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4 Adoring saints around him stand,
And thrones and powers before him fall; The God shines gracious through the man,
And sheds sweet glories on them all. 5 Oh! what amazing joys they feel,
While to their golden harps they sing, And sit on every heavenly hill,
And spread the triumph of their King!
HYMN 208, 78. 208
Prayer for Light and Sanctification. af 1 HOLY GHOST! with light divine,
Shine upon this heart of mine;
Turn my darkness into day.
Cleanse this guilty heart of mine;
Held dominion o'er my soul.
Cheer this saddened heart of mine;
Heal my wounded, bleeding heart.
Dwell within this heart of mine;
HYMN 209, C. M. 209
Various Influences desired.
And feed the pure desire.
With guilt and fear oppressed; < 'T is thine to bid the dying live,
And give the weary rest.
Whate'er that sin may be ;
May worship only thee.
4 Then with our spirits witness bear,
That we are sons of God,
Through Christ's atoning blood.
HYMN 210, S. M. 210
Prayer for the Spirit.
Let rays of heavenly love,
To guide our souls above.
From every sinful way;
Though earthly joys decay.
Make every cloud of care, P
And e'en the gloomy vale of death,
A smile of glory wear.
With love to all our race:
These blessings of tlıy grace.
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HYMN 211, L. M.
Prayer for Light and Guidance.
With light and comfort from above;
O’er every thought and step preside.
And make us know and choose thy way;
That we from God may ne'er depart.
That we must take to dwell with God;
Nor let us from his precepts stray.
To be with him for ever blessed ; mf Lead us to heaven, its bliss to share,
And drink our fill of pleasure there.
HYMN 212, C. M. 212
The Sealing of the Spirit.
Go mourning all their days ?
Some tokens of thy grace.
And seal the heirs of heaven? mp
When wilt thou banish my complaints,
And show my sins forgiven?
In the Redeemer's blood;
That I ain born of God.
The pledge of joys to come;
And thy soft wings, celestial Dove! mf Will safe convey me home.
HYMN 213, L. M. 213
Prayer against grieving the Spirit. of 1 STAY, thou insulted Spirit! stay;
Though I have done thee such despite ;
Nor take thine everlasting flight.
Of all who e'er thy grace received;
Ten thousand times thy goodness grieved ;3 Yet, Oh! the chief of sinners spare,
In honor of any great High-Priest;
I shall not see thy people's rest.
Uphold me with thy gracious hand;
HYMN 214, L. M. 214
'T is he sustains my fainting heart;
Else would my hope for ever die,
And every cheering ray depart.
With ardent wish my heart aspires,
That animates these strong desires ?
I love my God and taste his grace,
That brings this dawn of sacred peace? 4 Let thy good Spirit in my heart
For ever dwell, O God of love!
Sweet earnest of the joys above.
HYMN 215, C. M.
The Necessity of renewing Grace.
Unconscious of its load !
The heart, unchanged, can never riso
The stubborn will subdue ?
To form the heart anew.
And upward bid them rise; mf To make the scales of error fall,
From reason's darkened eyes ;-
And bid the sinner live;
'T is thine alone to give.
And give them life divine;
Then shall our passions and our powers, mf Almighty Lord! be thine. 216
HYMN 216, C. M.
The Spirit desired. 1
of each perfect gift i
With longing eyes, and lifted hands,
Weilock around thy gate.
Thy Spirit from above,
And fire our hearts with love.
Declare our sins forgiven:
Our raptured thoughts to heaven.
That earth its fruit may yield,
To Carmel's flowery field.
HYMN 217, C. M.
The Outpouring of the Spirit. s
Christ, our ascended Lord,
According to his word.
New life creates within ;.
Of trespasses and sin.
And to our heart reveals;
And our redemption seals.
With thy celestial fire;
Our hearts and tongues inspire. 218
HYMN 218, L. M.
The Operations of the Holy Spirit.
! we confess,
From God the Father, and the Son. 2 Enlightened by thy heavenly ray,
Our shades and darkness turn to day ;