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300. L. M. MRS. STELLE.
Resolution and Example. 1 An wretched souls, who strive in vain,
Slaves to the world, and slaves to sin !
A nobler satisfaction win.
With all my powers to serve the Lord;
Whose service is a rich reward. 3 O be his service all my joy!
Around let my example shine,
And join in labors so divine. 4 O may I never faint nor tire, ** Nor, wandering, leave his sacred ways;
Great God! accept my soul's desire,
EXETER COL. Fortitude founded on Godly Fear. 1 Blest is the man who fears the Lord;
His well established mind,
Shall true composure find. 2 Oft through the deep and stormy sea
The heavenly footsteps lie;
His faith can fix its eye.
3 Though dark his present prospects bé,
And sorrows round him dwell,
That all shall issue well.
Through every scene he goes,
His steadfast bosom knows.
302. S. M.
Hope and be undismayed;
God shall list up thy head. 2 Through waves, through clouds and storms,
He gently clears thy way;
Soon end in joyous day.
And all things serve his might; His every act pure blessing is,
His path unsullied light.
Yet earth and heaven tell,
He ruleth all things well.
Our hearts are known to thee: 0, lift thou up the sinking hand, Confirm the feeble knee !
6 Let us, in life or death,
Boldly thy truth declare;
Thy love and guardian care.
303. C. M. DODDRIDGE.
And ardor fire our breast,
In heavenly glories drest.
A radiant crown display,
While suns and stars decay. 3 Ye hearts, with youthful vigor warm,
The glorious prize pursue;.
While heaven is kept in view.
Why thus secure on hostile ground?
For many foes thy camp surround. 2 O sleep not thou, as others do ;
Awake, be vigilant, be brave;
3 A nobler lot is cast for thee;
A crown awaits thee in the skies :
And yield, through weariness, the prize? 4 No; let a careless world repose,
And slumber on through life's short day,
305. C. M. J. NEWTON.
Who makes your cause his own;
Can ne'er be overthrown.
And feeble is your arm,
Beyond the reach of harm.
Or, fainting, shall not die;
Will aid you from on high. 4 Though sometimes un perceived by sense,
Faith sees him always near,
Then what have you to fear? 5 As surely as Christ overcame,
And triumphed once for you;
Shall triumph in him too.
306. L. M. DODDRIDGE.
His various and his saving names;
But by our sure experience known! 2 Let great Jehovah be adored,
The eternal, all-sufficient Lord;
By whom 't was formed, and is possessed. 3 Awake, our noblest powers, to bless
The God of Abraham, God of peace;
4 Through every age, his gracious ear
Is open to his servants' prayer;
That it hath sought its God in vain. 5 What unbelieving heart shall dare
In whispers to suggest a fear,
The same his power, his love the same? 6 To thee our souls in faith arise ;
To thee we lift expecting eyes;