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4. Grant while our eyes light slumber take,

Our hearts to Thee be still awake;
May Thy right hand protect and free

Thy servants who confide in Thee. 5. Be Thou our Guardian, to repel

The Tempter, and his malice quell;
Thy people lead and guide for good,

The purchase of Thy precious blood. 6. The soul's dark gloom, O Lord, dispel,

And fit us in Thy Light to dwell:
Hear us who pray, O Father, Son,
And Holy Spirit, Three in One ! 'Amen.

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.
7. Lord, Thy love shall stand alone

And that love shall then be known
By the mercy Thou hast shown! Amen

“My grace is sufficient for thee.”—2 Cor xii. 9. 47 O help us, Lord, each hour of need

Thy heav'nly succour give;
Help us in thought, and word, and deed,

Each hour on earth we live.
2. O, help us, when our spirits bleed

With contrite anguish sore;
And when our hearts are cold and dead,

O, help us, Lord, the more.
3. O, help us through the prayer of faith,

More firmly to believe;
For still the more Thy servant hath,

The more shall he receive.
4. O, help us, Jesu, from on high ;

We know no help but Thee;
O, help us so to live and die,

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 waters near me roll,

While the tempest still is high;
Hide me, O my Saviour, hide,

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;
Leave me not, good Lord, alone,

Stiil support and comfort me!
All my trust on Thee is stay’d,

All my fears to Thee I bring,
Cover

my

defenceless head With the shadow of Thy wing. 3. Plenteous grace with Thee is found, Grace to cleanse from

every
Let the healing streams abound,

Make and keep me pure within.
Thou of life the Fountain art,

Freely let me take of Thee;
Spring Thou up within my heart,

Rise to all eternity! Amen.

sin :

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,
Teach us to hate the sins we own,

And shun what we deplore.
2. Our contrite spirits, pitying, see,

True penitence impart,
And let a healing ray from Thee

Pour hope on ev'ry heart.
3. When our responsive tongues essay

Their grateful songs to raise,
Grant that our souls may join the lay,

And rise to Thee in praise.

4. When we disclose our wants in prayer,

May we our wills resign,
And not a wish or thought be there

Which is not wholly Thine.
5. In meek submission to Thy will

Let ev'ry prayer arise ;
And teach us, Lord, 'tis goodness stills

That grants it, or denies. 6. Great Three in One, Thy Name we bless,

Thy praises ever sing,
O grant that fruits of righteousness

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;
When, repentant, to the skies
Scarce we lift our weeping eyes ;
o, by all Thy pains and woe,
Suffered once for man below:-
Bending from Thy throne on high,

Hear our solemn Litany!
2. By Thy Birth and early years,

By Thy Life of want and tears,
By Thy Fasting and distress
In the lonely wilderness,
By Thy Vict'ry in the hour
of the subtle Tempter's power ;-
Jesu ! look with pitying eye,
Hear our solemn Litany!

3. By the sacred grief that wept

O'er the grave where Laz’rus slept;
By the bitter Tears that flow'd
Over Salem's lov'd abode;
By the anguish'd Sigh that told
Treason lurk'd within Thy fold ;-
From Thy seat above the sky

Hear our solemn Litany! 4. By Thine Agony of grief,

By Thy Pleading for relief,
By the Purple Robe of scorn,
By Thy Wounds, Thy Crown of Thorn,
Cross and Passion, Pangs and Cries,
By Thy perfect Sacrifice;
Jesu ! look with pitying eye,

Hear our solemn Litany!
5. By Thy deep expiring Groan,

By the seald Sepulchral Stone,
By the Vault whose dark abode
Held in vain the rising God;
O, from earth to heav'n restor'd,
Mighty re-ascended Lord !
Prince and Saviour ! hear the

cry
Of our solemn Litany! Amen.

“ 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;
Store we deep in heart's recess

All the shame and bitterness. 2. Thorns, and Cross, and nails, and lance,

Wounds our treasure that enhance,

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