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4 The things unknown to feeble sense,
Unseen by reason's glimmering ray,
Their heavenly origin display. 5 Faith lends its realising light,
The clouds disperse, the shadows fly,
496 Gal. iv. 6.
DODDRIDGE. 1 YOVEREIGN of all the worlds on high, Nor, while a worm would raise its head,
Disdain a Father's name.
How tender and how dear!
Could so delight the ear.
On mine expanding heart,
I share a filial part.
Unwavering I believe;
Nor can the sign deceive.
Phil. iii. 7-9. L. M.
WATIS 1 more, my God, I boast no more
I quit the hopes I held before,
To trust the merits of Thy Son.
What was my gain I count my loss;
3 Yes, and I must and will esteem
All things but loss for Jesus' sake :
And of His righteousness partake! 4 The best obedience of my hands
Dares not appear before Thy throne;
Heb. xi. 1. C. M. WATTS. 1
ITH is the brightest evidence
Brings distant prospects home, of things a thousand years ago,
Or thousand years to come. 3 By faith we know the worlds were made
By God's Almighty word ;
By faith obeyed the Lord.
Built by th' Eternal hands,
That heavenly building stands.
2 Cor. v. 7. L. M. WATTS. I'MIS by the faith of joys to come,
Till we arrive at heaven our home,
2 The want of sight she well supplies,
She makes the pearly gates appear;
And brings eternal glories near.
While faith inspires a heavenly ray ;
And rocks and dangers fill the way. 4 So Abram, by divine command,
Left his own house to walk with God;
500 2 Cor. 1. 24.
7's. LEEDS SEL. 1 YTRANGERS, pilgrims, here below,
Lean on Jesus as ye go,
For by faith alone ye stand. 2 Glory in the Saviour's name,
Join with all the ransom'd band,
For by faith alone ye stand.
Trust your all in Jesus' hand;
501 Heb. xi. 27.
L, M, DODDRIDGE 1 Y Es faftat can plerce the
awful gloom, The great Invisible can see And with its tremblings mingle joy,
In fixed regards, great God, to Thee. 2 Then every tempting form of sin,
Shamed in Thy presence, disappears;
3 This one petition would it urge,
To bear Thee ever in its sight;
502 Heb. iv. 3.
C. M. C. WESLEY. 1
To all Thy people known;
And Thou art loved alone:
Is fixed on things above;
Cast out by perfect love.
Believe, and enter in :
And let me cease from sin.
This unbelief remove;
The Sabbath of Thy love.
2 Cor. i, 20. C. M. WATTS. UR God, how firm His promise stands;
He trusts in our Redeemer's hands
His glory and His grace. 2 Then why, my soul, these sad complaints,
Since Christ and we are one ? Thy God is faithful to His saints,
Is faithful to His Son.
And part of heaven possessed :
John X. 28, 29. C. M. WATTS, 1
My Lord, my hope, my trust; If I am found in Jesus' hands,
My soul can ne'er be lost.
The meanest of His sheep;
His hands securely keep.
His chosen from His breast; In the dear bosom of His love
They must for ever rest.
Heb. iii. 14. 1 THEN first before His mercy-seat,
did to He gave us warrant, from that hour,
To trust His wisdom, love, and power. 2 Did ever trouble yet befall,
And He refuse to hear our call ?
That we shall overcome at last ? 3 He who has helped us hitherto,
Will help us all our journey through,
Isaiah xxx. 18. S. M. TOPLADY. COUR harps, ye trembling saints,
Loud to the praise of love divine
Bid every string awake.
We are not far from home,
We every moment come.