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305. His Spiritual Voyage. 148th.
For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.-HEBREWS XI. 14.
Thou art my pilot wise;
JESUS! at thy command
Tho' rocks and quicksands deep
And guide me with his eye:
By faith I see the land
The port of endless rest:
Whene'er becalm'd I lie,
Come, HOLY GHOST! and blow
To heav'n-my destin'd place! Then, in full sail, my port I'll find, And leave the world and sin behind.
306. Walking by Faith. 7s.
Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord.-2 COR. vi. 17.
LORD, behold us few and weak,
Thou didst pass and bid us live;
3 JESUS, thou didst shed thy blood;
4 'Tis thy will that we should be,
5 [Teach us, Lord, to walk with thee,
6 Let us bear each others load
307. Waiting on the Lord. C.M.
I am the Lord that healeth thee.-EXOD. xv. 26.
2 Our faith is feeble, we confess, We faintly trust thy word; But wilt thou pity us the less?
Be that far from thee, Lord!
3 Remember him, who once applied With trembling for relief; "Lord, I believe!" with tears, he cried, "O help my unbelief!"
4 She too, who touch'd thee in the press, And healing virtue stole,
Was answer'd," Daughter, go in peace, "Thy faith hath made thee whole."
5 [Conceal'd amidst the gath'ring throug, She would have shunn'd thy view ; And, if her faith was firm and strong, Had strong misgivings too.]
6 Like her, with hopes and fears, we come, To touch thee if we may;
O send us not despairing home!
308. Walking by Faith. 8G8.
I will not leave you comfortless: I will come unto you.-JOHN xiv. 18.
TRAVELLING thro' this vale of tears,
2 Come then, the helpless sinner's friend, My heart to thee I yield;
Love me and save me to the end,
My sorrows, fears, and conflicts cease, When thy bless'd Spirit gives me peace.
3 0 may thy light shine on the path,
309. Walking by Faith. 8-8-6.
He made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guid ed them in the wilderness like a flock. And he led them on safely, so that they feared not. And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary.-PSALM lxxviii. 52 to 54.
ALMIGHTY Friend, Redeemer, Lord, I feed upon thy precious word, That manna from above! As thro' the wilderness I go, The living streams around me flow; The streams of grace and love. 2 I drink, refresh'd renew my way, Thy cloud my guide, I cannot stray, Safe led by power divine: Tho' dangers thick my path surround, My feet shall stand on holy ground Secure, for I am thine.
3 Preserv'd by thee from Satan's wiles, When pleasure tempts, or flesh beguiles,