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6 O let me never blush to own
The glorious gospel word;
Hymn 209. S. M.
O when shall I declare?
I long with Paul to share. 2 O may I triumph so,
When all my warfare's past;
Under my feet at last!
Just as the port is gain'd;
“ I have the faith maintain'd." 4 The apostles of my Lord,
To whom first was given,
Hymn 210. S. M.
VAE Lord my shepherd is,
Since he is mine, and I am his,
2 ite leads me to the place,
Where heavenly pasture grows;
And full salvation tows. 3 While he affords his aid,
I caonot yield to fear :
My Sbepherd's with me there. 4 Amidst surroundiog foes,
He does my table spread;
And joy exalts my head. 5 The bounties of his love
Shall crowy my following days;
Hymn 211. P. M.
Eph. i. 23. }
For whom we now lift up oor voice,
And tune thy people's heart.
(Thy. glory, not our own :)
To please our God alone.
3 'To magnify thy awful name,
Let us our voices raise :
And dead to human praise.
Thy goodness to proclaim :
They watch for your souls as they that must
give account. Heb. xiii. 17.
And take th’alarm they give;
Their awful charge receive.
The pastor's care demands;
And fill'd a Saviour's hands. 3 They watch for souls, for which the Lord
Did heavenly bliss forego;
In raptures, or in wo.
Th' account to render there; And shouldst thou strictly mark our faults,
Lord, where should we appear!
5 May they, that Jesus whom they preach,
Their own Redeemer, see;
Hymn 213. S. M. Wherefore, take unto you the whole armour of
God. Eph. vi. 13.
And teach my hands to fight;
And guide my words aright. 2 Control my every thought;
My whole of sin renove;
Let all be wrought in love. 3 O arm me with the mind,
Meek Lamb, that was in thee! And let my knowing zeal be joiu'd
With perfect charity.
Let me enforce thy call;
Which offers life to all. 5 O may I love like thee!
In all thy footsteps tread; Thou hatest all iniquity,
But nothing thou hast made. 6 O may I learn the art,
With meekness to reprove!
But still the sinner love.
Hymn 214. L. M. For I will give you a mouth and wisdom.
Luke xxi. 15.
FOR A MINISTER. 1
Send forth this messenger of thine ;
, His hands confirm, his heart inspire,
And touch his lips with hallow'd fire.
Thou by the hammer cof thy word,
And bid the son of thunder speak. 3 To those who would their Lord embrace,
Give him to preach the word of grace;
And melt them with the fire of love. 4 Let all with thankful hearts confess,
The welco:ne messenger of peace:
Hymn 215. L. M.
not dismayed at their faces. . Jer. i. 17. 1
*TEEL me to shame, reproach, disgrace ; Set like a Aint my steady face;
Harden to adamant my brow. 2 Bold may I wax, exceeding bold,
My high commission to perform ;