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-3 Eternal life thy words impart,

On these my fainting spirit lives ; o Here sweeter comforts cheer my heart,

Than all the round of nature gives.

4 Let earth's alluring joys combine ; e While thou art near, in vain they call: o One smile, one blissful smile of thine,

My dearest Lord, outweighs them all. -5 Thy Name, my inmost pow'rs adore; o Thou art my life, my joy, my care ; d Depart from thee ;-tis death-'tis more !

'Tis endless ruin-deep despair ! e 6 Low at thy feet my soul would lie ;

Here safety dwells, and peace divine ; -Still let me live beneath thine eye, o For life, eternal life is thine.


HYMN 83. L. M. Leeds. [*]

Temptation : or, Safety in the Storm. di THE billows swell, the winds are high,

1 Clouds overcast my wintry sky; Out of the depths to thee I cail, e My fears are great, my strength is small. 20 Lord, the pilot's part perform ;. And guide and guard me through the storm!

Defend me from each threat’ning ill, : ' d Control the waves-say, “Peace-be still !” -3 Amidst the roaring of the sea, My soul still hangs her hopes on thee; Thy constant love, thy faithful care,

Is all that saves me from despair.
e 4 Dangers of ev'ry shape and name,

Attend the followers of the Lamb
Who leave the world's deceitful shore,

And leave it to return no more.
-5 Tho' tempest-toss'd and half a wreck,

My Saviour through the floods I seek; o Let neither winds, nor stormy rain,

Force back my shatter'd bark again. CowPER. HYMN 84. 7. Hotham. [*] Christ, the Refuge from the Storm. Deut. xxxiii, 27. 1 TESUS, lover of my soul,

Let me to thy bosom fly, While the billows near me roll, While the tempest still is nigh! Hide me, O my Saviour hide, Till the storm of life is past, Safe into the haven guide ; O receive my soul at last! 2 Other refuge have I none; Hangs my helpless soul on thee ; Leave, ah ! leave me not alone Still support and comfort me. All my trust on thee is stay'd, All my help from thee I bring; Cover my defenceless head, With the shadow of thy wing. 3 Thou, O Christ, art all I want; More than all in thee I find; Raise the fallen, cheer the faint, Heal the sick, and lead the blind. Just and holy is thy name, I am all unrighteousness; Vile and full of sin I am, Thou art full of truth and grace. CowPER. · HYMN 85. H. M. Allerton. [*]

Jesus, the Pilot. Luke viii, 22. 1 TESUS, at thy command,

u I launch into the deep;
And leave my native land,

Where sin lulls all asleep:
For thee I fain would all resign, .
And sail to heav'n with thee and thine !

2 Thou art my Pilot wise ;
My compass is thy word ;
My soul each storm defies,

While I have such a Lord !
I trust thy faithfulness and pow'r,
To save me in the trying hour.

3 Though rocks and quicksands deep,
Through all my passage lie ;

Yet thou wilt safely keep,

And guide me with thine eye :
My anchor, hope, shall firm abide,
And I each boisterous storm outride,

4 By faith I see the land,
The port of endless rest;
My soul, thy sails expand,

And fly to Jesus' breast.
O inay I reach the heav'nly shore,

Where winds and waves distress no more ! e 5 Whene'er becalm'd I lie,

And storms and winds subside ;
Lord to my succour fly,

And keep me near thy side :
For more the treach'rous calm I dread,

Than tempests bursting o'er my head. 0 6 Come, hearinly Wind, and blow

A prosperous gale of grace,
To waft me from below,

To heav'n, my destin'd place :
$ Then in full sail, my port I'll find,
· And leave the world, and sin, behind.


HYMM 86. L. M. Castle Street. [*]

My Redeemer lureth. Job xix, 25. 1 *T KNOW that my Redeemer lives ;"

1. What comforts, this sweet sentence gires, He lives, he lives, who once was dead, He lives, my ever living head! 2 He lives-triumphant from the grave, lle lives-eternally to save ; He lives all glorious in the sky, . He lives-exalted there on high. 3 He lives—to bless me with his love,* He lives—to plead for me above ; He lives—my hungry soul to feed, He lives—to help in time of need. 4 He lives-to grant me rich supply, He lives—to guide me with his eye ; He lives—to comfort me when faint, He lives-lo hear my soul's complaint. 5 He lives—to silence all my fears, He lives—to stoop and wipe my tears ;

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He lives—to calm any troubled heart, ,
He lives all blessings to impart.
6 He lives--my kind, wise, heav'nly Friend,
He lives and loves me to the end ; .
He lives and while he lives I'll sing,
He lives--my prophet, priest, and king.
7 He lives—and grants me daily breath,
He livesand I shall conquer death!
He lives—my mansion to prepare,

He lives to bring me safely there. 0 8 He lives-all glory to his name !

He lives my Jesus, still the same : e O the sweet joy this sentence gives, o " I know that my Redeemer lives!" MEDLEY.

HYMN 87. 7. Fairfax. [*]

Life and Strength in Christ." 1 CON of God, thy blessing grant,

w Still supply my every want;
Tree of life, thine influence shed,
With thy sap my spirit fecd.
e 2 Tenderest branch, alas : am I,

Wither without thee, and die ;
Weak as helpless infancy;
O confirm my soul in thee!
3 Unsustain'd by thee, I fall;
Send the strength for which I call :
Weaker than a bruised reed,
Help I ev'ry moment need.

4 All my hopes on thee depend ; -Love me, save me to the end !

Give me the continuing grace, o Take the everlasting praise. MADAN'S COL. HYMN 88. L. M. Castle Street. [*]

IM Y song shall bless the Lord of all,

II My praise shall climb to his abode ; d Thee, SAVIOUR, by that name I call,

The great Supreme, the mighty God. 2 Without beginning, or decline,

Object of faith, and not of sense ; g Eternal ages saw Him shine He shines eternal ages hence.


e 3 As much when in the manger laid, o Almighty ruler of the sky;

As when the six day's work he made o Fill'd all the morning stars with joy.

4 Of all the crowns Jehovah bears
Salvation is his dearest claim;
That gracious gound well pleas'd he hears,

And owns EMMANOEL for his name. 05 A cheerful confidence I feel,

My well plac'd hopes with joy I see ;
My bosom glows with heav'nly zeal,

To worship him who died for me. e 6 As man, he pities my complaint ; o His pow'r and truth are all divine ; - He will not fail, he cannot faint, & Salvation's sure, and must be mine. CowPER.

HYMN 89. L. M. Leeds. [*] Assurance in Christ our Righteousness, Isa. xiv, 2A,

Jer. xxiii, 6.
1 TESUS, thy blood and righteousness

My beauty are, my glorious dress ; o 'Midst flaming worlds, in these array'd,

With joy shall I lift up my head. 6 2 When from the dust of death I rise,

To claim my mansion in the skies ;
-E'en then shall this be all my plea-
d " Jesus hath liv'd-and dy'd for me !"
-3 Bold shall I stand in that great day,

For who aught to my charge shall lay?
Fully, through thee absolv'd I am,
From sin's tremendous curse and shame
4 Thus Abraham the friend of God,

Thus all the armies bought with blood,
o Saviour of sinners, thee proclaim-
e Sinners, of whom the chief I am.
-5 This spotless robe the same appears,
When ruin'd nature sinks in years;
No age can change its glorious hue;

The robe of Christ is ever new. 06 O let the dead now hear thy voice ; o Now bid thy banish'd ones rejoice ; - Their beauty this, their glorious dress, 8“JESUS THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS." WESLEY.

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