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Thus prone to act so base a part,lia 76,17
Or harbour one hard thought of thee!!A 3 Oh, let me then, at length, be taught " (What I am still so slow to learn,
learntrol vil That God is Love, and changes not .1,7!)
Nor knows the shadow of a turn. :35. pili 4 Sweet truth, and easy to repeat !!":6 ***!!!!.
But when my faith is sharply tried,' *'
Unskilful, weak, and apt to slide. 5 But, O my Lord, one look from thee ... Pue mas
Subdues the disobedient will ;? : )
And thy rebellious worm is still. ; 1 6 Thou art as ready to forgive, illit
As I am ready to repine ; ii, iais ir
Be shame, and self-abhorrence, mine, COWPER. 242 L. M. New Sabbath 122, i Portugal 97.
Justice and Equits, Matt, vil. 12. 'S C | BLESSED Redeemer, how divinele
How righteous is this rule of thine,
Than we would have them deal with us!
This universal law of, lovę., ., K.,1.6.370 3 'Tis written in each mortal breast, control
Where all our tenderest wishes rest; ',. it!!
Where love to self resides and reigns. ,'
Call in self-love to judge the cause :''' M1!!
5 How bless'd would every nation prove, '
Thus rul’d by equity and love! 0 !ius ir All would be friends without a foe,.!. 120
And form a paradise below. Fitness, 6 Jesus, forgive us, that we keep it is
Thy sacred ļaw of love asleep;. :20.
rig. DR. WATTE'S SERMONS.
243 L. M.: Chard 175. Truro 105.
God shining: in the Heart, 2 Cor. iv. 6." 1 PRAISE to the Lord of boundless might!
With uncreated glories bright'; His presence gilds the worlds above, Bine
Th’ unchanging source of light and love. I s 2 Our rising earth his eye beheld, 19stolu When in substantial darkness veild,' The shapeless chaos, nature's womb,
Lay buried in the horrid gloom. and -3 Let there be light, Jehovah said ! !
And light o'er all its face was spread ;
Gay with its new-born lustre shone.i. 4 He sees the mind, when lost it lies', '
In shades of ignorance and vice ; : . '
And changes midnight into day.in
On this benighted heart of mine;' ......
As in the Saviour's face beheld. is on 6 My soul, reviv'd by heav'n-born day,' ;.
Thy radiant image shall display; ..!
244 L. M. Kingsbridge 88. Lewton 30.
One thing I know, John ix. 25. Isaiah liy. 13. 1 DEAR Saviour! make me wise to see
w My sin, and guilt, and remedy; 'Tis said, of all thy blood has bought,
They shall of Israel's God be taught, 11. 2 Their plague of heart thy people know;
They know thy name, and trust thee too;.
The path where endless joys aboundi ir
Theirs is eternal life begun; .... TO
Their grace shall into glory rise. Ja
I'nothingknow as should be known. Of
In pardon, peace, or liberty Intl
If many things I cannot say, siin!) S
h u" lós, OriT 245 C. M.: Bedford 91.',: Charmouth 28. &
Knowledge at present imperfect, 1 Cor. xiii.. 1 THY way, 0 God! is in the sea IT
1 Thy paths I cannot trace ; ainot Nor comprehend the mystery ro, "iTA Of thy unbounded grace,
My captiver soul surround, wi);OT
My, wondering thoughts contoundsu Y
03 When I behold thy awful hand I !
My earthly hopes destroy ; )
99-And ask the reason, why? ,
The wonders of thy love;
: Or of the joys above! ?."
I bless thee for the sight : UT
In glory's clearer light?
Thy providence and grace; - !
In wonder, love, and praise. DR. FAWCETT.
246 L M. "Bramcoate 8. Portugal 97. Liberality; or, the Duty and Pleasures of Benevolence. 1 OH, what stupendous mercy shines
Around the Majesty of heaven! .
Their souls renew'd, their sins forgiven, 2 Go, imitate the grace divine, ast; ,: The grace that blazes, like the sun; ?
Hold forth your fair, tho? feeble light,
Thro' all your lives let merey run;
Swift let the great salvation dy;
To pain and sickness help apply. **
And be her counsellor and stay ; ilu
To useful, þappy life, his way. '»' .
Your bowels of compassion move ;*.
Lete'en your enemies be bless'da !.
Their hatred recompens'd with love.
Renounce self-righteousness with scorn;
And thus the Christian name adorn.' 247 L. M. Lebanon 79, Manning 245.
Thou shalt love the Lord thy God, de, Deut, vi 6. 1 YES, I would love thee, blessed God!
- Paternal goodness marks thy name, Thy praises, throthy high abode 1
The heavenly hosts with joy proclaim,
For man to suffer, bleed, and die ; or.
For all I want on bim rely, and
Draw, and unite my soul to thee. JC 4 Whene'er my foolish Wand'ring heart,
Attracted by a creature's power, I
Would from this blissful centre start," . LORD, fix it there to stray no more ! D'. TURNER. 248 C. M. New York 33. Condescension 116.
; 176, Delight in God, Psalm xxxvii. 4.,157
And on thy care depend ;u; piis
My best, my only friend. User
And glory in thy name bis ins no 3 Why should the soul a drop bemoan, 'I
Who has a fountain near; 21 21"