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78 FATHER, Son, and Holy Ghost,

One in Three, and Three in One,
As by the celestial host,

Let Thy will on earth be done!
Praise by all to Thee be given,
Glorious Lord of earth and heaven!

2 If a worm so mean as I

Can Thy glory, Lord, forth shew,
All my actions sanctify,

And my inmost soul renew:
Claim me for thy service !-claim
All I have, and all I am!

3 Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

One in Three, and Three in One!
As by the celestial host,

Let Thy will on earth be done!
Praise by all to Thee be given,
Glorious Lord of earth and heaven!


79 BLEST book of God, that greets mine ear,

With news of saving might;
The fortress of my faith is here,

The star that guides aright.
2 Here is the spring, whence waters flow

To quench my heat of sin;
Here is the tree where truth doth grow

To lead my life therein.

3 Here is the judge that ends the strife

When men's devices fail :
Here is the bread that feeds the life

Which death cannot assail.
4. But help me, Lord, in every case

To read with single eye,
Desiring first, and still thy grace

To understand thereby. 5 The help Thou know'st I need, I crave

That pardon I may win ;
And knowledge due effect may have

To mortify my sin.

80 HOLY Bible, book divine;

11 Precious treasure ! thou art mine;
Mine, to tell me whence I came;

Mine, to teach me what I am ;
2 Mine, to chide me when I rove;

Mine, to show a Saviour's love;
Mine, art thou to guide my feet;

Mine, to judge, condemn, acquit;
3 Mine, to comfort in distress,

If the Holy Spirit bless;
Mine, to show by living faith

Man can triumph over death!
4 Mine, to tell of joys to come,

And the rebel-sinner's doom :
O! thou precious book divine ;
Precious treasure ! thou art mine.

81 FATHER of mercies, in Thy Word ;

What endless glory shines !
For ever be Thy name adored

For these celestial lines.
2 O may these heavenly pages be

My ever dear delight,
And still new beauties may I see,

And still increasing light !
3 Divine Instructor, gracious Lord,

Be Thou for ever near;
Teach me to love Thy sacred Word, ::

And view my Saviour there.

82 BEFORE Thy mercy-seat, O Lord,

Behold Thy servants stand,
To ask the knowledge of Thy Word,

The guidance of Thy hand!
2 Lord, from Thy Word remove the seal,

Unfold its hidden store;
And teach us, as we read, to feel

Its value more and more!
3 Help us to see a Saviour's love

Shining in every page,
And let the thought of joys above

Our in most soul engage !
4 Let Thy eternal truths, we pray,

Dwell richly in each heart,
That from the safe and narrow way
We never may depart!

83. JESUS, my Saviour and my Lord,

To Thee I lift mine eyes ;
Teach and instruct me by Thy Word,

And make me truly wise. 2 O may Thy Word my thoughts engage,

In each perplexing case ;
Help me to feed on ev'ry page,

And grow in ev'ry grace: 3 O let it purify my heart,

And guide me all my days :
Thy wonders, Lord, to me impart,

And Thou shalt have the praise.

84 GOD and his law are my delight,

My glory and my song ;
My sure support by day and night,

The pleasure of my tongue.
2 When sore temptations vex my soul,

I think upon his Word;
His promises my fears control

And lead me to my Lord.
3 Let Satan smile, let scoffers mock

To see me brought so low;
His Word directs me to the rock

Whence peace and pardon flow.
4 Had not his Word been my relief,
• Had not his truth sustain'd,
I must have perish'd in my grief,

No other help remain'd.

85 0 THAT the Lord would guide my ways

To keep his statutes still;
O that my God would grant me grace

To know and do his will.
2 Send down Thy Spirit, Lord, to write

Thy law upon my heart:
Nor let my tongue indulge deceit,

Nor act the liar's part.
3 From vanity turn off mine eyes ;

Let no corrupt design,
Nor covetous desires arise

Within this soul of mine.
4 Order my footsteps by thy Word,

And make my heart sincere :
Let sin have no dominion, Lord,

But keep my conscience clear.
5 Make me to walk in Thy commands,

'Tis a delightful road :
Nor let my head, nor heart, nor hands,

Offend against my God.


86 THE day of rest once more comes round,

- A day to all believers dear :
The silver trumpets seem to sound,
That call the tribes of Israel near ;

Ye people, all Obey the call,
And in Jehovah's courts appear.

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