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405. To the Living Waters. C.M. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters,

and he that hath no money; come ye, buy and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money, and without price, &c.—Isa. lv. 1, &c. 1 LET ev'ry mortal ear attend,

And ev'ry heart rejoice,
The trumpet of the Gospel sounds

With an inviting voice.
2 Ho! all ye hungry starving souls,
That feed


the wind,
And vainly strive with earthly toys

To fill an empty mind.
3 Eternal wisdom has prepar'd

A soul-reviving feast,
Like wine and milk salvation flows

For every willing guest.
4 Here, ye that pant for living streams,

And pine away and die;
May freely quench your raging thirst,

With springs that never dry.
5 My God! the treasures of thy love

Are everlasting mines,
Deep as our helpless miseries are,

And boundless as our sins !
6 The happy gates of gospel-grace

Stand open night and day:
Lord, we are come to seek supplies,

And drive our wants away.

406. To the Marriage Supper. C.M. Come, for all things are now ready.—LUKE xiv. 17. | How sweet and awful is the place,

With Christ within the doors, While everlasting love displays

The choicest of her stores.

2 While all our hearts and all our songs

Join to admire the feast,
Each of us cry with thankful tongues,

“Lord, why was I a guest ?
3 “Why was I made to hear thy voice,

And enter while there's room; When thousands make a wretched choice,

And rather starve than come ?"

4 'Twas the same love that spread the feast,

That sweetly drew us in.
Else we had still refused to taste,

And perish'd in our sin.
5 Pity the nations, O our God,

Constrain the earth to come;
Send thy victorious word abroad,

And bring the strangers home.

6 We long to see thy churches full ;

That all the chosen race May, with one heart, and voice, and soul,

Sing thy redeeming grace.

407. To the Marriage Supper. L.M. All things are ready : come unto the marriage.

MAT. xxii. 4. 1 Sinner, obey the gospel-word, Haste to the

supper of your Lord; Be wise to know your gracious day,

All things are ready, come away. 2 Ready the Father is to own,

And kiss his late returning son;
Ready the loving Saviour stands,

And spreads for you his bleeding hands. 3 Ready the Spirit to impart

His gracious influence to your heart;
T' apply and witness with the blood,

And seal you of the sons of God. 4 Ready for you the angels wait,

To triumph in your blest estate;
Tuning their harps they long to praise

The wonders of redeeming grace.
5 Come, then, O sinner, to your Lord,

To happiness in Christ restor’d;
His proffer'd benefits embrace,
And taste the fulness of his grace.
408. To the Marriage Supper. C.M.

And yet there is room.-LUKE xiv. 22.
1 YE wretched, hungry, starving poor,

Behold a royal feast !

mercy spreads her bounteous store For ev'ry humble guest.

2 See Jesus stands with open arms;

He calls, he bids you come;
Guilt holds you back, and fear alarms;

But see, there yet is room ;
3 Room in the Saviour's bleeding heart;

There love and pity meet;
Nor will he bid the soul depart,

That trembles at his feet.
[4 In him the Father reconcil'd

Invites your souls to come;
The rebel shall be callid a child,

And kindly welcom'd home.]
5 ( come, and with his children taste

The blessings of his love;
While hope attends the sweet repast

Of nobler joys above.
6 There, with united heart and voice,

Before th' eternal throne,
Ten thousand thousand souls rejoice,

In blessedness unknown.
7 And yet ten thousand thousand more,

Are welcome still to come :
Ye longing souls, the grace adore,

Approach, there yet is room.

409. The Marriage Supper. L.M. Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city,

and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.- LUKE xiv. 21. 1 Core, sinners, to the Gospel feast; Let every

soul he Jesu's guest,

Sent by their Lord, his servants call;

The invitation is to all.
2 Come, all ye souls by sin opprest,

Ye restless wanderers after rest;
Ye poor, and maim'd, and halt, and blind,

In Christ a hearty welcome find.
3 Come and partake the Gospel feast ;

Be sav'd from sin, in Jesus rest;
The message as from God receive;

Freely to Jesus come and live.
4 See him set forth before your eyes,

That precious, bleeding sacrifice :
His offer'd benefits embrace,

And taste his free, redeeming grace. 5 This is the time, no more delay,

Behold the acceptable day;
O then come in at Jesu's call,
And live thro' him who died for all.

410. To the Marriage Supper. 148th.
Yet there is room.-

1.-LUKE xiv. 22. 1 YE dying sons of men,

Immers'd in sin and woe,
The Gospel's voice attend,

While Jesus sends to you:
Ye perishing and guilty come,

At Jesu's feast there yet is room.

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