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Teachrus all to deem it the greatest fa-. And thy patience, ever prove
vor,

Our strong consolation.
With humble, contrite hearts to serve
our Saviour Till we shall rest. 10_Amen, Lord God, Holy Ghost,

Endless thanks and praises
5 Unto Christ's congregations in each

Gives to thee the ransom'd host,
place,
Grant, 'midst all trials, comfort, peace,

In the name of Jesus.
0 may all believers, in ev'ry station,
Rejoice in Jesus, and in his salvation,

God Holy Ghost! s!

GOD Holy Spirit, be for ever blest, ?
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That thou to us Christ's death dost
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manifest, E p HOLY Ghost, thou God and Lord

And of him the Fountain, whence
Of thy Congregation,

flows salvation,
We to thee with one accord

Dost so distinctly give us information,
Pay our
adoration.

And light impart.
6 2 For thy teachings, heav'nly Guide,
O accept our praises !

2 What of the Father and the Son we Have we thee, we're well supply'd

know With good gifts and graces.

To thy divine instructions all we owe,
3 Thou explainest unto us

Thro' thy operations we are assured,
Jesus' incarnation,

That Jesus Christ, who death for us
endured,

Is Lord and God,
And how he upon the cross
Purchas'd our salvation.

3 Thanks for revealing to us the Lamb
4 Thou fill'st with the gospel light slain,
Every land and nation,

And that his blood would have been e Aidst thy witnesses, with might,

shed in vain, Under tribulation.

Had to sanctify us ought else availed, th in 5 Us to Jesus thou hast brought,

And could our souls have otherwise
And wilt keep us ever

been healed, Than by his stripes.
In the faith which thou hast wrought, 4 Christ's meritorious suft'rings are

Thro' thy grace and favor.
6 With maternal faithfulness

And sole foundation of true Christen.
Lead his ransom'd people,
And to please him give them grace, We enjoy, thro' mercy, those comforts
Bear them up when feeble.

blessed,
7 Daily Jesus' flock thanks thee Of which, thro' thee, believers are
For thy kind tuition :

possessed,

While here on earth.
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O may we obedient be,

5 The blood of Christ alone can joy
· Thřo' thy benediction!:

impart,
8 Grant, that we may never lose, Can heal, revive, and cheer the con-
Till our dying moment,

trite heart;
The rich comfort which to us Therefore show still clearer to us his

Flows from Christ's atonement, merit,
9 For, our heav'nly Father's love,

And lead us daily more, God Holy
Jesus' great compassion,

Spirit,

Into all truth.

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6 Have patience with us sinners ev'ry That thus we may show,
day,

In our whole behaviour, that Jesus we
Forgive us all our trespasses we pray ; know.
O instruct & warn us without cessation; 17 Grant us to increase
And with thy peace, thy love and con-

In knowledge and grace, solation,

Fil all our hearts. Rejoicing by faith 7 Of Christ we'll gladly testify each In Jesus' atonement, wrought out by hour,

his death. Until his kingdom shall appear with pow'r;

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T. 22. Then will all see clearly, how thou O Comforter, God Holy Ghost ! hast trained

Thou heav'nly gifts on us bestow'st; God's children, when they once shall The Pledge of our salvation art,

have attained To bliss complete. And bear'st thy witness in our heart: 8 Blest Comforter, vouchsafe us all 2 The sheep of Jesus, which were lost,

Thou callest, teaching them to trust To yield thee joy for thy great faith- For help, forgiveness, peace and grace, fulness,

In him, the Lord our Righteousness. For thy love and patience; from sin protect us,

3 Thy unction freely dost impart
And in the narrow way to life direct To ev'ry poor and contrite heart,
us,
Thou heav'nly Guide! Which Jesus as the Saviour knows,

From whom alone salvation flows.
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4 The feeble souls thou dost sustain, O SPIRIT of grace!

Anointest all the witness train; Thy kindness we praise,

Keepest believers in the faith, In showing to us,

And art their Guide in life and death, That life and salvation proceed from 5 Who can thy operations trace, Christ's cross.

