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1: A Little Child and Weaned

1. 
A little child and weaned,
Upon its mother’s knee,
A loving mother’s mind and will,
Is all it needs to see.
 
2. 
How peacefully it rests,
That tender loving child,
The silent tears of pleasure fall,
To see it reconciled.
 
3. 
O, soul of mine be still,
And learn this lesson well;
The souls thus weaned and quietened
In peace with Jesus dwell.
 
4. 
Within the heart resigned,
God shall His will reveal
O’er thy whole being thou shalt find,
The peace of Heaven steal.
 
5. 
God claims the right divine,
To mould and form the will:
Until its chief delight shall be,
His pleasure to fulfill.
 
6. 
O, soul of mine take heed,
Shun not the chast’ning rod,
All labour is entirely vain,
Unless you work with God.
 
7. 
The haughty heart and mind,
The lofty eyes brought low,
Would humbly seek the mind of God,
And nothing else would do.
 
8. 
In Israel’s God I hope,
From henceforth evermore,
With willing heart and mind I shall,
His will obey, adore.
 
9. 
’Tis all I ask, beloved,
A heart and mind set free,
As turns the needle to the pole,
To follow after me.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ John Zundle
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.)
First line→ A little child and weaned,

2: A Little While to Bear the Cross

1. 
A little while to bear the cross,
And share with Christ reproach and loss,
To face the world, its scorn and frown,
Before we lay our armour down.
 
Chorus
Our little while will soon be gone;
For us eternity will dawn;
Redeem the time, O watch and pray!
Labour for Jesus while you may.
 
2. 
A little while to fight the fight,
Strong in His strength and Spirit’s might;
The Lord is on our side, and we,
Through Him, shall gain the victory.
 
3. 
A little while the course to run,
And then eternity begun;
We’ll see His face and share His bliss,
Receive the crown of righteousness.
 
4. 
A little while the faith to keep,
And on the mountains seek His sheep,
His precious gospel to proclaim,
And glorify the Master’s name.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chas. H. Gabriel
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Higher Ground
First line→ A little while to bear the cross,
Chorus→ Our little while will soon be gone;

3: Abide in God’s Most Holy Will

1. 
Abide in God’s most holy will,␣
Let nothing tempt you␣ to depart,␣
Obedient, condent and still,␣
Serve Him with undi␣vided heart.
 
Chorus
Make room for Him whose name is Love,
And let His mind and will control.
Grace brought your Saviour from above,␣
To pay the ransom␣ for your soul.
 
2. 
Let all His choice and will be thine,␣
Sustain you in the␣ wilderness,␣
For Jesus sake earth’s joys decline,␣
He is your crown and␣ righteousness.
 
3. 
The way of life unfaltering,␣
Still follow on as␣ Jesus leads,␣
Obey His voice unquestioning,␣
For you He lives and␣ intercedes.
 
4. 
Abide in Him thou shalt prevail,␣
Cast not away your␣ condence,␣
His promises shall never fail,␣
How great will be your␣ condence.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ A. Lee
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Lacrima
First line→ Abide in God’s most holy will,
Chorus→ Make room for Him whose name is Love,

4: Abide in Him

1. 
Abide in Him, with patience run the race;
To overcome, the Lord will give you␣ grace.
 
2. 
Abide in Him when tempted by the wrong;
Keep firm and true: the weak in Him are␣ strong.
 
3. 
Abide in Him when trials press you sore:
His grace will prove sufcient o’er and␣ o’er.
 
4. 
Abide in Him, the cross for Him endure;
And make your calling and election␣ sure.
 
5. 
Abide in Him, though others turn aside;
The living branch will in the vine a␣bide.
 
6. 
Abide in Him, obedient to His will;
His purpose in your life He will ful␣fil.
 
7. 
Abide in Him, consider Him alone
And let Him rule your heart and take the throne.
 
8. 
Abide in Him, continue to the end,
The Shepherd true will all His sheep defend.
 
9. 
Oh let Him not bestow His grace in vain,
Abide in Him, until He comes again.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ G. T. Caldbeck Arr: C. J. Vincent
meter→ 10, 10
tune→ Pax Tecum
First line→ Abide in Him, with patience run the race;

5: Afar From all the World Apart

1. 
Afar from all the world apart,
Within the temple of my heart,
I worship God,
My feet shall follow all the way,
My Saviour trod till endless day,
Breaks on my view.
 
2. 
With prayers and fastings day and night,
To serve Him now my chief delight,
My sole employ,
For one unworthy it is meet,
That I should fall and kiss His feet,
And weep for joy.
 
3. 
He gave His all so willingly,
He sacrificed His life for me,
That I might live,
My every ransomed power I bring
To honour and to serve my King,
My life I give.
 
4. 
From Him I never shall depart,
His love has sealed me on His heart,
For evermore,
O, blessed joy when I shall see
His face and serve eternally,
His will adore.
 
5. 
O service true for ever blest,
To cease from self in God to rest,
And let His will,
Accomplish all His work begun,
Until the image of His Son,
My soul shall bear.
 
6. 
With prayers and fastings I shall serve,
And from His service never swerve,
Sustained by grace,
My highest joy to give my all,
Till with adoring hosts I fall,
Before His face.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 8, 4, 8, 8, 4
First line→ Afar from all the world apart,

6: All My Springs Arise in Jesus

1. 
All␣ my springs arise␣ in Jesus,
He␣ my inmost need␣ supplies,␣
Sat␣isfies my heart’s␣ deep longings,
Quells␣ the fears which oft␣ arise.␣
I␣ sit down beneath␣ His shadow,
Rest␣ing there with great␣ delight;␣
Sweet␣ refreshing in␣ His presence,
Songs He giveth in␣ the night.␣
Sweet␣ refreshing in␣ His presence,
Songs␣ He giveth in␣ the night.␣
 
2. 
All␣ my springs arise␣ in Jesus,
Love␣ empow’rs the high␣est choice;␣
Though␣ I sleep, my heart␣ awaketh
At␣ the sound of His␣ dear voice.␣
Come␣ to me, my Well␣beloved
Gloom␣ departs when Thou␣ art near␣
Source␣ and fount of liv␣ing waters,
Joy and health and hope␣ and cheer.␣
Source␣ and fount of liv␣ing waters,
Joy␣ and health and hope␣ and cheer.␣
 
3. 
All␣ my springs arise␣ in Jesus,
I␣ have found Him whom␣ I love;␣
He␣ has kindly looked␣ upon me,
Fixed␣ my heart on things␣ above.␣
He␣ is chief among␣ ten thousand,
My␣ Redeemer, Sav␣iour, Friend;␣
In␣ His eyes I have␣ found favour,
Loved with love which knows␣ no end.␣
In␣ His eyes I have␣ found favour,
Loved␣ with love which knows␣ no end.␣
 
4. 
All␣ my springs arise␣ in Jesus,
In␣ His favour there␣ is life;␣
In␣ His wondrous love␣ abiding,
There␣ is rest from sin␣ and strife.␣
He␣ will keep me free␣ from evil
Till␣ the dawn of end␣less day;␣
I␣ shall see Him in␣ His beauty
When the shadows flee␣ away.␣
I␣ shall see Him in␣ His beauty
When␣ the shadows flee␣ away.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ F. Hermann Geue
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ All my springs arise in Jesus,

7: All My Life I Yield to Jesus

1. 
All my life I yield to Jesus,
As an offering glad and free:
Under His control and guidance,
Henceforth I desire to be.
 
Chorus
Keep me free, Keep me free,
Free to spend my life for Thee.
 
2. 
All my life I yield to Jesus,
He will keep me by His power.
In the time of fiery trial
He will be my strength and tower.
 
3. 
All my life I yield to Jesus,
He will keep me in the way
Undefiled to serve Him only,
By His grace from day to day.
 
4. 
All my life I yield to Jesus,
I will trust His love and grace.
In His mercy stand before Him,
Serve Him in the Holy place.
 
5. 
All my life I yield to Jesus,
All my powers and all my will.
I will labour for His glory
And His righteous law fulfill.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Wm. B. Bradbury (altered)
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 6, 7
tune→ Geshem
First line→ All my life I yield to Jesus,
Chorus→ Keep me free, Keep me free,

8: All that Thou Sayest

1. 
All that Thou sayest I will do.
My Master and my␣ God.
In this surrendered heart of mine.
Thy love now shed abroad.
Let love constrain me to obey,
Thy word of counsel␣ now alway.
 
2. 
All that Thou sayest I will do.
With grateful heart and␣ mind.
I’ll follow on, forsaking all,
And leave myself behind,
Thy faithful servant I will be,
To serve one Master␣ only Thee.
 
3. 
All that Thou sayest I will do.
Moved by Thy love Di␣vine;
Thy will shall overpower my will,
And make it wholly Thine.
Work Thou in me Thou Holy One,
Let Thine own will in␣ me be done.
 
4. 
All that Thou sayest I will do.
Obeying from my␣ heart.
Thy voice Thy word most willingly,
I’ll choose the better part.
O, let Thy will be done in me,
Reign now and reign e␣ternally .
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 8
First line→ All that Thou sayest I will do.

9: Alone, Yes All Alone I Struggle On

1. 
Alone, yes all alone
I struggle on,
Heartsore, footsore, wearied,
Strength almost gone,
Who, who shall hear my cry,
Man’s help is vain,
None careth for my soul,
None feels my pain.
 
2. 
Alone, yet not alone,
Sorrow and dread,
Compass me round about,
On this I’m fed,
Nothing to soothe my heart,
No balm to heal,
Overwhelmed by weakness,
No one to feel.
 
3. 
Alone, yet not alone,
Hope lends her ray,
Shining in friendliness,
O’er life’s dark way,
Faith whispers tenderly,
Faint not, but pray,
Thy God will be with thee,
With thee alway.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 6, 4, 6, 4, 6, 4, 6, 4
First line→ Alone, yes all alone

10: Alone With Jesus in the Secret Place

1. 
Alone with Jesus in the secret place
My soul delights to dwell;
The hunger of my heart is satisfied,
He speaks and all is well.
How calm and peaceful is the rest He gives,
And every voice is still.
In silence deep within that fair retreat
I learn His Holy will.
 
2. 
No friend like Him can sympathize and feel
His heart can understand,
Those blessed feet have marked the rugged path
Across the desert land.
That face so marred still beams with tender love
His chosen souls to lead.
And for His ransomed ones He ever lives
At God’s right hand to plead.
 
3. 
Deep calleth unto deep my prayers ascend
Like incense to His Throne,
God’s heart is moved to meet my every need,
While waiting there alone.
In bliss profound within the holiest
My will is lost in Thine.
I fall to worship at Thy pierced feet
Impelled by love divine.
 
4. 
The God of grace and truth is near my side
His voice so still and clear
Within that sacred place alone with Him
Is music in my ear.
The spirit of His truth He there imparts,
It fills my inmost soul.
Myself and former things forgotten now
All cares on Him I roll.
 
5. 
My heart possessed, my life controlled by God,
Purposed to do His will,
Against the world the flesh and devil is
Thus made invincible.
No powers can shake the tranquil mind that’s stayed
On the eternal one.
In perfect harmony with Him they go
Until the race is run.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 10, 6, 10, 6, 10, 6, 10, 6
First line→ Alone with Jesus in the secret place

11: Another Day is Ended

1. 
Another day is ended,
How soon it passed away,
Another day has ended,
Which shortens my␣ brief␣ stay;
I too must end my journey,
My pilgrimage must cease,
’Tis␣ nought the toil and conflict,
If but the end is peace.
 
2. 
See how the shadows lengthen,
The night is coming on,
All nations now are slumb’ring,
The night will soon␣ be␣ gone;
The darkness will surround me,
Hush, hush, my soul be still;
There’s␣ light beyond this bound’ry,
It gleams on yonder hill.
 
3. 
I close my eyes in slumber–
I sigh, ’tis not a moan;
An unseen hand sustains me–
I know I’m not␣ a␣lone;
I rest, I cannot help it,
Unconscious of the night–
I␣ wake, the sun is shining;
How radiant is its light.
 
4. 
Eternal is the morning–
I rise to sin no more;
Immortal life’s my portion,
On Heaven’s bliss␣ful␣ shore:
The night of sorrow ended–
My earthly race is run,
My␣ mortal life is finished,
My life has just begun.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chrétien d’Urhan
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6
tune→ Rutherford
First line→ Another day is ended,

12: Another Step, Oh, Faint Not

1. 
Another step, Oh, faint not by the way,
Remember Jesus said we ought to pray,
The prayer of faith will heal your weary soul,
The eye of faith can see the heav’nly goal.
 
2. 
Another step, my Saviour is ahead,
The path He went; thy willing feet must tread,
Then follow in His footsteps faithfully,
Eternal glory is awaiting thee.
 
3. 
Another step, thy Saviour’s welcome voice
Shall bid thy soul forevermore rejoice,
The desert past; the patient watchings o’er,
The former things shall trouble thee no more.
 
4. 
Another step, His pleasure to fulfill,
Another step according to His will,
Another step to finish in the race,
And then the joy of home– thy Saviour’s face.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Loys Bourgeois (attr.)
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10
tune→ Toulon [was Old 124th (abridged)]
First line→ Another step, Oh, faint not by the way,

13: Arise, Thou Sun of Righteousness

1. 
A␣rise! thou Sun of righteousness
With healing in thy wings;
Flood␣ all my soul, and fill my heart,
And touch the secret springs
That I may worship and adore,
With raptured saints above;
Who␣ laud and praise thy holy Name,
In pure and perfect love.
 
2. 
A␣rise! thou Sun of righteousness
Let thy life giving rays;
Pierce␣ through the gloom, dispel the night,
And lead me in thy ways,
Thou source and fount of purest life,
Draw me, that I may be
Set␣ free from sin, self found no more,
Lost, swallowed up in Thee.
 
3. 
A␣rise! thou Sun of righteousness
Arise, no more go down;
Thy␣ gentleness shall make me great,
Thy lovingkindness crown:
Keep thou the vineyard of my soul,
I would the world should know,
Though␣ black, but comely, I am thine,
The sun hath made me so.
 
4. 
A␣rise! thou Sun of righteousness
In all thy glory shine;
And␣ by thy mighty power transform,
This willing heart of mine:
My mother’s children then shall see
Thy life in me begun;
In␣ Thee, made perfect and complete,
My centre and my sun.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. M. Bonnar (arr)
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.D.)
First line→ Arise! thou Sun of righteousness

14: Are You Oft Discouraged

1. 
Are you oft discouraged,
Sore oppressed within,
When you lose the vict’ry
Which you fain would win,
Haste away to Jesus
Though your doubts pursue,
Power He will impart to you.
 
Chorus
Let His power now work in you,␣
Permeate you through and through,␣
Keep you ever faithful,
Strong, courageous, true,
Let His power now work in you.
 
2. 
Tell Him all your sorrows,
Shattered hopes and fears,
He was sore afflicted
And will surely hear,
Wearied well nigh fainting
He will strength renew
Power He will impart to you.
 
3. 
He like you was tempted
And in all points tried,
Tender is His mercy
You won’t be denied,
Every fiery trial
He will bring you through,
Power He will impart to you.
 
4. 
Satan’s power resisting
God will take your part,
He will cleanse you daily
Keep you pure in heart,
His Eternal glory
Ever keep in view,
Power He will impart to you.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 6, 5, 6, 5, 6, 5, 7, 7, 7, 6, 5, 7
First line→ Are you oft discouraged,
Chorus→ Let His power now work in you,

15: Another Day in Which to Prove

1. 
Another day in which to prove,
A Father’s love and tender care;
He will impart sufcient grace,
As patiently the cross we bear.
 
2. 
Another day to face the foe,
Strong in His strength and spirit’s might;
In armour clad with shield of faith,
We put our enemies to flight.
 
3. 
Another day in which to strive
And hope the mastery to gain;
The life of self to mortify,
And let the Saviour rule and reign.
 
4. 
Another day in which to live,
And prove the riches of His grace;
The poor and contrite heart is meet,
To be the Master’s dwelling place.
 
5. 
Another day of grace is mine,
To sit and learn at Jesus’ feet:
His work within my heart begun,
He will continue and complete.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ W. S. Nickel
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Canaan’s Land
First line→ Another day in which to prove,

16: As You Journey Home

1. 
As you journey home␣ with Jesus,
On the heavenly man␣na fed,
Let your heart go out␣ to others:
With the hungry share your bread.
 
Chorus
Break your bread with hand␣ unsparing,
Rich the harvest you shall reap;
Prove your heartfelt love␣ for Jesus:
Feed His lambs and feed His sheep.
 
2. 
Are you bearing fruit␣ for Jesus,
Or a cumberer of␣ the ground?
Those who seek to suc␣cour many,
Rich in fruitfulness abound.
 
3. 
“Give, it shall to you␣ be given”–
Prove this golden rule␣ and see,
Well pressed down and run␣ning over,
Thus the Lord will give to thee.
 
4. 
Let your life be one␣ of service
In the Master’s har␣vest field,
Sacrificed for Him␣ unsparing;
Rich and sure will be the yield.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Knowles Shaw
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ As you journey home with Jesus,
Chorus→ Break your bread with hand unsparing,

17: Be Not Silent, O My Saviour

1. 
Be not silent, O my Saviour,
Let me hear Thy tender voice,
Look upon me now with favour,
Speak and bid my soul rejoice.
 
Chorus
Be not silent, O my Saviour,
All my soul I now outpour,
Speak to me, O God of Israel,
Speak that I may love Thee more.
 
2. 
Let me see Thy face, Lord Jesus,
Meet Thy kind and loving eye,
Over power and fill my being
With Thy love that cannot die.
 
3. 
Be not silent, O my Saviour,
Speak, Thy word shall quicken me,
Feed my soul and clear my vision,
Strength impart to follow Thee.
 
4. 
Be not silent, O my Saviour,
Speak, and touch my stony heart,
Soften and subdue my spirit,
Grace and gentleness impart.
 
5. 
Be not silent, O my Saviour,
This I earnestly implore,
Let Thy love, in me abounding,
Teach me how to love Thee more.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Be not silent, O my Saviour,
Chorus→ Be not silent, O my Saviour,

18: Be it Unto me Lord Jesus

1. 
Be it unto me Lord Jesus,
Just according to Thy Word.
I would be the empty vessel,
That Thy name might be adored,
Dwell within me by Thy Spirit,
Keep me sanctified and still,
Doing only Thy good pleasure,
Yielding to Thy Holy Will.
 
2. 
May I never grieve Thy Spirit
Thou hast sealed me as Thine own,
Keep me spirit, soul and body,
Thine and only Thine alone,
Free from every power of evil,
Daily under Thy control,
Planted by the Living Waters,
Prospering within my soul.
 
3. 
Lord when heart and flesh would fail me,
May I prove Thee near my side
Be my strength and habitation,
Shepherd, Counsellor and guide,
’Mid the scenes of desolation,
Earthly lusts on every hand,
Lead me on a pilgrim stranger,
Safely through the desert land.
 
4. 
We have no abiding city,
None beneath the glowing sun.
Soon our days of toil and labour
For the Master will be done,
All our night of grief and sorrow,
Care and pain will pass away,
And with Jesus in the glory,
We shall dwell in perfect day.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ P. P. Bliss
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Be it unto me Lord Jesus,

18: Be it Unto me Lord Jesus

1. 
Be it unto me Lord Jesus,
Just according to Thy Word.
I would be the empty vessel,
That Thy name might be adored,
Dwell within me by Thy Spirit,
Keep me sanctified and still,
Doing only Thy good pleasure,
Yielding to Thy Holy Will.
Doing only Thy good pleasure,
Yielding to Thy Holy Will.
 
2. 
May I never grieve Thy Spirit
Thou hast sealed me as Thine own,
Keep me spirit, soul and body,
Thine and only Thine alone,
Free from every power of evil,
Daily under Thy control,
Planted by the Living Waters,
Prospering within my soul.
Planted by the Living Waters,
Prospering within my soul.
 
3. 
Lord when heart and flesh would fail me,
May I prove Thee near my side
Be my strength and habitation,
Shepherd, Counsellor and guide,
’Mid the scenes of desolation,
Earthly lusts on every hand,
Lead me on a pilgrim stranger,
Safely through the desert land.
Lead me on a pilgrim stranger,
Safely through the desert land.
 
4. 
We have no abiding city,
None beneath the glowing sun.
Soon our days of toil and labour
For the Master will be done,
All our night of grief and sorrow,
Care and pain will pass away,
And with Jesus in the glory,
We shall dwell in perfect day.
And with Jesus in the glory,
We shall dwell in perfect day.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7

19: Be Still and Know That I am God

1. 
Be still and know that I am God,
Cease from thyself and sin.
In silence wait and thou shalt hear,
God’s still small voice␣ within.
 
2. 
Be still and know that I am God,
And hearken to my voice.
In quietness and condence,
Thy soul shall then␣ rejoice.
 
3. 
Be still and know that I am God,
In stillness thou art blest.
Thy restless soul would intervene,
And keep thee from␣ Gods rest.
 
4. 
Be still and know that I am God,
Let light and glory shine.
On Thy dark heart and thou shalt know,
That life which is␣ divine.
 
5. 
Be still and know that I am God,
Though doubts and fears dismay.
Cleave solely to the God of truth,
Thy refuge strength␣ and stay.
 
6. 
Be still and know that I am God,
When fierce temptations try,
Stand fast with faith unwavering,
The Lord of Hosts␣ is nigh.
 
7. 
Be still and know that I am God,
Fear not, the subtle foes,
Wait patiently, rest in the Lord,
In deep, profound␣ repose.
 
8. 
Be still and know that I am God,
Steady and fixed thy will
With humble heart subdued and meek,
God’s purpose to␣ fulfill.
 
9. 
Be still and know that I am God,
’Tis but a just demand,
Passive, forgetful of thyself,
Stir not beneath␣ God’s hand.
 
10. 
Be still and know that I am God,
Keep silent O, my soul,
Thy meat to simply yield to Him,
Pliant to His␣ control.
 
11. 
Be still and know that I am God,
My heart, my mind, be still,
Lowly and pure, detached from all,
But God and His␣ good will.
 
12. 
Be still and know that I am God,
And seek not to be great,
The empty vessel God will fill,
Regard Thy low␣ estate.
 
13. 
Be still and know that I am God,
Calm, peaceful and apart,
Enclosed, concealed and hid with Him
Who dwells within␣ thy heart.
 
