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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
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.
Sunderland. Uxbridge. P THE Spirit, like a peaceful dove,
Flies from the realms of noise and strife :
Who seals our souls to heavenly life!
Through all our lives let mercy run;
Through grace abounding in the Son. 224
L. M. Hingham, Bowen. Aff SPIRIT of peace! immortal Dove!
Ilere let thy gentle influence reign:
And all the graces of thy train.
Nor corn, nor oil, nor richest wine,
Or yield me pleasures so divine.
L. M. Windham. Hingham. 225
The Spirit entreated not to depart.
Though I have done thee such despite ;
Nor take thine everlasting flight.
Of all who e'er thy grace received ;
Ten thousand times thy goodness grieved ; 3 Yet, oh! the chief of sinners spare,
In honor of my great High Priest;
I shall not see thy people's rest.
Uphold me with thy gracious hand;
And bring me to tlie promised land.
L. M. Hlngham. Danver. 226 Prayer for the Return of the Spirit.
Thy just displeasure ever mourn;
Will he no more to us return?
With all the graces of thy train.
Once more be with thy presence blest :
displayed, Be this thine everlasting rest. 227
L. M. Danvers. Rotterdara,
With power and majesty divine,
2 Return, O Lord-our spirits cry-
Again to our admiring eyes ;-
Thy courts below, like those above,
Triumphant hallelujahs raise, ff While heaven and earth resound thy praise.
WARNINGS AND INVITATIONS OF THE
Windham. 228 The broad and narrow Ways.
BROAD is the road that leads to death,
And thousands walk together there;
With here and there a traveller.
Is the Redeemer's great command;
If she would gain this heavenly land.