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Grace taught our wand'ring feet
4 Grace all the work shall crown
It lays in heav'n the topmost stone,
388. Grace the Source of every thing good in the Believer. C. M.
Thou hast wrought all our works in us.-ISAIAH Xxvi. 12.
2 Mercy and grace are thine alone,
3 We cannot speak one gracious word,
4 Thou all our works in us hast wrought; Our good is all divine;
The praise of every holy thought
5 From thee, through JESUS, we receive The power on thee to call ;
In thee our GoD we move, and live:
389. Salvation by Grace. C. M.
By grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of GOD.-EPH. ii. 8.
ALAS by nature how deprav'd
Our lives to Satan how enslav'd,
2 And can such sinners be restor❜d Such rebels reconcil'd?
Can grace itself the means afford.
3 [Yes, grace has found the wondrous Which will effectual prove; [means To cleanse us from our countless sins, And teach our hearts to love.]
4 JESUS for sinners undertakes,
5 But God the Spirit must reveal
6 Thus bought with blood and born again,
390. Man Honoured above Angels. L.M.
The angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.JYDE 6.
NOW let us join with heart and tongues
2 They praise the Lamb who once was
3 When angels by transgression fell,
4 JESUS, who pass'd the angels by,
5 But ah! how faint our praises rise! Sure, 'tis the wonder of the skies,
That we, who share his richest love,
6 O glorious hour, it comes with speed! When we, from sin and darkness freed, Shall see the GoD who dy'd for man, And praise him more than angels can.
391. Salvation by Grace. C.M.
This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that CHRIST JESUS came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.-1 TIM. i. 15.
THE Gospel comes with welcome news
2 Of merit now let others speak, But merit I have none;
Their various schemes let others choose,
I'm justify'd for JESU's sake,
3 'Twas grace my wayward heart first 'Tis grace that holds me fast: [won; Grace will complete the work begun, And save me to the last.
4 Then shall my soul, with rapture trace What God hath done for me:
And celebrate redeeming grace,
392. Salvation entirely of Grace. C.M.
That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his Grace in his kindness towards us through CHRIST JESUS.-EPH. ii. 7.
AMAZING grace! (how sweet the
That sav'd a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found,
2 'Twas grace that taught my heart to And grace my fears reliev'd; [fear, How precious did that grace appear, When first my soul believ'd!
3 Through many a danger, toil, and snare, I have already come;
'Tis grace has brought me safe thus far, And grace will lead me home. /
4 The LORD has promis'd good to me,
5 Yes, when this flesh and heart shall And mortal life shall cease,
I shall possess, within the vail,
6 The earth shall soon dissolve like snow, The sun forbear to shine;
But God, who call'd me here below,