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All this I've experienc'd, I therefore 5 With my Jesus I will stay, will hold him,

He my soul preserves and feedeth; I never will leave him, my faith shall He, the Life, the Truth, the Way, ? infold him.

Me to living waters leadeth: 4 My Jesus is always desirous to meet Christ, Pll never part with thee!

Blessed, who can say with me, me, Abounding in love, and in mercy to greet me.

407.* T. 22. Above all I love him, for he is my trea- DEAR Jęsus, when I think on thee,

sure, I humbly adore him and serve him Thy blest remembrance yields delight,

My heart for joy doth leap in me; with pleasure.

Till faith is changed into sight. 5 My heart's fix'd on Jesus, whose 2 When thou art near, I must confess, love is so tender,

I feel a bliss I can't express : My life and my all unto him I surren- Thy love, my Saviour, ne'er can cloy,

Fountain of bliss, and source of joy. He is and remaineth my heart's meditation,

3 Let me by faith behold thy face, My faith's only object, till my con- Still taste thy love, and share thy grace; summation,

Still let my tongue resound thy name,
And Jesus be

my constant theme.

4 Thy love and mercies all exceed; 406. * T. 83.

The more I on these dainties feed,

The more my eager soul is bent JESUS will I never leave,

To live but in this element.He's the God of my salvation ; 5 Blest Jesus, what delicious fare, Thro' his merits I receive

How sweet thy entertainments are ! Pardon, life and consolation :

Never did angels taste above All the powers of my mind,

Redeeming grace and dying love. To my Saviour be resign'd. 2 Nought on earth can satisfy

T. 11. One desire which God inspireth,

DEAREST. Jesus, come to me, Only Jesus can supply

And abide eternally;
All my needy heart requireth;

Friend of needy sinners, come,
He all losses can retrieve,
Him I'll therefore never leave.

Fill and make my heart thy home, 3 He is mine, and I am his,

2 Oftentimes for thee I sigh, Join'd with him in close communion; Nothing else can give me joy; And his bitter passion is

This is still my cry to thee: The foundation of this union;

Dearest Jesus, come to me! Full of hopes, which never yield, 3 Should I in earth's pleasures roll, Firm on him, my Rock, I build. None could satisly my soul; 4 O the happy hours I spend

Thee, O Jesus! I adore, With him in blest conversation!

Thou'rt my pleasure evermore.
He's my near and Faithful Friend, 4 Jesus, thee alone I call,

Full of grace, peace, and salvation; My beloved Friend, my All;
From the look at Jesus' wounds Nothing, whatsoe'er it be,
Pure delight to me redounds.... Shall divide my heart with thee.

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13 As Mary ador'd
GRACIOUS Redeemer, thou hast me when her thou didst greet,

Her Master and Lord,
To come to thee invited;

And deeply abas'd she embraced thy
Thy love, to love thee ardently

feet;
Hath my cold heart excited .

4 As Thomas with awe,
2 Thy cross, thy shame, thy pangs, When thy wounds he saw,
thy smart,

His Saviour avow'd, -And cry'd with
Thy-wounds, and bitter passion, conviction,“My Lord and my God!"
Now melt and captivate my heart,

5 As Peter reply'd, And prompt my adoration.

His love being try'd, 3 The fire of love that burns within, “My heartthou dost prove,-Lord, thou Is that divine impression,

· knowest all things, thou know'st that That thou didst suffer for my

sin,

I love;".
And die for my transgression. 6 So may I, each day, ,

A clearer display
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Obtain of thy grace ;--Thus my love "Tts evident that Jesus loves,

o Jesus ! to thee will increase.
His death for us this fully proves ;
He'lov'd the world, a.sinful race,

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T. 45.
He loves the church, his flock of grace, Whatsplendidrays-oftruth & grace,
He loveth children, yea he loveth me All other lights excelling,
Who nought deserv'd but endless mis- I perceive, when Jesus Christ
ery.

Makes my heart his dwelling!
2 O may I in his loye be blest, 2. He blesseth me--so sensibly,
Like John, reclining on his breast; . That spirit, soul and body,
And oft, like humble Magdalen, Can in him my Saviour joy,
Adore the Friend of sinful men, Tho' quite poor and needy.
With lunging heart attending at his

3. His looks of grace-insure always feet,

To me my heav'nly calling:
Til with a gracious look from him I

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Am I weak, his hand preserves
meet.

