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Jlkley. [SECOND TUNE.]
163 that to Me never hunger; and he that believeth on Me shall never thirst.-JOHN vi. 35.
Thou Fount of life, Thou Light of men ; From the best bliss that earth imparts, We turn unfilled to Thee again.
2 Thy truth unchanged hath ever stood; Thou savest those that on Thee call; To them that seek Thee Thou art good, To them that find Thee, All in all !
3 We taste Thee, O Thou Living Bread,
4 Our restless spirits yearn for Thee,
Where'er our changeful lot is cast; Glad, when Thy gracious smile we see, Blest, when our faith can hold Thee fast.
50 Jesus, ever with us stay,
Make all our moments calm and bright, Chase the dark night of sin away, Shed o'er the world Thy holy light. Bernard of Clairvaux, tr. Ray Palmer."
There is a Friend that sticketh closer
than a brother.-PROV. xviii. 24. THOU, my soul, forget no more The Friend who all thy misery bore: Let every idol be forgot,
But, O my soul, forget Him not. 2 Jesus for thee a body takes,
Thy guilt assumes, thy fetters breaks, Discharging all thy dreadful debt; And canst thou e'er such love forget? 3 Renounce thy works and ways with grief, And fly to this most sure relief; Nor Him forget who left His throne, And for thy life gave up His own.
I have called you friends.-JOHN XV. 15.
mp 3 When He lived on earth abased,
Still He calls them brethren, friends,
p 5 0 for grace our hearts to soften!
mf 4 Could we bear from one another
That ever mortals knew, That angels ever bore; All are too mean to speak His worth, Too mean to set my Saviour forth.
But, when home our souls are brought,
What He daily bears from us? Yet this glorions Friend and Brother Loves us though we treat Him thus ; Though for good we render ill, He accounts us brethren still.
In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.-COL. ii. 3.
OIN all the glorious names power,
Jesus, my great High Priest,
His powerful blood did once atone,
My Saviour and my Lord,
My Conqueror and my King! Thy sceptre and Thy sword, Thy reigning grace I sing: Thine is the power: behold I sit In willing bonds beneath Thy feet.