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With longing eyes, and lifted hands,
We flock around thy gate.
Thy Spirit from above,
And fire our hearts with love. 3 Blest earnest of eternal joy!
Declare our sins forgiven:
Our raptured thoughts to heaven.
That earth its fruit may yield,
Christ, our ascended Lord,
According to his word.
New life creates within :
of trespasses and sin.
And to our heart reveals:
A our redemption seals.
With thy celestial fire;
L. M. 218. The Operations of the Holy Spirit 1 ETERNAL Spirit! we confess,
And sing the wonders of thy grace;
From God, the Father, and the Son. 2 Enlightened by thy heavenly ray,
Our shades and darkness turn to day;
Thine inward teachings make us know
Our danger, and our refuge too.
And break the chains of reigning sin;
And form our wretched hearts anew. 4 The troubled conscience knows thy voice;
Thy cheering words awake our joys;
C. M. 219. Prayer for the promised Spirit. 1 ENTHRONED on high, almighty Lord !
The Holy Ghost send down :
And all thy mercies crown. 2 Though, on our heads, no tongues of fire Their
wondrous powers impart, Grant, Saviour! what we more desire,
Thy Spirit in our heart.
Thy heavenly influence give;
In Christ, that we may live.
The glories of his grace,
The brightness of his face.
Life's ever-springing well,
C. M. 220.
Regeneration by the Spirit.
Nor rites that God has given;
Can raise a soul to heaven.
Creates us heirs of grace,
Born in the image of his Son,
A new peculiar race. 3 The Spirit, like some heavenly wind,
Breathes on the sons of flesh;
And forms the man afresh. 4 Our quickened souls awake, and rise,
From the long sleep of death:
And praise employs our breath.
6s and 4s.
Help us to praise:
Ancient of days!
Our prayer attend :
On us descend.
In this glad hour:
Spirit of power !
His sovereign majesty
Praise to the Godhead.
1 LET them neglect thy glory, Lord!
But our loud songs shall still record
2 We raise our shouts, O God! to thee, And send them to thy throne;
All glory to th' united Three,-
3 'T was he-and we'll adore his nameThat formed us by a word;
"Tis he restores our ruined frame ;-
4 Hosanna! let the earth and skies
Rocks, hills, and vales reflect the voice,
Praise to the Trinity.
1 FATHER of glory! to thy name
Who dost an act of grace proclaim,
2 Immortal honor to the Son,
Who makes thine anger cease;→
3 To thine almighty Spirit be
Whose influence brings us near to thee,
4 Let men, with their united voice, Adore th' eternal God,
And spread his honors and their joys,
5 Let faith, and love, and duty join
One general song to raise;
L. M. 224.
Prayer to the Trinity.
A ransom for our souls hath found, -
To us thy pard’ning love extend. 2 Almighty Son-incarnate Word
Our prophet, priest, redeemer, Lord!
To us thy saving grace extend.
The soul is raised from sin and death,
To us thy quickening power extend. 4 Jehovah !--Father, Spirit, Son !
Mysterious Godhead-Three in One!
6s and 4s. 227.
Prayer to the Triune Jehovah.
And took their flight,-
" Let there be light!"
Healing and sight -
“Let there be light !"
Speed forth thy flight: