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'Tis all my hope, and all my plea,
For me the Saviour dy’d.
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.
4. Th” atonement of thy blood apply,
*Till faith to sight improve;
*Till hope in full fruition die,
And all my soul be love.
Hymn 245. c. M.
1. TESUS, my life, thyself apply,
Thy Holy Spirit breathe :
My vile affections crucify,
Conform me to thy death.
2. Conqu'ror of hell, and earth, and sin,
Still with the rebel strive ;
Enter my soul and work within,
And kill, and make alive.
3. More of thy life, and more I have,
As the old Adam dies:
Bury me, Saviour, in thy grave,
That I with thee may rise.
4. Reign in me, Lord, thy foes controul,
Who would not own thy sway;
Diffuse thine image through my soul,
Shine to the perfect day.
5. Scatter the last remains of sin,
And seal me thine abode.
O make me glorious all within,
A temple built by God,
!. O THAT my load of sin were gone!
O that I could at last submit,
At Jesu's feet, to lay it down!
To lay my soul at Jesu's 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.
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 pow'r;
My heart from ev’ry sin release;
Bring near, bring near the joyful hour,
And fill me with thy perfect peace.
6. Come, Lord, the drooping sinner cheer,
Nor let thy chariot-wheels delay:
Appear, in my poor heart, appear;
My God, my Saviour, come away.
1. TESUS, my truth, my way,
My sure unerring light,
On thee my feeble steps I stay,
Which thou wilt guide aright.
2. My wisdom and my guide,
My counsellor thou art:
O let me never leave thy side,
Or from thy paths depart.
. I lift mine eyes to thee,
Thou gracious bleeding Lamb,
That I Hay now enlighten’d be,
And Lever put to shame.
4. Never will I remove
Out of thy hands my cause;
But rest in thy redeeming love,
And hand upon thy cross.
5. Teach me the happy art,
In all things to depend
On thee: O never, Lord, depart,
But iove me to the end.
. Still stir me up to strive
With thee in strength divine;
And ev'ry moment, Lord, revive
This fainting soul of mine.
1. REAT God, indulge my humble claim ;
Be thou my hope, my joy, my rest!
The glories that compose thy name,
Stand all engag’d to make me blest.
2. Thou great and good, thou just and wise,
Thou art my Father and my God!’
And I am thine by sacred ties,
Thy son and servant; bought with blood.
3. With heart, and eyes, and lifted hands,
For thee I long, for thee I look,
Astravellers in thirsty lands,
Pant for the cooling water-brook.
4. E’en life itself, without thy love,
No lasting pleasure can afford;
Yea, 'twould a tiresome burden prove,
If I were banish’d from thee, Lord!
5. I’ll lift my hands, I’ll raise my voice, While I have breath to pray or praise :
This work shall make my heart rejoice, ... }
Throughout the remnant of my days. • |
Hymn 249. L. M. 1. THOU, to whose all-searching sight, The darkness shineth as the light, Search, prove my heart, it pants for thee; * O burst these bonds and set it freel 2. Wash out its stains, refine its dross, Nail my affections to the cross! Hallow each thought; let all within Be clean, as thou, my Lord, art clean. 3. If in this darksome wild I stray, Be thou my light, be thou my way; No foes, no violence I fear, No fraud, while thou, my God, art near. 4. When rising floods my soul o'erflow, When sinks my heart in waves of woe : Jesus, thy timely aid impart, And raise my head, and cheer my heart. 5. Saviour, where'er thy steps I see, Dauntless, untir’d I follow thee. O let thy hand support me still, And lead me to thy holy hill.
6. If rough and thorny be the way,
My strength proportion to my day;
Till toil, and grief, and pain shall cease,
Where all is calm, and joy and peace.
1. TESUS, my Lord, attend
Thy feeble creature’s cry:
And shew thyself the sinner's friend,
And set me up on high.
From hell's oppressive pow'r
My struggling soul release:
And to thy Father's grace restole;
And to thy perfect peace.
2. Thy blood and righteousness
I make my only plea;
My present and eternal peace
Are both deriv'd from thee.
Rivers of life divine
From thee their fountain flow;
And all who know that love of thine,
The joy of Angels know.
3. Come then, impute, impart
To me thy righteousness,
And let me taste, how good thou art,
How full of truth and grace:
That thou canst here forgive,
Grant me to testify,
And justify’d by faith to live,
And in that faith to die.
l, O SUN of Righteousness, arise,
With healing in thy beam lo
To my diseas'd, my fainting soul,
Life and salvation bring.
2. These clouds of pride and sin dispel,
By thy all-piercing beam;
Lighten mine eyes with faith, my heart
With holy hope inflame.
3. My mind by thy all-quick’ning pow'r
From low desires set free;
Unite my scatter'd thoughts, and fix
My love entire on thee.
4. Father, thy long-lost son receive;
Saviour, thy purchase own :