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Its blooming head, and sovereign virtue bears :
There my Redeemer lives, &c.

4 No rising sunhistransientbeams displays.
No sickly moon emits her feeble rays ;
The Godhead there celestial glory sheds,
Th' exalted Lamb eternal radiance spreads :

There my Redeemer lives, &c.

6 One distant glimpse my eager passion fires I
Jesus, to thee my longing soul aspires !
When shall 1 at my heavenly home arrive —
When leave this earth, and v/hen begin to live ?

For there my Saviour is all bright and glorious.

O'er sin, and death, and hell, he reigns victorious.


HYMN 100. 7s. St. John's. [*]
Frivile^es of Adoption. 1 John iii, 1, 2.

1 "OLESSED are the sons of God ;

Jo They are bought with Christ's own blood,
They are ransom' d from the grave ;
Life eternal they shall have :
With them number'd may we be,
Here, and in eternity.

2 God did love them in his Son,
Long before the world begun ;
They the seal of this receive,
"When on Jesus they believe .

Select. HYMN 101. 569

With them numbered may we be,
Here, and in eternity.

3 They are justified by grace ;
They enjoy a solid peace ;

All their sins are washM away ;
They shall stand in God's great day :
With them numbered may we be.
Here, and in eternity,

4 They produce the fruits of grace,
In the works of righteousness ;
They are harmless, meek, and mild,
Holy, blameless, undefiPd :

With them numbered may we be.
Here, and in eternity.

5 They are lights upon the earth,
Children of an heavenly birth ;
Ons with God, with Jesus one ;
Glory is in them begun :

g With tliem numbered may we be,

Here, and in eternity. HvMPHRErs*

HYMN 101. 8s^ Consolation. [*]
Supreme Love to Christ.

1 T%/1~Y gracious Redeemer I love,
jLfll. His praises aloud I'll proclaim ;

And join with the armies above,

To shout his adorable name.

To gaze on his glories divine.

Shall be my eternal employ — '

To feel them incessantly shine,

My boundless ineffable joy.
le 2 He freely redeemed with his blood,

My soul from the confines of hell,
— To live on the smiles of my God,

And in his sweet presence to dwell ;
o To shine with the angels of light.

With saints and with seraphs to sing ;
g To view with eternal delight, —

My Jesus, my Saviour, my King.
e 3 la Mesech as yet I reside —

A darksome and restless abode !

Molested with foes on each side,

And longing to dv/ell with my God.

570 HYMN 102. Select.

e O wheu shall my spirit exchange
This cell of corruptible clay,
For mansions celestial, and range
Through realms of ineffable day !

4 My glorious Redeemer, 1 long
To see thee descend on the cloud,
Amidst the bright numberless throng,
And mix v/ith the triumphant crowd,
e O \vhen will thou bid me ascend,
To join in thy praises above —
To gaze on thee — world without end,
And feast on thy ravishing love ?

— 5 Nor sorrow, nor sickness, nor pain,

Nor sin, nor temptation, nor fear,

Shall ever molest me again,
o Perfection of glory reigns there.
— This soul and this body shall shine,

In robes of salvation and praise ;

And banquet on pleasures divine.

Where God his full beauty displays.

d 6 Ye palaces, sceptres, and crowns.

Your pride with disdain I survey ;

Your pomps are but shadows and sounds,

And pass in a moment away :
The crown that my Saviour bestows,

Yon permanent sua shall outshine ;
g" My joy everlastingly flows —

My God, my Redeemer is mine. Faancis.

HYMN 102. 5 & 6. Newcastle, [*]
Praise for Salvation*

1 ^^UR Saviour alone,

\J The Lord let us bless,

Who reigns on his throne.

The Prince of our peace ;
Who evermore saves us.

By shedding his blood :
All hail, holy Jesus,

Our Lord and our God !

— 2 We thankfully sing
Thy glory and praise,
/ Thou merciful Spring
Of pity and grace •

Select. HYMN 103, 104. 571

—Thy kindness for ever

To men we will iell ; ■>

And say, our dear Saviour

RedeemM us from hell.
— - 3 Preserve us in love,

"While here we abide :

O never remove

Thy presence, nor hide
Thy glorious salvation ;
o Till each of us see,

With joy, the hless'd vision,

Completed in thee !

HYMN 103. S. M. Nativity. [*]

Song of Moses and the Lamb, Rev. xv, 3.

