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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.

5 And when this lisping, stainm'ring tongue

Lies silent in the grave,

Then in a nobler, sweeter song
I'll sing thy power to save.

6 [Lord, I believe thou hast prepar'd
(Unworthy though I be)

For me a blood-bought free reward,
A golden harp for me.

7 'Tis strung, and tun'd for endless years,
And form'd by pow'r divine,
To sound in God the Father's ears
No other name but thine.]

41. Fountain. 7s.

How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God.-HEB. ix. 14.

BLESSED fountain, full of grace!
Grace for sinners, grace for me;
To this source alone I trace,
All I am, and hope to be.

2 What I am; as one redeem'd
Sav'd and rescued by the Lord;
Hating what I once esteem'd;
Loving what I once abhorr'd..

3 What I hope to be; ere long,
When I take my place above;
When I join the heav'nly throng;
When I see the God of love.

4 Then, I hope "like him to be"
Who redeem'd his Saints from sin :
Whom I now obscurely see,
Through a veil that stands between.

5 When I "see him as he is,"
No corruption can remain :
Such their portion who are his :
Such the happy state they gain.
6 Blessed fountain, full of grace !
Grace for sinners, grace for me :
To this source alone I trace,
All I am, and hope to be.

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It shall come to pass that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live. -EZEK. xlvii. 9.

SEE, from Zion's sacred mountain,
Streams of living water flow:
God has open'd there a fountain,
That supplies the world below:
They are blessed,

Who its sov'reign virtues know.

2 Thro' ten thousand channels flowing,
Streams of mercy find their way:
Life, and bealth, and joy bestowing,
Making all around look gay:
O ye nations!

Hail! the long expected day.

3 Gladden'd by the flowing treasure,
All-enriching as it goes:

Lo, the desert smiles with pleasure,
Buds and blossoms as the rose;
Ev'ry object

Sings for joy where'er it flows.

4 Trees of life the banks adorning,
Yield their fruit to all around:
Those who eat are sav'd from mourning;
Pleasure comes, and hopes abound;
Fair their portion!
Endless life with glory crown'd.

43. The Friend of his People. L. M.

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that CHRIST JESUS came into the world to save sinners. -1 TIM. i. 15,

POOR, weak, and worthless tho' I am,
I have a rich Almighty Friend;
JESUS the SAVIOUR is his name:
He freely loves, and without end!

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