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2 Trust him, ye saints, in all your ways,

Pour out your hearts before his face;
When helpers fail, and foes invade,

God is our all-sufficient aid.
3 Once has his awful voice declared,

Once and again my ears have heard, “All power is his eternal due;

He must be feared and trusted too." 4 For sovereign power reigns not alone; Grace is a partner of the throne:

Thy grace and justice, mighty Lord, Shall well divide our last reward.

391. L. M. 61. MORAVIAN.

Living to God.
1 O DRAW me, Father, after thee,

So shall I run and never tire;
With gracious words still comfort me;
Be thou my hope, my sole desire :
Free me from every weight; nor fear

Nor sin can come, if thou art here. 2 From all eternity, with love

Unchangeable thou hast me viewed ;
Ere knew this beating heart to move,
Thy tender mercies me pursued;
Ever with me may they abide,

And close me in on every side.
3 In suffering be thy love my peace,

In weakness be thy love my power;
And when the storms of life shall cease,
My God! in that important hour,
In death as life be thou my guide,
And bear me through death's whelming tide.


Following after God. Ps. 63. 1 O GOD, thou art my God alone;

Early to thee my soul shall cry,
A pilgrim in a land unknown,

A thirsty land, whose springs are dry. 2 Yet through this rough and thorny maze,

I follow hard on thee, my God;
Thine hand unseen upholds my ways,

I lean upon thy staff and rod.
3 Thee, in the watches of the night,

When I remember on my bed,
Thy presence makes the darkness light,

Thy guardian wings are round my head. 4 Better than life itself thy love,

Dearer than all beside to me:
For whom have I in heaven above,

Or what on earth, compared with thee? 5 Praise with my heart, my mind, my voice,

For all thy mercy I will give;
My soul shall still in God rejoice,
My tongue shall bless thee while I live.

393. L. M.

To be made perfect in Divine Love.
1 O THAT my heart was right with thee,

And loved thee with a perfect love;
O that my Lord would dwell in me,
And never from his seat remove!

2 Father, I dwell in mournful night,

Till thou dost in my heart appear;
Arise, propitious sun! and light

An everlasting morning there.
3 O let my prayer acceptance find,

And bring the mighty blessing down;
Eye-sight impart, for I am blind;
And seal me thine adopted son.

894. C. M.

WATTS. Breathing after Holiness. Ps. 119. 1 O that the Lord would guide my ways

To keep his statutes still ! O that my God would grant me grace

To know and do his will!
2 O send thy Spirit down to write

Thy law upon my heart !
Nor let my tongue indulge deceit,

Nor act the liar's part.
3 From vanity turn off mine eyes;

Let no corrupt design, Nor covetouis desires, arise

Within this soul of mine. 4 Order my footsteps by thy word,

And make my heart sincere; Let sin have no dominion, Lord,

But keep my conscience clear. 5 Make me to walk in thy commands;

'Tis a delightful road; Nor let my head, or heart, or hands,

Offend against my God

395. C. M. T. HUMPHRIES.

Lord, remember me. 1 O THOU, from whom all goodness flows,

I lift my soul to thee;
In all my sorrows, conflicts, woes,

Good Lord, remember me.
2 When on my aching, burdened heart,

My sins lie heavily,
Thy pardon grant, new peace impart;

Good Lord, remember me.
3 When trials sore obstruct my way,

And ills I cannot flee,
O let my strength be as my day:

Good Lord, remember me. 4 When worn with pain, disease, and grief,

This feeble body see;
Grant patience, rest, and kind relief;

Good Lord, remember me.
5 When in the solemn hour of death

I wait thy just decree,
Be this the prayer of my last breath,

Good Lord, remember me.
6 And when before thy throne I stand,

And lift my soul to thee,
Then, with the saints at thy right hand,

Good Lord, remember me.


396. L. M. MORAVIAN.

For Guardianship and Guidance.
1 0 Thou, to whose all-searching sight

The darkness shineth as the light;
Search, prove my heart, it pants for thee;

O burst these bonds, and set it free! 2 If in this darksome wild I stray,

Be thou my light, be thou my way;
No foes, no violence I fear,

No fraud, while thou, my God, art near. 3 When rising floods my soul o'erflow,

When sinks my heart in waves of woe; O God, thy timely aid impart,

And raise my head, and cheer my heart. 4 If rough and thorny be the way,

My strength proportion to my day;
Till toil, and grief, and pain shall cease,
Where all is calm, and joy, and peace.


Seeking the Knowledge of God.
1 SHINE forth, Eternal Source of light,

And make thy glories known;
Fill our enlarged adoring sight

With lustre all thy own. 2 Vain are the charms, and faint the rays

The brightest creatures boast; And all their grandeur and their praise

Is in thy presence lost.

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