1 4 WAKE, and sing the song
JLSL Of Moses and the I.amb ;
o Wake, ev'ry heart and cv'ry tongue,

To praise the Saviour's name.
C 2 Sing of his dying love ;

Sing of his risuag power ; ,

— Sing how he intercedes above,
e For those whose sins he bore.
— 3 Sing, till we feel our heart

Ascending with our tongue ;
Sing, till the love of sin depart,

And grace inspires oar song.
o 4 Sing on your heav'nly way,

Ye ransom'd sinners, sing ;
u Sing on, rejoicing ev'ry day.

In Christ, th' eternal King.
e 5 Soon shall we hear him say,
d " Ye blessed children come ;"
— Soon will he call us hence away.

And take his wand'rers home.
O 6 Soon shall our raptur'd tongue

His endless praise proclaim ;
g And sv/eeter voices tune the song

Of Moses and the Lamb. Hammond,

HYMN 104. -78. Redeeming Love. [*]

T7ie Christian''s song.
1 ^r~^ RATEFUL notes and numbers bring*,
\IW While Jehovah's praise we sing;

572 HYMN 105. Select

g Holy, holy, holy Lord,

Be thy glorious Name ador'd.

— 2 Men on earth, and saints above,

Sing: the srreat Redeemer's love :

Lord, thy mercies never faii ;
o Hail, Celestial Goodness, hail I

e 3 Though unAvorthy, Lord, thine ear
— Oar humble hallelujahs hear ;
o Purer praise we hope to bring.

When with saints we stand and sing.

—4 Lead us to that bliseful state.

Where thou reign'st supremely great :

e Look with pity from thy throne,
Send the Holy Spirit down.

— 5 While on earth ordain' d to stay,
Guide our footsteps in thy way ;
Till we come to reign with thee,
And thy glorious greatness see.

o 6 Then with angels we'll again
M Wake a louder, louder strain ;
8 There in joyful songs of praise.

We'll our grateful voices raise.
— 7 There no tongue shall silent be.

All shall join sweet harmony ;
g Tliat thro' heav'n's all spacious round,

Praise to God, may ever sound.

Lord thy mercies never fail ;

Hail, Celestial Goodness, hail I

HYMN 105. L. M. Oporto. [*]
Dignity^ and Happiness of the Christian,

1 "B~ Tr ONOUR and happiness unite,

JLJL To make the Christian's name a praise .
How fair the scene, how clear the light,
That fills the remnant of his days !

2 A kingly character he bears ;

No change his priestly oflice knows ;
Unfading is the crown he wears ;
His joys can never reach a close.

3 Adorn'd with glory from on high,
Sah'ation shines upon his face ;

Select. HYMN 106. 573

His robe is of th' etherial dye,
His steps are dignity and grace.

4 Inferior honours he disdains,

Nor stops to take applause from earth ;
The King of kings himself maintains,
The expenses of his heav'nly birth.

5 The noblest creature seen below,
Ordain'd to fill a throne above I
God gives him all he can bestow —
His kingdom of eternal love I

6 My soul is ravish'd at the thought-*-
Methinks from earth I see him rise ;
Angels congratulate his lot,

And shout him welcome to the skies ! CowPB^.

' HYMN 106. 5 &i 6. Wesley. [*]
God''s Servants should jiraise and exlol hiw,,,
1 '^|7"E servants of God,
JL Your Master procliam,
And publish abroad
His wonderful Name ;
The name ail victorious

Of Jesus extol;
His kingdom is glorious,
And rules over all.
g 2 God ruleth on high,
Almighty to save ;
And still he is nigh,
His presence we have :
Tlie great congregation

His triumph shall sing,
Ascribing salvation ^

To Jesus our King.
o 3 Salvation to God

"Who sits on the throne — ■
Let all cry aloud
And honour the Son :
Our Jesus's praises

The angels proclaim ;
Fall down on their faces
And worship the Lamb,
e 4 Then let us adore,
And give him his right ;
Select. 7

574 HYMN 107. Select.

o All glory and power,

And wisdom and mig-ht:
g All honour and blessing,

With angels above ;
And thanKs never ceasing.

And infinite love^ Madan^s Col.

' HYMN 107. 6 & 4. Tririity. [*]
Invocation to Father^ Son^ and Holy Spirit,
1 ^ OME, thou Almighty King,
\y Help us thy name to sing,
Help us to praise I
e Father all glorious.
O'er all victorious,
Come and reign over us,
Ancient of days.
o 2 Jesus, our Lord, arise,
Scatter our enemies,
And make them fall !
g Let thine almighty aid
Our sure defence be made :
Our souls on thee be stay'd,
e Lord, hear our call !

