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Redemption by his blood
3. Ye, who have sold for nought,
Your liberty receive;
And blest in Jesus live:
FII. THE CHRISTIAN'S CHARACTER AND
Hymn 204. P. M.
Why will ye die? O house of Israel! Ezek. xviii: 31-
2. Sinners, turn, why will ye die?
3. Sinners, turn, why will ye die?
4. Dead, already dead within,
Dead to God while here you breathe,
Hymn 205. c. M.
1. more than God,
2. Misers, his life for you he paid,
3. The God of love, to earth he came, That you might come to heav'n:.
Believe, believe, on Jesu's name,
4. Believe in him who dy'd for thee:
Hymn 206. c. M.
Conviction of sin by the law, Rom. vii. 8, 9, 14, 241. ORD, how secure my conscience was, And felt no inward dread!
I was alive without the law,
And thought my sins were dead.
2. My hopes of heav'n were firm and bright,
With a convincing pow'r and light,
3. My guilt appear'd but small before,
How perfect, holy, just and pure;.
4. Then felt my soul the heavy load,
I had provok'd a dreadful God,
5. I'm like a helpless captive, sold
6. My God, I cry with ev'ry breath
Hymn 207. c. M.
ISTAKEN souls! that dream of heav'n,
Of inward joys, and sins forgiv'n,
3. "Tis faith that changes all the heart;
4. Tis faith that conquers earth and hell
This is the grace that shall prevail
Hymn 208. c. M.
MAN has a soul of vast desires,
He burns within with restless fires;
2. In vain on earth we hope to find
3. So when a raging fever burns,
We shift from side to side by turns:
Cure the vile fever of the mind,
Hymn 209. L: M.
The humble enlightened, and carnal reason humbled; Luke x. 21, 22.
HERE was an hour when Christ rejoic'd, And spoke his joy in words of praise : "Father, I thank thee, mighty God, "Lord of the earth, and heav'ns and seas. 2. "I thank thy sov'reign pow'r and love,
"That crowns my doctrine with success: “And makes the babes in knowledge learn "The height, and breadth and length of grace. 3. "But all this glory lies conceal'd,
"From men of prudence and of wit; "The prince of darkness blinds their eyes, "And their own pride resists the light. 4. "Father 'tis thus, because thy will
"Chose and ordain'd it should be so; "'Tis thy delight t' abase the proud, "And lay the haughty scorner low.
Hymn 210. c. M.
I HATE the tempter and his charms,
The serpent takes a thousand forms,
2. He feeds our hopes with airy dreams,
And holds us still in wide extremes,
3. Now he persuades: "How easy 'tis "To walk the road to heav'n:" Anon he swells our sins, and cries: "They cannot be forgiv'n."
4. He bids young sinners " yet forbear "To think of God or death;