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83 From Every Stormy Wind That Blows
Hugh Stowell,1828 Thomas Hastings,1842
  1. From every stormy wind that blows,
    From every swelling tide of woes,
    There is a calm, a sure re-treat;
    'Tis found beneath the mercy-seat.
  2. There is a place where Jesus sheds
    The oil of gladness on our heads,
    A place than all beside more sweet;
    It is the blood-bought mercy-seat.
  3. There is a spot where spirits blend,
    Where friend holds fellowship with friend ;
    Tho' sundered far, by faith they meet
    Around one common mercy-seat.
  4. There,there,on eagle's wing we soar,
    And time and sense seem all no more,
    And heaven comes down,our souls to greet,
    And glory crowns the mercy-seat. Amen.

84 Lord, We Come Before Thee Now
(ST. BEES. 7,7,7,7)
Hammond William,1745 John Bacchus Dykes,1874
  1. Lord, we come before thee now,
    At thy feet we humbly bow;
    O do not our suit disdain,
    Shall we seek thee, Lord in vain?
  2. Lord, on thee our souls depend;
    In compassion, now descend,
    Fill our hearts with thy rich grace,
    Tune our lips to sing thy praise.
  3. Send some message from thy word,
    That may joy and peace afford;
    Let thy Spirit now impart
    Full salvation to each heart.
  4. Comfort those who weep and mourn,
    Let the time of joy return;
    Those that are cast down lift up,
    Strong in faith, in love, and hope. Amen.