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Grace taught our wand'ring feet
To tread the heav'nly road,
And new supplies each hour we meet,
While pressing on to GOD.

4 Grace all the work shall crown
Thro' everlasting days;

It lays in heav'n the topmost stone,
And well deserves the praise.

388. Grace the Source of every thing good in the Believer. C. M.

Thou hast wrought all our works in us.-ISAIAH Xxvi. 12.
FATHER, to thee my soul I lift,
On thee my hope depends,
Convinc'd that every perfect gift
From thee alone descends.

2 Mercy and grace are thine alone,
And power, and wisdom too;
Without the Spirit of thy Son
We nothing good can do.

3 We cannot speak one gracious word,
One holy thought conceive,
Unless in answer to our LORD,
Thyself the blessing give.

4 Thou all our works in us hast wrought; Our good is all divine;

The praise of every holy thought
And righteous word is thine.

5 From thee, through JESUS, we receive The power on thee to call ;

In thee our GoD we move, and live:
Thou art our all in all.

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
How prone to ev'ry ill!

Our lives to Satan how enslav'd,
How obstinate our will!

2 And can such sinners be restor❜d Such rebels reconcil'd?

Can grace itself the means afford.
To make a foe a child?

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,
And dy'd that we may live;
His blood a full atonement makes,
And cries aloud, "Forgive."

5 But God the Spirit must reveal
The SAVIOUR's work and worth;
Then the hard heart begins to feel
A new and heav'nly birth.

6 Thus bought with blood and born again,
Redeem'd and sav'd by grace;
Rebels in GoD's own house obtain
A son's and daughter's place.

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
And emulate the angels' songs;
Yea, sinners may address their king
In songs that angels cannot sing.

2 They praise the Lamb who once was
But we can add a higher strain; [slain;
Not only say, " He suffer'd thus,
But that he suffer'd all for us."

3 When angels by transgression fell,
Justice consign'd them all to hell;
But mercy form'd a wondrous plan,
To save and honour fallen man.


4 JESUS, who pass'd the angels by,
Assum'd our flesh to bleed and die
And still he makes it his abode ;
As man he fills the throne of GOD.

5 But ah! how faint our praises rise! Sure, 'tis the wonder of the skies,


That we, who share his richest love,
So cold and unconcern'd should prove.

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.

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THE Gospel comes with welcome news
To sinners lost like me:

2 Of merit now let others speak, But merit I have none;

Their various schemes let others choose,
SAVIOUB, I come to thee.

I'm justify'd for JESU's sake,
I'm sav'd by grace alone.

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,
Throughout eternity.

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,
Was blind, but now I see.


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,
His word my hope secures;
He will my shield and portion be,
As long as life endures.

5 Yes, when this flesh and heart shall And mortal life shall cease,


I shall possess, within the vail,
A life of joy and peace.

6 The earth shall soon dissolve like snow, The sun forbear to shine;

But God, who call'd me here below,
Will be for ever mine.

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