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3 Power o'er the world, the flesh, and sin, We through thy gracious Spirit feel: Full power the victory to win,

And answer all thy righteous will.

4 Pure love to God thy members find;
Pure love to every soul of man;
And in thy sober, spotless mind,
Saviour, our heaven on earth we gain.


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The witness of entire consecration.

COME, Holy Ghost, all-quick'ning fire,

in me

Drawn by the lure of strong desire,

O come and consecrate my breast;
The temple of my soul prepare,
And fix thy sacred presence there.
2 If now thine influence I feel,

If now in thee begin to live,
Still to my heart thyself reveal;

Give me thyself, forever give:
A point my good, a drop my store,
Eager I ask, I pant for more.

3 Eager for thee I ask and pant,
So strong the principle divine
Carries me out with sweet constraint,

Till all my hallow'd soul is thine; Plunged in the Godhead's deepest sea, And lost in thy immensity.

4 My peace, my life, my comfort thou, My treasure and my all thou art; True witness of my sonship, now

Engraving pardon on my heart: Seal of my sins in Christ forgiven, Earnest of love, and pledge of heaven.



Design of prayer.


The blessings God designs to give:
Long as they live should Christians pray;
They learn to pray when first they live.
2 If pain afflict, or wrongs oppress;
If cares distract, or fears dismay;
If guilt deject; if sin distress;

In every case, still watch and pray.
3 'Tis prayer supports the soul that's weak:
Though thought be broken, language lame,
Pray, if thou canst or canst not speak;

But pray with faith in Jesus' name.
4 Depend on him; thou canst not fail;
Make all thy wants and wishes known;
Fear not; his merits must prevail :
Ask but in faith, it shall be done.


L. M.

2 Prayer is the burden of a sigh,— The falling of a tear,

What is prayer?

PRAYER is the soul's sincere desire,

Utter'd or

The motion of a hidden fire

That trembles in the breast.

The upward glancing of an eye,
When none but God is near.

C. M.

3 Prayer is the simplest form of speech
That infant lips can try;
Prayer, the sublimest strains that reach
The Majesty on high.

4 Prayer is the Christian's vital breath,
The Christian's native air;
His watchword at the gates of death,-
He enters heaven with prayer.

5 Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice,
Returning from his ways;
While angels, in their songs, rejoice,
And cry,-Behold, he prays!

6 O Thou, by whom we come to God,
The Life, the Truth, the Way,-
The path of prayer thyself hast trod:-
Lord, teach us how to pray!


The mercy-seat.

tide of woes, every stormy wind that blows,


There is a calm, a sure retreat;
'Tis found beneath the mercy-seat.


2 There is a place, where Jesus sheds
The oil of gladness on our heads;
A place than all besides more sweet,-
It is the blood-bought mercy-seat.

3 There is a scene, where spirits blend, Where friend holds fellowship with friend; Though sunder'd far, by faith they meet, Around one common mercy-seat.

4 Ah! whither could we flee for aid,
When tempted, desolate, dismay'd?
Or how the hosts of hell defeat,
Had suff'ring saints no mercy-seat?

5 There, there on eagles' wings we soar,
And sin and sense molest no more;
And heaven comes down our souls to greet,
While glory crowns the mercy-seat.


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Lord, teach us to pray.

JESUS, thou sov'reign Lord of all,—

The same through one eternal day,Attend thy feeblest foll'wer's call,

And O, instruct us how to pray! Pour out the supplicating grace, And stir us up to seek thy face.

2 We cannot think a gracious thought,
We cannot feel a good desire,
Till thou, who callest worlds from naught,
The power into our hearts inspire;
And then we in the Spirit groan,
And then we give thee back thine own.

3 Come in thy pleading Spirit down To us who for thy coming stay; Of all thy gifts we ask but one,

We ask the constant power to pray: Indulge us, Lord, in this request, Thou canst not then deny the rest.


Pray without ceasing.

(HEPHERD Divine, our wants relieve
In this our evil day;

To all thy tempted foll'wers give
The power to watch and pray.

2 Long as our fiery trials last,-
Long as the cross we bear,-
O let our souls on thee be cast
In never-ceasing prayer.

C. M.

3 Till thou thy perfect love impart;
Till thou thyself bestow,
Be this the cry of every heart,-
I will not let thee go;-

4 I will not let thee go, unless
Thou tell thy name to me;
With all thy great salvation bless,
And make me all like thee.

5 Then let me on the mountain-top
Behold thy open face;
Where faith in sight is swallow'd up,
And prayer in endless praise.


The Lord's Prayer.

Father, God, who art in heaven,
All hallow'd be thy name:

Thy kingdom come; thy will be done
In heaven and earth the same.

2 Give us this day our daily bread;
And as we those forgive
Who sin against us, so may we
Forgiving grace receive.

The Lord's Prayer.
UR heavenly Father, hear

3 Into temptation lead us not;
From evil set us free;
And thine the kingdom, thine the power,
And glory, ever be.


2 Thy kingdom come; thy will
On earth be done in love,
As saints and seraphim fulfil

Thy name be hallow'd far and near;
To thee all nations bow.

Thy perfect law above.
3 Our daily bread supply
While by thy word we live;
The guilt of our iniquity
Forgive, as we forgive.

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