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-2. Nothing but truth before his throne
With honour can appear.
Through the disguise they wear. 3. Their lifted eyes salute the skies,
Their bended knees the ground;
Where not the heart is found. 4. Lord, search my thoughts, and try my ways,
And make my soul sincere ;
And find acceptance there. .
Hymn 232. L. M. 1. M FT have I turn'd my eye within,
And brought to light some latent sin ;
To dress me in a fair disguise,
Fut on an Angel's brightest form.
And lifts my virtues to the skies;
Her own deformity conceals.
Bring forth the monster to the day;
And all her restless power subdue. 5. So shall humility divine,
Again possess this heart of mine;
3. SUPPLICATION AND PRAYER.
Hymn 233. L. M.
D 'Tho' I have done thee such despite,
Nor take thine everlasting flight.
And shaken off my guilty fears, . 75 And vex'd, and urg'd thee to depart,
For many days, and months, and years. ist 3. Though I have most unfaithful been
Of all who e'er thy grace receiv'd,
Ten thousand times thy goodness griey'd. 14. Yet; 0! the chief of sinners spare,
In honour of my great High-Priest ;
From now, O Lord, relieve my woes.
And bless me with the calm repose.
Up-raise me with thy gracious hand,
And bring me to the promis'd land.
Hymn 234. C. M.
Who did the world redeem;
A life conceal'd in him!
Live happy in my Saviour's love,
And in his arms expire!
That, kept by mercy's pow'r,
And never grieve thee more! 4. Now, if thy gracious will it be,
E’yn now my sins remove,
By thy victorious love.
Thou pard'ning God descend;
My sins and troubles end.
Of all in earth or heav'n: -
And live and die forgiv'n.
· Hymn 235. c. M. 1. M OME, O thou all-victorious Lord,
U Thy pow'r to us make known: · Strike with the hammer of thy word,
And break these hearts of stone. 2. O that we all might now begin
Our foolishness to mourn! -
And to the Saviour turn.
In this our gracious day:
And take our sins away."
· And freely then release:
And then with sacred peace..
5. Impov’rish, Lord, and then relieve,
And then, enrich the poor;
The knowledge of our cure.
And then remove the load:
In the atoning blood.
And speak our sins forgiv'n: By perfect holiness prepare
And take us up to heav'n.
Hymn 236. L. M.
And my free soul enjoy thy peace.
Which Oh! too often wounds my heart! 3. O Saviour, when, when shall I bę.
A garden seald to all but thee!
But live and grow to thee alone? 4. Guide thou, O Lord, guide thou my course,
And draw me on with thy sweet force:
Hymn 237, c. M. 1. I WANT a principle within,
1 Of jealous godly fear, A sensibility of sin,
A pain to feel it near.
2. That I from thee no more may part,
No more thy goodness grieve,
The tender conscience give. 3. Quick as the apple of an eye,
O God, my conscience make :
And keep it still awake.
That moment, Lord, reprove,
For having griev'd thy love. 5.0! may the least omission pain
My well-instructed soul ;
Which makes the wounded whole,
Hymn 238. s. M. 1. MTY God, my life, my love,
M To thee, to thee I call;
For thou art all in all.
This dungeon where I dwel!:
If thou depart, 'tis hell.. 3. The smilings of thy face
How amiable they are! 'Tis heav'n to rest in thine embrace,
And no where else but there. 4. To thee, and thee alone,
The angels owe their bliss;
And dwell where Jesus is. 5. Not all the harps above
Can make a heav'nly place,