. 5 Whene'er the Holy Ghost displays
To our benighted hearts, 65.
That we are wretched, vile and base, T. 11.
And light to us imparts, SEE, my soul, God ever blest 6 How do we blush with conscious In the flesh made manifest !
shame, Human nature he assumes,
While tears of anguish flow ! He, to ransom sinners, comes. And did we not the suff'ring Lamb, 2 He fulfill all righteousness,
The Friend of sinners know ; Standing in the sinner's place;
7 A contrite heart would never cease From the manger to the cross,
To weep most bitter tears; All he did, he did for us:
But faith in Jesus' saving grace
The mourning sinner cheers. 3 All our woes he did retrieve, He expir'd that we might live;
8 Whenwe have that great bliss attain'd
To find, that in all need By his stripes our wounds are heal'd,
Christ is our Counsellor and Friend, By his blood our pardon's seald.
Then are we help'd indeed. 4 Lord, conform us to thy death, 9 O 'tis the greatest happiness, Raise us to new life by faith,
When of his
divine Through thy resurrection's pow'r, We have a feeling, and he says, May we praise thee evermore.
“ Fear not, for thou art mine." 5 Circumcise our sinful hearts; 10 Our thankful tears then testify Purify our inward parts;
That Jesus wept for us,
11 Yet tears of grief at times bedew 3 Thy flight into Egypt, Our cheeks, while here we stay;
Amidst great danger, When we in heav'n his face shallview, Teach me to be a pilgrim here and He'll wipe all tears away.
Where'er I am. 67. T. 14.
4 Thy unspotted childhood,
And meek behaviour, 0 my
dear Saviour, when thy cares, Teach me to be a little child for ever Thy toils for me I read,
Before thy face. My eyes run o'er with grateful tears, And I bow down my head.
5 Thy unfeign'd obedience
And true subjection 2 Thy suff'ring life I cannot trace,
Unto thy parents, form to likeaffection Or read thy sacred word,
My stubborn heart. But I'm o'ercome with thankfulness
To thee, my gracious Lord. 6 Thy forty days fasting, 3 What am I, Lord, that thou so much Thy being sorely try'd, in ev'ry trial
Thy self-denial, Should'st love and value me?
Deliver me, Vile dust I am, yet thou for such Didst bear thy misery.
70. T. 580. 68.
THE wise men from the East ador'd T. 22. My dear Redeemer, God and Lord, The infant Jesus as their Lord,
Brought gifts to him their King: I read my duty in thy word;,
Jesus, grant us thy light, that we But in thy life the law appears
The way may find, and unto thee Set forth in living characters.
Our hearts, our all, a tribute bring, 2 Such was thy truth, and such thy zeal, Such def'rence to thy Father's will,
2 May Jesus Christ, the spotless Lamb. Such love and meekness so divine,
Who to the temple humbly came Iwould transcribeand make them mine.
The legal rights to pay,, 3 Cold mountains and the midnight air That we his precepts may fulfil,
Subdue our proud and stubborn will, Witness'd the fervor of thy pray'r; Wbate'er rebellious nature say. The desert thy temptations knew, Thy conflict and thy vict'ry too.
T. 14 4 Be thou my pattern; let me bear O SON of God and man, receive More likeness of thine image here; This humble work of mine; And at thy right hand me confess, Worth to my meanest labor give, Arrayed in thy righteousness.
By blessing it with thine. 69.
2 Servant of all, to toil for man T. 58.
Thou wouldst not, Lord, refuse: LAMB of God, my Saviour,
Thy Majesty did not disdain O set before me
To be employ'd for us. Thy matchless love, and by thy grace procure me A mind like thine. 3 In all I think, or speak, or do,
Let me show forth thy praise ; 2 Thy humiliation How meritorious !
Thy bright example still pursue
Íhrough all my future days. Thy birth in poverty, and life laborious, Teach me to stoop. 4 By faith thro' outward cares I go, D 2
From all distraction free;