Me his child from falling. 3 I'll weep whene'er he's not to me

4 My earnest pray'r—whileabsent here
What a most cordial friend can be; From him my soul's Beloved,
Do I not always feel him nigh,

Is, that my heart's confidence
And his reviving grace enjoy,

In him be unmoved,
Do I not in his sweet communion live,

5 Could I with him-spend all my time, Nought else to my poor soul can com

In constant love's fruition,

Infinitely happy then
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Would be my condition,
WHEN duly I weigh,

6: Whene'er I mourn--and humbly turn How much day by day

For comfort to my Jesus, Thee, Lord, I havet ry'd, ---My Friend I have never failing proofs ever faithfuł, who for me hast dy'd ;

That he's near and gracious. 2 I'own the fault mine :

7 They whoalways-our Saviour's face Thy patience divine,

Seek upon each occasion, Which clearly I trace.---With tears fills Never fail to be refresh'd my eyes, with shame covers my face, With his consolation.

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415. O COULD we but love that Saviour, HARK, my soul! it is the Lord;

'Tis thy Saviour, hear his word;
Who loves us so ardently,

Jesus.speaks, and speaks to thee,
As we ought, our souls would ever
Full of joy and comfort. be!

“ Say, poor sinner, lov'st thou me p» If we, by his love excited,

2 " I deliver'd thee, when bound, Could ourselves and all forget,

And when wounded heal'd thy wound; Then, with Jesus Christ united,

s Sought thee wand'ring, set thee right, We should heav'n anticipate ! «Turn'd thy darkness into light. 2 Did but Jesus' love and merit

3 of Can a woman's tender care Fill our hearts both night and day,

“ Cease towards the child she bare? And the unction of his Spirit «Yea, she may forgetful be,

All our thoughts and actions sway! " Yet will I remember thee.
O might all of us be ready
Cheerfully to testify,

4 " Mine is an unchanging lově, How our spirit, soul and body,

" Higher than the heights above, Do in God our Saviour joy!

“ Deeper than the depths beneath,

“ Free and faithful, strong as death, 414.

5 « Thou shalt see my glory soon, TEN thousand talents once I ow'd,

" When the work of grace is done, And nothing had to pay;

« Partner of my throne shalt be; But Jesus freed me from the load,

“ Say, poor sinner, lov'st thou me?" And washid my debt away.

6 Lord, it is my chief complaint,

That 2 Yet since the Lord forgave my sin, Yet I love thee, and adore,

my

love is weak and faint; And blotted out my score; Much more indebted I have been,

Oh for grace to love thee more! Than e'er I was before.

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3 My guilt is cancelld quite, I know, TEACH me yet more of thy blest ways,

And satisfaction made;
But the vast debt of love I owe ,

Thou slaughter'd Lamb of God!
Can never be repaid.

And fix and root me in the grace

So dearly bought with blood.
4 The love I owe for sin forgiv'n, 2 O tell me often of each wound,
For power to believe,

Of ev'ry grief and pain;
For present peace, and promis'd heav'n, And let my heart with joy confess,
No angel can conceive.

From hence comes all my gain. 5 Thatloveofthine, thou sinners'Friend, 3 For thee, O may I freely count Witness thy bleeding heart!

Whate'er I have but loss ; My little all can ne'er extend

And ev'ry name, and ev'ry thing, To pay a thousandth part.

Compar'd with thee, but dross. 6 Nay more, the poor returns I make 4 Engrave this deeply in my heart,

That thou for me wast slain; I first from thee obtain;

Then shall I, in my small degree,

Return thy love again.
5 But who can pay that mighty debt,

Or equal love like thine ?
My heart, by nature cold and dead,

To thankfulness incline.

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And 'tis of grace, that thou wilt take

Such poor returns again. 7 'Tis well-it shall my glory be,

(Let who will boast their store) : In time and in eternity,

To owe thee more and more.

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Foll'wing the example
JESUS, I love thee fervently !

Of Christ their Saviour,

In all their actions, words, and whole
As thou upon th' accursed tree
Wast stain for my transgression:

behaviour,

Show love to him.
I'm glad, and grateful tears bedew
My cheeks, when I in spirit view

Thy death and bitter passion!
This gives the impulse, Lord that I
In truth can love thee heartily,
My love to thee thou knowest best;

WHAT causeth me to mourn, is this:
But yet defective ’tis confest;

My warmest love not equal is
Thou highest Good! [flood, To my heart's inclination;
Thy precious blood—that cleansing The more I love, the more I feel,
Claims that my love moreardentglow'd. I should far better love thee still,

Thou God of my salvation !
418.* T. 58. Grant mé-daily
Tury who devoted are to our dear Lord, More to savor of thy favor,
And who believe in his most precious Grace and blessing;
word,

Thus my love will be increasing.

