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6 'Tis even so thy faithful love,, Doth all thy children's graces prove; 'Tis thus our pride and self must fall, That JESUS may be All in All,

360. Repenting.


Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy and eat: yea, come, buy wine and milk without money, and without price. ISAIAH lv. 1.

GOD of my salvation hear,
And give me to believe!
Simply would I now draw near,
Thy blessings to receive;
Full of guilt, alas! I am,

But to thy wounds for refuge flee;
Friend of sinners, spotless Lamb,
Thy blood was shed for me!
2 Nothing have I, LORD, to pay,
But trust thy grace alone;
Empty send me not away,

Thus helpless and undone;
Dust and ashes is my name,

My all is sin and misery:
Friend of sinners, spotless Lamb,
Thy blood was shed for me.
3 Without money, without price,
I come to buy thy grace;
On thy cross my
soul relies,
Thy promise I embrace:

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In myself all guilt and shame,
Desiring to be cloth'd with thee;
Friend of sinners, spotless Lamb,
Thy blood was shed for me!
4 See, my LORD, I come at last,
By dying love subdu'd;
Me, with all my sins I cast
On my atoning GOD!
Other titles I disclaim;

This, only this, is all my plea-
I the chief of sinners am,
But JESUS died for me!


Repenting at the Cross. 8-7.

He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities. ISAIAH liii. 11.

GREAT High Priest, we see thee stoop-

With our names upon thy breast;
In the garden groaning, drooping,

To the ground with horrors prest!
Wond'ring angels stood confounded

To behold their Maker thus;
And can we remain unwounded,

When we know 'twas all for us?

2 Nothing but thy blood, O JEsus,

Can relieve us from our smart ;
Nothing else from guilt release us,
Nothing else can melt the heart:

Law and terrors do but harden
All the while they work alone;
But the sense of blood-bought pardon
Can dissolve a heart of stone.

3 JESUS, all our consolations

Flow from thee, the sov'reign good; Love, and faith, and hope, and patience,

All are purchas'd by thy blood;
From thy fulness we receive them,
We have nothing of our own;
Freely thou delight'st to give them
To the needy who have none.

361. 2. Renouncing Self for Christ. L.M.

And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.-JOH. i. 16.

A GUILTY soul by sin opprest, Weary of wand'ring after rest, Wretched, and naked, poor, and blind, I now my want of all things find.,

2 All things I want; but one is nigh
My want of all things to supply:
Pardon, and peace, and liberty,
JESUS, I all things have in thee.

362. Support in God's Covenant under Trouble. C.M.

Although my house be not so with GOD; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire.-2 SAM. xxiii. 5.

MY GOD, the cov'nant of thy love
Abides for ever sure;

And in it's matchless grace I feel
My happiness secure.

2 What though my house be not with thee,
As thy commands require;
That covenant is all my hope,
Salvation, and desire.

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3 Since thou, the everlasting GOD, My Father art become;

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JESUS, my guardian and my friend,
And heaven my final home.

4 I welcome all thy sov'reign will, For all that will is love;

And when I know not what thou dost, 1 wait the light above.

5 Yea, comfort in the darkest gloom
Thy cov'nant shall impart;
And, when mine eyelids close in death,
Shall still sustain my heart.

363. Seeking Relief. C.M.

I said not unto the seed of Jacob, seek ye me in vain.ISAIAH xlv. 19.

JESUS, we come before thy throne,
To open all our grief:
Now send thy promis'd mercy down,
And grant us quick relief.

2 Ne'er didst thou say to Jacob's seed,
"Seek ye my face," in vain ;
And canst thou now deny thine aid,
When burden'd souls complain.

3 The same thy power, thy love the same,
Unmov'd the promise shines;
Eternal truth surrounds thy name,
And guards the precious lines.

4 Though Satan rage, and flesh rebel,
And unbelief arise,

We'll wait around his footstool still,
For JESUS hears our cries.

363.2. Relief Sought and Found. L.M.

Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no Physician there? JEREMIAH viii. 22.

WHY droops my soul, with guilt op


Why do these fears disturb my breast? Is there no balm to heal my wound? No kind Physician to be found?

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