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2 The prayer that oft bath stay'd
3 According to thy will,
If now thy Spirit prays;
The prayer of faith the sick shall heal,
4 Thou know'st the Spirit's mind;
To us, O Lord, unknown;
Hymn 286. P. M.
If we suffer, we shall also reign with hip
AND shall I, Lord, the cup decline,
And tasted first by thee?"
The bitter draught thou drankest up,
2 Lo! I receive it at thy hand,
With thee to live, I gladly die,
I cannot mourn for Jesu's sake;
4 Full gladly then for thee I grieve;
Who would not in thy footsteps tread?
Hymn 287. P. M.
These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes. Rev. vii. 14.
JESUS, thy gracious name I bless!
Sorrow is joy, and pain is ease,
To those that trust in thee:
All things together work for good
2 In hope, as now thy cross I bear,
It tells me, I with thee shall reign
3 The more my sufferings here increase,
4 So be it, then, if thou ordain;
I bow, and bless the sacred sign,
Hymn 288. S. M.
But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion, according to the multitude of his mercies. Lam. iii. 32.
THROW away thy rod!
2 Thou seest my heart's desire,
3 0 then, let wrath remove;
For love will do the deed!
Love will the conquest gain; with love
40 throw away thy rod !
O throw away thy wrath!
My gracious Saviour and my God,
FOR THE RULERS.
And for all that are in authority. 1 Tim. il.2.
Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers; for there is no power but of God. Rom. xiii. 1.
Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. Rom. xiii. 5.
Hymn 289. C. M.
Or unto governors. 1 Peter ii. 14.
OULER of all, whose will ordains,
By whom our rightful ruler reigns,
2 Stir up thy power; appear, appear,
3 Lo! in the arms of faith and prayer,
4 With favour look upon his face:
Hymn 290. C. M.
For he is the minister of God to thee for good. Rom. xiii. 4.
GUARD him from all who dare oppose,
Our president and Thee;
From open and from secret foes,
2 Let us for conscience' sake revere
Honour and love thine image here,
3 To those who thee in him obey,
4 Still let us pray and never cease,
Hymn 291. P. M.
He hath not dealt so with any nation.
1 A NATION God delights to bless
Can all our raging foes distress