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2 Stand up, stand up, for Jesus;

The trumpet call obey;
Forth to the mighty conflict

In this his glorious day :
Ye that are men now serve him

Against unnumber'd foes;
Your courage rise with danger,

And strength to strength oppose.
3 Stand up, stand up, for Jesus ;

Stand in his strength alone;
The arm of flesh will fail you,

Ye dare not trust your own :
Put on the gospel armour,

And watching unto prayer,
When duty calls, or danger,

Be never wanting there.
4 Stand up, stand up, for Jesus;

,
The strife will not be long;
This day the noise of battle,

The next the victor's song :
To him that overcometh

A crown of life shall be;
He with the King of Glory

Shall reign eternally." 321 Be ye sober, and watch unto prayer.—1 Pet. iv. 7. [78. 3. 1 “CHRISTIAN, seek not yet repose,

Hear thy guardian angel say;
Thou art in the midst of foes;

“ Watch and pray.
2 Principalities and powers,

Mustering their unseen array,
Wait for thy unguarded hours:

“Watch and pray.”
3 Gird thy heavenly armour on,

Wear it ever night and day;
Ambush'd lies the evil one:

“ Watch and pray."

4 Hear the victors who o'ercame;

Still they mark each warrior's way;
All with one sweet voice exclaim,

- Watch and pray.”
5 Hear, above all, hear thy Lord,

Him thou lovest to obey;
Hide within thy heart his word,

« Watch and pray.”
6 Watch, as if on that alone,

Hung the issue of the day;
Pray, that help may be sent down;

** Watch and pray.

322 Be strong and of good courage : for the Lord thy [11s.

God, he it is that doth go with thee.-Deut.

xxxi. 6. 1 ONWARD, Christian soldiers, marching as to war,

Looking unto Jesus, who is gone before.
Christ, the Royal Master, leads against the foe,
Forward into battle, see, his banners go.
Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war,

Looking unto Jesus, who is gone before. 2 At the name of Jesus Satan's host doth flee;

On, then, Christian soldiers, on to victory! Hell's foundations quiver at the shout of praise : Brothers, lift your voices; loud your anthems raise.

Onward, Christian soldiers, &c. 3 Like a mighty army, moves the Church of God. Brothers, we are treading where the saints have

trod. We are not divided, all one body weOne in hope and doctrine, one in charity.

Onward, Christian soldiers, &c. 4 Crowns and thrones may perish, kingdoms rise

and wane;

But the Church of Jesus constant will remain :

Gates of hell can never 'gainst that Church

prevail ; We have Christ's own promise, and that cannot fail.

Onward, Christian soldiers, &c. 5 Onward, then, ye people, join our happy throng; Blend with ours your voices in the triumph

song; Glory, praise, and honour unto Christ the King, This through countless ages men and angels

sing. Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, Looking unto Jesus, who is gone before.

323 Speak unto the children of Israel, that they go [11s.

forward.—Exod. xiv. 15. 1 FORWARD! be our watchword, steps and voices

join'd; Seek the things before us, not a look behind; Burns the fiery pillar at our army's head; Who shall dream of shrinking, by Jehovah led ? Forward through the desert, through the toil

and fight: Jordan flows before us, Zion beams with light. 2 Forward, when in childhood buds the infant

mind : All through youth and manhood, not a thought

behind; Speed through realms of nature, climb the steps

of grace; Faint not till around us gleams the Father's face. Forward, all the lifetime, climb from height to

height; Till the head be hoary, till the eve be light. 3 Forward, flock of Jesus, salt of all the earth, Till each yearning purpose spring to glorious Sick, they ask for healing; blind, they gropo

birth :

for day : Pour upon the nations wisdom's loving ray. Forward, out of error; leave behind the night;

; Forward through the darkness, forward into

light. 4 Glories upon glories hath our God prepared,

, By the souls that love him one day to be shared: Eye hath not beheld them, ear hath never heard; Nor of these hath utter'd thought or speech a

word : Forward, marching eastward, where the heaven

is bright, Till the veil be lifted, till our faith be sight. 5 Far o'er yon horizon rise the city towers,

Where our God abideth; that fair home is ours; Flash the streets with jasper, shine the gates

with gold; Flows the gladdening river shedding joys

untold. Thither, onward thither, in Jehovah's might:

Pilgrims to your country, forward into light. 6 To the Father's glory loudest anthems raise ;

To the Son and Spirit echo songs of praise ;
To the Lord Jehovah, blessèd Three in One,
Be by men and angels endless honour done.
Weak are earthly praises, dull the songs of

night;
Forward into triumph, forward into light.

324 They declare plainly that they seek a country. [P.M.

Heb. xi. 14.
1 From Egypt's bondage come,

Where death and darkness reign,
We seek our new, our better home,

Where we our rest shall gain
Hallelujah! we are on our way to God.

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2 To Canaan's sacred bound

We baste with songs of joy,
Where peace and liberty are found,

And sweets that never cloy. Hallelujah! we are on our way to God. 3 There sin and sorrow cease,

And every conflict's o'er;
There we shall dwell in endless

peace,
And never hunger more.
Hallelujah! we are on our way to God.
4 There in celestial strains,

Enraptured myriads sing;
There love in every bosom reigns,

For God himself is King. Hallelujah! we are on our way to God. 5 We soon shall join the throng;

Their pleasures we shall share;
And sing the everlasting song,

With all the ransom'd there. Hallelujah! we are on our way to God. 6 How sweet the prospect is!

It cheers the pilgrim's breast :
We're journeying through the wilderness,

But soon shall gain our rest.
Hallelujah! we are on our way to God.

325

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Our light affliction, which is but for a moment,
worketh for us a far more exceeding and

eternal weight of glory.—2 Cor. iv. 17.
1 O HAPPY band of pilgrims,

If onward ye will tread
With Jesus as your Fellow

To Jesus as your Head !
2 O happy if ye labour

As Jesus did for men:
O happy if ye hunger

As Jesus hunger'd then !

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