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291.
T. 151.

13 I'll never cease repeating
How lost was my condition,

My numberless complaints,

But ever be intreating
Till Jesus made me whole !
There is but one Physician

Thee, glorious King of saints,

To form me in thine image,
Can cure a sin-sick soul!
Near unto death he found me,

And fill my soul with love,
And snatch'd me from the grave;

Till I to thee my homage
To tell to all around me,

Pay with the saints above.
His wond'rous pow'r to save.

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2 A dying, risen, Jesus,
Seen by the eye of faith,

The one thing needful, that good part,
At once from danger frees us, Which Mary chose with all her heart,

And saves the soul from death: I would pursue with heart and mind,
Come then, to this Physician, And seek unweary'd till I find.
His help he'll freely give,

2 Hidden in Christ the treasure lies,
He makes no hard condition, That goodly pearl of so great price;
'Tis only-look and live.

No other way but Christ there is
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To endless happiness and bliss.
O Thou, who pardon canst impart,

3 But Oh, I'm blind and ignorant, Thy pard'ning grace I wish to feel; Thy Holy Spirit, Lord, I want, Give life unto my lifeless heart,

To guide me in the narrow road
And

That leads to happiness and God.
diseases kindly heal :

my
Hear, Jesus, hear

my
feeble moan,

4 My mind enlighten with thy light,
And me as thine in mercy own. That'I may understand aright
2 Vain are all other helps beside,

The glorious gospel-mystery,
Such favours only from thee flow;

Which shows the wayto heav'n and thee.
Other physicians have I try'd, 5 O Jesus Christ, my Lord and God,

Yet only worse and worse I grow: Who hast redeem'd me by thy blood;
Give me by faith on thee to lean, By faith unite my heart to thee,
And say unto me: “ Be thou clean.” That we may never parted be.
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T. 151.

T. 58.
My Lord, how great the favor, THE more forgiveness thou dost deign
That I a sinner poor,

tafford,
Can, thro' thy blood's sweet savor, The more thou art belov’d, most gra-
Approach thy mercy-door!

cious Lord : And find an open passage

We are all great sinners, before thee,
Unto the throne of grace,

Saviour,
Then wait the welcome message O therefore grant to us the grace

and That bids me go in peace.

favor

To love thee much. 2 In my forlorn condition,

2 How merciful art thou, O God of Who else could give me aid ?

love! Where could I meet compassion, How doth each needy soul thy comBut in the church's Head ?

forts prove!
In mercy, O receive me,

Who to thee can render due compen-
Thou God, who hearest pray'r! sation ?
From ev'ry evil save me,

In heav'n and earth thy mercy and
Dispel each needless fear.

compassion Unequalld are !

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2 A sinner on’ mere mercy cast,
Thou, Lord, must for thy sake forgive, Thy mercy I embrace,
It cannot be for 'mine;

And gladly own from first to last, My pow'r, the pardon to receive, That I am sav'd by grace.

My faith, is all divine:

XVII. Of the Surrender of the Heart to Jesus,

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Have sav'd and rescu'd me;

And how thy cleansing blood, UNTO the Lamb of God, Apply'd unto my heart by faith, Who to retrieve my loss,

Hath brought me nigh to God: Became a man and dy'd for me,

6 I in the dust adore, Upon th' accursed cross;

Amaz'd at grace so free, Unto the Prince of Life,

Bestow'd on such a wretched worm, Who felt such racking pain,

And ask, “ How can it be, While he the vengeance due to me That sinners base and vile Did willingly sustain:

Should be so greatly lov'd, 2 To him I wholly give

Who cost thee so much pain and grief, Myself this day anew,

And so ungrateful prov'd p”
As his reward so dearly gain'd, 7 Me thy all-seeing eye
His spoil and purchase due;

Hath kept with watchful care; That with me he may do Thy great compassion never fail'd,

What’s pleasing in his sight, Thou heardst my needy pray'r ; And from me take whate'er him grieves, This makes me firmly trust Whate'er he sees not right.

That thou wilt guide me still, Ś How very weak I am,

And guard me safe throughout the way My Saviour well can see,

That leads to Zion's Hill
And how exceeding short I fall, 8 Dear Saviour, I resign

Of what I ought to be:
Compassionate High-Priest,

My worthless heart to thee;

And whether cheerful or distress'd, To thee I must appeals

Thine, thine alone I'll be: My numberless infirmities

My only aim is this O kindly haste to heal!

