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6. Blest is the man, O God,

That stays himself on Thee !
Who waits for Thy salvation, Lord,

Shall Thy salvation see.


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1. How heavy is the night

That hangs upon our eyes,
Till Christ, with His reviving light,

Over our souls arise!
2. Our guilty spirits dread

To meet the wrath of Heaven;
But in His righteousness arrayed,

We see our sins forgiven.
3. Unholy and impure

Are all our thoughts and ways;
His hands infected nature cure,

With sanctifying grace.
4. The powers of hell agree

To hold our souls in vain ;
He sets the sons of bondage free,

And breaks the accursed chain.
5. Lord, we adore Thy ways,

To bring us near to God;
Thy sovereign Power, Thy healing grace,

And Thy atoning blood.


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1. 6 FOREVER with the Lord !"

So, Jesus ! let it be;
Life from the dead is in that word;

'Tis immortality.
2. Here, in the body pent,
Absent from Thee I

Yet nightly pitch my moving tent,

A day's march nearer home.

3. “ Forever with the Lord !"

Saviour, if ’t is Thy will
The promise of that faithful word

E'en here to me fulfill.
4. So when my latest breath

Shall rend the vail in twain,
By death I shall escape from death,

And life eternal gain.
5. Knowing as I am known,

How shall I love that word,
And oft repeat before the throne-

“ Forever with the Lord !"


1. A CHARGE to keep I have;

A God to glorify;
A never-dying soul to save,

And fit it for the sky.
2. To serve the present age,

My calling to fulfill;
O may it all my powers engage

To do my Master's will.
3. Arm me with jealous care,

As in Thy sight to live;
And Othy servant, Lord, prepare

A strict account to give.
4. Help me to watch and pray,

And on Thyself rely;
Assured if I my trust betray,

I shall forever die.



S. M.

1. Teach me, my God and King,

Thy will in all to see ;
And what I do in any thing,

To do it as for Thee !

2. To scorn the senses'

sway, While still to Thee I tend; In all I do, be Thou the way,

In all, be Thou the end,
3. All may of Thee partake;

Nothing so small can be
But draws, when acted for Thy sake

Greatness and worth from Thee.

4. If done beneath Thy laws

E'en servile labors shine;
Hallowed is toil, if this the cause;

The meanest work, divine.


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1. COME, Holy Spirit, come;

Let Thy bright beams arise;
Dispel the sorrow from our minds,

The darkness from our eyes.
2. Convince us of our sin;

Then lead to Jesus' blood,
And to our wondering view reveal

The mercies of our God.
3. Revive our drooping faith,

Our doubts and fears remove,
And kindle in our breasts the flame

Of never-dying love.
4. 'Tis Thine to cleanse the heart,

To sanctify the soul,

fresh life in every part,
And new-create the whole.

5. Come, Holy Spirit, come;

Our minds from bondage free;
Then shall we know, and praise, and love,

The Father, Son, and Thee.



S. M.
1. The harvest dawn is near,

The year delays not long;
And he who sows with many a tear,

many a song.
2. Sad to his toil he goes,

His seed with weeping leaves;
But He shall come, at twilight's close,
And bring His golden sheaves.

G, BURGESS, 626. 1. YE servants of the Lord,

Each in His office wait,
Observant of His heavenly word,

And watchful at His gate.
2. Let all your lamps be bright,

And trim the golden flame;
Gird up your loins as in His sight,

For awful is His name.
3. Watch—'t is your Lord's command;

And while we speak, He's near;
Mark the first signal of His hand,

And ready all appear.
4. O happy servant he

In such a posture found !
He shall his Lord with rapture see,
And be with honor crowned.


S. M. Double.
1. I was a wandering sheep,

I did not love the fold :
•I did not love my Shepherd's voice,

I would not be controllid;
I was a wayward child,

I did not love my home,
I did not love my Shepherd's voice,

I loved afar to roam.

2. The Shepherd sought His sheep,

The Father sought His child;
They followed me o'er vale and hill,

O’er deserts waste and wild ;
They found me nigh to death,

Famish'd and faint, and lone;
They bound me with the bands of love,

They saved the wandering one.
3. They spake in tender love,

They raised my drooping head;
They gently closed my bleeding wounds,

My fainting soul they fed ;
They washed my


They made me clean and fair;
They brought me to my home in peace,

The long-sought wanderer.
4. Jesus my Shepherd is,
'T was He that loved


soul. ’T was He that wash'd me in His blood,

'Twas He that made me whole: 'T was He that sought the lost,

That found the wandering sheep, ’T was He that brought me to the fold

’T was He that still doth keep.
5. No more a wand'ring sheep,

I love to be controll’d,
I love my tender Shepherd's voice,

I love the peaceful fold:
No more a wayward child,

I seek no more to roam,
I love my heavenly Father's voice-

I love, I love His home.


S. M.
1. The Lord my Shepherd is;

I shall be well supplied :
Since He is mine, and I am His,

What can I want beside ?

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