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5. But where the Lord of grace and pow'r Has bless'd the happy field,
How plenteous is the golden store
The deep-wrought furrows yield?
Let the same hand that gives the seed,
Hymn 173. c. M.
Thy word is a lamp to my feet. Psalm cxix. 105.
OW precious is the book divine,
Bright as a lamp its doctrines shine,
2. It sweetly cheers our drooping hearts
Life, light, and joy, it still imparts,
8. This lamp thro' all the tedious night
Hymn 174. c. M.
ADEN with guilt, and full of fears,
And not a glimpse of hope appears,
2. The volume of my Father's grace
3. This is the field where hidden lies
4. Here consecrated water flows
5. This is the Judge that ends the strife,
Hymn 175. c. M.
God glorious and Sinners saved. Isaiah xliv. 23. 1.ATHER, how wide thy glory shines! How high thy wonders rise! Known thro' the earth by thousand signs, By thousands through the skies.
2. Part of thy name divinely stands
On all thy creatures writ.
They shew the labour of thine hands,
3. But when we view thy strange design
4. Here the whole Deity is known,
Nor dare a creature guess
Which of the glories brightest shone,
5. Now the full glories of the Lamb
Sweet cherubs learn Immanuel's name,
6. O may I bear some humble part
Wonder and joy shall tune my heart,
Hymn 176. c. M.
Salvation by grace. Titus iii. 4-7. ORD we confess our numʼrous faults,
Foolish and vain were all our thoughts,
2. But, O my soul, for ever praise,
Who turns thy feet from dang❜rous ways
3. 'Tis not by works of righteousness
4. 'Tis from the mercy of our God
5. 'Tis through the purchase of his death,
6. Rais'd from the dead, we live anew;
We shall appear in glory too,
Hymn 177. s. M.
THis Godhead from his throne;
HE Lord on high proclaims
Mercy and justice are the names 66 By which I will be known."
2. "Ye dying souls that sit "In darkness and distress, "Look from the borders of the pit "To my recov❜ring grace.”
3. Sinners shall hear the sound;
Their thankful tongues shall own: "Our righteousness and strenth is found "In thee, the Lord, alone."
4. In thee shall Israel trust,
God will pronounce believers just,
Hymn 178. c. M.
The different success of the gospel. 1. Cor. i. 23, 24. 2. Cor. ii. 16. 1. Cor. iii. 6, 7.
CHRIST and his cross are all our theme,
The myst❜ries that we speak
Are scandal in the Jews esteem,
2. But souls enlighten'd from above
With joy receive the word;
3. The vital savour of his name
4. Till God diffuse his graces down,
Hymn 179. c. M.
Regeneration. John i. 13. and iii. 3, &c.
Nor will of man, nor blood, nor birth,
2. The sov'reign will of God alone
Born in the image of his Son,
3. The Spirit, like some heav'nly wind,
4. Our quicken'd souls awake and rise
Hymn 180. c. M.
TTEND, while God's exalted Son Doth his own glories shew: "Behold I sit upon my throne," "Creating all things new."
2. "Nature and sin are pass'd away,' "And the old Adam dies;"
"My hands a new foundation lay,"
3. "I'll be a sun of righteousness"