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your SAVIOUR never slumbers:
Who the SAVIOUR's kindness share.
All their foes they boldly dare.
314. The Blessedness of his State. C.M.
But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living GOD, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to JESUS the mediator of the new covenant.-HEB. xii, 22, 24.
HAPPY the souls to JESUS join'd,
2 The church triumphant in thy love!
3 Thee in thy glorions realm they praise, And bow before thy throne!
We, in the kingdom of thy grace ;-
4 Who love thy holy courts below,
315. The Blessedness of his State. 8s.
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee; let such as love thy salvation say continually, The Lord be magnified.-PSALM xl. 16.
MY gracious REDEEMER I love! His praises aloud I'll proclaim, And join with the armies above To shout his adorable name: To gaze on his glories divine Shall be my eternal employ, And feel them incessantly shine, My boundless unspeakable joy. 2 My soul from the confines of hell He freely redeem'd by his blood; That 1 in his presence may dwell, And worship for ever my GoD; May shine with the angels of light, With saints and with seraphs may sing; And view, with eternal delight, My JESUS, my SAVIOUR, my King.
3 In *Mesech, as yet, I reside,
A darksome and restless abode!
Psalm cxx. 5.
Oh! when shall my spirit exchange This cell of corruptible clay For its heav'nly mansions, and range Through realms of ineffable day! 4 My glorious REDEEMER! I long To see thee descend on the cloud, Amidst the bright numberless throng, And mix with the triumphing crowd: Oh, when wilt thou bid me ascend, To join in thy praises above, To be with thee world without end, Receiving the fulness of love?
5 Nor sorrow, nor sickness, nor pain,
Your pride with disdain I survey;
316. Encouraged by past Mercies. 8-7.
Ebenezer, or hitherto hath the Lord helped us.-1 SAM. vii. 12.
COME, thou Fount of every blessing!
Call for songs of loudest praise :
2 Here I raise my
Hither by thy help I'm come;
Wand'ring from the fold of GOD;
3 0, to grace how great a debtor, Daily I'm constrain'd to be! Let that grace, Lord, like a fetter,
Bind my wand'ring heart to thee.
Prone to leave the GOD I loveHere's my heart, Lord, take and seal it, Seal it from thy courts above.
317. Grace sufficient promised. C.M. My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness.-2 COR. Xii. 9.
KIND are the words that JESUS speaks To cheer the drooping saint; "My grace sufficient is for you, "Tho' nature's pow'rs may faint. 2 "My grace its glories shall display, "And make your griefs remove; "Your weakness shall the triumphs tell "Of boundless power and love."
3 What, tho' my griefs are not remov'd,
4 JESUS, my SAVIOUR and my LORD!
5 Weak as I am, yet thro' thy grace