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GOOD FRIDAY.

John, xix. 30.

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mercy
Sounds aloud from Calvary;
See! it rends the rocks asuinder,
Shakes the earth airl veils the sky !

" IT IS FINISH'D !"

Hear the dying Saviour cry! 2 It is Finish'D! O what pleasure

Do these sacred works aftoi ! Heay'nly blessings without ineasure Fiow to us from C. Rist the LORD,

It is FutisH')!

Saints the dying words record.
3 Finish'd all the types and shadows

Of the cereinonial law!
Finish'd all that God had promis'd,
Death and hell no more shall awe.

Ir is FINISH'o!
Saints, from hence your comført drawel

4 Tune your harps anew, ye seraphs,

Join to sing the glorious theme !
All on earth, and all in heaven..!
Join to praise I MMANUEL's name,

Hallelujalı!
Giory to the bleeding LAMR.

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GOOD FRIDAY.

Matt. xxvii. 45, 46.

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LASI and did my SAVIOUR bleed?

And did my Sov'reign die? Would he devote that sacred head

For such a worm as-I?

2 Was it for crimes that I had done

He grðan'd upon the tree? Amazing pity! grace unknown!.

And love beyond degree.

3 Well might the sun in darkness hide,

And shut his glories in ;
When the Almighty Saviour died.

For man the creature's sin.

4 Thug might I hide my blushing face,

While Jesu's cross áppears, Dissolve my heart in thankfulness,

And melt my eyes to tears.

5 But drops of grief can ne'er repay

The debt of love I owe;
Here Lord, I give my self to Thee,

'Tis all that I can do

John. iii. 14. 15. »

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1 EHOLD th' amazing sight,

lifted Behold the Son of God's delight

Expire in agony,

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2 For whom; for whom, my heart,

Were all those sorrows borne? Why did He feel that piercing smarty

And meet that various scorn?

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3. For love of us He bled,

And all in torture died: 'Twas love that Bow'd His fainting head,

And ope'd His streaming side. 4 Lord help me to 'adore

In sympathy of love ;
To feel the strong attractive pow'r

To lift my soul above.

5 Drawn by such cords as these,

Let all the earth combine, With holy ardour to confess

The Mystery divine.

6 In Thee our hearts unite

Nor share Thy griefs alone,
But from Thy cross pursue their flight

To Thy triumphant Throne.

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EASTER-EVEN.
PSALM LXXXVIII. C.M.

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1 EHOLD the SAVIOUR of mankind.15

Onnipotent to save !
Behold what love His beart inclin'd;

Submissive 1o the grave..
2 When He expir'd all nature shook,

Farth's strongest pillars tent;
The temple's veil asunder broke,

The opening graves were rent,
8 "Tis Finisa'd! now the ransom's paid

Receive my soul, He cried :
'Twas then te bow'd His sacred head,

He bow'd His head and died.
4 Soon will He break death's envious chain,

And in full glory shine ;
O LAMB of God! was ever pain,

Was ever love like Thine!
5 Learn, O my soul, from this dire scene

Hou vast that guilt must be,
Which nail'd th' incarnate Son of God

To the accursed inte
6 Taught by this soene, thy sin bewai?

With penitential sigbs;
And trust His grace, thro'd h's dark vale

To guide thce to the skies.

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JES
ESUSCHRisT is ris’n to-day-Hallelujah!!

Our triumphant holy-day cut 1
Who so lately on the cross
Suffer'd to redeem our loss..

% Hymns of praises let us sing,

Unta CHRIST, our heav'nly King,
Who endur'd the cross and grave,
Sinners to redeem and save.

3 By the pains, which He endur'da

Our salvation is procur'd ; 1
Now above the sky He's King,
Where the angels ever sing. -Hallelujah!'

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GREA

Heb. xix, 20, 21. C. M. 1 YREAT God of peace and God of love!

We own Thy pow'r to save ''!) All hail! great Shepherd of the sheep!

Victorious o'er the grave. V 3 Him from the dead, Thou brought'st again,

When by His sacred blood, sw':

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