7 7, 4 4 7, 7 7, 4 4 7. Acts xxi.20
1 OMNIPOTENT Redeemer,
Our ransomed souls adore thee,
Whate'er is done
Thy work we own,
And give thee all the glory;
With thankfulness acknowledge
Our time of visitation;
Thine hand confess,
And gladly bless
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OMNIPRESENT God! whose aid
8-7s. An Evening Hymn.
1 OMNIPRESENT God! whose aid
No one ever asked in vain,
Be this night about my bed,
Every evil thought restrain;
Lay thy hand upon my soul,
God of my unguarded hours!
All my enemies control,
Hell, and earth, and nature's po ... read more
ON all the earth thy Spirit shower;
1 ON all the earth thy Spirit shower;
The earth in righteousness renew;
Thy kingdom come, and hell's o'erpower,
And to thy sceptre all subdue.
2 Like mighty winds, or torrents fierce,
Let it opposers all o'errun;
And every law of sin rev ... read more
ON thee, O God of purity,
C.M. Psalm v.
1 ON thee, O God of purity,
I wait for hallowing grace;
None without holiness shall see
The glories of thy face:
2 In souls unholy and unclean
Thou never canst delight;
Nor shall they, while unsaved from sin,
Appear before thy sig ... read more
ONCE thou didst on earth appear,
7s & 6s. 1 Timothy iii. 16.
1 ONCE thou didst on earth appear,
For all mankind to atone;
Now be manifested here,
And bid our sin be gone!
Come, and by thy presence chase
Its nature with its guilt and power;
Jesus, show thine open face,
And sin sha ... read more
ONE thing with all my soul's desire
C.M. Psalm xxvii.
1 ONE thing with all my soul's desire
I sought, and will pursue;
What thine own Spirit doth inspire,
Lord, for thy servant do.
2 Grant me within thy courts a place,
Among thy saints a seat,
For ever to behold thy face,
And wo ... read more
OTHER ground can no man lay,
1 OTHER ground can no man lay,
Jesus takes our sins away;
Jesus the foundation is,
This shall stand, and only this:
Fitly framed in him we are,
All the building rises fair;
Let it to a temple rise,
Worthy him who fills the skies.
2 Husba ... read more
OUR earth we now lament to see
1 OUR earth we now lament to see
With floods of wickedness o'erflowed,
With violence, wrong, and cruelty,
One wide-extended field of blood,
Where men like fiends each other tear,
In all the hellish rage of war.
2 As listed on Abaddon's s ... read more
OUR Jesus is gone up on high,
L.M. Acts ii.
1 OUR Jesus is gone up on high,
For us the blessing to receive;
It now comes streaming from the sky,
The Spirit comes, and sinners live.
2 To every one whom God shall call
The promise is securely made;
To you far off; he calls you ... read more
OUT of the deep I cry,
2-6s & 4-7s.
1 OUT of the deep I cry,
Just at the point to die,
Hastening to infernal pain,
Jesus, Lord, I cry to thee;
Help a feeble child of man,
Show forth all thy power in me.
2 On thee I ever call,
Saviour and friend of all;
Well thou kno ... read more
OUT of the depth of self-despair,
C.M. Psalm cxxx.
1 OUT of the depth of self-despair,
To thee, O Lord, I cry;
My misery mark, attend my prayer,
And bring salvation nigh.
2 If thou art rigorously severe,
Who may the test abide?
Where shall the man of sin appear,
Or how be justi ... read more
OUT of the depths I cry to thee,
8 6, 8 6, 8 8 7.
1 OUT of the depths I cry to thee,
Lord God! O hear my prayer!
Incline a gracious ear to me,
And bid me not despair:
If thou rememberest each misdeed,
If each should have its rightful need,
Lord, who shall stand before thee?
