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2 True and faithful Witness, Thou,
O Christ, Thy Spirit give:
That we might Him receive?
In every waiting heart.
The gift of Jesus, come:
And swells to make Thee room:
S.M. 298 None can say that
Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost.- 1 Cor. 12, 3. 1 SP PIRIT of Truth, come down!
Reveal the things of God;
Apply His precious blood. 1 His merits glorify,
That each may clearly see, Jesus, who did for sinners die,
Hath surely died for me. 3 No man can truly say,
That Jesus is the Lord,
Thou art my Lord! my God!
8.7.4. 299 God, that giveth the increase.
1 Cor. 3, 7. 1 COME, thou soul-transforming Spirit,
From the gospel
20 may all enjoy the blessing,
Which Thy word's designed to give;
And for ever
L.M. 300 God hath revealed them unto us by
His Spirit.-1 Cor. 2, 10. 1 DESC ESCEND from heaven, immortal
Dove! Stoop down, and take us on Thy wings, And mount and bear us far above
The reach of these inferior things; 2 Beyond, beyond this lower sky,
Up where eternal ages roll,
And fruits immortal feast the soul. 3 O for a sight, a pleasing sight,
of our Almighty Father's throne! There sits our Saviour crowned with
Clothed in a body like our own. (light, 4 Adoring saints around Him stand,
And thrones and powers before Him fall; The God shines gracious through the
Man, And sheds sweet glories on them all. 5 O what amazing joys they feel, While to their golden harps they sing, Do His commands with heavenly zeal, And spread the triumphs of their King! 6 When shall the day, dear Lord, appear That I shall mount to dwell above, And stand and bow amongst them there, And see Thy face, and sing, and love?
301 He hath given us of His Spirit.
1 John 4, 13.
And with words that help and heal,
2 Truthful Spirit, dwell with me,
I myself would truthful be;
I myself would tender be;
I myself would mighty be;
Pressing on and bearing up. 5 Holy Spirit, dwell with me,
I myself would holy be;
L.M. 302 The eyes of your understanding
being enlightened.-Eph. 1, 18. 1 ETERN TERNAL Spirit! we confess
And sing the wonders of Thy grace; Thy power conveys our blessings down
From God the Father and the Son. 2 Enlightened by Thy heavenly ray,
Our shades and darkness turn to day; Thine inward teachings make us know
Our danger, and our refuge too. 3 Thy power and glory work within,
And break the chains of reigning sin; Do our imperious lusts subdue,
And form our wretched hearts anew. 4 The troubled conscience knows Thy
C.M. 303 Ye have not
received the spirit of bondage again to fear.-Rom.8, 15. 1 ,
Our fainting hearts to cheer; And when we tremble at Thy frown,
O bring Thy comforts near. 2 The terror Thy convictions wrought,
Olet Thy grace remove; And may the souls which Thou hast
To weep, now learn to love. [taught 3 Now let Thy saving mercy heal
The wounds it made before;
That we may doubt no more.
And make our darkness light;
Till faith be lost in sight.
The Lord's unclouded face,
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. 304 He that believeth hath the
witness in himself.-1 John 5, 10. 1 SATIONE. I Thy word believe,
My unbelief remove;
The unction from above!
The Holy Ghost reveal. 2 Dead in sin, I hopeless lie
Bereft of power to rise,
Thy saving blood applies;
The Holy Ghost reveal.
Make me His pure abode,
I am a child of God!
Lord, I choose the better part,
The Holy Ghost reveal,
O manifest in me;
Unless I live to Thee!
The Holy Ghost reveal.
8.7. 305 He dwelleth with you, and shall be
in you.-John 14, 17. 1 OLY Ghost, dispel our sadness,
Pierce the clouds of sinful night; Come, Thou
source of joy and gladness, Breathe Thy life, and spread Thy light. 2 From that height which knows no
measure, As a gracious shower descend : Bringing down the richest treasure,
Man can wish, or God can send. 8 Come, Thou best of all donatione,
God can give or we implore; Having Thy sweet consolations,
We need wish for nothing more. A Author of our new creation,
Bid us all Thine influence prove; Make our souls Thy habitation,
Shed abroad the Saviour's love.
C.M. 306 Ye were sealed with that Holy
Spirit of promise.-Eph. 1, 18.
Go mourning all their days?
And seal them heirs of heaven? When wilt Thou banish my complaints,
And show my sins forgiven ?