14. 
Be still and know that I am God,
Abase self will and pride,
The flowers and fruits of virtue grow,
When self has tru␣ly died.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.)
First line→ Be still and know that I am God,

20: Be Ye Immovable

1. 
Be ye immovable, steadfast in heart,
Strength for the conflict the Lord will impart.
Great is His faithfulness; He cannot fail.
Keep on pursuing; His arm will prevail.
Keep on pursuing; His arm will prevail.
 
Chorus
Faint, yet pursuing, own no defeat;
Faint, yet pursuing, never retreat.
Jesus is anxiously watching the fray:
Keep on pursuing till close of the day.
 
2. 
Be ye immovable facing the foe,
Courage and wisdom the Lord will bestow.
War a good warfare, and cease not to fight,
Strong in the Lord and the pow’r of His might.
Strong in the Lord and the pow’r of His might.
 
3. 
Be ye immovable, quit not the field,
Trust in the Lord, and our foes then must yield.
Press on to conquer, and never gainsay,
Steadfastly minded to go all the way.
Steadfastly minded to go all the way.
 
4. 
Be ye immovable, firm to the end,
Patient endurance the Lord will extend.
Tender, compassionate, heart full of love,
Faithful the One interceding above.
Faithful the One interceding above.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 9, 9, 10, 10
First line→ Be ye immovable, steadfast in heart,
Chorus→ Faint, yet pursuing, own no defeat;

21: Behold the King of Love

1. 
Behold the King of Love
At your␣ heart’s␣ door;
His gracious, holy will
Resist␣ no␣ more.
 
Chorus
He lingers, oh, He lingers,
By your side He lingers;
Admit the King of Glory
To dwell␣ with you.
 
2. 
Oh, love surpassing sweet,
So long␣ to␣ wait!
His grace, how rich and free,
Exceed␣ing␣ great!
 
3. 
Forsaken of His God,
He drank␣ the␣ gall;
His deathless love, how strong!–
It claims␣ your␣ all.
 
4. 
His love can never fail;
O trust␣ Him␣ now;
To all His heart demands,
In si␣lence␣ bow.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ R. Lowry
meter→ 6, 4, 6, 4, 7, 6, 7, 4
tune→ Need
First line→ Behold the King of Love
Chorus→ He lingers, oh, He lingers,

22: Behold the Lamb of God

1. 
Behold the Lamb of God
Who came to this dark world of sin,
He opened wide the gate of Heav’n
That we might enter in.
 
2. 
Behold the Lamb of God
Who died upon the cruel tree,
His hands, His feet, His wounded side
Proclaim His love for thee.
 
3. 
Behold the Lamb of God
Arose triumphant from the grave,
He saves unto the uttermost,
He ever lives to save.
 
4. 
Behold the Lamb of God
Shall come to judge the quick and dead,
Then where, Oh where, shall you appear
When Heav’n and earth are fled.
 
5. 
Behold the Lamb of God
Who pleads before the Father’s throne,
Oh say, will you be found in Him
Saved by His blood alone?
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Asa Hull
meter→ 6, 8, 8, 6
tune→ Abney
First line→ Behold the Lamb of God

23: Before the Throne my Saviour Stands

1. 
Before the throne my Saviour stands,
By faith I see Him pleading there,
My heart is softened and subdued,
To see His constant␣ gracious care.
 
2. 
For all Thy tenderness and love,
What shall I render Saviour mine,
All Thou hast purchased with Thy blood,
Shall be forever␣ wholly Thine.
 
3. 
Thy tender mercies over all,
My heart and spirit shall incline,
That I may see and understand,
The magnitude of␣ love divine.
 
4. 
How great the love that tasted death,
And drank that awful cup for me,
God’s wrath appeased was swallowed up,
My soul is justi␣fied and free.
 
5. 
God’s justice fully satisfied,
My Saviour’s sprinkled blood I see,
Is speaking, cannot be denied,
Before the Throne con␣tinually.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Joseph Mainzer
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Mainzer
First line→ Before the throne my Saviour stands,

24: Bow Down My Inmost Soul

1. 
Bow down␣ my in␣most soul,
And grate␣fully␣ adore.
The Lamb␣ of God␣ who died␣ for Thee,␣
Now lives␣ forev␣er more.
 
2. 
I know␣ He in␣tercedes,
At God’s␣ right hand␣ for me.
He pleads␣ my cause␣ with His␣ own blood,␣
Affirm␣ing I␣ am free.
 
3. 
My sins␣ are washed␣ away,
I rest␣ on ho␣ly ground.
O let␣ my love␣ and grat␣itude,␣
Contin␣ually␣ abound.
 
4. 
Accept␣ed now␣ in Him,
My soul␣ shall live␣ in peace.
The in␣cense of␣ my heart␣felt praise,␣
To Him␣ shall nev␣er cease.
 
5. 
The cloud␣ has been␣ removed,
I bear␣ my sins␣ no more.
My heart␣ is rec␣onciled␣ to God,␣
My ban␣ishment␣ is o’er.
 
6. 
The blood of sprinkling speaks,
The Sinless One has died,
God’s awful wrath is now appeased,
His justice satisfied.
 
7. 
In all humility,
O, heart of mine be still,
And learn in quiet condence,
God’s righteous Holy will.
 
8. 
How can I comprehend,
The greatness of His love,
He gave His love that I might gain,
A home in Heaven above.
 
9. 
I shall behold His face,
His glory I shall see,
My joy to serve and bear His name,
When time has ceased to be.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Hans Georg Nägeli
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.)
tune→ Dennis
First line→ Bow down my inmost soul,

25: Blessed Words, “Found in the Spirit”

1. 
Blessed words, “Found in the Spirit,”
On that barren, lonely shore;
Blest his ear, thrice blest his vision,
Blest indeed for evermore.
 
2. 
Nothing can dissolve the union,
None can separate or part
When the spirit joins with Spirit,
And the heart beats true with heart.
 
3. 
Blessed, those who in the spirit,
’Mid scenes dark and desolate,
Are found ready, waiting, serving,
High and noble their estate.
 
4. 
Blest the reader, blest the hearer,
Those who shall observe and do;
Keep their first love ever burning,
And their Master’s will in view.
 
5. 
Blessed record God has given,
Of His well beloved Son;
Blessed those who keep His sayings,
Till the crown of life is won.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. B. Dykes
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ St. Oswald or St. Ambrose
First line→ Blessed words, “Found in the Spirit,”

26: Bow Down Thine Ear

1. 
Bow down␣ Thine ear␣ to me:
No place␣ of rest␣ is nigh;
O Lamb␣ of God,␣ I come␣ to Thee;␣
In mer␣cy hear␣ my cry.
 
2. 
Bow down␣ Thine ear␣ to me:
My heart␣ is sore␣ oppressed;
I come␣ to Thee␣ in all␣ my sin;␣
I come␣ and long␣ for rest.
 
3. 
Long in␣ the des␣ert ways
My feet␣ have loved␣ to roam;
The drear␣y waste␣ I leave␣ behind␣
And turn␣ to Thee␣ and home.
 
4. 
Earth’s pass␣ing plea␣sures vain,
How soon␣ they fade␣ and die!
I sought␣ for bread,␣ but found␣ a stone,␣
Which could␣ not sat␣isfy.
 
5. 
The dark␣ness gath␣ers round:
Forsake␣ me not,␣ I pray;
A hum␣ble, con␣trite heart␣ I bring;␣
O turn␣ me not␣ away.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Hans Georg Nägeli
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.)
tune→ Dennis
First line→ Bow down Thine ear to me:

27: Body, Soul and Spirit, Unreservedly

1. 
Body, soul and spirit,
Unreservedly
All my powers and being
I resign to Thee,
Nothing now withholding,
Till Thy work is done,
Let Thy power unhindered
Make me like Thy Son.
 
2. 
Let the powers of darkness
Evermore oppose,
Subtle and deceitful
Hard and cruel foes,
Ruthless and relentless,
Seek to claim my heart.
In Thy lovingkindness
Bid them all depart.
 
3. 
All the works of Satan
In my mind destroy,
In Thy holy service
All my powers employ,
Father, Son and Spirit,
Marshalled by Thy grace
Keep me ever faithful,
In the lowly place.
 
4. 
Truth cannot be broken,
Jesus for my sin
Gave Himself a ransom.
Now I enter in,
Into God’s own presence,
Where my Saviour pleads,
Full of grace and mercy,
He supplies my needs.
 
5. 
Truth which cannot perish,
Neither change nor fail,
Dwell in me for ever
O’er my foes prevail.
Then in countless conflicts
I shall surely win,
Since the “More than Conqueror”
Is enthroned within.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ C. H. Forrest
meter→ 6, 5, 6, 5, 6, 5, 6, 5
tune→ Heart of Jesus
First line→ Body, soul and spirit,

28: Body, Spirit, Soul, Lord Jesus

1. 
Body, spirit, soul, Lord Jesus,
Unreservedly
I commit without gainsaying,
Wholly unto Thee,
I am Thine since Thou hast bought me,
With Thy sacred blood,
O how great the ransom given,
Sinless Son of God.
 
2. 
I can never comprehend it,
That my Lord should die,
O, the boundless love which brought Him,
From His home on high
His great heart was moved with pity,
For the sons of men
Dead to God that He might raise them,
Up to life again.
 
3. 
In unutterable anguish,
Did that no man could,
To appease God’s wrath forever,
Interposed His blood,
None may know how great the sorrow,
When the Saviour died:
All God’s highest sense of justice,
Fully satisfied.
 
4. 
In undying deep compassion,
Spotless without blame,
Tasting death, hell’s utmost fury,
On the cross of shame,
See God’s Holy One forsaken,
Silent Heaven above,
Conquering hell’s eternal darkness,
With Almighty love.
 
5. 
“It is finished,” hear the victor,
Loudly now proclaim,
Love has triumphed, life is given,
In the Saviour’s name,
Lord Thy tender love has broken
Down my stubborn heart,
Love’s unfailing bond now binds us,
Never more to part.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. S.
meter→ 8, 5, 8, 5, 8, 5, 8, 5
First line→ Body, spirit, soul, Lord Jesus,

29: By Night I Sought With Wearied Mind

1. 
By night I sought with wearied mind,
My soul’s Beloved to find;
I sought for many weary days,
In city streets, in the broad ways;
But O, I found Him not,
But O, I found Him not.
 
Chorus
Now I have found my soul’s Beloved,
I will not let Him go:
What God has joined no power can overthrow;
I will not let Him go.
 
2. 
The watchmen could not tell me why,
And so I passed them by;
’Twas but a little that I passed,
When lo! I found Him– held Him fast;
I would not let Him go,
I would not let Him go.
 
3. 
His love a most vehement flame,
All my whole being claims;
The Song of Songs is mine to sing,
Adoring Thee my Saviour, King:
I will not let Thee go,
I will not let Thee go.
 
4. 
Set as a seal upon His heart,
We never more shall part;
Nor life nor death can separate,
For love so strong, exceeding great:
He will not let me go,
He will not let me go.
 
5. 
His glorious face mine eyes shall see,
When time has ceased to be;
My joy to worship at His feet,
For evermore in Him complete,
For all eternity,
For all eternity.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 8, 6, 6, 8, 6, 10, 6
First line→ By night I sought with wearied mind,
Chorus→ Now I have found my soul’s Beloved,

30: Called of God to Follow Jesus

1. 
Called of God to follow Jesus,
From this world of sin apart;
Walk with Him, where’er He leadeth,
Let this thought possess your heart.
Separating, sancti␣fying,
Cleansing from all doubt and␣ sin;
This our hope of Life eternal,
Yielding to the Christ within.
 
2. 
Called of God to follow Jesus,
And His footsteps daily trace;
Proving that His grace eternal,
Makes us victors in the race.
All things under His sub␣jection,
All of self now cruci␣fied;
Living for the One who bought us,
And for Him who lived and died.
 
3. 
Called of God to follow Jesus,
Seeking for the Heavenly prize;
Gain the Crown of Life eternal,
Through the strength which He supplies.
Learning in the sternest␣ conflict,
He our all sufcien␣cy,
Over all, through God’s anointed,
We shall gain the victory.
 
4. 
Called of God to follow Jesus,
When our race on earth is run;
When life’s day is passed forever,
And eternity begun,
We shall share His joy for␣ever,
And with Him we then shall␣ be,
In His Father’s Home and glory,
Satisfied eternally.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Annie F. Q, Harrison Arr. A. W. B.
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Called of God to follow Jesus,

31: Careless Soul, the World's Redeemer

1. 
Careless soul, the world’s Redeemer
Came on earth to live for thee,
God the Father’s heart disclosing,
That you might enlightened be.
 
Chorus
O how great His tender love,
O how boundless, strong and deep,
Dying for His lambs and sheep.
 
2. 
Careless soul, behold your Saviour,
Praying in Gethsemane;
How exceeding great His sorrow,
All alone in agony.
 
3. 
Careless soul, for your transgressions
He was wounded on the tree;
Think, it pleased the Lord to bruise Him,
All for your iniquity.
 
4. 
Careless soul, in shame dishonour’d,
Crown’d with thorns He shed His blood;
Sore oppressed, He died forsaken,
All to bring you nigh to God.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 7, 7, 7
First line→ Careless soul, the world’s Redeemer
Chorus→ O how great His tender love,

32: Christ is Coming

1. 
Christ is coming. When that day appeareth,
Shall you then among His faithful be?
Will he lay His kindly hand upon you,
Saying, “Come for I have need of thee?”
 
Chorus
Come and reap; the harvest fields are waiting.
Rise my fair one, rise and come away.
Will you hear this message from the Master,
On that bright, that glad millennium day?
 
2. 
He is coming soon to claim His chosen;
Free them from this narrow sphere of life.
Oh, what joy to reign with Him as victors:
Hushed forever is sin’s deadly strife.
 
3. 
He is coming; go ye forth to meet Him,
Soon the cry may fall upon your ear.
Be not weary, but be ever faithful,
For ye know not when He may appear.
 
4. 
Many say, “My Lord delays His coming;”
Pleasing self, they fail to see His claim.
At the end how sad will be the ’wak’ning
They shall rise to everlasting shame.
 
5. 
Are you watching for the Lord’s appearing?
Does it fill your mind, possess your heart?
Are you fearful lest you prove unworthy,
In the harvest fields to take a part?
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ F. Hermann Geue
meter→ 10, 9, 10, 9, 10, 9, 10, 9
First line→ Christ is coming. When that day appeareth,
Chorus→ Come and reap; the harvest fields are waiting.

33: Clad in Your Armour

1. 
Clad in your armour, firmly you stand,
Loins girt with truth at your Leader’s command;
Forth to the conflict, led by His hand,
Onward to victory go!
 
Chorus
Watching, praying, never quit the field!
Prayer prevailing, do not faint, nor yield;
Christ is your leader, faith is your shield–
Faith in the living God.
 
2. 
Sound in His statutes– truth must prevail–
Heart right and willing,␣ you will not fail;
Feet shod and ready when foes assail,
Onward to victory go!
 
3. 
Safe with your helmet, humble in mind,
Christlike, obedient,␣ self far behind;
God’s sword and spirit nothing can bind,
Onward to victory go!
 
4. 
Clad in your armour, whole and complete,
All prayer prevailing,␣ who can defeat?
Faithful to Jesus, never retreat,
Onward to victory go!
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ G. F. Root
meter→ 9, 10, 9, 6, 9, 9, 9, 6
tune→ Invitation
First line→ Clad in your armour, firmly you stand,
Chorus→ Watching, praying, never quit the field!

34: Clean Through the Word

1. 
Clean through the word he has spoken,
Made clean by taking good heed;
Clean in my␣ heart, mind and conscience,
Clean in my␣ thought, word, and deed.
 
2. 
Purified now through His Spirit,
The Pure one, dwelling within;
Gracious, and␣ loving, and tender,
Saving, re␣deeming, from sin.
 
3. 
Faithful for He who has promised
Will never that trust betray;
Faithful to␣day, and tomorrow,
On to the␣ end of the way.
 
4. 
True, for the truth is possessing,
The vessel, His hand hath made;
Truth that can␣ never be broken
Nothing can␣ make me afraid.
 
5. 
Walking each day in His statutes,
Living, His word to obey;
Guided a␣lone by my Shepherd,
He will not␣ lead me astray.
 
6. 
Doing my Master’s good pleasure
Onward rejoicing I go;
He is my light and Salvation,
Nought can His power o’erthrow.
 
7. 
Serving, and watching and waiting,
Seeking God’s honour and praise;
Hidden, in secret delighting,
In His most wonderful ways.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Clean through the word he has spoken,

35: Come Boldly to the Throne of Grace

1. 
Come boldly to the throne of grace,
Where mercy can be found,
Your great High Priest is waiting there,
The place of holy ground,␣
Come trusting in His precious blood,
And He will meet your need,
He ever lives at God’s right hand,
For you to intercede.
 
2. 
With condence draw near and you
His mercy shall obtain,
No needy heart has ever sought
The throne of grace in vain,␣
His word is sure and cannot fail,
Be not of doubtful mind,
In every time of need you will
His grace and mercy find.
 
3. 
Opposing forces would distress
The timid, struggling soul,
As with sincerity of heart
They seek to reach the goal,␣
But there is no necessity
Nor reason for dismay,
For He who knows the tempter’s power
Will fit you for the fray.
 
4. 
In full assurance and in faith,
Approach the place of prayer
Where Jesus waits in tender love
And knows thy heart of care,␣
He feels for your infirmities,
And will not say you nay,
The one who suffered in the flesh
Will teach you how to pray.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ B. D. Ackley (altered)
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.D.)
tune→ Take up the Tangled Strands
First line→ Come boldly to the throne of grace,

36: Come, Sing to Me of Jesus

1. 
Come, sing to me of Jesus,
The spotless Lamb of God
Who came on earth to die for me,
Redeem me by His blood.
 
Chorus
Come, sing to me of Jesus,
O, tell me of His␣ love,
How He is interceding now
For me in heav’n above.
 
2. 
O, tell me how they nailed Him
Upon the cruel tree,
The Lamb of God must bleed and die,
That I might ransomed be.
 
3. 
O, tell me of His sorrow,
The Father hides His face,
To make atonement for my sins,
He took the sinner’s place.
 
4. 
Must Jesus die forsaken,
Was there no other way?
The sinless one must be made sin
To purge my sins away.
 
5. 
Come, sing to me of Jesus,
That I may love Him more,
Hold fast my hope and condence,
Until this life is o’er.
 
6. 
I know that I shall see Him
In His fair home on high,
And worship Him for evermore
Where love can never die.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. B. Dykes
meter→ 7, 6, 8, 6, 7, 6, 8, 6
tune→ Alford
First line→ Come, sing to me of Jesus,
Chorus→ Come, sing to me of Jesus,

37: Come to Jesus

1. 
Come to Jesus; He is calling–
Do not linger, do not wait;
You may never see tomorrow:
Hasten ere it be too late.
 
Chorus
Hearken to the Saviour’s warning,
Ere the lamp of life grows dim;
While His heart for you is yearning,
Come to Him, O come to Him!
 
2. 
Life is only as a vapour–
It will swiftly pass away;
Here you have no certain dwelling;
Death’s cold hand you cannot stay.
 
3. 
Listen to His kind entreaty;
Come and make Him now your friend;
In the path of life He’ll lead you
Safely to your journey’s end.
 
4. 
O be reconciled to Jesus
Ere your day of grace is past
And, outside the door of mercy,
You are left to mourn at last.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Fall River
First line→ Come to Jesus; He is calling–
Chorus→ Hearken to the Saviour’s warning,

38: Come, Ye Weary, Heavy Laden

1. 
Come,␣ ye weary, heav␣y laden,
There␣ is rest for eve␣ry one;␣
There␣ is cleansing and␣ forgiveness,
Free␣ly found in God’s dear Son.␣
 
Chorus
He␣ has borne your grief␣ and sorrow,
He␣ was laden with␣ your sin;␣
It␣ has pleas’d the Lord␣ to bruise Him,
Your␣ eternal soul to win.␣
 
2. 
On␣ the cross for you␣ He suffer’d.
Heav␣y laden, sore␣ oppress’d;␣
Now␣ He pleads with you␣ in mercy,
“Come␣ and find eternal rest.”␣
 
3. 
Know␣ ye not that He␣ may never,
Nev␣er plead with you␣ again;␣
Should␣ the Lord withdraw␣ His Spirit,
All␣ your pray’rs would be in vain.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Ira D. Sankey
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Mace
First line→ Come, ye weary, heavy laden,
Chorus→ He has borne your grief and sorrow,

39: Come, Ye Weary Ones

1. 
Come,␣ ye weary ones, to Jesus;
Come␣ and find abid␣ing rest;
Take␣ His yoke and learn in meekness
That His ho␣ly will is best.
 
Chorus
Was␣ there ever friend so tender,
One␣ so patiently to wait?
See␣ those hands that bear the nailprints,
Holding o␣pen mercy’s gate.
 
2. 
Je␣sus waits, the meek and lowly,
Full␣ of mercy, truth␣ and grace;
His␣ own precious blood redeemed you;
Make your heart␣ His dwellingplace.
 
3. 
“Come␣ to me, my yoke is easy,”
He␣ entreats you as␣ a friend;
If␣ you miss His great salvation,
Oh, what then␣ will be your end?
 
4. 
Close␣ your ear to reason’s whispers,
Cease␣ to look on earth’s␣ vain show,
Has␣ten now while mercy lingers,
Flee from death␣ and endless woe.
 
5. 
Say,␣ Oh, whither art thou going,
Pause␣ and think, consid␣er well,
Why␣ will you reject the Saviour,
Choosing rath␣er death and hell.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ S. J. Vail
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Come, ye weary ones, to Jesus;
Chorus→ Was there ever friend so tender,

40: Come to Me, O Holy Spirit

1. 
Come to me, O Holy Spirit,
Teach, O teach me how to pray;
Lead me forth to follow Jesus,
Since He is Himself the Way.
 
2. 
Come to me, O Holy Spirit,
Bid all useless thoughts depart;
Hide the truth as seen in Jesus,
Hide it deeply in my heart.
 
