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3 Of life the Fountain thou ! Kept by thy almighty hand, I know, I feel it now.
Saviour, who shall pluck me thence ? Faint and dead no more I droop; Faith supports, by faith I stand,
Thou reviv'st me, thy supplies By the faith thou dost dispense.
T. 22. 4 Thou the good Shepherd art;
COME, worship at Immanuel's feet; From thee I'll never part.
Behold in him what wonders meet! Thou my Keeper and my Guide,
Words are too feeble to express Watch me still with tender care ;
His worth, his glory, or bis grace. Gently lead me by thy side,
2 Christ is our Head; each member Kindly in thy bosom bear.
And owns the vital pow'r he gives : 5 Thou art my daily Bread !
The saints below, and saints above, O Christ, thou art my Head! Countless benefits on me,
Join'd by his Spirit, and his love. As thy body's member flow;
3 He is the Vine; his heav'nly root Nourish'd I, and fed by thee, Supplies each branch with life and Up to thee in all things grow.
O may a lasting union join 6 Prophet, to me reveal
My soul, as branch, to Christ the Vine ! Thy Father's perfect will. Never mortal spake like thee;
4. He is the Rock; how firm he proves ! Lord, may I by thee be taught, The Rock of ages never moves: May I listen eagerly
But thesweetstreams that from him flow, To thy words, with comfort fraught. Attend us all the desert through. 7 High-priest, on thee I call, 5 He is the Sun of Righteousness, Thy blood aton'd for all.
Diffusing light, and joy, and peace : Thou dost still in heav'n above What healing in his beams appears, As the Lamb once slain appear ;
To chase our clouds and dry our tears! There remember me in love,
6 Yet faintly to us mortals here Plead for me a sinner there.
His glory, grace and worth appear; 8 Jesus, thou art my King, His beauties we shall clearly trace, Praises to thee I sing.
When we behold him face to face.
XII. Of the Holy Ghost, and his Gifts and Operations.
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Lord! COME, Holy Ghost! come, Lord Revive us by thy holy word, our God!
And teach thy flock in truth to call And shed thy heav'nly gifts abroad
On God, the Father of us all : On us, and unto ev'ry heart
From all strange doctrines us preserve, True faith and fervent love impart.
No other masters may we serve, O Lord, who by thy heav'nly light,
But Christ, who is our only Saviour ! Hastcallid thy church from sinful night, In him we will confide for ever. Out of all nations, tribes and places ;
Hallelujah ! :: To thee we render thanks and praises. 3 O Holy Ghost! kind Comforter !
Hallelujah! :||: Help us, with watchfulness and pray'r, K
'Midst various trials thee t' obey, 2 Thou heav'nly Teacher, thee we And never from the truth to stray:
praise O Lord, by thy almighty grace,
For thy instruction, pow'r and grace, Prepare us so to run our race,
To love the Father, who doth own That we by thy illumination,
Us as his children in the Son. May gain heav'n's glorious habitation. 3 Thee of ourselves we could not
know, Till thou, O Lord, didst clearly show
The sin of unbelief to us, 218. T, 58.
Of enmity to Jesus' cross. GOD Holy Ghost, in mercy us pre- 4 When this we felt to be our case,
Then Jesus' blood and righteousness serve, That we from Jesus' doctrine never Unto our hearts thou didst reveal, swerve,
Imparting thus thy pard'ning seal. Guide us, till to finish our race per- 5 Most gracious Comforter, we pray, mitted
O lead us further every day! To Jesus' presence we shall be admit- Thy unction to us all impart, ted.
Have mercy, Lord ! Preserve and sanctify each heart. 2 O grant us thy divine, thy saving Instruct us often to repeat,
6 Till we in heav'n shall take our seat, light,
Abba, our Father!” and to be
With Christ, in union constantly.
