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2 Remembering th days of my sorrow and pain,
When I of my hardness of heart did complain,
And rov'd in the corneris of sorrow and grief. 3 Stern justice was frowning in vengeance on me,
And I to Mount Sinai for shelter did flee,
And smilingly bid all my guilt to remove.
And all things around me seenid joyful and new: I'm sure I was happy, and thought I'd ne'er sin,
And ne'er should be tempted by Satan again. 6 But though of my burden and sorrow reliev'd
The thought soon occurr’d, you 're by Satan deceiv'd! And now my condition seem'd worse than before
I sought for my burden, but found it no more. 7 But while I was seeking my load to regain,
The Scripture convinc'd me my seeking was vain, The Saviour had nail'd it so fast to the tree,
I ne'er could obtain it, and hence I am free! 8 All glory to Jesus. I now can proclaim,
Let heaven and earth join in praising his name;
70. ll's. Salvalion flowing from the Cross. VHE fountain of mercy rolls down from the sky
; But when the Redeemer o. Calvary died. The streams of salvation pour'd forth from his side.
2 Methinks as he languish'd and died on the tree,
His eye roll'd in pity, and fix'd upon me;
And bound me unto him-O! never to part. 3 The tears of contrition in torrents did flow ;
Will this bleeding Jesus such favour bestow?
· Arise,' said the Saviour, 'I freely forgive.' 4 By love I am conquer'd, in tears I rejoice,
0, may I but praise him in action and voice:
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draw near and hear a word:
What a good God has done for me!
1 day nor night could take no rest ;
The Lord reveal'd his love to me.
My Jesus bleeding on the tree,
That he should bear my guilty load. 4 My heart, that was so dreadful hard,
Was melted down in love to God !
When I the blessed Jesus found.
O, Jesus! he was all in all-
6 And now, my friends, who love the Lord,
I pray live nearer to his word;
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I thought I saw the Saviour bleed, And heard his kind forgiving voice,
• Arise, my love, in me rejoice.' 2 Now to my mind did one appear
Wounded with whip, and nail and spear, Bearing my sins, a mighty load,
To make me child and heir of God. 3 On wings of faith and love I rose,
Transported with those heavenly views, I count all earthly things but loss,
And glory in my Saviour's cross.
Unless you 'll love my Jesus too ;
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sword, Fled from all the playful herd,
O'erwhelm'd with gloomy fear;
My bosom heav'd the anxious prayer,
And pour'd my sorrows there.
And leper-like remov'd,
"Tis what I well deserve;
Mercy, Lord, on m3 bestow,
For mercy is my only plea,
And take my guilt away.
All prostrate as I lay,
My load (? guilt gave way,,
As Curist the Saviour past between,
But ő, how vile I've been!
And humbled to the dust,
Became my only trust;
But the mystery! why and how?
And lays the inquirer low.
In bold relief was seen,
Her feasts and me between;
And holy like the flock of God,
And make it mine abode.
74. 8. 7. Altered. Baptism a solemn ordinance. Rom. vi. 4. Col ji. 12.
Pleasure in us, while we stand
To fulfil thy great comniand.
Here the world, the flesh, and devil,
We would solemnly renounce:Help us, Lord, to cease from evil,
And a lise to thee announce. 2 As an emblem of thy passion,
And thy victory o'er the grave, We who know thy great salvation,
Are immers'd beneath the wave; Fearless of the world's despising
We the ancient mode pursue Buried with our Lord, and rising
To a life divinely new. 3 On our way we go rejoicing,
Conscious of our pleasing God; Foll'wing Jesus, ever walking
In the path the Saviour trod :
Of our solemn vows to God;
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Facts showing how this command was observed.
HEN Christ the Lord, had left the dead
Ere he ascended to the skies
Go, teach the nations, and baptise.' 2 This great command they understood,
And loud proclaim'd the way to heaven,
Ere the baptismal rite was given. 3. Repent, and be baptis’d,' said he,
Thus Peter spake to great and small. The promise is both large and free,
To all the Lord our God shall call.' 4 With joy they than receiv'd the word,
And were baptis'd without delay; Three thousand souls to Christ the Lord
Were wedded on that blissful day.