3. 
Come to me, O Holy Spirit,
Speak and banish nature’s strife;
Let me find my life in Jesus,
Since He is Himself the Life.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Christian Friedrich Witt
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Stuttgart
First line→ Come to me, O Holy Spirit,

41: Deep Calleth Unto Deep

1. 
Deep calleth unto deep,
Longs with intensity;
There’s nought on earth can satisfy
But Thy immensity.
 
2. 
Let but one drop of love,
Descending from on high,
Fill all my longing, inmost soul
With love which cannot die.
 
3. 
Then I am satisfied
To follow where He trod.
My Master’s lowly footsteps lead
To heav’n and home and God.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. Harker
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.)
tune→ Paraclete
First line→ Deep calleth unto deep,

42: Death, Stamp thy Image on the Clay

1. 
Death, stamp thy image on the clay,
Since that is all that thou canst␣ claim.
Thou hast no power to touch or harm
Those who are sealed with Je␣sus name.
In humble hearts He loves to dwell,
To triumph over death and hell.
 
2. 
The resurrection and the life
Is Christ revealed within the␣ soul.
Their life and being is in Him,
The Prince of Life who has␣ control,
At His rebuke death must take flight,
To seek the shades of endless night.
 
3. 
Death, stamp thy image on the clay,
Since that is all that thou canst␣ claim.
Death, thou hast lost the power to touch
Those chosen souls who bear␣ His name,
They are the riches of His grace,
The heart of God their dwelling place.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. H. Tenney
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8
tune→ Where Will You Spend Eternity?
First line→ Death, stamp thy image on the clay,

43: Deny Thyself

1. 
Deny thyself and all selfwill,
From all iniquity depart.
The triune God will come and cleanse
And dwell and reign␣ within your heart.
 
2. 
’Tis sin alone that separates
From Him who dwells in light above.
And love, pure love alone unites
With Him whose at␣tribute is love.
 
3. 
This love is found in God’s dear Son,
Who died upon the cross of shame
That we might see the Father’s face
And stand before␣ Him without blame.
 
4. 
Forsaking all we find our all
In Him who consummates all strife.
Die daily, ’tis the only way
To gain the res␣urrection life.
 
5. 
O Lord, Thy richest grace impart,
That I may now henceforth decrease.
Let Christ alone be formed within
And evermore␣ in me increase.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ H. Baker
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Hesperus
First line→ Deny thyself and all selfwill,

44: Do Not Fear to Follow Jesus

1. 
Do not fear to follow Jesus:␣
He will lead you safely through
Every dark and dreary valley␣
And your failing strength renew.
 
Chorus
Do not fear to share His sorrow;␣
When your earthly race is run,
You will have His joy forever–␣
His eternal, glad “Well done.”
 
2. 
Do not cease to bear the burden,␣
Though the strife be fierce and long;
Still enduring, God assuring,␣
You will sing the conqueror’s song.
 
3. 
Do not shrink, continue with Him;␣
He was wounded for your sake;
Those who share in His temptations,␣
Of His glory will partake.
 
4. 
Seek to run the race with patience␣
For the everlasting prize,
Gain the crown of life immortal,␣
In the strength that God supplies.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Geo. C. Hugg
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Anchored
First line→ Do not fear to follow Jesus:
Chorus→ Do not fear to share His sorrow;

45: Do Not Resist

1. 
Do not resist the Spirit’s gentle voice;
Jesus is waiting, make Him now your choice.
Come and evermore rejoice,
Safe in the kingdom of God.
 
Chorus
Hasten to obey, while the Spirit bids you come:
Enter the king␣dom of God.␣␣
 
2. 
Heed now His voice while it is called today;
Come in His own accepted time and way;
From your heart you then can say,
“Safe in the kingdom of God.”
 
3. 
Haste, haste away! the time is flying fast;
Wait not until your day of grace is past
And you weep and wail at last,
Outside the kingdom of God.
 
4. 
Why should you let your priceless soul be lost
And then awake, too late to count the cost?–
Where the gulf cannot be crossed,
Outside the kingdom of God.
 
5. 
Death and the judgment day are drawing near,
What will you do in all your guilt and fear;
With no hope your soul to cheer,
Outside the kingdom of God.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Tullius C. O'Kane
meter→ 10, 10, 7, 7, 12, 7
First line→ Do not resist the Spirit’s gentle voice;
Chorus→ Hasten to obey, while the Spirit bids you come:

46: Behold Your Redeemer

1. 
Down from God the Father’s bosom
To this world of pain and woe,
Jesus came to dwell with sinners
So that all His love might know.
 
Chorus
Oh, behold Him, your Redeemer,
He who bought you with His blood.
Hear Him calling, “Come and follow
In the way that leads to God.”
 
2. 
Manifesting forth His glory,
Truth and wisdom in His life,
Clear and plain God’s way revealing
’Mid the darkness, sin and strife.
 
3. 
Light and life from Christ receiving,
All may do the Father’s will,
And His great eternal purpose
Daily in their lives fulfill.
 
4. 
Give your life and let the Saviour
Clothe you in His righteousness:
Nothing else will please the Father,
Nought can satisfy but this.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Grant Colfax Tullar
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Vision
First line→ Down from God the Father’s bosom
Chorus→ Oh, behold Him, your Redeemer,

47: Down in the Valley

1. 
Down in the valley where the fragrant flowers bloom,
Every grace and virtue is revealed unto me.
There I meet with Jesus and His radiant beauty see,
In the low, sweet valley of humility.
 
2. 
Down in the valley where the pure in heart now dwell,
Jesus has prepared a place of rest e’en for me.
In that place of greatness there is rest in serving Him,
In the low, sweet valley of humility.
 
3. 
Down in the valley there’s no place of straitness found,
There the love of Jesus is disclosed e’en to me.
Losing and forsaking there’s no limit found in Him,
In the low, sweet valley of humility.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Robert Lowry
meter→ 12, 12, 13, 11
tune→ Follow On
First line→ Down in the valley where the fragrant flowers bloom,

48: Draw Not Back Unto Perdition

1. 
Draw not back unto perdition,
In the Lord of life believe,
Grace to do His will with patience,
From His hand you will receive.
 
Chorus
Live by faith, means yield obedience
To God’s holy will and way,
Clear and plain revealed in Jesus,
None need stumble, none need stray.
 
2. 
Draw not back unto perdition,
Many scorn to bear His name,
Shun the cross and miss the glory,
Reaping everlasting shame.
 
3. 
Draw not back unto perdition,
Fearful of the scorners’ frown,
Glory in the cross and follow,
On to gain the victor’s crown.
 
4. 
Draw not back unto perdition,
All your cares on Jesus roll,
In God’s Holy One believing,
To the saving of your soul.
 
5. 
Draw not back unto perdition
And the way of truth deny,
Jesus came the faithful witness,
From the God who cannot lie.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ R. Lowry
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Jesus Only
First line→ Draw not back unto perdition,
Chorus→ Live by faith, means yield obedience

49: Eternal Spirit From Above

1. 
Eternal Spirit from above,
Draw near and touch my barren heart,
Quicken, refine and purify,
The riches of Thy grace impart.
 
Chorus
Oh, come, thou sevenfold Spirit, come,
So pure so changeless and divine.
Oh, come and dwell for ever more
Within this yielded heart of mine.
 
2. 
Oh, Thou who didst not spare Thy Son,
Wilt Thou in mercy condescend
And fill my soul with faith and hope,
And perfect love which knows no end.
 
3. 
To scorn and shame and painful death,
He was delivered up for all,
And Thou hast promised for His sake,
To freely give to those who call.
 
4. 
Oh, Lord, regard my low estate,
Respect my importunity,
My shame and need and helplessness,
With one accord appeal to Thee.
 
5. 
What heart can comprehend Thy love
In all its vast immensity,
Thou didst not spare of Heaven’s best,
The sinful sons of men to free.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ James M. Black
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Truest Friend (altered)
First line→ Eternal Spirit from above,
Chorus→ Oh, come, thou sevenfold Spirit, come,

50: Do Not Fear the Valley

1. 
Do not fear the valley,
Light will shine for you,␣
Linger not, pursue your journey,
God will bring you through.␣
 
2. 
Do not fear the sorrow,
This your portion now,␣
God would have thee like thy Master,
Humbly to Him bow.␣
 
3. 
Do not fear the shadow,
Nor the darkness deep,␣
God is faithful, He will never
Leave His lambs and sheep.␣
 
4. 
Do not fear the evil,
God is always near,␣
With His rod and staff to comfort,
Cast away your fear.␣
 
5. 
Do not fear the dying,
Selflove shirks the pain,␣
Resurrection life receiving,
Thou shalt live again.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 6, 5, 8, 5
First line→ Do not fear the valley,

51: Eternal God, my Hope Renew

1. 
Eternal God, my hope renew
And keep me faithful, ever true.
Preserve me, spirit, body, soul,
Submissive, under␣ Thy control.
 
2. 
Eternal God, bestow on me
A deep profound humility.
Destroy my pride, self love efface,
That I may know Thy␣ boundless grace.
 
3. 
Eternal God, my heart incline,
To let my will be lost in Thine.
From every selfish bias free,
That Christ’s own life the␣ world may see.
 
4. 
Eternal God, my strength and stay,
O keep me in the narrow way.
While hosts of sin against me rage,
And Satan all his␣ powers engage.
 
5. 
Eternal God, be this my tower,
To know Christ’s resurrection power.
Help me to suffer, face the strife,
As death precedes the␣ risen life.
 
6. 
Eternal God ,Thy love is strong,
To keep and fill my heart with song.
Thy love my theme, my vital breath,
Unfailing, changeless,␣ strong as death.
 
7. 
Eternal God, Thy work begun,
Complete and make me like Thy Son.
That I may stand on that great day
When heav’n and earth shall␣ pass away.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Joseph Mainzer
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Mainzer
First line→ Eternal God, my hope renew

52: Except a Corn of Wheat

1. 
Except a corn␣ of wheat shall fall
Into the ground␣ and die,␣
It must remain␣ alone, and none
Shall benefit␣ thereby.␣
 
2. 
But if it die␣ how great the gain:
The seeming bar␣ren ground␣
Shall bud and blos␣som like the rose
And much fruit shall␣ abound.␣
 
3. 
He that will love␣ His life will lose
The glorious heav’n␣ly prize.␣
He that will hate␣ His life shall gain
The fruit that nev␣er dies.␣
 
4. 
If any man␣ shall serve the Lord
Then let Him fol␣low me,␣
And where I am,␣ hid in God’s heart,
There shall my serv␣ant be.␣
 
5. 
My Father– He␣ shall honour all
Who serve and free␣ly give␣
Their corn of wheat␣ to fall and die
That other souls␣ might live.␣
 
6. 
O Holy Spir␣it, teach me now
This awful mys␣tery.␣
That I must fall␣ and I must die,
If I would fruit␣ful be.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ C. W. Glück
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.)
tune→ Sheltered Dale
First line→ Except a corn of wheat shall fall

53: Eternal Spirit From on High

1. 
Eternal Spirit from on high,
Descend and fill each longing heart.
The law of love and righteousness,
Of grace and truth to all impart.
 
Chorus
No love like Thine, O Lamb of God,
On earth or in the heav’ns above.
Eternal Spirit, teach us now
To dwell in God, for God is love.
 
2. 
Thou art the true and living God,
In Thee alone our souls shall boast,
God’s own anointed Holy One,
Who saves us to the uttermost.
 
3. 
Redeeming love, how great Thy power
To draw our souls from things of earth
And fix our hearts and minds upon
The joys which are of Heav’nly birth.
 
4. 
Our great Redeemer pleads His blood
Before the High Eternal Throne.
O Holy Father, sanctify
The souls redeemed by blood alone.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Mrs. Laura (Middleton) Coombs
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
First line→ Eternal Spirit from on high,
Chorus→ No love like Thine, O Lamb of God,

54: Evermore Consider Jesus

1. 
Evermore consider Jesus,
Think upon His faithful life;␣
This will heal your soul’s deep sorrow,
Nerve your heart to face the strife.
 
Chorus
He will never, never fail you–
God’s anointed, chosen One.
Sacrifice and suffer with Him,
Till the crown of life is won.
 
2. 
Sin in every form opposing,
Selfishness on every side,␣
True in heart, in mind and purpose,
Follow Him, the faithful Guide.
 
3. 
Without spot to God He offered
His pure life in sacrifice,␣
Gladly gave the whole burnt offering,
Precious in His Father’s eyes.
 
4. 
Live above the gloom and darkness:
Walk in God’s unclouded light.␣
Hate the world, its sin and folly:
Keep your garments clean and white.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Dora Boole
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Precious Saviour
First line→ Evermore consider Jesus,
Chorus→ He will never, never fail you–

55: Evermore Pressing On

1. 
Evermore pressing on with the Sav␣iour,
Never ceasing to labour and pray,
You will soon reach the end of the jour␣ney;
Do not weary or faint by the way.
 
Chorus
Pressing on, pressing on,
Evermore seek to labour and pray;
Keep your heart and your life␣
On the altar of service alway.
 
2. 
Evermore pressing on, do not lin␣ger;
See, the shadows are falling around;
With the Saviour no evil can harm␣ you,
Though the pitfalls and snares may abound.
 
3. 
Evermore pressing on in the foot␣steps
Of the Master who journeyed before
And the faithful who now share His glo␣ry,
Where they hunger and thirst nevermore.
 
4. 
Evermore seek the friendship of Je␣sus,
All your life’s little day here below;
In the glory and rest He is wait␣ing–
Let your praises unceasingly flow.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Ira D. Sankey
meter→ 10, 9, 10, 9, 6, 9, 6, 9
First line→ Evermore pressing on with the Saviour,
Chorus→ Pressing on, pressing on,

56: Exceeding Great and Precious

1. 
Exceeding great and precious
Are the promises of God
To those who humbly follow
In the path the Saviour trod.
The␣ riches of the living Word
Are now in Christ unsealed,
The␣ beauty of His holiness
To␣ honest␣ hearts revealed.
 
2. 
Exceeding great and precious
Are the words of life divine
That come from my dear Saviour
To this thirsty heart of mine;
Then␣ His sweet consolation
In this world of sin and strife
Will␣ bear me on and home␣ward
To eternal␣ peace and life.
 
3. 
Exceeding great and precious
Is the comfort from on high,
When fierce temptations try me,
Then my Saviour draweth nigh:
His␣ tender words of counsel
Bring me sure and sweet release;
He␣ fills my soul with glad␣ness
And a deep a␣biding peace.
 
4. 
Exceeding great and precious
Is His, “Come to me and rest.”
He soothes my troubled spirit
When I’m weary and oppressed;
A␣mid the toil and conflict
He is ever by my side–
My␣ great High Priest and Counsellor,
My␣ faithful␣ Friend and Guide.
 
5. 
I know that I shall see Him
When I stand on that Great Day,
When trials and afflictions
Have forever passed away;
Life’s␣ pilgrimage is ended
And I reach the other side–
To␣ waken in His like␣ness,
I shall then be␣ satisfied.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Hugh Roberts
meter→ 7, 7, 7, 7, 8, 6, 8, 6
First line→ Exceeding great and precious

57: Faithful and True are the Sayings of Jesus

1. 
Faithful and true are the sayings of Jesus,
Seek for them, hide them away in your heart,
Words of pure gold and abiding forever,
Spirit and life they will surely impart.
 
2. 
Search for the treasures of wisdom and knowledge,
Hidden away from the prudent and wise,
Deep in the heart of the Father eternal,
Babes shall receive them while others despise.
 
3. 
Treasures unfailing are found in the Saviour,
He who came down from our Father and God
Made full atonement. In Him now accepted,
We have redemption through His sacred blood.
 
4. 
Faithful and true are the sayings of Jesus,
Sound is the teaching that came from above,
Hearken, take heed, let it dwell in you richly,
Walking in truth and abounding in love.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 11, 10, 11, 10
First line→ Faithful and true are the sayings of Jesus,

58: Father, in Thy Mercy

1. 
Father, in Thy mercy
Hearken to my prayer;
Make Thy servant worthy
Jesus’ name to bear.
He is meek and lowly:
These great gifts impart,
That they may forever
Dwell within my heart.
 
2. 
Mourning, poor in spirit–
Cause Thy face to shine;
Open wide Thy kingdom
To this heart of mine;
Thine the power and glory,
Thine the grace I need,
Loving, serving, sowing
All my life as seed.
 
3. 
Father, at Thy footstool,
This great truth I own:
Those who fail in dying
Must remain alone.
Let the love of Jesus
In my heart now reign,
Bringing forth abundant
Fruit that will remain.
 
4. 
Gracious Holy Father,
Hear me from on high;
Teach me, like my Master,
How to fall and die;
Nought from Him withholding–
Nought I now retain–
I shall bear His image
When He comes to reign.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Henry J. E. Holmes
meter→ 6, 5, 6, 5, 6, 5, 6, 5
tune→ Malling
First line→ Father, in Thy mercy

59: Father Make Me More Like Jesus

1. 
Fa␣ther, make me more␣ like Jesus
By␣ Thy power and grace␣ divine.
In␣ the ways of un␣derstanding
Let␣ my footsteps now␣ incline.
 
Chorus
More␣ like Jesus, tried␣ and faithful,
He␣ was loyal to␣ the end.
Fa␣ther make me more␣ like Jesus,
One␣ on whom Thou canst␣ depend.
 
2. 
Fa␣ther, make me more␣ like Jesus,
Count␣ me with Thy faith␣ful few.
Thine␣ the kingdom and␣ the glory,
Thine␣ the power to will␣ and do.
 
3. 
Fa␣ther, make me more␣ like Jesus,
Ev␣er conq’ring in␣ the strife.
Keep␣ me humble and␣ obedient
As␣ I journey on␣ through life.
 
4. 
Fa␣ther, make me more␣ like Jesus,
For␣ my sins He did␣ atone.
He␣ has suffered to␣ redeem me,
Hence␣forth I am His␣ alone.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ P. P. Bliss
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Father, make me more like Jesus
Chorus→ More like Jesus, tried and faithful,

60: Fear Not, My Beloved

1. 
Fear not, my beloved, abide␣ thou with me,
The foe is pursuing thee hard,
He that is seeking thy life is seeking mine,
But with me thou shalt be in safeguard.
 
Chorus
But with me,␣ but with me,␣
But with me thou shalt be in safeguard.
 
2. 
Abide thou with me, do not wan␣der away,
’Twas for thee my visage was marred,
For the world hated me and will hate thee too,
But with me thou shalt be in safeguard.
 
3. 
Abide thou with me, there is noth␣ing to fear,
All foes that approach are debarred,
A man’s fiercest foes his own household shall be,
But with me thou shalt be in safeguard.
 
4. 
When friends they entice me I will␣ not consent,
My Saviour I cannot discard,
For me He has trodden the winepress alone,
And with Him I shall be in safeguard.
 
5. 
I’ll go with the Lamb wheresoev␣er He leads,
And gaze on the brow for me scarred.
But of weakness made strong to sing the new song,
Evermore, evermore in safeguard.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ P. P. Bliss
meter→ 11, 8, 11, 9, 6, 9
First line→ Fear not, my beloved, abide thou with me,
Chorus→ But with me, but with me,

61: Fear Not, O soul, I am Thy Shield

1. 
Fear not, O soul,␣ I am␣ Thy shield
And thy exceed␣ing great␣ reward.
Let this assure thy condence,
And rest of heart to thee␣ afford.
 
2. 
I am the great␣ Almight␣y One,
My words of truth␣ shall nev␣er fail.
Although thine enemies are strong,
Have faith in me, thou shalt␣ prevail.
 
3. 
Walk thou before␣ me, keep␣ thy ways,
And serve me now␣ with per␣fect heart.
Hold fast to thine integrity,
Strong in the Lord to take␣ thy part.
 
4. 
The mighty powers␣ of self␣ and sin,
And Satan’s host␣ shall sure␣ assail.
Thy soul shall feel the tempter’s power,
And oft infirmities␣ bewail.
 
5. 
My chosen ones␣ are tried␣ as gold
To purge away␣ all earth␣ly dross,
The furnace heat must be applied
To save them from eter␣nal loss.
 
6. 
Fear not, beloved,␣ I am␣ thy shield,
O, let thy choice␣ and will␣ accord
With Mine and I shall surely be
Thine own exceeding great␣ reward.
 
7. 
God is my shield,␣ I will␣ not fear,
On His sure word␣ I can␣ depend,
The love which claims and binds me now
Shall keep me steadfast to␣ the end.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Peter Ritter
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Hursley
First line→ Fear not, O soul, I am Thy shield

62: Fellow Pilgrims as You Journey

1. 
Fellow pilgrims, as you journey,
Do not cease to pray.
Watch and wait each fleeting moment,
Every passing day;
Dwelling now with God the Father
In the secret place.
Oh, redeem the time, beloved,
Seek His Truth and Grace.
 
2. 
Countless dangers are around you,
Hosts of sin are nigh,
Pray for strength to face the conflict,
God will hear your cry.
Jesus trod this selfsame pathway,
He will be your guide,
Though unseen, He’s always present,
Ever by your side.
 
3. 
Follow where the Master leadeth,
Do not shun the cross,
Suff’ring comes to save His chosen
From eternal loss,
Take thy cross and bear with patience
All that comes from God,
Cheerfully resigned and humble,
Love the chast’ning rod.
 
4. 
Faint not when the Lord rebukes thee,
Thou art still His child,
He would have thee like Thy Master,
Lowly, meek and mild,
God is anxious to accomplish
His own work begun,
And conform you to the image
Of His own Dear Son.
 
5. 
Flee your carnal mind and reason,
Jesus is your life;
Guided by His mind and Spirit,
Face the daily strife,
Let Him rule the mighty Conq’ror,
Let His life control,
Jesus will preserve you blameless,
Body, spirit, soul.
 
6. 
Self forsaking and forgetting,
Childlike weaned and still,
He will clothe you with His beauty
Your whole being fill,
Satisfy your ardent longings,
Meet your soul’s deep need,
Thus rejoicing in His freedom,
Thou art free indeed.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. S.
meter→ 8, 5, 8, 5, 8, 5, 8, 5
First line→ Fellow pilgrims, as you journey,

63: Fellow Pilgrims, God is Calling

1. 
Fellow pilgrims, God is calling
In His tenderness and grace;
Always set the Lord before you,
His own blessed footprints trace.
Whom have you in heav’n but Jesus?
There is none on earth beside;
Loved with love so true and tender,
His redeemed and chosen Bride.
 
Chorus
Do not rest on your attainments,
Keep the full reward in view.
Know ye not that God’s high calling,
Is His Son revealed in you?
 
2. 
Fellow pilgrims, run with patience,
Shun the sin of unbelief;
When the powers of darkness gather,
God will surely send relief.
Think how God remembered Jesus,
By His side an angel stood
To uphold Him in His suff’ring,
Still resisting unto blood.
 
