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“Heirs together of the grace of life.” 1 Peter 3. 7

R. Burnham   C.M.

1
Great God of order, truth, and grace,
Fountain of social joys,
Shine with thy sweet approving smile,
And crown the nuptial ties.

2
Look on the now united pair,
And O, the union bless;
Here may true friendship ever reign,
In firmest bonds of peace.

3
May each the other kindly help
To run the shining road;
Join with delight in prayer and praise,
And ever cleave to God.

4
May both be fired with one concern
For one eternal prize;
And warmest zeal their souls inflame
For joys beyond the skies.

5
One be their views, their aim, their end,
Pure heavenly bliss to prove,
Meeting at last around the throne,
To reign in realms of love.

6
There may we all with them unite
In one harmonious song;
And one pure anthem swell the joys
Of one celestial throng.