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HYMN LIII.

[Rippon's COLL.]

Ransom. “I COME,” the great

Redeemer cries, A year of freedom to declare ; From debts and bondage to discharge ; And Jews and Greeks the grace Thall share : 2 A day of vengeance I proclaim ;

But not on man storm shall fall ;
On mc its thunders shall descend,
My strength, my love, sultain them all.
3 Stupendous favor! matchless grace !

Jesus has di’d that we might live :
Not worlds below, nor worlds above,

Could fo divine a ransom give.
4 To him, who lov'd our ruin'd race ;

And for our lives, laid down his own,
Let songs of joyful praises rise,
Sublime, eternal as his throne.

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HYMN LIV. c. M. [FOHN RELLE.]

Refuge. MORTALS

behold your dying God, Take refuge in his name ; Come wash your robes white in the blood Of Christ, the slaughter'd Lamb. 2 Now welcome all who come to God,

In Christ, the Saviour's name ;
There's full redemption in his blood ;
Then do not flight the Lamb.
30, that you God the Saviour knew,
And that he bore your shame ;

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Di’d, rose again, and lives for you,

Then would you prize the Lamb.
4 What love, what kindness did he thew !

When he from heav'n came,
To bear away all sin from you ;

Behold the holy Lamb. 5

How rich the blood which once did flow!
To cover ts from shame ;
We'll bow before thy footstool low,

And hail thee, lovely Lamb.
6 0 Chrift, our God, our bleeding King,

We'll ever sing thy fame ;
Here and in heav'n we'll shout and sing
Thy glories, worthy Lamb.
HYMN LV. L. M. LWESLEY'S COLL.] ]

The Lord our Righteousness.
1 JESUS, thy blood and righteousness

My beauty are, my glorious dress ;
'Midlt flaming worlds, in these array'd,
With joy shall I lift up my

head.
2 When from the dust of death I rise,

To claim my mansion in the skies ;
E'en then shall this be all my plea,

Jesus hath liv'd, hatli did for me." 3

Bold fall-1 stand in that great day ;
For who ought to my charge shall lay ?
Fully through these absolv'd I am

From sin and fear, from guilt and shame.: 4 Thus Abraham the friend of God,

Thus all the armies bought with blood,

WHILST

Saviour offioners thee proclaim ;
Sinners, of whom, the chief I am.
This spotless robe, the fame appears,
When ruin'd nature finks in years ;
No age can change its glorious hue,
The
grace

of Christ is ever new.
HYMN LVI. $. M. [JAMES RELLY.]

Rock.
HILST we are marching through

This land with drought accurs'd ; Rivers of living waters flow

In thee, to quench our thirst.
Ź This world's a weary land ;

By sin, a defart made :
'Tis all around a burning strand ;

Has no refreshing shade.
3 But thou'rt our mighty rock ;

Thy shadow very great ;
Where all thy wéary pilgrim flock,

Find a divine retreat.
4 Though once with sin oppress’d,

From which no part was free ;
Our grievances are now redrefs'd,

Dear, glorious man, in thee. 5 In théd we now have found

Whate'er we lost, and more ;
We fee thy grace much more abound,

Than fin had done before,
6 Thy praise be our employ ;

Thy glories ever shine:

All our salvation, hope, and joy,
Art thou, O nian, divine ;

HYMN LVII. L. M. [WATTS' PSALM 40.]

Sacrifice. 1 THE wonders, Lord, thy love has wro't,

Exceed our praise, surmount our tho't, Should I attempt the long detail,

My speech would faint, my numbers fail. 2 No blood of beasts on altars spilt,

Can cleanse the souls of men from guilt ;
But thou hast set before our eyes

An all-sufficient sacrifice.
3 “Behold I come, (the Saviour cries,

With love and duty in his eyes)
I come to bear the heavy load

Of lins, and do thy will, my God. 4 'Tis written in thy great decree,

'Tis in thy book foretold of me;
I must fulfil the Saviour's part ;

And lo ! thy law is in my heart. 5 I'll magnify ihy holy law,

And rebels to obedience draw,
When on my cross I'm lifted high,

Or to my crown above the sky.
6 The spirit shall descend and show

What thou hast done, and what I do ;
The wond'ring world shall learn thy grace,
Thy wisdom and thy righteousness.”

HYMN LVIII. 5. M. [ATTS.] Salvation, Righteousness, and Strengib, THE Lord on high proclaims

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“ Mercy and justice are the names

By which I will be known. ? Ye dying souls that fit

In darkness and distress ;
Look from the borders of the pit,

To my recov'ring grace." 3

Sinners shall hear the found;
Their thankful tongues shall own,
Our righteousness and strength is found

In thee, O Lord, alone. 4

In thee fhall Isr'el trust,
And see their guilt forgiv'n ;
God will pronounce the finners just,
And take the saints to heav'n.
HYMN LIX. C. M. [Peacock.]

SUN.
JESUS, thou Sun of Righteousness,

All glorious and divine ;
Thy people with thy presence bless,

In their assemblies shine.
? Thy healing beams alone can cheer

Hearts pain'd with inward grief; The soul opprest with guilt and fear,

In thee finds sweet relief. 3 If thou thy righteousness display,

And make thy merits known;

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