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5 Whate'er is carnal, thro' thy grace Thou hast, till yielding up thy breath, In me be mortify'd ;

Unheard-of pains sustained, Thus clothed in thy righteousness Inr soul and body felt our death, I shall in thee abide,"

And life for us regained.

2 O what a privilegie is this, T. 185.

That 'man; tho’ fall’n by nature, He who striveth for sanctification,

May thro' thy grace know what it is

To be a happy creature; And is unrenewid in heart,

Heald, by thy stripes and wounds, Feeling yet a secret condemnation,

i from sin Since with sin he still takes part; And Satan's pow'r released, He who hath not yet in Christ believed, Filld with thy love and peace within, Pardon in his blood and peace received; And thus to new life raised ! Hath not found that holiness

3 Thou chosest us to show thy praise Which adorns a child of grace.

In all our conversation, 2 But how happy is the soul thatcleayeth As witnesses of blood-bought grace,

To the Friend of sinners poor; Each in his call and station : And with humble confidence believeth This is our cov'nant's only ground My diseases he can cure;"

To yield thee soul and body, Such a one, tho' e'er so vile by nature, In life and death to thee we're bound, Tho' throughout a spoil'd and wretch And for thy service ready. ed creature,

4 How precious are thy thoughts of Mourning.on account of sin,

peace Is by Jesus' blood made clean.

O'er us, if but attained !

O may we steadfast run our race,
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Till we the crown have gained.

Grant we may never fall asleep, WHO, thro' Christ's blood, remission

But in faith persevering Of all

' his sins hath gain'd, Our lamps may always burning keep, And without intermission

Until thy blest appearing,
With Jesus hath remain'd;
To true sanctification
Attains thro' Jesus' grace,

488*. T. 185. And in his conversation

WITH new life endow'd by Christ Shows forth his matchless praise.

our Saviour, 2 Our pleasure and our duty,

Might we to this world be dead; Tho' opposite beforė,

That great prize to gain be our endeavor, Since we have seen his beauty

Purchas'd when for us he bled ; Are join'd to part no more; .

Filled with his love, may we adore him, It is our highest pleasure,

Thinking, speaking,acting as before him No less than duty's call,

Being to his gracious mind To love him beyond measure,

Ever willingly resign'd. And serve him with our all.

2 May we all be ever so disposed

In our hearts, by day and night,

As when this life's period being closed, 487.

We to him shall take our flight; THOU, Jesus! more than thirty years Oras when,releas'd from condemnation, In deep bumiliation

We receiv'd the seal of our salvation, Hastliv'd on earth, thy pray'rs and tears And obtained, thro' his blood,

Have purchas'd our salyation ; Happiness and peace with God!

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489. T. 126. O hear my petition, and let me with

thee
DRAW nigh to Christ, your Brother, Be crucify'd, Jesus, with all that's in

Let no distrust take place ; .
He's lovely as none other,
Draw nigh, receive the grace

2 O that I might stil more enjoy
Which flows from his humanity,

The blessed fruits of all thy passion;
To all who with full purpose

Thy merits to my soul apply,
Like Jesus aim to be.

And let me share thy great salvation;

O hear my petition, &c.
2 He's yours, with all his merit,
If you are truly his;

3 Let me in all things conqu’ror prove, And thus become one spirit

Deliver me from sin's infection;
With him who holy is,

Preserve me in thy sacred love,
Who spirit, soul and body heals,

As well in joy as in affliction
And is that kind Physician

O hear my petition, &c.,
Who for his patients.feels.

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3 Whoe'er this truth believeth,
With love to Jesus burns,

I ASK not honor, pomp or praise,
But none its pow'r perceiveth,

By worldly men esteem'd,
Until to Christ he turns;

I wish from sin's deceitful ways.
O blessed Jesus! grant us grace

To feel

my

soul redeem'd. To grow into thy likeness,

2 I wish, as faithful christians do, And live unto thy praise.

Dear Lord, to live to thee,

And by my words and walk to show,
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That thou hast dy'd for me.
LORD Jesus, sanctify thou me,

3 O grant me thro' thy precious blood,
And make my spirit one with thee; Thy gospel thus to grace ;
Thy body torn with many a wound

Renew my heart, O Lamb of God, Preserve my soul and body sound. ' Thus shall my works thee praise. 2 The blood-sweat trickling down thy.

