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2. Nothing but truth before his throne
With honour can appear.
Through the disguise they wear. 3. Their lifted eyes salute the skies,
Their bended knees the ground ;
Where not the heart is found. 4. Lord, search my thoughts, and try my ways,
And make my soul sincere ;
And find acceptance there.
Hymn 232.-L. M. 1. FT have I turn'd my eye within,
And brought to light some latent sin ; But pride, the vice I most detest, Still lurks securely in my
To dress me in a fair disguise,
Put on an Angel's brightest form.
And lifts my virtues to the skies;
Her own deformity conceals.
Bring forth the monster to the day;
And all her restless power subdue. 5. So shall humility divine,
Again possess this heart of mine;
3. SUPPLICATION AND PRAYER.
Hymn 233. L. M.
TAY, thou insulted Spirit, stay,
Nor take thine everlasting flight.
And shaken off my guilty fears,
For many days, and months, and years. 3. Though I have most unfaithful been
Of all who e'er thy grace receivid,
Ten thousand times thy goodness griev'd. -4. Yet; 0! the chief of sinners spare,
In honour of my great High-Priest;
T'exclude me from thy people's rest. 5. If yet thou canst, my sins forgive,
From now, O Lord, relieve my woes.
And bless me with the calm repose. 6. From now my weary soul release,
Up-raise me with thy gracious hand,
And bring me to the promis'd land.
Hymn 234. c. M.
Who gave his life, that I might live
A life conceal'd in him! 2. O that I could the blessing prove, My heart's.extreme desire ;
Live happy in my Saviour's love,
And in his arms expire! 3. Mercy I ask to seal my peace,
That, kept by mercy's pow'r, I may from ev'ry evil cease,
And never grieve thee more! 4. Now, if thy gracious will it be,
E’yn now my sins remove,
By thy victorious love.
Thou pard'ning God descend;
My sins and troubles end.
Of'all in earth or heav’n :
And live and die forgiv'n.
Hymn 235. c. M. 1. OME, O thou all-victorious Lord,
Thy pow'r to us make known :
And break these hearts of stone. 2. O that we all might now begin
Our foolishness to mourn !
And to the Saviour turn.
In this our gracious day:
And take our sins away. 4. Convince us first of unbelief,
And freely then release:
And then with sacred peače.
5. Impov’rish, Lord, and then relieve,
And then, enrich the poor;
The knowledge of our cure.
And then remove the load :
In the atoning blood.
And speak our sins forgivn: By perfect holiness prepare And take us up to heav'n.
Hymn 236. 1. M. "L ;
ORD Jesus, when, when shall it be, When will this war of passions cease,
And my free soul enjoy thy peace. 2. Here I repent, and sin again;
Now I revive, and now am slain;
Which Oh! too often wounds my heart !
But live and grow to thee alone? 4. Guide thou, O Lord, guide thou my course,
And draw me on with thy sweet force :
Hymn 237, C. M, 1. WANT a principle within,
Of jealous godly fear,
A pain to feel it ncar.
2. That I from thee no more may part,
No more thy goodness grieve,
The tender conscience give. 3. Quick as the apple of an eye,
O God, my conscience make : Awake my soul, when sin is nigh,
And keep it still awake. 4. If to the right or left I stray,
That moment, Lord, reprove, And let me weep my life away,
For having griev'd thy love. 5.0! may the least omission pain
My well-instructed soul ;
Which makes the wounded whole.
Hymn 238. s. M. 1 MYT
God, my life, my love,
To thee, to thee I call; I cannot live if thou remove,
For thou art all in all. 2. Thy shining grace can cheer
This dungeon where I dwel! : 'Tis paradise when thou art here,
If thou depart, 'tis hell.. 3. The smilings of thy face
How amiable they are ! 'Tis heav'n to rest in thine embrace,
And no where else but there. 4. To thee, and thee alone,
The angels owe their bliss;
And dwell where Jesus is. 5. Not all the harps above
Can make a heav'nly place,