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4 Dear Saviour ! draw reluctant hearts;
To thee let sinners fly,
And take the bliss thy love imparts,
And drink—and never die

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COME! said Jesus' sacred voice,
Come, and make my paths your choice:
I will guide you to your home—
Weary pilgrims' hither come.

2 Hither come—for here is found
Balm for every bleeding wound,
Peace, which ever shall endure—
Rest, eternal—sacred—sure :

165 C. M.

ALL ye, who feel distressed for sin, And fear eternal wo, You Christ invites to enter in— This hour to Jesus go! 2 He, by his own almighty word, Will all your fears remove; For every wound his ii. blood A sovereign balm shall prove. 3 His conquering grace shall set you free From sin’s oppressive chains, From Satan's hateful tyranny, And everlasting pains.

4 Come then, ye heavy-laden—come!
His instant help implore:
Millions have found a peaceful home—
There's room for millions more.

166 L. M.

Invitation to the Heavy-laden.

COME, weary souls, with sin oppressed, Oh come! accept the promised rest: The Saviour's gracious call obey, And cast your gloomy fears away. 2 Oppressed with guilt—a painful load, come, and bow before your God! Divine compassion, mighty love, Will all the painful load remove. 3 Here mercy's boundless ocean flows, To cleanse your guilt—and heal your woes; Here's pardon, life, and endless peace— How rich the gift!—how free the grace!

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SINNERS, the voice of God regard; His mercy speaks to-day; He calls you by his sovereign word, From sin's destructive way. 2 Like the rough sea, that cannot rest, You live devoid of peace; A thousand stings within your breast, Deprive your souls of ease. 3 Why will you in the crooked ways Of sin and folly go? InR. you travail all your days, - o reap immortal wo! 4 But he, who turns to God, shall live, Through his abounding grace:

His mercy will the É. forgive Of those who seek his face. 5 Bow to the sceptre of his word, Renouncing every sin; Submit to him, your sovereign Lord, And learn his will divine.

6 His love exceeds your highest thoughts!
He pardons like a God!
He will forgive your numerous faults
Through our Redeemer's blood.

168 S. M.

Sinners invited to the Ark of Safety.
OH! cease, my wandering soul,
On restless wing to roam;
All this wide world, to either pole,
Has not for thee a home.
2 Behold the ark of God!
Behold the open door;
Oh! haste to gain that dear abode,
And rove, my soul, no more.

3 There, safe thou shalt abide,
There, sweet shall be thy rest,
And every longing satisfied,
With full salvation blest.

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COME, ye sinners—poor and wretched,
Comé in mercy's gracious hour!
Jesus ready stands to save you,
Full of pity, love, and power:
He is able—
He is willing—doubt no more,

2 Come, ye thirsty—ye are welcome! God's free bounty glorify: True belief, and true repentance, Every grace which brings us nigh, ithout money— Come to Jesus Christ, and buy.

3 Agonizing in the garden,
o! the Saviour prostrate lies!
On the bloody cross behold him!
Hear him cry before he dies—
“It is finished!”—
Heaven's atoning sacrifice

4 Lo! th’ incarnate God, ascended,
pleads the merit of his blood.
Venture on him—venture wholly;
Let no other trust intrude:
None but Jesus—
Can do helpless sinners good.

H. M. 1 70 Sufficiency of Christ’s Atonement. YE dying sons of men,

Immerged in sin and wo!
Now mercy calls again;
Its message is to you!
Ye perishing and guilty, come !
In mercy's arms there yet is room.

2 No longer now delay,
Norvain excuses frame;
Christ bids you come to-day,
Though poor, and blind, and lame:
All things are ready—sinners, come!
For every trembling soul there's room.

3 Drawn by his dying love,
Ye wandering sheep, draw near!
He calls you from above,
The Shepherd's voice now hear:
To him whoever will may come,
In Jesus' arms there still is room.

171 C. M.

Sinners entreated by the JMercies of Christ.
SINNERS, behold the Lamb of God,
Who takes away our guilt;
Look to th’ atoning precious blood,
That for our sins he spilt.

2 Sinners, to Jesus now draw near,
Invited by his word;
The chief of sinners need not fear;
Behold the Lamb of God!

3 Backsliders, too, the Saviour calls,
And washes in his blood:

Arise—return from grievous falls;
Behold the Lamb of God!

4 In every state, and time, and place,
Nought plead but Jesus' blood;
However wretched be your case,
Behold the Lamb of God!
5 Spirit of grace, to us apply
Immanuel's precious blood;
That we may, with thy saints on high,
Behold the Lamb of God.

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Free Grace. THE voice of free grace cries, “Escape to the mountain : For Adam's lost race Christ hath opened a foun

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