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352 "When that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done

away. ImfTHE roseate hues of early dawn, cres Oh, for a heart that never sins! The brightness of the day,

Oh, for a soul washed white ! The crimson of the sunset sky, f Oh, for a voice to praise our King, p How fast they fade away!

Nor weary day or night! cres Oh, for the pearly gates of heaven! 3mf Here faith is ours, and heavenly hope, Oh, for the golden floor!

And grace to lead us higher; f Oh, for the Sun of Righteousness cres But there are perfectness and peace That setteth never more !

Beyond our best desire. 2 p The highest hopes we cherish here, P Oh, by Thy love and anguish, Lord, How fast they tire and faint !

Oh, by Thy life laid down, How many a spot defiles the robe cres Oh, that we fall not from Thy grace, That wraps an earthly saint !

mf Nor cast away our crown! Amen.

8,8,8,8,8,8. NEUMARK. Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten.

G. NEUMARK.

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353 “God, who is rich in mercy, for His great love wherewith He loved us.' Imf THOU hidden love of God, whose Oh, when shall all my wanderings end, height,

[knows, And all my steps to Thee-ward tend? Whose depth unfathomed, no man 4 mf Is there a thing beneath the sun

I see from far Thy beauteous light, That strives with Thee my heart to dim Inly I sigh for Thy repose;

share? My heart is pained, nor can it be cres Ah, tear it thence, and reign alone,

At rest, (cres) till it finds rest in Thee. The Lord of every motion there! 2 mf Thy secret voice invites me still Then shall my heart from earth be

The sweetness of Thy yoke to prove; free,
And fain I would; but though my will When it hath found repose in Thee.
Seems fixed, yet widemy passions rove; 5 mf O Lord, Thy sovereign aid impart,
Yet hindrances strew all the way; To save me from low-thoughted care;
I aim at Thee, yet from Thee stray:

Chase this self-will through all my 3mf" Tis mercy all, that Thou hast brought heart,

My mind to seek her peace in Thee; Through all its latent mazes there; Yet, while I seek, but find Thee not, Make me Thy duteous child, that I No peace my wandering soul shall see; Ceaseless may “ Abba, Father" cry!

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355 " He will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry."
I mf SON of Man, to Thee I cry: 3 mf Prince of Life, to Thee I cry:
By the holy mystery

By Thy glorious majesty,
Of Thy dwelling here on earth,

By Thy triumph o'er the grave,
By Thy pure and holy birth,

Meek to suffer, strong to save, cres Lord, Thy presence let me see ; cres Lord, Thy presence let me see, Manifest Thyself to me.

Manifest Thyself to me. 2 p Lamb of God, to Thee I cry : 4 f Lord of Glory, God most high, By Thy bitter agony,

Man exalted to the sky,
DP By Thy pangs, to us unknown,

With Thy love my bosom fill ;
By Thy spirit's parting groan,

Prompt me now to do Thy will ; cres Lord, Thy presence let me see ; cres Then Thy presence let me see ! Manifest Thyself to me.

284 Manifest Thyself to me! Amen.

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"O Lord, revive Thy work." I mf REVIVE Thy work, O Lord ! 4 mf Revive Thy work, O Lord ! Thy mighty arm make bare !

Exalt Thy precious name ; cres Speak with the voice that wakes the And by the Holy Ghost our love

And make Thy people hear. (dead, For Thee and Thine inflame, 2 mf Revive Thy work, O Lord ! 5 mf Revive Thy work, O Lord ! Disturb this sleep of death ;

Give power unto Thy word ; cres Quicken the smouldering embers now, Grant that Thy blessed gospel may By Thine Almighty breath.

In living faith be heard. 3 mf Revive Thy work, O Lord ! 6 f Revive Thy work, O Lord ! Create soul-thirst for Thee ;

And give refreshing showers ; And hungering for the bread of life The glory shall be all Thine own, Oh, may our spirits be !

The blessing, Lord, be ours! Amen. TREVES.

7,7,7,5.

ANCIENT MELODY.

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357 "Out of the depths have I cried unto Thee, O Lord.
I THOU who didst on Calvary bleed, 4. Others, long in fetters bound,

Thou who dost for sinners plead, There deliverance soughtand found,
Help me in my time of need :

Heard the voice of mercy sound : cres Jesus, hear my cry!

cres Surely so may I ! 2 p In my darkness and my grief, 5 mf There on Thee I cast my care ; With my heart of unbelief,

There to Thee I raise my prayer ; I, who am of sinners chief,

Jesus, save me from despaircres Lift to Thee mine eye.

cres Save me, or I die ! 3 Foes without and fears within, 6 mf When the storms of trial lower, With no plea Thy grace to win,

When I feel temptation's power, But that Thou canst save from sin, PP In the last and darkest hour, cres To Thy cross I fly.

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cres Jesus, be Thou nigh! Amen

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359 “O Lord, truly I am Thy servant ... Thou hast loosed my bonds." I mf HOW blessed, from the bonds of sin 3 mf Thus may I serve Thee, gracious And earthly fetters free,

Thus ever Thine alone, (Lord; In singleness of heart and aim,

My soul and body given to Thee, Thy servant, Lord, to be!

The purchase Thou hast won ; The hardest toil to undertake

+ Through evil or through good With joy at Thy command,

Still keeping by Thy side;[report The meanest office to receive cres And by my life, or by my death, With meekness at Thy hand;

Let Christ be magnified ! 2 mf With willing heart and longing eyes 4 mf How happily the working days To watch before Thy gate,

In this dear service fly!
Ready to run the weary race,

p How rapidly the closing hour, To bear the heavy weight ;

The time of rest, draws nigh ! p No voice of thunder to expect, cres When all the faithful gather home, But follow calm and still ;

A joyful company, cres For love can easily divine

f And ever where the Master is The one Beloved's will

Shall His blest servants be !

Amerse

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