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C. M.
Walk in the light,
TALK in the light! so shalt thou know
His Spirit only can bestow

Who reigns in light above.
2 Walk in the light! and thou shalt find

Thy heart made truly His
Who dwells in cloudless light ensbrined,

In whom no darkness is.
3 Walk in the light! and thou shalt own

Thy darkness pass'd away,
Because that Light hath on thee shone

In which is perfect day.
4 Walk in the light! and e'en the tomb

No fearful shade shall wear,
Glory shall chase away its gloom,

For Christ bath conquer'd there,
B Walk in the light! thy path shall be

Peaceful, serene, and bright:
For God, by grace, shall dwell in thee,

And God himself is light. 343

L. M.
Meekness.
TAPPY the meek, whose gentle breast,

Clear as the summer's evening ray,
Calm as the regions of the blest,

Enjoys on earth celestial day.
* His heart no broken friendships sting;

No jars bis peaceful tent invade;
He rests beneath the Almighty's wing,

Hostile to none-of none afraid.
8 Spirit of grace! all meek and mild,

Inspire our hearts,- our souls possess ; Repel each passion rude and wild,

And bless us, as we aim to bless.

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S. M.
Charity, or Love.
AD I the gift of tongues,
I Great God, without thy grace,
My loudest words, my loftiest songs,

Would be but sounding bruss.
2 Though thou shouldst give me skill

Each myst'ry to explain ;
Without å heart to do thy will,

My knowledge would be vain.
3 Had I such faith in God,

As mountains to remove,
No fuith could work effectial good,

That did not work by love.
4 Grant, then, this one request,

Whatever be denied, -
That love divine may rule my breast,

And all my actions guide.
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Gratitude.
VHEN all thy mercies, O my God,

My
Transported with the view, I'm lost

In wonder, love, and praise.
2 O how can words with equal warmth

The gratitude declare,
That glows within my ravish'd heart!

But thou canst read it there.
3 To all my weak complaints and cries,

Thy mercy lent an ear,
Ere yet my feeble thoughts had learn'd

To form themselves in priyer.
4 When in the slipp’ry paths of youth,

With heedless steps, I ran;
Thine Arm, unseen, couvey'd me safe,

Aud led me up to man.

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WHEN rising Lou surveys,

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5 Through hidden dangers, toils, and deaths,

It gently clear'd my way;
And through the pleasing snares of vice,

More to be fear'd than they.
6 Through every period of my life

Thy goodness I'll pursue ;
And after death, in distant worlds,

The pleasing theme renew. 7 Through all eternity to thee

A grateful song I'll raise ; But 0 ! eternity's too sbort

To utter all thy praise. 846

4th P. M. 886, 886. Gratitude evinced by living to God's glory. E it my cnly wisdom here,

fear,
With loving gratitude :
Superior sense may I display,
By shunning every evil way,

And walking in the good.
20 may I still from sin depart;
A wise and understanding heart,

Jesus, to me be given :
And let me through thy Spirit know
To glorify my God below,

And find my way to heaven. 847

L. M.
Security and safety.
MOD is our refuge and defence;
u in trouble our unfailing aid :
Secure in his omnipotence,

What foe can make our souls afraid !
2 Yen, thongh the earth's foundations rock,

And mountains down the gulf be hurld, His people smile amid the shock :

They look beyond this transient world.

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8: There is a river pure and bright,

Whose streams niake glud the heavenly plains;
Where in eternity of light

The city of our God remains.
1 Built by the word of his command,

With his unclouded presence blest,
l'irin as his throne the bulwarks stand;
There is our home, our hope, our rest.

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1st P. M, 6 lines 85.

The good Shepherd.
THE Lord my pasture sball prepare,

And feed me with a shepherd's care;
His presence shall my wants supply,
And guard me with a watchful eye:
My noon-day walks he shall attend,
And all my midnight hours defend.
2 When in the sultry glebe I faint,
Or on the thirsty mountain pant,
To fertile vales and dewy meads,
My weary, wand'ring steps he leads,
Where peaceful rivers, soft and slow,
Amid the verdant landscape flow.
8 Though in a bare and rugged way,
Through devious, lonely wilds I stray,
Thy bounty shall my pains beguile,
The barren wilderness shall sinile,
With sudden greens and herbage crown'd,
And streams shall múrnur all around.
4 Though in the paths of death I troad,
With gloomy horrors overspread,
My steadfast heart shall fear no ill,
For thou, O Lord, art with me still':
Thy friendly crook shall give me aid,
And guide me through the dreadful shade.

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27th P. M. 4 lines 118. Rejvicing in the care of the good Shepherd. THE Lord is my Shepherd, no want shall I know :

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He lendeth my soul where the still waters flow
Restores me when wund'ring, redeems when

oppress'd.
2 Through the valley and shadow of death

though I stray, Since thou art my guardian, no evil I fear; Thy rod shall delend me, thy staff be my stay;

No harm can befall, with my Comforter near. 3 In the midst of affliction my table is spread;

With blessings unmeasured my cup runnethcer: With oil and perfume thou anointest my head;

O what shall i ask of thy providence more! 4 Let goodness and mercy, my bountiful God,

Still follow my steps till i meet the above; I seek--by the path which my forefathers trod, Through the land of their sojourn-thy king

dom of love.

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C.M. Are they not all ministering spirits ? IV HUCH of the monarchs

of the earth Encircled from our second birth

With all the heavenly powers! 2 Myriads of bright, cherubic bands,

Sent by the King of kings, Rejoice to bear us in their hands,

And shade us with their wings. 3 Angels, where'er we go, attend

Our steps, whate'er betide;
With watchful care their charge defend,

Apd evil turn aside.

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