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Our Father Abrah'm's steps pursue,
5 Saviour of men, incline
The hearts which thou hast made, Which thou hast bought with love divine, To ask thy promis'd aid.
Me and my house receive,
Thy family t' increase,
PRAYER AND WATCHFULNESS.
Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving. Col. iv. 2.
Watch and pray, lest yo enter into temptation. Mark xi. 24.
Hymn 256. S. M.
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temp tation. Matt. xxvi. 41.
A RACIOUS Redeemer, shake
G This slumber from my soul!
And Christ shall make thee whole."
2 Lay to thy mighty hand,
Alarm me in this hour:
And make me fully understand
3 Give me on thee to call,
For ever standing on my guard,
5 O do thou always warn
When to the right or left I turn,
O may I hearken and obey,
Hymn 257. S. M.
That the power of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Cor. xii. 9.
HOU seest my feebleness,
My help and refuge in distress,
2 Give me to trust in thee;
Be thou my sure abode ;
3 Myself I cannot save,
Myself I cannot keep,
But strength in thee I surely have,
4 My soul to thee alone,
Now therefore I commend; Thou, Jesus, love me as thy own, And love me to the end.
Hymn 258. P. M.
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation ; continuing instant in prayer. Rom. xii. 12.
HOU Almighty Lord, my Saviour and
Thy succour afford, thy righteousness bring:
2 Rejoicing in hope, and patient in grief; To thee I look up for certain relief';
I fear no denial, no danger I fear,
Nor start from the trial, while Jesus is near.
3 I every hour in jeopardy stand;
But thou art my power, and holdest my hand;
40 who can explain this struggle for life! This travail and pain, this trembling and strife! [and war; Plagues, earthquake, and famine, and tumult The wonderful coming of Jesus declare!
Hymn 259. P. M.
For every battle of the warrior is with confused noise, and garments rolled in blood. Isa. ix. 5.
OR every fight is dreadful and loud!
His foes overturning, till all shall expire-
3 He all shall break through, his truth and his grace
Shall bring me into the plentiful place: Through much tribulation, through water and
fire, [desire. Through floods of temptation, and flames of 4 On Jesus my power, till then I rely; All evil before his presence shall fly : When I have my Saviour, my sin shall depart. And Jesus for ever shall reign in my heart.
Hymn 260. S. M.
By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true. 2 Cor. vi. S.
ID me of men beware,
Discern their every secret snare,
120 may I calmly wait
Thy succour from above!
3 My spirit, Lord, alarm,
When men and devils join:
4 O may I set my face,
His onsets to repel;
Quench all his fiery darts, and chase
5 But above all, afraid
Of my own bosom foe,
Still let me seek to thee for aid,
To thee my weakness show,
6. Hang on thy arm alone,
With self-distrusting care,
Hymn 261. S. M.
Abstain from all appearance of evit. 1 Thess. v. 22.
IVE me a sober mind,
The first approach of sin to find,