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5. But where the Lord of grace and pow'r

Has bless'd the happy field,
How plenteous is the golden store

The deep-wrought furrows yield? -6. Father of mercies, we have need

Of thy preserving grace;
Let the same hand that gives the seed,
Provide a fruitful place.

Hymn 173. c. M. Thy word is a lamp to my feet. Psalm cxix. 105. 1. OW precious is the book divine,

By inspiration giv'n!
Bright as a lamp its doctrines shine,

To guide our souls to heav'n.
2. It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts

In this dark vale of tears;
Life, light, and joy, it still imparts,

And quells our rising fears.
3. This lamp thro' all the tedious night

Of life shall guide our way,
Till we behold the clearer light
Of an eternal day.

Hymn 174. C. M. 1.

I fly to thee, my
And not a glimpse of hope appears,

But in thy written word.
2. The volume of my Father's grace

Does all my grief assuage:
Here I behold my Saviour's face

Almost in ev'ry page.
3. This is the field where hidden lies

The pearl of price unknown;
That merchant is divinely wise,
Who makes the pearl his own.

1. Laneno with guilt, and full of fears,

They shew the labour of thine hands,

Where vengeance and compassion join

4. Here the whole Deity is known,

Which of the glories brightest shone,

Nor danger dwells therein.
Where wit and reason fail;

Thro' all this gloomy vale.
6. Oh! may thy counsels, mighty God!
Nor I forsake the happy road

That leads to thy right hand.
God glorious and Sinners saved. Isaiah xliv. 23.

ATHER, how wide thy glory shines!
Known thro' the earth by thousand signs,

By thousands through the skies.
On all thy creatures writ.

1. Here consecrated water flows

To quench my thirst of sin;
Here the fair tree of knowledge grows,
5. This is the Judge that ends the strife,
My guide to everlasting life,
My roving feet command;

Hymn 175. c. M.

divinely stands

2. Part of thy name

Or impress of thy feet. 3. But when we view thy strange design

To save rebellious worins,

In their divinest forms ;

Nor dare a creature guess

The justice or the grace.


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5. Now the full glories of the Lamb

Adorn the heav'nly plains;
Sweet cherubs learn Immanuel's name,

And try their choicest strains. 6. O may I bear some humble part

In that immortal song!
Wonder and joy shall tune my heart,

And love command my tongue.

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Hymn 176. c. M.

Salvation by grace. Titus iii. 4-7. 1. LO

ORD we confess our num'rous faults,

How great our guilt has õeen; Foolish and vain were all our thoughts,

And all our lives were sin.
2. But, O my soul, for ever praise,

For ever love his name,
Who tur thy feet from dang'rous ways

Of folly, sin, and shame.
3. 'Tis not by works of righteousness

Which our own hands have done; But we are sav'd by sov'reign grace,

Abounding through his Son. 4. 'Tis from the mercy of our God

That all our hopes begin; 'Tis by the water and the blood

Our souls are wash'd from sin.
5. 'Tis through the purchase of his death,

Who hung upon the tree,
The Spirit is sent down to breathe

On such dry bones as we.
6. Rais'd from the dead, we live anew;

And justify'd by grace,
We shall appear in glory too,

And see our father's face.

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Hymn 177. s. M. 1.

HE Lord on high proclaims

His Godhead from his throne;
Mercy and justice are the names

By which I will be known.”
2.“ Ye dying souls that sit

« In darkness and distress, " Look from the borders of the pit

“ To my recov'ring grace.” 3. Sinners shall hear the sound;

Their thankful tongues shall own : Our righteousness and strenth is found

“ In thee, the Lord, alone.” 4. In thee shall Israel trust,

And see their guilt forgiv'n; God will pronounce believers just,

And take the saints to heav'n.

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Hymn 178. C. M. The different success of the gospel. 1. Cor. i. 23, 24,

2. Cor. ii. 16. 1. Cor. iii. 6, 7. 1,

The myst’ries that we speak Are scandal in the Jews esteem,

And folly to the Greek.
2. But souls enlighten'd from above

With joy receive the word;
They see what wisdom, pow'r and love,

Shine in their dying Lord. 3. The vital savour of his name

Restores their fainting breath; But unbelief perverts the same

To guilt, despair, and death.

4. Till God diffuse his graces down,

Like show'rs of heav'nly rain, In vain Apollos sows the ground,

And Paul may plant in vain.

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Hymn 179. C. M. Regeneration. John i. 13. and iii. 3, &c. 1. TOT all the outward forms on earth,

Nor rites that God has giv'n, Nor will of man, nor blood, nor birth,

Can raise a soul to heav'n. 2. The sov’reign will of God alone

Creates us heirs of grace ; Born in the image of his Son,

A new, peculiar race. 3. The Spirit, like some heav'nly wind,

Breathes on the sons of flesh ; New-models all the carnal mind,

And forms the man afresh. 4. Our quicken'd souls awake and rise

From the long sleep of death ; On heav'nly things we fix our eyes,

And praise employs our breath.


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Hymn 180. c. M. 1. TTEND, while God's exalted Son

Doth his own * Behold I sit upon my throne,"

“Creating all things new." 2. “Nature and sin are pass'd away,"

And the old Adam dies;”. “My hands a new foundation lay,'

“See the new world arise!” 3." I'll be a sun of righteousness"

“To the new heav'ns I make;"».

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