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303. His Spiritual Voyage. 148th.
For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek
a country.-HEBREWs xi. 14.
JESUS! at thy command
I launch into the deep,
Where sin lulls all asleep:
2 Thou art my pilot wise;
My compass is thy word :
While I have such a LORD !
To save me in the trying hour.
Through all my passage lie;.
And guide me with his eye:
4 By faith I see the land
The port of endless rest :
And fly to Jesu's breast !
5 Whene'er becalm'd I lie,
And storms forbear to toss;
Lest I should suffer loss :
Than tempests bursting o'er my head. 6 Come, Holy Ghost! and blow
A prosp'rous gale of grace ;
To heav'n-my destin'd place!
306. Walking by Faith. 78.
Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye sepa
rate, saith the Lord.-- 2 Cor. vi. 17.
LORD, behold us few and weak,
Deign, O deigo to hear our call. 2 When we lay in sin and death,
Thou didst pass and bid us live;
Thou didst all our sin forgive.
On this rock our hope we raise.
4 'Tis thy will that we should be,
Separate from all around ;
Let thy people thus be found. 5 [Teach us, Lord, to walk with thee,
Teach us to adorn thy cause :
Hating pride and self-applause !] 6 Let us bear each others load;
Faithful to each other prove;
Till we take our place above.
There without fatigue to sing ;
307. Waiting on the Lord. C.M.
I am the Lord that heuleth thee. Exod. xv. 26.
HEAL us, IMMANUEL, here we are,
Waiting to feel thy touch ;.
And, SAVIOUR, we are such. 2 Our faith is feeble, we confess,
We faintly trust thy word j
Be that far from thee, Lord !
3 Remember bim, who once applied
With trembling for relief; “Lord, I believe!" with tears, he cried,
“O help my unbelief!” 4 Sbe too, who touch'd thee in the press,
And healing virtue stole,
“ 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 ber, with hopes and fears, we come,
To touch thee if we may ;
Send none unheal'd away! 308. Walking by Faith. &18. I will not leave you comfortless: I will come unto you.
JOHN xiv. 18.
Beset with foes around;
My conflicts sore 'abound. What comfort, SAVIOUR! can I know, p..Unless thy presence with me go? 2 Come then, the helpless sinner's friend,
My heart to thee 1 yield;
Be thou my sun and shield.?!
My sorrows, fears, and conflicts cease,
When thy bless'd Spirit gives me peace. 3 O may thy light shine on the path,
Which leads to thine abode ! Tbine “everlasting arms" beneath
Support me through the road. Come, Lord! and ever with me be, Till thou shalt take me home to thee.
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,
That manna from above !
Safe led by power divine:
Secure, for I am thine. 3 Preserv'd by thee from Satan's wiles,
When pleasure tempts, or flesh beguiles,