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3 Fulfil thy promise, gracious Lord, On all assembled bere ;
Put forth thy Spirit with the word,
To quench the sacred flame,
5 To thee we look, to thee we bow;
Our life and resurrection thou,
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.
SAVIOUR divine, we know thy name,
2 Guilty we plead before thy throne, And low in dust we lie,
Till JESUS stretch his gracious arm
3 Then the bright robe which he hath wrought,
Shall deck us all around;
Nor by the piercing eye of GOD,
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,
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
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,
Saviour of sinners thee proclaim,-
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,
2 [Not the labours of my hands
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!
77. The Saviour.
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;
2 Which of all our friends to save us,
This was boundless love indeed,
3 When he liv'd on earth abased,
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;
78. The Saviour. C.M.
Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again
2 Our souls all guilty, and condemn'd,
3 JESUS, to purge away this guilt,
And on his cross triumphant broke