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« Than we would have them deal with us." 9 This golden lesson, short and plain, Gives not the mind or mem'ry pain : And ev'ry conscience must approve
This universal rule of love.
Where all our tenderest wishes rest:
Where love to self resides and reigns.
Thus rul'd by egnity and love!
393. C. M. Dr. Watts. Breathing after Holiness. Psalm cxix. 5, &cm 10 THAT the Lord would guide my ways,
To keep his statutes still!
To know and do his will !
Thy law upon my heart;
Nor act the liar's part.
Let no corrupt design
Within this soul of mine.
And make my heart sincere,
But keep my conscience clear.
Tis a delightful road;
Offend against my God,
394. L M. Dr. Doddridge.
Desire after Holiness. 10 REAT Teacher of thy church, we own
G Thy precepts all divinely wise!
To fix them still before our eyes,
And fill our souls with heav'nly zeal;
We may thy sacred law fulfil.
May our examples brightly shine;
Reflected, beam from each of thine. 4 These lineaments, divinely fair,
Our heav'nly Father shall proclaim; And men that view his image there, Shall join to glorify his name.
395. C. M. Dr. Doddridge. Desire of being quickened by the Word of Godha
Psalm cxix. 25.
As in the dust I lie,
Disdain the broken cry.
And view thy lovely face;
From thine ador'd embrace. 3 Thy quick’ning energy diffuse
O'er all my inmost frame;
396. S. M. Dr. Watts.
Psalm xxv. 1-11.
1 My trust is in his riame;
Still triumph in my shame. . Sin and the pow'rs of hell
Persuade me to despair;
That I may 'scape the inare.
S From the first dawning light,
Till the dark evening rise, For thy salvation, Lord, I wait
With ever-longing eyes. 4 Remember all thy grace,
And lead me in thy truth; · Forgive the sins of riper days,
And follies of my yonth. 5 The Lord is just and kind;
The meek shall learn his ways, And every humble sinner find
The methods of his grace. 6 For his own goodness sake
He saves my soul from shame
397. S. M. Dr. Watts.
Seeking God. Psalm Ixiii. 1MY God, permit my tongue
V This joy, to call thee mine ; And let my early cries prevail
To taste thy love divine. & My thirsty fainting, soul
Thy mercy doth implore: Not travellers in desert lands
Can pant for water more. 3 For life without thy love
No relish can afford;
To serve and please the Lord. 4 To thee I'll litt my hands,
And praise thee while I live;
Such food or pleasure give. 5 The shadow of thy wings
My soul in safety keeps ;
398. C. M. Dr. Watts. Complaining of Spiritual Sloth. 1MY drowsy pow'rs, why sleep ye so?
V Awake, my sluggish soul!
Yet nothing's half su dull
2 The little ants for que poor grain
Yet we, who have a heav'u t obtain,
How negligent we live!
And stars their courses move;
Come flying from above. 4 We, for whom God the Son came down,
And labour'd for our good,
He purchas'd with his blood !
And never act our parts ?
And sit and warm anr hearts.
Upward our souls shall rise :
We'll fly and take the prize.
FORTITUDE AND ZEAL.
399. L. M. Dr. Doddridge. . Fortitude and Resignation. Acts XX. 24. 1 ASSIST us, Lord, thy name to praise,
For this rich gospel of thy grace;
Teach them to feel its vital pow'r.
The labour of ten thonsand days.
The last of life, or liberty.
Our souls to their supreme delight!
400. C. M. Dr. Watts.
Courage and Honour. IDO I believe what Jesus saith,
And think his gospel true!
And practise virtue too.
Arm me with heav'nly zeal!
And works of praise fulfil,
And spread my name abroad,
My Saviour, and my God.
Their lips proclaim thy grace;
401. C. M. Dr. Watts. Prudence and Zeal. Psalm xxxix. 1, 2, Se ITHUS I resolv'd before the Lord :
“ Now will I watch my tongue, “ Lest I let slip one sinful word,
Or do my neighbour wrong."
With men of lives profane,
Nor let my talk be vain.
The pious thoughts I feel,
To mock my holy zeal.
I'il not be overaw'd,
402. L. M.
I would be spent and spend for thee: Thou art my wisdom and my might;
O glorify thy name in me. 2 The light which thon to me hast giv'n,
Shall, by thy grace, break forth and shin I'll point to men the road to Heav'n,
And show the pow'r of love divine.