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All the fee - ble gently lead-ing, While the lambs Thy bos - om share; A - MEN.
Hark! how He calls the tender lambs, And folds them in His arms.
2 "Permit them to approach," He cries, 3 We bring them, Lord, in thankful hands,
"Nor scorn their humble name;
For 'twas to bless such souls as these
The Lord of angels came."
And yield them up to Thee;
Joyful that we ourselves are Thine, Thine let our offspring be.
Rev. Philip Doddridge, publ. 1755
How sweet the breath be-neath the hill Of Sharon's dew-y
For Hymns appropriate to the Baptism of Adults, see CONFESSION OF FAITH, Nos. 317-322.
1 Now I resolve with all my heart, With all my powers, to
serve the Lord;
Nor from His pre-cepts e'er de-part Whose service is a rich re-ward. A - MEN.
Ashamed of Thee whom an- gels praise, Whose glo-ries shine through end-less days! A
2 Ashamed of Jesus! sooner far
(See also HEBRON, No. 60)
Let evening blush to own a star:
3 Ashamed of Jesus! just as soon
Let midnight be ashamed of noon:
4 Ashamed of Jesus, that dear Friend
5 Ashamed of Jesus! yes, I may
6 Till then nor is my boasting vain
319 (ROCKINGHAM NEW L. M.
1 Now I resolve with all my heart,
2 O be His service all my joy;
Around let my example shine, Till others love the blest employ, And join in labors so Divine.
3 Be this the purpose of my soul,
My solemn, my determined choice,
4 O may