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The enemy hath nought in me- -In Jesus I have rest : Deep sunk in mine own nothingness, He makes my spirit

blest. I thank Thee, O my Father, Who Thine Open Heart

didst shew,

And taught my feeble soul Thy Spirit's Presence here to

know.

My Saviour, in Thy Faithful Hands my spirit now I lay : The pledge entrusted to Thy Care Thou wilt not cast

away. Let my last breath on Earth be nought but pure and holy

love;

And let my soul, departing hence, enter Thy Rest

Above !

O Sweet Rest of Eternity! I shall Thy Face behold, And be with Thee for ever, Lord, in blessedness un

told :-) There, with the glorious Angel Hosts, in adoration bow. My Father, take me Home to Thee ! mine All in All art

Thou.

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“The Lord bless thee, and keep thee; the Lord make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee; the Lord lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.”—Numbers vi. 24,

25, 26.

FOUNTAIN of all salvation, we adore Thee,

And open fainting, weary lips to Thee: O may Thy Benediction come upon us,

From the High Place of Thy Divinity!

The Lord, The Great Creator, with us tarry,

And bless our souls and bodies, through His Might; Shielding us ever with His Strong Protection ;

Guarding us from all evil, day and night!

The Lord our Light, The Saviour, shine upon us,

And let our souls be lightened by His Face ; That we behold Him, and believe in freedom;

And that He grant us His abiding Grace !

The Lord, The Comforter, above us hover;

And, lifting up His Countenance of Love, Stamp His Own Image on our souls for ever;

And give us Peace, which death nor life can move !

Jehovah, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit,

Fountain of Blessedness that ever flows;Flow through our hearts and thoughts, and daily actions;

And let us in Thy Blessing find repose !

“Who is among you that feareth The Lord, that obeyeth the voice of His servant; that walketh in darkness, and hath no light ? Let him trust in the Name of The Lord, and stay upon his God.”Isaiah 1. 10.

OTHOU who fain God's loving Voice would'st follow

night and day ;Though dark thy path, yet think not that thy Lord is far

away!

Though shineth not the sun to thee, yet still the sun is

there. After the darkness cometh light: faint not in sad despair. Seek God alone—so is He near;—-trust ever in His Name: Know that Jehovah's Word is true, and ever rests the

same.

Lean upon God, and hold Him fast; then shalt thou

walk aright; And go far more securely so, than in thine own heart's

light.

“For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid My Face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy upon thee.”—Isaiah liv. 7, 8.

ONLY a little while, a little moment, God will leave us ; And then with greater mercy shall His loving Arms

receive us. And yet, this little moment—this short time--so long

appeareth, Because

my faith is feeble; and my heart the darkness

feareth. Yea, Lord, when Thou forsakest me, I stray far in the

wild; O let Thy Mercy gather me, and save Thy helpless child! Show Thy dear Face, which now so oft is hidden from

my path : Eternal Grace, have mercy! ah, so bitter is Thy wrath ;

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