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Guatly reclin'd on Jesus' breast,

hry latest breath shall bless his name. 6. T'hen my unfetter'd soul shall rise,

Aurd soar above yon starry spheres,
Join the full chorus of the skies,
And sing thy praise thro' endless years.

P. M. 305.

The surrender.
1
WELCOME, welcome, dear Redeemer,

Welcome to this heart of mine;
Lord, I make a full surrender,
Ev'ry pow'r and thought be thine,

Thine entirely,

Thro' eternal ages thine.
2 Known to all to be thy mansion,

Earth and hell will disappear;
Orin vain attempt possession,
When they find the Lord is near

Shout, Ó Zion!
Shout, ye saints, the Lord is here!

C. M.
Faith in Christ for Pardon and Sanctifio

cation.
HOW sad our state by nature is!

Our sin how deep it stains! And satan binds our captive minds

Fast in his slavish chains. · But there's a voice of sovereign grace

Sounds from the sacred word, “ Ho, ye despairing sinners, come,

And trust upon the Lord.”
3 My soul obeys th’almighty call,

And runs to this relief,
I would believe thy promise, Lord,

Oh! help my unbelief.
4 To the dear fountain of thy blood,
Incarnate God, I fly,

306.

1

Here let me wash my spotted soul,

From crimes of deepest dye.
5 Stretch out thine arm, victorious King,

My reigning sins subdue,
Drive the old dragon from his seat,

With all his hellish crew.
6 A guilty, weak, and helpless worm,

On thy kind arms I fall:
Be thou my strength and righteousness,
My Jesus and my all.

C. M. 307.

Old things passed away. 2 Cor. v. 17. 1 LET carnal minds the world pursue, Once, I admir'd its trifles too,

But grace has set me free.
2 Its fading charins no longer please,

No more content afford;
Far from my heart be joys like these,

Now I have seen the Lord.
3 As by the light of op’ning day,

The stars are all conceal'd;
So earthly pleasures fade away;

When Jesus is reveal'l.
Creatures no more divide my choice

1 bid them all depart;
His name, and love, and gracious voice,

Have fix'd my roving heart.
5 Now, Lord, I would be thine alone,

And wholly live to thee;
But may I hope that thou wilt own

A worthless worm like me!

308.

L. M. "O GOD, to whom in flesh revealid,

The helpless all for camer

The sick to be reliev'd and heal'd,

And found salvation in thy name. 8 With publicans and harlots 1,

In these thy Spirit's gospel days,
To thee, the sinner's friend, draw nigh,

And humbly sue for saving grace.
3 Thou seest me helpless and distressed,

Feeble, and faint, and blind, and poor; Weary I come to thee for rest,

And sick of sin implore a cure. 4 My sin's incurable disease,

Thou, Jesus, thou alone canst heal; Inspire me with thy power and peace,

And pardon on my conscience seal. 5 A touch, a word, a look from thee,

Can turn my heart and make it clean; Purge the foul inbred leprosy,

And save me from my bosom-sin. 6 Lord, if thou wilt, I do believe,

Thou canst the saving grace impart;
Thou canst this instant now forgive,

And stamp thine image on my heart. 7 My heart, which now to thee I raise,

I know thou canst this moment cleanse; The deepest stains of sin efface,

And drive the evil spirit hence. 8 Be it according to thy word! Accomplish

now thy work in me; Ind let my soul, to health restor’d,

Devote its little all to thee!

L, M. 309.

The sinner trusting in God. · WHAT mean these jealousies and fears!

if ,

Or lov'd to see us drench'd in tears,

Or sink with sorrow to the grave.
2 Does he want slaves to grace his throne!

Or rules he by an iron rod?
Loves he the deep despairing groan?

Is he a tyrant, or a God?
3 Not all the sins which we have wrought,

So much his tender bowels grieve,
As this unkind injurious thought,

That he's unwilling to forgive. 4 What though our crimes are black as night

Or glowing like the crimson morn,
Immanuel's blood will make them white

As snow through the pure ether borne, 5 Lord, 'tis amazing grace we own,

And well may rebel worms surprise;
But, was not thy incarnate Son

A most amazing sacrifice?
6 “I've found a ransom,” saith the Lord,

“No humble penitent shall die;'
Lord, we would now believe thy word,
And thy unbounded mercies try!

L. M. 310.

Parting with carnal joys. 1 SEND the joys of earth away;

Away, ye tempters of the mind,
False as the smooth deceitful sea,

And empty as the whistling wind.
2 Your streams were floating me along

Down to the gulf of black despair,
And whilst I listened to your song,

Your streams had e'en conveyed me there. 3 Lord, I adore thy matchless grace,

That warned me of that dark abyss,
That drew me from those treacherous seas,
And bid me seek superior bliss.

4 Now to the shining realms above

I stretch my hands and glance mine eyes; () for the pinions of a dove

To bear me to the upper skies;
5 There from the bosom of my God

Oceans of endless pleasure roll;
There would I fix

my

last abode, And drown the sorrows of my soul.

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311.

(296.) L. M. By various maxims, forms, and rules, That pass

for wisdom in the schools, I strove my passions to restrain;

But all my efforts prov'd in vain.
2 But since the Saviour I have known,

My rules are all reduced to one:
To keep my Lord, by faith, in view,

This strength supplies and motives too. 3 I see him lead a suff’ring life,

Patient amidst reproach and strife;
And from this pattern courage take

To bear and suffer for his sake. '4. Upon the cross I see him bleed,

And by the sight from fear am freed.
This sight destroys the life of sin,

And quickens heav'nly life within. 5 To look to Jesus as he rose,

Confirms my hope, disarms my foes.
The world I shame and overcome,

By pointing to my Saviour's tomb. 6 I see him look with pity down,

And hold in view the conqʼror's crown.
If pressed with griefs and cares before,

My soul revives, and asks no more. 7 By faith I see the hour at hand, When in his presence I shall stand,

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