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3 'Tis thither, by died The tribes of GoD
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His Name with prais
For my dear Drethren's sake, and 3 Supplies of life, with ease to them, friends
He on his saints bestows;
He crowns their labours with success,
PSALM 103. (C. M.)
From the cxxviii. Psalm of David.
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For they shall prospera
No less than brethren dear,
'll pray-May peace in Salem's tow'rs
PSALM 101. (C. M.)
From the cxxv. Psalm of David.
5 At home, abroad, in Thy GoD shall the Conduct thee throageles
Safe to thy journey Like her immoveably be fix'd
By his almighty hand.
Look how the hills on ev'ry side
"TWAS a joyful Bo stands the LORD around his saints,
Our tribes devot Up, Israel, to the tem
And keep your festli
But most of all I'll seek thy good,
HAD not the LORD, may larael say, 2. He shall upon the sweet returns
Of his own labour feed;
Had not the LORD himself vouchsafd
Had overwhelm'd our soul.
But prais'd be our eternal LORD,
Secure in GoD's almighty Name
In strong and beautes All those who walk in crooked paths; |
The LORD shall soon destroy;
Like her united to
Cut off th' unjust, but crown the saints
To guard them from their foes.
3' Be good, O righteous GoD, to those
Nor only worship pays,
But keeps his steps confin'd with care
~(C.M.) From the cxxvii. Psalm of David.
3 Who fears the LORD shall prosper
And grant him all his days to see
PSALM 104. (S. M.) From the cxxx. Psalm of David.
FROM lowest depths of wo
2 Should'st thou severely judge,
For thee, the living LORD;
4 My longing eyes look out
PSALM 105. (III. 1.) From the cxxxi. Psalm of David.
WE build with fruitless cost, unless ORD, for ever at thy side
The LORD sustain;
Let my place and portion be:
And eat the bread of care:
5 Let Israel trust in GoD,
No bounds his mercy knows;
The plenteous source and spring from
6 Whose friendly streams to us
A healing spring, a spring to cleanse
6 Their just returns of th Let grateful Isra Nor let anointed ima To bless the LORD SER 7 Their sense of his
Let Levi's house exp And let all those wh His Name for ever 18 Let all with thanks works
In Sion's courts pract Let them in Salem. Exalt his holy Name
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And seen how be
Above all gods is.
Eternal praises givé:
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By his almighty hand
He spread the ocean round
To him due praise a
He, in our depth of woes,
peace and safety brought; For GoD &c.
7 He does the food supply
Your joyful than 4 If I to mention thee forbear,
Perpetual silence be my doom;
PSALM 112. (C. M.)
Your grateful bo Before the mighty I will sing,
And bless thy holy Name.
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My rising up and lying down;
My secret thoughts are known to thee,
PSALM 11. (L. M.)
My yet unutter'd words' intent.
3 Surrounded by thy pow'r I stand,"
If to the world unseen, my GOD.
7 Or, should I try to shun thy sight Beneath the sable wings of night, One glance from thee, one piercing
Would kindle darkness into day.
8. The veil of night is no disguise, No screen from thy all-searching eyes; Through midnight shades thou find'st thy way,
As in the blazing noon of day.
Thou know'st the texture of my
My reins and every vital part:
A work of such a wondrous frame.
If mischief lurk in any part;
Like morning incense rise; My lifted hands accepted be As evening sacrifice.
3 To thee my hands in humble prayer I fervently stretch out;
Thy wonted audience lend; In thy accustom'd faith and truth A gracious answer send.
My soul for thy refreshment thirsts,
2 Nor at thy strict tribunal bring
4 Hear me with speed, my spirit fails;
4 Let upright men reprove my faults,
(C. M.) From the cxliii. Psalm of David.
ORD, hear my pray'r, and to my cry
8 O, for the sake of thy great Name, Revive my drooping heart;
For thy truth's sake, to me distress'd Thy saving help impart.
PSALM 116. (L.M.)
LORD what's in man, that thou
Of him such tender care to take? What in his offspring could thee move
Such great account of him to make? 2 The life of man does quickly fade, His thoughts but empty are and vain, His days are like a flying shade,
Of whose short stay on signs remain. 3 To thee, almighty King of kings, In new-made hymns my voice I' raise; And instruments of many strings Shall help me to adore and praise. PSALM 117.
From the cxlv. Psalm of David
HEE I will bless, my GoD anu
Thy endless praise proclaim;
2 Thou, LORD, beyond compare art great,
And highly to be prais'd; Thy majesty, with boundless height, Above our knowledge rais'd.
speWhilst I thy glory, and renown,
13 To thee, almighty Eze
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THEE I will best a
And ever bless thy t
3 Renown'd for mighty acts, thy fame 15 The LORD preserves all those with To future time extends;
Whom grateful love employs; [care But sinners, who his vengeance dare. In justice he destroys.
From age to age thy glorious Name
And thy great pow'r confess.
5 The praise that to thy love belongs
His pity still supplies;
His anger moves with slowest pace,
Ever will I bless thy Name;
The LORD is good; fresh acts of Day by day thy throne addressing,
Thy love through earth extends its
2 Honour great our God befitteth;
To all thy works express'd
Is by thy servants bless'd.
And thy deeds of wonder tell.
8 They, with a glorious prospect fir'd,
6 My time to come, in praises spent,
9 God's mighty works of ancient date
10 His steadfast throne, from changes
PSALM 118. (III. 3.) From the cxlv. Psalm of David.
GOD, my King, thy might confess.
PART II. (C. M.)
1 THE LORD does them support that
And makes the prostrate rise;
6 All thy works, O LORD, shall bless
thee, Thee shall all thy saints adore';
Shall stand for ever fast';
His boundless sway no end shall see, King supreme shall they confess thee,
Whate'er their various wants re-
3 How holy is the LORD, how just,
4 Nor shall fail from mem'ry's treasure A
4 He grants the full desires of those
Works by love and mercy wrought;
All his works his goodness prove.
And proclaim thy sov'reign pow'r.
Ever lasts thy righteous reign.
Fix'd on thee, its nourishment.
11 GOD is just in all he doeth,
Kind is be in all his ways;