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Take my body, spirit, soul;
2 Thou my one thing needful be;
Let me choose the better part,
3 Fairer than the sons of men,
5 All my treasure is above,
34. All in all. 113th.
In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me upon a rock.-PSALM xxvii. 5.
WHY should I fear the darkest hour,
2 Though hot the fight, why quit the field, Why must I either flee or yield, Since Jesus is my mighty shield?
3 When creature-comforts fade and die, Worldlings may weep,but why should I? JESUS still lives, and still is nigh.
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4 Though all the flocks and herds were dead,
My soul a famine need not dread, ⋅
5 I know not what may soon betide, Or how my wants shall be supplied; But JESUS knows, and will provide.
6 Though sin would fill me with distress, The throne of grace I dare address, For Jesus is my righteousness.
7 Though faint my pray'rs, and cold my love,
My steadfast hope shall not remove,
8 Against me earth and hell combine; But on my side is pow'r divine; JESUS is all, and he is mine.
35. All in all. P. M.
Looking unto Jesus.-HEBREWS xii. 2.
LAMB of God, we fall before thee,
2 Thee we own a perfect Saviour,
[3 JESUS gives us true repentance, By his Spirit sent from heaven; He pronounces the sweet sentence, "Son, thy sins are all forgiven.'
4 Faith he gives us, to believe it; Grateful hearts, his love to prize; Want we wisdom? He must give it, Hearing ears, and seeing eyes.
5 JESUS gives us pure affections;
7 When we live on JESU's merit,
Then we worship God aright;
Then we savingly unite.
6 All our prayers and all our praises—
8 Every grace and every favour,
36. Desire of Nations. C.M.
The Desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this
2 By faith we see, and we adore
3 Yes, JESUS, thou art our desire,
Nor can the whole creation's round
4 Let carnal minds for pleasure strive And after wealth aspire;
Our choice is made, our hearts are fix'd, For CHRIST is our desire.
5 Pity the nations, gracious Lord,
37. Foundation. C. M.
Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner-stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.1 PET. ii. 6.
BEHOLD the sure Foundation-stone,
2 Chosen of GOD, to sinners dear,
3 Though foolish builders may despise
4 What tho' the gates of hell withstood, Yet must this building rise; 'Tis thy own work, Almighty God, And wond'rous in our eyes.
38. Foundation. P.M.
Other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is JESUS CHRIST.-1 COR. iii. 11.
HAD I ten thousand gifts beside,