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3 Fulfil thy promise, gracious Lord,
Put forth thy Spirit with the word,
4 Preserve the pow'r of faith alive,
74. The Righteousness of his People. C.M. In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely; and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS.—JER. xxiii. 6.
SAVIOUR divine, we know thy name,
Thou art the Lord our Righteousness,
2 Guilty we plead before thy throne,
Till JESUS stretch his gracious arm
3 Then the bright robe which he hath wrought,
Shall deck us all around ;
Nor by the piercing eye of God,
One blemish shall be found.
4 Pardon and peace and lively hope, To sinners now are giv'n:
Soon shall thy faithful people change
5 With joy we taste that manna now,
75. The Righteousness of his People. L. M.
Surely, shall one say, In the Lord have I righteousness and strength. In the Lord shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.-ISAIAH xlv. 24, 25.
JESUS, thy blood and righteousness
2 When from the dust of death I rise
3 Bold shall I stand in that great day, For who aught to my charge shall lay? Fully through thee absolv'd I am From sin and fear, from guilt and shame. 4 Thus Abraham, the friend of GOD, Thus all the armies bought with blood,
Saviour of sinners thee proclaim,-
60 let the dead now hear thy voice!
76. The Rock of Ages. 7s.
Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord JEHOVAH is everlasting strength or the rock of ages.-ISAIAH xxvi. 4.
ROCK of ages, cleft for me,
2 [Not the labours of my hands
3 Nothing in my hand I bring;
Naked, come to thee for dress;
4 While I draw this fleeting breath,
77. The Saviour.
There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.-
ONE there is above all others,
2 Which of all our friends to save us,
Could or would have shed their Yet did Jesus die to have us [blood? Reconcil'd in him to GOD!
This was boundless love indeed,
3 When he liv'd on earth abased,
JESU's love is still the same.
4 Oh! for grace our hearts to soften!
What a friend we have above;
78. The Saviour. C.M.
Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.-Rom. iv. 25.
JESUS! O word divinely sweet!
What joyful news! what heavenly
2 Our souls all guilty, and condemn'd,
With inbred sin corrupt, defil'd ;
3 JESUS, to purge away this guilt,
And on his cross triumphant broke