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5. When thou shalt on Zion stand,
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HOW shall I follow him I serve 2
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.
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CHILDREN of the heavenly King!
2. We are travelling home to God,
3. Foes are round us, but we stand
4. Onward then we gladly press
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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!
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,
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
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JESUS, I my cross have taken,
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-
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;
THEY that are whole need not
MY soul before thee prostrate lies,
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;