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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,
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,
But to thy wounds for refuge flee;
Thus helpless and undone;
My all is sin and misery:
In myself all guilt and shame,
This, only this, is all my plea-
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;
To the ground with horrors prest!
To behold their Maker thus;
When we know 'twas all for us?
2 Nothing but thy blood, O JEsus,
Can relieve us from our smart ;
Law and terrors do but harden
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;
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
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
And in it's matchless grace I feel
2 What though my house be not with thee,
3 Since thou, the everlasting GOD, My Father art become;
JESUS, my guardian and my friend,
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
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,
2 Ne'er didst thou say to Jacob's seed,
3 The same thy power, thy love the same,
4 Though Satan rage, and flesh rebel,
We'll wait around his footstool still,
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?