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+ 11s. . 1. On Saviour, whose mercy, severe in its kindness, Hath chastened my wanderings, and guided my
way, Adored be the power that hath pitied my blindness, And weaned me from phantoms that smiled to
betray. 2. Enchanted with all that was dazzling and fair,
I followed the rainbow-I caught at the toy; And still in displeasure Thy goodness was there,
Disappointing the hope, and defeating the joy. 3. The blossom blushed bright, but a worm was below; The moonlight shone fair, there was blight in the
beam; Sweet whispered the breeze, but it whispered of
And bitterness flowed in the soft, flowing stream.
4. So, cured of my folly, yet cured but in part,
Í turned to the refuge Thy pity displayed;
fade. 5. I thought that the course of the pilgrim to heaven
Would be bright as the summer, and glad as the Thou show’dst me the path, it was dark and uneven,
All rugged with rock, and all tangled with thorn. 6. I dreamed of celestial rewards and renown,
I grasped at the triumph that blesses the brave; I asked for the palm branch, the robe, and the crown, I asked, and Thou show'dst me a cross and a
My hopes, and my wishes, my all I resign;
Nor know of a wish or a pleasure but Thine.
8. There are mansions exempted from sin and from
woe, But they stand in a region by mortals untrod, There are rivers of joy-but they roll not below,
There is rest—but it dwells in the presence of God.
1. The voice of free grace cries, Escape to the moun
For Adam's lost race Christ hath opened a fountain;
Hallelujah to the Lamb, who hath purchased
our pardon, We'll praise Him again, when we pass over
Jordan. 2. Ye souls that are wounded ! O flee to the Saviour;
He calls you in mercy—'t is infinite favor;
Hallelujah to the Lamb, etc. 3. O Jesus! ride onward, triumphantly glorious, O’er sin, death, and hell, Thou art more than vic
torious; Thy name is the theme of the great congregation, While angels and men raise the shout of salvation.
Hallelujah to the Lamb, etc. 4. With joy shall we stand, when escaped to the shore; With harps in our hands, we'll praise Him the
more; We'll range the sweet plains on the banks of the
river, And sing of salvation forever and ever!
Hallelujah to the Lamb, etc.
12s. 1. Thou art gone to the grave! but we will not de
plore thee, Though sorrows and darkness encompass the
tomb; The Saviour hath passed through its portals before
thee, And the lamp of His love is thy guide through
the gloom. 2. Thou art gone to the grave! we no longer behold
thee, Nor tread the rough paths of the world by thy
But the wide arms of mercy are spread to enfold thee,
And sinners may die, for the Sinless hath died. 3. Thou art gone to the grave! and, its mansions for
aphim's song. 4. Thou art gone to the grave! but we will not de
And death hath no sting, for the Saviour hath died.
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Wake to life the slumbering dead;
2. Full of joyful expectation,
Saints behold the Judge appear;
Enter into life and joy;
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Death is o'er and life is won;
Rest; thine earthly race is run.
Endless day is round thee poured;
For the people of the Lord.
He who died that thou mightst live;
Waits thy crown of joy to give.
With the tones of earthly love,
Wait thee in the realms above.
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From on high Jehovah speaks !
Earth beholds Him;
2. Zion, all its light unfolding,
God in glory shall display;
Tempests round Him
To the earth beneath He cries;
Rise to judgment;
Those who to My covenant stood;
And His righteousness declare;
Just His judgment !
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Thou hast wondrous power to save;
Over life's tempestuous wave.
View the dawn while yet afar;
Lead me by the Morning Star.
On the banks beyond the stream;
Jesus, Jesus is their theme.