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Do not turn away thy face,

Mine 's an urgent, pressing case.
2 Once, a sinner, near despair,

Sought thy mercy seat by prayer;
Mercy heard and set him free, -

Lord! that mercy came to me.
3 Many days have passed since then,

Many changes I have seen;
Yet have been upheld till now;

Who could hold me up but thou ?

4 Thou hast helped in every need my This emboldens me to plead;

After so much mercy past,

Canst thou let me sink at last ? mf 5 No-I must maintain my hold;

'T is thy goodness makes me bold;
I can no denial take,
Since I plead for Jesus' sake.

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HYMN 444, L. M.

The Sun of Righteousness.

SUN of righteousness! arise,

With gentle beams on Zion shine i
Dispel the darkness from our eyes,

And souls awake to life divine.
2 On all around, let grace descend,

Like heavenly dew, or copious showers ;

That we may call our God our friend, mf That we may hail salvation ours. 445

HYMN 445, S. M.

Prayer for a Revival. 1

0 LORD! thy work revive P

In Zion's gloomy hour;

Anđ let our dying graces live, mf By thy restoring power. 2 Oh! let thy chosen few

Awake to earnest prayer;


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Their solemn vows again renew,

And walk in filial fear.
3 Thy Spirit then will speak,

Through lips of humble clay,
Till hearts of adamant shall break, -

Till rebels shall obey.
4 Now lend thy gracious ear,

Now listen to our cry ;
Oh! come, and bring salvation near ;-

Our souls on thee rely.

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HYMN 446, L. M. 446

Weeping over Sinners. af 1 ARISE, my tenderest thoughts ? arise ;

Dissolve in grief, my streaming eyes! And thou, my heart! with anguish feel

Those evils which thou canst not heal. 2 See human nature sunk in shame;

See scandal poured on Jesus' name;
The Father wounded, through the Son,

The world abused,—the soul undone !
3 See the short course of vain delight,

Closing in everlasting night,
In flames that no abatement know,

Though bitter tears for ever flow!
4 My God! I feel the mournful scene,

And yearn with grief o'er dying men ;
While fain my pity would reclaim

Souls that may perish in the flame.
5 But feeble my compassion proves,

And can but weep, where most it loves : mf

Thine own all-saving arm employ,
And turn these drops of grief to joy.

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HYMN 447, H. M.

The Jubilee proclaimed.
LOW ye the trumpet!-blow,-


Let all the nations know,

To earth's remotest bound,
The year of jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners! home.


2 Exalt the Lamb of God,

The sin-atoning Lamb;
Redemption by lis blood,

Through all the world, proclaim:
The year of jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners! home.
3 Ye slaves of sin and hell!

Your liberty receive;
And safe in Jesus dwell,

And blest in Jesus live;
The year of jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners ! home. mf 4 The gospel trumpet hear,

The news of pard’ning grace:
Ye happy souls ! draw near,

Behold your Saviour's face:
The year of jubilee is come;

Return, ye ransomed sinners! home.
5 Jesus, our great High-Priest,

Has full atonement made:
Ye weary spirits! rest,

Ye mourning souls ! be glad :
The year of jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners! home.

HYMN 448, L. M. 448

Hope in Times of Darkness. тр 1

HILE I to grief my soul gave way,

To see the work of God decline,

Methought I heard the Saviour say, mf “Dismiss thy fears, the ark is mine. 2 “Though for a time I hid my face,

Rely upon my love and power ; mf Still wrestle at the throne of grace,

And wait for a reviving hour.
3 " Take down thy long-neglected harp

I've seen thy tears, and heard thy prayer;
The winter season has been sharp,

But spring shall all its wastes repair." 4 Lord! I obey,—my hopes revive;

Come, join with me, ye saints ! and sing, Our foes in vain against us strive,

For God will help and triumph bring."


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HYMN 449, L. M.

The Vision of dry Bones.
OOK down, O Lord! with pitying eye,

See Adamı's race in ruin lie;
Sin spreads its trophies o'er the ground,

And scatters slaughtered heaps around.
2 And can these dead awake and live?

And can these perished bones revive?
That, mighty God! to thee is known;

That wondrous work is all thine own.
3 Thy ministers are sent in vain,

To prophesy upon the slain,
In vain they call, in vain they cry, -

Till thine almighty aid is nigh.
4 But if thy Spirit deign to breathe,

Life spreads through all the realms of death;
Dry bones obey thy powerful voice,-

They move, they waken, they rejoice.
5 So, when thy trumpet's awful sound

Shall shake the heavens, and rend the ground,
Dead saints shall from their toinbs arise,
And spring to life beyond the skies.


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HYMN 450, H. M. 450

Rejoicing in a Revival. f

ZION! tune thy voice,

And raise thy hands on high ;
Tell all the earth thy joys,

And boast salvation nigh;
Cheerful in God,

Arise and shine,

While rays divine

Stream all abroad.
mf 2 He gilds thy mourning face

With beams that cannot fade;
His all-resplendent grace

He pours around thy head;
The nations round

Thy form shall view,

With lustre new,
Divinely crowned.


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3 In honor to his name,

Reflect that sacred light;
And loud that grace proclaim,

Which makes thy darkness bright;
Pursue his praise,

Till sovereign love,

In worlds above,
The glory raise.
4 There, on his holy hill,

A brighter sun shall rise,
And, with his radiance, fill

Those fairer, purer skies ;
While, round his throne,

Ten thousand stars,

In nobler spheres,
His influence own.

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HYMN 451, 8s and 78. 451

Prayer for a Revival. aft 1

AVIOUR! visit thy plantation ;

Grant us, Lord! a gracious rain;
All will come to desolation,

Unless thou return again.
2 Keep no longer at a distance ;---

Shine upon us from on high,
Lest, for want of thine assistance,

Every plant should droop and die.
3 Let our mutual love be fervent,

Make us prevalent in prayers ;
Let each one, esteemed thy servant,

Shun the world's enticing snares.
4 Break the tempter's fatal power;

Turn the stony heart to flesh ;

And begin, from this good hour, wf To revive thy work afresh.

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HYMN 452, 88 and 78. 452

Future Peace and Glory of Zion

TEAR what God, the Lord, hath spoken ;P

“O my people! faint and few, Comfortless, afflicted, broken,

Fair abodes I build for you: тр Scenes of heart-felt tribulation

Shall no more perplex your ways;

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