MY heart is fixed, O God, my heart
6-8s. Psalm lvii.
1 MY heart is fixed, O God, my heart
Is fixed to triumph in thy grace:
(Awake, my lute, and bear a part)
My glory is to sing thy praise,
Till all thy nature I partake,
And bright in all thine image wake.
2 Thee will I praise among thine own;
Thee will I to the world extol,
And make thy truth and goodness known:
Thy go ...read
MY heart is full of Christ, and longs
6-8s. Psalm xlv.
1 MY heart is full of Christ, and longs
Its glorious matter to declare!
Of him I make my loftier song,
I cannot from his praise forbear;
My ready tongue makes haste to sing
The glories of my heavenly King.
2 Fairer than all the earth-born race,
Perfect in comeliness thou art;
Replenished are thy lips with grace,
And fu ...read
MY Shepherd will supply my need,
1 MY Shepherd will supply my need,
JEHOVAH is his name;
In pastures fresh he makes me feed,
Beside the living stream.
2 He brings my wandering spirit back,
When I forsake his ways;
And leads me, for his mercy's sake,
In paths of truth and grace.
3 When I walk through the shades of death,
Thy presence is my stay:
A word of thy ...read
MY soul, inspired with sacred love,
6-8s. Psalm cxlvi.
1 MY soul, inspired with sacred love,
The Lord thy God delight to praise;
His gifts I will for him improve,
To him devote my happy days;
To him my thanks and praises give,
And only for his glory live.
2 Long as my God shall lend me breath,
My every pulse shall beat for him;
And when my voice is lost in death,
My spir ...read
MY soul, through my Redeemer's care,
L.M. Psalm cxvi. 8.
1 MY soul, through my Redeemer's care,
Saved from the second death I feel,
My eyes from tears of dark despair,
My feet from falling into hell.
2 Wherefore to him my feet shall run,
My eyes on his perfections gaze,
My soul shall live for God alone,
And all within me shout his praise.
My spirit on thy care,
S.M. Psalm xxxi.
1 My spirit on thy care,
Blest Saviour, I recline;
Thou wilt not leave me in despair,
For thou art Love divine.
2 In thee I place my trust,
On thee I calmly rest;
I know thee good, I know thee just,
And count thy choice the best.
3 Whate'er events betide,
Thy will they all perform;
Safe in thy breast my head I hid ...read
MY sufferings all to thee are known,
1 MY sufferings all to thee are known,
Tempted in every point like me;
Regard my grief, regard thy own,
Jesus, remember Calvary!
2 O call to mind thy earnest prayers,
Thy agony, and sweat of blood,
Thy strong and bitter cries and tears,
Thy mortal groan, "My God! my God!"
3 For whom didst thou the cross endure?
Who nailed thy ...read
NONE is like Jeshurun's God,
7s & 6s. Deuteronomy xxxiii. 26 - 29.
1 NONE is like Jeshurun's God,
So great, so strong, so high,
Lo! he spreads his wings abroad,
He rides upon the sky!
Israel is his first-born son;
God, the Almighty God, is thine;
See him to thy help come down,
The excellence divine.
2 Thee the great Jehovah deigns
To succour and defend;
Thee the ...read
NOT all the blood of beasts
S.M. Hebrews x. 4.
1 NOT all the blood of beasts
On Jewish altars slain
Could give the guilty conscience peace,
Or wash away our stain.
2 But Christ, the heavenly Lamb,
Takes all our sins away;
A sacrifice of nobler name,
And richer blood, than they.
3 My faith would lay her hand
On that meek head of thine,
While as a penitent I st ...read
NOW I have found the ground wherein
1 NOW I have found the ground wherein
Sure my soul's anchor may remain,
The wounds of Jesus, for my sin
Before the world's foundation slain;
Whose mercy shall unshaken stay,
When heaven and earth are fled away.
2 Father, thine everlasting grace
Our scanty thought surpasses far,
Thy heart still melts with tenderness,
Thy arms of ...read
NOW, even now, I yield, I yield,
7 & 6s. Jeremiah xiii. 27.
