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Our sins shall sink beneath the sea,

And shall be found no more.
6 And lest pollution should o’erspread

Our inward powers again,
His Spirit shall bedew our souls,

Like purifying rain.]
dr Our heart, that flinty, stubborn thing,

That terrours cannot move,-
That fears no threat’nings of his wrath-

Shall be dissolv'd by love.
-8 Or he can take the flint away,

That would not be refin'd;
And, from the treasures of his grace,

Bestow a softer mind.
9 There shall his sacred Spirit dwell,

And deep engrave his law;
And ev'ry motion of our souls

To swift obedience draw.
o 10 Thus will he pour salvation down,

And we shall render praise; d We-the dear people of his love,

And hemour God of grace.
HYMN 10. S. M. Newton. St. Thomas's. Fant]
The Blessedness of Gospel Times. Isa. v, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10;

Matt. xiii, 16, 17.
1 TTOW beauteous are their feet,

LL Who stand on Zion's hill!
Who bring salvation on their tongues,

And words of peace reveal ! b 2 How charming is their voice!

How sweet the tidings are ! o'Zion behold thy Saviour-King,

“He reigns and triumphs here!' 03 How happy are our ears,

That hear this joyful sound !Which kings and prophets waited for,

And sought, but never found ! 04 How blessed are our eyes,

That see this heavenly light! e Prophets and kings desir'd it long,

But dy'd without the sight!

05 The watchmen join their voice,

And tuneful notes employ ; o Jerusalem breaks forth in songs,

And deserts learn the joy.
g 6 The Lord makes bare his arm,

Through all the earth abroad;
Let ev'ry nation now behold

Their Saviour and their God.

HYMN 11. L. M. Old Hundred. [*]

The Sovereignty of Grace. Luke x, 21, 22. 1 THERE was an hour when Christ rejoic'd,

1 And spoke his joy in words of praise : Father, I thank thee, mighty God, Lord of the earth, and heavens, and seas. 2 'I thank thy sovereign power and love, "That crowns my doctrine with success;

And makes the babes in knowledge learn "The heights, and breadths, and lengths of grace. 3.But all this glory lies conceald 'From men of prudence and of might; "The prince of darkness blinds their eyes,

And their own pride resists the light. 4 'Father, 'tis thus, because thy will

Chose and ordain'd it should be so; 6'Tis thy delight tabase the proud,

And lay the haughty scorner low. 5 "There's none can know the Father right, But those who learn it from the Son ; Nor can the Son be well receiv'd, “But where the Father makes him known.' 6 Then let our souls adore our God, Who deals his graces as he please ; Nor gives to mortals an account, Or of his actions, or decrees.

HYMN 12. C. M. St. Ann's. [*]

Free Grace in revealing Christ. Luke 2, 21.
1 [TESUS, the man of constant grief,

J A mourner all his days,-
His spirit once rejoic'd aloud,

And turn’d his joy to praise.

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d 2 'Father, I thank thy wondrous love,

"That hath reveal'd thy Son "To men unlearned ; and to babes

'Has made thy gospel known.
3 The mystries of redeeming grace

Are hidden from the wise ;
While pride and carnal reas'nings join

To swell and blind their eyes.' -4 Thus does the Lord of heaven and earth

His great decrees fulfil;
And orders all his works of grace,

By his own sovereign will.]
HYMN 13. L. M. Castle-Strect. [*]

The Son of God incarnate. Isa. ix, 2, 6, 7. 1 [THE lands, that long in darkness lay,

I Now have beheld a heavenly light; Nations that sat in death's cold shade, Are bless'd with beams divinely bright. 2 The virgin's promis'd Son is born; Behold the expected child appear! What shall his names, or titles, be?

THE WONDERFUL, THE COUNSELLOR. d 3 (This infant is the mighty God,

Come to be suckled and adored :
Th’ eternal Father, Prince of peace,

The Son of David, and his Lord.)
-4 The government of earth and seas

Upon his shoulders shall be laid : g His wide dominions shall increase,

And honours to his name be paid. 0 5 Jesus, the holy Child, shall sit,

High on his father David's throne ;-
Shall crush his foes beneath his feet,
And reign to ages yet unknown.]
HYMN 14. L. M. Gloucester. Newcourt. [*]

Christ's unchangeable Love. Rom. vii, 33, &c. 1 W HO shall the Lord's elect condemn?

W 'Tis God who justifies their souls; And mercy, like a mighty stream, O’er all their sins divinely rolls.

2 Who shall adjudge the saints to hell ?
'Tis Christ who suffer'd in their stead;
And, the salvation to fulfil,
Behold him rising from the dead !
3 He lives! he lives! and sits above,
For ever interceding there :
Who shall divide us from his love,
Or what should tempt us to despair?
4 Shall persecution, or distress,
Famine, or sword, or nakedness?
He, who hath lov'd us, bears us through,
And makes us more than conqu’rors too.
5 Faith has an overcoming power;
It triumphs in a dying hour :
Christ is our life, our joy, our hope;
Nor can we sink with such a prop.
6 Not all that men on earth can do,
Nor powers on high, nor powers below,
Shall cause his mercy to remove,
Or wean our hearts from Christ, our love.

· HYMN 15. L. M. Islington. '*7

Christ our Strength. 2 Cor. xii, 7, 9, 10. 1 IT ET me but hear my Saviour say;

I 'Strength shall be equal to the day: Then I rejoice in deep distress; Leaning on all-sufficient grace. 2 I glory in infirmity, That Christ's own power may rest on me; When I am weak, then am I strong, Grace is my shield, and Christ my song. 3 I can do all things, or can bear All suff'rings, if my Lord be there; Sweet pleasures mingle with the pains, While his left hand my head sustains. 4 But if the Lord be once withdrawn, And we attempt the work alone; When new temptations spring and rise, We find how great our weakness is. 5 So Sampson, when his hair was lost, Met the Philistines to his cost:

Shook his vain limbs with sad surprise,
Made feeble fight, and lost his eyes.]

HYMN 16. C. M. Devizes. [*]
Hosanna to Christ. Matt. xxi, 9.; Luke xix, 33, 40.
1 TTOSANNA to the royal Son

. Of David's ancient line! e His natures two, his person one,

Mysterious and divine. —2. The Root of David, here we find,

And Offspring, is the same; e Eternity and time are join'd

In our Emmanuel's name. o 3 Bless'd He, who comes to wretched men,

With peaceful news from heaven! u Hosannas of the highest strain

To Christ the Lord be given ! - 4 Let mortals ne'er refuse to take

Th’Hosanna on their tongues ; o Lest rocks and stones should rise, and break Their silence into songs.

HYMN 17. C. M. Zion. [*]

Victory over Death. 1 Cor. xv, 55, &c.
1[0 FOR an overcoming faith,

U To cheer my dying hours;
To triumph o'er the monster death,

And all his frightful powers!
0 2 Joyful, with all the strength I have,

My quiv’ring lips should sing,-
Where is thy boasted victry, grave ?

“And where the monster's sting ?" -3 If sin be pardon’d, I'm secure;

Death has no sting beside :
The law gives sin its damning power;

But Christ my ransom dy'd. 04 Now to the God of victory

Immortal thanks be paid ;-
Who makes us conqu’rors, while we die,

Through Christ our living head.]
HYMN 18. C. M. Canterbury. [*]

Blessed-who die in the Lord. Rev. xiv, 13. 1 ITEAR what the voice from heaven proclaims For all the pious dead!

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