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LEAD us! Heavenly Father, lead us
O'er the world’s tempestuous sea;

Guide us, guard us, keep us, feed us,
For we have no help but Thee ;

Yet possessing every blessing,
If our God our Father be.

Saviour, breathe forgiveness o'er us,
All our weakness Thou dost know;

Thou didst tread this earth before us,
Thou didst feel its keenest woe:

Lone and dreary, faint and weary,
Through the desert Thou didst go.

Spirit of our God, descending,
Fill our hearts with heavenly joy;

Love with every feeling blending,
Pleasures that can never cloy.

Thus provided, pardon'd, guided,
Nothing can our peace destroy.

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O God of life, whose power benign
Doth o'er the world in mercy shine,
Accept our praise, for we are thine.

O Father, uncreated Lord,
Be Thou in every land adored;
Be Thou by all with faith implored.

O Son of God, for sinners slain,
We bless Thee, Lord, whose dying pain
For us did endless life regain.
O Holy Ghost, whose guardian care

Doth us for heavenly joys prepare,
May we in thy communion share.

O holy, blessed Trinity,
With faith we sinners bow to Thee;
In us, O God, exalted be.

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FATHER of heaven, whose love profound
A ransom for our souls hath found,
Before thy throne we sinners bend;
To us thy pardoning love extend.

Almighty Son, Incarnate Word,
Our Prophet, Priest, Redeemer, Lord,
Before thy throne we sinners bend;
To us thy saving grace extend.

Eternal Spirit, by whose breath
The soul is raised from sin and death,
Before thy throne we sinners bend;
To us thy quickening power extend.
Jehovah, Father, Spirit, Son,
Mysterious Godhead! Three in One!
Before thy throne we sinners bend;
Grace, pardon, life to us extend.

81. P. Ms

WITH hearts in love abounding,
Prepare we now to sing
A lofty theme, resounding
Thy praise, Almighty King;
Whose love, rich gifts bestowing,
Redeem'd the human race;
Whose lips, with zeal o’erflowing,
Breathe words of truth and grace.

So reign, O God, in heaven,
Eternally the same;

And endless praise be given
To thy Almighty name.

Clothed in thy dazzling brightness,
Thy Church on earth behold,

In . of purest whiteness,

In raiment wrought with gold.

And let each Gentile nation
Come gladly in her train,
To share thy great salvation,
And join her grateful strain :
Then ne'er shall note of sadness
Awake the trembling string;
One song of joy and gladness
The ransom'd world shall sing.

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Jesus ! exalted far on high
To whom a name is given,

A name surpassing every name
That’s named in earth or heaven;

Before whose throne shall ev'ry knee
Bow down with one accord;
Before whose throne shall ev'ry tongue
Confess that Thou art Lord;
JESUs who in the form of God
Didst equal honour claim;
Yet, to redeem our guilty souls,
Didst stoop to death and shame;—
Oh! may that mind be form'd in us
Which shone so bright in Thee;
May we be humble, lowly, meek,
From pride and envy free :

May we to others stoop, and learn
To emulate thy love;

So shall we bear thine image here,
And share thy throne above.

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CAPTAIN of Israel's host, and Guide
Of all who seek their home above,
Beneath thy shadow we abide,
The cloud of thy protecting love;
Our strength thy grace, our rule thy word,
Our end the glory of the Lord.

By thine unerring Spirit led
We shall not in the desert stray;
By thy paternal bounty fed
We shall not lack in all our way;
As far from danger as from fear,
While thine Almighty love is near.

84. C.M. Thou art the Way,+to Thee alone From sin and death we flee; And he who would the Father seek, Must seek Him, Lord, by Thee.

Thou art the Truth, thy word alone
True wisdom can impart;
Thou only canst inform the mind,
And purify the heart.
Thou art the Life, the rending tomb
Proclaims thy conquering arm;
And those who put their trust in Thee
Nor death nor hell shall harm.

Thou art the Way, the Truth, the Life;
Grant us that way to know,

That truth to keep, that life to win
Whose joys eternal flow.

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PUT thou thy trust in God,
In duty’s path go on;

Walk in his strength with faith and hope,
So shall thy work be done.

Commit thy ways to Him, t
Thy works into his hands,

And rest on his unchanging word,
Who heaven and earth commands.

Though years on years roll on
His covenant shall endure;

Though clouds and darkness hide his path,
The promised grace is sure.

Through waves, and clouds, and storms .
His power will clear thy way:

Wait thou his time—the darkest night
Shall end in brightest day.

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FATHER, to Thee my soul I lift,
On Thee my hope depends;

Convinced that every perfect gift
From Thee alone descends.

Mercy and grace are thine alone,
And power and wisdom too;

Without the Spirit of thy Son
We nothing good can do.

Thou all our works in us hast wrought,
Our good is all divine;

The praise of every holy thought
And righteous word is thine.

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