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421.

XXIII, Of Brotherly Love and Union of Spirit.
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7 Jesus, all our souls inspire,
THEY who Jesus' follwers are,

Fill us with love's sacred fire,

Thus will all in us perceive
And enjoy his Shepherd-care, That we in thy name believe,
By a mutual, hearty love

8 May it to the world appear,
Their belief in Jesus prove.

That we thy disciples are,
2 From their being join'd in one, By our loving mutually,
By the faith of God's dear Son, .

By our being one in thee.
Boundless blessings they receive,
And to Christ desire to live.

T. 22.
3 None in his own wisdom trusts, BEHOLD us, Lord, rough stones we are,
None of his attainments boasts, Yet for thy building us prépare ;
Each his brother doth esteem, Reject not one of us, we pray,
And himself the meanest deem. Thy Spirit's voice may we obey.
4 They're delighted, when they all 2 Ö mày thy flock still more increase
With one voice on Jesus call; In mutual love, and perfeot peace;
And when fitly, without strife, In harmony, with fervent zeal,
Each his duty doth in life.

Serve thee, and do thy holy will.
5 Meek they are to all mankind, 3 Lord, grant us a forgiving mind,
To good offices inclin'd,

To patience and to peace inclin'd, Ready; when revild, to bless, That we may with each other beat; Studiods of the public peace.

To cherish love be all our care. 6 Tender pity, love sincere

4 Tender compassion may we show, To their enemies they bear;

Share in each others weal and woe, And, as Christ affords them light,

With those who joyful are, rejoice, Order all their steps aright,

And with the weeping sympathisc.

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and Union of Spirit

Sweetly may we all agree,
At all times may we ready be,

Useful to each other be,
As far as our ability

Each the other's burden bear, Permits us, to relieve the want

In his weal and woe take share. Of all the poor and indigent. 6 Yea, this be our concern, to seek

4 If one member honor'd be, In nothing to offend the weak,

All rejoice most heartily; But bear with their infirmities,

If one suffers, all a part
And thus.preserve the bond of peace. Bear with sympathizing heart.
7 Grant us in meekness to reclaim

5. Closely join'd to thee, our Head,
Those who have been in oughuto blame, Nourished by thee and fed,
Mindful that we, as well as they, Let us daily growth receive,
Are liable from thee to stráy.

And with thee in union live."
8 May we, tho' gifts be manifold,
As members of one body, hold

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One doctrine, and be ever led JESUS, we look up to thee,
By thee, our Master, Lord, and Head. Let us in thy name agree;
9 O make us quite conform'd to thee, Thou, who art the Prince of peace,
And grant us true humility,

Bid contention ever cease.
That we, supported by thy grace,
May in our walk show forth thy praise. Ev'ry stumbling-block remove :

2 By thy reconciling love

Lord, us all in thee unite,
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T. 14.

To enjoy thy saving light.
O LET thy love our, hearts constrain, 3 Make us all one heart and mind,

Jesus, thou God of love;
The bond of peace let us maintain,

Courteous, merciful, and kind,
All discord far remove.

Lowly, meek in thought and word,

As thou wast on earth, O Lord. 2 Us into closest union draw, And in our inward parts

4. Let us for each other care, Write thou indelibly thy law;

Each the other's burden bear;
Let love pervade our hearts.

In our conduct patterns be

Of unfeign'd humility, 3 Who would not now pursue

the

way, Where Jesus' footsteps shine ?

T. 155. Who would not own the pleasing sway NEVER yet hath in this world Of charity divine

Love that highest pitch attained, 4 United firmly by thy grace,

Tho' unfeigned.
We shall thy follwers prove; That it could compared be,
The frowning world must then confess: Reas'nably,
See how these christians love !". To that love our blest Creator

Show'd unto his rebel creature,
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While as yet his enemy. .
CHERISH us with kindest care, 2 Ah! behold the Son of God!

Who for those that crucify'd him,
And deny'd him,
('Mongst whom, to my griefand shame,
Stands

my name)
Pardon from his Father craveth,
Yea, ev'n his tormentors saveth ;
This his love is still the same.

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Jesus, we thy brethren are,
Of thy flesh and of thy bone;
To the end O love thine own.
2"As our Head us move and guide,
Divers gifts to each divide;
Plac'd according to thy will,

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