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'Midst various trials thee t'obey, 2 Thou heav'nly Teacher, thee we And never from the truth to stray : praise OLord, by thy almighty grace,

For thy instruction, pow'r and grace, Prepare us so to run our race,

To love the Father, who doth own That we by thy illumination, Us as his children in the Son. May gain heav'n's glorious habitation. 3 Thee of ourselves we could not

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Till thou, O Lord, didst clearly show

The sin of unbelief to us, 218. Ť, 58.

Of enmity to Jesus' cross. GOD Holy Ghost, in mercy as pre- 4 When this we felt to be our case,

Then Jesus' blood and righteousness serve, That we from Jesus' doctrine never Unto our hearts thou didst reveal, swerve,

Imparting thus thy pard'ning seal. Guide us, till to finish our race per. 5 Most gracious Comforter, we pray, mitted

O lead us further every day!
To Jesus' presence we shall be admit. Thy unction to us all impart,
Have mercy, Lord ! Preserve and sanctify each heart.

6 Till we in heav'n shall take our seat, 20 grant as thy divine, thy saving Instruct us often to repeat,

light, That we may understand Christ's With Christ, in union constantly.

" Abba, our Father!" and to be mind aright; That we may in Jesus abide for ever, Who gain'd a place in heav'n for each

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Have mercy, Lord! THOU Comforter and Guide of Jesus' 3 Thou Source of love, God Holy

train, Ghost, inspire

Who dost thyself her ministers ordain, Our lifeless souls with love's celestial Look on us in mercy,grant us thy favor,

Our souls and bodies we devote for May we, as Christ's members, be join'd ever,

O Lord, to thee. together

2 Where'er we look around, both far In unity, and truly love each other. Have mercy, Lord! The pow'rand glory of the Lord appear,

And such flocks of Jesus are mul4 Othou our highest comfort in all tiplying, need,

Who only wish to live, themselves Grant that we neither shame nor death denying,

Unto thy praise. dread;

3 Othou life-giving Stream! the earth Should we even suffer hard persecution,

o'erflow, O give us grace to stand without con. Whatever would obstruct thy course, fusion. Have mercy, Lord !

break through,

[tion, O most gracious Spirit! hear our peti

Teach all to turn to Jesus with contri219.* T. 22. tion,

Thy office 'tis. To thee, God Holy Ghost, we pray, 14 We pray thee fill us all with Jesus' Who lead'st us in the gospel-way, love, Those precious gifts on us bestów, That we may in his service faithful Which from our Saviour's merits flow. prove:

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Teachrus all to deem it the greatest fa-. And thy patience, ever prove ce, vor,

Our strong consolation. With humble, contrite hearts to serve our Saviour

Till we shall rest. 10_Amen, Lord God, Holy Ghost, 5 Unto Christ's congregations in each Gives to thee the ransom'd host,

Endless thanks and praises place, Grant, 'midst all trials, comfort, peace,

In the name of Jesus. and

grace: O may all believers, in ev'ry station, Rejoice in Jesus, and in his salvation,

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GOD Holy Spirit, be for ever blest, 3. 221.

That thou to us. Christ's death dost

manifest, 3 HOLY Ghost, thou God and Lord

And of him the Fountain, whence Of thy Congregation,

flows salvation, We to thee with one accord

Dost so distinctly give us information, Pay our adoration

And light impart. 2 For thy teachings, heav'nly Guide,

2 What of the Father and the Son we O accept our praises !

know Have we thee, we're well, supply'd With good gifts and graces. .

To thy divine instructions all we owe,

Thro’ thy operations we are assured, 3 Thou explainest unto us

That Jesus Christ, who death for us Jesus' incarnation,

endured, Is Lord and God, And how he upon the cross Purcha's'd our salvation.

3 Thanks for revealing to us the Lamb 4 Thou fill'st'with the gospel light slain, Every land and nation,

And that his blood would have been

shed in vain, la Aidst thy witnesses, with might, Under tribulation.

