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5 Roar on, ye waves; our souls defy
Your roaring to disturb our rest;
The calm in a believer's breast.
Thou sea, the servant of his will; Rise, while our God permits thee, rise,
But fall when he shall say,-Be still. 1044
By winds and storns assail'd;
Whose mercy never fail'd.
The winds obey'd his will;
And all the floods were still.
And safe the vessel moor'd;
We praised the ocean's Lord.
We are not far from thee.
And we are call'd to die,
In realms beyond the sky.
Beyond the swelling wave,
And sing thy power to save.
29th P. M. 4 lines 198. Save, Lord, or we perisk. SHEN through the tom sail the wild tempest
is streaming, When o'er the dark wave the red lightning is
gleaming, Nor hope lends a ray, the poor seaman to cherish, We fly to our Maker,--Save, Lord, or we perish ! 2 0 Jesus, once rock'd on the breast of the billow, Aroused by the shriek of despair from thy pillow, Now seated in glory, the mariner cherish; Who cries,in his anguish, Save, Lord, or we perish ! 3 And, 0, when the whirlwind of passion is raging, M'ben sin in our hearts its sad warfare is waging, then send down thy grace,thy redeemed to cherish; lebuke the destroyer, -Save, Lord, or we perish!
18th P. M. 10, 5, 11.
And compels them again,
On the face of the deep,
And, no longer distress'd,
His goodness declare,
And the wonders proclaim
1st P. M. 6 lines Bs.
A solemn vigil.
row many pass the guilty night
Their happiness the things of earth :
We will not let our eyelids sleep,
And all u solemn vigil keep;
Devote our every hour to thee;
And sing with cheerful melody :
We listen for thy welcome voice;
And bid us in thy strength rejoice;
Of saints, and let our joys abound;
And triumph in redemption found •
6 O may we all triumphant rise;
With joy upon our heads return;
By thee on eagles' wings upborne,
1st P. M. 6 lines 86. A living sacrifice unto the Lord. Wis VISDOM nscribe, and might, and praise,
To God, who lengthens out our days: Who spares is yet another year, And niakes us see his goodness here: O may we all the tinie redeem, And henceforth live and die to him! ? How often, wben his arm was bared, Hath he our sinful Israel spared ; Let me alone,-his merey cried, And turu'd the vengeful bolt aside ; Indulged another kind reprieve, And strangely suffer'd us to live. 3 Merciful God, how shall we raise Our hearts to pay thee all thy praise ! Our hearts shall beat for thee slone; Our lives shall make thy goodness known; Our souls and bodies shall be thine, A living sacrifice divine. 1049
A midnight song.
A glemn midnight song. 2 Blessing, and thanks, and love, and might,
Be to our Jesus given,
Who turns our hell to heaven.
3 Thither our faithful souls he leads;
Thither he bids us rise,
To meet Him in the skies.
34 P. M. 4 68 & 2 As. The Bridegroom cometh. TE virgin souls, arise ;
Oil in your vessels take:
The nutions to his bar,
Who meet for glory are :
Your everlasting Friend;
With all his saints ascend :
Shull sonn the saints receive,
In glorious joy to live;
The trumpels welcome sound:
May we de wateling found :