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Scorn'd be the thought,by rich and poor! O may I scorn it more and more!
2 Asham'd of JESUS! of that friend,'
3 Asham'd of JESUS! yes, I may,'
When I've no sins to wash away,
4 Till then-nor is the boasting vain-
242. Awakened. L.M.
And he brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? and they said, Believe on the LORD JESUS CHRIST, and thou shalt be saved.-ACTS xvi. 30, 31,
WITH melting heart and weeping eyes,
2 Till now, I saw no danger nigh;
3 But when, O Lord! thy light divine Had shone ou this dark soul of mine, Then I beheld, with trembling awe, The terrors of thy holy law.
4 How fearful now my guilt appears, In childhood, youth, and growing years! Before thy pure discerning eye,
5 Should'vengeance still my soul pursue,
6 Does not thy sacred word proclaim
243. Cleaving to Christ. L.M.
Will ye also go away? Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life. JOHN vi. 67, 68.
THOU only sov'reign of my heart,
3 Eternal life thy words impart;
4 Thy name my inmost powers adore; -Thou art my life, my joy, my care; Depart from thee! 'tis death: 'tis more: 'Tis endless ruin, deep despair!
5 Low at thy feet my soul would lie;
244. Crucified to the World. L. M.
But GOD forbid that I should glory, save in the Cross of our Lord JESUS CHRIST, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.—GAL. vi. 14.
GROUND of my hope,theCross appears:
2 And could'st thou, O my SAVIOUR, die, To rescue me from endless woe? Enough! there's none more blest than I, Since thou could'st love a sinner so.
3 I leave the world its boasted store Of pleasures that must quickly end: I prize its vanities no more,
Since I have found the sinner's friend.
4 I care not if the world revile,
5 Then farewell, world, and farewell all
6 I'll praise him while he gives me breath,
245. Crucified with Christ. 7s.
I am crucified with CHRIST: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but CHRIST liveth in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of GOD, who loved me, and gave himself for me.GAL. ii. 20.
JESUS, fix each wav'ring mind!
3. Dust and ashes tho' we be,
He with joy beholds thy face,
4 Lord, thy grace O may we see,
246. Desiring Christ. L. M.
But CHRIST is all.COL. iii. 11.
WHEN, gracious Lord, when shall it be
2 Thee, only thee, I fain would find,
3 Lord, I am sick-my sickness cure!
4 Lord, I am blind-be thou my sight: Lord, I am weak-be thou my might: