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3 Come then, divine INTERPRETER,

The Scriptures to our hearts apply:
And taught by Thee, we God revere ;

Him in three. PERSONS magnify;
In each the triune God adore,
Who was, and is for evermore.


Holy Spirit the Comforter.
1 WHEN shall I hear the inward voice,

Which only faithful souls can hear?
Pardon, and peace, and heav'nly joys,

Attend the promis'd COMFORTER:
O come! and righteousness divine,

And CHRIST, and all with CHRIST is mine. 2 O that the COMFORTER would come!

Nor visit as a transient guest,
But fix in me His constant home,

And keep possession of my breast;
And make


soul His lov'd abode,
The temple of indwelling God!
3 Come, Holy Ghost, my heart inspire !

Attest that I am born again ;
Come, and baptize me now with fire,

Nor let Thy former gifts be vain :
Grant me the sense of sin forgiv'n:
O give the earnest of my

heav'n! 4 Grant the indubitable seal

That ascertains the kingdom mine;
The pow'rful stamp I long to feel,

The signature of love divine!
O shed it in my heart abroad!
Fulness of love, of heav'n, of GOD!


Holy Spirit, the Water of Life.

1 THERE is a River, deep and broad;

It's course no mortal knows;
It fills with joy the church of God,

And widens as it flows.

2 Clearer than crystal is the stream,

And bright with endless day;
The waves with ev'ry blessing teem,

And life and health convey.

3 Where'er they flow, contentions cease,

And love and meekness reign; The Lord himself commands the peace,

And foes conspire in vain.

4 Along the shores, angelic bands

Watch ev'ry moving wave;
With holy joy their breast expands,

When men the waters crave.

5 Thither distressed souls repair ;

The Lord invites them nigh: They leave their cares and sorrows there;

They drink, and never die. 6 Flow on, sweet Stream, more largely flow,

The earth with gladness fill;
Flow on, till all the SAVIOUR know,

And all obey His will !

Lymn. Desiring the leadings of the Spirit. i COME, gracious SPIRIT, heav'nly Dove,

With light and comfort from above;
Be Thou our Guardian, Thou our Guide!

O’er ev'ry thought and step preside, 2 Conduct us safe, conduct us far

From ev'ry sin and hurtful snare;
Lead to Thy Word that rules must give,

And teach us lessons how to live. 3 The light of truth to us display,

And make us know and choose Thy way; Plant holy fear in ev'ry heart,

That we from God may ne'er depart. 4 Lead us to holiness,---the road

That we must take to dwell with GOD;
Lead us to CHRIST,—the living way;

Nor let us from His pastures stray. 5 Lead us to GOD, our final rest,

In His enjoyment to be blest;
Lead us to heav'n, the seat of bliss,
Where pleasure in perfection is.

Wymn. Holy Spirit indwelling and witnessing. 1 COME, Holy Ghost, all-quick’ning fire!

Come, and in me delight to rest;
Drawn by the lure of strong desire,

O come and consecrate my breast !

The temple of my soul prepare,
And fix Thy sacred presence there!


2 If now Thy influence I feel,

If now in Thee begin to live,
Still to my heart Thyself reveal;

Give me Thyself, for ever give:
A point my good, a drop my store,
Eager I ask, I pant for more. .

3 Eager for Thee I ask and pant,

So strong the principle divine
Carries me out with sweet constraint,

Till all my hallow'd soul is Thine;
Plung'd in the GODHEAD's deepest sea,
And lost in Thy immensity.

4 My peace, my life, my comfort Thou,

My treasure and my all Thou art !
True witness of my sonship, now,

Engraving pardon on my heart,
Seal of my sins, in CHRIST forgiv'n,
Earnest of love, and pledge of heav'n.

5 Come then, my God, mark out Thine heir,

Of heav'n a larger earnest give;
With clearer light Thy witness bear;

More sensibly within me live:
Let all my pow’rs Thine entrance feel,
And deeper stamp Thyself the seal !


Witnessing and sealing.

1 Why should the children of a king

Go mourning all their days?
Great COMFORTER! descend, and bring
Some tokens of Thy grace.

2 Dost Thou not dwell in all the saints,

And seal the heirs of heav'n? When wilt Thou banish my complaints,

And show my sins forgiv'n?

3 Assure my conscience of her part

In the REDEEMER's blood;
And bear Thy witness with my heart,

That I am born of GOD.

4 Thou art the earnest of His love,

The pledge of joys to come;
And Thy soft wings, celestial Dove,

Will safe convey me home.

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