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May none amongst us from our None e'er to Christ for refuge fled
Be tempted to depart: Our human frailty need not lead Our souls from him astray:
(Lord | But was by him made whole.
For he the needful strength imparts THOUGH by nature I’m defiled,
To walk the narrow way.
Jesus' blood hath made me clean;
8. May it in our walk be seen, Pardon in his blood, and peace reThat we have with Jesus been,
ceived; That as king o'er us he reigns, Hath not found that holiness And unrivall’d sway maintains. Which adorns a child of grace. 4. Then shall we in every state,
2. But how happy is the soul that Soul and body dedicate
cleaveth Unto him who for us died,
To the Friend of sinners poor: Till with him we're glorified. Z. And with humble confidence be.
My diseases he can cure: HOW can a sinner here below While with shame confessing, that Be pleasing unto God?
by nature By his own righteousness?~0 no: He throughout is a corrupted creaAlone thro' Jesus' blood.
ture, 2. When thro' his merits we obtain By the blood of Christ applied, The gift of pardoning grace,
He is cleans'd and sanctified.
474.* 3. If anything in us appears
WHO thro' Christ's blood remission Unlike to Jesus' mind,
Of all his sins hath gain'd,
With Jesus hath remain'd; 4. A child of God for ever pants
To true sanctification More like his Lord to be ;
Attains through Jesus' grace, Tho' with conviction still he grants,
And in his conversation That none is good but He.
Shows forth his Saviour's praise. 5. Oft as in spirit Christ he views, 2. Our pleasure and our duty, This is his humble cry,
Though opposite before, Which he continually renews: Since we have seen his beauty, “As thou wast, О were I!
Are join'd to part no more; 6. “Whate'er is carnal, through thy It is our highest pleasure, In me be mortified ; (grace
No less than duty's call,
And serve him with our all.
475. HE who striveth for sanctification, BLESSED Jesus, we implore thee. But is unrenew'd in heart,
Let us, cleans’d and purified, Feeling yet a secret condemnation, Walk in grace and truth before thee, Since with sin he still takes part; And in thee by faith abide; He who hath not yet in Christ be Sanctified : 11: lieved,
Both in body and in mind.
2. Unto us thy name's sweet savour | Thinking, speaking, acting, as beIs an ointment poured forth;
2. May we all be ever so disposed Over us is love divine.
In our hearts by day and night, 3. Now the conflict is decided,
As when, this life's period being We count all things else but loss;
closed, What with thee our hearts divided
We to him shall take our flight; Now is nailed to thy cross;
Or as when, releas'd from condemWe will glory : || :
(tion, In the wounded Lamb of God,
We receiv'd the seal of our salva
And obtained thro' his blood 4. We will dwell on Calvary's
Happiness and peace with God. mountain,
z. Where the flocks of Zion feed; Oft resort unto the fountain,
477.* T. 102. Open'd when the Lord did bleed; Thence deriving : 11:
CHRIST crucified, my soul by
faith Grace, and life, and holiness.
With thee desires to be united; 5. There, with trimmed lamps we'll For, as the purchase of thy death, tarry,
To thy communion I'm invited : Till the Lord comes from on high, 0 hear my petition, and let me Watch in prayer and ne'er be weary,
(in me. But await the midnight cry: Be crucified, Jesus, with all that's
Haste to meet him, : || : 2. O that I might still more enjoy Lo, the Bridegroom draweth nigh. The blessed fruits of all thy pas6. On that day of consummation May we sinners mercy find,
Thy merits to my soul apply, Saved with complete salvation,
And let me share thy great salvaAnd not one be left behind;
tion : As wise virgins : 11 :
O hear my petition, &c. May we then before thee stand. 3. Let me in all things conqueror
Deliver me from sin's infection; 476.*
Preserve me in thy sacred love WITH new life endow'd by Christ As well in joy as in affliction: our Saviour,
O hear my petition, &c.
