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2 Heavenly Guide from paths of error,

Cornforter of minds distress'd, --
When the billows fill with terror,

Printing to an ark of rest :
Promised Pledge! Etemul Spirit!

Greater than all gifts below,--.
May our hearts thy grace inherit;

Alay our lips thy glories show.

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Rejoicing in the fulfilment of the promise-
CINNERS, lift up your hearts,

The promise to receive;
Jesus himself imparts,

He comes in man to live :
The Holy Ghost to man is given;
Rejoice in God sent down from heaven.
2 Jesus is glorified,

And gives the Comforter,
His Spirit, to reside

In all his members here
The Holy Ghost to man is given;
Rejoice in God sent down from heaven.
3 To make an end of sin,

And Satan's works destroy,
He brings his kingdom in, -.

Peace, righteousness, and joy:
The Holy Ghost to man is given;
Rejoice in God sent down from heaven.
4 From heaven he shall once more
Triumphantly descend,
And all his saints restore

To joys that never end :
Then, then, when all our juys are given,
Rejoice in God, rejoice in heaven.

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So plenteous in grace, so true to his word;
To us he hath given the gift from above-
The earnest of heaven, the Spirit of love.
2 The truth of our God we boldly assert;
His love shed abroad, and power in our heart,
Ye all may inherit, on Jesus who call;
The gift of his Spirit is proffer'd to all!
3 His witness within, by faith we receive,
And, ransom'd from sin, in righteousness live;
Thrnngh Jesus's passion we gladly possess
A present salvation ---a kingdom of peace.
4 The peace and the power, ye sinners,embrace,
And look for the shower,--the Spirit of grace;
The gift and the Giver we all may receive,
Forever and ever within us to live.
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L. M.
His universal diffusion,
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The earth in righteousness renew;
Thy kingilom come, and hell's o'erpower,

And to thy sceptre all subdue. 2 Like mighty winds, or torrents fierce,

Let him opposers all o'errun; And every law of sin reverse,

That faith and love may make all one. 3 Yen, let hini, Lord, in every place

Fiis richest energy declare;
While lovely tenpers, fruits of grace,

The kingdom of thy Christ prepare. 4 Grant this, O holy God and true;

The ancient seers thou didst inspire, To is perform the promise due,

Descend, and crown us now with fire.

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THE MINISTRY
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L. M.
The ministry instituted.
THE Saviour, when to heaven he rose,

In splendid triumph o'er his foes,
Scatter'd his gifts on nen below,
And still his royal bounties flow.
. Hence sprang the apostles' honour'd name,
Sacred beyond heroic fame :
In humbler forms, before our eyes,
Pastors and teachers hence arise.
3 From Christ they all their gifts derive,
And, fed by Christ, their graces live:
While, guarded by his mighty band,
'Didst all the rage of hell they stand.
4 So shall the bright succession run
Through all the courses of the sun;
While unborn churches, by their care,
Shall rise and Aourish large and fuir.
5 Jesuis, now teach our hearts to know
The spring whence all these blessings flow
Pastors and people shout thy praise,
Through the long round of endless days.
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L. M.
The commission,
Go preach my Gospel, saith the Lord,

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He shall be saved who trusts my word,

And he condemnd who won't believe.
2 I'll make your great commission known

And ye shall prove my Gospel true,
By all the works that I have done,
By all the wonders ye shall do.

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128 INSTITUTIONS OF THE GOSPEL. 3 Teach all the nations my commands,

I'm with you till the world shall end; All power is trusted in iny hands,

I can destroy, and I defend. 205

S. M.
The joyful sound.
How
Tow beauteous are their feet

Who stand on Zion's hill,
W'bo bring salvation on their tongues,

And words of peace reveal !
2 How charming is their voice,-

So sweet the tidings are ; Zion, behold thy Saviour King;

He reigns and triumphs here. 3 How bappy are our ears,

That hear the joyful sound,
Which kings and prophets waited for,

And sought, but never found. 4 How blessed are our eyes,

That see this heavenly light; Prophets and kings desired it long,

But died without the sight. 5 The watchmen join their voice,

And tuneful notes employ; Jerusalem breaks forth in songs,

And deserts learn the joy. 6 The Lord makes bare his arm

Through all the earth abroad : Let every pation now behold

Their Saviour and their God, 206

C. M.
The pastoral office.
ET Zion's watchmen all awake,
Now let them from the mouth of God

Their awful charge receivo.

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2 'Tis not a cause of small import,

The pastor's care demands ;
But what might fill an angel's heart,

And fill'd & Saviour's hands.
3 They watch for souls for which the Lord

Did heavenly bliss forego;
For souls, which must forever live

in raptures, or in wo.
4 May they in Jesus, whom they preach,

Their own Redeemer see;
And watch thou daily o'er their souls,

That they may watch for thee. 207

S. M.
The labourers are fero.
ORD of the harvest, hear
Thy needy servants' cry;
Answer our faith's effectual prayer,

And all our wants supply.
9 On thee we humbly wait,-

Our wants are in thy view;
The harvest, truly, Lord, is great,

The labourers are few.
8 Convert and send forth more 47

Into thy Church abroad,
And let them speak thy word of power,

As workers with their God.
40 let them spread thy name, --

Their mission fully prove; sk
Thy universal grace proclaim,-
Thine all-redeeming love.

L. M.
Pastors after thine own heart.
JESUS, thy wand'ring sheep behold i

See, Lord, with yearning bowels, 806,
Poor souls that cannot find the fold,
Till sought and gather'd in by thee.

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