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L Let Israel's Consolation, hear;
Hear, Holy Ghost, our joint request,
And show thyself the Comforter;
And swell the' unutterable groan,
And breathe our wishes to the throne.
2 We wrestle for the ruin'd race;
By sin eternally undone,
Unless thou magnify thy grace,

ET God, who comforts the distress'd,

And make thy richest mercy known,
And make thy vanquishi'd rebels find
Pardon in Christ for all mankind.
3 Father of everlasting love,

To every soul thy Son reveal,
Our guilt and suff'rings to remove,
Our deep, original wound to heal;
And bid the fallen race arise,
And turn our earth to paradise.


Speak our sins forgiven.

ATHER of everlasting grace,


FATe mindful of thy changeless word;

We worship tow'rd that holy place,

In which thou dost thy name record; Dost make thy gracious nature known, That living temple of thy Son.

2 Thou dost with sweet complacence see The temple fill'd with light divine; And art thou not well pleased with me, Who, turning to that heavenly shrine, Through Jesus to thy throne apply, Through Jesus for acceptance cry ? 3 With all who for redemption groan, Father, in Jesus' name we pray; And still we cry and wrestle on,

Till mercy take our sins away: Hear from thy dwelling-place in heaven, And now pronounce our sins forgiven.

862 Pleading for restoring grace.



"TIS enough, my God, my God! Here let me give my wand'rings o'er: No longer trample on thy blood,

And grieve thy gentleness no more;
No more thy ling'ring anger move,
Or sin against thy light and love.
2 O Lord, if mercy is with thee,
Now let it unto me be shown;
To me, the chief of sinners, me,

Who humbly for thy mercy groan:
Me to thy Father's grace restore,
Nor let me ever grieve thee more.
3 Fountain of unexhausted love,-

Of infinite compassion,-hear:
My Saviour, and my Prince above,
Once more in my behalf appear:
Repentance, faith, and pardon give:
O let me "rn again and live!


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THANK thee, uncrcred Sun,



That thy bright beams on me have shined I thank thee, who hast overthrown

My foes, and heal'd my wounded mind; I thank thee, whose enlivening voice Bids my freed heart in thee rejoice. 2 Uphold me in the doubtful race, Nor suffer me again to stray; Strengthen my feet, with steady pace,

Still to press forward in thy way; My soul and flesh, O Lord of might, Fill, satiate, with thy heavenly light. 3 Give to mine eyes refreshing tears; Give to my heart chaste, hallow'd fires; Give to my soul, with filial fears,

The love that all heaven's host inspires, That all my powers, with all their might, In thy sole glory may unite.

4 Thee will I love, my joy, my crown; Thee will I love, my Lord, my God; Thee will I love, beneath thy frown

Or smile, thy sceptre or thy rod. What though my flesh and heart decay; Thee shall I love in endless day.

793 Triumphant confidence in the Saviour. 156–a

STILL nigh me, O my Saviour, stand,

And guard in fierce temptation's hour; Hide in the hollow of thy hand;

Show forth in me thy saving power: Still be thy arms my sure defence, Nor earth nor hell shall pluck me thence. 2 Since thou hast bid me come to thee, (Good as thou art, and strong to save,) I'll walk o'er life's tempestuous sea,

Upborne by the unyielding wave;
Dauntless, though rocks of pride be near,
And yawning whirlpools of despair.
3 When darkness intercepts the skies,
And sorrow's waves around me roll,
And high the storms of troubles rise,

And half o'erwhelm my sinking soul;
My soul a sudden calm shall feel,
And hear a whisper,-Peace; be still!
4 Though in affliction's furnace tried,

Unhurt, on snares and death I'll tread: Though sin assail, and hell, thrown wide, Pour all its flames upon my head; Like Moses' bush I'll mount the higher, And flourish, unconsumed, in fire.

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1. I love thy king-dom, Lord, The house of thine a-bode,



The church our

blest Redeem er savel With his own precious blood, With his own precious blood.




Love for Zion.

LOVE thy kingdom, Lord,-
The house of thine abode,-

The Church our blest Redeemer saved
With his own precious blood.

2 I love thy Church, O God!

Her walls before thee stand, Dear as the apple of thine eye, And graven on thy hand.

3 For her my tears shall fall;

For her my prayers ascend;

To her my cares and toils be given,
Till toils and cares shall end.

4 Beyond my highest joy

I prize her heavenly ways;

Her sweet communion, solemn vows,
Her hymns of love and praise.

5 Sure as thy truth shall last,
To Zion shall be given

The brightest glories earth can yield,
And brighter bliss of heaven.

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PRAY, without ceasing, pray,
(Your Captain gives the word;)
His summons cheerfully obey,
And call upon the Lord:
To God your every want
In instant prayer display;


Pray always; pray, and never faint;
Pray, without ceasing, pray.

2 In fellowship,—alone,

To God with faith draw near;

Approach his courts, besiege his throne With all the power of prayer:

His mercy now implore,

And now show forth his praise; In shouts, or silent awe, adore

His miracles of grace.

