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438. Encouragement to Prayer. S.M.
Ask what I shall give thee.—1 Kings iii. 5.]} སྱཱཏི ཚེ #dot
BEHOLD the throne of grace!
2 That rich atoning blood, JEA
3 My soul, ask what thou wilt,
[Beyond thine utmost wants
Teach me to live by faith,
If thou these blessings give,
439. Prayer for Unity. 7s.
Be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren.1 PETER iii. 8.
JESU, LORD, we look to thee,
2 By thy reconciling love,
Ev'ry stumbling-block remove;
3 Make us of one heart and mind,
4 Let us each for other care,
5 Let us then with joy remove
440. At the Opening of Public Worship. L.M.
Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.MAT. xviii. 20.
HOW sweet to leave the world awhile, And seek the presence of our Lord! JESUS, upon thy people smile, And come according to thy word. 2 From busy scenes we now retreat, That we may here converse with thee: Oh LORD, behold us at thy feet! Let this the "gate of heaven" be. 3 "Chief of ten thousand," now appear, That we by faith may see thy face! O speak, that we thy voice may hear, And let thy presence fill this place! 4 [LORD, thou hast cast a pleasant lot For those whom thou hast call'd thine own;
'Tis true the world esteems them not, But thou wilt place them on thy throne. 5 Then let the worldling boast his joys! We've meat to eat he knows not of: We count his treasures worthless toys, While we possess a SAVIOUR's love.]
6 LORD, let thy people's views be clear,
440.2. For the Coming of the Kingdom of Christ in its Fulness. S. M.
GOD be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us. That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations, &c. -PSALM lxvii, 1, 2, &c.
TO bless thy chosen race,
And cause the brightness of thy face
2. That so thy wondrous ways.
May through the world be known; While distant lands their tribute pay, And thy salvation own.
Let differing nations join "To celebrate thy fame;
Let all the world, O LORD, combine
O let them shout and sing,
441. Before Public Worship.
I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go; I guide thee with mine eye. PSALK xxxii. 8. # ebl979d 77
GRANT us, LORD, thy gracious presence
Light to all our minds impart,
442. The Blessedness of Public Worship. S.M.
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city
These temples of his grace, S
In Zion GoD is known
A refuge in distress;