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And all with one accord
Qurselves to Christ the Lord. 2 Give up ourselves, thro' Jesu's pow'r,
His name to glorify,
For God to live and die. 3 The cov’nant we this moment make
Be ever kept in mind :
Or cast his words behind.
Who hears our solemn vow :
Come down and meet us now.
Let all our hearts receive !
The peaceful answer give!
Wņich takes our fins away;
And keep us to that day.
ON ADMITTING A NEW MEMBER
in Chrift, and well-belov'd, To Jerus and his servants dear, Enter, and shew thyself approv'd;
Enter, and find that God is here.
2 'Scap'd from the world, redeem'd from fin,
By fiends pursu'd, by men abhorr’d,
And share the portion of thy Lord. 3 Welcome from earth!-lo, the right-band
Of fellowship to thee we give!
And thee in Jesu's name receive. 4 Say, is thy heart resolu'd as ours?
Then let it burn with sacred love;
Partaker of the joys above. 5 Jesu, attend, thyself reveal!
Are we not met in thy great name?
We wait to catch the spreading fame. 6 Thou God, that answereft by fire,
The Spirit of burning row impart,
Rise from the altar of our heart. 7 Truly our fellowship-below
With thee and with the Father is.;
And heaven's unutterable bliss. 8 In part we only know thee here,
But wait thy coming from above,
And I shall all be loft in love.
ON VISITING A TRIIND.
Prace be on this house bestow'd,
Peace on all that here reside;
With the man of peace abide
Let the Spirit now come down;
Let the bleffing now take place : Son of Peace, receive thy crown,
Fulness of the gospel-grace.
Let me thy forerunner be;
Visit them, and visit me!
Now let thy salvation come!
Make us thy eternal home! 3 Let us never, never rest,
Till the promise is fulfill'd;
Pardon’d, fan&ifyd, and feald !
Find the pearl that Adam lost,
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost !
That will not let us part!
We still are one in heart.
Where he appoints we go ;
And hew nis praise below.
may we ever walk in him,
And nothing know befide,
4 Closer and closer let us cleave
To his belov'd embrace ; Expect his fulaess to receive,
And grace to answer grace.
The same in mind and heart,
Nor life, nor death can part. 6 But let us haften to the day
Which shall our filesh restore; When death shall all be done away,
And bodies part no more !
HYMN CCXVII. Jesus,, accept the praise
That to thy name belongs; Matter of all our lays,
· Subject of all our songs : Through thee we now together came,
And part exulting in thy name. 2 In Aesh we part awhile,
But still in spirit join'd, T'embrace the happy toil
Thou hast to each assign'd: And while we do thy blessed will,
We bear our heav'n about us ftilla 3 O let us thus go on
In all thy pleasant ways, And arm'd with patience, run
With joy th' appointed race ! Keep us and every seeking roul,
Till all attain the heav'nly goal, 4. There we shall meet again,
When all our toils are o'er, And death, and grief, and paing
And parting are no more,
We lauall with all our brethren rise,
And grasp thee in the framing skies. so happy, happy day,
That calls thy exiles home!
The earth receives its doom :
And thout above the fiery void! 6 Then let us wait the round
That shall our souls release,
Of him in sporless peace;
STRIFE IN HEAVEN.
Qwes highest praise to sov’reign grace? 2 Infants here caught from womb and breast,
Claim right to fing above the relt;
They never saw 'nor fought before. 3 Others, arriy'd at riper age,
Before they left the earthly ltage,