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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 :
Inly I sigh for thy repose :
At rest till it find rest in thee.
That strives with thee my heart to share ?
The Lord of every motion there.
When it hath found repose in thee.
No more, but Christ in me, may live;
Nor let one darling lust survive;
Nothing desire, or seek, but thee.
My heart, that lowly waits thy call;
I am thy love, thy God, thy all :
315 Go work to-day in my vineyard. [4s. 10s.
Matt. xxi. 28. 1
COME, labour on.
"Go work to-day."
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;
Thy erring children lost and lone. 2 O lead me, Lord, that I may lead
The wandering and the wavering feet';
Thy hungering ones with manna sweet.
3 O strengthen me, that while I stand
Firm on the Rock, and strong in thee,
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
weary ones in needful hour. 6 O fill me with thy fulness, Lord,
Until my very heart o'erflow
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.
He careth for you.—1 Pet. v. 7.
1 QUIET, Lord, my froward heart,
Make me as a weanèd child,
Pleased with all that pleases thee.
Let me as a child receive;
Calmly to thy wisdom leave:
Why should I the burden bear
3 As a little child relies
On a care beyond his own,
Fears to stir a step alone,
As my Father, Guard, and Guide.
Safe from dangers, free from fears,
Till the promised hour appears,
318 He saith unto them, Follow me. And they [85.78.
straightway left their nets, and followed
him.-Matt. iv. 19, 20.
Of our life's wild restless sea,
Saying, “ Christian, follow me." 2 As, of old, Apostles heard it
By the Galilean lake,
Leaving all for his dear sake.
Of the vain world's golden store,
Saying, “ Christian, love me more.” 4 In our joys and in our sorrows,
Days of toil and hours of ease,
Christian, love me more than these." 5 Jesus calls us. By thy mercies,
Saviour, may we hear thy call,
Serye and love thee, best of all.m
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;
Through his eternal Son.
And in his mighty power;
Is more than conqueror.
With all his strength endued ;
The panoply of God.
Wrestle, and fight, and pray:
And win the well-fought day.
And all your conflicts pass'd,
And stand entire at last.
That ye may be able to withstand in the
Epb. vi. 13.
Ye soldiers of the cross ;
It must not suffer loss :
His army shall he lead;
And Christ is Lord indeed.