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2 0, grant that each of us
Now met before thee here,
When thou and thine appear :
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Close of Worship 1 Part in peace! with deep thanksgiving,
Rendering, as we homeward tread, Gracious service to the living,
Tranquil memory to the dead. 2 Part in peace ! such are the praises
God, our Maker, loveth best; Such the worship that upraises
Human hearts to heavenly rest.
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Prayer for Guidance. 1 LEAD us, Heavenly Father, lead us
O’er the world's tempestuous sea ; Guard us, guide us, keep us, feed us,
For we have no help but thee; Still possessing every blessing,
If our God our Father be. 2 Spirit of our God, descending,
Fill our hearts with heavenly joy, Love with kind affections blending,
Pleasures time can never cloy ; Thus provided, pardoned, guided,
Nothing shall our peace destroy.
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Close of Divine Service. 1 What of truth we have been hearing,
Fix, O Lord, in every heart; In the day of thy appearing,
May we share thy people's part. 2 Truth! how sacred is the treasure !
Teach us, Lord, its worth to know; Vain the hope, and short the pleasure,
Which from other sources flow.
3 Till we leave this world forever,
May we live beneath thine eye;
Thine to live, and thine to die.
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Prayer for a Blessing.
Plant thy heavenly kingdom here;
2 And, in every grace complete,
Make us, Lord, for glory meet;
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Every voice and every heart
2 Though we here should meet no more,
Yet there is a brighter shore;
There, we all may meet again.
Be eternal glory given !
1. Common Metre.
Whose altar, earth, sea, skies;
All nature's incense rise.
III. Short Metre.
Our Saviour and our King,
IV. Hallelujah Metre.
Wide as he reigns,
V. Seven Syllable Metre.
Ten Syllable Metre.
Eleven Syllable Metre. COME, let us adore Him, come, bow at his feet; O give him the glory, the praise that is meet; Let joyful hosannas unceasing arise, And join the full chorus that gladdens the skies.
It was thought unnecessary to give Doxologies in any other than the above simple metres. An easy transition may be made from other metres into one of these. The Long Metre Doxology may be sung with a hymn in Long Metre Six Lines ; the Seven Syllable Metre Doxology may be sung with a hymn in Eight and Seven Syllable Metre; and so on, according to the taste and discretion of the Minister or Choir.