3 Come, thou, incarnate Won?,
Gird on thy mighty svirord ;
Our prayer attend !
O Come, and thy people bless,
And give thy word success ;
e Spirit of holiness.
On us descend !
—4 Come, holy Comforter,
Thy sacred witness bear,
In this glad hour !
Thou, who almighty art ;
Now rule in ev'ry heart,
And ne'er from us depart,
Spirit of pow'r.
g 5 To the great Give in Threk,
The highest praises be,

Hence evermore !
His sovereign majesty,
May we in glory see,
And to eternity

Love and adore ! MadAn'^s Cos*

Select. HYMN 108, 109. 575

HYMN 108. L. M. Babylon, [bj
The Sinner v)eighed and found wanting, Dan. ir, 27.

1 "¥^ AiSE, thoug-htless sinner, raise thine eye —
X%/ Behold God's balance lifted high i

There shall his justice be display'd,
And there thy hope and life be weigh'd.

2 See in one scale his perfect law ;
Mark with what force its precepts draw, ■

e Would'st thou the awful test sustain ? —

d Thy works how light ! thy thoughts how vain !

— 3 Behold the hand of God appears,

To trace those dreadful characters ;
d " Tekel — thy soul is wanting found,

" And wrath shall smite thee to the ground."

e 4 Let sudden fear thy nerves unbrace ;

Let horrour shake thy tott'ring knees ;
p Thro' all thy thoughts let anguish roll.

And deep repentance melt thy soul.
— 5 One only hope may yet prevail —

Christ has a weight to turn the scale ;
o Still does the gospel publish peace,

And shew a Saviour's righteousness.
—6 Great God, exert thy pow'r to save,

Deep on the heart these truths engrave ;

The pond'rous load of guilt remove.

That trembling lips may sing thy love.


HYMN 109. 73. Fairfax, [b]

[Sinner, prepare to meet God,

c 1 QINNER, art thou still secure ?
k3 Wilt thou still refuse to pray ?
Can thy heart or hand endure,
In the Lord's avenging day?

d 2 See, his mighty arm is brac'd.

Awful terrours clothe his brow !
e For his judgment stand prepar'd—

Thou must either break or bow.
g 3 At his presence nature shakes.

Earth affrighted hastes to flee ;

Solid mountains melt like wax :
p What will then become of thee !

576 HYMN 110, 111. Select

e 4 Who his advent may abide ?

- —You who glory in your shame,
Will you find a place to hide,
When the world is wrapp-d iu flame ?

5 Lord, prepare us hy thy grace.
Soon we must resign our breath ;
And onr souls be callM to pass
Through the iron gate of death.

6 Let us now our day improve,
Listen to the gospel voice ;
Seek the things that are above ;

Scorn the world's pretended joys. Newtou.

HYMN 110. C. M. Bishopsgate. [b]
Sinners entrsaied to forsake their icays. Isa. Iv, 7.

1 O INNERS, the voice of God regard ;
fi |k3 His mercy speaks to-day ;

—He calls you by his sovereign word,
From sin's destructive way.

2 Like the rough sea that cannot rest,
You live devoid of peace ;

A thousand stings within your breast,
Deprive your souls of ease.
c 3 Why will you in the crooked ways
Of sin and folly go ?
In pain you travail all your days.
To reap immortal wo !

o 4 But he who turns to God shall live,
Through his abounding grace :
His mercy will the guilt forgive.
Of those who seek his face.

-—5 Bow to the sceptre of his word,

Renouncing ev'ry shi ;
Submit to him, your sovereign Lord,

And learn his will divine.
o 6 His love exceeds your highest thoHs ;

He pardons like a God :
He will forgive your numerous faults

Thro' a Redeemer's blood. FavvcetT

HYMN 111. 8, 7 & 4. Littleton, [b]
Sinners entreated to hear,
1 OINNEilS, will you scorn the message,
k3 Sent in mercy from above ? '

Select. HYMN 112 577

e Every sentence- — O how lender I

— Every line is full of love ;

a ■ Listen to it —

Every line is full of love.

