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HYMN 411. L. M. Bath. Kent. Wells. 1 SHALL I, to gain the world's applause, Or to escape its harmless frown, Refuse, my Lord, to plead thy cause, And make thy people's lot my own 1
2 No! let the world cast out my name;
3 And what is man, or what his smile !
HYMN 412. L. M. Pres. Davies.
Self-dedication to God.
1 LORD, I am thine, entirely thine,
2 Grant one poor sinner more a place
3 Thee, my new Master, now I call,
HYMN 413. L. M. Montgomery.
1 JESUS our best beloved Friend,
2 Our souls and bodies we resign, To fear and follow thy commands; O take our hearts—our hearts are thine, Accept the service of our hands. 3 Firm, faithful, watching unto pray'r, Our Master's voice will we obey, - Toil in thy vineyard here, and bear The heat and burden of our day. 4 Yet, Lord! for us a resting place, In heav'n—at thy right hand prepare, And, till we see thee face to face, Be all our conversation there.
HYMN 414. L. M. Steele. Kent. Portugal. Sterling. The noblest resolution. Josh. xxiv. 15. 1 MAY I resolve with all my heart, With all my pow'rs to serve the Lord; Nor from his precepts e'er depart, Whose service is a rich reward. 2 Oh, be his service all my joy! Around let my example "'s
Till others love the blest employ,
3 Be this the purpose of my soul,
4. Oh, may I never faint, nor tire,
PEOPLE of the living God!
Paths of sin and sorrow trod,
Now to you my spirit turns,
Brethren where your altar burns,
Oh, receive me into rest.
2 Lonely I no longer roam,
HYMN 416. C. M.
1 WHEN Jesus bade me leave the world,
2 Stay, said the world, and taste awhile
3 In all my Lord's appointed ways,
HYMN 417. L. M. B. Blendon. Bath. Portugal. Welcome to young Converts. 1 WELCOME, ye hopeful heirs of heav'n, To this rich feast of gospel loveThis pledge is but the prelude giv'n To that immortal feast above.
2 How great the blessing, thus to meet Around the sacramental bon'
And hold by faith communion sweet, With Christ our dear and common Lord.
3 And if so sweet this feast below,
4 Soon shall we tune the heav'nly lyre
HYMN 418. L. M.
1 THE day, the gospel day draws near, When sinners shall their voices raise, Sing the New Song with heart sincere, Triumphant in the land of praise.
2 Glory to God! they all shall cry:
Who is so great a God as ours!
We have a City strong and high,
3 Secure from danger, as from dread,
4 Open the gates, and open wide, et every faithful soul go in; Open for all the justified, wh: the truth that frees from sin