SING we to our conquering Lord
7s & 6s. Psalm xcviii.
1 SING we to our conquering Lord
A new triumphant song;
Joyfully his deeds record,
And with a thankful tongue!
Wonders his right hand hath wrought.
Still his outstretched arm we see;
He alone the fight hath fought,
And got the victory.
2 God, the almighty God, hath made
His great salvation known;
Openly to all d ...read
SINNERS, believe the gospel word,
1 SINNERS, believe the gospel word,
Jesus is come your souls to save
Jesus is come, your common Lord;
Pardon ye all through him may have,
May now be saved, whoever will;
This man receiveth sinners still.
2 See where the lame, the halt, the blind,
The deaf, the dumb, the sick, the poor,
Flock to the friend of human kind,
And freel ...read
SINNERS, lift vp your hearts,
4-6s & 2-8s.
1 SINNERS, lift vp your hearts,
The promise to receive!
Jesus himself imparts,
He comes in man to live;
The Holy Ghost to man is given;
Rejoice in God sent down from heaven.
2 Jesus is glorified,
And gives the Comforter,
His Spirit, to reside
In all his members here;
The Holy Ghost to man is given;
Rejoice in God sent do ...read
SINNERS, obey the gospel-word!
1 SINNERS, obey the gospel-word!
Haste to the supper of my Lord!
Be wise to know your gracious day;
All things are ready, come away!
2 Ready the Father is to own
And kiss his late-returning son;
Ready your loving Saviour stands,
And spreads for you his bleeding hands.
3 Ready the Spirit of his love
Just now the stony to remove, ...read
SINNERS, rejoice: your peace is made;
1 SINNERS, rejoice: your peace is made;
Your Saviour on the cross hath bled:
Your God, in Jesus reconciled,
On all his works again hath smiled;
Hath grace through him and blessing given,
To all in earth and all in heaven.
2 Angels rejoice in Jesu's grace,
And vie with mans more favoured race;
The blood that did for us atone,
SINNERS, turn, why will ye die?
8-7s. "Why will ye die, O house of Israel?" Ezek. xviii. 31.
1 SINNERS, turn, why will ye die?
God, your Maker, asks you why?
God, who did your being give,
Made you with himself to live -
He the fatal cause demands,
Asks the work of his own hands,
Why, ye thankless creatures, why
Will ye cross his love, and die?
2 Sinners, turn, why w ...read
SINNERS, your hearts lift up,
2-6s & 4-7s.
1 SINNERS, your hearts lift up,
Partakers of your hope!
This, the day of Pentecost;
Ask, and ye shall all receive,
Surely now the Holy Ghost
God to all that ask shall give.
2 Ye all may freely take
The grace for Jesu's sake;
He for every man hath died,
He for all hath risen again;
Jesus now is glorified,
Gifts he hath r ...read
SOLDIERS of Christ, arise,
1 SOLDIERS of Christ, arise,
And put your armour on,
Strong in the strength which God supplies
Through his eternal Son;
Strong in the Lord of hosts,
And in his mighty power,
Who in the strength of Jesus trusts
Is more than conqueror.
2 Stand then in his great might,
With all his strength endued;
But take, to arm you for the fight ...read
SOMETIMES a light surprises
7 6, 7 6, 7 6, 7 6.
1 SOMETIMES a light surprises
The Christian while he sings:
It is the Lord who rises
With healing in his wings.
When comforts are declining,
He grants the soul again
A season of clear shining,
To cheer it after rain.
2 In holy contemplation,
We sweetly then pursue
The theme of God's salvation,
And find it ever ne ...read
SON of God, if thy free grace
7s & 6s.
1 SON of God, if thy free grace
Again hath raised me up,
Called me still to seek thy face,
And given me back my hope;
Still thy timely help afford,
And all thy loving kindness show:
Keep me, keep me, gracious Lord,
And never let me go!