J. C. Schmidt. May we to the world be dead; That great prize to gain be our endeavour,
478.* Purchas'd when for us he bled: TO the soul that seeks him Christ By his love constrain'd may we is gracious; adore him,
They who wait, ne'er wait in vain, L
But experience him a God propi
480. He the feeble doth sustain: (tious; Hungry souls he on rich pastures
HALLELUJAH, praise be given
Unto Jesus, who for us feedeth,
(leadeth, Those who thirst, to living waters Left his glorious throne in heaven,
And was offer'd on the cross; Hears the needy sinner's cry, And to help and save is nigh.
That his sufferings : 11:
Might retrieve our dreadful loss. 2. Hath he join'd us to the church, his body,
2. We behold in him our brother, O may we in him abide; (ready, Unto us by blood allied: (other, As wise virgins be to meet him He's our strength, we need no Be our lamps with oil supplied :
For our wants he will provide ; Looking unto him for preservation,
Soul and body : 11 : May we shielded be from each | May through him be sanctified.
temptation, And unto the end endure,
481. Making our election sure.
SHOULD our minds, to earthly
objects cleaving, 479.
Of the mark forgetful prove? OH for a heart to praise my God, God forbid! all worldly trifles leav A heart from sin set free;
ing, A heart that's sprinkled with the Let us fix our thoughts above, So freely shed for me! (blood Have with Christ in heaven our 2. A heart resign'd, submissive,
(tion, My dear Redeemer's throne; (meek,
Keep in view our blessed destina
As redeem'd from this world's Where only Christ is heard to speak,
thrall, Where Jesus reigns alone :
To pursue our heavenly call. 3. An humble, lowly, contrite heart, Believing, true, and clean,
2. Let us watch and pray, and uever Which neither death nor life can
Lest the foe approach unseen; From him that dwells within : Cast away whate'er would us en4. A heart in every thought re
Fear to touch the thing unclean: new'd, And fill'd with love divine;
Lest, escaped from the world's polPerfect, and right, and pure,
(sion: A copy, Lord, of thine.
We again give way to sin's delu
Ah, 't would cause us pungent 5. Thy nature, gracious Lord, im
pain, Come quickly from above; (part; Christ to crucify again. Write thy new name upon my heart,
3. God be prais d, tho’in ourselves Thy new, best name of love.
defiled, C. Wesley.
Tho' sin cleaveth to us still,
By the tempter we need not be
T. 79 'If to Jesus we appeal;, (foiled, JESUS, thyself to us reveal, Yet our Lord a faithful heart de
Grant that we may not only feel mandeth:
(tendeth Happy, who with listening ear at- But in communion with thee live,
Some drawings of thy grace, To the Spirit's warning voice, Nor his chastening doth despise. The needful strength to run our
And daily from thy death derive 482.
2. O let us always think thee near, DEAR Lord, my soul desireth,
Near unto us as is the air
Which constantly we breathe:
Thus will from all we think or do O may my conversation
To thee unfeigned praises flow; Display on each occasion
For thine we are in life and death. That holy mind which in thee was. 3. Jesus, thou fain wouldst have us 483.*
In all things more conform’d to WHILE we take our seat We're fill’d with conscious shame, At the Master's feet,
And thank thee for thy care and Urg'd by love, we in our measure love;
(prove, His commandments keep with plea- Thy patience, which we richly
Doth he strength bestow, (sure; Our heart-felt gratitude doth claim. We can all things do.
Joh. de Watteville.
486. BESPRINKLE with thy blood my LORD, I look for grace to thee; heart,
Meek and humble may I be, 0 Jesus, Son of God;
Pride and anger put away, And take away whate’er thy grace Love for injuries repay.
Hath hitherto withstood. 2. May I hate a lying tongue, 2. Earthly affections mortify,
Never seek another's wrong, And carnal nature's strife; From all paths of fraud abstain, O may I henceforth only thirst And abhor unlawful gain.
For thee, the well of life. 3. Lord, each evil temper cure, 3. Waters of life hence may 1 Banish every thought impure, draw,
Cleanse my heart, my sins forgive; And never more depart:
Teach me to thy praise to live. My ardent longing is, O Lord, Fix at this spring my heart.
487. 4. Alas, with shame I own that oft JESUS, by thy Holy Spirit
I've turned away from thee: May we all instructed be; O let thy work, renew'd to-day, Sanctify us by the merit
Remain eternally. J. Hutton. Of thy bless'd humanity.