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5 Rivers of love and mercy here

In a rich ocean join ; Salvation in abundance flows,

Like floods of milk and wine. 6 Great God! the treasures of Thy love

Are everlasting mines;
Deep as our helpless miseries are,

And boundless as our sins,
7 The happy gates of gospel grace

Stand open night and day:
Lord, we are come to seek supplies,

And drive our wants away.

C.M. 348 If any manthirst, let him come un

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Attend the heavenly sound;
Ye doubting souls, dismiss your fear;

Hope smiles reviving round.
2 For every thirsty, longing heart,

Here streams of bounty flow; And life, and health, and bliss impart,

To banish mortal woe.
3 Ye sinners come, tis mercy's voice:

The gracious call obey;
Mercy invites to heavenly joys,

And Jesus is the way. 4 Dear Saviour, draw reluctant hearts;

To Thee let sinners fly,
And take the bliss Thy love imparts,
And drink and never die.

349

C.M. Yet there is room.-Luke 14, 22. 1 YE E wretched, hungry, starving poor,

Behold a royal feast ! Where mercy spreads her bounteous

store,
For every humble guest.
2 See, Jesus stands with open arms;

He calls, He bids you come:
Guilt holds you back, and fear alarms;

But see, there yet is room:

3 Room in the Saviour's bleeding heart

There love and pity meet:
Nor will He bid the soul depart

That trembles at His feet.
4 In Him the Father reconciled

Invites your soul to come:
The rebel shall be called a child,

And kindly welcomed home.
5 O come, and with His children taste

The blessings of His love;
While hope attends the sweet repast

Of nobler joys above.
6 There, with united heart and voice,

Before the eternal throne,
Ten thousand thousand souls rejoice,

In ecstasies unknown. 7 And yet ten thousand thousand more

Are welcome still to come:
Ye longing souls, the grace adore;

Approach, there yet is room.

L.M. 350

I will be glad and rejoice in Thy

mercy.-Ps. 31, 7. 1 SWEET were the sounds that reached When mercy raised her heavenly

voice; 'Twas mercy that dispelled our fears,

And bade our souls in hope rejoice. 2 All other sounds discordant seem,

Compared with mercy's heavenlysong, So sweet and joyful is the theme,

It bears our willing souls along. 3 O may we never cease to hear The voice that gives our conscience

rest,
That dissipates our guilty fear,

And tells us we are truly blest. 4 May mercy still remove our fear, And bind our souls with cords of

love: Mercy, that soothes our sorrows here,

And gives us hope of joys above.

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. 351 If we turn away from Him that

speaketh from heaven.-Heb. 12, 25. OTH He who came the lost to seek,

To save the soul benighted,
Doth He entreat with earnest voice;

And shall His love be slighted ;-
His call to every human heart
To bid unholy thoughts depart,

And as its Lord receive Him? 2 Doth the great Saviour stand and call ?

Shall we remain unheeding? Doth He repeat His kind request ?

Can we withstand the pleading? That faithful friend, His life who gave, From sin's dread bonds, from death to

save! O let us turn and hear Him. 3 He bids us all obey and live,

God's word of love repeating; O let us not the call refuse:

Our Judge! we yet shall meet Him! Great Source of good, Thy grace impart, That now at length each wandering May for its Lord receive Him! (heart

148th. 352 Then shalt thou cause the trumpet

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1
BLO
LOW ye the trumpet, blow:-

The gladly solemn sound!
Let all the nations know,

To earth's remotest bound,
The year of jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners, home, 2 Exalt the Lamb of God,

The sin-atoning Lamb;
Redemption by His blood

Through all the world proclaim.
The year of jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners, home. 3 Ye who have sold for nought

Your heritage above,
Shall have it back, unbought,
The gift of Jesus' love.
The year of jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home:

4 Ye slaves of sin and hell,

Your liberty receive;
And safe in Jesus dwell,

And blest in Jesus live.
The year of jubilee is come,
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.
5 The gospel trumpet hear,

The news of pardoning grace;
Ye happy souls, draw near,
Behold your Saviour's face.
The year of jubilee is come;

Beturn, ye ransomed sinners, home. 6 Jesus, our great High Priest,

Has full atonement made;
Ye weary spirits, rest!
Ye mournful souls, be glad!
The year of jubilee is oome;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.

78. 353 The God of hope fiu, you with all

joy and peace.-Rom. 15, 13.
1 YE that in these courts are found,

Lost and helpless as ye are,
Sons of sorrow, sin, and care,
Glorify the King of kings,

Take the peace the gospel brings. 2 Turn to Christ your longing eyes,

View His bleeding sacrifice:
See through Him your sins forgiven,
Pardon, holiness, and heaven;
Glorify the King of kings.
Take the peace the gospel brings.

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354. Fear not; for I am with thee.-Isa. HO

43, 5.
1 row firm a foundation,

Ye saints of the Lord,
Is laid for your faith

In His excellent word!
What more can He say

Than to you He hath said,
You who unto Jesus

For refuge bave fled?

2 In every condition

In sickness, in health, In poverty's vale,

Or abounding in wealth; At home and abroad,

On the land, on the sea, As thy days may demand,

Shall thy strength ever be. 3 Fear not, I am with thee,

O be not dismayed!
I, I am thy God,

And will still give thee aid;
I'll strengthen thee, help thee,

And cause thee to stand,
Upheld by My righteous

Omnipotent hand. 4 When through the deep waters

I call thee to go,
The rivers of grief

Shall not thee o'erflow;
For I will be with thee

In trouble to bless;
And sanctify to thee

Thy deepest distress.
5 When through fiery trials

Thy pathway shall lie,
My grace all-sufficient

Shall be thy supply;
The flame shall not hurt thee;

I only design
Thy dross to consume,

And thy gold to refine. 6 E'en down to old age,

All my people shall prove
My sovereign, eternal,

Unchangeable love;
And when hoary hairs

Shall their temples adorn,
Like lambs they shall still

In My bosom be borne. 7 The soul that on Jesus

Hath leaned for repose,
I will not, I will not,

Desert to its foes:
That soul, though all hell

Should endeavour to shake,
I'll never, no never,

No never forsake!

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