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1st P. M. 6 lines 88.
Let there be light.
And let there in our souls be light;
And light there in our hearts shall be; We then, through faith, shall understand
'Thy great mysterious majesty; And, by the shining of thy grace, Behold in Christ thy glorious face. 191
With all thy quick’ning powers :
In these cold hearts of ours. 2 Look how we grovel here below,
Fond of these earthly toys; Our souls, how heavily they go,
To reach eternal joys. 3 In vain we tune our forinal songs,
In vain we strive to rise ; Hosannas languish on our tongies,
And our devotion dies.
At this poor dying rate;
And thine to us so great!
With all thy quick'ning powers; Come, shed abroad A Saviour's love,
And that shall kindle ours.
6th P. M. 6 lines 79.
Answer his all-powerful prayer;
Send that other Comforter,
Good and faithful as thou art, -
Every moment in our heart!
And all thy mercies crown.
Their wondrous powers impart,
Thy Spirit in our heart.
Thy heavenly influence give;
The glories of his grace,
The brightness of his face,
Life's ever-springing well; Till God in , und we in God,
In love elocal dwell.
Descend in all thy power. 2 We meet with one accord
In our appointed place,
The Spirit of all grace.
Upon the waves beneath,
One soul, one feeling breathe. 4 The young, the old, inspire
With wisdom from above;
To pray, and praise, and love. 5 Spirit of light, explore,
And chase our gloom away, With lustre shining more and more,
Unto the perfect day. 6 Spirit of truth, be thou
In life and death, our guide; O Spirit of adoption, now
May we be sanctified. 195
L. M. The plenitude of His grace and power. 0
SPIRIT of the living God,
In all thy plenitude of grace, Where'er the foot of man hath trod,
Descend on our apostate race. 2 Give tongues of fire, and hearts of love,
To preach the reconciling word; Give power and unction from above,
Where'er the joyful sound is heard.
3 Be darkness, at thy coming, light;
Confusion--order, in thy path;.
Bid merey triumph over wrath.
Till every kindred call him Lord. 196
L. M. Peace, love, purity. WHEX first the Spirit left the throne,
He took the semblance of a dove; A symbol chosen to make known
His peace, and purity, and love. 2 When next, at Pentecost, he came,
He stond confess'd to mortal sight Within the cloven tongue of flame,
The type of freedom, guidance, light. 3 Vouchsafe, celestial Dove, thy peace, That we at perfect peaee may be ; Within our hearts thy love increase,-
Within our thoughts, thy purity. 4 0 Light divine ! direct our feet,
Which long in error's paths have trod, Our prison'd souls with freedom greet,
Convince of sin, and lead to God. 197
9th P. M. 87, 87. The Source of consolation. OLY
: Pierce the clouds of nature's night; Come, thou Source of joy and glaulness,
Breathe thy life, and spread thy light 2 Hear, o hear our supplication,
Blessed Spirit! God of peace! Rest upon this congregation
With the fulness of thy grace.
3 Author of our new creation,
May we all thine influence prove; Alake our souls thy habitation,
Shed abroad the Saviour's love. 4 Source of sweetest consolation,
Breathe thy peace on all below; Bless, O bless this congregation;
On each soul thy grace bestow! 198
P. M. 84, 84.
His last farewell,
With us to dwell.
A willing guest,
Wherein to rest.
His gift we own;
And vict'ry won.
Our weakness see;
And worthier thee. 199
9th P. M. 87, 87, 87, 87.
Guide and Comforter.
Prison'd souls delivrance find.
Source of light, and flame of love, Symbol of divine communion, 'In the olive-bearing dove ;-