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4 O glorious hour, it comes with speed !

When we, from sin and darkness freed, Shall see the Lord who died for man, And praise Him more than angels can.

C.M. 283 Worthy of more glory than Moses.

-Heb. 3, 3. 1 Но row strong Thine arm is, mighty

Who would not fear Thy name?
Jesus, how sweet Thy graces are!

Who would not love the Lamb? 2 He has done more than Moses did,

Our Prophet and our King; From bonds of hell He freed our souls,

And taught our lips to sing. 3 In the Red Sea, by Moses' hand,

The Egyptian host was drowned ; But His own blood hides all our sins,

And guilt no more is found. 4 When through the desert Israel went,

With manna they were fed; Our faith doth feed on Christ the Lord,

He is the Living Bread. 5 Moses beheld the promised land,


never reached the place; home, But Christ shall bring His followers

To see His Father's face.
6 Then shall our love and joy be full,

And feel a warmer flame,
And sweeter voices tune the song
Of Moses and the Lamb.

C.M. 284 Come unto

me all ye that labour. and are heavy laden.-Matt. 11, 28. I HEARDuitne voice of Jesus say,

Come me and rest Lay down, poor weary one, lay down

Thy head upon My breast;
I came to Jesus as I was,

Weary and worn and sad;
I found in Him a resting-place,
And He has made me glad.


2 I heard the voice of Jesus say,

Behold I freely give
The living water, thirsty one,

Stoop down, and drink, and live,
I came to Jesus, and I drank

Of that life-giving stream; [revived, My thirst was quenched, my soul

And now I live in Him.
3 I heard the voice of Jesus say,

I am this dark world's Light;
Look unto Me, thy morn shall rise,

And all thy day be bright;
I looked to Jesus and I found

In Him my radiant Sun;
So in the Light of light I live,
And glory is begun!



285 He shall give you another Com-

forter.-John 14, 16.
1 O'Rih tender, last farewell,

UR blest Redeemer, ere He breathed
A Guide, a Comforter, bequeathed,

With us on earth to dwell,
2 He comes, the mystic heavenly dove,

With sheltering wings outspread,
The holy balm of peace and love

On mortal hearts to shed.
3 He comes, sweet influence to impart,

A gracious, willing guest,
Where He can find one humble heart

In which to make His rest.
4 And His that gentle voice we hear,

Soft as the breath of even,
That checks each fault, that calms each

And whispers us forgiven. 5 And every virtue we possess,

And every victory won,
And every thought of holiness,
Are His, and His alone.

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6 Spirit of purity and grace,

, see o make our hearts Thy dwelling-place, Meet evermore for Thee.

78. 286 The Comforter whom I will

send unto you.-John 15, 26.
JESUS is gone up on high,

But His promise still is here:
I will all your wants supply;
I will send the Comforter.
2 Let us now His promise plead,

Let us to His throne draw nigh;
Jesus knows His people's need

Jesus hears His people cry.
3 Send us, Lord, the Comforter,

Pledge and witness of Thy love;
Dwelling with Thy people here,

Leading them to joys above.
4 Till we reach the promised rest,
Till Thy face unveiled we see,
of this blessed hope possest,
Teach us, Lord, to live to Thee.,

287 GRE

The Spirit gave them utterance.-

Acts 2, 4. 1 REAT was the day, the joy was great,

When the divine disciples met; Whilst on their heads the Spirit came, And sat like tongues of cloven flame. ? What gifts, what miracles He gave! And power to kill and power to save! Furnished their tongues with wondrous

words, Instead of shields and spears and swords. 3 Thus armed Hesent thechampions forth

From east to west, from south to north:
Go, and your Saviour's cross proclaim;

Go, teach all nations in My name.
4 These weapons of the holy war,
Of what almighty force they are,
To make our stubborn passions bow,
And lay the proudest rebel low!

5 Nations, the learned and the rude,

Are by these heavenly arms subdued
While Satan rages at his loss

And hates the doctrine of the cross. 6 Great King of grace! my heart subdue:

I would be led in triumph too, A willing captive to my Lord, And sing the victories of His word. 288 IF I depart, I will send Him unto

you. -John 16, 7. 1 ENTHRONED on high, Almighty Lord,

send down Fulfil in us Thy faithful word,

And all Thy mercies crown. 2 Though on our heads no tongues of fire

Their wondrous powers impart; Grant, Saviour, what we more desire,

Thy Spirit in our heart.
3 Spirit of life, and light, and love,

Thy heavenly influence give:
Quicken our spirits from above,

That we in Christ may live. 4 To our benighted souls reveal

The glories of His grace;
And bring us where no clouds conceal

The brightness of His face.
5 His love within us shed abroad,

Life's ever-springing well;
Till God in us, and we in God,
In love eternal dwell.

S.M. 289 Wait for the promise of the Father.

-Acts 1, 4. 'i

LORD God, the Holy Ghost,
As on the day of Pentecost,

Descend in all Thy power. 2 We meet with one accord

In our appointed place,
And wait

the promise of our Lord,
The Spirit of all grace.
3 Like mighty rushing wind

Upon the waves beneath,
Move with one impulse every mind;

One soul, one feeling breathe.

The young, the old inspire

With wisdom from above;
And give us hearts and tongues of fire,

To pray and praise and love. 5 Spirit of Light, explore

And chase our gloom away,
With lustre shining more and more

Unto the perfect day.
6 Spirit of Truth, be Thou,

In life and death, our guide:
O Spirit of Adoption, now

May we be sanctified.

C.M. 290 The love of God shed abroad in our

hearts by the Holy Ghost.-Rom. 5,0. 1

, With all thy quickening 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.
4 Dear Lord! and shall we ever lie

At this poor dying rate?
Our love so faint, so cold to Thee,

And Thine to us so great?
5 Come, Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove,

With all Thy quickening powers; Come shed abroad the Saviour's love, And that shall kindle ours.


L.M. 291 As many as are led by the Spirit of

God.-Rom. 8, 14. COME: Sracious Spirit, heavenly Dove,

light and Be Thou our Guardian, Thou our Guide! O'er every thought and step preside.

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