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He lives, all blessings to impart.

5 He lives, and grants me daily breath ;
He lives, and I shall conquer death ;
He lives, my mansion to prepare ;
He lives, to bring me safely there.

6 He lives, all glory to His Name !
He lives, my Jesus, still the same ;

the sweet joy this sentence gives,

1 know that my Redeemer lives !

F^rom Samuel MedUy. 1800.

210 H.M.

1 JESUS, my great High Priest,
f) Offered His Blood and died ;
My guilty conscience seeks
No sacrifice beside.
His powerfiil Blood did once atone.
And now it pleads before the throne.

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2 To this dear Surety's hand

Will I commit my cause ;
He answers and fulfils

His Father's broken laws.
Behold my soul at freedom set ;
My Surety paid the dreadfiil debt.

3 My Advocate appears

For my defence on high ;
The Father bows His ears,

And lays His thunder by.
Not all that hell or sin can say,
Shall turn His heart, His Love away.

4 Should all the hosts of death,

And powers of hell unknown,
Put their most dreadftil forms

Of rage and mischief on,
I shall be safe, for Christ displays
Superior power and guardian grace.

WaH», 1709.

211 H.M.

1 A RISE, my soul, arise,

ix Shake off thy guilty fears ;

The bleeding Sacrifice
In my behalf appears ;
Before the throne my Surety stands.
My name is written on His hands.

2 He ever lives above,

For me to intercede ;
His all-redeeming Love,

His precious Blood to plead ;
His Blood atoned for all our race,
And sprinkles now the throne of grace.

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3 Five bleeding wounds He bears.

Received on Calvary;
They pour effeotual prayers,

They strongly speak for me ;
Forgive him, forgive, they cry.
Nor let that ransomed sinner d£e !

4 The Father hears Him pray.

His dear anointed One ;
He cannot turn away

The Presence of His Son ;
His Spirit answers to the Blood,
And tells me I am bom of God.

5 My God is reconciled.

His pardoning voice I hear :
He owns me for His child,

I can no longer fear;
With confidence 1 now draw nigh.
And Father, Abba Father ! cry.

a W^dtg. 1742.

212 L.M.61ine8.

1 T17HEN gathering clouds around I view,

T Y And days are dark and friends are few.
On Him I lean, Who, not in vain,
Experienced every human pain ;
He sees my wants, allays my fears.
And counts and treasures up my tears.

2 If aught should tempt my soul to stray
From heavenly wisdom's narrow way,
To fly the good I would pursue.

Or do the sin I would not do ;

Still He, Who felt temptation^s power,

Shall guard me in that dangerous hour.

3 When vexing thoughts within me rise.
And, sore dismayed, my spirit dies,

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Still He, Who once vouchsafed to bear
The sickening anguish of despair,
Shall sweetly soothe, shall gently dry,
The throbbing heart, the streaming eye.

4 When sorrowing o'er some stone I bend.
Which covers what was once a friend.
And from his voice, his hand, his smile.
Divides me for a little while ;

Thou, Saviour, seest the tears I shed.
For Thou didst weep o'er Lazarus dead.

5 And O, when I have safely past
Through every conflict but the last,
Still, still unchanging, watch beside
My painful bed, for Thou hast died ;
Then point to realms of cloudless day,
And wipe the latest tear away.

Sir B6bert Orant. 1806.

213 Ohnagi ScdvaUnis. 8.7. 6 lines.

1 rpO the Name of our salvation

J. Honor, worship, thanks, we pay ;
Which, for many a generation,

Hid in God's foreknowledge lay,
But with holy exultation

We may sing aloud to-day.

2 Jesus is the Name we treasure.

Name beyond what words can tell ;
Name of gladness. Name of pleasure,

Ear and heart delighting well ;
Name of sweetness, passing measure,

Saving us from sin and hell.

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, 3 'Tis the Name for adoration ;

'Tis the Name of Victory ;
"lis the Name for meditation

In this vale of misery ;
'Tis the Name for veneration

By the citizens on high.

4 Jesus is the Name exalted

Over every other name ;
In this Name, whene'er assaulted.

We can put our foes to shame ;
Strength to them who else had halted,

Eyes to blind, and feet to lame.

