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to the world proclaim
ours of the Christian name.

Hymn 188.

s. M.

Salvation by grace.

Eph. ii. 5.




RACE! 'tis a charming sound!
Harmonious to the ear!

Heav'n with the echo shall resound,
And all the earth shall hear.

2. Grace first contriv'd a way
To save rebellious man,

And all the steps that grace display,
Which drew the wond'rous plan,

3. Grace led my roving feet

To tread the heav'nly road;
And new supplies each hour I meet,
While pressing on to God.

4. Grace all the work shall crown,
Thro' everlasting days;

It lays in heav'n the topmost stone,
And well deserves the praise.

Hymn 189. c. M.

[F God to build the house deny,

And towns, without his wakeful eye,
An useless watch maintain.

2. Before the morning-beams arise,
Your painful work renew;

And 'till the stars ascend the skies
Your tiresome toil pursue.

3. Short be your sleep, and coarse your fare; In vain, till God has blest;

But if his smiles attend your care,
You shall have food and rest.

4. Nor children, relatives, nor friends,
Shall real blessings prove;
Nor all the earthly joys he sends,
If sent without his love.


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Hymn 190. L. M.

URS'D be the man, forever curs'd,
That doth one wilful sin commit;

"Death and damnation on the first,
"Without relief and infinite."

2. Thus Sinai roars; and round the earth
Thunder and fire and vengeance flings;
But, Jesus, thy dear gasping breath,
And Calvary says gentler things;
3." Pardon and grace, and boundless love,
"Streaming along a Saviour's blood;
"And life, and joys, and crowns above,
"Obtain'd by the redeeming God."
4. Hark, how he prays, (the charming sound
Dwells on his dying lips) "FORGIVE;"
And ev'ry groan, and gaping wound,
Cries, "Father let the rebels live."

5. Go you that rest upon the law,

And toil and seek salvation there;
Look to the flame that Moses saw,
And shrink, and tremble, and despair.
6. But I'll retire beneath the cross:
Saviour, at thy dear feet I lie;
And the keen sword that justice draws,
Flaming and red, shall pass me by.
Hymn 191. c. M.


Our duty to God. Exod. xx. 3-12.

HAT God, who made the worlds on high,
And air, and earth, and sea,


Own as thy God, and to his name
In homage bow the knee.

2. Let not a shape which hands have wrought
Of wood, or clay, or stone,

Be deem'd thy God, nor think him like
Aught thou hast seen or known.

3. Take not in vain the name of God:
Nor must thou ever dare,

To make thy falsehood pass for truth,
By his dread name to swear.
4. That day on which he bids thee rest
From toil, to pray and praise,
That day keep holy to the Lord,
And consecrate its rays.

5. O may that God, who gave these laws,
Write them on ev'ry heart,

That all may feel their living pow'r,
Nor from his paths depart!

Hymn 192. c. M.

The glorious gospel of the blessed God, 1. Tim. i. 11.
THAT wisdom, majesty and grace
Thro' all the gospel shine!



'Tis God that speaks and we confess

The doctrine most divine.

2. Down from his starry throne on high,
Th' almighty Saviour comes;
Lays his bright robes of glory by,
And feeble flesh assumes.

3. The mighty debt that sinners ow'd,
Upon the cross he


Then thro' the clouds ascends to God,
Midst shouts of loftiest praise.

4. There he our great High Priest appears,
Before his Father's throne:

Mingles his merits with our tears,
And pours salvation down.

5. Great God with rev'rence we adore
Thy justice and thy grace;
And on thy faithfulness and pow'r
Our firm dependence place.

Hymn 193. c. M.

1.GENTILES by nature, we belong

To the wild olive wood:

Grace takes us from the barren tree,
And grafts us in the good.
2. With the same blessings grace endows
The Gentile and the Jew;
If pure and holy be the root,

Such are, the branches too.

3. Then let the children of the saints
Be dedicate to God;

Pour out thy spirit on them, Lord,
And wash them in thy blood.

4. Thus to the parents and their seed
Shall thy salvation come,

And num'rous households meet at last
In one eternal home.


Hymn 194. c. M.

The Saviour's invitation. John vii. 37.

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Saviour calls-let ev'ry
Attend the heav'nly sound:
Ye doubting souls, dismiss your fear,
Hope smiles reviving round.

2. For ev'ry thirsty, longing heart,
Here streams of bounty flow,

And life, and health, and bliss impart
To banish mortal woe.

3. Here springs of sacred pleasure rise
To ease your every pain,
(Immortal fountain! full supplies!)
Nor shall you thirst in vain.

4. Ye sinners, come, 'tis mercy's voice,
The gracious call obey;
Mercy invites to heav'nly joys--
And can you yet delay ?

5. Dear Saviour, draw reluctant hearts,
To thee let sinners fly;

And take the bliss thy love imparts,
And drink, and never die.

Hymn 195. L. M.

Christ's invitation to sinners.



Matt. xi. 28-30.

COME hither, all ye weary souls,

Ye heavy laden sinners come,

"I'll give you rest from all your toils, "And raise you to my heav'nly home. 2." They shall find rest that learn of me: "I'm of a meek and lowly mind: "But passion rages like the sea, "And pride is restless as the wind.

3." Bless'd is the man whose shoulders take "C My yoke, and bear it with delight!

"My yoke is easy to his neck,

"My grace

shall make the burden light."

4. Jesus, we come at thy command,

With faith, and hope, and humble zeal,

Resign our spirits to thy hand,

To mould and guide us at thy will.

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