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Then hearken to Thy Spirit's Groan!
10. If now the Bowels of Thy Love
Yearn over such a Worm as me, Send down Thy Spirit from above,
And make me clean, and set me free, The Promis'd Comforter send down ; Speak, Father; am I not Thy Son ?
11. If now Thou knockeft at my Heart,
Now open to Thyself the Door,
The Kingdom to my Soul restore,
12. Haft Thou not made me willing, LORD!
Do I not now my Sins confess? Be just, and faithful to Thy Word,
Cleanse me from all Unrighteousness, Finilh the Work Thou hast begun ; Speak, Father ; am I not Thy Son?
13."Hath not my Saviour died to make
The Child of Wrath a Child of GOD?
The Soul, for which he shed His Blood ?
14. I cannot rest'till
within; Tho' He hath wash'd away my Stains, Remov'd the Guilt and Power of Sin,
Yet while the Carnal Mind remains, I ftill must make my ceaseless Moan; Speak, Father ; am I not Thy Son?
15. Or if my endless Groans and Sghs
Thy kind Compassion cannot move,
But hear my Advocate above,
Speak, Father ; is He not Thy Son!"
And a Man shall be as an Hiding
Place from the Wind, and a covert from the Tempest : as Rivers of water in a dry Place, as the Shadow of a great Rock in a weary Land. Ifaiah xxxii. 2.
no the Haven of Thy Breaft, "T°
O Son of Man, I fly:.
For oh! the Storm is high :
The Storm of Sin I fee.
2. Welcome as the Water-spring
To a dry, barren Place,
Thy sweet refreshing Grace:
And kreen.my naked Head.
3. In the Time of my Distress
Thou haft my Succour been, In my utter Helplessness
Restraining me from Sin;
O how swiftly didst Thou move To save me in the Trying Hour ! Still protect me with Thy Love,
And shield me with Thy Power.
4. First, and Laft in me perform
The Work Thou haft begun,
Shelter from the Storm,
And Terror of His Frown.
5. Let Thy Merit as a Cloud
Still interpose between,
Till I am cleans'd from Sin :
The Merit of Thy Death.
6. Never shall I want it less
Till Thou the Gift haft given,
And seal'd the Heir of Heaven;
Till the sprinkling of Thy Blood
Shall speak me up to Thee,
A Poor SINNER.
On Thee I caft my Care,
up, And know Thou hearft my Prayer.
Give me on Thee to wait
Till I can all Things do,
Almighty to renew.
2. I reft upon Thy Word,
The Promise is for Me,
Shall surely come from Thee.
Nor from my Hope remove,
Into Thy perfect Love.
I want a sober Mind,
A Self-renouncing Will
The Baits of pleafing Ill ;
To Hardship, Grief, and Loss,
The Consecrated Cross:
4. I want a Godly Fear
A quick discerning Eye,
And sees the Tempter Ay;
jealous Care, Forever standing on it's guard,
And watching unto Prayer.
5. I want an Heart to pray,
To pray and never cease, Never to murmer at Thy stay,
Or with my Sufferings less.
This Blessing above All,
Always to pray I want,
And never, never faint. ,
6. I want a true Regard,
A single steady Aim
To Thee and Thy great Name ;
For Thy immortal Praise,
Desire that All may learn,
7. I want with all
And what Thy perfect Will.
I want my Wants to see,
When Thou art not in metai
A PRAYER for HUMILITY. "O
My Father, and my God,
Look upon Thy help!els Child! Thou hast laid afide Thy Ród,
Thou in CHRIST art reconcild: Hear me then, my Father, hear,
Good, and gracious as Thou art, bed, Fill me with an holy Fear,
Give me, LORD, an Finnble Heart.