Thy kindness, patience, truth & grace, 2 In darkness we stray'd,

Whichon God'schildren thou beslow'st Until we were led

O Comforter, God Holy Ghost!
By thee to believe,
That Jesus, our Saviour, will sinners

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O Holy Ghost, within my soul repeat 3 Our hearts thou didst cheer,

Those blessings which once made this Dispelling all fear;

day so great; We humbly could claim [name. Breathe thou upon me with that heav'n. Salvation and pardon in Jesus' dear

ly wind, 4 Grant us to obey

That it refresh and purify my mind. Thy teachings, we pray,

2 Kindle within me,

and

preserve that o Spirit of love,

[to prove.

fire, And thankful to thee, for thy mercies, which will with holy love my breast 5 We wish to afford

inspire, To Jesus, our Lord,

And with an active zeal my soul inflame Por his bitter pain,

(train. To do thy will, and glorify thy name. Joy, honor and glory, 'midst his chosen 3 Endow me richly with thy gifts and 6 O therefore impart

grace Thyself to each heart,

To fit me for the duties of my place :

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So open thou my lips, my heart to raise, Jesus, who did for sinners die,
That both my heart and lips may give Hath surely dy'd for me.
thee praise.

2 No man can truly say
4 As in thy temple, keep thou residence That Jesus is the Lord,
Within my soul, and never part from Unless thou take the veil away,
thence,

And breathe the living word;
Until I'm fitted and prepar'd by thee Then, only then we feel
Life to exchange for immortality. Our intrest in his blood,

And cry with joy unspeakable,
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“ Thou art my Lord, my God!" COME, Holy Spirit, come,

3 O that the world might know
Let thy bright beams arise;

The all-atoning Lamb!
Dispel the darkness from our minds,

Spirit of faith, descend and show
And
open

The virtue of his name ;
2 Revive our drooping faith, The grace which all may find,

Our doubts and fears remove; The saving pow'r, impart;
And kindle in our breast the flame

O testify to all mankind
Of never-ceasing love.

And speak in ev'ry heart!
3 Convince us of our sin,

Then lead to Jesus' blood;
And to our stubborn hearts reveal

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The hidden love of God.
4 Tis thine to cleanse the heart, COME, Holy Ghost, eternal God,
To sanctify the soul,

Proceeding from above,
To pour fresh life on ev'ry part, Both from the Father and the Son,
And new-create the whole.

Thou God of peace

and love.
5 If thou, O Comforter !
Thine influence withdraw,

2 Thou art the only Comforter
What

In all our soul's distress;
easy
victims soon we fall

Thou showest us our unbelief,
To conscience and the law !

And Christ's redeeming grace.
6 No longer burns our love;
Our faith and courage fail;

3 Thou dost thy sanctifying gifts
Our sin revives, and death and hell

Unto the church impart;
Our feeble souls assail.

Writest God's holy, precious law

On each believer's heart.
7 Dwell therefore in our hearts;
Our minds from bondage free:

4 Thy holy unction pow'r affords
Then shall we know, and praise, and

The gospel to proclaim:

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By thee enabled, we set forth
The Father, Son, and Three.

Salvation in Christ's name.
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5 Assist and strengthen us, O Lord! SPIRIT of truth, come down,

Thou know'st we all are frail :

Grant, neither Satan, world, nor flesh,
Reveal the things of God,

May o'er Christ's flock prevail.
Make thou to us Christ's Godhead
known,

6 Cause all disharmony and strife
Apply his precious blood.

In Christendom to cease:

And give to all the flocks of Christ That each may clearly see,

Love, union, truth, and peace.

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6 Vanquish our lusts, oar pride re

move, COME, blessed Spirit, gracious Lord, Take out the heart of stone; Thy pow'r to us make known;

Show us the Father's boundless love, Strike with the hammer of thy word,

The merits of the Son. And break each heart of stone.

7 The Father sent his Son to die; 2. Give us ourselves, and Christ, to The willing Son obey'd; know

The witness Thou, to ratify
In this our gracious day;

The purchase Christ hath made.
Repentance unto life bestow,
Christ's pard’ning love display: .

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T. 14 3 Convince us first of unbelief, COME, Holy Spirit, on us breathe, And freely then release;

With all thy quick’ning pow'rs; Fill ev'ry soul with sacred grief, Kindle our love, confirm our faith, And then witlr sacred peace.

