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Dear Saviour, change our faith to sight,
Let sin for ever die:
408. C. M. Hart. e Lord's Supper received in faith, hope, and lorea
Thy sufferings, and thy death, We come, dear Saviour, to receive,
And would receive in faith. The symbols sent us to relieve
Our spirits when they droop, We come,
dear Saviour, to receive, And would receive in hope. The pledges thou wast pleas’d to leave,
Our mournful minds to move, We come, dear Saviour, to receive,
And would receive in love. Here, in obedience to thy word,
We take the bread and wine; The utmost we can do, O Lord,
For all beyond is thine.
Matt. X. -
Sweetly the gospel trumpet sound;
3 Be wise as serpents, where you go,
And harmless as the peaceful dove ;
your heaven-taught conduct show That
're commission'd from above. 4 Freely from me ye have receiv'd,
Freely, in love, to others give;
your doctrine be believ'd, And, by your labours, sinners live.
410. L. M. Doddridge.
With constant care, thy humble sheep; By thee inserior pastors rise,
To feed our souls, and bless our eyes. 2 To all thy churches such impart,
Form’d by thy own most gracious heart;
Men may attest, and God approve. 3 Fed by their active, tender care,
Healthful may all thy sheep appear;
The way to Zion's pasture tread!
And bless the shepherd and the flock;
L. M. Rippon's Selection.
; His person bless, his soul secure,
And make him to the end endure. 2 Gird him with all-sufficient grace ;
Direct his feet in paths of peace;
3 Before him thy protection send;
o love him, save him to the end!
412. S. M. Rippon's Selection.
Ministers addressed and encouraged.
His sovereign voice obey;
And peace attend your way.
Will needful strength bestow; Depending on his sovereign aid,
With sacred courage go. 3
Go, spread a Saviour's fame;
The most divine success;
Will your endeavours bless.
413. 7's. Dobell's Selection.
COULD you win a soul to God?
Tell him of redeeming love ;-
From his hands, his feet, his side,-
4 Tell him it was sovereign grace,
Wrought on you to seek his face
414. C. M.
With pure and upright mind.
The Lord for us who died ; The church's
and pastor's board,
Preserve a conscience pure ;
And blameless and sincere.
In bright effulgence glow;
• Fulfil your work below.'
And fill that heavenly place,-
Assign'd you by his grace!
415. - L. M. Daniel's Selection. At the setting apart of a deacon to his office. H Н "EAD of the Church! thy care we bless;
Thy bounties are both rich and large: While teachers on their teaching wait,
Our temp’rals are the deacon's charge. 2 Up to thy throne we lift our eyes,
For blessings to attend our choice ;
3 By purest love to Christ and truth,
May he obtain a good degree
And meet the smile of thine and thee. 4 And when the work to him assign'd
The work of love is fully done;
416. C. M. J. B. Cook. At a deacon's being set apart to offic P to thy throne, O God of love,
; Grant us thy presence from above,
And hear our feeble cries.
The deacon's sacred trust,
And make him wise and just.
In memory of that night,
Aim'd their malignant spite.
His faithful pastor's hands,
Such aid as God commands.
Who want and famine dread, Towards them make his bowels move,
And grant supplies of bread.
And to himself procure