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JAMES HARINGTON EVANS,
MINISTER OP JOHN STREET CHAPEL.
JOHN F. SHAW, 27, SOUTHAMPTON ROW,
PSALMS AND HYMNS.
“Absent from the body, present with the LM Lord.”—2 Cor. v. 8. A BSENT from flesh! O blissful thought!
What unknown joys this moment brings! Freed from the mischiefs sin hath brought,
From pains and fears, and all their springs. 2 Absent from flesh! illustrious day!
Surprising scene ! triumphant stroke
And I can feel my fetters broke.
Where feet por wings could never climb, Beyond the heav'ns, where planets roll,
Meas’ring the cares and joys of time. 4 I go where God and glory shine,
His presence makes eternal day :
For angels wait and point my way. 2. “Being made a curse for us.”—Gal. iii. 13. 8.7's.
ACCURSED is the Lamb of God,
4 16 His pamat's mo
2 'Tis finish'd !-through creation's bound
Fly, O fly, triumphant sound;
'Tis finish’d! earth re-echoing rings. 3 'Tis finish’d! and the toil is o’er,
The wondrous toil the Saviour bore;
And on the cross achieves our cause. 4 'Tis finish’d! see the victor rise,
Shake off the grave and claim the skies;
And all its hosts receive their King. 5 'Tis finishd! but what sinner dare
In that triumphant hope to share ?
Our claim alone that joy to see.
And count all other gain but loss ;
AH! wretched, vile, ungrateful heart,
Forgetful of a Saviour's love.
And chide each vanity away ;
In vain alas ! resolve to bind
The rebel heart, the wand'ring mind. 3 Through all resolves it quickly flies,
And mocks such weak and tender ties;
That can our rebel hearts confine. 4 Jesus ! to thee we would return,
At thy dear feet repentant mourn
And never from its sway remove.
Bind all the feelings of the soul;
A “ He was wounded for our transgressions.”- CM.
Isa. liii. 5. C. M.
For such a worm as I ?
He groan’d upon the tree?
And love beyond degree !
And shut his glory in,
For man the creature's sin.