HYMN 14. 8,7-4. ..

Divine Guidance.
I QUIDE me, O thou great Jehovah !

U Pilgrim through this barren land
I am weak, but thou art mighty,
Hold me with thy powerful hand:

Bread of heaven!
Feed me now and evermore. .. .
2 Open now the crystal fountain,

Whence the healing streams do flow;
Let the fiery, cloudy pillar
Lead me all my journey through:

Strong Deliverer,
Be thou still my strength and shield.
3 When I tread the verge of Jordan,

Bid my anxious fears subside :
Thou of death and hell the conqueror,
Land me safe on Canaan's side :

Songs of praises, et
I will ever give to thee.

HYMN 15. C. M.

God's Blessing Asked. 1 0 THAT the Lord would guide my ways

To keep his statutes still ;
O that my God would grant me grace

To know and do his will.
2 O send thy Spirit down to write

Thy law upon my heart;

Nor let my tongue indulge deceit,

Nor act the liar's part. 3 Conduct my footsteps by thy word,

And make my heart sincere; · Let sin have no dominion, Lord,

But keep my conscience clear. 4 Make me to walk in thy commands ;

'Tis a delightful road; Nor let my head, nor heart, nor hands, .

Offend against my God.

HYMN 16.7's.

An Infant's Prayer. 1 HOLY Father, please to hear

II Infant praise and humble prayer;
Him who gav'st us parents kind,

Teach us ever them to mind.
2 Food and raiment, home, and friends,

All we have thy goodness sends;
And for these our hearts shall raise

Grateful thanks and humble praise. " 3 Guide our lives in peace and truth,

Through the tempting scenes of youth,!
And when here our trials cease,'. .
O, receive our souls in peace.

HYMN 17. 7's.

' The Child's Prayer. ' 1 JESUS, see a little child

Humbly at thy footstool stay;

Thou who art so meek and mild.

Stoop, and teach me what to say. 2 Though' thou art so great and high,

Thou dost view, with smiling face,
Little children when they cry,

“ Saviour! guide us by thy grace.' 3 Show me what I ought to be,

Make me every evil shun;
Thee in all things may I see,

In thy holy footsteps run. 4 Jesus ! all my sins forgive,

Make me lowly, pure in heart,
For thy glory may I live,
Then be with thee where thou art.

HYMN 18. C. M.

Sabbath Scholar's Prayer. 10 THAT the Lord would teach my tongue

The heavenly song to raise ;
O that the Lord my heart would fill

With love, and joy, and praise I
2 0 that the Lord my steps would guide

In paths of righteousness;
O that the Lord my lips would teach

His ways and works to bless !

30 that the Lord would give me faith,

The blessed Christ to see;
O that he now would give me grace,

That I to him may fee!

4 0 that the Lord would make me know

The riches of his grace;
Then should I live and please him too,
And dying see his face.

HYMN 19. S. M. .

How to Pray Aright,
1 T OFTEN say my prayers,

1 But do I ever pray?
Or do the wishes of my heart

Suggest the words I say?
2 'Tis useless to implore,

Unless I feel my need;
Unless 'tis from a sense of want

That all my prayers proceed.
3 I may as well kneel down

And worship gods of stone,
As offer to the living God
· A prayer of words alone.

4 For words without the heart

The Lord will never hear;
Nor will he ever those regard

Whose prayers are insincere.
5 Lord, teach me what I want,

And teach me how to pray;
Nor let me e'er implore thy grace,

Not feeling what I say,

HYMN 20. 78.: Prayer for a very Little Child. 1 QENTLE Jesus, meek and mild

U Look upon a little child;
Pity my simplicity,
Suffer me to come to thee.

2 Fain would I to thee be brought;

Gracious God, forbid it not;
In the kingdom of thy grace,
Give a little child a place.

3 O supply my every want,

Feed the young and tender plant;
Day and night my keeper be,
Every moment watch round me.

HYMN 21. C. M.

What is Prayer? 1 PRAYER is the soul's sincere desire,

1 Unuttered or expressed; The motion of a hidden fire

That trembles in the breast. 2 Prayer is the burden of a sigh,

The falling of a tear;
The upward glancing of an eye,

When none but God is near. 3 Prayer is the simplest form of speech

That infant lips can try;
Prayer the sublimest strains that reach

The Majesty on high.

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