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2 My trespass was grown up to heaven;
But, far above the skies,
In Christ abundantly forgiven
I see thy mercies rise!

3 The depth of thy redeeming love,
What angel tongue can tell?

O may I to the utmost prove
The gift unspeakable.

4 Deeper than hell, it pluck'd me thence,Deeper than inbred sin;

Jesus's love my heart shall cleanse,
When Jesus enters in.

5 Come quickly, gracious Lord, and take Possession of thy own;

My longing heart vouchsafe to make
Thy everlasting throne.

102. C. M. Wesley's Coll.
The Triune God invoked.

COME, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

One God in persons

Bring back the heavenly blessing, lost
By all mankind and me.

2 Thy favour, and thy nature too,
To sinners now restore;
Forgive, and after God renew,
And keep us evermore.

103. L. M. Watts.
God invisible.

LORD, we are blind, we mortals blind,

We can't behold thy bright abode; O! 'tis beyond a creature mind To glance a thought half-way to God.

2 Infinite leagues beyond the sky,
The great Eternal reigns alone;
Where neither wings nor souls can fly,
Nor angels climb the topless throne,

3 Yet, glorious Lord, thy gracious eyes.
Look through and cheer us from above
Beyond our praise thy grandeur flies,-
Yet we adore, and yet we love.

104. S. M. Relief Hymns. The soul excited to praise. BLESS the Lord, my soul, His grace to thee proclaim; And all that is within me join To bless his holy name. 2 O bless the Lord, my soul,


His mercies bear in mind; Forget not all his benefits;

The Lord to thee is kind. 3 He will not always chide,

He will with patience wait;
His wrath is ever slow to rise,
And ready to abate.

4 He pardons all thy sins,

Prolongs thy feeble breath;
He heals thy sad infirmities,

And ransoms thee from death.

5 He clothes thee with his love,
Upholds thee by his truth,
And, like the eagle, he renews
The vigour of thy youth.

6 Then bless his holy name,

Whose grace has made thee whole, Whose loving-kindness crowns thy days; O bless the Lord, my soul!

105. 7's. Relief Hymns.
Jesus, King of kings.

of and Lord of lords!

These are great and awful words; "Tis to Jesus they belong,Let his people raise their song,

2 Rich in glory, thou didst stoop,-
This is now thy people's hope;
Thou wast poor that they might be
Rich in glory, Lord, with thee.

106. L. M. Medley.

I will mention the loving kindness of the Lord.

AWAKE, my soul, in joyful lays,

And sing thy great Redeemer's praise; He justly claims a song from me, His loving kindness, O how free!

2 He saw me ruin'd in the fall,
Yet lov'd me notwithstanding all;
He sav'd me from my lost estate,
His loving kindness, O how great!

3 When trouble, like a gloomy cloud,
Has gather'd thick, and thunder'd loud,
He near my soul has always stood,
His loving kindness, O how good!

4 Often I feel my sinful heart

Prone from my Jesus to depart;
But though I have him oft forgot,
His loving kindness changes not.

5 Soon shall I pass the gloomy vale,
Soon all my mortal powers must fail;
O may my last expiring breath
His loving kindness sing in death.

6 Then let me mount and soar away
To the bright world of endless day;
And sing with rapture and surprise,
His loving kindness in the skies.

107. L. M. Needham.

God so loved the world that he gave his So

GLORY to God who reigns above,

Who dwells in light, whose name is love Ye saints and angels, if ye can, Declare the love of God to man.

2 0, what could more his love commend, His dear, his only Son to send !

That man, condemn d to die, might live,
And God be just, and yet forgive.

3 Jesus, thy gospel firmly stands
A blessing to these favour'd lands:
No infidel shall be our dread,
Since thou art risen from the dead.

108. C. M. Relief Hymns. Praise to the Redeemer.

him that lov'd the sons of men,


To royal honours rais'd our head,
And made us priests to God;-

2 To him let every tongue be praise,
And every heart be love;
All grateful honours paid on earth,
And nobler songs above.

109. C. M. Relief Hymns
Praise to Christ our Priest.

COME, let us join our noblest songs


To our He enter'd heaven with all our names Engraven on his breast.

2 Below, he wash'd our guilt away
By his atoning blood;

And now he sits upon the throne,
And pleads our cause with God.

3 Cloth'd with our nature, still he knows
The weakness of our frame,
And sympathizes with our griefs,
Because he felt the same.

4 O may we ne'er forget his grace,
Nor blush to hear his name;
Still may our hearts hold fast his faith,
Our lips his praise proclaim.

110. 7's. Relief Hymns.
Songs of Praise


ONGS of praise awoke the morn,
When the Prince of Peace was born;
Songs of praise arose when he
Captive led captivity.

2 Saints below, with heart and voice,
Still in songs of praise rejoice;
Learning here, by faith and love,
Songs of praise to sing above.
3 Borne upon the latest breath,
Songs of praise shall conquer
Then, amidst eternal joy,
Songs of praise their powers employ.


111. C. M. Relief Hymns. God may be worshipped everywhere. HERE'ER ascends the sacrifice Of fervent praise and prayer, Or on the earth, or in the skies, Jesus our Lord is there.


2 His presence is diffus'd abroad

Through realms, through worlds unknown; Who seek the mercies of our God Are ever near his throne.

3 Be in our midst,-let faith rejoice,
Our risen Lord to view;
Now make our spirits hear thy voice,
Say," Peace be unto you!"

112. C. M. Watts. God's eternal Dominion.

GREAT God! how infinite art thou!

What worthless worms are we!

Let the whole race of creatures bow,

And pay their praise to thee.

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