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2 Thou, Saviour, art the living bread; Thou wilt my every want supply: By thee sustained, and cheered, and led, I'll press through dangers to the sky. 3 What though temptations oft distress,

And sin assails and breaks my peace; Thou wilt uphold, and save, and bless,

And bid the storms of passion cease. 4 Then let me take thy gracious hand, And walk beside thee onward still; Till my glad feet shall safely stand, Forever firm on Zion's hill.



Living by Faith on the Son of Goa.
SON of God, thy blessing grant,
Still supply my every want;
Tree of life, thine influence shed,
With thy fruit my spirit feed.
2 Tenderest branch, alas! am I ;
Without thee, I droop and die;
Weaker than a bruised reed,
Help I every moment need.


3 All my hopes on thee depend;
Love me, save me, to the end!
Give me thy supporting grace,
Take the everlasting praise.



Love to the Saints.

PEOPLE of the living God!

I have sought the world around, Paths of sin and sorrow trod,

Peace and comfort no where found:

2 Now to you my spirit turns,
Turns, a fugitive unblest;
Brethren, where your altar burns,
Oh, receive me into rest.
3 Lonely I no longer roam,

Like the restless wind or wave;
Where you dwell shall be my home,
Where you die shall be my grave.
4 Mine the God whom you adore,
Your Redeemer shall be mine;
Earth can fill my soul no more;
Every idol I resign.

S. M.


Christian Fellowship.
BLEST be the tie that binds
Our hearts in Christian love!
The fellowship of kindred minds
Is like to that above.

2 Before our Father's throne
We pour our ardent prayers;
Our fears, our hopes, our aims, are one—
Our comforts and our cares.

3 We share our mutual woes,
Our mutual burdens bear;
And often for each other flows
The sympathizing tear.

4 When we are called to part,
It gives us mutual pain;
But we shall still be joined in heart,
And hope to meet again.

5 This glorious hope revives Our courage by the way;

While each in expectation lives,
And longs to see the day.

6 From sorrow, toil, and pain,
From sin, we shall be free;
And perfect love and friendship reign
Through all eternity.


C. M.

HOW sweet, how heavenly is the sight,
When those that love the Lord,

In one another's peace delight,
And thus fulfil his word!-

2 When each can feel his brother's sigh, And with him bear a part;

When sorrow flows from eye to eye,
And joy from heart to heart :-

3 When, free from envy, scorn, and pride, Our wishes all above,

Each can his brother's failings hide,
And show a brother's love:-

4 When love, in one delightful stream,
Through every bosom flows;
And union sweet, and dear esteem,
In every action glows.

5 Love is the golden chain, that binds
The happy souls above;

And he's an heir of heaven, that finds
His bosom glow with love.


SWEET the time-exceeding sweet! When the saints together meet,


When the Saviour is the theme, When they join to sing of him. 2 Sing we then eternal love,

Such as did the Father move:
He beheld the world undone,
Loved the world-and gave his Son.
3 Sing the Son's amazing love;

How he left the realms above,
Took our nature, and our place,
Lived and died to save our race.
4 Sing we too the Spirit's love:

With our wretched hearts he strove,
Filled our minds with grief and fear,
Brought the precious Saviour near.
5 Sweet the place-exceeding sweet,
Where the saints in glory meet;
Where the Saviour's still the theme,
Where they see and sing of him.

C. M.


Excellence of Christian Unanimity and Love. SPIRIT of peace! celestial Dove! How excellent thy praise! No richer gift, than Christian love, Thy gracious power displays.

2 Sweet as the dew on herb and flower, That silently distils,

At evening's soft and balmy hour,
On Zion's fruitful hills :-

3 So, with mild influence from above,
Shall promised grace descend,
Till universal peace and love
O'er all the earth extend.


C. M.

BLEST be the dear, uniting love,
That will not let us part:
Our bodies may far off remove,
We still are one in heart!

2 Joined in one spirit to our Head,
Where he appoints we go;
We still in Jesus' footsteps tread,
And still his praise we show.

8 Oh may we ever walk in him,
And nothing know beside!'
Nothing desire-nothing esteem,
But Jesus crucified!

4 Richly we share the Saviour's grace,
We're one in mind and heart;
Not joy, nor grief-not time, nor place,
Not life, nor death-can part.


S. M.

ONCE more, before we part,

Oh bless the Saviour's name;
Let every tongue and every heart
Adore and praise the same.

2 Lord, in thy grace we came,
That blessing still impart;
We meet in Jesus' sacred name,
In Jesus' name we part.

3 Still on thy holy word

We'll live, and feed, and grow,
And still go on to know the Lord,
And practise what we know.

4 Now, Lord, before we part, Help us to bless thy name:

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