220.* T. 58. believer. Have mercy, Lord! THOU Comforter and Guide of Jesus' 3 Thou Source of love, God Holyl: train, Ghost, inspire
Who dost thyself her ministers ordain, Our lifeless souls with love's celestial Look on us in mercy, grant us thy favor, fire :
Our souls and bodies we devote for May we, as Christ's members, be join'd ever,
O Lord, to thee. together
2 Where'er we look around, both far In unity, and truly love each other. Have mercy, Lord! The pow'rand glory of the Lord appear,
And such flocks of Jesus are mul40 thou our highest comfort in all, tiplying, need,
Who only wish to live, themselves Grant that we neither shame nor death
denying, Unto thy praise.
3 O thou life-giving Stream! the earth Should we even suffer hard persecution,
o'erflow, O give us grace to stand without con- Whatever would obstruct thy course, fusion. Have mercy, Lord ! break through,
[tion, O most gracious Spirit! hear our peti
Teach all to turn to Jesus with contri219.* T. 22. tion,
Thy office 'tis. To thee, God Holy Ghost, we pray, 4 We pray thee fill us all with Jesus' Who lead’st us in the gospel-way, love, Those precious gifts on us bestow, That we may in his service faithful Which from our Saviour's merits flow.
Teach all to deem it the greatest fa- And thy patience, ever prove vor,
Our strong consolation. With humble, contrite hearts to serve
our Saviour Till we shall rest. 10_Amen, Lord God, Holy Ghost, 5 Unto Christ's congregations in each Gives to thee the ransom'd host,
Endless thanks and praises place,
In the name of Jesus. Grant, 'midst all trials, comfort, peace,
O may all believers, in ev'ry station,
GOD Holy Spirit, be for ever blest, 221.*
That thou to us Christ's death dost
manifest, HOLY Ghost, thou God and Lord
And of him the Fountain, whence Ofthy Congregation,
flows salvation, We to thee with one accord
Dost so distinctly give us information, Pay our adoration.
And light impart. 2 For thy teachings, heav'nly Guide, O accept our praises !
2 What of the Father and the Son we Have we thee, we're well supply'd
know With good gifts and graces.
To thy divine instructions all we owe, 3 Thou explainest unto us
Thro' thy operations we are assured, Jesus' incarnation,
That Jesus Christ, who death for us And how he upon the cross
Is Lord and God. Purchas'd our salvation.
3 Thanks for revealing to us the Lamb 4 Thou fillst with the gospel light slain, Every land and nation,
And that his blood would have been Aidst thy witnesses, with might,
shed in vain, Under tribulation.
Had to sanctify us ought else availed, 5 Us to Jesus thou hast brought,
And could our souls have otherwise And wilt keep us ever
been healed, Than by his stripes. In the faith which thou hast wrought, 4 Christ's meritorious suft'rings are
Thro’ thy grace and favor. 6 With maternal faithfulness
And sole foundation of true Christen Lead his ransom'd people,
dom; And to please him give them grace, We enjoy, thro' mercy, those comforts Bear them up when feeble.
blessed, 7 Daily Jesus' flock thanks thee Of which, thro' thee, believers are For thy kind tuition ;
possessed, While here on earth. o may we obedient be,
5 The blood of Christ alone can joy Thro' thy benediction!
impart, 8 Grant, that we may never lose,
Can heal, revive, and cheer the conTill our dying moment,
trite heart; The rich comfort which to us
Therefore show still clearer to us his Flows from Christ's atonement, merit, 9 For, our heav'nly Father's love, And lead us daily more, God Holy Jesus' great compassion,
Into all truth.
6 Have patience with us sinners ey'ry That thus we may show, day,
In our whole behaviour, that Jesus we Forgive us all our trespasses we pray : know. O instruct & warn us without cessation; 7 Grant us to increase And with thy peace, thy love and con.
In knowledge and grace, solation,
Fill al? our hearts. Rejoicing by faith 7 Of Christ we'll gladly testify each In Jesus' atonement, wrought out by hour,
his death. Until his kingdom shall appear with pow'r;
T. 22. Then will all see clearly, how thou O Comforter, God Holy Ghost ! hast trained
Thou heav'nly gifts on us bestow'st; God's children, when they once shall The Pledge of our salvation art,
have attained To bliss complete. And bearst thy witness in our heart: & Blest Comforter, vouchsafe us all 2 The sheep of Jesus, which were lost,
Thou callest, teaching them to trust To'yield thee joy for thy great faith- For help, forgiveness, peace and grace, fulness,
In him, the Lord our Righteousness. For thy love and patience; from sin protect us,
3 Thy unction freely dost impart And in the narrow way to life direct To ev'ry poor and contrite heart, Thou heav'nly Guide! Which Jesus as the Saviour knows,
From whom alone salvation flows. 223.* T. 4.
4. The feeble şouls thou dost sustain, O SPIRIT of grace!
Anointest all the witness train; Thy kindness we praise,
Keepest believers in the faith, In showing to us,
And art their Guide in life and death, That life and salvation proceed from 5 Who can thy operations trace, Christ's cross.
patience, truth & grace, 2 In darkness we stray'd,
Whichọn God's children thou beslow'st Until we were led
O Comforter, God Holy Ghost ! By thee to believe, That Jesus, our Saviour, will sinners
225. f. 583 receive.
O Holy Ghost, within my soul repeat 3 Qur hearts thou didst cheer,
Those blessings which once made this Dispelling all fear;
day so great; We humbly could claim [name. Breathe thou upon me with that heav'nSalvation and pardon in Jesus' dear
ly wind, 4 Grant us to obey
That it refresh and purify my mind. Thy teachings, we pray,
2 Kindle within me,
and preserve that o Spirit of love,
fire, And thankful to thee, for thy mercies, which will with holy love my breast 5 We wish to afford
inspire, To Jesus, our Lord,
And with an active zeal my soul inflame For his bitter pain,
(train. To do thy will, and glorify thy name. Joy, honor and glory, 'midst his chosen 3 Endow me richly with thy gifts and 6. Otherefore impart
grace Thyself to each heart,
Tu fit me for the duties of my place:
So open thou my lips, my heart to raise, Jesus, who did for sinners die, That both my heart and lips may give Hath surely dy'd for me. thee praise.
2 No man can truly say
And breathe the living word:
And cry with joy unspeakable,
“ Thou art my Lord, my God!" COME, Holy Spirit, come, 3 O that the world might know Let thy bright beams arise;
The all-atoning Lamb! Dispel the darkness from our minds,
Spirit of faith, descend and show And open all our eyes.
The virtue of his name ; 2 Revive our drooping faith, The grace
which all may find, Our doubts and fears remove; The saving pow'r, impart; And kindle in our breast the flame
O testify to all mankind Of never-ceasing love.
And speak in ev'ry heart! 3 Convince us of our sip,
Then lead to Jesus' blood; And to our stubborn hearts reveal
228. T. 14. The hidden love of God. 4 Tis thine to cleanse the heart, COME, Holy Ghost, eternal God, To sanctify the soul,
Proceeding from above, To pour fresh life on ev'ry part, Both from the Father and the Son, And new-create the whole.
Thou God of peace and love. 5 If thou, O Comforter !
2 Thou art the only Comforter Thine influence, withdraw,
In all our soul's distress; What easy victims soon we fall
Thou showest us our unbelief, To conscience and the law !
And Christ's redeeming grace. 6 No longer burns our love; Our faith and courage fail;
3 Thou dost thy sanctifying gifts
Unto the church impart; Our sin revives, and death and hell
Writest God's holy, precious law Our feeble souls assail.
On each believer's heart. 7 Dwell therefore in our hearts ;
Our minds from bondage free: 4 Thy holy unction pow'r affords Then shall we know, and praise, and
The gospel to proclaim: love
By thee enabled, we set forth The Father, Son, and Thee,
Salvation in Christ's name, 227. T. 582.
5 Assist and strengthen us, O Lord!
Thou know'st we all are frail : SPIRIT of truth, come down,
Grant, neither Satan, world, nor flesh, Reveal the things of God,
May o'er Christ's flock prevail. Make thou to us Christ's Godhead known,
16 Cause all disharmony and strife Apply his precious blood.
In Christendom to cease: His merits glorify,
And give to all the flocks of Christ That each may clearly see,
Love, union, truth, and peace.