Warm these cold hearts of our's. 4. Show us our poverty, relieve

2 Assure my conscience of her part And then enrich the poor ;

In the Redeemer's blood;
The knowledge of our siekness give and bear thy witness in my heart,
The knowledge of our cure.

That I am born of God.
5 A blessed sense of guilt impart, 3 Thou art the Earnest of his love,

And then remove the load ;
Trouble, then lead the troubled heart O lead us, that we may

The Pledge of joys to come:

above To Christ's atoning blood.

Obtain our lasting home.

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BREATHÉ on these bones so dry,
O Holy Ghost, eternal God,

and dead, Descending from above,

God Holy Ghost! thy influence shed,

In all our hearts abroad:
Thou fill'st the soul, thro' Jesus' blood,
With faith, and hope, and love.

Point out the place, where grace

abounds; 2 Thou comfortest the heavy heart,

Direct us to the bleeding wounds By sin and grief opprest;

Of Jesus, our incarnate God. Thou to the dead dost life impart,

2 Convince us that the Lamb was And to the weary, rest.

slain: 3 Thysweet communion charms the soul For us, and to our minds explain

And gives true peace and joy; The myst'ry of the cross : Which Satan's pow'r can ne'er control, Let us our dear Redeemer see, Nor all his wiles destroy.

And serve and love him fervently,
4 Let no false comfort lift us up This be our gain, else all things loss.

To confidence that's vain :
Nor let their faith and courage droop,

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O That the Comforter would come! 5 Breathe comfort where distress a Nor visit as a transient Guest, bounds,

But fix in me his constant home,
O make our conscience clean; And keep possession of my breast;.
And heal, with balm from Jesus' wounds, Yea, make my soul his blest abode,
The fest'ring sores of sin.

The temple of th' in-dwelling God.

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Attest that I am born again ;
Come and baptize me, Lord, with fire, THOU great Teacher, who instructest
Nor let thy former gifts be vain:

Christ's flock, and us to bliss conductest,
Grant me a sense that I'm forgiv'n,

Who noblest gifts to grant didst deign A pledge that I'm an heir of heav'n. To th' apostles, thine anointed,

By thee for that great work appointed 3 Grant me th' indisputable seal, To teach, reprove and comfort men,

That ascertains the kingdom mine! And freely offer grace
That pow'rful stamp I long to feel, Unto the Gentile race;
The signature of love divine:

Lord, have mercy!
Oshed it in my heart abroad, Grant us to be-Immoveably
Fulness of love, of heav'n, of God! Fix'd on their ground, upheld by thee!

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XIII. Of God's Call of Grace to the unconverted Sinner.
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15 « Tho' then unborn, tho' not in

person there, Teach us, O Lord! the cross's " Yet in that act of

grace

thou hast à mystery,

share; And grant us docile hearts to learn of " Pardon of sin was then for thee prothee;

cur'd, Thou art as full of love to fallen man, “ When Jesus death for ev'ry man en. As when for our redemption thou wast dur'd. slain.

6 “ For all who flee from Sinai's fiery 2 " I thirst,” thou didst upon the cross

wrath, exclaim,

“And look to Calv'ry's sacrifice by And on thy throne, thy thirst is still

faith, the same;

“ The Judge supreme, to whom all Not for the blood of foes who scorn

pow'r is giv'n, thy love,

« Ordaineth pardon, happiness and But that they may thy pard’ning mer

heav'n, cy prove. 3. Thou hast no pleasure in the sin-| 7 " Just as thou art, to Jesus come, ner's death,

and live ; But callest him to come & live by faith; "Repenting sinners Jesus will receive; Thou sendest messengers of peace

“ Be thou e'er so corrupt and stain'd

with sin,
abroad,
Beseeching men, “Bereconcil'd to God!

Fear not, his precious blood can

wash thee clean,"
4" Believe, thou mourning sinner,
that for thee

8 Who finds that sin hath quite o'er" The Lord did penance on the cross's spread his soul,

That his own efforts ne'er can make "Thereby he triumph'd over sin and

him whole, hell,

Helpless at Jesus' feet resolves to lie, " And gain'd for thee a right in heav'n Jesus hath sworn that sinner shall not to dwell.

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