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6 None but your Sovereign and their Goc
Your Maker must sustain the load,
21. C. M. Watts.
The Brazen Serpent's Antitype.
2 When God's own Son is lifted up,
22. C. M. Hart.
Fellowship with Christ in his sufferings. Phil. iii. 10.
2 Forth from the garden, fully tried,
3 Nail'd to the cross through hands and feet,
To make his sufferings quite complete,-
4 Through nature's works the woes he felt, With soft infection ran;
The hardest things could break, or melt,
5 Lord, thou hast paid the mighty debt,
60, cause this flinty heart to melt!
23. C. M. Stennett.
AS on the cross the Saviour hung,
And wept, and bled, and He pour'd salvation on a wretch That languish'd at his side.
His crimes, with inward grief and shame,
Then turn'd his dying eyes to Christ,
3 Jesus, thou Son and heir of heaven!
4 'Yet quickly from these scenes of woe, In triumph thou shalt rise,
'Burst through the gloomy shades of death. 'And shine above the skies.
5 Amid the glories of that world,
6 His prayer the dying Jesus hears,
24. L. M Watts. Jesus our Surely and Saviour.
ADAM, our father and our head,
Transgress'd, and justice doom'd us dead; The fiery law speaks all despair; There's no reprieve nor pardon there,
2 But O, unutterable grace!
The Son of God takes Adam's place, Down to our world the Saviour flies, Stretches his arms, and bleeds, and dies. 3 Justice was pleas'd to bruise the God,
And pay its wrongs with heavenly blood: What unknown racks and pangs he bore! Then rose-the law could ask no more. 4 Amazing work! look down, ye skies,
Wonder and gaze with all your eyes; Ye heavenly thrones stoop from above, And bow to this mysterious love. 5 Triumph and reign, victorious Lord, By all the flaming hosts ador'd; And say. dear Conqueror, say how long, Ere we snall rise to join their song? 6 Send down a chariot from above, With fiery wheels and pav'd with love, Raise us beyond th' etherial blue, To sing and love as angels do.
25. C. M. Anon.
Lord, remember me. Luke xxiii. 42,
ESUS, thou art the sinner's friend,
Now in the bowels of thy love,
2 Remember thy pure word of grace, Remember Calvary,
Remember all thy dying groans,
3 Thou wondrous Advocate with God,
4 Howe'er forsaken or distress'd,
5 I own I'm guilty, own I'm vile,
6 And when I close my eyes in death,
26. L. M. Watts.
Christ's dying, rising, and reigning.
A solemn darkness veils the skies!
3 Here's love and grief beyond degree,
4 The rising God forsakes the tomb,
5 Break off your tears, ye saints, and tell How high your great Deliverer reigns; Sing how he spoil'd the hosts of hell, And led the monster, death, in chains! 6 Say, 'live for ever, wondrous King,
'Born to redeem, and strong to save!' Then ask the monster, 'Where's thy sting?" And where's thy victory, boasting grave?'
27. S. M.
The weight of Guilt.
ITH Satan, Christ had fought,
Upon the raging billows walk'd,
It made his sacred bosom heave,
3 Trembling I see him kneel, And hear his ardent prayer, O Father! if it be thy will, The cup of wrath forbear.
4 O let it
From thy beloved Son!
28. S. M.
Christ's agony improved.
DID Christ the Saviour kneel,
And bleed, and pray for me? And shall this bosom nothing feel? My Saviour! can it be?
2 O melt it into grief,
29. S. M.
The Saviour's agony.
HE knelt, the Saviour knelt,
In sad Gethsemane ;
2 And as he knelt, he bled,
The drops fell to the ground:
With streams of sorrow drown'd. 3 Who can forbear to kneel,
When Christ the Saviour knelt? Hard is the heart that cannot feel, The heart that will not melt.