1 NOW, even now, I yield, I yield,
With all my sins to part;
Jesus, speak my pardon sealed,
And purify my heart;
Purge the love of sin away,
Then I into nothing fall;
Then I see the perfect day,
And Christ is all in all.
2 Jesus, now our hearts inspire
With that pure love of thine;
Kindle now the heavenly fi ...read
O ALL-CREATING God!
1 O ALL-CREATING God!
At whose supreme decree
Our body rose, a breathing clod,
Our souls sprang forth from thee;
2 For this thou hast designed,
And formed us man for this,
To know and love thyself, and find
In thee our endless bliss.
O ALMIGHTY God of love,
7s & 6s.
1 O ALMIGHTY God of love,
Thy holy arm display!
Send me succour from above
In this my evil day;
Arm my weakness with thy power,
Woman's seed, appear within!
Be my safeguard and my tower
Against the face of sin.
2 Could I of thy strength take hold,
And always feel thee near,
Confident, divinely bold,
My soul would scorn to f ...read
O BLESS the Lord, my soul!
S.M. Psalm ciii.
1 O BLESS the Lord, my soul!
Let all within me join,
And aid my tongue to bless his name
Whose favours are divine.
2 O bless the Lord, my soul,
Nor let his mercies lie
Forgotten in unthankfulness,
And without praises die.
3 'Tis he forgives thy sins,
'Tis he relieves thy pain,
'Tis he that heals thy sicknesses, ...read
O BLESSED, blessed sounds of grace
1 O BLESSED, blessed sounds of grace
Still echoing in my ear,
Glad is the hour, and loved the place -
But whence my sudden fear?
2 What if a sternly righteous doom
Have sealed this call my last!
Before me sickness, death, the tomb:
Behind, the unpardoned past?
3 My Sabbath suns may all have set,
My Sabbath scenes be o'er,
O COME, and dwell in me,
1 O COME, and dwell in me,
Spirit of power within!
And bring the glorious liberty
From sorrow, fear, and sin.
The seed of sin's disease,
Spirit of health, remove,
Spirit of finished holiness,
Spirit of perfect love.
2 Hasten the joyful day
Which shall my sins consume,
When old things shall be passed away
And all things new beco ...read
O COME, O come, Immanuel,
6-8s. Isaiah lix. 20.
1 O COME, O come, Immanuel,
And ransom captive Israel,
That mourns in lonely exile here
Until the Son of God appear.
Rejoice! rejoice! Immanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel!
2 O come, thou Rod of Jesse, free
Thine own from Satan's tyranny;
From depths of hell thy people save,
And give them victory o'er the grave ...read
O COME, thou radiant morning Star,
6-8s. Numbers xxiv. 17.
1 O COME, thou radiant morning Star,
Again in human darkness shine!
Arise resplendent from afar!
Assert thy royalty divine!
Thy sway o'er all the earth maintain,
And now begin thy glorious reign.
2 Thy kingdom, Lord, we long to see:
Thy sceptre o'er the nations shake!
To erect that final monarchy,
Edom for thy ...read
O DISCLOSE thy lovely face!
1 O DISCLOSE thy lovely face!
Quicken all my drooping powers;
Gasps my fainting soul for grace,
As a thirsty land for showers;
Haste, my Lord, no more delay,
Come, my Saviour, come away!
2 Well thou know'st I cannot rest
Till I fully rest in thee,
Till I am of thee possessed,
Till from every sin set free,
All the life of faith ...read
O FILIAL Deity,
2-6s & 4-7s.
1 O FILIAL Deity,
Accept my new-born cry!
See the travail of thy soul,
Saviour, and be satisfied;
Take me now, possess me whole,
Who for me, for me, hast died!
2 Of life thou art the tree,
Feed this tender branch of thine,
Ceaseless influence derive;
Thou the true, the heavenly Vine;
Grafted into thee I l ...read