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Hymn 279. L. M.
That the power of Christ may rest upon me. 2 Cor. xii. 9.
LET me but hear my Saviour say,
"Strength shall be equal to thy day,"
Then I rejoice in deep distress,
2 Iglory in infirmity,
That Christ's own power may rest on me;
3 I can do all things, or can bear
All suff'rings, if my Lord be there;
Shook his vain limbs with sad surprise;
Hymn 280. P. M.
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills from whence cometh my help. Psa, cxxi. 1.
To the bills I lift mine eyes,
The everlasting hills,
Streaming thence in fresh supplies,
Help, while yet I ask, is given:
Thy Watchman never sleeps.
3 See the Lord, thy Keeper stand,
Lo! he holds thee by thy hand,
Shadows with his wings thy head;
Hyın 281. P. M.
Who comforteth us in all our tribulation. 2 Cor. i. 4.
1 ET God who comforts the distrest;
Hear, Holy Ghost, our joint request,
2 We weep for those who weep below,
3 Father of everlasting love,
To every soul thy Son reveal,
4 Our mourning days shall quickly end,
Hymn 282. P. M.
O Lord, correct me, but with judgment; not sa thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing Jer. x. 24.
1F For all that I have done,
ATHER, if thou must reprove,"
Not in anger, but in love,
Chastise thine humbled son!
2 True and faithful as thou art,
To all thy church and me;
That knows and cleaves to thee.
And by thy balmy blood restor❜d,
3 Might we now with pure desire,
Hymn 283. C. M.
Except ye be converted and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Luke xviii. 3.
MAY my thoughts be humble stir,
Contented with thy gracious will;
2 The patient soul, the humble mind,
Let saints in sorrow lie resign'd
Hymn 284. S. M.
O spare me that I may recover strength before I go hence. Psal. xxxix. 13.
SEE, Lord, with pity see,
And help his soul's infirmity,
2 Support the tott'ring clay
That weighs the spirit down,
3 Yet now in life detain
His soul for Zion's sake;
4 In answer to our cry,
Thy feeble servant raise,
But the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us.
Rom. viii. 26.
REGARD thy faithful ones,
Who all his burden bear,
And hear in us the earnest groans;