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And, while I listened to your song,

Your streams had een conveyed me there. 3 Lord! I adore thy matchless grace,

That warned me of that dark abyss ; That drew me from those treacherous seas,

And bade me seek superior bliss. mf 4 Now, to the shining realms above,

I stretch my hands, and glance mine eyes;
Oh! for the pinions of a dove,

To bear me to the upper skies.
5 There, from the bosom of my God,

Oceans of endless pleasure roll;
There would I fix my last abode,
And drown the sorrows of my soul.

HYMN 306, S. M. 306

Rejoicing. mf 1

OW let our voices join

To raise a sacred song;
Ye pilgrims ! in Jehovah's ways,

With music pass along. dol 2 See-flowers of paradise,

In rich profusion, spring ;
The sun of glory gilds the path,

And dear companions sing.
3 See-Salem's golden spires,

In beauteous prospect, rise ;
And brighter crowns than mortals wear,

Which sparkle through the skies.
4 All honor to his name,

Who marks the shining way, —
To him, who leads the pilgrims on

To realms of endless day.

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HYMN 307, C. M. 307

Salvation welcomed. mf 1

ALVATION! Oh! the joyful sound;

'T is pleasure to our ears ;-
A sovereign balm for every wound,

A cordial for our fears.

2 Buried in sorrow and in sin,

At hell's dark door we lay;

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< But we arise, by grace divine,
my To see a heavenly day.

3 Salvation !-let the echo fly

The spacious earth around;
While all the armies of the sky
Conspire to raise the sound.

HYMN 308, 78. 308

Darkness turned to Light. mf 1

Thou hast made the darkness shine; Thou hast sent a cheering ray;

Thou hast turned our night to day. 2 Darkness long involved us round,

Till we knew the joyful sound;

Then our darkness fled away, mf Chased by truth's effulgent ray.

3 They are blessed, and none beside,

They, who in the truth abide;
Clear, the light that marks their way-

Leading to eternal day.
4 Guide us, Saviour! through the road,

Till we reach the saints' abode;

Till we see thee throned above, mf As thou art,—the God of love. 309

HYMN 309, C. M.

Returning to Zion.
mf 1 SING, all ye ransomed of the Lord!

Ye pilgrims! now, for Zion bound,

Be joyful in your King. 2 See the fair way his hand hath made ;mp How peaceful and how plain!

The simplest traveler need not err,

Nor seek the path in vain.
3 A hand divine shall lead you on,

Through all the blissful road;
< Till to the sacred mount you rise,
mf And see your smiling God.
4 Bright garlands of immortal joy

Shall bloom on every head;


тр While sorrow, sigling, and distress, >

Like shadows, all are fled. $ Ő March on, in your Redeemer's strength;

Pursue his footsteps still ;
With joyful hope, still fix your eye
On Zion's heavenly hill.

HYMN 310, S. M. 310

Submission to Christ. af 1

ESUS! I come to thee,

A sinner doomed to die;
My only refuge is thy cross,-

Here at thy feet I lie.
2 Can mercy reach my case,

And all my sins remove ?
Break, O my God! this heart of stone,

And melt it by thy love.
3 Too long my soul has gone,

Far from my God, ay;
I've sported on the brink of hell,

In sin's delusive way.
4 But, Lord ! my heart is fixed,

I hope in thee alone;
Break off the chains of sin and death,

And bind me to thy throne.
5 Thy blood can cleanse my heart,

Thy hand can wipe my tears;-
Oh! send thy blessed Spirit down,

To banish all my fears.
6 Then shall my soul arise,
mf From sin and Satan free;

Redeemed from hell and every foe,

I'll trust alone in thee.



HYMN 311, C. M. 311

WELCOME, O Saviour! to my heart;

Possess thine humble throne;
Bid every rival hence depart,

And claim me for thine own.
2 The world and Satan I forsake,

To thee, I all resign ;


My longing heart, O Jesus ! take,

And fill with love divine. тр 3 Oh! may I never turn aside,

Nor from thy bosom flee;
Let nothing here my heart divide,

I give it all to thee. 312

HYMN 312, C. M.

Prayer for the Spirit of Adoption. aft 1

Our fainting hearts to cheer ;
And, when we tremble at thy frown,

Oh! bring thy comforts near.
2 The terrors thy convictions wrought,

Oh! let thy grace remove;
And may the souls, which thou hast taught

To weep, now learn to love.
8 Now let thy saving mercy heal

The wounds it made before;
Now on our hearts impress thy seal,

That we may doubt no more.
4 Complete the work thou hast begun,

And make our darkness light, – mf That we a glorious race may run,

Till faith be lost in sight.
5 Then, as our wandering eyes discern

The Lord's unclouded face,
In fitter language, we shall learn
To sing triumphant grace.

HYMN 313, C. M. 313

Old Things passed away.

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1 LET earthly minds the world pursue,

It no me
Once I admired its trifles too,

But grace hath set me free.
2 Its joys can now no longer please,

Nor e'en content afford;
Far from my heart be joys like these,

For I have seen the Lord.
3 As, by the light of opening day,

The stars are all concealed;

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So earthly pleasures fade away,

When Jesus is revealed.
тр 4 Creatures no more divide my choice,

I bid them all depart;
His name, his love, his gracions voice,

Have fixed my roving heart.
5 But may I hope, that thou wilt own

A worthless worm like me?
Dear Lord! I would be thine alone,

And wholly live to thee. 314

HYMN 314, C. M.

The full Purpose.
1 N all my Lord's appointed ways,

My journey I'll pursue;
Hinder me not,-ye much-loved saints !

For I must go with you. mf 2 Through floods and flames, if Jesus leads,

I'll follow where he goes;
Hinder me not!--shall be my cry,

Though earth and hell oppose.
3 Through duty, and through trials too,

I'll go at his command;
Hinder me not, for I am bonnd

To my Iminanuel's land.
4 And, when my Saviour calls me home,

Still this my cry shall be,-

Hinder me not, --come, welcome, death! mf I'll gladly go with thee. 315

HYMN 315, 88 and 78.

Redeeming Love.
mf i COME thou Fount of every blessing !

Tune my heart to grateful lays ;
Streams of meroy, never ceasing,

Call for songs of loudest praise.
2 Teach me some melodious measure,

Sung by raptured saints above; mf Fill my soul with sacred pleasure,

While I sing redeeming love.
8 Jesus sought me when a stranger,

Wandering from the fold of God;

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