5 Jesus, we, Thy Name adoring,

Long to see Thee as Thou art ;
Of Thy clemency imploring

So to write it in our heart,
That hereafter, upward soaring.

We with angels may have part.

JFVom John Ma»<m Neale, 1861.

For Palm Swnday.
214 Ohria, Umsy et honor, 7.6.

1 A LL Si^^» praise, and honor
xjL To Thee, Kedeemer King ;
To Whom the lips of children

Made sweet hosannas ring.

2 Thou art the King of Israel,

Thou David's royal Son,
Who in the Lord's Name comest,
The King, the Blessed One!

3 The company of angels

Are praising Thee on high,
And mortal men, and all things
Created, make reply.

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4 Thepeople of the Hebrews

With palms before Thee went ;
Our praise and prayer and anthems
Before Thee we present.

5 To Thee before Thy Passion

They sang their hymns of praise ;
To Thee, now high exalted,
Our melody we raise.

6 Thou didst accept their praises ;

Accept the prayers we bring,
Who in all good delightest,
Thou good and gracious King !

Theodtdph of OrUam. d. 821.
John Maaon Nmle, Tr. 1856. a.

215 CM.

1 A LL hail the power of Jesus' Name !
J\. Let angels prostrate fall ;

Bring forth the royal diadem,
And crown Him Lord of all.

2 Ye chosen seed of Israel's race,

Ye ransomed from the fall,
Hail Him Who saves you by His grace,
And crown Him Lord of all.

3 Hail Him, ye heirs of David's line,

Whom David Lord did call ;

The God incarnate, Man divine :

And crown Him Lord of all.

4 Ye Gentile sinners, ne'er forget

The wormwood and the gall ;
Go, spread your trophies at His feet
And crown Him Lord of all.

5 Let every kindred,, every tribe,

On this terrestrial ball.
To Him all majesty ascribe.
And crown Him Lord of all.

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6 O that with yonder sacred throng
We at His feet may fall ;
Well join the everlasting song,
And crown Him Lord of all.

Frwn Edward Perronel. 1780. a.

216 CM.

1 IT AIL, holy, holy, holy Lord!
Xl Let powers immortal sing,
Adore the co-eternal Word,

Rejoice, the Lord is King !

2 To Thee all angels cry aloud,

Thy Name hosannas ring ;
Around Thy throne their myriads crowd.
And shout. The Lord is King !

3 Hail Him, they cry, ye sons of light,

Of joy the eternal Spring ;
Praise Him Who formed you by His might,
Rejoice, the Lord is King !

4 Hail Him, ye saints. Whose love for you

Has drawn the monster's sting ;
O render to the Lord His due ;
Rejoice, the Lord is King I

5 Cry out and shout, fair Zion's land !

Ye priests, your offerings bring;
Watchmen, that on her ramparts stand,
O shout, the Lord is King !

6 Let worlds above and worlds below,

In songs united sing ;
And, while eternal ages flow.
Rejoice, the Lord is King !

Edward P«rronet. 1786. a.

217 c. M.

1 f\ FOR a thousand tongues to sing

yj My great Redeemer's praise !

The glories of my God and King,

The triumphs of His grace !

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2 My gracious Master and my God,

Assist me to proclaim,
To spread through all the earth abroad
The honors of Thy Name.

3 Jesus, the Name that charms our fears,

That bids our sorrows cease ;
Tis music in the sinner's ears,
'Tis life, and health, and peace.

4 He breaks the power of cancelled sin,

He sets the prisoner free ;
His Blood can make the foulest clean ;
His Blood avails for me.

5 Look unto Him, ye nations ; own

Your God, ye fallen race ;
Look, and be saved through faith alone,
Be justified by grace.

6 See all your sins on Jesus laid;

The Lamb of God was slain :
His soul was once an oflfering made
For every soul of man.

7 Glory to God, and praise, and love,

Be ever, ever given ;
By saints below and saints above,
The Church in earth and heaven.

O. Wesley. 1740. a.

218 H.M.

1 T ET earth and heaven combine,
JJ Angels and men agree.
To praise in songs divine
The incarnate Deity :
To adore the all-atoning Lamb,
And bless the sound of Jesus' Name.

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2 Jesus ! transporting sound !

