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FIRST PART. L. M. Ellenthorpe.

Humility of a good Man.
1 PRESERVE me, Lord, in time of need,

For succor to thy throne I flee,
But have no merits there to plead:

My goodness cannot reach to thee.
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How empty and how poor I am:
My praise can never make thee blest,

Nor add new glories to thy name.
- 3 Yet, Lord, thy saints on earth may reap

Some profit by the good I do;
These are the company I keep,

These are the choicest friends I know. 4 Let others choose the sons of mirth,

And give their hours to noise and wine: I love the men of heavenly birth,

Whose thoughts and language are divine.

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16 SECOND PART. L. M. St. Paul's.

Hope of the Resurrection.
1 WHEN God is nigh, my faith is strong;

His arm is my almighty prop;
Be glad, my heart-rejoice, my tongue,

My dying flesh shall rest in hope.
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Yet, gracious God, thou wilt not leave
My soul forever with the dead,
Nor lose thy children in the grave.

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3 My flesh shall thy first call obey,

Shake off the dust, and rise on high;
Then shalt thou lead the wondrous way

Up to thy throne above the sky.

16 THIRD PART. L. M. Tallis' Ev. Hymn.

Delight in God and his people.
1 PRESERVE thy faithful servant, Lord,

Who art the refuge of the just;
To me thy sheltering aid afford,

For in thine arm alone I trust.
2 The saints, who dwell the earth around,

I view with pleasure and delight;
But they who other gods have found,

I cast with horror from my sight.
3 I will not mingle with the throng,

Whose guilt their sorrow multiplies;
I will not name them with my tongue,

Nor join their bloody sacrifice.
4 God is my portion here below;

'Tis he, who shall my lot maintain; His bounty makes my cup o'erflow,

And frees my anxious soul from pain.
5 Thou shalt unto my longing eyes

The path of endless life display;
Where, in thy presence, joys arise,

Which neither languish nor decay.

16 FOURTH PART. C. M. Medford.
1 LET heathens to their idols haste,

And worship wood or stone;
But my delightful lot is cast

Where God is truly known.
2 His hand provides my constant food ;

He fills my daily cup;
Much am I pleased with present good,

But more rejoice in hope.
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And keeps me safe by night.

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FIFTH PART. CM. Dundee.

Hope of the Resurrection.
1 I SET the Lord before my face,

He bears my courage up;
My heart, my tongue, their joy express;

My flesh shall rest in hope.
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Where souls departed are:
Nor quit my body in the grave

To see corruption there.
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17 FIRST PART. L. M. Newmarket.
Prospect of the Righteous and Wicked contrasted.
1 LORD, I am thine--but thou wilt prove
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When men of spite against me join,

They are the sword—the hand is thine. 2 Their hope and portion lie below;

"Tis all the happiness they know;
'Tis all they seek-they take their shares,

And leave the rest among their heirs.
3 What sinners value, I resign;

Lord, 'tis enough that thou art mine;
I shall behold thy blissful face,
And stand complete in righteousness.

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§ 4 This life's a dream-an empty show;

But that bright world to which I go,
Hath joys substantial and sincere;

When shall I wake, and find me there?
5 O glorious hour!-0 blest abode!

I shall be near, and like my God;
And flesh and sin no more control

The sacred pleasures of my soul.
6 My flesh shall slumber in the ground,

Till the last trumpet's joyful sound:
Then burst the chains, with glad surprise,
And in my Saviour's image rise.

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17 SECOND PART. S. M. Dover. 1 ARISE, my gracious God,

And make the wicked flee;
They are but thy chastizing rod

To drive thy saints to thee.
2 Behold the sinner dies-

His haughty words are vain;
Here, in this life, his pleasure lies,

And all beyond is pain.
3 Then let his pride advance,

And boast of all his store;
The Lord is my inheritance-

My soul can wish no more.
4 I shall behold the face

Of my forgiving God;
And stand complete in righteousness,

Washed in my Saviour's blood.

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FIRST PART. L. M.

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Strength and Protection from Jehovah.
1 WITH my whole heart, I'll love thy name,

Jehovah! thee my strength I
My rock, my fortress, where I fly;
My great deliverer, always nigh.

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The strength that cheers my fainting heart:
In thee I trust-nor danger dread,

Thine arm the buckler o'er my head.
3 What can thy horn of power control,

Which wrought salvation for my soul?
Thou art the tower of my defence;

Nor earth, nor hell, shall pluck me thence. 4 Thou, gracious Lord, hast heard my cries;

Beyond our praise thy glories rise;
And still shall prayer my lips employ,
Till thou shalt every foe destroy.

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My rock, my tower, my high defence;
Thy mighty arm shall be my trust,

For I have found salvation thence. p 2 Death, and the terrors of the grave,

Stood round me with their dismal shade; While floods of high temptation rose,

And made my sinking soul afraid. 3 In my distress, I called my God,

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THIRD PART. L. M. Alfreton. 111 LORD, thou hast seen my soul sincere,

Hast made thy truth and love appear;
Before mine eyes I set thy laws,

And thou hast owned my righteous cause. 2 What sore temptations broke my rest!

What wars and strugglings in my breast !
But through thy grace, that reigns within,
I guard against my darling sin.--

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