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2 To each the hallowing Spirit give
Even from their infancy;
Into thy holy church receive
Whom I devote to thee;
Committed to thy faithful care,
Protected by thy blood,
Preserve by thine unceasing prayer,
And bring them all to God.


Another.-Genesis xlviii. 16.

1 THE great redeeming angel, thee, O Jesus, I confess;

C. M.

Who hast through life delivered me,
Thou wilt my offspring bless;
Thou that hast borne my sins away,
My children's sins remove,
And bring them through their evil day,
To sing thy praise above.

2 My name be on the children? no,
But mark them, Lord, with thine,
Let all the heavenly offspring know
By characters divine;

Partakers of thy nature make,
Partakers of thy Son,

And then the heirs of glory take
To thine eternal throne.




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ESUS, Lord, thy servants see,
Offering here obedience willing ;
Lo this infant comes to thee,

Thus thy blest command fulfilling ;
"Tis for such, thyself declarest,
That the kingdom thou preparest.

Take the pledge we offer now,

To the font baptismal hastening; Make him, Lord, thy child below,

Let him feel thy tender chastening, That he here may love and fear thee, And in heaven dwell ever near thee.

Prince of peace, thy peace bestow,
Shepherd, to thy sheep-fold take him,
Way of life, his pathway shew,

Head, thy living member make him,
Vine, abundant fruit providing,
Keep this branch in thee abiding.

Lord of grace! to thee we cry,
Filled our hearts to overflowing;
Heavenward take the burdened sigh,
Blessings on the babe bestowing;
Write the name we now have given,
Write it in the book of heaven.

L. M.


1 Sam. i. 28.

NOD of that glorious gift of grace
By which thy people seek thy face,
When in thy presence we appear,
Vouchsafe us faith to venture near.

Confiding in thy truth alone,

Here, on the steps of Jesu's throne,
We lay the treasure thou hast given
To be received and reared for heaven.

Lent to us for a season, we

Lend him for ever, Lord, to thee;
Assured that if to thee he live,
We gain in what we seem to give.


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4 Large and abundant blessings shed Warm as these prayers upon his head; And on his soul the dews of grace, Fresh as these drops upon his face.

5 Make him and keep him thine own child, Meek follower of the Undefiled; Possessor here of grace and love, Inheritor of heaven above.



For the Lord's Supper.


S. M.

YOME all who truly bear
The name of Christ your Lord,
His last mysterious supper share,
And keep his kindest word.
Hereby your faith approve
In Jesus crucified :

"In memory of my dying love,
Do this," he said, and died.

2 The badge and token this,
The sure confirming seal,
That he is ours, and we are his,
The servants of his will;
His dear peculiar ones,
The purchase of his blood,
His blood which once for all atones,
And brings us now to God.

3 Then let us still profess

Our Master's honoured name;
Stand forth his faithful witnesses,
True followers of the Lamb.
In proof that such we are,
His saying we receive,

And thus to all mankind declare
We do in Christ believe.

4 Part of his church below, We thus our right maintain: Our living membership we show, And in the fold remain,

The sheep of Israel's fold, In England's pastures fed; And fellowship with all we hold, Who hold it with our Head.

S. M.

The same.


1 ET all who truly bear

The bleeding Saviour's name,

Their faithful hearts with us prepare
And eat the Paschal Lamb.

2 This eucharistic feast

Our every want supplies;

And still we by his death are blessed,
And share his sacrifice.

3 Who thus our faith employ,
His sufferings to record,
Even now we mournfully enjoy
Communion with our Lord.

4 We too with him are dead,
And shall with him arise;

The cross on which he bows his head,
Shall lift us to the skies.


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YOME, thou everlasting Spirit,
Bring to every thankful mind
All the Saviour's dying merit,
All his sufferings for mankind!


True Recorder of his passion,
Now the living faith impart;
Now reveal his great salvation;
Preach his gospel to our heart.
2 Come, thou Witness of his dying;
Come, Remembrancer Divine!
Let us feel thy power, applying
Christ to every soul,-and mine!
Let us groan thine inward groaning;
Look on him we pierced, and grieve;
All receive the grace atoning,
All the sprinkled blood receive.




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AMB of God, whose bleeding love
We now recall to mind,

Send the answer from above,

And let us mercy find;

Think on us, who think on thee;
And every struggling soul release;
O remember Calvary,
And bid us go in peace!

2 By thine agonizing pain

And bloody sweat, we pray,
By thy dying love to man,

Take all our sins away:
Burst our bonds, and set us free;
From all iniquity release;

O remember Calvary,

And bid us go in peace!

3 Let thy blood, by faith applied,
The sinner's pardon seal;
Speak us freely justified,
And all our sickness heal;

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