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5. But where the Lord of grace and pow'r
6. Father of mercies, we have need
Let the same hand that gives the seed,
Hymn 173. c. M.
Thy word is a lamp to my feet. Psalm cxix. 105. TOW precious is the book divine,
By inspiration giv'n!
Bright as a lamp its doctrines shine,
2. It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts In this dark vale of tears;
Life, light, and joy, it still imparts,
8. This lamp thro' all the tedious night
Hymn 174. c. M.
ADEN with guilt, and full of fears,
And not a glimpse of hope appears,
2. The volume of my Father's grace Does all my grief assuage:
Here I behold my Saviour's face
3. This is the field where hidden lies The pearl of price unknown; That merchant is divinely wise,
Who makes the pearl his own.
4. Here consecrated water flows
5. This is the Judge that ends the strife,
Hymn 175. c. M.
God glorious and Sinners saved. Isaiah xliv. 23. ATHER, how wide thy glory shines!
Known thro' the earth by thousand signs,
2. Part of thy name divinely stands
3. But when we view thy strange design
4. Here the whole Deity is known,
5. Now the full glories of the Lamb
Sweet cherubs learn Immanuel's name,
Wonder and joy shall tune my heart,
Hymn 176. c. M.
Salvation by grace. Titus iii. 4-7.
ORD we confess our numʼrous faults, How great our guilt has been; Foolish and vain were all our thoughts, And all our lives were sin.
2. But, O my soul, for ever praise, For ever love his name,
Who turns thy feet from dang❜rous ways
3. 'Tis not by works of righteousness
4. 'Tis from the mercy of our God
5. 'Tis through the purchase of his death, Who hung upon the tree,
The Spirit is sent down to breathe
On such dry bones as we.
6. Rais'd from the dead, we live anew;
And justify'd by grace,
Hymn 177. s. M.
HE Lord on high proclaims
Mercy and justice are the names 66 By which I will be known."
2. "Ye dying souls that sit
"In darkness and distress, "Look from the borders of the pit "To my recov❜ring grace."
3. Sinners shall hear the sound;
Their thankful tongues shall own: "Our righteousness and strenth is found "In thee, the Lord, alone."
4. In thee shall Israel trust, And see their guilt forgiv❜n; God will pronounce believers just,
And take the saints to heav'n.
Hymn 178. c. M.
The different success of the gospel. 1. Cor. i. 23, 24, 2. Cor. ii. 16. 1. Cor. iii. 6, 7.
CHRIST and his cross are all our theme,
The that we speak
Are scandal in the Jews esteem,
2. But souls enlighten'd from above With joy receive the word; They
see what wisdom, pow'r and love, Shine in their dying Lord.
3. The vital savour of his name
4. Till God diffuse his graces down,
Hymn 179. c. M.
Regeneration. John i. 13. and iii. 3, &c.
OT all the outward forms on earth,
2. The sov'reign will of God alone
3. The Spirit, like some heav'nly wind,
New-models all the carnal mind,
4. Our quicken'd souls awake and rise
Hymn 180. c. M.
1. ATTEND, while God's exalted Son
Doth his own glories shew: "Behold I sit upon my throne," "Creating all things new."
2. "Nature and sin are pass'd away,"