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03. But thou didst once a feast prepares

And all around were welcome there; § Those who obey'd the festive call,

And those who would not come at all.
4 Yet, though we all unworthy be, ...;)

Are we univelcome, Lord, to thee? L''
For thou' invitest us to come,.

And find in thee our blissful home..." 15 We hail thy invitations, Lord, isti

These are our welcome in thy word ;)
But higher praise is yet thy due,!!

If thou hast made us willing too. itii
6 [Let others know th' attractive day, :')

And never more perversely say :
We WILL NOT come for life to Thee,

But, we WILL to the Saviour flee.]:.
7 As all are welcome to thy grace, ;;;

Th’unworthiest of the human race;.
Make thousands willing, Lord, we pray,

Draw them by cords of love to-day. 115 (5th P.) L. M. China 300. Bampton 275.

The Samaritan Woman.-“Come, see a man, fic.
1 N OW if I visit Jacob's well, . '607!

An And ask, while Christ himself is there, .67 He'll freely give the vital stream,

Where he is, living waters are.
2 My fainting soul shall thirst no more

For sensual streams of bliss below,
When I have tasted those rich springs,

Which into life, and glory flow.
3 'Tis without money, without price,
My soul may richly take her fill; '
None shall be empty sent away,

For all may come and draw that will...
4 I leave my pitcher at the well,

And þaste my numerous friends to bring,

That we may all together go,
. And drink of that delightful spring.
5 Lord, let them taste as I have done, :.

And then their ready cheerful feet. ::. Will go, not for my word alone,

But go, because they find it sweet.
116 (1st P.) C. M. Worksop 31. Crowle 3.

Let the wicked forsake his way, Isaiah lv, r.'
1 SINNERS, the voice of God regard;

'Tis mercy speaks to-day;
He calls you, by his sovereign word,

From Sin's destructive way.
2 Like the rough sea that cannot rest,

You live devoid of peace;
A thousand stings within your breast

Deprive your souls of ease.
3 Your way is dark and leads to hell;
" Why will you persevere?" .
Can you in endless torments dwell, ,

Shut up in black despair?'

4 Why will you in the crooked ways · . Of sin and folly go ?

In pain you travel all your days
...'. To reap immortal.woe! . :.
..5. But he that turns to God shall live ,

Thro’ his abounding grace: .. . His mercy will the guilt forgive

Of those that seek his face. 33'. * 6 Bow to the sceptre of his word,

Renouncing every sin; . is
Submit to him, your sovereign Lord,

And learn his will divine.
7 His love exceeds your highest thoughts;
: He pardons like a God; :'!
He will forgive your numerous faults,
Throʻ the Redeemer's blood. *

cine! ) DR. PAWCETT.

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116 (24P.) L.M. Tooley Street 279. Bredby 165.

The Angels hastened Lot, Gen. xix. 85.
I made basto, and delayed not, Psal. cxix. 60.
1 H ASTEN, O sinner, to be wise,,

db And stay not for the morrow's sun;
The longer wisdom you despise,

The harder is she to be won.
2 O hasten, mercy to implore, in

And stay not for the morrow's sun,
For fear thy season should be o'er

Before this evening's stage be run,
3 O hasten, sinner, to return,

And stay not for the morrow's sun,
· For fear thy lamp should fail to burn

Before the needful work is done.
4 0 hasten, sinner, to be blest,

And stay not for the morrow's sun,
For fear the curse should thee arrest,

Before the morrow is begun.
5 O Lord, do thou the sinner turn!

Now rouse him from his senseless state!
O let him not thy counsel spurn,

Nor rue his fatal choice too late ! 116 (3d P.) L.M. Rowles 73. Coombs's 45.

Strive to enter in at the Strait Gate, Luke xiii. 24. i 1 STRAIT is the Gate ; but Jesus cries,

“Sinner, set forth and reach the skies; ! The seats of bliss 1 long to fill,

Here's room for thousands, millions still.” 2 What can th' invited sinner say? - Say this : -"Behold, I come away!.

I will provoke thy love no more;
: O do not rise and shut the door!”
3 Say this, and heaven with new-rais'd song,

Shall hail, and bid thee come along.
“No!” cries the sinner with disdain,

« If Jesus calls, he calls in vain,"

4 Jesus the slighted call renews .it .O sinner, canst thou still refuse?"

Then to yon wider gate repair;

Go, and resolve to enter there. . 5 Resolve it not:-to Jesus fly,

With breaking heart, and streaming eye;
With crimson shame thy sins deplore,

Then He'll not rise and shut the door. 6 Yes, fly! for in this journey know

The rapid racer moves too slow :
Jesus shall smile to see you soar,
And wider throw th' eternal door. GREGG.

in to-day

116 (4th P.) .S.M. Stoke 207, Aynhoe 108.

If ye will hear his voice, &c., Heb. iii. 7.
1. ALL yesterday is goné,
"" To-morrow's not our own;
What day is better than to-day

To bow before the throne ?
2 Why should we yet delay,

And not to God return?
" How sad to have our oil to buy
i. When we should have it burn.
3 O hear his voice to-day,
" And harden not your heart;

To-morrow, with a frown, he may
ix. Pronounce the sound, DEPART. . .

116 (5th P.) S. M. Shirland 304.'

Worldly Schemes vain ; and the Uncertainty of Life;

James iv, 13–15.-
1 TO-MORROW, Lord, is thine,
, _ Lodg'd in thy sovereign hand;

And, if its sun arise and shine, i
" It shines by thy command..
2 The present moment flies,

And bears our life away;

O make thy, servants truly wise,

That they may live
Since on this winged hour

Eternity is hung, ..
Waken by thine Almighty power

The aged and the young.
One thing demands our care, i.

O, be it still pursu'd !,
Lest, slighted once, the season fair

Should never be renew'd.
5 To Jesus may we fly,

Swift as the morning light;
Lest life's young golden beams should die

In sudden endless night. DODDRİDGE, 116 (6th P.) L. M. Gloucester 12. Coombs's 45.

The Union of Duty and Felicity.
To-day, if ye will bear his voice, &c., Heb. iii. 7.
M Y soul, aspire to all the height

Of love, of duty, and delight;
While thou art found in this employ,

Thou shalt a smiling God enjoy.
2 *« Hear while he speaks,” he speaks to-day,

“Pray while he hears," unceasing pray;
“Believe his promises," and then
“ Obey, while he commands."-Amen.'

The Same, 104th. Hanover 130. « Hear God while be speaks,” then hear him to-day; *"And pray wbile he hears,” unceasingly pray; “Believe in bis promise," rely on bis word, And, “while he commands” you,“ obey" your great Lord. 116 (7th P.) L.M. Eaton 291. Martin's Lane 67.

Whosoever will, let him come, &c.
The water that I shall give bim shall, &c. -
i With joy shall ye draw water, &c.
I THE Saviour's fulness far excels

All Jordan's streams and Salem's wells; • The words marked with inverted commas are taken from « Mason's Remainis,” recommended by Dr. Hatte, 1741.

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