3. 
Fellow pilgrims, pressing forward,
Do not lose your full reward;
Seek to gain the heav’nly birthright
God has promised in His word.
Heirs of God, conformed to Jesus,
O! how great the glorious prize!
Know that every other image,
God will surely then despise.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Albert B. Simpson
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Fellow pilgrims, God is calling
Chorus→ Do not rest on your attainments,

64: Fix Your Single Eye on Jesus

1. 
Fix your single eye on Jesus,
Gaze on Him with␣ motive␣ pure,␣
Let His light dispel your darkness
And the path of life ensure.
 
2. 
In your holy contemplation,
Fix your heart on␣ Christ a␣lone,␣
Self and every sin denouncing,
He will claim you as His own.
 
3. 
Christ, God’s Holy one anointed,
Is well pleasing␣ unto␣ God.␣
Is your heart now wholly yielded?
Let His love be shed abroad.
 
4. 
Light and life and true salvation
You will find in␣ Him com␣plete,.␣
Let His Spirit breathe upon you,
Sit in silence at His feet.
 
5. 
While your heart is filled with gladness,
Drinking in His␣ truth di␣vine,␣
Heark’ning to His Holy counsel,
Claim and make His precepts thine.
 
6. 
Let your love be pure and simple
In the temple␣ of your␣ heart,␣
Learning from the lips of Jesus
How to choose the better part.
 
7. 
Let there be no reservation.
Give and God shall␣ give to␣ thee,␣
In thy quiet heart surrendered,
His salvation thou shalt see.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Geo. C. Stebbins
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Fix your single eye on Jesus,

65: Follow the Lamb Where E’er He Goes

1. 
Follow the Lamb where e’er He goes,
He will not lead astray.
Keep yielded to His Holy will,
His gracious words obey.
 
2. 
Follow the Lamb, the shame despise,
Bearing His worthy name.
Before a world He died to save,
Kept spotless without blame.
 
3. 
Follow the Lamb and yield your all,
In word and thought and deed.
He’ll save you to the uttermost,
He lives to intercede.
 
4. 
Follow the Lamb and let His mind
Be in you and control,
Preserve and keep you all His own,
Your spirit, body, soul.
 
5. 
Follow the Lamb, in Him abide,
The source and fount of life.
Nurtured and fed, strong in His grace,
To conquer in the strife.
 
6. 
Follow the Lamb, resign your will,
To Him, the undefiled,
And He will save you from the snare,
When oft by sin beguiled.
 
7. 
Follow the Lamb, and let Him choose,
His choice is always best.
Riches and wisdom He will give,
With perfect peace and rest.
 
8. 
Follow the Lamb, obey His voice
Which speaks so loud within,
And in His strength deny, forsake,
Self love and inbred sin.
 
9. 
Follow the Lamb, with virgin heart,
Cleansed in the Saviour’s blood,
Made white and tried, with motive pure,
To serve and honour God.
 
10. 
Follow the Lamb, His own redeemed,
And learn the victor’s song–
Of triumph over every foe,
With all the blood washed throng.
 
11. 
Follow the Lamb, forsake and lose
Thy life and thou shalt gain
An hundredfold and life divine,
With Christ Thy King to reign.
 
12. 
Follow the Lamb, His first and best,
His chosen and His own,
Bearing His image, free from guile,
Faultless before His Throne.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.)
First line→ Follow the Lamb where e’er He goes,

66: From God the Father’s Loving Heart

1. 
From God the Father’s loving heart
The Saviour came to dwell on earth,
The inn no shelter could afford,
A stable was His place of birth,
In tenderness He sought His own,
His Father’s loved and chosen seed,
Those who revered His written word,
The word incarnate would not heed.
 
2. 
He opened wide the door of life,
Yet they refused to enter in,
Despised His counsel while He wept
To see them still go on in sin,
Revealing all the Father’s mind,
Fulfilling all His righteous will,
His gracious and convincing words,
They set at nought, refused Him still.
 
3. 
Where all His mighty works were done,
Their hearts still destitute of love,
They would affirm His origin
Was from beneath, not from above,
That voice from heaven they refused,
God’s Holy One despised, denied.
A robber was His people’s choice,
The Lord of life they crucified.
 
4. 
While hanging on the cross of shame,
His heart still pleaded for His own,
Forgive them Father, Oh, forgive,
My blood shall for their sins atone
Love’s mighty sacrifice divine,
Its length and breadth and depth and height,
Eclipsed the golden orb of day
And changed its brightness into night.
 
5. 
The rocks were rent, the dead arose
When He expired upon the tree,
O’er all the powers of death and hell,
Love conquered, triumphed gloriously,
No power could hold the sinless one,
Love set Him free from death’s embrace.
As prince and Saviour now enthroned,
He pleads before His Father’s face.
 
6. 
His blood avails, God’s awful wrath
Is swallowed up for evermore,
God’s justice fully satisfied,
No man can shut the open door,
God now invited the whole world
To enter in through Jesus blood,
Those who receive Him shall obtain
Pow’r to become the Sons of God.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chas. H. Gabriel
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Higher Ground
First line→ From God the Father’s loving heart

67: Gentle Spirit, do not Leave Me

1. 
Gentle spirit, do not leave me,
Make my heart Thy dwelling place,
Let Thy light dispel my darkness,
Fill my soul with truth and grace.
Come, possess this earthen vessel,
Other lords I will not own,
Make me meet to be Thy Temple,
Thou must reign and Thou alone.
 
2. 
“Be ye Holy,” this Thy message
To Thy ransomed chosen seed;
Thou alone canst make me holy,
True in thought, in word and deed.
Give me now a quickened conscience,
Keep me pure and free from sin,
Come thou swift refining spirit,
Purge my heart and dwell within.
 
3. 
Lord, for Thee my soul is thirsting
As a dry and thirsty land,
When shall I appear before Thee,
Meet within Thy courts to stand.
In Thy presence is salvation,
In Thy favour life is found,
Blest indeed with every blessing,
Thus to stand on holy ground.
 
4. 
Honoured thus to be Thy servant,
In Thy temple day and night,
Serving though the least and lowest,
Strengthen’d by Thy spirit’s might.
Conscious of Thy sweet forgiveness,
All I am to Thee I owe,
All the heart’s deep joy and gladness,
None but ransomed souls can know.
 
5. 
Serving with a constant spirit:
With a lowly, quiet mind,
Ever to Thy will obedient,
To Thy Holy law inclined.
Having nought, possessing all things,
In that life which is divine,
Christ, the Father’s heart disclosing,
Such a heritage is mine.
 
6. 
Here and through eternal ages,
Bliss no human tongue can tell,
Heirs of God, joint heirs with Jesus,
In the Father’s heart to dwell,
Depths of glory none can fathom,
Boundless, vast, beyond degree,
Wealth beyond all comprehending,
Mine, yes mine, eternally.
 
7. 
Here on earth a while to labour
Bearing His reproach and scorn,
Looking for His blest appearing,
Bright will be that happy morn,
When this mortal life is ended,
Our appointed task is done,
Then resplendent with His glory,
We shall shine forth as the sun.
 
8. 
Gentle Spirit, still possessing,
Do not now withdraw the flame,
Lend Thine aid that, still pursuing,
I may glorify His name,
Run the earthly race with patience,
Keep the faith and win the Crown,
Showing forth the Master’s praises,
Till I lay my armour down.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Charles C. Converse
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Converse
First line→ Gentle spirit, do not leave me,

68: Father, Son and Holy Spirit

1. 
Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
Take possession of my soul,
Come and dwell and have dominion,
Exercise complete control.
 
2. 
Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
Save me to the uttermost,
Keep me undefiled and holy,
Temple of the Holy Ghost.
 
3. 
Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
Come, oh, come and dwell in me,
Thine alone the power and glory,
That I may Thy temple be.
 
4. 
Temple of God’s own creating,
When His mighty work is done,
I shall through eternal ages,
Bear the image of His Son.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. B. Dykes
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ St. Oswald
First line→ Father, Son and Holy Spirit,

69: Give Me the Bible

1. 
Give me the Bible, since God has spoken,
That I may read and meditate and pray,
The holy scriptures cannot be broken,
And nothing can the truth gainsay.␣
 
Chorus
While I am reading and meditating,
My spirit praying. I clearly see.
To be like Jesus and bear His image
Is God’s unchangeable decree.␣
 
2. 
Give me the Bible, I want to hearken,
My soul would hear what God to me would say;
The powers of evil would seek to darken
My mind and lead my feet astray.␣
 
3. 
Give me the Bible, God’s word believing,
Conformed to Jesus I shall surely be;
His life and nature, His mind receiving,
This is the will of God for me.␣
 
4. 
Give me the Bible, I need its teaching,
To clear my vision, make me truly wise;
That onward pressing and forward reaching,
I gain the mark the highest prize.␣
 
5. 
Give me the Bible, all Heav’n is pleading
That I may know God’s counsel and obey;
The blood of sprinkling for me is speaking
Before the throne of God alway.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 8, 10, 9, 10, 8
First line→ Give me the Bible, since God has spoken,
Chorus→ While I am reading and meditating,

70: Go, Work Today in My Vineyard

1. 
Go, work today in My vineyard,
Hear now the call and obey,
Jesus is seeking for lab’rers,
Why should you longer delay.
 
Chorus
La␣b’rers for Jesus,
Lab’rers for Jesus are few,
Precious the fruit that will perish,
God is appealing to you.
 
2. 
Go, work today in My vineyard,
Much will be lost if you wait,
Hear now the call of the Saviour,
Truly the harvest is great.
 
3. 
Go, work today in My vineyard,
Hark, He is calling again,
Grieved lest the harvest should perish,
Why do you add to the pain?
 
4. 
Go, work today in My vineyard,
Hasten, the night cometh on,
Jesus is anxiously waiting,
Soon will your priv’lege be gone.
 
5. 
Go, work today in My vineyard,
God is appealing to you,
Why in the marketplace linger?
Wholehearted lab’rers are few.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ James McGranahan
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 5, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Showers Of Blessing
First line→ Go, work today in My vineyard,
Chorus→ Lab’rers for Jesus,

71: God a Body Has Prepared Me

1. 
God a body has prepared me–
He in it desires to dwell;␣
I will yield, I cannot longer
His unequalled love repel.␣
 
Chorus
Mine the privilege to labour
With the lowly Nazarene;␣
Mine to climb the heights where others
Through their faithfulness have been.␣
 
2. 
I’ve surrendered all to Jesus;
I delight to do His will,␣
Anxious all His own good pleasure
In my life He may fulfil.␣
 
3. 
I am purposed naught shall hinder–
God shall have my very best;␣
How to gain His loving favour:
This my eager, earnest quest.␣
 
4. 
Mine to share in His rejection,
Mine to suffer for His sake,␣
Mine to bear the cross with patience,
Mine His glory to partake.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Maud A. Hart
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ God a body has prepared me–
Chorus→ Mine the privilege to labour

72: God Did Not Spare of Heaven’s Best

1. 
God did not spare of Heaven’s best
That you might know His peace and rest,
He␣ gave His only Son,
In lowliness He came to earth,
The stable was His place of birth,
God’s␣ pure and Holy One.
 
Chorus
Hear Him call, Hear Him call,
O␣ soul what will you do?␣
Hearken now, Hearken now,
While␣ God is calling you.
 
2. 
Give earnest heed while God is nigh;
What loss if He should pass you by!
Be␣cause you slight His call,
How sad and solemn on that day,
When God shall call your soul away
And␣ judgment shall appal.
 
3. 
He waits so long and patiently,
His heart with pity moved for thee,
So␣ full of tenderness,
Draw near and see His form so marred,
His beauteous head thorn pierced and scarred,
To␣ bring you life and bliss.
 
4. 
He lingers still, how grieved His heart,
How sorrowful when He must part,
With␣ one He died to win.
Oh matchless love, His voice once more
Is heard beside the open door;
Will␣ you not enter in?
 
5. 
O soul, can I now give thee up?
For thee I drained the bitter cup,
While␣ anguish marked my brow,
Deliver’d up to scorn and shame,
God’s sinless One, I bore the blame
That␣ you might enter now.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ W. A. Williams
meter→ 8, 8, 6, 8, 8, 6, 6, 6, 6, 6
First line→ God did not spare of Heaven’s best
Chorus→ Hear Him call, Hear Him call,

73: God Has Chosen Me

1. 
God has chosen me in Jesus;
Therefore I am not afraid,
Chosen ere the world’s foundation
By His mighty hand was laid.
 
Chorus
How exceeding great His mercy.
Higher than the heav’ns above.
God has chosen me forever,
Holy, blameless, in His love.
 
2. 
God has chosen me in Jesus,
He has sealed me as His own,
To the praises of His glory
I am found in Him alone.
 
3. 
God has chosen me in Jesus,
Nothing now the Truth can dim,
In His well Belov’d accepted,
God has chosen me in Him.
 
4. 
God has chosen me in Jesus,
His own Word immutable,
To conform me to His image,
He most surely will fulfill.
 
5. 
God has chosen me in Jesus,
He has willed that I should be
Found in Him in peace and blameless,
Nought can alter God’s decree.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ God has chosen me in Jesus;
Chorus→ How exceeding great His mercy.

74: God Hath Before Me Set

1. 
God hath before me set an open door
Into the Holiest for spirits poor;
By faith I enter in that sacred place,
With boldness I approach the Throne of grace.
 
2. 
I see my Saviour’s face and leap for joy,
His presence speaks sweet peace without alloy;
O heart of mine, be still, say, “Can it be,
At God’s right hand He pleads His Blood for me?”
 
3. 
I see it sprinkled there before the throne,
Unutterable love– for me alone;
The ransom price is paid, Lord, I am Thine,
No more to part– betrothed– by Love Divine.
 
4. 
The bond securely sealed eternally,
No power can separate my soul from Thee;
Adoringly I fall to kiss His feet,
All conquering love has claimed my heart complete.
 
5. 
The door is open wide, I am within
The chambers of the King, set free from sin;
I bow my head and weep and own His claim,
Engraved on His hands He bears my name.
 
6. 
I lean on my Beloved with condence,
No tongue can ever tell my recompense;
Rejoice my soul and sing– God’s open door
No man has power to shut for ever more.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ W. F. Sherwin
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10
tune→ Bread of Life
First line→ God hath before me set an open door Into

75: God Hath Before Me Set an Open Door,

1. 
God hath before me set␣ an open door,
Where I may enter in,␣ my heart outpour,
In Jesus name, before␣ His␣ face,␣
Who sits upon␣ the␣ throne␣ of grace.
 
2. 
In the most holy place,␣ before the throne,
Through Jesus blood I meet␣ with God alone,
Since God in Christ is rec␣on␣ciled,␣
O glorious truth,␣ I␣ am␣ His child.
 
3. 
With condence I come,␣ and there obtain
Rich mercy from His hand,␣ how great my gain,
Sufcient grace in time␣ of␣ need,␣
He gives to all␣ His␣ cho␣sen seed.
 
4. 
A Father’s heart and home␣ through grace are mine,
I hear Him say all I have, in Christ are thine,
O blessed hope, I shall␣ pre␣vail,␣
My Saviour pleads␣ with␣in␣ the veil.
 
5. 
God, who began the work,␣ will sure maintain
His work, I know I shall␣ His image gain,
Though most unworthy I␣ may␣ be,␣
He will complete␣ His␣ work␣ in me.
 
6. 
Although with weeping sore␣ mine eyes are dim,
Unworthy, vile, unclean,␣ I come to Him,
His cleansing blood has reached␣ my␣ heart,␣
His love is fill␣ing␣ eve␣ry part.
 
7. 
How shall I praise the name␣ of Him who died?
In Jesus I am saved,␣ and sanctified,
Made meet to join with saints␣ a␣bove,␣
And serve Him per␣fect␣ed␣ in love.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 10, 10, 8, 8
First line→ God hath before me set An open door, Where

76: God is Anxious

1. 
God is anxious now to make you
Like unto His Holy One,
That you may reflect His glory
While this life’s short race you run.
 
Chorus
Let Him now create unhinder’d,
Till His noble work is done.
And the Lord can see the image
Of His well beloved␣ Son.
 
2. 
Seek to keep resign’d and humble
Under His Almighty hand,
Patient, willing, always ready
To fulfil His least command.
 
3. 
Serving Him with joy and gladness,
Love pervading all your soul,
One in heart and mind and spirit,
Give Him absolute control.
 
4. 
He will mould and make you perfect,
Question not the Master’s skill;
Silence all your thoughts and reas’nings
In subjection to His will.
 
5. 
Yield unmurmuring obedience,
Waver not, nor turn aside,
When you waken with His likeness,
You shall then be satisfied.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ God is anxious now to make you
Chorus→ Let Him now create unhinder’d,

77: God is Faithful, God is Faithful

1. 
God is faithful, God is faithful,
Let His Word burn in your heart,
Cleave to Him with steadfast purpose,
Never from His truth depart.
 
2. 
God is faithful, He will never
Let you be unduly tried,
Holding fast to your profession,
Faithfully in Him abide.
 
3. 
God is faithful, Jesus suffered,
Paid the ransom: thou art free,
Evermore give thanks and follow
Him who died on Calvary.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. B. Dykes
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ St. Oswald
First line→ God is faithful, God is faithful,

78: God, in Tender Love

1. 
God in tender love sent His only Son
To redeem and set you␣ free,
O receive Him now and you shall rejoice
In His light and liberty.
 
Chorus
He is waiting, waiting patiently,
Do not bid your Lord depart;
He is longing, longing, oh, so earnestly,
To possess your willing heart.
 
2. 
He will give you life and a living hope,
That forever shall en␣dure:
Those who come to Him will not be deceived,
For His promises are sure.
 
3. 
Do not close your heart to the Son of God,
Since He died your soul to␣ win;
Shed His precious blood that you might be saved
From the guilt and pow’r of sin.
 
4. 
O be reconciled to your dearest friend,
He was smitten for your␣ sake:
Let Him enter in, you will know His peace,
And the joys of heav’n partake.
 
5. 
In His matchless love He is waiting still,
For He longs to dwell with␣ thee,
You will need this Friend when your life is o’er,
And you face Eternity.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ W. H. Doane
meter→ 10, 7, 10, 7, 9, 7, 11, 7
First line→ God in tender love sent His only Son
Chorus→ He is waiting, waiting patiently,

78: God, in Tender Love

1. 
God in tender love sent His only Son
To redeem and set you␣ free,
O receive Him now and you shall rejoice
In His light and liberty.
 
Chorus
He is waiting, waiting patiently,
Do not bid your Lord depart;
He is longing, longing, oh, so earnestly,
To possess your willing heart.
 
2. 
He will give you life and a living hope,
That forever shall en␣dure:
Those who come to Him will not be deceived,
For His promises are sure.
 
3. 
Do not close your heart to the Son of God,
Since He died your soul to␣ win;
Shed His precious blood that you might be saved
From the guilt and pow’r of sin.
 
4. 
O be reconciled to your dearest friend,
He was smitten for your␣ sake:
Let Him enter in, you will know His peace,
And the joys of heav’n partake.
 
5. 
In His matchless love He is waiting still,
For He longs to dwell with␣ thee,
You will need this Friend when your life is o’er,
And you face Eternity.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ W. H. Doane
meter→ 10, 7, 10, 7, 9, 7, 11, 7

79: God is Faithful, Never Changing

1. 
God is faith␣ful,␣ never chang␣ing;␣
Sound this glorious truth abroad!
We shall o␣ver␣come and con␣quer,␣
Trusting in the living God.
 
Chorus
God shall faithful␣ly accomplish
His great work of␣ recreation,
We shall shine as stars forever
When His mighty work is done.␣
With what joy His saints shall waken
In the likeness of His Son!
 
2. 
God is faith␣ful.␣ Fiery tri␣als␣
Are our portion here below,
Fixed upon␣ the␣ Rock of A␣ges␣
Gates of hell cannot o’erthrow.
 
3. 
God is faith␣ful␣ sending sor␣row,␣
Fierce temptations manifold,
In the fur␣nace␣ of afflic␣tion,␣
He refines the choicest gold.
 
4. 
God is faith␣ful:␣ He hath prom␣ised␣
To complete His work begun,
In His great␣ e␣ternal King␣dom,␣
We shall shine forth as the sun.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 8, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ God is faithful, never changing;
Chorus→ God shall faithfully accomplish

80: God Is Calling

1. 
God is calling! Wand’rer, do not longer roam–
Jesus wants to lead you on to heaven and home;
Come while He is pleading; do not faint nor fear.
He will walk beside you and your spirit cheer.
 
Chorus
“Oh! what might have been,” This will be your cry
When, too late, you see Jesus has passed by.
Long with you He pleaded, but you would not hear;
Now He cannot help you, though you faint with fear.
 
2. 
God is calling! Wand’rer, will you then refuse
All His tender mercy and His love abuse?
Grasp the hand He offers: think what it would mean,
Left to mourn forever, “Oh, what might have been!”
 
3. 
God had almost won you when your friends drew near,
“You shall lose our friendship,” whispered in your ear.
With the flesh conferring, soon your heart grew cold;
Then you turned against Him and your birthright sold.
 
4. 
God is calling! Wand’rer, Come without delay,
Hand outstretched to save you, Do not turn away;
Lose no time, oh wand’rer From your sin now part,
While today He’s calling, Harden not your heart.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
meter→ 11, 11, 11, 11, 10, 10, 11, 11
First line→ God is calling! Wanderer, do not longer roam–
Chorus→ “Oh! what might have been,” This will be your cry

81: God's Fellowship, How Sweet

1. 
God’s fellowship, how sweet the sound
To my poor struggling soul,
His fellowship– how possible,
When Jesus has control.
I shall indeed walk in the light
Which leads me out from nature’s light.
 
2. 
God’s cleansing from all sin is great;
Surpassing great the thought,
I can obey the light and claim
This gift His blood has bought.
Light leads to fellowship divine,
Then cleansing from all sin is mine.
 
3. 
God cannot lie, His word is pure.
His voice I shall obey,
Walk in the light in fellowship,
With Christ my joy alway.
He is my life, He dwells within,
I know in Him there is no sin.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Joseph Summers
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 8
tune→ Palmyra
First line→ God’s fellowship, how sweet the sound

82: God is Now Speaking

1. 
God is now speaking– His message you hear;
Pause and consider while He is so near.
If you refuse Him, His love cast away,
Oh, how will you stand on the great judgment day?
 
