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mf2 I've found a Friend; O such a Friend!
He bled, He died to save me;
And not alone the gift of life,

168 Having loved His own which were in the world, He loved them unto the end.-JOHN xiii. 1.


'VE found a Friend; O such a Friend! | f 3 I've found a Friend; O such a Friend!

He loved me ere I knew Him;

All power to Him is given,

He drew me with the cords of love,
And thus He bound me to Him:
And round my heart still closely twine
Those ties which nought can sever,
For I am His, and He is mine,
For ever and for ever.

But His own self He gave me :
Nought that I have my own I call,

I hold it for the Giver;
My heart, my strength, my life, my all,
Are His. and His for ever.



To guard me on my onward course,
And bring me safe to heaven:
The eternal glories gleam afar,

To nerve my faint endeavour;
So now to watch, to work, to war;
And then to rest for ever!

4 I've found a Friend; O such a Friend,
So kind, and true, and tender!
So wise a Counsellor and Guide,

So mighty a Defender!

From Him who loves me now so well
What power my soul can sever?
Shall life, or death, or earth, or hell?
No! I am His for ever.

J. G. Small.

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Mainzer. [FIRST TUNE.]

Quilton. [SECOND TUNE.]





To Thee, O Lord, our God the Lamb,
When all the notes that angels sing
Are far inferior to Thy name?


f Worthy is He who once was slain,

The Prince of Peace, who groaned and died,
Worthy to rise, and live, and reign
At His Almighty Father's side.



mf Power and dominion are His due

Who stood condemned at Pilate's bar;
Wisdom belongs to Jesus too,
Though He was charged with madness here.



Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power.-REV. v. 13.



HAT equal honours shall we bring

All riches are His native right,
Yet He sustained amazing loss;
cr To Him ascribe eternal might,
Who left His weakness on the cross.


f Honour immortal must be paid,
Instead of scandal and of scorn;
While glory shines around His head,
And a bright crown without a thorn.


Blessings for ever on the Lamb,
Who bore the curse for wretched men:
Let angels sound His sacred name,
And every creature say, Amen.
I. Watts.

Expectation. [THIRD TUNE.]


I will mention the loving-kindnesses of the Lord.-Isa. lxiii. 7.

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dim 2 He saw me ruined in the fall,




WAKE, my soul, in joyful lays,

And sing thy great Redeemer's praise;
He justly claims a song from me;
His loving-kindness, O how free!

dim 3 Though numerous hosts of mighty foes,
Though earth and hell my way oppose,
cr He safely leads my soul along ;

His loving-kindness, O how strong!


dim 4 When trouble, like a gloomy cloud,
Has gathered thick and thundered loud,
He near my soul has always stood;
His loving-kindness, O how good!

Yet loved me notwithstanding all;
He saved me from my lost estate;
His loving-kindness, O how great!

p 5 Often feel my sinful heart


Prone from my Jesus to depart;
But, though I have Him oft forgot,
His loving-kindness changes not.

p 6 Soon shall I pass the gloomy vale,
Soon all my mortal powers must fail;
O may my last expiring breath
His loving-kindness sing in death.

f 7 Then let me mount and soar away
To the bright world of endless day,
And sing with rapture and surprise,
His loving-kindness in the skies.

S. Medley.

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The brightness of His glory... upholding all things.-HEB. i. 3.

ƒ1 name?

IGHTY God, while angels bless Thee,

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8 Go, return, immortal Saviour;

Leave Thy footstool, take Thy throne;
Thence return, and reign for ever:
Be the kingdom all Thine own.

Robert Robinson.

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