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3 Thy teachings make us know
The mysteries of thy love,
The vanity of things below,
The joy of things above.

4 While through this maze we stray,
O spread thy beams abroad;
Point out the dangers of the way,
And guide our steps to God.


11th P. M. 76, 76, 77, 76, Seeking His power and grace.

ATHER of our dying Lord, Remember us for good; O fulfil his faithful word, And hear his speaking blood. Give us that for which he prays: Father, glorify thy Son; Show his truth, and power, and grace, And send the promise down.

2 True and faithful Witness, thou,
O Christ, the Spirit give;
Hast thou not received him now,

That we might now receive? Art thou not the living Head?

Life to all thy limbs impart; Shed thy love, thy Spirit shed,

In every waiting heart.

3 Holy Ghost, the Comforter,
The gift of Jesus, come;
Glow our hearts to find thee near,
And swell to make thee room;
Present with us thee we feel;

Come, O come, and in us be;
With us, in us, live and dwell,
To all eternity.


i 1st P. M. 6 lines 88 Let there be light.


And, brooding o'er our nature's night,
Call forth the ray of heavenly love,
And let there in our souls be light;
Illuminate the dark abyss
With glorious beams of endless bliss.
2 Let there be light, again command,

And light there in our hearts shall be;
We then, through faith, shall understand
Thy great mysterious majesty;
And, by the shining of thy grace,
Behold in Christ thy glorious face.


His quickening power. YOME, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove, With all thy quick'ning powers; Kindle a flame of sacred love

In these cold hearts of ours.

2 Look how we grovel here below,
Fond of these earthly toys;
Our souls, how heavily they go,
To reach eternal joys.

C. M.

3 In vain we tune our formal songs,In vain we strive to rise;

Hosannas languish on our tongues,
And our devotion dies.

4 Father, and shall we ever live
At this poor dying rate;
Our love so faint, so cold to thee,
And thine to us so great?

5 Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly Dove,
With all thy quick'ning powers;
Come, shed abroad a Saviour's love,
And that shall kindle ours.


The Son glorified.

FATHER, glorify thy Son;
Answer his all-powerful prayer;
Send that Intercessor down;

6th P. M. 6 lines 7s.

Send that other Comforter,
Whom, believingly, we claim,-
Whom we ask in Jesus' name.
2 Wilt thou not the promise seal,
Good and faithful as thou art,-
Send the Comforter to dwell

Every moment in our heart?
Yes, thou must the grace bestow;
Truth hath said it shall be so.


C. M.

Life, light, and love.

ENTHRONED on high, Almighty Lord,

The Holy Ghost send Fulfil in us thy faithful word, And all thy mercies crown.

2 Though on our heads no tongues of fire
Their wondrous powers impart,
Grant, Saviour, what we more desire,-
Thy Spirit in our heart.

Spirit of life, and light, and love,
Thy heavenly influence give;
Quicken our souls, our guilt remove,
That we in Christ may live.
4 To our benighted minds reveal
The glories of his grace,
And bring us where no clouds conceal
The brightness of his face.

5 His love within us shed abroad,—
Life's ever-springing well;

Till God in us, and we in God,
In love eternal dwell.


The day of Pentecost.
ORD God, the Holy Ghost!

S. M.

As on the day of Pentecost,
Descend in all thy power.
2 We meet with one accord
In our appointed place,
And wait the promise of our Lord,—
The Spirit of all grace.

3 Like mighty rushing wind
Upon the waves beneath,
Move with one impulse every mind;
One soul, one feeling breathe.

4 The young, the old, inspire
With wisdom from above;
And give us hearts and tongues of fire,
To pray, and praise, and love.

5 Spirit of light, explore,
And chase our gloom away,-
With lustre shining more and more,
Unto the perfect day.

6 Spirit of truth, be thou
In life and death, our guide;
O Spirit of adoption, now
May we be sanctified.


grace and power.


The plenitude of His SPIRIT of the living God, In all thy plenitude of grace, Where'er the foot of man hath trod, Descend on our apostate race. 2 Give tongues of fire, and hearts of love, To preach the reconciling word; Give power and unction from above, Where'er the joyful sound is heard,

L. M.

3 Be darkness, at thy coming, light; Confusion-order, in thy path; Souls without strength, inspire with might; Bid mercy triumph over wrath. 4 Baptize the nations; far and nigh The triumphs of the cross record; The name of Jesus glorify,

Till every kindred call him Lord. 196

L. M.

Peace, love, purity.

HEN first the Spirit left the throne,
He took the semblance of a dove;
A symbol chosen to make known
His peace, and purity, and love.
2 When next, at Pentecost, he came,
He stood confess'd to mortal sight
Within the cloven tongue of flame,-

The type of freedom, guidance, light. 3 Vouchsafe, celestial Dove, thy peace, That we at perfect peace may be; Within our hearts thy love increase,Within our thoughts, thy purity. 4 O Light divine! direct our feet, Which long in error's paths have trod; Our prison'd souls with freedom greet, Convince of sin, and lead to God.


9th P. M. 87, 87.


The Source of consolation.
OLY Ghost! dispel our sadness;
Pierce the clouds of nature's night;
Come, thou Source of joy and gladness,
Breathe thy life, and spread thy light.
2 Hear, O hear our supplication,
Blessed Spirit! God of peace!
Rest upon this congregation

With the fulness of thy grace.

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