« AnteriorContinuar »
2 Holy name of Jesus,
2 God with us, :ll: Though men blaspheme thee, God appears in human frame; I will adore, whene'er I hear or name In his name rejoice with gladness, thee, With gratitude. Since to save lost man he came;
None need sink in hopeless sadness, Bro 3 Precious name of Jesus,
For Immanuel is now with us, How sweet and blessed
God with us. :||: Art thou to souls, who mourning and distressed Upon thee call!
63. T. 11, 4 Cheering name of Jesus,
JESUS is our highest good,
by his blood;
And his saying name adore. 5 Lovely name of Jesus, end, Whoe'er confideth
2 Jesus, when stern justice said, In thee - obtains a treasure which " Man his life hath forfeited,
abideth, And never fails." Vengeance follows by decree,"
Cry'd, “ Inflict it all on me."
3 Jesus gives us life and peace,
nation, Might all thee praise ! Ev'ry blessing, great or small,
Jesus for us purchas'd all.
4. Jesus therefore let us own, e
And of thy faithfulness on earth have Jesus we'll exalt alone,
And shall in heav'n. Jesus hath our sins forgiv'n,
Jesus' blood procur'd us heav'n. mie,
Thee we adore. My God a man! a man indeed,
Born, for a sinful race to bleed,
Which was, blest Child, in theē? 10 Name for ever sacred,
Thy whole deportment heav'nly grace, For ever precious;
And true humility. edia Let all within us echo Jesus, Jesus ! Forevermore. 3 According to th' appointed plan
My infant Saviour grew, 62. T. 119.
In favor both with God and man, des JESUS' name, :ll:
In years and stature too.
4 My Saviour learned Joseph's trade, ope, In this name true consolation
Wascall’da carpenter, (Mark 6. 3.) Mourning sinners may possess;
And therefore, that he earn’d his bread,
We justly may infer,
5 Often oppress'd with human care,
He to his Father sighs,
64., T. 14.
An infant truly poor ;
Salvation to procure.
Or spends the night in fervent pray's 6 In thy righteousness array'd
Let us triumph and be glad;
Let us walk with thee in white, 6 Again, as Teacher of Mankind
Let us see thy face in light.
IMMANUEL's meritorious tears 7 To comfort men was his delight,
Assuage our ev'ry pain, To help them in distress;
His bitter suff'rings, cries and pray'rs, He ready was, by day and night,
Our fav'rite theme remain. To pardon, heal and bless.
2 When Jesus' suff'ring life we trace,
That he a man of sorrows was,
3 All they who weeping now go forth, 9 Ah, might my heart a mirror be, And bear the precious seed, Reflecting Jesus' grace,
May in our Saviour's walk on earth That all, who'my behaviour see,
Pattern and comfort read. May some resemblance trace. 4 Among the evils of the fall 10 Grant me that meek and lowly mind, This the most dreadful is of all,
Which soul and body grieve,
That sin to us doth cleave.
To our benighted hearts,
That we are wretched, vile and base,
And light to us imparts,
shame, Human nature he assumes,
While tears of anguish flow ! He, to ransom sinners,
And did we not the suff’ring Lamb, 2 He fulfilld all righteousness,
The Friend of sinners know; Standing in the sinner's place;
7 A contrite heart would never cease From the manger to the cross,
To weep most bitter tears; All he did, he did for us:
But faith in Jesus' saving grace
The mourning sinner cheers. 3 All our woes he did retrieve, He expir'd that we might live;
8 Whenwe have that great bliss attain'd
To find, that in all need, By his stripes our wounds are heald,
Christ is our Counsellor and Friend, By his blood our pardon's seald.
Then are we help'd indeed, 4 Lord, conform us to thy death, 9 O'tis the greatest happiness, Raise us to new life by faith,
When of his
divine Through thy resurrection's pow'r,
We have a feeling, and he says, May we praise thee evermore.
“ Fear not, for thou art mine."
That Jesus wept for us,
11 Yet tears of grief at times bedew 13-Thy flight into Egypt,
Amidst great danger,
Where'er I am. 67. T. 14.
4. Thy unspotted childhood,
And meek behaviour,
Before thy face.
5 Thy unfeign'd obedience
And true subjection ace, 2 Thy suffring life I cannot trace,
Unto thy parents, form to likeaffection Or read thy sacred word,
My stubborn heart. But I'm o'ercome with thankfulness
To thee, my gracious Lord. 6 Thy forty days fasting,
70. T. 580.
THE wise men from the East ador'd
The infant Jesus as their Lord,
Brought gifts to him their King:
Jesus, grant us thy light, that we But in thy life the law appears blar
The way may find, and unto thee Set forth in living characters,
Our hearts, our all, a tribute bring, 2 Such was thy truth, and such thy zeal, Such def'rence to thy Father's will,
2 May Jesus Christ, thespotless Lamb. Such love and meekness so divine,
Who to the temple humbly came
The legal rights to pay,
Subdue our proud and stubborn will, 3 Cold mountains and the midnightair That we his precepts may fulfil, b, Witness'd the fervor of thy pray'r;
Whate'er rebellious nature say,
O SON of God and man, receive
This humble work of mine;
Worth to my meanest labor give,
By blessing it with thine.
