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In vain they call, in vain they cry,
Till thine almighty aid is nigh.
Life spreads through all the realms of death ;
They move, they waken, they rejoice. 5 So, when thy trumpet's awful sound
Shall shake the heav'ns and rend the ground,
And spring to life beyond the skies. 371 (20 P.) L. M. Wareham 117. Paul's 246,
Prayer for the whole Congregation.
And make and keep us all sincere ;
And make him to his mourners known. 2 Thy richest grace vouchsafe to give.
Aš each is able to receive;
Or joy, or purity of heart.
And melt us by thy pard’ning love:
The dawning or the perfect peace. 4 Give each whate’er for each is best,
But grant us all the promis'd rest;
HYMNS AFTER SERMON.
372 C. M. Bath Chapel 26. New York 33.
The Parable of the Sower, Matt. xiii. 3-23. 1 NOW, LORD! the heavenly seed is sown,
Be it thy servant's care
By humble fervent prayer.
2. In vain we plant without thine aid,
And water too in vain ;
Send down thy heavenly rain. 3 Then shall our cheerful hearts and tongues
Begin this song divine ;. 5 Thou, Lord! hast given the rich increase,
* And be the glory thine.? 373(1st P.) 148th. Bethesda 112. Eagle Street 16.
Success requested on the Soed sown.
Thy blessing, LORD! bestow
is thine alone
373 (24 P.) 8. 7. 4. Kentucky 113, Lewes 63,
Shew me a token for good, Ps. lxxxvi. 17
us, LORD, some gracious token
Of thy love before we part;
Life and peace to each impart;
Which shall sanctify the heart.
The Spread of the Gospel, Matt. vi, 10.,
distant lands thy Gospel send,
And thus thy empire wide extend:
Thou King of Grace! salvation shew.
Thy name, o God! immortalize:
375 C. M. Bedford 91. Abridge 201.
Duties and Privileges, Jude 20, 21.
The Christian's sacred name,
Detest their impious ways,
Depend from day to day,
Adore, and praise, and pray.
And let the flame arise,
Till it ascend the skies.
The grace your Lord shall give,
Their crowns of life receive.
Salem 139. Acton 288.
Now is the accepted Time.
To Christ, and heal your wounds;
Wherein free grace abounds.
To drink the cup of wrath :
That come to him by faith. 376" (20 P.) L.M. Paul's 246. Gould's 272.
The convinced Sinner encouraged.
That owns eternal death his due?
Who mourns his sin, his guilt, his thrall,
And does on God for mercy call ?
Hear, Jesus speaks, “Be of good cheer,"
And thou shalt never, never die. 377 (Ist P.) L.M. Angel's Hymn 60. Paul's 246.
Acceptance through Christ alone, John xiv. 6. 1 HOW
"OW shall the sons of men appear,
Great God! before thine awful bar ? How may the guilty hope to find
Acceptance with th' eternal Mind?
Not the most costly sacrifice,
Will expiate a sinner's guilt.
Hath sovereign virtue to atone:
When we approach, great God! to thee. 377 (20 P.) 7s. Cookham 36. Stoel 164.
The Pleasures of Religion. 1 'TIS religion that can give
Sweetest pleasures while we live; 'Tis religion must supply
Solid comfort when we die.
Lasting as eternity!
bliss shall never end.
Habakkuk iii. 17, 18.
To meet with what I thought most hạrd
Yes, let the winds of trouble blow,
like snów; 2 No blasted trees or failing crops
Can hinder my eternal hopes;
Then let me triumph in his name. 379 7s. Deptford 124. Turin 244.
Help, Hosea xiii. 9.
Help me, Saviour ! from above;
Help me quite from hell to heaven. 380 C. M. Abridge 201. Grove House 143.
Felix trembling, Acts xxiv. 24, 25.
See his resplendent bride,
The Saviour crucify’d.
His glories and his love,
And reigns and pleads above.
Go, for this time, away;
• On some convenient day.' 4 Attention to the words of life
Let Felix thus adjourn ;
Our first and last concern. 381 s. M. Eagle Street New 55. Vermont 134,
Jabez's Prayer, 1 Chron. iv. 9, 10. I 'O THAT the Lord indeed
Would me his servant bless,