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3 My feet shall travel all the length Of the celestial road;

And march with courage in thy strength, To see my Father God.

4 When I am fill'd with sore distress,
O'erwhelm'd with guilt and sin,
I'll plead thy perfect righteousness,
And mention none but thine.

5 How will my lips rejoice to tell
The vict'ries of my King!
My soul redeem'd from sin and hell
Shall thy salvation sing.

6 Awake, awake, my tuneful pow'rs; With this delightful song

'I'll entertain the darkest hours, Nor think the season long.

84. The Strong Hold. 104th.

Turn ye to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to-day do I declare that I will render double to thee. ZECH. ix. 12.

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2 Should justice appear,
A merciless foe,
Yet be of good cheer,
And soon you shall know
That sinners, confessing
Their wickedness past,
A plentiful blessing
Of pardon shall taste.

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Then dry up your tears,
Ye children of grief,
For JESUS appears
To give you relief;
If you are returning
To JESUS, your friend,
Your sighing and mourning,
In singing shall end.

"None will I cast out

"Who come," saith the Lord,
Then why do you doubt?
Lay hold of his word:
Ye mourners of Sion,

Be bold to believe,

For ever rely on
Your Saviour and live.

85. The Sun of Righteousness. 8-8-6.

The Lord GOD is a Sun and Shield: the Lord will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.-PSALM Ixxxiv. 11. LIGHT of the world, thy beams I bless; On thee, bright Sun of Righteousness,

My faith has fixt her eyes so
Guided by thee, through all I go,
Nor fear the ruin spread below,
For thou art always nigh. i

2 Ten thousand snares my path beset,
Yet wilt thou, Lord, in me complete,
The work thou hast begun.
Superior to the pains I feel,
Close by the gates of death and hell
The heavenly road I run.

3 Still will I strive, and labour still,
With humble zeal to do thy will,
And trust in thy defence;
My soul into thy hands I give,
And, if he can obtain thy leave,
Let Satan pluck me thence.

86. The Sun of Righteousness. C.M.

For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light. PSALM XXXVI. 9.

ETERNAL Sun of Righteousness,
Display thy beams divine;
And cause the glories of thy face
Upon my heart to shine.

2 Light in thy light, O may I see,
Thy grace and mercy prove;
Reviv'd, and cheer'd, and blest by thee,
The God of pard'ning love.

3 Lift up thy countenance serene,
And let thy happy child
Behold, without a cloud between,
My Father reconcil'd.

4 JESUS, thy promis'd peace bestow
On me, through grace forgiven;
The holy joys of faith below,
And then the joys of heav'n.

87. Various. 148th.

Being made so much better than the Angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they. HEBREWS i. 4.

JOIN all the glorious names
Of wisdom, love, and pow'r,
That mortals ever knew,
That angels ever bore:
All are too mean to speak his worth,
Too mean to set our Saviour forth.

2 Great Prophet of our GoD,

Our tongues would bless thy name!
By thee the joyful news

Of our salvation came :
The joyful news of sins forgiv'n,
Of hell subdu'd and peace with heav'n.

3 JESUS our great High Priest,
Offer'd his blood and died:

My guilty soul shall seek
No sacrifice beside :

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His powerful blood did once atone,
And now it pleads before the throne.

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Almighty gracious Lord!
Our Conqueror and our King!
Thy sceptre and thy sword,
Thy reigning grace we sing:
Thine is the pow'r-O may we sit
In willing bonds beneath thy feet!

88. The same.' 148th.

Array'd in mortal flesh,
The Cov'nant-Angel stands:
And holds the promises
And pardons in his hands:
Commission'd from his Father's throne
To make his grace to mortals known.

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Be thou our Counsellor,"
Our Pattern, and our Guide;
And through this desert land
Still keep us near thy side:
O let our feet ne'er run astray,
Nor wander from the heavenly way.

3 We'd hear our Shepherd's voice,
Whose watchful eye doth keep
Poor tempted souls among
The thousands of his sheep:

He feeds his flocks, he calls their names,
His bosom bears the tender lambs.

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