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He safely leads my soul along,
His loving. kindness, Oh, how strong!
4 When trouble, like a gloomy cloud,
Has gather'd thick, and thunder'd loud,
He near my soul has always stood,
His loving-kindness, Oh, how good!
5 Often I feel my sinful heart,
Prone from my Jesus to depart;
But tho I have him oft forgot,
His loving-kindness changes not.
6 Soon shall I pass the gloomy vale,
Soon all my mortal pow'r's must fail ;
Oh! may my last expiring breath,
llis loving kindness sing in death!
7 Then let me mount and soar away,
To the bright world of endless day,
And sing with rapture and surprise,
His loving-kindness in the skies.

HYMN 9. Elevens.
The mercy of God. Psa. lxxxix. 1.
ar mercy, my God, is the theme of my song,
The joy of my heart, and the boast of my tongue;
Thy free grace alone, from the first to the last,
Hath won my affections and bound my soul fast.
2 Without thy sweet mercy I could not live here,
Sin soon would reduce me to utter despair;
But, thro? thy free goodness, my spirits revive,
And he ibat first made me, still keeps me alive.
S Thy mercy surpasses the sin of my heart,
Which wonders to feel its own hardness depart;
Dissolu'd by thy goodness, I fall to the ground,
And weep to the praise of the mercy I've found

4 The door of thy mercy stands open all day, To the needy and poor, who knock by the way ; No sinner shall ever be empty sent back, Who comes seeking mercy for Jesus' dear sake. 5 Thy mercy in Jesus exempts me from hell; Its glories I'll sing, and its wonders I'll tell : 'Twas Jesus the friend when he hung on the tree, Who open'd the channel of mercy for me. 6 Great Father of mercies, thy goodness I own, And covenant love of thy crucify'd Son : All praise to the Spirit, whose action divine, Seals mercy and pardon and righteousness mine.

HYMN 10. C. M.

The holiness of God. Isa. vi. 3. TTOLY and rev'rend is the name

1 Of our eternal King ; Thrice holy Lord, the angels cry,

Thrice holy let us sing. 2 Heav'n's brightest lamps with him compar'd

How mean they look, and dim! The fairest angels have their spots,

When once compar'd with him. 3 Holy is he in all his works,

and truth is his delight; But sinners and their wicked ways

Shall perish from his sight.
4 The deepest rev'rence of the mind,

Pay, O my soul, to God;
Lift, with thy hands, a holy heart

To his sublime abode.
5 With sacred awe pronounce his name,

Whom words nor thoughts can reach ;

A broken heart shall please him more

Than the best forms of speech.
6 Thou, holy God, preserve my soul

From all pollution free ;
The pure in heart are thy delight,
And they thy face shall see.

HYMN 11. L. M.

God exalted above all Praise. LTERNAL Pow'r! whose high abode

A Becomes the grandeur of a God; Infinite length, beyond the bounds, Where Stars revolve their little rounds. 2. The lowest sto beneath thy seat Rises too high for Gabriel's feet ; In vain the tall Arch-angel tries To reach the height with wond'ring eyes. 3 Lord, what shall earth and ashes do? We would adore our Maker too : From sin and dust tu thee we cry, The Great, the Holy, and the High ! 4 Earth from afar, has heard thy fame, And worms have learn'd to lisp thy name : But Oh, the glories of thy mind Leave all our soaring thoughts behind. 5 God is in heav'n, but man below; Be short our tunes, our words be few; A sacred rev'rence checks our songs, And praise sits silent on our tongues,

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HYMN 12. As 113th Psa.
God's name proclaimed. Exodus xxxiv. 6-8.
ATTEND, my soul, the voice divine,
A And mark what beaming glories shine

Around thy condescending God!
To us, to us, he still proclaims
His awful, his endearing names ;

Attend, and sound them all abroad.
2 “JEHovau I, the sov'reign LORD,
“ The mighty GOD, by Heav'n ador'd,

“ Down to the earth my footsteps bend : " My heart the tend'rest pity knows, 6. Goodness full-streaming wide o'erflows,

“ And grace and truth shall never end. 3 “ My patience long can crimes endure : * My pard’ning love is ever sure,

“When penitential sorrow mourns ; 66 To millions, throunnumber'd years, “New hope and new delight it bears ;

*** Yet wrath against the sinner burns.” 4 Make haste, my soul, the vision meet, All prostrate at thy sov'reign's feet,

And drink the tuneful accents in ;
Speak on, my LORD, repeat the voice ;
Diffuse these heart-expanding joys,
Till Heav'n complete the rapt'rous scene.

HYMN 13. L. M.
The Mutability of the Creation, and the Immuta.

bility of God. Psa. cii. 25- 28. SYREAT Former of this various frame, UT Our souls adore thine awful nanie ; And bow and tremble, while they praise The Ancient of eternal days.

Thou Lord, with unsurpris'd survey,
Saw'st nature rising yesterday ;
And as to-morrow, shall thine eye
See earth and stars in ruin lie.
3 Beyond an angel's vision bright,
Thou dwells't in self-existent light;
Which shines with undiminish'd ray,
While suns and worlds in smoke decay.
4 Our days a transient period run,
And change with ev'ry circling sun ;
And in the firmest state we boast,
A moth can crush us into dust.
5 But let the creatures fall around;
Let death consign us to the ground;
Let the last gen’ral flame arise,
And melt the arches of the skies :
6 Calm as the summer's ocean, we
Can all the wreck of nature see,
While grace secures us an abode,
Unshaken as the throne of God.

HYMN 14. L. M.
God's Goodness to the Children of Men.

Psalm cvii. 31.
VE sons of men with joy record

The various wonders of the Lord ; And let his pow'r and goodness sound Thro' all your tribes the earth around. 2 Let the high heav'ns your songs invite; Those spacious fields of brilliant light; Where sun and moon, and planets roll, And stars that shine from pole to pole.

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