2 ... read more
PARTNERS of a glorious hope,
1 PARTNERS of a glorious hope,
Lift your hearts and voices up,
Jointly let us rise, and sing
Christ our Prophet, Priest, and King:
Monuments of Jesu's grace,
Speak we by our lives his praise;
Walk in him we have received,
Show we not in vai ... read more
PASS a few swiftly-fleeting years,
1 PASS a few swiftly-fleeting years,
And all that now in bodies live
Shall quit, like me, the vale of tears,
Their righteous sentence to receive.
2 But all, before they hence remove,
May mansions for themselves prepare
In that eternal house ... read more
PEACE be on this house bestowed,
1 PEACE be on this house bestowed,
Peace on all that here reside!
Let the unknown peace of God
With the man of peace abide.
Let the Spirit now come down;
Let the blessing now take place!
Son of peace, receive thy crown,
Fulness of the gospel ... read more
PEACE, doubting heart! my God's I am;
6-8s. Isaiah xliii. 1,2.
1 PEACE, doubting heart! my God's I am;
Who formed me man, forbids my fear;
The Lord hath called me by my name;
The Lord protects, for ever near;
His blood for me did once atone,
And still he loves and guards his own.
2 ... read more
PIERCE, fill me with an humble fear;
1 PIERCE, fill me with an humble fear;
My utter helplessness reveal!
Satan and sin are always near,
Thee may I always nearer feel.
2 O that to thee my constant mind
Might with an even flame aspire,
Pride in its earliest motions find,
And m ... read more
PLEASANT are thy courts above,
1 PLEASANT are thy courts above,
In the land of light and love;
Pleasant are thy courts below,
In this land of sin and woe.
O! my spirit longs and faints
For the converse of thy saints,
For the brightness of thy face,
For thy fulness, God of ... read more
PLUNGED in a gulf of dark despair
1 PLUNGED in a gulf of dark despair
We wretched sinners lay,
Without one cheerful beam of hope,
Or spark of glimmering day.
2 With pitying eyes, the Prince of peace
Beheld our helpless grief;
He saw, and - O amazing love!
He flew to our re ... read more
PRAISE the Lord! who reigns above,
7s & 6s. Psalm cl.
1 PRAISE the Lord! who reigns above,
And keeps his court below,
Praise the holy God of love,
And all his greatness show;
Praise him for his noble deeds,
Praise him for his matchless power:
Him from whom all good proceeds
Let ear ... read more
PRAISE the Lord! ye heavens, adore him,
8s & 7s.
1 PRAISE the Lord! ye heavens, adore him,
Praise him, angels in the height;
Sun and moon, rejoice before him;
Praise him, all ye stars and light;
Praise the Lord! for he hath spoken;
Worlds his mighty voice obeyed;
Laws, that never shall b ... read more
PRAISE ye the Lord! 'tis good to raise
L.M. Psalm cxlvi.
1 PRAISE ye the Lord! 'tis good to raise
Your hearts and voices in his praise:
His nature and his works invite
To make this duty our delight.
2 He formed the stars, those heavenly flames,
He counts their numbers, calls their na ... read more
PRAISE, O praise our God and king!
7s. Psalm cxxxvi.
1 PRAISE, O praise our God and king!
Hymns of adoration sing;
For his mercies still endure
Ever faithful, ever sure.
2 Praise him that he made the sun
Day by day his course to run;
For his mercies still endure
Ever faithful, e ... read more
PRAYER is the soul's sincere desire,
1 PRAYER is the soul's sincere desire,
Uttered or unexpressed;
The motion of a hidden fire,
That trembles in the breast.
2 Prayer is the burden of a sigh,
The falling of a tear;
The upward glancing of an eye,
When none but God is near.
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PRISONERS of hope, arise,
1 PRISONERS of hope, arise,
And see your Lord appear;
Lo! on the wings of love he flies,
And brings redemption near;
Redemption in his blood
He calls you to receive:
"Look unto me, the pardoning God;
Believe," he cries, "believe!"
2 T ... read more
PRISONERS of hope, lift up your heads,
1 PRISONERS of hope, lift up your heads,
The day of liberty draws near!
