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3 Fulfil thy promise, gracious Lord, On all assembled bere ;

Put forth thy Spirit with the word,
And cause the dead to hear.
4 Preserve the pow'r of faith alive,
In those who love thy name;
For sin and Satan daily strive

To quench the sacred flame,

5 To thee we look, to thee we bow;
To thee for help we call;

Our life and resurrection thou,
Our hope, our joy, our all.

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74. The Righteousness of his People. C.M. In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely; and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.-JER.

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SAVIOUR divine, we know thy name,
And in that name we trust;
Thou art the Lord our Righteousness,
Thou art thine Israel's boast.

2 Guilty we plead before thy throne, And low in dust we lie,

Till JESUS stretch his gracious arm
To bring the guilty nigh.

3 Then the bright robe which he hath wrought,

Shall deck us all around;

Nor by the piercing eye of GOD,
One blemish shall be found.

4 Pardon and peace and lively hope, To sinners now are giv'n:

Soon shall thy faithful people change Their wilderness for heav'n.

5 With joy we taste that manna now,
Thy mercy scatters down;
We rest with lively faith on thee,
And wait the promis'd crown.

75. The Righteousness of his People. L.M.

Surely, shall one say, In the Lord have I righteousness and strength. In the Lord shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.-Isaiah xlv. 24, 25.

JESUS, thy blood and righteousness
My beauty are, my glorious dress;
'Midst flaming worlds in these array'd,
With joy shall I lift up my head.

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2 When from the dust of death I rise To take my mansion in the skies, E'en then shall this be all my plea, "JESUS hath liv'd and died for me."

3 Bold shall I stand in that great day, For who aught to my charge shall lay? Fully through thee absolv'd I am From sin and fear, from guilt and shame.

4 Thus Abraham, the friend of God, Thus all the armies bought with blood,

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Saviour of sinners thee proclaim,-
Sinners, of whom the chief I am.
5 This spotless robe the same appears
When ruin'd nature sinks in years:
No age can change its glorious hue,
The robe of CHRIST is ever new.

60 let the dead now hear thy voice!

Bid, Lord, thy banish'd ones rejoice! Their beauty this, their glorious dress, JESUS, the Lord, our Righteousness.

76. The Rock of Ages. 7s.

Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord JEHOVAH is everlasting strength or the rock of ages.-ISAIAH xxvi. 4.

ROCK of ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in thee!
Let the water and the blood
From thy riven side which flow'd,
Be of sin the double cure;
Cleanse me from its guilt and pow'r!

2 [Not the labours of my hands
Can fulfil the law's demands:
Could my zeal no respite know,
Could my tears for ever flow,
All for sin could not atone :
Thou must save, and thou alone.]

3 Nothing in my hand I bring; Simply to thy cross I cling;

Naked, come to thee for dress; Helpless, look to thee for grace; Vile, I to the fountain fly: Wash me, Saviour, or I die! *** 4 While I draw this fleeting breath, When my eye-strings break in death, When I soar to worlds unknown; See thee on thy judgment throne Rock of ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in thee!

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77. The Saviour.

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There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.PROVERBS xviii. 24.

ONE there is above all others,

Well deserves the name of friend;
His is love beyond a brother's,
Costly, free, and knows no end:
They who once his kindness prove,
Find it everlasting love!

2 Which of all our friends to save us,
Could or would have shed their
Yet did Jesus die to have us [blood?
Reconcil'd in him to GoD!

This was boundless love indeed,
JESUS is a friend in need!

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3 When he liv'd on earth abased,
Friend of Sinners was his name ;
Now above all glory raised,
JESU's love is still the same.
Still he calls them brethren, friends;
Still to all their wants attends.

4 Oh! for grace our hearts to soften! Teach us, Lord, at length to love; We, alas! forget too often,

What a friend we have above;
But when home our souls are brought,
We will love thee as we ought.

78. The Saviour. C.M.

Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again
for our justification.-Rom. iv. 25.
JESUS! O word divinely sweet!
How charming is the sound!
What joyful news! what heavenly
In JESU's name is found!

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2 Our souls all guilty, and condemn'd,
In hopeless fetters lay;
With inbred sin corrupt, defil'd;
To death and hell a prey.

3 JESUS, to purge away this guilt,
A willing victim fell,

And on his cross triumphant broke
The bands of death and hell.

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