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852.
1. Holy Ghost! with light divine,

Shine upon this heart of mine;
Chase the shades of night away,

Turn my darkness into day.
2. Holy Ghost! with power divine,

Cleanse this guilty heart of mine;
Long hath sin without control,

Held dominion o’er my soul.
3. Holy Ghost! with joy divine,

Cheer this saddened heart of mine,
Bid my many woes depart,

Heal my wounded, bleeding heart.
4. Holy Spirit! all divine,

Dwell within this heart of mine;
Cast down every idol-throne,
Reign supreme-and reign alone.

853.
1. CHRISTIAN brethren, ere we part,

Every voice and every heart
Join, and to our Father raise

One last hymn of grateful praise.
2. Though we here should meet no more,

Yet there is a brighter shore;
There, released from toil and pain,
There we all may meet again.

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854.

78.
1. PEOPLE of the living God,

I have sought the world around,
Paths of sin and sorrow trod,

Peace and comfort nowhere found;
2. Now to you my spirit turns,

Turns-a fugitive unblest;
Brethren! where your altar burns,

O receive me into rest.

3. Lonely, I no longer roam,

Like the cloud, the wind, the wave-
Where you dwell shall be my home,

Where you die shall be my grave;
4. Mine the God whom you adore,

Your Redeemer shall be mine;
Earth can fill my soul no more,

Every idol I resign. MONTGOMERY,

855.
1. O, How soft that bed must be,

Made in sickness, Lord, by Thee;
And that rest, how calm, how sweet,

Where Jesus and the sufferer meet.
2. It was the good Physician now,

Soothed thy cheek, and chafed thy brow,
Whispering, as He raised thy head-

“It is I, be not afraid.”
3. God of glory, God of grace,

Hear from heaven, Thy dwelling-place;
Hear, in mercy, and forgive,

Bid Thy child believe and live.
4. Bless me, and I shall be blest,

Soothe me, and I shall have rest;
Fix my heart, my hopes, above;
Love me, Lord, for Thou art love.

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856.
1. HEARKEN, Lord, to my complaints,

For my soul within me faints;
Thee, far off, I call to mind,
In the land I left behind,
Where the streams of Jordan flow,
Where the heights of Hermon glow.

song was heard

2. Tempest-toss'd, my failing bark

Founders on the ocean dark;
Deep to deep around me calls,
With the rush of waterfalls,
While I plunge to lower caves,

Overwhelmed by all Thy waves.
3. Once the morning's earliest light

Brought Thy mercy to my sight,
And
my

wakeful
Later than the evening bird;
Hast Thou all my prayers forgot?

Dost Thou scorn, or. hear them not?
4. Why, my soul, art thou perplex'd ?

Why with faithless troubles vex'd ?
Hope in God, whose saving name
Thou shalt joyfully proclaim
When His countenance shall shine
Through the clouds that darken thine.

MONTGOMERY, 857.

7s.
1. Quiet, Lord, my froward heart,

Make me teachable and mild,
Upright, simple, free from art,

Make me as a weaned child;
From distrust and envy free,

Pleased with all that pleases Thee.
2. What Thou shalt to-day provide,

Let me as a child receive;
What tomorrow may betide,

Calmly to Thy wisdom leave;
’T is enough that Thou wilt care

Why should I the burden bear?
3. As a little child relies

On a care beyond his own;
Knows he's neither strong nor wise,

Fears to stir a step alone;
Let me thus with Thee abide,
As my Father, Guard, and Guide.

NEWTON,

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1. Gales from heaven, if God so will,

Sweeter melodies can wake,
On the lonely mountain rill,

Than the meeting waters make.
Who hath the Father and the Son.

May be left, but not alone.
2. Sick or healthful, slave or free,

Wealthy, or despised and poor
What is that to him or thee,

So his love to Christ endure?
When the shore is won at last,

Who will count the billows past ?
3. Only, since our souls will shrink

At the touch of natural grief,
When our earthly, loved ones sink,

Lend us, Lord, Thy sure relief;
Patient hearts, their pain to see,
And Thy grace, to follow Thee.

859.

78.
1. GENTLY, gently lay Thy rod

On my sinful head, O God!
Stay thy wrath, in mercy stay,

Lest I sink beneath its sway.
2. Heal me, for my flesh is weak;

Heal me, for Thy grace I seek ;
This my only plea I make-

Heal me for Thy mercy's sake.
3. Who, within the silent grave,

Shall proclaim Thy power to save ?
Lord ! my sinking soul reprieve;

Speak, and I shall rise and live.
4. Lo! He comes-He heeds my plea;

Lo! He comes—the shadows flee;
Glory round me dawns once more;
Rise, my spirit, and adore!

LYTE.

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1. In the hour of my distress,

When temptations me oppress,
And when I my sins confess—

Then, sweet Spirit, comfort me.
2. When I lie within my bed,

Sick in heart, and sick in head,
And with doubts disquieted-

Then, sweet Spirit, comfort me.
3. When the house doth sigh and weep,

And the world is drowned in sleep,
Yet mine eyes the watch do keep-

Then, sweet Spirit, comfort me.
4. When the tempter me pursueth,

With the sins of all my youth,
And condemns me with untruth-

Then, sweet Spirit, comfort me.
5. When the flames and hellish cries,

Fright mine ears, and fright mine eyes,
And all terrors me surprise-

Then, sweet Spirit, comfort me.
6. When the judgment is reveal’d,

And that opened, which was seald,
When to Thee I have appeal'd-

Then, sweet Spirit, comfort me.

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VAUGHN.

861.

7s.
1. CENTER of our hopes Thou art;

End of our enlarged desires,
Stamp Thine image on our heart,

Fill us now with heavenly fires;
Joined to Thee by love divine,
Seal our souls forever Thine.

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