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face,
My condemnation doth erase ;

BESPRINKLE with thy blood, my
Thy cross, thy sufførings, and thy pain

heart, My everlasting strength remain,

Jesus, Son of God;

And take away whate'er thy grace 3. The water flowing from thy side,

Hath hitherto withstood.
Which by the spear was open'd wide,
Shall be my bath; thy precious blood 2 Earthly affections mortify,
and bring me nigh to God.

And carnal nature's strife;

O may I henceforth only thirst
4. Dear Jesus, grant this my request, For thee, the Well of life.
Be thou my everlasting rest,
Protect me by thy saving arm,

3 Waters of life hence may I draw, Secure my soul from ev'ry harm. And never more depart;

My ardent longing is, O Lord, -491,* T. 102.

• Fix at this spring my heart." ; CHRIST crucify'd! my soul by faith 4 Alas, with shame I own that oft

With thee desires to be united ; I've turn'd away from thee;
For, as the purchase of thy death, O let thy' work renew'd to-day

To thy communion I'm invited. Remain eternally.

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494.* T. 580. 3 Lead us so that we may honor

Thee, the Lord oor Righteousness, JESUS, thyself to us reveal, And bring fruit to thee, the Donor Grant that we may not only feel Of all gospel-truth and graee,

Some dawnings of thy grace,
But in communion with thee live,
And daily from thy death derive
The needful strength to run our race.

497.* T. 23. 2 O let us always think thee near, To that Lord, who unconstrained As near unto us as the air

Death's dire pangs for us sustained, Which constantly we breathe ;

May we all in our small measure Thus will from all we think or do

Willingly give joy and pleasure. To thee unfeigned praises flow;

For thine we are in life and death. 2 May our mind and whole behavior”. 3 Jesus, thou fain wouldst have us be Bear resemblance to our Saviour,

And his sanctifying merit
In all things more conform'd to thee;
We're fill'd with conscious shame,

Hallow body, soul and spirit.
And thank thee for thy care and love;
Thy patience, which we richly prove,
Our heart-felt gratitude doth claim.

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Love God with all thy heart, and

soul, and mind; O LORD GOD Holy Ghost, To friend and foe be just, and true, As sure as Christ's I am,

and kind; So sure am I in him

Be meek and patient, humble, sober, With thee in close communion;

chaste; Might my whole walk proclaim

In these good ways be constant to the With Christ a blessed union,

last. The pardon'd sinner's frame, A mind to his conform'd;

2 And when thou hast done all, then

humbly cry: 2 The genuine mind of Christ,

« An useless, sinful servant, Lord, Proceeding from a heart Engaged with his cross,

My strength and grace come from the Blest theme of meditation !

Holy Ghost, Deriving all delight

My Saviour's merits are my only From Jesus' great salvation;

boast," Supported day and night With peace and joy divine, . 496.

499.* JESUS, by thy Holy Spirit O THOU, whose human life for us May we all instructed be;

Did happiness obtain; Sanctify us by the merit

Thou who, expiring on the cross Of thy blest humanity.

God's image didst regain;
2 Grant that we may love thee truly, Once lost it was, but is restor'd

Lord, our thoughts and actions sway, By thy humanity;
And to ev'ry heart more fully Under thy shadow, Son of Man,
Thy atoning pow'r display.

'Tis good for man to be!

am !!

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T. 228.
How could I bear to be partaker

O JESUS, were we thro' thy graće,
Of sinfal frail humanity,

In all respects fort'd to thy praise,
Had not the world's almighty Maker Like thee in thought and action ;

Become a sinless man for me? Did we but wake and sleep to thee,
But since my God assum'd my nature Bear pain and sickness patiently,
I gladly am a human creature;

Trusting in thy direction.
For now he takes a part,

Where'ere we are ;
With sympathizing heart,

Might, dear Saviour;-our behavior,
In all my smärt. Thro'thy blessing,

Always be to thee well-pleasing.
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LORD Jesus, thy atonement

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Be ever new to us;
Grant we may ev'ry moment

THY law, O Lord, be my delight,
In spirit view thy cross:

My gracious King, thy statutes write
O keep our garments pure,

In my untoward heart;
In the the temptation hour,

Thy pow'r divine afford me grace
Froni sin's infatuation

To love thee, and to walk thy ways,
Preserve us by thy pow'.

