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Come, then, poor sinner, come and see
If there is in it nought for thee.
For Christ will not his grace deny;
Come draw and drink, whoever wiļl! -
And, lo! the happy bride unites;
For such as you the well was made.' - 4.Yes; justice made it in the Lamb, in
And mercy grants it in his name;
For us, and for ten thousands more. . 5 And is it open, full, and free?
Then, Lord, 'tis suitable for me;
That I may drink, and never die.
There's not a single drop in hell;":
A single drop to ease your smart.].
For this divine exhaustless spring;
Soon Christ will bring you to the skies, . Where living fountains ever rise.,'
117. L. M. Kingsbridge 88. Gould's 272.
Weary souls invited to rest, Matt. xi. 28. 1 COME, weary souls, with sins distrest,
? Come, and accept the promis'd rest; The Saviour's gracious call obey,
And cast your gloomy fears away.
O come and spread your woes abroad;.
Will all the painful load remove." ;
3 Here mercy's boundless ocean flows. "
To cleanse your guilt and heal your woes;
The hope thy gracious words impart;
And bless the kind inviting voice. ;..
And sweetly influence every breast,
And guide us to eternal rest.stSTEELE. 118 148th. Eagle Street 16, : Bethesda 112.
Yet there is room, Luke xiv, 22.' .")
Immerg'd in sin and woe, .
In Jesus' arms there yet is room. . . 2 No longer now delay, 1:01
: Nor vain excuses frame : ,,!
Tho'poor, and blind, and lame:
For every trembling soul there's room.
His messengers proclaim; • He is a gracious Lord, olid
...And Faithful is his name; ..Backsliding souls, return and come, 1
Cast off despair, there yet is room." 4 Compelld by bleeding love," "T
Ye wandering sheep, draw near;
His charming accents hear!
In mercy's breast there still is room,
119 78. Hotham 224. Bath Abbey 147.
Compel them to come in, Luke xiv. 23. 1 T ORD, how large thy bounties are, .
• Tender, gracious, sinner's friend! What a feast dost thou prepare, ,' ;
And what invitations send! Now fulfil thy great design,
Who didst first the message bring: • Every heart to thee incline,
Now compel them to come in. 2 Rushing on the downward road,
I Sinners no compulsion need; ; Glory to forsake, and God;
See they run with rapid speed;":1 Draw them back by love divine ;.,..
With thy grace their spirits win: Every, &c. 3 Thus their willing souls compel,
Thus their happy minds constrain tim From the ways of death and hell, ...11
Home to God, and grace again: 1 · Stretch that conquering arm of thine, .
Once outstretch'd to bleed for sin: Every, &c. 120 C. M. Huddersfield 202. Wiltshire 110.
Missionary 257. The Saviour's Invitation, John vii. 37. : 1 THE Saviour calls-let every ear ,
- Attend the heavenly sound; ** Ye doubting souls, dismiss your fear,
Hope smiles reviving round. :
Here streams of bounty flow:
To banish mortal woe.
To ease your ev'ry pain;
Nor shall you thirst in vain.
4 Ye sinners, come; 'tis mercy's voice,
· And can you yet delay?
To thee let sinners fly, !
And drink and never die, STEELE,
121 (1st P.) 8.8.6. Chatham 59. 1
Broadmead 150. Westbury Leigh 278.
Whosoever will, let him come, Rex, xxii. 17. 1 VE scarlet-colour'd sinners! come;, !
Jesus, the Lord, invites you home';
He'll wash you white as snow." 2 Backsliders ! filled with your own ways, i •? Whose weeping nights and wretched days
In bitterness are spent,
What you so much lament.
If faith will bear the test :
O trust him for the rest ! : 4 Ye tender souls ! draw hither too, Ye grateful, highly favour'd few,
Who feel the debt you owe-
And you shall find it so... rs
121 (20 P.) C. M." Cambridge New 74.”
74. Missionary 257.
The Invitation of Wisdom.
* And courts us to her arms;
And slight her powerful charms! 2 She, gen’rous, holds out to our sight
Riches which shall endure; Not sparkling rubies half so bright, 2. Nor finest gold so pure.. .?!' 3. Eternal pleasures fill her train, Pleasures which never cloy:
I Come, drink of bliss unmix'd with pain,
And taste celestial joy. 4 Immortal.crowns she now displays, :
And thrones beyond the skies; '. Accept her blessings while she stays, '
And seize the glorious prize. 121 (3d P.) L.M. Ulverston 179. Portugal 97.
The Invitation of Wisdom accepted, Rev. iii, 17.
I And to his soothing voice attend;
Come, buy from my unbounded store. ! 2 I anly ask you to receive,
For freely I my blessings give:
Then I may dare to come to thee...
T' enrich and beautify my mind: .
And in the furnace grow more pure. 4 Naked, I come for that bright dress, • Thy perfect spotless righteousness; : That glorious robe, so richly dy'd " . į In thine own blood, my shame to bide.