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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 !
We would defile our hearts no more,
No more pollute our hands.
HYMN 33. Second Part. S. M.

Death of sin.
1
SHA
HALL we go on to sin,

Because thy grace abounds ?
Or crucify the Lord again,

And open all his wounds? 2 Forbid it, mighty God !

Nor let it e'er be said,
That we, whose sins are crucified,

Should raise them from the dead. 3 We shall be slaves no more,

Since Christ hath made us free;
Has nail'd our tyrants to his cross,
And bought our liberty.
HYNIN 33. Third Part. C. M.

Conversion and Faith.
I LORD, we adore thy matchless ways

In bringing souls to thee ;
We sing and shout eternal praise,

For grace so full and free.
2 " What must I do," the jailer cries,

“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;
Jesus alone can make us clean :

By grace are sinners say’d.
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4 “ Believe, believe,” the gospel cries,

- This is the living way:”
From faith in Christ our hopes arise,

And shine to perfect day.
5 Come, sinners, then, the Saviour trust,

To wash you in his blood; ;
To change your hearts, subdue your lust,
And bring you home to God.
HYMN 33. Fourth Part. L. M.

Christ our strength.
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LET me but hear my Saviour say,
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Strength shall be equal to thy day ;
Then I rejoice in deep distress,

Leaning on all-sufficient grace. 2 I glory in infirmity,

That Christ's own pow'r may rest on me;
When I am weak, then am I strong,

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 ;
Sweet pleasures mingle with the pains,

While his left hand my head sustains. 4. But if the Lord be once withdrawn,

And we attempt the work alone,
When new temptations spring and rise,
We find how great our weakness is.
HYMN 34. First Part. c. M.

The moral Law.
THAT God, who made the world on high,

And air, and earth, and sea,

1

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,
Be deem'd thy God; nor think him like

Aught, thou hast seen or known. 3 Take not in vain the name of God:

Nor must thou ever dare,
To make thy falsehood pass for truth,

By his dread name to swear.
4 That day on which he bids thee rest

From toil, to pray, and praise ; That day keep holy to the Lord,

And consecrate its rays.
5 Thy father and thy mother love,

Both honour and obey ;
So shall thy life be blest with peace,

And lengthen'd be thy day.
6 The blood of man thou shalt not shed,

Nor wrath, nor malice feel ;
To maim, or hurt, or wish him dead,

Is in thy heart to kill.
7 Promiscuous lusts the Lord forbids,

But honours wedlock pure ;
Vast is the guilt of wicked lusts,

Their punishment is sure.
8 Thou shalt not, or from friend or foe,

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 :

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Dear as thine own, so wills thy God,

Must be his life and name.
10 Thy soul one wish shall not let loose

For that which is not thine ;
Live in thy lot, or small or great :

For God has drawn the line.
11 O may the Lord, who gave these laws,

Write them on ev'ry heart,
That all may feel their living pow'r,
Nor from his paths depart!
HYMN 31. Second Part. L. M.

The first command. 1

Of earth and seas, and worlds unknown; All things are subject to thy laws;

All things depend on thee alone.
2 Thy glorious Being singly stands,

Of all within itself possest;
Control'd by none are thy commands ;

Thou from thyself alone art blest. 3 To thee alone ourselves we owe ;

Let heav'n and earth due homage pay:
All other gods we disavow,

Deny their claims, renounce their sway.
4 Spread thy great name thro' heathen lands;

Their idol-deities dethrone :
Reduce the world to thy command,
And reign, as thou art, God alone.
HYMN 35. First Part. L. M.

The second command.
1
THC
HOU art, O God! a Spirit pure,

Invisible to mortal eyes;
Th’immortal, and th' eternal King,
The great, the good, the only wise.

2 Whilst nature changes, and her works

Corrupt, decay, dissolve and die,
Thy essence pure no change shall see,

Secure of immortality.
3 Thou gr at invisible ! what hand

Can draw thy image spotless fair?
To what in heav'n, to what on earth,

Can men th' immortal King compare ? 4 Let stupid heathens frame their gods

Of gold and silver, wood and stone ;
Ours is the God that made the heav'ns,
JEHOVAH HE, and God alone.
5 My soul, thy purest homage pay,

In truth and spirit him adore ;
More shall this please, than sacrifice,
Than outward forms delight him more.
HYMN 35. Second Part. L. M.

God incomprehensible.
1 AN creatures, to perfection, find

Th' eternal, uncreated mind?
Or can the largest stretch of thought

Measure and search his nature out?
2 'Tis high as heav'n, 'tis deep as hell ;

And what can mortals know, or tell ?
His glory spreads beyond the sky,

And all the shining worlds on high. 3 [But man, vain man, would fain be wise,

Born, like a wild young colt, he flies
Thro’ all the follies of his mind,

And smells and snuffs the empty wind.] 4 God is a King of pow'r unknown,

Firm are the orders of his throne;
If he resolve, who dare oppose,
Or ask him why, or what he does ?

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