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1 T'In their own lies confide;
5 Wherefore of thy love we sing and rejoiee,
Hyınn 16. C. M.
IE men who slight thy faithful word, Are these the temple of the Lord,
And heathens all beside ?
And Jesus never knew!
The only church and true?
And turn their joys to grief !
Of damning unbelief.
And to thy people join ;
Hymn 17. P. M.
and floods upon the dry ground. Isa. xliv. 3. YEthirsty for God, to Jesus give ear ;
Apd take, through his blood, a pow'r to
His kind invitation, ye sinners, embrace,
The sense of salvation accepting thro' grace. 2 Sent down from above, who governs the
skies, In accents of love to sinners he cries, Drink into my Spirit, who happy would be,
And all things inherit, by coming to me. 3 O Saviour of all, thy word we believe,
And come at thy call, thy grace to receive: The blessing is given, wherever thou art :
The earnest of heaven is love in the heart. 4 To us at thy feet, the Comforter give,
Who gasp to admit thy Spirit and live,
Hymn 18. L. M.
Behold, I was shapen in iniquity. Psalm li. 5. ' LORD, we are wile
, conceiv'd in sin, And unclean; Sprung from the man whose guilty fall,
Corrupts his race and taints us all. 2 Soon as we draw our infant breath,
The seeds of sin grow up for death;
But we're defil'd in every part.
And form my spirit pure and true;
4 Behold, I fall before thy face:
My only refuge is thy grace :
The leprosy lies deep within.
Nor hyssop branch, nor sprinkling priest,
Can wash the dismal stain away. 6. Jesus, my God, thy blood alone
Hath power sufficient to atone:
No Jewish types could cleanse me so. 7 While guilt disturbs and breaks my peace,
Nor Alesh, nor soul, has rest or ease;
Hymn 19. P. M.
We seem agreed to seek thy face;
Thou know'st who only bow the knee;
And who in heart approaches thee. 2 Thy Spirit hath the diff'rence made
Betwixt the living and the dead!
pure benevolent desire:
3 The sinners suddenly convince,
O'erwhelm'd beneath their load of sins;
Their dire captivity to own,
And from the iron surpace groan. 4 Then, then acknowledge and set free
The people bought, O Lord, by thee;
Let all in thee redemption find,
Hymn 20. L. M.
Do it with thy might. Eccl. ix. 10. i ,
IFE is the time to serve the Lord,
The vilest sinner may return.
TO'scape from sin, and fly to heaven;
Secure the blessings of the day.
Beneath the clods their dust must lie;
Beneath the circle of the gun.
My hands, with all your might pursue:
5. There are no acts of pardon passid
In the cold grave to which we haste;
Hymn 21. S. M. Lord, to whom shall we go? Joba vi. 68. 1 AN ND wilt thou yet be found?
And may I still draw near? Then listen to the plaintive sound
Of a poor sinner's prayer. 2 Jesue, thine aid afford,
If still the same thou art,
Lift up a helpless heart.
The struggles of my will, The foes that interrupt my rest,
The agonies I feel. 4 The daily death I prove,
Saviour, to thee is known; 'Tis worse than death my God to love,
And not my God alone. 5 O my offended Lord,
Restore my inward peace, I know thou canst ;-pronounce the word,
And bid the tempest cease. 6 I long to see thy face,
Thy Spirit I implore,
That I may thirst no more.