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4. That prize with peerless glories bright,

Which shall new luster boast,
When victor's wreaths and monarch's gems

Shall blend in common dust.
5. Blest Saviour, introduced by Thee,

Have I my race begun;
And, crowned with victory, at Thy feet

I'll lay my honors down. DODDRIDGE.

565.
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;
To His almighty power and 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.

NEEDHAM.

566.

C. M.
1. Am I a soldier of the cross?

A follower of the Lamb ?
And shall I fear to own His cause,

Or blush to speak His name?
2. Must I be carried to the skies

On flowery beds of ease ?
While others fought to win the prize,

And sailed through bloody seas?

3. Are there no foes for me to face ?

Must I not stem the flood ?
Is this vile world a friend to grace,

To help me on to God?
4. Sure I must fight, if I would reign;

Increase my courage, Lord !
I'll bear the toil, endure the pain,

Supported by Thy word.
5. Thy saints, in all this glorious war,

Shall conquer, though they die;
They view the triumph from afar,

And seize it with their eye.
6. When that illustrious day shall rise,

And all Thy armies shine
In robes of victory through the skies

The glory shall be Thine.

WATTS.

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1. In all my Lord's appointed ways,

My journey I'll pursue;
Hinder me not, ye much-loved saints!

For I must go with you.
2. Through floods and flames, if Jesus leads,

I'll follow where He goes;
Hinder me not !-shall be my cry, .

Though earth and hell oppose.
3. Through duty, and through trials, too,

I'll go at His command ;
Hinder me not, for I am bound

To my Immanuel's land.
4. And when my Saviour calls me home,

Still this my cry shall be-
Hinder me not-come, welcomo death!

I'll gladly go with Thee.

RYLAND,

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1. Alas, what hourly dangers rise !

What snares beset my way!
To heaven O let me lift mine eyes,

And hourly watch and pray.
2. How oft my mournful thoughts complain,

And melt in flowing tears !
My weak resistance !-ah, how vain !

How strong my foes and fears !
3. O gracious God! in whom I live,

My feeble efforts aid;
Help me to watch, and pray, and strive,

Though trembling and afraid.
4. Increase

my
faith—increase

my hope,
When foes and fears prevail;
And bear my fainting spirit up,

Or soon my strength will fail.
5. O keep me in Thy heavenly way,

And bid the tempter flee;
And let me never, never stray

From happiness and Thee.

MRS. STEELK.

569.
1. Through all the changing scenes of life,

In trouble and in joy,
The praises of my God shall still

My heart and tongue employ.
2. Of His deliverance I will boast,

Till all, who are distress'd,
From my example comfort take,

And charm their griefs to rest.
3. Oh! magnify the Lord with me,

With me exalt His name;
When in distress to Him I called,

He to my rescue came.

4. The hosts of God encamp around

The dwellings of the just;
Deliverance He affords to all

Who on his succor trust.
5. Oh! make but trial of His love;

Experience will decide
How blest are they, and only they,

Who in His truth confide.
6. Fear Him, ye saints ! and ye will then

Have nothing else to fear;
Make ye His service your delight-
He'll make your wants His care.

TATE AND BRADY. 570.

C. M.
1. AMAZING grace ! how sweet the sound,

That saved a wretch like me,
I once was lost, but now am found,

Was blind, but now I see.*
2. T was grace that taught my heart to fear,

And grace my fears relieved:
How precious did that grace appear,

The hour I first believed !
3. Through many dangers, toils, and snares,

I have already.come;
'Tis grace has brought me safe thus far, .

And grace will lead me home.
4. The Lord has promised good to me,

His word my hope secures;
He will my shield and portion be --

As long as life endures.
* The following chorus may be added to each verse:

O that will be joyful,

To meet to part no more,
To meet to part no more
On Canaan's happy shore,
There we shall meet at Jesus' feet

Shall meet to part no more.

5. Yes, when this flesh and heart shall fail,

And mortal life shall cease,
I shall possess, within the vail,

A life of joy and peace.
6. The earth shall soon dissolve like snow,

The sun forbear to shine;
But God, who call'd me here below,

Will be forever mine.

NEWTON.

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1. Come, let us join our songs of praise

To our ascended Priest;
He entered heaven, with all our names

Engraven on His breast.
2. Below He washed our guilt away

By His atoning blood;
Now He appears before the throne,

And pleads our cause with God.
3. Clothed with our nature still, He knows

The weakness of our frame,
And how to shield us from the foes

Whom He Himself o'ercame.
4. Nor time, nor distance, e'er shall quench

The fervor of His love;
For us He died in kindness here,

For us He lives above.
5. O may we ne'er forget His grace,

Nor blush to bear his name;
Still may our hearts hold fast his faith
Our lips His praise proclaim.

CAMPBELL'S COLL. 572

C. M.
1. SALVATION ! oh! the joyful sound;

'Tis pleasure to our ears ;
A sovereign balm for every wound,
A cordial for our fears.

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