. — 2 Hear the heralds of the Gospel,

News from Zion''s king' proclaim,
o To each rebel sinner — " Pardon,

" Free forg^iveness in his name."
e How important !

d Free forgiveness in his name !
— 3 Tempted souls, they bring- you succour ;

Fearful hearts, they quell your fears ;
And with news of consolation.

Chase away the falling tears :
e Tender heralds —

o Chase away the falling tears.
—4 False professors, grovelling^ worldings,

Callous hearers of the word,

While the messengers address you ;

Take the warnings they afford ;
e We entreat you,

d Take the warnings they afford.
e 5 Who hath our report believed?

Who receiv'd the joyful word ?

Who embrac'd the news of pardon,

Offer' d to you by the Lord.
p Can you slight it —

Offered to you by the Lord !
— 6 O, ye angels, hovering- round us,

Waiting spirits, speed your way,
o Hasten to the court of heaven.

Tidings bear without delay:
s Rebel sinners

Glad the message will obey. Ai.len,

HYMN 112. 7s. Fairfax, [b *]
Burdened Sinners invited to Christ. Matt, ix, 23«

1 ^^OME, ye weary souls opprest,
\_y Find in Christ the promised rest ;

On him all your burdens roll.

He can wound, and he make whole.

2 Ye who dread the wrath of God,

Come and wash in Jesus' blood :

To the Son of David cry.

In his word he's passing by.

578 HYMN 113, 114. Select

3 Naked, guilty, poor, and blind,

All your warsts in Jesus find ;

This the day of mercy is,

Now accept the profferM bliss. DECorRCi

HYMN 113. 8s & 7s. Calvary, [b] ^
Suppliant Address to the Saviour. Mark x, 43.
1 "FESUS, full of all compassion,

ly Hear thy humble suppliant's cry ;
Let me know thy great salvation ;
p See, I languish, faint, and die.
e 2 Guilty, but with heart relenting,
Overwhelmed with helpless grief —
Prostrate at thy feet repenting —
Send, O send me quick relief I
e 3 Whither should a wretch be flying,
But to him who comfort gives ?
Whither, from the dread of dying,
But to him who ever lives ?
-^8 On the word thy blood hath sealed,
Hangs my everlasting all ;
Let thine arm be now revealed,
Stay, O stay me, lest I fall !
e 9 In the v/orld of endless ruin.
Let it never, Lord, be said,
d " Here's the soul that perish'd, suing

" For the boasted Saviour's aid 1"
o 10 Sav'>d — the deed shall spread new glory

Thro' the shining realms above ;
s Angels sing the pleasing story,

All enraptur'd with thy love. TuRNEll.

' HYMN 114. L. M. Geneva, [b *]

Fmon of the Dry Bones. Ezek. xxxiv, 3.

1 "1" OOK down, O Lord, with pitying eye,
M.-J See Adam's race in ruin lie ;

Sin spreads its trophies o'er the ground,

And scatters slaughter'd millions round.
e 2 And can these mould'ring corpses live,

And can these perish'd bones revive ?
— That, mighty Cod, to thee is known i

That wondrous work is all thy own.

3 Thy ministers are sent in vain,

To prophesy upon the slain —

Select. HYMN 116, 116. 579

e In vain they call, in vain they cry,

— Till thine aJjnighty aid is nigh. /

o 4 But if thy Spirit deig-n to breathe.

Life spreads through all the realms of death;
Dry bones obey thy powerful voice ;
They move, they waken, they rejoice.

5 So when thy trumpet's awful sound

Shall shake the heavens, and rend the ground,

Dead saints shall from their tombs arise,

And spring to life beyond the skies. Doddridge.

HYMN 115. CM. Mear. [*]
Converting Grace. Ps. xlv, 3 — 5.
""AIL, mighty Jesus, how divine.
Is thy victorious sword !
The stoutest reb 1 must resign.
At thy commanding word.
e 2 Deep are the wounds thine arrows give^

They pierce the hardest heart ;
o Thy smiles of grace the slain revive.

And joy succeeds to smart.
8^ 3 Still gird thy sword upon thy thigh,
Ride with majestic sway ;
Go forth, great Prince, triumphantly.
And make thy foes obey.
— 4 And when thy vict'ries are complete,
And all the chosen race
Shall round the throne of mercy meet.
To sing thy conquering grace — :
e 5 O may my humble soul be found.

Among that favoured band ;
And I with them thy praise will sound.

Throughout Emmanuel's land. Wallin.