3 From strength to strength go on;
Wrestle, and fight, and pray;
Tread all the powers of darkness down,
And win the well-fought day:
Still let the Spirit cry,

In all his soldiers,-Come,

Till Christ the Lord descend from high, And take the conqu'rors home.


Пlousehold consecration.

THE power to bless my house,
Belongs to God alone;

Yet rend'ring him my constant vows,
He sends his blessings down.

2 Shall I not then engage

My house to serve the Lord,— To search the soul-converting page, And feed upon his word:

3 To ask, with faith and hope,
The grace which he supplies,
In prayer and praise to offer up
Their daily sacrifice ?

4 Let each his sin eschew,

Through thy restraining grace; Our father Abrah'm's steps pursue, And walk in all thy ways.

5 Saviour of men, incline



The hearts which thou hast made,-Which thou hast bought with blood divine, To ask thy promised aid.

6 Me and my house receive,
Thy family to increase;
And let us in thy favor live,
And let us die in peace.

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4 Then persevere till death
Shall bring thee to thy God;
He'll take thee, at thy parting breatn,
To his divine abode.

14 Exhortation to praise and thanksgiving. 132-b.

ARISE, and bless the Lord,

Ye people of his choice;

Arise, and bless the Lord your God,
With heart, and soul, and voice.

2 Though high above all praise,
Above all blessing high,

Who would not fear his holy Name,
And laud, and magnify?

3 O for the living flame,

From his own altar brought,
To touch our lips, our souls inspire,
And wing to heaven our thought.
4 God is our strength and song,
And his salvation ours;

Then be his love in Christ proclaim'd
With all our ransom'd powers.

5 Arise, and bless the Lord;
The Lord your God adore;
Arise, and bless his glorious Name,
Henceforth, for evermore.

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General invitation to praise the Redeemer.

FOR a thousand tongues, to sing
My great Redeemer's praise;
The glories of my God and King,
The triumphs of his grace.

2 My gracious Master, and my God,
Assist me to proclaim,—

To spread, through all the earth abroad, The honours of thy Name.

3 Jesus!-the Name that charms our fears, That bids our sorrows cease; Tis music in the sinner's ears,

'Tis life, and health, and peace.

4 He breaks the power of cancell'd sin,
He sets the pris'ner free;

His blood can make the foulest clean;
His blood avail'd for me.

5 He speaks, and, list'ning to his voice,
New life the dead receive;
The mournful, broken hearts rejoice;
The humble poor believe.

6 Hear him, ye deaf; his praise, ye dumb, Your loosen'd tongues employ;

Ye blind, behold your Saviour come;
And leap, ye lame, for joy.

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Ah made both day and night;
LL praise to Him who dwells in bliss,

Whose throne is in the vast abyss

Of uncreated light.

2 Each thought and deed his piercing eyes
With strictest search survey;
The deepest shades no more disguise,
Than the full blaze of day.

3 Whom thou dost guard, O King of kings, No evil shall molest:

Under the shadow of thy wings
Shall they securely rest.

4 Thy angels shall around their beds
Their constant stations keep;

Thy fath and truth shall shield their heads,
For thou dost never sleep.

5 May we with calm and sweet repose,
And heavenly thoughts refresh'd,
Our eyelids with the morn unclose,
And bless Thee, ever blest.



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HIE heavenly treasure now we have
In a vile house of clay;

But Christ will to the utmost save,
And keep us to that day.

2 Our souls are in his mighty hand,
And he shall keep them still;
And you and I shall surely stand
With him on Zion's hill.

3 Him eye to eye we there shall see; Our face like his shall shine:

O what a glorious company,
When saints and angels join!

4 O what a joyful meeting there!
In robes of white array'd,

Palms in our hands we all shall bear,
And crowns upon our head.

5 Then let us lawfully contend,
And fight our passage through;
Bear in our faithful minds the end,
And keep the prize in view.

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Behold the Lamb.

LOOK unto Christ, ye nations; own

Your God, ye fallen race;

Look, and be saved through faith alone,
Be justified by grace.

2 See all your sins on Jesus laid:
The Lamb of God was slain;
His soul was once an off'ring made
For every soul of man.

3 Awake from guilty nature's sleep,
And Christ shall give you light;
Cast all your sins into the deep,
And wash the Ethiop white.

4 With me, your chief, ye then shall know,
Shall feel, your sins forgiven;
Anticipate your heaven below,

And own that love is heaven.

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LORD, our fathers oft have told,
In our attentive ears,

Thy wonders in their days perform'd,
And in more ancient years.

2 'Twas not their courage, or their sword, To them salvation gave;

'Twas not their number, or their strength, That did their country save.

3 But thy right hand, thy powerful arm,
Whose succor they implored,—
Thy providence protected them,
Who thy great Name adored.

4 As thee their God our fathers own'd,
So thou art still our King;

O, therefore, as thou didst to them,
To us deliv'rance bring.

5 To thee the glory we ascribe,
From whom salvation came;

In God, our shield, we will rejoice,
And ever bless thy Name.

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