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2 He brought me from the fearful pit,
3 The arms of everlasting love
Is wall'd around with grace:
5 Satan may vent his sharpest rage,
6 Arise, my soul! awake, my voice, And tunes of pleasure sing; Loud Hallelujahs shall address My SAVIOUR and my King,
272 Living by Faith. C.M.
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, while in this mortal flesh
2 Daily by faith on thee I live,
3 Yes, thou hast lov'd this sinful worm,
4 LORD, on thy cross 1 fix mine eyes,
5 Be dead, my heart, to wordly charms, Be dead to every sin;
And tell the loudest foes without,
6 My life with his connected stands,
273. Constrained to Love Christ. C.M.
Lovest thou me more than these? Feed my Lambs.JOHN xxi. 15.
DO not I love thee, O my Lord ?
2 Do not I love thee from my soul?
3 Is not thy name melodious still
4 [Hast thou a lamb in all thy flock,
5 Would not my ardent spirit vie,
6 Thou know'st I love thee, gracious Lord; But, O! I long to soar
Far from the sphere of mortal joys,
274. Meeting Reproach for Christ. 112th
I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.JOHN, XIV. 2, 3.
And art thou, gracious master, gone,
And there for ever sit with thee? Then let the world approve or blame, I'll triumph in thy gracious name. 2 Should I to gain the world's applause, Or to escape its harmless frown, Refuse to countenance thy cause,
And make thy people's lot my own; What shame would fill me in that day, When thou thy glory wilt display! 3 [And what is man, or what his smile? The terrors of his anger what? Like grass he flourishes awhile,
But soon his place shall know him
For thee, my God, I all resign,
5 What transport then shall fill my heart, When thou my worthless name wilt When I shall see thee as thou art,[own;
And know as I myself am known!
275. The Motives of his Love to Christ. 7s.
Lovest thou me?-JOHN xxi. 16.
HARK, my soul, it is the Lord; 'Tis thy SAVIOUR, hear his word; JESUS Speaks, and speaks to thee: Say, poor sinner "lov'st thou me?” 2 I deliver'd thee when bound,
And, when bleeding, heal'd thy wound,
3 Can a woman's tender care
Higher than the heights above;