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Converting Grace.

6 Hither, then, your music bring;

Strike aloud each joyful string:
Mortals, join the host above;
Join to praise redeeming love.

HYMN 216. 8's & 7's.

Grateful Recollection. Come, thou fount of every blessing,

Tune my heart to sing thy grace: Streams of mercy, never ceasing,

Call for songs of loudest praise: Teach me some melodious sonnet,

Sung by flaming tongues above: Praise the mount-oh, fix me on it!

Mount of God's unchanging love. 2 Here I raise my Ebenezer;

Hither, by thy help, I'm come;
And I hope, by thy good pleasure,

Safely to arrive at home.
Jesus sought me when a stranger,

Wandering from the fold of God:
He, to save my soul from danger,

Interposed his precious blood. 3 Oh! to grace how great a debtor,

Daily I'm constrain'd to be! Let that grace, Lord, like a fetter,

Bind my wandering heart to thee:
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it;

Prone to leave the God I love-
Here's my heart, oh, take and seal it !
Seal it from thy courts above.

HYMN 217. L.M.

Converting Grace.
To God, my Saviour and my King,
Fain would my soul her tribute bring:
Join me, ye saints, in songs of praise,
For ye have known and felt his grace.


2 Wretched and helpless once I lay,

Just breathing all my life away:
He saw me weltering in my blood,

And felt the pity of a God.
3 With speed he flew to my relief;

Bound up my wounds and soothed my grief;
Pour'd joys divine into my heart,

And badc each anxious fear depart.
4 These proofs of love, O blessed Lord!

Deep in my breast I will record;
The life which I from thee receive,

To thee, behold I freely give. 5 My heart and tongue shall tune thy praise,

Through the remainder of my days;
And when I join the powers above,
My soul shall better sing thy love.

HYMN 218. L.M.

FORGIVENESS! 'tis a joyful sound

To malefactors doom'd to die;
Publish the bliss the world around;

Ye seraphs, shout it from the sky.
2 "Tis the rich gift of love divine ;

'Tis full, out-measuring every crime ; Unclouded all its glories shine,

And feel no change by changing time. 3 O'er sins unnumber'd as the sand,

And like the mountains for their size,
The seas of heavenly grace expand,

The seas of heavenly grace arise.
4 For this stupendous love of heaven,

What grateful honours shall we show!
Where much transgression is forgiven,

Let love in equal ardour glow.
5 By this inspired, let all our days

With fruits of holiness be crown'd;
Let truth and goodness, prayer and praise,

In all abide, in all abound. GIBBONS.

The Lord's Prayer.
HYMN 219. C.M.

The Gracious Change.
WHEN God reveal'd his gracious name,

And changed my mournful state, My rapture seem'd a pleasing dream,

The grace appear'd so great. 2 The world beheld the glorious change,

And did thy hand confess : My tongue broke out in unknown strains.

And sung thy wondrous grace. 8 Great is the work, my neighbours cried,

And own'd the power divine; Great is the work, my heart replied, And be the glory thine.




HYMN 220. 4-8's & 2-6's.

The Lord's Pralier. OUR Father, whose eternal sway The bright angelic hosts obey,

Oh! lend thy pitying ear! When on thy awful name we call, And at thy feet submissive fall,

Oh! condescend to hear ! 2 Far may thy glorious reign extend; May rebels to thy sceptre bend,

And yield to sovereign love : May we take pleasure to fulfil The sacred dictates of thy will,

As angels do above.

" Remember me."

3 From thy kind hand each temporal good, Our raiment and our daily food,

In rich abundance come:
Lord, give us still a fresh supply ;
If thou withhold thy hand we die,

And fill the silent tomb.
4 Pardon our sins, O Lord, that rise,
And call for vengeance from the skies;

And while we are forgiven, Grant that revenge may never rest, Nor malice harbour in that breast

That feels the love of heaven.
5 Protect us in the dangerous hour;
And from the wily tempter's power,

Oh! set our spirits free!
And if temptations should assail,
May mighty grace o'er all prevail,

And lead our souls to thee.
6 Thine is the power; to thee belongs
The constant tribute of our songs;

All glory to thy name!
Let every creature join our lays,
In one resounding act of praise,
Thy wonders to proclaim. STRAPIIAN.
HYMN 221. C.M.

" Remember me."
O THOU, from whom all goodness flows,

I lift my soul to thee;
In all my sorrows, conflicts, woes,

Dear Lord, remember me.
2 When guilt lies heavy on my heart,

Thy merits are my plea:
My pardon seal, and peace impart-

In love, remember me.
3 Let not the errors of my youth,

Nor sins remember'd be;
In mercy free, in grace and truth,

O Lord, remember me!

Pardon and Holiness. 4 From sin's defilement in my soul,

I long to be set free: To save, to cleanse, and make me whole,

Dear Lord, remember me.
6 Temptations strong beset my way,

Lord, to my succour flee;
Give strength according to my day-

For good remember me.
6 If for my love to thy dear name,

I should reproached be;
I'll hail reproach, and welcome shame,

If thou remember me.
7 When I draw near the gates of death,

And meet the just decree; Dear Saviour, with my dying breath, I'll cry, “Remember me." HAWBIS.

HYMN 222. C.M.

Pardon and Holiness.
COME, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

One God in Persons Three;
Bring back the heavenly blessing, lost

By all mankind and me.
2 Thy favour and thy nature too,

To me, to all restore;
Forgive, and after God renew,

And keep us evermore,
3 Eternal Sun of Righteousness,

Display thy beams divine; And cause the glories of thy face

Upon my heart to shine. 4 Light, in thy light, oh! may I see!

Thy grace and mercy prove; Revived, and cheer'd, and bless'd by thee,

The God of pardoning love. 6 Lift up thy countenance serene,

6 Lift up iet thy happy chat between,

· Behold, without a cloud between,

The Godhead reconciled.

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