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Patience and Meekness.

1 THOU Lamb of God, Thou Prince of Peace,

For Thee my thirsty soul doth pine ;
My longing heart implores Thy grace,

O make me in 'Thy likeness, shine !

ź With fraudless, even, humble mind,

Thy will in all things may I see; Through love be ev'ry wish resign'd,

And hallow'd my whole heart to Thee.

3 When pain o'er my weak flesh prevails,

With lamb-like patience arm my breast; When grief my wounded soul assails,

In lowly meekness may I rest.

4 Close by Thy side still may I keep,

Howe'er life's various current flow; With stedfast eye mark ev'ry step,

And follow Thee where'er Thou go.

5 Thou, LORD, the dreadful fight hast won;

Alone Thou hast the wine-press trod : In me Thy strength’ning grace be shown,

O may I conquer through Thy blood! 6 So when on Zion Thou shalt stand,

And all heav'n's host adore their King, Shall I be found at Thy right hand,

And, free from pain, Thy glories sing.

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1 COME, my soul, thy suit prepare,

Jesus loves to answer pray'r:
He Himself has bid thee pray,
Therefore will not say thee nay.

2 Thou art coming to a King,

Large petitions with Thee bring;
For his grace and pow'r are such,
None can ever ask too much.

3 With my burden I begin,

LORD, remove this load of sin !
Let Thy blood, for sinners spilt,
Set my conscience free from guilt.

4, LORD! I come to Thee for rest,

Take possession of my breast;
There Thy blood-bought right maintain,
And without a rival reign.

5 While I am a pilgrim here,

Let Thy love my spirit cheer;
As my Guide, my Guard, my Friend, ,

Lead me to my journey's end. 6 Show me what I have to do,

Ev'ry hour my strength renew ;
Let me live a life of faith,
Let me die Thy people's death.


Prayer. 1

BEHOLD the throne of grace!

The promise calls me near; There Jesus shows a smiling face,

And waits to answer pray’r. 2 That rich atoning blood,

Which sprinkled round I see, Provides for those who come to God,

An all-prevailing plea. 3 My soul, ask what thou wilt,

Thou canst not be too bold: Since His own blood for thee He spilt,

What else can he withhold? 4 Since 'tis the LORD's command,

My mouth I open wide; LORD, open Thou Thy bounteous hand,

That I may be supplied. 5 Thine image, LORD, bestow,

Thy presence and Thy love; I ask to serve Thee here below,

And reign with Thee above. 6 Teach me to live by faith,

Conform my will to Thine ;
Let me victorious be in death,

And then in glory shine. 7

If Thou these blessings give,

And wilt my portion be,
Cheerful the world's poor toys I leave

To them who know not Thee.



1 COME let us lift our joyful eyes

Up to the courts above,
And smile to see our FATHER there

Upon a throne of love!
2 Once 'twas a seat of dreadful wrath,

And shot devouring flame ;
Our God appear'd consuming fire,

And vengeance was His Name.
3 Rich were the drops of Jesu's blood

That calm’d His frowning face,
That sprinkled o'er the burning throne,

And turn'd the wrath to grace. 4 Now we may bow before His feet,

And venture near the LORD;
No fiery cherub guards His seat,

Nor double-flaming sword.
5 The peaceful gates of heav'nly bliss

Are open'd by the SON;
High let us raise our notes of praise,

And reach th' Almighty's throne. 6 To Thee ten thousand thanks we bring,'

Great Advocate on high ; And glory to th' eternal King,

Who lays His anger by.



1 LORD, teach us how to pray aright,

With rev’rence and with fear:
Though dust and ashes in Thy sight,

We may, we must draw near.
2. We perish, if we cease from pray'r;

O grant us pow'r to pray:
And when to meet Thee we prepare,

LORD, meet us by the way.

3 Give deep humility; the sense

Of godly sorrow give;
A strong desiring confidence
To hear Thy voice and live.

4 Faith is the only sacrifice

That can for sin atone;
To cast our hopes, to fix our eyes

On CHRIST, and CHRIST alone.

5 Patience to watch, and wait, and weep,

Though mercy long delay;
Courage our fainting souls to keep,

And trust Thee though Thou slay. 6 Give these ; -and then Thy will be done :

Thus strengthen'd with all might, We, through the SPIRIT and Thy Son,

Shall pray, and pray aright.

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