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7s. 1089 Come unto me, all yc that are heavy

laden, and I will give you rest.—Matt. 11. 28.
1 CEARY souls, that wander wide

Turn to Jesus crucified,
Fly to those dear wounds of His ;
Wash in His atoning blood,

Rise into the life of God.
2 Find in Christ the

way

of

peace-
Peace unspeakable, unknown:
By His pain He gives you ease,
Life by His expiring groan :
Rise, exalted by His fall,

Find in Christ your all in all.
3 O believe the record true,

God to you His Son hath given !
Ye

may now be happy too ;
Find on earth the life of heaven :
Live the life of heaven above,
All the life of glorious love.

C. WESLEY. 1740.

S.M. 1090 The Spirit and the Bride say, Come.

Rev. 22. 17.
1

Spirit to hearts
Is whispering, -Sinner, come ;

;
The Bride, the Church of Christ, proclaims

To all His children,-Come.
2 Let him that heareth say

To all about him,–Come;
Let him that thirsts for righteousness

To Christ, the fountain, come.
3 Yes! whosoever will,

( let him freely come,
And freely drink the stream of life;

'Tis Jesus bids him come.

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4 Lo! Jesus, who invites,

Declares,- I quickly come;
Lord, even so ! I wait Thy hour :
Jesus, my Saviour, come !

H. U. ONDERDONK. 1828.

L.M. 1091 Take heed test these things depart from thy

heart.-Deut. 4. 9.
1 DO not let the word depart,

And close thine eyes against the light:
Poor sinner, harden not thine heart;

Thou wouldst be saved, why not to-night? 2 To-morrow's sun may never rise,

To bless thy long deluded sight;
This is the time, O then be wise !

Thou wouldst be saved, why not to-night? 3 Our God in pity lingers still,

And wilt thou thus His love requite ?
Renounce at length thy stubborn will;

Thou wouldst be saved, why not to-night? 4 The world has nothing left to give,

It has no new, no pure delight;
Oh! try the life which Christians live!

Thou wouldst be saved, why not to-night? 5 Our blessed Lord refuses none

Who would to Him their souls unite;
Then be the work of grace begun;
Thou wouldst be saved, why not to-night?

MRS. A. REED, 1842.

P.M. 1092 It is done as Thou hast commanded, and

yet there is room.-Luke 14. 22. 1 “ there is

The Lamb's bright

* YEThall of song

room !"

With its fair glory, beckons thee along.

now

Room, room, still room!

Oh, enter, enter, ! 2 Day is declining, and the sun is low :

The shadows lengthen, light makes haste to go. 3 The bridal hall is filling for the feast,

Pass in, pass in, and be the Bridegroom's guest. 4 It fills, it fills, that hall of jubilee! [thee.

Make haste, make haste : 'tis not too full for 5 Yet there is room! Still open stands the gate,

The gate of love; it is not yet too late. 6 Pass in, pass in! That banquet is for thee;

That cup of everlasting love is free. 7 · All heaven is there: all joy! Go in, go in,

The angels beckon thee the prize to win. 8 Louder and sweeter sounds the loving call;

Come, lingerer, come; enter that festal hall. 9 Ere night that gate may close, and seal thy doom :

[room!" Then the last low, long cry:

“ No room, no
No room, no room!
woful

cry,
“ No room!”

H. BONAR. 1874.

Oh,

THE CHRISTIAN LIFE:

ITS COMMENCEMENT.

1093 Jesus, Master, Have mercy on us.

78. ,

mercy on us.

Luke 17. 13.
1 SINFUL, sighing to be blest;

Bound, and longing to be free;
Weary, waiting for my rest;
- God be merciful to me!”

2 Goodness I have none to plead;
Sinfulness in all I

see,
I can only bring my need;

God be merciful to me!”
3 Broken heart and downcast eyes

Dare not lift themselves to Thee,
Yet Thou canst interpret sighs ;

God be merciful to me!”
4 From this sinful heart of mine

To Thy bosom I would flee;
I am not my own, but Thine;

“ God be merciful to me!”
5 There is One beside the throne,

And my only hope and plea
Are in Him, and Him alone;

“ God be merciful to me!
6 He my cause will undertake,

My Interpreter will be ;
He's my all, and for His sake,
“God be merciful to me!”

J. S. B. MONSELL, 1865.

DEPT

1094

7s.
Stood at His feet, wecping.

Luke 7. 38.
1 EPTH of mercy, can there be

Mercy still reserved for me?
Can my God His wrath forbear?
Me, the chief of sinners, spare ?
I have long withstood His grace,
Long provoked Him to His face;
Would not hearken to His calls :

Grieved Him by a thousand falls.
2 Jesus, answer from above:

Is not all Thy nature love ?

Wilt Thou not the wrong forget?
Suffer me to kiss Thy feet?
If I rightly read Thy heart,
If Thou all compassion art,
Bow Thine ear, in mercy

bow;
Pardon and accept me now.
3 Pity from Thine eye let fall ;

By a look my soul recall ;
Now the stone to flesh convert,
Cast a look, and break my heart.
Now incline me to repent:
Let me now my fall lament:
Now my foul revolt deplore;
Weep, believe, and sin no more.

CHARLES WESLEY. 1740.

HEAR

L.M.
1095 God be merciful to me a sinner.

Luke 18. 13.
1 HEAR, gracious God! a sinner's cry,

For I have nowhere else to fly;
My hope, my only hope's in Thee:

() God, be merciful to me!
2 To Thee I come, a sinner poor,

And wait for mercy at Thy door;
Indeed, I've nowhere else to flee :

O God, be merciful to me!
3 To Thee I come, a sinner weak,

And scarce know how to pray or speak;
From fear and weakness set me free:

O God, be merciful to me!
4 To Thee I come, a sinner vile,

Upon me, Lord, vouchsafe to smile
Mercy alone I make my plea :
O God, be merciful to me!

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