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2 My gracious Saviour and my God,

Assist me to proclaim,
And spread, through all the earth abroad,

The honours of thy name. 3 Jesus, the name that charms our fears,

That bids our sorrows cease; "Tis music in the sinner's ears,

'Tis life, and health, and peace. 4 He breaks the power of cancelld sin,

He sets the prisoners free:
His blood can make the foulest clean,

His blood avail'd for me.

585. Praise for the Displays of Grace.

1 Sam. vii. 12. (P. M.) 1 COME, thou fount of every blessing,

Tune my
Streams of mercy, never ceasing,

Call for songs of loudest praise:
Teach me some melodious sonnet,

Sung by flaming tongues above;
Praise the mount, -O fix me on it,

Mount of God's unchanging love! 2 Here I raise my Ebenezer,

Hither by thy belp I'm come;
And I hope, by thy good pleasure,

Safely to arrive at home:
Jesus sought me when a stranger,

Wandering from the fold of God:
He, to save me from the danger,

Interpos'd his precious blood.

3 Oh! to grace how great a debtor,

Daily I'm constrain'd to be!
Let that grace, now, like a fetter,

Bind my wandering heart to thee!
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,

Prone to leave the God I love;
Here's my heart-0 take and seal it,

Seal it from thy courts above. 586. Rejoicing before the Cross. (P.M.)

1 WEET the moments, rich in blessing,

I

Life, and health, and peace possessing,

From the sinner's dying Friend.
Here I'll sit for ever viewing

Mercy's streams, in streams of blood;
Precious drops my soul bedewing,

Plead and claim my peace with God. ? Truly blessed is this station,

Low before his cross to lie;
While I see divine compassion

Floating in his languid eye:
Here it is I find my heaven,

While upon the Lamb I gaze;
Love I much? I've much forgiven,

I'm a miracle of grace.
3 Love and grief my heart dividing,

With my tears his feet I'll bathe ;
Constant still in faith abiding,

Life deriving from his death :
May I still enjoy this feeling,
In all need to Jesus

go;
Prove his wounds each day more healing,

And himself more deeply know.

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2 My gracious Saviour and my God,

Assist me to proclaim,
And spread, through all the earth abroad,

The honours of thy name. 3 Jesus, the name that charms our fears,

That bids our sorrows cease; "Tis music in the sinner's ears,

'Tis life, and health, and peace.
4 He breaks the power of cancelld sin,

He sets the prisoners free:
His blood can make the foulest clean,

His blood availd for me.

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585. Praise for the Displays of Grace.

1 Sam. vii. 12. (P. M.) 1 NOME, thou fount of every blessing,

Tune my heart to sing thy grace ;
Streams of mercy, never ceasing,

Call for songs of loudest praise:
Teach me some melodious sonnet,

Sung by flaming tongues above;
Praise the mount, -O fix me on it,

Mount of God's unchanging love! 2 Here I raise my Ebenezer,

Hither by thy help I'm come;
And I hope, by thy good pleasure,

Safely to arrive at home:
Jesus sought me when a stranger,

Wandering from the fold of God:
He, to save me from the danger,

Interpos'd his precious blood.

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3 Oh! to grace how great a debtor,

Daily I'm constrain'd to be!
Let that grace, now, like a fetter,

Bind my wandering heart to thee!
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,

Prone to leave the God I love;
Here's my heart-0 take and seal it,

Seal it from thy courts above. 586. Rejoicing before the Cross. (P. M.) $1 WEET the moments, rich in blessing,

Which before the cross I spend;
Life, and health, and peace possessing,

From the sinner's dying Friend.
Here I'll sit for ever viewing

Mercy's streams, in streams of blood;
Precious drops my soul bedewing,

Plead and claim my peace with God.
? Truly blessed is this station,

Low before his cross to lie;
While I see divine compassion

Floating in his languid eye:
Here it is I find my heaven,

While upon the Lamb I gaze;
Love I much? I've much forgiven,

I'm a miracle of grace.
3 Love and grief my heart dividing,
With

my tears his feet I'll bathe;
Constant still in faith abiding,

Life deriving from his death :
May I still enjoy this feeling,

In all need to Jesus go ;
Prove his wounds each day more healing,

And bimself more deeply know.

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587. The Fear of the Lord. Prov. xiv. 26. (C. M.) 1 APPY, beyond description, he

Who fears the Lord his God;
Who hears his threats with holy awe,

And trembles at his rod.
2 Fear, sacred passion, ever dwells

With its fair partner love ;
Blending their beauties, both proclaim

Their source is from above.
3 Let terrors fright th' unwilling slave,

The child with joy appears;
Cheerful he does his father's will,

And loves, as much as fears.
4 Let fear and love, most holy God,

Possess this soul of mine ;
Then shall I worship thee aright,

And taste thy joys divine.
588. The Description of Christ the Beloved.

Cant. v. 9. (L. M.) 1 THE wond’ring world inquires to know,

Why I should love my Jesus so: “ What are his charms," say they, “above

“ The objects of a mortal love?”
2 Yes, my beloved, to my sight,

Shows a sweet mixture, red and white:
All human beauties, all divine,

In my beloved meet and shine.
3 White is his soul, from blemish free;

Red with the blood he shed for me;
The fairest of ten thousand fairs ;
A sun amongst ten thousand stars.

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