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ws and reproaches, . 6 o:* our courage raise, Swiftly God's great day *... Sighs shall then be chang'd to P We shall triumph , Newton, When the world is in a bla”
- - ting, the cries he now is venting
2 ho with dread of fiercer pain, While in anguish thus lamenting That he ne'er was born again: Greatly mourning *** * "That he ne'er was born again;
3 “Yonder sits my slighted Saviour,
“With the marks of dying love;
“Oh, that I had sought his favor,
"When I felt his Spirit move—
“When I felt his Spirit move.”
4 Now, despisers, look and wonder'
Hope and sinners here must part:
Louder than a peal of thunder,
Hear the dreadful sound, “Depart "
Lost for ever !
Hear the dreadful sound, “Depart o'
1 O where shall rest be found—
Rest for the weary soul?
'Twere vain the ocean depths to sound,
Or pierce to either pole:
2 The world can never give
The bliss for which we sigh;
'Tis not the whole of life to live,
Nor all of death to die.
3 Beyond this vale of tears
There is a life above, -
Unmeasur’d by the flight of years;
And all that life is love.
4 There is a death whose pang . Outlasts the fleeting breath: O what eternal horrors hang 7) Around “the second death!"
5 Lord God of truth and grace,
Teach us that death to shun,
Lest we be banish'd from thy face,
And evermore undone. Montgomo.
534. The Second Death. C. M.
1 Far from the o of day Those gloomy regions lie, Where flames amid the darkness play The worm shall never die.
2 The breath of God, i. o: breath,
Supplies and fans the fire;
Tio sinners taste the second death,
And would, but can't, expire.
3 Conscience, the never-dying worm,
With torture gnaws the heart; -
And wo and wrath, in every form,
Is now the sinner's part.
4 Sad world, indeed; ah, who can bear
For ever there to dwell—
For ever sinking in despair,
In all the deeps of hell! Brown.
535. Death in Prospect of Heaven. C. M.
1 There is a land of pure delight,
Where saints immortal reign;
Infinite day excludes the night,
And pleasures banish pain.
2 There everlasting spring abides,
And never-withering flowers:
Death, like a narrow sea, divides
This heavenly land from ours.
3 Sweet fields, beyond the swelling flood,
Stand dress'd in living green;
So to the Jews old Canaan stood,
While Jordan roll'd between.
4 But tim’rous mortals start and shrink,
To cross this narrow sea;
And linger, shivering, on the brink,
And fear to launch away.
5 Oh! could we make our doubts remove,
Those gloomy doubts that rise,
And see the Canaan that we love,
With unbeclouded eyes!
Could we but climb where Moses stood, 6 And view the landscape 0 o, ld flood Not Jordan's stream nor death's co
should fight us from the shore.
- hope, , the crown of my 1 ". is in haste to be gone;
5 o then shall the veil be o: And round me thy o loved I shall see Him whom absent 3.
And waft me away to his throne.
- I a Whom not having seen, wo name is exalted above
All glory, dominion, and power:
Disso lou the bands that detain. 3 *...*. her portion in thee;
O strike off the adamant chain,
And make me eternally free.
Whom not having seen, I adored.owper.
537. The Heavenly Red, 8, 6.
1 There is an hour of peaceful test,
To mourning wanderers given;
There is a joy for souls distress'd,
A balm for every wounded breast-
Tissound above—in heaven.
* There is a home for weary souls,
By sin and sonow driven;
When toss'don life's tempestuous
Where storms asse, and ocean rol
Andallis drear but heaven.
3 There, faith lifts up her cheerful
To brighter prospects given,
And views the tempest passing b
The evening shadows quickly fly
And all serene in heaven.
4 There, fragrant flowers immorta
Andjoys supreme are given:
There joys divine disperse the g
Beyond the confines of the toml
Appears the dawn of heaven
- W 538, Pleasures Unseen, C ! Oh, could our thoughts and wi Above these gloomy shades
To * bright worlds beyond * Sorrow ne'er invades