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He rose, rebuked the wind and wave,
And stilled them with a word. 6 He to the storm says, 'Peace, be still !'
The raging billows cease ;
And all are hushed to peace. 83
The Widow's Son Raised.
She had no son beside ;
And he fell sick and died.
But none had power to save ;
To bear it to the grave.
A band by Jesus led :
Jesus can raise the dead.
Felt for the widow's grief ;
His hand could give relief. 5 He touched the bier-the mourner's eyes
Are fixed upon the Lord ;
Is His almighty word.
No tear need now be shed ;
Christ to the widowed mother gives
The child she mourned as dead.
84 The Two Malefactors. 7's. 1 Sov'REIGN grace has power alone
To subdue a heart of stone;
Then the hardest heart will melt. 2 When the Lord was crucified,
Two transgressors with Him died :
Scoffed at Jesus as He hung;
Saw the danger of his case ;
And believed upon the Lord.
When in glory Thou shalt be.'
'Thou shalt rest in Paradise.' 85 Paul's Voyage to Rome. C.M. 1 IF Paul in Cæsar's court must stand,
. He need not fear the sea, Secured from harm on ev'ry hand
By the divine decree.
By dreadful storms was tossed,
And not a life was lost.
3 Believers thus are tossed about
On life's tempestuous main,
They shall their port attain.
Of many a threat’ning wave;
But Jesus lives to save.
THE FALL AND SIN. 86 The Fall of Man.
C.M. 1 On man, in His own image made,
How much did God bestow !
And owned him lord below.
With sweets for ev'ry sense;
He walked in confidence.
His honour forfeited,
His conscience filled with dread.
Which was before his joy ;
From an all-seeing eye. 5 But grace, unasked,
his heart subdued, And all his guilt forgave;
By faith the promised Seed he viewed,
And felt His power to save. 87 Eden and the Fall.
C.M. i THERE was a lovely garden once,
A garden bright and fair ;
And purest joys were there.
Nor did they dwell alone;
For sin was there unknown.
As holy angels do;
No pain or grief they knew.
They listened to his lies ;
And lost their Paradise. 5 They lost their bright and happy home;
And thus our world became
Of misery and shame. 88 The Fall and its Effects. C.M. 1 WHEN Adam sinned, through all his race
The dire contagion spread ;
Spring from our fallen head.
2 From God and happiness we fly,
To earth and sense confined ;
Yet to our misery blind.
The criminal appears;
With our increasing years. 4 Corruption flows through all our veins ;
Our moral beauty's gone;
O sin, what hast thou done!
And draw our souls to Thee;
Where ruined souls can flee. 89 Original Sin Universal.
L.M. 1 All children are conceived in sin,
All prove themselves impure within ;
How much the seeds of evil grow. 2 All, all the tempter's will obey,
Follow his steps the downward way,
That moulds and fornis anew the heart. 3 Jesus the Lord alone can give
The grace by which a child can live;