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191. c. M.
Confidence in God.
i Great God! thine attributes divine,
Thy glorious works and ways,
The universe displays.
On thy sustaining arm;
From danger and alarm.
Chase anxious fears away;
192. L. M.
Christian Zeal, tempered by Charity.
Sees every passion in my soul;
2 Temper the fervours of my frame;
Be charity their constant spring; '
3 Let love with piety unite
To mend the bias of my will; ' While hope and heaven-eyed faith excite, And wisdom regulates, my zeal :
4 That wisdom which to meekness turns,
Wisdom descending from above;
; ;,' Watts.
193. L. M.
The known and unknown worlds obey;
2 The sceptre well becomes his hands,
And wise and good are his commands;
And bid oppression rage'no more.
To all that's candid, gentle, kind;
And stormy passions sooth to rest.
Like heavenly dew on thirsty hills. 5 The heathen lands that lie beneath ! :
The shades of darkness and of death,
6 His throne immoveable shall stand,
194. L. M.
Trust in Divine Providence.
GREAT Lord of earth, and seas, and skies
3 To thee perpetual thanks we owe
For all our cornforts here below;
3 On thee, O God! would we depend,
The rich, the sure, the faithful Friend;
4 And should thy measures seem severe,
Thy just rebukes we'll calmly bear;
195. c. M.
Divine Mercy moderating Afiction. Tsa. xxvü. 8.
We own thy power divine;
For all the winds are thine.
: 2 Wide as they sweep their sounding way,
They work thy sovereign will;
Confusion shall be still. non i
3 Thy mercy tempers every blast
To those who seek thy face;
The whispers of thy grace.
Till all the tumult cease,
Doddridge 196. L. M. God the Author of our Comforts, our Deliverances, and our
Hopes. Ps. cxvi. 8, 9.
The various riches of thy grace;.
By thee the arch of heaven was spread;
3 Thy quickening hand restores our breath,
When trembling on the verge of death ;
And lengthens life to future years. 4 Our lives are sacred to the Lord;
Kindled by him, by him restored;
5 So, when by him our souls are led
Through unknown regions of the dead,
Our souls delighted share;
Their wishes and their care.
With kindness large and free,
And aid the feeble knee.
Do thou our hearts incline;
And make us wholly thine.
The Prospect of the Christian.
To mansions in the skies ! .'s
With undesiring eyes.
Must yield to'sure decay; int And sees on time's extended wings wa
How swift they flee away.