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MID thy wrath, remember love,
Like an avenger's sword.
And o'er my head are gone;
Nor e'er the guilt atone.
3 But I'll confess my guilty ways,
And grieve for all my sin ;
And beg support divine.
And thou wilt hear my cry:
Nor let thy servant die.
39 FIRST PART. L. M. Windham.
Brevity of human Life.
My view to life's approaching end !
to my home retire.
E'er, life's short circuit wandered o’er,
39 Second PART. L. M. Medway
ALMIGHTY Maker of my frame,
Teach me the measure of my days;
To spend the remnant to thy praise.
A little point my life appears :
How vain are all his hopes and fears !
My God, 1 bow before thy throne; mf Earth's fleeting treasure I resign,
And fix my hope on thee alone.
39 THIRD PART. C. M. Wachusett. mp TEACH me the measure of my days,
Thou Maker of my frame:
And learn how frail I am.
How short the fleeting time!
In all his flower and prime.
From creatures, earth and dust?
And disappoint our trust.
My fond desire recall :
40 FIRST Part. C, M. Nottingham
Thrust in God and Deliverance.
He bowed to hear my cry:
And brought salvation nigb.
f. 2 Firm on a rock-he made me stand,
And taught my cheerful tongue
In new and thankful song.
The saints with joy shall hear,
Their only hope and fear.
40 SECOND PART. C.M. Jordan.
Incarnation and Atonement of Christ.
The eternal Son appears,
The body God prepares.
And much his truth he showed:
Where great assemblies stood.
He pitied sinners' cries;
Was made a sacrifice.
Could wash the conscience clean, 1 Bui the rich sacrifice he paid
Atones for all our sin.
40 THIRD PART. C. M. Bedford. mf O LORD, how infinite thy love!
How wondrous are thy ways !
Combine to sing thy praise.
Thy noblest work below;
To death-and endless wo.
Oh be his name adored!
And life and bliss restored.
f 4 O Lord, how infinite thy love!
How wondrous are thy ways!
Combine to sing thy praise.
41 FIRST PART. L. M. 6. Belville.
Blessedness of the Merciful.
41 SECOND PART. L. M. Quito.
BLEST is the man, whose tender care
Relieves the poor in their distress;
Whose hand supports the fatherless.
Μο good than his own hand can do;
Shall find the Lord has pity too.
God will pronounce his sins forgiven;
Or take his willing soul to heaven.
41 THIRD PART. C. M. Litchfield
HAPPY the man, whose tender care
Relieves the poor distressed!
When he's by trouble coinpassed round, fren The Lord shall give him rest.
2 If he, in languishing estate,
Oppressed with sickness lie,
And inward strength supply.
Through every age be praised ;
With loud hosannas raised.
42 First Part. L. M. Hingham. Trusting in God in Times of Despondency.
When I have found my God was kind.
When I address his throne by day,
The night shall hear me sing and pray.
Why should my soul indulge in grief?
He is my rest-my sure relief.
Thy light and truth shall guide me still ;
And lead me to thine heavenly hill. 42 SECOND PART. C. M. Dedham. mp AS pants the hart for cooling streams,
When heated in the chase,
And thy refreshing grace.
My thirsty soul doth pine;
Thou Majesty divine !
Trust God-and he'll employ
To thankful hymns of joy.