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Ministry, character, &c. 213,214.
213. C. M. WATTs. John the Herald of Christ.
1 John was the prophet of the Lord
2 : Behold the Lamb of God,” he cries,
4 : The heathen realms with Israel's land
5 “Behold the Morning Star arise,
214. L. M. Bow RINo. Christ teaching the People.
1 How sweetly flowed the gospel's sound
2 From heaven he came, of heaven he spoke,
3 ‘Come, wanderers, to my Father's home,
4 Decay, then, tenements of dust!
215. L. M. Anonymous. Christ's Character.
1 WITH warm delight and grateful joy
2 How bright a pattern, and how pure,
3 What constancy, what pious zeal,
4. In all, with gratitude we view
5 Father of all! his God and ours! Accept the humble, joyful praise, *. with our soul's united powers,. For thy rich grace through him, we raise.
For thy ric grace
216. - C. M. The Same.
1 BEHold, where in a mortal form Appears each grace divine ! The virtues, all in Jesus met, With mildest radiance shine.
2 To spread the rays of heavenly light, To give the mourner joy; Too lad tidings to the poor, as his divine employ. 3 Midst keen reproach and cruel scorn Patient and meek he stood! His foes, ungrateful, sought his life; He labored for their good.
4. To God he left his righteous cause,
217. L. M.
1 SEE how he loved ' ' exclaimed the Jews,
2 See how he loved, -who travelled on
218. C. M. ANoNYMoUs. Christ’s JMiracles. 1 JESUS, and didst thou condescend, When veiled in human clay, To heal the sick, the lame, the blind, And drive disease away ? 2 Didst thou regard the beggar's cry, And give the blind to see 1- " . Jesus, thou son of David, hear — Have mercy, too, on me! 3 And didst thou pity mortal woe, And sight * health restore ?O pity, Lord, and save my soul, ¥ch needs thy mercy more!
4 Didst thou thy trembling servant raise,
e skies; When sinking in the wave"
e gone, I perish, Lord!—O save my soul!
to rise. For thou alone camst Save
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".d 219. L. M. BUTCHER. o j The Same.
o 1 WHAT works of wisdom, power, and love, death; Do Jesus' high commission prove,
rank Attest his heaven-derived claim,
ai. And glorify his Father's name!
disor mall, 2 On eyes that never saw the day
* Catch all the harmony of sound.
4 The shattered mind his word restores, And tunes afresh the mental powers; Arooroo - The dead revive, to life return, - And bid affection cease to mourn. 5 Canst thou, my soul, these wonders trace,