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2 “Give us a calm, a thankful heart,

From every murmur free;
The blessings of thy grace impart,

And make us live to thee.
" Let the sweet hope, that we are thine,

Our life and death attend;
Thy presence through our journey shine,

And crown our journey's end.”



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HYMN 435, C. M. 435

Seeking God.
1 UTHOR of good! to thee we turn;

Thine ever-wakeful eye
Alone can all our wants discern,-

Thy hand alone supply.
2 Oh ! let thy love within us dwell,

Thy fear our footsteps guide;
That love shall vainer loves expel,-

That fear, all fears beside.
3 Not what we wish-but what we want,

Let mercy still supply;
The good we ask not, Father! grant;

The ill we ask--deny.


HYMN 436, C. M. 436

Prayer for Wisdom.
1 LMIGHTY God! in humble prayer,

To thee our souls we lift;
Do thou our waiting minds prepare

For thy most needful gift.
2 We ask not golden streams of wealth,

Along our path to flow;
We ask not undecaying health,

Nor length of years below:-
3 We ask not honors, which an hour

May bring and take away;
We ask not pleasure, pomp,

pleasure, pomp, and power,
Lest we should go astray:-
4 We ask for wisdom ;-Lord ! impart

The knowledge how to live;
A wise and understanding heart,

To all thy servants give ;-

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5 The young--remember thee in youth,

Before the evil days!
The old-be guided by thy truth,

In wisdom's pleasant ways!

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HYMN 437, C. M. 437

Prayer for Sincerity.
ORD! when we bend before thy throne,
Oh! may we feel the sins we own,

And hate what we deplore.
2 Our contrite spirits pitying see ;-

True penitence impart;

And let a healing ray, from thee,
mf Beam hope on every heart.
3 When we disclose our wants in prayer,

Oh! let our wills resign;
And not a thought our bosom share,

Which is not wholly thine.
4 Let faith each meek petition fill,
mf And waft it to the skies;

And teach our hearts--t is goodness-still,

That grants it, or denies.

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HYMN 438, S. M. 438

Christ will hear Prayer.
ESUS, who knows full well

The heart of every saint,
Invites us, all our grief to tell,

To pray and never faint.
2 He bows his gracious ear, -

We never plead in vain;

Then let us wait till he appear,
mf And pray, and pray again.
3 Jesus, the Lord, will hear

His chosen when they cry;
Yes, though he may a while forbear,

He'll help them from on high.
4 Then let us earnest cry,

And never faint in prayer;
He sees, he hears, and, from on high,

Will make our cause his care.

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HYMN 439, L. M. 439

The Presence of Christ implored. 1 THERE two or three, with sweet accord,

to Meet to recount his acts of grace, mf And offer solemn prayer and praise ;

2 There will the gracious Saviour be,

To bless the little company ;--
There, to unveil his smiling face,

And bid his glories fill the place.
3 We meet at thy command, O Lord !

Relying on thy faithful word;

Now send the Spirit from above, mf And fill our hearts with heavenly love.

HYMN 440, L. M. 440

The Lord's Prayer. mf 1

Thy glorious name be hallowed still; Thy kingdom come, with power and love;

And earth, like heaven, obey thy will. 2 Lord ! make our daily wants thy care, тр Forgive the sins that we forsake;

Oh! let us in thy kindness share,

As fellow-men of ours partake.
3 Evils besét us every hour;

Thy kind protection we implore;
Thine is the kingdom, thine the power,
Be thine the glory evermore.

HYMN 441, S. M. 441

The Lord's Prayer.
1 UR heavenly Father! hear

The prayer we offer now
" Thy name be hallowed far and near;

To thee all nations bow!
2 “Thy kingdom come :--Thy will

On earth be done in love,
As saints and seraphim fulfill

Thy perfect law above.
3 “Our daily bread supply,

While, by thy word, we live:

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The guilt of our iniquity

Forgive, as we forgive.
4. “From dark temptation's power,

From Satan's wiles defend:
Deliver in the evil hour,

And guide us to the end. mf 5 “ Thine, then, for ever be

Glory and power divine :
The sceptre, throne, and majesty

Of heaven and earth are thine." mp

Thus humbly taught to pray,

By thy beloved Son,
Through him we come to thee, and say,

" All for his sake be done!"

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HYMN 442, S. M. 442

Coming boldly to the Throne of Grace. mf 1

EHOLD the throne of grace!

The promise calls us near;
There Jesus shows a smiling face,

And waits to answer prayer.
2 That rich atoning blood,

Which sprinkled round we see,
Provides, for those who come to God,

An all-prevailing plea.
3 Thine image, Lord ! bestow,

Thy presence and thy love;
We ask to serve thee here below,

And reign with thee above.
4 Teach us to live by faith,

Conform our will to thine;

Let us victorious be in death, mf And, then, in glory shine. 5 If thou these blessings give,

And wilt our portion be,

All worldly joys we'll cheerful leave, mt And find our heaven in thee.

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HYMN 443, 78.

Pleading with God.
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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 mf 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. 444

The Sun of Righteousness.
1 SUN of righteousness! arise,

With gentle beams on Zion shine ;
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.


HYMN 445, S. M. 445

Prayer for a Revival.

LORD! thy work revive

In Zion's gloomy hour; < And let our dying graces live, mf By thy restoring power. 2 Oh! let thy chosen few

Awake to earnest prayer;

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