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HYMN 395. L. M. [#]

The Christian Warfare.
ARISE, my soul, shake off thy fears,

And gird the gospel-armour on;
March to the gates of endless joy,

Where thy great Leader, Christ, has gone. 2 Sin and the world resist thy course;

But these, my soul, are vanquished foes; For Jesus nailed them to the cross,

And sang the triumph when he rose. 3 Then let my soul march boldly on,

Press forward to the heavenly gate; There peace and joy eternal reign,

And glittering robes for conquerors wait. 4 There shall I wear a victor's crown,

And triumph in Jehovah's grace : There all the just, in chorus joined,

Unite to celebrate his praise.

HYMN 396. C. M. [# or b ]

Prudence.
1 FATHER of light, conduct my feet

Through life's dark, dangerous road;
Let each advancing step still bring
Me nearer to my

God.
2 Let heaven-eyed prudence be my guide,

And, when I go astray,
Recall my feet from folly's path,

To wisdom's better way.

3 Teach me in every various scene

To keep my end in sight ;
And, whilst I tread life's mazy track,

Let wisdom guide me right.
4 That heavenly wisdom from above

Abundantly impart,
And let it guard, and guide, and warm,

And penetrate my heart.

HYMN 397. L. M. [#]

Resistance of Temptations.
1 AWAKE, my soul. lift up thine eyes,

See how thy foes against thee rise
In long array, a numerous host

; Awake, my soul, or thou art lost. 2 See how rebellious passions rage,

And fierce desires and lusts engage;
See pleasure's silken banners spread,

And willing souls are captive led. 3 I tread upon enchanted ground;

Perils and snares beset me round;
O let me, then, guard every part,

But most the traitor in my heart.
4 O teach thy servant how to wield,

Blest Saviour, thy immortal shield ;
Put on thy armour, from above,
Of heavenly truth and heavenly love.

HYMN 398. L. M. [#]

Prudent Use of Time. 1 God of eternity, from thee

Did infant time his being draw : Moments, and days, and months, and years,

Revolve by thine unvaried law.
2 The thoughtless tribes of mortal men

Along the mighty stream are borne
On to their everlasting home,

That country whence there's no return. 3 Great Source of wisdom, teach our hearts

To know the worth of every hour, That time

may

bear us on to joys Beyond its measure and its

power.

HYMN 399. L. M. [#]

Gratitude and holy Resolutions.
1 How many millions draw their breath

In lands of ignorance and death,
While God allots my share of time

Within his gospel's favoured clime!
2 My soul, I charge thee to excel

In thinking right and acting well ;
Deep let thy searching powers engage,

Unbiased, in the sacred page.
3 Heighten the force of good desire;

To deeds of shining worth aspire ;
More firm in fortitude, despise
The world's seducing vanities.

4 Strong and more strong tly passions rule,

Advancing still in virtue's school;
Contending still, with noble strife,
To imitate thy Saviour's life.

RELIGIOUS EXULTATION.

HYMN 400. C. M. [#]

Holy Exultations. 1 GLORY to God that walks the sky,

And sends his blessings through, That tells his saints of joys on high,

And gives a taste below. 2 Cheerful I feast on heavenly fruit,

And drink the pleasures down,Pleasures that flow around the foot

Of God's eternal throne.
3 When shall the time, dear Jesus, when

The shining day appear,
That I shall leave those clouds of sin,

And guilt, and darkness, here? 4 Up to the fields above the skies

My hasty feet would go ;
There everlasting flowers arise,
And joys, unwithering, grow.

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HYMN 401. S. M. [#]

Heavenly Glory on Earth. 1 COME, ye who love the Lord,

And let your joys be known;
Join in a song, with sweet accord,

While ye surround the throne. 2 The sorrows of the mind

Be banished from this place;
Religion never was designed

To make our pleasures less. 3 The men of

grace

have found
Glory begun below;
And heavenly fruits, on earthly ground,

From faith and hope will grow. 4 The hill of Zion yields

A thousand sacred sweets,
Before we reach the heavenly fields,

Or walk the golden streets. 5 Then let our songs abound, And

every tear be dry ; We're marching through Immanuel's ground

To fairer worlds on high.

HYMN 402. L. M. [#]

Triumphant Anticipations.
1 LORD, what a heaven of saving grace

Shines through the beauties of thy face,
And lights our passions to a flame !
Lord, how we love thy charming name!

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