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15 Again thou send'st thy spirit forth,
Inspiring vital energies;
Nature's restor'd; replenish'd earth,
Joyous, her new creation sees.
6 Thus through successive ages stands
Firm fix'd thy providential care;
Pleas'd with the work of thine own

Thou dost the waste of time repair

Possessest empire without bounds, With honour thou art crown'd, thy


Eternal majesty surrounds.

e With light thou dost thyself enrobe," And glory for a garment take; Heav'n's curtains stretch beyond the globe,

Thy canopy of state to make.

3 Gop builds on liquid air, and forms His palace chambers in the skies; The clouds his chariots are, and storms The swift-wing'd steeds with which

he flies.

As bright as flame, as swift as wind, His ministers heav'n's pa.ace fill; They have their sundry tasks assign'd, All prompt to do their Sov'reign's will.

In praising GoD while he prolongs My breath, will that breath emAnd join devotion to my songs, [ploy; Sincere, as in him is my joy. PART II. (L. M.)

How various, LORD, thy works are found,

For which thy wisdom we adore! The earth is with thy treasure crown'd, 'Till nature's hand can grasp no


All creatures, both of sea and land, In sense of common want agree; All wait on thy dispensing hand, And have their daily alms from thee. 3 They gather what thy stores dis

perse, Without their trouble to provide; Thou op'st thy hand, the universe,

The craving world, is all supplied. 4 Thou for a moment hid'st thy face, The num'rous ranks of creatures. mourn; [race Thou tak'st their breath, all nature's Decay, and to their dust return.

PSALM 84. (II. 3.) From the civ. Psalm of David. HOW manifold thy works, O LORD, In wisdom, pow'r, and goodness wrought!


The earth is with thy riches stor'd,
And ocean with thy wonders fraugh:
Unfathom'd caves beneath the deep
For thee their hidden treasures keep.
2 By thee alone the living live,

Hide but thy face, their comforts fly; They gather what thy seasons give,

Take thou away their breath, they

But send again thy spirit forth,
And life renews the gladden'd earth.


Joy in his works JEHOVAH takes, Yet to destruction they return; He looks upon the earth, it quakes, Touches the mountains, and they burn:

But God for ever is the same;
Glory to his eternal Name!


(C. M.)


From the cv. Psalm of David.
RENDER thanks, and bless the


Invoke his sacred Name; Acquaint the nations with his deeds, His matchless deeds proclaim.

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Shall celebrate thyme
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Thy warbling notes
Whilst I with early
Prevent the dawning
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Thy wonders I will
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That round about us
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From the ex. Painf
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Sit thou in state a

Supreme in Sion thou shalt be,
And all thy proud opposers see

Subjected to thy just command.
2 "Thee, in thy pow'r's triumphant
Thy willing people shall obey; [day
And, when thy rising beams they


(L. M.)

From the cxi, Psalm of David.

PRAISE ye the LORD! Our GOD to

My soul her utmost pow'r shall raise;
With friends, and in the throng
Of saints, his praise shall be my song.
2 His works, for greatness though re-

From the evil. His wondrous works with ease are Where'er the circling sun displays


His rising beams or setting rays,
Due praise to his great Name ad-


Shall all, (redeem'd from error's night,)
Appear more numerous and bright
Than crystal drops of morning dew."
3 The LORD hath sworn, nor sworn in


That, like Melchisedec's, thy reign
And priesthood shall no period see:
Anointed Prince! thou, bending low,
Bhalt drink where darkest torrents

Then raise thy head in victory!

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By those who seek for them aright,
And in the pious search delight.

3 His works are all of matchless fame,
And universal glory claim;
His truth, confirm'd through ages past,
shall to eternal ages last.

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Shines brightest in affliction's night;
To pity the distress'd inclin'd,
As well as just to all mankind.
3 His lib'ral favours he extends,
To some he gives, to others lends,
Yet what his charity impairs
He saves by prudence in affairs.

4 Beset with threat'ning dangers

Unmov'd shall he maintain his ground;
The sweet remembrance of the just
Shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.


4 By precepts he hath us enjoin'd
To keep his wondrous works in mind:
And to posterity record
That good and gracious is our LORD.
5 His bounty, like a flowing tide,
Has all his servants' wants supplied;
And he will ever keep in mind
His cov'nant with our fathers sign'd.
6 Just are the dealings of his hands,
Immutable are his commands,
By truth and equity sustain'd,
And for eternal rules ordain'd,

7 He set his saints from bondage
And then establish'd his decree,
For ever to remain the same:
Holy and rev'rend is his Name.
8 Who wisdom's sacred prize would

Must with the fear of God begin:
Immortal praise and heav'nly skill
Have they who know and do his will.

PSALM 92. (II. 2.)

From the cxili. Psalm of David.

E and servants of the LORD

The triumphs of his Name re

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His sacred Name for ever bless:

2 GOD through the world extends his
The regions of eternal day [sway;

But shadows of his glory are:
With him whose majesty excels,
Who made the heav'n in which he


Let no created pow'r compare.

3 Though 'tis beneath his state to view

In highest heav'n what angels do,

Yet he to earth vouchsafes his care; He takes the needy from his cell, Advancing him in courts to dweil, Companion of the greatest there.

PSALM 93. (C. M.)
From the cxv. Psalm of David.
free,ORD, not to us, we claim no share,
But to thy sacred Name
Give glory, for thy mercy's sake,
And truth's eternal fame.

