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Jesus ready stands to save you,
He is able, He is willing ; doubt no more. 2 Ho! ye needy, come and welcome,
God's free bounty glorify;
Without money, Come to Jesus Christ and buy. [3 Let not conscience make you linger,
Nor of fitness fondly dream;
This he gives you,
4 Agonizing in the garden,
Lo, your maker prostrate lies !
“ It is finish'd :"
5 Lo! th' incarnate God ascended,
Pleads the merit of his blood;
None but Jesus
6 Saints and angels join' in concert
Sing the praises of the Lamb;
421. The Invitation of Wisdom or Christ.
Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at
my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors. For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.—Prov. viii. 34, 35. 1 ENSNAR'd too long my heart has been
In folly's hurtful ways;
To hear what Wisdom says!
Invites me to his rest;
To make them truly blest.
While it is call'd to-day;
Shall e'er be turn'd away.
For all who trust his word,
And favour from the Lord.
5 May I then break my league with death,
And live to thee alone;
And seal me for thine own!
422. Sinners Invited to Zion. C.M.
They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces thither
ward, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the
How glorious is the place;
And sinners see his face !
2 Firm against ev'ry adverse shock,
Its mighty bulwarks prove;
And wall'd around with love.
And joys that never die,
The soul to satisfy.
The sacred road inquire ;
Be henceforth your desire !
No longer then delay;
6 O Lord, regard thy people's pray’r,
Thy promise now fulfil;
and old by grace prepare,
423. To take the Yoke of Christ. 8—7—4. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto
your souls.- Mat. xi. 29.
Bow'd with fruitless sorrow down;
Look to Jesus-
Love will make obedience sweet; Christ will give you strength to bear it, While his wisdom guides your feet
Safe to glory-
Light to newly-opened eyes,
All who taste it-
Mortal tongues far short must fall;
Saints in heav'n, who taste its fulness,
Not e'en they can utter all.
Love desires it-
424. Delight in the Lord's Day. S.M.
Remember the Sabbath-day, to keep it holy.—Exodus
WELCOME, sweet day of rest!
That saw the Lord arise ;
And these rejoicing eyes.
2 The king himself comes near,
And feasts his saints to-day;
And love, and praise, and pray.