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Thou lovest me, Father, with the love
Wherewith Thou lovedst Christ thy Son,
Still glads me, though my tears may run;
THE world can neither give nor take,
1 Nor can they comprehend, The peace of God, which Christ has bought,
The peace which knows no end.
The burning bush was not consumed
While God remained there ;
Found fire as soft as air.
God's furnace doth in Zion stand;
But Zion's God sits by,
With an observant eye.
His thoughts are high, His love is wise,
His wounds a cure intend;
From John Mason. 1683.
RESTING IN GOD.
M Y God protects; my fears begone!
1 What can the Rock of Ages move? Safe in thine arms I lay me down, Thine everlasting arms of love.
“So that there was neither hammer nor axe, nor any tool of iron, heard in the house while it was building.” — 1 KINGS vi. 7.
W HEN God upheaved the pillared earth,
When rose the fane on Zion's hill,
Thus laboring through life's working day,
Thus air and Aame shall space o'ercome,
Great God! thus let the temple rise
Lewis G. Pray.
THE HEART'S PRAYER.
AS, down in the sunless retreats of the ocean,
My God! silent, to Thee, -
As still to the star of its worship, though clouded,
The needle points faithfully o'er the dim sea,
My God! trembling, to Thee,