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3 My name from the palms of His hands,

Eternity will not erase,
Imprest on His heart it remains
In marks of indelible grace;
Yes! I to the end shall endure
As sure as the earnest is given,
More happy, but not more secure,
The glorified spirits in heaven.

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L.M.
All things are yours.--1 Cor. 3, 21.
OW vast the treasure we possess!

1

, !

This world is ours, and worlds to come: Earth is our lodge, and heaven our

home.
2 All things are ours: the gifts of God;

The purchase of a Saviour's blood;
While the good Spirit shows us how

To use, and to improve them too. 3 If peace and plenty crown my days, They help me, Lord, to speak Thy

praise :
If bread of sorrows be my food,

Those sorrows work my lasting good. 4 I would not change my blest estate

For all the world calls good or great;
And, while my faith can keep her hold

I envy not the sinner's gold.
5 Father, I wait Thy daily will;

Thou shalt divide my portion still;
Grant me on earth what seems Thee

best,
Till death and heaven reveal the rest.

S.M.

495 Noo are we the sons of God.

BEL

1 John 3, 2
1 EHOLD what wondrous grace

The Father hath bestowed
On sinners of a mortal race,

To call them sons of God! 2 Tis no surprising thing

That we should be unknown:
The Jewish world knew not their King,
God's everlasting Son.

3 Nor doth it yet appear

How great we must be made;
But, when we see our Saviour here,

We shall be like our Head.
A hope so much divine
May trials well endure;
May purge our souls from senso and sin,
As Christ the Lord is pure,
If in my Father's love

I share a filial part,
Send down Thy Spirit, like a dove,

To rest upon my heart. 6 I would no longer lie

A slave beneath the throne, My faith shall, Abba Father, cry,

And Thou the kindred own,

S.M. 496 Blessed are all they that wait for

Him.-Isa. 30, 18. 1

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COUR harps, ye trembling saints, Loud to the praise of love divine,

Bid every string awake.
2 Though in a foreign land,

We are not far from home;
And nearer to our house above

We every moment come. 3 His grace will to the end

Stronger and brighter shine;
Nor present things, nor things to come,

Shall quench the spark divine. s When we in darkness walk,

Nor feel the heavenly flame,
Then is the time to trust our God,

And rest upon His name.
Soon shall our doubts and fears
Subside at His control:
His loving-kindness

shall break through The midnight of the soul 6 Blest is the man, O God,

That stays himself on Thee!
Who waits for Thy salvation, Lord,

Shall Thy salvation see.

78.

497 Godliness i profitable unto all

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TIS

things.-
VIS religion that can give

Sweetest pleasures while we live;
Tis religion must supply
Solid comfort when we die.
After death its joys will be
Lasting as eternity!
Be the living God my friend,
Then my bliss shall never end.

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C.M. 498 Delight thyself also in the Lord.

-Ps. 57, 4. 1 O

LORD! I would delight in Thee,

And on Thy care depend;
To Thee in every trouble fee-

My best, my only Friend.
2 When all created streams are dried,

Thy fulness is the same;
May I with this be satisfied,

And glory in Thy name!
3 Why should the soul a drop bemoan,

Who has a fountain near-
A fountain, which will ever run

With waters sweet and clear?
4 No good in creatures can be found

But may be found in Thee ;
I must have all things and abound,

While God is God to me.
5 that I had a stronger faith,

To look within the veil;
To credit what my Saviour saith,

Whose word can never fail!. 6 He that has made my heaven secure,

Will here all good provide,
While Christ is rich, can I be poor?

What can I want beside ?
7 0 Lord! I cast my care on Thee;

I triumph and adore:
Henceforth my great concern shall be

To love and please Thee more.

PATIENCE AND SUBMISSION.

104th, 499 Why are ye fearful, 0 ye of little

faith!-Matt. , 20.
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BE
EGONE unbelief,

My Saviour is near,
And for my relief

Will surely appear;
By prayer let me wrestle,

And He will perform;
With Christ in the vessel,

I smile at the storm. 2 Though

dark be my way,
Since He is my guide,
Tis mine to obey,

Tis His to provide:
Though cistērns be broken,

And creatures all fail,
The word He hath spoken

Shall surely prevail. 3 His love, in time past,

Forbids me to think He'll leave me at last

In trouble to sink; Each sweet Ebenezer

I have in review, Confirms His good pleasure

To help me quite through. 4 Determined to save,

He watched o'er my path,
When, Satan's blind slave,

I spórted with death:
And can He have taught me

To trust in His name,
And thus far have brought me

To put me to shame? 6 Why should I complain

of want or distress, Temptation or pain?

He told me no less: The heirs of salvation,

I know from His word, Through much tribulation

Must follow their Lord.

6 How bitter that cup,

No heart can conceive, Which He drank quite up,

That sinners might live! His way was much rougher,

And darker than mine: Did Christ my Lord suffer,

And shall I repine? 7 Since all that I meet

Shall work for my good, The bitter is sweet,

The medicine, food; Though painful at present,

"Twill cease before long, And then, O how pleasant The conqueror's song!

78. 500 Beholding as in a plass, the glory

of the Lord.-2 Cor. 3, 18.
1
FATI
ATHER of eternal grace,

Glorify Thyself in me;
Meekly beaming in my face,

May the world Thine image see. 2 Happy only in Thy love,

Poor, unfriended, or unknown;
Fix my thoughts on things above,

Stay my heart on Thee alone. 3 Humble, holy, all resigned

To Thy will-Thy will be done!
Give me, Lord, the perfect mind

Of Thy well-beloved Son,
4 Counting gain and glory loss,
May I tread the path He trod,
Die with Jesus on the cross,
Rise with Him to Thee, my God!

L.M. 501 1 said not unto the seed of Jacob,

Seek ye
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GODT
VOD

of my life, to Thee I call,

Amicted at thy feet I fall;
When the great water-floods prevail,

Leave not iny trembling heart to fail! 2 Friend of the friendless and the faint!

Where should I lodge my deepcomplaint?
Where but with Thee, whose open door
Invites the helpless and the poor?

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