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HYMN 238.


EAL is that pure and heav'nly flame
The fire of love fupplies;

But that which often bears the name,
Is felf in a difguife.


2 True zeal is merciful and mild,
Can pity and forbear:

The false is headstrong, fierce and wild,
And breaths revenge and war.

3 While zeal for truth the chriftian warms,
He knows the worth of peace; -
But felf contends for names and forms,
Its party to increase.

4 Zeal has attain'd its highest aim,
Its with is fatisfy'd,

If finners love the Saviour's name,
Nor feeks it ought befide.

5 But self, however well employ'd,
Has its own ends in view:
And says, as boafting Jehu cry'd;
"Come fee what I can do !"

6 Self may its poor reward obtain,
And be applauded here;
But zeal the best applause will gain
When JESUS fhall appear.

7 Dear LORD! the idol felf dethrone,
And from our hearts remove;
And let no zeal by us be fhewn,
But that which fprings from love.

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2 Ye finners below

Then truft in the LORD;
Look up to his arm,


His honour, his word
Athirst for his favour,

His godhead adore;
up to your Saviour,
And joy evermore!

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HY M N 240.:


RICH grace, free grace most sweetly

Directly come who will;
Juft as you are, for CHRIST receives
Poor helpless finners still.

2 'Tis grace each day that feeds our fouls Grace keeps us inly poor;


And, O! that nothing else but grace
May rule for evermore !




O! to the hills I lift my eyes,
Thy promis'd help I claim;
Father of mercies, glorify
The holy JESU's name.

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Salvation in that name is found;
Balm of my grief and care;
A med'cine for my ev'ry wound,
All, all I want is there.

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HY MN 242.


Still, O LORD, our faith increase,
Cleanse from all unrighteousness ;
Thee, th' unholy cannot fee,
Make, O make us meet for thee!

Ev'ry vile affection kill,
Free our fouls from ev'ry ill;
Conquer ev'ry reigning fin,
Write thy law of love within.

2 Hence may all our actions flow, Love the proof that CHRIST we know, Mutual love the token be,

LORD, that we belong to thee!
Love, thine image, love impart,
Stamp it on each face and heart;
Only love to us be giv❜n,
LORD, we afk no other heav'n.

HYMN 243.




He trufts in our redeemer's hands

His glory and his grace.


URGOD! how firm his promife ftands,
Ev'n when he hides his face!

2 Then why, my foul, these fad complaints, Since CHRIST and we are one?

Our God is faithful to his faints,
Is faithful to his Son.

3 Beneath his fimiles my heart has liv'd,
And part of heav'n poffefs'd;
I'll praife him for his grace receiv'd,
And truft him for the reft.


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HYMN 244.

HEBREWS vii, 25.

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A Dawn of hope my foul-revives,
And banishes defpair;

If yet for me IMMANUEL livesi
To plead his potent pray'.


2 Difpel then, LORD, thefe fhades of night, My fullen doubts remove;

O fend a ray of heav'nly light, wil
And lead me to thy love.

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HE law commands and makes us

What duties to our GoD we owe;
But 'tis the gofpel must reveal
Where lies our strength to do his will.

2 The law discovers guilt and fin,

And fhews how vile our hearts have been;
Only the gofpel can exprefs
Forgiving love, and cleanfing grace.


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