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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
Hallelujah! :11: know,
Till thou, O Lord, didst clearly show
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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!
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 !
[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:
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
And sole foundation of true Christen-
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,
Into all truth K2
6 Have patience with us sinners ev'ry That thus we may show,
In our whole behaviour, that Jesus we
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;
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
From whom alone salvation flows.
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!
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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,
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,
To fit me for the duties of my place :
all our eyes,
So open thou my lips, my heart to raise, Jesus, who did for sinners die,
2 No man can truly say
And breathe the living word:
And cry with joy unspeakable,
“ Thou art my Lord, my God!" COME, Holy Spirit, come,
3 O that the world might know
The all-atoning Lamb!
Spirit of faith, descend and show
The virtue of his name ;
Our doubts and fears remove; The saving pow'r, impart;
And speak in ev'ry heart!
Then lead to Jesus' blood;
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Proceeding from above,
Thou God of peace and love.
2 Thou art the only Comforter
In all our soul's distress;
Thou showest us our unbelief,
And Christ's redeeming grace.
3 Thou dost thy sanctifying gifts
Unto the church impart;
Writest God's holy, precious law
On each believer's heart.
4 Thy holy unction pow'r affords
By thee enabled, we set forth
Salvation in Christ's name.
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 :
And give to all the flocks of Christ
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.
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
The purchase Christ hath made.
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 ;
The Pledge of joys to come:
above To Christ's atoning blood.
Obtain our lasting home.
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
Of Jesus, our incarnate God.
2 Convince us that the Lamb was
And gives true peace and joy;
The myst'ry of the cross :
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 :
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.