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4 Thou art the Life: to all Thine own Thou

givest Eternal life where Thou forever livest; There without ceasing, as we stand before

Let us adore Thee.

F. A. Krummacher.
H. Brueckner, Tr.



ESUS, Lover of my soul,

Let me to Thy bosom fly; While the nearer waters roll,

While the tempest still is high; Hide me, O my Savior, hide,

Till the storm of life be past; Safe into the haven guide,

Oh, receive my soul at last !

2 Other refuge have I none,

Hangs my helpless soul on Thee; Leave, ah ! leave me not alone,

Still support and comfort me! All my trust on Thee be stayed,

All my help from Thee I bring; Cover my defenseless head

With the shadow of Thy wing.

3 Plenteous grace with Thee is found,

Grace to cover all my sin;
Let the healing streams abound,

Make and keep me pure within,

Thou of life the fountain art;

Freely let me take of Thee; Spring Thou up within my heart,

Rise to all eternity.

C. Wesley.



ESUS loves me, Jesus loves me,

He is always, always near; If I try to please Him truly,

There is naught that I can fear.

2 Jesus loves me,-well I know it,

For to save my soul He died; He for me bore pain and sorrow,

Nailéd hands and pierced side.

3 Jesus loves me,-night and morning

Jesus hears the prayers I pray; And He never, never leaves me,

When I work or when I play. 4 Jesus loves me,—and He watches

Over me with loving eye,
And He sends His holy angels,

Safe to keep me till I die.

5 Jesus loves me,-0 Lord Jesus,

Now I pray Thee by Thy love, Keep me ever pure and holy,

Till I come to Thee above.

W. Carey.

276 ESUS, priceless treasure,

Source of purest pleasure,

Truest Friend to me:
Ah, how long I've panted
And my heart hath fainted,

Thirsting, Lord, for Thee.
Thine I am, O spotless Lamb!
I will suffer naught to hide Thee,

Naught I ask beside Thee.
2 In Thine arms I rest me,
Foes who would molest me

Cannot reach me here.
Though the earth be shaking,
Every heart be quaking,

Jesus calms my fear;
Fires may flash and thunder crash,
Yea, and sin and hell assail me,-

Jesus will not fail me.
3 Hence with earthly treasure!
Thou art all my pleasure,

Jesus, all my choice;
Hence, thou empty glory!
Naught to me thy story,

Told with tempting voice;
Pain or loss, or shame, or cross,
Shall not from my Savior move me

Since He deigns to love me. 4 Fare thee well that errest, Thou that earth preferrest,

Thou wilt tempt in vain;

Fare thee well, transgression,
Hence, abhorred possession,

Come not forth again.
Past your hour, O pride and power,
Worldly life, thy bonds I sever,
Fare thee well forever!

5 Hence all fear and sadness!
For the Lord of gladness,

Jesus, enters in ;
Those who love the Father
Though the storms may gather,

Still have peace within;
Yea, whate'er I here must bear,
Thou art still my purest pleasure,
Jesus, priceless treasure.

J. Franck.
C. Winkworth, Tr.


E LEADETH me! O blessed thought!

O words with heav'nly comfort fraught!
Whate'er I do, whate'er I be,
Still 'tis God's hand that leadeth me!

He leadeth me! He leadeth me!
By His own hand He leadeth me!
His faithful foll'wer I would be,
For by His hand He leadeth me.

2 Sometimes 'midst scenes of deepest gloom,

Sometimes where Eden's bowers bloom,
By waters calm, o'er troubled sea,
Still 'tis His hand that leadeth me.

He leadeth me, etc.

3 Lord, I would clasp Thy hand in mine,

Nor even murmur nor repine:
Content, whatever lot I see,
Since 'tis my God that leadeth me.

He leadeth me, etc.
4 And when my task on earth is done,

When, by Thy grace, the victory's won,
E’en death's cold wave I will not flee,
Since God through Jordan leadeth me.
He leadeth me, etc.

J. H. Gilmore.


278 ESUS, Jesus, come to me;

How my soul longs after Thee! When, my best, my dearest Friend,

Shall our separation end?
2 Lord, my longings never cease;

Without Thee I find no peace;
'Tis my constant cry to Thee,

Jesus, Jesus, come to me!
3 Mean the joys of earth appear,

All below is dark and drear;
Naught by Thy belovéd voice

Can my wretched heart rejoice.
4 Thou alone, my gracious Lord,

Art my shield and great reward;
All my hope, my Savior Thou,-

To Thy sovereign will I bow.
5 Come and dwell within my heart;

Purge its sin, and heal its smart;

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