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5. But where the Lord of grace and pow'r
Has bless'd the happy field,
The deep-wrought furrows yield? -6. Father of mercies, we have need
Of thy preserving grace;
Hymn 173. C. M. Thy word is a lamp to my feet. Psalm cxix. 105. 1. UTOW precious is the book divine,
IT By inspiration giv'n!
To guide our souls to heav'n.
In this dark vale of tears;
And quells our rising fears.
Of life shall guide our way,
Hymn 174. C. M.
L I fly to thee, my Lord,
But in thy written word.
Does all my grief assuage:
Almost in ev'ry page.
Who makes the pearl his own.
. Here consecrated water flows
To quench my thirst of sin;
his is the Judge that ends the strife,
Wheie wit and reason fail;
Thro' all this gloomy vale.
My roving feet command;
That leads to thy right hand.
Hymn 175. c. M. & and Sinners saved. Isaiah xliv. 23.
the earth by thousand signs, nds through the skies.
God glorious and Sinners saveu
How high thy wonders rise:
By thousands through thi
On all thy creatures writ.
Or impress of thy feet.
To save rebellious worins,
In their divinest forms ;
Nor dare a creature guess
The justice or the grace.
ce and compassion join
glories brightest shone,
5. Now the full glories of the Lamb
Adorn the heav'nly plains;
And try their choicest strains. 6. O may I bear some humble part
In that immortal song!
And love command my tongue...'
Hymn 176. C. M.
Salvation by grace. Titus iii. 4-7. 1. T ORD we confess our num'rous faults,
How great our guilt has been;
And all our lives were sin.
For ever love his name, Who turns thy feet from dang'rous ways
Of folly, sin, and shame. 3. 'Tis not by works of righteousness
Which our own hands have done; But we are sav'd by soy'reign grace,
Abounding through his Son. 4. 'Tis from the mercy of our God
That all our hopes begin;
Our souls are wash'd from sin. . 5. 'Tis through the purchase of his death,
Who hung upon the tree,
On such dry bones as we.
And justify'd by grace, We shall appear in glory too, . And see our father's face.
Hymn 177. s. M.
I His Godhead from his throne;
“ By which I will be known.” 2. “ Ye dying souls that sit
« In darkness and distress, “Look from the borders of the pit
“ To my recov'ring grace." 3. Sinners shall hear the sound;
Their thankful tongues shall own : “Our righteousness and strenth is found
“ In thee, the Lord, alone." K. 4. In thee shall Israel trust,
And see their guilt forgiv'n; God will pronounce believers just,
And take the saints to heav'n.
Hymn 178. c. M. The different success of the gospel. 1. Cor. i. 23, 24,
2. Cor. ii. 16. 1. Cor. iii. 6, 7.
U The mystries that we speak
And folly to the Greek.
With joy receive the word ;
Shine in their dying Lord. 3. The vital savour of his name
Restores their fainting breath;
To guilt, despair, and death,
4. Till God diffuse his graces down,
Like show'rs of heav'nly rain, In vain Apollos sows the ground,
And Paul may plant in vain.
Hymn 179. C. M. Regeneration. John i. 13. and iii. 3, &c. 1. TOT all the outward forms on earth,
1 Nor rites that God has giv’n, Nor will of man, nor blood, nor birth,
Can raise a soul to heav'n.
Creates us heirs of grace ;
A new, peculiar race.
Breathes on the sons of flesh ; New-models all the carnal mind,
And forms the man afresh.
From the long sleep of death ;
And praise employs our breath.
Hymn 180. c. M. 1. ATTEND, while God's exalted Son
Doth his own glories shew: "Behold I sit upon my throne,"
“Creating all things new.” 2.“Nature and sin are pass'd away,”?
" And the old Adam dies;" “My hands a new foundation lay,"
“See the new world arise!" 3.“ I'll be a sun of righteousness"
“To the new heav'ns I make:".