Had to sanctify us ought else availed,

And could our souls have otherwise fal 5 Us to Jesus thou hast brought,

been healed, Than by his stripes. In the faith which thou hast wrought, 4 Christ's meritorious suft'rings are

And wilt keep us ever
Thro' thy grace and favor.
6 With maternal faithfulness

And sole foundation of true Christen-
Lead his ransom'd people,

dom; And to please him give them grace, We enjoy, thro' mercy, those comforts th Bear Them up when feeble.

blessed, 7 Daily Jesus' flock thanks thee

Of which, thro' thee, believers áre

possessed, While here on earth. For thy kind tuition ; 0 may we obedient be,

5 The blood of Christ alone can joy Thro' thy benediction!

impart, 8. Grant, that we may never lose, Can heal, revive, and cheer the conTill our dying moment,

trite heart; The rich comfort which to ús Therefore show still clearer to us his

Flows from Christ's atonement, merit, 9 For, our heav'nly Father's love, And lead us daily more, Go Holy Jesus' great compassion,


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6 Have patience with us sinners ev'ry That thus we may show,

In our whole behaviour, that Jesus we
Forgive us all our trespasses we pray ; know.
O instruct & warn us without cessation; 17 Grant us to increase
And with thy peace, thy love and con-

In knowledge and grace, solation,

Fil all our hearts. Rejoicing by faith 7 Of Christ we'll gladly testify each In Jesus' atonement, wrought out by hour,

his death. Until his kingdom shall appear with pow'r;

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T. 22. Then will all see clearly, how thou O Comforter, God Holy Ghost ! hast trained

Thou heav'nly gifts on us bestow'st; God's children, when they once shall The Pledge of our salvation art,

have attained To bliss complete. And bear'st thy witness in our heart: 8 Blest Comforter, vouchsafe us all 2 The sheep of Jesus, which were lost,

Thou callest, teaching them to trust To yield thee joy for thy great faith- For help, forgiveness, peace and grace, fulness,

In him, the Lord our Righteousness. For thy love and patience; from sin protect us,

3 Thy unction freely dost impart
And in the narrow way to life direct To ev'ry poor and contrite heart,
Thou heav'nly Guide! Which Jesus as the Saviour knows,

From whom alone salvation flows.
T. 4.

4 The feeble souls thou dost sustain, O SPIRIT of grace!

Anointest all the witness train; Thy kindness we praise,

Keepest believers in the faith, In showing to us,

And art their Guide in life and death, That life and salvation proceed from 5 Who can thy operations trace, Christ's cross.

Thy kindness, patience, truth & grace, 2 In darkness we stray'd,

Whichon God'schildren thou beslow'st Until we were led

O Comforter, God Holy Ghost!
By thee to believe,
That Jesus, our Saviour, will sinners

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O Holy Ghost, within my soul repeat 3 Our hearts thou didst cheer,

Those blessings which once made this Dispelling all fear;

day so great; We humbly could claim [name. Breathe thou upon me with that heav'n. Salvation and pardon in Jesus' dear

ly wind, 4 Grant us to obey

That it refresh and purify my mind. Thy teachings, we pray,

2 Kindle within me,


preserve that o Spirit of love,

[to prove.

fire, And thankful to thee, for thy mercies, which will with holy love my breast 5 We wish to afford

inspire, To Jesus, our Lord,

And with an active zeal my soul inflame Por his bitter pain,

(train. To do thy will, and glorify thy name. Joy, honor and glory, 'midst his chosen 3 Endow me richly with thy gifts and 6 O therefore impart

grace Thyself to each heart,

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So open thou my lips, my heart to raise, Jesus, who did for sinners die,
That both my heart and lips may give Hath surely dy'd for me.
thee praise.

2 No man can truly say
4 As in thy temple, keep thou residence That Jesus is the Lord,
Within my soul, and never part from Unless thou take the veil away,

And breathe the living word:
Until I'm fitted and prepar'd by thee Then, only then we feel
Life to exchange for immortality. Our int’rest in his blood,

And cry with joy unspeakable,
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Thou art my Lord, my God!" COME, Holy Spirit, come,

3 O that the world might know
Let thy bright beams arise;

The all-atoning Lamb!
Dispel the darkness from our minds,

Spirit of faith, descend and show

The virtue of his name ;
2 Revive our drooping faith, The grace which all may find,

Our doubts and fears remove; The saving pow'r, impart;
And kindle in our breast the flame O testify to all mankind
Of never-ceasing love.

