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But pleasures more refin'd
To chase our sins away.
Are thy compassions, Lord!
And all thy love record. 362. (117:) C. M.
Joy for salvation.
"lis music to our ears;
A oordial for our fears
At hell's dark door we lay: But we arise by grace divine,
'To see a heav'nly day. 3 Salvation! let the echo fly
The spacious earth around; While all the armies of the sky Conspire to raise the sound,
C. M. 363.
Joy in the Holy Ghost. Luke i. 46, My soul doth magnify the Lord,
My spirit doth rejoice
I hear his joyful voice.
Who have a feast at home;
The Comforter is come.
Is come into my breast,
This is my heav'nly feast.
And from the Lamb, a living stream,
Clear as the crystal stone.
It makes the angels sing;
L. M. 364.
Repentance and free Pardon; or, Justifi
cation and Šanctification.
Whose guilt is pardoni'd by his God,
And cover'd with his Saviour's blood. 2 Blest is the man to whom the Lord
Imputes not his iniquities,
And not on works, but grace relies.
His humble joy, his holy fear,
And join to prove his faith sincere. 4 How glorious is that righteousness
That hides and cancels all his sins!
whole life appears and shines.
L. M. 365. Happy on the Salvation of God. Psalin
xlvi. 4. 1 INDULGENT God! to Thee I raise
My spirit fraught with joy and praise: Grateful I bow before thy throne,
My debt of mercy there to own.
Perpetual glide to solace me:
$ And yet there is, beyond the rest,
One stream the widest and the best
Rolls rich with my Redeemer's blood, 4 I tastedelight succeeds to wo;
I batheno waters cleanse me so:
I would remain enraptur'd there.
The fulness sought in vain below;
The New Convert.
Like some fair tree when summer's nigh, Beneath Emmanuel's shining face,
Lifts up his blooming branch on high, 2 No fear he feels, he sees no foes,
No conflict yet his faith employs,
The strength and peace his soul enjoys, 3 But sin soon darts its cruel sting,
And comforts sinking day by day;
5 Thus will he bring our spirits down,
And draw our ebbing comforts low,
We may not claim the praise we owe. 367.
(258.) S. M.
Heavenly joy on earth. COME, ye that love the Lord,
And let your joys be known;
Whilst ye surround the throne.
Who never knew our God:
May speak their joys abroad. 3 The God, who rules on high,
Who all the earth surveys,
And calms the roaring seas:
Our Father and our love;
To carry us above.
And never, never sin!
Drink endless pleasures in. 6 Yea, and before we rise
To that immortal state,
Should constant joys create.
Glory begun below.
From faith and hope may grow.
We're marching through Immanuel's ground
To fairer worlds on high. 368. The privileges of the song of Goch
of the earth,
As those who bear the Christian name, 2 To them the privilege is givin,
To be the sons and heirs of heav'n;
And heirs of joy beyond the sky.
And teaches their young feet to go;
And on their hearts his precepts binds. ị Their daily wants his hands supply;
Their steps he guards with watchful eye
And crowns them with eternal love. 5 If I've the honour, Lord! to be
One of this num'rous family:
To call thee Abba, Father, too. 6 So may my conduct ever prove
My filial piety and love!
Their Father's likeness on my face. 369.
(265.) C. M. The pleasures of a pure conscience. "happy soul that lives on high!
While men lie grov'ling here, His hopes are fix'd above the sky,
And faith forbids his fear 9 His conscience knows no secret stingo}} \Vhile grace and joy combine