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90. S. M. Relief Hymns.

"Tis God that worketh in you.


NIS God the Spirit leads
In paths before unknown;
The work to be perform'd is ours,
The strength is all his own.

2 "Tis he that works to will,
"Tis he that works to do;
His is the power by which we act,
His be the glory too.

91. C. M. Watts.

The witnessing and sealing Spirit. Rom. viii. 14—

WHY should the children of a King

Go mourning all

Great Comforter! descend, and bring
Some tokens of thy grace.

2 Dost thou not dwell in all the saints,
And scal the heirs of heaven?
When wilt thou banish my complaints,
And show my sins forgiven?

3 Assure my conscience of her part
In the Redeemer's blood;

And bear thy witness with my heart,
That I am born of God.

4 Thou art the earnest of his love,
The pledge of joys to come;
And thy soft wings, celestial Dove,
Will safe convey me home.

92 C. M. Watts. Regeneration. John iii. 3.

THE Spirit, like some heavenly wind,

on the sons
New models all the carnal mind,
And forms the man afresh.

2 Our quicken'd souls awake, and rise,
From the long sleep of death;
On heavenly things we fix our eyes,
And praise employs our breath.

93. C. M. Doddridge.

Divine Drawings Celebrated. Hos. xi. 4.

MY God, what silken cords are thine!

How soft, and yet so strong!

While power, and truth, and love combine To draw our souls along.

2 Thou sawest us crush'd beneath the yoke Of Satan and of sin;

Thy hand the iron bondage broke,
Our worthless hearts to win.

3 The guilt of twice ten thousand sins
One moment takes away;
And grace, when first the war begins,
Secures the crowning day.

4 Comfort, through all this vale of tears,
In rich profusion flows,
And glory of unnumber'd
Eternity bestows.


5 Drawn by such cords, we onward move,
Till round thy throne we meet;
And captives in the chains of love,
Embrace our Conqueror's feet.

94. C. M. Whitefield's Collection. The Holy Spirit invoked. OW may the Spirit's Holy fire,

His waiting family inspire.
With joy, and peace, and love

2 Wake! heavenly wind; arise and come, Blow on the drooping field;

Our spices then shall breathe perfume,
And fragrant incense yield.


3 Touch with a living coal the lip
That shall proclaim thy word,
And bid each slumb'ring hearer keep
Attention to the Lord.

4 Then shall we prove thy worship sweet,
And love thy sacred courts;
Where saints in blest communion meet.
And God, our God, resorts.

95. L. M. Doddridge.

Breathing after the Holy Spirit.


from above,

And fill our frozen hearts with love
Soften to flesh the flinty stone,
And let thy Godlike power be known.
20 let a holy flock await,

Numerous around thy temple-gate!
Each pressing on with zeal to be
A living sacrifice to thee.

3 In answer to our fervent cries,
Give us to see thy church arise;
Or, if that blessing be too great,
Give us to mourn its low estate.

96. S. M. C. Psalmody.
The Holy Spirit implored.

My stubborn will subdue; Each evil passion overcome, And form me all anew.

2 Mine will the profit be,

But thine shall be the praise; And unto thee will I devote

The remnant of my days..

97. L. M. Doddridge. Desiring to love the brethren unfeignedly. GREAT Spirit of immortal love!

Vouchsafe our frozen hearts to move;


With ardour strong these breasts inflame
To all that own a Saviour's name.

2 Still let the heavenly fire endure,
Fervent and vigorous, true and pure;
Let every heart, and every hand,
Join in the dear fraternal band

3 Celestial Dove! descend, and bring The smiling blessings on thy wing; And make us taste those sweets below, Which in the blissful mansions grow.

98. C. M. Dobell's Selection.
The presence of God invoked.


N thy great name, O Lord, we come,
To worship at thy feet;
pour the Holy Spirit down
On all that now shall meet.


2 Teach us to pray, and praise, and hear, And understand thy word;

To feel thy blissful presence here,
And trust our living Lord.

3 Here let thy power and grace be felt,
Thy love and mercy known;
O make our frozen bosoms melt,
Dissolve these hearts of stone.

99. C. M.

The Holy Spirit invoked.


Except thou fill the place;
O breathe resistless power and love-
Diffuse thy conquering grace!

2 Make stubborn sinners freely yield
To thy superior sway-
Vanquish'd Apollyon quit the field,
And enemies obey.

3 Display thy beams of love abroad,
That all mankind may see
The glories of thy sacred word,
And millions bow to thee.


100. C. M. Wesley's Coll.
Desiring to praise the Redeemer.
FOR a thousand tongues to sing
My dear Redeemer's praise!
The glories of my God and King,
The triumphs of his grace!


2 My dear Redeemer, and my God,
Assist me to proclaim,

To spread through all the earth abroad,
The honours of thy name.

3 Jesus, the name that calms our fears,
That bids our sorrows cease;
"Tis music to the sinner's ears,

"Tis life, and health, and peace.

4 He breaks the power of cancell❜d sin,
He sets the pris'ners free;

His blood can make the foulest clean,
His blood avails for me.

5 Look unto him, ye nations-own
Your God, ye fallen race;
Look, and be saved by Christ alone,
Be justified by grace.

101 C. M. Wesley s Coll
The boundless Love of God

WHAT shall I do my God to love,

My loving God to

The length, and breadth, and height, to prove, And depth, of sovereign grace?

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