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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 sensibility of sin,

A pain to find it near.
2 We want the first approach to feel

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.

I AWAKE, our drowsy souls, awake,

And view the threatening scene:
Legions of foes encamp around,

And treachery lurks within. 2 'Tis not this mortal life alone

These enemies assail;
How can you hope for future bliss,

If their attempts prevail ?
3 Then to the work of God awake-

Behold your Master near-
The various, arduous task pursue

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.
5 Tremendous thought! how deep it strikes !

Yet like a dream it flies,
Till God's own voice the slumbers chase

From these deluded eyes.

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408. L. M. Wesley's COLL.

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201 The blessing of God's chosen race, The wisdom coming from above,

The faith that sweetly works by love.
2 Wisdom divine! who tells the price A

Of wisdom's costly merchandise ?
Wisdom to silver we prefer,

And gold is dross, compared to her. 10
3 Her hands are filled with length of days,

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;
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Wisdom, and Christ, and Heaven are one. joys shed oly, inn

409. C. M. Scotch PARAPHRASES.

Youthful Piety.
10 HAPPY is the man who hearsals

Instruction's faithful voice;
And who, celestial wisdom makes
His early, only choice

2 Wisdom has greater treasures far IT S

Than east or west unfold;
And her rewards more precious are,

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.

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5. According as her labours rise,

So her rewards increase ;
Her ways are ways of pleasantness,

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.
2 True zeal is merciful and mild,

Can pity and forbear;
The false is headstrong, fierce and wild,

And breathes revenge and war. 3 While zeal for truth the Christian warms,

He knows the worth of peace;
But self contends for names and forms,

Its party to increase.
4 Self may its poor reward obtain,

And be applauded here;
But zeal the best applause will gain

When Jesus shall appear.
5 O God, the idol self dethrone,

And from our hearts remove; And let no zeal by us be shown,

But that which springs from love. 411.


Zeal tempered by Charity,
1 GREAT God! whose all-pervading eye

Sees every passion in each soul !
When sunk too low, or raised too high,

Teach us those passions to control.
2 Temper the fervours of each frame;

Be charity their constant spring;
And O lei no unhallowed flame

Pollute the offerings which we bring! 3 Let love with piety unite

To mend the bias of each will;
While hope and heaven-eyed faith excit.
And wisdom regulates, our zeal;-

4 That wisdom which to meekness turns,

Wisdom descending from above;
And let our zeal, whene'er it burns,
Be kindled by the fire of love.

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;
And at the close of every day,
To him our cheerful homage pay,

Who guards us through the night.
2 Then in his churches to appear,
And pay our humble worship there,

Shall be our sweet employ:
The day that saw the Saviour rise,
Shall dawn on our delighted eyes

With pure and holy joy.
3 With grateful sorrow in each breast,
We'll celebrate the dying feast

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;.
You that have known Jehovah's name,

And ventured on his grace. 5 Trust in the Lord, ye saints,

And banish all your fears:
Strength in the Lord Jehovah dwells,

Eternal as his years. 414. L. M. WATTS. 1 HAPPY the church, thou sacred place,

The seat of thy Creator's grace;
Thy holy courts are his abode,

Thou earthly palace of our God. 2 Thy walls are strength- and at thy gates

A guard of heavenly warriors waits ;
Nor shall thy deep foundation move,

Fixed on his counsels and his love. 3 Thy foes in vain designs engage,

Against thy throne in vain they rage;
Like rising waves with angry roar,

That break and die upon the shore. 4 Then let our souls in Zion dwell,

Nor fear the wrath of earth and hell;
His arms embrace this happy ground,

Like brazen bulwarks built around. -5 God is our shield-and God our sun;

Swift as the fleeting moments run,
On us he sheds new beams of grace,

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.

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