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OLY Bible : book divine ! Precious treasure : thou art mine! Mine, to tell me whence I came ; Mine, to teach me what I am.
2 Mine, to chide me when I rove;
3 Mine, to comfort in distress,
4 Mine, to tell of joys to come,
Short. 30. WATTs
BEHOLD the morning sun
Begins his glorious way! His beams through all the nations run,
And light and life convey.
2. But where the gospel comes, It spreads diviner light!
It calls dead sinners from their tombs, And gives the blind thuir sight.
3 How perfect is thy word,
For ever sure thy promise, Lord,
4 I hearthy word with love,
Send thy good Spirit from above,
5 My gracious God! how plain
O may I never read in vain,
CoMMon. 31. STENNETT
ET avarice from shore to shore Her favourite god pursue; Thy word, O Lord, we value more Than India or Peru.
2 The counsels of redeeming grace
And here the Saviour's lovely face
3 Here light descending from above
Here promises of heavenly love
4 Our numerous griefs are here redrest, And all our wants supplied;
Naught we can ask to make us blest
5 For these inestimable gains,
O may we search with eager pains,
Long. 32. STENNETT.
ANOTHER six days' work is done,
Return, my soul, enjoy thy rest—
Improve the day thy God has bless'd.
2 O, may our prayers and praises rise,
3 This heavenly calm, within the breast,
4 In holy duties let the day
CoMMON. 33. WATTs.
THIS is the day when Christ arose
2 This is the day when Jesus broke
And shall I still wear Satan's yoke,
3 To-day with pleasure Christians meet, To pray and F. thy word;
And I would go with cheerful feet
4 I'll leave my sport to read and pray, And so prepare for heaven;
O may I love this blessed day
Long. 34. TAYLOR.
THIS day belongs to God alone;
And we must neither work nor play,
Because it is God's holy day.
2 "Tis well to have one day in seven,
3 We ought, to-day, to learn and seek
4 And every sabbath should be pass'd
Thus far we’re spared again to meet Before Jehovah's mercy seat;
To seek his face, to praise and pray,
And hail another sabbath day.
2 Let every tongue its silence break, Let every tongue his goodness speak,
Who deigns his glory to display
On each returning Sabbath day.
CoMMON. 36. S. WESLEY.
THE Lord,of sabbath let us praise,
2 Thus, Lord, while we remember thee, We bless'd and pious grow;
By hymns of praise we learn to be