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7 Ab! what avails my strife,
My wand'ring to and fro?
Ab! wbither should I go? 8 Lord, at thy feet I fall,
I groan to be set free;
Hymn 22. C. M.
OW sad our state by nature is!
Nur sju how deep its stains ! And Satan binds our captive souls
Fast in his slavish chains. 2 But there's a voice of sovereign grace
Sounds from the sacred word: Ho! ye despairing sinners, come,
And trust a faithful Lord.
And runs to this relief;
O help my unbelief.
Incarnate God, I fly;
From crimes of deepest die.
Into thy arms I fall,
My Jesus and my all.
Hymn 23. L. M.
And they all with one consent began to make
cxcuse. Luke xiv. 18. 1 ESUS to you his fulness brings,
A feast of marrow and fat things: All, all in Christ are freely given,
Pardon, and holiness, and heaven. 2 Do not begin to make excuse
Ah! do not you his grace refuse!
And take what Jesus hath to give.
Your every eartbly thought forget,
Nor sell your Saviour for a wife.
Why will you for damnation pray?
Have you excus'd from happiness? 5 Excus'd from coming to a feast?
Excus'd from being Jesu's guest?
From tasting here the joys of heaven? 6 Excus'd, alas! why should
Hymn 24. L. M.
Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the
city, and bring in hither the poor.' Luke xiv. 21.
TET must I, Lord, to thee complain,
Too busy or too bappy they,
« But preach my gospel to the poor.
“ Go quickly forth, invite the crowd:
“ And bring iv all the souls you meet." 4 Sinners my gracious Lord receives,
Harlots, and publicans, and thieves,
I have a message pow to you.
O that my voice could reach you all!
Ye all may live, for Christ hath died. 6 Ye who believe his record true,
Shall sup with him, and he with you;
Hymn 25. C. M. Leaning upon her beloved. Cant. viji. 6. 1 JES ESUS, I throw my arms around,
And hang upon thy breast; Without a gracious smile from thee,
My spirit cannot rest.
Is graven on thy hands!
Where my salvation stands!
To sink my fears again;
Hymn 26. C. M.
From sin's destructive way.
You live devoid of peace ;
Deprive your souls of ease.
Why will you persevere ?
Shut up in black despair?
4 Why will you in the naked ways
Of sin and folly go?
To reap eteroal wo.
Through his abounding grace: His mercy will the guilt forgive,
Of those that seek his face.
Renouncing every sin:
And learn his will divine.
OR THE GRAND ATONEMENT IN THE PASSION
AND DEATH OF CHRIST.
By 'whom we have now received the atonement.
Rom. v. 11.
passion. Acts i. 3.
Christ. Rom. v. 10.
Hymn 27. L. M.
eth on a tree. - Gal. iii. 13. 1 E TENDED on a cursed tree,
Besmear'd with dust, and sweat, and See there the King of glory, see! (blood;
Sinks, and expires the Son God.