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This course will speak thee truly wise,
And raise thee to the world above. 406. C. M. C. WESLEY.
Watchfulness. 1 WE want a principle within
Of jealous, godly fear;
A pain to find it near.
of pride, or fond desire To catch the wandering of the will,
And quench the kindling fire. 3 From thee that we no more may part,
No more thy goodness grieve, The filial awe, the fleshly heart,
The tender conscience give. 4 Quick as the apple of an eye,
O God, our conscience make! Awake our souls, when sin is nigh,
And keep them still awake. 407.
C. M. DODDRIDGE.
And view the threatening scene:
And treachery lurks within. 2 'Tis not this mortal life alone
These enemies assail;
If their attempts prevail ?
Behold your Master near-
With vigour, and with fear, 4 The awful register goes on,
The account will surely come; And opening day, or closing night
May bear us to our doom.
Yet like a dream it flies,
From these deluded eyes.
408. L. M. Wesley's COLL.
o ba Christian Wisdom. 1 HAPPY the man, who finds the grace,
201 The blessing of God's chosen race, The wisdom coming from above,
Of wisdom's costly merchandise ?
And gold is dross, compared to her. 10
True riches, and immortal praise ;
Riches of Christ, on all bestowed, that o fod
And honour that descends from God. joys sherla ayol i ju, 4 To purest joys she all invites, oly, innoonni vlooly Chaste, holy, innocent delights: 02. juuoouu! Atoop? And all her flowery paths are peace.
Her ways are ways of pleasantness, lo a apeys skoli
5 Happy the man who wisdom gains; sa A Om fpgr o jeyi uno
Thrice happy, who his guest retains;
He owns, and shall for ever own SOA
Wisdom, and Christ, and Heaven are one. joys shed oly, inn
409. C. M. Scotch PARAPHRASES.
Instruction's faithful voice;
Than east or west unfold;
Than is the gain of gold.
3 In her right hand she holds to view pathgateq a'ore's pa A length of happy days; glory sheda violy glory sh-Riches, with splendid honours joined, hoary hod vibor: hoary hed Her left hand full displays.
TU e guides the young, with innocence post.2 proq Ateou : pogi.2 pou kin pleasure's paths to tread; ajol.2 apys 10[apusterown of glory she bestows
unt 5.6, a berpayud sən.6, a berpayırdJpon the hoary head.
5. According as her labours rise,
So her rewards increase ;
And all her paths are peace. 410. C. M. J. NEWTON.
True and false Zeal. 1 ZEAL is that pure and heavenly flame
The fire of love supplies; While that which often bears the name,
Is self, in a disguise.
Can pity and forbear;
And breathes revenge and war. 3 While zeal for truth the Christian warms,
He knows the worth of peace;
Its party to increase.
And be applauded here;
When Jesus shall appear.
And from our hearts remove; And let no zeal by us be shown,
But that which springs from love. 411.
L. M. WATTS.
Zeal tempered by Charity,
Sees every passion in each soul !
Teach us those passions to control.
Be charity their constant spring;
Pollute the offerings which we bring! 3 Let love with piety unite
To mend the bias of each will;
4 That wisdom which to meekness turns,
Wisdom descending from above;
INSTITUTIONS OF THE GOSPEL 412. 8s, 8s and 6s.
Attendance upon Religious Institutions. 1 WE'LL bless Jehovah's glorious name, Whose goodness heaven and earth proclaim,
With every morning light;
Who guards us through the night.
Shall be our sweet employ:
With pure and holy joy.
of our departing Lord; And while his perfect love we view, His bright example we'll pursue,
And meditate his word. 413. S. M. WATTS.
Safety of the Church. 1 HOW honoured is the place,
Where we adoring stand, Zion, the glory of the earth,
And beauty of the land ! 2 Bulwarks of grace
defend The city where we dwell; While walls, of strong salvation made,
Defy the assaults of hell. 3 Lift up th' eternal gates,
The doors wide open fling; Enter, ye nations that obey
The statutes of your King.
4 Here taste unmingled joys,
And live in perfect peace;.
And ventured on his grace. 5 Trust in the Lord, ye saints,
And banish all your fears:
Eternal as his years. 414. L. M. WATTS. 1 HAPPY the church, thou sacred place,
The seat of thy Creator's grace;
Thou earthly palace of our God. 2 Thy walls are strength- and at thy gates
A guard of heavenly warriors waits ;
Fixed on his counsels and his love. 3 Thy foes in vain designs engage,
Against thy throne in vain they rage;
That break and die upon the shore. 4 Then let our souls in Zion dwell,
Nor fear the wrath of earth and hell;
Like brazen bulwarks built around. -5 God is our shield-and God our sun;
Swift as the fleeting moments run,
And we reflect his brightest praise. 415. P. M. CowPER.
Peace and glory of the Church. 1 HEAR what God, the Lord, hath spoken,
O my people ! faint and few, Comfortless, afflicted, broken;
Fair abodes I build for you: Themes of heartfelt tribulation
Shall no more perplex your ways; You shall name your walls, salvation,
And your gates shall all be praise.