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Send down a coal of heavenly. fire,
To warm each waiting heart.
Our fainting hope to raise;
That we may render praise.
And love and concord dwell; e Here give the troubled conscience peace,
The wounded spirit heal. 4 The feeling heart, the melting eye,
The humble mind bestow; e And shine upon us from on high,
To make our graces grow. --5 May we in faith receive thy word,
In faith present our prayers; e And in the presence of our Lord,
Unbosom all our cares. 0 6 And may the gospel's joyful sound,
Enforc'd by mighty grace, Awaken many sinners round,
To come, and fill the place. Newton.
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HYMN 126. 7. Fairfax. [b]
A Blessing humbly requested. 1 T ORD, we come before thee now;
I At thy feet we humbly bow; e Oh do not our suit disdain!
Shall we seek thee, Lord, in vain ? 2 Lord, on thee our souls depend; In compassion, now descend; -Fill our hearts with thy rich grace ; o Tune our lips to sing thy praise. -3 In thine own appointed way, à Now we seek thee, here we stay;
Lord we know not how to go,
Till a blessing thou bestow. :
That may joy and peace afford;
€ 5 Comfort those who weep and mourn ; Let the time of joy return;
Those who are cast down, lift up, Make them strong in faith and hope. --6 Grant that all may seek, and find
Thee a God supremely kind : Heal the sick, the captive free; Let'us all rejoice in thee.
Rippon. HYMN 127. 8 & 7. Love Divine. [*]
Love Divinc. 1 T OVE divine, all love excelling!
I Joy of heaven, to earth come down! Fix in us thy humble dwelling:
All thy faithful mercies crown. e Jesus, thou art all compassion!
Pure, unbounded love, thou art! o Visit us with thy salvation,
Enter ev'ry trembling heart. a 2 Breathe, O breathe, thy loving Spirit
Into ev'ry troubled breast ! e Let us all in thee inherit,
Let us find thy promis'd rest. -Take away the power of sinning,
o End of faith, as its beginning,
Set our hearts at liberty. --3 Come, Almighty to deliver,
Let us all thy life receive! Suddenly return-and nevere Never more thy temples leave! -Then we should be always blessing,
Serve thee as thy hosts above; o Pray, and praise thee without ceasing,
Glory in thy precious love. -4 Finish, then, thy new creation;
Pure, unspotted may we be; Let us see thy great salvation,
Perfectly restor’d by thee: g Chang'd from glory unto glory,
Till in heaven we take our place; e Till we cast our crowns before thee, a Lost in wonder, love, and praise! Madan's Col. HYMN 128. C. M. Reading. [b *]
Seed in different Grounds. Matt. xiii, 3. 1 VE sons of earth, prepare the plough
1 Break up your fallow ground: The sower is gone forth to sow,
And scatter blessings round. 2 The seed that finds a stony soil,
Shoots forth a hasty blade; But ill repays the sower's toil,
Soon wither'd, scorch'd, and dead. 3 The thorny ground is sure to balk
All hopes of harvest there; We find a tall and sickly stalk,
But not the fruitful ear.
Receive the trust in vain;
And pick up all the grain.
Has bless'd the happy field;
The deep wrought furrows yield! e 6 Father of mercies, we have need
Of thy preparing grace, -Let the same hand that gives the seed, Provide a fruitful place.
Cowper. HYMN 129. L. M. Sicilian. [*]
Close of Worship. 1 D ISMISS us with thy blessing, Lord;
D Help us to feed upon thy word; All that has been amiss, forgive, And let thy truth within us live. 2 Though we are guilty, thou art good; Wash all our works in Jesus' blood; Give every fetter'd soul release, And bid us all depart in peace. Hart. HYMN 130. L. M. Portugal. [*]
Close of Worship. 1 THE peace which God alone reveals,
1 And by his word of grace imparts, Which only the believer feels, Direct, and keep, and cheer our hearts.
2 And may the holy Three in One,
Close of Worship.
I Who from th' imprison'd grave
Omnipotent to save;
Which he on Calv'ry spilt,
On which our hopes are built ;-
To accomplish all his will;
Inspire us to fulfil !
We every blessing pray;
Through heav'ns eternal day. Gibbons.
HYMN 132. H. M. Allerton. [*b?
D The gladly solemn sound
To earth's remotest bound : o The year of jubilee is come,
Return, ye ransom'd sinners, home! - 2 Exalt the Lamb of God, e The sin-atoning Lamb;
Redemption by his blood
Through all the world proclaim : 0 The year, &c.
3 Ye who have sold for nought
The year, &c.
- 4 Ye slaves of sin and hell,
Your liberty receive ;
The year, &c.
The year, &c.
Has full atonement made ;
Ye mourning souls, be glad : s The year of Jubilee is come,
Return, ye ransom'd sinners, home! Toplady.
HYMN 133. C. M. Zion. Hymn 2d. [* b]
The Lord's Prayer. 1 RATHER of all, we bow to thee,
T Who dwell'st in heaven adord; But present still through all thy works,
The universal Lord.
By all below the skies;
Till grace to glory rise.
Let all thy glory see;
On earth so let it be.
With food these wants supply; And on our souls the Bread bestow
To eat-and never die! 5 Our sins before thee we confess;
O may they be forgiven!
We mercy beg of heaven.
From evil guard our way;
Permit us not to stray.