HYMN 116. L. M. Bath. [*]
Revival of Religion hofed for.
e 1 ~W^7"HILE I to grief my soul give way,
T ? To see the work of God decline,
— Methought I heard the Saviour say,
^ Dismiss thy fears, the ark is mine.
— 2 " Tho' for a time I hide my face,
" Rely upon my love and power,
" Still wrestle at the throne of grace»
" And wait for a reviving: hour.

580 HYMN 117, 118. Select

o 3 " Take down thy long- neglected harp,
" I've seen thy tears, and heard thy prayer,

e " The winter season has been sharp,

o '' But spring shall all its wastes repair.''

—4 Lord, I obey — my hopes revive ;

o Come, join with me, ye saints, and sing,

o Our foes in vain against us strive.
For God will help and triumph bring".

HYMN 117. C. M. PlymoutL [b *]
God'^s regard to the actively Pious. Mai. iii, 16, 17.

1 rr^HE Lord on mortal worms looks down,

A From his celestial throne ;
And when the wicked swarm around,
He well discerns his own.
e 2 He sees the tender hearts, that mourn
The scandals of the times ;
And join their efforts to oppose,
The wide prevailing crimes.
— 3 Low in the social band he bows
His still attentive ear ;
And, while his angels sing around,
Delights their voice to hear.
o 4 The chronicles of heaven shall keep
Their words in transcript fair ;
In the Redeemer's book of life.
Their names recorded are.
d 5 " Yes," saith the Lord, " the world shall know
" These humble souls are mine :
" These, when my jewels I produce,

" Shall in fall lustre shine.
8 " When deluges of fiery wrath

*' My foes away shall bear ;
*'That hand which strikes the wicked thro',
" Shall all my children spare." Doddrii>ge.

"1 HYMN 118. C. M. Windsor, [b]
Prayer for spiritual Healing.
IHOU great Physician of the soul,
To thee I bring my case ;
My raging malady control.
And heal me by thy grace.

2 Help me to state my whole complaint ;
But where shall I begin ?

Select. HYMN 119. 581

Nor words, nor thoughts can fully paint,
This worse distemper— sin.

3 It lies not in a single part,

But through my frame is spread ;
A burning fever in my heart,
A palsy in my head.

4 It makes me deaf, and dumb, and bluid.
And impotent, and lame ;

It overclouds, and fills my mind,
With folly, fear, and shame.

5 (A thdusand evil thoughts intrude,
Tumultuous in my breast ;

Which indispose me for my food,

And rob me of my rest.)
G Lord, I am sick ; regard my cry,

And set my spirit free ;
Say canst thou let a sinner die,

Wlio longs to live to thee ?

""hymn 119. L. P. M. Sheffield, [b*]

Efficacy of God^s Word. Jer. xxiii, 29.
c 1 '^J¥7'ITH revVend awe, tremendous Lord,
T 7 We hear the thunders of thy word }
o The pride of Lebanon it breaks :
o Swift the celestial fire descends.

The flinty rock in pieces rends,
g And earth to its deep centre shakes.
— ^2 Array' d in majesty divine ;

Here sanctity and justice shine,
e And horrour strikes the rebel thro' ;
g While loud this awful voice makes known

The wonders which thy sword hath done,
a And what thy vengeance yet shall do.
o 3 So spread the honours of thy name ;
g The terrours of a God proclaim %
— Thick let the pointed arrows fly ;
e Till sinners humbled in the dust,

Shall own the execution just,
—And bless the hand by which they die.

o 4 Then clear the dark tempestuous day,
And radiant beams of love display.
Each prostrate soul let mercy raise ;

e So shall the bleeding captives feel,

682 HYMN 120, 121. Select

Thy -word, that gave the wound, can heal,
o And change their notes to songs of praise.


HYMN 120. C. M. Abridge, Barhy. [*]
Light and Glory of the Word.

1 fTlHE Spirit "breathes upon the word,

_1_ And brings the truth to light ;
Precepts and promises afford
A sanctifying lisfht.

2 A glory gilds the sacred page,
g Majestic like the sun ;

— It gives a light to every age,
d It gives — but borrows none.

—3 The hand that gave it still supplies

The gracious light and heat ;
o His truths upon the nations rise,

They rise but never set.

4 Let everlasting thanks be thine,
For such a bright display ;
As makes a world of darkness shine,
With beams of heav'nly day.

— 5 My soul rejoices to pursue

The steps of Him I love •
§;■ Till glory breaks upon my view,

In brighter worlds above. Cowper.

