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2 I wait, till He shall touch me clean,

Shall life and power impart,
Give me the faith that casts out sin,

And purifies the heart.
3 This is the dear redeeming grace,

For every sinner free ;
Surely it shall on me take place,

The chief of sinners, me. 4 From all iniquity, from all,

He shall my soul redeem ;
In Jesus I believe, and shall

Believe myself to Him. 5 When Jesus makes my heart His home,

My sin shall all depart;
And, lo! He saith, * I quickly come,

To fill and rule thy heart !” 6 Be it according to Thy word !

Redeem me from all sin : My heart would now receive Thee, Lord ; Come in, my Lord, come in !

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CONE is like Jeshurun's God,
W So great, so strong, so high :
Lo! He spreads His wings abroad,

He rides upon the sky :
Israel is His first-born son :
God, the Almighty God, is thine ;
See Him to thy help come down,

The Excellence Divine.
2 Thee the great Jehovah deigns

To succour and defend ;
Thee the eternal God sustains,

Thy Maker and thy Friend :
Israel, what hast thou to dread ?
Safe from all impending harms,
Round thee and beneath are spread

The everlasting arms.


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3 God is thine ; disdain to fear

The enemy within :
God shall in thy flesh appear,

And make an end of sin :
God the man of sin shall slay,
Fill thee with triumphant joy;
God shall thrust him out, and say,

“Destroy them all, destroy !"
4 All the struggle then is o'er,

And wars and fightings cease;
Israel then shall sin no more,

But dwell in perfect peace :
All his enemies are gone;
Sin shall have in him no part;
Israel now shall dwell alone,

With Jesus in his heart.
5 In a land of corn and wine

His lot shall be below ;
Comforts there, and blessings join,

And milk and honey flow :
Jacob's well is in his soul;
Gracious dew his heavens distil,
Fill his soul, already full,

And shall for ever fill.
6 Blest, O Israel, art thou ;

What people is like thee?
Saved from sin, by Jesus, now

Thou art, and still shalt be :
Jesus is thy seven-fold shield;
Jesus is thy flaming sword;
Earth, and hell, and sin, shall yield
To God's almighty word.


C. WESLEY. 1762. 1 Thess. iv. 3. Deut. xxx. 6. Ps. cxliii. 10. Matt. xiv. 36. TE wills, that I should holy be ;

1 That holiness I long to feel ; That full divine conformity

To all my Saviour's righteous will.

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2 See, Lord, the travail of Thy soul

Accomplished in the change of mine ;
And plunge me, every whit made whole,

In all the depths of love divine.
3 On Thee, O God, my soul is stayed,

And waits to prove Thine utmost will ;
The promise, by Thy mercy made,

Thou canst, Thou wilt, in me fulfil. 4 No more I stagger at Thy power,

Or doubt Thy truth, which cannot move : Hasten the long-expected hour,

And bless me with Thy perfect love. 5 Jesus, Thy loving Spirit alone

Can lead me forth, and make me free ;
Burst every bond through which I groan,

And set my heart at liberty.
.6 Now let Thy Spirit bring me in ;

And give Thy servant to possess
The land of rest from inbred sin,

The land of perfect holiness.
7 Lord, I believe Thy power the same;

The same Thy truth and grace endure ;
And in Thy blessed hands I am,

And trust Thee for a perfect cure. 8 Come, Saviour, come, and make me whole,

Entirely all my sins remove;
To perfect health restore my soul,
To perfect holiness and love.

C. WESLEY. 1762.
NATHER, I dare believe

Thee merciful and true :
Thou wilt my guilty soul forgive,

My fallen soul renew.
Come, then, for Jesu's sake,

And bid my heart be clean ;
An end of all my troubles make,

An end of all my sin.

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2 I will, through grace, I will,

I do, return to Thee;
Take, empty it, O Lord, and fill
My heart with purity !.
For power, I feebly pray:

Thy kingdom now restore,
To-day, while it is called to-day,

And I shall sin no more.
3 I cannot wash my heart,

But by believing Thee,
And waiting for Thy blood to' impart

The spotless purity:
While at Thy cross I lie,

Jesus, Thy grace bestow,
Now Thy all-cleansing blood apply,
And I am white as snow.

6-78. C. Wesley. 1762.

Psalm ci. 2.
(THY not now, my God, my God?

Ready if Thou always art,
Make in me Thy mean abode,

Take possession of my heart :
If Thou canst so greatly bow,

Friend of sinners, why not now?
2 God of Love, in this my day,

For Thyself to Thee I cry;
Dying,—if Thou still delay,

Must I not for ever die ?
Enter now Thy poorest home;
Now, my utmost Saviour, come!

L.M. C. Wesley. 1762.

1 Kings xviii.
THOU God that answerest by Fire,

1 On Thee in Jesu's name we call;
Fulfil our faithful hearts' desire,

And let on us Thy Spirit fall. 2 Bound on the altar of Thy cross,

Our old offending nature lies ;

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Now, for the honour of Thy cause,

Come, and consume the sacrifice !
3 The body, now, of sin destroy ! !

Thyself The Lord, The God, approve !
And fill our hearts with holy joy,

And fervent zeal, and perfect love.
4 Oh that the Fire from heaven might fall,

Our sins its ready victims find,
Seize on our sins, and burn up all,

Nor leave the least remains behind !
5 Then shall our prostrate souls adore,'

The Lord,-He is the God, confess :
He is the God of saving power!
He is the God of hallowing grace !

78 & 68. C. WESLEY. 1762.

1 John iii. 5. 1 Tim. iii. 16.
ONCE Thou didst on earth appear,

I For all mankind to' atone ;
Now be manifested here,

And bid our sin be gone!
Come, and by Thy presence chase
Its nature, with its guilt and power;
Jesus, show Thine open face,

And sin shall be no more.
2 Thou who didst so greatly stoop

To a poor virgin's womb,
Here Thy mean abode take up;

To me, my Saviour, come !
Come, and Satan's works destroy, !
And let me all Thy Godhead prove, .ij
Filled with peace, and heavenly joy,

And pure, eternal love.
Then my soul, with strange delight,

Shall comprehend and feel
What the length, and breadth, and height

Of love unspeakable :
Then shall I the secret know,
Which angels would search out-in-vain,


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