Chorus
O be in earnest! Pause and consider,
Carefully counting the cost:␣
God is in earnest, anxiously waiting,
Grieving lest you should be lost.␣
 
2. 
Great is His mercy, His patience and love;
Faithful the Saviour now pleading above.
Grieve not His Spirit, still striving with you,
Awaiting your answer: oh, what will you do?
 
3. 
Leave now the pathway that leads to despair;
Death and the sorrows of sin dwelleth there,
Open your heart to the Saviour tonight,
O turn from the darkness and walk in the light.
 
4. 
What will you answer? He waits for your choice;
Say yes to Jesus while angels rejoice.
Over the lost one secure in the fold,
Whose name in the Lamb’s book of life is enrolled.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Edward S. Ufford
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 11, 10, 7, 10, 7
First line→ God is now speaking– His message you hear;
Chorus→ O be in earnest! Pause and consider,

83: God Most Holy in Thy Mercy

1. 
God most holy in Thy mercy
Hearken to my cry,
In the worthy name of Jesus
I would now draw nigh.
 
Chorus
If I perish, I must perish,
This is all my plea,
Father, see the blood of sprinkling
Jesus shed for me.
 
2. 
Lo, the holiest is open,
There before Thy Throne,
Christ the Holy One is speaking,
Claiming me His own.
 
3. 
Though the least and most unworthy,
Hear me graciously,
This alone is my salvation–
Jesus died for me.
 
4. 
Lord, my broken heart needs healing,
Whither shall I flee?
There is none on earth to succor,
None in heav’n but Thee.
 
5. 
All my hope and expectation
Is in Thee alone,
All my poverty of spirit
Unto Thee is known.
 
6. 
Lord, I fain would be like Jesus,
Filled with love divine,
Grace and truth o’er me prevailing,
Lost, my will in Thine.
 
7. 
Let Thy Kingdom come, my Father,
Let Thy word be done,
When my heart this prayer can utter
Henceforth we are one.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. M. Bonnar (arranged)
meter→ 8, 5, 8, 5, 8, 5, 8, 5
First line→ God most holy in Thy mercy
Chorus→ If I perish, I must perish,

84: God Sent His Well Beloved Son

1. 
God sent␣ His well␣ beloved Son
Down from␣ His home above;
He came␣ that we␣ might understand
The depth␣ of His great love,
He left␣ His Fa␣ther’s home on high,
And for␣ our sins He came to die.
 
2. 
What depth␣ of pit␣y moved His heart
For sin␣ners dead in sin,
That they␣ through Him␣ might grace receive,
And have␣ His Life within.
The path␣ to Cal␣vary He trod,
That we␣ might know the love of God.
 
3. 
That quench␣less zeal␣ consumed His life,
To do␣ His Father’s will
And sat␣isfy␣ His just demands,
And right␣eousness fulfil,
He fin␣ished all␣ God’s heart had planned,
And then␣ sat down at God’s right hand.
 
4. 
He pleads␣ that sin␣ners now might live,
The might␣y work is done;
By His␣ own blood␣ the world redeemed;
Eter␣nal glory won.
Yet few␣ will heed␣ the gospel call
And own␣ the Saviour Lord of all.
 
5. 
His saints,␣ though few,␣ adore His name,
Those by␣ His Spirit sealed,
And love␣ the mys␣teries of grace
To His␣ own babes revealed.
And oh,␣ what joy␣ and endless bliss
To see␣ His face in righteousness.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ F. Hermann Geue
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 8
First line→ God sent His well beloved Son

85: God Will Bring You Into Judgment

1. 
God will bring you into judgment;
Do not let the world deceive!
Hear the voice of wisdom calling;
Come to Christ, on Him believe.
All your past will be forgiven;
Jesus now is waiting here;
Stifle not the voice of conscience;
Do not turn away your ear.
 
2. 
God will bring you into judgment
When your days on earth are o’er;
Life for you is swiftly passing
And returneth nevermore.
Do not waste the precious moments;
Hearken to the Saviour’s voice;
Come and find in Him a refuge;
He is waiting for your choice.
 
3. 
God will bring you into judgment;
You cannot escape the day
When you shall appear before Him–
Him, whose love you cast away.
You may seal your doom forever
If you still go on in sin;
Open is the door of mercy;
Hasten now and enter in.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ P. P. Bliss
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ God will bring you into judgment;

86: God's Glorious Kingdom

1. 
God’s glorious Kingdom is within the heart,
The poor in spirit claim a goodly part,
The mourning souls God’s comfort shall obtain,
Exceeding great, unsearchable their gain.
 
2. 
The meek inherit all that God can give,
The hung’ring, thirsting souls are filled and live,
In them the fruits of righteousness are found,
Still more and more God’s love in them abounds.
 
3. 
The merciful excel in boundless grace,
The pure in heart behold the Father’s face,
Peacemakers in the path their Master trod,
They follow peace, those chosen sons of God.
 
4. 
When persecuted for His righteousness,
The kingdom glories in their life and bliss,
Sealed with His name, His sufferings they partake,
Reviled and set at nought for Jesus sake.
 
5. 
How blest are they who bear these marks, yea, more–
Their cup of blessing full and running o’er,
They are God’s salt, His light upon a hill,
To glorify His name and do His will.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. Langrom
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10
tune→ Evensong
First line→ God’s glorious Kingdom is within the heart,

87: God’s Heavy Hand Upon Me Laid

1. 
God’s heavy hand upon me laid,
Distressing situation!
His Spirit whispers, “Know ye not,
This is for your salvation?”
 
2. 
Beneath His hand His mighty hand,
In deep humiliation,
Low in the dust I put my mouth,
In hope of His salvation.
 
3. 
God’s heavy hand upon me laid:
With serious contemplation,
In His pure light I search my heart,
And bow to His salvation.
 
4. 
My heart respondeth tenderly
To His kind exhortation.
My son in no wise now despise,
The work of your salvation.
 
5. 
God’s heavy hand upon me laid,
There shall be no cessation
Till He accomplish and fulfil
In me His great salvation.
 
6. 
I dare not ask the reason why
The chast’ning and privation.
I do not faint at His rebuke,
But long for His salvation.
 
7. 
God’s heavy hand upon me laid;
Affliction with temptation,
Is now my portion till I trust
And trusting is salvation.
 
8. 
While prostrate in the dust I lie,
This is my consolation,
Mine eyes behold the Lamb of God–
In Him is my salvation.
 
9. 
God’s heavy hand upon me laid,
In silent resignation
I kiss the hand that bears me down,
The hand of my salvation.
 
10. 
How great is God, how mean I am
In this consideration;
I lay my hand upon my mouth,
Acknowledge His salvation.
 
11. 
God’s heavy hand upon me laid,
There must be tribulation;
To bear His image on that day
Shall consummate salvation.
 
12. 
’Neath His Almighty hand I pray
With earnest supplication,
Let not my will, but Thine be done,
Thou God of my salvation.
 
13. 
God’s heavy hand upon me laid
Completes my desolation,
But from the dust there shall arise
A glorious new creation.
 
14. 
There is none Holy as the Lord
In princely exaltation,
He lifts the beggar to the throne,
To show him His salvation.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ God’s heavy hand upon me laid,

88: God’s Spirit Interceding

1. 
God’s Spir␣it itself interceding,
Who then␣ can His Spirit gainsay?
Before␣ the great Throne in His Kingdom,
Consum␣ing and burning alway,
All power␣ful, appealing, atoning,
Its prayers␣ and unspeakable groaning.
 
2. 
Belov␣ed, Oh, cease not your praying,
And let␣ not your vision grow dim.
The Lamb␣ the midst is the conqueror,
And we␣ are accepted in Him,
The Heav␣ens declare the atoning,
Attest␣ the unspeakable groaning.
 
3. 
Behold␣ in the midst there is standing
God’s pure␣ spotless Lamb that was slain.
Contin␣ually all are reminded,
He died,␣ but He liveth again,
No pow’r␣ can deny the atoning,
Nor stop␣ the unspeakable groaning.
 
4. 
God’s sev␣enfold Spirit is pleading
Accord␣ing to His Holy will.
All Heav␣en with earth is uniting,
His pleas␣ure alone to fulfill,
The Lamb␣ has prevailed in atoning,
The Spir␣it prevails in its groaning.
 
5. 
The Truth␣ over all is most pleasant,
The Blood␣ of the Lamb shall prevail.
The prayers␣ of God’s sevenfold Spirit,
Are con␣stant, they never shall fail,
The love␣ which constrained the atoning,
Inspires␣ the unspeakable groaning.
 
6. 
Love is␣ the foundation of all things,
Immu␣table, steadfast for aye.
Expressed␣ in the Lamb is the image,
Of Love␣ which shall never decay,
The love␣ which prevailed in atoning,
Prevails␣ with unspeakable groaning.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chas H. Gabriel
meter→ 9, 8, 9, 8, 9, 9
First line→ God’s Spirit itself interceding,

89: God’s Tender Mercies

1. 
God’s tender mercies are new every morning,
Great is His faithfulness, strong is His love;
Kindly His eyes are beholding the righteous
Journeying on to His Kingdom above.
 
2. 
God’s tender mercies are over the faithful,
He is their shield and exceeding reward,
Waiting to bless and to comfort His people,
Ready to serve them– their Master and Lord.
 
3. 
God’s tender mercy and goodness will follow
Those who obediently walk in His way,
Patiently doing His righteous commandments,
Seeking alone for His honour and praise.
 
4. 
God’s tender mercy will follow His children
On to the end of this pilgrimage life;
His precious truth is their shield and their buckler;
Strong in His grace they shall win in the strife.
 
5. 
God’s tender mercy endureth forever,
Sweet is the thought to the upright in heart;
His precious precepts can never be broken,
His loving kindness shall never depart.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 11, 10, 11, 10
First line→ God’s tender mercies are new every morning,

90: God's Time is Now

1. 
God’s time is now, O do not wait
Until another day is born;
His Spirit, grieved, may take His flight,
And leave you never to return.
 
Chorus
Today if you will hear His voice,
Respond and harden not your heart;
Wait not a more convenient day.
His Holy Spirit may depart.
 
2. 
God’s time is now, O linger not.
The shades of night are falling fast,
And still you undecided stand.
What if today should be your last?
 
3. 
God’s time is now, consider well
How much it cost your soul to save!
Will you despise the Saviour’s call,
And fill a Christ rejecter’s grave?
 
4. 
God’s time is now, yet you rebel,
And wait a more convenient day;
While angels bow their heads and weep,
You cast the Saviour’s love away!
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Geo. C. Stebbins
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
First line→ God’s time is now, O do not wait
Chorus→ Today if you will hear His voice,

91: Gracious God, My Soul is Longing

1. 
Gracious God, my soul is longing,
Sighing after Thee;
Come, O come and take possession,
Live and dwell in me.
 
Chorus
Heart and mind and will is yielded
Unreservedly;
Take possession, take possession,
Come and dwell in me.
 
2. 
Lord, to Thee in full submission
All my life I give;
Come and fill the empty vessel,
Let me live in Thee.
 
3. 
All my mind resigned and humble,
All my will I yield;
Henceforth I would walk with Jesus,
By Thy Spirit sealed.
 
4. 
Now made willing and obedient,
Lowly, meek and still,
My whole being I surrender
To Thy Holy Will.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ P. P. Bliss
meter→ 8, 5, 8, 5, 8, 5, 8, 5
First line→ Gracious God, my soul is longing,
Chorus→ Heart and mind and will is yielded

92: Gracious Saviour, I Am Weary

1. 
Gracious Saviour, I am weary,
And my heart is sore with care,
Heavy trials laid upon me
Ofttimes seem so hard to bear,
Lord, on Thee I cast my burden,
Thou hast promised to sus␣tain,
Oh, impart Thy strength lest, sinning,
I should murmur and complain.
 
Chorus
I am Thine, wholly Thine,
Claimed and owned by Thy love divine
Oh, fulfill all Thy will,
In this poor contrite heart of mine,
Oh, fulfill all Thy will
All thy Holy will.
 
2. 
Gracious Saviour, I am hung’ring,
Thirsting for Thy righteousness,
In Thy mercy, Oh, remember,
Nought can satisfy but this,
Vain my thoughts and aspirations,
Fruitless all that does not␣ tend
To create a deep heart yearning
After Thee, my soul’s true Friend.
 
3. 
Gracious Saviour, grant Thy quick’ning,
Oh, renew my spirit’s mind,
Carnal nature, sense and reas’ning,
I would leave them far behind,
Take me in– my heart implores Thee,
Nought have I of earthly␣ store,
All forsaking, let my will be
Lost in Thine forevermore.
 
4. 
Gracious Saviour, Thine forever,
By Thy precious blood made nigh,
Poor in spirit, meek and lowly,
All my need Thou shalt supply,
Thus partaking of Thy nature,
Others in my life may␣ see
Thy fair beauty and Thy Spirit,
Clothed in true humility.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ James M'Granahan
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 5
First line→ Gracious Saviour, I am weary,
Chorus→ I am Thine, wholly Thine,

93: God’s Word Is So Pure

1. 
God’s word is so pure and so precious to me;
Its precepts I love and adore;␣
A lamp to my feet, and a light to my path,
Till pilgrimage days are no more.␣
 
Chorus
’Tis better than thousands of silver and gold,
More␣ precious than rubies can be,␣
To sit at the feet of my Master divine,
And hear when He speaketh to me.␣
 
2. 
How peaceful and pleasant the ways of the Lord;
When under the Saviour’s control;␣
The word that He speaketh is spirit and life,
Refreshing and sweet to my soul.␣
 
3. 
I hear and obey, and my soul is set free;
To follow my Saviour and King;␣
I cherish His word deeply hid in my heart,
Rejoicing, His praises I sing.␣
 
4. 
Oh, Lord, let my heart in Thy statutes be sound;
Thy law is my joy and delight;␣
Incline now the heart of Thy servant I pray,
To ponder therein day and night.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ George D. Moore
meter→ 11, 8, 11, 8, 11, 8, 11, 8
First line→ God’s word is so pure and so precious to me;
Chorus→ ’Tis better than thousands of silver and gold,

94: God's Holy Spirit

1. 
God’s Holy Spir␣it dwells in me,
This certain truth no power can dim,
Oh, gift of God unspeakable:
He dwells in me, I live by Him.
 
2. 
God’s Holy Spir␣it dwells in me,
My heart is now His resting place,
With mind renewed I daily prove
The power of His transforming grace.
 
3. 
God’s Holy Spir␣it quickens me,
Renews my strength along the way,
In love He guides my feet to walk
The path which leads to perfect day.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Georg Joseph
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Angelus
First line→ God’s Holy Spirit dwells in me,

95: Going Forth With Weeping

1. 
Going forth with weeping,
Bearing precious seed,
Hearts moved by the Love of God
To feel the world’s great need.
Sow beside all waters,
Fear not cloud or rain.
You shall doubtless come rejoicing
With your sheaves again.
 
Chorus
Labour on in patience,
Harvest time is sure,
Sowing seed beside all waters,
To the end endure.
Coming home rejoicing,
Songs of joy we’ll sing,
Bearing precious golden sheaves
To lay before the King.
 
2. 
Going forth with weeping,
Bearing precious seed,
Casting all your care on Jesus
As you onward speed.
God will give the increase,
Do not fail to sow.
Earnestly disseminate the seed
Where e’er you go.
 
3. 
Going forth with weeping,
Till the day is o’er,
With a ceaseless hand dispensing
All your bounteous store.
Sowing in the valley,
In the fertile plain.
You will surely reap the harvest,
Sheaves of golden grain.
 
4. 
Going forth with weeping,
Sowing in your might,
Harvest time is coming on,
With fields of gleaming white.
“Well done good and faithful,”
You will hear Him say,
Burdened down with sheaves,
Returning on the Harvest day.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ F. Hermann Geue
meter→ 6, 5, 7, 6, 6, 5, 8, 5, 6, 5, 8, 5, 6, 5, 7, 6
First line→ Going forth with weeping,
Chorus→ Labour on in patience,

96: He Dwells Within

1. 
He dwells within, O, do not fear,
Thy foes shall not prevail.
He is thy Rock, thy sure defence,
He will not, cannot fail.
 
2. 
He dwells within, Thy God is near,
He will preserve Thy soul,
Trust thou in Him continually,
Thy burden on Him roll.
 
3. 
He dwells within, in silence rest,
Resigned, submissive, still,
Content to suffer patiently
According to His will.
 
4. 
He dwells within, though hard and keen
The conflict now may be,
His arm will triumph gloriously,
Thy God will fight for thee.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. B. Dykes
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.)
tune→ Beatitudo
First line→ He dwells within, O, do not fear,

97: Gracious Saviour, Lead Me Safely

1. 
Gracious Saviour, lead me safely
Through life’s every changing hour;
In the gloom of dark temptation,
Let me feel Thy strength’ning power.
Lead me forth␣ to strong assurance
Through the shades␣ of doubt and fear;
On to hope in Christ,␣ my Leader,
Light in eve␣ry valley drear.
 
Chorus
Lead me gracious Saviour,
I Thy path adore;␣
Lead me safely onward
To a life for evermore.
 
2. 
Round me surge earth’s troubled waters–
Darkness, anguish and dismay;
Lead me onward through the twilight,
To the break of endless day.
High above␣ the raging billows
Reignest Thou␣ who rules the sea;
Lead Thou gently, Lord␣ Almighty;
Peace bring Thou␣ eternally.
 
3. 
When through death’s dark valley passing,
Be Thou with me, leading there;
Let Thy consolation comfort,
When I breathe my nal prayer.
Then when life␣ has dawned– immortal,
In Thy tem␣ple with the blest;
Led to ever liv␣ing fountains,
I’ll be Thine␣ for aye at rest.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Herbert H. Booth
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 6, 5, 6, 7
First line→ Gracious Saviour, lead me safely
Chorus→ Lead me gracious Saviour,

97: Gracious Saviour, Lead Me Safely

1. 
Gracious Saviour, lead me safely
Through life’s every changing hour;
In the gloom of dark temptation,
Let me feel Thy strength’ning power.
Lead me forth␣ to strong assurance
Through the shades␣ of doubt and fear;
On to hope in Christ,␣ my Leader,
Light in eve␣ry valley drear.
 
Chorus
Lead me gracious Saviour,
I Thy path adore;␣
Lead me safely onward
To a life for evermore.
 
2. 
Round me surge earth’s troubled waters–
Darkness, anguish and dismay;
Lead me onward through the twilight,
To the break of endless day.
High above␣ the raging billows
Reignest Thou␣ who rules the sea;
Lead Thou gently, Lord␣ Almighty;
Peace bring Thou␣ eternally.
 
3. 
When through death’s dark valley passing,
Be Thou with me, leading there;
Let Thy consolation comfort,
When I breathe my nal prayer.
Then when life␣ has dawned– immortal,
In Thy tem␣ple with the blest;
Led to ever liv␣ing fountains,
I’ll be Thine␣ for aye at rest.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Herbert H. Booth
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 6, 5, 6, 7

98: Gracious Redeemer

1. 
Gracious Redeemer, Thou art my sal␣vation,
Naught but Thy blood could for my sins atone;
Give me the grace of holy resignation
That I may henceforth do Thy will alone.
 
2. 
Oh, how this cruel self would seek to␣ hinder,
And keep me bound in sin and misery,
O Lord bestow the grace of self surrender
That I may evermore Thy servant be.
 
3. 
How hard and cold is my poor heart with␣out Thee,
I need Thy love and mercy every hour;
Grant me, O God, Thy blessed Holy Spirit
That I may know His gracious, quick’ning pow’r.
 
4. 
I would excel in every grace and␣ virtue,
Cleanse and possess this yielded heart of mine;
Thou didst in mercy shed Thy blood to save me;
Thy love has conquered, I am wholly Thine.
 
5. 
Help me to walk in Thy most ho␣ly presence,
Perfect in heart, before Thee without blame;
Subdue each thought and quell each stormy passion
That I may magnify Thy glorious name.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Frank Bruce
meter→ 11, 10, 11, 10
First line→ Gracious Redeemer, Thou art my salvation,

99: Great Peace have They

1. 
Great peace have they which love Thy law,
And nothing shall offend.
Their love for that which perfect is
Preserves them to the end,
God’s love and law their hearts employ,
How very great their peace and joy.
 
2. 
Great peace have they which love Thy law,
And nothing shall offend.
Naught can disturb the peace of those
Who on Thy grace depend,
Thy perfect law converts the soul
Of those who love Thy law’s control.
 
3. 
Great peace have they which love Thy law,
And nothing shall offend.
Thy perfect law as counsellor
Their spirits shall defend,
The Spirit of Thy law their guide,
They faithfully in Christ abide.
 
4. 
Great peace have they which love Thy law,
And nothing shall offend.
He reigns within, the Prince of peace,
A just and faithful friend,
At His rebuke, strife must depart,
His presence sanctifies the heart.
 
5. 
Great peace have they which love Thy law,
And nothing shall offend.
One with the Father, one with Christ,
As one their spirits blend,
They love His law, God’s law is love,
Foundation of His throne above.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Joseph Summers
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 8
tune→ Palmyra
First line→ Great peace have they which love Thy law,

100: Hark, it is Thy Voice

1. 
Hark,␣ it is Thy voice,␣ my Saviour,
Hush,␣ be still, my soul␣ and hear,
Si␣lence wand’ring thought␣ and reason,
See␣ the Lord of hosts␣ is near.
 
Chorus
Poor␣ and needy, weak␣ and helpless,
Lord,␣ I bow before␣ Thy face,
Oh,␣ enrich me from␣ Thy bounty,
With␣ Thy free abound␣ing grace.
 
2. 
“Take␣ my yoke,” I hear␣ Him saying,
“I␣ am lowly, meek␣ and mild,
Learn␣ the rest of true␣ obedience,
Like␣ a tender lov␣ing child.”
 
3. 
All␣ thy wisdom and␣ thy prudence
Must␣ be firmly laid␣ aside,
Hence␣forth then eter␣nal wisdom
Ev␣ermore shall be␣ my guide.
 
4. 
Mysteries of the Heavenly Kingdom,
Un␣to babes are now␣ revealed,
Those␣ who bear His yoke␣ in meekness
Learn␣ of Him whom God␣ has sealed.
 