2 Servant of all, to toil for man
Thou wouldst not, Lord, refuse :
To be employ'd for us.
Let me show forth thy praise; 2 Thy humiliation
Thy bright example still pursue
Through all my future days.
Teach me to stoop. 4. By faith thro' outward cares I
From all distraction free;
71. T. 14
My hands alone engag'd below,
And in our lives their virtue show,
Thou, Lord, hast merited for us.
V. Of the Sufferings and Death of Jesus Christ, and his
Resting in the Grave.
15. By all thy grief, thy tears and sup73. T. 114.
plication, WHAT human mind can trace the Thy bloody sweat, thy bitter agony; condescension
Ogrant that I may love thee ardently : Of our almighty Maker's love to man? Be thou, dear Lord, my life and conNo angel can the hidden myst'ry scan;
solation ! Redeeming love, thou art past com- Whene'er temptation would my soul prehension;
beset, Yet by the Spirit's teaching we can I'll pray to thee, and think of Olivet. From Jesus' agony, that God is love,
74. T: 580. 2 Pursue,mysoul,the sacredmeditation, And view the agonizing Lamb of God; BEHOLD! how in Gethsemane See him oppressed with the pondrous Th’incarnate God doth sweat for thee load
stion: Till drops of blood fall down; Of all thy sins, to purchase thy salva- For thee the Lord lies prostrate there, He riseth with a heart-affecting look, Hear his thrice-utter'd,mournful pray'r, Andwith his foll’wers passeth Cedron's Mark ev'ry dol'rous sigh and groan. brook.
2 I'm lost in wonder and amaze; 3 My spirit now with solemn, deep Here I'll abide and melt and gaze, devotion,
'Tis God's beloved Son! Doth follow Jesus to Gethsemane;
How heavy is the weight he bears ! There he, on my account, doth weep
His soul is filld with grief and fears; [tion :
Lo! now the bitter cup comes on. O'ercome with horror at the bitter po- 3 Lord, dost thou suffer thus for me? Yet to his Father's will he is resign'd. Dost thou endure such misery, Grantme,dear Jesus, thyobedient mind. To give me life and peace ?
Then will I bear this on my heart, 4 I see my Saviour kneeling, groaning, weeping,
“ My all is purchas'd with thy smart, He prostrates on the ground and prays
Thy sweat &blood sign myrelease.”
Gethsemane, to which the Lamb, His soul in grief, his eyes in tears are 'Who lov'd to be in loneliness, drown'd,
With his disciples often came, His sweat as drops of blood falls to the Where, out of boundless love to me, ground.
He wrestled in an agony.
2 There,overwhelm’dwith grief, heśaid: 2 How is Jesus' sacred soul oppressed
"My soul is sorrowful to death;" With our sins' prodigious load! flor;
And suffring freely in my stead, Tho' an angel comforts the distressed, W,
He drank the bitter cup of wrath; Weak and fainting Lamb of God!
Now on his knees, then on his face, Yet what trembling seizeth himallover
And in drops fall on the ground, 13 So lov'd me the eternal God,
While his heart in grief is drown'd.
3 Jeers and stripes and mock’ries he And took my sin's prodigious load.
Meek and patient; in our stead;
How are Jesus' gracious eyes obscured:
View his wounded back and head; 76,* T. 99.
He, whom whips and thorns have la. cerated,
[ted: Mostawfulsight!myheartdothbreak, Is the Lord, who all things hath creay Oh! it can ne'er my mind forsake Ah, his pungent grief and smart,
Howthou for me hastwept&prayed: Melt and break my stubborn heart.
4 See him bear his cross, in deep When wrestling with death bitterly,
affliction, Lord, as thy trophy be displayed !
On his sore and wounded back,
Led to Calvary for crucifixion, (rack ; 77.
Where his limbs they stretch and GOD,in a garden,suffers in our nature! As a Lamb he's led unto the slaughter, Ehere;
He faints, who cheers and comforts And his soul is poured out like water: ras' every creature;
Vinegar and gall he tastes,
Adore and wonder. 5 Now behold him weeping, bleeding, Fey
Midst two thieves, upon the cross;
Lo, he bows his sacred head; and dying,
Life eternal gains for us.
Lord, afford us all thy Spirit's unction,
To consider this with heart's compuncThy Maker prays.
Might our words and actions prove 79.* T. 185.
That we know thy dying love.
bis.cross, in faith, we wish to tarry,
On our dying Lord to gaze; (weary
There shall be our hiding-place.
And his sini-atoning death,
For rebellious man t'atone!