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2 No man can truly say
That Jesus is the Lord, Unless thou take the veil away,
And breathe the living word: Then, only then we feel
Our int’rest in his blood; And cry, with joy unspeakable,
Thou art my Lord, my God!
3 O that the world might know
The all-atoning Lamb!
The virtue of his Name :
The saving power impart; And testify to all mankind,
And speak in every heart.
478 26th P. M. 75 & 6s.
Hath told it to my heart :
Through Jesus' prayer bestow’d, The Comforter, the Spirit,
The true eternal God.
2 With God the Son and Saviour,
With God the Father one, The tokens of his favour
Are now to man made known; An ante-past of heaven
Thou dost in me reveal, Attest my sins forgiven,
And my salvation seal.
3 The' indubitable witness
Of thy own Deity,
Thy glorious face to see:
My largest thoughts transcend,
When faith in sight shall end.
1st P. M. 6 lines 8s. The signature of divine love. W HEN shall I hear the inward voice,
Which only faithful souls can hear ? Pardon, and peace, and heavenly joys,
Attend the promised Comforter : O come, and righteousness divine, And Christ, and all with Christ, are mine. 2 O that the Comforter would come,
Nor visit as a transient guest;
And keep possession of my breast;
Attest that I am born again;
Nor let thy former gifts be vain :
That ascertains the kingdom mine?
The signature of love divine ;
C. M. The hope of our high calling. W HAT is our calling's glorious hope,
But inward holiness ? For this to Jesus I look up;
I calmly wait for this.
Shall life and power impart;
And purifies the heart.
For every sinner free;
The chief of sinners,—me. 4 From all iniquity, from all,
He shall my soul redeem; In Jesus I believe, and shall
Believe myself to him. 5 When Jesus makes my heart his home,
My sin shall all depart;-
To fill and rule thy heart.
Redeem me from all sin; My heart would now receive thee, Lord;
Come in, my Lord, come in ! 481
L. M. The will of God. ITE wills that I should holy be: Il That holiness I long to feel ; That full divine conformity
To all my Saviour's righteous will.
Haur donne I sta
2 See, Lord, the travail of thy soul
Accomplish'd in the change of mine; And plunge me, every whit made whole, · In all the depths of love divine. 3 On thee, O God, my soul is stay'd,
And waits to prove thine utmost will; The promise by thy mercy made,
Thou canst, thou wilt, in me fulfil. 4 No more I stagger at thy power, . Or doubt thy truth, which cannot move: Hasten the long-expected hour,
And bless me with thy perfect love. 482
| That I should holy be ;
This moment turn to thee.
Thine all-sufficient power,
C. M. The good pleasure of his will. T KNOW that my Redeemer lives, 1 And ever prays for me: A token of his love he gives,• A pledge of liberty. 2 I find him lifting up my head;
He brings salvation near;
And he will soon appear.
What can withstand his will ? The counsel of his grace in me
He surely shall fulfil.
4 Jesus, I hang upon thy word ;
I steadfastly believe Thou wilt return, and claim me, Lord,
And to thyself receive. 5 When God is mine, and I am his,
Of paradise possess’d, I taste unutterable bliss,
And everlasting rest. 484
C. M. The believer's rest. T ORD, I believe a rest remains I To all thy people known; A rest where pure enjoyment reigns,
And thou art loved alone :
Is fix'd on things above;
Cast out by perfect love. 3 0 that I now the rest might know,
Believe, and enter in :
And let me cease from sin. 4 Remove this hardness from my heart;
This unbelief remove:
The Sabbath of thy love.
1st P. M. 6 lines 8s. He saves his people from their sins. SAVIOUR from sin, I wait to prove D That Jesus is thy healing name; To lose, when perfected in love,
Whate'er I have, or can, or am: I stay me on thy faithful word,The servant shall be as his Lord.