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2. Veffels of Mercy, Sons of Grace,

Be purg'd from every finful Stain, Be like

your Lor D; His Word embrace, Nor bear His hallow'd Name in vain.

3. For not as Fugitives that try.

By hafty Flight t'escape the Foe, Ye from the Power of Sin shall fly,

But calmly in full Triumph go. 4. The LORD shall in

your Front

appear, And lead the pompous Triumph on; His Glory shall bring up the Rear,

And perfect what His Grace begun. 5:

Behold the Servant of my Grace,

My Son shall heavenly Wisdom shew, Deal gently with the Sin-sick Race,

And minifter my Life below.

6. His mighty Arm, His high Right-Hand,

Still the Preheminence shall have, Shall bow the World to His Command,

And magnify His Power to save.

7. Vileft of all the Sons of Men

Him in His Days of Flesh they view'd, His Body mangled, torn with Pain,

His Visage marr’d with Tears and Blood.

8. The World on Him they doom'd to die,

With fresh Astonishment shall gaze, Amaz'd their Saviour to descry,

O'repower'd with His ftupendous Grace. 9. The suffering Sin-atoning God

Shall kindly raise them from their Fall, Sprinkle the Nations with His Blood,

And tell them, He hath died for All.

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10. The Nations shall receive His Word,

And Kings to His Command submit, The Lords of Earth shall call Him LORD's

And lay their Crowns before His Feet.

11. Fountain of Power, when He is near

The Gods of Earth are Gods no more, Poor Guilty Worms they bow, they fear,

And fall, and filently adore.

12. Children of Wrath and Slaves of Sin

They now shall see their loft Eftate; Shall see the Blood that makes them clean

The Power that makes them truly. Great.

13. Shall now, in Jesus taught to trust,

Accept the Grace on : All bestow'd, This their Best Title, and their Boaft,

Servants of CHRIST, and Sons of God:

I

Wrestling JACOB.
NOME, O Thou Traveller unknown,

Whom ftill I hold, but cannot fee, My Company before is gone,

And I am left alone with Thee, With Thee all Night I mean to stay, And wrestle till the Break of Day.

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2. I need not tell Thee who I am,

My Misery, or Sin declare,
Thyself haft call'd me by my Name,

Look on Thy Hands, and read it there,
But who, I ask Thee, who art Thou,
Tell me Thy Name, and tell me now?'

3. In vain Thou struggleft to get free, I never will unloole my

Hold: Art Thou the Man that died for me?

The Secret of Thy Love unfold; Wrestling I will not let Thee go,

Till I Thy Name, Thy Nature know.

4. Wilt Thou not yet to me reveal

Thy new, unutterable Name?
Tell me, I still beseech Thee, tell,

To know it Now resolv'd I am.;
Wrestling I will not let Thee go,
Till I Thy Name, Thy Nature know.

5. 'Tis all in vain to hold Thy Tongue,

Or touch the Hollow of my Thigh :
Though every Sinew be unstrung,

Out of my Arms Thou shalt not fly;
Wredling I will not let Thee go,
Till I Thy Name, Tby Nature know.
6. What tho' my shrinking Flesh complain,

And murmur to contend so long,
I rise fuperior to my Pain,

When I am weak then I am strong,
And when my All of Strength shall fail,
I shall with the God-man prevail.
7. My Strength is gone, my Nature dies,

I link beneath Thy weighty Hand,
Faint to revive, and fall to rise ;

I fall, and yet by Faith I stand,
I stand, and will not let Thee go,
Till I Thy Name, Thy Nature know.

8. Yield to me Now for I am weak;

But confident in Self-despair:
Speak to my Heart, in Blessings speak,
Be conquer'd by my Instant Prayer,

Speak,

Speak, or Thou never hence shalt move,
And tell me, if I'hy Name is LOVE.

2. 'Tis Love, 'tis Love! Thou diedst for Me, I hear Thy Whisper in my

Heart. The Morning breaks, the Shadows flee:

Pure UNIUERSA I Love Thou art,
To me, to All Thy Bowels move,
Thy Nature, and Thy Name is Love.
10. My Prayer hath Power with God; the Grace

Unspeakable I now receive,
Thro' Faith I see Thee Face to Face,

I see Thee Face to Face, and live :
In vain I have not wept, and Atrove,
Thy Nature, and Thy Name is Lovė.

11. I know Thee, Saviour, who Thou art,

Jesus the feeble Sinner's Friend;
Nor wilt Thou with the Night depart,

But stay, and love me to the End;
Thy Mercies never shall remove,
Thy Nature, and Thay Name is Love.

12. The Sun of Righteousness on Me

Hath rose with Healing in his Wings,
Wither'd my Nature's Strength ; from Thee

My Soul it's Life and Succour brings,
My Help is all laid up above ;
Thy Nature, and Thy Name is Love.
13. Contented now upon my. Thigh

I halt, till Life's short journey end ;
All Helplesnefs, all Weakness ,

On Thee alone for Strength depend,
Nor have I Power, from Thee, to move;
Thy Nature, and Thy Name is Love.

14. Lame

14. Lame as I am, I take the Prey,

Hell, Earth, and Sin with Ease o'ercome ;
I leap for Joy, pursue my Way,

And as a bounding Heart fly home,
Thro' all Eternity to prove
Thy Nature, and Thy Name is Love.

A THANKSGIVING.

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What shall I do My Saviour to praise?

So faithful and true, So plenteous in Grace! So strong to deliver So good to redeem The weakest Believer That hangs upon Him. 2. How happy the Man Whose Heart is set free, The People that can Be joyful in Thee! Their Joy is to walk in The Light of Thy Face, And ftill Rhey are talking Of Jesus's Grace.

3. Their daily Delight Shall be in Thy Name, They shall as their Right Thy Righteousness ciaim: Thy Righteousness wearing And cleans'd by Thy

Blood
Bold shall they appear in The Presence of GOD.

Power,
4. For Thou art their Boaft, Their Glory and
And I also trust To see the glad Hour,
My Soul's New Creation A Life from the Dead,
The Day of Salvation That lifts up my Head.

5. For Jesus my LORD Is now my Defence,
Í trust in His Word None plucks me from thence:
Since I have found Favour He all things will do,
My King and my Saviour shall make me anew.

6. Yes, LORD, I shall see The Bliss of Thine own, Thy Secret: to me Shall soon be made known,

For

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