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2 I love his tears and suff'rings great,
3 I love to hear that he was slain,
4. I love mount Calv'ry, where his love
6 I love to think the time will come
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I WILL a little pilgrim be,
His mind, and him Saviour know.
3 A faithful memory bestow,
4 Let us things excellent discern,
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2 'Twas then the children join'd the
And hail'd him with a song;
O may we little children, now
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,
And for his constant blessing hope
3 His meritorious industry,
His labor, toil and sweat,
Him we will imitate.
4 If he his grace on us confer,
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O THOU, before whose Father's face
Till I in death shall bow my head,
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To suffer in our stead!
Crying" Hosanna" to his praise,
Our God and our Saviour,
We'll worship for ever,
God's holy Lamb,-the Lord's his name.
2 In liveliest manner
O let us before him
And praise and adore him;
3 Come then, let us follow
Whose blood us releases:
Thou Son of king David:
For thou hast us saved:
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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.
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WHEREIN is for children true bliss to be found?
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
HAPPY the children who are gone
Who stand around his glorious thron,
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
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,
6 Grant me but this, thou great High
And when I'm here no more, Convey me safe to endless rest,
Where thou art
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THE child sweetly rests,
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
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;
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
To Christ, which is produc'd by faith
And never, O never, he thence shall In him, and his atoning death.
7 For that blessed day
We earnestly pray,
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WOULD our youth grow
Wisdom, and favor;
As truly was the case
With Christ, our Saviour;
Let them continually
Lord Jesus, come quickly, and make To them he will apply
His precious merit.
2 When once the sin-sick soul
For grace hath panted,
From Christ our Saviour.