HYMN 121. 7s. St. John's. [*]

Sabbath Morning.

1 ^AFELY through another week,
k3 God has brought us on our way ;

Let us now a blessing seek,
Waiting in his courts to-day:
Day of all the week the best ;
Emblem of eternal rest :

— 2 While we seek supplies of grace,

Through the dear Redeemer's name ;
8 Shew thy reconciling face —

Take away our sin and shame :

From our worldly cares set free.

May we rest this day in thee.

Select. HYMN 122, 123. 583

—3 Here we come thy Name to praise ;

Let us feel thy presence near :

May thy glory meet our eyes, ^

While we in thy hov(se appear :

Here afford us Lord, a taste

Of our everlasting feast.

4 May the Gospel's joyful sound,

Conquer sinners, comfort saints ;

Make the fruits of grace abound ;

Bring relief from all complaints :
Thus let all our Sabbaths prove,

Till we join the church above. Newtow«

HYMN 122. H. M. Bethesda. ["*]
Sabbath Morning,

'ELCOME, delightful morn,
Thou day of sacred rest ;
I hail thy kind return,
e Lord make these moments blest.
—From the low train of mortal toys,
I soar to reach immortal joys.
-2 Now may the King descend.
And fill his throne of grace ;
Thy sceptre, Lord, extend.
While saints address thy face :
Let sinners feel thy quick'ning word,
And learn to know and fear the Lord,

o 3 Descend, celestial Dove,

With all thy quick'ning powers ;

Disclose a Saviour's love.

And bless the sacred hours :
Then shall my soul new life obtain.

Nor Sabbaths be indulg'd in vain. IIayward,

HYMN 123. C. M. Sunday. [*]
The Lord'^s Day.

1 f I'IHE Lord of Sabbath let us praise,

JL In concert with the blest.
Who, joyful, in harmonious lays.
Employ in endless rest.

2 Lord, may we still remember thee,
And more in knowledge grow ;

584 HYMN 124, 125. Select

— And may we more of glory see,

While waiting here belovv'.
o 3 On this glad day a brighter scene

Of glory was displayed,
g By God the Eternal Word, than when

This universe was made.
o 4 He rises, who our souls hath bought,
e With grief and pain extreme :
g 'Twas great — to speak the world from nought —

'Twas greater — to redeem. Decourcy's Col.

HYMN 124. C. M. Hymn 2d. [* b]

e 1 "^j^HILST thee I seek, protecting Power!

▼ ? Be my vain wishes stilPd ;
—And may this consecrated hour

With better hopes be filPd.
e 2 Thy love the power of tho't bestow'd,

To thee my thoughts would soar :
Thy mercy o'er my life has flow'd j

That mercy I adore.
— 3 In each event of life, how clear
e Thy ruling hand I see !
e Each blessing to my soul most dear,
— Because conferred by thee,
o 4 In every joy that crowns my days,
e In every pain I bear,
My heart shall find delight in praise,
e Or seek relief in prayer.

o 5 When gladness wings my favoured hour,

Thy love my thoughts shall fill ;
e ResignM, when storms of sorrow low'r,

My soul shall meet thy will.
— 6 My lifted eye, without a tear.

The gathering storm shall see :
My steadfast heart shall know no fear ;

That heart will rest on thee. WiLLiAMi

HYMN 125. C. M. St. Ann's. [*b]
Social Worship.
1 ^^ LORDj our languid souls inspire,
For here we trust thou art I

Select. HYMN 126. 585

Send down a coal of heav'nly fire,
To •warm each waiting- heart.

'2 Shew us some token of thy love,

Our fainting hope to raise ;
And pour thy blessing from above.

That we may render praise.

3 Within these walls let holy praise,
And love and concord dwell ;

<e Here give the troubled conscience peace,
The wounded spirit heal.

4 The feeling heart, the melting eye,
The humble mind bestow ;

<e And shine upon us from on high,
To make our graces grow.

—5 May we in faith receive thy word,

In faith present our prayers ;
•e And, in the presence of our Lord,

Unbosom all our cares.

t) 6 And may the gospel's joyful sound,
Enforced by mighty grace,
Awaken many sinners round,

To come and fill the place. Newtow

HYMN 126. 7s. Fairfax, fb]
»^ Blessing humbly requested,
1 T ORD, we come before thee now,

At thy feet we humbly bow ;

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