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4. Grant while our eyes light slumber take,
Our hearts to Thee be still awake;
Thy servants who confide in Thee. 5. Be Thou our Guardian, to repel
The Tempter, and his malice quell;
The purchase of Thy precious blood. 6. The soul's dark gloom, O Lord, dispel,
And fit us in Thy Light to dwell:
from us away,
“ Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me; for my soul trusteth in Thee: yea, in the shadow of Thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast Ps. lvii. 1. 46 LORD, in this Thy mercy's day,
pass On our knees we fall and pray. 2. Holy Jesu! grant us tears,
Fill us with heart-searching fears,
Ere that awful dɔom appears. 3. Prayer's full spirit on us pour,
While we kneel at mercy's door,
Ere it close for evermore. 4. By Thy night of agony,
By Thy supplicating cry,
By Thy willingness to die, 5. By Thy tears of bitter woe
For Jerusalem below,
Let us not Thy love forego. 6. 'Neath Thy Cross let us have place,
Lest we lose this day of grace,
Nor for ever see Thy face.
And that love shall then be known
“My grace is sufficient for thee.”—2 Cor xii. 9. 47 O help us, Lord, each hour of need
Thy heav'nly succour give;
Each hour on earth we live.
With contrite anguish sore;
O, help us, Lord, the more.
More firmly to believe;
The more shall he receive.
We know no help but Thee;
As Thine in heav'n to be! Amen.
“Thou, O God, art my Refuge and my merciful God."Ps. lix 17. 48 JESU! Refuge of my soul!
Let me to Thy bosom fly,
While the tempest still is high;
Till the storm of life be past;
Safe into the haven guide,
O, receive my soul at last ! 2. Other refuge have I none,
Hangs my helpless soul on Thee;
Stiil support and comfort me!
All my fears to Thee I bring,
defenceless head With the shadow of Thy wing. 3. Plenteous grace with Thee is found, Grace to cleanse from
Make and keep me pure within.
Freely let me take of Thee;
Rise to all eternity! Amen.
6. A broken and a contrite heart, O God, Thou wilt not despise "-Ps. li. 17. 49 LORD, when we bend before Thy throne,
And our confessions pour,
And shun what we deplore.
True penitence impart,
Pour hope on ev'ry heart.
Their grateful songs to raise,
And rise to Thee in praise.
4. When we disclose our wants in prayer,
May we our wills resign,
Which is not wholly Thine.
Let ev'ry prayer arise ;
That grants it, or denies. 6. Great Three in One, Thy Name we bless,
Thy praises ever sing,
From Lenten tears may spring! Amen.
“For it became Him, for Whom are all things, and by Whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the Captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.”-Heb. ii. 10. 50 SAVIOUR, when in dust to Thee
Low we bend th' adoring knee;
Hear our solemn Litany!
By Thy Life of want and tears,
3. By the sacred grief that wept
O'er the grave where Laz’rus slept;
Hear our solemn Litany! 4. By Thine Agony of grief,
By Thy Pleading for relief,
Hear our solemn Litany!
By the seald Sepulchral Stone,
“ Obedient unto death, even the death of the Cross."Phil. ii. 8. 51 IN the Lord's atoning grief
Be our rest and sweet relief;
All the shame and bitterness. 2. Thorns, and Cross, and nails, and lance,
Wounds our treasure that enhance,