2 Why should the heathen cry, "Where's now

The GoD whom ye adore?" [art, Convince them that in heav'n thou And uncontroll'd thy pow'r.,

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8 Therefore my life's remaining years,
Which God to me shall lénd,
Will I, in praises to his Name,
And in his service, spend.

Because the LORD Vouchsaf'd to hear
The voice of my request.

9 In Gon I trusted, and of him
Did boast in greatest fear;
Though in my trouble I exclaim'd,
All men are insincere.

10 O what return to GoD shall I
For all his goodness make?
I'll praise his Name, and with glad zeal
The cup of blessing take.

2. Since he has now his ear inclin'd,
I never will despair,

But still in all the straits of life
To him address my pray'r.

3 With deadly sorrows compass'd

With pains of hell oppress'd,
When troubles seiz'd my aching heart,
And anguish rack'd my breast,-
4 On God's almighty Name I call'd,

And thus to him I pray'd;
"LORD, I beseeck the save my soul,
With sorrows quite dismay'd."
5 How just and merciful is God,
How gracious is the LORD!
Who saves the harmless, and to me
Does timely help afford.

6 Then, free from pensive cares, my

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Resume thy wonted rest;
For God has wond'rously to thee
His bounteous love express'd.
When death alarm'd me, he remov'd
'My dangers and my fears;
My feet from falling he secur'd,
And dried my eyes from tears.


To heav'n their voices raise;
Let all, inspir'd with godly mirth,
Sing solemn hymns of praise.

2 GOD's tender mercy knows no bound
His truth shall ne'er decay;
Then let the willing nations round
Their grateful tribute pay.

PSALM 96. (C. M.)
From the cxviii. Psalm of David.
PRAISE the LORD, for he is good.
His mercies ne'er decay;
That his kind favours ever last,
Let thankful Israel say.

2 Their sense of his eternal love
Let Aaron's house express;
And that it never fails, iet all

That fear the LORD confess.

3 Far better 'tis to trust in Gon,

And have the LORD our friend, Than on the greatest human pow'r For safety to depend.

4 The LORD has been my help; the praise

To him alone belongs;

He is my Saviour and my strength,
He only claims my songs.

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10 O what return to For all his roc


From the cxvi. Pah!

I praise his Nam.
The cup of blessing

8 When God had sorely me chastis'd,

11 I'll per my vows
By wicked men in His mercy from the gates of death
My fainting life repriev'd..

Whose blood ho

quite of hopes bereav'd,

Is always highly pez
12 To thee I of restr
And while I less th
The just performans

9 Then open wide the temple gates
To which the just repair,
That I may enter in, and praise
My great deliv'rer there.

To all thy saints r 13 They in Jerusalend

10 Within those gates of God's abode To which the righteous press, And in thy house Since thou hast heard, and set me safe,

Thy holy


To bless thy Name vis
And mix their sa

Let all inspir'd with
Sing solemn by!

2 Gop's tender merg

B Joy fills the dwelling of the just,
Whom God has sav'd from harm;
For wond'rous things are brought to
By his almighty arm.

WITH cheerful 12 This day is God's; let all the land

Exalt their cheerful voice:


PRAISE the La His mercies e That his kind farcuse Let thankful Israel

3 Such men their utmost caution use
To shun each wicked deed;

6 He, by his own resistless pow'r,
Has endless honour won;
The saving strength of his right hand | But in the path which he directs
Amazing works has done.
With constant care proceed.

7 GOD will not suffer me to fall,
But still prolongs my days;
That, by declaring all his works,
I may advance his praise.


To heav'n their Lord, we beseech thee, save us now

And make us still rejoice."

13 Him that approaches in GoD's name
Let all th' assembly bless;

2 Their sense of his

Let Aaron's boas es And that it never fa

That fear the Loo

3 Far better 'tis to trust And have the Lat: Than on the greatest For safety to depend 4 The LORD has been praise To him alone bel

11 That which the builders once re-
Is now the corner-stone:


This is the wondrous work of God,
The work of GoD alone.

His truth shall We that belong to God's own house

Have wish'd you good success."

Then let the willing

Their grateful tr 14 GOD is the LORD, through whom

we all


Both light and comfort find:

From the exvi. Fast to the altar's horns with cords

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12 How bless'd, who, to his righteous
Have still obedient been; [laws
And have, with fervent humble zeal,
His favour sought to win!

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16 O then with me give thanks to GOD,
Who still does gracious prove;
And let the tribute of our praise
Be endless as his love.


From the cxix. Psalm of David.
TOW bless'd are they who always

How keep


The pure and perfect way;

Of God's commandments stray!

He is my Saviour Who never from the sacred paths

He only claims my

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The chosen victim bind.

15 Thou art my LORD, O GOD, and still To succour me with timely aid
I'll praise thy holy Name;
Because thou only art my God,

When sinful thoughts arise.

I'll celebrate thy fame.

O suffer not my careless steps
From thy right paths to stray.

3 Safe in my heart, and closely hid, Thy word, my treasure, lies,

4 Secur'd by that, my grateful soul
Shall ever bless thy Name;

O teach me then by thy just laws
My future life to frame.

5 My lips, unlock'd by pious zeal To others have declar'd

How well the judgments of thy mouth
Deserve our best regard.

6 Whilst in the way of thy commands, More solid joy I found,

Than had I been with vast increase

Of envied riches crown'd. 7 Therefore thy just and upright laws Shall always fill my mind;

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