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2 See how we grovel here below,
3 In vain we tane our formal songs,
4 And shall we, Lord, for ever live
5 Come, HOLY SPIRIT, heav'nly Dove, With all thy quick'ning pow'rs; Come, shed abroad a SAVIOUR's love, And that shall kindle ours.
204. His Influence Desired. L.M.
For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.-1 COR. xiii. 12.
O LORD, how little do we know,
2 When will these veils of flesh remove,
3 Show thy omnipotence to save,
205. His Influence Desired. 7s.
And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever.-JOHN xiv. 16.
GRACIOUS Spirit, Love Divine!
Bid the wounded sinner live;
4 Guardian Spirit, lest we stray,
206 His Influence Desired. 8-7.
Now our LORD JESUS CHRIST himself, and GOD even our Father, who hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts, and 'stablish you in every good word and work.-2 THESS. ii. 16, 17.
HOLY GHOST, dispel our sadness, Pierce the clouds of nature's night; Come, thou source of joy and gladness, Breathe thy life, and spread thy light, 2 Hear, O hear, our supplication, Loving Spirit, GOD of Peace! Rest upon this congregation, Great distributer of grace!
3 Come, thou best of all donations,
Bid us all thine influence prove;
207. Leadings of the Holy Spirit. L.M.
As many as are led by the Spirit of GOD, they are the Sons of GOD.-ROMANS viii. 14.
COME, gracious Spirit, heav'nly dove,
2 Conduct us safe, conduct us far,
3 The light of truth to us display,
4 Lead us to holiness, the road
That we must take to dwell with GOD:
5 Lead us to GOD, our final rest,
In his enjoyment to be bless'd;
208. The New Heart.
A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. -EZEKIEL Xxxvi. 26.
O FOR an heart to praise my God,
A heart that's sprinkled with the blood,
2 A heart resign'd, submissive, meek, My dear REDEEMER's throne; Where only CHRIST is heard to speak, Where JESUS reigns alone.
3 An humble, lowly, contrite heart,
4 Thy nature, gracious Lord, impart,
209. His Influences Desired. S.M.
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing that ye may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Ghost.-ROм. xv. 13.
COME, Holy Spirit, come!
Revive our drooping faith,
Convince us of our sin,