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A PRAYER FOR A NEW SPIRIT. EZEK. XXXvi 26.
LMIGHTY GOD of truth and love! In me thy pow'r exert; The mountain from my foul remove,] The hardness of my heart: My moft abdurate heart fubdue, In honour to thy Son, And now the gracious wonder fhew, And take away the flone.
2 I want a principle within
3 From thee that I no more depart," No more thy goodness grieve; The filliol awe, the fleshly heart,
The tender concience give: Quick as the apple of an eye,
O GOD! my confcience make:
THE HEAVENLY GUEST. REV. iii. 20..
ND will the LORD thus condefcend
Thus at the door fhall mercy ftand
2 Surprizing grace!-and fhall my heart,
3 Shall JESUS for admiffion fur,
'Tis fin, alas! with tyrant power
And crowds of traitors bar the door
5 LORD, rife in thy all conquiring grace,
? 6 Ye dangerous inmates, hence depart Dear Saviour entet in,
And guard the paffage to my heart,,
HY is my heart fo far from thee, My GOD, my chief delight?. Why are my thoughts no more by day. With thee, no more by night?
Why should my foolish paffions rove? Where can fuch fweethefs be,
A; I have tafted in thy love,
3 When my forgetful foul renews
4 But e'er one fleeting hour is paft,
6 Then I repent and grieve my foul,
7 Make hafte, my days, to reach the goal,
THE DANGER OF CREATURE COMFORTS.
ow vain are all things here below!
Each pleafure has its poifon too;
2 The brightest things below the sky
3 Our dearest joys and nearest friends,
The fondness of a creature's love,
How strong it ftrikes the fenfe?
5 Dear Saviour, let thy beauties be
SINS AND DOUBTS OVERCOME BY GRACE.
HYdoes your face, ye humble fouls, Those mournful colours wear? What doubts are thefe that waste your faith,
And nourish your despair?
2 What tho' your num'rous fins exceed
3 What tho' your mighty guilt beyond
And has its curs'd foundations laid
4 See here an endless Ocean flows
5 It rifes high and drowns the hills,
6 Awake, our hearts, adore the grace