5. 
Teach␣ me how to learn␣ of Jesus,
Sit␣ in silence at␣ His feet,
Cast␣ on Him my care␣ and burden,
Then␣ my rest will be␣ complete.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Hark, it is Thy voice, my Saviour,
Chorus→ Poor and needy, weak and helpless,

101: Hark to the Message

1. 
Hark to the message␣ of innite love,␣
Jesus, Emmanuel came from above,␣
Born in a stable,␣ God’s sent One so fair,␣
Shepherd they found Him,␣ and worshipped Him there.␣
 
Chorus
Innite LOVE:␣ Worship and bring␣
All to the Saviour,␣ Your best to the King.␣
 
2. 
Dwelt He in Naz’reth,␣ obscure and unknown,␣
Lived for His Father’s␣ honour alone,␣
Anointed to preach␣ the Gospel so free,␣
God’s Way, Truth and Life␣ the whole world could see.␣
 
3. 
Out to the slaughter␣ God’s pure One was led,␣
Suff’ring in anguish,␣ thorns crowned His head,␣
Scourged by the rulers,␣ rejected, denied,␣
God’s Son so holy␣ on Calvary died.␣
 
4. 
For our offences, delivered and slain,␣
Jesus the Just One,␣ He rose again,␣
Now He is pleading␣ that sinners might live,␣
His great salvation␣ to all He will give.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ I. H. Meredith
meter→ 10, 9, 10, 10, 8, 10
First line→ Hark to the message of infinite love,
Chorus→ Infinite LOVE: Worship and bring

102: Hasten to the Place of Refuge

1. 
Hasten to the place of refuge,
Do not linger on the plain;
If you hope to dwell with Jesus,
You must needs be born again.
Do not build your hope on theory,
Righteous acts will not avail,
Christ in you, the hope of glory,
Is the Rock which cannot fail.
 
Chorus
Heed the warning, come to Jesus,
Of all friends He is the best;
Do not grieve His Holy Spirit,
Come and He will give you rest.
 
2. 
Come and drink the living waters,
Bread of life is free to all;
Do not slight the invitation,
Hearken to the Saviour’s call.
Full salvation Jesus offers,
Vict’ry over self and sin;
At the door of hope He’s waiting,
There to bid you, “Welcome in.”
 
3. 
Time is ever speeding onward,
Here you cannot hope to stay;
Death is ever drawing nearer,
And the call you must obey.
In His tender love and mercy,
Jesus waits to lead you home;
From His light and love and presence,
Why will you in darkness roam?
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Albert B. Simpson
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Hasten to the place of refuge,
Chorus→ Heed the warning, come to Jesus,

103: Have Faith in God

1. 
Have faith in God: Oh, wondrous words
Conveying truth divine.
Those faithful souls who trust in Him,
Their love shall not decline.
Have faith, trust on His Word is sure,
To those who patiently endure.
 
2. 
Let faith and hope your safeguard be,
The anchor of your soul.
Immovable the heart remains
When Jesus has control.
His word shall be your strength and stay,
To keep you in the evil day.
 
3. 
Faith is the sure and certain way
To overcome the world.
This trusty shield is God’s defence,
When Satan’s darts are hurled.
Faith works by love and stronger grows,
Though dwelling in the midst of foes.
 
4. 
Have faith in God, His truth shall stand,
When all things pass away.
He cannot lie, believe His Word,
Though nature shall decay,
Hold fast, retain your condence,
And great shall be your recompense.
 
5. 
Have faith in God, and rest content,
Obedient to His voice.
To do His will your chief delight,
His choice your only choice,
With heart made pure and spirit free,
Walk then with Him in harmony.
 
6. 
Take heart, brave soul, and bear the cross
And keep thy motive pure.
The single eye shall light your path,
The crown of life ensure,
Press onward with thy Lord divine,
And never from His steps decline.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Joseph Summers
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 8
tune→ Palmyra
First line→ Have faith in God: Oh, wondrous words

104: Have You the Faith of God's Elect

1. 
Have you the faith of God’s elect?
That faith which will␣ not be denied,
Though in the fiercest fur␣nace heat,
It has␣ been oft severe␣ly tried?
 
2. 
Is yours the faith that soars above
The things of time␣ and sense and space,
And sees the prize at God’s␣ right hand,
To speed␣ you onward in␣ the race?
 
3. 
Is yours the faith that will comply
With God’s require␣ments and His will?
When manifold tempta␣tions try,
Your faith␣ is found unconquerable.
 
4. 
God gives the faith to see beyond
The narrow lim␣its of this life,
Earth’s short and transito␣ry joys,
With all␣ its turmoil, sin␣ and strife.
 
5. 
Have you the faith that will surmount
All difcul␣ties which arise,
The King in all His beau␣ty see,
The Lord,␣ where all your treas␣ure lies?
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
First line→ Have you the faith of God’s elect?

105: He Calls You Now

1. 
He calls you now, oh, hear His voice!
And linger not, but haste away,
The Kingdom now is nigh at hand,
Oh! enter in without delay.
 
Chorus
He calls you now, oh come away,
Where death awaits no longer stay
His life divine He offers free,
The Son of God is calling thee.
 
2. 
He calls you now to follow Him
Along life’s path, the chosen way,
Which leadeth on to things unseen,
To God’s undimm’d, unclouded day.
 
3. 
He calls you now from paths of wrong,
Which lead to death, and endless night.
Oh, hasten then from joys that fail,
To rest and peace, and pure delight.
 
4. 
He calls you now, refuse Him not,
No longer His kind Spirit grieve;
With lowly contrite heart draw nigh,
And God’s eternal life receive.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
First line→ He calls you now, oh, hear His voice!
Chorus→ He calls you now, oh come away,

106: He Found Me in a Desert Land

1. 
He found me in a desert land,
A waste and howling wilderness;
His loving heart was pained to see
My lost estate, my helplessness;
“Fear not,” said He, “thy Lord is nigh;
No ransomed soul need ever die.”
 
Chorus
Oh, love supreme! Oh, sovereign grace!
Which brought my Saviour from on high
To seek His sheep, and bring them home:
Dear as the apple of God’s eye.
 
2. 
He soothed and bound my bleeding wounds
And bore me gently to the fold;
His tender care dispelled my fear
And filled my soul with joy untold;
Beloved of God forevermore,
My days of banishment are o’er.
 
3. 
I pass my days in sweet content
Within the chambers of the King;
I hear His voice and see His face;
His love inspires the song I sing,
In harmony with heaven above–
One spirit with the God I love.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8
First line→ He found me in a desert land,
Chorus→ Oh, love supreme! Oh, sovereign grace!

106: He Found Me in a Desert Land

1. 
He found me in a desert land,
A waste and howling wilderness;
His loving heart was pained to see
My lost estate, my helplessness;
“Fear not,” said He, “thy Lord is nigh;
No ransomed soul need ever die.”
 
Chorus
Oh, love supreme! Oh, sovereign grace!
Which brought my Saviour from on high
To seek His sheep, and bring them home:
Dear as the apple of God’s eye.
 
2. 
He soothed and bound my bleeding wounds
And bore me gently to the fold;
His tender care dispelled my fear
And filled my soul with joy untold;
Beloved of God forevermore,
My days of banishment are o’er.
 
3. 
I pass my days in sweet content
Within the chambers of the King;
I hear His voice and see His face;
His love inspires the song I sing,
In harmony with heaven above–
One spirit with the God I love.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8

107: He is Calling You Home

1. 
He is calling you home; will you hearken to Him?
You are straying afar from the fold,␣
To the river of death, with no hope in your heart–
Its waters lie sullen and cold.␣
 
Chorus
The Saviour is calling you home;␣
A welcome is waiting you there.␣
He laid down His life your soul to redeem
And save you from hopeless despair.␣
 
2. 
There are dangers untold in the path you now tread,
With no hope of escape for your soul;␣
Then, O turn while you may, and give ear to His voice!
Come under the Shepherd’s control.␣
 
3. 
He will lift all the gloom which is shrouding your life,
Growing darker each step as you go;␣
All the guilt of the past He will freely forgive;
His innite love you will know.␣
 
4. 
To His comfort and rest, then, O hasten away!
Lose no time, lest your soul should be lost.␣
With no Christ in your heart, drifting on to your doom,
O say, have you counted the cost?␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. E. French
meter→ 12, 9, 12, 8, 8, 8, 10, 8
First line→ He is calling you home; will you hearken to Him?
Chorus→ The Saviour is calling you home;

108: He Lives at God's Right Hand

1. 
He lives at God’s right hand,
The One who died for me;
He pleads the merits of His blood
With God continually.
Accepted now in Him,
And found in Him complete;
His love bows down my inmost heart,
To worship at His feet.
 
2. 
His hands, His feet, His side
Proclaim undying love,
Love never failing, pure, divine–
His gift from Heaven above.
His wounds on Calvary
Reveal His inmost soul;
Afflicted, bruised and dying there
His stripes now make me whole.
 
3. 
Fly to His bleeding wounds,
O soul of mine and see
The refuge in His riven side
Love opened up for thee.
O pure and spotless Lamb–
Thy willing sacrifice
For me in my unworthiness
Is sacred in mine eyes.
 
4. 
I would not grieve my Lord,
I will obey His voice;
Strong in His grace, I’ll follow Him,
His will my only choice.
Yes! “Of a truth I know,”
It shall be surely well
With those who fear and honour God
And in His presence dwell.
 
5. 
Songs in the night He gives,
In Him my springs arise;
In my poor heart He sheds abroad
His love that never dies.
A beggar from the dust–
He raised me to a throne,
My robe of spotless righteousness
Washed in His blood alone.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Andrew Robb
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6, 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.D.)
First line→ He lives at God’s right hand,

109: Hearken, Oh Consider

1. 
Hearken, Oh consider, incline now thine ear,
Jehovah is calling, the King waiteth near
Forget thine own people, let earth’s joys grow dim,
Forsake thine own pleasure and␣ worship thou Him.
 
2. 
Wouldst thou to a place of high honour aspire?
Turn with thy whole heart, all thy will and desire
To Him who can make you all glorious within,
And clothe you in beauty and␣ freedom from sin.
 
3. 
Then greatly desiring thy beauty to see,
The King shall rejoice when He looketh on thee,
Thy clothing wrought gold which shall never grow dim,
Thy light and thy glory re␣flected in Him.
 
4. 
The palace is ready, the garments are fair,
There’s naught in creation with thee can compare,
Thou shalt be remembered when time is no more,
Eternal thy glory with␣ Christ evermore.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 11, 11, 11, 11
First line→ Hearken, Oh consider, incline now thine ear,

110: Heirs of Wrath and Going Downwards

1. 
Heirs of wrath and going downward,
Sad, how very sad your plight,
Slighting God, refusing mercy,
Loving darkness, hating light.
 
Chorus
Oh, escape to Jesus now,
Linger not we would implore,
God may shut the open door.
 
2. 
Jesus left His Father’s bosom,
In a manger low was laid,
Lived for you and in the garden
Agonised and wept and prayed.
 
3. 
Heirs of wrath– but Jesus loves you,
Gave His life your soul to save,
He alone is your salvation,
And your hope beyond the grave.
 
4. 
Jesus is God’s way to heaven,
God’s eternal truth and life.
Oh, forsake earth’s empty worship,
Shame and form and deadly strife.
 
5. 
God is near in Spirit, striving,
Oh, be earnest, count the cost.
Come and taste His sweet forgiveness;
Why, oh why should you be lost?
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ S. J. Vail
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 7, 7, 7
tune→ Jura
First line→ Heirs of wrath and going downward,
Chorus→ Oh, escape to Jesus now,

111: He Left His Fair Home in the Glory

1. 
He left␣ His fair home in the glory,
Came down␣ to the world He had made,
No place␣ was prepared for the Saviour,
The babe␣ in a manger was laid.
 
Chorus
Oh, make room␣ in your heart now for Jesus,
Your Sav␣iour and Prince He will be,␣
Make haste␣ and prepare to receive Him,
The King␣ of all Kingdoms is He.
 
2. 
The wise␣ men went down to the stable,
Their gifts:␣ gold, frankincense and myrrh,
Proclaim␣ Him divinely appointed
The sins␣ of His people to bear.
 
3. 
He dwelt␣ in the village of Naz’reth,
A car␣penter humble, unknown,
Anoint␣ed to preach the glad tidings,
Reject␣ed, despised by His own.
 
4. 
The rul␣ers for envy delivered
Him o␣ver to judgment and death,
“Oh, Fa␣ther most Holy forgive them,”
He prayed␣ with His fast failing breath.
 
5. 
Attend␣ed by kind sympathisers,
His bod␣y was laid in the tomb;
His lov␣ing disciples, heart broken,
Were shroud␣ed in darkness and gloom.
 
6. 
The King␣doms of darkness were shaken
On that␣ happy morn when He rose,
Trium␣phant o’er death and forever,
A con␣q’ror to reign o’er His foes.
 
7. 
Our faith␣ful High Priest interceding
Will one␣ day return for His bride;
His cho␣sen shall dwell in His Kingdom,
Forev␣er with Him satisfied.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 9, 8, 9, 8, 10, 8, 9, 8
First line→ He left His fair home in the glory,
Chorus→ Oh, make room in your heart now for Jesus,

112: He Loved Me unto Death

1. 
He loved me unto death,
The holy Son of God.
All my iniquities
He purged with His own blood.
 
2. 
I see Him on the cross,
Atoning for my sin,
His arms extended wide
His sheep to gather in.
 
3. 
The door is open now
To all who on Him call,
A place of rest prepared,
Forgiveness free to all.
 
4. 
Oh, come, in Jesus’ name,
Thou shalt not be denied,
Your ransom price is paid,
For you the Saviour died.
 
5. 
He lives to plead your cause,
At God’s right hand above,
He ever lives to plead
In never failing love.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. M. Duncan
meter→ 6, 6, 6, 6
tune→ Darak
First line→ He loved me unto death,

113: Hear the Voice of Jesus Calling

1. 
Hear the voice of Jesus calling!
Come and work while it is day;
Ere the darkness overtake you,
Oh! arise and haste away.
There’s no time for idle dreaming,
Look upon the fields now white;
Let it move your heart to labour
Soon will fall the shades of night.
 
Chorus
Call␣ing thee, call␣ing thee,
Hear the lowly Man of Sorrows,
He is calling, calling thee.␣
 
2. 
Hearken to the voice of Jesus,
He is calling once again;
Are you still unmoved with pity?
See the light is on the wane.
And the harvest still is waiting–
Few to gather in the sheaves.
Will it perish? Will it perish?
How the heart of Jesus grieves!
 
3. 
Haste! the night is fast approaching,
Rise and work while yet you may;
You have seen the fields all rip’ning,
And their crying need display.
You have heard the Saviour calling,
And the dearth of lab’rers plead;
You have felt His claims upon you,
And have seen the urgent need.
 
4. 
Hearken! He is calling, calling;
Can you still at ease remain?
Will you let the harvest perish,
Shall His pleading be in vain?
And the night is surely coming,
Harvest days will soon be o’er;
Soon your privilege to labour
Will be gone for evermore.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 6, 8, 7
First line→ Hear the voice of Jesus calling!
Chorus→ Calling thee, calling thee,

114: Hear My Prayer

1. 
Hear my prayer, most holy Saviour,
In Thy mercy graciously
Send me help, that I may never
Turn my heart away from Thee.
 
2. 
Thou art all my hope and comfort,
All my soul’s expectancy,
Patience, grace and perseverance,
All must come, my Lord, from Thee.
 
3. 
I am oft perplexed and troubled,
Often in adversity;
Let me prove Thy grace sufcient,
Let me find my strength in Thee.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ C. F. Witt
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ Stuttgart
First line→ Hear my prayer, most holy Saviour,

115: Hearts are Longing, Hearts are Sighing

1. 
Hearts are longing, hearts are sighing,
Seeking rest they cannot find,
In the wilds of sin they wander,
Heart sore, footsore, weary, blind.
Will you go and bring the message
Of the one whose arm can save,␣
From the snare of death and sorrow,
From the power of sin and grave?
 
Chorus
Honest hearts to you are crying,
God is list’ning to their cry.␣
He is pleading, “Will you leave them,
Leave them in their sin to die?”
 
2. 
Lost and lonely souls are straying,
On their path no ray of light,
Fear and doubt their hearts possessing,
Can you comprehend their plight?
They will perish, surely perish,
Yet you linger, yet you wait;␣
Hearken to their wail of anguish,
Save them ere it be too late.
 
3. 
Loud and clear the call is sounding,
Will you answer Yes or No?
I am anxiously awaiting
For your choice: Oh, will you go
Forth to bear the joyful tiding
Of salvation full and free?␣
Many souls in darkness dying,
And the Lord has need of thee.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ C Austin Miles
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ Hearts are longing, hearts are sighing,
Chorus→ Honest hearts to you are crying,

116: Hope on and Walk by Faith

1. 
Hope on, and walk by faith␣ in Him
Who ever lives to in␣tercede;
His covenant He can␣not break,
And He will meet your soul’s␣ deep need.
 
2. 
Hope on, though enemies␣ reproach,
Grieve not at what the scorn␣ers say;
Leave all to Him who hath␣ declared,
“Vengeance is mine, I will␣ repay.”
 
3. 
Hope on, though others may␣ blaspheme,
And let not this your soul␣ appal;
God’s righteous retribu␣tion will
Be meted out to one␣ and all.
 
4. 
Hope on, and glory in␣ the cross,
And do not think to turn␣ aside;
But cleave to Him who bore␣ the shame,
And in the way of truth␣ abide.
 
5. 
Hope on, let nothing dim␣ thy view
Of that fair visage marred␣ for thee;
His love divine will nev␣er fail,
In time or in eter␣nity.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ F. Hermann Geue
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
First line→ Hope on, and walk by faith in Him

117: Hide Not Your Talent

1. 
Hide not your talent in the earth,
This is the Lord’s command,
Your life and all that there pertains
Leave in the Master’s hands.
How can the Lord increase and bless
That which you do not give?
The life of self must fall and die
If you would truly live.
 
2. 
Hide not your light, let others see
In you His power to save,
Lest they should perish without hope
And fill a Christless grave,
Then seek to manifest His name
In all you say and do;
Their hope of everlasting life
May now depend on you.
 
3. 
Your talent God will multiply,
And to your mind unfold
The riches of His precious truth,
And treasures new and old.
The agents of the evil one
Rejoice with fiendish mirth
At those who carefully conceal
Their talents in the earth.
 
4. 
You say God is an austere man,
And yet you do not know
He reaps that which He hath not sown,
But have you proved it so?
You judge Him by your carnal mind,
Your heart devoid of grace
Has never yet been yielded up,
To be His dwelling place.
 
5. 
O, come and prove His yoke is sweet,
His burden light to bear,
A loyal, faithful friend is He,
Who will thy sorrows share.
Yield Him your heart, your life, your all,
And let His mind control,
God’s love and peace will satisfy,
His rest will fill your soul.
 
6. 
O, come and buy of Heaven’s gold,
So precious, tried and pure,
And raiment white, God’s righteous robe,
Which ever shall endure.
Let God anoint your eyes to see
How rich His boundless store
For those who serve and honour Him,
Both now and evermore.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Wm. A. Huntley (Arr.)
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.D.)
First line→ Hide not your talent in the earth,

118: Hope on, Hope Ever

1. 
Hope on, hope ever, strug␣gling soul,
By fears and failures un␣dismayed;
The God who rules the rag␣ing sea,
Will hold thy hand, be not␣ afraid.
 
2. 
Hope is an anchor of␣ the soul
The storms of life can nev␣er move
And reaches far within␣ the veil,
The depths of His great love␣ to prove.
 
3. 
Hope on, and sing amid␣ the gloom,
Though lone and drear the des␣ert way–
Faith sheds her radiant light␣ afar,
Leads on to God and cloud␣less day.
 
4. 
Hope on, a better day␣ will dawn,
The day of Christ is nigh␣ at hand–
When righteousness and peace␣ shall reign
In every clime, in eve␣ry land.
 
5. 
Hope on, hope ever to␣ the end,
Though fierce and long the bat␣tle strife;
How sweet to hear the Mas␣ter say,
“Well done, come enter in␣to Life.”
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ F. Hermann Geue
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
First line→ Hope on, hope ever, struggling soul,

119: Hidden in the Shadow, Blessed Shadow

1. 
Hidden in the shadow, blessed shadow,
Of my Father God’s almighty hand,␣␣
Who or what can harm me as I journey
On with Him, unto the fatherland.
 
Chorus
Hidden in the shadow, safely hid␣den,
Guided by the hand that rules the wave,␣␣
Subject to His will, His holy coun␣sel,
Christ alone in mercy came to save.
 
2. 
Servant I will be to Him who loved me,
Bought me with His own most holy blood.␣␣
I will glorify Him in my body,
Magnify His name, the Son of God.
 
3. 
Body, soul and spirit His possession.
Sanctified in word, in deed and thought,␣␣
Holy, blameless is my soul’s Beloved.
All my boast is, “See what God hath wrought.”
 
4. 
By His Spirit sealed and overshadowed,
Safe protected from my every foe,␣␣
I am proving this is life Eternal,
Father, Son and Spirit here to know.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. Lindberg
meter→ 10, 9, 10, 9, 10, 9, 10, 9
First line→ Hidden in the shadow, blessed shadow,
Chorus→ Hidden in the shadow, safely hidden,

120: Here in Thy Presence

1. 
Here in Thy presence, Lord, we wait,
Thy spirit now impart,
From self and all iniquity
O help us to depart.
We would be pure and␣ true like Thee,
To love and serve Thee␣ faithfully.
 
2. 
Oh may Thy light and truth dispel
All darkness, fear and dread
And make us one, in heart and mind
With Christ, our living Head.
Redeemed, made nigh by␣ His own blood,
To love and serve Thee␣ as we should.
 
3. 
Christ is our law and light and life,
In this we now rejoice.
We know Him as our souls beloved
We hear the Bridegrooms voice;
He will, He must in␣ us increase,
And bid selfrighteous␣ness to cease.
 
4. 
We wait on Thee, the living God,
O turn us once again
From all that has dominion now,
That Christ alone may reign.
Then shall our spirits␣ sweetly sing,
When Christ alone is␣ Lord and King.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 8
First line→ Here in Thy presence, Lord, we wait,

121: How Blessed Are the Undefiled

1. 
How blessed are␣ the un␣defiled
Amid sin’s waste and bar␣ren land,
Who walk God’s low␣ly way␣ of life,
Led by a loving Fa␣ther’s hand.
 
Chorus
By precious blood made nigh to God,
They follow where the Master trod.
 
