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Teachrus all to deem it the greatest fa-. And thy patience, ever prove
Our strong consolation.
Endless thanks and praises
Gives to thee the ransom'd host,
In the name of Jesus.
God Holy Ghost! s!
GOD Holy Spirit, be for ever blest, ?
That thou to us Christ's death dost
manifest, E p HOLY Ghost, thou God and Lord
And of him the Fountain, whence
Dost so distinctly give us information,
And light impart.
2 What of the Father and the Son we Have we thee, we're well supply'd
know With good gifts and graces.
To thy divine instructions all we owe,
Thro' thy operations we are assured,
That Jesus Christ, who death for us
Is Lord and God,
3 Thanks for revealing to us the Lamb
And that his blood would have been e Aidst thy witnesses, with might,
shed in vain, Under tribulation.
Had to sanctify us ought else availed, th in 5 Us to Jesus thou hast brought,
And could our souls have otherwise
been healed, Than by his stripes.
Thro' thy grace and favor.
And sole foundation of true Christen.
While here on earth.
5 The blood of Christ alone can joy
Flows from Christ's atonement, merit,
And lead us daily more, God Holy
Into all truth.
6 Have patience with us sinners ev'ry That thus we may show,
In our whole behaviour, that Jesus we
In knowledge and grace, solation,
Fil all our hearts. Rejoicing by faith 7 Of Christ we'll gladly testify each In Jesus' atonement, wrought out by hour,
his death. Until his kingdom shall appear with pow'r;
T. 22. Then will all see clearly, how thou O Comforter, God Holy Ghost ! hast trained
Thou heav'nly gifts on us bestow'st; God's children, when they once shall The Pledge of our salvation art,
have attained To bliss complete. And bear'st thy witness in our heart: 8 Blest Comforter, vouchsafe us all 2 The sheep of Jesus, which were lost,
Thou callest, teaching them to trust To yield thee joy for thy great faith- For help, forgiveness, peace and grace, fulness,
In him, the Lord our Righteousness. For thy love and patience; from sin protect us,
3 Thy unction freely dost impart
From whom alone salvation flows.
4 The feeble souls thou dost sustain, O SPIRIT of grace!
Anointest all the witness train; Thy kindness we praise,
Keepest believers in the faith, In showing to us,
And art their Guide in life and death, That life and salvation proceed from 5 Who can thy operations trace, Christ's cross.
Thy kindness, patience, truth & grace, 2 In darkness we stray'd,
Whichon God'schildren thou beslow'st Until we were led
O Comforter, God Holy Ghost!
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O Holy Ghost, within my soul repeat 3 Our hearts thou didst cheer,
Those blessings which once made this Dispelling all fear;
day so great; We humbly could claim [name. Breathe thou upon me with that heav'n. Salvation and pardon in Jesus' dear
ly wind, 4 Grant us to obey
That it refresh and purify my mind. Thy teachings, we pray,
2 Kindle within me,
preserve that o Spirit of love,
fire, And thankful to thee, for thy mercies, which will with holy love my breast 5 We wish to afford
inspire, To Jesus, our Lord,
And with an active zeal my soul inflame Por his bitter pain,
(train. To do thy will, and glorify thy name. Joy, honor and glory, 'midst his chosen 3 Endow me richly with thy gifts and 6 O therefore impart
grace Thyself to each heart,
To fit me for the duties of my place :
all our eyes.
So open thou my lips, my heart to raise, Jesus, who did for sinners die,
2 No man can truly say
And breathe the living word;
And cry with joy unspeakable,
“ Thou art my Lord, my God!" COME, Holy Spirit, come,
3 O that the world might know
The all-atoning Lamb!
Spirit of faith, descend and show
The virtue of his name ;
Our doubts and fears remove; The saving pow'r, impart;
O testify to all mankind
And speak in ev'ry heart!
Then lead to Jesus' blood;
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Proceeding from above,
Thou God of peace
2 Thou art the only Comforter
In all our soul's distress;
Thou showest us our unbelief,
And Christ's redeeming grace.
3 Thou dost thy sanctifying gifts
Unto the church impart;
Writest God's holy, precious law
On each believer's heart.
4 Thy holy unction pow'r affords
The gospel to proclaim:
By thee enabled, we set forth
Salvation in Christ's name.
5 Assist and strengthen us, O Lord! SPIRIT of truth, come down,
Thou know'st we all are frail :
Grant, neither Satan, world, nor flesh,
May o'er Christ's flock prevail.
6 Cause all disharmony and strife
In Christendom to cease:
And give to all the flocks of Christ That each may clearly see,
Love, union, truth, and peace.
His merits glorify,
6 Vanquish our lusts, oar pride re
move, COME, blessed Spirit, gracious Lord, Take out the heart of stone; Thy pow'r to us make known;
Show us the Father's boundless love, Strike with the hammer of thy word,
The merits of the Son. And break each heart of stone.
7 The Father sent his Son to die; 2. Give us ourselves, and Christ, to The willing Son obey'd; know
The witness Thou, to ratify
The purchase Christ hath made.
T. 14 3 Convince us first of unbelief, COME, Holy Spirit, on us breathe, And freely then release;
With all thy quick’ning pow'rs; Fill ev'ry soul with sacred grief, Kindle our love, confirm our faith, And then witlr sacred peace.
Warm these cold hearts of our's. 4. Show us our poverty, relieve
2 Assure my conscience of her part And then enrich the poor ;
In the Redeemer's blood;
That I am born of God.
And then remove the load ;
The Pledge of joys to come:
above To Christ's atoning blood.
Obtain our lasting home.
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BREATHÉ on these bones so dry,
and dead, Descending from above,
God Holy Ghost! thy influence shed,
In all our hearts abroad:
Point out the place, where grace
abounds; 2 Thou comfortest the heavy heart,
Direct us to the bleeding wounds By sin and grief opprest;
Of Jesus, our incarnate God. Thou to the dead dost life impart,
2 Convince us that the Lamb was And to the weary, rest.
slain: 3 Thysweet communion charms the soul For us, and to our minds explain
And gives true peace and joy; The myst'ry of the cross : Which Satan's pow'r can ne'er control, Let us our dear Redeemer see, Nor all his wiles destroy.
And serve and love him fervently,
To confidence that's vain :
T. 9o. Who love the Lamb once slain.
O That the Comforter would come! 5 Breathe comfort where distress a Nor visit as a transient Guest, bounds,
But fix in me his constant home,
The temple of th' in-dwelling God.
2 Come, Holy Ghost, my soul inspire,
Christ's flock, and us to bliss conductest,
Who noblest gifts to grant didst deign A pledge that I'm an heir of heav'n. To th' apostles, thine anointed,
By thee for that great work appointed 3 Grant me th' indisputable seal, To teach, reprove and comfort men,
That ascertains the kingdom mine! And freely offer grace
Lord, have mercy!
XIII. Of God's Call of Grace to the unconverted Sinner.
15 « Tho' then unborn, tho' not in
person there, Teach us, O Lord! the cross's " Yet in that act of
thou hast à mystery,
share; And grant us docile hearts to learn of " Pardon of sin was then for thee prothee;
cur'd, Thou art as full of love to fallen man, “ When Jesus death for ev'ry man en. As when for our redemption thou wast dur'd. slain.
6 “ For all who flee from Sinai's fiery 2 " I thirst,” thou didst upon the cross
“And look to Calv'ry's sacrifice by And on thy throne, thy thirst is still
faith, the same;
“ The Judge supreme, to whom all Not for the blood of foes who scorn
pow'r is giv'n, thy love,
« Ordaineth pardon, happiness and But that they may thy pard’ning mer
heav'n, cy prove. 3. Thou hast no pleasure in the sin-| 7 " Just as thou art, to Jesus come, ner's death,
and live ; But callest him to come & live by faith; "Repenting sinners Jesus will receive; Thou sendest messengers of peace
“ Be thou e'er so corrupt and stain'd
Fear not, his precious blood can
wash thee clean,"
8 Who finds that sin hath quite o'er" The Lord did penance on the cross's spread his soul,
That his own efforts ne'er can make "Thereby he triumph'd over sin and
him whole, hell,
Helpless at Jesus' feet resolves to lie, " And gain'd for thee a right in heav'n Jesus hath sworn that sinner shall not to dwell.