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2 Our souls receive diviner breath, Raised from corruption, guilt, aid
death; So from the grave did Christ arise,
And lives to God above the skies. 3 No more let sin or Satan reign
Over our mortal flesh again ;
709 Buried with Him by baptism into B4
death6, 4 1 APTIZED into our Saviour's death,
Our souls to sin must die;
With Christ ascend on high.
Enthroned divinely fair;
And our forerunner there. 3 O that our souls from earth could rise
On wings of faith and love; Above, our choicest treasure lies-
Lord, set our hearts above.
C.M. 710 A good profession before many wit
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ITNESS, ye men and angels now, To Him we make our solemn vow,
A vow we dare not break2 That, long as life itself shall last,
Ou ves to Christ we yield; Nor from His cause will we depart,
Or ever quit the field.
But on His grace rely,
Will all our need supply.
And keep us in Thy ways: And while we turn our vows to prayers, Turn Thou our prayers to praise.
113th, 711 Barded with Him by baptism into
.-Rom. 6. 4. 1 APTIZED into the Saviour's death, And live henceforth to Him alone, Serve Him with zealand patience here,
And wait till He, our life, appear, And raise us to a heavenly throne. 2 That holy rite, that solemn vow,
May we its heavenly influence know, Born from above, and kept and blest;
So passed Thypeople through theflood, So, guided by the shadowing cloud, They gained the promised Canaan'srest.
L.M. 712 He went on his way rejoicing.– 1 O
HAPPY day, that fixed my choice
On Thee, my Saviour and my God! Well may this glowing heart rejoice,
And tell its raptures all abroad.
To Him who merits all my love!
His house, While to that sacred shrine I move. 3 Tis done; the great transaction's done!
I am my Lord's, and He is mine:
Glad to confess the voice divine. 4 Now rest, my long-divided heart;
Fixed on this blissful centre, rest;
When called on angels' bread to feast? 5 High heaven, that heard thesolemn vow
That vow renewed shall daily hear:
C.M. 713 He shau baptize you with the Holy
Ghost and with fire.-Matt. 3, 11. 1 ORD, Thou hast promised to baptize
, Whose faith on Thee alone relies,
Thy cross their only boast.
2 Baptize us in Thy Spirit, Lord,
And in that promised fire, Which may to us all zeal afford,
All gratitude inspire. 3 Upon us may Thy Spirit place,
As armour for our road, Faith, hope, and love, with every grace,
The panoply of God!
Ourselves the victory win,
of Satan and of sin.
Love God, our Father, more, And serve with undecaying zeal
Thyself, whom we adore. 6 So maywe go from strength to strength,
And daily grow in grace,
714 Field yourselves unto God.–Rom.
6, 13. 1 EVOTED unto Thee
By the baptismal sign, We own that, from the curse set free,
We are for ever Thine. 2 Come in Thy might and love,
Break all resistance down, All sloth and unbelief remove,
And make our hearts Thy throne. 3 Our whole salvation Thou!
Make us Thine own abode,
Our Father and our God!
die is gain.-Phil. 1, 21.
If here into His death baptized,
His resurrection I attain.
To do my Heavenly Father's will. 3 So when He comes with glory crowned,
To claim His own and call them His,
716 Ye are dead, and your life is hid
with 3. 1 We're into death baptized;
wave, And enter thus our Saviour's grave,
Buried with Him that died. 2 With Christ we die! that freed from sin,
With Christ we may arise; [win, New thoughts, new hopes, new lives, to
To fit us for the skies.
And all our converse here
Till Christ, our Life, appear.
The present joy and crown,
717 They first pave their own selces io
.2 . 8, 5 1 LORY to God, whose Spirit draws
Fresh soldiers to the Saviour's cause; Who thus baptized unto his name,
His goodness and their faith proclaim. 2 For these now added to the host,
Who in their Lord and Saviour boast, And consecrate to Him their days,
Accept, O God, our grateful praise. 3 Thus may Thy mighty Spirit draw,
All here to love and keep His law, Themselves His subjects to declare. And place themselves beneath His care
4 Lead them at once their Lord to own,
718 Then they that gladly received his | J suc
., ESUS, Thy sovereign grace we bless,
cess; Subjecting rebels to Thy throne,
And gathering to Thy fold Thine own. 2 Those who have now Thy truth confest
As their own faith, and hope, and rest, We, in Thy name, with joy embrace
As fellow-heirs of heavenly grace. 3 As living members, may they share
The joys and griefs which others bear; And active in their stations prove,
In all the offices of love.
And keep them stedfast to the end ;
719 They commended them to the Lora,
.-. 1 ET plenteous grace descend on
those Who, hoping in Thy word, This day have publicly declared
That Jesus is their Lord. 2 With cheerful feet may they advance,
And run the Claristian race;
Find all-suficient grace.