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4. As in soft silence vernal showers Descend and cheer the fainting flowers, So in the secrecy of love

Falls the sweet influence from above.

5. That heavenly influence let me find
In holy silence of the mind,
While every grace maintains its bloom,
Diffusing wide its rich perfume.

6. Nor let these blessings be confin'd
Το me, but pour'd on all mankind,
"Till earth's wild wastes in verdure rise,
And a young Eden bless our eyes.


Hymn 109. P. M.

OME, then, dear Lord, thyself reveal, And let the promise now take place, Be it according to thy will,

According to thy word of grace,
Thy sorrowful disciples cheer,
And send us down the comforter.
2. He visits now the troubled breast,

And oft relieves our sad complaint,
But soon we lose the transient guest,

But soon we droop again, and faint,
Repeat the melancholy moan,
Our joy is fled, our comfort gone.
3. Hasten hím, Lord, into our heart,
Our sure inseparable guide;
O might we meet and never part,
O might he in our heart abide,
And keep his house of praise and prayer,
And rest and reign for ever there!



Hymn 110. P. M.

RM of the Lord, awake, awake,
The terrors of the Lord display,'

Out of their sins the nations shake,
Tear their vain confidence away.
Shew them the guilt of unbelief,
And fill their hearts with sacred grief.
2. Impart the salutary pain,

The sudden soul condemning power.
Blow on the goodliness of man.

Wither the grass, and blast the flower, That, when their works are all o'erthrown, The word of grace may stand alone. 3. Naked, and destitute, and blind

Themselves let the poor wretches see, Their total fall lament, and find

That every mouth is støpt by thee. Thus all the world with conscious fear Guilty before their God appear.

4. Guilty because they know not him,


Who liv'd and dy'd their souls to savę, Who came his people to redeem: No part or lot in Christ they have, Till thou the painful veil remove, And shew their hearts his dying love.


Hymn 111. P. M.

PIRIT of faith, on thee we call,
The merits of our Lord apply,
Convince, and then convert us all,
Condemn, and freely justify.
Set forth the all-atoning Lamb,
And spread the powers of Jesu's name.
2. Jesus the merciful and just

To every heart of man reveal.
In him enable us to trust,

Forgiveness thro' his blood to feel.
Let all in him redemption find;
Sprinkle the blood on all mankind.

3. Is he not to his Father gone,

That we his righteousness might share? And art thou not on earth sent down, The fruit of his prevailing prayer, The witness of his grace, and seal, The heavenly gift unspeakable! 4. O might we each receive the grace By thee to call the Saviour mine! Come, Holy Ghost, to all our race, Bring in the righteousness divine, Inspire the sense of sin forgiv'n, And give on earth a taste of heaven.

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Hymn 112. P. M.

I. ESUS, God of peace and love,
Send thy blessing from above,

Take, and seal us for thine own,
Touch our hearts, and make them one.

2. By the sense of sin forgiven

Purge out all the former leaven,
Malice, guile, and proud offence;
Take the stone of stumbling hence.

3. Root up every bitter root,
Multiply the spirit's fruit,

Love, and joy, and quiet peace, Meek long-suffering, gentleness. 4. Strict and general temperance, Boundless, pure benevolence, Cordial firm fidelity;

All the mind which was in thee.


Hymn 113. P. M.

'Thy of grand Wices proclaim, grace, we bless thy name,

Thy fruits, and properties and powers:

Thou dost with kind and tender care The Godless heart of man prepare, That God may yet again be ours.. 2. Thou didst thy fallen creature see, Fallen from happiness and thee,

And swiftly to our rescue come, Well pleas'd amongst the sons of men To fix thy residence again,

And make them thy eternal home. 3. Thou dost the first good thoughts inspire, The first faint spark of pure desire

Is kindled by thy gracious breath. By thee made conscious of his fall, The sinner hears thy sudden call,

And starts out of the sleep of death. 4. Convinc'd of sin and unbelief, He sinks o'erwhelm'd with sacred grief, And pines disconsolate for God,

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Till thou the healing balm apply,
The sinner freely justify

In Jesu's name, and Jesu's blood..


Hymn 114. L. M.

The influences of the Spirit experienced,
John xiv. 16, 17.

EAR Lord, and shall thy spirit rest In such a wretched heart as mine? Unworthy dwelling! glorious guest! Favour astonishing, divine!

2. When sin prevails and gloomy fear,
And hope almost expires in night,
Lord can thy spirit then be here,
Great spring of comfort, life, and light?
3. Sure the blest comforter is nigh,
'Tis he sustains my fainting heart;
Else would my hope for ever die,
And every cheering ray depart.

4. When some kind promise glads my soul, Do I not find his healing voice 'The tempest of my fears controul, And bid my drooping powers rejoice? 5. Whene'er to call the Saviour mine, With ardent wish my heart aspires; Can it be less than power divine, Which animates these strong desires? 6. What less than thine almighty word Can raise my heart from earth and dust, And bid me cleave to thee, my Lord, My life, my treasure and my trust. 7. And when my cheerful hope can say, "I love my God, and taste his grace," Lord, is it not thy blissful ray,

Which brings this dawn of sacred peace? 8. Let thy kind spirit in my heart For ever dwell, O God of love, And light and heav'nly peace impart, Sweet earnest of the joys above.



Hymn 115. s. M.

OME, Holy Spirit, come;
Let thy bright beams arise;
Dispel the sorrows from our minds,
The darkness from our eyes..

2. Cheer our desponding hearts
With visitations sweet;
Give us to lie, with humble hope,
At our Redeemer's feet.

3. Revive our drooping faith,

Our doubts and fears remove; And kindle in our breasts the flame

Of never-dying love..

4. Convince us of our sin,

Then lead to Jesu's blood;,

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