(o may I it fulfil !) 4 In thy most precious blood,

Thee to exalt with all my strength, Which from thy open'd yeins, And do thy holy will. To heal

my soul in plenty flow'd, I pray wash out my stains :

T. 22. It is thy daily care,

O GOD of mercy, grace and love! Thy helpless sheep to feed;

Thy yearning bowels did thee move, To purify their spotted souls, To call me from death's gloomy night

And gently them to lead. Into thy own amazing light, 5 Redeemer of my soul!

2 I once, was wholly dead in sin, Whene'er thereon I think, Wholly corrupt and spoild within, How thy compassion, love and grace, The carnal mind still bore the sway,

From sin and hell's dark brink And hurry'd me a slave away.

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3 It caus’d thee pain, O Son of God, 3 Jesus cur’d my soul's infection To see the purchase of thy blood By his suffrings, stripes and wounds: So deeply sunk in misery;

From his death and resurrection, And 'twas thy aim to set me free. Life and pow'r to me redounds; 4. Thou drewest me with cords of love, Once shall heav'nly joys inherit,

I by virtue of his merit
Till thou at last didst conqu’ror prove; And ev'n here a foretaste have,
Till sin's strong pow'r thou hadst sup. Of that world beyond the grave.

prest,
And till my weary soul had rest. 4 Jesus yields me delectation ;

When I'm weak he strengthens me, 5 Now, thro' thy wounds my soul hath

Sweetens all my tribulation, found Peace, righteousness, and solid ground; His atoning death and passion

And supports me constantly: I've now obtained, thro' thy grace, Are the of

my

salvation ; Among thy ransom'd fock a place.

Therefore Christ shall ne'er depart 6 I thee adure, my gracious King, From my sight and from my heart. And joyful Hallelujahs sing,

5 O! I'm lost in deepest wonder, My eyes with grateful tears o'erflow,

To think he shall soon appear For all the mercies thou dost show,

To receive me gladly yonder, 7 Faithful to thee I now. engage And wipe off my ev'ry tear : To be throughout my pilgrimage; Then my grateful songs and praises Accept my life and soul, my King, Shall resound in heav'nly places; Pledg'd to thy service these I bring. Here by faith to him I'll cleave, 8. Nature's reluctance over-rule,

Ješus will I never leave.
My fleshly tenderness control,
O may I always have in view

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T. 22. Not mine, but thy blest will to do.

We pray thee, wounded Lambof God! 9 Thus by thy pow'r I here shall be

Cleanse us in thy atoning blood !
Prepared for eternity,
Walk with my God, him serve and love, Then life or death is gain to us.

Grant us by faith to view thy cross, Till I shall live with him above.

2 Take our poor hearts, and let them be

For ever clos'd to all but thee! O! AT last I've found my Saviour Seal thou our breasts, and let us wear

Who laid down his life for me: That pledge of love for ever there. He (O undeserved favor)

3 What are our works but sin & death, Own'd me as his property: Conscious of my imperfection,

Till thou thy quick’ning Spirit breathe!

Until we strength from thee derive, I'll rely on his direction :

And in communion with thee live.
I will nothing know beside
Jesus and him crucify'd.

4 Ah, Lord! enlargeour scanty thought, 2 Others may seek satisfaction

Toknow the wondersthou hastwrought; In this poor world's vanity;

Unloose our stamm’ring tongues to tell Meanwhile shall my heart's affection

Thy love immense, unsearchable,
On
my
Saviour fixed be,

5 First-born of many brethren thou! On his meritorious suft'ring

To thee both earth and heav'n must And sin-expiating off'ring: To the world I bid adieu,

Help us to thee our all to give, Christ alone I have in view. Thine may we die, thine may we live!

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T. 580.

Ob, when shall all my wand'rings end, DIDST thou, Lord Jesus, me incline,

And all my wishes to thee tend? When I was lost and dead in sin, 4 Is there a thing beneath the sun,

To hear tby quick’ning voice? That strives with thee my heart to Have I obtained in thy blood

share? Redemption,and found peacewithGod? Ah! tear it thence, and be alone And do I in thy name rejoice? The spring of ev'ry motion there:

Then shall 2 O yes, I feel I am forgiv'n;

my

heart from earth be free,

When it háth found repose in thee. A foretaste I enjoy of heav'n Thy Spirit witness bears;

303.* By faith thy righteousness is mine, I'm well-assurd that I am thine,

TAKE, Lord, all self from me, that I My soul no condemnation fears.

No more, but Christ in me may live!

