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2 I love his tears and suff'rings great,
I love his precious bloody sweat,
I could not have been freed from guilt.
I love his blood, were that not spilt

3 I love to hear that he was slain,
I love his ev'ry grief and pain,
I love to meditate by faith
Upon his meritorious death.

4. I love mount Calv'ry, where his love
Stronger than death itself did prove;
I love to walk his dol'rous way,
I love the grave where Jesus lay.
5 I love his people and their ways,
I love with them to pray and praise;
I love the Father, and the Son,
I love the Spirit he sent down.

6 I love to think the time will come
When I shall be with him at home,
And praise him in eternity :
Then shall my love completed be.

799. T. 22.

I WILL a little pilgrim be,
Resolv'd alone to follow thee,
Thou Lamb of God, who now art
Up to thy everlasting throne.
2 I will my heart to thee resign,
Thine only be, O be thou mine!
The world I leave and foolish play,
To happiness to find the way.
3 My lips shall be employ'd to bless
The Lord, who is my Righteousness;
My pleasure only to pursue

His mind, and him Saviour know.
4 So long I'll pray below to live,
Till I my pardon seal'd receive;
I then, when Jesus calls, shall die,
Or rather live eternally.

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3 A faithful memory bestow,
With solid learning's store;
And still, O Lord, as more we know,
Let us obey thee more.

4 Let us things excellent discern,
Hold fast what we approve;
But more than all delight to learn
The lessons of thy love.

801. T. 14.

2 'Twas then the children join'd the


And hail'd him with a song;
With one accord his name confess'd,
Amidst the joyful throng;

O may we little children, now
Attempt the same, and worship too
The Lamb of God, who dy'd for us
Upon the shameful cross.


T. 243.

STILL may we keep the aim in mind, THE holy child Jesus,

For which we hither came,

In search of useful learning join'd,

As foll'wers of the Lamb.

2 Daily to Jesus we'll look up,
As soon as we awake,

And for his constant blessing hope
In all we undertake.

3 His meritorious industry,

His labor, toil and sweat,
Shall our support and pattern be,

Him we will imitate.

4 If he his grace on us confer,
We then shall learn apace,
Live to his glory, and declare
Our heav'nly Father's praise.

802. T. 590.

O THOU, before whose Father's face
The children's angels stand,
Grant me, a helpless child, the grace
That thy angelic band
May watch my ways, and guard my bed,
And minister to me,

Till I in death shall bow my head,
And go to live with thee.

803. T. 159.
HOW heart-affecting Christ to see,
Some days before he bled,
Go to Jerus'lem willingly

To suffer in our stead!
When he approach'd, the multitude
Their garments spread and branches

Crying" Hosanna" to his praise,
With and thankfulness.

Our God and our Saviour,
Who died to release us,

We'll worship for ever,

God's holy Lamb,-the Lord's his name.

2 In liveliest manner

O let us before him
With joy sing hosanna,

And praise and adore him;
Our childlike cries-he'll not despise.

3 Come then, let us follow
Our Master with praises;
His name let us hallow,

Whose blood us releases:
O Christ, to thee-all glory be!
4 Hosanna! Hosanna!

Thou Son of king David:
Hosanna! Hosanna!

For thou hast us saved:
For ever reign-thou Lamb

805. T. 39.



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3 Thou wilt be our Saviour, Redeem-12 The Father in heav'n us as children

er and Friend,

Grant we may abide in thy love to the


O render us truly obedient to thee, That we thy dear children for ever may be.

806. T. 39.

WHEREIN is for children true bliss to be found?

will own,

And we are beloved by Jesus, his Son, The spirit of truth will instruct us to pray,

And he will direct us throughout our whole way.

3 Ah! should not the mercies you daily do prove


you our Saviour to praise and to love?

When by Jesus Christ as his sheep. Yes, we are desirous to value his

they are own'd,

In him they find pasture while here they remain,

And joys everlasting in heaven obtain.

2 We sing and we hear, how our Maker came down

To earth, and for us left his heavenly


Assuming our nature became a poor


And us by his suff'rings to God reconconcil'd.

3 O myst'ry of godliness! wonder of grace!

May we without ceasing adore him and praise;

May all of us know what a Saviour we have,

Yea love him sincerely, and in him. believe.

4 We now, with the angels, unite to declare

The praises of him, who our sorrows did bear,

With hearts and with voices exalting the Lamb,

Who dy'd on the cross our poor souls

to redeem.

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HAPPY the children who are gone

Who stand around his glorious thron,
To Jesus Christ in peace!
Clad in his righteousness.

2 The Saviour whom they lov'd wh..n

Hath wip'd their tears away; They never more can grieve or feat, Or sin, or go astray.

3 In ceaseless happiness they view
Our Saviour's smiling face;
That face once bruis'd, in which below

Men saw no comeliness.

4 Methinks I hear them joyful sing, (Ten thousands do the same :) Salvation to th' immortal King!

To God and to the Lamb!

5 O that I may so favor'd be,

With them above to join :

O that, like them, I Christ may see,
And he be ever mine.

6 Grant me but this, thou great High

And when I'm here no more, Convey me safe to endless rest,

Where thou art



810. T. 587.

THE child sweetly rests,
Whom nothing molests,
Received in

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the Lamb's And free mercy among

2 He ne'er shall weep more,

His sighing is o'er,

His travel and dangers, he's got safe

on shore.

3 The body is dead,

And in the



2 O might it be our hearts' delight, Amidst his flock with pleasure T' obey him, walk as in his sight,

And serve him in our measure,

For ev'ry thing that's good

And just flows from his blood;
A mind that's virtuous, chaste, unstain'd,

But shall, again raised, to life be con- May be by faith in him obtain’d.


4 The spirit is gone

In peace to God's throne,

To praise God our Saviour, where we

shall be soon.

5 He sings now above,

Made perfect in love,

3 Yea, an obedient, simple mind, Faithful in ev'ry station,

To true humility inclin'd,

And perfect resignation,

The blest effect will prove
Of that unfeigned love

To Christ, which is produc'd by faith

And never, O never, he thence shall In him, and his atoning death.

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7 For that blessed day

We earnestly pray,

813.* T. 37.

WOULD our youth grow

Wisdom, and favor;

As truly was the case


With Christ, our Saviour;

Let them continually
View him in spirit,

Lord Jesus, come quickly, and make To them he will apply


no delay!

His precious merit.

2 When once the sin-sick soul

For grace hath panted,
By Christ we're render'd whole,
To us is granted,
That we a heav'nly life
May here be leading;
In union with our Lord
Each step proceeding.
3 He who without delay
To Jesus turneth,
With confidence doth pray,
And humbly mourneth,
Doth certainly receive
(O boundless favor!) ·
Forgiveness of his sins'

From Christ our Saviour.
4 If we, with uprightness,
'Fore him discover
Our wants; then our distress
Will soon be over;
He'll cure most graciously
Our worst diseases,
And fill us constantly
With thanks and praises.

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