US, who climb thy holy hill,
7s & 6s. Ezekiel xxxiv. 26.
1 US, who climb thy holy hill,
A general blessing make,
Let the world our influence feel,
Our gospel grace partake;
Grace to help in time of need,
Pour out on sinners from above,
All thy Spirit's fulness shed,
In showers of heavenly love.
2 Make our earthly souls a field
Which God delights to bless;
Let us ...read
VAIN, delusive world, adieu,
7s & 6s.
1 VAIN, delusive world, adieu,
With all of creature-good!
Only Jesus I pursue,
Who bought me with his blood:
All thy pleasures I forego,
I trample on thy wealth and pride:
Only Jesus will I know,
And Jesus crucified.
2 Other knowledge I disdain,
'Tis all but vanity:
Christ, the Lamb of God, was slain,
He tasted death for me ...read
VOUCHSAFE to keep me, Lord, this day
C.M. Matthew vi. 13.
1 VOUCHSAFE to keep me, Lord, this day
Without committing sin,
And with me let thy Spirit stay,
And ever dwell within.
2 Thou canst from every sin secure;
And is it not thy will
Still to preserve thy servant pure
From every touch of ill?
3 Thou canst, thou wilt for one short day
Preserve me spotless here,
And w ...read
WATCHED by the world's malignant eye,
6-8s. Nehemiah v.9.
1 WATCHED by the world's malignant eye,
Who load us with reproach and shame.
As servants of the Lord most High,
As zealous for his glorious name,
We ought in all his paths to move,
With holy fear and humble love.
2 That wisdom, Lord, on us bestow,
From every evil to depart;
To stop the mouth of every foe,
While, up ...read
We give immortal praise
4-6s & 2-8s.
1 We give immortal praise
To God the Father's love,
For all our comforts here,
And better hopes above;
He sent his own eternal Son,
To die for sins that man had done.
2 To God the Son belongs
Immortal glory too,
Who bought us with his blood
From everlasting woe:
And now he lives, and now he reigns,
And sees the fruit of ...read
WE know, by faith we know,
1 WE know, by faith we know,
If this vile house of clay,
This tabernacle, sink below
In ruinous decay,
We have a house above,
Not made with mortal hands;
And firm, as our Redeemer's love,
That heavenly fabric stands.
2 It stands securely high,
Our glorious mansion in the sky
Shall evermore endure:
O were we ...read
WE know, by faith we surely know,
C.M. 1 John v. 20.
1 WE know, by faith we surely know,
The Son of God is come;
Is manifested here below,
And makes our hearts his home:
To us he hath, in special love,
An understanding given,
To recognise him from above
The Lord of earth and heaven.
2 The true and faithful Witness, we
Jehovah's Son confess;
And in the face of Jesus s ...read
WEARY of earth and laden with my sin,
10 10, 10 10.
1 WEARY of earth and laden with my sin,
I look at heaven and long to enter in,
But there no evil thing may find a home:
And yet I hear a voice that bids me "Come."
2 So vile I am, how dare I hope to stand
In the pure glory of that holy land?
Before the whiteness of that throne appear?
Yet there are hands stretched out to ...read
WEARY of wandering from my God,
1 WEARY of wandering from my God,
And now made willing to return,
I hear, and bow me to the rod;
For thee, not without hope, I mourn;
I have an Advocate above,
A Friend before the throne of Love.
2 O Jesus, full of truth and grace,
More full of grace than I of sin,
Yet once again I seek thy face;
Open thine arms, and take me in, ...read
WEARY souls, that wander wide
1 WEARY souls, that wander wide
From the central point of bliss,
Turn to Jesus crucified,
Fly to those dear wounds of his:
Sink into the purple flood;
Rise into the life of God!
2 Find in Christ the way of peace,
Peace unspeakable, unknown;
By his pain he gives you ease,
Life by his expiring groan;
Rise, exalted by his fall,
WHAT am I, O thou glorious God!
1 WHAT am I, O thou glorious God!
And what my father's house to thee,
That thou such mercies hast bestowed
On me, the chief of sinners, me!
I take the blessing from above,
And wonder at thy boundless love.
2 Me in my blood thy love passed by,
And stopped, my ruin to retrieve;
Wept o'er my soul thy pitying eye,
Thy bowels yearne ...read
WHAT are these arrayed in white,
1 WHAT are these arrayed in white,
Brighter than the noon-day sun?
Foremost of the sons of light,
Nearest the eternal throne?
These are they that bore the cross,
Nobly for their Master stood;
Sufferers in his righteous cause,
Followers of the dying God.
2 Out of great distress they came,
Washed their robes by faith below
In the ...read
WHAT could your Redeemer do
8-7s. The same subject.
1 WHAT could your Redeemer do
More than he hath done for you?
To procure your peace with God,
Could he more than shed his blood?
After all his waste of love,
All his drawings from above,
Why will you your Lord deny?
Why will you resolve to die?
2 Turn, he cries, ye sinners, turn;
By his life your God hath sworn, ...read
WHAT is our calling's glorious hope,
1 WHAT is our calling's glorious hope,
But inward holiness?
For this to Jesus I look up,
I calmly wait for this.
2 I wait, till he shall touch me clean,
Shall life and power impart,
Give me the faith that casts out sin,
And purifies the heart.
3 This is the dear redeeming grace,
For every sinner free;
Surely it shall on me ta ...read
WHAT means this eager, anxious throng,
6-8s. Matthew xxi. 10, 11.
1 WHAT means this eager, anxious throng,
Which moves with busy haste along,
These wondrous gatherings day by day,
What means this strange commotion, pray?
ln accents hushed the throng reply,
"Jesus of Nazareth passeth by!"
2 Who is this Jesus? why should he
The city move so mightily?
A passing stranger, has ...read
WHAT now is my object and aim?
1 WHAT now is my object and aim?
What now is my hope and desire?
To follow the heavenly Lamb,
And after his image aspire;
My hope is all centred in thee,
I trust to recover thy love,
On earth thy salvation to see,
And then to enjoy it above.
2 I thirst for a life-giving God,
A God that on Calvary died;
A fountain of water and bloo ...read
WHAT shall I do my God to love,
1 WHAT shall I do my God to love,
My Saviour, and the world's, to praise?
Whose bowels of compassion move
To me, and all the fallen race,
Whose mercy is divinely free
For all the fallen race, and me!
2 I long to know, and to make known,
The heights and depths of love divine,
The kindness thou to me hast shown,
Whose every sin wa ...read
WHAT shall I do My Saviour to praise,
1Os & 11s.
1 WHAT shall I do My Saviour to praise,
So faithful and true, So plenteous in grace,
So strong to deliver, So good to redeem
The weakest believer That hangs upon him!
2 How happy the man Whose heart is set free,
The people that can Be joyful in thee!
Their joy is to walk in The light of thy face,
And still they are talking Of ...read
WHAT shall we offer our good Lord,
1 WHAT shall we offer our good Lord,
Poor nothings! for his boundless grace?
Fain would we his great name record,
And worthily set forth his praise.
2 Great object of our growing love,
To whom our more than all we owe,
Open the fountain from above,
And let it our full souls o'erflow.
3 So shall our lives thy power proclaim,
WHAT! never speak one evil word,
1 WHAT! never speak one evil word,
Or rash, or idle, or unkind!
O how shall I, most gracious Lord,
This mark of true perfection find?
2 Thy sinless mind in me reveal,
Thy Spirit's plenitude impart;
And all my spotless life shall tell
The abundance of a loving heart.
3 Saviour, I long to testify
The fulness of thy saving grace; ...read