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2 Thee we own a perfect Saviour, Only source of all that's good: Every grace and every favour Comes to us through JESU's blood. [3 JESUS gives us true repentance, By his Spirit sent from heaven; 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;
Wills to do what he requires;
Makes us follow his directions;
And what he commands, inspires.]

6 All our prayers and all our praises-
Humbly offer'd in his name-
He that dictates them, is JESUS,
He that answers, is the same.

7 When we live on JESU's merit,
Then we worship God aright;
Then we savingly unite.

3 Every grace and every favour,
Great or good whate'er we call,
Have we only in the Saviour;—
JESUS CHRISr is "all in all."

36. Desire of Nations. C.M.

The Desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this
house with glory, saith the Lord of Hosts.-HAG. ii. 7.
COME, thou Desire of Nations, come,
And aid our feeble tongues;
While we thy worthy praise attempt
In our unworthy songs.

2 By faith we see, and we adore
Thy mercy, pow'r, and love;
And drawn by grace from sense and sin
To thee our spirits move.

3 Yes, JESUS, thou art our desire,
In thee our wishes meet;
Nor can the whole creation's round
Afford a name so sweet.

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,
Where thou art yet unknown;

Be their desire as well as ours,
And make the world thine own,

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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,
Which God in Zion lays,

To build our heav'nly hopes upon,
And his eternal praise.

2 Chosen of GOD, to sinners dear,
And saints adore the name;
They trust their whole salvation here,
Nor shall they suffer shame.

3 Though foolish builders may despise
This stone with blind disdain;
Yet thereupon thy Church shall rise,
And foes shall rage in vain.

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 1 ten thousand gifts beside,
I'd cleave to JESUS crucify'd,

And build on him alone;

For no foundation is there giv'n,
On which to place my hopes of heav'n,
But CHRIST the corner-stone.

2 Possessing CHRIST, I all possess;
Strength, wisdom, sanctifying grace,
And righteousness complete:
Bold in his name, I dare draw nigh,
Before the GOD, who dwells on high,
And all his justice meet.

39. Fountain. 148th.

In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David, and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness.-ZECH. xiii. 1.

HAIL, everlasting spring!
Celestial fountain, hail!
Thy streams salvation bring,
The waters never fail:
Still they endure,
And still they flow
For all our woe
A sov'reign cure.

2 Blest be his wounded side,
And blest his bleeding heart,
Who all in anguish died

Such favours to impart:
His sacred blood

Shall make us clean
From ev'ry sin,
And fit for GOD.


3 To that blest source of love
Our souls this day would come:
And thither from above,

LORD, call the nations home;
That Jew and Greek
With rapt'rous songs
On all their tongues
Thy praise may speak.

40. Fountain. C. M.

For as much as ye know that ye were redeemed
with the precious blood of CHRIST, as of a lamb, with-
out blemish, and without spot.-1 PET. i. 18, 19.

THERE is a fountain fill'd with blood,
Drawn from IMMANUEL'S veins;
And sinners plung'd beneath that flood,
Lose all their guilty stains.

2 The dying thief rejoic'd to see
That fountain in his day;
And there would I, as vile as he,
Wash all my sins away.

3 Dear dying Lamb, thy precious blood Shall never lose its pow'r,

Till all the ransom'd Church of God
Are sav'd to sin no more.

4 E'er since by faith I saw the stream
Thy flowing wounds supply,
Redeeming love has been my theme,
And shall be till I die.

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