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3 Be patient, then, my soul, and rest,
And cannot be too late:
Till then in patience wait.
140. C.M.-" Thou hast wrought all our works in us." Isa. xxvi. 12. 1 FATHER, to thee my soul I lift;
My soul on thee depends,
From thee alone descends.
and wisdom too; Without the Spirit of thy Son
We nothing good can do.
One holy thought conceive;
Thyself the blessing give. 4 Thou all our works in us hast wrought,
Our good is all divine :
And righteous word is thine.
The power on thee to call;
S.M.-The Holy Spirit implored. 1 COME, Holy Spirit, come,
Let thy bright beams arise,
And open all our eyes.
2 Convince us of our sin,
Then lead to Jesu's blood;
The secret love of God.
Our doubts and fears remove,
Of never-dying love.
To sanctify the soul,
And new create the whole.
Our minds from bondage free:
The Father, Son, and Thee.
With light and comfort from above;
O'er every thought and step preside.
And make us know and choose thy way :
That we from God may not depart.
That we must take to dwell with God:
Nor let us from his precepts stray ; -
In his enjoyment to be blest ;
The purpose of to-day,
To-morrow rends away.
Through dangers little known;
Man vainly trusts his own.
To reach the distant coast;
146. L.M.- For the gift of the Holy Spirit. 1 POWER from on high, O God, impart,
Power in thy gospel to believe,
Power all thy mercy to receive.
Beneath the burden of our guilt,
But plead the blood of pardon spilt. 3 Thy Spirit witness with that blood,
Ånd Christ our Saviour glorify, While we as children born of God, With rapture, “ Abba! Father!" cry.
147. L.M— The Spirit accompanying the word of God. 1 O SPIRIT of the living God !
In all thy plenitude of grace, Where'er the foot of man hath trod,
Descend on our apostate race.
2 Give tongues of fire and hearts of love,
To preach the reconciling word ; Give power
and unction from above, Whene'er the joyful sound is heard. 3 Be darkness at thy coming light,
Confusion order in thy path ;
Bid mercy triumph over wrath. 4 O Spirit of the Lord! prepare
All the round earth, her God to meet ; Breathe thou abroad like morning air
Till hearts of stone begin to beat. 5 Baptize the nations; far and nigh
The triumphs of the cross record :
kindred call him Lord. 6 God from eternity hath will’d,
All flesh shall his salvation see;
A world by sin destroy'd :
Move on the formless void.
Shall quell the deadly strife,
Produce the tree of life.
When nature rose to view,
When thou shalt all renew ?
THE BLESSINGS AND INVITATIONS OF THE GOSPEL. 4 And if the sons of God rejoice
To hear a Saviour's name,
To whom that Saviour came?
5 Lo! every kindred, tongue, and tribe,
Assembling round the throne, Thy new creation shall ascribe
To sovereign love alone.
THE BLESSINGS AND INVITATIONS OF THE GOSPEL. EXHORTATIONS AND WARNINGS. THE VANITY OF THE WORLD. TIME AND ETERNITY.
C.M.- The Saviour's invitation. John vii. 37.
1 THE Saviour calls—let every ear
Attend the heavenly sound;
Hope smiles reviving round.
2 For every thirsty, longing heart,
Here streams of bounty flow:
To banish mortal woe.
The gracious call obey;
And can you yet delay?
To thee let sinners fly,
And drink and never die.