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6 O never let me blush to own
HYMN 502. L. M. 
t) WE bid thee welcome in the name
al Of Jesus, our exalted Head;
| | ) Come as a servant: so he came;
And we receive thee in his stead. 2 Come as a shepherd; guard and keep
This fold from Satan and from sin: Nourish the lambs, and feed the sheep;
The wounded heal, the lost bring in. 3 Come as a watchman: take thy stand
Upon thy tower on Zion's height; And when the sword comes on the land,
Warn us to fly, or teach to fight. 4 Come as an angel, hence to guide
A band of pilgrims on their way; That, safely walking at thy side,
We never fail, nor faint, nor stray. 5 Come as a teacher sent from God,
Charged his whole counsel to declare; Lift o'er our ranks the prophet's rod,
While we uphold thy hands with prayer. 6 Come as a messenger of peace,
Filled with the Spirit, fired with love;
HYMN 503. L. M. 
Ambassadors to rebels sends ; His messengers his place supply,
And Jesus begs us to be friends.
2 Us in the stead of Christ, they pray,
Us, in the stead of God entreat,
And find forgiveness at his feet.
And proffer'd mercy, we embrace;
Thy condescending mercy praise.
A full acquittance we receive!
HYMN 504. 11. M.
Who spreads his triumphs wide!
Is breathed on every side:
Its influence feel--and live;
The incense they receive :
That brings salvation nigh:
And faint, and fall, and die.
Shall all thy servants be,
A savour sweet to thee;
Supremely bright thy grace shall shine,
within COMFORT, ye ministers of grace,
Comfort my people saith your God!
His golden sceptre, not his rod;
The Lord shall comfort all that mourn:
With joy they doubtless shall return;
HYMN 506. L. M. 
See, Lord, with yearning bowels see,
Till sought and gather'd in by thee.
In pain, and weariness, and want;
The sick, and spiritless and faint.
And sheep-redeeming Shepherd art;
And pastors after thine own heart.
And great shall be the preacher's crowd;
HYMN 507. L. M.
To us and ours the pronuşe made,
To us be graciously the same,
And crown with living fire our head ! 2 Our claim admit, and from above
Of holiness the Spirit shower; Of wise discernment, humble love,
And zeal, and unity, and power! 3 The Spirit of convincing speech,
Of power demonstrative, impart; Such as may every conscience reach,
And sound the unbelieving heart. 4 The Spirit of refining fire,
Searching the inmost of the mind,
HYMN 508. C. M.
And let it swiftly run;
And put salvation on !
May all thy people prove The plenitude of gospel grace,
The joy of perfect love! 3 Jesus, let all thy lovers shine,
Illustrious as the sun! And, bright with borrowed rays divine,
Their glorious circuit run. 4 Beyond the reach of mortals, spread
Their light where'er they go; And heavenly influences shed,
On all the world below!
Exulting in their miglit;
The gloom of hellish night!
6 As the bright Sun of Righteousness,
Their healing wings display;
Unto the perfect day.
SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL.
HYMN 509. C. M. 
Once more his blessings ask:
Nor worship prove a task.
From heaven, in Jesus' name,
And put our souls in frame.
Each in an honest heart;
And never with it part.
To each thy blessings suit,
HYMN 510. L. M. 
Hath animated senseless stones;
And rais'd us into Abraham's sons.
In sin and error's deadly shade,