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4 Dear Saviour ! draw reluctant hearts;
COME! said Jesus' sacred voice,
2 Hither come—for here is found
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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!
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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!
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!
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Sinners invited to the Ark of Safety.
3 There, safe thou shalt abide,
COME, ye sinners—poor and wretched,
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,
4 Lo! th’ incarnate God, ascended,
H. M. 1 70 Sufficiency of Christ’s Atonement. YE dying sons of men,
Immerged in sin and wo!
2 No longer now delay,
3 Drawn by his dying love,
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Sinners entreated by the JMercies of Christ.
2 Sinners, to Jesus now draw near,
3 Backsliders, too, the Saviour calls,
Arise—return from grievous falls;
4 In every state, and time, and place,
Free Grace. THE voice of free grace cries, “Escape to the mountain : For Adam's lost race Christ hath opened a foun