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4 Come, ye Saints behold and wonder Come, behold what love could do: Gaze upon the victim yonder:

JESUS suffer'd thus for you.

Bid adieu to low desire;

Here let earthly love expire.

110. Crucifixion. L. M.

We love him, because he first loved us.-1 JOHN iv. 19.

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WHEN, on the cross my Lord I see, Bleeding to death for wretched me; Satan and sin no more can move, My soul is then constrained to love. 2 His thorns and nails pierce through my In every groan I bear a part; [heart, I view his wounds with streaming eyes: But see-he bows his head, and dies!

3 Come, sinners, view the Lamb of GOD, Wounded, and dead, and bath'd in blood!

Behold his side, and venture near,
The well of endless life is here.

4 Here I forget my cares and pains;
I drink, yet still my thirst remains:
Only the fountain-head above
Can satisfy the thirst of love, ve

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5.0 that I thus could always feeld ov Lord, more and more thy love reveal! Then my glad tongue shall loud proclaim


The grace and glory of thy name, 6 Thy name dispels my guilt and fear, Revives my heart and charms my ear; Affords a balm for every wound, And Satan trembles at the sound.

111. Crucifixion. 8-7.

I sat down under his shadow with great delight.-SONG OF SOLOMON ii. 3.

SWEET the moments, rich in blessing,
Which before the cross I spend ;
Life, and health, and peace possessing,
From the sinner's dying Friend.
2 Here I'd sit for ever viewing
Mercy's streams in streams of blood;
Precious drops, my soul bedewing,
Plead and claim my peace with GOD.
3 Truly blessed is this station,
Low before his cross to lie:
While I see divine compassion
Falling from his languid eye:

4 Here it is I find my heav'n,
While upon the Lamb I gaze :
Love I much? I've much forgiv'n;
I'm a miracle of grace!

5 Love and grief my heart dividing,
With my tears his feet I'll bathe;
Constant still in faith abiding,
Life deriving from his death:L
6 Lord, in ceaseless contemplation,
Fix my heart and eyes on thine,
Till 1 taste thy whole salvation,
Where unveil'd thy glories shine.

112. Crucifixion. C.M.

Who for the joy that was set before him endured the Cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of GOD.-HEB. XI. 2.

FOR whom is yonder crown prepar'd,
Of workmanship divine ?
For JESUS is the bright reward:
For him its glories shine, odre

2 Beneath the earth awhile he lies,
A pris'ner with the dead:
A victor soon the Lord will rise,
And glory wreath his head.

3 He saw the cross, despis'd its shame,
And bow'd beneath its weight;
For this he bears the greatest name,
And gains the highest seat.

4 To him shall every knee be bow'd: His claim shall angels own :

Around the rising victor crowd, waf And hail him to his throne.

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5 [Methinks I see the glorious King
By hosts angelic crown'd:

They shout, and heav'n's high arches
With the triumphant sound]. [ring

6 Let saints on earth their tribute bring,
And echo back the sound;
For he who saves them is the King
By hosts angelic crown'd.

113. Crucifixion. L.M.

They shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his first born.-ZECH. xii. 10.

EXTENDED on the accursed tree, Bath'd in his own most precious blood, See there, the King of Glory see! Sinks and expires the SON OF GOD! 2 Who, who,my SAVIOUR, this hath done? Who could thy sacred body wound? No guilt thy spotless soul had known, No guile had in thy lips been found. 3 Ah, Lord!-'Tis I have done the deed! "Tis I thy sacred flesh have torn ; My sins have caused thee to bleed; Pointed the nail, and fix'd the thorn!

4 For me the burthen to sustain

Too great, on thee, my Lord, was laid: To heal me, thou hast borne my pain; To bless me, thou a curse wast made.

5 My SAVIOUR! how shall I proclaim,
How pay the mighty debt I owe?
May all I have, and all I am,
Ceaseless to all thy glory show!
6 [The meek, the patient, lowly mind
O may I learn from thee, my GoD;
And love, with pardoning pity join'd,
For those that trample on thy blood!]

114. Death. 9-8.

When JESUS therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head and gave up the ghost.-JOHN xix. 30.

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I SEE his hands and feet extended,
Upon the Cross, in keenest smart;
He bows his head-the conflict's ended, '
I see a spear transfix his heart!
Thus closed he his bitter passion,
Expiring on th' accursed tree;
Then horror seiz'd the whole creation,
But streams of grace came over me.

2 Lord for thy deep humiliation

I'll thank and laud thee all my days; Long as I live, without cessation

May ev'ry breath declare thy praise! O may that hand, whereon engraven Each pardon'd sinner's name doth Support me, till I in thy haven [stand, Of endless bliss shall safely land;

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