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6 But I of means have made my boast; Of means an idol made:
The spirit in the letter lost,-
7 Where am I now, or what my hope?
No peace but in the favour of God. WHERE is now that glowing love That mark'd our union with the Lord? Our hearts were fix'd on things above, Nor could the world a joy afford.
2 Where is the zeal that led us then
To make our Saviour's glory known?
And kept our eye on him alone?
The blessedness that then we proved? 4 Behold, again we turn to thee;
O, cast us not away, though vile: No peace we have, no joy we see,
O Lord our God, but in thy smile. 859
The spirit of the ancient worthies.
of old: Which bade their souls to heaven aspire,Calm in distress, in danger bold.
2 Where is that Spirit, Lord, which dwelt
In Abrah'm's breast, and seal'd him thine? Which made Paul's heart with sorrow melt,
And glow with energy divine ?—
3 That Spirit, which from age to age
And breathed in David's hallow'd lays?
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Broken vows lamented.
GOD! how often hath thine ear
Again forgive my faithlessness;
The warning voice of Jesus.
Say to me now,-Awake, awake!
2 Lay to thy mighty hand;
Walk in the light. |
WALK in the light! so shalt thou kno
That fellowship of love, His Spirit only can bestow Who reigns in light above.
2 Walk in the light! and thou shalt fin Thy heart made truly His
Who dwells in cloudless light enshrined, In whom no darkness is.
3 Walk in the light! and thou shalt owr Thy darkness pass'd away,
Because that Light hath on thee shone In which is perfect day.
4 Walk in the light! and e'en the tomb
5 Walk in the light! thy path shall be Peaceful, serene, and bright:
For God, by grace, shall dwell in thee, And God himself is light.
|APPY the meek, whose gentle breast ray,
Calm as the regions of the blest,
2 His heart no broken friendships sting No jars his peaceful tent invade; He rests beneath the' Almighty's wing, Hostile to none-of none afraid. 3 Spirit of grace! all meek and mild,
Inspire our hearts, our souls possess Repel each passion rude and wild,
And bless us, as we aim to bless.
the meek, whose gentle breast, as the summer's evening ray, he regions of the blest, on earth celestial day. rt no broken friendships sting; his peaceful tent invade; eneath the' Almighty's wing to none-of none afraid. grace! all meek and mild, Our hearts,-our souls possess; passion rude and wild, Es us, as we aim to bless.
Charity, or Love.
HGreat God, without thy grace,
My loudest words, my loftiest songs,
As mountains to remove,
WHEN all thy mercies, O my God,
20 how can words with equal warmth
That glows within my ravish'd heart?--
3 To all my weak complaints and cries,
Ere yet my feeble thoughts had learn'd
4 When in the slipp'ry paths of youth,
2 O grant that nothing in my soul
My joy, my treasure, and my crown:
Dauntless to the high prize aspire;
This holy flame, this heavenly fire:
In weakness be thy love my power;
The race for glory.
AWAKE, my soul ! stretch every nerve,
2 'Tis God's all-animating voice
3 A cloud of witnesses around
4 Blest Saviour! introduced by thee,
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