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be the thought,by rich and poor!
I scorn it more and more! 2 Asham`d of Jesus ! of that friend,
On whom my hopes of Heav'ndepend!
That I no more revere his name. 3 Asham'd of Jesus ! yes, I may,
When I've no sins to wash away,
And no immortal soul to save. 4 Till then-nor is the boasting vainTill then, I'll boast a Saviour slaju
; And O may this my portion be, That SAVIOUR not asham'd of me !
242. Awakened. L.M.
And he brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do
to be saved? and they said, Believe on the LORD JESUS CHRIST, and thou shalt be saved. Acts xvi. 30, 31,
WITH melting heart and weeping eyes,
due to me ? 2 Till now, I saw no danger nigh;
I liv'd at ease, nor fear'd to die :
3 But when, O Lord! thy light divine
Had shone or this dark soul of mine, . Then I beheld, with trembling awe,
The terrors of thy holy law.
In childhood, youth, and growing years!
eve 5 Should'vengeance still my soul pursue,
Death and destruction are my due;
And bid a dying sinner live,
Salvation free in JESU's name?
243. Cleaving to Christ. L.M. Will ye also go away? Then Simon Peter answered him,
Lord, to whom shall we go ? thou hast the words of
3 Eternal life thy words impart;
On these my fainting spirit lives :
Than the whole world around me gives. 4 Thy name my inmost powers adore;
Thou art my life, my joy, my care ;
'Tis endless ruin, deep despair !
Here safety dwells, and peace divine:
244. Crucified to the World. L.M. But God forbid that I should glory, save in the Cross of
our Lord JESUS CHRIST, by whom the world is cruci. fied unto me, and I unto the world.--GAL. vi. 14. GROUND of my hope, the Cross appears: I see the s
man of sorrows" bleed : I bid adieu to guilty fears,
And in his death my pardon read. 2 And could'st thou, O my SAVIOUR, die,
To rescue me from endless woe?
Since thou could'st love a sinner so. 3 I leave the world its boasted store
Of pleasures that inust quickly end:
4 I care not if the world revile,
The world that hates my master's cause;
Were I again what once I was. 5 Then farewell, world, and farewell all
That emulates a Saviour's claims;
Regardless who applauds or blames. 6 I'll praise him while he gives me breath,
Nor then will cease to sing his love :
245. Crucified with Christ. 7s.
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet
not I, but Christ liveth in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.GAL. ii. 20.
JESUS, fix each wav'ring mind !
Lift our souls to things above. 3. Dust and ashes tho' we be,
Full of sin and misery-
He th' atonement now receives;
He with joy beholds thy face,
Triumphs in thy pard’ning grace. 4 Lord, thy grace O may we see,
Make our souls athirst for thee!
Quick’ning all our hearts to love. 5 Boundless wisdom, power divine,
Love unspeakable are thine;
246. Desiring Christ. L. M.
But Christ is all..COL. iii. 11.
The seal of thine eternal love?
With only sin and misery.
I want-do thou enrich the poor:
O lift the abject sinner up! 4 Lord, I am blind be thou my sight: Lord, I am weak-be thou my might: