2 'Tis life, eternal life, to know

The heavenly persons mine :
Father, and Son, and Spirit bestow

That precious faith divine !
A trinity in unity

My soul shall then adore :
And love, and praise, and worship thee,

JEHOVAH, evermore.
297 Gilead-p. 264.] 11th P. M. 76,76,77,76.

Who braved the tyrant's ire,
Nobly scorn'd to bow the knee,

And walk'd unhurt in fire :
Breathe their faith into my breast;

Arm me in this fiery hour;
Stand, O Son of man, confess'd

In all thy saving power!
2 For while thou, my Lord, art nigh,

My soul disdains to fear;
Sin and Satan I defy,

Still impotently near ;
Earth and hell their wars may wage,

Calm I mark their vain design ;
Smile to see them idly rage

Against a child of thine.
3 Unto thee, my help, my hope,

My safeguard, and my tower,
Confident I still look up,

And still receive thy power :
All the alien's host I chase,

Blast and scatter with mine eyes ;
Satan comes ; I turn my face ;

And, lo! the tempter flies!
4 Sin in me, the inbred foe,
Awhile subsists in chains ;

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But thou all thy power shalt show,

And slay its last remains : Thou hast conquer'd my desire,

Thou shalt quench it with thy blood ; Fill me with a purer fire,

And make me all like God. 298 New Sabbath-p. 92.] L. M.

HE spacious firmament on high, And spangled heavens, (a shining frame,) Their great Original proclaim : Th’ unwearied sun, from day to day, Doth his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an almighty hand. 2 Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth; While all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole. 3 What, though in solemn silence all Move round the dark terrestrial ball; What, though no real voice nor sound Amid the radiant orbs be found ; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice ; For ever singing as they shine, - The hand that made us is divine."


299 Spaulding—p. 206.] 5th P. M. 4 lines 7s.

ESUS comes with all his grace,

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Object of our glorious hope,
Jesus comes to lift us up!
2 Let the living stones cry out ;
Let the sons of Abr’am shout:
Praise we all our lowly King,
Give him thanks, rejoice and sing.
3 He hath our salvation wrought ;
He our captive souls hath bought;
He hath reconciled to God;
He hath wash'd us in his blood.
4 We are now his lawful right;
Walk as children of the light :
We shall soon obtain the grace,
Pure in heart, to see his face.
5 We shall gain our calling's prize;
After God we all shall rise,
Fill’d with joy, and love, and peace,
Perfected in holiness.
6 Let us then rejoice in hope,
Steadily to Christ look up;
Trust to be redeem'd from sin,
Wait, till he appear within.
7 Fools and madmen let us be,
Yet is our sure trust in thee :
Faithful is the promised word,
We shall all be as our Lord.
8 Hasten, Lord, the perfect day ;
Let thy ev'ry servant say,

“I have now obtain'd the power, Born of God to sin no more."

300 Derby New-p. 93.] L. M. 0

JESUS, full of truth and grace,

O all-atoning Lamb of God, I wait to see thy lovely face,

I seek redemption in thy blood ! 2 Now in thy strength I strive with thee,

My friend and advocate with God; Give me the glorious liberty,

Grant me the purchase of thy blood. 3 Thou art the anchor of my hope,

The faithful promise I receive; Surely thy death shall raise me up,

For thou hast died that I might live. 4 Satan, with all his arts, no more

Me from the gospel hope can move; I shall receive the gracious power,

And find the pearl of perfect love. 5 My flesh, which cries, “ It cannot be,"

Shall silence keep before the Lord ; And earth, and hell, and sin shall flee

At Jesus' everlasting word. 301

Benson-p. 105.] L. M.

Assist me with thy heavenly grace; Empty my heart of earthly love,

And for thyself prepare the place. 2 O let thy sacred presence fill,

And set my longing spirit free; Which pants to have no other will,

But night and day to feast on thee.

3 While in this region here below,

No other good will I pursue ;
I'll bid this world of noise and show,

With all its glittring snares, adieu. 4 That path with humble speed I'll seek,

In which my Saviour's footsteps shine ; Nor will I hear, nor will I speak,

Of any other love but thine. 5 Henceforth may no profane delight

Divide this consecrated soul ; Possess it thou, who hast the right,

As Lord and master of the whole. 6 Nothing on earth do I desire,

But thy pure love within my breast; This, only this, will I require,

And freely give up all the rest.
302 Southfield-p. 121.] S. M.

THE thing my God doth hate,
That I no more

may do, Thy creature, Lord, again create,

And all my soul renew : My soul shall then, like thine,

Abhor the thing unclean, And, sanctified by love divine,

For ever cease from sin.
2 That blessed law of thine,

Jesus, to me impart;
The Spirit's law of life divine,

O write it in my heart !
Implant it deep within,

Whence it may ne'er remove, The law of liberty from sin,

The perfect law of love. 3 Thy nature be my law,

Thy spotless sanctity;


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