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HYMN 849. L. M.
Candour and toleration. 1. ALL seeing God;
'tis thine to know The springs whence wrong opinions flow; To judge, from principles within,
When frailty errs, and when we sin.
Thy servant to his bar shall call ?
And doom him to the realms of wo?
Or worship by another's creed?
And bow to thy commands alone.
While faithful we improve our light,
HYMN 350. L. M.
With iron chains the free-born mind,
The wand'ring by destructive flame.
Dominion not to mortals givin;
No arms but what persuasion yields.
It draws the willing soul along ;
To the rich feast, by Jesus held!
HYMN 351. s. M.
Christian unity. 1. L. The christian world"
o'erspread : Gentile and jew, and bond, and free,
Are one in Christ their head. 2. Among the saints on earth
Let mutual love be found : Heirs of the same inheritance,
With mutual blessings crown'd. 3. Let envy, child of hell!
Be banish'd far away:
Who the same Lord'obey. 4. Thus will the church below
Resemble that above,
HYMN 352. s. M. 1. BLEST be the tie, that binds
Our hearts in' christian love!
Is like to that above.
We pour our ardent pray’rs :
Our comforts and oiir cares. 3. We share our mutual woes,
Our mutual burdens bear;
The sympathising tear. 4. When we asunder part,
It gives us inward pain:
And hope to meet again. 5. From sorrow, toil, and pain.
And sin, we shall be free;
Through all eternity.
HYMN 353. c. M.
Virtuous love of country.
In heav'n, and earth below!
Whose streams of goodness flow :
And unto what design'd;
Since link'd with human kind.
May my best thoughts incline; 'Tis reason's law, 'tis virtue's choice,
"Tis nature's call, and thine.
May nothing e'er divide;
Nor friendship false misguide. 5. To duty, honour, virtue true,
In all my country's weal,
HYMN 354. 1. M.
Pious friendship. 1. HOW blest the sacred tie, that binds,
In union sweet, according minds ! How swift the heav'nly course they run,
Whose hearts, whose faith, whose hopes are one! 2. To each, the soul of each how dear!
What watchful love, what holy fear!
Refine from earth, and cleanse from sin ! 3. Their streaming eyes together flow
For human guilt and mortal wo;
How high, how strong, their raptures swell,
There's none but kindred souls can tell. 5. Nor shall the glowing flame expire
'Midst nature's drooping, sick’ning fire :
HYMN 855. L. M.
Family duties. 1. FATHER of men! thy care we bless,
Which crowns our families with peace. From thee they spring, and by thy hand
l'hey have been and are still sustain'd. 2. To God, most worthy to be prais'd,
Be our domestic altars rais'd :
With saints in their obscurest cell. 3. To thee let each united house,
Morning and night present its vows ;
Be taught thy precepts and thy grace. 4.0 may each future age proclaim
The honours of thy glorious name;
HYMN 356. C. M. 1. OF justice and of truth I sing,
Teach me to rule my house.
And make thy servant wise ;
That shall offend thy eyes.
Or dares oppress the poor,
Be distant from my door.
4. Still may I seek the good and just,
And still their help enjoy ;
The servants I employ.
Be ev'ry virtue mine;
Through all my conduct shine.
Our sole contention be:
HYMN 857. s. M.
Áre brethren that agree!
In bonds of piety!
Such streams of comfort flow.
Nor honours can bestow. 3. All in their stations move,
And each performs his part,
With sympathising heart. 4. Form’d for the purest joys,
By one desire possest,
To make each other blest. 5. No bliss can equal theirs,
Where such affections meet;
Make their communion sweet. 6. 'Tis the same pleasure fills
The breast in worlds above;
And all the air is love.