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1470
Jesus, pro me perforatus,
Condar intra Tuum latus;
Tu, per lympham profluentem,
Tu, per sanguinem tepentem,
In peccata mî redunda,
Tolle culpam sordes munda.
Coram Te, nec justus forem,
Quamvis totâ vi laborem,
Nec si fide nunquam cesso,
Fletu stillans indefesso:
Tibi soli tantum munus;
Salva me, Salvator unus.
Nil in manu mecum fero,
Sed me versus Crucem gero;
Vestimenta nudus oro,
Opem debilis imploro;
Fontem Christi quæro immundus,
Nisi laves, moribundus.
Dum hos artus vita regit;
Quando nox sepulchro tegit ;
Mortuos cum stare jubes,
Sedens Judex inter nubes;
JESUS, pro me perforatus,
Condar intra Tuum latus.

English Version. Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee, Let the water, and the blood, From Thy riven Side which flowed, Be of sin the double cure, Cleanse from guilt and make me pure. Not the labours of my hands Can fulfil Thy law's demands; Could my zeal no respite know, Could my tears for ever flow, All for sin could not atone: Thou must save, and Thou alone.

Nothing in my hand I bring,
Simply to Thy Cross I cling;
Naked, come to Thee for dress;
Helpless, look to Thee for grace;
Foul, I to the Fountain fly;
Wash me, Saviour, or I die.
While I draw this fleeting breath,
When mine eyelids close in death,
When I rise to worlds unknown,
See Thee on Thy Judgment Throne;
Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee.

J. F. BRIDGE.

1471 2 CHRONICLES ix. 8. Blessed be the LORD thy God, Which delighted in thee to set thee on His Throne, to be King for the LORD thy God; because thy God loved Israel, therefore made He thee King, to do judgment and justice.

J. F. BRIDGE.

1472 PHILIPPIANS ii. 8. CHRIST became obedient unto death, even the death of the Cross.

9. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted Him and given Him a Name which is above every name.

10. That at the Name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth.

II. And that every tongue should confess that JESUS Christ is LORD, to the glory of God the FATHER. Amen.

J. F. BRIDGE.

1473 1 ThessalOMANS v. 9. God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our LORD Jesus CHRIST;

10. Who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with Him.

J. F. BRIDGE.

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1474 Psalm xcvi. 8. Give unto the LORD the glory due unto His Name: bring an offering, and come into His courts.

PROVERBS iii. 9. Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase.

10. So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.

Psalm xcvi. 8. Give unto the LORD the glory due unto His Name.

J. F. BRIDGE.

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1475 PSALM cxli. 1. LORD, I call upon Thee, haste Thee unto me, and consider my voice when I cry unto Thee.

2. Let my prayer be set forth in Thy sight as the incense, and let the lifting up of my hands be an evening sacrifice.

[3. Set a watch, O LORD, before my mouth, and keep the door of my lips.

4. O let not mine heart be inclined to any evil thing: let me not be occupied in ungodly works.

9. Mine eyes look unto Thee, O LORD GOD: in Thee is my trust, О cast not out my soul.]

Glory to Thee, my God, this night,
For all the blessings of the light;
Keep me, o keep me, King of Kings,
Beneath Thine own Almighty wings. Amen.

J. F. BRIDGE.
1476 BAKER, V. g.
1477 OUSELEY, WEST, vv. 1, 2. [Amen.)
1478 G. T. SMITH, Vy. 1-4, 9.

1479
O most merciful! O most bountiful!

God, the Father Almighty,
By the Redeemer's sweet intercession,
Hear us, help us, when we cry.

J. F. BRIDGE, ELLIOTT.

1480 NEHEMIAH . 20. The God of Heaven, He will prosper us; therefore we His servants will arise and build:

PSALM cxxvii. 1. Except the LORD build the house, their labour is but lost that build; except the LORD the city keep, the watchman waketh but in vain.

PSALM cxxiv. 8. Our help is in the Name of the LORD, the LORD Who heaven and earth hath made.

NEHEMIAH ii. 20. The God of Heaven will prosper us, therefore will we arise and build. He will prosper us.

J. F. BRIDGE

1481 PSALM cxxxii. 13. The LORD hath chosen Zion; He hath desired it for His habitation.

14. This is My rest for ever, here will I dwell, for I have desired it.

16. I will also clothe her priests with salvation, and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

J. F. BRIDGE.

1482 PSALM xxxvii. 23. The LORD ordereth a good man's going, and maketh his way acceptable to Himself.

24. Though he fall, he shall not be cast away: for the LORD upholdeth him with His hand.

28. For the LORD loveth the thing that is right: He forsaketh not His that be godly, but they are preserved for ever.

J. F. BRIDGE

1483 MALACHI iv. 2. Unto you that fear My Name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in His wings.

ISAIAH lx. 20. Thy sun shall no more go down: for the LORD shall be thine everlasting Light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.

J. F. BRIDGE.

1484 ISAIAH lvii. 15. Thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, Whose Name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

16. For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth.

18. I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.

19. Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the LORD.

lv. 6. Seek ye the LORD while He may be found, call ye upon Him while He is near.

7. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.

J. F. BRIDGE. 1485 BRADLEY, KINSEY, Roberts, lv. 6, 7. 1486 VERRINDER, lv. 6.

1487 Acts xiii. 32. We declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers,

33. God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that He hath raised up Jesus again.

J. F. BRIDGE.

1488 St. JOHN xiv. 1. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ye believe in God, believe also in Me;

13. And whatsoever ye shall ask in My Name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

15. If ye love Me, keep My commandments.

16, 17. And I will pray the Father and He shall give you another Comforter, even the Spirit of truth, that He may abide with you for ever.

TREMBATH.

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