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All the hope of heaven we know ;

Help us, Lord, to love Thee. 2 Poor, inworthy though we be,

Thou dost deign to will that we
Should be blest in loving Thee;

Help us, Lord, to love Thee. 3 On our loveless nature shine,

Come to us in power divine,
Give us love and make it Thine;

Help us, Lord, to love Thee. 4 More than every earthly gain,

More than all that men obtain,
Power, or joy, or honour vain,

Help us, Lord, to love Thee. 5 More than friend, however near,

More than all we hold most dear, More than all in heaven, or here,

Help us, Lord, to love Thee.

6 Not from dread of wrath or woe,

Not for all Thou wilt bestow,-
For Thyself, whose love we know,

Help us, Lord, to love Thee. 7 Though there were no heaven to gain,

Though there were no place of pain,
Still our love would not be vain;

Help us, Lord, to love Thee. 8 If we feel Thy hounteous care,

If our lot be poor and bare,
If Thou smite, and if Thou spare,

Help us, Lord, to love Thee. 9 If the world's applause we know,

If despised and lying low,
Still, in joy, or fear, or woe,

Help us, Lord, to love Thee. 10 In our health, when sick we lie,

While we live, and when wo die,
Now, and everlastingly,
Help us, Lord, to love Thee.

T. B. Pollock.

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1 COMFORTER, to whom we owe

All that we rejoice to know
Of our Saviour's work below.

Hear us, Holy Spirit.
2 Spirit, showing us the way,

Warning when we go astray,
Pleading in us, when we pray.

Hear us, Holy Spirit.
3 Spirit, whom our failings grieve,

Whom the world will not receive,
Who dost help us to believe.

Hear us, Holy Spirit.
4 Spirit, guarding us from ill,

Bending right our stubborn will,
Though we grieve Thee, patient still.

Hear us, Holy Spirit.
5 Calming Spirit, always nigh,

Helping our infirmity
When in lonely doubt we lie.

Hear us, Holy Spirit.

6 Spirit, strength of all the weak,

Giving courage to the meek,
Teaching faltering tongues to speak.

Hear us, Holy Spirit. 7 Spirit, aiding all who yearn

More of truths divine to learn,
And with deeper love to burn.

Hear us, Holy Spirit.
8 Spirit, fount of faith and joy,

Giving peace without alloy,
Hope that nothing can destroy.

Hear us, Holy Spirit.
9 Source of love and light divine,

With that hallowing grace of Thine
More and more upon us shine.

Hear us, Holy Spirit. 10 Holy, loving as Thou art,

Come and live within our heart,
Never from us to depart.
Hear us, Holy Spirit.

T. B. Pollock.

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PART I.
1
BLE
LESSED JESU, far away

7 May Thy wisdom be our guide,
From the light of heavenly day, Comfort, rest, and peace provide,
Lost in paths of sin we stray.

Near to Thy protecting side.
Lord, in mercy hear us.

Lord, in mercy hear us. 2 Deeper has the darkness grown ;

8 May we true devotion feel
Saviour, come to seek Thine own,

To our God, and holy zeal
Leave, O leave us not alone.

For our fellow creatures' weal.
Lord, in mercy hear us.

Lord, in mercy hear us. 3 Thou our great example art,

9 May we selfishness deny,
Thou canst needful grace impart

And the body mortify,
To the wayward, earthbound heart.

Doing deeds of charity.
Lord, in mercy hear us.

Lord, in mercy hear us. 4 Foolish, weak, and sad we lie;

10 Make us earnest when we pray,
Guard us with Thy loving eye,

Diligent from day to day,
Be our helper, always nigh.

Meaning, doing what we say.
Lord, in mercy hear us.

Lord, in mercy hear us. 5 Help us to bewail our sin,

11 May Thy grace within the soul
And, in heavenly strength, begin

Nature's waywardness control,
Daily victories to win.

Guiding towards the heavenly goal.
Lord, in mercy hear us.

Lord, in mercy hear us. 6 Keep us lowly that we may,

12 So at last, from sin set free,
Ever watchful, turn away

What we long for may we see,
From the snares our tempters lay.

And for ever blessèd be.
Lord, in mercy hear us.

Lord, in mercy hear us.

T. B. Pollock.

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PART II.
1 FATHER, hear Thy children's call ; 7 Hearing every contrite sigh,

Bidding siuful souls draw nigh,
Prodigals, confessing all.

Willing not that one should die.
We beseech Thee, hear us.

We beseech Thee, hear us.
2 Christ, beneath Thy cross we blame 8 Grant us Faith, to know Thee near,
All our life of sin and shame,

Hail Thy grace, Thy judgments fear,
Penitent, we breathe Thy name.

And through trial persevere.
We beseech Thee, hear us.

We beseech Thee, hear us.
3 Holy Spirit, grieved and tried,

9 Grant us Hope, from earth to rise, Oft forgotten and defied,

And to strain with eager eyes
Now we mourn our stubborn pride.

Towards the promised heavenly prize.
We beseech Thee, hear us.

We beseech Thee, hear us. 4 We Thy call have disobeyed,

10 Grant us Love, Thy love to own, Have neglected and delayed,

Love, to live for Thee alone,
Into paths of sin have strayed.

And the power of grace make known.
We beseech Thee, hear us.

We beseech Thee, hear us. 5 Sick, we come to Thee for cure,

11 All our weak endeavours bless,
Guilty, seek Thy mercy sure,

As we ever onward press,
Evil,
come to be made pure.

Till we perfect holiness.
We beseech Thee, hear us.

We beseech Thee, hear us.
6 Blind, we pray that we may see,

12 Lead us daily nearer Thee, Bound, we pray to be made free,

Till at last Thy

face we see, Stained, we pray for sanctity.

Crowned with Thine own purity. Wé beseech Thee, hear us.

We beseech Thee, hear us.

T. B. Pollock.

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