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O.M. 466 Lord, Thou knowest that I love
Thee.-John 21, 15. 1 DO
O not I love Thee, O my Lord?
Behold my heart and see:
That dares to rival Thee.
Then let me nothing love; Dead be my heart to every joy,
When Jesus cannot move. 3 Is not Thy name melodious still
To mine attentive ear? Doth not each pulse with pleasure
I would disdain to feed?
I fear Thy cause to plead ?
With angels round the throne, To execute Thy sacred will,
And make Thy glory known? 6 Thou know'st I love Thee, O my Lord:
But oh! I long to soar Far from the sphere
of mortal joys, And learn to love Thee more.
C.M. 467 Weep with them that weep.-Rom.
12, 1 FATHER er mercies send thy grace
All powerful from above, To form in our obedient souls
The image of Thy love. 20 may our sympathizing breasts
That generous pleasure know, Promptly to share in others' joy,
And weep for others' woe.
In low distress are laid,
And swift our hands to aid,
4 So Jesus looked on dying men,
When throned above the skies, And, while possessing boundless wealth
He felt compassion rise.
To raise us from the ground,
A balm for every wound.
THE CHRISTIAN LIFE: HOLINESS AND CONSECRATION.
468 1 am, meek and lowly in heart.
Matt. 11, 29. 1 Poor in spirit, meek in heart,
i , I shall, as my Master, be
Rooted in humility:
Changed into a little child,
Weaned from all the world besides. 8 Father, fix my soul on Thee;
Every evil let me flee:
Happy in redeeming love.
Every good Jesus joined!
L.M. 469 Adorn the doctrine of God our Sa.
So let our works and virtues shine,
2 Thus shall we best proclaim abroad
The honours of our Saviour God, When the salvation reigns within, And grace subdues the power of sin. 3 Our flesh and sense must be denied,
Passion and envy, lust and pride; While justice, temperance, truth, and
love, Our inward piety approve. Religion bears our spirit up, While we expect that blessed hope, The bright appearance of the Lord; And faith stands leaning on His word.
470 Male maite to help me, O Lord, my 10
Salvation.-Ps. 38, 22.
This heart of unbelief renew,
From Thee, the living God and true. 20 sanctify this sinful soul;
Health to the dying leper give;
Speak but the word, and I shall live. 3 0 disenthral this
captive will, Free only when Thou mak'st it free; That I may glory to fulfil
Thy perfect law of liberty.
In death returning to the clod,
471 Blessed sare the pure in heart. –
. 5, 8. 1 LEST are the pure in heart,
For they shall see their God: The secret of the Lord is theirs;
Their soul is Christ's abode.
Our life and peace to bring ;
3 IIe to the lowly soul
Doth still Himself impart,
Chooseth the pure in heart.
May ours this blessing be;
EAR Saviour, we are Thine,
By everlasting bands: Our names, our hearts we would resign,
Our souls are in Thy hands.
With ever-growing zeal ;
O let them ne'er prevail ! 3 Thy Spirit shall unite
Our souls to Thee, our Head,
That we Thy paths may tread, 4 Death may our souls divide
Froin these abodes of clay;
Through all the gloomy way. 5 Since Christ and we are one,
Why should we yield to fear?
473 If any man serce me, let him folloro
HOW.shah I follow Him I serve?
-John 12, 1
How I copy I
Which lead me to His seat above. 2 Privations, sorrows, bitter scor,
The life of toil, the mean abode,
Are these the consecrated road:
Foreknowing, choosing, feeling all;
4 Lord, shouldmy path through suffering
Forbid it I should e'er repine; [lie.
Norheed my griefs, rememberingThine. 5 To faint, to grieve, to die for me,
Thou camest ;--- not Thyself to please;
Shall I not love Thee more than these 6 Yes, I would count them all but loss,
To gain the notice of Thine eye;
474 Keep yourselves in the love of God. My Fatingly adore
And pray to keep Thy Spirit's law
With true heart more and more.
Subdued, and reconciled,
His dear word to His child. 3 My Father's word! ad therefore dear,
And blessed to fulfil!
Would I perforin Thy will.
The Spirit of Thy Son!
78. He shall be like a tree plantel bir
the rivers of water.-Ps. ), 3. 1
Who all , Nor with sinners takes a part,
Nor with scorners sits at ease. 2 God's great law is his delight;
Mighty words that came from heaven,