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3 From thy kind hand each temporal good, Our raiment and our daily food,

In rich abundance come:
Lord, give us still a fresh supply;
If thou withhold thy hand we die,

And fill the silent tomb. 4 Pardon our sins, O Lord, that rise, And call for vengeance from the skies;

And while we are forgiven,
Grant that revenge may never rest,
Nor malice harbour, in that breast

That feels the love of heaven.
5 Protect us in the dangerous hour;
And from the wily tempter's power,

O set our spirits free!
And if temptations should assail,
May mighty grace o'er all prevail,

And lead our souls to thee.
6 Thine is the power, to thee belongs
The constant tribute of our songs;

All glory to thy name!
Let every creature join our lays,
In one resounding act of praise,

Thy wonders to proclaim.


[s. B. 146.] C. M.
O THOU, from whom all goodness flows,

I lift my soul to Thee!
In all my sorrows, conflicts, woes,

Dear Lord, remember me.
2 When guilt lies heavy on my heart,

Thy merits are my plea:
My pardon seal, and peace impart-

In love, remember me.
3 Let not the errors of my youth,

Nor sins remember'd be;

In mercy free, in grace and truth,

O Lord, remember me. 4 From sin's defilement in my soul,

I long to be set free; To save, to cleanse, and make me whole,

Dear Lord, remember me.
5 Temptations strong beset my way;

Lord, to my succour flee;
Give strength according to my day-

For good remember me.
6 If for my love to thy dear name,

I should reproached be;
I'll hail reproach, and welcome shame,

If thou remember me.
7 When I draw near the gates of death,

And meet the just decree;
Dear Saviour, with my dying breath,

I'll cry, Remember me. 222.

(L. B. 243.] C. M.
COME, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

One God in Persons Three;
Bring back the heavenly blessing, lost

By all mankind and me.
2 Thy favour and thy nature too,

To me, to all restore;
Forgive, and after God renew,

And keep us evermore.
3 Eternal Sun of Righteousness,

Display thy beams divine;
And cause the glories of thy face

Upon my heart to shine.
4 Light, in thy light, О may I see,

Thy grace and mercy prove;
Revived, and cheer'd, and bless'd by thee,

The God of pardoning love.

5 Lift up thy countenance serene,

And let thy happy child
Behold, without a cloud between,

The Godhead reconciled.
6 That all comprising peace bestow

On me, through grace forgiven; The joys of holiness below,

And thrin the joys of heaven.


[L. B. 250.]

C. M.

JEHOVAH, God the Father, bless,

Who does our souls defend; With mercy's outstretch'd arms embrace,

And keep us to the end. 2 Preserve the creatures of thy love;

By providential care, Conducted to the realms above,

To sing thy goodness there. 3 Jehovah, God the Son, reveal

The brightness of thy face; And all thy pardon'd people fill

With plenitude of grace.
4 Shine forth with all the Deity,

Which dwells in thee alone;
And raise us up thy face to see

On thy eternal throne.
5 Jehovah, God the Spirit, shine,

Father and Son to show :
With bliss ineffable, divine,

Our raptured hearts o'erflow. 6 Sure earnest of that happiness,

Which human hope transcends;
Be thou our everlasting peace,

When grace and glory ends,

7 We soon shall join the heavenly host,

And sing thy saints among,
To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

eternal song


[L. B. 257.]

S. M.

O MAY thy powerful word,

Inspire a feeble worm,
To rush into thy kingdom, Lord,

And take it as by storm! 2 O may we all improve

The grace already given!.
To seize the crown of perfect love,

And the mount of heaven.




[s. B. 135.]

P. M.

Guide me, O thou great Jehovah !

Pilgrim through a barren land:
I am weak, but thou art mighty;
Hold me with thy powerful hand:

Bread of heaven,
Feed me now and evermore.
2 Open, Lord, the crystal fountain,

Whence the healing streams do flow;
Let the fiery, cloudy pillar,
Lead me all my journey through:

Strong Deliverer,
Be thou still my strength and shield.

3 When I tread the verge of Jordan,

Bid my anxious fears subside;
Death of deaths, and hell's destruction,
Land me safe on Canaan's side:

Songs of praises,
I will ever give to thee.


[s. B. 134.] L. M.
BESET with snares on every hand,
In life's uncertain path I stand;
Saviour divine! diffuse thy light,

To guide my doubtful footsteps right. 2 Engage this roving, treacherous heart,

Great God, to choose the better part;
To scorn the trifles of a day,

For joys that none can take away. 3 Then let the wildest storms arise;

Let tempests mingle earth and skies;
No fatal shipwreck shall I fear,

But all my treasure with me bear. 4 If thou, O Jesus, still art nigh,

Cheerful I live, and cheerful die: Secure, though mortal comforts flee; E'en then my all is found in thee. 227. [s. B. 137.]

C. M.
O THAT the Lord would guide my ways,

To keep his statutes still:
O that my God would grant me grace,

To know and do his will.
2 O send thy Spirit down to write

Thy law upon my heart;
Nor let my tongue indulge deceit,

Nor act the liar's part.
3 From vanity turn off my eyes;

Let no corrupt design,

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