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"None but the new-born heirs of grace"
“My glories shall partake.”
From my old state of sin;
soul alive to thee, Renew and make me clean. .
Hymn 181. S. M.
On sinners of a mortal race,
To call them sons of God!
That we should be unknown;
God's everlasting Son.
How great we must be made: But when we see our Saviour here,
We shall be like our head. 4. A hope so much divine
May trials well endure,
As Christ the Lord is pure. 5. If in my father's love
I share a filial part,
To rest upon my heart. 6. We would no longer lie
Like slaves beneath the throne My faith shall Abba, Father, cry,
And thou the kindred own,
Hymn 182. L. M. Christians the Sons of God. John i. 12. 1. John ü. lg 1. OT all the nobles of the earth,
Who boast the honours of their birth, Such real dignity can claim,
As those who bear the Christian name. 2. To them the privilege is giv'n
To be the Sons and heirs of Heav'n: '
And heirs of joy beyond the sky.
And teaches their young feet to go;
And on their hearts his precepts. binds.. 4. Their daily wants his hands supply,
Their steps he guards with watchful eye,
And crowns them with eternal love. 5. If I've the honour, Lord, to be
One of this num'rous family,
To call thee Abba, Father! too. 6. So may my conduct ever prove
My filial piety and love!
Hymn 183. c. M.
A calm and heav'nly frame ;
That leads me to the Lamb!. 2. Where is the blessedness I knew
When first I saw the Lord!.
Where is the soul-refreshing view
Of Jesus, and his word?
How sweet their mem'ry still!
The world can never fill.
of rest !
And drove thee from my breast. 5. The dearest idol I have known,
Whate'er that idol be,
And worship only thee.
Calm and serene my frame;
That leads me to the Lamb.
Hymn 184. L. M. Religion vain without love. 1. Cor. xii, 1, 2, 3. 1. AD I the tongues of Greeks and Jews,
And nobler speech than Angels usos
Like tinkling brass, an empty sound. 2. Were I inspir'd to preach and tell
All that is done in heav'n and hell;
Still I am nothing without love.
To feed the bowels of the poor,
4. If love to God, and love to men,
Be absent, all my hopes are vain ;
Hymn 185. c. M.
That leads to joys on high ;
While crowds mistake, and die. 2: Beloved self must be deny'd,
The mind and will renew'd,
And.vain desires subdu'd.
Where it prevails and rules ;
Lest they destroy our souls.
(That vile idolatry) And ev'ry member, ev'ry sense,
In sweet subjection lie.
Requires a strong restraint ;
Fulfil a task so hard !
And give the free reward:
Hymn 186. C.M. Sins and sorrows laid before God. Job xxiii. 3, 4.1. H that I knew the secret place,
Where I might find my God!
I'd spread my wants before his face,
And pour my woes abroad. 2. I'd tell him how my sins arise,
What sorrows I sustain ;
And leaves my heart in pain.
To wrestle witl, my God;
And heal my broken bones ;
The language of their groans.
And banish ev'ry fear ;
To spread thy sorrows there.
Hymn 187. L. u. 1. ESUS, my Saviour and my God,
Thou hast redeem'd ne with thy blood : By ties both nat'ral and divine I
I am, and ever will be thine.
Ere I'm aware, from thee depart,
For such ingratitude to thee!
The guilt, the shame, I deprecate :
I dare not trust my warmest vows. 4. Pity my frailty, dearest Lord,
Grace in the needful hour afford :