The Joy of earth and heaven ;
No other help is found,

No other name is given,
By which we can salvation have ;
But Jesus came the world to sava

3 For me and all mankind

The Lamb of God was slain :
My Lord His life resigned
For every soul of man :
Loving to all, He none passed by,
He would not have one sinner die.

4 O unexampled Love !

O all-redeeming grace!
How swiftly didst Thou move

To save a fallen race !
What shall I do to make it known,
What Thou for all mankind hast done?

a Wedtif. 1756. a.

219 H.M.

1 JOIN all the glorious names
f) Of wisdom, love, and power,
That ever mortals knew.

That angels ever bore :
All are too mean to speak His worth ;
Too mean to set my Saviour forth.

2 But O, what gentle terms.

What condescending ways.
Doth our Redeemer use,

To teach His heavenly grace !
Mine eyes with joy and wonder see
What forms of love He bears for me.

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3 Arrayed in mortal flesh,

He like an angel stands ;
And holds the promises

And pardons in His hands :
Commissioned from His Father's throne,
To make His grace to mortals known.

4 Great Prophet of my God,

A^ tongue would bless Thy Name ;
By Thee the joyful news

Of our salvation came ;
The joyful news of sins forgiven,
Of hell subdued, and peac^ with heaven.

5 Be Thou my Counsellor,

My Pattern and my Guide ;
And through this desert land

Still keep me near Thy side ;
O let my feet ne'er run astray.
Nor rove, nor seek the crooked way !

WaU$. 1709.


1 ANE there is above all others,

yj Well deserves the name of Friend :
His is love beyond a brother's.

Costly, free, and knows no end :
They who once his kindness prove,
Find it everlasting Love.

2 Which of all our friends, to save us,

Could or would have shed his blood ?
But this Saviour died to have us

Reconciled in Him to God :
This was boundless Love indeed :
Jesus is a Friend in need.

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3 When He lived on earth aba^M,

Friend of sinners was His name :
Now, above all glory raisM,

He rejoices in the same :
Still He calls them brethren, ^ends,
And to all their wants attends.

4 O for grace our hearts to soften !

Teach us, Lord, at length to love.
We, alas ! forget too often

What a Friend we have above :
But when home our souls are brought,
We will love Thee as we ought.

John Newton. 1779.

221 c. M.

1 TTOW sweet the Name of Jesus sounds
Jl In a believer's ear !

It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds,
And drives away his fear.

2 It makes the wounded spirit whole,

And calms the troubled breast ;
'Tis manna to the hungry soul.
And to the weary rest.

3 Dear Name ! the Rock on which I build,

My Shield and Hiding-place ;
My never-failing Treasury, filled
With boundless stores of grace.

4 By Thee my prayers acceptance gain,

Although with sin defiled :
Satan accuses me in vain.
And I am owned a child.

5 Weak is the effbrt of my heart,

And cold my warmest thought ;
But, when I see Thee as Thou ar^
I'U praise Thee as I ought.

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6 Till then, I would Thy love proclaim
With every fleeting breath ;
And may the music of Thy Name
Refresh my soul in death.

John Newton. 1779.

222 78.

1 QWEETER sounds than music knows
O Charm me in Emmanuel's Name ;
All her hopes my spirit owes

To His birth, and Cross, and shame.

2 When He came, the angels sung,

" Glory be to God on high :"
Lord, unloose my stammering tongue ;
Who should louder sing than I ?

3 Did the Lord a man become.

That he might the law fiilfil.
Bleed and suffer in my room.

And canst thou, my tongue, be still ?

4 No ; I must my praises bring.

Though they worthless are, and weak ;
For, should I reftise to sing.
Sure the very stones would speak.

5 O my Saviour, Shield, and Sun,

Shepherd, Brother, Lord, and Friend —
Every precious name in one !
I win love Thee without end.

John Newton. 1779. a.

223 78.

1 TESTIS ! Name of wondrous love
f) Name all other names above I
Name at which must every knee
Bow in deep humility,


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2 Jesus ! Name of priceless worth
To the fallen sons of earth,
For the promise that it gave —
" Jesus shall his people save."

