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3 Thy glories blaze all nature round,

And strike the gazing sight,
O'er skies, and seas, and solid ground,

With terror and delight.
4. Infinite strength, and equal skill

Shine thro' the worlds abroad ! Our souls with vast amazement fill,

And speak the builder God. 5 But still the wonders of thy grace

Our softer passions move ; Pity divine in Jesu's face We see, adore, and love.

HYMN 21. L. M. The safety of trusting in God's wise Providence. THY ways, O Lord, with wise design,

1 Are fran’d upon thy throne above, And ev'ry dark or bending line, Meets in the centre of thy love.. 2 With feeble light, and half obscure, Poor mortals thy arrangements view; Not knowing that they all are sure,

And tho' mysterious, just and true.
. 3 Thy flock, thy own peculiar care,

Tho' now they seem to roam un-ey'd,
Are led by pow'r and goodness where
They best and safest may abide
4 They neither know nor trace the way,
But guided by thy peircing eye,
None of their feet to ruin stray,
Nor shall the weakest fail or die.
5 My favor'd soul shall meekly learn,
To lay her reason at thy throne ;
Too weak thy secrets to discern,
I'll trust thee for my guide alone.

HYMN 22. L. M. Providence equitable and kind. Psa. cvi, THRO' all the various shifting scenes

1 Of life's mistaken good or ill : Thy hand, O God, conducts unseen Our changes by thy sov’reign will. 2 Thou givest with paternal care, How'er injustly we complain, To each his necessary share Of joy and sorrow, health and pain. 3 Trust we to youth, or friends, or pow'r, Fix we on this terrestrial ball, When most secure, the coming hour, If thou see fit, may blast them all. 4. When lowest sunk with grief and shame; Fild with affliction's bitter cup, Lost to relations, friends, and fame, Thy powerful hand can raise us up. 5 Thy gracious consolations cheer; Thy smiles suppress the deep fetch'd sigh ; Thy hand can dry the trickling tear That secret wets th' afflicted eye. 6 All things on earth, and all in heav'n On thy eternal will depend; And all for greater good were giv'n, And all shall in thy glory end. 7 This be my care ; to all beside Indifferent let my wishes be ; Passion be calm; and dumb be pride, And fix’d, O God, my soul on thee,

HYMN 23. C. M. The Mysteries of Providence ; or, light shining

out of darkness Mod moves in a mysterious way,

U His wonders to perform ; He plants his footsteps in the sea,

And rides upon the storm.
2 Deep in unfathomable mines

Of never-failing skill,
He treasures up his bright designs,

And works his sov’reign will.
3 Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take;

The clouds ye so much dread, Are big with mercy, and shall break

In blessings on your head. 4 Judge not the Lord by feeble sense;

But trust him for his grace ; Behind a frowning providence,

He hides a smiling face.
5 His purposes will ripen fast,

Unfolding ev'ry hour ;
The bud may have a bitter taste,

But sweet will be the flow'r. 6. Blind unbelief is sure to err,

And scan his work in vain ; God is his own interpreter, And he will make it plain.

HYMN 24. C. M. Mysteries to be explained hereafier. John xiii. 7. TREAT God of providence' thy ways,

Are hid from mortal sight; Vrapt in impenetrable shades,

Or cloth'd with dazzling light,

HYMN 22. L. M. Providence equitable and kind. Psa. cvii. TTVHRO' all the various shifting scenes

1 Of life's mistaken good or ill : Thy hand, O God, conducts unseen Our changes by thy sov’reign will. 2 Thou givest with paternal care, How'er injustly we complain, To each his necessary share Of joy and sorrow, health and pain. 3 Trust we to youth, or friends, or pow'r, Fix we on this terrestrial ball, When most secure, the coming hour, If thou see fit, may blast them all. 4. When lowest sunk with grief and shame; Flld with affliction's bitter cup, Lost to relations, friends, and fame, Thy powerful hand can raise us up. 5 Thy gracious consolations cheer; Thy smiles suppress the deep fetch'd sigh ; Thy hand can dry the trickling tear That secret wets th'afflicted eye. 6 All things on earth, and all in heav'n On thy eternal will depend ; And all for greater good were givin, And all shall in thy glory end. 7 This be my care ; to all beside Indifferent let my wishes be; Passion be calm; and dumb be pride, And fix’d, O God, my soul on thee,

HYMN 23. C. M. The Mysteries of Providence ; or, light shining

out of darkness Mod moves in a mysterious way,

U His wonders to perform ; He plants his footsteps in the sea,

And rides upon the storm.
2 Deep in unfathomable mines

Of never-failing skill,
He treasures up his bright designs,

And works his sov'reign will.
3 Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take;

The clouds ye so much dread, Are big with mercy, and shall break

In blessings on your head. 4 Judge not the Lord by feeble sense,

But trust him for his grace ; Behind a frowning providence,

He hides a smiling face.
5 His purposes will ripen fast,

Unfolding ev'ry hour;
The bud may have a bitter taste,

But sweet will be the flow'r. 6. Blind unbelief is sure to err,

And scan his work in vain ; God is his own interpreter, And he will make it plain.

HYMN 24. C. M. Mysteries to be explained hereafier. John xiii. . TIREAT God of providence' thy ways,

Are hid from mortal sight; Vrapt in impenetrable shades,

Or cloth'd with dazzling light.

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