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In vain they call, in vain they cry,

Till thine almighty aid is nigh.
4 But if thy Spirit deign to breathe,

Life spreads through all the realms of death ;
Dry bones obey thy powerful voice;

They move, they waken, they rejoice. 5 So, when thy trumpet's awful sound

Shall shake the heav'ns and rend the ground,
Dead saints shall from their tombs arise,

And spring to life beyond the skies. 371 (20 P.) L. M. Wareham 117. Paul's 246,

Prayer for the whole Congregation.
1 LORD, in our hearts implant thy fear,

And make and keep us all sincere ;
Draw burthen'd sinners to thy Son,

And make him to his mourners known. 2 Thy richest grace vouchsafe to give.

Aš each is able to receive;
The blessed grief to all impart,

Or joy, or purity of heart.
3 Our helpless unbelief remove,

And melt us by thy pard’ning love:
Work in us faith, or faith's increase

The dawning or the perfect peace. 4 Give each whate’er for each is best,

But grant us all the promis'd rest;
Thy blessing in the means convey,
Nor empty send one soul away.


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
Thy heavenly blessing to bring down,

By humble fervent prayer.

2. In vain we plant without thine aid,

And water too in vain ;
LORD of the harvest! God of grace! I

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.
N what has now been sown,

Thy blessing, LORD! bestow

is thine alone
To make it spring and grow :
Do thou the gracious harvest raise,
And thou, alone, shalt have the praise.


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;
Crown thy word which has been spoken,

Life and peace to each impart;
And all blessings

Which shall sanctify the heart.
374 L. M. Denbigh 54.' Rowles 73.

The Spread of the Gospel, Matt. vi, 10.,

distant lands thy Gospel send,

And thus thy empire wide extend:
To Gentile, Turk, and stubborn Jew,

Thou King of Grace! salvation shew.
2 Where'er thy sun or light arise,

Thy name, o God! immortalize:
May nations yet unborn confess
Thy wisdom, power, and righteousness,

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375 C. M. Bedford 91. Abridge 201.

Duties and Privileges, Jude 20, 21.
1 WHILE sinners, who presume to bear

The Christian's sacred name,
Throw the reins to every lust,

And glory in their shame;
2 Ye saints, presery'd in Christ and callid,

Detest their impious ways,
And on the basis of


.!;. An heavenly temple raise.
3 Upon the Spirit's promis'd aid

Depend from day to day,
And while he breathes his quick’ning gale,

Adore, and praise, and pray.
4 Preserve unquench'd your love to God,

And let the flame arise,
And higher, and still higher blaze,

Till it ascend the skies.
5 With a transporting joy expect

The grace your Lord shall give,
When all bis saints shall from his hands

Their crowns of life receive.
376 (1st P.) C. M. Grove House 143.

Salem 139. Acton 288.

Now is the accepted Time.
I COME, guilty souls, and flee away

To Christ, and heal your wounds;
This is the welcome gospel-day,

Wherein free grace abounds.
, God lov'd the Church, and gave his Son

To drink the cup of wrath :
And Jesus says he'll cast out none

That come to him by faith. 376" (20 P.) L.M. Paul's 246. Gould's 272.

The convinced Sinner encouraged.
HO is the trembling sinner, who

That owns eternal death his due?

1 W

Who mourns his sin, his guilt, his thrall,

And does on God for mercy call ?
2 Peace, troubled soul, dismiss thy fear,

Hear, Jesus speaks, “Be of good cheer,"
Upon his cleansing grace rely,

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?
2 Not vows, nor groans, nor broken cries,

Not the most costly sacrifice,
Not infant blood, profusely spilt,

Will expiate a sinner's guilt.
3 Thy blood, dear Jesus! thine alone,

Hath sovereign virtue to atone:
Here we will rest our only plea,

When we approach, great God! to thee. 377 (20 P.) 7s. Cookham 36. Stoel 164.

Hotham 224.

The Pleasures of Religion. 1 'TIS religion that can give

Sweetest pleasures while we live; 'Tis religion must supply

Solid comfort when we die.
2 After death its joys will be

Lasting as eternity!
Be the living God my friend,


bliss shall never end.
378 L. M. Rowles 73. Portugal 97.

Habakkuk iii. 17, 18.
1 IS Jesus mine! I'm now prepar'd

To meet with what I thought most hạrd

Yes, let the winds of trouble blow,
And comforts melt


like snów; 2 No blasted trees or failing crops

Can hinder my eternal hopes;
Tho' creatures change, the Lord's the same,

Then let me triumph in his name. 379 7s. Deptford 124. Turin 244.

Help, Hosea xiii. 9.
SELF-destroy’d, for help I pray:

Help me, Saviour ! from above;
Help me to believe, obey;
Help me to repent, and love;
Help to keep the graces given,

Help me quite from hell to heaven. 380 C. M. Abridge 201. Grove House 143.

Felix trembling, Acts xxiv. 24, 25.
1 SEE Felix, cloth'd with pomp and power,

See his resplendent bride,
Attend to hear a prisoner preach

The Saviour crucify’d.
2 He well describes who Jesus was,

His glories and his love,
How he obey'd and bled below,

And reigns and pleads above.
3 Felix up starts, and trembling cries,

Go, for this time, away;
"I'll hear thee on these points again

• On some convenient day.' 4 Attention to the words of life

Let Felix thus adjourn ;
Lord! let us make these solemn truths

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,

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