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I daily joy, and daily mournf,
Yet daily wait the tide's return g:
Then forrow deep my spirit chears,
I'm joyful in a flood of tears b.

ds Pet. i. 8. Whom having not feen, ye love; in whom tho' now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable, and full of glory.

e Pfalm cxlii. 7. Bring my soul out of the prison, that I may praise thy name.

f i Pet. i. 6. Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season (if need be) ye are in heaviness, thro' manifold temptations. 2 Cor. i. 4. Who comfoi teth us in all our tribula. tion, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. Job xxx. 28. I went mourning without the sun, &c.

& lfa. viii. 17. And I will wait upon the Lord that hid. eth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

b Zech. xii. 1o. And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications, and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one that mourneth for his only fon, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his first born.

Ezek. xxxvi. 31, 32. Then shall ye remember

your own evil ways, and your doings that were not good, and shall Jothe yourselves in your own light, for your iniquities, and for your abominations. Not for your

fákes do i this, saith the Lord God, be it known un. to you: be ashamed and confounded for your own ways,

0 house of Israel. Hos. xii. 3, 4. He [Jacob] took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God yea, he had power over the Angel, and prevailed: he wept and made supplication unto him: he found him in Bethel, and there he spake with us. Luke vii. 58. And [a woman which was a sinner] stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to walh his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and a. nointed them with the ointment. John xx. 15, 16. Jesus faith unto her, Woman, why weepelt thou? whom seekelt thou ? she supposing him to be the gardener, faith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away. Jesus faith unto her

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Good cause I have still to be fad i;
Good reafon always to be glad k.
Hence ftill my joys with forrows meet 1,:.
And still my tears are bitter sweet m.
I'm cross'd, and yet have all my will n ;
I'm always empty, always full o.
I hunger now, and thirit no more pi

Yet do more eager than before 94
Mary, She turned herself, and faith unto him, Rabboni,
which is to say, Mafter. v. 20. Then were the disciples glad"
when they saw the Lord.

i Rom. vii. 24. O wretched man that I am, who shall de. liver me from the body of this death?"

k 2 Cor. ii. 14. Thanks be unto God, which always cause eth us to triumph in Chrift.

1 2 Cor. vi. 28.-as sorrowful yet always rejoicing.

m Zech. xii. 10. See lettér h. Psalm cxxvi. s They that fow in tears, shall reap in joy. Isa. Ixi. 2, 3. The Lord bath fent me to comfort all that mourn

to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise, for the Spirit of hea. viness, &c. Matth. v. 4. Bleffed are they that mourn: foc they shall be comforted.

n Luke xxii. 42. Father, if thou be willing, remove this: cup from me: nevertheless, not my will, but thine be done, As xxi. 14. And when he [Paul] would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, The will of the Lord be done.

o 2 Cor. vi. 10. As having nothing, and yet poffefling all things.

p John vi. 35. And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life, he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that: believeth on me, shall never thirst. 9

Pfalm xlii. 1, 2. As the bart panteth after the water. brooks,-fo panteth my foul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when thall I come and ap. pear before God? and lxiii. 1.. O God, thou art my God, early will I leek thee . my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is. And lxxiii, 25. Whom have I in the heaven but thee? and there is none upon the earth that I desire belides thee. Ifaa

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With meat and drink indeed I'm bleft;r,
Yet feed on hunger, drink on thirst f.
My hunger brings .a plenteous store S,
My plenty makes me hunger more t,
Strange is the place of my abode,
I dwell at home, I dwell abroad t. ;

xxvi. 8. 9. Yea in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, have we waited for thee; the desire of our souls is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee. With my soul have I desire ed thee in the night, yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early.

John vi. 55. For my desh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed.

S Job xxix. 2, 3, 4. Oh that I were as months past, as in in the days when God preserved me; when his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness : as I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle. Plalm lxxvii, 10, 11, 12. I will remember the years of the right hand of the Most High, I will remember the works of the Lord : surely I will remem• ber thy wonders of old. I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings. Song v. 8. I charge you, O daughdaughters of Jerusalem, if ye find my Beloved, that ye tell him that I am lick of love. Chap. viii, 1. O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! when I Thould fiod thee without, I would kiss thee, yea, I should not be despised.

s Matth. v. 6. Blelled are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

* 2 Cor. v. 2. For in this we groan earnestly, defiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven. Phil. i. 23. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better. &c. Sung ü.

I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste. He brought me to the, and his banner over me was love. Stay me with flaggons, comfort me with apples; for I am sick of love.

u Job iv. 19. How much less them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth? Pral. xc. 1. Lord thou halt been our dwellin

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I am not where all men may fee,
But where I never yet could be v.
I'm full of hell w, yet full of heav'n x;
I'm still upright y, yet still unev'ni z;
Imperfect a, yet a perfect faint b;
I'm ever poor c, yet never want di
No mortal eyes fees God and lives e,
Yet fight of him my soul revives f.

place in all generations. And xci. 1. He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High, shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. John iv. 16. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love, dwelleth in God, and God in him.

v Ifa. xxxiii. 16. He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munition of rocks. Eph. ii. 6. And hath raised us up together, and made us fit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus.

w Eccl. ix. 3. The heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead,

* Eph. iii. 19. And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God,

y Psalm xviii, 23. I was also upright before him: and I kept myself from mine iniquity.

* Ezek. xviii. 25. Hear now, O house of Israel, are not your ways unequal.

a Rev. iii. 2. Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die : for I have not found thy works perfect before God.

bi Cor. ii. 6. Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect, &c.

Ć Psalm xl. 17. But I am poor and needy, yet the Lord thinketh upon me.

d Psalm xxiii. The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. And xxxiv. 10. The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger ; but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.

e Exod. xxxiii. 20. And he said, Thou canst not see face: for there shall no man see me, and live. f John vi. 40. And this is the will of him that fent


that svery one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may


I live best when I see most bright g;
Yet live by faith, and not by sight h.

I'm lib'ral i, yet have nought to spare k;
Most richly cloth'd l, yet stript and bare 111.
My stock is risen by my fall n;

For, having nothing, I have all o. have everlasting lief. Chap. xx. 20. Then were the disciples glad when they saw the Lord.

8 2 Cor. iii. 18. But we all with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the fame image, from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord. Chap. iv 6. For God who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, bath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

h Gal. ii. 20. I am crucified with Christ: Nevertheless I live: yet not l, but Chrift liveth in me; and the life which' I now live in the Aesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me. 2 Cor. v. 7. For we walk by faith, not by light.

i Pfalm xxvii. 21. The wicked borrowerh, and payeth not again; but the righteous fheweth mercy, and giveth.

k Zeph. iii. 12. I will also leave in the midlt of thee an af. flicted and poor people, and they shall trust in the name of the Lord.

I Ifa. Ixi. io. I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul Shall be joyful in my God, for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.

m Ezek. xvi. 7. I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and waxen great, and thoni art come to excellent ornaments : thy breasts are fashioned and thine hair is grown, whereas thou was naked and bare. Rey,

Because thou sayelt, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and paked.

n Rom. viii. 28. And we know that all things work toge• ther for good, to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.


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