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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.

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

To pray and never faint.
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We never plead in vain;

Then let us wait till he appear,
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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.
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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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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,

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HYMN 445, S. M. 445

Prayer for a Revival.
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Awake to earnest prayer;

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