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5 'Tis thine to cleanse the heart,

T' illuminate the soul,
To pour fresh life on ev'ry part,

And new create the whole.
6 Dwell therefore in our hearts ;

Our minds from bondage free;
Then shall we know, and praise, and

The Father, Son, and Thee! [love,

210. The quickening Influence of the

Holy Spirit. Š. M.
It is the Spirit that quickeneth.John vi. 63.
COME, Holy Spirit, come!

With energy divine;
And on this poor benighted soul

With beams of mercy shine. 2 From the celestial hills,

Life, light, and joy dispense!
And may I daily, hourly feel

Thy quick’ning influence.
3 Melt, melt, this frozen heart;

This stubborn will subdue;
Each evil passion overcome,

And form my soul anew. 4 Mine will the profit be,

But thine shall be the praise :
And unto thee I will devote

The remnant of my days.

211. The Witness and Seal of the Holy

Spirit. C.M. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we

are the children of GOD.-Rom. viii. 16. WHY should the children of a King

Go mourning all their days? Great Comforter, descend and bring

Some tokens of thy grace. 2 Dost thou not dwell in all the saints,

And seal the heirs of heav'n?
When wilt thou banish my complaints,

And show my sins forgiv'n?
3 Assure my conscience of her part

In the REDEEMER's blood;
And bear thy witness with my heart,

That I am born of God.
4 Thou art the earnest of his love,

The Pledge of joys to come;
And thy soft wings, celestial Dove,

Will safe convey me home.

SECTION FOURTH.

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THE CHURCH OF CHRIST.

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212. The Blessedness of the Church. 8.7.4. To him who led his people through the wilderness : for

his mercy endureth for ever.-PSALM CXxxvi. 16. RESCU'D from the hand of strangers,

Israel through the desert goes: Many are his toils and dangers, Many, too, are Israel's foes :

But Jehovah

All his wants and dangers knows. 2 [Israel's heart is found deceitful,

Prone to murmur and complain:
Israel, too, is oft forgetful
Of the hand that broke his chain:

But Jehovah

Turns him to himself again. 3 Through a trackless desert going,

Israel proves the Saviour's love,
Lo! a cloud before him showing
When and whither he should move.

Israel's journeys
Are directed from above.]

4 Though the desert be unfruitful :

Yet is favour'd Israel fed :
His supplies are never doubtful :
God provides his daily bread.

And his table

Through the wilderness is spread. 5 Where no pleasant streams are flowing,

In a parch'd and thirsty land :
Lo the rock its Maker knowing,
Pours a stream at his command :

And his people

Wond'ring own his mighty hand. 6 When the foe, of numbers boasting,

Leads his armies to the fight;
Israel, in the promise trusting,
Puts his num'rous hosts to flight:

And goes forward
In the Lord Jehovah's might.

the sea.

213. Consolation for the Church. Ils. O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, not comforted. The Lord on high is mightier than the mighty waves of

-ISAIH liv. 11. PSALM xciii. 4.
O ZION, afflicted with wave upon

wave,
Whom no man can comfort, whom

no man can save; With darkness surrounded, by terrors

dismay'd In toiling and watching thy strength is decay'd.

2 Loud roaring and swelling, the bil

lows o’erwhelm, But skilful's the Pilot, who sits at the

helm; His wisdom conducts thee, his power

will defend, In safety and quiet thy warfare shall end. 3 O fearful, O faithless-in mercy he

cries, My promise, my truth-are they

light in thine eyes ? Still, still I am with thee, my promise

shall stand, Through tempest and tossing I'll bring

thee to land. 5 [Forget thee I will not, I cannot; thy

name, Engravid on my heart, doth for ever

remain; The palms of my hands whilst I look

on, I see The wounds I receiv'd when I suffer'd

for thee.] 5 Then trust me, and fear not; thy

life is secure ; My wisdom is perfect, supreme is

my power; In love I'correct thee, thy soul to refine, And make thee at length in my like

ness to shine,

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