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Let whosoever will now come,
Jude 3. C. M.
WATTS. 1 YALVATION! O the joyful sound !
'Tis pleasure to our ears; A sovereign balm for every wound,
A cordial for our fears. 2 Buried in sorrow and in sin,
At hell's dark door we lay ; But we arise by grace divine
To see a heavenly day. 3 Salvation ! let the echo fly
The spacious earth around, While all the armies of the sky
Conspire to raise the sound.
C'BOE with fruitless sorrow down ;
Matt. xi. 28-30. ye by
By the broken law convicted ;
Look to Jesus;
Love will make obedience sweet:
Safe to glory,
Light to newly opened eyes,
All who taste it
4 But to sing the rest of glory,
Mortal tongues far short must fall;
Faith and hope and love desire it ; But it far exceeds them all. 419
Jer. iii. 4. L. M. BOYCE 1 DOF OES God, the sovereign Lord of all,
The sons of men His children call; And, with a Father's tender heart,
Offer His blessings to impart ?
To make their fathers' God their own,
While here and in the world above ?
Haste to thy heavenly Father's throne,
For His support and counsel wait ? 4 Yes, Lord, our inmost souls rejoice
To hear our Father's gracious voice ;
To be our guide till life shall end. 5 While young or old, through life or death,
Thy praises shall employ our breath;
2 Cor. v. 20. S. M. WATTS. 1 AISE your triumphant songs Let the wide earth resound the deeds
Celestial grace has done.
2 Sing how eternal love
Its chief Beloved chose,
From their abyss of woes.
Let hopeless sorrows cease; Bow to the sceptre of His love,
And take the offered peace. 4 Lord, we obey Thy call;
We lay an humble claim
And love and praise Thy name.
421 Rom. vill. 3.
. . L. M. WATTS. 1 JHE law commands, and makes us know
What duties to our God we owe;
Where lies our strength to do His will. 2 The law discovers guilt and sin,
And shews how vile our hearts have been;
Forgiving love and cleansing grace. 3 What curses doth the law denounce
Against the man that fails but once ;
Pard'ning the guilt of num'rous years. 4 My soul, no more attempt to draw
Thy life and comfort from the law;
422 Ephes. V. 8.
7's. LEEDS SEL 1 QOUNDLESS glory, Lord, be Thine :
Thou hast made the darkness shine,
2 Hither is the gospel come,
'Tis the power of God to some; O let such in praise unite
To the Lord who gives them light. 3 Darkness long involved us round,
Till we knew the joyful sound;
Chas'd by truth's celestial ray.
They who in the truth abide ;
Leading to eternal day.
67's, 1 E that in these courts are found,
Lost and helpless as ye are,
Take the peace the gospel brings. 2 Turn to Christ your longing cyes,
View His bleeding sacrifice ;
Rom, v. 6. C. M. WATTS
, With all Thy quick’ning powers, Kindle a flame of sacred love
In these cold hearts of ours.
2 Look how we grovel here below,
Fond of these trifling toys; Our souls can neither fly nor go
To reach eternal joys. 3 In vain we tune our formal songs,
In vain we strive to rise : Hosannas languish on our tongues,
And our devotion dies.
At this poor dying rate ?
And Thine to us so great ?
With all Thy quick’ning powers ;
And that.shall kindle ours.
1 Cor. 11. 9-16. C. M. C. WESLEY.
COME Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire,
Fountain of Light and Love.
The prophets wrote and spoke,
Unseal the sacred book.
Brood o'er our nature's night:
And let there now be light. 4 God, through Himself, we then shall know,
If Thou within us shine ;
The depths of love divine.,