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4 My soul to Thee alone

Now, therefore, I commend;
Thou, Jesus, love me as Thine own,
And love me to the end.

78. 429 Without me ye can do nothing.

John 15, 5.
1 SON of God, Thy blessing grant,

Still supply my every want;
Tree of life, Thine influence shed,

From Thy fulness I am fed.
2 Unsustained by Thee I fall,
• Send the strength for which I call:

Weaker than a bruised reed,

Help I every moment need.
3 All my hopes on Thee depend,

Love me, save me to the end ;
Still preserve me by Thy grace;
Take the everlasting praise.

C.M. 430 They that sow in tears shall reap

in joy.-Ps. 120, 5. 1 THE THE Lord can clear the darkest skies,

Can give us day for night;
Make drops of sacred sorrow rise

To rivers of delight.
2 Let those that sow in sadness wait

Till the fair harvest come! [great, They shall confess their sheaves are

And shout the blessings home. 3 The seed, though buried long in dust,

Shall not deceive their hope:
The precious grain can ne'er be lost,
For grace insures the crop.

C.M. 431 They shall never perish.—John 10, 1 FIRM as the earth Thy gospel stands

If I am found in Jesus' hands

My soul can ne'er be lost.
2 His honour is engaged to save

The meanest of His sheep;
All that His heavenly Father gave
His hands securely keep.


3 Nor death, nor hell, shall e'er remove

His chosen from His breast; Safe in the mansions of His love They must for ever rest.

C.M. 432 Blessed are they that have not seen,

and yet have,believed.-John 20.. 1 BLE LESSED are they who have NOT seen,

And yet the Christ receive; In spirit cry, "My Lord, my God,"

And with free heart believe!
2 Blessed! who feel their quiet way

In faith and not in sight,
Who lean upon His unseen grace,
And trust His unseen might.

78. 433 Speak unto the children of Israel

that they go forward.-Exod. 14, 15. 1 ,

Let us trust and still obey,
He who bids us forward go
Cannot fail the way to show.
2 Though the sea be deep and wide,

Though a passage seem denied,
Fearless let us still proceed,

Since the Lord vouchsafes to lead. 3 Though it be the gloom of night,

Though we see no ray of light,
Since the Lord Himself is there,
Tis not meet that we should fear.
4 Night with Him is never night,

Where He is there all is light;
When He calls us, why delay :

They are happy who obey.
5 Be it ours then, while we're here,

Him to follow without fear,
Where He calls us, there to go,
What He bids us, that to do.
434 I change not.-Mal

. 3, 6. 1 WHEN darkness long has veiled my

And smiling day once more appears,
Then, my Redeemer! then I find
The folly of my doubts and fears.

2 I chide my unbelieving heart,

And blush that I should ever be
Thus prone to act so base a part,

Or harbour one hard thought of Thee! 3 O let me then, at length, be taught

What I am still so slow to learn,
That God is love, and changes not,

Nor knows the shadow of a turn. 4 Sweet truth, and easy to repeat !

But when my faith is sharply tried,
I find myself a learner yet,

Unskilful, weak, and apt to slide
5 But, O my Lord, one look from Thee

Subdues the disobedient will;
Drives doubt and discontent away,

And Thy rebellious child is still. 6 Thou art as ready to forgive,

As I am ready to repine;
Thou therefore all the praise receive;
Be shame and self-abhorrence mine.

104th. 435 of His fulness have all we received.

-John 1, 26.
1 FULNESS resides

In Jesus our Head,
And ever abides
To answer our need:
The Father's good pleasure
Has laid up in store
A plentiful treasure,

To give to the poor.
2 Whate'er be our wants,

We need not to fear;
Our numerous complaints
His mercy will hear:
His fulness shall yield us
Abundant supplies;
His power shall shield us,

When dangers arise.
3 The fountain o'erflows,

Our woes to redress,
Still more He bestows,
And grace upon grace;
His gifts in abundance
We daily receive,
He has a redundance
For all that believe.


4 Whatever distress

Awaits us below,
Such plentiful grace
Will Jesus bestow,
As still shall support us
And silence our fear,
For nothing can hurt us

While Jesus is near.
5 When troubles attend,

Or danger or strife,
His love will defend
And guard us through life;
And when we are fainting,
And ready to die,
Whatever is wanting
His hand will supply.

C.M. 436 Fear not; He will come and sare

you.- . , 4 1 YEtrembling souls, dismiss your fears, Mercy, which like a river flows

In one perpetual stream. 2 Fear not the powers of earth and hell ;

God will those powers restrain;
His arm shall all their rage repel,

And make their efforts vain.
3 Fear not the want of outward good;

God for His own provides;
Grants them supplies of daily food,

And all they need besides.
4 Fear not that He will e'er forsake,

Or leave His work undone:
He's faithful to His promises,

And faithful to His Son.
5 Fear not the terrors of the grave,

Or death's tremendous sting;
He will from endless wrath preserve,

To endless glory bring.


437 o God, Thou art my God, early

will I . 1 GRE LREAT God, indulge my humble

Thou art my Hope, my Joy, my Rest;
The glories that compose Thy name

Stand all engaged to make me blest. 2 Thou Great and Good, Thoù Just and

Wise, Thou art my Father and my God! And I am Thine by sacred ties, [blood !

Thy son, Thy servant, bought with 3 With heart, and eyes, and lifted hands,

For Thee I long, to Thee I look ;
As travellers in thirsty lands

Pant for the cooling water-brook. 4 With early feet I love to appear

Among Thy saints, and seek Thy face; Oft have I seen Thy glory there, And felt the power of sovereign grace. 5 I'll lift my hands, I'll raise my voice,

While I have breath to pray or praise; This work shall make my heart rejoice, And fill the remnant of my days.

C.M. 438 Enoch walked with God, and he was

not, for God took him.-Gen.5, 24. 1 ETERMATE God, our wondering souls

Admire Thy That Thou wilt walk, that Thou wilt

With Adam's worthless race. [dwell, 2 O lead me to that happy path,

Where I my God may meet;. Though hosts of foes begird it round,

Though briars wound my feet. 3 Cheered with Thy converse, I can trace

The desert with delight: (Thine Through all the gloom, one smile of

Can dissipate the night.

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