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2 The day of thy great power I feel,

And pant for liberty;
I loathe myself, deny my will,

And give up all for thee.
3 I hate my sins,—no longer mine,

For I renounce them too;
My weakness with thy strength I join ;

Thy strength shall all subdue.
4 So shall I bless thy pleasing sway,

And, sitting at thy feet,
Thy laws with all my heart obey,

With all my soul submit.

510

L. M.
The light yoke and easy burden.
THAT my load of sin were gone;

O that I could at last submit
At Jesus' feet to lay it down

To lay my soul at Jesus' feet. 2 Rest for my soul I long to find :

Saviour of all, if mine thou art, Give me thy meek and lowly mind,

And stamp thine image on my heart. 3 Break off the yoke of inbred sin,

And fully set my spirit free;
I cannot rest till pure within,-
: Till I am wholly lost in thee.
4 Fain would I learn of thee, my God;

Thy light and easy burden prove;
The cross all stain'd with hallow'd blood,

The labour of thy dying love. 5 I would, but thou must give the power;

My heart from every sin release; Bring near, bring near the joyful hour,

And fill me with thy perfect peace.

511

4th P. M. 886, 886.

The blessed hope.
DUT can it be that I should prove
D Forever faithful to thy love,-

From sin forever cease ?
I thank thee for the blessed hope;
It lifts my drooping spirits up;

It gives me back my peace.
2 In thee, O Lord, I put my trust;
Mighty, and merciful, and just,

Thy sacred word is past;
And I, who dare thy word believe,
Without committing sin shall live,

Shall live to God at last.
3 I rest in thine almighty power;
The name of Jesus is my tower

That hides my life above:
Thou canst, thou wilt, my helper be;
My confidence is all in thee,

The faithful God of love.
4 Wherefore, in never-ceasing prayer,
My soul to thy continual care

I faithfully commend ; Assured that thou through life wilt save, And show thyself beyond the grave My everlasting Friend.

5th P. M. 4 lines 7s.

Rejoicing in hope.
TESUS comes with all his grace,
J Comes to save a fallen race;
Object of our glorious hope,
Jesus comes to lift us up.
2 Let the living stones cry out;
Let the sons of Abrah’m shout:
Praise we all our lowly King;
Give him thanks, rejoice, and sing.

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3 We are now his lawful right;
Walk as children of the light;
We shall soon obtain the grace,
Pure in heart, to see his face.
4 We shall gain our calling's prize;
After God we all shall rise,
Filld with joy, and love, and peace,
Perfected in holiness.
5 Let us then rejoice in hope;
Steadily to Christ look up;
Trust to be redeem'd from sin,
Wait till he appear within.
6 Hasten, Lord, the perfect day;
Let thy every servant say,-
I have now obtain’d the power,
Born of God, to sin no more.
513

C. M.
The garner of God.
NOME, thou omniscient Son of man,
U Display thy sifting power ;
Come, with thy Spirit's winn’wing fan,

And throughly purge thy floor. 2 The chaff of sin, the accursed thing,

Far from our souls be driven; The wheat into thy garner bring,

And lay us up for heaven. 3 Whate'er offends thy glorious eyes, . Far from our hearts remove; As dust before the whirlwind flies,

Disperse it by thy love.
4 Then let us all thy fulness know,

From every sin set free;
Saved to the utmost, saved below,

And perfected in thee.

mo

514

20th P. M. 66, 77, 77.

The willing captive.
TESUS, thou art our King !

J To me thy succour bring;
Christ the mighty one art thou;

Help for all on thee is laid :
This the word; I claim it now;

Send me now the promised aid.
2 High on thy Father's throne,

O look with pity down!
Help, O help, attend my call;

Captive lead captivity:
King of glory, Lord of all,

Christ, be Lord, be King to me!
3 I now would feel thy sway,

And only thee obey; -
Thee my spirit pants to meet:

This my one, my ceaseless prayer,-
Make, 0 make my heart thy seat;

O set up thy kingdom there !
4 Triumph and reign in me,

And spread thy victory;
Hell, and death, and sin control;

Pride, and wrath, and every foe,
All subdue; through all my soul,

Conqu’ring and to conquer go. 515

C. M. The omnipotence of love. MOD of eternal truth and grace, U Thy faithful promise seal ; Thy word, thy oath, to Abrah’m's race,

In me, O Lord, fulfil.
2 That mighty faith on me bestow,

Which cannot ask in vain;
Which holds, and will not let thee go,

Till I my suit obtain :

3 Till thou into my soul inspire

The perfect love unknown; And tell my infinite desire,—

Whate'er thou wilt, be done. 4 On me the faith divine bestow,

Which doth the mountain move; And all my spotless life shall show

The' omnipotence of love. 516

5th P. M. 4 lines 7s.

Perfect peace.
DRINCE of peace, control my will;
I Bid this struggling heart be still ;
Bid my fears and doubtings cease,
Hush my spirit into peace.
2 Thou hast bought me with thy blood,
Open'd wide the gate to God :
Peace I ask-but peace must be,
Lord, in being one with thee.
3 May thy will, not mine, be done ;
May thy will and mine be one:
Chase these doubtings from my heart;
Now thy perfect peace impart.
4 Saviour ! at thy feet I fall;
Thou my life, my God, my all!
Let thy happy servant be
One forever more with thee!
517

C. M.
Thy commandments are exceeding broad.
TEEPEN the wound thy hands have made
D In this weak, helpless soul :
Till mercy, with its balmy aid,

Descend to make me whole. 2 The sharpness of thy two-edged sword:

Enable me to endure;
Till bold to say,-My hall’wing Lord

Hath wrought a perfect cure.

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