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1489 St. JOHN xiv. 2. In my Father's house are many mansions : if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

16, 17. And I will pray the Father, and He shall give you another Comforter, even the Spirit of truth.

18. I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

27. Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you.


1490 PSALM xxix. 1. Bring unto the LORD, O ye mighty, bring young rams unto the LORD : ascribe unto the LORD worship and strength.

2. Give the LORD the honour due unto His Name : worship the LORD with holy worship.

3. It is the LORD that commandeth the waters; it is the glorious God that maketh the thunder.

4. It is the LORD that ruleth the sea ; the voice of the LORD is mighty in operation, the voice of the LORD is a glorious voice.

9. The LORD sitteth above the water-flood, and the LORD remaineth a King for ever.

10. The Lord shall give strength unto His people : the LORD shall give His people the blessing of peace.

F. E. GLADSTONE. 1491 S. ARNOLD, vv. 2-4, 9. Hallelujah. Amen. 1492 W. Hayes, vv. 1-4, 10. Amen. 1493 Kent, C. H. LLOYD, vv. 2-4, 9, 10. Hallelujah. Amen.

1494 Romans viii. 32. He that spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things ?

34. It is CHRIST that died, yea rather, that is risen again, Who is even at the right hand of God,

38, 39. Neither death, nor life, nor height, nor depth, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, Which is in CHRIST Jesus our LORD.


1495 1 St. John iv. 9. In this was manifested the love of God towards us, because that God sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him.

11. Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.

(From Philippi," No. 17.)


1496 LAMENTATIONS iii. 24. The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in Him.

HABAKKUK iï. 17. Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat ; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls :

18. Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.


Let me be with Thee where Thou art,

My Saviour, my Eternal Rest :
Then only will this longing heart

Be fully and completely blest.
Let me be with Thee where Thou art,

Thy unveiled glory to behold;
Then only will this longing heart
Cease to be treacherous, faithless, cold.


1498 Genesis viii. 22. While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest shall not cease, saith the LORD.

Psalm xxvii. 7. Therefore will we offer in His dwelling an oblation with great gladness.

ISAIAH lvi. 7. Their offerings shall come up with acceptance upon Mine Altar, saith the Lord.

PSALM cxlv.

7. The memorial of His abundant kindness shall be shewed,

cxvi. . 16. In the courts of the LORD's house. Alleluia. Amen.

Jesu, Lover of my soul,

Let me to Thy bosom fly,
While the gathering waters roll,

While the tempest still is high:
Hide me, O my Saviour, hide,

Till the storm of life be past;
Safe into the haven guide,

O receive my soul at last.
Other refuge have I none;

Hangs my helpless soul on Thee ;
Leave, ah, leave me not alone,

Still support and comfort me.
All my trust on Thee is stayed,

All my help from Thee I bring ;
Cover my defenceless head
With the shadow of Thy wing. Amen.

ILIFFE, 1500 PSALM cxliii. 1. Hearken, O LORD, to my petition, and incline Thine ear.

7. O LORD, speedily make answer, for my heart is faint.

10, 8. Teach me to do Thy will, shew me the way to walk in, for Thou art my God. Thy Spirit is good.

(From "The Rose of Sharon.") MACKENZIE.

1501 1. Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all


ye lands:

2. Serve the LORD with gladness, come before His presence with a song.

3. Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. 4. For the Lord is good, His mercy is everlasting.

(From The Rose of Sharon.") MACKENZIE.

1502 ISAIAH xlix. 13, 14, 9, 10. Sing, o heavens; and be joyful, O earth; break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD hath comforted His people, and had mercy on His afflicted. We said, The LORD hath forsaken them, my LORD hath forgotten them. But He said to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that were in darkness, Shew yourselves. We shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the sun smite us : for He that hath mercy shall lead us, even by springs of water shall He guide us.

(From The Rose of Sharon.") MACKENZIE.

1503 PROVERBS X. 22. The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and He addeth no sorrow with it.

24. The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted. Amen.


1504 Psalm xxvii. 8. Hearken unto my voice, O LORD, when I cry unto Thee : have mercy upon me and hear me.

10. O hide not Thou Thy face from me, nor cast Thy servant away in displeasure.

II. Thou hast been my succour: leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.

16. O tarry thou the Lord's leisure ; be strong, and He shall comfort thine heart, and put thou thy trust in the LORD.

SYDENHAM. 1505 Kent, vv. 8, 10. 1506 West, v, 16.

1507 Spare us, LORD most holy; let us never fall from Thee. For Thou art merciful, Thou alone, mighty to save us.


1508 PSALM cvii. 1. O give thanks unto the LORD, for He is gracious, and His mercy endureth for ever.

cv. 8. He hath been alway mindful of His covenant and promise, that He made to a thousand generations.

cvii. 9. For He satisfieth the empty soul, and filleth the hungry soul with goodness.

civ. 14. He bringeth forth grass for the cattle, and green herb for the service of men.

He watereth the hills from above: the earth is filled with the fruit of His works.

cv. 2. O let your songs be of Him, and praise Him : and let your talking be of all His wondrous works.

al. 6. Let everything that hath life and breath, praise the LORD.


1509 JEREMIAH xxiii. 5. Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, (and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth.]

6. In His days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is His Name whereby He shall be called, The LORD our Righteousness.

Isaiah lx. 18. Then shalt thou call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.

liv. 13. And thy children shall be all taught of the LORD, and great shall be the peace of thy children.

17. Then shall the lambs feed after their manner. xi. 7. The lion shall eat straw like the ox.

6. The wolf and the lamb shall dwell together, and a little child shall lead them.

9. They shall not hurt nor kill in all My holy mountain. O home of fadeless beauty, of flowers that fear no thorn, Where they shall dwell as children, who here as exiles

mourn. The Lamb is all Thy splendour, the Crucified Thy praise, His laud and benediction Thy ransomed people raise. Hallelujah. Amen.

H. H. WOODWARD. 1510 THORNE, vv. 5, 6.

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