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4. As in soft silence vernal showers Descend and cheer the fainting flowers, So in the secrecy of love
Falls the sweet influence from above. 5. That heavenly influence let me find In holy silence of the mind,
While every grace maintains its bloom,
6. Nor let these blessings be confin'd
Hymn 109. P. M.
OME, then, dear Lord, thyself reveal,
Be it according to thy will,
And oft relieves our sad complaint, But soon we lose the transient guest,
But soon we droop again, and faint,
Our joy is fled, our comfort gone.
Hymn 110. P. M.
RM of the Lord, awake, awake,
Out of their sins the nations shake,
The sudden soul condemning power.
Wither the grass, and blast the flower, That, when their works are all o'erthrown, The word of grace may stand alone. 3. Naked, and destitute, and blind
Themselves let the poor wretches see, Their total fall lament, and find
That every mouth is støpt by thee.
Who liv'd and dy'd their souls to save, Who came his people to redeem:
No part or lot in Christ they have,
Hymn 111. P. M.
PIRIT of faith, on thee we call,
The merits of our Lord apply,
Convince, and then convert us all,
To every heart of man reveal.
Forgiveness thro' his blood to feel.
3. Is he not to his Father gone,
That we his righteousness might share?
By thee to call the Saviour mine!
Bring in the righteousness divine,
Hymn 112. P. M.
TESUS, God of peace and love,
2. By the sense of sin forgiven
Purge out all the former leaven,
All the mind which was in thee.
Hymn 113. P. M.
PIRIT of grace, we bless thy name,
Thy fruits, and properties and powers:
Thou dost with kind and tender care The Godless heart of man prepare, That God may yet again be ours.. 2. Thou didst thy fallen creature see, Fallen from happiness and thee,
And swiftly to our rescue come, Well pleas'd amongst the sons of men To fix thy residence again,
And make them thy eternal home. 3. Thou dost the first good thoughts inspire, The first faint spark of pure desire
Is kindled by thy gracious breath. By thee made conscious of his fall, The sinner hears thy sudden call,
And starts out of the sleep of death. 4. Convinc'd of sin and unbelief,
He sinks o'erwhelm'd with sacred grief,
In Jesu's name, and Jesu's blood..
Hymn 114. L. M.
The influences of the Spirit experienced,
EAR Lord, and shall thy spirit rest In such a wretched heart as mine? Unworthy dwelling! glorious guest! Favour astonishing, divine!
2. When sin prevails and gloomy fear, And hope almost expires in night, Lord can thy spirit then be here, Great spring of comfort, life, and light? 3. Sure the blest comforter is nigh, 'Tis he sustains my fainting heart; Else would my hope for ever die, And every cheering ray depart..
4. When some kind promise glads my soul, Do I not find his healing voice The tempest of my fears controul, And bid my drooping powers rejoice?" 5. Whene'er to call the Saviour mine, With ardent wish my heart aspires; Can it be less than power divine, Which animates these strong desires? 6. What less than thine almighty word Can raise my heart from earth and dust, And bid me cleave to thee, my Lord, My life, my treasure and my trust. 7. And when my cheerful hope can say, "I love my God, and taste his grace," Lord, is it not thy blissful ray, Which brings this dawn of sacred peace?
8. Let thy kind spirit in my heart
Hymn 115. s. M.
OME, Holy Spirit, come;
arise; Dispel the sorrows from our minds, The darkness from our eyes..
2. Cheer our desponding hearts With visitations sweet; Give
us.to lie, with humble hope, At our Redeemer's feet.
3. Revive our drooping faith,
Our doubts and fears remove; And kindle in our breasts the flame Of never-dying love..
4. Convince us of our sin,
Then lead to Jesu's blood;