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Heirs of immortal misery,
Unholy and unclean. 3 But we are wash'd in Jesus' blood,
We're pardon'd thro' his name ; And the good Spirit of our God
Hath sanctified our frame. 4 O for a persevering pow'r,
To keep thy just commands !
Death of sin.
Because thy grace abounds ?
And open all his wounds? 2 Forbid it, mighty God !
Nor let it e'er be said,
Should raise them from the dead. 3 We shall be slaves no more,
Since Christ hath made us free;
Conversion and Faith.
In bringing souls to thee ;
For grace so full and free.
“To save my sinking soul? "Believe in Christ," the word replies,
Thy faith shall make thee whole.”
3 Our works are all the works of sin,
Our nature quite deprav'd;
By grace are sinners say’d.
- This is the living way:”
And shine to perfect day.
To wash you in his blood; ;
Christ our strength.
LET me but hear my Saviour say,
Leaning on all-sufficient grace. 2 I glory in infirmity,
That Christ's own pow'r may rest on me;
Grace is my shield, and Christ my song. 3 I can do all things, or can bear
All suff'rings, if my Lord be there ;
While his left hand my head sustains. 4. But if the Lord be once withdrawn,
And we attempt the work alone,
The moral Law.
And air, and earth, and sea,
Own as thy God, and to his name
In homage bow thy knee. 2 Let not a shape which hands have wrought
Of wood, or clay, or stone,
Aught, thou hast seen or known. 3 Take not in vain the name of God:
Nor must thou ever dare,
By his dread name to swear.
From toil, to pray, and praise ; That day keep holy to the Lord,
And consecrate its rays.
Both honour and obey ;
And lengthen'd be thy day.
Nor wrath, nor malice feel ;
Is in thy heart to kill.
But honours wedlock pure ;
Their punishment is sure.
Take aught by force or stealth ; Thy goods, thy stores must grow from right,
Or God will curse thy wealth. 9 No man shalt thou by a false charge,
Or crush or brand with shame :
Dear as thine own, so wills thy God,
Must be his life and name.
For that which is not thine ;
For God has drawn the line.
Write them on ev'ry heart,
The first command. 1
Of earth and seas, and worlds unknown; All things are subject to thy laws;
All things depend on thee alone.
Of all within itself possest;
Thou from thyself alone art blest. 3 To thee alone ourselves we owe ;
Let heav'n and earth due homage pay:
Deny their claims, renounce their sway.
Their idol-deities dethrone :
The second command.
Invisible to mortal eyes;
2 Whilst nature changes, and her works
Corrupt, decay, dissolve and die,
Secure of immortality.
Can draw thy image spotless fair?
Can men th' immortal King compare ? 4 Let stupid heathens frame their gods
Of gold and silver, wood and stone ;
In truth and spirit him adore ;
Th' eternal, uncreated mind?
Measure and search his nature out?
And what can mortals know, or tell ?
And all the shining worlds on high. 3 [But man, vain man, would fain be wise,
Born, like a wild young colt, he flies
And smells and snuffs the empty wind.] 4 God is a King of pow'r unknown,
Firm are the orders of his throne;