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2 Not with a transient glance surveyed,
And in an hour forgot,
To reign o'er every thought.
Thy gracious power display, That our ungrateful, wandering hearts
May hearken and obey.
WATTS. Adoption, as sons of God. 1 BEHOLD, what wondrous grace
The Father hath bestowed On sinners of a mortal race,
To call them sons of God! 2 'Tis no surprising thing,
That we should be unknown; The Jewish world knew not their King,
God's everlasting Son. 3 Nor doth it yet appear
How great we must be made; But when we see our Savior here,
We shall be like our Head. 4 A hope so much divine
May trials well endure, May purge our souls from sense and sin,
Ås Christ the Lord is pure. 5 If in my Father's love
I share a filial part,
6 We would no longer lie
Like slaves beneath the throne; Our faith shall • Abba Father' cry,
And thou the kindred own.
WATTS. Punishment without Rejection. Ps. 89. 1 · Yet (saith the Lord) if David's race,
The children of my Son,
And tempt mine anger down, 2 Their sins I'll visit with the rod,
And make their folly smart;
Nor from thy truth depart.
But keep my grace in mind;
Eternal truth shall bind. 4 Once have I sworn-(I need no more)
And pledged my holiness, ,
To David and his race.
And spread from sea to sea,
To give the nations day. 6 Sure as the moon, that rules the night,
His kingdom shall endure,
Do saints perform thy will ;
Thy sweet commands fulfil.
To God within the veil;
And joys that never fail.
Of overflowing grace;
And see his lovely face ! 4 Lord, I address thy heavenly throne;
Call me a child of thine,
To form my heart divine.
comforts strong; Then shall I say, “My Father God,'
With an unwavering tongue.
635. L. M. BLACKLOCK.
Different ends of the Virtuous and Vicious. 1 How blest the man,-how more than blest
Whose heart no guilty thoughts employ! God's endless sunshine fills his breast, And conscience whispers peace and joy.
2 Pure rectitude's unerring way
His heaven-conducted steps pursue ;
Unstained his soul, and bright his view. 3 By God's almighty arm sustained,
True virtue soon or late shall rise ;
And share the triumph of the skies. 4 But fools, to sacred wisdom blind,
Who vice's tempting call obey,
storm an easy prey.
636, 11 M.
S. F. STREETER Come unto me, and I will give you rest.' 1 How gracious the promise, how soothing the word,
That came from the lips of our merciful Lord !
Come, learn of your Savior, and ye shall find rest.' 2 Ye heart-stricken sons and ye daughters of woe,
For you the fresh fountains of comfort o'erflow; Your souls to the blessed Redeemer unite,
His yoke it is easy, his burden is light. 3 And ye that have sinned and have wandered astray,
Come, walk in the light and the truth and the way;
I. Long Metre.
II. Long Metre.
III. Common Metre.
By all in earth and heaven,
IV. Short Metre.
The universal King,
Wide as he reigns,
VI. Sevens Metre.
VII. Elevens Metre.
N. B. Many Hymns, or parts of Hymns, will also answer for Docologies : see particularly Hymns 37-50, and 64-67, and 69 78, &c.