Jesus, who on the serpent treads,
Shall soon in your behalf appear,
The Lord will to his temple come,
Prepare your hearts to make him room.
2 Ye all shall find, whom i ... read more
PURE baptismal Fire divine,
8-7s. Matthew iii. 11.
1 PURE baptismal Fire divine,
All thy heavenly powers exert,
In my deepest darkness shine,
Spread thy warmth throughout my heart;
Come, thou Spirit of burning come,
Comforter through Jesus given;
All my earthly dross consume, ... read more
QUICKENED with our immortal Head,
L.M. 2 Timothy i. 7.
1 QUICKENED with our immortal Head,
Who daily, Lord, ascend with thee,
Redeemed from sin, and free indeed,
We taste our glorious liberty.
2 Saved from the fear of hell and death,
With joy we seek the things above;
And all th ... read more
RAISE the psalm: let earth adoring,
8s & 7s. Psalm xcvi.
1 RAISE the psalm: let earth adoring,
Through each kindred, tribe, and tongue,
To her God his praise restoring,
Raise the new accordant song.
Bless his name, each farthest nation;
Sing his praise, his truth display:
Tell anew h ... read more
REGARDLESS now of things below,
1 REGARDLESS now of things below,
Jesus, to thee my heart aspires,
Determined thee alone to know,
Author and end of my desires;
Fill me with righteousness divine:
To end, as to begin, is thine.
2 What is a worthless worm to thee?
What is ... read more
REJOICE evermore With angels above,
10s & 11s.
1 REJOICE evermore With angels above,
In Jesus's power, In Jesus's love:
With glad exultation Your triumph proclaim,
Ascribing salvation To God and the Lamb.
2 Thou, Lord, our relief In trouble hast been;
Hast saved us from grief, Ha ... read more
REJOICE for a brother deceased,
1 REJOICE for a brother deceased,
Our loss is his infinite gain;
A soul out of prison released,
And freed from its bodily chain;
With songs let us follow his flight,
And mount with his spirit above,
Escaped to the mansions of light,
And lodged ... read more
REJOICE, the Lord is King!
4-6s & 2-8s.
1 REJOICE, the Lord is King!
Your Lord and King adore,
Mortals, give thanks, and sing,
And triumph evermore;
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice,
Rejoice, again I say, rejoice.
2 Jesus the Saviour reigns,
The God of truth and lo ... read more
REMEMBER, Lord, the pious zeal
L.M. Psalm cxxxii.
1 REMEMBER, Lord, the pious zeal
Of every soul that cleaves to thee,
The troubles for thy sake they feel,
Their eager hopes thy house to see.
2 Arise, O Lord, into thy rest,
Thou, and thy ark of perfect power;
God over all, fo ... read more
RETURN, O wanderer, to thy home!
1 RETURN, O wanderer, to thy home!
Thy Father calls for thee;
No longer now an exile roam
In guilt and misery.
2 Return, O wanderer, to thy home!
'Tis Jesus calls for thee;
The Spirit and the Bride say, "Come;"
O now for refuge flee!
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RIGHTEOUS God! whose vengeful phials
8s & 7s.
1 RIGHTEOUS God! whose vengeful phials
All our fears and thoughts exceed,
Big with woes and fiery trials,
Hanging, bursting o'er our head;
While thou visitest the nations,
Thy selected people spare;
Arm our cautioned souls with patience, ... read more
ROCK of ages, cleft for me,
6-7s. Isaiah xxvi. 4.
1 ROCK of ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in thee;
Let the water and the blood,
From thy wounded side which flowed,
Be of sin the double cure,
Save from wrath and make me pure.
2 Could my tears for ever flow,
Could ... read more
SALVATION! O the joyful sound!
C.M. Isaiah lii. 10.
1 SALVATION! O the joyful sound!
What pleasure to our ears!
A sovereign balm for every wound,
A cordial for our fears.
