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He forms the carnal mind afresh,

Subdues the power of sin,
Transforms the heart of stone to flesh,

And plants his grace within.
3 He sheds abroad the Father's love,

Applies redeeming blood, ':
Bids both our guilt and grief remove,

,! And bring's as near to God.
4 Lord, fill each dead benighted soul

With life, and light, and joy!
None can thy mighty power controul,

Thy glorious work destroy.
208 L M. Magdalene 214. Rowles 73.
_The Spirit?s Influences compared to living Watera

LESS'D 'Jesus ! source of grace divine,

What soul-refreshing streams are thine ! Oh, bring these healing waters nigh,

Or we must droop, and fall, and die. 2 No traveller thro' desert lands,

'Midst scorching suns, and burning sands, More needs the current to obtain,

Or to enjoy refreshing rain.
3 Our longing souls aloud would sing,

Spring up, celestial Fountain, spring!
To a redundant river flow,

And cheer this thirsty land below.
4 May this blest torrent, near my side,

Thro' all the desert, gently glide ;
Then, in Immanuel's land above,

Spread to a sea of joy and love ! DODDRIDOB. 209 L. M. Kimbolton 251. Martin's Lane 67. Divine Influences compared to Rain, Psalm lxxli, 6, 1 AS

S showers on meadows newly mown,

Jesus shall shed his blessing down;
Crown'd with whose life-infusing drops,

Earth shall renew her blissful crops.

2 Lands that beneath a burning sky

Have long been desolate and dry,
Th' effusions of his love shall share,

And sudden greens and herbage wear.
3 The dews and rains, in all their store,

Drenching the pastures o'er and o'er,
Are not so copious as


Which sanctifies and saves our ráce.
4 As, in soft silence, vernal showers

Descend, and cheer the fainting flowers,
So, in the secrecy of love,

Falls the sweet influence from above.
5 That heavenly influence let me find

In holy silence of the mind,
While every grace maintains its bloom,

Diffusing wide its rich perfume.
6 Nor let these blessings be confin'd

To me, but pour'd on all mankind;
Till earth's wild wastes in verdure riso,

And a young Eden bless our eyes.
210 L. M. Wareham 117. Gould's 272.

Seeking to God for the Communication of bis Spirit. 1 HEAR, gracious Sovereign! from thy throne,

And send thy various blessings down; While by thine Israel thou art sought...'

Attend the prayer thy word hath taught, i 2 Come, sacred Spirit! from above, ti?

And fill the coldest hearts with love; io
Soften to flesh the flinty stone, mit

And let thy god-like power be known.
3 Speak thou, and, from the haughtiest eyes,

Shall floods of pious sorrows rise ;
While all their glowing souls are borne

To seek that grace which now they scorn. 4 Oh, let a holy flock await

Numerous around thy temple-gate!

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Each pressing on with zeal to be

A living sacrifice to thee.
5 In answer to our fervent cries,

Give us to see thy. church arise;
Or, if that blessing seem too great,
Give us to mourn its,

211 (1st P.) 112th. Hoxton 121. Francis 200.

The Influences of the Spirit desired.
ETERNAL Spirit ! source of light!

Enliv'ning, consecrating fire,
Descend, and with celestial heat

Our dull, our frozen hearts inspire :
Our souls refine, our dross consume!

Come, condescending Spirit! come.
2 In our cold breast, ( strike a spark

Of the pure flame which seraphs feel;
Nor let us wander in the dark,

Or lie benumb'd and stupid still :
Come, vivifying Spirit ! come,

And make our hearts thy constant home.
3 Whatever guilt and madness dare,

We would not quench the heavenly fire; Our hearts as fuel we prepare, 2 Tho’in the flame' we should expire:

Our breasts expand to make thee room,

Come, purifying Spirit! come.
4 Let pure devotion's fervours rise !

Let every pious passion glow!
Oh, let the raptures of the skies

Kindle in our cold hearts below!
Come, condescending Spirit! come,

And make our souls thy constant home. 211 (22 P.) S. M. Stoke 207. New Pagle Str. 55.

The Holy Spirit invoked.
COME, holy Spirit, come ! 1

With energy divine ;

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And on this poor benighted soul
With beams of


2. From the celestial hills,

Life, light, and joy dispense;

may I daily, hourly feel

Thy quickening influence.
3 Melt, melt, this frozen heart :

This stubborn will subdue;
Each evil passion overcome, w"); }

And form me all anew.
Mine will the profit be,
: But thine shall be the praise ; '117!.
And unto thee I will devote

The remnant of my days. 65, DA

211 (3d P.) L. M. New Haven 248. Pearce 269.

Universal Dedication implored, dinding 1 LORD, that so poor a worm as !

May to thy praise and glory live,
Now all my nature sanctify,
And all my thoughts and words receive;
Me for thy service wholly claim, 17:35116

Claim all i have and all I am.
2 Take thou my soul and all my powers ;

O take my memory, 'mind, and will,
Take all my goods, and all my hours,
Take all I know, and all I feel;
Take all I think, and speak, and do;

O take my heart, but make it new.
3 Bless'd Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

The One in Three, and Three in One,
As by the high celestial host,
So let thy will on earth be done;
Glory by all, to thee be givin,
Thou glorious Lord of earth and heaven.

212 (1st P.) L. M. Mark's 65. Chard 175. Entire Dedication , 0r, Reasons for desiring the Work of

the Spirit. 1 EMPTY'D

of earth, I fain would be, Of sin,' of self, of all but thee; Reserv'd for Christ that bled and died,—

Surrender'd to the crucified !
2 Sequester'd from the noise and strife,

The lust, the pomp, and pride of life;
Prepar'd for Heaven my noblest care,
And have

my conversation there.
3 Nothing, save Jesus, would I know;

My friend, and my companion Thou;
Lord, take my heart-assert thy right,

And put all other loves to flight. 4 Each idol tread beneath thy feet,

And to thyself the conquest get:
Let sin no more oppose my Lord,

Slain by thy Spirit's two-edg’d sword. 5 [Constrain my soul thy sway to own;

Self-will, self-righteousness, dethrone ; !
Let Dagon fall before thy face,

The ark remaining in its place.]
6 Detach from sublunary joys they

One that would only hear thy voice,
Thy beauty see, thy-grace admire,

Nor glow but with celestial fire.
7 Larger communion let me proves ,

With thee, blest object of my love:
But, oh! for this po power have I;

My strength is at thy feet to lie. ) 212 (24 P.) L. M. Denbigh 54. Rowles 73.

A propitious Gale longed for.
1 AT anchor laid, remote from home,

Toiling, I cry, sweet Spirit, come!
Celestial breeze, no longer stay,

But swell my sails, and speed my way!

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