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3 Farpisb'd out of thy treasury,
To help the souls redeem'd by thee;
Hymn 275. C. M. And it is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteous
2 Tim. iii. 16. i T The sacred leaves
unfold THE counsels of redeering grace, And here the Saviour's lovely face,
Our raptur'd eyes behold.
Directs our doubtful feet;
Our ardent wisbes meet. 3 Our numerous griefs are here redressid,
And all our wants supplied :
Is in this book denied.
That so enrich the mind;
Hymn 276. C. M. The law of thy mouth is better unto me that thousands of gold and silver. Pg. cxis, 79.
ATHER of mercies, in thy word
For ever be thy namo ador'd
For these celestial liues.
2 Here may the wretched sons of want
Exbaustless riches find;
And lasting as the mind. 3 Here the fair tree of knowledge grows;
And yields a free repast; Sublimer sweets than nature knows,
Invite the longing taste. 4 Here the Redeemer's welcome voices.
Spreads heavenly peace around;
Attend the blissful sound.
5 O may these heavenly pages be
My ever-dear delight;
And still increasing light.
Be thou for ever near;
And view my Saviour there.
TEMPTATION AND AFFLICTION.
Ye are they which have continued with me in
my temptations. Luke xxii. 28. And that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God. Acts xiv. 22.
Hymn 277. P. M.
G Mná let thy power
My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the
lions' mouths. Dap. vi. 22. 1 OD of Daniel, hear my prayer,
Me safe out of his den :
Earth, and hell, and vature join ;
This helpless soul of mine.
2 No way to escape I see,
The sure approaching death:
Out of the lion's teeth:
In the dungeon of despair;
O God of Daniel, hear!
In me thy power display:
The lion of his prey.
*Angel of the covenant,
Jesus, mighty to retrieve, Let him to my help be sent:
In Jesus I believe. 4 Save me for thine own great name,
That all the world niay know Daniel's God is still the same,
Aud reigns supreme below:
Spread his glorious pame abroad:
Hymn 278. L. M.
at the house of God. 1 Pet. iv. 17.
God, thy righteousness we own!
With humble awe thy rod we bear,
And guilty in thy sight appear.
And still for mercy, mercy pray!
Unfaithful stewards of thy grace.
But basely from thy statutes rov'd;
And sinn'd against the clearest light. 4 Yet do not drive us from thy face,
A stiff-neck'd and hard-bearted race:
Hymn 279. L. M.
That the poroer of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Cor. xij.9. ',
“ Strength shall be equal to thy day," Then I rejoice in deep distress,
Leaning on all-sufficient grace. 2 I glory in infirmity,
That Christ's own power may rest on me;
Grace is my shield, and Christ my song. 3 I can do all things, or can bear
All suff'rings, if my Lord be there;
While his left hand my head sustains : 4 But if the Lord be once withdrawn,
And we attempt the work alone,
We find how great our weakness is.
Met the Philistines to his cost:
Hymn 280. P. M.
whence cometh my help. Psa. cxxi. l. To the bills Llift mine eyes,