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Redemption by Christ
Reflection, Warnings to
Remembrance, This do in
Caroline Fry 32
Bishop Kenn 465
: Edmiston 396
ditations in the
Caroline Fry 290
Thomas Roscoe 392
Kirke White 313
Miss Roscoe 330
Mrs. J. Cotterill 454
in the family
in the Great Congregation
Saints in Glory
Sanctuary, Vows paid in the
Save, Lord, or we perish'
Saviour, Christ a complete
- Second coming of the
Trust in the
Saul the Persecutor
Self-Dedication, Renewal of
Sennacherib, Destruction of
Servant of Christ
Seymour, Elegy on Lady C.
Shepherd, The Lord is my
Sinner's portion and Saint's hope
Song, The Captives
Song, Covenanter's Scaffold
Sonnet composed on Westminster Bridge
Soul, The Saviour to the
Spirit, Promise of the Holy
Spirit, The happy
Star of Bethlehem
Sweetbriar, Ode to a, in India
Temporals and Spirituals
Temple above, The
Tidings, The Strangers
Time, fieetness of
Times past Revived
Triumph, Song of
reading the Scripture
essing with food
ay of National Humiliation
i and Graces
e to follow Christ
ance of Holy Spirit
ress of Life
dence and Grace
ssion to Divine will
ove of God
-, Letter with a
dost thou here
, A Dirge
ruess, The Victory in the
d, Vain hopes of the
On the Eve of a new
lumn to a new
rospect of a new
Filections at the end of the
(The) cut off in their prime
he fong of
S. Wesley 166
AWAKE, sweet barp of Judah, wake,
Retune thy strings for Jesu's sake;
We sing the Saviour of our race,
The Lamb, our shield, and hiding-place.
When God's right arm is bared for war,
The thunders clothe his cloudy car.
Where, where, oh where, shall man retire,
To’scape the horrors of his ire ?
'Tis He, the Lamb, to him we fly,
While the dread tempest passes by;
God sees his well-beloved's face,
And spares us in his hiding-place.
Thus, while we dwell in this low scene,
The Lamb is our unfailing screen;
To him, though guilty, still we run,
And God still spares us for his Son.
While yet we sojourn here below,
Pollutions still our hearts o’erflow;
Fallen, abject, mean, a sentenced race,
We dceply need a biding-place.
Yet couragem days and years will glide,
And we shall lay these clods aside;
Shall be baptized in Jordan's flood,
And wasb’d in Jesu's cleansing blood.
immortal, sinless, freed,
We through the Lamb shall be decreed;
Shall meet the Father face to face,
And need no inore a hiding: place.
Blest are they,
Who in this fleshly world, the elect of Heaven,
Their strong eye darting tbro' the deeds of men,
Adore with stedfast unpresuming gaze
Him, Nature's Essence, Mind, and Energy!
And gazing, trembling, patientl ascend,
Treading beneath their feet all visible things,
As steps, that upward to their Father's throne
Lead gradualmelse nor glorified nor lov’d.
They nor contempt embosom nor revenge :
For they dare know of what may seem deform,
The Supreme Fair, sole Operant; in whose sight
All things are pure, his strong controiling love
Alike from all educing perfect good.
Their's too celestial courage, inly arm’d,
Dwarfing Earth's giant brood, what time they muse
On their great Father, great beyond compare !
And marching onwards view high o'er their heads
His waving banners of omnipotence.
Yet courage-days and years will glide, And we shall lay these clods aside; Shall be baptized in Jordan's food, And wash'd in Jesu's cleansing blood.
Then pure, immortal, sinless, freed, We through the Lamb shall be decreed; Shall meet the Father face to face, And need no more a hiding place.
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They cannot dread created might, who love
God, the Creator !—fair and lofty thought!
It lifts and swells my heart! And as I muse,
Behold! a vision gathers in my soul,
Voices and shadowy shapes, in human guise.
I seem to see the phantom, near, pass by,
Hotly-pursued, and pale! From rock to rock
He bounds with bleeding feet, and thro' the swamp,
The quicksand, and the groaning wilderness,
Struggles with feebler and yet feebler fight.
But lo! an altar in the wilderness,
And eagerly yet feebly, lo! he grasps
The altar of the living God! and there,
With wan reverted face, the trembling wretch
All wildly list’ning to his hunter.fiends,
Stands, till the last faint echo of their yell
Dies in the distance. Soon refresh'd from Heaven
He calms the throb and tempest of his heart.
His countenance settles: a soft solemn bliss
Swims in his eyes: his swimming eyes uprais’d,
And Faith's whole armour girds his limbs! And thus,
Transfigur’d, with a meek and dreadless awe,
A solemn hush of spirit, he beholds
All things of terrible seeming : yea, unmov'd
Views e’en the immitigable ministers,
That shower down vengeance on these latter days,
For even these on wings of healing come,
Yea, kindling with intenser Deity ;
From the celestial inercy-seat they speed,
And at the renovating wells of love,
Have fill’d their vials with salutary wrath ;
To sickly Nature more medicinal,
Than what sweet balm the weeping good man pours
Into the lone, despoiled, trav’ller's wounds !
Thus, from th' Elect, regenerate thro' faith,
Pass the dark passions, and what thirsty cares