3 Jesus ! Name of merev mild,
Given to the holy Child,
When the cup of human woe
First He tasted here below.

4 Jesus ! Only Name that's given
Under all the mighty heaven.
Whereby man, to sin enslaved,
Bursts his fetters, and is saved.

5 Jesus ! Name of wondrous Love !
Human Name of Him above!
Pleading only this, we flee,
Helpless, O our God, to Thee.

Wmam Wahham How. 1854.

224 J<2»tt dtdds Menwria. C. M.

1 TESUS! the very thoueht of Thee
f) With sweetness fills tne breast ;
But sweeter far Thy face to see,

And in Thy presence rest.

2 Nor voice can sing, nor heart can frame,

Nor can the memory find
A sweeter sound than Thy blest Name,
O Saviour of mankind !

8 O Hope of every contrite heart,
O J oy of all the meek !
To those who fall, how kind Thou art,
How good to those who seek !

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4 But what to those who find ? ah, this
Nor tongue nor pen can show ;
The Love of Jesus, what it is,
None but His loved ones know.

6 Jesus, our only Joy be Thou !
As Thou our Prize wilt be ;
Jesus, be Thou our Glory now.
And through eternity!

Bernard of CUdrvemx. 1153.
Edward OcmwaU, Tr. 1S48.

225 J^'^w Bex admirabUis, C. M.

1 f\ JESUS! King most wonderful,
yj Thou Conqueror renowned ;
Thou Sweetness most ineffable,

In Whom all joys are found !

2 When once Thou visitest the heart,

Then truth begins to shine :
Then earthly vanities depart,
Then kindles love divine.

3 O Jesus, Light of all below !

Thou Fount of life and fire !
Surpassing all the joys we know.
All that we can desire, —

4 May every heart confess Thy Name,

And ever Thee adore ;
And, seeking Thee, itself inflame
To seek Thee more and more.

6 Thee may our tongues for ever bless ;
Thee may we love alone ;
And ever in our lives express
The image of Thine own.

Bernard of Olairvaux. 1153.
Edward OuwaU, Tr. 1848.

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226 78. 6 lines.

1 T OKD, and whither shall we go ?
Jj Thou alone hast words of iSe !
In our stormy griefe below,

Who, but rhou, can heal the strife
Sin and sorrow round us bring.
In life's vale while wandering ?

2 Blessed Christ ! embodied Word !

Thou alone art Life and Light :
Saints who have Thy truth preferred

Walk in peace, and worship right:
Thou alone to sin canst say,
" I am Love, the Living Way."

3 Sun of Grace, O ever shine

Round our paths, where'er they lead I
Midnight feels a ray divine

Breaking through the darkest need,
If we hear, when most dismayed,
"It is I, be not afraid!"

4 Pardon, peace, and purity.

Gifts without, and grace within,
Love and light which set us free

From the curse and chain of sin —
These, Emmanuel, Thou canst give,
While upon Thy words we live

5 Not a want Thou canst not fill ;

Not a fear Thou wilt not tame ;
If, indeed, repentance will

Rest upon Thy glorious Name,
High o'er every guilt and grave
Shall Redemption's banner wave I

6 Saviour, be our Polar Star,

Shaded by no sinful night ;

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Shed upon us from afar

Living beams of holy light :
When we reach our radiant home,
We shall know the Way we come.

Robert Montgomery. 1848.

227 c. M.

1 T ORD, should we leave Thy^ hallowed feet,
Jj To whom should we repair ?

Where else such holy comforts meet,
As spring eternal there?

2 Earth has no fount of true delight,

No pure per^nial stream ;
And sorrow s storm, and death's long night,
Obscure life's brightest beam.

3 Unmingled joys 'tis Thine to give,

And undecaying peace ;
For Thou canst teach us so to live.
That life shall never cease.

4 Thou only canst the cheering words

Of endless life supply ;
Anointed of the Lord of lords,
The Son of God most high !

Qeor§e Washington Doane. 1824. a.

228 CM.

1 rpHOU art the Way : to Thee alone
X From sin and death we flee :
And he who would the Father seek,

Must seek Him, Lord, by Thee.

2 Thou art the Truth : Thy Word alone

Sound wisdom can impart :
Thou only canst inform the mind.
And purify the heart.

