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And let me in thy goodness trust, And to thy glory live. 2 Whate’er I say or do, Thy glory be my aim; My offerings all be offer'd through The ever-blessed name. Jesus, my single eye, Be fix’d on thee alone : Thy name be prais'd on earth, on high, Thy will by all be done ! 3 Spirit of faith, inspire My consecrated heart; Fill me with pure celestial fire, o With all thou hast and art. My feeble mind transform, And perfectly renew’d, Into a saint exalt a worm; A worm exalt to God!
New Sabbath.] HYMN 163. L. M.
l Poo. fill me with a humble fear, - My utter helplessness reveal; Satan and sin are always near; Thee may I always nearer feel. 20 that to thee my constant mind Might with an even flame aspire' Pride in its earliest motions find, And mark the risings of desire. 3 O that my tender soul might fly The first abhorr'd approach of ill; Quick as the apple of an eye, The slightest touch of sin to feel. 4 Till thou anew my soul create, Still may I strive, and watch, and pray : Humbly and confidently wait, And long to see the perfect day.
Broadmead.] HYMN 164. 6 lines 8's.
* 1 FT have we pass'd the guilty night, O In revelling and #.. : ghl. The creature was our sole delight, - Our happiness the things of earth, But O, suffice the season past! We choose the better part at last.
2 We will not close our wakeful eyes,
3 We can, O Jesus, for thy sake, so
4 Bless'd object of our faith and love,
5 Shout in the midst of us, O King
6 O may we all triumphant rise, With joy upon our heads return,
WATCHFULNESS. * 153
And far above these nether skies,
Through all yon radiant circles move. .
And gain the highest heaven of love.
o | HY presence, Lord, the place shall fill, My heart shall be thy throne: Thy holy, just, and perfect will, a o Shall in my flesh be done.
2 I thank thee for the present grace.
3 I have the things I ask of thee,
4 Thy only will be done, not mine,
Watchman.] HYMN 166. S. M.
l RACIOUS Redeemer, shake
2 Lay to thy mighty hand,
3 Give me on thee to call, Always to watch and pray,
4 : For each assault prepar’d, o o And ready may I be, For ever standing on my guard. And looking up to thee. *
5 O do thou always warn,
When to the right or left I turn
6 “Come back! this is the way!
1 Too seest my feebleness,
2 Give me to trust in thee;
3 Myself I cannot save, Myself I cannot keep ;
• But strength in thee I surely have, Whose eyelids never sleep.
4 My soul to thee alone, -
St. Thomas.] HYMN 168. S. M. 1 ID me of men beware,
And to my ways take heed; Discern their every secret snare, And circumspectly tread. 2 O may I calmly wait Thy succours from above And stand against their open hate, And well-dissembled love. 3 My spirit, Lord, alarm, When men and devils join :
'Gainst all the powers of Satan arm.
In panoply divine. 4 O may I set my face, His onsets to repel ! Quench all his fiery darts, and chase The fiend to his own hell. 5 But above all, afraid Of my own bosom foe, Still let me seek to thee for aid, To thee my weakness show.
6 Hang on thy arm alone,
Falcon-street.] HYMN 169. S. M.
1 G IVE me a sober mind,