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3 Jesus, all our consolations

Flow from thee, the sov'reign good;
Love, and faith, and hope, and patience,

All are purchas'd by thy blood;
From thy fulness we receive them,

We have nothing of our own;
Freely thou delight'st to give them

To the needy who have none.

361.. Renouncing Self for Christ. L.M. And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for

grace.-John i. 16.
1 A GUILTY soul by sin opprest,

Weary of wand'ring after rest,
Wretched, and naked, poor, and blind,

I now my want of all things find.
2 All things I want; but one is nigh

My want of all things to supply: Pardon, and peace, and liberty, Jesus, I all things have in thee. 362. Support in God's Covenant under

Trouble. C.M. Although my house be not so with God; yet he hath

made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire.—2 Sam. xxiii. 5. 1 My God, the cov'nant of thy love

Abides for ever sure;
And in its matchless grace I feel

My happiness secure.

2 What though my house be not with thee,

As thy commands require; That covenant is all my hope,

Salvation, and desire.
3 Since thou, the everlasting God,

My Father art become;
Jesus, my guardian and my friend,

And heaven my final home.
4 I welcome all thy sov'reign will,

For all that will is love;
And when I know not what thou dost,

I wait the light above.
5 Yea, comfort in the darkest gloom

Thy cov'nant shall impart;
And, when mine eyelids close in death,

Shall still sustain my heart.

363. Seeking Relief. c.m. I said not unto the seed of Jacob, seek ye me in vain.

ISAIAH xlv. 19.
1 Jesus, we come before thy throne,

To open all our grief:
Now send thy promis'd mercy down,

And grant us quick relief.
2 Ne'er didst thou say to Jacob's seed,

“ Seek ye my face,” in vain;
And canst thou now deny thine aid,

When burden’d souls complain ?
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3 The same thy power, thy love the same,

Unmoy'd the promise shines;
Eternal truth surrounds thy name,

And guards the precious lines.
4 Though Satan rage, and flesh rebel,

And unbelief arise,
We'll wait around his footstool still,

For Jesus hears our cries.

363. Relief Sought and Found. L.M. Is there no balm in Gilead ? is there no Physician

there?-JEREMIAH viii. 21. 1 Why droops my soul, with guilt opprest,

Why do these fears disturb my breast ?
Is there no balm to heal

my

wound ?
No kind Physician to be found ?
2 Yes, in the Gospel's faithful lines,

Jehovah's grace and mercy shines;
There, dress'd in love, the Saviour stands,

With pitying eye, and outstretch'd hands. 3 Raise to the cross thy weeping eyes,

Behold! the Prince of glory dies !
He dies extended on the tree,

And sheds a sov'reign balm for me. 4 Millions, who now his throne surround,

Here sought relief, here mercy found;
His cross dispelld their gloomy fears,
Heal'd all their wounds, and dried their

tears.

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3 The same thy power, thy love the same,

Unmov'd the promise shines;
Eternal truth surrounds thy name,

And guards the precious lines.
4 Though Satan rage, and flesh rebel,

And unbelief arise,
We'll wait around his footstool still,

For Jesus hears our cries.

363.2 Relief Sought and Found. L.M. Is there no balm in Gilead ? is there no Physician

there?-JEREMIAH viii. 21. 1 Why droops my soul, with guilt opprest,

Why do these fears disturb my breast ?
Is there no balm to heal my wound ?

No kind Physician to be found ?
2 Yes, in the Gospel's faithful lines,

Jehovah's grace and mercy shines ;
There, dress'd in love, the Saviour stands,

With pitying eye, and outstretch'd hands. 3 Raise to the cross thy weeping eyes,

Behold! the Prince of glory dies !
He dies extended on the tree,

And sheds a sov'reign balm for me. 4 Millions, who now his throne surround,

Here sought relief, here mercy found ; His cross dispell’d their gloomy fears, Heal’d all their wounds, and dried their

tears.

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