And speak in ev'ry heart!
3 Convince us of our sid,

Then lead to Jesus' blood;
And to our stubborn hearts reveal

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The hidden love of God.
4 Tis thine to cleanse the heart, COME, Holy Ghost, eternal God,
To sanctify the soul,

Proceeding from above,
To pour fresh life on ev'ry part, Both from the Father and the Son,
And new-create the whole.

Thou God of peace and love.
5 If thou, O Comforter!

2 Thou art the only Comforter
Thine influence withdraw,

In all our soul's distress;
victims soon we fall

Thou showest us our unbelief,
To conscience and the law !

And Christ's redeeming grace.
6 No longer burns our love;
Our faith and courage fail;

3 Thou dost thy sanctifying gifts

Unto the church impart;
Dur sin revives, and death and hell
Our feeble souls assail.

Writest God's holy, precious law

On each believer's heart.
7 Dwell therefore in our hearts;
Our minds from bondage free:

4 Thy holy unction pow'r affords
Then shall we know, and praise, and The gospel to proclaim:

By thee enabled, we set forth
The Father, Son, and Three,

Salvation in Christ's name.
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5 Assist and strengthen us, O Lord!

Thou know'st we all are frail : SPIRIT of truth, come down, Grant, neither Satan, world, nor flesh, Reveal the things of God,

May o'er Christ's flock prevail. Make thou to us Christ's Godhead known,

6 Cause all disharmony and strife Apply his precious blood.

In Christendom to cease :
His merits glorify,

And give to all the flocks of Christ
That each may clearly see,

Love, union, truth, and peace.

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6 Vanquish our lusts, our pride re

move, COME, blessed Spirit, gracious Lord, Take out the heart of stone; Thy pow'r to us make known;

Show us the Father's boundless love, Strike with the hammer of thy word,

The merits of the Son.
And break each heart of stone.

7 The Father sent his Son to die; 2. Give us ourselves, and Christ, to The willing Son obey'd; know

The witness Thou, to ratify
In this our gracious day;

The purchase Christ hath made.
Repentance unto life bestow,
Christ's pard’ning love display:

231. T. 14. 3 Convince us first of unbelief, COME, Holy Spirit, on us breathe, And freely then release;

With all thy quick’ning pow'rs; Fill ev'ry soul with sacred grief,

Kindle our love, confirm our faith, And then witlt sacred peace.

Warm these cold hearts of our's. 4 Show us our poverty, relieve

2 Assure my conscience of her part And then enrich the poor ;

In the Redeemer's blood; The knowledge of our sickness give and bear thy witness in my

heart, The knowledge of our cure.

That I am born of God. 5 A blessed sense of guilt impart, 3 Thou art the Earnest of his love,

And then remove the load ;
Trouble, then lead the troubled heart O lead us, that we

The Pledge of joys to come:


above To Christ's atoning blood.

Obtain our lasting home.

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BREATHE on these bones so dry , O Holy Ghost, eternal God,

and dead, Descending from above,

God Holy Ghost ! thy influence shed, Thou fill'st the soul, thro' Jesus' blood,

In all our hearts abroad: With faith, and hope, and love.

Point out the place, where grace

abounds; 2 Thou comfortest the heavy heart,

Direct us to the bleeding wounds
By sin and grief opprest;
Thou to the dead dost life impart,

Of Jesus, our incarnate God.
And to the weary, rest.

2 Convince us that the Lamb was

3 Thysweet communion charms the soul For us, and to our minds explain

And gives true peace and joy;
Which Šatan's pow'r can ne'er control, Let us our dear Redeemer see;

The myst'ry of the cross :
Nor all his wiles destroy.

And serve and love him fervently, 4. Let no false comfort lift us up This be our gain, else all things loss.

To confidence that's vain :
Nor let their faith and courage droop,


T. 90. Who love the Lamb once slain.

0 That the Comforter would come! 5 Breathe comfort where distress a- Nor visitas å transient Guest, bounds,

But fix in me his constant home, O make our conscience clean; And keep possession of my breast;. 1 And heal, with balm from Jesus' wounds, Yea, make my soul his blest abode,

1 The fest'ring sores of sin.

The temple of th' in-dwelling God.


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