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Gethsemane.
BEYOND where Cedron's waters flow,
Behold the suffering Saviour go,

To sad Gethsemane;
His countenance is all divine,

Yet grief appears in every line.
2 He bows beneath the sins of men
He cries to God, and cries again,

In sad Gethsemane;
He lifts his mournful eyes above-

‘My Father, can this cup remove ?'
3 With gentle resignation still,
He yielded to his Father's will,

'In sad Gethsemane;
• Behold me here, thy only Son,

* And, Father, let thy will be done.'
4 The Father heard—and angels there
Sustained the Son of God in prayer,

In sad Gethsemane;
He drank the dreadful cup of pain-

Then rose to life and joy again. 5 When storms of sorrow round us sweep, And scenes of anguish make us weep,

To sad Gethsemane
We'll look, and see the Saviour there,
And humbly bow, like him, in prayer.

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8s, 75 & 4.

Calvary.
HARK! from yonder mount arise
Notes of sadness-Jesus dies !
On the cross the Lord of lords

Love for guilty man records ;

Sinner, sinner,
Hear your dying Saviour's words.
2 Mortal! for your guilt I die,

Guilt that dared your God defy;
Blood for blood I freely give ;
Death I taste that you may live;

Will you, sinner,
Free salvation now receive ?

HOLY SPIRIT.

L. M.

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The Spirit enlightening and renewing.
ETERNAL Spirit! we confess
And sing the wonders of thy grace;
Thy power conveys our blessings down

From God the Father, and the Son. 2 Enlightened by thine heavenly ray,

Our shades and darkness turn to day;
Thine inward teachings make us know

Our danger and our refuge too.
3 Thy, power and glory work within,

And break the chains of reigning sin;
Our wild, imperious lusts subdue,

And form our wretched hearts anew, 4 The troubled conscience knows thy voice;

Thy cheering words awake our joys;
Thy words allay the stormy wind
And calm the surges of the mind.

S. M. 124

The indwelling Influences of the Spirit. 'TIS God the Spirit leads

In paths before unknown;
The work to be performed is ours,

The strength is all his own. 2 Supported by his grace,

We still pursue our way;
And hope at last to reach the prize,

Secure in endless day.
3 'Tis he that works to will,

'Tis he that works to do;
His is the power by which we act,

His be the glory too.

C. M. 125

Regeneration by the Holy Spirit.
NOT all the outward forms on earth,

Nor rites that God has given,
Nor will of man, nor blood, nor birth,

Can raise a soul to heaven.
2 The sovereign will of God alone

Creates us heirs of grace ;
Born in the image of his Son,

A new, peculiar race. 3 The Spirit, like some heavenly wind,

Blows on the sons of flesh,
New-models all the carnal mind,

And forms the man afresh. 4 Our quickened souls awake and rise

From their long sleep of death; On heavenly things we fix our eyes,

And praise employs our breath.

C. M. 126

Regeneration by the Holy Spirit.
LET songs of praises fill the sky!

Behold th' ascended Lord
Sends down his Spirit frorn on high,

And thus fulfils his word. 2 The Spirit, by his heavenly breath,

New life creates within:
He raises sinners from the death

Of trespasses and sin. 3 The things of Christ the Spirit takes,

And shows them unto men;
The humble soul his temple makes,

God's image stamps again.
4 Come, Holy Spirit! from above,

With thy celestial fire ;
Oh come! with holy zeal and love
Each heart and tongue inspire !

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Influences of the Spirit implored.

[To renew and sanctify.]
COME, Holy Spirit, come,

With energy divine;
And on this poor benighted soul

With beams of mercy shine. 2 Oh! melt this frozen heart;

This stubborn will subdue;
Each evil passion overcome,

And form me all anew. 3 Mine will the profit be,

But thine shall be the praise;
And unto thee will I devote

The remnant of my days.

S. M. 128

Influences of the Spirit implored.
COME, Holy Spirit, come!

Let thy bright beams arise:
Dispel the sorrow from our minds,

The darkness from our eyes.. 2 Convince us of our sin,

Then lead to Jesus' blood;
And to our wondering view reveal

The mercies of our God. 3 Revive our drooping faith,

Our doubts and fears remove;
And kindle in our breasts the flame

Of never-dying love.
4 'Tis thine to cleanse the heart,

To sanctify the soul,
To pour fresh life in every part,

And new-create the whole. 5 Dwell, Spirit, in our hearts;

Our minds from bondage free; Then shall we know, and praise, and love,

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HOLY GHOST, with light divine,
Shine upon this heart of mine ;
Chase the shades of night away,

Turn the darkness into day.
2 Let me see my Saviour's face,

Let me all his beauties trace:
Show those glorious truths to me,

Which are only known by thee. 3 Holy Ghost, with power divine,

Cleanse this guilty heart of mine,

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