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C. M. St. Martin's. Moar. Af GREAT Father of each perfect gift,
Behold thy servants wait;
We flock around thy gate.
Thy Spirit from above,
And fire our hearts with love.
Declare our sins forgiven; f And bear, with energy divine,
Our raptured thoughts to heaven. 211
Bedford. York. Aff FATHER of all-in whom alone
We live, and move, and breathe ;
And cheer thy sons beneath.
Oh fill our souls with awe;
The wonders of thy law.
The light that shines so clear;
And give us ears to hear.
Which here by faith we know;
And die to all below. 212
Bethesda Aff O THOU that hearest prayer !
Attend our humble cry ;
Thy blessing from on high :
Their children when they cry ;
Their children's wants supply ;
3 Our heavenly Father thou
We-children of thy grace-
Descend and fill the place;
And all unite to praise thy name. 213
8s & 7s.
Pierce the clouds of nature's night;
Breathe thy life-and spread thy light,
Bid us all thine influence prove;
Shed abroad the Saviour's love. 214
Light of truth-and fire of love. 215
Alcester. Naples Aff GRACIOUS Spirit-Love divine !
Let thy light within me shine;
78 & 68.
My unbelief remove;
The unction from above:
Now thy gracious word fulfil;
The Holy Ghost reveal.
And live ard move in nie;
In all things led by thee:
And within oh deign to dwell;
Thy perfect light reveal.
O Lord, reveal in me;
Unless I live to thee:
Oh, do thou my pardon seal;
The Holy Ghost reveal. 217
In such a wretched heart as mine?
How great the favor!-how divine !
And hope almost expires in night,
Great spring of comfort, life, and light?
'Tis he sustains my fainting heart !
And every cheering ray depart.
“I love my God, and taste his grace,"
Which brings this dawn of sacred peace
5 Let thy good Spirit in my heart
Forever dwell--O God of love!
Sweet earnest of the joys above. 218
Medvay. Bath THE Holy Spirit sure is nigh!
'Tis he sustains my fainting heart!
And every cheering ray depart.
Do I not find his healing voice
And bid my drooping powers rejoice?
With ardent wish, my heart aspires;
Which animates these strong desires ?
Can raise my heart from earth and dust,
My life, my treasure, and my trust? 219
8. M. Bethany. Haverhill Aff BLEST Comforter divine !
Let rays of heavenly love
And guide our souls above.
Us from each sinful way;
Though earthly joys decay.
Make every cloud of care,
A smile of glory wear.
With love to all our race !
These blessings of thy grace. 220
L. M. Hingham. Brentford Aff BREATHE, Holy Spirit, from above,
Until our hearts with fervor glow :
True sympathy with human wo.
2 Bid our conflicting passions cease,
And terror from each conscience flee :
Unknown to all who know not thee.
Our hopes to brightest glory raise ;
And tune our hearts to endless praise. 221
C. M. Med field. Oakland.
Go mourning all their days?
Some tokens of thy grace.
And seal then heirs of heaven?
And show my sins forgiven?
In my Redeemer's blood;
That I am born of God.
The pledge of joys to come;
Will safe convey me home. 222
C. M. Mansfield. Medfolde Af ETERNAL Spirit -God of truth !
Our contrite hearts inspire :
And feed the pure desire.
With guilt and fear oppressed:
And give the weary rest.
Whate'er that sin may be;
May worship only thee.
That we are sons of God;
Through Christ's atoning blood.