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5. When thou shalt on Zion stand,
May I be at thy right hand,
Clothed in the glorious dress
Of thy spotless righteousness.
C. F. Richter.

420. T. 22.

HOW shall I follow him I serve 2
How shall I copy him I love?
Nor from those blessed footsteps
swerve, -
Which lead me to his seat above?

2. Privations, sorrows, bitter scorn, The life of toil, the mean abode, The faithless kiss, the crown of thorn, Are these the consecrated road 2 3. *T was thus he suffer'd, though a Son, Foreknowing, choosing, feeling all, Until the perfect work was done; And drank the bitter cup of gall. 4. Lord, should my path through suffering lie, Forbid it I should e'er repine; Still let me turn to Calvary, (thine. Nor heed my griefs, remembering 5. O let me think how thou didst Untasted every pure delight, (leave To fast, to faint, to watch, to grieve, (night: The toilsome day, the homeless 6. To faint, to grieve, to die for me! Thou camest not thyself to please; And, dear as earthly comforts be, Shall I not love thee more than these ? Conder.

421. T. 11.

CHILDREN of the heavenly King!
As ye journey, sweetly sing !
Sing your Saviour's worthy praise,

2. We are travelling home to God,
In the way the fathers trod:
They are happy now, and we
Soon their happiness shall see.

3. Foes are round us, but we stand
On the borders of our land:
Jesus, God’s exalted Son,
Bids us undismay’d go on.

4. Onward then we gladly press
Through this earthly wilderness:
Only, Lord, our Leader be,
And we still will follow thee.
Cennick.

422. T. 587.

O TELL me no more

Of this world’s vain store;

The time for such trifles with me now is o'er.

2. A country I’ve found, Where true joys abound; To dwell I’m determin’d on that happy ground. 3. The souls that believe, In paradise live: (receive. And me in that number will Jesus

4. My soul, don't delay, He calls thee away: Rise, follow thy Saviour, and bless the glad day. 5. No mortal doth know What he can bestow, What light, strength, and comfort; Go, follow him, go. 6. Perhaps, with the aim To honour his name, I may do some service, poor dust tho' I am. 7. Yet this is confess'd, I count it most bless'd, As at the beginning, in him to find

Glorious in his works and ways!
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Methinks I hear my Saviour say, “Wilt thou forsake me too !”

2. O Lord, with such a heart as Unless thou hold me fast, (mine,

I feel I must, I shall decline,
And prove like them at last.

3. Yet thou alone hast power, I To save a wretch like me: (know,

To whom, or whither could I go, If I should turn from thee ?

4. Beyond a doubt, I rest assur’d
Thou art the Christ of God,
Who hast eternal life secur’d
By promise and by blood.
5. The help of men and angels join'd
Could never reach my case;
Nor can I hope relief to find,
But in thy boundless grace.
6. No voice but thine can give me
And bid my fears depart: (rest,
No love but thine can make me
And satisfy my heart. (blest,
7. What anguish has that question
If I will also go? (stirr'd,
Yet, Lord, relying on thy word,
I humbly answer, No.

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428. T. 167.

JESUS, I my cross have taken,
All to leave and follow thee;
Naked, poor, despis'd, forsaken,
Thou, from hence, my All shalt be;
Perish every fond ambition,
All I’ve sought, or hop’d, or known;
Yet how rich is my condition,
God and heaven are still my own.

2. Let the world despise and leave me, They have left my Saviour too: Human hearts & looks deceive me— Thou art not, like them, untrue: And whilst thou shalt smile upon me, God of wisdom, love, and might, Foes may hate, and friends disown me, Show thy face, and all is bright.

3. Go, then, earthly fame and trea-
Sure ;
Come, disaster, scorn, and pain:
In thy service pain is pleasure,
With thy favour loss is gain;
Man may trouble and distress me,
'Twill but drive me to thy breast;
Life with trials hard may press me,
Heaven will bring the sweeter rest.

4. Soul, then know thy full salvation; Rise o'er sin, and fear, and care; Joy to find in every station Something still to do or bear: Think what Spirit dwells within thee, Think what Father’s smiles are thine; Think that Jesus died to win thee: Child of heaven, canst thou repine 2

5. Haste thee on from grace to glory, Arm'd by faith, and wing'd by prayer;

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THEY that are whole need not
The good Physician;
But they who know and feel
Their lost condition,
Bewail their wretched state,
To Christ appealing,
Experience of his stripes
The virtue healing.
2. We know, that in our flesh
No good thing dwelleth;
But with ne'er-failing skill
Our wounds he healeth:
To us spirit, body, soul,
Tho' poor and needy,

Z.
T. 37. Can to rejoice in him
Be ever ready.
437.* T. 22.

MY soul before thee prostrate lies,
To thee, its source, my spirit flies;
O turn to me thy cheering face;

I’m poor, enrich me with thy grace.

2. Deeply convinc'd of sin, I cry, In thy death, Saviour, let me die: 0 may the world, may self and pride In me henceforth be crucified.

3. Take full possession of my heart, To me thy lowly mind impart;

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