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Her with Thy choicest mercies bless,
To all her counsels give success;
In war, in peace, Thy power be seen,
Thy grace be given to our Queen!
And oh! when earthly thrones decay,
And earthly kingdoms fade away,
Grant her a throne in worlds on high,
A crown of immortality. Amen.

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1380 Colossians iii. 15. Let the peace of God rule in your hearts to the which ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

16. Let the word of CHRIST dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the LORD.

17. And whatsoever ye do, in word or deed, do all in the Name of the LORD JESUS, giving thanks unto GOD and the Father by Him. Amen.

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No. I
I CHRONICLES xvii. 26. LORD, Thou art GOD:

27. Now, therefore, let it please Thee to bless the house of Thy servant, that it may be before Thee for ever : for Thou blessest, O LORD, and it shall be blessed for

ever.

No. 2 2 Samuel xxiii. 2. The spirit of the LORD spake by me, and His word was in my tongue.

3. The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me : He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God:

4. And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even as a morning without clouds; even as the tender grass springing out of the earth by clear shining after rain.

No. 3 1 Kings viii. 57. The LORD our God be with us, as He was with our fathers : let Him not leave us, nor forsake us;

58. That He may incline our hearts unto Him, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commandments.

60. That all the people of the earth may know the LORD is GOD, there is none else.

No. 4

O LORD, save the Queen;
And mercifully hear us when we call upon Thee.

God save our gracious Queen,
Long live our noble Queen,

Long may she reign !
Send her victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us,
GOD save the Queen!

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My Maker, and my King,

To Thee my all I owe,
Thy sovereign bounty is the spring

From whence my blessings flow.
The creature of Thy hand,

On Thee alone I live,
My God, Thy benefits demand

More praise than I can give.
Shall I withhold Thy due ?

Shall I ungrateful prove ?
LORD, form this wand'ring heart anew,

And fill it with Thy love.
O let Thy grace inspire

My soul with strength divine ;
Let all my powers to Thee aspire,
And all my days be Thine.

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1383 Psalm xlvii. 1. O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

2. For the LORD our God is terrible ; He is a great King over all the earth.

* ISAIAH xl. 31. They that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength: they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk, and not faint.*

xxvi. 4. Trust ye in the Lord for ever; for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength. Amen.

STAINER. * Sometimes sung as a separate Anthem. 1984 Ouseley, Sewell, Isaiah xl. 31.

1385 Psalm cxxii. 6. Rogate quæ ad pacem sunt Hierusalem, et abundantia diligentibus te.

7. Fiat pax in virtute tuâ, et abundantia in turribus tuis.

8. Propter fratres meos et proximos meos loquebar pacem de te. 9. Propter domum Domini Dei nostri quæsivi bona tibi.

STAINER. 1386 Ecclesiasticus xxxix. 14. Sing a song of praise, bless the LORD in all His works :

15. Magnify His Name, and shew forth His praise with the songs of your lips, and with harps.

ii. 11. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy, long-suffering, and very pitiful, and forgiveth sins, and saveth in time of affliction. Blessed be the LORD for ever. Amen. Hallelujah.

STAINER. 1387 JOB xxxviii. 7. The morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy.

St. Luke ii. 11. For unto you is born this day, in the city of David a Saviour, Which is Christ the LORD.

*ISAIAH lxvi. 10. Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, all ye that love her: rejoice, all ye that mourn for her.

12. For thus saith the LORD, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles as a flowing stream.* Amen.

STAINBR. * Sometimes sung as a separate Anthem.

1388 St. John ii. 1. There was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of JESUS was there;

2. And both Jesus was called, and His disciples, to the marriage.

Eternal Word, Who didst endure

To take our flesh and make it Thine:
Whose bidding blessed the waters pure, ,

And changed them into better wine :
The hidden grace again bestow;

Bid twain be one in one pure love,
And love, which Thou hast blessed below,

Glow as new wine in feasts above.
O GOD, we lift our praise to Thee,

Whose face no sinful man may see;
To Thee, Who, as the wedding Guest,

Didst make Thy glory manifest;
To thee be equal honour done,

Blessed Spirit, binding souls in one:
So sing we, with the Angel Host,
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

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1389 WISDOM V. 15. The righteous live for evermore; their reward also is with the LORD, and the care of them is with the Most High.

16. Therefore shall they receive a glorious kingdom, and a beautiful crown from the Lord's hand : for with His right hand shall He cover them, and with His arm shall He protect them. Amen.

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1390 ST. JOHN xx. 13. They have taken away my LORD, and I know not where they have laid Him. “Woman, why weepest thou ?” Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid Him. 15. “Woman, why weepest thou ? Whom seekest

Sir, if Thou have borne Him hence, tell me where Thou hast laid Him.

16. “Mary!” Master!

1 CORINTHIANS xv. 55. O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

57. Thanks be to God, Who giveth us the victory through our LORD JESUS CHRIST. Alleluia. Amen.

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Ezekiel xxxvi. 28. Ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be My people, and I will be your God.

30. I will multiply the fruit of the tree, and the increase of the field.

34. And the desolate land shall be tilled, whereas it lay desolate in the sight of all that passed by.

35. And they shall say, This land that was desolate is become like the Garden of Eden.

PSALM cxxxvi. I. Give thanks unto the LORD, His mercy endureth for ever.

O blessed is that land of GOD,

Where Saints abide for ever,
Where golden fields spread far and broad,

Where flows the crystal river.

The strains of all its holy throng

With ours to-day are blending;
Thrice blessed is that harvest song
Which never hath an ending. Amen.

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