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6 Yet, bless the Lord, through grace, I feel
I liave a mind that loves him well;
My better part from Jesus win.]
be felt and seen: Dear God, my every foe subdue, And make me more than conqueror too.]
“Be not dismayed, for I am thy God.”—Isa. xli. 10. Poor fearful saint, be not dismay'd, Nor dread the dangers of the night; Thy God will ever be thy aid,
And put the hosts of hell to flight. 2 Nor sin, nor Satan, can o'ercome,
The arm that vindicates thy cause;
In spite of all that may oppose. 3 [Should hosts within, and hosts without,
At once unite to make thee yield,
And make thee master of the field.] 4 In every sore and deep distress,
“I am thy God” shall be thy stay; Thy God shall all thy woes redress,
And drive thy guilty fears away.
All blessings that a God can give;
" Whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth."--Heb. xü. 4.
That his sons chastised sball be. 2 Them to wean from self and sin;
Try the grace he works within;
Make them prize the Saviour's blood; 3 Teach them what and where they are;
Draw forth patience, faith, and prayer;
And in him alone rejoice;
And he'll them accomplish too;
start. 5 Yet his love and grace is such,
He will ne'er afflict too much;
His paternal care and love.]
What thy love designs to do;
God, the Father of his people.-Ps. ciii. 13.
Immortal majesty is his,
Nor can his glory end. 2 He guards his children well,
Nor shall they starve for want; When they their needs unto him tell,
He'll answer their complaint. 3 He bids his saints draw nigh,
Nor fear to call him theirs; And, though he reigns enthroned on high,
He calls them sons and heirs. 4 His sympathizing heart
Feels for them in distress: And love divine he will impart,
With strength and righteousness. 5 [Though they in darkness walk,
He is their Father still;
He will his grace reveal.] 6 His children he supplies
With food and raiment too;
And will their strength renew.] 7 Should men and devils try
To make the saints a prey;
To guard them in his way.
He'll make his goodness known; His sons, in every age and clime, His sovereign grace shall own.
The same. Jer. xxxi.'9.
He condescends to dwell below.
And teach them all his ways to prize
And save them in a trying hour. 3 To them he will his secrets tell,
And save them from the power of hell;
“And ye are Christ's."-1 Cor. iü. 23.
They from Jesus shall receive. 2 Loved of God, to Jesus given,
In the purposes of heaven,
And they must in glory shine.
Nor from him shall e'er be torn:
And the whole in Zion dwell?
Every member lives in him;
He's the life of every limb..
Here his brightest glories shine;
To the subjects of his grace. 6 Matchless Jesus! may we be
Wholly taken up with thee!
Encouragement to flee to Christ.--Matt. xi. 28.
Fall down at the feet of the Lamb; He will not, he cannot say, Go, But surely will take out thy stain. A fountain is open'd for sin, And thousands its virtues have proved; He'll take thee, and plunge thee therein, And wash thee from filth in his blood. 3 The soul that on Jesus relies, He'll never, no never deceive;