3 Who thus our faith employ

His suff'rings to record, E'en now we mournfully enjoy

Communion with our Lord; As though we every one

Beneath his cross had stood, And seen him heave, and heard him groan,

And felt his gushing blood. 4 O God! 'tis finish'd now!

The mortal pang is past !
By faith his head we see him bow,

And hear him breathe his last.
We too with him are dead,

And shall with him arise ;
The cross on which he bows his head

Shall lift us to the skies.
221 New-Haven—p. 21.] C. M.

ESUS, at whose supreme command

Before us in thy vesture stand,

Thy vesture dipp'd in blood. Obedient to thy gracious word,

We break the hallow'd bread, Commem'rate thee, our dying Lord,

And trust on thee to feed. 2 Now, Saviour, now thyself reveal,

And make thy nature known; Affix thy blessed Spirit's seal,

And stamp us for thy own.
The tokens of thy dying love

O let us all receive,
And feel the quick’ning Spirit move,

And sensibly believe!
3 The cup of blessing, blest by thee,

Let it thy blood impart ;

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The bread thy mystic body be,

And cheer each languid heart.
The grace which sure salvation brings,

Let us herewith receive;
Satiate the hungry with good things,

The hidden manna give.
4 The living bread, sent down from heaven,

In us vouchsafe to be ;
Thy flesh for all the world is given,

And all may live by thee.
Now, Lord, on us thy flesh bestow,

And let us drink thy blood,
Till all our souls are fill'd below

With all the life of God.
222 Olney-p. 134.] S. M.
ESUS, we thus obey

Thy last and kindest word ;
Here in thine own appointed way

We come to meet our Lord.
2 The way thou hast enjoin'd,

Thou wilt therein appear;
We come with confidence to find

Thy special presence here.
3 Whate'er th’ Almighty can

To pardon'd sinners give,
The fulness of our God made man,

We here with Christ receive.
223 Pilgrim-p.273.] 11th P.M.76,76,77,76.

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See, thy feeblest followers see,

Who call thy death to mind :
Still the fountain of thy blood

Stands for sinners open'd wide,

Now, e'en now, my Lord, my God,

I wash me in thy side. 2 Now, e'en now, we all plunge in,

And drink the purple wave ; This the antidote for sin,

'Tis this our souls shall save : With the life of Jesus fed,

Lo! from strength to strength we rise, Follow'd by our Rock, and led

To meet thee in the skies.

224 Wells-p. 91.] L. M. AUTHOR of our salvation, thee,

With lowly, thankful hearts, we praise, Author of this great mystery,

Figure and means of saving grace. 2 The sacred, true, effectual sign,

Thy body and thy blood it shows; The glorious instrument divine,

Thy mercy and thy strength bestows. 3 We see the blood that seals our peace;

Thy pard’ning mercy we receive; The bread doth visibly express

The strength through which our spirits live. 4 Our spirits drink a fresh supply,

And eat the bread so freely given, Till, borne on eagles' wings, we fly,

And banquet with our Lord in heaven. 225 Nuremburg—p. 207.] 5th P. M. 4 lines 7s.

Magnify thy dying word,
In thine ordinance appear,
Come and meet thy followers here.

2 In the rite thou hast enjoin'd,
Let us now our Saviour find;
Drink thy blood for sinners shed,
Taste thee in the broken bread.
3 Thou our faithful hearts prepare ;
Thou thy pard’ning grace declare ;
Thou that hast for sinners died,
Show thyself the crucified !
4 All the powers of sin remove ;
Fill us with thy perfect re;
Stamp us with the stamp divine ;

Seal our souls for ever thine. 226 Bavaria—p. 244.] 9th P.M. 87,87,87,87.

MOME, thou everlasting Spirit,

Bring to every thankful mind
All the Saviour's dying merit,

All his suff’rings for mankind :
True recorder of his passion,

Now the living fire impart,
Now reveal his great salvation,

Preach his gospel to our heart.
2 Come, thou Witness of his dying,

Come, Remembrancer divine,
Let us feel thy power, applying

Christ to every soul, and mine :
Let us groan thine inward groaning;

Look on him we pierced, and grieve;
All receive the grace atoning,

All the sprinkled blood receive. 227 Minorca-p. 161.] 1st P. M. 6 lines 8s.

THOU eternal Victim, slain


By the eternal Spirit made
An offering in the sinner's stead ;

Our everlasting Priest art thou,
And plead'st thy death for sinners now!
2 Thy offering still continues new;
Thy vesture keeps its bloody hue;
Thou stand’st the ever-slaughter'd Lamb;
Thy priesthood still remains the same;
Thy years, O God, can never fail ;
Thy goodness is unchangeable.
30 that our faith may never move,
But stand unshaken as thy love :
Sure evidence of things unseen,
Now let it pass the years between,
And view thee bleeding on the tree,

My God, who dies for me, for me! 228 Euphrates-p.274.] 12th P.M.76,76,78,76.

L AMB of God, whose dying love
Send the answer from above,

And let us mercy find;
Think on us, who think on thee,

And every struggling soul release : O remember Calvary,

And bid us go in peace ! 2 By thine agonizing pain,

And bloody sweat, we pray,
By thy dying love to man,

Take all our sins away :
Burst our bonds and set us free,

From all iniquity release :
O remember Calvary,

And bid us go in peace! 3 Let thy blood, by faith applied,

The sinner's pardon seal, Speak us freely justified, And all our sickness heal :

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