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3 Thou art the Life : the rending tomb

Proclaims Thy conquering arm :
And those who put their trust in Thee,
Nor death nor hell shall harm.

4 Thou art the Way, the Truth, the Life :

Grant us that Way to know.
That Truth to keep, that Life to win,
Whose joys eternal flow.

Chorge W, Dwrne. 1824.

229 78.

1 TJOLY Jesus, Saviour blest,

. 1 When by passion strong possest,
[ 'hrough this world of sin we stray,
Thou to guide us art the Way.

2 Holy Lord, when error's night
Dims and blinds our clouded sight,
Through the mists of sin to shine.
Thou dost rise, the Truth divine.

3 Holy Jesus, when our power
Fails us in temptation's hour,
All unequal to the strife,
Thou to aid us art the Life.

4 Who would reach the heavenly home,
Who would to the Father come,
Who the Father's presence see,
Jesus, he must come by Thee.

6 Channel of the Father's grace,
Image of the Father's face.
Saviour blest, incarnate Son,
With the Father Thou art One.

Bidutrd M<mL193n. a.

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230 G'^J^ ^irte, wiUst JDu nicJU,

1 WILT Thou not, my Shepherd true,

fV Spare Thy sheep, in mercy spare me ?
Wilt Ijiou not, as shCT>herds do.
In Thine arms rejoicing Dear me,
Bear me where all troubles cease.
Home to folds of joy and peace?

2 See, on earth's wide desert way,
How my truant steps mislead me ;

Bring me back, no more to stray.
In Thine own green pastures feed me ;
Gather me within the fold,
Where Thy lambs Thy light behold.

3 With Thy flock I long to be,
With the flock to whom 'tis given

Safe to feed, and, praising Thee,
Boam the happy plains of heaven :
Free from fear of sinfiil stain.
They can never stray again.

4 Lord, I here am sore beset.
Fears at every step confound me ;

Lo ! my foes have spread their net,
And with craft and might surround me ;
Such their snares on every side,
Safe Thy sheep can ne'er abide.

6 Jesus, Lord ! my Shepherd true,
O from wolves Thy sheep deliver ;

Help, as shepherds wont to do,
From their jaws preserve me ever.

Bid Thy trembling wanderer come

To his everlasting home.

J<^n Seheffler. 1667.

Frances Eh»abeth Cox, TV. 1841-64.

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231 7a p.

1 TE8U8, Lover of my soul,
J Let me to Thy boeom fly,
While the nearer waters roll,

While the tempest still is high!
Hide me, O my Saviour, hide,

Till the storm of life is past ;
Safe into the haven guide ;

receive my soul at last !

2 Other refiige have I none ;

Hangs my helpless soul on Thee :
Leave, ah, leave me not alone.

Still support and comfort me !
All my trust on Thee is stayed,

All my help from Thee I bring :
Cover my derenceless head

With the shadow of Thy wing.

3 Thou, O Christ, art all I want ;

More than all in Thee I find :
Raise the fallen, cheer the faint,

Heal the sick, and lead the blind.
Just and holy is Thy Name;

1 am all unrighteousness :
False and full of sin I am ;

Thou art full of truth and grace,

4 Plenteous grace with Thee is found,

Grace to cover all my sin ;
Let the healing streams abound ;

Make and keep me pure within.
Thou of life the Fountain art,

Freely let me take of Thee :
Spring Thou up within my heart,

Rise to all eternity.

a VTMley. 1740.

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232 7s. 6 lines.

1 n ON of God, to Thee I cry !
O By the holy mystery

Of Thy dwelling here on earth,
By Thy pure and holy birth, —
Lord, Thy presence let me see,
Manifest Thyself to me !

2 Lamb of God, to Thee I cry !
By Thy bitter agony,

By Thy pangs to us unknown,
By Thy spirit's parting groan,
Lord, Thy presence let me see,
Manifest Thyself to me !

3 Prince of Life, to Thee I cry !
By Thy glorious majesty.

By Thy triumph o'er the grave.
Meek to suffer, strong to save.
Lord, Thy presence let me see.
Manifest Thyself to me !

4 Lord of glory, God most high,
Man exalted to the sky !
With Thy love my bosom fill ;
Prompt me to perform Thy will :
Then Thy glory I shall see.
Thou wilt bring me home to Thee.

