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ting To thy free love I flee, O Lamb, i .
For scarlet finners flain,
And ease me of my pain. .,'
And you shall find relief:.
Lord, help my unbelief. 9 On thy blood only I rely,
As doth thy gospel call :
The Angels Song
At Chrift's nativity!
And peace be on the eartb:
For, tho' they fee God's face,
In God's redeeming grace."
And to king David's Lord,
Hallelujah, &c. ! .
Ev'n Jesus Christ our Lord;
verwen i Hallelujah, &c. : invio
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6 Because he dy'd, God hath him rais'd
And glorify'd on high :
Hallelujah, &c. ...,
And his ascent to God is
Lord, draw us up to thee,
HYMN LXXV. ;
Address to the FATHER. . 1 O HEAVENLY Father, we thee blesse i Who gave the Lamb to men: . . The Lamb we bless, who did submit, si
To be for finners slain..
Yet spared not thy Son, .
For our sins to atonę. : .
Thou pardon'st enemies,
With faith and rich supplies. .
Christ's blood cries for us too...) , 5 O Father, thou dost men pursue
With offers of thy grace ;
Thy gospel terms of peace......, 9 With many motives thou haft try'd ..
Our backward hearts to win : ;. Thy Sp'rit with patience strives to fave
Men from the pow's of fin.
7. Of thy forbearance and free grace :
A monument I am ;
Thy facrificed Lamb.
Thy pow'r and wrath defy'd,
Thro’ thy Son crucify’d.
To Gn because thou'rt good: .: Fill all our hearts with grief and shame
That we thy grace with tood.
N. B. The seven following hymns are composed mainly for young persons.
A Song for Young Ones•
The honours of the Lamb ;
To God our Saviour's name. 2 Our glorious Redeemer is
Most worthy to receive
Yea, more than we can give.
And evermore abide ; ;
The great IMMANUEL dy'd,
That made him interpose
For us who were his foes !
Thro’ all eternity;
Christ on the cross did die.
This glorious truth reveal'd, : Salvation thro’ Christ crucify’d, From wiser minds conceal'd.
..... 7 From From many is this treasure hid ; · But thou kast led our eyes Unto the pleasant gospel field,
Where this blest treasure lics. 8 By faith and meditation
Here will we walk and dig,
From creatures more to beg.
A Song for Children.
I ftrength and wisdom want :
In little children plant.
Thou say'st, thou'lt not cast out:
Why therefore should I doubt ? 3 Thy gospel-offers reach to all, .
And namely to the young;
How charming is thy tongue !
" With guilt and fears opprest; 6 By faith your burdens on me cast,
" And I will give you rest. s“ Your willing necks bend to my yoke,
"6 Yield to my government, “ And imitate my holy life;
" And this you'll ne'er repent. 6 6 I'm meek and lowly, learn from me
“ A meek and lowly mind; 66 And thus your weary restless fouls.
“ Shall rest and quiet find. « My yoke to you shall easy prove, ' " My burden also light : - For wisdom's ways are pleasantness,
" And all her paths are right.”. 8 Lord, I believe thy faithful words,
· Thy offers I embrace ; Thine offices I do accept,
And thank thee for thy grace,
HYMN LXXVIII. -..
A Song for Young Persons. I WE mourn that converts are so few i n
Cause fouls like doves flee home,
O let thy Kingdom come. . 2 0 Spirit of conviction, strive :
With those of tender year,
And melt us into tears, I'm ; 3 Discover fin in its black hue,
That we may it detest;
Christ's wounds, wherein to rest.
Casts down whom thou doit raise ; Thou quickens whom the law doth kill,
And glorifies free grace. 5 Lord, make thy light unto me shine, - To fhew me what I am ; . That I am loft, without the blood
Of Christ, the worthy Lamb.
And bathe it in thy blood :
Pull down what thee withstood. 7 O com'rades dear, bring all your hearts
While young unto the Lamb;
Since for our hearts he came.
His blood that freely spilt,
A Song for Children.
A little child to be,
For children such as me;