5 Take the dear purchase of thy blood;

Thy blood shall wash us white as snow, Present us sanctified to God,

And perfected in love below.
6 That blood which cleanses from all sin,

That efficacious blood apply ;
And wash, and make us wholly clean,

And change, and throughly sanctify. 450 Praise—p. 194.] 4th P. M. 886, 886.

YOME, wisdom, power, and grace divine ! A happy, chosen band, Who fain would prove thine utmost will, And all thy righteous laws fulfil,

In love's benign command.
2 If pure essential love thou art,
Thy nature into every heart,

Thy loving self, inspire :
Bid all our simple souls be one,
United in a bond unknown,

Baptized with heavenly fire.
3 Still may we to our centre tend,
To spread thy praise our common end,

To help each other on; Companions through the wilderness, To share a moment's pain, and seize

An everlasting crown.
4 Jesus, our tender'd souls prepare !
Infuse the softest social care,

The warmest charity,
The bowels of our bleeding Lamb,
The virtues of thy wondrous name,

The heart that was in thee.
5 Supply what every member wants ;
To found the fellowship of saints

Thy Spirit, Lord, supply ;

So shall we all thy love receive,
Together to thy glory live,

And to thy glory die. 451 Willowby-p. 191.] 4th P. M. 886, 886.

SAVIOUR, cast a gracious smile!
And shy distrust, remove;
The true simplicity impart,
To fashion every passive heart,

And mould it into love.
2 Our naked hearts to thee we raise ;
Whate'er obstructs the work of grace,

For ever drive it hence :
Exert thy all-subduing power,
And each regenerate soul restore

To child-like innocence.
3 Soon as in thee we gain a part,
Our spirit purged from nature's art

Appears, by grace forgiven;
We then pursue our sole design,
To lose our melting will in thine,

And want no other heaven.
4 O that we now the power might feel,
To do on earth thy blessed will,

As angels do above!
In thee, the Life, the Truth, the Way,
To walk, and perfectly obey

Thy sweet constraining love !
5 Jesus, fulfil our one desire,
And spread the spark of living fire

Through every hallow'd breast;
Bless with divine conformity,
And give us now to find in thee

Our everlasting rest.

452 Eastburn-p. 189.] S. M.

Our hearts in Christian love ; The fellowship of kindred minds

Is like to that above.
2 Before our Father's throne

We pour our ardent prayers ;
Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one,

Our comforts and our cares. 3 We share our mutual woes;

Our mutual burdens bear; And often for each other flows

The sympathizing tear. 4 When we asunder part,

It gives us inward pain ;
But we shall still be join'd in heart,

And hope to meet again.
5 This glorious hope revives

Our courage by the way; While each in expectation lives,

And longs to see the day.
6 From sorrow, toil, and pain,

And sin, we shall be free;
And perfect love and friendship reign

Through all eternity. 453 Consolationp. 234.] 7th P. M. 8 lines 7s

TOLY Lamb, who thee confess,

Thee they ever keep in view,
Ever ask, “ What shall we do?”
Govern'd by thy only will,
All thy words we would fulfil,
Would in all thy footsteps go,
Walk as Jesus walk'd below.

2 While thou didst on earth appear.
Servant to thy servants here,
Mindful of thy place above,
All thy life was prayer and love.
Such our whole employment be,
Works of faith and charity ;
Works of love on man bestow'd,
Secret intercourse with God.
3 Early in the temple meet,
Let us still our Saviour greet;
Nightly to the mount repair ;
Join our praying Pattern there.
There by wrestling faith obtain
Power to work for God again ;
Power his image to retrieve,
Power like thee, our Lord, to live.
4 Vessels, instruments of grace,
Pass we thus our happy days,
'Twixt the mount and multitude,
Doing or receiving good :
Glad to pray and labour on,
Till our earthly course is run:
Till we on the sacred tree
Bow the head and die like thee.


454 Gilford-p. 86.] L. M. CESUS, thy wand'ring sheep behold!

See, Lord, with yearning bowels, see, Poor souls that cannot find the fold,

Till sought and gather'd in by thee.


2 Lost are they now, and scatter'd wide,

In pain, and weariness, and want : With no kind shepherd near, to guide

The sick, and spiritless, and faint. 3 Thou, only thou, the kind and good,

And sheep-redeeming Shepherd art ; Collect thy Hock, and give them food,

And pastors after thine own heart. 4 Give the pure word of general grace,

And great shall be the preachers' crowd : Preachers who all the sinful race

Point to the all-atoning blood. 5 Open their mouth, and utterance give,

Give them a trumpet-voice to call A world, who all may turn and live,

Through faith in Him who died for all. 6 In every messenger reveal

The grace they preach divinely free ; That each may by thy Spirit tell,

“ He died for all, who died for me." 7 A double portion from above

Of that all-quick’ning Spirit impart ; Shed forth thy universal love

In every faithful pastor's heart. 8 Thine only glory let them seek,

O let their hearts with love o'erflow ! Let them believe, and therefore speak,

And spread thy mercy's praise below. 455 Spilsby-p. 123.] S. M.

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Thy needy servant's cry ;
Answer our faith's effectual prayer,

And all our wants supply.

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