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To God the only wise,
Our Saviour and our King, Let all the saints below the skies Their humble praises bring.
2 'Tis his almighty love, His counsel and his care,
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THOU, my Light, my Leading-star, Who hast kindly me directed,
When thy mercies, daily new, I review,
In the dust I fall before thee, Lost in wonder I adore thee,
Preserves us safe from sin and death, They are great, yea numberless.
And ev'ry hurtful snare.
3 He will present our souls
Shall meet around the throne,
T. 83. Now with joyful songs appear, And with humble adoration, 'Fore the Lord, he's always near To his ransom'd congregation. With the poor he deigns to dwell: He is nam'd Immanuel.
WHEN all thy mercies, Lord, to mind we call,
Astonish'd at thy feet we humbly fall. Grant us still in future, thy kind direction,
Till in us all the aim of thy election Be quite obtain'd.
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2 Praise to the slaughter'd Lamb!
3 As oft as I approach the holy place,
Then graciously he answers my request,
4 He is my All, my Sacrifice and Priest,
His am I both in body and in soul,
5 I daily drink the healing streams of
584.* T. 136. THIS yields me joy, That God in his compassion, Doth not reject my pray'r and suppli cation, But graciously Regards my poverty; Thatwith unweary'd patience he is ready At all times, to attend to me his child most needy,
And to relieve my wants is nigh,
2 Long as I live,
I'll to myself apply, to me they're pre-
My faithful Saviour cleave,
And pond'ring on his wonders kneel before him,
Praise him with tears of joy, and in the dust adore him,
While here I live.
I of his love fresh proofs receive,
3 I'm well assur'd
A kind forgiving Lord;
And gain new strength to run my fu-The succour which I ask, I'll wait with
He sheds abroad in me his love divine, I know that I am his, and he is mine.
faith and patience,
For he at last will help afford, I'm well assur❜d.
3 Grant me a harmless, dove-like mind, To true humility inclin'd,
Thy will be mine indeed;
From ev'ry hurtful influence freed.
4 In peace with all may I be found,
A share in others' welfare take,
Give me a trusty ear;
A constant, genuine brother's heart,
And gladly others' burdens bear. 7 In converse make me tractable And mild, in storms invincible,
And never prone to yield;
my senses render me
Of those, who cheerfully
Wherever they are sent by thee. 10 O Father, me with pleasure own The dear-bought purchase of thy Son;
O Spirit, bless thou me,
Guide and protect me as thy child; Lord Christ, who me hast reconcil'd Preserve me thine eternally,
On us, thy children, deign to look in
favor; Our grateful hearts with thanks are overflowing, Before thee bowing.
2 What peace do we derive, what consolation,
What strength from thy atoning death and passion!
2 O may he so sensibly
That we, in humility,
Bless us with his grace and favor,
May he, in his mercy, grant
May rejoice in him, our Saviour;
Will regard our supplication,
Impress'd with holy rev'rence, we a-4 This be our supreme delight,
We seek thy face, in mercy wilt ac-
To remain in closest unión
And enjoy his sweet communion;
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4 O Lord, thou great High-Priest of O THOU, who in the sanctuary
And by thy pow'rful pray'rs to help
Are all in our behalf for mercy plead-
6 O may thy church before thee bloom
Unto thy praise, thro' thy atonement's powers;
Yea, glorify thy name in us, dear Sa
Both now and ever!
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FLOCK of Christ, in fellowship
Sighs will find to him their way.
Dost minister! thy church supply
Defended from all noxious air.
Our souls enjoy thy peace;
2 May he give us his unction,
On all thy priestly bands;
Thy flocks preserve in peace and unity, And walk amongst them with compla cency.
6 From grace to grace still farther lead
Give incense, and hold up our hands. Bless thou, and touch their lips with
4 By thine illumination,
Thy church's situation
In the true light we trace;
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hallow'd fire; [inspire. To witness of thy death, their tongues
8 May thy whole flock by thee, their
Afford theejoy and in thy footsteps tread;
LORD Jesus, may thy blood-bought 9 May all thy people, far and near,
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From day to day in knowledge and in Supported by thy aid, thy holy will; grace; To thee all praise, all honor doth pertain To all her choirs those special bles-Let all who love thy name, reply, Amen! sings grant, Which they in their degree and measure 2 Thy servants and thy handmaids THOU hast thy church appointed, keep in faith, [death; Lord, that she [should be; And ground them all on thy atoning O'er all the world unto thy praise Let those, who have the care of souls, Achurch, who in herself is void of good, by thee [rous be. And yet by thee with grace and pow'r Be taught; thus will their labor prosp'- endow'd.