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3 I see the exceeding broad command,
Which all contains in one: Enlarge my heart to understand
The mystery unknown. . 4 0 that, with all thy saints, I might
By sweet experience prove What is the length, and breadth, and height,
And depth, of perfect love. 518
I shall be free indeed.
I full redemption have;
Canst to the utmost save. 3 From sin,—the guilt, the power, the pain,
Thou wilt redeem my soul : Lord, I believe—and not in vain";
My faith shall make me whole. 4 I, too, with thee, shall walk in white;
With all thy saints shall prove The length and depth, and breadth and height,
Of everlasting love. 519
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The image of God. TATHER of eternal grace,
Glorify thyself in me; Sweetly beaming in my face
May the world thine image see. 2 Happy only in thy love,
Poor, unfriended, and unknown: Fix my thoughts on things above;
Stay my heart on thee alone.
3 To thy gracious will resign'd
All thy will by me be done ; Give me, Lord, the perfect mind
Of thy well-belovéd Son. 4 Counting gain and glory loss,
May I tread the path he trod; Die with Jesus on the cross,
Rise with him to live with God. 520
Spirit of power within ;
From sorrow, fear, and sin ! 2 The seed of sin's disease,
Spirit of health, remove,Spirit of finish'd holiness,
Spirit of perfect love. 3 Hasten the joyful day
Which shall my sins consume; When old things shall be done away,
And all things new become. 4 I want the witness, Lord,
That all I do is right,—. According to thy will and word,—
Well pleasing in thy sight. 5 I ask no higher state;
Indulge me but in this,
To my eternal bliss. 521
C. M. The perfect rest from sin. TESUS, my Lord, I cry to thee, J Against the foe within : I want a constant liberty, A perfect rest from sin.
2 Thy killing and thy quick’ning power,
Jesus, in me display;
My pride and passion slay.
My soul with saints above, To serve thy will, and spread thy praise,
And sing thy perfect love. 522
C. M. The exceeding great reward. THY name to me, thy nature grant !
1 This, only this be given ! Nothing beside my God I want;
Nothing in earth or heaven.
Into my soul descend;
My Author and my End.
No longer be delay'd;
For whom I first was made.
And seal me thine abode; Let all I am in thee be lost,
Let all be lost in God. 523
O all-atoning Lamb of God !
I seek redemption in thy blood. 2 Thou art the anchor of my hope;
The faithful promise I receive : Surely thy death shall raise me up,
For thou hast died that I might live.
3 Satan, with all his arts, no more
Me from the Gospel hope can move; I shall receive the gracious power,
And find the pearl of perfect love. 4 My flesh, which cries, It cannot be,
Shall silence keep before the Lord; And earth, and hell, and sin shall flee
At Jesus' everlasting word.
C. M. - Entire purification. TOREVER here my rest shall be, I Close to thy bleeding side; This all my hope, and all my plea, —
For me the Saviour died. 2 My dying Saviour, and my God,
Fountain for guilt and sin, Sprinkle me ever with thy blood,
And cleanse and keep me clean. 3 Wash me, and make me thus thine own;
Wash me, and mine thou art; Wash me, but not my feet alone,
My hands, my head, my heart. | The' atonement of thy blood apply,
Till faith to sight improve; Till hope in full fruition die,
And all my soul be love.
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Entire consecration. TATHER, Son, and Holy Ghost,
One in Three, and Three in One, As by the celestial host,
Let thy will on earth be done ; Praise by all to thee be given, Glorious Lord of earth and heaven.
2 Vilest of the sinful race,
Lo! I answer to thy call :
Grace divinely free for all;
May to thy great glory live,
All my words and thoughts receive; Claim me for thy service, claim All I have, and all I am. 4 Take my soul and body's powers;
Take my mem'ry, mind, and will;
All I know, and all I feel;
And be in spirit one. 2 Saviour, I thank thee for the grace,
The gift unspeakable; And wait with arms of faith to' embrace,
And all thy love to feel. 3 My soul breaks out in strong desire
The perfect bliss to prove; My longing heart is all on fire
To be dissolved in love.' 4 Give me thyself; from every boast, .
From every wish set free; Let all I am in thee be lost,
But give thyself to me.