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Thine only righteousness to show,

And glorify Thy name.
2 Ordain'd I am, and sent by Thee,

As by the Father Thou :
And lo! Thou always art with me,

I plead the promise now.
3 O give me now to speak the Word

In this appointed hour!
Attend it with Thy Spirit, Lord,

And let it come with power.
4 Open the hearts of all that hear,

To make their Saviour room,
Now let them find redemption near,

Let faith by hearing come.
5 Give them to hear the word as Thine,

And (while they thus receive)
Prove it the saving power Divine

To sinners that believe. 1010

: 88. & 48. Bowly. 1847. THROUGH the love of God our Saviour

All will be well ;
Free and changeless is His favour;

All, all is well !
• Precious is the Blood that healed us,

Perfect is the Grace that sealed us,
Strong the Hand stretched forth to shield us;

.. All must be well!
2 Though we pass through tribulation,

All will be well ;
Ours is such a full salvation,

All, all is well!
Happy, still in God confiding,
Fruitful, if in Christ abiding,
Holy, through the Spirit's guiding ;

All must be well !
3 We expect a bright to-morrow,

All will be well;

Faith can sing through days of sorrow,

All, all is well !
On our Father's love relying,
Jesus every need supplying,
Or in living, or in dying,

All must be well ! 1011

86,886. TAPPAN. (1855.) THERE is an hour of peaceful rest,

To mourning wanderers given ;
There is a joy for souls distressed,
A balm for every wounded breast-

'Tis found above-in heaven.
2 There is a home for weary souls,

By sin and sorrow driven,
When tossed on life's tempestuous shoals,
Where storms arise, and ocean rolls,

And all is drear—but heaven.
3 There, faith lifts up her cheerful eye,

To brighter prospects given ;
And views the tempest passing by,
The evening shadows quickly fly,

And all serene-in heaven. 1012

88 & 78.

Milman. 1827.
American Variations.
PROTHER, thou art gone before us ;

Where thy saintly soul is flown,
Tears are wiped away for ever

And all sorrow is unknown;
From the burden of the body,

From all care and fear released,
Where the wicked cease from troubling,

And the weary are at rest.
2 O’er the toilsome way thou'st travelled

And endured the heavy load ;
Christ hath brought thy footsteps languid,

Safely to His blest abode.

Thou art resting now, like Laz’rus

Safe upon his father's breast,
Where the wicked cease from troubling,

And the weary are at rest.
3 Sin no more can taint thy spirit

Nor can doubt thy faith assail ;
· Thou thy welcome hast received,

Now thy strength shall never fail ;
And thou’rt sure to meet the holy,

Whom on earth thou loved'st best,
Where the wicked cease from troubling,

And the weary are at rest. 1013


LYTE. 1847. BIDE with me! fast falls the eventide : A The darkness deepens: Lord, with me abide! When other helpers fail, and comforts flee,

Help of the helpless, O abide with me!
2 Swift to its close ebbs out life's little day;

Earth's joys grow dim ; its glories pass away ;
Change and decay in all around I see :

O Thou, who changest not, abide with me! 3 Not a brief glance I beg, a passing word;

But as Thou dwell'st with Thy disciples, Lord, — Familiar, condescending, patient, free,

Come, not to sojourn, but abide, with me! 4 Come not in terrors, as the King of kings,

But kind and good, with healing in Thy wings ; Tears for all woes, a heart for every plea ;

Come, Friend of sinners, and thus 'bide with me! 5 I need Thy presence every passing hour,

What but Thy grace can foil the tempter's power ? Who like Thyself my Guide and stay can be ?

Through cloud and sunshine, O abide with me! 6 I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless,

Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness:


Where is Death's sting? where Grave, thy victory?

I triumph still, if Thou abide with me. 7 Hold, then, Thy cross before my closing eyes !

Shine through the gloom and point me to the skies!
Heaven's morning breaks, and earth's vain shadows

In life, and death, O Lord, abide with me!

L.M. 6 lines. C. WESLEY. 1790.

A Last Prayer.
TN age and feebleness extreme,
1 Who shall a helpless worm redeem ?
Jesus! my only hope Thou art,
Strength of my failing flesh and heart;
Oh! could I catch one smile from Thee,
And drop into eternity! Langbecker.

Hymns from the LAND OF LUTAXI. 1960.
W HAT shall I be, my Lord, when I behold

In awful majesty at God's right hand ;
And ʼmid th' eternal glories that enfold me,

In strange bewilderment, O Lord, I stand ? . What shall I be? these tears,—they dim my sight,

I cannot catch the blissful vision right. 2 What shall I be, Lord, when Thy radiant glory,

As from the grave I rise, encircles me; · When brightly pictured in the light before me,

What eye hath never seen, my eyes shall see? What shall I be ? Ah, blessed and sublime

Is the dim prospect of that glorious time! 3 What shall I be, when days of grief are ended, . From earthly fetters set for ever free ;

When from the harps of saints and angels blended,
. I hear the burst of joyful melody?
What shall I be, when risen from the dead,
Sin, death, and hell, I never more shall dread!

4 Yes ! faith can never know the full salvation,

Which Jesus for His people will prepare ; Then will I wait in peaceful expectation,

Till the Good Shepherd comes to take me there. My Lord, my God, a blissful end I see, Though now I know not what I yet shall be !




O. Wesley. 1741.
Mo Father, Son, and Holy Ghost,

1 Who sweetly all agree,
To save a world of sinners lost,

Eternal glory be. 1017

C.M. P. J. WRIGHT. 1860.
W, glory to the Father give,

Give glory to the Son,
Give glory to the Holy Ghost;

The blessed Three in One.



Warts. 1709.
TO God the Father, God the Son,

And God the Spirit, Three in One,
Be honour, praise, and glory given,
By all on earth, and all in heaven.


4-78. C. WESLEY. 1740.
NATHER, live, by all things feared ;
I Live the Son, alike revered ;
Equally be Thou adored,

Holy Ghost, eternal Lord.
2 Three in person, One in power,

Thee we worship evermore :
Praise by all to Thee be given,
Endless theme of earth and heaven.

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