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2 Haste thee on from grace to glory,

Armed with faith, and winged with prayer Heaven's eternal day 's before thee,

God's own hand shall guide thee there:
Soon shall close thine earthly mission,

Soon shall pass thy pilgrim-days;
Hɔpe shall change to glad fruition -

Faith to sight, and prayer to praise. 323.

Salvation by Grace.
1 GRACE!—'t is a charming sound,

Harmonious to the ear;
Heaven with the echo shall resound,

And all the earth shall hear, 2 Grace first contrived the way

To save rebellious man;
And all the steps that grace display,

Which drew the wondrous plan. 3 Grace led my roving feet

To tread the heavenly road;
And new supplies each hour I meet,

While pressing on to God.
4 Grace all the work shall crown,

Through everlasting days;
It lays in heaven the topmost stone,

And well deserves the praise. 324.

Filial Obedience.
1 GRACE, like an uncorrupted seed,

Abides and reigns within ;
Immortal principles forbid

The sons of God to sin.
2 Not by the terrors of a slave,

Do they perform his will ;
But, with the noblest powers they have,

His sweet commands fulfill.
3 They find access, at every hour,

To God, within the veil;
Hence they derive a quickening power,

And joys that never fail.

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4 Oh! happy souls !-Oh! glorious state

Of overflowing grace,
To dwell so near their Father's seat,

And see his lovely face.
5 Lord! I address thy heavenly throne;

Call me a child of thine ;
Send down the Spirit of thy Son

To form my heart divine.
6 There shed thy choicest love abroad,

And make my comforts strong;
Then shall I say,"My Father, God!"

With an unwavering tongue. 325.

Faith encouraged by ancient Examples. 1 RISE, O my soul! pursue the path,

By ancient worthies trod;
Aspiring, view those holy men,

Who lived and walked with God.
2 Though dead, they speak in reason's ear,

And in example live;
Their faith, and hope, and mighty deeds,

Still fresh instruction give. 3 'T was through the Lamb's most precious blood,

They conquered every foe;
And to his power and matchless grace,

Their crowns of life they owe. 4 Lord! may I ever keep in view

The patterns thou hast given;
And ne'er forsake the blessed road,

That led them safe to heaven. 326.

Salvation through Christ.
1 NOW, to the power of God supreme

Be everlasting honors given;
He saves from hell,—we bless his name,

He calls our wandering feet to heaven. 2 Not for our duties, or deserts,

But of his own abounding grace,
He works salvation in our hearts,

And forms a people for his praise.

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3 ’T was his own purpose that begun

To rescue rebels, doomed to die;
He gave us grace in Christ, his Son,

Before he spread the starry sky.
4 Jesus, the Lord, appears at last,

And makes his Father's counsels known; Declares the great transaction past,

And brings immortal blessings down.
5 He dies,-and, in that dreadful night,

Did all the powers of hell destroy ;
Rising-he brought our heaven to light,

And took possession of the joy. 327.

The Hope of Heaven.
1 WHEN I can read my title, clear,

To mansions in the skies,
I bid farewell to every fear,

And wipe my weeping eyes.
2 Should earth against my soul engage,

And hell's fierce darts be hurled :
Then I can smile at Satan's rage,

And face a frowning world.
3 Let cares, like a wild deluge, come,

And storms of sorrow fall;
May I but safely reach my home,

My God, my heaven, my all ;-
4 There shall I bathe my weary soul,

In seas of heavenly rest;
And not a wave of trouble roll,

Across my peaceful breast. 328.

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Pilgrim's Song.
1 RISE, my soul ! and stretch thy wings,

Thy better portion trace;
Rise from transitory things,

Toward heaven, thy native place:
Sun, and moon, and stars decay,

Time shall soon this earth remove;
Rise, my soul ! and haste away,

To seats prepared above.

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2 Rivers to the ocean run,

Nor stay in all their course;
Fire ascending seeks the sun,

Both speed them to their source ;
So a soul, that's born of God,

Pants to view his glorious face;
Upward tends to his abode,

To rest in his embrace.
3 Cease, ye pilgrims ! cease to mourn,

Press onward to the prize;
Soon the Saviour will return,

Triumphant in the skies:
Yet a season,—and you know,

Happy entrance will be given;
All our sorrows left below,

And earth exchanged for heaven. 29.

Salvation by Grace. 1 LORD! we confess our numerous faults;

How great our guilt has been !
Foolish and vain were all our thoughts,

And all our lives were sin.
2 But my soul ! for ever praise,

Fas ever love his name,
Who turns thy feet from dangerous ways.

Of folly, sin, and shame.
3 'T is not by works of righteousness

Which our own hands have done;
But we are saved by sovereign grace,

Abounding through his Son
{ 'T is from the mercy of our God,

That all our hopes begin ;
'T is by the water, and the blood,

Our souls are washed from sin.
5 'Tis through the purchase of his death

Who hung upon the tree,
The Spirit is sent down, to breathe

On such dry bones as we.
6 Raised from the dead, we live anew;

And, justified by grace,
We shall appear in glory too,

And see our Father's face.

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Heavenly Joy on Earth
1 COME, ye who love the Lord !

And let your joys be known:
Join in a song of sweet accord,

And thus surround the throne. 2 Let those refuse to sing,

Who never knew our God;
But children of the heavenly King

May speak their joys abroad. 3 The men of grace have found

Glory begun below;
Celestial fruits on earthly ground

From faith and hope may grow. 4 The hill of Zion yields

A thousand sacred sweets,
Before we reach the heavenly fields,

Or walk the golden streets. 5 Then let our songs abound,

And every tear be dry;
We're marching through Immanuel's ground,
To fairer worlds on high.

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Redemption and Protection.
1 ARISE, my soul! my joyful powers !

And triumph in my God;
Awake, my voice! and loud proclaim

His glorious grace abroad.
2 He raised me from the deeps of sin;-

The opening gates of hell;
And fixed my standing more secure,

That 't was before I fell.
3 The arms of everlasting love,

Beneath my soul he placed;
And on the rock of ages set

My slippery footsteps fast. 4 The city of my blest abode

Is walled around with grace;
Salvation for a bulwark stands,

To shield the sacred place.

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