FVom Bichard Mtmt. 1831.

233 ^^ Image of the Earthly. C. M.

1 f\ MEAN may seem this house of clay,
\J Yet 'twas the Lord's abode ;

Our feet may mourn this thorny way.
Yet here Emmanuel trod.

2 This fleshly robe the Lord did wear ;

This watch the Lord did keep ;
These burdens sore the Lord did bear ;
These tears the Lord did weep !

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3 This world the Master overcame ;

This death the Lord did die :
O vanquished world ! O glorious shame 1
O hallowed agony !

4 O vale of tears, no longer sad,

Wherein the Lord did dwell !
O holy robe of flesh that clad
Our own Emmanuel !

5 Our very frailty brings us near

Unto the Lord of heaven ;
To every grief, to every tear,
Such glory strange is given.

ThowHU H, GUL 1860.

234: The Image of the Heavenly, C. M.

1 'rpiS not this fleshly robe done

X Shall link us, Lord, to Thee ;
Not always in the tear and groan
Shall the dear kindred be.

2 Thou to our woe Who down didst come,

Who one with us wouldst be.

Wilt lift us to Thy heavenly home,

Wilt make us one with Thee.

3 Our earthly garments Thou hast worn,

And we Thy robes shall wear ;
Our mortal burdens Thou hast borne,
And we Thy bliss may bear !

4 O mighty grace, our life to live.

To make our earth divine ;
O mighty grace, Thy heaven to give.
And lift our life to Thine !

5 strange the gifts, and marvellous.

By Thee received and given ;
Thou tookest woe and death from us.
And we receive Thy heaven !

Tkomm H, GiO, 18G0.

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235 *^^^^^ yTiVKiTore,

1 TESUS, Name all names above,
f) Jesus, best and dearest,
Jesus, Fount of perfect love,

Holiest, tenderest, nearest ;

Jesus, Source of grace completest,

Jesus purest, Jesus sweetest,
Jesus, Well of power divine,
Make me, keep me, seal me Thine !

2 Thou didst call the prodigal ;

Thou didst pardon Mary :
Thou Whose words can never fall,
Love can never vary ;
Thou Whose wounds are ever pleading.
And Thy Passion interceding,
From my misery let me rise
To a home in Paradise !

3 Jesus, crowned with thorns for me,

Scourged for my transgression !
Witnessing, through agony,
lliat Thy good confession ;
Jesus, clad in purple raiment.
For my evils making payment ;
Let not all Thy woe and pain.
Let not Calvary, be in vain!

4 When I reach Death's bitter sea.

And its waves roll higher,
Help the more forsaking me,
As the storm draws nigher :
Jesus, leave me not to languish.
Helpless, hopeless, fiill of anguish !
Tell me,—" Verily, I say.
Thou Shalt be with Me to^ay !"

ThMoHahu of th« /StudJum. db. 890.
JoJm Ma»on NeaU, Tr, 1862.

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236 78.

1 pULER of the hosts of light,

Xi Death hath yielded to "fiiy might ;
And Thy Blood hath marked a rc^
Which will lead us back to God.

2 From Thy dwelling-place above,
From Thy Father's throne of love,
With Thy look of mercy bless
Those without Thee comfortless.

3 Bitter were Thy throes on earth,
Giving to the Church her bii-th.
From the spear-wound opening wide
In Thine own life-giving side.

4 Now in glory Thou dost reign,
Won by all Thy toil and pain ;
Thence the promised Spirit send.
While our prayers to Thee ascend.

5 Jesus, praise to Thee be given,
With the Father, high in heaven :
Holy Spirit, praise to Thee

Now and through eternity.

From JoAh Ohamdlar. VSSn.

237 S.M.

1 T EAVE us not comfortless,
Jj O Thou our risen Lord !

But send Thy Spirit down, to bless
And guide us with Thy Word.

2 By Him Thy gifts impart,
Light, peace, and joy, and love ;

Seal of adoption in our heart,
Earnest of heaven above.

Josiah Conder. 1836.

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238 78. 6 lines.

1 TilATHER, dorify Thy Son ;

J; Answer His prevailing prayer ;
Send that Intercessor down,

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