2. 
How blessed are␣ the un␣defiled,
Who love His holy will␣ and way;
Wholeheartedly␣ they walk␣ therein,
Their Father, God, their strength␣ and stay.
 
3. 
How blessed are␣ the un␣defiled,
Who will not be enticed␣ aside;
With eyes anoint␣ed they␣ behold
And walk with Jesus cru␣cified.
 
4. 
How blessed are␣ the un␣defiled
And pure in heart, who see␣ His face;
With love unfeigned␣ they wor␣ship Him,
Rejoicing in His truth␣ and grace.
 
5. 
How blessed are the undefiled
Who follow with their Saviour, Friend;
God’s Word is hidden in their hearts,
To safeguard, comfort and defend.
 
6. 
How blessed are the undefiled,
Whose yielded lives are chaste and fair;
By precious blood made nigh to God,
They know a Father’s tender care.
 
7. 
How blessed are the undefiled,
Loved with a pure un– chang␣ing love,
Fervent and true, as strong as death,
Sure as the Throne in Heaven above.
 
8. 
How blessed are the undefiled,
Sweet is their rest and faith is strong,
With praise their loyal hearts o’erfiow
In sweetest melody and song.
 
9. 
How blessed are the undefiled
Who now revere the Saviour’s name,
And follow where the Lamb may lead,
And glory in His cross and shame.
 
10. 
How blessed are the undefiled
When toil is o’er and sinks life’s sun,
How full their joy, how deep their bliss,
To hear the Master’s words, “Well done.”
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Henri F. Hemy Arr: J. G. Walton
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8
tune→ St. Catherine
First line→ How blessed are the undefiled
Chorus→ By precious blood made nigh to God,

122: How Few are Entering In

1. 
How few are ent’ring in!
So many turn away,
Despising God, His boundless grace,
And wasting life’s short day.
 
Chorus
Will you not enter in?
Hark! hear the Master say,
“I am the door, O enter now;
There is no other way.”
 
2. 
How few are ent’ring in!
O come we would implore;
How sad if you should stand and knock,
When God has shut the door.
 
3. 
How few are ent’ring in!
Will you reject His love,
His only way, His truth and life
Revealed from Heaven above?
 
4. 
How few are ent’ring in!
Beware, O soul, beware,
Lest you neglect the call of God
And end in dark despair.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ G. W. Martin
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6, 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.D.)
tune→ Leominster
First line→ How few are ent’ring in!
Chorus→ Will you not enter in?

123: How Clear the Call of Jesus

1. 
How clear the call of Jesus,
In accents low and sweet:
“Come now ye heavy laden,
And rest your weary feet;
My peace and sweet forgiveness
Your troubled heart will know,␣
And I will gently lead you
Where living waters flow.”
 
2. 
Your only hope is Jesus,
O do not turn away.
For you must stand before Him
On that great judgment day;
When those of every nation
Before Him will appear;␣
All who despised His mercy,
In awful guilt and fear.
 
3. 
How kind the heart of Jesus,
His voice is calling still;
Grieve not the Holy Spirit;
Do not resist His will.
Your days and years are passing
Spent, as a tale that’s told;␣
Will you remain a stranger
And lost outside the fold?
 
4. 
So very near the Kingdom,
Since God hath brought you nigh;
How sad if unrepenting,
In all your sins you die,
O heed the Saviour’s warning,
Outside no longer wait,␣
God’s call may cease forever,
And you may call too late.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ G. J. Webb
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6
tune→ Webb
First line→ How clear the call of Jesus,

123: How Clear the Call of Jesus

1. 
How␣ clear the call of Jesus,
In accents low and sweet:
“Come␣ now ye heavy laden,
And rest your weary feet;
My peace and sweet forgiveness
Your troubled heart will know,
And I will gently lead you
Where living␣ waters flow.”
 
2. 
Your␣ only hope is Jesus,
O do not turn away.
For␣ you must stand before Him
On that great judgment day;
When those of every nation
Before Him will appear;
All who despised His mercy,
In awful␣ guilt and fear.
 
3. 
How␣ kind the heart of Jesus,
His voice is calling still;
Grieve␣ not the Holy Spirit;
Do not resist His will.
Your days and years are passing
Spent, as a tale that’s told;
Will you remain a stranger
And lost out␣side the fold?
 
4. 
So␣ very near the Kingdom,
Since God hath brought you nigh;
How␣ sad if unrepenting,
In all your sins you die,
O heed the Saviour’s warning,
Outside no longer wait,
God’s call may cease forever,
And you may␣ call too late.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6

124: How Fresh and Green

1. 
How fresh and green the pastures fair
Where the good Shepherd leads His sheep;
The river of God’s pleasure there
Flows on forever, still and deep;
Afar from all the strife and gloom,
He rests with all His flock at noon.
 
Chorus
The Shepherd and the sheep rejoice:
How still and sweet those pastures fair;
The desert blooms as paradise,
For God is with His people there.
 
2. 
How sweet the fragrant vale of prayer
Where Jesus loved to watch and pray;
We love to trace His footprints there:
No clouds obscure, no fears dismay;
Our prayers and praise and songs of grace
Like incense fill the holy place.
 
3. 
From all the world, its toil and care,
To watch with Him we turn aside;
Our Shepherd true is waiting there,
And every need will be supplied;
He speaks, how pleasant is His voice!
Our satiated hearts rejoice.
 
4. 
Made meet His sufferings here to share,
Our heavenly gain is earthly loss;
Content if Jesus leads us there,
To labour now and bear the cross
And manifest His life and name,
To all the world His love proclaim.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. Lincoln Hall
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8
First line→ How fresh and green the pastures fair
Chorus→ The Shepherd and the sheep rejoice:

125: How Great, How Strong, How Deep

1. 
How great, how strong, how deep the love
Which led my Saviour from above.
To sacrifice His life for me
Upon the Cross of Calvary.
 
Chorus
God’s wrath appeased and swallowed up,
My Saviour drank the bitter cup,
God’s justice satisfied for me,
When He expired on Calvary.
 
2. 
God loved the world and gave His Son,
That life eternal might be won.
Amazing love, He died for me
Upon the Cross of Calvary.
 
3. 
He gave His own most precious blood,
The holy, harmless Son of God.
He paid the ransom price for me,
God’s sinless One, on Calvary.
 
4. 
He loved me even unto death,
And with His last fast failing breath,
He bowed His head and prayed for me,
The Lamb of God on Calvary.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chas. H. Gabriel
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Higher Ground
First line→ How great, how strong, how deep the love
Chorus→ God’s wrath appeased and swallowed up,

126: How Kind was the Heart

1. 
How kind was the heart of the Saviour of men,
His grace and salvation to show,␣
He came from the bosom of God to reveal
The way, truth and life here below.␣
 
Chorus
How kind was the heart of the Saviour in living
His life as a light for thee,␣
O, lift up your eyes and behold your Redeemer,
Bearing your sins on the tree.␣
 
2. 
How kind was the heart of the Saviour of men
To leave those fair mansions on high,␣
And bear in His body the sins of the world,
In anguish to suffer and die.␣
 
3. 
How kind was the heart of the Saviour of men,
In triumph to rise from the grave,␣
A Prince and a Saviour exalted of God,
His chosen almighty to save.␣
 
4. 
How loving and kind is the Saviour of men
His nature and life to impart,␣
To all who will come and acknowledge Him Lord,
And give Him a place in their heart.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ H. L. Gilmour (altered)
meter→ 11, 8, 11, 8, 12, 7, 12, 7
First line→ How kind was the heart of the Saviour of men,
Chorus→ How kind was the heart of the Saviour in living

127: How Much it Grieved the Heart of God

1. 
How much it grieved the heart of God,
No tongue can ever tell,
To bruise His pure and Holy Son,
The one He loved so well.
O soul! There was no other way
Sin’s awful debt to pay.
 
Chorus
For you, for me,
He died on Calvary.
 
2. 
How much it grieved the heart of God
To send Him from above
To manifest His truth and life,
His pure and perfect love.
O awful grief! How sad their lot,
His own received Him not.
 
3. 
How much it grieved the heart of God:
All heaven was moved to see
His bitter cup, those drops of blood
In dark Gethsemane,
Exceeding sorrowful, alone,
For sin He must atone.
 
4. 
How much it grieved the heart of God,
Man mocked Him while He prayed;
His crown of thorns, His bleeding wounds,
The world’s sins on Him laid:
God hides His face, O bitter cry,
Forsaken Christ must die.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Edward M. Fuller
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 4, 6
First line→ How much it grieved the heart of God,
Chorus→ For you, for me,

128: How Noble My Estate

1. 
How noble my estate– my happy lot;
I have a friend in Christ who changeth not.␣
I meet Him daily at the throne of grace
To hear His voice and look upon His face,
In God’s immediate presence there for me
His blood of sprinkling speaks continual␣ly.
 
2. 
The veil has gone, God’s new and living way
Appears before my mind, clear as the day.␣
At His kind Word, my soul with awe draws nigh,
With heart assured, I, “Abba Father,” cry,
There face to face at God’s right hand for me,
My Saviour pleads, He is my sure␣ty.
 
3. 
I bow with rev’rence at His blessed feet,
My heart is full, in Him I am complete.␣
Yes, sanctified and filled with love divine,
Redemption, wisdom, righteousness is mine,
His blood of sprinkling speaking now for me
Has sealed His truth which cannot cease to␣ be.
 
4. 
O heart of mine, be loyal true and brave,
Faithful to Him who triumphed o’er the grave.␣
The single eye will keep your vision clear,
And perfect love will cast away all fear,
O Lamb of God, Thy sacrifice for me
Shall be my glory everlasting␣ly.
 
5. 
With tender mercies crowned, I rest in peace,
The love wherewith He loved shall never cease.␣
With love’s unspeakable bond I am bound
To Him who reigns on high with glory crowned,
His rainbow circled throne reveals to me
God’s covenant shall last eternal␣ly.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10
First line→ How noble my estate– my happy lot;

129: How Precious is the Word of God

1. 
How precious is the word of God
To contrite hearts and pure;
How␣ gracious are His promises,
So steadfast, safe and sure.
 
Chorus
When I’m decreasing,
Selflove is ceasing,
Christ is increasing,
Filling all my heart.
 
2. 
How full of joy and sweet content
The souls who seek His face;
And␣ weaned from self His fullness prove,
Receiving grace for grace.
 
3. 
Thus joyful in the place of prayer
Their hearts like incense rise,
An␣ offering pure, acceptable,
A willing sacrifice.
 
4. 
How rich is the abundant store
To those who freely give,
With␣out reserve, the life He bought;
Receiving life they live.
 
5. 
All grace and truth in fullness dwells
In God’s anointed One,
All␣ that pertains to Godliness
In His beloved Son.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Maurice A. Clifton
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 5, 5, 5, 5
First line→ How precious is the word of God
Chorus→ When I’m decreasing,

130: How Sweet the Name of Jesus

1. 
How sweet the name of Jesus,
That name above all names;
With His own blood He bought me,
And my whole being claims.
I love the name of Jesus,
My Saviour and my King:
And while I have my being
His praises will I sing.
 
2. 
There is no name in Heaven
Or earth I love so well:
He has prepared in glory
A place where I may dwell.
I shall show forth His praises,
The riches of His grace;
And worship my redeemer
Within the holy place.
 
3. 
To bear the name of Jesus
Shall be my joy and crown
The cross is now my portion;
Soon I shall lay it down.
Set free from tribulation,
All sorrow, grief and pain;
Within His courts to serve Him,
How great will be my gain.
 
4. 
His grace is all sufficient
To speed me in the race,
And keep me still enduring
Until I see His face.
How great my consolation,
My anchor shall not fail
Till I am safe for ever
At home, within the veil.
 
5. 
I shall behold my Saviour
His hands, His feet, His side:
I shall fall down and worship
The Lamb of God who died.
Engraven on my forehead
To bear His name divine,
This highest height of honour
For ever shall be mine.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Melchior Teschner
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6
tune→ St. Theodulph
First line→ How sweet the name of Jesus,

131: How Sweet to Trace My Saviour's Steps

1. 
How sweet to trace my Saviour’s steps
Along life’s desert way:␣
His self denial, faith unfeigned,
His love and zeal each day,␣
As on this earth␣ for me He trod,
Revealed in␣ flesh the Son of God.
 
Chorus
For thou must ask␣ just what thou wilt,
It shall be␣ surely done.␣
Thy life within inspires this prayer,
“Lord make me like Thy Son.”␣
The riches of␣ Thy grace I prove,
The sovereign power of love.␣
To speed me on until I see,
Thy glorious face above.␣
 
2. 
Led captive I will follow Him,
Obedient to His voice.␣
Henceforth my will no more my own,
His will my highest choice,␣
Until I hear␣ His glad, “Well done,”
The battle␣ fought, the victory won.
 
3. 
How sweet to hear those gracious words,
“If thou abide in me␣
And let my words abide in you,
Then thou shalt fruitful be,”␣
 
4. 
The Comforter who dwells within,
Thy love, thy mind and will.␣
Are working in me mightily,
God’s pleasure to fulfill
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Louis (Ludwig) Spohr (altered)
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 8, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6
tune→ Gerald
First line→ How sweet to trace my Saviour’s steps
Chorus→ For thou must ask just what thou wilt,

132: How Tenderly Our Shepherd Kind

1. 
How tenderly our Shep␣herd kind
Would lure our souls␣ to stay
Beside the quiet wa␣ters now,
Where we might rest and pray.
 
2. 
Drawn by His Spirit I␣ would seek
That life of hid␣den rest
And prove the sweetness of␣ His yoke
When wearied and oppressed.
 
3. 
Much coming and much go␣ing proves
How weak our faith␣ and love,
Reluctantly the life␣ of self
Yields to the life above.
 
4. 
From self and all that self␣ holds dear
For ever turn␣ away,
And into God’s most ten␣der hands,
Yield all thy life as clay.
 
5. 
The potter then with heav’n␣ly skill
Will mould and fash␣ion you,
Conform your life that you␣ may bear
His image clear and true.
 
6. 
Keep silence, O my soul, and know
The Lord is very near;
Within the temple of thy heart,
God will Himself appear.
 
7. 
His presence sanctifies the whole,
Imparting truce and grace;
Clothed in humility we own
’Tis now a holy place.
 
8. 
Loved with an everlasting love,
A love which cannot cease,
This thought produces in my soul
An everlasting peace.
 
9. 
When sense and things of time have ceased
And all of earth is o’er,
His joy in glory undefiled
Is thine for evermore.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.)
First line→ How tenderly our Shepherd kind

133: How True the Master's Words

1. 
How true the Master’s words so strong appealing
The Highest wisdom to our minds supply,
God’s only way of fruitfulness revealing,
To fall with Him into the ground and die.
 
2. 
To serve their Master, many hearts are praying,
For grace to honour Him they daily sigh,
Their souls with longing break to keep His sayings,
And fall with Him into the ground and die.
 
3. 
How great the Master’s words, so full of meaning,
To those who seek their Lord to glorify,
His love unspeakable their souls are weaning,
To fall with Him into the ground and die.
 
4. 
Oh, hear the Master’s message and retaining
The faithful words of Him who cannot lie,
Let us go forth, the love of Christ constraining,
And fall with Him into the ground and die.
 
5. 
Oh, Blessed Master, Thou shalt do the choosing,
Thy life in me Thou now shalt magnify,
Strengthen my heart and will to do the losing,
And fall with Him into the ground and die.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ F. L. Benjamin
meter→ 11, 10, 11, 10
tune→ Emilia
First line→ How true the Master’s words so strong appealing

134: I am a Stranger

1. 
I am a stranger in the earth,
Hide not Thy precious word.
Much comfort, peace and blessedness
To me it doth afford,
My soul is longing now to prove
Thy judgments pure and true,
Thy word is hidden in my heart,
To influence all I do.
 
2. 
Enlarge my heart and I shall run
The way of Thy commands,
And I will choose the way of life,
For this Thy law demands;
I shall observe and keep Thy law,
Therein I do delight,
And I will walk at liberty,
Rejoicing in the light.
 
3. 
My heart is fixed on Thee, my God,
Thou shalt my life control.
Thy quick’ning spirit now impart,
Thou guardian of my soul,
I daily, hourly need Thy grace,
Be Thou my strength and tower,
And keep me safe from every foe,
By Thine Almighty power.
 
4. 
My days are but a handbreadth here,
Lord teach me to be wise.
The lowly way, Thy chast’ning hand
I shall not then despise,
Stay Thou my mind on things above,
And from Thy bounteous store,
Give me the grace and virtue now,
To serve and love Thee more.
 
5. 
Guide Thou my feet when dark the way,
And Satan’s power I feel.
Direct me with Thy still small voice,
Thy mind and will reveal,
Dwell Thou within and keep me pure
And subject to Thy will,
Then I shall praise Thy Holy name,
And righteousness fulfill.
 
6. 
Remember, Lord, how short my time,
Thy will for me unfold.
The days and years so swiftly pass,
Spent like a tale that’s told,
And soon this earthly house must fall,
Let not my pray’r be vain,
Help me to live that after death
My life may speak again.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ R. Hayes Willis
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.D.)
First line→ I am a stranger in the earth,

135: I am Abiding in Jesus

1. 
I am abiding in Jesus;
His words abiding in me␣
Give me access to His Kingdom,
Keep me unfettered and free.␣
 
Chorus
Jesus Himself is my portion,
Nourished and fed from above,␣
Dwelling in God and in Jesus,
Rooted and grounded in love.␣
 
2. 
Light in my soul is now shining,
Jesus abiding within;␣
He is my propitiation,
Cleansing my soul from all sin.␣
 
3. 
Bearing my yoke I am learning
Lowliness, meekness of heart,␣
Love in my soul is abounding,
Binding us never to part.␣
 
4. 
God’s Holy Spirit my wisdom,
Oh, how I love His pure Word,␣
Dwelling within me and teaching
Holiness unto the Lord.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. R. Sweney
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7, 8, 7
First line→ I am abiding in Jesus;
Chorus→ Jesus Himself is my portion,

136: However Sore Your Trouble

1. 
However␣ sore your trouble
How grievous␣ your complaint
Think on the␣ Master’s counsel,
Pray always,␣ do not faint.
 
2. 
God will a␣venge His chosen
Who pray con␣tinually,
Rebuke the␣ adversary
Who is too␣ strong for thee.
 
3. 
Though dreary␣ dark and lonesome
Both day and␣ night may be.
Have faith God␣ will remember,
Avenge you␣ speedily.
 
4. 
His word can␣not be broken,
Faint not and␣ thou shalt see
The pray’r of␣ faith will save you,
From bondage␣ set you free.
 
5. 
In Jesus␣ name prevailing,
Thy impor␣tunity
Will move the␣ heart of heaven,
God shall re␣member thee.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Justin H. Knecht
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6
tune→ Knecht
First line→ However sore your trouble

137: Humility From Heaven Above

1. 
Humility from heav’n above,
Descend and fill my inmost soul,
And let the mind that was in Christ,
My will and be␣ing now control.
 
2. 
Lord, let Thine own almighty hand
In love and mercy press me down,
Low in the dust at Jesus feet
My hope, my ev␣erlasting crown.
 
3. 
Impart the mind that was in Christ,
Complete Thy work of grace begun,
That I may bear for evermore
The name and im␣age of Thy Son.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ H. Baker (alteredb)
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Hesperus
First line→ Humility from heav’n above,

138: I am so Straitened in Myself

1. 
I am so straitened in myself,
In this great race I have begun;
O Lord, Thou art my condence,
Enlarge my heart␣ that I may run.
 
2. 
The prayer of faith shall speed my feet;
And give the clear and single eye,
To shun the net, the tempter’s snare,
And see my Sav␣iour always nigh.
 
3. 
So oft forgetful, I neglect
The great provision Thou hast made,
The faith and love is faint and weak,
My soul is trou␣bled and afraid.
 
4. 
Ingratitude would chill my zeal
And cause my footsteps to decline,
My strong and fearful enemies,
Would paralyse␣ this heart of mine.
 
5. 
I must needs run, my foes pursue,
I fear lest they should overtake
And slay me in the wilderness,
Rebuke them for␣ Thy mercy’s sake.
 
6. 
Then swifter than the eagle’s flight,
My soul on wings shall rise to Thee,
Thy blest commandments I shall keep,
Rejoicing in␣ Thy liberty.
 
7. 
Stay not Thine own almighty hand,
Until Thy glorious work is done;
Lord, perfect me in holiness,
To bear the im␣age of Thy Son.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Henry Baker
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Hesperus
First line→ I am so straitened in myself,

139: I Am Now a Child of God

1. 
I am now a child of God,
Christ redeemed me by His blood;
For my sins He did atone,
Called me, sealed me as His own,
Henceforth all my life shall be
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee.
 
2. 
Gracious Holy Spirit live
In my soul and daily give
Rich supplies of grace divine,
Sanctify me wholly Thine;
All my spirit, body, soul
I resign to Thy control.
 
3. 
Help me, Lord, to daily die,
Self in all its forms deny;
Bid my carnal mind depart,
Reign supreme within my heart;
God of love and purity,
Fix Thy dwellingplace in me.
 
4. 
Open Thou mine inward ear,
Quicken all my soul to hear;
Help me never to rebel,
All selfwill subdue, dispel;
Thy most gracious Holy Will
Evermore in me fulfil.
 
5. 
Clothed in true humility,
Let me find my all in Thee;
May Thy life in me increase,
Love of self forever cease;
Finish, Lord, Thy work begun,
Mould and make me like Thy Son.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Richard Redhead
meter→ 7, 7, 7, 7, 7, 7
tune→ Petra or Ajalon
First line→ I am now a child of God,

140: I Fain Would Flee

1. 
I fain would flee from all that would defile,
And in my Saviour’s presence rest awhile;
With longing heart I yearn to see His face–
My fainting soul repairs to His embrace.
 
2. 
I meet with Him before the throne of grace;
His presence fills that sacred, holy place–
My strength restored, my mind renewed I feel–
The peace of heav’n o’er my whole being steal.
 
3. 
His presence soothes away my grief and pain;
And for His sake I take my cross again–
To follow where my Saviour’s feet have trod,
The way that leads to heav’n and home and God.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ William H. Monk
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10
tune→ Eventide
First line→ I fain would flee from all that would defile,

141: I Find My Rest at Jesus’ Feet

1. 
I find my rest at Jesus’ feet,
In quietness I learn His will
Then follow on with condence,
Strong in His strength, obedient still.
 