And never from thee to depart.

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XXVII. Of Humility, Simplicity, and Growth in Grace. 504.

2 Reflecting how our Lord and Head,

When ris'n, bis fois'wers visited,
OLORD, the contrite sinner's friend, We pray to share that happiness

Most wretched should I be, Which; without sight, we may possess.
Did I not know thy precious blood

3 Commúning with the Lamb of God, Was shed for worthless me : Nought could console me in distress, And walk in true humility,

With heart-telt gratitude we're bow'd:
Or give my soul relief;

As Christ's disciples constantly.
When troubles seize my anxious breast,
Nought could appease my grief.

T. 22.
2 O give me, Jesus, give me still My Saviour, that I without thee

Mỹ poverty to know;
Increase my faith ; may I in grace

Can nothing do, rejoiceth me:
And in thy knowledge grow:

For all the grace thou 'dost bestow,
More clearly to me manifest

I fain my gratitude would show.
The mystry of thy cross;

2 Tho’weak and poor, I am thine own; And for this precious Pearl may. I

All praise to thee is due alone,
Count all things else but dross.

That thou, when humbly I appear

Fore thee in mercy drawest near!
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T. 22.

3 When pride would stir within my
WHOE'ER in Jesus doth believe, breast
To soaring thoughts no room can give; I find no happiness nor rest;
The blessed fellowship with Christ, But, walking in humility,
And nothing else by him is priz'd. Have perfect peace and joy in thee.

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4,0 keep me contrite, low and poor! 2 His loving-kindness those shall richThus shall I praise thee evermore.

ly share, Myself thrice blessed I can call, Who at a loss, and ready to despair, When I am nought, and thou my All. Retire in secret, pray him for relief,

And consolation to assuage their grief.

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NONE God the Father's favor share,

3 To those the Lord will deign his

teaching mild, Or heaven's kingdom win, Who gladly listen to the meanest But those who little children

are,

child, And as such enter in.

And from experience willingly allow, 2 The high and mighty ones the Lord That they are learners, and but little

know,
Doth from their seats put down;
But to the

poor
doth

grace afford,
And then with blessings crown.

T. 14. 3 O may I with submissiveness,

HAPPY the man whose highest Good Dear Lord, be taught by thee;

Is Christ invariably; To thee obedience show thro'

He shows his love and gratitude

grace, And learn humility.

By true humility.

2 In weakness pow'r divine he gains, 4 Jesus, I humbly thee implorė, Grant me thy Spirit's light,

He dwells in peace and rest;

And owns with filial confidence: That he may teach me evermore,

Lord, what thou dost is best." And guide my steps aright. 5 A lowly mind impart to me,...

3.6 For thou art gracious, wise and

good, According to my pray'r;

Thou know'st how help t' afford, Since those who know iheir poverty, The time when it should be bestow'd: To the Most High are near.

Thy goodness be ador'd.”
6 Thou, who in heaven art ador'd,
Dost with the contrite dwell,

T. 141.
Revive the humble by thy word,
The broken-hearted heal.

Go, ye flatt'ring visions, 7 Therefore, my soul, delight no more He who lowly minded

Honors, wealth and lusts :
In this world's vanity ;

In our Saviour trusts,
Look forward ; Jesus hath in store
Unfading joys for thee.

Rich in grace, is blessed,

Freed from anxious care;
8 Lord Jesus Christ, О may I grow For the poor in spirit
In knowledge and in grace

Heaven's kingdom share.
Grant that in me, while here below,
Thy likeness each

T. 583 WHEN simplicity we cherish,
THOSE are partakers of our Saviour's

Then the soul is full of light:

But that light will quickly vanish, grace, Who, while his gifts they share with

When of Jesus we lose sight. thankfulness,

2 He who nought but Christ desireth, Glory in their infirmities, and boast

He whom nothing else can cheer'. Ofnothing but his grace wherein they But the joy which he inspireth, trust,

Lending to his voice an ear;

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