Glory, honour, praise, and power,
Be unto the Lamb for ever:
Jesus Christ is our Redeemer:
Hallelujah, Prai ... read more
SAVE me, O God; for thou alone
1 SAVE me, O God; for thou alone
My tower of refuge art;
Thou art my Lord, my only good;
I bless thee from my heart.
2 The Lord alone shall be my cup,
And mine inheritance:
And thou art he that guards my lot
From every evil chance.
3 T ... read more
SAVIOUR from sin, I wait to prove
1 SAVIOUR from sin, I wait to prove
That Jesus is thy healing name;
To lose, when perfected in love,
Whate'er I have, or can, or am:
I stay me on thy faithful word,
"The servant shall be as his Lord."
2 Answer that gracious end in me
F ... read more
SAVIOUR of all, to thee we bow,
L.M. Revelation iii. 20.
1 SAVIOUR of all, to thee we bow,
And own thee faithful to thy word;
We hear thy voice, and open now
Our hearts to entertain our Lord.
2 Come in, come in, thou heavenly guest,
Delight in what thyself hast given;
On thy o ... read more
SAVIOUR of all, what hast thou done,
1 SAVIOUR of all, what hast thou done,
What hast thou suffered on the tree?
Why didst thou groan thy mortal groan,
Obedient unto death for me?
The mystery of thy passion show,
The end of all thy griefs below,
2 Thy soul, for sin an offerin ... read more
SAVIOUR of sinful men,
1 SAVIOUR of sinful men,
Thy goodness we proclaim,
Which brings us here to meet again,
And triumph in thy name;
Our safeguard and our tower;
Hath saved us from the world, and sin,
And all the accuser's power.
2 Jesus take all the praise, ... read more
SAVIOUR of the sin-sick soul,
1 SAVIOUR of the sin-sick soul,
Give me faith to make me whole!
Finish thy great work of grace,
Cut it short in righteousness.
2 Speak the second time, "Be clean!"
Take away my inbred sin;
Every stumbling-block remove,
Cast it out by perf ... read more
SAVIOUR, cast a pitying eye,
1 SAVIOUR, cast a pitying eye,
Bid my sins and sorrows end;
Whither should a sinner fly?
Art not thou the sinner's friend?
Rest in thee I gasp to find,
Wretched I, and poor, and blind.
2 Haste, O haste, to my relief!
From the iron furnac ... read more
SAVIOUR, I now with shame confess
L.M. Isaiah lvii. 18, 19.
1 SAVIOUR, I now with shame confess
My thirst for creature happiness;
By base desires I wronged thy love,
And forced thy mercy to remove.
2 Yet would I not regard thy stroke;
But when thou didst thy grace revoke,
And wh ... read more
SAVIOUR, if thy precious love
1 SAVIOUR, if thy precious love
Could be merited by mine,
Faith these mountains would remove;
Faith would make me ever thine:
But when all my care and pains
Worth can ne'er create in me,
Nought by me thy fulness gains;
Vain the hope to purc ... read more
SAVIOUR, on me the grace bestow
1 SAVIOUR, on me the grace bestow
To trample on my mortal foe;
Conqueror of death with thee to rise,
And claim my station in the skies,
Fixed as the throne which ne'er can move,
A pillar in thy church above.
2 As beautiful as useful there ... read more
SAVIOUR, on me the want bestow,
8s & 6s. Matthew v.1 - 12
1 SAVIOUR, on me the want bestow,
Which all that feel shall surely know
Their sins on earth forgiven;
Give me to prove the kingdom mine,
And taste, in holiness divine,
The happiness of heaven.
2 Meeken my soul, thou hea ... read more
SAVIOUR, Prince of Israel's race,
1 SAVIOUR, Prince of Israel's race,
See me from thy lofty throne;
Give the sweet relenting grace,
Soften this obdurate stone!
Stone to flesh, O God, convert;
Cast a look, and break my heart!
2 By thy Spirit, Lord, reprove,
All my inmost ... read more