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3 T'he cross that Jesus carried
He carried as your

The crown that Jesus weareth

He weareth it for you.
4 The faith by which ye see him,

The hope in which ye yearn,
The love that through all troubles

To him alone will turn,
5 The trials that beset you,

The sorrows ye endure,
The manifold temptations

That death alone can cure,
6 What are they but his jewels

Of right celestial worth?
What are they but the ladder

to heaven on earth ?
7 O happy band of pilgrims,

Look upward to the skies,
Where such a light affliction

Shall win you such a prize. 326 Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, [8s. 6.

leaning upon her beloved ?--Song viii. 5.
1 O HOLY Saviour, Friend unseen,

The faint, the weak on thee may lean:

me, throughout life’s varying scene,

By faith to cling to thee.
2 Blest with communion so divine,

Take what thou wilt, shall I repine,
When, as the branches to the vine,

My soul may cling to thee?
3 Far from her home, fatigued, opprest,

Here she has found a place of rest;
An exile still, yet not unblest,

While she can cling to thee.
4 What though the world deceitful prove,

And earthly friends and joys remove,
With patient, uncomplaining love,

Still would I cling to thec.

5 Oft when I seem to tread alone

Some barren waste with thorns o'ergrown,
A voice of love in gentlest tone

Whispers, “Still cling to me."
6 Though faith and hope awhile be tried,

I ask not, need not, aught beside :
How safe, how calm, how satisfied,

The souls that cling to thee! 7 They fear not life's rough storms to brave,

Since thou art near and strong to save ;
Nor shudder e'en at death's dark wave,

Because they cling to thee. 8 Blest is my lot, whate'er befall :

What can disturb me, who appal,
While, as my strength, my rock, my all,

Saviour, I cling to thee ? 327 Quit you like men, be strong.-1 Cor. ii. 13. [73.

1 Oft in danger, oft in woe,
Onward, Christians, onward

Fight the fight, maintain the strife,

Strengthen'd with the bread of life.
2 Onward, Christians, onward go,

Join the war, and face the foe :
Will ye flee in danger's hour ?

Know ye not your Captain's power ?
3 Let your drooping hearts be glad :

March in heavenly armour clad :
Fight, nor think the battle long,

Victory soon shall tune your song.
4 Let not sorrow dim your eye,

Soon shall every tear be dry;
Let not fears your course impede,

Great your strength, if great your need. 5 Onward then in battle move,

More than conquerors ye shall prove;
Though opposed by many a foe,
Christian soldiers, onward go.

328 Be of good cheer : it is I: be not afraid.

[8s. 78. 4.
Matt. xiv. 27.
1 Why those fears ?-Behold, 'tis Jesus

Holds the helm and guides the ship :
Spread the sails, and catch the breezes
Sent to waft us through the deep,

To the regions
Where the mourners cease to weep.
2 Though the shore we hope to land on

Only by report is known,
Yet we freely all abandon,
Led by that report alone;

And with Jesus
Through the trackless deep move on.
3 Led by that, we brave the ocean ;

Led by that, the storms defy;
Calm amidst tumultuous motion,
Knowing that our Lord is nigh:

Waves obey him,
And the storms before him fly.
4 O what pleasures there await us:

There the tempests cease to roar;
There it is that those who hate us
Can molest our peace no more:

Trouble ceases
On that tranquil happy shore.

329 These confessed that they were strangers and [8s. 73. 4.

pilgrims on the earth.-Heb. xi. 13.
1 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah,

Pilgrim through this barren land;
I ain weak, but thou art mighty;
Hold me with thy powerful hand:

Bread of heaven,
Feed me till I want no more.

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2 Open now the crystal fountain,

Whence the healing stream doth flow;
Let the fire and cloudy pillar
Lead me all my journey through:

Strong Deliverer,
Be thou still my strength and shield.
3 When I tread the verge of Jordan,

Bid my anxious fears subside;
Death of deaths and hell's Destruction,
Land me safe on Canaan's side :

Songs of praises
I will ever give to thee.°

330 The ark of the covenant of the Lord went [8s. 7s. 43.

before them.--Num. x. 33.
1 LEAD us, heavenly Father, lead us

O’er the world's tempestuous sea;
Guard us, guide us, keep us, feed us,
For we have no help but thee;

Yet possessing

Every blessing,
If our God our Father be.
2 Saviour, breathe forgiveness o'er us;

All our weakness thou dost know;
Thou didst tread this earth before us,
Thou didst feel its keenest woe;

Lone and dreary,

Faint and weary,
Through the desert thou didst go.
3 Spirit of our God, descending,

Fill our hearts with heavenly joy;
Love with every passion blending,
Pleasure that can never cloy :

Thus provided,

Pardon'd, guided,
Nothing can our peace destroy.

331 The Lord is my shepherd : I shall not want. [Six 8s.

Ps. xxiii. 1.
1 The Lord my pasture shall prepare,

And feed me with a shepherd's care;
His presence shall my wants supply,
And guard me with a watchful eye;
My noon-day walks he shall attend,

And all my midnight hours defend. 2 When in the sultry glebe I faint,

Or on the thirsty mountain pant,
To fertile vales and dewy meads
My weary wandering steps he leads,
Where peaceful rivers, soft and slow,

Amid the verdant landscape flow.
3 Though in the paths of death I tread,

With gloomy horrors overspread,
My steadfast heart shall fear no ill,
For thou, O Lord, art with me still;
Thy friendly crook shall give me aid,

And guide me through the dreadful shade. 4 For me when spent with conflict, Lord,

Thy bounty spreads a sumptuous board;
Here crown'd with goodness I repose;
With mercy here my cup o'erflows :

Sweet pledges of the joys to come
In heaven my everlasting home.s

332 The ransomed of the Lord shall come to Zion (Six 88.

with songs and everlasting joy upon their

heads.- Isa. xxxv. 10.
1 LEADER of faithful souls and guide

Of all that travel to the sky,
Come, and with us, e’en us abide,

Who would on thee alone rely;
On thee alone our spirits stay,
While held in life's uneven way.

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