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Who fain wou'd believe him,
And in your beft room Wou'd gladly receive him, i
But fear to presume. 2 Remember one thing,
(O may it sink deep) Our Shepherd and King
Cares much for his Theep.
The work is his own :
And gives him his crown. 3 Those feeble desires,
Those wishes fo weak,
And bids you still seek.
The life he first gave :
If JESUS can fave.
Tho' helpless in kind,
They nourishment find :
When faint, in his arms;
And guards them from harmsa
5 Blest soul, that can fay,
“ Christ only I feek;
Be conftant, tho weak:
Will not tarry long ;
Does the word of God afford ?
Food & MED'CINE, SHIELD & SWORD.
Having this I need no more. 2 Food to which the world's a stranger,
Here my hungry foul enjoys ;
Tho' it fills, it never cloys.
Here is meat and drink indeed.
Or when Satan wounds my mind,
Healing MED'CInes here I find :
4 In the hour of dark temptation
Satan cannot make me yield;
Is to me a mighty SHIELD.
From his pow'r I'm secure.
When I take the Spirit's SWORD,
Satan trembles at the word:
Keen the edge, and sharp the blade. 6 Shall I envy then the miser
Doating on his golden store ?
: Η Υ Μ Ν
AT DIS MISSION.
Dismiss us with thy blefling, LORD;
And let thy truth within us live.
Wash all our works in Jesu's blood;
HYMN 278. ANOTHER. ESUS, knit all our hearts to thee;
And join us all in one'; ... In our assemblies, ev'ry where,
Be thou our aim alone. 2 Reign thou fole monarch of our hearts ;
And we, as sinners, lie
To all eternity.
FATHER, before we hence depart
Send thy good Spirit down; Let him reside in ev'ry heart,
And bless the feed that's fown, 2 Thou fountain of eternal love,
Who gav'st thy Son to die; Olet thy Spirit from above,
Enlighten and apply.
Η Υ Μ Ν 280." ANOTHER
We'll bless the Saviour's Name į Record his mercies ev'ry heart,
Sing ev'ry tongue the fame.
2 Hoard up his sacred word,
And feed thereon, and grow; Go on to seek to know the Lord, And practise what you
H Y M N 281.
AT THE SACRAMENT,
Unto a costly feast ;
To be a welcome guest. 2 Awake, repentance, faith, and love ;
Awake, o ev'ry grace;
In his most holy place.
Below the mount abide ;
Saviour chide. 4 O come, my Lord, the time draws nigh
That I am to receive;
Persuade me to believe.
Nor hide himself from me;