My vile affections crucify, 3 Yet 'fore thee, Jesus, I must own,

Let not one darling lust survive : I have not this salvation known By tracing legal ways;

O may my heart to thee aspire,

And nought on earth but thee desire. No!'twas rhy pow'r rais'd me from sin, Thou didst the saving work begin;

2 Dear Lord, thy sov'reign aid impart, Thine be the glory, thine the praise, o banish self-will from my heart,

To save me from low-thoughted care;

, 4 May I be faithful to thy call,

From all its latent 'mazes there; Surrender unto thee my all, Myself to thee resign;

And grant, that I may never move

From the blest footsteps of thy love. When dangers threaten me around, Invincible

3 Each moment draw from earth away I be found,

may And never from thy will decline.

My heart,that humbly waits thy call: 5 Me with thy gladdning oil anoint;

Speak to my inmost soul and

say, The destin'd path thou dost appoint Thy love to taste, thy voice to hear,

I am thy life, thy God, thy all!" Gladly I then shall tread; Bedew me with a genial show'r,

Thy pow'r to prove, is all my pray’r. Into my

heart thy influence pour, And me with heav'nly manna feed.

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T. 90.
JESUS, thy, light again I view,
T, 106.

Again thy loving-kindness prove, OGod!whoselove(immense in height, and all within me pants anew

In depth unfathom'd) no man knows; T' enjoy thy all reviving love: Grant unto me thy saving light, Again my thoughts to thee aspire,

Inly I sigh for thy repose: Unto thy name is my desire, My heart is pain’d, nor can it be 2 ButO! what oft'ring shall I give At rest, till it finds rest in thee.

To thee, the Lord of earth and skies? 2 Thy gracious call invites me still, My soul and body now receive

How light thy burden is, to prove; A holy, living sacrifice; Yet I'm unsteady; tho'my will 'Tis all I have to offer thee;

Be fix'd, yet wide my passions rove; O take me as thy property. Great hindrances obstruct the way, 3 O

may

I never from thee stray, I aim at thee, yet from thee stray. Or be again subdu'd by sin ; 3 Mere mercy'tis that thou hast brought Guide me, my life, my truth, my way,

My soul to seek its peace in thee; Thy blood preserve mygarmentclean, Yet while I seek, but find thee not, O let thy blood and righteousness

Al rest my wand'ring mind can't be; My beauty be, my glorious dress.

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4 Send down thy likeness from above, 12 I thank thee, that in mercy thou s end, Thine image, Lord, on me impress; Hast wakend me from death, Fill me with wisdom, patience, love,

Arous'd me out of sin's deep sleep, un, With purity and lowliness:

And calld to walk in faith. earth These precious gifts on me bestow,

3 Complete thy work, and crown thy That I may in thy knowledge grow. grace, 5 O Lord, be thou my shield and

light: And listen to that small still voice,

That I may faithful prove,
Since I am call'd by thy great name;
In thee my wand'ring thoughts unite,

Which whispers only love,
Of all

my

works be thou the aim: 4 Which teacheth me what is thy will, Thy grace attend me all my days, And tells me what to do; My sole employment be thy praise ! Which fills my heart with shame, when!

Do not thy will pursue.
Live
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I ever feel,
" GIVE me thy heart, my son," This teaching of my Lord,
thus saith the Lord,

And learn obedience to thy voice, "Give me thy heart, and listen to my Thy soft reviving word. sire. part ,

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care;
Walk in the path of grace;

O LORD in me ful
In follwing my direction

Whatever is thy will;
I'll grant thee my protection." To thee I now resign
2 'Tis only this whichChristofus desires; Myself, and all that's mine ;
He to promote our welfare this requires; Thine, only thine I'll be
How blest are they

And live alone to thee.
Who Jesus' voice obey,

2 Each day unto heart
And
give

their hearts for ever New life and grace impart;
To him our God and Saviour! For without fresh supply
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I languish, droop and die;
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Continually I've need
O TAKE my heart, and whatsoe'er is By faith on thee to feed.

mine,
Beloved Jesus, I'll be only thine ;

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To thee I'll live,

LORD, thou mad'st the universe,
And soul and body give;

I though dust, am yet thy creature,
My words and whole behavior
Be ruld by thee for ever.

Spoil'd by nature,

Yet desire to cleave to thee;
2 But give thyself, my Jesus unto me, Make thou me,
And dwell within my heart continually: Like the clay thine hand can fashion,
O Lord, remain

To a vessel of salvation
My joy 'midst grief and pain;

Fitted for eternity.
From thee, my soul's beloved,

2 I resign myself to thee,
May I ne'er be removed !

With me do whate'er thee pleases,

Gracious Jesus;
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May I have to thee always
LORD, take my heart just as it is,

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Thus in faith and love proceeding, , So shall I love thee above all,

I on heav'nly joys am feeding,
And live to thee alone,

Till in thee I end my race.

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