2 By me, O my Saviour, stand,
In sore temptation's hour;
Save me with thine outstretched h ...read
SON of thy Sire's eternal love,
L.M. SECOND PART
1 SON of thy Sire's eternal love,
Take to thyself thy mighty power,
Let all earth's sons thy mercy prove,
Let all thy bleeding grace adore;
The triumphs of thy love display,
In every heart reign thou alone,
Till all thy foes confess thy sway,
And glory ends what grace begun.
2 Spirit of grace, and health, and power,
SOVEREIGN of all the worlds on high,
C.M. Romans viii. 15, 16.
1 SOVEREIGN of all the worlds on high,
Allow my humble claim;
Nor, while unworthy I draw nigh,
Disdain a Father's name.
2 "My Father God!" that gracious sound
Dispels my guilty fear;
Not all the harmony of heaven
Could so delight my ear.
3 Come, Holy Spirit, seal the grace
On my expanding heart;
And sho ...read
SOVEREIGN of all! whose will ordains
C.M. For the King.
1 SOVEREIGN of all! whose will ordains
The powers on earth that be,
By whom our rightful Monarch reigns,
Subject to none but thee:
2 Stir up thy power, appear, appear,
And for thy servant fight;
Support thy great vicegerent here,
And vindicate his right.
3 Lo! in the arms of faith and prayer
We bear him to thy thr ...read
SOW in the morn thy seed,
S.M. Ecclesiastes xi. 6.
1 SOW in the morn thy seed,
At eve hold not thine hand;
To doubt and fear give thou no heed,
Broadcast it o'er the land.
2 Beside all waters sow,
The highway furrows stock,
Drop it where thorns and thistles grow,
Scatter it on the rock.
3 The good, the fruitful ground,
Expect not here nor there,
O'er hill ...read
SPIRIT divine I attend our prayers,
1 SPIRIT divine I attend our prayers,
And make this house thy home;
Descend with all thy gracious powers,
O come, great Spirit, come!
2 Come as the light! to us reveal
Our emptiness and woe;
And lead us in those paths of life
Where all the righteous go.
3 Come as the fire! and purge our hearts
Like sacrificial flame;
Let our w ...read
SPIRIT of faith, come down,
1 SPIRIT of faith, come down,
Reveal the things of God;
And make to us the Godhead known,
And witness with the blood:
'Tis thine the blood to apply,
And give us eyes to see,
Who did for every sinner die,
Hath surely died for me.
2 No man can truly say
That Jesus is the Lord,
Unless thou take the veil away,
And breathe the livin ...read
SPIRIT of truth! on this thy day
1 SPIRIT of truth! on this thy day
To thee for help we cry,
To guide us through the dreary way
Of dark mortality.
2 We ask not, Lord, thy cloven flame,
Or tongues of various tone;
But long thy praises to proclaim
With fervour in our own.
3 We mourn not that prophetic skill
Is found on earth no more;
Enough for us to trace thy ...read
SPIRIT of truth, essential God,
1 SPIRIT of truth, essential God,
Who didst thy ancient saints inspire,
Shed in their hearts thy love abroad,
And touch their hallowed lips with fire;
Our God from all eternity,
World without end we worship thee!
2 Still we believe, almighty Lord,
Whose presence fills both earth and heaven,
The meaning of the written word
Is by t ...read
STAND the omnipotent decree!
7s & 8s.
1 STAND the omnipotent decree!
Jehovah's will be done!
Nature's end we wait to see,
And hear her final groan;
Let this earth dissolve, and blend
In death the wicked and the just,
Let those ponderous orbs descend,
And grind us into dust.
2 Rests secure the righteous man!
At his Redeemer's beck,
Sure to emerge, and rise agai ...read
STAY, thou insulted Spirit, stay,
1 STAY, thou insulted Spirit, stay,
Though I have done thee such despite,
Nor cast the sinner quite away,
Nor take thine everlasting flight.
2 Though I have steeled my stubborn heart,
And still shook off my guilty fears,
And vexed, and urged thee to depart,
For many long rebellious years;
3 Though I have most unfaithful been