Chorus
In quietness and condence,
I sit to learn at Jesus’ feet,
Obeying all His holy will,
I find my strength in Him complete.
 
2. 
When fears oppress I seek His face,
Compassionate my Lord draws near,
With words of counsel to console,
And perfect love to cast out fear.
 
3. 
Why should I ever doubt His love?
The love of God in Christ revealed
Is deathless, cannot be destroyed–
The love wherewith my heart is sealed,
 
4. 
Thy hands have made and fashioned me,
Possess this willing heart of mine,
Work Thou in me, Almighty One,
And harmonize my will with Thine.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chas H. Gabriel
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Higher Ground
First line→ I find my rest at Jesus’ feet,
Chorus→ In quietness and confidence,

142: I Found Him Whom My Soul Delights

1. 
I found Him whom␣ my soul delights to love,␣
I held Him fast and would not let Him go,␣
Until He fixed␣ His dwelling in my heart,␣
The One alone my soul desires to know.␣
 
2. 
I charge you do␣ not now disturb my rest.␣
The comfort of His love is rest indeed;␣
The Chief among␣ ten thousand, my beloved␣
Abundantly supplies my souls deep need.␣
 
3. 
I found Him in␣ the gladness of my soul,␣
I held Him fast, constraining Him to stay.␣
My heart is rav␣ished by the look He gave,␣
And shall be, till the shadows flee away.␣
 
4. 
O, drink, Beloved,␣ you drink abundantly,␣
I love to hear the music of His voice,␣
To feel the touch␣ of His dear hand on mine,␣
And see His face bids all my soul rejoice.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Maori melody
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10
First line→ I found Him whom my soul delights to love,

143: I Have a Few Names

1. 
I have a few names who have not
Defiled with sin their garments clean
And they shall walk with me in white,
For they are worthy to be␣ seen.
 
Chorus
With joy the Father shall review,
His chosen ones, the faithful few
Who bore His name though oft reviled,
And kept their garments unde␣filed.
 
2. 
The overcomers shall be clothed,
In shining raiment white as light,
The Book of Life contains their names,
With record clear on pages␣ bright.
 
3. 
Before my Father’s face above,
With joy their names I will confess,
And angels standing ’round the Throne,
Shall praise Him for His faithful␣ness.
 
4. 
Their garments, Father, they have kept,
Unsullied, pure and undefiled,
Unspotted from the world they walked,
Who mocked them and by men re␣viled.
 
5. 
They’re worthy, Lord, to enter in,
And stand complete before Thy face,
The battle fought, the victory won,
Triumphant through Thy wondrous␣ grace.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. McGranahan
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Redemption Ground
First line→ I have a few names who have not
Chorus→ With joy the Father shall review,

144: I Have an Unction From the Holy One

1. 
I have an unction from the holy one,
To teach me all that God would have me know,
And lead me now to walk in all the truth,
While in this tabernacle here below.
 
2. 
The Spirit of the living God will teach
His truth to every willing mind and heart.
An unction from the holy one within
Shall loose the seals and truth divine impart.
 
3. 
No man in heav’n or earth or underneath
Can loose those seals which hide God’s mystery,
The Lamb, the Root of David must prevail,
His life and Spirit must prevail in thee.
 
4. 
God’s holy one from glory undefiled,
Came down on earth, His Father’s heart revealed,
O’er all the powers of darkness He prevailed,
And He alone can loose what God has sealed.
 
5. 
All things are centred in the priceless gift,
This unction from the holy one above,
Oh, soul of mine let all within you bow
To God’s all conq’ring, all prevailing love.
 
6. 
Oh, let the Son of God prevail in you,
This is the secret root of victory,
God’s revelation centres in His Son,
His Son alone has power to set you free.
 
7. 
I have an unction from the holy one,
Oh, soul of mine you are not left alone,
This unction is to teach thee to abide
In Him who centres in th’eternal throne.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ E. J. Hopkins
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10
tune→ Ellers
First line→ I have an unction from the holy one,

145: I Have Overcome the World

1. 
“I have overcome the world,”
Hear the words of Jesus.
Daily walking in the truth
From all bondage frees us.
 
Chorus
I will walk in the truth;
Naught from Christ can sever.
Loved with love as strong as death,
I am His forever.
 
2. 
Trusting in the Saviour’s blood,
Darkest clouds are riven,
All my sins are washed away,
All the past forgiven.
 
3. 
Love divine will bear me through
Days of tribulation,
Singing songs of joy and praise
For His great salvation.
 
4. 
Growing in His truth and grace,
Sweet the gospel story;
Those who love Him to the end,
They shall share His glory.
 
5. 
Yield obedience to His Will,
Do not faint or weary,
In His favour there is life,
Days are bright and cheery.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ W. H. Doane
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6, 6, 6, 7, 6
tune→ Near the Cross
First line→ “I have overcome the world,”
Chorus→ I will walk in the truth;

146: I Hear a Voice Unspeakable

1. 
I hear a voice unspeakable,
’Tis sounding on my inward ear,
I lay my honour in the dust,
The Lord of Hosts is drawing near.
 
Chorus
Be still and know that I am God,
O highly favoured soul be still,
Fall down and worship– thou shalt know
The counsel of My Holy Will.
 
2. 
I hear a voice those cannot hear,
Whose restless souls are never still,
Established they can never be,
In holiness unblamable.
 
3. 
I hear a voice that melts my soul,
In self abasement at His feet,
His love, His lowliness and grace,
Have overpowered my will complete.
 
4. 
I hear a voice, a gracious voice,
God shall regard my low estate,
His own right hand hath holden me,
His gentleness hath made me great.
 
5. 
God in the midst, who then can move,
The dwelling place of the Most High?
Thy adversaries, O my soul,
Are trodden down when God is nigh.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chas H. Gabriel
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Higher Ground
First line→ I hear a voice unspeakable,
Chorus→ Be still and know that I am God,

147: I Have Found a Friend

1. 
I have found a friend who will always be
True and faithful now and eternally,
I commit my soul to His tender care,
He will keep me safe from the tempter’s snare.
 
Chorus
Jesus is my␣ friend, he redeemed my␣ soul,
All my life I yield that His Spirit may control,
He will keep me true, for his love divine
Is now shed abroad in this heart of mine.
 
2. 
I rejoice to know He has won my heart,
He’s my soul’s beloved we will never part,
Though my foes are strong, He will give me grace,
To endure the cross and His footprints trace.
 
3. 
I have perfect peace as the race I run,
For my mind is stayed on the holy one,
All my inmost foes are subdued and still,
As I daily bow to His holy will.
 
4. 
With the shield of faith, in His armour clad,
I have proved His power and my heart is glad,
All the hosts of sin at His presence fall,
In His strength made strong, I shall conquer all.
 
5. 
Every day I fear lest His heart I grieve,
For His grace divine I should not receive,
’Tis by faith I stand in His presence here,
And I need not fall, for my Lord is near.
 
6. 
Jesus dwells with me in communion sweet,
And I sit and learn at my Saviour’s feet,
Treasures hidden deep from the present sealed
By His Spirit now are to babes revealed.
 
7. 
In a little while I shall see His face,
For His Heart of love has prepared a place
Where His children true in the light may stand
In our Father’s home at His own right hand.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 12, 10, 10
First line→ I have found a friend who will always be
Chorus→ Jesus is my friend, he redeemed my soul,

148: I Have a Friend in Jesus

1. 
I have a␣ friend in Jesus,
Whose love shall␣ never fail,
His own right hand is leading,
Safe home within the veil.
 
2. 
I have a␣ friend in Jesus
At God’s right␣ hand above,
I know He ever liveth
To plead for me in love.
 
3. 
I have a␣ friend in Jesus;
Accepted␣ now in Him,
The heart of God receives me,
This truth no power can dim.
 
4. 
I have a␣ friend in Jesus.
In love for␣ me He died,
The wrath of God appeasing,
His justice satisfied.
 
5. 
I have a␣ friend in Jesus,
In His sure␣ word I see
That where He is in glory,
There shall His servant be.
 
6. 
To see His␣ face and serve Him,
In His fair␣ home on high
Shall be my highest honour,
Where love can never die.
 
7. 
There I shall␣ dwell forever,
His will my␣ greatest joy,
Eternal rest my portion,
Which nothing can destroy.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. H. Knecht
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6
tune→ Knecht
First line→ I have a friend in Jesus,

149: I Have But One Desire

1. 
I have but one desire,
One purpose to fulfil,
One thought is burning in my soul,
To do God’s Holy will.
 
2. 
’Tis love inspires the flame
Which shall forever burn,
Love from the living heart of God,
Which shall to Him return.
 
3. 
’Tis love consumes the whole,
The life I have to give,
And thus in giving all to Him,
In Him alone I live.
 
4. 
I would not keep a part;
All unreservedly,
Most willingly I give to Him,
Who gave His all for me.
 
5. 
This is my highest joy,
This is my chief delight,
To burn with love like “lamps of fire”
Before Him day and night.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.)
First line→ I have but one desire,

150: I Have Longed for Thy Salvation

1. 
I have longed for Thy salvation,
Oh, what longings in my soul.
Hasten, Lord, Thy new creation,
Sanctify and make me whole.
 
2. 
I have longed for Thy salvation,
All my longing soul would see
Thy great power amid temptation,
To impart integrity.
 
3. 
I have longed for Thy salvation,
Longing that I may obtain
Power to yield in resignation,
To my Saviour’s righteous reign.
 
4. 
I have longed for Thy salvation,
Freed from all that would defile,
Full, entire the separation
Of the precious from the vile.
 
5. 
I have longed for Thy salvation,
Nothing else can satisfy,
I have longed with expectation,
Christ, my Lord, to glorify.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. B. Dykes
meter→ 8, 7, 8, 7
tune→ St. Oswald or St. Ambrose
First line→ I have longed for Thy salvation, Oh

151: I Have Longed for Thy Salvation, Prayed

1. 
I have longed for Thy salvation,
Prayed with earnest supplication,
Sighed to know its application
To my heart,␣ to my heart.
 
2. 
Christ in me is my salvation,
All my hope and expectation,
He is God’s own revelation
To my heart,␣ to my heart.
 
3. 
On His heart His new creation
He has sealed– no separation;
This is God’s own consolation
To my heart,␣ to my heart.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Thos. Cairns
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 6
tune→ Pitcairn
First line→ I have longed for Thy salvation, Prayed

152: I Have Not Much to Give

1. 
I have not much to give,
But Thou shalt have my best,
In all my great unworthiness,
In Thy great love I rest.
 
2. 
A vessel I would be
In Thine own loving hands,
Desiring nought but Thy good will,
Fulfilling love’s demands.
 
3. 
My choice and will I leave
To Him who cannot err,
I look within my heart to find,
His Will is written there.
 
4. 
His favour to my life,
He calls me now His friend,
His faithfulness shall never fail,
His love shall never end.
 
5. 
I know where He is now,
There shall His servants be,
To see His face and hear His name,
With joy eternally.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Charles E. Kettle
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.)
tune→ Woolwich
First line→ I have not much to give,

153: I Know in Whom I Have Believed

1. 
I know in whom I have believed,
And on that last great day I’ll stand
Clothed in Christ’s robe of righteousness,
Approved of God, at␣ His right hand.
 
Chorus
I know in whom I have believed:
I am persuaded God will keep,
Deep hidden in His heart of love,
His tender lambs, His␣ chosen sheep.
 
2. 
I know in whom I have believed;
And though He slay me, I will trust,
Acknowledge all His holy will,
Though broken, humbled␣ in the dust.
 
3. 
I know in whom I have believed;
No mind can comprehend or trace
The length and breadth and depth of love,
His free, unmeasured,␣ boundless grace.
 
4. 
I know in whom I have believed
And shall not fear on that great day,
Safe hidden in the heart of God,
When heaven and earth shall␣ pass away.
 
5. 
I know in whom I have believed,
Made like my Master I shall be;
Complete in Him, the perfect one,
Approved of God e␣ternally.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
First line→ I know in whom I have believed,
Chorus→ I know in whom I have believed:

154: I Know That I Shall Never Part

1. 
I know that I shall never part
From Him whom I have learned to love,
He fills the temple of my heart,
The Prince of Peace from heaven above.
 
Chorus
He bears my name upon His hands,
His name is graven on my heart.
Love leads the way of His commands,
And we shall never, never part.
 
2. 
I nothing am and less than nought,
But I am found complete in Him,
Fullness of life His blood has bought,
This truth eternal nought can dim.
 
3. 
Soon I shall see Him as He is,
His name and likeness I shall bear,
Eternally show forth His praise,
His glory undefiled shall share.
 
4. 
Meanwhile I want to suffer now,
According to His holy will;
Low in the dust, I gladly bow,
Thy righteousness in me fulfil.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chas H. Gabriel
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.D.)
tune→ Higher Ground
First line→ I know that I shall never part
Chorus→ He bears my name upon His hands,

155: I Know That My Redeemer Lives

1. 
I know that␣ my Redeemer lives,
And I␣ shall dwell with Him;
The light of␣ God within my soul
No power␣ on earth can dim.
 
Chorus
My␣ life is in the Master’s␣ hands
To␣ purify and mould;
When tested,␣ tried, I’m satisfied
I shall␣ come forth as gold.
 
2. 
I know in␣ whom I have believed,
My liv␣ing hope and stay;
The trust I␣ have in Him reposed
He nev␣er will betray.
 
3. 
I am per␣suaded He will keep
The life␣ I freely give;
In glad o␣bedience to His claims,
I die␣ that I may live.
 
4. 
I know that␣ my Redeemer lives
To in␣tercede for me
And give me␣ grace to bear the cross–
To bear␣ it patiently.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Old German Tune
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.D.)
tune→ Ellacombe
First line→ I know that my Redeemer lives,
Chorus→ My life is in the Master’s hands

155: I Know That My Redeemer Lives

1. 
I know that my Redeemer lives,
And I shall dwell with Him;
The light of God within␣ my soul
No power on earth can dim.
 
Chorus
My life is in the Master’s hands
To purify and mould;
When tested, tried, I’m satisfied
I shall come forth as gold.
 
2. 
I know in whom I have believed,
My living hope and stay;
The trust I have in Him␣ reposed
He never will betray.
 
3. 
I am persuaded He will keep
The life I freely give;
In glad obedience to␣ His claims,
I die that I may live.
 
4. 
I know that my Redeemer lives
To intercede for me
And give me grace to bear␣ the cross–
To bear it patiently.
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.D.)

156: I Lay My Head on Jesus

1. 
I lay my head on Jesus’ breast
In all my weariness and need,
No tongue can tell how I am blest;
The rest He gives is rest indeed.
 
2. 
I hear His voice and see His face,
As on His bosom I recline,
His love, His tenderness and grace
Have conquered all this heart of mine.
 
3. 
His gracious words of counsel bring
A strength and gladness to my soul,
My being is inspired to sing,
And wholly yield to His control.
 
4. 
The beauty of His holiness
In silent wonder I adore,
And in His peace and righteousness,
I shall rejoice for evermore.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. B. Dykes
meter→ 8, 8, 8, 8 (L.M.)
tune→ Rivaulx
First line→ I lay my head on Jesus’ breast

157: I Long to Drink more Deeply

1. 
I long to drink more deeply
Of God’s unmeasured love,
So pure, so true and changeless,
Revealed from Heaven above,
Made clear and plain in Jesus,
As on this earth He trod,
The source of hidden wisdom,
Incarnate Son of God.
 
2. 
I long to have His Spirit,
His patient toiling life,
To labour on undaunted,
Amid sin’s deadly strife,
Fulfilling God’s good pleasure,
And doing all His will,
One Spirit with the Father,
His purpose to fulfil.
 
3. 
He faced the awful sorrow,
He bore the curse of God,
His heart was torn with anguish,
While love was shed abroad
To manifest to sinners
That all the world might claim
Redemption, free forgiveness,
Since He, God’s Lamb was slain.
 
4. 
The sun in silent wonder,
Amazed, withdrew its light,
The gathering darkness settled
Into the shades of night,
As Jesus hung expiring,
Forsaken on the tree,
O, love so strong and deathless,
The sons of men to free.
 
5. 
He rose, He rose victorious,
O’er death, sin and the grave,
He lives, He lives triumphant,
With mighty power to save,
Now He is interceding
At God’s right hand on high,
And we shall share His glory,
Where love can never die.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ A. Ewing
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6
tune→ Ewing
First line→ I long to drink more deeply

158: I Long to Dwell Within Thy Courts

1. 
I long to dwell within Thy courts,
To hear Thy voice divine,
I long to know my will is made
Subservient to Thine.
 
Chorus
Bestow on me Thy richest grace,
Complete the work begun,
That I may bear on that great day
The likeness of Thy Son.
 
2. 
I long to bear Thy Holy name,
And bear it worthily,
I long to bring an off’ring, Lord,
Acceptable to Thee.
 
3. 
Thy love O, Lord how strong and deep,
A vast immensity,
Thou didst not spare Thine only Son,
That I might ransomed be.
 
4. 
Delivered up to shame and scorn,
No sacrifice too great,
He died upon the cruel tree
To open Heaven’s gate.
 
5. 
How sweet to know those gracious words,
That Thou shalt freely give
All things to those He hath redeemed,
Who for His glory live.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ J. McGranahan
meter→ 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6, 8, 6 (C.M.D.)
First line→ I long to dwell within Thy courts,
Chorus→ Bestow on me Thy richest grace,

159: I Long to Love My Saviour More

1. 
I long to love␣ my Saviour more and more,␣
To worship Him and all His way adore,␣
He is my shield,␣ in Him I rest in peace.␣
I know my love for Him will never cease.␣
 
2. 
The love I have␣ came from the heart of God,␣
His Holy Spirit shed that love abroad␣
Within my heart␣ to make me one with Him␣
Who is my life, my light that ne’er grows dim.␣
 
3. 
He pleads my cause␣ before His Father’s throne,␣
My righteousness is found in Him alone,␣
The voice that speaks,␣ His all atoning blood,␣
Shall sure prevail before the Throne of God.␣
 
4. 
One Spirit with␣ my Lord no more to part,␣
His love the bond that binds us heart with heart,␣
Love is the on␣ly bond of perfectness,␣
To bind and make us one in holiness.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Maori melody
meter→ 10, 10, 10, 10
First line→ I long to love my Saviour more and more,

160: I Love the Perfect Way

1. 
I love␣ the per␣fect way␣
That leads to God and rest;␣
I love␣ to follow Jesus here,
Obeying His behest.␣
 
Chorus
I love my Shepherd true;␣
His choice my choice␣ shall be;␣
His holy will shall be␣ my will,
That He may live in me.␣
 
2. 
He found␣ me deep␣ in sin,␣
With sorrow in my heart;␣
He filled␣ my soul with joy and peace
And bid my sins depart.␣
 
3. 
I love␣ His ho␣ly name,␣
Delight with Him to dwell;␣
The love␣ of God, so sweet to me,
My tongue can never tell.␣
 
4. 
It is␣ His life␣ that gives␣
Me power to walk with God;␣
And this␣ is why I love the path
Where Jesus’ feet have trod.␣
 
5. 
He ev␣er will␣ control␣
The yielded life and will,␣
In hum␣ble, contrite hearts, delight
His purpose to fulfil.␣
 
6. 
I now␣ rejoice␣ to be␣
Like Him cast out, denied,␣
In Him␣ my longing heart is stilled,
Forever satisfied.␣
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6, 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.D.)
First line→ I love the perfect way
Chorus→ I love my Shepherd true;

161: I Love to Sit With Jesus

1. 
I love to sit with Jesus,
Down in the lowest room.
His presence is my sunshine,
Dispelling nature’s gloom.
He keeps my vision clear and strong,
He is my everlasting song.
 
2. 
I love to be with Jesus,
When I am weaned and still.
My heart and mind is quickened,
To know and do His will,
Obeying from a willing heart,
And choose with Him the better part.
 
3. 
I love to speak with Jesus,
And have my mind renewed
Alone with Him in secret,
Where nothing can intrude.
Receive His counsel, words of grace,
His righteousness and holiness.
 
4. 
I love to learn of Jesus,
How I may overcome.
Before Him I am silent,
My lips are mute and dumb.
He speaks, “If ye abide in Me,
Much more than conqueror you shall be.”
 
author→ Sam Jones
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6, 8, 8
First line→ I love to sit with Jesus,

162: I Love to Think of Jesus

1. 
I love to think of Jesus,
Who came from heaven above.
Forsaking home and glory
In all His match␣less␣ love.
He came to die for sinners;
My soul, oh, can it be.
In␣ all His tender mercy,
He came to die for me.
 
2. 
I love to think of Jesus,
Upon the cross of shame.
I ask my soul the question,
Was it for me␣ He␣ came?
God’s Holy Spirit answers,
And in His light I see.
That␣ Jesus hung and suffered,
Upon the cross for me.
 
3. 
I love to think of Jesus,
Who left His Father’s heart;
In all His grace and pity,
He came to take␣ my␣ part.
His life the Light of Ages,
In time, eternally.
The␣ word of God incarnate,
Christ now revealed in me.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ Chrétien d’Urhan
meter→ 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6, 7, 6
tune→ Rutherford
First line→ I love to think of Jesus,

163: I Need the Mind of Christ

1. 
I need the mind of Christ,
His pure and holy mind,
That all my inmost soul may be
Unto His law inclined.
 
Chorus
Most Holy Spirit, lead;
O speed my feet to run,
That I may gain the highest prize:
The image of God’s Son.
 
2. 
I need the mind of Christ
To do God’s holy will,
With all my heart, my soul and strength,
The law of love fulfil.
 
3. 
I need the mind of Christ,
His fervent love and zeal,
That I may daily grow in grace
And gain the Spirit’s seal.
 
4. 
I need the mind of Christ
To follow where He trod,
To perfect me in holiness,
In love and fear of God.
 
5. 
I need the mind of Christ,
O may His mind increase,
Subdue the law of sin and death,
And give me life and peace.
 
author→ Sam Jones
composer→ G. W. Martin
meter→ 6, 6, 8, 6, 6, 6, 8, 6 (S.M.D.)
tune→ Leominster
First line→ I need the mind of Christ,
Chorus→ Most Holy Spirit, lead;

164: I Need Thy Grace

1. 
I need Thy grace,␣ O Lamb␣ of God,
To aid me in the␣ pilgrim way;
I tremble at␣ the tempt␣er’s␣ power␣
And feel my need␣ to watch␣ and pray.
 
2. 
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