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314 Whom have I in heaven but thee ?

[Sıx 8s. Ps. lxxiii. 25. 1 Thou hidden love of God, whose height,

Whose depth unfathom’d no man knows :
I see from far thy beauteous light,

Inly I sigh for thy repose :
My heart is pain'd, nor can it be

At rest till it find rest in thee.
2 Is there a thing beneath the sun

That strives with thee my heart to share ?
Ah! tear it thence, and reign alone,

The Lord of every motion there.
Then shall my heart from earth be free,

When it hath found repose in thee.
3 O hide this self from me, that I

No more, but Christ in me, may live;
My vile affections crucify,

Nor let one darling lust survive;
In all things nothing may I see, ,

Nothing desire, or seek, but thee.
4 Each moment draw from earth away

My heart, that lowly waits thy call;
Speak to my inmost soul, and say,

I am thy love, thy God, thy all :
To feel thy power, to hear thy voice,
To taste thy love, be all my choice.h

315 Go work to-day in my vineyard. [4s. 10s.

Matt. xxi. 28. 1

COME, labour on.
Who dares stand idle on the harvest plain,
While all around him waves the golden grain ?
And to each servant does the Master say,

"Go work to-day."

2

Come, labour on. Claim the high calling angels cannot shareTo young and old the Gospel-gladness bear : Redeem the time; its hours too swiftly fly.

The night draws nigh. 3.

Come, labour on. The labourers are few, the field is wide, New stations must be fill’d and blanks supplied From voices distant far, or near at home,

The call is, “Come.4

Come, labour on. Away with gloomy doubts and faithless fear! No arm so weak but may do service here : By feeblest agents can our God fulfil

His righteous will. 5

Come, labour on. No time for rest, till glows the western sky, While the long shadows o'er our pathway lie, And a glad sound comes with the setting sun

“ Servants, well done." 6

Come, labour on. The toil is pleasant, the reward is sure, Blessèd are those who to the end endure; FIow full their joy, how deep their rest shall be,

O Lord, with thee!

316 My he pers in Christ Jesus.--Rom. xvi. 3. [L.M. 1 LORD, speak to me, that I may speak

In living echoes of thy tone;
As thou hast sought, so let me seek

Thy erring children lost and lone. 2 O lead me, Lord, that I may lead

The wandering and the wavering feet';
O feed me, Lord, that I may feed

Thy hungering ones with manna sweet.

3 O strengthen me, that while I stand

Firm on the Rock, and strong in thee,
I may stretch out a loving hand

To wrestlers with the troubled sea. 4 O teach me, Lord, that I may teach

The precious things thou dost impart; And wing my words, that they may reach

The hidden depths of many a heart. 5 O give thine own sweet rest to me,

That I may speak with soothing power
A word in season, as from thee,
To

weary ones in needful hour. 6 O fill me with thy fulness, Lord,

Until my very heart o'erflow
In kindling thought and glowing word,

Thy love to tell, thy praise to show. 7 O use me, Lord, use even me,

Just as thou wilt, and when, and where; Until thy blessèd face I see,

Thy rest, thy joy, thy glory share.

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317

He careth for you.1 Pet. v. 7.

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1 QUIET, Lord, my froward heart,

,
Make me teachable and mild,
Upright, simple, free from art,

Make me as a weanèd child,
From distrust and envy free,

Pleased with all that pleases thee.
2 What thou shalt to-day provide

Let me as a child receive;
What to-morrow may betide,

Calmly to thy wisdom leave:
'Tis enough that thou wilt care;

Why should I the burden bear

3 As a little child relies

On a care beyond his own,
Knows be's neither strong nor wise,

Fears to stir a step alone,
Let me thus with thee abide,

As my Father, Guard, and Guide.
4 Thus preserved from Satan's wiles,

Safe from dangers, free from fears,
May I live upon thy smiles,

Till the promised hour appears,
When the sons of God shall

prove
All their Father's boundless love."

318 He saith unto them, Follow me. And they [85.78.

straightway left their nets, and followed

him.-Matt. iv. 19, 20.
1 JESUS calls us, o'er the tumult

Of our life's wild restless sea,
Day by day his sweet voice soundeth,

Saying, “ Christian, follow me." 2 As, of old, Apostles heard it

By the Galilean lake,
Turn'd from home, and toil, and kindred,

Leaving all for his dear sake.
3 Jesus calls us from the worship

Of the vain world's golden store,
From each idol that would keep us-

Saying, “ Christian, love me more.4 In our joys and in our sorrows,

Days of toil and hours of ease,
Still he calls, in cares and pleasures,

Christian, love me more than these." 5 Jesus calls us. By thy mercies,

Saviour, may we hear thy call,
Give our hearts to thy obedience,

Serye and love thee, best of all.m

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Pilgrimage. « MANFULLY TO FIGHT UNDER HIS BANNER.” 319 Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his (S.M.

might.- Eph. vi. 10. 1 SOLDIERS of Christ, arise,

And put your armour on;
Strong in the strength which God supplies,

Through his eternal Son.
2 Strong in the Lord of hosts,

And in his mighty power;
Who in the strength of Jesus trusts

Is more than conqueror.
3 Stand then in his great might,

With all his strength endued ;
But take, to arm you for the fight,

The panoply of God.
4 From strength to strength go on,

Wrestle, and fight, and pray:
Tread all the powers of darkness down,

And win the well-fought day.
5 That having all things done,

And all your conflicts pass'd,
Ye may o'ercome, through Christ alone,

And stand entire at last.

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That ye may be able to withstand in the
evil day, and having done all to stand.—

Epb. vi. 13.
1 STAND up, stand up, for Jesus, ,

Ye soldiers of the cross ;
Lift high his royal banner,

It must not suffer loss :
From victory unto victory

His army shall he lead;
Till every foe is vanquish’d,

And Christ is Lord indeed.

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