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4 Its promises rejoice our hearts;
Its doctrines are divinely true ;
It comforts and instructs us too.
Ye saints, who feel its saving pow'r !
your tongues to praise the Lord, And bis distinguish'd grace adore. Mrs. STEELE
HYMN 318. C. M.
Instructions to the Young, from Scripture,
And guard their lives from sin !
To keep the conscience clean. 2 When once it enters to the mind,
It spreads such light abroad, The meanest souls instruction find,
And raise their thoughts to God. 3 'Tis like the sun, a beavenly light;
That guides us all the day ;
HYMN 319. O. M.
The Perfect Law of Liberty.
Which noblest freedom gives : 0
may it all our souls refine,
And sanctify our lives !
And in an hour forgot,
To reiga o'er ev'ry thought.
Tby gracious pow'r display,
HYMN 320. L. M.
Light and Comfort from the Scriptures.
Come, Lord ! and fill my vast desires ;
Since of my utmost wish possest. 2 O! let thy sacred word impart Its gen'rous influence to my beart
; With pow'r and light, and love divine, Assure
soul that thou art mine.
Shall bid my gloomy fears retreat ;
Shine cheerful through this mortal pigbt. 4 Then shall my joyful spirit rise
On wings of faith above the skies :
And this vain world shall tempt no more ; 5 O! may I reach the blissful plains,
Where thy unclouded glory reigns,
HYMN 321. L. M.
RIGHT Source of intellectual rays!
Father of spirits and of grace ! O dart with energy unknown,
Celestial beamings from thy throne. 2 Thy sacred book we would survey,
Enlighten'd with that heavenly day ;
To teach our souls to know the Lord. 3 So shall our children learn the road,
That leads them to their father's God;
4 So shall the haughtiest soul submit,
With children plac'd at Jesus' feet;
HYMN 322. 6. M.
The Light and Glory of the World. WH
THAT glory gilds the sacred page,
Majestic like the sun!
It gives but borrows done.
His gracious light and heat ; His trutbs upon the nations rise,
They rise, but never set.
For such a bright display,
With beams of heavenly day. 4 My soul rejoices to pursue
The paths of truth and love ; Till glory break upon my view
In brighter worlds above.
HYMN 323. O. M.
Reason a Divine Gift.
0! let not man despise ;
It lifts us to the skies.
Without this beam of light;
Or in God's praise delight?
Accept our praise, O Lord !
And both embrace thy word.
HYMN 324. L. M.
Religion without Superstition.
Wild offspring of the human brain !
Do thou thy vital strength afford;
Nor let my hope in shame expire.
Wbat dangers shall my soul invade?
HYMN 325. Eights and Sevens Metre.
Praise to the God of our Salvation.
AIL the God of our salvation ?
Triumph in redeeming love;
Imitate the blest above.
Border'd on the shades of death,
Scatter'd all the clouds beneath.
Pure, unbounded love thou art;
Praise him ev'ry thankful heart.
Till in heaven we take our place ;
HYMN 326. L. M.
The Great Original of all;
Our sure support, our glorious end.
That pitied our revolted race,
The captain of salvation made. 3 He, thine eternal love decreed,
Should many sons to glory lead ;
A colony to people heaven.
Encounter'd agony and shame ;
Was by dire suff'rings made complete. 5 A scene of wonders here we see,
Worthy thy son, and worthy tbee ;
HYMN 327. L. M.
The Light of the Gospel. 0
HOW delightful is the road
That guides us to thy temple, Lord ! With joy we visit thine abode,
And seek the treasures of thy word.
From ancient sages long conceald ;