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3 "Come, wanderers, to my Father's home;
Come, all ye weary ones, and rest:
Yes, sacred Teacher, we will come,
Obey thee, love thee, and be blest.
4 Decay, then, tenements of dust;

Pillars of earthly pride, decay:
A nobler mansion waits the just,
And Jesus has prepared the way.


H. M.

The Jubilee proclaimed.
1 BLOW ye
the trumpet, blow,
The gladly-solemn sound;
Let all the nations know,
To earth's remotest bound,
The year of jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.

2 Exalt the Lamb of God,

The sin-atoning Lamb;
Redemption by his blood,


Through all the lands, proclaim:
The year of jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.

3 Ye slaves of sin and hell,
Your liberty receive,
And safe in Jesus dwell,

And blest in Jesus live:
The year of jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.

4 The gospel trumpet hear,

The news of pardoning grace:
Ye happy souls, draw near;

Behold your Saviour's face:
The year of jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.

5 Jesus, our great High Priest,
Has full atonement made;
Ye weary spirits, rest;

Ye mourning souls, be glad:
The year of jubilee is come;
Return, ye ransomed sinners, home.


C. M.

Rejoicing in the Gospel.

1 BLEST are the souls that hear and know
The gospel's joyful sound;
Peace shall attend the paths they go,
And light their steps surround.

2 Their joy shall bear their spirits up,
Through their Redeemer's name;
His righteousness exalts their hope,
Nor Satan dares condemn.

3 The Lord, our glory and defence,
Strength and salvation gives;
Israel, thy King forever reigns,
Thy God forever lives.



L. M.

The Power of Truth.

1 THIS is the word of truth and love,
Sent to the nations from above;
Jehovah here resolves to show
What his almighty grace can do.

2 This remedy did wisdom find, To heal diseases of the mind


This sovereign balm, whose virtues can
Restore the ruined creature, man.

3 The gospel bids the dead revive;
Sinners obey the voice, and live;
Dry bones are raised, and clothed afresh,
And hearts of stone are turned to flesh.

4 May but this grace my soul renew,

Let sinners gaze and hate me too;
The word that saves me does engage
A sure defence from all their rage.



C. M.

The Fountain of living Waters.
1 O, WHAT amazing words of grace
Are in the gospel found!
Suited to every sinner's case,
Who hears the joyful sound.

2 Come, then, with all your wants and wounds; Your every burden bring;

Here love, unchanging love, abounds,
A deep, celestial spring.

3 This spring with living water flows,
And heavenly joy imparts;

Come, thirsty souls, your wants disclose,
And drink with thankful hearts.

4 A host of sinners, vile as you,

Have here found life and peace;
Come, then, and prove its virtues too,
And drink, adore, and bless.


C. M.

The Gospel a Savor of Life or Death.

1 CHRIST and his cross are all our theme,
The mysteries that we speak

Are scandal in the Jews' esteem,
And folly to the Greek.

2 But souls enlightened from above
With joy receive the word;
They see what wisdom, power, and love,
Shine in their dying Lord.

3 The vital savor of his name

Restores their fainting breath;
But unbelief perverts the same
To guilt, despair, and death.
4 Till God diffuse his graces down,
Like showers of heavenly rain,
In vain Apollos sows the ground,
And Paul may plant in vain.



S. M.

Sinners called by Jehovah.

1 THE Lord Jehovah calls;
Be every ear inclined;
May such a voice awake each heart,
And captivate the mind.


2 If he in thunder speak,

Earth trembles at his nod;
But milder accents here proclaim
The condescending God.

3 O, harden not your hearts,
But hear his voice to-day;
Lest, ere to-morrow's earliest dawn,
He call your souls away.

4 Almighty God, pronounce

The word of conquering grace;
So shall the flint dissolve to tears,
And scorners seek thy face.



Christ's Invitation.

1 COME, saith Jesus' sacred voice,
Come, and make my paths your choice;
I will guide you to your home;
Weary pilgrims, hither come.



2 Hither come; for here is found
Balm for every bleeding wound,
Peace which ever shall endure,
Rest, eternal, sacred, sure.

L. M.

The Wanderer invited.

1 WANDERER from God, return, return,
And seek an injured Father's face;
Those warm desires, that in thee burn,
Were kindled by reclaiming grace.


2 Wanderer from God, return, return;

Thy Father hears that deep-felt sigh;
He sees thy softened spirit mourn;

And mercy's voice invites thee nigh.

3 Wanderer from God, return, return;
Renounce thy fears; thy Saviour lives;
Go to his bleeding cross, and learn
How freely, fully, he forgives.

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Sinners urged to accept the Invitation.
1 YE who in his courts are found,
Listening to the joyful sound,
Lost and helpless as ye are,
Sons of sorrow, sin, and care,
Glorify the King of kings;
Take the peace the gospel brings.
2 Turn to Christ your longing eyes;
View this bleeding sacrifice;
See in him your sins forgiven,
Pardon, holiness, and heaven;
Glorify the King of kings;
Take the peace the gospel brings.



8s, 7s & 4.

Sinners entreated by the Mercies of Christ.
1 COME, ye sinners, poor and wretched,
Come in mercy's gracious hour;
Jesus ready stands to save you,
Full of pity, love, and power:
He is able-

He is willing-doubt no more.

2 Let no sense of guilt prevent you,
Nor of fitness fondly dream;
All the fitness he requireth
Is to feel your need of him:
This he gives you;
'Tis the Spirit's rising beam.
3 Agonizing in the garden,

Lo! your Saviour prostrate lies;
On the bloody tree behold him;
There he groans, and bleeds, and dies
"It is finished;"
Heaven's atoning sacrifice.

4 Lo! th' incarnate God, ascended,
Pleads the merit of his blood;
Venture on him - venture wholly ;
Let no other trust intrude:


None but Jesus

Can do helpless sinners good.

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